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YARDMASTERS AND THEIR CLERKS.

This account includes pay of general yardmaster, yardmaster, assistant yardmaster, general yard foreman, their clerks and attendants, and of employees engaged in calling yardmen, passenger and freight trainmen; also policemen, watchmen, and detectives in yard service.

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Note. This account and the following nine accounts, "Yard Conductors and Brakemen," "Yard Switch and Signal Tenders," "Yard Supplies and Expenses," "Yard Enginemen," Enginehouse Expenses-Yard," "Fuel for Yard Locomotives,' "Water for Yard Locomotives," "Lubrication of Yard Locomotives," and "Other Supplies for Yard Locomotives,'' refer only to yards where regular switching service is maintained.

YARD CONDUCTORS AND BRAKEMEN.

This account includes pay of yard conductors or yard foremen and yard brakemen or yard switchmen engaged in passenger and freight yard and terminal switching service.

YARD SWITCH AND SIGNAL TENDERS.

This account includes pay of employees engaged in operating signals and interlocking plants in yards used exclusively for the government of the movement of yard trains; such as switch tenders, signalmen (other than telegraph operators), levermen, batterymen, stationary engineers and firemen operating air compressors furnishing power for signals, lampmen, lamp cleaners, and lamplighters.

YARD SUPPLIES AND EXPENSES.

This account includes expenses of employees named under account, "Yardmasters and their Clerks," cost of heating and lighting their offices and other supplies furnished therefor. Supplies furnished yard conductors and brakemen, supplies for all switch lights and for interlocking plants or other signal appliances at terminals; oil, wicks, etc., for switch lamps, semaphore lamps, or other signals and lanterns; flags, switch ropes and chains, and other supplies furnished employees whose wages are charged to accounts, "Yardmasters and their Clerks," "Yard Conductors and Brakemen, " and "Yard Switch and Signal Tenders; payments for lighting yards, fuel and supplies for heating and lighting yard interlocking or other signal towers, and switch tenders' houses; also other similar items. [67

YARD ENGINEMEN.

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This account includes pay of engineers and firemen engaged in passenger and freight, yard and terminal switching and transfer service.

ENGINEHOUSE EXPENSES-YARD.

This account includes pay of, and cost of supplies furnished to, callers, watch men, and other employees engaged in wiping, cleaning, firing up, dumping, boiler. washing, cleaning fire boxes, watching, and dispatching locomotives; and of other enginehouse employees, such as tool checkers, enginehouse cleaners, cinder pit cleaners, clinker dumpers, truck packers, turntable operators, sand dryers, inspectors of smokestacks and ash pans, when engaged in caring for locomotives in yard or terminal service; also a proportion of wages paid enginehouse foremen and their clerks.

Some of the more important items chargeable to this account are: Boiled oil, lampblack, rags, waste, lye, cleaning and polishing compounds, tools for truck packers and hostlers, signal lights on turntables and transfer tables at enginehouses, expenses of operation of such tables by power; heating and lighting enginehouses and offices in them; oil for lubricating turntables; shovels, wheelbarrows, and other tools for cleaning around enginehouses and handling cinders; rent of cinder cars used at cinder pits; hose and water for cinder pits and for washing out boilers, cupboards in enginehouses, mechanical blowers and fire lighters for starting locomotive fires.

Note. When enginehouse expenses are incurred jointly for yard and road locomotives they should be apportioned on basis of number of locomotives of each class handled.

[THIRD REVISED ISSUE.]

FUEL FOR YARD LOCOMOTIVES.

This account includes cost at point of issue of coal, coke, oil, wood, and other fuel issued to yard locomotives. It includes cost of loading into tenders, proportion of pay of fuel agents and clerks engaged in accounting for fuel at fuel stations, and cost of wheelbarrows, shovels, scoops, picks, and other tools used thereat.

Note.-Repairs and renewals of coal chutes, buggies, air hoists, pockets, screens, etc., should be charged to account Buildings, Fixtures, and [68

Grounds."

WATER FOR YARD LOCOMOTIVES.

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This account includes the cost of water furnished yard locomotives, including the cost of labor and material consumed in operating, heating, and lighting water stations; gasoline, oil, waste, gasoline engine batteries, thaw-out hose, rubber packing, siphons for water cars and locomotives, iron barrels for storing gasoline, stoves, stove furniture, coal, chemicals, and other compounds injected into locomotive boilers to decrease scale formations on boiler tubes; operating water purifying plants, tools, and other supplies (when not chargeable to account Roadway Tools and Supplies''); also such items as breaking ice in water tanks, thawing out tank spouts and water cars, keeping fires in tanks and water cars to prevent freezing, shoveling snow in locomotive tenders, temporary connections between water cars and locomotive tenders; also amounts paid for water furnished for locomotives, including rent of ponds, lakes, sluices, or other sources of water supply for this purpose, and right of way for pipe lines.

Note. The apportionment of water as between yard and road locomotives should be on the basis of the relative number of tender tanks taken.

