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Number of tons of through freight carried
Total tons of freight carried...,
Total mileage of through freight (tons carried one mile). ...
Total freight mileage, or tons carried one mile.....,
Average rate per ton per mile received for through freight.. $
in Iowa, to total freight carried 'in Iowa..
.00888 .02882 .01295 .00860
Number of miles run by loaded freight cars east and south..
954,630 724,628 178,918 269,836
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..
TONNAGE OF ARTICLES TRANSPORTED WITHIN THE STATE OF IOWA.
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..
00.9 Manufactures, articles shipped from point of production. 124 00.2 Merchandise and other articles not enumerated above.....
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 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.
How many miles of telegraph are owned by your company in Iowa? 113.
Number of persons injured during the year
OFFICERS OF THE COMPANY, WITH LOCATION OF OFFICES.
President-James F. How, St. Louis, Missouri.
DIRECTORS, NAME AND POST-OFFICE ADDRESS.
James F. How, St. Louis, Missouri.
Date of annual meeting of stockholders, second Wednesday in April
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.
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,