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ROAD AND BRANCHES BELONGING TO OTHER COMPANIES OPERATED BY THIS COM
PANY UNDER LEASE OR CONTRACT.
Name, description and length of each :
Central Iowa Railway, from Manly Junction to Northwood (main line)..
Cedar Rapids, Iowa Falls & Northwestern Railway, from Holland to
Cedar Rapids, Iowa Falls & Northwestern Railway, from Lake Park to
Total length of above roads in Iowa.
Total length of above roads in other States :
Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway, from State line to Albert Lea.........
line to territorial line Dakota (Minn.)....
Cedar Rapids, Iowa Falls & Northwestern Railway, from territorial line
to Watertown, Dakota.
Number of persons regularly employed on all roads operated by this com
Wooden truss bridges over 100 feet in length....
Amount of timber used in renewals of wooden bridges during
the year (feet B. M.)....
BRIDGES BUILT WITHIN THE YEAR IN IOWA.
Cedar River, 4 north of
Combination - 2 spans,
197.5%2 feet each Iron and wood. From July, 1885, Platt Creek, near Vinton. Combination Howe
to June, 1886.. truss, 1 span
Iron and wood. March, 1866. ....
Give the average number of years the trestle and pile bridges last on your
road in Iowa...... Give the average number of years that wooden truss bridges last on your
road in Iowa......
ROAD-BED AND TRACK.
Number of track sections in Iowa.
main line in Iowa? From 3 to 4 years.
branches in Iowa? From 4 to 8 years. What is the average number of years that steel rails last in your track on
main line in Iowa? Steel laid in 1876 still good. What is the average number of years that ties last in your track in Iowa?,
White oak 6 years; soft wood 4 years.
CROSSINGS IN IOWA.
What railroad crosses your road at grade, and at what locality?
Minneapolis & St. Louis, at Livermore.
Noel, Dixon, Webster, Donnan, Ossian, Emmetsburg, Garner, Sibley, and two miles
Chicago & Northwestern, Nassau, overhead, Iowa City Division.
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul, at Linn, underhead, main line division.
915 Number of highway crossings at which there are flagmen
5 Number of highway crossings over railroad...
3 Number of highway crossings under railroad
7 Number of highway bridges 18 feet above track
3 Number of highway bridges less than 18 feet above track
FENCING IN IOWA.
How many miles of your road in Iowa are fenced.
in Iowa (this year):
Number of locomotives..
Total number of cars...
Maximum weight of locomotives and tenders, tons...
by an engine of given weight. Weight of engine, 54 tons..
Total passenger mileage, or passengers carried one mile....
Number of tons of through freight carried ..
Total tons of freight carried
Total mileage of through freight (tons carried one mile).....,
Total freight mileage, or tons carried one mile..
per ton per mile recelved for local freight; average rate per ton per mile
received for all freight, conts..... Average cost per ton per mile to move freight, cents Percentage of freight originating at, and carried to stations in Iowa, to total
freight carried in Iowa.....
Number of miles run by loaded freight cars east and south
9,476,083 10,655,376 3,428,183 2,649,734
Total freight car mileage
Percentage of empty freight cars hauled east and south to all freight cars
hauled east and south......... Percentage of empty freight cars hauled west and north to all freight cars
hauled west and north
SPEED OF TRAINS IN IOWA.
Rate of speed of passenger trains, including stops, miles (average).........
* NOTE.-Acting upon the remarks made on page 21 of your report ending June 30, 1885, we have added, in addition to the expense directly
charged to freight traffic, a corresponding proportion of the maintenance of way and all other expenditures, which items were left out in previous years.