Annual Report on the Statistics of Railways in the United States, the Interstate Commerce Commission for the Year Ending ... (Google eBook)
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900 - Railroads
1921-1942 contain abstracts of periodical reports.
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Page 27 - January, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, it shall be unlawful for any such common carrier to haul or permit to be hauled or used on its line any car used in moving interstate traffic not equipped with couplers coupling automatically by impact, and which can be uncoupled without the necessity of men going between the ends of the car.
Page 47 - Firemen, ...... Conductors, ..... Other Trainmen Machinists, ..... Carpenters, Other Shopmen, .... Section Foremen, .... Other Trackmen, .... Switchmen, Flagmen, and Watchmen, Telegraph Operators and Dispatchers, All other Employées and Laborers, . Total (including " General Officers "), Less
Page 131 - April 1, 1895, at the nominal rental of $1.00 annually! with such additional sums as may be necessary to keep up the organization of the lessor. On the same date this lease was assigned to the Boston & Maine Railroad, which corporation now operates the...
Page 26 - All of these items show a decrease as compared with those of the preceding year. The number of passenger cars per 1,000,000 passengers carried during the year under consideration was 69, and the number of freight cars per 1,000,000 tons of freight carried was 1,647. It should be understood, however, that this average does not include such cars, mainly in the freight service, as are owned by private parties, for the use of which the railways paid during the year approximately $11,000,000. Including...
Page 9 - Annual Report on the Statistics of Railways in the United States, being the report for the year ending June 30, 1899.
Page 27 - ... to run any train in such traffic after said date that has not a sufficient number of cars in it so equipped with power or train brakes that the engineer on the locomotive drawing such train can control its speed without requiring brakemen to use the common hand brake for that purpose.
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Page 88 - STRUCTURES. 1. Repairs of Roadway.* 2. Renewals of Rails. 3. Renewals of Ties. 4. Repairs and Renewals of Bridges and Culverts.