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Freight car demand information and forecasting research project

W. K Minger

Freight car demand information and forecasting research project

phase II, final report

by W. K Minger

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Published by The Office, National Technical Information Service [distributor in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- United States -- Freight-cars

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    StatementW.K. Minger [and] M.B. Hargrove ; [prepared for U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Policy and Program Development]
    ContributionsHargrove, M. B, United States. Federal Railroad Administration. Office of Policy and Program Development
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 56, 17 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14942167M

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