3 edition of Economics of alternative coal transportation and distribution systems in Iowa found in the catalog.
Economics of alternative coal transportation and distribution systems in Iowa
C. Phillip Baumel
1978 by Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station, Iowa State University of Science and Technology in Ames .
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 38-39.
|Statement||by C. Phillip Baumel, Thomas P. Drinka, and John J. Miller.|
|Series||Special report - Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station, Iowa State University of Science and Technology ; no. 81|
|Contributions||Drinka, Thomas P., joint author., Miller, John Joseph, 1950- joint author.|
|LC Classifications||HE199.5.C6 B38|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||60 p. :|
|Number of Pages||60|
|LC Control Number||79621028|
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