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CHESTER RAILROAD.

(Leased and operated by Morris and Essex Railroad Company.)

Line of Road.-Chester, N. J., to Junction, N. J........

.2 miles. General Balances.-Capital stock, $36,596 68; funded debt, 1st mortgage 7 per cent bonds, $100,000—total stock and bonds, $136,596 68, which amount covers the cost of road, etc.

CHARLES E. CARRYL— Treasurer and Secretary .... New York City.

NEWARK AND BLOOMFIELD RAILROAD.

(Leased and operated by Morris and Essex Railroad Company.)

Line of Road.-Newark Junction, N. J., to Montclair, N. J........ ..6 miles.
Rolling Stock.–Locomotive engine, 1. Cars, 6.
General Balances.-Capital stock and cost of road, etc., $103,850.

Operations. Included in Lessees' returns. Lease rent, $6,600. Dividends, two of 3 per cent. each and tax, $6,231. IRA Dodd-President...

. Bloomfield, N. J. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.

.Newark, N. J.

SODUS POINT AND SOUTHERN RAILROAD (in Progress).

Line of Road.--Sodus Point, N. Y., to Newark, N. Y...

35 miles. Capital stock, $350,000; subscribed, $78,280 ; paid in, $31,585 76. Floating debt, $1,850. Cost of road October 1, 1869, $35,298 13.

Directors.-Horace Blackman, Hillsdale, Mich.; Joel H. Prescott, Joseph A. Miller, Roderick Price, Albert F. Vressy and Fletcher Williams, Newark, N. Y.; Andrew 0. Lamoreux, Iowa; Clark Mason, Lyons, N. Y.; William I. Cook, Vineland, N. J.; E. W. Sentell and B. R. Lummis, Sodus Point, N. Y. HORACE BLACKMAN-President......

.Hillsdale, Mich. Treasurer-Joseph A. Miller......Newark, N. Y. | Secretary-Joel H. Prescott........

.Newark, N. Y. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.

Newark, Wayne Co., N. Y.

WHITEHALL AND PLATTSBURG RAILROAD.

(Leased and operated by Montreal and Plattsburg Railroad Company.)

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Line of Road.-Whitehall, N. Y., to Plattsburg, N. Y.....

71 miles. Completed: Plattsburg, N. Y., to Au Sable River, N. Y.......

.20 Gauge, 4 feet 8} inches. Rail, 56 lbs. to yard. Locomotive engine, 1.

Operations for year ending September 30, 1869.—Trains run, 13,480 miles. Pas

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sengers carried, 6,293 ; carried one mile, 90,746. Freight moved, 8,252 tons; moved one mile, 159,099 tons. Gross earnings—passenger, $4,717 18; freight, $9,726 33 ; other, $219 59—total, $14,663 10. Current expenses, $7,516.

Directors (elected 1st Wednesday of February, 1870).—Moss K. Platt, Plattsburg, N. Y.; Timothy Hoyle, Champlain, N. Y.; C. F. Norton, Albany, N. Y.; James Rogers, Au Sable Forks, N. Y.; N. Lapham, Peru, N. Y. ; John Hammond, Crown Point, N. Y.; N. B. Waldo, Port Henry, N. Y.; Henry G. Burleigh, Ticonderoga, N. Y.; John G. Witherbee, Port Henry, N. Y.; Mathew Hale, Elizabethtown, N. Y.; John A. Griswold, Troy, N. Y. JOHN HAMMOND-President...

Crown Point, N. Y. Secretary & Treasurer..... . Timothy HỌyle. / Chief Engineer......

P. H. Greca. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.

.Plattsburg, Clinton Co., N. Y.

FONDA, JOHNSTOWN & GLOVERSVILLE RR. (in Progress).

Line of Road.--Fonda (N. Y. Cen. RR.), N. Y., to Gloversville, N. Y..10 miles.

Capital, as by charter, $300,000; subscribed, $76,100; paid in, $50,900. Funded debt (1st mortgage, 7 per cent. bonds), $275,600. Cost of work, etc. (October 1, 1869), $279,938 57.

Directors.-W. J. Heacock, Andrew Simmons, U. M. Place, A. Judson, H. S.
Parkhurst, Gloversville, N. Y.; John Peck, David A. Wells, John E. Wells, Lewis
Veghtie and B. G. Shults, Johnstown, N. Y.; G. F. Mills, Fonda, N. Y.
W. J. HEACOCK-President....

Gloversville, N. Y.
Treasurer
.John McLaren. | Engineer.....

Lawton Caton. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.

Gloversville, Fulton Co., N. Y.

SILVER LAKE RAILROAD (Projected).

Line of Road.-Gainesville, N. Y., to Perry, N. Y......

6 miles. Capital stock, $100,000; subscribed, $79,000; paid in (Oct. 1, 1869), $1,830. JAMES WYCKOFF-President....

