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Interest accrued* prior to Oct. 1, 1886, in-
terest prior to that having been charged

only as it matured, 5,729 17

Paid old claims on account of personal in-
juries 7,216 57

Paid sundry old claims, .... 1,46688
Balance at commencement of year as so changed, .
Balance Sept. 80, 1887 (deficit)

Analysis of Expenses.

Salaries of general officers and clerks,

Legal expenses,

Stationery and printing,

Outside agencies and advertising, . . ' .
Contingencies and miscellaneous,

Total Expenses,

Balance Sheet Sept. 30, 1887.

Assets.

Cost of road, $4,188,584 99

Cost of equipment, 415,886 03

Total Permanent Investments,

Cash, ^1 9,696 64

Due IVom agents and companies, . . . 62,777 88

Worcester, Nashua & Rochester Railroad stock, 85,800 00

Total Cash Assets,

Profit & Loss balance,

Total Assets,



$250,000 00

8,854 20

246,645 80

82,804 48



188,798 00
19,956 68



142,864 47
162,821 10



$2,800 00

105 00

284 74

96 76

567 71



$8,854 20



$4 558,921 02



117,674 62
162,821 10



$4,888,916 64



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Capital stock, .

Funded debt,

Unfunded debt, viz.
Interest unpaid,
Notes payable,



LlABILITIBS.



$7,616 64
268,000 00



Total Liabiuties,



Present or Contingent Liabilities not included in the Balance
Sheet.
Bonds guaranteed by this company or a lien on its road, viz. :
Bonds of the Nashua & Rochester Railroad, guaranteed
by the Worcester & Nashua Railroad Company, and in-
cluded in the funded debt above named, ....



93,099.800 00

1,468.600 00

265.616 64



94,833,916 64



9575,000 00



94.48 miles.
39.4a
65.02
18.13
18.13
94.48
21.22
13.16
133.83
70.76



79.23



Description of Road.
Main line of road from Worcester to Rochester, .

Main line of road in Massachusetts,

Main line of road in New Hampshire,

Double track on main line,

Same in Massachusetts,

Total road belonging to this company,

Sidings and other trades not above enumerated.

Same in Massachusetts,

Total Length of Track, computed as Single Track,

Same in Massachusetts,

Total length of steel rails in tracks, not including steel-top

rails,

[Weights per yard, 56 to 60 pounds.]
Number of stations on all roads owned by this company, . 26

Same in Massachusetts, 13

Bridges.
Number of trestle bridges of 25 feet length and upwards,*
Aggregate length of same for single track (286 feet).
Number of .spans of stone bridges of 25 feet and upwards,* . 8

Aggregate length of same for single track (110 feet).
Number of spans of iron bridges of 25 feet and upwards,* . 3

Aggregate length of same for single track (222 feet).
Number of spaus of timber bridges of 25 feet and upwards, . 2

Number of crossings of highways at grade,* .... 37

Number of crossings of highways over railroad, ... 7

Number of crossings of highways under railroad, ... 8

Number of highway bridges 18 feet above track, . . . ] 4

Number of highway bridges less than 18 feet above track, . j 3

Height of lowest bridge above the rail, ! 14 ft. 2 in.

Number of crossings at which gates or flagmen are main- i

tained, 11

Number of crossings at which there are neither signals nor |

flagmen,* 26

Number of railroad-crossings at grade (specifying each) :* . i 6

Worcester Division, Fitchburg Railroad In Worcester.

Central Massachusetts, at Oakdale.

Old Colony, at Clinton.

Fitchburg and Peterborough & Shirley Railroads, at Ayer.



* In MaMacliasetU, on miles road owned.



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Capital Stock.
Capital stock anthorized by charter. . . $3,600,000 00
Capital stock authorized by votes of company, 3,099,800 00
Capital stock issued (number of shares, 80,998) ; amount

.paid in,

Total Amount paid in as per Books of the Co., .
Total number of stockholders, . . ... 835

Number of stockholders in Massachusetts, . 593

Amount of stock held in Massachusetts, $21,790 00

Debt.
Funded debt, as follows :

Mortgage bonds (overdue), rate of interest (none).

Interest paid on same during year, . . Nothing.

