Public Documents of Massachusetts, Volume 5

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Page 188 - Freight traffic : Number of tons carried of freight earning revenue Number of tons carried one mile Average distance haul of one ton Total freight revenue Average amount received for each ton of freight Average receipts per ton per mile Freight earnings per mile of road...
Page 262 - Total freight revenue Average amount received for each ton of freight Average receipts per ton per mile Total freight earnings Freight earnings per mile of road Freight earnings per train mile..
Page 49 - States having jurisdiction in the locality where such violation shall have been committed, and it shall be the duty of such district 'attorney to bring such suits upon duly verified information being lodged with him of such violation having occurred. And it shall also be the duty of the Interstate Commerce Commission to lodge with the proper district attorneys information of any such violations as may come to its knowledge...
Page 49 - ... to be recovered in a suit or suits to be brought by the United States district attorney in the district court of the United States having jurisdiction in the locality where such violation shall have been committed...
Page 48 - January, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, it shall be unlawful for any such common carrier to haul or permit to be hauled or used on its line any car used in moving interstate traffic not equipped with couplers coupling automatically by impact, and which can be uncoupled without the necessity of men going between the ends of the cars.
Page 207 - Train mileage : Miles run by passenger trains . . Miles run by freight trains Miles run by mixed trains Total mileage trains earning revenue .. Miles run by construction and other trains...
Page 43 - Number of crossings on highways under railroad Number of highway bridges 18 feet above track . Number of highway bridges less than 18 feet above track Height of lowest bridge above...
Page 49 - Association is authorized hereby to designate to the Interstate Commerce Commission the standard height of drawbars for freight cars, measured perpendicular from the level of the tops of the rails to the centers of the drawbars, for each of the several gauges of railroads in use in the United States, and shall fix a maximum variation from such standard height to be allowed between the drawbars of empty and loaded ears.
Page 32 - Waite, has said that, while a state has power to fix the charges by railroad companies for the transportation of persons and property within its own jurisdiction, unless restrained by valid contract, or unless what is done amounts to a regulation of foreign or interstate commerce...
Page 206 - Passenger earnings per train mile Freight traffic: Number of tons carried of freight earning revenue... Number of tons carried one mile Average distance haul of one ton, miles Total freight revenue Average amount received for each ton of freight.

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