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Wooing a harsh mistress

John L. Haley

Wooing a harsh mistress

Glenwood Canyon"s highway odyssey

by John L. Haley

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Published by Canyon Communications in Greeley, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colorado,
  • Glenwood Springs
    • Subjects:
    • Interstate 70.,
    • Roads -- Colorado -- Glenwood Springs -- History.,
    • Express highways -- Colorado -- Glenwood Springs -- Design and construction.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 277) and index.

      StatementJohn L. Haley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTE25.5.I58 H34 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 285 p. :
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1127812M
      ISBN 100964104601
      LC Control Number94071474


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