Mortgage bonds due May 1, 1887, rate of Interest 6 per

cent.,

Interest paid on same during year, . . $4,075 00

Mortgage bonds due April 1, 1893, rate of interest 6 per

cent.,

Interest paid on same during year, . $12,500 00

Mortgage bonds due Feb. 1, 1895, rate of interest 5 per

cent.,

Interest paid on same during year, . $20,000 00

Mortgage bonds due April 1, 1894, rate of interest 5 per

cent.,

Interest paid on same during year, . $28,750 00

Mortgage bonds due July 1, 1906, rate of Interest 4 per

cent.,

Interest paid on same, $6,000 00

Interest paid on bonds that matured and were paid May
1, 1887 (amounting to $193,500), . . $9,675 00

Total Amount of Funded Debt, ....



i



$8,099,800 00
3,099,800 00



$12,000 00
81.500 00
250,000 00
400,000 00
575,000 00
150,000 00



$1,468,500 00



Name and Residence of Officers.
Charles A. SlncAir. President, Portsmouth, N. H. E. B. Stoddard,
Auditor^ Worcester, Mass. T. W. Hammond, Treasurer and Clerk of Cor-
poration, Worcester, Mass.

Name and Residence of Directors last Elected.
Charles A. Sinclair. Portsmouth, N. H. John A. Spalding. Nashua, N. H.
E. B. Stoddard, Worcester, Mass. George C, Lord, Newton, Mass. Frank
Jones, Portsmouth, N. H. James P. Cook, Salem, Mass. Frank A.
McKean, Nashua, N. H. George W. Armstrong, Brookline, Mass. Charles
Holman, Nashua, N. H.



Proper Address of the Compajts-.
THE WORCESTER, NASHUA & ROCHESTER RAILROAD COMPANY.

Worcester, Mass.

CHAS. A. SINCLAIR,
JAMES P. COOK,
GEO. W. ARMSTRONG.
FRANK A. McKEAN,
JOHN A. SPALDING,
CHARLES HOLMAN,
ELIJAH B. STODDARD,

Directors.
T. W. HAMMOND.

Treasurer.



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Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Worcester, ss. Nov. 4, 1887. Then personally appeared Elijah B. Stod-
dard and T. W. Hammond, and made oath to the truth of the foregoing
statement, according to their best knowledge and belief.

Before me,

J. STEWART BROWN,

Justice of the Peace.

State of New Hampshire.
Hillsborough, ss. Nov. 4, 1887. Then personally appeared Frank A.
McKean, John Spalding and Charles Holman, and severally made oath to the
truth of the foregoing statement by them subscribed, according to their
best knowledge and belief.

W. E. SPALDING,

Justice of the Peace.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Boston, ss. Nov. 4, 1887. Then personally appeared Charles A. Sinclair,
James P. Cook and George W. Armstrong, ai|d severally made oath to the
truth of the foregoing statement by them subscribed, according to tlieir best
knowledge and belief.

HENRY T. GOOLD,

Justice of the Peace.

Worcester, Nov. 4, 1887.
The undersigned, commissioner of Worcester & Nashua Railroad for the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, having examined the foregoing report,
believes it to be correct, and hereby approves the same. %

JOHN J. PUTNAM.



The undersigned, commissioner of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of
the Worcester and Nashua Railroad, on the fourth day of November, 1887,
examined the accounts of said road to determine what proportion of the
receipts and expenditures pertained to that part of the road lying in Massa-
chusetts, and what proportion to that part lying in New Hampshire.



Cost of entire road, 94.48 miles.

Cost of road in Massachusetts, 39.46 miles,

Cost of road in New Hampshire, 66.02 miles.

Cost of equipment of entire road,

Cost of equipment in Massachusetts,

Cost of equipment in New Hampshire,

Total income of entire road (leased),

Tt)tal income from road lying in Massachusetts,

Total income from road lying in New Hampshire,

Net income of entire road,

Net income of road lying in Massachusetts,
Net income of road lying in New Hampshire, .
Total expenses of road,



^4,138,584 99

1,991,582 59

2,147,002 40

415,336 03

277,000 69

138,335 34

250,000 00

187,500 00

62,500 00

246,645 SO

184,948 35

61,661 45

3,354 20

And the apportionment is hereby made according to the above figures.

