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PENINSULAR RAILROAD OF INDIANA.

Line of Road.-State line of Michigan to State line of Illinois......... 82 miles. Gauge of track, 4 feet 84 inches. Weight of rail, 56 lbs. to yard.

This line continues the Peninsula of Michigan through the State of Indiana, and at that point connects with the Chicago, Blue Island and Indiana Railroad, extending thence to Chicago. These three roads will be consolidated, forming a line of 205 miles between Chicago and Lansing, and thence to Port Huron is 112.5 miles. The whole length is expected to be in operation before the end of the current year. Seven per cent. gold bonds, to the extent of $16,000 per mile, will be issued.

Directors.-Gilman Ford, Robert Montgomery and H. G. Niles, Mishawaka, Ind.; T. S. Stanfield, John H. Keedy and William Miller, South Bend, Ind.; S. Anthony, Delos Skinner and M. S. McClelland, Valparaiso, Ind. WILLIAM MILLER-President......

South Bend, Ind. Treasurer-J. A. Henricks...... South Bend, Ind. | Secretary-H. G. Niles..... .Mishawaka, Ind.

PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS. South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Ind.

CHICAGO, BLUE ISLAND AND INDIANA RAILROAD.

Line of Road.—Chicago, Ill., to State line, Ind......

.27 miles. [This road forms the Illinois division of the line of roads in progress of construction from Port Huron, Mich., to Chicago, Ill., a distance of 325 miles.]

Directors (elected July 10, 1868).-Henry Fuller, G. S. Hubbard, C. B. Sammons, H. H. Massey, J. P. Young, George F. Bailey, II. S. Rexford, F. Sawerteig, Royal Fox, A. N. Hart, Michael Brand, W. L. Bancroft, Leonidas D. Dibble, Thos. S. Stanfield, S. L. Reed, S. H. Anthony, John Bienfeldt and L. P. Hilliard. HENRY FULLER--President..

Chicago, Ill. Gurdon S. Hubbard, Vice-President.... Treasurer-H. H. Massey............Chicago, Ill. | Secretary-Joshua P. Young... Chicago, II. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.

..Chicago, Ill.

CEDAR RAPIDS AND MISSOURI RIVER RAILROAD.

(Leased in perpetuity to Chicago and North-Western Railroad Company.)

Line of Road.-Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Omaha, Nebraska....... 271.6 miles. Branch line: Clinton, Iowa, to Lyons, Iowa....

2.5 Sidings, turnouts, etc., 28.4 miles. Gauge, 4 feet 84 inches. Rail, 56 lbs. to yard.

Rental: for two years from January 1, 1866, $1,400 per mile of road, and for three years from January 1, 1868, $1,750 per mile. From January 1, 1871, the rental is to be $700 per mile out of the $1,500 per mile of nett carnings, and one-third of the gross earnings in excess of the last-named sum of $1,500 and up to $4,500 per mile. Such an amount earned per mile would give an annual rental of $1,700. When the gross earnings shall exceed $4,500 per mile, the lessors are to receive, in addition to the sums previously provided, 20 per cent. of such excess.

Gross earnings for year ending May 31, 1869, $2,489,536 78. Rental at $1,750 per mile, $475,300. The receipts for the four years ending May 31, 1869, were $112,690 23, $265,819 41, $419,848 34 and $475,300 respectively.

Cost of road, about $15,000,000. Capital stock, about $8,000,000; funded debt, 1st mortgage 7 p. c. bonds, February and August, or May and October, $7,620,000. No accurate statistics are attainable. The land grant of this Company is about 1,200,000 acres, donated under acts of May 15, 1856, and June 2, 1864.

Directors (January, 1870).—John I. Blair, Blairstown, N. J.; D. C. Blair, Belvidere, N. J.; James Blair, Scranton, Pa. ; Charles E. Vail, Blairstown, N. J.; Oakes Ames and Oliver Ames, North Easton, Mass.; P. S. Crowell, East Dennis, Mass. ; William T. Glidden and F. Nickarson, Boston, Mass.; A. W. Johnson, Belfast, Me.; R. G. Hazard, Peace Dale, R. I.; W. W. Walker, John F. Ely and John Weare, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; James Hawthorne, Nevada, Iowa.

John I. BLAIR-President and Treasurer.... Blairstown, N. J.