LUBRICANTS FOR YARD LOCOMOTIVES.

This account includes the cost of valve, engine, and car oil, grease, waste, and compounds for the lubrication of locomotives in yard service.

OTHER SUPPLIES FOR YARD LOCOMOTIVES.

This account includes the cost of headlight and signal oil and wicks used in headlights, signal lights, and enginemen's torches; supplies for electric-light dynamos and carbide for acetylene gas for lights on locomotives in yard service; also the cost of furniture, tools, and other movable articles and supplies required fully to equip yard locomotives for service.

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The following are some of the items chargeable to this account, when furnished for use of yard enginemen:

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Note. For cost of sand, see account "Other Supplies for Road Locomotives.''

OPERATING JOINT YARDS AND TERMINALS-DR.

This account includes a carrier's proportion of costs incurred to operate joint yards, terminals, and other facilities (except joint tracks) operated by other companies.

Note. The purpose of this account is to show the amounts accruing against a carrier for its proportion of the expense of operating joint yards and terminals operated by other companies, but in the joint use of which a carrier participates. The bill rendered by any creditor against a debtor for the latter's proportion of expense of operation of joint facilities should show the distribution of the total charge among the general accounts as made by the creditor, and such distribution should be adhered to by the debtor.

OPERATING JOINT YARDS AND TERMINALS-CR.

This account includes the proportion of costs to operate joint yards, terminals, and other facilities (except joint tracks) operated by a carrier, chargeable to other companies.

Note. The purpose of this account is to show the amounts accruing in favor of a carrier against other companies for their proportion of the expense of [70 operating joint yards and terminals operated by a carrier, but in the joint use of which other companies participate. The bill rendered by any creditor against a debtor for the latter's proportion of expense of operation of joint facilities should show the distribution of the total charge among the general accounts as made by the creditor, and such distribution should be adhered to by the debtor.

MOTORMEN.

This account includes pay of motormen while engaged in running electric locomotives or cars (except those engaged in work-train service) or while deadheading in connection therewith; also pay and expenses of motormen engaged in piloting electric trains or cars over home lines.

ROAD ENGINEMEN.

This account includes pay of engineers and firemen while engaged in revenue-train service or while deadheading in connection therewith.

Note.-Pay of engineers and firemen on locomotives engaged in work-train service should be charged as a part of the work on which engaged.

ENGINEHOUSE EXPENSES-ROAD.

This account includes pay of and supplies furnished to callers, watchmen, and other employees engaged in wiping, cleaning, firing up, dumping, boiler washing, cleaning fire boxes, watching, and dispatching locomotives; and of other enginehouse employees, such as tool checkers, enginehouse cleaners, cinder pit cleaners, clinker dumpers, truck packers, turntable operators, sand dryers, inspectors of smokestacks and ashpans, when engaged in caring for locomotives in road service; also a proportion of wages paid enginehouse foremen and their clerks.

Some of the more important items chargeable to this account are: Boiled oil, lampblack, rags, waste, lye, cleaning and polishing compounds, tools for truck packers and hostlers, signal lights on turntables and transfer tables at enginehouses, expense of operation of such tables by power, heating, and lighting enginehouses and offices in them, oil for lubricating turntables, shovels, wheelbarrows, and other tools for cleaning around enginehouses and handling cinders; rent of cinder cars used at cinder pits; hose and water for cinder pits and for washing out boilers; cup- [71 boards in enginehouses, mechanical blowers and fire lighters for starting locomotive fires.

Note A.-When enginehouse expenses are incurred jointly for yard and road locomotives, they should be apportioned on basis of number of locomotives handled.

Note B.-Cost of enginehouse expenses on locomotives engaged in work-train service should be charged as a part of the work on which engaged.

[THIRD REVISED ISSUE.]

FUEL FOR ROAD LOCOMOTIVES.

This account includes cost at point of issue of coal, coke, oil, wood, and other fuel issued to road locomotives. It includes cost of loading into tenders, proportion of pay of fuel agents and clerks engaged in accounting for fuel at fuel stations, and cost of wheelbarrows, shovels, scoops, picks, and other tools used thereat.

Note A.-Repairs and renewals of coal chutes, buggies, air hoists, pockets, screens, etc., should be charged to account, "Buildings, Fixtures, and Grounds."' Note B.-Cost of fuel issued to locomotives engaged in work-train service should be charged as a part of the work on which engaged.

WATER FOR ROAD LOCOMOTIVES.

This account includes the cost of water furnished road locomotives, including the cost of labor and material consumed in operating, heating, and lighting water stations; gasoline, oil, waste, gasoline-engine batteries, thaw-out hose, rubber packing, siphons for water cars and locomotives, iron barrels for storing gasoline, stoves, stove furniture, coal, chemicals, and other compounds injected into locomotive boilers to decrease scale formations on boiler tubes; operating water purifying plants, tools, and other supplies (when not chargeable to account " Roadway Tools and Supplies''); also such items as breaking ice in water tanks, thawing out tank spouts and water cars, keeping fires in tanks and water cars to prevent freezing, shoveling snow in locomotive tenders, temporary connections between water cars and locomotive tenders; also amounts paid for water furnished for locomotives, including rent of ponds, lakes, sluices, or other sources of water supply for this purpose, and right of way for pipe lines.