JOHN J. PUTNAM,

Commissioner.



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REPORT

OF THK

WORCESTER & SHREWSBURY RAILROAD COMPANY,

For the Year ending September 80, 1887.

[A narrow-gauge road. J



General Exhibit for the Year.

Total income,

Total expense (including taxes),

Net income,

Interest accrued during year :

On funded debt, 31,320 00

Balance for the year (surplus),

Balance at commencement of year,

Balance Sept. 80, 1887 (surplus),

Analysis of Earnings.

From local passengers,

Total Transportation Earnings, . .

Income trom all other sources, viz. :

Sale of old rails $2,066 21

Sale of old ties, 2 76

Total Income from all Sources, ....

Analysis of Expenses.

Salaries of general officers and clerks,

Legal expenses,

Insurance

Stationery and printing,

Outside agencies and advertising,

Contingencies and miscellaneous,

Repairs of buildings,

Renewal of rails,

' Renewal of ties,

Repairs of road-bed and track,

Repairs of locomotives,

Fuel for locomotives, . *

[Tons of coal, 448; cords of wood, 27.]

Water supply

Oil and waste,

Locomotive service,

Repairs of passenger-cars,

Passenger-train service,

Passenger-train supplies,

Agents and station service,

Station supplies,

Total Operating Expenses,

Taxes,

Total Operating Expenses and Taxes,



$31,627 97


21,218 18


10,409 79


1,320 00


9,089 79


16,666 46


24,646 24


$29,669 01


29,669 01


2,068 96


$81,627 97


$1,800 00


60 00


147 78


266 92


6,680 81


134 60


197 64


2,038 61


478 18


1,687 51


294 18


2,776 10


27


229 61


2,281 93


254 36


2,056 80


28 96


637 60


66 78


$20,934 72


283 46


$21,218 18



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Property Accounts: Cuaroks and Credits during the
Ykar.

Saper structure, including rails,

Passenger and freight stations, wood-sheds, and water-
stations,

Engine-houses, car-sheds, and turn-table, ....

Total for Construction,

Locomotives (number, 1),

Passenger, mail, and baggage cars,

Freight and other cars (number, 2)

Total for Equtpmbnt,

Total Charobs to Property Accounts.



Balance Sheet Sept. SO, 1887.

A SSET8.

Cost of road, . . . . . . . #64,403 07

Cost of equipment, 40,010 78

Total Permanent Investments,

Cash,

Total Assets, • . .

Liabilities.

Capital stock,

Funded debt,

Notes payable,

Profit & Loss balance,

Total Liabilities,



Mileage, Traffic, Etc.
Passenger-train mileage,

Total Train Mileage,

Number of local passengers (including season), .

Total Number of PASSEXOEits carried,
Local passenger mileage (local passengers carried one mile),

Total Passengfji Mileage,

Average number of cars in passenger-trains,

Average number of persons employed,

Description of Road.
Main line of road from Worcester to Lake Quinsigaraond, .

Main line of road in Massachusetts,

Total road belonging to this company,

Total Length of Track, computed as Single Track,

Same in Massachusetts,

Total length of steel rails in tracks, not including steel-top

rails,

[Weights per yard, 66 and 60 pounds.]
Total miles of road operated by this company,
Total miles of road operated by this company in Massachusetts,
Number of stations on all roads owned by this company,
Same in Massachusetts,



$1,959 47



4,312 21


4,173 29


10,444 97


6,066 75


86 27


441 09


6,544 11


016,989 08



$94,413 80
400 59



S94,814 39



$36,825 00

22.000 00

11,343 15

24,646 24

$94,814 89



35,071

85,071

377,999

377,999

1,183,997

1,188,997

2

9



2.7 miles.
2.7 "
2.7 ••
2.7 ••
2.7 "



2.7



2.7

2.7

5

5



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Equipment.
Number of locomotives, .
Number of passeuger-cars,
Number of other cars,



List of Accidents.





Fbom Caubsb ve-
yond their own

Control (in
Mabsachusxtts) .


From thxir own

Misconduct or

Oarelvbbnesb (in

Mabbachusbttb).


T/vPAT iiff ' Total on
if. - ?]^™™ Whole Road
Mabbaohubbttb. Operated.




