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Third Monday in January.
Third Monday in January.



CAPITAL STOCK.

Number of shares, 1,C00.

Total amount of stock paid in $\C0 r»no 00

Amount of stock owned hy residents of Louisiana 100,000 00

DESCRIPTION OF BONDED DEBT.

Six per cent forty-year bonds, |96,00().00.

BRANCHES CONSTRUi^TED IN LOUISIANA DURING

THE YEAR.

Cypress, I^onisiana, to Grand Ecore, Louisiana. Main
track, 16 miles. Sidings, 2 miles.

DESCRIPTION OF ROLLING STOCK.

Locomotives, 2; value, f 5,000.00. Passenger cars, 1; value,
?1 ,500.00. Combination cars, 1; value, |800.00. Box cars, 3;



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value, 1750.00. Flat ears, 6; value, |900.00. Pile drivers, 1;
value, 150.00. Total value, f9,000.00.

All apportioned to Louisiana.

DESCRIPTION OF TRACK TOOLS, ETC.

Shovels, 8; value, |4.00. Picks, 3; value, |2.25. Scales, 4;
value, 1200.00. Water tanks, 1; value, flOO.OO. Pump houses,
1; value, |20.00. Total value, f326.25.

GROSS EARNINGS.

Freight, 121,816.93. Passenger, |7,166.75. Express,
11,190.44. Mail, 1719.62. Telegraph, |1, 345.79. Other sources,
^473.43. Total gross earnings, f32,712.96. All apportioned
to Louisiana.

GENERAL EXHIBIT.

Tot^l gross earnings .' $3-2,712 9ei

Total expenses 17,722 19

Net earnings $14,990 79

Interest accruing during the year . •• 5,760 00

Interest paid during the year 8,637 00

Dividends declared, 4 per cent i,000 CO

INCOME ACCOUNT.
Income from earnings, f32,712.96.



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ANNUAL REPORT

OF THE

New Orleans, Fort Jackson and Grand Isle R?Lilroad

Company,

TO THE

RAILROAD COMMISSION OP LOUISIANA,

For the year ending June 30, 1900.



OFFICERS.

H. C Warmoth, Lawren(*e, La., President. James Wil-
kiDson, New Orleans, La., Secretary. Albert Baldwin, New
Orleans, La., Treasurer. J. S. Landry, Algiers, La., Superin-
tendent and Acting G. P. A., and G, F, A. Frank L. Place,
New Orleans, La., Auditor. E. Howard McCaleb, New Orleans,
I^a., General Attorney.

ORGANTZATION.



Names of Directors



Frank T. Howard.
A. B Whoeler ....

A. Socola

A. Baldwin

H. C. Warmotb...
C. H. Hvams, Jr .
A. H. Morris



Date of
Postoffiee Address Expiration

of Term



New Orleans, La May 1, 1901.

iNew Orleans, La May I, 1901.

New Orleans, La ^ ay 1, 11)01.

New Orleans, La tMay 1, 1^01.

Lawrence, La May 1. 1901.

New Orleans, La May 1. VJOl

Westcbester. N. Y May 1, 1901.



Total number of stockholders at date of last election, 27.
Date of last meeting of stockholders for election of officers.
May 1, 1900. Postoffiee address of general office in Louisiana,
New Orleans, La. Officers connected with general office in
Louisiana, H. (\ Warmoth, President. J. S. Landry, Superin-
tendent. F. L. Place, Auditor.

CAPITAL STOCK.

Nnmber of shares, 4,873.

Amonnt of common stock 4.873 8h ire^

Total am >nnt of stock paid in $?4<.f 5 ) 00

Amonnt of stock owned by residents fLousiana 1S>7,40 » 00

Total cash paid to Company on account of original capital stock 243,65.» 00



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DESCRIPTION OP-BONDED DEBT.

Four hundred and twentv-live Bonds; |1;000.00 each —
f425,000.00.

Of the above only 410 bonds have been issued. The re-
maining 15 bonds are in the possession of the company. All
of these bonds ar*- f 1,0(K).00 each, dated July 1, 181)1, and due
July 1. 1921, bearing 5 per cent per annum interest, payable
on January ist and July Ist of each year. Total issued, |41(),-
(MMKOO.

