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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Carey Salt Company -- History,
  • Salt mines and mining -- Kansas -- Hutchinson -- History,
  • Salt mines and mining -- Kansas -- Hutchinson -- History -- Pictorial works

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBarbara C. Ulrich.
GenrePictorial works
SeriesImages of America
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTN902.K3 U47 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24073120M
ISBN 100738561800
ISBN 109780738561806
LC Control Number2008929880

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