2 edition of Electric power in America found in the catalog.
Electric power in America
Robert J. McCaig
Traces the development of urban and rural electrical power systems in America from the first plant in New York to the nuclear plants of the future.
Bibliography: p. 157-158.
|Statement||by Robert McCaig.|
|Series||Industries of America|
|LC Classifications||TK1193.U5 M3 1970|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||160|
|LC Control Number||74092814|
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