W. W. Walker-Vice-President and Secretary.. Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A88t. Sec.-Charles E. Vail......

.Blairstown, N. J. Asst. Supt.-H. P. Stanwood. Clinton, la. Superintendent-I. B. Howe...........

...Clinton, Ia. Asst. Chief Eng.-L. Burnett. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS

Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

RICHMOND AND DANVILLE RAILROAD.

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Line of Road.-Richmond, Va., to Danville, Pa.....

140.5 miles. Branch line: Main line, near Richmond, to Rockett's....

1.5 Leased : Piedmont RR.—Danville, Va., to Greensboro', N. C....... 48.5 Total length of road owned, leased and operated....

.190.5 miles. Sidings—on R. & D. RR., 11.25; on P. RR., 1.98. Gauge, 5 feet. Rail, 58 lbs.

Rolling Stock.-Locomotive engines, 24. Cars-passenger, 17; baggage, mail and express, 8; freight (box, 125 ; platform, 64), 189; coal (6-wh.), 49—total, 264 cars. Also, 5 road and other cars.

Operations for the year ending September 30, 1869 :

Trains run-passenger, 162,999; freight, 115,158; coal, 4,420; service, 29,562— total, 312,139 miles.

Passengers carried-east, 44,258; west, 44,570—total, 88,828; carried one mile, 4,860,625.

Freight moved-east, 35,325; west, 63,998—total, 99,323 tons; moved one mile, 6,271,192 tons. Included in freight are receipts at Richmond-tobacco leaf, 11,364 tons ; tobacco stems, 535 tons; manufactured tobacco, 1,025 tons; grain, 310,868 bushels; coal, 20,433 tons, etc.

Gross earnings-passenger, $208,489 95; freight, $375,191 02; express, $11,891 98; mail, $13,613 48; telegraph, $216 37-total, $609,402 80. Working expenses, taxes, etc., $352,332 95. Nett earnings, $257,069 85. Rent of Piedmont RR., $45,000.

General Balances.—Capital stock, $4,000,000; funded debt, State loan of 1853– 54, redeemable in 34 years, by payment of an annuity of 7 per cent., $600,000; State guaranteed 6 per cent. bonds, due January 1, 1875 and '70, $159,100; 1st mortgage consolidated 6 per cent., due May 1, 1873 to 1875, $1,713,000; bonds to Roanoke Valley RR., due 1869 to 1876, $127,600; old bonds, $81,000-total, $2,680,700 ; bills payable, $84,874 40; other liabilities, $143,799 45; balance of transportation account, $1,906,158 30.

Per contra : Increase of capital, $2,000,000; cost of road, etc., $4,929,000 ; fund

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for redemption of $600,000 loan, $92,908 65; own stocks due, $18,702 50 ; stock of of Piedmont RR., $1,488,500; Piedmont RR. Co., $190,941 38 ; bills receivable, $3,488 72 ; sundry accounts, $71,089 67; cash, $20,901 23..

.Total, $8,815,532 15. Statement of financial condition and operations for three years :

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* Of this $2,000,000 is represented, per contra, as " Capital stock, increased."
Directors (elected December 9, 1869).—On part of Stockholders : A. S. Bufford,
Richmond, Va.; William L. Owen, Black Walnut, Va.; John E. White, Richmond,
Va. On part of State : L. M. Shumaker, Danville, Va.; J. B. Edmunds, News Ferry,

A. Y. Stokes, Richmond, Va.
A. S. BUFFORD— President....

Richmond, Va.
A. Y. Stokes- l'ice-President...
Treasurer-E. A. Barber. .Richmond, Va. ! Chief Eng.-T. M. R. Talcott... Richmond, Va.
Auditor & Sec.-J. D. Blair.

Masl. of Mach'yJ. McFarland. Gen Supt.-T. Dodamcad..

! Mast. Car Rep.-B. P. Owen.. Asst. Supt.-J. L. Morrow,

1 Gen. Tkt. Agt.--S. Y. McNair.. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS..

..Richmond, Va.

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CLEVELAND AND PITTSBURG RAILROAD.

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Line of Road.-Cleveland (L. Erie), O., to Wellsville (Obio R.), 0.......101 m.

