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Page 23 - Whilst it is impossible to lay down a hard and fast rule as to the...
Page 33 - Accounts receivable; (d) Due from other companies and individuals; (e) Due from the company's agents and officers; (f ) Advances to other companies; (g) Sundry assets. Almost all railroads in this country exhibit the item of "cash" in a satisfactory way, and the item needs no comment as long as this is done.
Page 46 - The next important thing to know is the " traffic density," both for freight and passengers. All railroads report the number of tons carried one mile and the number of passengers carried one mile, with the average rate received per ton and per passenger. To obtain the " freight density" divide the ton mileage by the number of miles operated. The result gives the number of tons carried one mile per mile of road, which is the "freight density.