Union Pacific steam Challenger portraits by James L. Ehernberger

Cover of: Union Pacific steam | James L. Ehernberger

Published by Challenger Press in Cheyenne, WY .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Union Pacific Railroad Company,
  • Locomotives -- United States -- Pictorial works,
  • Challenger (Locomotive)

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJames L. Ehernberger.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTJ603.3.U54 E49 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1448012M
LC Control Number93090269
OCLC/WorldCa28347760

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