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Railroad city

Railroad city

four historic neighborhoods in Altoona, Pennsylvania

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Published by Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Altoona (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Altoona.,
  • Altoona
    • Subjects:
    • Historic buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Altoona.,
    • Architecture -- Pennsylvania -- Altoona.,
    • Railroads -- Pennsylvania -- Altoona -- History.,
    • Altoona (Pa.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKim E. Wallace ... [et al.] ; compiled by Kim E. Wallace.
      ContributionsWallace, Kim E. 1962-, Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF159.A5 R34 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 502 p. :
      Number of Pages502
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1853596M
      LC Control Number90005295

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