BRIDGES.

No. 122, Springfield, 1 Span Deck Iron Truss 136 feet long, 2 Span

Deck Iron Girder, 39 and 58 feet long, cost. $11,264 87

Dayton, this Company's proportion of cost of new Iron Bridge over

Canal, on joint tracks . 1,198 17

Dayton, this Company's proportion of cost of new Wooden Bridge

over Eaton Road, on joint tracks - 94 22

Repairs to Iron Bridges on entire Line cost — 2,516 36

Repairs to Wooden Bridges on entire Line cost 1,270 11

Total cost $16,843 73

MASONRY.

Bridge No. 122, Springfield, rebuilding abutments, 289 yards, cost 13,556 42

Bridge No..'279, Middletown, two abutments, 145 yards, cost 1,369 76

Repairs oh Line cost - 52 94

Total cost - $4,979 12

TRESTLES AND CULVERTS.

Trestle No. 122, Springfield, removing for new Bridge, cost $ 245 28

Trestle, Middletown, rebuilt, cost 1,764 53

Culverts, rebuilding and repairs on entire Line cost 1,239 26

Total cost $3,249 07

CROSSINGS.

Railway Crossings and Targets, repairs on entire Line, cost . — $ 59 85

Highway Crossing Gates and Signs, repairs on entire Line, cost 256 88

Highway and Street Crossings, repairs on entire Line, cost 1,202 90

Total cost $1,519 63

CATTLE GUARDS.

14 new Cattle Guards cost $319 94

Repairs on entire Line cost - 35 56

Total cost - $355 50

FENCES.

Built 1387 Rods New Wire Fence at G9 cents per Rod $ 957 03

Built 17 Wing Fences, cost 97 75

Repairs on entire Line, cost 581 76

Total cost $1,636 54

CASUALTIES.

Building Trestle No. 122 over Mad River to temporarily replace Wooden

Bridge destroyed by fire June IS, 1838 $1,785 89 RECAPITULATION.

General Expenses of Department 1,572 80

MAINTENANCE OF BUILDINGS AND DOCKS.

There was expended under this head during the year $10,023 61

A decrease as compared with the year previous of 3,651 53

The amount so expended is shown as follows:

STATION BUILDINGS.

Edgemont, Passenger House completed, cost $ 870 35

Cincinnati, Dead Freight House completed, and other Repairs to Freight

Houses, cost 1,220 49

Repairs on Entire Line, cost 1,203 97

Total cost --- $3,293 81

FUEL STATIONS.

Elmwood, Coal Chutes completed, cost- $ 3 563 64

Repairs on Entire Line, cost 403 05

Total cost $ 3,966 69

WATER STATIONS.

Ivorydale, New Pump and Repairs, cost $ 382 85

Repairs on entire Line, cost 354 69

Total cost $ 737 54

MACHINE AND CAR SHOPS.

Cincinnati, Round House, new Roof and Repairs, cost $ 689 40

Cincinnati, New Car Shed and Offices, cost 679 47

Dayton, new Coal and Ice House, cost 214 55

Repairs on entire Line, cost.. 112 47

Total cost $1,695 89 TRACK SCALES.

Repairs on entire Line, cost - -$ 276 39

STOCK YARDS.

Repairs on entire Line, cost ---$ 53 29

RECAPITULATION.

Station Buildings - $ 3,293 81

Fuel Stations - 3,906 69

Water Stations 737 54

Machine and Car Shops 1,695 89

Track Scales. 276 39

Stock Yards - 53 29

Total $10,023 61

Total Expenditure for Maintenance of Way $ 99,819 16

Total Expenditure for Buildings, etc 10,023 61

Grand Total - -.*109,842 77

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LOCOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT.

Locomotives of all classes in service January 1, 1888 47

Broken up in 1888 3

Total- 44

Purchased during the year 4

Total number in service December 31, 1888 .. - 48

Which are classed as follows:

Freight, 8 wheel. 13

Freight, 10 wheel 8

Passenger . .'. 16

Switching .. - . 11

The 4 Locomotives purchased, numbers 109, 110, 114 and 115 at a cost of $33,880.00 were charged to repairs, and replaced the same numbers broken up, 3 in 1S88 and 1 in l,y87, making the Locomotive equipment full December 31, 1888.

2 Locomotives were rebuilt at the Company's shops at an average cost of $4,377.95 each. 14 had general repairs at an average cost of §1,531.08 each, in addition to which the entire Locomotive equipment had the usual running repairs.

LOCOMOTIVE MILEAGE.

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While the Freight Train Mileage shows a decrease of .02 per cent, and the Passenger Train Mileage an increase of 1.39 per cent., the Tons

carried One Mile shows a decrease of .98 per cent, and the Passengers carried One Mile an increase of 16.10 per cent.

AVERAGE COST PER MILE RUN.

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Showing a net Increase of 1.54 cents per Mile run as compared with 1887.

An increase in total cost of 837,119 00

as follows:

An increase in cost of Repairs of $28,441 83

An increase in cost of Fuel of . .. 8,677 17

An increase in cost of Wages of..--. 482 06

A decrease in cost of Stores of 482 06

The increase in cost of Repairs is explained by the charge into Repairs of Locomotives, of the 4 new Passenger engines, amounting to $33,880.00 and the Martin Anti-Fire Car Heater equipment, amounting to $775.20, making an extraordinary charge of $34,655.20 into Repairs, being 1.44 cents per mile run.

PASSENGER CAR EQUIPMENT.

First Class Coaches 9

Second Class Coaches 12

Baggage and Express Cars -. 10

Postal and Mail Cars 3

Total in service December 31, 1888 34

No change in 1888.

3 Mail Cars, 1 Baggage Car and 7 Coaches were repaired, painted and varnished, and 9 Baggage Cars and 10 Coaches were repaired,

cleaned and varnished, at a cost of $7,513 72

in addition to the usual running repairs.

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