Perry, N. Y. Treasurer-H. N. Page.... .Perry, N. Y. | Secretary-E. M. Read..

Perry, N. Y. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS..

Perry, Wyoming Co., N. Y.

SOUTHFIELD BRANCH RAILROAD.

(Operated by Erie Railway Co.)

Line of Road.-Erie Railway (42 m. N. Jersey City), to Southfield, N. Y.1 mile.

Operations (for the year ending September 30, 1869). — Freight trains run, 2,898 miles. Freight moved, 15,545 tons. Cross earnings, $1,387 96. Expenses, $2,151 44. J. DUTTON STEELE-President....

... New York City. Treas. d Sec.-A. W. Humphrey.. New York City. | Acting Supt.-Chas. T. Ford...... Monroe, N. Y.

PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.. .No. 42 Pine St., New York City.

RENSSELAERVILLE AND BERNE RAILROAD (Projected).

Line of Road.—Rensselaerville, N. Y., to Berne, N. Y.

14 miles. Capital stock, $310,000 ; subscribed, $18,525; paid in, $185 25. WILLIAM R. TANNER-President...

Medusa, N. Y. Treasurer-F. Frisbie.... Rensselaerville, N. Y. | Secretary-F. C. Huyck...... Rensselaerville, N. Y. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS...

Rensselaerville, N. Y.

WORCESTER RAILROAD (in Progress).

Line of Road.-Snow Hill, Md., to Berlin, Md....

14 miles. Estimated cost, $150,000; subscribed by citizens, $55,000; by State of Maryland, $25,000.

Directors.—John R. Franklin, E. K. Wilson, Samuel H. Jarman, G. W. Bishop, Thomas D. Purnell, G. W. Covington, P. D. Cottingham, Robert S. Todd, Irving Spence, James R. Purnell and William H. W. Farron, Snow Hill, Md. ; Whittington Jones, Newark, Md.; On part of State: G. W. P. Smith, Baltimore, Md. ; John Ham. mond, Berlin, Md. President. .. George S. Richardson. | Sec. & Treas.....

Thomas D. Purnell. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.

. Snow Hill, Worcester Co., Md.

CHERAW AND SALISBURY RAILROAD (in Progress).

Line of Road.-Cheraw, S. Car., to Salisbury, N. Car..... .....80 miles.

The road is located to near Wadesboro, N. C., some 23 miles, 10 of which next to Cheraw are graded, and surveys are in progress on the rest of the line.

General Balances (May 1, 1870). —Capital stock, $ 130,000; other liabilities, $10,000. Per contra : Cost of work so far, $60,000 ; stock on hand, $370,000 ; other current assets, $5,000 (all estimate).

Directors (elected May 12, 1869).-B. D. Townsend, Society Hill, S. C.; A. F. Ravenel, L. D. Mowry and A. J. White, Charleston, S. C. ; S. J. Townsend, Bennettsville, S. C. ; D. Mulloy and R. J. Donaldson, Cheraw, S. C.; William M. Robbins, Salisbury, N. C.; L. Green, Albemarle N. C.; D. Ingraham, New Forestville, N. C. B. D. TOWNSEND— President......

... Society Hill, S. C. Sec. & Treas -Jerome P. Chase... Florence, S. C. | Chief Eng.--Geo. W. Earle.....

PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS. Society Hill, Chesterfield Co., S. C.

Lydia, S. C.

MILL STONE AND NEW BRUNSWICK RAILROAD.

(Operated by the New Jersey Railroad and Transportation Company.)

Line of Road.-New Brunswick, N. J., to East Mill Stone, N. J.....6.63 miles. Operations for the year ending December 31, 1869. — Passengers carried, 43,803. Gross earnings-passenger, $9,573 36 ; freight, $4,957 55—total, $14,530 91. Operating expenses, $9,681 02. Nett earnings, $1,819 89.

General Balances.-Capital stock, $95,750; floating debt, $17,654 42. Per contra : Cost of construction, etc., $113,404 42. Rent, 6 per centum. Isaac R. CORNELL-President.....

....Jersey City, N. J.

KNOX AND LINCOLN RAILROAD (in Progress).

Line of Road.-Bath, Me., to Rockland, Me...

. 46.5 miles. Gauge of line, 4 feet 84 inches. Weight of rail, 56 lbs. to yard.

Directors.-Oliver Moses and Edward Sewell, Bath, Me.; Henry Ingalls, Wiscasset, Me.; Edwin Flyr, Newcastle, Me.; D. W. Chapman, Damariscotta, Me. ; B. B. Haskell, Waldoboro, Me.; Edmund Wilson, Thomaston, Me. ; Francis Cobb and N. A. Farwell, Rockland, Me. OLIVER Moses— President.....

