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Number of shares of ordinary stock (subscribed).
Total shares of stock, of par value of $100 per share (subscribed).
Number of stockholders..

1,853 1 853

37

Cost OF ROAD AND EQUIPMENT.

Amount at last report

and by this report. Grading and masonry.. Bridges...

$87,542 84 Superstructure, including rails... Engine and car-houses, machine-shop, machinery and fixtures...

500 00 Land, land damages and fences

12,436 05 Engineering and agencies.

26,793 76 Locomotives, engines and fixtures..

10,121 86 Freight and other cars.

7,028 07

Total.

$144,422 58

CHARACTERISTICS OF ROAD.
Main line of road from Carthage, Jefferson county, N. Y., to Rus-

sell, St. Lawrence county, N. Y. Gauge of track

38 miles. 4 ft. 8 in

EQUIPMENT. Number of locomotive engines for freight service...

. 1

Average weight (with tender and fuel and water) of each kind

of locomotive engines, viz.: Freight engines...

10 tons.

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NAMES AND RESIDENCE OF THE DIRECTORS OF THE CORPORATION.
Vames of Directors.

Residence.
LAWRENCE J. GOODALE..

Carthage, N. Y. JOSEPH PAHUD..

Harrisville, N. Y. GEORGE GILBERT..

Carthage, N. Y. CHARLES P. RYTHER.

Carthage, N. Y. ROLLIN DICKERMAN.

Carthage, N. Y. NICHOLAS WAGONER

Carthage, N. Y. CURTIS C. INGRAHAM.

Carthage, N. Y. RICHARD F. NEARY

Carthage, N. Y. John C. REED ....

Carthage, N. Y. EDWARD A. BOND....

Clayton, N. Y. John T. WALSH

Carthage, N. Y. HENRY W. HAMMOND.

Carthage, N. Y. SOUTHMAYD S. HOYT

Carthage, N. Y.

THE NAMES AND OFFICIAL ADDRESSES OF TIIE EXECUTIVE AND GENERAL

OFFICERS OF THE CORPORATION.
Title.
Officers.

Official Address.
President.

LAWRENCE J. GOODALE......... Carthage, N. Y.
Vice-President. John C. REED...

Carthage, N. Y.
Secretary ..
JOSEPH PAHUD,

Harrisville, N. Y.
Treasurer........
GEORGE GILBERT...

Carthage, N. Y. Communications intended for this company should be addressed, George Gilbert, Carthage, N. Y.

BOSTON AND ALBANY.

(Date of charter, November 2, 1870.)

First. Act of Commonwealth of Massachusetts establishing the Western Railroad Corporation March 15, 1833.

Second. Castleton and West Stockbridge railroad, incorporated by the State of New York May 5, 1834.

Third. Name changed to Albany and West Stockbridge Railroad Company by act of May 5, 1836. November 11, 1841, a permanent contract of transportation was made by the Western Railroad Corporation and the Albany and West Stockbridge Railroad Company for the operation of the latter by the former.

Fourth. By act of Commonwealth, of Massachusetts, passed May 24, 1867, the Western Railroad Corporation and Boston and Worcester Railroad Corporation were consolidated under the name of the Boston and Albany Railroad Company under authority of act of State of New York, passed May 20, 1869, and by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, passed May 23, 1869, the Boston and Albany Railroad Corporation of Massachusetts, the Albany and West Stockbridge Railroad Corporation of New York, and the Hudson and Boston of New York, were united and consolidated and became the Boston and Albany Railroad Company.

This was consummated November 2, 1870.

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Number of shares of ordinary stock (subscribed)
Total shares of stock. of par value of $100 per share (subscribed).
Number of stock holders...

200,000 200,000

6,590

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Statement of Unfunded Debt.
Notes and acceptances...
Amounts due other railroad corporations.

$74,900 00 Interest due and unpaid...

67,300 69 Dividends unpaid..

6.065 00 Open accounts

413,939 00

200,000 00 Total .....

$762,204 69 Cost OF ROAD AND EQUIPMENT.

