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John I. Martin Brooklyn one year after election.

B. H. K. Lyman Brooklyn one year after election.

Napoleon Hill Memphis one year after election.

J. C. Neeley Memphis one y,ear after election.

K. H. Eichards Atlanta one year after election.

H. S. Chamberlain. . Chattanooga. ..one year after election.
Addison White Huntsville, Ala.one year after election.

Number of stockholders at last election, 775.
Date of last meeting of stockholders for election of direc-
tors, November 11th, 1886.

Location of general offices, Memphis, Tenn.

OFFICERS OP COMPANY. RESIDENCE.

Chairman of the Board . . Samuel Thomas New York.

President * C. H. McGhee .New York.

First Yiiie-President C. S. Brice Lima, O.

Second Yice-President. ..Henry Fink *. . .New York.

Third Yice-President S. M. Felton New York.

Secretary L. M. Schwan New York.

Treasurer H. C. Wilton .Memphis.

Gen'l Solicitor Hoadley L. Johnson . . .. Memphis.

Auditor T. D. Flippen Memphis.

Gen'l Manager C. H. Hudson Knoxville.

Gen'l Superintendent W. A. Yaughan Knoxville.

Superintendent R. B. Pegram Memphis.

Traffic Manager E. Fitzgerald Knoxville.

Gen'l Freight Agent J. S. Davant Knoxville.

Ass't Gen'l Freight Agent.T. S. Davant Memphis.

Gen'l Passenger Agent . .B. W. Wronn Knoxville.

Ass't Gen'l Pass. Agent. .C. A. De Saussure Memphis.

Length of main line and branches : Owned, 292 miles ;
operated under contract, 38 miles ; length of line in Missis-
sippi, 33.40 miles.

FINANCIAL.

Amount capital stock authorized $5,312,725 00

Amount capital stock issued 5,312,725 00

Number of shares 212,509

Dividend declared during year 1890, none; 1891, none.

Funded Debt ;

Mortgage bonds $5,524,000 00

Miscellaneous obligations 395,204 70

Income bonds None.

Total funded debt 5,919,204 70

Total cost of construction and equipment 10,855,246 26

Cost per mile 37,175 50



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Income Account :

Gross earniDgs from operation $1,740,663 20

Less operating expenses 1,237,514 46

Income from operation 603,048 74

Income from other sources 36,079 4^

Total income 539,128 23

Deduction from income on account interest,

rent, taxes, etc 442,964 13

Net income 96,164 10

Contract with Express Companies. — With Southern Ex-
press Company.

Contract with Sleeping Car Companies. — With Pullman
Palace Car Company.

Contract with Telegraph Companies With Western

Union Telegraph Company, for transmitting railroad tele-
grams, and for .transporting telegraph supplies.

Average daily compensation of

General officers $7 67

General office clerks 2 82

Station agents 2 18

Enginemen .... 3 19

Firemen 1 49

Conductors 3 21

Machinists 2 35

Carpenters 1 98

Section foremen 1 32

Switch, flagmen and watchmen 1 58

Telegraph operators 1 31

Passenger earnings per mile of road $1,752 99

Passenger earnings per train mile 1 06

Number passengers carried earning revenue 437,118

Number passengers carried one mile 21,498,835

Average distance carried 49

Number tons freight carried 807,877

Number tons freight carried one mile 129,719,895

Freight earnings per mile of road $3,418 49

Freight earnings per train mile 1 29

Gross earnings per mile of road, passenger and

freight 5,274 43

Expenses per mile of road 3,750 04

Net revenue per mile of roaVi 1,524 39

Freight traffic classified according to commodities.

Per cent,
of traffic.

Grain, flour, etc . . 15.99

Cotton r 6.65

Fruit and vegetable!^ 1.62



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Live stock, dressed meats, etc 4.74

Coal, ores, coke, etc 37.30

Lumber 11.07

Sugar 34

Iron, cement, etc 10.17

Agricultural implements, wagons, etc 1.00

Fertilizers 95

Merchandise 8.48

Miscllaneous 1.69

Equipment :

Locomotives

Cars in passenger ser ce 40

Cars in freight servic 1,197

Gravel cars, cabooses, tc 49

Cars leased None.

