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Length of main line of road from Madison to Portage.
Total length of main line and branches..
Aggregate length of tracks operated by this company computed as
Number of " common points
What is the gauge of your lines?.
4 feet 8 inches
*Number of miles run by freight and mixed trains... Number of miles run by construction and other trains.
Mileage of empty freight cars..
Total number pasesngers carried..
Whole line. consin.
Total number tons freight carried one mile, included in report of C.
M. & St. Paul R'y Co,....
Total number passengers carried one mile.
Average distance traveled by each passenger.
Total freight in tons.
Included in report of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Company.
*Feight 234 Mixed 23,124.
EARNINGS DURING THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1875.
Whole line. Wisconsin. Whole line. Wisconsin. Whole line.
Whole line. Wisconsin.
Earnings per mile of road on passengers.
Earnings per train-mile, run on passengers.
Of the earnings of the entire line, what is tho ratio of the passenger to the freight.......
367 47 252 02 92
as 1 to 1.5
Avorage gross earnings per mile [39 miles] of road, exclusive of sidings. $679 58
EXPENSES DURING THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1875.
Average operating expenses per mile of road, exclusive of sidings...
Average operating expenses per train-mile...
Excess of operating and current expenses over earnings.
Cost of maintaining track and bridges per mile run
Cost of repairs of engines per mile run
Cost of engineers and firemen per mile run
Cost of oil and waste per mile run
Cost of fuel per mile run
Total new investment.
Specify each patent in use on your road, and the amount paid as royalty for said patents, in separate items.
How was the amount of dividends paid the past year-cash, stock, or otherwise? Specify amounts and manner of payment.
What regulations govern your employees in regard to crossings of other railroads, and are they found to be sufficient?
Same as on C. M. & St. Paul Railway lines.
5- RR C-II
What regulations govern your employees in regard to crossings of public highways! And are these regulations found to be sufficient?
Same as on C. M. St. Paul Railway lines.
What platform and coupler between passenger cars, do you use?
Same as on C. M. & St. Paul Railway lines.
What kind of brakes do you use on passenger trains?
UNITED STATES MAIL.
What is the compensation paid you by the U. S. Government for the transportation of its mails, and on what terms of service?
$50 per mile per annum.
What express companies run on your road, and on what terms, and on what conditions as to rates, use of track, machinery, repairs of cars, etc.; what kind of business is done by them, and do you take their freights at the depot, or at the office of such express companies!
(Included in C. M. and St. Paul Railway Report.)
What freight and transportation companies run on your road, and on what terms, and on what conditions as to rates, use of track, machinery, repairs of cars, etc. Do they use the cars of your company, or those furnished by themselves, and are their cars or their freight given any preference in speed or order of transportation, and if so, in what particular?
Thos. Usher, employee: injured July 4, 1874, by want of caution and his own misconduct. Damages paid, time and expenses. (Iucluded in C. M. & St. Paul Railway Report.
Amount paid as damages on account of stock killed by trains
STATE OF WISCONSIN, County of Milwaukee, ss.
S. S. Merrell, General Manager, and Royal D. Jennings, Secretary and Treasurer of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company, lessee of the Madison and Portage Railroad Company, being duly sworn, depose and say that they have caused the foregoing statements to be prepared by the proper officers and agents of this Company, and having carefully examined the same declare them to be a true, full, and correct statement of the condition and affairs of said Company, on the first day of July, A. D. 1875, to the best of their knowledge and belief.
S. S. MERRELL,
R. D. JENNINGS,
Subscribed and sworn to before me, a Notary Public, this nineteenth day of Octo
ber, A. D. 1875.
G. E. WEISS,
Not. Pub., Milwaukee Co., Wis.
The officers of this company are also the officers of other companies whose roads are operated by this company, with no additional salary. The proportion of salaries for the State of Wisconsin (according to the miles in the State,) is $78,140.59.
General offices at Chicago.
Names of Directors.
John F. Tracy.
Henry H. Porter..
Wm. K. Terry
J. H. Howe..
Francis S. Tows.
J. L. Ten Have Frzn.
John F. Tracy
H. H. Porter
M. L. Sykes, Jr.
A. G. Dulman..
Date of annual election of directors, the first Thursday in June.
Name and address of person to whom correspondence concerning this report should be directed: B. C. Cook, Chicago, Ill.