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George Westinghouse.

Thomas, Henry

George Westinghouse.

by Thomas, Henry

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Westinghouse, George, 1846-1914.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Charles Beck.
    SeriesLives to remember
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT40.W4 T5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5799516M
    LC Control Number60012539
    OCLC/WorldCa1294349

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