Annual Report on the Statistics of Railways in the United States

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1921-1942 contain abstracts of periodical reports.
 

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Էջ 101 - Commission may, within its discretion, for the purpose of enabling it the better to carry out the purposes of this act, prescribe (if in the opinion of the Commission it is practicable to prescribe such uniformity and methods of keeping accounts) a period of time within which all common carriers subject to the provisions of this act shall IBL Vol. 8—16 have, as near as may be, a uniform system of accounts, and the manner in which such accounts shall be kept.
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Էջ 101 - That the Commission hereby created shall have authority to inquire into the management of the business of all common carriers subject to the provisions of this act, and shall keep itself informed as to the manner and method in which the same is conducted...
Էջ 100 - To some extent the principles upon which taxation rests must be allowed in fixing a just rate; to some extent the result of the rate upon the development of industries must be taken into the account...
Էջ 11 - States; also a statement of the increase or decrease during the year covered by the report, an assignment of the number of miles of line per 100 square miles of territory, and of the number of miles of line per 10,000 inhabitants.
Էջ 102 - Such results would undoubtedly follow should a uniform system of bookkeeping be established. Public control over corporate accounts might justly be carried so far as to guarantee to investors the integrity of the statements upon which the value of their property depends. Such an episode, for example, as that which recently startled the country, in which the official of a railway corporation deceived investors by erroneous charges amounting to millions of dollars, would not have been possible after...
Էջ 37 - Switch Tenders, Crossing Tenders, and Watchmen, Telegraph Operators and Dispatchers, Employees — Account Floating Equipment, All other Employees and Laborers, TOTAL (Including "General Officers"), Less "General Officers...
Էջ 102 - HI 1. 1 be made for a system of inspection similar to that of the Comptroller of the Currency over the accounts of national banks; in no other way can the Commission be placed in easy and sure possession of the facts necessary to the performance of the duties imposed upon it. It is believed that provisions of this sort are logically bound up in the twentieth section of the act to regulate commerce, and the Commission recommends that this section be so amended as to leave no doubt as to the purposes...
Էջ 70 - Men.t 22. Fuel for Locomotives. 23. Water Supply for Locomotives. 24. Oil, Tallow and Waste for Locomotives. 25. Other Supplies for Locomotives. 26. Train Service.! 27. Train Supplies and Expenses.§ 28. Switchmen, Flagmen and Watchmen.|| 29.
Էջ 53 - States bordering on the Pacific Ocean and certain States and Territories adjacent, 83.54 per cent of stock paid no dividend. The number of passengers carried by the railways of the United States during the year was 492,430,865, the passenger mileage for this period being 11,847,785,617 miles. This shows an average journey of of 24.06 miles per passenger. The passenger train mileage for the same period was 285,575,804, showing the average number of passengers carried in a train to be 41. The number...

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