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Company, Ogdensburg and Lake Champlain division, so as to afford better connections at Rouse's Point. Ordered sent to president of Central Vermont Railroad Company and to H. G. Young, second vice-president and general manager of Delaware and

Hudson Canal Company.

A public hearing was had in the matter of the application of Jamestown Street Rallway Company for the approval of the Board of the use of electricity as its motive power on newly extended routes. C. R. Lockwood, Esq., appeared on behalf of applicant and submitted various papers, which were received and Hled. No one appeared in opposttion either in person or by letter. On due deliberation had, the application was granted and decision of the Board as dictated ordered sent forward in ordinary course.

Board adjourned to 1.30 P. M. Monday, June 29, 1891, at Albany.

JUNE 29, 1891.
The Board met pursuant to adjournment. All present.
The minutes of the last meetings were read and approved.
The secretary submitted the accumulated business under the rule, as follows:

Communication of W. J. Richardson, secretary Atlantic Avenue Railroad Company, conveying new consents in matter of motive power application; also of Sidney T. Lowell, of counsel, conveying withdrawals. Rferred to Commissioner Rogers.

Or William A. Baldwin, vice-president Buffalo. Rochester and Pittsburg Railroad Company, relative to complaint of I. Eugene William as to Springville high bridge. Ordered usual course.

of W. W. Atwood, relative to accounts of Wellsville, Coudersport and Pine Creek Railroad Company. Ordered referred to accountant to report by letter.

Of E.C. Smith, vice-president Central Vermont Railroad Company, relative to failure to connect with Delaware and Hudson Canal Company trains at Rouse's Point Ordered referred to Commissioner Baker.

Patitions and defendant's brief in matter of W. J. Cunningham against New York, Lake Erie and Western Railroad Company. Referred to Commissioner Baker.

Of E. D. Davidson. relative to fares on street railroads. Ordered that letter as dictated. copy of which is on file, be sent.

Of John N. Lewis, asking for an opportunity to confer with Board in New York. Ordered Secretary write Bourd has not set a day for a meeting in New York and suggest thut he indicate by letter the subject of such desired conference with Board.

Of August Rrymont, complaining of locomotive whistling in Woodside, L. I., and answers of Austin Corbin and Benjamin Norton to the same. Usual course.

Answer of Western New York Car Service Association to complaints of New York and Northern Wood and Lumber Company. Ordered usual course.

Answer of New York, Lake Erie and Western to complaint of B. Kennedy against Erie and Genesee Valley Railroad Company. Ordered usual course.

Application of Cooperstown and Charlotte Valley Railroad Company for extension of time to Augustist in which to make report of quarterly for March 31st. Granted.

Ordero Ithat report of accountant as to Wellsville, Coudersport and Pine Creek Rail. rond Company be adopted and letter sent.

Letters of Edison Electric Illuminating Company of New York. G. Paul Fromm, L. J. Wing Company and Thomas Pratt, relative to tunnel lighting and ventilation. Ordered filled

Commissioner Rogers submitted a report in the matter of the application of the Atlantic Avenue Railroad Company for a change of motive power. Adopted, ordered printerland issued.

Commissioner Rickard submitted a report in the matter of an accident near Cobles kill, April 13th, 1891. on Alhany and Susquehanna division Delaware and Hudson Canal Company. Ordered adopted and issued.

Commissioner Rogers submitted a report in the matter of the application of the Syracuse, Eastwood Heights and D Witt Railroad Company for an increase of capital stock. Adopted and ordered 1-sued.

The Board took a recess until Wednesday, June 30th, 10 A. M.

JUNE 30, 1891 – 10 A. M. Secretary submitted communication of George W. Wingate, of coursel of Brooklyn. Bath and West End Railroad Company, relative to the application of that company for an increase of capital stock. Ordered filed.

Commissioner Rogers suhmitted a report in the matter of the application of the Brooklyn, Bath and West End road for an increase of capital stock. Adopted and ordered isgned.

Commissioner Rogers submitted a report in the matter of the application of the Coney
Island and Brooklyn Railroad Company for permission to change its motive power.
Adopted, ordered printed and issued.

Ordered that the fact of the failure of the New York, Ontario and Western Railroad
Company to comply with the recommendations of the Board in the matter of J.C.
Wilbur. be presented to the Attorney-General.
The Board adjourned to Monday, July 6th, 1.30 P. M.

NEW COMPANIES Formed under the Laws of the State of New York by filing articles of

association from June 30, 1890, to June 30, 1891.

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Adirondack Extension

Franklin, Warren, Es

sex, Hamilton. April 30, 1891 Adirondack and St. Lawrence. Franklin, Hamilton,

Essex, Warren, Ful-
ton, Saratoga, Mont-
gomery and Sche-

nectady..... Cainden, Watertown and North

Dec. 11, 1890
Oneida, Oswego, Jef-

Dec. 17, 1890
Genesee and Wyoming Valley. Wyoming, Livingston April 27, 1891
Gouverneur and Adirondack.. St. Lawrence.

Aug. 26, 1890 Gouverneur and Edwards... St. Lawrence.

