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Maximum weight of locomotives and tenders, tons...
by an engine of given weight. Weight of engine, tons
Average number of cars in passenger trains
Total freight mileage, or tons carried one mile....
freight carried in Iowa. (This should not include fuel or any material
15,708,123 21,178,910 8,521,259 2,833,590
Number of miles run by loaded freight cars east and north
Total freight car mileage.......
hauled east and north...
cars hauled west and south
TONNAGE CROSSING THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TRANSFER AT SIOUX CITY, IOWA, FOR THE
YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1886.
East bound number of ton
TONNAGE OF ARTICLES TRANSPORTED WITHIN THE STATE OF IOWA. (Approximated.)
TONS. OKNT. Grain....
86,181 24.08 Flour and mill stuff.........
34,046 18.11 Provisions (beef, pork, lard, etc.).....
3,863 1.08 Animals.....
11,568 3.23 Other agricultural products...
16,595 4.36 Lumber and forest products..
71,323 19.94 Coal....
36,128 10.10 Plaster, lime and cement.
4,938 1.38 Salt.
1,216 .34 Iron, steel, castings, lead and mineral products.
.82 Stone and brick....
18,528 5.18 Manufactures-articles shipped from point of production
6,081 1.70 Merchandise, and other articles not enumerated above....
Total tons carried...
What express companies run on your road, and on what terms, and what conditions as to
rates, etc.; and what kind of business is done by them, and do you take their freights at the depot, or at the office of such express company? American Express Company. They make their own rates and pay this company a per diem rate, based on tonnage transported; they do a regular express business and we take their freights at the depot; it is handled entirely by their own employes.
Do sleeping, parlor or dining-cars run on your road, and if so, on what terms do they run, by
whom are they owned, and what charges are made in addition to regular passenger rates? The Pullman Palace Car Company runs sleeping-cars on this company's main
line in Iowa. They charge about $1.50 from St. Paul to Sioux City. What is the total amount paid by your company to palace or sleeping-car companies, to what
companies, and the amount paid to each? Please state fully the arrangement by which these cars run on your road, the terms, and who receives the earnings. This company paid the Pullman Palace Car Company 3 cents per mile for each mile run by their cars on this road. Total amount paid during the year, $33,729.63. The Pullman Palace Car Company receives all the revenue.
UNITED STATES MAIL IN IOWA.
What is the compensation paid you by the United States Government for the transportation
of its mails on your road in Iowa, and on what terms of service? $11,286.00, on main line; $4,276, on branches. Terms prescribed by the United States Post-office Depart
ment. What amount have you paid for receiving and delivering mail to and from stations on your
road in Iowa? $320.00.
How many miles of telegraph are owned by your company in Iowa? 55.47 miles. This
company owns one-half. What other company, if any, owns a line of telegraph on your right of way in Iowa, and
how many miles do each own? The Western Union Telegraph Company owns one-half of all telegraph lines, and this company right of way.
REPORT OF ACCIDENTS FOR IOWA DURING THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1886.
Falling off roof of round-house ; left arm broken.
Number of persons killed during the year.
OFFICERS OF THE COMPANY, WITH LOCATION OF OFFICES.
President-Marvin Hughitt, Chicago, Ill.
Division Superintendents-Jas. McCabe, St. Paul, Minn.; Hugh Spencer, Mankota, Minn.; H. S. Jaynes, Omaha, Neb.
Chief Engineer-Charles W. Johnson, St. Paul, Minn.