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FREIGHT TRAFFIC.

Number of tons of through freight carried...
Number of tons of local freight carried .

975,340 490,100

Total tons of freight carried , .

1,465,440

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Total mileage of through freight (tons carried one mile)...
Total mileage of local freight (tons carried one mile). .

Total freight mileage, or tons carried one mile...

156.786,765

1.343

0.102

Average rate per ton per mile received for all freight, cents.
Average cost per ton per mile to move freight (approxi-

mated)
Percentage of freight originating at, and carried to, stations

in Iowa, to total freight carried in Iowa. (This should not include fuel or any material for the use of the road).

33.13

CAR MILEAGE.

Number of miles run by loaded freight cars east and south.
Number of miles run by loaded freight cars west and north.
Number of miles run by empty freight cars east and south..
Number of miles run by empty freight cars west and north.

6,655,521 9,721,349 4,235,346 1,633,273

Total freight car mileage..

22,245,489

38.85

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.

14.38

SPEED OF TRAINS IN IOWA.

Rate of speed of passenger trains, including stops, miles.
Rate of speed of freight trains, including stops, miles...

25 11

TONNAGE OF ARTICLES TRANSPORTED.

PER CENT.

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Grain ..
Flour and brap.
Provisions (beef, pork, lard, etc.).
Animals
Other agricultural products.
Lumber and forest products
Coal
Plaster, lime, cement, salt, stone and brick
Iron, steel and castings
Manufactures-articles shipped from point of produc-

tion.
Merchandise and other articles not enumerated above.

13.30 11.10 2.40 8.78 2.28 10.16 28.95 3.35 1.02

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Total tons carried..

1,465,440

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TONNAGE OF ARTICLES TRANSPORTED WITHIN THE STATE

OF IOWA.

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Grain ..
Flour
Provisions (beef, pork, lard, etc.).
Animals
Other agricultural products.
Lumber and forest products
Coal.
Plaster, lime and cement.
Iron, steel and castings .
Manufactures articles shipped from point of produc-

tion..
Merchandise and other articles not enumerated above.

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What express companies run on your road, and on what terms, ard 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, which pays us $125 per day; and the United States Express Company, which pays us $275 per month,

SLEEPING-CARS.

Do sleeping, 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. The Pullman sleepers run on this road; we pay them three cents per mile. By Pullman Palace Car

Company; from $1.50 to $2.00. What is the total amount paid by your company to palace or sleeping-car

companies, to what companies, and the amount paid to each? Please staté fully the arrangement by which these cars run on your road, the terms, and who receives the earnings. Paid to Pullman Palace Car Company, $9,288.22. Three cents per mile to the treasurer of the Pullman Palace Car Company.

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 lowa, and on what terms of service? We received $54,147.61 during the year ending June 30,

1884. What amount have you paid for receiving and delivering mail to and from

stations on your road in Iowa? $805.36.

TELEGRAPH.

How many miles of telegraph are owned by your company in Iowa? None. What other company, if any, owns a line of telegraph on your right of way

in Iowa, and how many miles do each own? The Western Union Telegraph Company owns 702.48 miles.

REPORT OF ACCIDENTS FOR IOWA DURING THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1884.

KILLED.

CAUSE OF ACCIDENT AND CHARACTER OF INJURY.

Run over ; accidental.
Playing on track; accidental.
Bank caved in ; accidental
Walking on track ; trespassing.
Train ditched by cattle; accidental.
Train ditched by cattle ; accidental.
Fell between the cars ; lack of caution.
Cars thrown against coach; man was inside ; lack of caution.
Crossing track ; lack of caution.
Lying on track; killed ; carelessness.
Fell Detween cars ; lack of caution.
Engine ditched ; accidental.

Broken rail; accidental.
Walking on track ; trespassing.
Walking on track ; trespassing.
Misplaced switch ; died irom injuries ; accidental.
Walking on track ; trespassing.
Unloading iron ; accidental.

NJUR

INJURED.

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Broken wheel ; chest injured ; accidental.
Jumped from moving train ; bruised badly; carelessness.
Jumped from moving train ; leg broken ; carelessness.
Breaking of side rod; back injured ; accidental.
Bank caved in ; internally injured ; lack of caution.
Thrown off car by telegraph wire ; arm broken ; accidental.
Coupling : lost two fingers ; lack of caution.
Foot caught by rail; foot crushed ; lack of caution.
Coupling : leg broken ; lack of caution.
Juniping from train; foot crushed ; carelessness.

