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Tramways in Bombay

Bombay Electric Supply and Tramways Company, ltd.

Tramways in Bombay

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Published in [Bombay] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bombay (India),
  • Bombay.
    • Subjects:
    • Bombay Tramway Company.,
    • Street-railroads -- Bombay.,
    • Bombay (India) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statement[by] P. D. Mahaluxmivala, secretary.
      ContributionsMahaluxmivala, P. D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF104.B65 B66
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5343413M
      LC Control Number72197585

      c Postcard Bombay Sitaram Buildings Market + Trams. This is a c Picture Postcard of Bombay’s Sitaram Buildings near Crawford Market. I have little information about Sitaram buildings, but I can spot the Crawford market building partially visible in the background.


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