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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:
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railway, between Burlington and

Viele
Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific Railway, between Moulton and

Bloomfield

25.00

14.11

Total length of above roads ...

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Total length of above roads in Iowa.
Total miles of road operated by this company.
Total miles of road operated by this company in Iowa

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STATIONS.

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Number of stations on all roads owned by this company
Same in Iowa ..
Number of stations on all roads operated by this company
Same in Iowa.
Number of telegraph offices in stations in Iowa.

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EMPLOYES.

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.

88,923.50

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371,246

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)..

9

8

ROAD-BED AND TRACK.

13 6

3 33,400

430

Number of track sections in Iowa..
Average length of sections..
Average number of men in each section gang
Number of new ties laid in track during the year in Iowa.
Average number of new ties per mile of road
New rails laid in track during the year in Iowa-steel (45.1650

tons), miles.
Total track laid with new rails during the year in Iowa, miles
What is the average number of years that iron rails last in your

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

Iowa

.51 .51

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12

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CROSSINGS IN IOWA.

What railroad crosses your road at grade, and at what locality?

Keokuk & Northwestern, at Donnellson.
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific, at Farmington.
Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific, at Sedan.
Number of highway crossings at grade..
Number of highway crossings under railroad.

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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

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Maximum weight of locomotives and tenders, tons
Average weight of locomotives and tenders..
Number of locomotives equipped with train brake
Kind of brake: Westinghou-e air.
Maximum weight of passenger cars, tons.
Average weight of passenger cars, tons
Number of cars equipped with train brake
Kind of brake: Westinghouse air.
Number of passenger cars equipped with Miller platform and buffer.

14 12

6 23.54 8.70

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Average nuinber of cars in passenger trains.
Average weight of passenger trains, exclusive of passengers, tons.
Average number of cars in freight trains..
Average weight of freight trains, exclusive of freight (estimated),

tons..

2 74 14

178

PASSENGER TRAFFIC.

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Total number of passengers carried ..
Total passenger mileage, or passengers carried one mile.
Average distance traveled by each passenger, miles....
Average amount received from each passenger, cents...
Highest rate of fare per mile for any distance, cents..
Lowest rate of fare per mile for any distance, cents.
Average rate of fare per mile for all passengers, cents.

103,756 2,599,065

25 60.9

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Total freight mileage, or tons carried one mile. No record.
Average rate per ton per mile received for local freight, cents...
Average rate per ton per mile received for all freight. No record.
Average cost per ton per mile to move freight. No record.
Percentage of freight originating at, and carried to stations in

Iowa, to total freight carried in Iowa. (This should not in-
clude fuel or any material for the use of the road.) No record.

CAR MILEAGE.

1,296,542

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.

757,305

Total freight car mileage..

2,053,847

SPEED OF TRAINS IN IOWA.

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

TONNAGE OF ARTICLES TRANSPORTED.

PER CENT.

TONS.

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Grain.
Flour.
Provisions (beef, pork, lard, etci.
Animals
Other agricultural products
Lumber and forest products.
Coal.
Plaster, lime and cement.
Salt..
Petroleum and oil.
Iron, steel and castings.
Stone and brick...
Manufactures-articles shipped from point of production
Merchandise, and other articles not enumerated above.

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Total tons carried..

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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? 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.

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? 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."

TELEGRAPH.

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.

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1883.
September 4 Chas. Stevenson, brakeman.

West Grove, Iowa.
December 20 Huston*

Boyers, Iowa
December 20 Geo. Tillmau, fireman.

Boyers, Iowa
1884.
January 8 G. P. Weich, fireman

Bloomfield, Iowa.
January 8 J. W. Vansant, engineer

Bloo'nfield, Iowa
* Riding without ticket or knowledge of conductor.

Coupling cars-arm broken.
Breaking of locomotive axle-scalded.
Breaking of locomotive axle-scalded and bruised.

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Bursting of fiue-scalded.
Bursting of flue-scalded.

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