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January 29, 1912, the Company as lessee of the Prospect Park and Coney Island Railroad Company and The Coney Island and Brooklyn Rail Road Company entered into an agreement whereby each party to the agreement granted unto the other party the reciprocal license to suspend and maintain wires upon its trolley poles in the City of New York.

November 21, 1912, the Company entered into an agreement with The Coney Island and Brooklyn Rail Road Company whereby the Company obtained authority from the Coney Island company to extend overhead trolley wires on Prospect street so as to make delivery of freight to the Sure Seal Company near Pearl street.

Operation. The Company operates on its own track:

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On the tracks of the Prospect Park and Coney Island Railroad Company: Gravesend Ave.. 10th Ave. and 20th Avenue X... 4.589 double track

St.
Private right of way. Avenue X...

Surf Ave.

1.045 19th St. Ninth Ave. 10th Ave...

.147 10th Ave... 19th St.. 20th St..

.042 Private right of way. Between Fifth and Between 36th and .300 Seventh Aves.

37th Sts.
Private right of way. Town line near Ninth Gravesend Ave.... 1.155

Ave. between 37th
and 38th Sts.

On the tracks of The New York and Coney Island Railroad Company:
Private right of way. Terminal of Prospect Coney Island Point 2.123 double track

Park and Coney
Island RR. Co. at

Coney Island.
Total....

10.585

21.170 single track . 10.652

Sidings, storage yard or car barn.

Grand total.....

31.822

611 South Brooklyn Street Railroad Company

(Brooklyn Incorporation. September 29, 1886; General Street Railroad Law of 1884; for purpose of constructing a street surface railroad; corporate life, 100 years; capital stock, $200,000; route (about eight miles) as follows:

From the foot of 39th street in the city of Brooklyn, and at or near Second avenue; thence through and along 39th street by a double track to Third avenue, in the city of Brooklyn; also beginning at the intersection of 39th street and Second avenue, in said city; thence southerly along Second avenue to the town of New Utrecht; and thence through and along said Second avenue in said town of New Utrecht to Marine avenue in said town, near the place known as Fort Hamilton, by a double track; and also beginning at the said railroad on Second avenue at 52d street in said city; thence through and along 52d street to the town of New Utrecht; thence through and along said 52d street in the town of New Utrecht to 20th avenue in said town; thence through and along said 20th avenue to 53d street in said town; thence through and along 53d street to the city of Brooklyn; thence through and along said 53d street to the railroad aforesaid on Second avenue; and also along Fifth avenue in the city of Brooklyn from 52d street to 53d street. All the said railroad on 52 and 53d streets and on Fifth avenue and 20th avenue is to be built as a single track railroad.

Special franchises. By resolution of the common council of the city of Brooklyn, adopted July 11, 1887, the Company was granted a franchise to construct its railroad as follows:

The portion of Second avenue lying between 39th street and the town of New Utrecht; the portion of 39th street, between Second avenue and Third avenue, and the portion of 52d and 53d streets, between Second avenue and the said town of New Utrecht, and the portion of Fifth avenue, between 52d and 53d street; and also through, upon and along any private property in the line of such streets and avenues needed for such railroad.

Under the law the franchise was required to be sold at public auction and was bid in by the Company.

Change of motive power. By resolution of the common council of the city of Brooklyn, adopted December 24, 1888, the Company was authorized to use “ wire cable traction” power or electric motors.

By resolution of the common council of the city of Brooklyn, adopted May 27, 1889, this Company was authorized to operate improved steam motors for traction of its cars along and upon 39th street from Second avenue to Third avenue.

Intercorporate relations. (See also chart IV, no. 32.) July 12, 1892, by certificate of surrender of capital stock, filed in the secretary of state's office, this Company was merged into The Brooklyn City Rail Road Company (no. 82). This Company never made a report to the Railroad Commission.

