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TABLE I-B-TIME REQUIRED AND Cost of UNLOADING BALLAST

PER Car LOAD

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TABLE 1-C-TIME REQUIRED AND Cost of PLACING BALLAST

PER LINEAR Foot OF TRACK

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TABLE I-D-TIME REQUIRED AND Cost OF DRESSING BALLAST

PER LINEAR Foot OF TRACK

No. of Men

Railway

Single or
Double
Track

Kind of
Material

Building Lining Edge
Shoulder of Ballast

Foremen

Laborers

6 Cleaning Ballast,
7 Ballasting..
8 Ballasting
9 Ballasting

Double.
Double.
Single
Single.

Stone,
Stone
R. Gravel
Chats.

1
2
1

9 11

9
56

6 min.
3.75 min.
2.90 min.
2.40 min.

6 min.
2.5 min.
1.18 min.
1.8 min.

4

Dressing Dressing
Between Rails Center Ditch

Moving
Surplus
Ballast

Foreman
Time

Total Time
Per Linear

Foot

Delays

Total Man

Hours
Per Mile

4.9 min.
1.375 min.

11%

4.9 min.
1.375 min.
1. 10 min.
3.0 min.

8.0 min.
5.0 min.
1 45 min.
1.20 min,

3.21 min.
1.25 min.
1.72 min.
0.15 min.

20.89 min.
14.5 min.
8.35 min.
8.55 min.

1842
1276
735
752

Table 1-E-RECAPITULATION—Cost of BALLASTING
Cost PER MILE EXPRESSED IN PAY-Roll HOURS

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Main
Branch
Branch
Yard
Yard
Yard

Gravel
Gravel
Gravel
Gravel
Gravel
Gravel

3,700 6,136 6,697 26,859 5,916 5,840

1917
1913
1915
1909
1916
1917

0.55
3.46
3.78
6.64
1.90
1.96

24 in.
12 in.
12 in.
24 in.
18 in.
18 in.

Total
Cost

Cost Cost Per
Man-Hours Cubic Yard

Cost Per
Mile Track

Labor
Rate

Hours at

Rate

Cost Per Yard

Man-Hours

$53,200 48,180 36,602 26,428 17,940 17,418 20,116 38.742 89,649 36,987

$138,603

$0.6857

$1,832

$385,262

1,320

$1,320

$ 1,060

2,253 1,709 6,952 1,739 2,036

$0.286
0.3672
0.2552
0.2588
0.2940
0.3487

$1,927

651 452 1,047

915 1,038

$0.26

20 20 20 .211 .26

4,076 11,256

8,546 31,424 8,089 7,832

TABLE No. III

Road No. 10

AMOUNT $43,503.20. Statement of cost of labor and material, ballasting 20 miles main line track between M. P. 229/2 and 2491/2 with 8-inch slag placed under ties. Slag loaded by contract at 33 cents per cubic yard for first 20,000 yards and 23 cents per cubic yard for remainder, pit measurement. Contractor furnished all powder, labor and steam shovel for loading. Company furnished pit engine and crew. Work done August, 1912, to March, 1913, inclusive. Miscellaneous items, such as hand car turnouts, rail rests, etc., not included.

Cost per cu. yd.

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Road No. 10

AMOUNT $53,150.00. Statement of labor and material, ballasting 15 miles of track between M. P. 23.66 and 38.66 with 8 inches of slag placed under tie. Slag loaded by contract at 30 cents per cubic yard, contractor furnishing all powder, labor and steam shovel for loading; Company furnishing pit engine and crew; slag procured from dump of smelter at royalty of 10 cents per ton. Work done July, 1913, to January, 1914. Miscellaneous items, such as hand car turnouts, rail rests, etc., not included.

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Approximate swell of 22.5 per cent, not counting cost of engine and crew.

Road No. 10

AMOUNT $108,652.75. Statement of labor and material, ballasting 29.34 miles of track between M. P. 38.66 and M. P. 68.0 with 8 inches of slag placed under tie. Slag loaded by contract at 30 cents per cubic yard. Contractor furnishing all powder, labor and steam shovel for loading, company furnishing pit engine and crew. Slag procured from dump of smelter at a royalty of 10 cents per ton. Work done August, 1913, to January, 1914. Miscellaneous items, such as hand car turnouts, rail rests, etc., not included.

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Road No. 10

AMOUNT $71,435.00. Statement of labor and material, ballasting 2017 miles of track between M. P. 118 and M. P. 132/2, with 8 inches of slag placed under ties. Slag loaded on cars by contract for 23 cents per cubic yard, pit measurement. Work done February to June, 1914. Miscellaneous items, such as hand car turnouts, rail rests, etc., not included.

Cost per yard

Loading measurement on car.
Pit engine and switching.
Hauling.
Unloading
Skeletonizing
Spacing
Raising
Surfacing, lining and dressing.

10171.45

3478.55 12704.74

209.36 2235.45

280.14 5020.15 6087.12

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.1142

40186.96

7540

Number cubic yards per mile.
Cost per mile ballast in place.
No. ties inserted per mile
Average cost per tie.
Average cost per tie for inserting.
Average train haul.

2600
$1960.4
916

0.973 $ 0.079

89 miles

Road No. 10

AMOUNT $56,569.30. Statement of labor and material, ballasting 17.67 miles of track between M. P. 99 and 116.67 with 8 inches of slag placed under ties. Slag loaded on cars by contract for 23 cents per cubic yard, pit measurement; work done April to July, 1914. Miscellaneous items, such as rail rests, hand car turnouts, etc., not included.

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Road No. 10

AMOUNT $85,915.00. Work performed May to August, 1914. Statement of labor and material, ballasting 25 miles of track, between M. P. 74 and M. P. 99, with 8-inch slag placed under ties. Slag loaded on cars by contract for 23 cents per cubic yard, pit measurement. Miscellaneous items, such as rail rests, hand car turnouts, etc., not included.

Cost per yard

$

Loading measurement on car.
Pit engine and switching
Hauling
Unloading.
Skeletonizing
Spacing
Raising
Surfacing, lining and dressing.

12707 37

1955 0538 .3055 .0042 0474 0035 0899 .1016

3495 69 19858 02

271.50 3082 71

226 50 5842.25 6600.86

52084.90

.8014

2600
$2083.64
1261

Number of cubic yards per mile.
Cost per mile ballast in place..
No. of ties inserted per mile
Average cost per tie.
Average cost per tie for inserting
Average train haul...

1.07

086 1301 miles

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