Annual Report of the Railroad Commissioners of the State of Wisconsin

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Página 178 - What freight and transportation companies run on your road, and on what terms and on what conditions as to rates, use of track, machinery, repairs of cars, etc. ; do they use the cars of your company or those furnished by themselves, and are their cars to their freight given any preference in speed, or order of transportation, and if so, in what particular?
Página 237 - Company, being duly sworn, deposes and says that he has caused the foregoing statements to be prepared by the proper officers and agents of this Company, and having carefully examined the same, declares them to be a true, full, and...
Página 398 - Whether any such accidents have arisen from carelessness or negligence of any person in the employment of the corporation, and whether such person is retained in the service of the corporation.
Página 109 - What express companies run on your road, and on what terms, and what conditions as to rates, etc. ; what kind of business is done by them, and do you take their freights at the depot, or at the office of such express companies?
Página 270 - ... etc.; what kind of business is done by them, and do you take their freights at the depot, or at the office of such express companies ? We carry freight, etc., for American Express Co., in our own cars.
Página 110 - ... any other railroad corporation owning or having under its control a parallel or competing line; nor shall any officer of such railroad corporation act as an officer of any other railroad corporation owning or having the control of a parallel or competing line ; and the question whether railroads are parallel or competing lines shall, when demanded by the party complainant, be decided by a jury, as in other civil issues.
Página 402 - Resolved, That the thanks of this convention are due and are hereby extended to William Bell, Jr., commissioner of railroads and telegraphs of Ohio, for his kindness and courtesy in the entertainment of this convention.
Página 134 - No railroad or other corporation, or the lessees, purchasers or managers of any railroad corporation, shall consolidate the stock, property or franchises of such corporation with, or' lease or purchase the works or franchises of, or in any way control, any railroad corporation owning or having under its control a parallel or competing line...
Página 139 - Albert Keep, President, and JB Redfield Assistant Secretary of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway Company, being duly sworn, depose and say that they have caused the foregoing statements to be prepared by the proper officers and agents of this company, and having carefully examined the same declare them to be a true, full and...
Página iv - ... was built from Watertown to Milwaukee in 1836. A few years later one was completed from Milwaukee to Whitewater, which lies just outside of the county to the south. The coming of the railroads reduced these long hauls, opened up new markets, and did much to encourage the development of agriculture. The Prairie du Chien Division of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad was completed through the county in 1851, and the La Cross Division in 1855. The chief type of agriculture followed at the...

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