612 The Southern Boulevard Railroad Company

(The Bronx and Manhattan) Incorporation. June 27, 1885; General Street Railroad Law of 1884; for purpose of constructing a street surface railroad; corporate life, 100 years; capital stock, $250,000; route (about 31/2 miles) as follows:

Extending from the upper end of the iron bridge, crossing the Harlem river on the line of Third avenue; running through the Southern boulevard to Boston avenue.

Extensions of route. By certificates filed in the office of the secretary of state, the Company extended its route as follows:

September 20, 1895: Beginning at the intersection of Willis avenue and East 134th street, and running thence easterly through, along and upon said East 134th street to its intersection with Brook avenue; thence running northerly through, along and upon said Brook avenue to its intersection with Washington avenue; thence running northerly through, along and upon said Washington avenue to its intersection with East 187th street; thence running easterly through, along and upon said East 187th street to the intersection with Franklin avenue or Broadway; thence running southerly through, along and upon said Franklin avenue or Broadway to its intersection with Crotona park south; thence running southeasterly through, along and upon said Crotona park south, to its intersection with Prospect avenue; thence running southerly through, along and upon said Prospect avenue to its intersection with East 149th street; and thence running westerly through, along and upun said East 149th street to its intersection with Brook avenue; and also beginning at the Harlem river, on East 149th street, and running thence easterly through, along and upon said East 149th street to the intersection with Bungay street; thence running southeasterly through, along and upon said Bungay street to the East river or Long Island sound; and also beginning at the intersection of Willis avenue and East 134th street and running thence northerly through, along and upon said Willis avenue to its intersection with East 135th street; thence running westerly through, along and upon said East 135th street to its intersection with Exterior street; thence running northeasterly through, along and upon said Exterior street to its intersection with Jerome and Ogden avenues; thence running northerly through, along and upon said Ogden avenue to its intersection with Aqueduct avenue; thence running northeasterly through, along and upon said Aqueduct avenue to its intersection with East 174th street or Featherbed lane; thence running easterly through, along and upon said East 174th street or Featherbed lane to its intersection with Anthony avenue; thence running easterly through, along and upon said Anthony avenue to its intersection with Webster avenue and Wendover avenue; thence running easterly through, along and upon said Wendover avenue to its intersection with Washington avenue; and also beginning at the intersection of Prospect avenue and East 169th street and running thence westerly through, along and upon said East 169th street to its intersection with Franklin avenue; thence running southerly through, along and upon said Franklin avenue to its intersection with East

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168th street; thence running westerly through, along and upon said East 168th street to its intersection with Crestline avenue; thence running southwesterly through, along and upon said Crestline avenue to its intersection with East 167th street; thence running westerly through, along and upon said East 167th street to its intersection with Gerard avenue; thence running southerly through, along and upon said Gerard avenue to its intersection with McClelland street; thence running westerly through, along and upon said McClelland street to its intersection with Jerome avenue and Marcher avenue; thence running northwesterly through, along and upon said Marcher avenue to its intersection with Birch street; thence running westerly through, along and upon said Birch street to its intersection with Wolf street; thence running northwesterly through, along and upon said Wolf street to its intersection with Sedgwick avenue; thence running northerly through, along and ipon said Sedgwick avenue to its intersection with Depot place, Highbridge, and thence running westerly through, along and upon said Depot place to the tracks of The New York Central and Hudson River Rail Road; and also beginning at the intersection of Brook avenue and Clifton or East 161st street, and running thence easterly through, along and upon said Clifton or East 161st street to its intersection with Prospect avenue; thence running northerly through, along and upon said Prospect avenue to its intersection with East 169th street; thence running southeasterly through, along and upon said East 169th street to its intersection with Home street; thence running northeasterly through, along and upon said Home street to its intersection with the iTest Farnis road; thence running northeasterly through, along and upon said West Farms road to its intersection with Boston Post road, and thence running northeasterly through, along and upon said Boston Post road to the centre of the bridge over the Bronx river at Bronxdale; and also beginning at the intersection of East 149th street and Austin place and running thence northeasterly through, along and upon said Austin place to its intersection with Whitlock avenue; thence running easterly through, along and upon said Whitlock avenue to its intersection with Leggett avenue; thence running northeasterly through, along and upon said Leggett avenue to its intersection with Mohawk avenue; thence running northeasterly through, along and upon said Mohawk or Wetmore avenue to its intersection with Lafayette avenue; thence running northeasterly through, along and upon said Lafayette avenue to the Bronx river.