Aug. 30, 1890
Henning Rapid Transit. Kings, New


Jan. 10, 1891
Little Falls and Dolgeville.. Herkimer

Feb. 20, 1891
Metropolitan Underground... New ork, Kings Jan. 19, 1891
Mohawk and Adirondack.... Hamilton,

Essex. Herkimer,

Oneida, Lewis.... May 5, 1891
Mohawk and St. Lawrence..... Oneida, Lewis, Jeffer-

son, St. Lawrence Dec. 30, 1890
Mohawk Valley and Northern.. Herkimer, Dneida.. Oct. 31, 1890
New York and Brooklyn New York, Kings . April 30, 1891
New York and Long Island

Westchester, Queens. Feb. 4, 1891
* New York and Jersey City
Railway Company

New York....... April 30, 1891
New York and New Jersey

New York..


2, 1891 New York and South Beach Richmond..

April 30, 1891 Niagara Falls and Lewiston Niagara .


8, 1890 Niagara Shore Terminal Niagara

Jan. 28, 1891 Onondaga Lake....


Sept. 9, 1890 River Bridge....



9, 1891 Rondout Valley


Sept. 9, 1890 Saratoga and St. Lawrence Extension


April 22, 1891 Seneca County


Feb. 24, 1891 Silver Creek and Dunkirk.. Chautauqua.

Nov. 11, 1890 West Davenport...


Feb. 25, 1891


1,500,000 2,000,000

850,000 100,000

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New York.. Buffalo.

Erie... Capitol.

Albany Citizens' Railway of Jamestown

Nov. 17, 1890
Aug. 23, 1890
April 30, 1890



20,000 100,000

Chautauqua Citizens' Street..

Depot Belt Line..

Dunkirk and Fredonia Rapid

Geneva Electric..

Ontario, Geneva Surface

Ontario Gloversville Street Electric Fulton Long Island Boynton Bicycle.. I Suffolk

* Underground cable.

Jan. 19, 1891
July 18, 1890
June 4, 1891
Jan. 19, 1891
June 13, 1891


90,000 30.000 50,000 40,000 200,000

New companies formed under the Laws of the State of New York,

etc. - (Concluded).

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* Articles of association recite that these companies are organized under "General Railroad Act" of 1850.


The following companies were during the year sold under mortgage foreclosure and reorganized, to wit: “Syracuse and Baldwinsville Railroad Company” sold and reorganized as the

“SYRACUSE AND BALDWINSVILLE RAILWAY COMPANY." Capital stock, $160,000. Articles of incorporation filed January 27, 1891. The "New Rochelle and Pelham Railroad Company"and the“ New Rochelle Street Horse Railroad Company were sold, reorganized and new company formed under name of

“NEW ROCHELLE RAILWAY AND TRANSIT COMPANY." Capital stock, $125,000 Articles of incorporation filed September 12, 1890.

The “Richmond County Railroad Company” was sold, reorganized and a new company formed under name of



The following corporations were consolidated and name changed during the year as follows, viz, :



Name of present company.



Capital stock.


Cooperstown and Charlotte Val-
ley, and the West Davenport
Railroads Companies ... Cooperstown and Charlotte

Valley Railroad Company.. April 13. 1891
Herkimer, Newport and Poland,
Narrow Gauge and the Mo-
bawk Valley and Northern
Rallway Companies.

Mohawk Valley and Northern
Railway Company.. April 30, 1891


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The following companies have, during the last year, filed articles of extension of route, viz, :




Length of extension


Fifth Ward Railway Company :
Troy and Albia Horse Railroad Company.

July 9, 1890
Stillwater and Mechanicville Railway Company.

Sept. 19, 1890 1,645 feet
Sept. 18, 1890

1.896 feet Jamestown Street Railway Company


6, 1890 Brooklyn City Railroad Company

41.51 miles

Nov. 17, 1890 5 Binghamton Street Railroad Company

Nov. 25, 1891

14-6 miles Troy and Lansingburgh Railroad Company

May Coney Island and Brooklyn Railroad Company

7. 1891 3 miles Long Island City and Newtown Railroad Company

Jan. 16, 1891 2

miles Mar. 23, 1891

690 feet Second certificate of extension flled...

April 28, 1891 10 miles Jamestown Street Railway Company

April 29, 1891 14 66 miles Fiftieth Street, Astoria Ferry and Central Park Railroad Co. Aug. 23, 1890

33-5 miles


The capital stock of the following companies has been increased during the year, to wit:

Split Rock Cable Railway Company from $78,000 to $100,000. Certificate filed in the office of the Secretary of State, February 4, 1891.

The Houston, West Shore and Pavonia Ferry Railroad Company, from $250,000 to $1,050,000. Certificate of increase filed in office of Secretary of State, January 30, 1891.

The Manhattan Railway Company, from $26,000,000 to $30,000,000. Certificate filed in the office of the Secretary of State, June 4, 1891.

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The capital stock of the Niagara Falls and Whirlpool Railway Company has been reduced during past year from $100,000 to $30,000. Certificate filed in the office of the Secretary of State, December 31, 1890.

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