2 edition of brief history of an old railroad town found in the catalog.
brief history of an old railroad town
Frank F. Scobey
by City of West Chicago Historical Museum in West Chicago, Ill. (132 Main St., West Chicago 60185)
Written in English
|Statement||by Frank F. Scobey and Gerald D. Musich.|
|Contributions||Scobey, Frank F., Musich, Gerald D.|
|LC Classifications||F549.W48 S37 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||85108969|
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