Amount at last report Grading and masonry..

and by this report. Bridges..

$6,333.343 95 Superstructure, including rails.

1,182,731 13 Passenger and freight stations, buildings and fixtures.

5.795, 293 04 Engine and car-houses, machine-shop, machinery and fixtures.

2,947,617 89 Land, land damages and fences..

1,293,718 76 Engineering and agencies..

5,173,713 61 Locomotives, engines and fixtures

1.642,298 12 Passenger and baggage cars...

1,215,000 00 Freight and other cars...

488 000 00 Atliol branch ..

1,442,400 00 Newton Highland branch.

438,358 28

411,400 00 Total.....

$28,363, 874 78

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List of Branches Orned, Leased and Operated. (Built.)

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Owned.

7.98

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Grand Junction Cottage Farm.... East Boston 9.30 19.56
Newton Highland
Branch....
Boston..

Couks Street 6.89
Newton Lower Falls Riverside

Newt'n Low'r F'ls 1.10

.57 Saxonville.

Natick
Saxonville

3.70

.54 Milford. S. Framingham.. Milford

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3.18 Milbury Milbury Jiincti'n. Milbury

3

.50 *Athol Springfield... Atbol

45.26

5.25 Hudson & Boston.. Chatham.

Hudson

17.33 17.83 8.15 Pittsf'ld & N. Adams Pittsfeld.

North Adams. 18.65

4.64 Ware River..

Palmer
Winchundon. 49.20

49 North Brookfeld... East Brookfield.. North Brookfi'ld. 4

.62 Spencer. South Spencer... Spencer ..

2.18 Providence, Webster & Springfield. Webster Junct'n. Webster Mills 10.11

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1.06

Leased.

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*Length of Athol Branch.. Operated by B. & A. R. R Operated by N. Y. & N. E. R. R.

46 50 45.28 1.20

Gauge of track .
Miles of steel rails (reduced to single track) in main line
Same in branches owned, and lines leased or operated
Weight per yard of steel rails in main line.
Weight per yard of steel rails in branches
Weight per yard of iron rails in branches..
Length in feet of iron bridges on all lines.
Length in feet of wooden bridges on all lines..
Length in feet of pile or trestle work in wood on all lines.

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EQUIPMENT.
Number of locomotive engines for passenger service....
Number of locomotive engines for freight service..
Number of locomotive engines for switching service

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Total number of locomotive engines owned.....
Average weight (with tender and fuel and water) of each kind

of locomotive engines, viz.:
Passenger engines.
Freight engines...
Switching engines..
Number of engine-houses..
Aggregate number of stalls in same
Number of first-class passenger cars
Number of baggage, mail and express cars.
Number of freight and other cars owned, namely :

With eight

wheels. Box freight ....

3,344 Platform or flat..

501 Cattle

477 Oil.

186 Coal.

1,012
Service.
Gravel
Caboose

With four

wheels.

41

521 88

Total number of freight cars..

5,561

609

MISCELLANEOUS. Number of machine and car shops.....

10 Number of elevators or grain-houses.

2 Aggregate capacity of same in bushels .

1,500,000 Number of freight or cattle-yards, of two acres or more in area...

11 Aggregate area of same in acres.

193.59 Miles of track laid in same....

53.73 Average number of persons directly employed by the company during the year......

5,138 Aggregate amount of salaries and wages paid to same for the year.. $3,009,952 65

DOINGS OF THE YEAR IN TRANSPORTATION AND TOTAL Miles Run. Number of miles run by passenger trains.

1,949,970 Number of miles run by freight trains...

3,010, 215 Switching and other mileage...

719,875 Number of passengers (all classes) carried in cars.

8,794,412 Number of tons, of 2,000 pounds, of freight carried in cars.

3,325,517 Number of miles traveled by passengers, or number of passengers carried one mile (“ total movement of passengers ”)...

167,402, 441 Number of miles one ton of freight was carried, or number of tons carried one mile (“total movement of freight”).

374,347,455 Average rate of speed (miles per hour) adopted by ordinary passenger trains, including stops......

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