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The profitability of early Canadian railroads

Ann Martina Carlos

The profitability of early Canadian railroads

evidence from the Grand Trunk and Great Western Railway companies

by Ann Martina Carlos

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Published by Institute for Economic Research, Queenś University in Kingston, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAnn Carlos and Frank Lewis
SeriesDiscussion paper -- #814, Discussion paper (Queen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). Institute for Economic Research) -- no. 814.
ContributionsLewis, Frank D., Queen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). Institute for Economic Research
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p. :
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26535590M

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