Number new rails id during year, none ] number new
ties laid during?year, \177.

Accidents :

Number of employees killed None.

Number of employees injured 3

Number of passengers killed None.

Number of passengers injured 2

Number of trespassers killed : None.

Number of trespassers injured None.

STATIONS IN inSSISSIPPI.

Distance from Memphis:

Miles. Miles-

Wenasoga 88 Burnsville 108

Corinth 93 Walker's Switch 109

Glen's 101 luka 115

105 Mile Siding 105 Gravel Siding 118



GULF AND CHICAGO KAILKOAD CO.

FOR TEAR ENDING JimE 30tH, 1891.



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Date of organization, August 1st, 1889.

Beference to charter and amendments : This company is
composed of the Ship Island, Kipley and Kentucky, and the
Northern Division of the Gulf and Ship Island Eailroads,
both of them having been sold under mortgage.



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DIREOTOBS.

ADDRESS. OF TERM.

JobD W. T. FalkDer Oxford, Miss July 31st, 1891.

N. G. Carter Ripley, Miss July 31st, 1891,

L. D. Hines Ripley, Miss July Slst, 1891.

Will Hines Ripley, Miss.' July 31st, 1891.

C. L. Harris Ripley, Miss July 31st, 1891.

E. F. Campbell Memphis, Tenn. . ..July 3l8t, 1891.

Number of stockholders at last election, 7.

Date of last meeting of stockholders for election of direc-
tors, August 1st, 1889.

Location of general offices, Ripley, Miss.

OFFICERS OF COMPANY. RBSIDENOE.

Chairman of the Board. , J. W. T. Falkner Oxford.

Vice-President J. W. T. Falkner Oxford.

Secretary C. L. Harris Ripley.

Treasurer B. F. Campbell Memphis.

Gen'l Solicitor J. W. T. Falkner Oxford

Gren'l Manager C. L. Harris Ripley.

Gen'l Freight Agent M. C. Falkner Ripley.

Length of main line and branches : Middleton, Tenn., to
Pontotoc, Miss, (no * branches), 62.50 miles ; within Missis-
sippi, 57 miles.

FINANCIAL.

Amount capital stock authorized $400,000 00

Amount capital stock issued 400,000 00

Number of shares 4,000

Dividend declared during year 1890, 2t per cent.; 1891,
I of 1 per cent.
Funded Debt :

Mortgage bonds ... None.

Miscellaneous obligations None.

Income bonds None.

Total cost of construction and equipment esti-
mated at.. $260,000 00

Income Account ;

Gross earnings from operation $42,904 65

Less operating expenses 37,537 75

Income from operation 5,366 80

Income from other sources None.

Total income 5,366 80

Deduction from income on account taxes 2,866 80

Net income 2,500 00

Dividend, | of 1 per cent 2,500 00

Contract with Express Companies ^None.



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Contract with Sleeping Car Companies None.

Contract with Telegraph Companies None.

Average daily compeiisation of

General officers $3 20

Station agents 72

Enginemen 2 60

Firemen 1 00

Conductors 2 50

Machinists 4 00

Carpenters 2 00

Section foremen 1 20

Passenger earnings per mile of road $190 94

Passenger earnings per train mile 25

Number passengers carried earning revenue 32,000

Number passengers carried one mile 308,889

Average distance carried 10

Number tons freight carried 8,180

Number tons freight carried one mile 122,700

Freight oarniugs per mile of road $495 53

Freight earnings per train mile 65

Gross earnings per mile of road, passenger and

freight 686 47

Expenses per mile of road 600 60

Net revenue per mile oif road 85 87

Equipment :

Locomotives 4

Cars in passenger service 5

Cars in freight service *. 35

Number new rails laid during year, none ; number new
ties laid during year, 26,859.

