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Round the world on the narrow gauge.

Patrick B. Whitehouse

Round the world on the narrow gauge.

by Patrick B. Whitehouse

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Published by Allan in Shepperton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsAllen, Peter.
The Physical Object
Pagination159p.,ill.,29cm
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19614246M

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Narrow Gauge Steam Railways round the World I have been a narrow gauge freak for over 30 years, back then, many countries boasted working narrow gauge steam - by which I mean (by and large) railways with a gauge of less than one metre, but which are not 'miniature' again it.

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