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Leased. Owned. Number of locomotives.
38 Number of passenger cars.
21 Number of baggage, mail, and express cars.
11 Number of official cars
1 Number of box freight cars.
775 Number of stock cars..
22 Number of platform and coal cars.
166 Number of other cars (including 144 combination cars)
41 21 11
22 166 161
Total number of cars.
3 1,198 Maximum weight of locomotives and tenders, 47 tons; tenders full
of fuel and water.
of cars, by an engine of given weight. Weight of engine, 47
191 18 33
Average number of cars in passenger trains.
115 18.5 214
Number of through passengers carrled..
Total number of passengers carried...
Number of tons of through freight carried.
77,507,365 14,175,979 91,683,344
Total tons of freight carried......
Total freight mileage, or tons carried one milé..
Iowa, to total freight carried in Iowa. (This should not in-
.0124 .0310 .0153 .4000
Number of miles run by loaded freight cars east and south....
5,336,517 3,994,507 1,421,794 2,569,676
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..
SPEED OF TRAINS, IN IOWA.
Rate of speed of passenger trains, including stops, miles per hour
TONNAGE OF ARTICLES TRANSPORTED.
25,748 Provisions (beef, pork, lard, etc.).
96,710 Other agricultural prodncts.
9,594 Lumber and forest products..
61,454 Plaster, lime, and cement.
7,524 Petroleum and oil...
2,458 Iron, steel, and castings
5,278 Stone and brick..
5,421 Manufactures-articles shipped from point of production
19.39 2.79 1.72 10.50
1.04 27.20 6.67 .67 .82 26 .57
10.728 Merchandise, and other articles not enumerated above.. 245,207
Total tons carried.
TONNAGE OF ARTICLES TRANSPORTED IN THE STATE OF
We keep no separate record for 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? United States Express Company pays a fixed sum for transporting within and up to a fixed limit of weights, and one and one balf first class rates on excess. The railroad company does not handle or have anything to do with the express matter or rates thereon as charged by express company, but simply carries when placed in baggage car.
Do sleeping, parlor, or dining-cars run on your road, and if so, on what
termos do they run, by whom are they owned, and what charges are made in addition to regular passenger rates? The Pullman Palace Car Company's sleepers run on our road. We pay that company same rate per
milo as for a coach hired of any railroad company. 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. The Pullman Palace Car Company receive the earnings, $8,111.36.
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 wliat terms of service? $150.48 per mile per annum for main line in Iowa. Payable quarterly.
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? 'Western Union Telegraph Company, fifty-two miles.
REPORT OF ACCIDENTS FOR IOWA DURING THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1884.
NAME AND OCCUPATION.
North of Hamburg.
Hand-car jumped track ; bruised.
27 C. F. Adams. passenger.
Number of persons killed during the year...
None. Number of persons injured during the year.
7 Number of Casualties purely accidental during the year.
7 Number resulting from lack of caution, carelessness, or misconduct. .None. Number of persons killed while intoxicated.
None. Number of persons injured while intoxicated..
None. Number of Trespassers on track killed...
None. Number of trespassers on track injured.
None. Number of tramps and others stealing rides killed or injured.
None. Suicides in Iowa...
OFFICERS OF THE COMPANY, WITH LOCATION OF OFFICES.
President-Henry Parkman, Boston, Mass.
Assistant Superintendents-D. H. Winton, St. Joseph, Mo.; A. B. Barnard, Kansas City, Mo.
Chief Engineer-C. C. Chandler, St. Joseph, Mo.
Henry Parkman, Boston, Mass.
General offices of the company are located at St. Joseph, Buchanan county, Missouri.