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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...

60,000 60,000

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No distribution in detail can be given until final settlement with construction company. The equipment is not owned by the railway company, but is held by the Continental Construction Company to protect its liens until final settlement and delivery of property.

This company leased the Saratoga Lake railway and the Hoosac Tunnel and Saratoga railway in July, 1882, and now controls and operates said properties under such lease, and have embodied the doings of said properties in this report.

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Gange 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
Length in feet of iron bridges on all lines 4,800 of truss bridges ?

780 of stringer bridges / Length in feet of wooden bridges on all lines, stringer bridges.... Length in feet of pile or trestle work in wood on all lines (all on

branches).... Miles of telegraph wire owned and operated, single wire..

4 ft. 81 in.

67.79
25.52

60 lbs.
56 and 60

5,580
1,150

3,194

158

EQUIPMENT.
Dummy engines....
Number of locomotive engines for passenger service...
Number of locomotive engines for freiglit service..
Number of locomotive engines for switching service....

2 9 13 3

Total number of locomotive engines owned...

27

18

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

locomotive engines, viz.: Passenger engines..

35 tons. Freight engines

35 Switching engines..

30 Number of engine-houses..

2 Aggregate number of stalls in same.

6 Number of first-class passenger cars. • Number of second-class and emigrant passenger cars.

10 Number of baggage, mail and express cars

5 Number of freight and other cars owned, namely :

With eight wheels. Box freight...

4 Caboose

11 Wreck

1 Derrick..

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Total number of freight cars.

17

Number of freight cars controlled by the corporation for use, but

leased instead of owned.

980

MISCELLANEOUS.
Number of machine and car shops..
Number of freight or cattle-yards, of two acres or more in area
Aggregate area of same in acres
Miles of track laid in same..
Average number of persons directly employed by the company dur-

ing the year.....
Aggregate amount of salaries and wages paid to same for the year.

2 1 10 1

415 $246, 224 10

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

211,076 Number of miles run by freight trains....

355, 450 Number of passengers (all classes) carried in cars.

247,504 Number of tons, of 2,000 pounds, of freight carried in cars.

1,018,743 Number of miles traveled by passengers, or number of passengers carried one mile (total movement of passengers "). ...

4,824,880 Number of miles one ton of freight was carried, or number of tons carried one mile ("' total movement of freight”).....

50,957, 143

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Average rate of speed (miles per hour) adopted by ordinary passen.

ger trains, including stops
Rate of speed of same when in motion ..
Average rate of speed adopted by express passenger trains, includ-

ing stops
Rate of speed of same when in motion
Average rate of speed adopted by freight trains, including stops .
Rate of speed of same when in motion.

30

32 15 18

DESCRIPTION OF FREIGHT MOVED.
Products of the forest..
Products of animals..
Vegetable food
Other agricultural products.
Manufactures..
Merchandise
Other articles

Tons. 79,408 95,094 24,926 382,212 173,379

55,109 238,615

Total number of tons

1,048,743

Flour...

AMOUNTS MOVED OF CERTAIN SPECIFIED ARTICLES INCLUDED IN FOREGOING DESCRIPTION.

Tons.

144,354 Grain..

215,580

50,433 Fresh or pickled meats and provisions.

19,951 Petroleum and other oils..

9,560

62,720 Pig and bar iron and steel, and iron and steel rails

45,000 Iron and other ores...

27.000 135,000

Live stock.

Lumber

Coal....

712,906 135,062

DIRECTION AND DESTINATION OF FREIGHT MOVED.
Tons of through, going east and south.
Tons of through, going west and north

Total tons through ....
Tons of way, going east and south..
Tons of way, going west and north..

847,968

175,963 24,812

Total tons way....

200,775

DESTINATION OF PASSENGERS CARRIED.

Number of through passengers. .
Number of way passengers.

38,419 209,085

General

average

AVERAGE RATE CHARGED PER TON PER MILE ON FREIGHT.
of through and way...

0.6565 cents.

For first-class.....
Average for all classes..

AVERAGE RATE CHARGED FOR PASSENGER PER MILE.

Rate on through. Rate on way.
Cents.

Cents. 1.91

2.51 1.91

2.51

General average for through and way..

2.31 cents,

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AMOUNTS PAID FOR CERTAIN SPECIFIC PURPOSES INCLUDED IN FOREGOING.
Stationery and printing...

$4,856 67 Advertising.

931 89

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