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* $2,000,000 in hands of commissioners, to exchange for Danville, Urbana, Bloomington and Pekin bonds.

Directors, (elected September, 1872.)-William Walter Phelps and Robert Turner, New York City ; William Dennison and B. E. Smith, Columbus, O.; L. J. Bond, Monticello, Ill. ; S. C. Wilson, Crawfordsville, Ind.; George Nebeker, Covington, Ind. ; John C. Short, Danville, Ill. ; C. R. Griggs and W. H. Smith, Urbana, Ill. ; H. Conklin, Bloomington, Ill. ; W. Y. McCord, Mount Pleasant, III. ; D. T. Thompson, Pekin, II. B. E. SMITH, President...

.Columbus, O.
C. R. Griggs, Vice-President..

... Urbana, Ill. Trens. and Soc.-A. P. Lewis. Urbana, Ill. Chief Engineer-J. B. Alexander,.. Champaign, D. Gen. Manager-C. W. Smith.

Gen. Ticket Agt.-J. W. Brown. Indianapolis, Ind. Superintendent–J. E. Gimpering..

Gen. Fgt. Agent-H. C. Diehl.. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.

.Urbana, Ill.

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IRONTON RAILROAD.

Line of Road.- Coplay, Pa., to Ironton and Orefield...

......11 miles. Sidings and other tracks, 2 miles. Gauge, 4 feet 84 inches. Rail, 50 and 57 lbs.

Rolling Stock.–Locomotive engines, 2. Cars owned by customers.

Operations for the year ending December 31, 1872. — Freight trains run, 11,350 miles. Freight moved-anthracite coal, 12,022 ; iron and other ores, 89,724 ; stone and lime, 11,602; and other, 2,529—total, 115,876 tons. Gross (freight) earnings, $48,864.82. Operating expenses, taxes, etc., $33,824.36. Net revenue, $15,040.46. Interest on bond, $7,000. No dividends.

Financial Statement.-Capital stock, (8,000 shares,) $400,000 ; and funded debt, 1st mortgage 7 per cent bonds, due May 1, 1875, $100,000—total stock and bonds, $500,000. Per contra : Road and equipment, $268,000. Balance of stock, etc., used in mining operations, etc.

Directors. Robert Lenox Kennedy and L. V. Kennedy, New York City; and Eli J. Saeger and Robert McAllister, Allentown, Pa. ELI J. SAEGER, President..

.Allentown, Pa. Sec. & Treas.-Chas. Stewart Wurts..Philadelphia. General Manager-Robert McAllister.. Allentown. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS..

.. Allentown, Lehigh Co., Pa.

DELAWARE, LACKAWANNA AND WESTERN RAILROAD.

Line of Road.-Great Bend, Pa., to Delaware River...... ....,115.00 m. The company operate the following branch lines, and lease them all but

the last two :
M. and E. RR.-Hoboken to Phillipsburg, N. J., and Boonton Br...118.00
Newark and Bloomfield RR.--Newark, N. J., to Montclair, N. J.... 6.00
Chester RR.-Dover, N. J., to Chester, N. J......

13.00 Warren RR.-Delaware River to New Hampton Junction, N. J.... 18.30 Valley RR.-Great Bend, Pa., to Binghamton, N. Y....

11.50 Greene RR.-Chenango Forks, N. Y., to Greene, N. Y.....,

8.00 U., C. and Susq. Val. RR.–Utica to C. Forks, N. Y., and Richfield Br.. 98.00 Oswego and Syracuse RR.-Oswego, N. Y., to Syracuse, N. Y...... 35.00 Cayuga and Susquehanna RR.–Owego, N. Y., to Ithaca, N. Y..... 34.60 Syracuse, Binghamton & N. Y. RR. --Syracuse to Binghamton, N. Y. 81.00 Lackawanna & Bloomsburg RR.-Scranton to Northumberland, Pa. 80.00—493.40 m. Total length of trunk line owned and operated......

..608.40 m. Second track --Main line, 115 ; Morris and Essex RR., 110 ; Lack. and Bloomsburg RR., 16; Warren, 18.30 miles-total, 259.30 miles. Sidings, 40 miles. Gauge, 4 feet 84 inches and 6 feet. Rail, 60 and 65 lbs. to yard.

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Operations of the several branches and divisions will be found under their respective titles.

Operations of D., L. & W. RR.for the year ending December 31, 1872.-On main line : Trains run-passenger, 247,938 ; freight, 439,432 ; and coal, 2,566,890—-total, 3,254,260 miles. Passengers carried—through, 6,414; and local, 243,164 total, 249,578. Freight and coal moved—through, 43,504 ; and local, 3,404,167—total, 3,347,671 tons. Freight classified--coal, anthracite, 2,914,265 ; and bituminous, 5,814; petroleum and other oils, 1,912 ; iron, pig, 7,460 ; railroad, 55,614 ; and other and castings, 9,421 ; iron and other ores, 71,382 ; stone and lime, 50,584 ; agricultural products, 52,062 ; merchandise and manufactures, 52,859 ; live stock, 5,860; lumber, 90,942 ; other articles, 29,496—total, 3,347,671 tons. Earnings of RR. in 1872.

