Michigan"s historic railroad stations by Michael H. Hodges

Cover of: Michigan

Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit, Michigan .

Written in English

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  • Railroad stations,
  • Historic buildings

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMichael H. Hodges
SeriesA painted turtle book
LC ClassificationsTF302.M63 H63 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationpages cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25237502M
ISBN 109780814334836, 9780814338124
LC Control Number2012004235

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