Accidents :

Number of employees killed None.

Number of employees injured None.

Number of passengers killed None,

Number of passengers injured None.

Number of trespassers killed None.

Number of trespassers injured None.

stations in MISSISSIPPI.

Distance from Pontotoc :

Miles. Miles.

Pontotoc Blue Mountain 36

Cherry Creek 8 Ripley .38

Ingomar 12 Falkner 45

New Albany 20 Tiplersville 50

Cotton Plant 28 Walnut 55

Guyton 33



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LOUISYILLE, NEW ORLEANS AND TEXAS RAILWAY
COMPANY,

FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30tH, 1891.

Date oi organization, August 12th, 1884.

Reference to charter and amendments : Chartered under
lawsof Mississippi, August 8th, 1870 (amended April 19lb,
1«73), and March 9th, 188i.

Name of constituent companies, and refeience to act au-
thorizing consolidation : Tennessee Southern ; Memphis
and Yicksburg; New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Yicksburg and
Memphis, and New Orleans and Mississippi Yalley Railroad
Companies. Consolidated August 12th, 1884, under act of
March 3d, 1882.

^^^«-,^«« POST OFFICE EXPIRATION

DIRECTORS.

ADDRESS. OF TERM.

R. T. Wilson. . . . ; . New York. . . .Until successor is elected
C. P. Huntington. . .New York. . . Until successor is elected

J. E. Gates New York Until successor is elected

Wm. Johnston New York Until successor is elected

E. H. Pardee New York Until successor is elected

Wm. Mahl New York . . . Until successor is elected

J. M. Edwards Memphis Until successor is elected

E. Martin Yicksburg .... Until successor is elected

A. C. Hutchinson. . .New Orleans. . Until successor is elected

Number of stockholders at last election, 50.

Date of last meeting of stockholders for election of direc-
tors, October 5th, 1890.

Location of general 6ffices, Memphis, Tenn., and New
York City.

OFFICERS OF COMPANY. RESIDENCE.

President R. T. Wilson New York.

Yice-Pres. & Gen. Man. .J. M. Edwards. . .Memphis.

Secretary C. H. Bosher New York.

Treasurer F. H. Davis. New York.

Auditor J. T. Penton New York.

General Attorneys Yerger & Percy . . Grenville, Miss.

Assistant Gen'l Manager. A. M. Cooke New Orleans, La.

Div. Superintendent. . . . A. A. Sharpe. . . . .Memphis.
Div. Superintendent. . . .Geo. D. Lawrence. Yicksburg.

Traffic Manager E. W. How Memphis.

Gen'l Passenger Agent. P. R. Rogers Memphis.

Land Commissioner. . . .G. W. McGinnis. . .Memphis.

LENGTH OF MAIN LINE AND BRANCHES.

Main line 456.18

Branches 341.60



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Total in Mississippi 626.36

Amount of capital stock authorized $ 5,000,000 00

Amount capital stock issued $5,000,000 00

Number of shares 50,000

Dividend declared during year 1890, none; 1891, none.

Funded Debt :

Mortgage bonds $.25,236,000 OO

Income bonds ^. 10,000,000 OO'

Total funded debt 35,236,000 OO

Total cost of construction and equipment .... 42,097,648 14
Cost per mile : 52,768 4a

Income Account ;

Gross earnings from operation $3^716,429 72:

Less operating expenses 2,656,516 97

Income from operation 1,059,912 75^

Income from other sources 11,514 21

Total income 1,071,426 96^

Deduction from income on account interest,

rent, taxes, etc 754,245 8a

Net income 317,181 1^

Contract with Express Companies. — Contract with Pa-
cific Express Company, and with Southern Express Com-
pany on Natchez Branch.

Contract with Sleeping Car Companies. — WithJ Pullman.
Palace Car Company at usual basis.