I>KS(*R1ITI(>N OF FLOATING DEBT.

June pay roll, |3,51)8.50. Salaries of general officers for
June, :f4r)0.0U. Bills for supplies, etc., in June, |1,866.74.
Taxes for levee purposes on produce hauled in June, 1296.75.
Interest cm outstanding bonds 7 1-2 years, 115:^750.00. Hix
months taxings from January 1, IIMM), to June 30, 1900, esti-
mated, Jp:i,lH1.44. Amount of tioating debt, |163,143.43.
Amount of funded debt, f 410,000.00, Amount of assets, in-
cluding ro'ad-l>ed, etc., |151,742.78. Amount of liabilities,.
^573.143.43. Estimated value of road-bed, including track,
bridges and right-of-way, |74,070.00.

DESCnai^TION OF ROAD.

Total length of single nuiin track, 59.0 miles; cost, |490,-
400.:U. Total length of sidings, miles; cost, fS.021.07. All
in Louisiana.

(;RADE CROS8iX(J^S.

1 — Southern Tyciftc Railroad. All trains come to a dead
stop before making the crossing, and tiag-man from each train
is posteil at the i'rossing. before train approaches or attempts
to cross.

DESCRIPTION AND VALI'E OF REAL ESTATE m

LOUISIANA.

Town lots, 21. Buildings. 3. Assessed at |14,400.00, by
State Board of Assessors.

MIS(^ELLANEOUS.
Office furniture; value, 1200.00. Steel rails; value,
f200.944.82.

GROSS EARNINGS.

Freight, |05,891.80. Passenger, |:^8,60(>.40. Mail, |2,854.60.
Other sources, $315.50. Total gross earnings, f 107,671.30.



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EXPENSES.

Preijiflit |t;^4 JfUXOG. Piissenger, f 15,028.07. Other sources,
140,822.37. Total expenses, |90,G10.50.

Of this latter sum is estimated as operating expenses, |33,-
349.G7. Repairs of road, renewals of track, bridges and main-
tenance of wav, |25,28B.2(). For motive power and cars, |16,-
451. 7SK For other expenses, |15,522.78.

GENERAL EXHIBIT.

Total gross earniiign 11107,571 30

Total ••xpenses 90,610 .50

Net earnings f 17,060 80

Interest accruing during the year $ 20,500 00

Interest paid during the year (January, 193 coupons) 10.400 60

Intereston funde<l debt 20,r)00 00

INi'OME Arf 01 NT.

Income from earnings .^ $17,060 80

GENERAL BALANCE SHEET AT CL03E OP BUSINESS FOR THE
YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1900.



Debits



Cost of road . . . .
C«'8t of fixtures .
Profit and loss. .



Aimmnt



$505,048 42

148,47a 62

127 96



Total |t65.%650 00



Credits



Amount



Capital stock $243,650 OO

Funded debt 410,000 00



Total ,$653,650 00



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ANNUAL REPORT

OK THE

New Orleans and North Eastern Railroad Company,

TO THE

KAILKOAL) COMMIS.^ION OF LOUISIANA,
For tbe year endiog Jane 30, 1900.



OFFICERS.

i\ C Haivcn, New Orleaus, La., President. Chas. Sehiflf,
I^indou, Enj^., \ ice Prenident. John F. Brent, New Orleans,



Hecn tai V and Treasurer
(ieneral Manager. l>. D.
t<»iidei)t. (Jeo. H. Smith



C (\ Harvey, New Orleans, La.,
("urran. New Orleans, La., Superin-
New Orleans, I^., O. P. A. T. F.
Steele, New Orleans, Ui., O. F. A. I^rz A. Jones, New Or-
leans, La., Auditor. J. (\ Haugh, New Orleans, La., Chief
Engineer.. Harry H. HalL New Orleans, La., (Jeneral Counsel.

OROANIZATION.



Naiiji'S of Directors.



Postoffice Address



Date of Expiration
of i erm



Henry Al>rab:iin Kew Orleans, La 'November 7, 1900.

Frank S. I^ond ;Xe\v York City 'November 7, 1900.

h i: . Ksheliiiau New Orleans, La November 7, 190).

H. Jl. Hall New Orleaus. La 'November 7, 1900.

C C Harvey New Orleans, La November 7, 1900.

