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$6.04,678

Cars (*) include all kinds, (except service cars,) irrespective of wheelage.
General balance, December 31, 1872 :
Construction, (old account). $4,595, 120 48 Funded debt...

$2,954,515 870,289 42 Government lien.

2,311.676 Cash and cash items.

66,6-19 82 Interest. Board of directors..

16,303 33 Debentures. Bills receivable. 2,181 29 Revenue.

2.59 $ Materials on hand 78,964 28 Bills payable.

121.659 15 All other accounts..

455,518 57 All other accounts.

$6,085,057 19 Statement of bonded debt in detail : Preferred 6 p. c. bonds, 1st, $1,216,666.66 ; 20, $1,381,646.68 ; 30, (A) $243,333.32 ; (B) $144,868.51--total, $2,986,515.17.

Dii tors, (elected February 8, 1872.)—John Beverley Robinson, Toronto, Can.; H. M. Jackson, London, England ; Frederick W. Cumberland, Angus Morrison and William Elliott, Toronto, Can. ; Charles S. Roundell and William Lethbridge, Loedon, England; and ex-officio, John Hogg, Warden, County of Simcoe, and Robert Bell, Alderman, Toronto, Can.

JOHN BEVERLEY ROBINSON, President...... .Toronto, Can.

H. M. Jackson, Vice-President....Lincoln's Inn, London, England. Managing Director... Frederick W. Cumberland. | Master Transportation.

J. Harvia Secretary and Treasurer... Thomas Hamilton. General Ticket Agent..

A. Rolph. Chief Engineer.... .C. W. Moberly. Freight Agent...

J. F. McDonald Master Mechanic. Peter Clarke | Purchasing Agent..

.C. W. Postlethwaite PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.. . Brock st., Toronto, Ontario, Can. London Agency.Cutbill, Son & De Lungo, No. 103 Cannon st., L’n, E. D., Eng.

ST. CROIX AND PENOBSCOT RAILROAD.

.22 miles.

(Consolidation of the Calais and Baring and the Lewy's Island Railroads./

Line of Road.-Calais, Me., to Princeton, Me..... Sidings and other tracks, 5.5 miles. Gauge, 4 feet 84 inches. Rail, 56 lbs. to pard.

Rolling Stock.—Locomotive engines, 5. Cars-passenger, 4 ; baggage, mail and express, 2 ; lumber, 141 ; and freight, 90—total, 237.

The road will be extended to Grand Lake Stream, and from then co to Passadumkeag, and so complete a line from Bangor to Calais.

Operations for the year ending December 31, 1872.—Passengers egarried, 36, 485

Earnings. From Passengers .

Freight, etc.

Erpenditures.
$8,820 91 Working expenses..
71,831 89 Balance, net earnings.

$57,894 89 22,757 91

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$80,652 80

$80,652 80 Payments from net earnings : Interest on bonded debt, $14,121 ; other payments, 7,254 ; balance, $1,382.91.

Financial Statement.-Capital stock, $100,000; funded debt, $232,700 ; bills payable, $12,000 ; other liabilities, $24,399.15—total, $369,099.15. Per contra : Cost of road and equipment, $364,000 ; stocks and bonds, $19,400 ; materials and other assets, $19,057.67; cash in hand, $2,059.51-total assets, $104,511.20—assets over liabilities, $64,588.05.

Statement of funded debt :

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1st mortgage C. and B. RR. July 1, 1864. 6 Jan, and July July 1, 1879 $95.200 2d

17,500 Calais bonds in aid of Lewy's I. RR... Dec. 1, 1856. 6 June and Dec. Dec. 1, 1876

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95,200 17,500 120,000

Directors, (elected January 28, 1873.)—George M. Porter, E. A. Barnard, H. N. Hill, W. W. Sawyer and John McAdam, Calais, Me. GEORGE M. PORTER, President..

.St. Stephen's, N. B. Treasurer... Samuel Black. Superintendent... W. W. Sawyer. | Ticket Agent.. Samuel Black. Purchasing Agt...E. M. Sawyer. Master Mach..... Edward Bolton. Freight Agent ......John Larner. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.

.Calais, Washington Co., Me.

PROVIDENCE AND WORCESTER RAILROAD.

(Opened, 1847.)

Line of Road.-Providence, R. I., to Worcester, Mass.

..43.41 miles. Branch : At Worcester, connecting with Worcester and Nashua Railroad.. 1.00

Total length of road (in Mass., 26.51, and in R. I., 17.90). ...... ...44.41 miles. Second track, 28.15; sidings, etc., 16 miles. Gauge, 4 ft. 8} in. Steel rail, 5 miles. Rail, 56 to 63 lbs. to yard. Leased-Milford and Woonsocket Railroad : Milford to Bellingham, 3.88 miles.

