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FREIGHT TRAFFIC,

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

145,138 67,552

Total tons of freight carried...,

212,690

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

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

16,331,944 4,185,612

20,517,586

Average rate per ton per mile received for through freight.. $
Average rate per ton per mile received for local freight.
Average rate per ton per mile received for all freight.
Average cost per ton per mile to move freight..
Percentage of freight originating at, and carried to stations

in Iowa, to total freight carried 'in Iowa..

.00888 .02882 .01295 .00860

31.7

CAR MILEAGE.

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.

954,630 724,628 178,918 269,836

Total freight car mileage....

2,128,012

15.8

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

27.1

SPEED OF TRAINS IN IOWA.

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

20 94

TONNAGE OF ARTICLES TRANSPORTED WITHIN THE STATE OF IOWA.

PER

TONS. OENT. Grain

29,730 44.0 Flour.

1,097 01.6 Provisions (beef, pork, lard, etc)

265 00.4 Animals ..

8,248 12.2 Other agricultural products.

915 01.3 Lumber and forest products.

5,138 07.5 Coal

16,345 24.2 Plaster, lime and cement.

35 00.1 Salt..

666 01.0 Petroleum and oil.

191 00.3 Iron, steel and castings..

63 00.1 Stone and brick..

628

00.9 Manufactures, articles shipped from point of production. 124 00.2 Merchandise and other articles not enumerated above.....

4,104

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Total tons carried..

67,552

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ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS.

EXPRESS COMPANIER.

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 com. pany? American Express Company and Pacific Express Company; busi. ness handled by agents of the Express Companies from depots of Railroad

Company. Each Express Company pays the Humeston & Shenandoah Railroad Company a rental of $226.00 per month for privilege of doing local business on

the line. The Pacific Company pays 350 per cwt. for through business carried over

Humeston & Shenandoah Railroad.

UNITED STATES MAIL IN IOWA.

What is the compensation paid you by the U. S. Government for the transportation of its mails on your road in Iowa, and on what terms of service? $42.75 per mile per annum. Mail carried on one train each way daily except Sunday. Railroad Company delivers mail at all offices within eighty

rods of depot. What amount have you paid for receiving and delivering mail to and from

stations on your road in Iowa? $695.00.

TELEGRAPH.

How many miles of telegraph are owned by your company in Iowa? 113.

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STATEMENT OF ACCIDENTS FORJIOWA DURING THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1885.

INJURED.

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Number of persons injured during the year
Number resulting from lack of caution, carelessness, or mis-

conduct.
Number of trespassers on track injured..

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OFFICERS OF THE COMPANY, WITH LOCATION OF OFFICES.

President-James F. How, St. Louis, Missouri.
Secretary-E. C. Murphy, Clarinda, Iowa.
I reasurer—W.W. Baldwin, Burlington, Iowa.
General Manager and Superintendent-E. C. Murphy, Clarinda, Iowa.
Auditor and Assistant Treasurer-J. H. Ells, Clarinda, Iowa.
General Passenger and Freight Agent-H. S. Nelson, Clarinda, Iowa.

DIRECTORS, NAME AND POST-OFFICE ADDRESS.

James F. How, St. Louis, Missouri.
D. S. H. Smith, St. Louis, Missouri.
George S. Glover, St. Louis, Missouri.
W. W. Baldwin, Burlington,

Iowa.
T. S. Howland, Burlington, Iowa.
J. E. Jarvis, Burlington, Iowa.

Date of annual meeting of stockholders, second Wednesday in April
Fiscal year of company ends December 31st.
General offices of the company are located at Clarinda, Iowa.

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E. C. Murphy, General Manager, and J. H. Ells, Assistant Treasurer of the Humeston & Shenandoah Railroad Company, being duly sworn, depose and say that they have caused the foregoing statements to be prepared by the proper officers and agents of this company, and, having carefully examined the same, declare them to be a true, full, and correct statement of the condition and affairs of said company on the thirtieth day of June, A. D. 1885, to the best of their knowledge and belief. [Signed,]

E. C. MURPHY.
J. H. ELLS.

Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 9th day of September, A. D. 1885.

W. W. MORSMAN, [L. 8.)

Notary Public, Page County, Iowa.

Received and filed in the office of the Commissioners of Railroads, this 12th day of September, A. D. 1885.

E. G. MORGAN,

Secretary.

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