( hailes Stbifi" London, Eng ; November 7, 1900.

AlirtMl >li<lill New Orleaus, La November 7, 1900.

iVari \Vii;;ht New Orleans, La jNovember 7, 1900.

Total iniinber of stockholders at date of last election, 50.
Last iiicetinj^ of sto< kholders for election of officers, November
L I'^iJl). Post olTlce address of General office, in Louisiana,
s:;:5 (havier street. New Orh^ans, Lii. All officers except the
President connected with the General office in Louisiana.

CAPITAL STOCK.

Number of sbares, 5,000.

Amount of common 8t<»ck $ 5,000,000 00

Amount of -took paid in 5,000 000 ^0

Am'>unt of stijck owned bV residents in Louisiana 282 000 00

Market value of common stock 2.25 per $100

Totr.I .isb paid to company on account of or'^inal capital stock 6,000,000 00



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DESCRIPTION OF BONDED DEBT.

First mortgajce 6 per cent bonds, not subject to prior li^n

bonds, 'S) $1 . 12 $ 17,000 00

Prior lien <> per cent bonds at $112 J .3'^().000 OO

First mortgage 6per cent bonds, subject to prior lieu bonds, ^ 5Cc 4,9;<3.00ii 00

Total |;6,3 iO.OOO 00

Market value of bonded debt 3 y«8,t)40 00

DESCRIPTION OF FLOATING DEBT.

LlABILlTlKS—

Audited vouchers and accounts § 100.5U 40

Wages and ^ alai ies 53,109 On

Matured interest coupons unpaid 1 ,25 "..258 35

Interest and construction debt to be funded I,069,r>l7 bO

Miscellaneous 144.7C9 <»5

Total § .',62 1 ,156 2Q

ASSKTS -

Cash on band and in bauk ; $ l.')6,669 74

Agents 85,« 86 58

Net traffic balances 14.177 87

Companies and individuals 72,846 0"J

Total $ .^29,780 27

Amount of floating debt, f2,21)l,875.1MJ. Amount of funded
debt, 16,320,000.00. Estimated value of road-bed, ineluding
track, bridges, and right-of-way, valued by Board of Apprais-
ers in Louisiana, |8,000.00 per mile for main track, and
$2,000,000 per mile for sidings.

DESCRIPTION OF ROAD.

Total length of single main track, 105.52 miles. Total
length of main track in Louisiana, 42.48 miles. Total length
of sidings, 58.92 miles. Total length of sidings in Louisiana,
20.77. Total miles of road ballasted with gravel in Louisiana
during the year, 8.00 miles. Total miles laid with steel rails
in Louisiana during year, 1<> 3-4 miles. Cost $10,201.00 (75
pound rails.)

(fRADE f ROSSlXdS.

Two railroad crossings protect(»d by interlocking ap-
jmratus. Seventeen highway crossings, five of which are pro-
tected by watchmen. Six bridges in Loui.^iana, as follows:
No. 278, wooden, ti21 feet long. No. 284, iron draw bridge, 405
feet long. No. 295. wooden, 45 feet long. 295-1, wooden, 120
feet long. No. 295-2, wooden, 75 feet long. 290-7-8, creosoted
trestle over Lake Pontchartrain, 30,200 feet long, with two
iron draw bridges each 250 feet long.



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DE8CRIPTI0N OF ROLLING STOCK.

Locomotives, 42; value, |130,000.00. Passenger cars, 17;
value, 138,000.00. Officers' cai-s, 2; value, f4,000.00. Baggage
<ar8, 11; value, |18,150.00. Cabooses, 20; value, |7J00.00.
Box cars, 512; value, |128,000JK>. Plat cars, 325; value, |48,-
750.00. (iondola cars, 583; value, |101,600.00. Boarding cars,
1)1; value, |1),100. Track layers, 1; value, |800.00. Other roll-
ing stock, 80; value, f 2,970.00. Total value, all cars, f489,-
070.00. Proportion for Louisiana, $106,030.00,

DE8CRIPTION OF TRACK TOOLS, Etc.

