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The government and railroad transportation

Albert Russell Ellingwood

The government and railroad transportation

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Published by Ginn in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads and state -- United States,
  • Interstate commerce,
  • Railroad law -- United States,
  • Railroad law -- United States -- Cases

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Albert Russell Ellingwood and Whitney Coombs.
    ContributionsCoombs, Whitney, 1897- , jt. auth.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii,642p.
    Number of Pages642
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23328954M

    Federal Railroad Administration. The Federal Railroad Administration is an agency in the United States Department of Transportation. The agency was created by the Department of Transportation Act.


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