DATE.

NAME AND OCCUPATION.

PLACE.

1883
July 28 Milo Dresser, brakeman.
August 1 Lena Judd, child.
August 2 M, Corcoran, laborer
August 3 Chas. Ellsman
August 28]C. Woodbridge, engineer.
August 28 G. W. Parvin, fireman.
October 16 H. A. Chase, brakeman
October 25 M. O'Tool, car repairer.,
November 4 Elizabeth Komka.
December 5 Wm. Wagerman, broom maker
December 15 C. Plumber, brakeman.
December 26 M. K. Fisher, fireman

1881.
January 3 W, B. Craw, train master
January 1W. E. Benton, farmer....
January

7 Henry Smith.
February 25 Wencil Buliva, fireman
April

19 Edward Newton, tramp May

27 Fred. Clark, laborer

Cedar Rapids.
La Porte
Iowa City
Unknown
Hardy
Hardy
l'edar Falls.
Cedar Rapids.
Winslow
Muscatine
What Cheer,
Cosgrove Switclı

Wellman
Shellruck
Waterloo
Ely.
Wapello.
DOWS

1883.
July

14 0. E. Thornton, passenger
July 25 W. Harmon, passenger...
August 28 Jolin Gore, passenger.
September 11 Chas. Russell, engineer
September 14 R. Stephenson, laborer
October 20 Bret Hodges, brakeman
October 20.. Diamond, switchman
December 3 B. F. Haller, brakeman.
December 22 G. W. Judd, brakeman.
December 118. C. Barger, passenger.

Morning Sun
La Porte..
Cedar Falls
Wells....
Muscatine
Burlington.
Cedar Rapids.
Talona
Nicliols
Calmar Junction

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1881.
January 2 W, J. Loving, brakeman
January 3 F. Wiggans, pumper
January 10 H. Gardner, farmer
January 19 E. Nichols, laborer
January

220. C. McMullen, carpenter
January 28 C. Comers, brakeman
February 2) T. Malone, miner.
February 12 Charles Dunn, passenger
February 15 G. E. McMullen, switchman
February 20 Thos Quindan, switcliman
March 28 W. K. Martin, brakeman
June 10 J. Buckley, herder.
Juue 28/C. White, brakeman

Center Point
Rockford.
Morse
Cedar Rapids
What Cheer.
Ely
What Cheer.
Greene
What Cheer
Cedar Rapids
Shelisburg
Hardy
Summit Siding

Broken rail; head cut; accidental.
Walking on track; hea, cut; trespassing.
Crossing track ; hiead cut; lack of caution.
Working on track; arm broken ; lack of caution.
Boarding moving train; leg broken ; lack of caution.
Train broke ; arm broken ; accidental.
Drunk on track ; head injured ; trespassing.
Broken rail ; burned badly ; accidental.
Slipped and was run over; leg cut off ; accidental.
Coupling ; lost one finger ; lack of caution.
Fell from way car ; head injured ; accidental.
Drunk and asleep on track, back injured carelessness.
Tie fell on bim; head cut and bruised; accidental.

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18 23

Number of persons killed during the year..
Number of persons injured during the year.
Number of casualties purely accidental during the entire year.. 18
Number resulting from lack of caution, carelessness, or miscon-
duct,

12 Number of persons killed while intoxicated.

1 Number of persons injured while intoxicated. Number of trespassers on track killed.

6 Number of trespassers on track injured.. Number of tramps or others stealing rides killed or injured...

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OFFICERS OF THE COMPANY, WITH LOCATION OF OFFICES.

President-C. J. Ives, Cedar Rapids.
Vice-President-Robert Williams, Cedar Rapids.
Secretary-S. S. Dorwart, Cedar Rapids.
Treasurer-H. H. Hollister, New York City.
Assistant Treasurer C. Stickney, Cedar Rapids.
General Superintendent-C. J. Ives, Cedar Rapids.
Superintendent-Robert Williams, Cedar Rapids,
Division Superintendents -- John C. Fox, W. P. Brady, Cedar Rapids.
Chief Engineer-H. F. White, Cedar Rapids.
Supe intendent of Telegraph-G. A. Goodell, Cedar Rapids.
Auditor-J. C. Brocksmit, Cedar Rapids.
General Passenger Agent-B. F. Mills, Cedar Rapids.
General Freight Agent-J. E. Utt, Cedar Rapids.
General Solicitor-S. K. Tracy, Burlington, Iowa.

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