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Highway buses of the 20th century

a photo gallery

by William A. Luke

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Published by Iconografix in Hudson, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buses.,
  • Buses -- History.,
  • Buses -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesHighway buses of the twentieth century
    StatementWilliam A. Luke and Linda L. Metler.
    GenrePictorial works.
    SeriesIconografix photo gallery series
    ContributionsMetler, Linda L., Iconografix
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL232 .L8527 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3313744M
    ISBN 101583881212
    LC Control Number2004102358
    OCLC/WorldCa56732424

    There were crowds at meetings in Nobles County and Jackson County. The speakers said the highway would be like a great river crossing America — towns along I in the 20th century would be like communities along the Mississippi River in the 19th Century. Certainly effects of I are apparent at : Ray Crippen.


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