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ROAD AND BRANCHES BELONGING TO OTHER COMPANIES OPERATED BY
THIS COMPANY UNDER LEASE OR CONTRACT.
Name, description and length of each:
Total length of above roads ...
Total length of above roads in Iowa.
Number of stations on all roads owned by this company
Number of persons regularly employed on all roads operated by this company.
385 Same in Iowa
155 Amount paid employes, including officials, on all roads operated by this company.
$ 220,853.52 Same in Iowa.
Amount of timber used in renewals of wooden bridges during
the year (feet B. M.)... 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 (uncovered)..
ROAD-BED AND TRACK.
Number of track sections in Iowa..
track on main line in Iowa. What is the average number of years that steel rails last in your
track on main line in Iowa. What is the average number of years that ties last in your track in
CROSSINGS IN IOWA.
What railroad crosses your road at grade, and at what locality?
Keokuk & Northwestern, at Donnellson.
FENCING IN IOWA.
How many miles of your road are fenced
35.60 What is the average cost per rod ..
.90 What is the total cost of same (estimated)..
$ 20,505.60 How many miles of new fencing have you built during the year... 8.50
58 52 1
Maximum weight of locomotives and tenders, tons
6 23.54 8.70
Average nuinber of cars in passenger trains.
2 74 14
Total number of passengers carried ..
Total freight mileage, or tons carried one mile. No record.
Iowa, to total freight carried in Iowa. (This should not in-
Number of miles run by loaded freight cars east and south.
Total freight car mileage..
SPEED OF TRAINS IN IOWA.
Rate of speed of passenger trains, including stops
TONNAGE OF ARTICLES TRANSPORTED.
Total tons carried..
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? American Express Company does the usual express business. Pays one and one-fourth first class rates for freight on all freight but butter and eggs, which is shipped at first class rates, and half fare for messenger. Express company takes freight at the depot, loads, unloads and cares for the same.
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? None. 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 statē fully the arrangement by which these cars run on your road, the terms, and who receives the earnings. Nothing.
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? $61.56 per mile. Service daily each way, except Sundays. What amount have you paid for receiving and delivering mail to and from stations on your road in Iowa? Included in the cost of "station service."
How many miles of telegraph are owned by your company in Iowa?
109.65 miles. What other company, if any, owns a line of telegraph on your right of way
in Iowa, and how many miles do each own? No other company owns line. Line operated jointly with Western Union Telegraph Company. REPORT OF ACCIDENTS FOR IOWA DURING THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1884.
West Grove, Iowa.
Coupling cars-arm broken.