[San Francisco, CA]: Southern Pacific Railroad, . 1st. Hardcover. First Edition. Oblong 8vo. Unpaginated. Profusely illustrated with black & white photo-reproductions; photo-plate of the Mallet Compound Freight Engine built for Southern Pacific Sierra Grades; advertisements; includes portraits of Southern Pacific employees as well as the Athletic Association teams. Flexible black pebbled leather wtih gilt stamp & lettering to front cover. Light wear; boards slightly splayed; owner name else a near fine copy of a scarce title; only 1 copy located in institutional holdings. Item #14210
Founded in 1909, the athletic association included a number of Southern Pacific employees...its' chief objective being "...to promote friendly athletic contests and to create a social and fraternal bond between the various branches of the service." - Introduction.