During the last year, the company have arranged with the New Jersey Central Railroad and the Pennsylvania Coal Company for the building of coal wharves below India Point, connecting with the P. and W. RR. by a branch along east side of Seekonk River to Valley Falls, to be built on joint account with the Rhode Island and Massachusetts Railroad. The completion of the Hopkinton Branch will open communication with the Boston and Albany Railroad, at Ashland, by means of the Milford and Woonsocket Railroad. The P. and W. RR. Company have taken a ten years' lease of the latter named road.

* Rolling Stock.-Locomotive engines, 27. Snow-plows, 2. Cars-passenger, 29 ; mail and baggage, 6; and freight, (8-wheel,) box, 229; and platform, 128 ; and (4-wheel) box, 76 ; and platform, 561—total, 1,029.

Operations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1872.–Trains run-passenger, 216,506 ; freight, 267,510 ; other, 23,570—total, 507,586 miles. Passengers carried, 1,605,257 ; carried one mile, 14,471,981. Freight moved, 521,866 ; moved one mile, 15,864,734 tons. Earnings.

Erpenditures. From Passengers .

$367,060 54 Maintenance of way...... $175,403 50 Freight.... 508,552 66 Transportation..

399,942 13 Miscellaneous. 20,283 99 Miscellaneous..

80,625 47

$895,897 19

$655,971 10 Net earnings, $239,926.09; payments from net earnings : Interest, $37,798.38 ; dividends, (10 per cent,) $200,000 ; balance to surplus fund, $2,127.71. Total surplus, $84,019.55.

·Abstract of operations for ten years :

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The official returns for 1869–70 covered only ten months. In the above statement, two tenths have been added to complete the year.

Bulance Sheet, September 30, 1872. Construction. $1,909,635 96 Capital stock...

$2,000,000 00 Equipment... 665,568 55 | Bonds and notes.

685,000 00 Materials..

125,565 58 Dues and dividends unpaid.. 39,612 01 Cash...

107,861 47 | Balance income account..... 84,019 55

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386 $1,650,000 $26,000

$1,622,309 98 $52,690 02 436 1,700.000

1862-63 1863-61. 1864-65. 1865-66. 1866-67. 1867-68. 1868-69. 1869-70. 1870-71. 1871-72.

59.32 59.32 59.32 61.91 67.82 67.82 73.82 76.32 77.51 88.56

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1,622,189 98 77,519 02 466 1,700.000

1,610,109 25 89,90 75 613 1,700,000

$55,000 00

1,756,393 02 49,6016 38 709 1.800,000

5,000 00 $16,429 24 1,802,216 69 19,182 55 779 1,900,000

55,000 00 23,425 02 1,888, 496 84 89,929 18 811 2,000,000

55,000 00 28,544 02 2,033,772 18 49,771 84 882 2,000,000

135,000 00 117,698 38 2,128,285 51 170,412 84 911 2,000,000 300.000 25,000 00 81,891 81 2,231,789 35 138, 702 71 1,029 2,000,000 500,000 224,612 01 84,019 55 2,575,204 51 233,427 01

Track (*) includes main, branch, second and side tracks.
Cars (+) include cars of all sorts, irrespective of wheelage.

Directors, (elected February 3, 1873.)—Earl P. Mason, William S. Slater, John Carter Brown, George A. Leete, James Y. Smith, John R. Balch, Providence, R. I.; Paul Whitin, John C. Whitin, Whitinsville, Mass. ; Isaac Davis, Henry Chapin, Elijah B. Stoddard, Worcester, Mass. ; Gideon L. Spencer, Pawtucket, Rhode Island ; Lyman A. Cook, Woonsocket, R. I. ; Estus Lamb, Blackstone, Mass. ; Eben B. Phillips, Boston, Mass. EARL P. Mason, President...

Providence, R. I.
Treas. and Sec. -John R. Balch. . Providence, R. I. | Master of Mach.-Joseph Kelly.. Providence, R. I.
Supt. & Purch. Agt.-W'm. D. Hilton"

Master of Car Rep.-Olney L. Smith
John J. Powers

M. Trans.-A. E. Quackenboss.. Worcester, Mass. Road Masters Charles Parker

Gen. T'kt. Agt.-Wm. M. Durfee. . Providence, R. I. W. P. Comstock

Gen. Fgt. Ägt.-Julius E. Bacon. Supt. of Bridges-Wm. A. Kent..

Purchasing Agt.-W.D. Hilton. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS. .....Exchange Place, Providence, R. I.

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PITTSFIELD AND NORTH ADAMS RAILROAD.