Contract with Telegraph Companies With Westera

Union Telegraph Company, whereby railroad company re-
ceives 50 per cent, of revenue.

Average daily compensation of

General officers $9 07

General office clerks 2 85*

Station agents 2 13

Enginemen 3 97

Firemen 1 73-

Conductors 3 39

Machinists 3 10^

Carpenters 1 98^

Section foremen 2 08

Switchmen, flagmen and watchmen 2 16>

Telegraph operators 2 57

Passenger earnings per mile of road $1,255 24

Passenger earnings per train mile 1 01

!N^umber passengers carried earning revenue 1,044,980

^Number passengers carried one mile 40,863,850

Average distance carried 39-

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Number tons freight carried 994,327

Number tons freight carried one mile 224,146,200

Freight earnings per mile of road $ 3,041 93

Freigbt earnings per train mile 1 62

Oross earnings per mile of road, passenger and

freight $ 4,658 46

Expenses per mile of road 3,329 88

Net revenue per mile of road 1,328 68

Freight traffic classified according to commodities.

Per cent.-
of traffic.

trrain, flour, etc 1.38

Cotton 1.58

Fruit and vegetables 3

Live stock, dressed meats, etc 3.6

Coal, ores, coke, etc 6.5

Lumber 15.5

Sugar, etc 5.3

Iron, cement, etc 4.8

Merchandise 20.9

Miscellaneous 13.5

Equipment :

Locomotives 105

Cars in passenger service 68

Cars in freight service .2,746

Gravel cars, cabooses, etc 132

Number new rails laid during year, none; number new
ties laid during year, 327,789.

Accidents:

Number of employees killed 13

Number of employees injured 218

Number of passengers killed None.

Number of passengers injured 10

Number of trespassers killed 14

Number of trespassers injured 33

STATIONS IN MISSISSIPPI.

Main Line — Distance from Viclcsburg :

Miles. Miles.

Whitaker 105 Kells 78

Centerville 100 Garden City 76

Tatums 97 Knoxville 75

Gloster 91 White Apple. 69

Coles 86 Eoxie. 66

Days 83 Orange 63

Eyans 80 Hamburg 60



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Miles. Miles.

McNair 56 Burdette 77

Harriston 49 Isenbergs 79

Melton 44 Leland 81

Hays 42 Atholl ^ 82

Eussums 37 Helm 89

Port Gribson; 29 Choctaw 93

Oak Lawn ; . 25 Shaws 96

Ingleside. 23 Bibbs 104

Galloways 21 Cleveland 107

Parnell 19 Eenovo Mills 110

Aliens 17 Matthews 112

Yokena 13 Merigold 113

Glass 9 Mound Bayou 116

Warrenton 7 Shelby 122

Mattingly 6 Hushpuckana . . 126

Yicksburg Duncan. 129

Kings 3 Alligator Lake 132

Blakely 8 Bobo . . .~. 136

Eedwood 11 Clarksdale I44

Katzenmeyer 14 Lyon I46

Floweree 16 Clover Hill I50

Hardee 20 Burke I54

Halpin 22 Coahoma I57

Kelso Crossing 25 Walton 161

Smedes 28 Lula 164

Onward 30 Hamlin . 166

Watsonia 32 Lewis Switch 167

Cary 36 Carnesville 168

Egremont 40 Busby 172

Eolling Fork 44 Clayton 175

Eiverside Junction 46 Evansville 172

Helena 47 Tunica 182

Anguilla 49 Hollywood 186

Nitta Yuma 53 Bowdre 189

Panther Burn 56 Eobinsonville 192

Percy 59 Clacks 194

Overbys 62 Penton. , 196

Hollondale. 64 Holloway 197

Estill 67 Lake Cormorant 200

Cooks 69 Glover 203

Areola 71 Walls 205

Wilmot 74 Lake Yiew 208

Riverside Division — Distance from Coahoma:

Miles. Miles.

