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FREIGHT TRAFFIC.

Number of tons Of through freight carried. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 975,340
Number of tons of local freight carried . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 490,100
Total tons of freight carried . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,465,440
Total mileage of through freight (tons carried one mile) . . . . 125,060,767
Total mileage of local freight (tons carried One mile). . . . . . . . 31,725,998
Total freight mileage, or tons carried. One mile. . . . . . . . 156,786,765
Average rate per ton per mile received for all freight, cents. 1.343
Average cost per ton per mile to move freight (approxi-
mated) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.402

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). 33.43

CAR MILEAGE.

Number of miles run by joaded freight cars east and south . 6,655,521
Number of miles run by loaded freight cars west and north. 9,721,349
Number of miles run by empty freight cars east and south... 4,235,346
Number of miles run by empty freight cars west and north. 1,633,273
Total freight car mileage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22,245,489
Percentage of empty freight cars hauled east and South to all
freight Cars hauled east and South. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38.85
Percentage of empty freight cars hauled west and north to
all freight Cars hauled West and north. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . o 14.38

SPEED OF TRAINS IN IOW.A.

Rate of Speed Of passenger trains, including stops, miles. . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Rate of speed of freight trains, including stops, miles............... 11

TONNAGE OF ARTICLES TRANSPORTED.

PER TONS, CENT. Grain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195,010 13.30 Flour and bran. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162,735 11.10 Provisions (beef, pork, lard, etc.). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35,155 2.40 Animals . . . . . . . . . . . . . * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * is e o & © to e o 'o e o 'o o 128,676 8.78 Other agricultural products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33,373 2,28 Lumber and forest products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148,869 10.16 Coal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 424,190 28.95 Plaster, lime, cement, salt, stone and brick . . . . . . . . . . . 49,048 3.35 Iron, Steel and Castings . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 14,944 1.02 Manufactures—articles shipped from point of production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74,545 5.09 Merchandise and other articles not enumerated above. 198.895 13.57

Total tons carried....................... ....... 1,465,440 100.00 TONNAGE OF ARTICLES TRANSPORTED WITHIN THE STATE

OF IOW.A.

PER
- TONS. C ENT.
Grain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * * * * * * * * s e o 'o e s s a a * * * * * * * * * * * * 195,010 13.30
Flour . . . . . . ; * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * . . . . . . . . . . . . - 162,735 11.10
Provisions (beef, pork, lard, etc.). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35,149 2.40
Animals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128,676 8.78
Other agricultural products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33,373 2.28
Lumber and forest products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148,771 10.16
Coal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 424,190 28.95
Plaster, lime and cement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49,048 3.35
Iron, Steel and Castings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14,944 1.02

Manufactures—articles shipped from point of produc-
tion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74,545 5.09
Merchandise and Other articles not enumerated above. 198,800 13.57
Total tons Carried. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,465.24! 100.00

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS.
EXPRESS COMPANIES.

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, which pays us $125 per on” the United States Express Company, which pays us $275 per IQ OIllus).

SLEEPING-CA.R.S.

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 state 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.

Is NITED STATES MAIL IN IOW.A.

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? We received $54,147.61 during the year ending June 30, 1884.

What amount have you o 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 othér 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.

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

JKILLED.
DATE. INAMIE AND OCCUPATION. PLACE. CAUSE OF ACCIDENT AND CHARACTER OF INJURY.
1883.
July 28|Milo Dresset, brakeman............. Cedar Rapids............ ............ Run Over ; accidental.
August 1|Lena Judd, child..................... La Porte. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Playing on track ; accidental.
August 2|M, COTCOran, laborer................. Iowa City. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bank caved in ; accidental
August 3|Chas. Ellsman.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UnknoW n . . . . . . . . . . • - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Walking on track; trespassing.
August 28||C. Woodbridge, engineer........... . . Hardy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Train ditched by cattle ; accidental.
August 28|G. W. Parvin, fireman....... ......... Hardy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Train ditched by Cattle ; accidental.
October 16|H. A. Chase, brakeman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cedar Falls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fell between the cars ; lack of caution.
October 25 M. O’Tool, car repairer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cedar Rapids. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cars thrown against coach ; man was inside ; lack of caution.
NOVember 4|Elizabeth Komka. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Winslow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Crossing track; lack of caution.
December 5|Wm. Wagerman, broom maker..... Muscatine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lying on track ; killed ; carelessness.
December 15|C. Plumber, brakeman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . What Cheer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fell between cars ; lack of Caution.
December 26|M. K. Fisher, fireman ................ Cosgrove SWitch.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Engine ditched ; accidental.
1884.
January 3| W. B. Craw, train master . . . . . . . . . . . . Wellman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Broken rail ; accidental.
January 1: W. E. Benton, farmer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shellrock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Walking on track ; trespassing.
January 7. Henry Smith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Waterloo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • * * g so o s is e e o o so so as Walking on track ; trespassing.
February 25|Wencil Buliva, fireman .............. Ely. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Misplaced switch ; died from injuries ; accidental.
April 19| Edward Newton, tramp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wabello. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Walking on track ; trespassing.
May 27|Fred. Clark, laborer..................' DOWS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Unloading iron ; accidental.
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July 14 O. E. Thornton, passenger . . . . . . . . . . . Morning Sun.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Broken, wheel; chest injured ; accidental,
July 25 W. Esarm OD, passenger. . . . . . . . . . . . . . La Porte. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jumped from moving train ; bruised badly ; carelessness,
August 28|John GOre, passenger. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cedar Falls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jumped from moving train ; leg broken ; carelessness.
September 11|Chas. Russell, engineer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Yells... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Breaking of side rod ; back injured ; accidental.
September 14, R. Stephenson, laborer.... . . . . . . . . . . . Musgatine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bank caved in ;, internally injured ; lack of caution.
October 20, Bret Hodges, brakeman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Burlington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * * * * * * * * * * Thrown off, car by telegraph wire; arm broken ; accidental.
October 20.J. Diamond, Switch man. . . . . . . . . . . . . Cedar Rapids. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coupling :, lost two singers ; lack of caution.
December 3.B. F. Haller, brakeman.............. Talona. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Foot caught by rail ; foot crushed ; lack of caution.
December 22, G. W. Judd, brakeman............... Nichols . . . . . . ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coupling ; leg broken ; lack of, caution.
December 1 B. C. Barger, passenger. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Calmar Junction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jumping from train ; foot crushed ; carelessness.

