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To Investigate the Rock Island Railroad

To Investigate the Rock Island Railroad

hearings before the United States House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Sixty-Third Congress, second session, on Mar. 24, 1914


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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

  • Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad Company (1948- )

  • About the Edition

    Considers (63) H. Res. 422

    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15272698M

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Bladel was born into a railroad family with one half-brother in Chicago, on December 8, His father, Holgar, worked for the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad company. Rudy grew up on 67th Street and Ashland Avenue, studying at the Vocational High School in the South Side, where he took automotive shop : December 8,Chicago, Illinois.

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