Note A.-The apportionment of water as between yard and road locomotives should be on the basis of the relative number of tender tanks taken.

Note B.-Cost of water and expenses of water supply for locomotives engaged in work-train service should be charged as a part of the work on which engaged.

LUBRICANTS FOR ROAD LOCOMOTIVES.

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This account includes the cost of valve, engine, and car oil, grease, waste, and compounds for the lubrication of locomotives in road service.

Note.-Cost of lubricants for locomotives engaged in work-train service should be charged as a part of the work on which engaged.

OTHER SUPPLIES FOR ROAD LOCOMOTIVES.

This account includes the cost of headlight and signal oil and wicks used in headlights, signal lights, and enginemen's torches; supplies for electric light dynamos and carbide for acetylene gas for lights on locomotives in road service; also the cost of furniture, tools, and other movable articles and supplies required fully to equip road locomotives for service; fuel for sand dryers and cost of sand and of loading it at sand pits; wheelbarrows, shovels, and sand screens used in handling sand for road locomotives.

The following are some of the more important items

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chargeable to this account:

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Hose (not air brake, air Pinch bars,

Handsaws,

Hatchets,

signal, or steam),

Hose reels,

Jackscrews,

Jacks,

Lamps (signal only),

Lanterns and parts,

Locks for portable boxes,
Matches,

Metallic packing,

Oilers,

Plugging bars,

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Note A.-Cost of other supplies for locomotives engaged in work-train service should be charged as a part of the work on which engaged.

Note B.-The cost of sand as between yard and road locomotives being undeterminable, the entire cost of sand issued to all locomotives should be charged to this account.

OPERATING POWER PLANTS.

This account includes:

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Pay.-Pay of employees engaged in operating electric power stations and substations, including engine room.s, boiler houses, dynamo or power houses, etc., such as engineers, firemen, electricians, dynamomen, oilers, cleaners, coal passers, and other employees, except those engaged in making repairs and renewals.

Fuel. All expenditures for coal, oil, or gas used as fuel, or other fuel, including freight or other delivery charges, if any, and labor unloading or stocking.

Water.-Cost of water used to produce steam, or to operate a water-power plant, including pumping, rent of ponds, streams, and pipe lines.

Other Supplies and Expenses.-Cost of lubricants, oil, waste, grease, etc., used on engines, shafting, dynamos, and pumps; also carbon brushes, fusees, lamps, and other supplies, heat, light, and other expenses not elsewhere specified.

PURCHASED POWER.

This account includes all payments for power purchased for the propulsion of electric locomotives, trains, or cars.

ROAD TRAINMEN.

This account includes the pay of train auditors, conductors, baggagemen, brakemen, flagmen, train porters (except on cars used in non-revenue service), train guards. water carriers, and other trainmen while engaged in revenue train service, or deadheading in connection therewith; also pay of pilots engaged in piloting trains over home lines.

Note. Pay of trainmen engaged in work-train service should be charged as a part of the work on which engaged.

TRAIN SUPPLIES AND EXPENSES.

This account includes:

Cleaning Cars.-Pay of car cleaners; also employees engaged in scrubbing the outside of cars at car-cleaning or station yards; cost of hose for washing cars, steam hose, and fuel for heating water for washing cars, water used for cleaning cars, compressed air for cleaning cushions and car seats; brooms, brushes, soap, modoc [74 and other liquids, sponges, and all other material for cleaning and disinfecting cars. Heating Cars.-Pay of employees engaged in handling coal for heating cars and removing ashes from stoves in cars; stoves and heaters for temporary use in freight cars; cost of hose and loose or movable articles connected with heating plants at stations used for supplying heat to cars; fuel, steam, or other heating material; expenses of boiler plants used for supplying heat to cars at stations and yards.

Lighting Cars.-Pay of employees engaged in filling and cleaning lamps for lighting cars; cost of supplying or pumping gas into cars and hose used in connection there with; gas, electric current, oil, candles, wicks, globes, shades, chimneys, and all other supplies used in lighting cars; supplies and fuel for gas-pumping plants, gas-pump engines, gas pumps, carburetors, and filling cans for carburetors.

Lubricating Cars.-Pay of car oilers; also employees engaged in distributing supplies for lubricating cars; cost of tools, such as packing hooks and irons, dope buckets, oil, grease, waste, wool, and other supplies used in lubricating cars.

Icing and Watering Cars.-Pay of employees engaged in icing and watering cars; cost of ice, water, and tools, such as buckets, ladders, and hose used in icing and watering cars; also cost of refrigeration when borne by the carrier.

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