Bath, Me. Treasurer.... .L. S. Alexander. | Secretary... B. B. Haskell. I Chief Engineer.....E. R. Emerson. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS..

Bath, Sagadahock Co., Me.

VICKSBURG AND BRUNSWICK RAILROAD.

Line of Road.-Eufaula, Ala., ria Greenville, to Meridian, Miss...... 200 miles.

State of Alabama aids to the extent of $16,000 per mile of completed railroad and counties have voted large amounts.

Directors (elected December 22, 1869).—Eli S. Shorter, H. C. Hart, L. F. Johnston and W. C. Bray, Eufaula, Ala.; U. L. Jones, Troy, Ala.; W. H. Crenshaw and J. T. Milner, Greenville, Ala.; J. Decatur Caldwell, Allentown, Ala. ; H. D. Clayton, Clayton, Ala. ELI S. SHORTER-President......

. Eufaula, Ala. Treas. and Sec........ T. J. Perkins. I Chief Engineer

Gordon Gairdnor. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS...

..Eufaula, Barbour Co., Ala.

DELAWARE AND HUDSON CANAL.

Line of Canal.-Honesdale, Pa., to Eddyville, N. Y..

...108 miles. Dimensions-Width at top, 48 feet; and at bottom, 30 feet; depth, 4 feet. Locks-Lift, 106; guard, 3; weiglı, 2—109 by 15 feet. Ascent and descent, 1,086 ft. Boats-Owned by Company, 991 : and by customers, 246; average, 246 tons. Boating season, 1869—April 1 to December 7—251 days.

Operations (for the year ending October 31, 1869). — Freight moved-anthracite coal, 1,604,654; lumber, 38,519 ; cord wood, 24,124 ; pig and castings, 943 ; and other iron and ores, 1,716 ; lime and limestone, 10,080; cement and cement stone, 113,258; agricultural products, 8,402; flagging stone, 33,463 ; merchandize, 10,937 ; manufactures, 1,915; etc., etc.—total,1, 858,205 tons. Gross receipts-tolls on coal, $23,149 81 ; and on other articles, $87,460 57—total, $110,610 38. Expenses - - maintaining, $240,352 03 ; and operating, $125,817 99—total (partly estimated), $366,170 02 ; U. 8. taxes, $100,936 80; tax on capital stock and tonnage, $73,946 01. Dividends, February and August, each, 5 per cent., $1,500,000.

General Balances.-Capital stock, 150,000 shares, $15,000,000; funded debt, 7 per cent. coupon bonds—due Sept. 1, 1870, $531,000; due Nov. 1, 1877; $1,500,000; and due August 1. 1879, $1,138,496—total, $3,169,476. Per contra: Cost of canal and fixtures, $6,899,068 27; and of railroad and rolling stock, $2,938,801. All other capital invested in mines and mining.

Statement of operations for the past seven years :

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In 1862 the capital stock stood at $7,500,000 ; in 1864 it was raised to $8,750,000 ; in 1865 to $10,000,000; and in 1868 to $15,000,000.

Directors.-Charles N. Talbot, New York City; Edward J. Woolsey, Astoria (L. I.), N. Y.; George T. Olyphant, Abeel A. Low, Robert L. Kennedy, James M. Halsted, Le Grand B. Cannon and James R. Taylor, New York City; Thomas Dickson, Scranton, Pa.; John Jacob Astor, New York City; Thomas Cornell, Rondout, N. Y.; W. J. Hoppin, New York City ; (one vacancy.)

Thomas DICKSON--President...... .. Scranton, Pa., and New York City. Secretary-Richard H. Nodyne... New York City. Gen. Supt.--Coe F. Young: .Honesdale, Pa, Treasurer-Charles P. Harit.....

Supt. of Canal-A. M. Atkinson.. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.

.New York City.

DELAWARE AND HUDSON CANAL COMPANY'S RR

(Owned and operated by Delaware and Hudson Canal Company.)

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Line of Road.-Scranton, Pa., to Honesdale, Pa.....

32 miles. Or including branches to coal mines and other track.

72 Leased : Baltimore Coal and Union RR....

17 Albany and Susquehanna RR.....

.140 miles. Second track, 26, and sidings, 26 miles. Gauge, 4 ft. 3 in. Rail, 40 and 56 lbs. to yd.

Rolling Stock.-Engines—locomotive, 11; and stationary, 30—total, 41. Cars, passenger, 8; baggage, mail and express, 2; freight, 180; and coal, 3,350—total, 3,540 cars, all rated as 8-wheel.

Operations for the year ending October 31, 1869. — Trains run-passenger, 21,216; and freight, 19,220—total, 40,436 miles. Coal cars are run upon inclined planes and not in trains. Tonnage moved an average distance of 28 miles. Passengers carried

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