Coahoma Dickerson 10

Friar's Point 6 Stovall 11



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Miles. Miles.

Moreno 18 LamoDt 75

Green Grove 23 Winterville 78

Hillhouse 27 Wilzinski 82

Littles 31 Greenville 87

Eound Lake 33 Swiftwater 92

Deeson 35 Wayside 97

Perthshire 39 Avon 100

Gunnison 42 James 102

Eosedale 50 Glenora 103

Benlah 55 Longwood 106

Lobdell 60 Erwins 109-

Dahomey 63 Hampton 115

Benoit. 65 Glen Allen 117

Nugent 67 Graces 118

Scott 71 Eiverside Junction 125

Tallahatchie Division — Distance from Glarksdale :

Miles. Miles.

Clarksdale 5 Webbs 2B

Earnest 6 Swan Lake : 2^

Dublin 10 Glendora 33

Tutwiler 15 Minter City 39

Helena Branch. — Distance from Lula :

Miles. Miles.

Lula Powells 4

Mascott 1 State Levee 6

Stewarts 2 Glendale 7

Jonestown Branch Distance from Lula.

Miles. Miles.

Lula Wildwood 6

Kenambu 1 Matagorda 9

Barbee's 2 Jonestown 10

Yazoo Pass 3 Eagle Nest 12

Perkins 5

Natchez Branch. — Distance from Natchez.

Miles. Miles,

Harriston 28 Stanton 19

Payette 26 Nine-Mile Crossing 6

Stampley 19 Fosters 2

Cannonsburg 14 Natchez 2

Jackson Branch — Distance from Jackson.

Miles. Miles.

Harriston 71 Martin 56

Stonington 69 Herman ville 50

Eed Lick 65 St. Elmo 47

Tillman 59 Carlisle 45



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McCaleb 42 Oakley 21

Myles 40 Eaymond 16

Carpenter 39 McEaven 9

Utica 32 Yan Winkle 4

Adams 27 Jackson

Learned 24

Woodville Branch, — Distance from Woodvitte,

Woodville Turnbulls 6

Ash wood 4



EEPOET OP^^THB NEW OELEANS AND JSTOETH-
WBSTEEJSr EAILWAY COMPANY,

POR YEAR ENDING JUNE 30tH, 1891.

This road is in the hands of C.H. Hammett and Wm. D.
Jenkins, Eeceivers.

Date of organization, December 27th, 1889.

Eeference to charter and amendments : Chartered under
laws of Mississippi, March 14th, 1884.

Name of constituent companies, and reference to act au-
thorizing consolidation : Chartered as the New Orleans,
Natchez and Port Scott Eailway Company in Louisiana.

^«^«^«« POST OFFICE ' EXPIRATION

DIREOTORS.

ADDRESS. OF TERM.

B. P. Hammet St. Louis, Mo April 20, 1892

L. K, Hyde Titasville, Pa April 20, 1892

P. O. Henderson Sioux City, Iowa.. .April 20, 1892

J. W. Craney Natchez, Miss .... .April 20, 1892

A. H. Poster Natchez, Miss April 20, 1892

P. K. Green Natchez, Miss April 20, 1892

Jas. W. Lambert Natchez, Miss April 20, 1892

T. B. Morrison Natchez, Miss . . . .April 20, 1892

J. S. Shields Natchez, Miss April 20, 1892

Number of stockholders at last election, 9.

Date of last meeting of stockholders for election of direc-
tors, April 20th, 1891.

Location of general office, Natchez, Miss.

OFFICERS OF COMPANY. RESIDENCE.

President .B. P. Hammett St. Louis.

Vice-President L. K. Hyde Titusville, Pa.

Secretary Jas. W. Lambert Natchez.

Treasurer W. H. Mallery Natchez.

General Solicitor K. Palmer Lanneau. .Natchez.



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Auditor E. Popkins Natchez.

General Manager T. E. Morrison Natchez.

Chief Engineer W. D. Jenkins Natchez.