Expenses of RR. in 1872. From Passengers $219.627 95 Maintenance of way.

$426,873 39 Freight

4,266,081 05 Rolling stock..
38,748 52 Operation of road.

736.808 42 Use of cars. 222,220 18 Tixes

148,456 19 $4,746,677 70

$2,027, 169 66 Net earnings of railroad, $2,719,508.04. Payments from net earnings : Interest on funded debt, $300,288.33 ; dividends, (5 per cent in January, 24 per cent each in April and July, 1872,) $1,955,205—balance, $464,014.71, added to former surplus, makes total of surplus fund, $712,512.45.

715,031 66

Mails, etc..

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1869-70.
1571-(5 months' strike).
1872..

1,469.494 97,741 1,260,986 1,510,495 1863 $9,200,175 47 $2.920.097 52 1,623,327 158,756 1,382,600 1,621.36) 1864 12,603,698 50 4,316,148 1,137,353 199,755 993,174 1,200,0971 1865 9,936,266 74 2,312, 162 29 1.900.775 200,486 1,608,616 1,921,874 1846 11,653,525 29 690.078 97 2,031,521 187,5:33 1,821,113 2,140,131 1867 11,902,571 18 801,6196 11 2,051,957 191.888 1,772, 114 2,129,512 1865 12.141.209 35 1,651,763 OS 1,820,253 189,988 1,594,062 1,993,916 1869 14.924,010 41 1,759,595 47 2,819,100 221,916 2,870,450 3,398,001 1870 20.011.300 95 2,164,019 50 2,118,00 232,326 1,966,212 2.363,569 1871 17,086,100 76 1,118.911 58 3,251,260 219,578 2,914,265 3,347,671 1872 21,660,013 69 1,405,158 m2

N. B.—The tables of mileage, passengers and tonnage comprise only the business of the D., L, and W. main line. The business of the roads operated and leased by D., L. and W. Co. will be found under their several titles. The schedule of earn. ings comprises the aggregate coal sales, as well as the earnings from the railroad and other sources.

Dividends-showing years when payable. 1863–Stock, (D., L. and W.,) 10. ..cash, 20 | 1868.

.cash, 10 1801

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51870--Stock, (Morris and Essex,) 6.. 1866--Stock, (D., L. and W.,) 10.

..cash, 10

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1865

1867

10 1871..
10 | 1872.

X. B.—The foregoing dividends include a portion of the surplus on hand accrued before 1st January, 1863.

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N. B.--The above table uniformly comprises earnings, expenses, etc., for the calendar year of 1872. The exhibits of the several companies, as entered under their respective names, show the operations for their several fiscal years.

D., L. & W.-General Balance, December 31, 1872.
Construction and equipment. $21,252,218 05 , Capital stock,
Coal on hand

603.864 02 Funded debt.. Stocks and bonds.

4,472, 447 87 Floating debt Materials

1,535,392 74 Other liabilities. Other assets

2,060,736 21 Balance... Cash on hand

421,138 29 $30,346,087 18

$20,000,000 00 0,394,000 00

327.0000 3,912,54 73 712,512 45

$30,346,087 18

Abstract of general account of D., L. and W. for ten years :

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4,859 $5,698,250 00'34,571,000 00 31,006,951 51' $11,276,201 51 63 $10,107.315 38 5,234 6,832,050 00:3,491,500 00, 606,321 07 11,929,871 07 64--10,590,947 91 5,382) 10,247,050 00 3,391,600 00 742,585 48 14,481,135 48 65--11,760,295 00 5,757 11,288,600 00' 3,370,500 00 717,221 83 15.376,321 83 '66-12,180,821 89 6,7301 13,386.020 00 3,308,000 00 708,205 31 17,402,225 31 '67--13.004,985 27 6,743 14,100,000 00 3,683,000 00 1,003,161 95 18,791,161 95 68-14,064,884 00 7,514 14,100,000 00 3,308,000 00 2,190,000 00 19,598,000 00'69--14,671,491 43 8,895 18,808,850 00 3,308,000 00 2,650,000 00 24,766,850 00 970_-18,616,936 22 11,198 18,858,550 00 2,744,000 00 4,319,917 90 25,922, 767 90 71--19.897,394 13 10,418 20,000,000 005,394,000 00, 4,239,514 73 29,633,514 73'72--21, 252, 218 05

Track (*) includes second tracks and sidings.

