Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering Association, Volume 15 (Google eBook)

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1914 - Railroads
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Page 945 - At a General Session of the Interstate Commerce Commission, held at its office in Washington, DC, on the 19th day of May AD 1914.
Page 375 - All tests and inspection shall be made at the place of manufacture prior to shipment, and shall be so conducted as not to interfere unnecessarily with the operation of the works.
Page 953 - The commission shall make an inventory which shall list the property of every common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act in detail, and show the value thereof as hereinafter provided, and shall classify the physical property, as nearly as practicable, in conformity with the classification of expenditures for road and equipment, as prescribed by the Interstate Commerce Commission.
Page 950 - ... free and voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein set forth. Witness my hand and official seal the day and year above set forth. Notary Public. In and for the county of , State of My Commission expires...
Page 953 - In such investigation said commission shall ascertain and report in detail as to each piece of property owned or used by said common carrier for its purposes as a common carrier, the original cost to date, the cost of reproduction new, the cost of reproduction less depreciation, and an analysis of the methods by which these several costs are obtained, and the reason for their differences, if any.
Page 954 - Upon the completion of the valuation herein provided for the Commission shall thereafter in like manner keep itself informed of all extensions and improvements or other changes in the condition and value of the property of all common carriers...
Page 49 - ... and we concur with the court below in holding that the value of the property is to be determined as of the time when the inquiry is made regarding rates. If the property which legally enters into the consideration of the question of rates has increased in value since it was acquired, the company is entitled to the benefit of such increase.
Page 898 - Any person failing, or refusing to discharge and perform any of the acts or duties herein imposed and required to be done, shall, for every such failure, be fined in a sum not less than five nor more than twenty dollars, to be recovered by...
Page 945 - Issue of 1914, a copy of which is now before this Commission, be and the same Is hereby, approved; that a copy thereof duly authenticated by the Secretary of the Commission be filed in its archives, and a second copy thereof, in like manner authenticated, in the office of the Division of Carriers' Accounts; and that each of said copies so authenticated and filed shall be deemed an original record thereof.
Page 48 - What the company is entitled to ask is a fair return upon the value of that which it employs for the public convenience.

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