LENGTH OP MAIN LINE AND BRANCHES.

Miles

Main line, Natchez, Miss.^ to Eayville, La 77.00

Within Mississippi .*. 2.66

No branches.

FINANCIAL.

Amount capital stock authorized $15,000,000 00

Amount capital stock issued 4,500,000 OQ

Number of shares 150,000

Dividend declared during year 1891 None.

Funded debt . None.

Total cost of construction and equipment 1,049,993 08

Cost per mile 13,636 27

Income Account :

Gross earnings from operation $ 29,187 48

Less operating expenses 29,860 89

Deficit 673 41

Deduction from income on account permanent

improvements » 9,812 43

Total deficit 10,485 84

Contract with Express Companies Contract with South-
ern Express Company, on basis of 50 per cent, of revenue
compensation.

Contract with Sleeping Car Companies ^None.

Contract with Telegraph Companies None.

Average daily compensation of

General officers $5 75

Station agents 1 72

Enginemen 4 00

Firemen 1 50

Conductors 3 40

Carpenters 2 50

Section foremen 1 50

Passenger earnings per mile of road $ 119 67

Passenger earnings per train milo 26

Number passengers carried earning revenue 9,599

Number passengers can'ied one mile 225,190

Average distance carried 3

Number tons freight carried 3,906

Number tons freight carried one mile 177,331

Freight earnings per mile of road $ 257 42



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Freight earnings per train mile 56

Gross earnings per mile of road, passenger and

freight 377 02

Expenses per mile of road 385 79-

Net deficit per mile of road 8 77

Freight traffic classified according to commodities.

Per cent .
of traffic

Grain, flour, etc 8.06

Cotton 36.79

Live stock, dressed meat, etc 7.52

Lumber 14.44

Agricultural implements, wagons, etc 43

Fertilizers 28

Merchandise 31.70

Miscellaneous 78

Equipment :

Locomotives 4

Cars in passenger service 2

Cars in freight service 83

Number new rails laid during year, 278 tons ; number new
ties laid during year, 7,500.

Accidents :

Number of employees killed None.

Number of employees injured None.

Number of passengers killed None.

Number of passengers injured None.

Number of trespassers killed None.

Number of trespassers injured None.

Stations in Mississippi, Natchez.



GEOEGIA PACIFIC EAILWAY CO.

FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1891.

Date of organization, December 31, 1881.

Keierence to charter and amendments: Chartered in
Mississippi as the Columbus, Fayette and Decatur Eailroad
Company April 6th, 1871, and as the Greenville, Columbus
and Birmingham Eailroad Company, March 6th, 1880 ; con-
solidated by authority of general laws of Alabama under
present name on December 31st, 1881.

„ ^^ POST OPPIOE EXPIRATION

DIRECTORS.

ADDRESS. OF TERM.

John H. Inraan New York December 29, 1891

Joseph Bryan Eichmond, Ya December 29, 1891



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Oalvin S. Brice Lima, Ohio December 29, 1891

<Teorge S. Scott New York December 29, 1891

John A. Eatherford. .New York December 29, 1891

J. C. Mabin New fork December 29, 1891

Oeorge J. Gould New York December 29, 1891

Eobert Jemison Birmingham, Ala.. December 29, 1891

Number of stockholders at last election, 127.

Date of last meetincj of stockholders for election of direc-
tors, December 29th, 1890.

Location of general offices, Atlanta, Ga., and Birmingham,
Ala.

OPPIOBRS OF COMPANY. RESIDENCE.

President Jos. Bryan Eichmond, Ya.

Secretary and Treasurer. A. J. Eauh New York.

Auditor H. Q. Ansley .... Atlanta, Ga.

General Solicitor Jas. Weatherly . .Birningham^ Ala.

General Manager W. H. Green. . . .Washington, D.O.

Superintend^ W. B. Eyder Birmingham, Ala.

Traffic Manager Sol. Hass Atlanta, Ga.