Cars (t) of all sorts, irrespective of wheelage.

N. B. –The previous reports have only contained cost of railroad and equipment. The above figures include the cost of coal lands and improvements, together with real estate and other permanent property owned at various places for the transaction of legitimate business.

Statement of funded debt of D., L. and W. RR. Co. in detail :

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* The bonds of these two issues have been reduced by purchase, leaving these sums outstanding. + This sum represents all that have been issued.

The D., L. and W. Company, as above stated, own or lease all the lines operated by them except the Syracuse, Binghamton and New York, and the Lackawanna, and Bloomsburg Railroads. Their general balance-sheet, made up for December 31, 1872, embraced the liabilities and property of all the companies named, as follows:

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Delaware, Lackaw, and Western $20,000,000 00$5,391,000 $1,239,544 73 $712,542 45
Oswego and Syracuse.

1,144,400 00 179.500 227.5.56 27 Ctica, Chenango and Susq. Valley 2,905.600 00

826.869 94 Greene..

200.000 00

190,024 21 Valley

750.000 00

40,042 19 Warren.

1,800,000 00 1,261,400
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35,997 92 Morris and Essex...

14,008, 100 00 13,027.000 2.056.961 77 Chester..

34.596 68 100.000 78,199 89 Newark and Bloomfield.

103,850 00 Cayuga and Susquehanna

599.110 00 Syracuse, Binghamton and N. Y. 2.001.000 00 1.670.000 200.061 61 873,533 92 Lackawanna and Bloomsburg . 1,335,000 00 2.230,000 194,561 13 916,523 63

| $11,879,656 68 $23,881,900 $8,090,419 66 $2,032,600 00

$30,346,087 18

1.531.456 27 3,133, 469 94

390.621 21

790.012 19 3.097,397 92 22.02.061 77

214,796 57 103,450 00

589,110 00 4.247.525 53 4.726.084 76

$78,884,576 34

cent.

Detailed statements of the operations of the Lackawanna and Bloomsburg and the Syracuse, Binghamton and New York RRs. will be found under their respective heads.

The rental paid on the Oswego and Syracuse Railroad is 9 per cent of its stock ; on the Utica, Chenango and Susquehanna Valley Railroad, 6 per cent; on the Greene Railroad, 6 per cent; on the Valley Railroad, 8 per cent; on the Warren Railroad, 7 per cent; on the Chester Railroad, 6 per cent; on the Newark and Bloomfield Rail. road, 6 per cent;; on the Morris and Essex Railroad, 7

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Directors, (elected February 25, 1873.)-William E. Dodge and Moses Taylor,
New York City ; George Bulkley, Southport, Ct.; John I. Blair, Blairstown, N. J.;
Rufus R. Graves, S. B. Chittenden, George Bliss, Perey R. Pyne and W. W. Phelps,
New York City ; John Brisbin, Newark, N. J. ; James Blair, Scranton, Pa. ; Denning
Duer, Wilson G. Hunt and H. A. Kent, New York City.
SAMUEL SLOAN, President...

.New York City.
Perey R. Pyne, Vice-President.
Treasurer - Andrew J. Odell.. New York City.

Main Line-W. F. Hallstead, Scranton, Pa Secretary-Fred. F. Chambers.....

M. & E. Div.-A Reas ner, Hoboken. N. J. Chief Engineer-J. Arch bald.. Scranton, Pa.

S., B. & N. Y. RR. -T. Voorhees, Syracuse.

Div. Master Machinist-Walter Dawson

0. & Syr. Div.-W. B. Phelps, Oswego. N.Y. Gen. Ticket Agent-W. F. Holwill.. New York City. Supts. U.C. & S. V. Div.-G. F. Thompson, Utica. Gen. Fgt. Agent-B. A. Hegeman..

C. & S. Div.-W.R. Humphrey, Ithaca, N.Y. Purch. Agent-G. W. B. Cushing..

Lack.& Bl. RR.-D.T.Bound, Kingston, Pa. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS...No. 26 Exchange Place, New York City. Transfer Agency.

.New York City.

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CAYUGA AND SUSQUEHANNA RAILROAD.

(Leased in perpetuity to the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company,

on an annual rental of $54,600.)

Line of Road.-Owego, N. Y., to Cayuga Lake, N. Y...

..34.61 miles, Sidings and other tracks, 6 miles. Gauge, 6 feet. Rail, 56 lbs. to yard.

Rolling Stock.- None owned by company. Supplied by lessees.

Operations for the year ending September 30, 1872. — Trains run-passenger, 25,718; and freight, 78,828—total, 104,546 miles. Passengers carried, 37,373 ; car. ried one mile, 797,053. Freight moved, 120,349 tons ; moved one mile, 3,821,065 tons.

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