Killed. ; Injured.


Killed. Injnred.


KUled. ! Injured.


Killed.


Injured.


PMsengew. .
Employeei, .
Others,


-


-


-


1


-


-


-


1



Statement of Sach Accident in Massachusetts.
Man sUghtly injured by being hit by locomotive; coming toward the train,
saw it and thought himself fkr enough away. Comer of tender struck
him just enough to cause him to lose his balance and to fall down a low
embankment, and by so doing cause the slight injuries.



Bridges.
Number of crossings of highways at grade, ....
Number of crossings at which there are neither signals nor
flagmen, ..........

Capital Stock.
Capital stock authorized by charter, . . $40,000 00
Capital stock authorized by votes of company, 86,700 00

Capital stock issued (number of shares, 3t>7) ; amount paid in,
Capital stock paid in on shares not issued, ....
Total Amount paid in as per Books of the Company,

Total number of stockholders, 10

Number of stockholders in Massachusetts, ... 10
Amount of stock held in Massachusetts, . $36,825 00

Debt.
Funded debt, as follows : —
Bonds due Jan. 1, 1895, rate of interest 6 per cent.



Interest paid on same during year,



$1,320 00



#86,700 00

125 00

86,825 00



$22,000 00



Name and Residence of Officers.
Horace H. Bigelow, President^ Worcester, Mass. Solomon K. Hlndley,
Auditor y Springfield, Mass. Irving B. Bigelow, Superintendent^ Worcester,
Mass. Horace H. Bigelow, Treasurer, Worcester, Mass. Irving E. Bigelow,
Clerk of Corporation, Worcester, Mass.

Name and Residence of Directors last Elected.
Josiah H. Clarke, Worcester, Mass. Charles S. Turner, Worcester, Mass.
Horace H. Bigelow, Worcester, Mass. George H. Ball, Boston, Mass.
Edward D. Stoddard, Chicago, 111.



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Proper Address of thk Company.

WORCESTER & SHREWSBURY RAILROAD COMPANY,

Washington Square, Worcester, Mass.

JOSIAH H. CLARKE.
C. S. TURNER,
H. H. BIGELOW,

Directors,
H. H. BIGELOW,

Treasurer.
IKVING E. BIGELOW,

Superintendent.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Worcester, ss. Oct. 31, 1887. Then personally appeared Josiah H.
Clarke, C. S. Turner, H. H. Bigelow, being a majority of the board of direc-
tors, and H. H. Bigelow, treasurer, and Irving E. Bigelow, superintendent,
and severally made oath to the truth of the foregoing statement by them
subscribed, according to their best Itnowledge and belief.

EBEN F. THOMPSON,

Justice of the Peace.



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REPORT



OF THE



HOUSATONIC RAILROAD COMPANt OF OONNECTICUT,

For the Tear ending September 80, 1887.



[Showing Revenne, Bxpenset of Operating, Mileage, Traffic, etc., on Roads Leaaed and
Operated by Company in MaasachoMtta, the earoe being the Berkshire, Stockbridge &
Pittflfield and West Stockbridge Railroads.]



Analysis of Earnings.

From local passengers, . .

through passengers (to and fk'om other roads), .

express and extra baggage,

mails,

Total earnings from passenger department, . . . .

From local fireigbt,

through freight (to and from other roads), .
other sources, freight department (milk),

Total earnings from freight department,

Total Transportation Earnings,

Income from all other sources, viz. :

Rents, wharfage, etc., ^2,326 16

Total Income from all Sources, ....

Analysis of Expenses.

Salaries of general officers and clerks,

Legal expenses,

Insurance,

Stationery and printing,

Outside agencies and advertising,

Contingencies and miscellaneous,

Repairs of bridges (including culverts and cattle-guards), .

Repairs of buildings,

Repairs of fences, road-crossings and signs, ....

Renewal of ties,

[Number laid, 18,894.]

Repairs of road-bed and track,

Repairs of locomotives

Fuel for locomotives,

Water supply, , ,

Oil and waste,

Locomotive service,

Repairs of passenger-cars, .......

