Non-pressure treatments of round northern white cedar timbers with creosote.
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Non-pressure treatments of round northern white cedar timbers with creosote. A report of an investigation by Everett Edgar King

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Published by Univ. of Illinois in [Urbana] .
Written in English


  • Wood -- Preservation.,
  • Creosote.

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University of Illinois bulletin, v. 45, no. 67.

Statementconducted by the Engineering Experiment Station, University of Illinois.
SeriesIllinois. University. Engineering Experiment Station. Bulletin series,, no. 379, Bulletin (University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Engineering Experiment Station) ;, no. 379.
LC ClassificationsTA424 .K54
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL195198M
LC Control Numbera 49005167

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