Philadelphia trolleys by Allen Meyers

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Published by Arcadia in Charleston, SC .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Pennsylvania,
  • Philadelphia

Subjects:

  • Street-railroads -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Pictorial works.,
  • Trolley cars -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Pictorial works.,
  • Local transit -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Pictorial works.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementAllen Meyers and Joel Spivak.
GenrePictorial works.
SeriesImages of rail, Images of America
ContributionsSpivak, Joel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTF725.P5 M49 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3696477M
ISBN 100738512265
LC Control Number2003104550
OCLC/WorldCa54780573

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