(Opened, December, 1846. Leased and operated by Boston and Albany Railroad Co.)

Line of Road.—Pittsfield (115 m. W. Boston) to North Adams, Mass.18.65 miles. Sidings and other tracks, 1.42 miles. Gauge, 4 feet 8} inches. Rail, 61 lbs. to yard.

Operations.-Included in lessees' returns. Lease-rent, $27,000 per annum. Dividends, 6 per cent, less U. S. and State taxes.

Financial Statement.--Capital stock, $500,000; paid in, $450,000. Per contra : Cost of railroad and appurtenances, $450,000. Directors.-C. W. Chapin, Ignatius Sargent, Henry Colt and J. A. Rumrill. C. W. CHAPIN, President......

..Springfield, Mass. Treasurer--Charles E. Stevens..... .......Boston. | Clerk-James A. Rumrill...

Springfield. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS. ..Springfield, Hampden Co., Mass.

SARATOGA AND SCHENECTADY RAILROAD.

(Leased in perpetuity to the Rensselaer and Saratoga Railroad Company, and sub-leased

to Delaware and Hudson Canal Company.)

Line of Road.-Schenectady, N. Y., to Saratoga, N. Y....... .21 miles. Sidings and other tracks, 1.57 miles. Gauge, 4 feet 84 inches. Rail, 56 and 65 lbs.

Operations included in lessees' report.

Financial Statement, September 30, 1872.-Capital stock, $450,000; paid in, $441,000 ; and funded debt, 1st mortgage 7 per cent bonds, $9,000. Per contra : Cost of road, etc., $484,684. 15.

Directors.--Le Grand B. Cannon, New York City ; George H. Cramer and George B. Warren, Troy, N. Y.; James M. Marvin, Saratoga, N. Y.; Hanford N.

Lockwood, Stephen E. Warren and Henry C. Lockwood, Troy, N. Y.; Charles Cramer,
Waterford, N. Y.; and Alfred de F. Gale, Troy, N. Y.
GEORGE H. CRAMER, President...

.... Troy, N. Y. Treas. and Sec.-Henry C. Lockwood.. Troy, N. Y. Superintendent-I. V. Baker ..... ... Troy, N.Y. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS...

. Troy, Rensselaer Co., N. Y.

PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD.

(Commenced, 1847. Completed, 1854.)

Lines of Road.—The several lines and branches constituting the system of railroads owned and leased by this company in Pennsylvania, east of Pittsburg, (except the Philadelphia and Erie RR.,) and embraced in their operating accounts at the close of the fiscal year 1871, are as follows :

NAXES OF RAILROADS AND BRANCHES.

Miles Second Sidings, Total of RR. Track. etc., etc. Track.

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Main Line.-Philadelphia to Pittsburg.,

(Altoona (238 m. W. Phila.) to Hollidaysburg.
Hollidaysburg Branch to Morrison's Cove..

Blairsville Intersection (301 m. W. Phila.) to Indiana..
Branches : Delaware Extension (in Philadelphia)..

Steubenville Extension (in Pittsburg).
Tyrone (224 m. W. Phila.) to T. and Clearfield RR.

Columbia (82 m. W. Phila.) to York .....
Total length of main and branch lines owned..

East Brandywine and Waynesburg Railroad..
Harrisburg and Lancaster RR. (included in main line).

Mimin and Centre County_Railroad..
Leased

Sunbury and Lewistown Railroad
Railroads :

Tyrone and Clearfield Railroad and branches.
Bald Eagle Valley Railroad and branch.
Newry Branch Railroad..
Ebensburg and Cresson Railroad.

Western Pennsylvania Railroad..
Total length of leased railroads........
Aggregate length of all roads operated......

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Gauge, 4 feet, 9 inches. Steel rail, 544 miles. Rail, 56, 64, 65 and 67 lbs.

The Philadelphia and Erie Railroad is also leased and operated, but the accounts thereof are kept separately.

The Pennsylvania Railroad Company also lease and operate the Philadelphia and Trenton Railroads and the railroads of the United Companies of New Jersey. The lease is perpetual, the lessees receiving all their assets and assuming all their obligations, and paying, in addition, $1,948,500 per annum for division among the stock holders of said companies. The lessees took possession of these roads December 1, 1871.

The leased railroads west of Pittsburg, including the Pittsburg and Erie Railroad, have been transferred to the charge of the “Pennsylvania Company," a separate organization, having its domicile in Pittsburg. The transfer was completed April 1, 1871.

Rolling Stock.-Locomotive engines, 514. Cars—passenger, 1st class, 183 ; and 2d class, 50 ; sleeping, 68 ; baggage, mail and express, 102 ; freight, 6,685; and coal, 1,440—total of all cars, 8,528.

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