Poor's Manual of Railroads, Volume 18

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H.V. & H.W. Poor, 1885 - Railroads
 

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Page 35 - Make Collections of Drafts drawn abroad on all points in the United States and Canada, and of Drafts drawn in the United States on Foreign Countries.
Page 27 - Acts as Trustee under Mortgages made by Railroad and other Corporations, and as Transfer Agent and Registrar of Stocks and Bonds. Receives deposits upon Certificates of Deposit, or subject to check and allows...
Page 10 - AUTOMATIC" has proved itself to be the most efficient train and safety brake known. Its application is instantaneous ; it can be operated from any car in the train, if desired, and should the train separate, or a hose or pipe fail, it applies automatically. A GUARANTEE is given customers against LOSS from PATENT SUITS on the apparatus sold them. FULL INFORMATION FURNISHED ON APPLICATION.
Page 35 - STREET, NEW YORK, ISSUE CIRCULAR NOTES AND LETTERS OF CREDIT FOR TRAVELLERS; ALSO COMMERCIAL CREDITS, AVAILABLE IN ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD. NEGOTIATE FIRST-CLASS RAILWAY, CITY, AND STATE LOANS ; MAKE TELEGRAPHIC TRANSFERS OF MONEY, AND DRAW EXCHANGE ON MORTON, ROSE, AND CO. . . LONDON.
Page 24 - That it pays All Claims, Life and Accident, without discount, and immediately upon receipt of satisfactory proofs. That its Rates are as low as will permanently secure Full Payment of Kace Yalue of Policies.
Page 300 - May, 1872, was merged into, and became part of, the main line of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad. The first through trains between Philadelphia and Pottsville, 93 miles, were run in January, 1842, although local trains were run in 1838. The branch from the falls of the Schuylkill to Port Richmond, from which the shipments of coal are made, was completed in 1842 ; since then, over...
Page 300 - Richmond, from which the shipments of coal are made, was completed in 1842 ; since then, over forty-six millions of tons of coal have been shipped from that point, principally for consumption in the Eastern and Middle States. In 1850, the company bought that portion of the commonwealth's improvements extending from Broad and Vine Streets in Philadelphia, to, and including, the inclined plane on the west of the Schuylkill, and the Columbia bridge over the river. In 1858 the Lebanon Valley Railroad,...
Page 443 - The balance, bearing interest at the rate of 7 per cent per annum, payable annually...
Page iii - They can be used but for one purpose, and when they go into the hands of receivers they are to be run so long as the operating expenses can be paid. If the earnings are not sufficient for this purpose, they are to be eked out by ' Receivers
Page 81 - ... per cent. The cost per mile of all the roads making return as measured by the amount of their stocks and indebtedness equalled very nearly...

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