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RAIL ROADS.    75

for the year ending Sept. 30, 1858.

Total cost of road
equipments and
other expenses.

1

Earnings for the
year ending Sept.
30, 1858.

.

I'

Dividends paid.

Passenger Transporta¬
tion.

Freight Transporta¬
tion, in Tons.

Acci-

ipNTS.

Number.

Mileage.

Number.

Mileage.

I

I

$ 2,010,634.64

$ 84,119.86

$ 72,904.83

..................

196,911

1,864,210

34,918

698,360

1

2,289,933.98

"60,524.33

.......

..................

171,046

5,094.681

226,035

7,511,341

3

1

1,234,514.64

28,091.92

53.647

1,121:012

13,136

316,660

...

3

496,661.28

23,554.24

...........

$ 12.500.00

9.364

103,847

73,908

831,679

1.038,839.97

395,026.80

288.771.22

80,000.00.

7,505,859

...............

............

...........■....

...

5

2;975,325.66

429,753.89

301,632.09

..................

185,876

8.192,000

143,709

14,360,000

3

1

2.772,987.09

840,116.71

480,507.05

108,000.00

296,194

17,854,082

290,532

19,809.225

4

i4

i;i83,012.71

JAA AAA AA

97,151.68

77,285.40

..................

26,253

623,885

85,556

2,674,375

...

2

833,642.87

338,410.16

177,753.91

96,000.00

6,768,203

...............

............

...............

2

200,000.00

17,989.46

11,947.28

..................

15.852

479,841

4,293

175,969

308,891.38

40,072.52

41,566.29

..................

226,779

1,483,464

1,460

8,356

175,000,00

58,207.21

47,367.60

10,500.00

37.110

413,356

50,806

880.466

...

1

11,328,989.96

1,636,412.28

1,041,773.43

..................

1,415:339

56,65S,109

160,197

18,416^865

14

4

2,566.270.07

320,588.93

174.215.05

360,130

7,380,760

89,480

2,236,990

7

2

30,732,517.54

6,528,412.70

3,487,292.67

1,919,564.00

2.124,439

136,091.023

765,407

142,691,178

33

87

34,058,632.63

5,151,616.43

3,791,457,62

793,662

64,931,456

816,965

165,895,636

25

53

7,948,116.35

975,853.86

617,061.47

..................

720,070

17,940.971

122,371

7,446,561

6

5

5,324,527.09

836,612.14

532,477.85

..................

953,819

32,908^957

64,058

3,715,364

11

4

4,788,791.26

410,806.66

283,793.93

2.108.75

71,764

2,767,920

150,432

13,210.357

1

2

761,380.11

115.996.68

54,649.63

37,097.93

92,492

2,131,962

42,810

1,375,557

2

1,587,028.08

94,385.03

49,672.54

..................

71,850

1,725,177

21,142

699,023

900,550.58

208,222.86

110,982.77

18,300.00

151,576

3,662,026

59,903

1,580,757

...

1

653,539.64

37,280.57

3,514.02

..................

43.948

703,184

27,700

470,900

389,170.84

48,358.60

...........

..................

7,340

68,913

8,342

74,692

480,684.15

30,150.00

...........

7,500.00

903,890.92

139,388.67

95,723.46

..................

93,035

2,452,281

62,868

1,871,411

1,005,403.71

227,457.70

119.704.37

12,544.00

4,504.645

855,957.22

280.617.86

178,226.24

75,000.00

5,612,357

2.837,607.66

177,627.85

100,700.61

..................

107,504

2,753,962

73,410

5,058,890

...

3

1,378,090.74

OKO QQ1 IQ

403,055.08

242,811.53

93,600.00

7,945,462

...............

............

...............

1

6

^oo,yoi.a.y
1,422,188.86
9Qd. 7R1
ASK

3,164.88

125^042.55

71,753.69

..................

87,432

1,798,203

56,049

1,482,292

Zifc/Trj t OIjtO

338,688.87

732,114.72

..............

...........

..................

..............

1

2

2,159,295.04

391,973.40

232,667.41

44,952.00

127,285

4,100,132

123,599

9,899,128

3

8

$129,621,542.88

$20,527,951.53

$12,716,305.68

$2,517,667.08

40,977,229

375,335,441

3,569,082

423,362,032

117

204

and its connecting roads have a gauge of 4.71 ft., the same as New England roads generally. The Buffalo & State Line R. R. has
a gauge of 4.83 feet, like the Ohio roads; and a few tracks near Suspension Bridge have a gauge of 5.5 feet, like that of the
principal roads in Canada.

Engine and car houses, machine shops,

chinery and fixtures..............................

Land damages, and ■

Locomotives and fixtures and snow ]
Passenger and baggage <

Freight and other cars...


Erom passenge
From freight I
From other sources..


$20,309,053.85


$12,830,526.87

4,156,997.05

2,503,013,93

218,541.42


Total payment for all roads..


killed..


Number of pa
Number of passengers injured.
Number of employees killed.....


Number of employees injured.


Conductors, baggagemen, and brakesmen............ 553,122.23

Enginemen and firemen..................................... 552,985.29

Euel and cost of labor in preparing for use  1,598,250.16

Oil and waste for engines and tenders................. 204,078.43

Oil and waste for cars....................................... 54,202.29

Loss and damage to goods and baggage................ 98,939.98

Damages for injuries to persons........................... 135,214.26

Damages for property and for cattle killed............ 18,519.15

General superintendence  .............................. 203,301.81

Contingencies...............   645,259.03

Other costs....................................................... 906,669.45

Total cost of operating roads........................  $6,636,051.33



$ 9,016,747.50

, city roads excluded ........10,532,714.97

759,591.38


Total number injured................

Total number killed, excluding city r
Total number injured, excluding city


Total earnings for all roads..


..................191


,. 20
..142


Payments for transportation
Payments for '


$19,709,079.27


Payments for dividends on stock................

Amount carried to surplus fund.................


cost single track per mile...........

Average number of miles traveled by each
Average, number of passengers to
Average distance each ton of freight is transported

in miles.......................................................... 120.91

Average number of tons in each freight    train ........77.54

Average number of trains over each track daily....    ‘    8.54

Average Cost per Mile of Road.

For maintaining of road way............................... $1,511.70

For repairs of machinery..................................... 892.47

For operating road............................................. 2,415.49

Average Cost per Mile of Single Track.

For maintaining of roadway................................ $    677.19

For repairs of machinery..................................  577.45

For operating road..........................................  1,561.42

Average amount received for passengers per mile, 1.98 cts.
Proportion of passengers killed to miles traveled, 1 to 18,657,959.
Proportion o' passengers killed to passengers traveling, 1 to

Proportion of expenses to earnings, 63 to 100.32.


4,777,786.65

1,920,498,40
9,047,417.34
6,884,506.70
2,670,501.01
5,586,736.19

Engineering and agencies.............................. 12,102,948.10

Total cost of construction and equipment.  131,907,445.21

Total cost of same, excluding city roads  126,873,010.70

Excluding City Bail Roads, the following deductions per Mile.


Cost of Construction and of Equipment.

Grading and masonry..................................... $58,355,306.85

Bridges......................................................... 2,396,300.42

Superstructure, including iron........................

and freight stations, buildings and fix-


$52,916.23

34,206.05

3-3.17

60.72


cost per mile..



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