Wheelbarrows, 27; value, f 13.50. Shovels, 432; value,
^108.00. Picks, 150; value, $:37.75. Scales, 2; value, $30.00,
Water tanks, and pump houses, 12; value, (both items), |11,-
100.00. Engineers* instruments, value |300.00. Shop tools,
value, 140,000.00. Total value, all tools, 151,859.25. Proportion
for Louisiana, f4,J87.00.

DESCRIPTION AND VALINE OF REAL ESTATE IN LOU-
ISIANA.

Acres of land, about Wi); value, $900.00. Town lots, value,
$1,000.00. Buildings, value, $3,300.00. Other improvements,
value, $2,000.00. Total, $7,2(K>.00.

MISCELLANEOUS.

Miles of telegraph, 190. A'alue included iu value of road.
Office furniture, value, $3,000.00. Steel rails, 1.000; value,
$19,000.00. Total, $22,000.00.

CROSS EARNINGS. (Entire Line, 195.9 Miles.)
(Length in Louisiana, 42.48 Miles.)

Freight, $1,401,415.14. Passenger, $281,863.01. Express,
$38,201.1(5. Mail, $29,020.84. Telegniph, $2,981.82. Other
sources, $:32,593.72. Total, $1,849,081.09.

Proportion of gross earnings for Ix)uisiana, $400,929.97.
Number of tons of freight carried one mile in Louisiana, 35,-
5^^3,712. Average amount received per ton per mile, .0091
cents. Number of miles run by freight trains in Louisiana,
131,118. Number of passengers carried one mile in Louisiana,
2,885,020. .Vmount received per passenger per mile in Louis-
iana, .02L5 cents. Number of miles run by passenger trains
in Louisiana, 85,426.



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EXPENSE^^.

Total. fl,2SS,224.32. Proportion for Louisiana, |283,-
409.84. Apportioned as follows: "Operating expenses/' |69,-
0II.29. ^^Motive i)ower and cars/' *G9,929.99. *'Other ex-
]»enses;^ f 14,304.97.

GENERAL EXHIBIT.

Total jrrowj eamiiiics $l,849.6r^l 67

Total cxpennes, incjudin>j taxes 1,330.066 42

Net earnings 519,615 27

Interest accniml (luring year U79,*200 00

Interest paid duiiuj^ year 449,870 64

Interest on funded debt 379/,00 00

INCOME ArrOUNT.

Income from earninj^s $ 519,615 27

Income from other t onrees . * 3 401 95

Total inconi ' fr-im al I sonrces 5'^3,017 22

Proportion of income for Louisiana 123,5.:0 63

GENERAL BALANXE SHEET AT CLOSE OF BUSINESS FOR THE
YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1900.



Debits



Amount



.1



Credits



Amount



~i!



Cost of roadand tixturen $10,939,071 2(»!|capitnl st ck '^ 5.000 000 00

Cash and current assets 329,7n0 27 .Fundrd debt 6.320 000 00

Material and supplies. . . ll>2, 129 94 j Current liabilities l,551.6:fci46

Profit and 1 ss 2,499,974 H5! Interest on funded debt

,| not yet pjn able 19.'^00 00

jilntcrchf and construc-
tion debt agrefd to
be paid 1 ,0«;9,517 80



Total. ^13.980,956 26



Total *1S/J60 956 26



EXTENSIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS MADE DURING

THE YEAR.

Buildings, ^10,268.59. Replacing: rails, |18,8;U.59. Bal-
lasting?, 12^,783.56. Fencing, $10,088.72. Cattle guai-ds,
^725.07. Additional sidings, |10,715.28. Lands, f 4,71 5.95.
Rolling stock, |46,fi31.33. Proportion of amount expended for
new rolling stock during the year for Ix>uisiana, $13,301.11.



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CONTRACTS-

Under contract, the New OrJeans and North Eastern Rail-
road used 38-100 miles of the Alabama and Vicksburg Rail-
way track at Meridian, Mississippi. Houtliern Express Com-
pany operate over, this road, the railroad furnishing cars, and
receiving 45 per c(»nt of gross receipts.

ACCIDENTS.

Killed, employees, 1. Passengers, 2. Injured, passengers,^
11. Others, 5.



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ANNUAL REPORT

OF T».iK

New Orleans and Northwestern Railway Company,

TO THK

RAILROAD COMMISSION OF LOUISIANA,

For the year ending June 30, 1900.
Total length, 101.^6 miles. Length in Louisiana, 93 85.



