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Transportation rates and their regulation

Harry Gunnison Brown

Transportation rates and their regulation

a study of the transportation costs of commerce with especial reference to American railroads

by Harry Gunnison Brown

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Transportation -- Rates.,
    • Railroads -- Freight -- Rates -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Harry Gunnison Brown.
      LC ClassificationsHE1843 .B75
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 347 p.
      Number of Pages347
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6586039M
      LC Control Number16008091

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