Railways: an Introductory Sketch: With Suggestions, in Reference to Their Extension to British Colonies, Τόμος 1

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J. Weale, 1850 - 119 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 108 - ... each company . . . . For salaries of president, treasurer, superintendent, law expenses, office expenses of the above offices, and all other expenses not included in any of the foregoing items, [including loss on passenger cars and freight cars worn out and broken up, 5,000 dollars] . 1 INCOME DURING THE YEAR.
Σελίδα 108 - For salaries, wages and incidental chargeable to freight department, For gratuities and damages, . For taxes and insurance, . . For ferries, .... For repairs of station buildings, aqueducts, fixtures, furniture, ..... For...
Σελίδα 105 - Specify the different weights per yard, Maximum grade, with its length in main road, Maximum grade, with its length in branch roads...
Σελίδα 104 - For locomotives, per last report, . For locomotives paid during the past year, . Total amount expended for locomotives, For passenger and baggage cars...
Σελίδα 105 - Miles run by passenger trains, Miles run by freight trains, Miles run by other trains, . , Total miles run, .... Number of passengers carried in the cars, Number of passengers carried one mile, Number of tons of merchandise carried in the cars, . . . • . Number of tons of merchandise carried one mile, . . Number of passengers carried one mile, to and from other roads, . Number of tons carried one mile, to and from other roads...
Σελίδα 104 - Funded debt, per last report, . . Funded debt paid since last report, Funded debt, increase of, since last report, Total present amount of funded debt, . Floating debt, per last report, Floating debt paid since last report, Floating debt, increase of, since last report, Total present amount of floating debt...
Σελίδα 105 - Average rate of speed adopted for freight trains, including stops ......... Estimated weight in tons of passenger trains, including engine and tender, but not including passengers, hauled one mile Estimated weight of merchandise traine, including engine and tender, but not including freight, hauled one mile . . EXPENDITURES FOR WORKING THE ROAD.
Σελίδα 104 - For superstructure, including iron, per last Report, - - For superstructure, including iron, paid during the past year, ... Total amount expended for superstructure, including iron, For stations, buildings and fixtures...
Σελίδα 97 - ... not unappropriate to the commencement of a new year, that the wonderful discovery which it has pleased the Almighty to impart to us, instead of becoming among us a subject of angry dispute, may in every region of the globe bring the human family into friendly communion ; that it may dispel national prejudices, assuage animosities ; in short, that, by creating a feeling of universal gratitude to the Power from which it has proceeded, it may produce on earth peace and good will towards men.
Σελίδα 96 - that great and strong city, now known under the name of Agbatana, where the walls are built circle within circle, and are so constructed that each inner circle overtops its outer neighbour by the height of the battlements alone. This was effected partly by the nature of the ground, a conical hill, and partly by the building itself. The number of the circles was seven, and within the innermost was the palace of the treasury.

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