OFFICERS.

Charles Hyde, Plainfield, N. J., President. Louis K. Hyde,
Titusville, Pa., Vice President. James W. Lambert, Natchez,
Miss., Secretary. F. W. Main, Natchez, Miss., Treasurer.
Louis K. Hyde, Titusville, N. J., G. M. C. B. Brownell,
Natchez, Miss., General Superintendent, and G. P. A.
& G. F. A. R. Popkess, Natchez, Miss., Auditor. J. N.
Luce, New Orleans, La., General Attorney. C. G. Vaughn,
Natchez, Miss., Chief Enp:ineer. L. R. Martin, Natchez, Miss.,
Superintendent Telegraph.

ORGANIZATION.



Names of Directors



Postofflce Address



Date of Expiration of Term



Charles Hyde. ..

L. K.Hyd'e

F. DeL. Hyde..
Charles L. Hyde
J. W. Lambert..

A. H. Foster

Geo. W. Konntz.
A. G. CampbeU .
F. W. Main



Plainfield, N. J..
Titusville, Pa . .
Titusville. Pa. ..
New York N. Y.
Natchez, Miss...
Natchez, Miss...
Natchez, Miss. . .
Natchez, Mis'^...
Natchez, Miss...



Num.ber of stockholders at date of last election, 19. Date
of last meeting of stockholders for election of officers, April
11, 1900. Postoffice address of general office, Natchez, Miss.
Postoffice address of general office in Louisiana, Vidalia, T^.
Officers connected with general office in Louisiana, A. E.
Wyatt, Superintendent.



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CAPITAL STOCK.

Number of shares, 4,5u0.

Amount of commou stock $4,500,000 00

Issued for coDstructi n aud otber par]>oses.

DESCRIPTION OF BONDED DEBT.

First Mortgage Bonds, 5 per cent gold, due in 50 years
from January 1, 1890, were given as collateral security and
forfeited, |2,000,000.00. Collateral Trust Bonds, |500,000.00,
5 per cent interest dated January 1, 1898, due in ten years,
interest payable 1st of January and July of each year. Total
#2,000,000.00.

DESCRIPTION OF FLOATING DEBT.

Bills parable, account construction, etc $158,000 00

Charles Hyde and fcou . 26 5-57 1

Accounts payable 5,787 70

Pay roll-. 4,t>33 10

Bills payable for cars l,10u 00

Miscellaneous ac -ounts 1,617 92

Foreign roa<l^ ^90 45

Total $196,610 78

Amount of floating debt $ 196,616 78

Amount of funded debt '2,5«»0,0il0 00

Amount of assets 12 276 7<J

Amount of liabilities , 40,616 78

Estimated value of road-bed, inciuding track, briilges and

right-of-way 1,329 SCO 43

DESCRIPTION OF ROAD.

Total length of single main track, 101.36 miles. Total
length of single main track in Louisiana, 98.85 miles. Total
length of sidings, 8.12 miles. Total length of sidings in Lou-
isiana, 7.12 miles.

GRADE CROSSINGS.

Two grade crossings. One at Rayville, La., with the V.,
8. & P. R. R. Co. One at Collinston, La., with the Houston
Central Arkansas and Northern R. R. . The usual custom of
all trains coming to a full stop before crossing is observed.

DESCRIPTION OF ROLLING STOCK.

Locomotives, 8; value, |8,000.00 Passenger cars, 3; value,
11,500.00. Baggage cars, 2; value, |660.00. Cabooses, 2; value;
|I220.00. Box cars, 22. Flat cars, 67. Gondola cars, S.



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Stock cars, 3; value of box, flat, gondola and stock ears, |10,-
000.00. Boarding? cars, 16; value, J640.00. Other rolling stock,
value, 1327.50. Total value, ?21 ,347.50. Proportion for Lou-
isiana, 120,850.45.

DESCRIPTION AND VALUE OP REAL ESTATE IN

LOUISIANA.

Acres of land, 50; value, |2,000.0(). Buildings, value,
f4,050.00. Total value, $0,150.00.

MISCELLANEOUS.