November 8, 1895: From the junction of the Southern boulevard and Willis avenue, connecting there by suitable curves, switches and appliances with this Company's railroad upon the Southern boulevard; running thence northerly along Willis avenue to its intersection with Third avenue and Melrose avenue; thence northerly along Melrose avenue to its intersection with East 161st street; thence westerly along East 161st street to its intersection with Jerome avenue; thence southwesterly along Jerome avenue to its intersection with Sedgwick arenue; thence northerly along Sedgwick avenue to its intersection with Bailey avenue; thence northerly along Bailey avenue to its intersection with Riverdale avenue; thence Westerly along Riverdale avenue to its intersection with Broadway; also, from the junction of Kingsbridge road or Broadway and West 162d street, connecting there by suitable curves, switches and appliances with The Third Avenue Railroad Company's railroad upon Amsterdam avenue; running thence northerly and

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northeasterly through and along Kingsbridge road or Broadway to and across the proposed new bridge over the Ship canal; thence northerly through and along Kingsbridge roact or Broadway from a proposed new bridge over the Ship canal to and across the bridge over the Spuyten Duyvil creek at Broadway; thence northerly from the bridge over Spuyten Duyvil creek at Broadway through and along Broadway to the city line; also, from the junction of West 125th street and St. Nicholas avenue, connecting there by suitable curves, switches and appliances with The Third Avenue Railroad Company's railroad upon West 125th street, running thence southerly on St. Nicholas avenue to a junction of said avenue with Manhattan avenue; thence southerly and over and along Manhattan avenue to West 116th street; also, from the junction of Kingsbridge road or Broadway and Riverdale avenue, running thence northwesterly and northerly through, upon and along Riverdale avenue to the city line; also, from the junction of Manhattan street and 11th avenue or Boulevard, connecting there by suitable curves, switches and appliances with The Third Avenue Railroad Company's railroad upon Manhattan street; running thence northerly through, upon and along 11th avenue or Boulevard to the junction of Kingsbridge road or Broadway, at or near 169th street.

November 22, 1898: Commencing at the intersection of the Southern boulevard and Boston road, there connecting by suitable curves, switches and appliances with the existing tracks of the Southern Boulevard Railroad Company, running thence northerly through, upon and along said Southern boulevard with double tracks to its intersection with East 200th street, running thence westerly through, upon and along said East 200th street with double tracks to the intersection of said East 200th street with Jerome avenue, there connecting by suitable curves, switches and appliances with the existing tracks of the Union Railway Company of New York City, all in the borough of The Bronx, the city of New York.

February 23, 1904: Beginning at and connecting with the tracks of The Southern Boulevard Railroad Company at their intersection with the tracks of the Union Railway Company of New York City, in Boston road at the intersection of Southern boulevard with said Boston road, thence northerly upon and along said Southern boulevard to its intersection with Pelham avenue otherwise known as Pelham parkway, all in the borough of The Bronx, in the city of New York, in the state of New York.

Special franchises. March 16, 1886, by resolution of the common council of the city of New York, passed over the mayor's veto, the Company was granted a franchise to construct its road as follows:

On the Southern boulevard from the upper end of the iron bridge, crossing the Harlem river on the line of Third avenue to Boston avenue, formerly called the Boston Post road.

August 2, 1911, by contract entered into with the City of New York the Company was granted a franchise to construct and operate its railroad as follows:

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