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Highways, trucks, and new industry

American Trucking Associations. Dept. of Research and Transport Economics.

Highways, trucks, and new industry

a study of changing patterns in plant location

by American Trucking Associations. Dept. of Research and Transport Economics.

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industrial location.,
  • Manufactures.,
  • Trucks -- United States.,
  • Roads -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Sponsored by Rockwell-Standard Corporation as a project of the ATA Foundation.

    Statementby James F. McCarthy.
    ContributionsMcCarthy, James F., Rockwell-Standard Corporation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p.
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16515929M

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