Annual Report - Iowa State Commerce Commission

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Fourth report is accompanied by "Map and profiles of Iowa railroads, 1881".
 

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Page 747 - ... road and conducting its business is reasonable and expedient in order to promote the security, convenience and accommodation of the public...
Page 723 - Total freight revenue .. Average amount received for each ton of freight Average receipts per ton per mile...
Page 747 - That it shall be unlawful for any common carrier subject to the provisions of this act to make or give any undue or unreasonable preference or advantage to any particular person, company, firm, corporation, or locality, or any particular description of traffic, in any respect whatsoever...
Page 490 - Total passenger revenue Average amount received from each passenger Average receipts per passenger per mile Total passenger earnings Passenger earnings per mile of road Passenger earnings per train mile FREIGHT TRAFFIC— Number of tons carried of freight earning revenue Number of tons carried one mile...
Page 389 - The cost and actual present cash value of its road and equipment, including permanent way. buildings and rolling stock, all real estate used exclusively in operating the road, and all fixtures and conveniences for transacting its business.
Page 32 - This power to regulate is not a power to destroy, and limitation is not the equivalent of confiscation. Under pretense of regulating fares and freights, the state cannot require a railroad corporation to carry persons or property without reward : neither can it do that which in law amounts to a taking of private property for public use without Just compensation, or without due process of law.
Page 120 - Iron, pig and bloom . Iron and steel rails . Other castings and machinery . Bar and sheet metal Cement, brick, and lime . Agricultural implements . . Wagons, carriages, tools, etc. Wines, liquors, and beers . Household goods and furniture Other manufactures Total .... Merchandise .... Miscellaneous — other commodities not mentioned above Total tonnage . Freight originating on this road.
Page 296 - Date and authority for each consolidation? .6. If a reorganized company, give name of original corporation, and refer to laws under which it was organized?
Page 821 - Whenever, in the judgment of the railroad commissioners, it shall appear that any railroad corporation, or other transportation company, fails, in any respect or particular, to comply with the terms of its charter or the laws of the state, or whenever in their judgment any repairs are necessary upon its road, or any...
Page 843 - ... expedient in order to promote the security, convenience and accommodation of the public, said railroad commissioners shall inform such railroad corporation of the improvements and changes which they adjudge to be proper, by a notice thereof in writing, to be served by leaving a copy thereof, certified by the commissioners...

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