Wellsville, O., to Rochester (P., Ft. W. & C. RR), Pa.. ..22 Extensions : Yellow Creek, O., to W. Wheeling and Bellair, 0..... ..47

Bayard (69 m. S. Cleveland), O., to New Philadelphia, 0..327 Hanover Branch: Hanover Junction to Hanover, 0.......

14-1024 m. Total length of main line and branches owned by Company.... ..203 m. Double track, 2; sidings, 49 miles. Gauge, 4 ft. 10 in. Rail, 60 lbs. to yard. Rented ($85,000 p. an.): Pitts., Ft. Wayne & Chi. RR-Rochester to Pittsb'g..26 m.

Rolling Stock.–Locomotive engines, 78. Cars-passenger, 1st class 34 and 2d class 5; baggage and express, 20; caboose, 27; paymaster's, 1; box freight, 336; stock-box, 35, and slat, 39; gondola, 1,139; platform, 15—total revenue cars, 1,651. Also, 167 wood, gravel and other service cars.

Operations for the year ending November 30, 1869 :

Trains run-passenger, 322,648; freight, etc., 781,351; other, 590,203—total 1,694,202 miles.

Passengers carrierl-local, 522,500; foreign, 76,955— total, 599,455 ; carried one mile, 18,860,218.

Freight moved, 1,113,647 tons; moved one mile, 85,048,631 tons. Included in freight were: coal, 515,243; iron ore, 164,931 ; copper ore, 1,561 ; fire clay and stone, 24,051 ; live stock, 23,557; animal products, 1,694; grain, 20,793 ; flour, 9,509 ; wool, 1,438; butter and cheese, 2,339 ; other agricultural products, 12,696; lumber, 31,060; other products of the forest, 13,984; pig and bloom iron, 47,129 ; iron and iron ware, 69,091 ; glass and glass ware, 8,933; fire-brick and earthenware, 21,502 ; grindstones. 2,706; petroleum, 24,558; general merchandize, 116,848—total, 1,113,647 tons.

Gross earnings-passenger, $601,380 96; freight, $1,718,059 03 ; other, $91,236 85 -total, $2,410,676 86. Current expenses-motive power and cars, $588,447 25; way and structures, $341,599 65; transportation, $332,584 06; general, $194,018 71—total, $1,456,649 67. Nett carnings, $954,027 19. Payments from nett earnings: mortgage interest, $275,935; dividend bond interest, $1,380 75; P., Ft. W & C. RR. interest on improvements, $13,829 47; interest on notes, loans and accounts, $10,456 57—total interest, $301,601 79; lease rent P., Ft. W. & Chi. RR., 26 miles, $85,000; dividends and tax, April, July and October, each 2 p. C., $386,675 27 ; surplus to credit, $180,750 13; or, including $196,459 98 division of surplus earnings with P., Ft. W. & C. RR. Company, $377,210 11.

Statement of operations and results for the last six years :

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In the above table the rent to Pittsburg, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad Company, for use of road between Rochester and Pittsburg, is included in “expenses,” and also payments to the Company on account of division of surplus earnings. Payments by the Pittsburg, Fort Wayne and Chicago Company on same account are included in “gross earnings.” In 1863–64, the “expenses" are increased on this account by $102,689, and in the years following the "gross earnings” are increased by $148,113, $256,066, $158,171, $210,308 and $196,460 respectively.

General Balances.—Abstract of the general account of Dec. 1, 1869 :

Capital stock.
Funded debt..
Bills payable
Current liabilities.
Nett earnings..

$7.254,711 57
3,895,750 13

2.000 00
419,496 13
154,969 71

Construction and equipment $11,153,755 72
Massillon and Cleveland RR. stock. 62,500 00
Materials and fuel.

135,997 65 Current assets..

216.010 81 Cash and cash items.

128,663 36 Total.

$11,726,927 54

Total..

.$11,726,927 54

Statement of general balances at date for the last six years :

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Capital stock.

$4,266,988 $5,403,911 $5,403.953 $5,424,091 $5,971,160 $7, 254,712 Funded debt

4,026,5.31 3,880,818 3,872.861 3,974,489 4,209,489 3,895, 750 Bills payable.

131,317
83,292

11.200 39,969 88,000 2,000 Other liabilities.

| 154,997 235,900 382,369 419,496 Surplus revenue.

