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Shays, crabs and phosphate : a history of the railways of Christmas Island, Indian Ocean / David Jehan
Bib ID 4455154
Format BookBook
Author
Jehan, David
 
Description Surrey Hills, Vic. : Light Railway Research Society of Australia, 2008 
136 p. : ill. ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 9780909340452
Summary

"This book offers a history of the railways used in the phosphate industry of Christmas Island, Indian Ocean during the twentieth century."--Provided by publisher.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 133.

Subjects Mine railroads -- Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) -- History -- 20th century.  |  Shay locomotives.  |  Phosphate mines and mining -- Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) -- History -- 20th century.
Available From Light Railway Research Society of Australia Inc., PO Box 21, Surrey Hills VIC 3127 

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