Division F't Agent G. S. Barnum . . Birmingham, Ala.

-Gen'l Passenger Agent. .J. L. Taylor Atlanta, Ga.

Length of mam line and branches :

Miles.

Atlanta to Greenville 462.52

Branches 107.15

Line in Mississippi 241.31

Amount capital stock authorized $1,440,000 00

Amount capital stock issued 769,950 00

Number of shares 14,400

Dividend declared during year 1890,*none'; 1891, none.

^Funded Debt :

Moi-tgage bonds $1,089,341 90

Miscellaneous obligations 120,135 45

Income bonds 458,810 90

Total funded debt 1,668,288 25

Total cost of construction and equipment.. Not given

Cost per mile Not given

Income Account :

Gross earnings from operation $170,038 42

Less operating expenses 171,191 91

Deficit from operation 1,153 49

Income from other sources None.

Deduction from income on account interest, rent,

taxes, etc 116,683 02

Not deficit 117,836 51



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Contract with Express Companies — ^None given.

Contract with Sleeping Car Companies. — None given.

Contract with Telegraph Companies ^None given.

Average daily compensation of

General officers Not given

General office clerks Not given

Station agents $1 83

Enginemen 3 50

Firemen 1 67

Conductors 2 7*0

Machinists i . 2 63

Carpenters 2 40

Section foremen 1 71

Switchmen, watchmen and flagmen 1 43

Telegraph operators 1 88

Passenger earnings per mile of road. $ 1,123 69

Passenger earnings per train mile .... 1 08

Number passengers carried earning revenue 49,590

Number passengers carried one mile 1,859,025

Average distance carried 37

Number tons freight carried 128,272

Number tons freight carried one mile 11,220,841

Freight earnings per mile of road $ 2,048 76

Freight earnings per train mile 1 00

Gross earnings per mile of road, passenger and

freight 3,208 27

Expenses per mile of road t, 3,280 03

Net deficit per mile of road 21 76

Equipment :

Locomotives 106

Cars in passenger service . .- 19

Cars in freight service 208

Gravel cars, cabooses, etc 16

Cars leased 3,897

Number new rails laid during year, 518 tons ; number
new ties laid during year, 26,126.

Accidents :

Number of employees killed 4

Number of employees injured 32

Number of passengers killed 2

Number of passengers injured 5

Number of trespassers killed 3

Number of trespassers injured 8

Note. — The earnings, expenses, etc., of this road are only
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stations in mississippi.
Distance from QreenviUe :

. Miles. , Miles.

Greenville Winona 83

Fish Lake 5 Eutherford 93

Bnckner; 7 Stewart 101

Stoneville 9 Tomnolen 106

Elizabeth 11 Bupora 113

Bogue 13 Sapa 117

Holly Eidge 19 Matbiston 121

Heatbman 21 Maben 124

Indianola 25 Pheba 132

Baird 30 Cedar BlufF 139

Morehead 35 Mhoon's Valley 143

McNeil 43 West Point 150

Itta Bena 46 Bupre 156

East Eoebuck 48 Waverly 160

Yazoo Eiver 51 Columbus 168

Greenwood 55 Steens 177

Carrollton 70

Deer Greek Branch :

Miles. Miles.

Leesburg 18 Estell 25

Ditcbley 14 Warsaw 26

Burdett 15 Hollondale 28

Livingston . * 18 Overby 80

Areola 21 Sbarkey » . . 82

Tallahatchie Branch — Distance from Itta Bena :

Miles. Miles.

Itta Bena Minter City 19.3

Marye 2.3 Black Bayou 24.5

Eixwood 7.5 Stnrdivant 25.3

Maryland 10.6 Eobeson's 31.5

Sunnyside 13.3 Webb 34.0



EAST TENNESSEE, VIRGXJSTIA & GEOEGIA EAIL-
WAY COMPANY.

FOR TEAR ENDING JUNK 30tH, 1891.

Date of organization, June 30tb, 1886.


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