Office furniture. |250.00. Live stock, |i3,500.00. Total,
13,750.00.

i^ROSS EARNINGS

(Main Line.) <

Freight, |1 24, 147. 82. Passenger, )if31,585.4St Express,
|3,55j2.12. Mail, $0,040.55. Other sources,' $004.00. Total,
$165,098.97. Proportion of gross earnings for Louisiana,

$161,888.30.

EXPENSES.

Proportion for Louisiana, $162,983.20. These figures are
apportioned as follows: Operating expenses, $132,030.35.
Repairs of road, nmewals of track, bridges and maintenance
of way, $46,761.12. Other improvements, $35,091.33. Motive
power and cars, $14,007.43. Other expens(»s, $71,261.80.

GENERAL EXHIBIT.

Total pross earnings $l<i5,99S i>7

Total oxpensei 167.121 6S

Loss $ 1,122 71

Interest accratng daring year $125,000 CO

Interest paid during year. 25,000 00

Interest on funded debt 125,000 00

INCOME ACCOUNT.

Income from earninj!:s, (deficit), |1,122.71. Income from
other sources, $12,646.25. Total income from all sources,
f 11,523.54. Proportion of income for Louisiana, |1 1,238.22.



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GENERAL BALANCE SHEET AT CLOSE OP BUSINESS FOR THE
YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1900.



Debits


Amount


Credits


AmoQut


Cost of road


$ 1,791,890 53

4,787.H88 37

3.6;.4 68

6-'8 500 00

17,505 9i>

58,H2() n

7,299 50

12,-27o OS
3,475 9>


Canital stoct.


$4,500,000 (0
2,500,000 00


Franchised aud right of
way •


Funded debt


Bills navable ..........


156,000 00

88,226 04

25,t^99 35

40,616 78

5»)i# 08


Real estat-e


Pr^itit and loss


Interest ou funded bebt

Supplies on hand

Iraproveraeut account .
Taxes


Subsidies, rents, etc.. . .
Due sundry accounts. . .
Convict account, etc. . .


Cash aud sundry ac-
counts t

law, expenses, etc




Total


1 7.311,311 25


Total


$7,311,311 25


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rMPIlOVEMENTS MADE DURING YEAR.

Filling in bridges. Renewal of Clayton draw bridge.
New sidings. Raising track. Ballasting. Y. & M. V. R. R.
(Connections, etc. (^ost ?35,091.33.

Amount expended for new rolling stock during the year,
|6,356.J)8. Proportion for Louisiana, f6,199.56.



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ANNUAL REPORT

OK THE

Pontchatrain Railroad Gompany,

(Owned and Operated by the Louisville and Nashville Rtiilroad Company.)

TO THE

RAILROAD COMMISSION OF LOUISIANA,

For the year «uding June 30. 1901.



OFFICERS.

Charles Marshall, New Orleans, La., President. A. J.
Jacob, New Orleans, La., Secretary.

ORGANIZATION.



Names of Directors.


Postoffice Address.


Date of Expiration of
Term


B. W. Howling


New OrU ans, La

New Orleans, La


Until successors are fleeted


George Denegre


Until succ ssors are elected


J. K. Kavea


New Orleans, La

New Orleans, La ....

New Orleans. La

New Orleans, La

Montgomery, Ala. . . .


Until successors are elected


A. E. Ladner

J. F. Murdy


Until successors are elected
Un 'il successois are elected


C. Marshall

F. C. Sbephard


Until successors are elected
Until successors are e ected





General office, Louisville, Ky. General office in Louisiana,
New Orleans, I^a. Officer connected with general office, C.
Marshall, New Orleans, La.

CAPITAL STOCK.

Number of shares, 7,484.
Amount of common stock '. . $248,000 CO

Note. — The capitalization of the Louisville and Nashville
R. R. Co., represents and covers the cost of the Pontchartrain
Railroad.

Estimated value of road-bed, including track, bridges and
right-of-way, $20,190.00.

DESCRIPTION OF ROAD.

Total length of main track in Louisiana, 5.18 miles. Total
length of sidings in Louisiana, 3.28 miles. Grade crossings,
1. Number of miles of main track part ballasted, 2.25. All
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ROLLING STOCK.

