IN THE INTERESTS OF FUEL CONSERVATION: An Appreciation of Efficient and Meritorious Service

n.p. Southern Pacific Lines, [1928]. First edition. Hardcover. Original reptile-skin patterned boards, oblong quarto ( 8.75 x 15 inches), 20 leaves printed on rectos only. 9 large group photographs, several portrait photos of SP executives. Laid in loose are 1 5.5 x 9.5-inch cyanotype photo print of a locomotive works and 1 vintage 6 x 8.5-inch silver print photograph of a coal-fired locomotive and crew. Rubbed and retouched area at center of rear board, else fine. Very good. Item #18880

Also laid in is a typed letter dated San Francisco, July 3, 1929, signed J. N. Clark to Mr. O. B. Schoenky presenting this album. Dated ink stamp recording receipt of Southern Pacific Co., Los Angeles, Cal. July 5, 1929 at top of sheet. Both sender and recipient are pictured in the management portraits portion of the album. Founded in 1865, 1929 was Southern Pacific's heyday, with 13,848 miles of their own track. A fine piece of railroading history.

Price: $350.00

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