318,466 306,266 120.251 287,251 439,999 154,970 Total.

$8,776,352 $9,674,307 $9,566,262 $9,961,700 $11,091,017 $11,726,928 Per contra : The following charges and accounts: Road and equipment.

8,573,965 9,320,1639,066,845 9,460,879 10,432,683 11,153,756 Foreign railroad stock...

4.125 10.000 10.000 10,000 10,000 62,500 Materials.

81.318 131,329 131,070 147. 172 140,976 135,998 Bills receivable.

12.931 12.231 12,231 11,039 10,209 Current assets.

32,361 23,735 137.487 228.908 238,528 216,011 Cash and cash items.

66.623 176,829 205,579 103,382 238,621 128,663

Total

$8,776,332 $9,674,307 $9,566,262 $9,961,700 $11,091,017 $11,726,928

The “funded debt,” as of December 1, 1869, was composed of the following issues :

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Directors (elected 1st Wednesday of January, 1870).-J. N. McCullough, Wellsville, O.; George W. Cass, Pittsburg, Pa.; J. H. Devereux and R. F. Smith, Cleveland, O.; C. H. Andrews, Youngstown, O.; Jay Gould, James Fisk, Jr., William M. Tweed, Peter B. Sweeny, L. D. Rucker, Hugh Smith and Henry Harley, New York City; Thomas A. Scott, Philadelphia, Pa.

J. N. McCULLOUGH-President and Gen. Supt...... .Pittsburg, 0.

R. F. SMITI-Vice-President and Auditor..... Cleveland, O. Treasurer-Jay Gould..

New York City. Gen. Tkt. Agt.-J. M. Kimball..... Pittsburg, Pa. Sec. & Asst. Treas.-G. A. Ingersoll... Cleveland, O.

Attwater, O.

Road Masters Supt.&Gen. Fgt. Agt.-Wm. Stewart, Pittsburg, Pa.

✓ Thomas Dickson....Wellsville, 0.

Thomas Princhi Asst. Supt.-John Thomas... Wellsville, 0. Mast. Mach'y-N. E. Chapman... Cleveland, O. Chief Eng.-Isaiah Li: ton.

Ravenna, 0. Mast. Car Rep.-E. S. Taylor. Welleville. 0. Purchasing Agt.-Wm. Mullins... Pittsburg, Pa. Transfer Agi.--Farmers' L. & T. Co...N. Y. City. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS

Bank St., Cleveland, O. Transfer Office...

Exchange Place, New York City.

MORGAN'S LOUISIANA AND TEXAS RAILROAD.

(Formerly the New Orleans, Opelousas and Great Western Railroad, which was

purchased at public auction May 25, 1869, for $2,050,000, by Charles Morgan, of New York City, and he, as sole owner, operates it through his agents, Charles A. Whitney & Co., of New Orleans.)

Line of Road.-Algiers (opp. New Orleans), La., to Brashear City, La..80.2 m. Branch Line : Main Line (40 m. W. Algiers), to Raceland, La....

2.0 “ Sidings, turnouts, etc., 14 miles. Gauge, 5 feet 6 inches. Rail, 57 lbs. to yard.

Rolling Stock.- Locomotive engines, 13. Cars-passenger, 16; baggage, mail and express, 5 ; freight (box, 79; stock, 62; platform, etc., 85), 226—total, 247 cars. Also, 8 road and service cars.

Trains of this road connect daily with steamers to and from Galveston, Sabine Pass, etc., Texas, and also with steamboats plying on the Teche to the town of St. Martinsville.

CHARLES A. WHITNEY & Co, Agents of ouoner....... New Orleans. Superintendent-Geo. Pandely.. New Orleans, La. Gen. Tkt. Agent-A. A. Fuselier, Algiers, La. Asst. Supt.- Richard T. Evans, Algiers, Teras Tkt. Agt.-T. S. Landry. Cush.d CHF Crk-J. B. Richardson. N.Orleans, Road Master-A. H. Swanson Gen. Fgt. Agt.- Thos. H. Stephens... Algiers, Mast. Mech.-John McCloskey.. Asst. Fgt. Agl.--Randolph Natili.

Mast. Car Rep's-M. M. Nolan.. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.Cor. Magazine & Natchez Sts., N. Orleans.

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