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Includes "Statistical tables compiled from the annual returns of the railroad companies of the state."
 

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Page 382 - ... in such manner as to afford security for life and property; but the corporation shall restore the stream or watercourse, road or highway, thus intersected, to its former state, or in a sufficient manner not to unnecessarily impair its usefulness or injure its franchises.
Page 375 - State, commence the construction of its road, and expend thereon ten per cent. of the amount of its subscribed capital, or shall not finish or put in operation its railroad within five years from the time of recording its articles as aforesaid, its corporate existence and powers shall cease.
Page 415 - ... the highway or railroad, or the removal of obstructions to the sight at such crossing and praying that the same be ordered. Whereupon the railroad commissioners shall appoint a time and place for hearing the petition, and shall give such notice thereof as they judge reasonable to said...
Page 412 - Every such policeman shall when on duty wear a metallic shield, with the •words " railroad police " or " steamboat police " as the case may be, and the name of the corporation for which appointed inscribed thereon, which shall always be worn in plain view, except when employed as a detective.
Page 415 - ... alleging that public safety requires an alteration in such crossing, its approaches, the method of crossing, the location of the highway or crossing, the closing of a highway crossing, and the substitution of another therefor, not at grade, or the removal of obstructions to the sight at such crossing, and praying that the same may be ordered...
Page 56 - No expenditure shall be charged to property accounts, except it be for actual increase in construction, equipments, or other property, unless it is made on old work in such a way as to clearly increase the value of the property over and above the cost of renewing the original structures, etc. In such cases, only the amount of increased cost shall be charged, and the amount allowed...
Page 397 - ... who, upon receiving such notice or upon public rumor of such accident, may repair, or dispatch one of their number, to the scene of said accident, and inquire into the facts and circumstances thereof.
Page 83 - Average weight of passenger trains, including locomotive and tender, in working order (exclusive of passengers) :29.
Page 380 - Commissioners may summon power to 2 .ex»mand examine under oath such witnesses as they may ine witnesses. think proper in relation to the affairs of any railroad company; and whoever shall refuse, without justifiable J^istm/ 0 * 1 cause, to appear and testify, or who shall in any way obstruct any Railroad Commissioner in the discharge of his duty, shall be fined not exceeding one thousand dollars, or imprisoned not exceeding one year, or both.
Page 376 - ... in a book to be kept for that purpose, and perform such other duties as shall be assigned to him; the treasurer shall give bond in such sum, and with such surety or sureties, as shall be required by the by-laws, for the faithful discharge of his duty.

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