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137,080

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 rates of fare per mile for all passengers, cents.

3,502,629

26 70 3

1 2.7

FREIGHT TRAFFIC.

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

80,022 214,732

294,754

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

2,134,422 8,537,686

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

10,672,108

Average rate per ton per mile received for through freight, cents
Average rate per ton per mile received for local freight, cents...
Average rate per ton per mile received for all freight, cents..
Average cost per ton per mile to move freight, CA: ts..
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.)

3.2 2.1 2.31 .43

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CAR MILEAGF.

Number of miles run by loaded freight cars south....
Number of miles run by loaded freight cars north.
Number of miles run by empty freight cars south
Number of miles run by empty freight cars north).

442,771 589,073 279,753 188,945

Total freight car mileage...

1,500,542

38

Percentage of empty freight cars hauled south to all freight

cars hauled south. Percentage of empty freight cars hauled north to all freight

cars hauled north..

24

SPEED OF TRAINS IN IOWA.

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

12 TONNAGE OF ARTICLES TRANSPORTED WITHIN THE STATE

OF IOWA.

PER CENT,

Grain..
Flour..
Provisions (beef, pork, lard, etc.)
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 pro-

duction...
Merchandise and other articles notenumerated above.

TONS
27,029
3,106

70
10,974

7,764
29,415
180,591

5,166
1,000

375

360 8,361

9.12 1.07

.02 3.74 2.65 10.00 61.16 1.77 .36 .13 .12 2.85

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Total tons carried.

294,754

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ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS.

EXPRESS COMPANIES,

What express companies run on vour 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; $15.00 per day. American Express carries through freight between Des Moines and Angus; compensation, one and a half first class freight rates. Freight taken from express companies at depot.

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? $8,948.04 per annum; one train each way per day, except Sunday. What amount have you paid for receiving

and delivering mail to and from stations on your road in Iowa? $300.00.

TELEGRAPI.

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, 137.08.

LANDS-CONGRESSIONAL GRANT.

40,606.85

None.

1

State the number of acres of land your company has already

received from Congressional grants....
State the number of acres yet to inure to your company from

Congressional grants...
State the average price at which these lands have been sold or
contracted by the company, per acre, about...

$
State the number of acres sold..
State the amount received from sales..

$
State the amount unpaid on outstanding contracts.
State the gross amount received from sales, contracts, for-

feited contracts, etc., up to June 30, 1884.
State the amount expended in sale and management of lands..
State the amount of taxes paid on lands.
State the amount realized from the sale of lands above the

expenses incurred in the management and taxes.

6.00 33,622 13,520.09 101,250.76

71,521.01 5,310.79 6,315.71

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STATEMENT OF ACCIDENTS FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1884.

KILLED.

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Number of persons killed during the year..
Number resulting from lack of caution, carelessness, or misconduct.

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OFFICERS OF COMPANY, WITH LOCATION OF OFFICES.

President-C. E. Whitehead, New York.
Vice-President-Charles Dana, New York.
Secretary-Frank Saunders, New York.
Treasurer-C. E. Whitehead, New York.
General Superintendent—C. N. Gilmore, Des Moines.
Chief Engineer-James Carss, Des Moines.
Superintendent of Telegraph-5. T. fIoke, Des Moines.
Auditor-W.C. Mathews, Des Moines.
General Passenger Agent-G. W. Ogelvie, Des Moines.
General Freight Agent–G. W. Ogelvie, Des Moines.
Attorneys-Nourse & Kauffman, Des Moines.

DIRICTORS, NAME AND POST-OFFICE ADDRESS.

Charless E. Whitehead, New York.
A. G. Agnew, New York,
Charles Dana, New York.
David Stewart, New York.
John L. Ludlow, New York.
David E. Greene, New York.
Joseph E. Brown, New York.
Arthur B. Graves, New York.
Stanley W. Dexter, New York.
Date of annual meeting of stockholders, first Thursday in June.
Fiscal year of company ends January 1.
General oflices of the company are located at Des Moines, Iowa.

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