STATEMENT OF ACCIDENTS-CONTINUED.

INJURED.
DATE. NAMIE AND OCCUPATION. PLACE. CAUSE OF ACCIDENT AND CHARACTER OF INJUIRY.
1884.
January 2|W. J. Loving, brakeman ............. Center Point. ........................ Broken rail ; head cut ; accidental.
January 3|F. Wiggans, pumper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rockford. ............................ Walking on track ; head cut ; trespassing.
January 10|H. Gardner, farmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Morse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Crossing track ; head cut ; lack of caution.
January 19 E. Nichols, laborer ................ . . . Cedar Rapids......................... Working on track ; arm broken ; lack of caution.
January 22O. C. McMullen, Carpenter ........... What Cheer........................... Boarding moving train ; leg broken ; lack Of Caution.
January 28||C. Comers, brakeman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ely . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . & o o os o e o 'o a s to go a s e o e s to o Train broke ; arm broken : accidental.
February 2 T. Malone, miner. . . . . . . . . . . .......... What Cheer........................... Drunk on track ; head injured ; trespassing.
February 12 Charles Dunn, passenger . . . . . . . . . . . . Greene . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Broken rail ; burned badly ; accidental.
February 15|G, E. McMullen, switchman.......... What Cheer. . . . . . . . . . . . o e o o os e o os e o 'o go to E to Slipped and was run over ; leg cut off ; accidental.
February 20 Thos Quindan, Switchman. . . . . . . . . . . Cedar Rapids......................... Coupling ; lost one singer ; lack of Caution.
March 28|W. K. Martin, brakeman............. Shellsburg ........ ---..... . . . . . . . . . . . . Fell from way car ; head injured ; accidental.
June 10|J. Buckley, herder.................... Hardy............. so e o s is e o s is e o os e a s m = * * * Drunk and asleep on track ; back injured ; carelessness.
Juue 28|C. White, brakeman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Summit Siding........................ Tie fell on him ; head cut and bruised ; accidental.

TABULAR STATEMENT OF ACCIDENTS. KILLED. INJ U RED. | } CAUSES OF ACCIDENT. £ £ 3 3 Cs) 2-, e. Cs) 2-, * 2: C go o C 2 } | 3 || 3 | }. = | < t % 3 | f | 3 || 3 is C- or C 2- so C Derailments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #. . . . . ], 1,... . . . Collisions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 1. . . . . . . . . . . . g Caught in frogs, guard rails, or SWitches. . . . . . . . . . . . . i. * * Ji. . . . . Coupling cars. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3. . . Falling from trains . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 - 1:. . . . Getting on and off trains. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. . . . . i Highway Crossings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . “s. Ji. . . . . . . . 1. Miscellaneous . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (3| 1 || 1 || 6 1. While intoxicated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ] . . . . . . . . 2 Trespassers on track... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * * * * 4. . . . . . . . I Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11' 7 5, 12 6 SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS FOR IOW. A. Number of persons killed during the year. . . . . . . . . . . ... . . . . . . . . . 18 Number of persons injured during the year. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * 23 Number of casualties purely accidental during the entire year. , 18 N uo. resulting from lack of caution, carelessness, or misconUCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Number of persons killed while intoxicated. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Number of persons injured while intoxicated. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Number of trespassers on track killed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (3 Number of trespassers on track injured...... : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Number of tramps or others stealing rides killed or injured... . . . 0 41 41

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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