Passenger-train service,

Passenger- train supplies,

Mileage passenger-cars,

Repairs of freight-cars,

Freight-train service,

Freight-train supplies,



$80,262 76

82,586 48

5,665 00

4,658 49

123,167 73

62,295 64

78,600 45

18,568 41

159,464 50

282,612 28

2,826 16



3284,938 89



$9,369 80
1,845 76

974 88
1,284 04

878 81
1,903 16
2,991 02
6,827 46
1,428 91
7,909 68

26,721 50

10,640 96

19,666 90

978 28

2,368 00

16,098 42

6,866 08

7.442 78

607 83

208 18

8,705 85

9,166 18

881 82



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[Jan.



Mileage ft-eight-cars,

Telegraph expenses,

Loss and damage, freight and baggage, .
Loss and damage, property and cattle, .

Personal ii^aries,

Agents and station service, ....
Station supplies,

Total Operating Expenses, .
Taxes,

Total Operating Expenses and Taxes,



Mileage, Traffic, Era

Passenger-train mileage,

Freight-train mileage,

Total Rkventjb-Train Mileage,

Switching-train mileage,

Other train mileage

Total Train Mileage,

Kumber of local passengers (including season),

Nnmber of through passengers (to and fVom other roads) , .

Total Number of Passengers carried,
Local passenger mileage (local passengers carried one mile).
Through passenger mileage (through passengers carried one
mile),

Total Passenger Mileage,

Number tons local ft^ight,

Number tons through fi*eight (to and iVom other roads),

Total Number Tons Freight carried,
Local ft'elght mileage (tons local freight carried one mile), .
Through freight mileage (tons through freight carried one
mile), . .

Total Freight Mileage,

Average number of persons employed,

Description op Boad.

Total road leased by this company (Stockbrldge & Pittsfleld
Railroad, 22.93 miles; Berkshire Railroad, 21.08 miles;
West Stockbrldge Railroad, 2.64 miles).

Sidings and other tracks not above enumerated (Stockbrldge
& Pittsfleld Railroad, 4.99 miles; Berkshire Railroad,
4.49 miles; West Stockbrldge Railroad, 2.88 miles).

Same in Massachusetts (Stockbrldge & Pittsfleld Railroad,
4.99 miles; Berkshire Railroad, 4.49 miles; West
Stockbrldge Railroad, 2.88 miles). •

Total Length of Track, computed as Single Track
(Stockbrldge & Pittsfleld Railroad, 27.92 miles ; Berk-
shire Railroad, 26.62 miles; West Stockbrldge Rail-
road, 6.02 miles).

Same In Massachusetts (Stockbrldge & Pittsfleld Railroad,
27.92 miles; Berkshire Railroad, 26.62 miles; West
Stockbrldge Railroad, 5.02 miles).

Total length of steel rails in tracks, not including steel-top
rails (Stockbridge & Pittsfleld Railroad, 22.93 miles^
Berkshire Railroad, 21.03 miles; West Stockbridge
Railroad, 2.64 miles).

[Weights per yard, 60 pounds.]



$2,967 88

232 64

887 86

198 81

88 44

19,493 83

2,568 33



$168,566 43
6,100 71



$174,666 13



118,745
96,381

209,126
16,646
14,006

238,778

181,037
90,618

271,655
3,116,404

1,448,388

4,663,792

57,675

73,715

131,290

1,818,080

4,491,454

6,809,634

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Boads and Branches belonging to other Companies, operated by

this Company under Lease or Contract.
Stockbridge & Pittsfleld, length,

Berkshire, length,

West Stockbridge, length,

Total length of above roads, .

Total length of above roads In Massachnsetts

Total miles of road operated by this company

Total miles of road operated by this company in Massachusetts,

Number of stations in Massachusetts on all roads operated by

this company,

Number of telegraph-offices in same,



22.93 miles.
21.03 *•



2.64
46.60
46.60
46.60
46.60
16

18



List op Accidekts.





Fbom Causkb be-
yond THBIB OWN

Control (in
ma88achu8btts).


MlBCONDUCT OR

Massachusetts).


T«^AT IV Total on
T^.-T?J^J2U« Whole Road
Massachusetts. operated.

1




KUled. 1 Injared.


Killed.


Injured.


Killed.


Injured.


Killed.


Injured.


