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" Estimating at the same time the value of wheat at $1.50 per bushel, and corn at 75 cents, and that 33 bushels of each are equal to a ton, the value of the former would be equal to its cost of transportation for 330 miles, and the latter, 165 miles. At... "
Philosophy of railroads, published by order of the directors of the St ... - Page 39
by Thomas C. Keefer, St. Lawrence and Ottawa grand junction railway company - 1853 - 47 pages
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The North American Review, Volume 106

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1868
...time, the value of wheat at $ 1.50 per bushel, and corn at seventy-five cents, and that thirty-three bushels of each are equal to a ton, the value of the...value with only a common earth road as an avenue to markets. But we find that we can move property upon railroads at the rate of 1£ cents per ton per...
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DeBow's Review ...: Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial Progress ..., Volume 14

James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow - Industries - 1853
...correct estimate for an average of the country. Estimating at the same time the value of wheat at $1.50 per bushel, and corn at 75 cents, and that 33 bushels...market But we find that we can move property upon rail-roads at the rate of one-fifth per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary road....
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COMMUNICATION FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY,

1853
...average of such ways, the cost of transportation is not far from 15 cents per ton per mile, which may be considered as a sufficiently correct estimate for...market. But we find that we can move property upon railroads at the rate of 1.5 cent per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary road....
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the insudtrial resources, etc., of hte southern and western states:embracing ...

j.d.b. be bow - 1853
...estimate 80 for an average of the country. Estimating at the same time the value of wheat at $1.50 per bushel, and corn at 75 cents, and that 33 bushels...market. But we find that we can move property upon rail-roads at the rate of one-fifth per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary road....
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De Bow's New Orleans Monthly Review, Volume 14

James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow, William MacCreary Burwell - Southern States - 1853
...correct estimate for an average of the country. Estimating at the same time the value of wheat at $1.50 per bushel, and corn at 75 cents, and that 33 bushels...market. But we find that we can move property upon rail-roads at the rate of one-fifth per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary road....
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De Bow's Review, Volume 14

James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow - Industries - 1853
...respective distances from market, neither of the above articles would have any commercial value, with cmly a common earth road as an avenue to market. But we find that we can move property upon rail-roads at the rate of one-fifth per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary road....
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Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 31

Isaac Smith Homans - Commerce - 1854
...of each are equal to a ton, the value of the former would be equal to its cost of transportation 880 miles, and the latter 165 miles. At these respective...market. But we find that we can move property upon railroads at the rate of fifteen cents per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 31

Freeman Hunt, William B. Dana, Isaac Smith Homans - Commerce - 1854
...of each are equal to a ton, the value of the former would be equal to its cost of transportation 880 miles, and the latter 165 miles. At these respective...market. But we find that we can move property upon railroads at the rate of fifteen cents per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 31

1854
...to its cost of transportation 330 miles, and the latter 166 railes. At these respective distancée from market, neither of the above articles would have...market. But we find that we can move property upon railroads at the rate of fifteen cents per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary...
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Development of Transportation Systems in the United States: Comprising a ...

John Luther Ringwalt - Transportation - 1888 - 398 pages
...sufficiently correct estimate for the whole country. Estimating at the same time the value of wheat at $1.50 per bushel, and corn at 75 cents, and that 33 bushels...any commercial value, with only a common earth road to market. But we find that we can move property upon railroads at the rate of 1.5 cent per ton per...
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