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The amount of tonnage that can be carried over your road in Iowa exclusive
of cars, by an engine of given weight :
Average number of cars in passenger trains....
Average rate per ton per rolle received for through freight, cents.
pared with total freight carried in Iowa. (This should not include
fuel or any material for the use of the road)............ We have no records which would enable us to answer the last two questions.
Number of miles run by loaded freight cars east and south.
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.
TONNAGE CROSSING THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER BRIDGE AT SABULA, IOWA, FOR THE
YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1887.
East bound number of tons
TONNAGE CROSSING THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER BRIDGE AT MC GREGOR, IOWA, FOR
THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1887.
East bound number of tons
West bound number of tons..
TONNAGE OF ARTICLES FORWARDED WITHIN THE STATE OF IOWA.
What express companies run on your road, and on what terms, and what conditions as to
rates, etc.; what kind of business is done by them, and do you take their freights at the depot, or at the office of such express company? The American Express Company and United States Express Company, doing a general express business. Freights taken from express companies at depots.
Do sloeping, parlor or dining-cars run on your road, and if so, on what terms do they run,
by whom are they owned, and what charges are made in addition to regular passenger rates? Sleeping cars are run by the Pullman Palace Car Company, which makes its own regular charges for accommodations therein. Dining cars are rup by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Company; rates 75 cents per meal. Parlor cars are run by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Rallway Company; rates are from 25 cents to 50 cents, according to distance traveled.
UNITED STATES MAIL IN IOWA.
What is the compensation paid you by the United States Government for the transportation
of its mails on your road in Iowa, and on what terms of service? The rate of pay for transporting the United States mails is not permanently fixed. The mails are weighed for periods ixed by the Post-Office Department and upon the results of the weighing the rate of compensation is based.
What amount have you paid for receiving and delivering mail to and from stations on your
road in Iowa? $2,481.50.
How many miles of telegraph are owned by your company in Iowa? 481.30.
What other company, if any, owns a line of telegraph on your right of way in Iowa, and
how many miles do each own? Western Union Telegraph Company, 1,017.74.
State number of acres of land your company has already received from the
by the company (about)..
etc., up to June 30, 1887..
red in the management and taxes...
breaking credits allowed.
REPORT OF ACCIDENTS FOR IOWA DURING THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 80, 1887.
Thrown off hand car; two ribs broken and back injured.