Passengera, .
Employees, .
Others,


2 4


1
2


3
2


4


3
2


4



Statement of each Accident in Massachusetts.

October 10, 1886. — John Ryan, aged 19 years, was found dead upon the
track about three- qnarters of a mile north of Great Harrington station,
Sunday, October 10 ; supposed to have been killed by through freight-train
No. 19.

January 6, 1887. — Arthur Van Deusen, brakeman on through freight-train
No. 20 (leaving State Line at 9 p.m. for Bridgeport), had his arm crushed
below the elbow while coupling cars at State Line ; died the next day ft*om
the effects of his injury.

January 81. — Patrick Buckley, 60 years of age, was instantly killed at
Stockbridge by stepping in firont of engine of train No. 7.

February 25. — John Chapman, brakeman on train No. 2, while switching
on train at Lenox Furnace, caught bis foot and crushed it badly.

March 16. — Herbert Boynton, brakeman on train No. 20, at Ashley Falls
station, while letting off brake on a high-brake car, was thrown to the ground
by the brake slipping, and was bruised about the head and back, but injury
not serious.

March 19. — John McGuire, brakeman, was run over by freight train No. 1
while attempting to board the train while it was in motion, about one-quarter
of a mile north of Sheffield. He was fatally injured, and died the same night
at Great Barrington.

June 27. — Michael Finning, brakeman on local freight-train No. 1, was
fatally injured at Van Deusenville while engaged in coupling cars; died
shortly after accident.

July 16. — 8." Wilcox, brakeman on night freight-train No. 23 (leaving
Bridgeport for State Line at 9 p.m.), while engaged in coupling cars at Great
Barrington, was caught between the **deadwoods" of the cars, dislocating
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September 28. — L. J. Chapman, brakeman on night [freight-train No. 22
(leaving State Line at 9.30 p.m. for Bridgeport), while walking on top of
ft-elght-car made misstep and fell between the cars, and his right foot was
run over and crushed ; accident occurred about one mile south of State Line.



Gknkral Information.
Maximum weight of locomotives in working order,
Average weight of locomotives in working order. .
Maximum weight of tenders Aill of ftiel and water,
Average weight of tenders ftiU of ftiel and water, .
Maximum weight of passenger-cars,
Average weight of passenger-cars, .
Average weight of mall and baggage cars.
Average weight of 8-wheel box freight-cars
Average weight of 8-wheel platform-cars,
Length of heaviest engine iind tender, from centre of forward

truck- wheel of engine to centre of rear wheel of tender.
Total length of heaviest engine and tender over all.
What telegraph companies own a line on your right of way,

and how many miles does each own? Western Union.

Bridges.

Number of trestle bridges of 25 feet length and upwards
(Stockbridge &Pitt8lleld, 7 ; Berkshire, 8 ; West Stock-
bridge, 8)

Number of spans of iron bridges of 26 feet and upwards
(Stockbridge & Plttsfleld, 6; Berkshire, 1), .

Number of crossings of highways at grade (Stockbridge &
Plttsfleld, 22; Berkshire, 27 ; West Stockbridge, 4), .

Number of crossings of highways over railroad, .

Number of crossings of highways under railroad, .

Number of highway bridges less than 18 feet above track, .

Height of lowest bridge above the rail,

Number of crossings at which gates or flagmen are main-
tained,

Number of crossings at which there are neither signals nor
flagmen,

Rates of Fare, Etc.

Average rate of fare per mile (not Including season tickets)
for local passengers on roads operated by this com-
pany,

Average rate of Aire per mile received from passengers to and
from other roads,

Rate of fare on mileage tickets (1,000 miles),

Average rate of fare per mile received from all passengers,

Average rate of local freight per ton per mile.

Average rate of freight per ton per mile received from freight
to and from other roads,

Average rate of freight per ton per mile received flrom all
freight,



60,000 lbs.

58,000 *•

40.000 **

88.000 **

44,000 •*

86,000 **

84,000 **

17,000 *•

14,000 "

41 ft. 9 In.
61 ** 10 **



18
6

53

3

6

3
14i ft.

1

52



8.63 cents.



2.25

2.00

2.47

13.00



1.75
2.28



Name and Residence of Officers.

William H. Barnum, President, Lime Rock, Conn. William H. Stevenson,



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