Passenger cars, 2nd class, 5; value, |2,250.00. Passenger
cars, JJrd class, 7; value, |1,750.00. Total value, all cars,
$4,000.00.

1)ES( RIPTIOX AND VALUE OF REAL ESTATE.

Town lots. 10; value, fl,000.O0. Buildings, 4; value,
$1,200.00. Total, 12,200.00.

(;ross earnings.

(Total Length, 5.18 Miles.)

Freight, |l,f>SvS.40. l^issenger, 118,1)70.65. Other sources,
$140.04. Total, $2t),S17.00. Number of tons of freight carried
one mile. 22,.*{88. Average amount received \H^r ton per mile,
.0754 c(»nts. Number of passengers carrie<l one mile, 1,832,502
Amount riM-eived ikm passenger per mile, .0103 cents. Number
of miles run bv passenger trains. 44,856. Average distance
each ton of freight was hauled, 7.0 miles. Average cost of
carrving each ]»a^seng<*r, .0110 cents.

EXPENSES.

Freight, $52(;.10. Passenger, $21,080.60. Total, |22,215.70.
Of this total the following apportionment is made: "Operat-
ing ex]>enses,'' $10,736.28. *'Rei)airs of road, renewals of track,
bridges, and maintenaince of way," $5,053.10. **Other ex-
jK*nses," $1,300.54.

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Total >;n»K8 enrnin^M $20,817 09

Total expenseM * 22,215 70

Net loss i 1,3!»« n

Taxes 1,600 18

INCOME AC(^OIJNT.

Loss from operations carried into L. & N. income account,
$2,900.50.

ACCIDENTS.

Killed, employees, 1. Injnred, others, 2. Total killed, 1.
Total injured, 2.



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. ANNUAL REPORT

OF THE

Sibley, Lake Bistaneau and Southern Railway Company,

TO THE

RAILROAD COMMISSION OF LOUISL\NA.

For the year ending June 30, 1900.



OFFICERS.

R. A. Long, Kansas City, Mo., President. W. S. Smithy
Kansas (Mty, Mo., Vice President. Robt. Staen, Yellow Pine,.
La., Secretary. T. H. Rogers, Yellow Pine, La., Treasurer and
General Manager. D. W. Stewart, Minden, La., General At-
torney. Frank Matthews, Yellow Pine, La., Chief Engineer.

(The charter of this road is in course of preparation, at
the time this report is required.)



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St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern Railway

pompany,

TO THK

RAILROAD COMMISSION OF LOUISIANA,

For the year ending June 30, 1900.



OFFICERS.

(leo. J. Gould, President, New York City. Frank Jay
Gould, First Vice President, New York, City. C. G. Warner,
Second Vice Pn^sident, St. Louis, Mo. Ruesell Hardmg,
Third \'i(c I^resident and General Manager, St. Louis,
Mo. A. H. Calef, Secretary and Treasurer, New Y'^ork
City. Guy I'hillips, Assistant Secretary, New York CMty.

E. G. Marriam, Second Assistant Secretary, St. Louis,
Mo. D. S. H. Smith, Local Treasurer, St. Louis, Mo.
S. B. Schuyler, General Auditor, St. Louis, Mo. E. M. Curtis,
Assistant General Auditor, St. Louis, Mo. J. S. Tustin, Freight
(Maim Agent, St. Louis, Mo. W. Q. Morcom, Auditor of
Freight Receipts, St. Louis, Mo. H. H. Mclntyre, Auditor of
Passenger Receipts, St. Louis, Mo. E. H. Lycett, Auditor of
Disbursements, St. Louis, Mo. Alex. G, Cochran, General
Solicitor, St. Louis, Mol M. L. Clardy, General Attorney for
Missouri, St. Louis, Mo. Dodge & Johnson, General Attor-
neys for Arkansas and Indian Territory, Little Rock, Ark.

F. G. Hudson, General Attorney for Louisiana, Monroe, La.
S. L. Highleynian, Tax Commissioner, St. Louis, Mo. W. C.
Stith, Freight Trattic Manager, St. Louis, Mo. J. C. Lincoln,
(leneral Freight Agent, St. Louis, Mo. W. R. Peabody, Assist-
ant (leneral Freight Agent, St. Louis, Mo. S. V. Derrah, As-



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