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Town of Coeymans, Albany County-View of completed undergrade crossing by the Westerlo Turnpike of the West Shore R. R, (N. Y, C. & H, R. R. R.).

A grade crossing was formerly located at this crossing point,

APPENDIX.

Decisions and recommendations:

Complaints of cities, towns, associations, individuals, etc.
Stations and station buildings.
Crossings.
Decisions of courts as to questions arising under the Grade Crossing Law.
Highway crossing signs on railroads.
Applications for change of motive power.
Applications for increase of capital stock.
Applications for consent to the issue of mortgages.
Applications for a certificate under section 59 of the Railroad Law.
Decisions of courts as to questions arising under section 59 of the Railroad

Law.
Abandonment of part of route.
Change of name.
Cessation of operation during winter.
Application for approval of cooking ranges in cars.

Accidents.
Length of steam roads.
Length of elevated, underground and street roads.
Inspections.
Minutes of Board.
Unfinished business.
Companies formed.
Companies consolidated.
Certificate under section 59 of the Railroad Law, filed in the Secretary of State's

office.
Extension of route.
Companies reorganized.
Leased roads.
Increase of capital stock.
Classification of stock.
Change of route.
Change of place of business.
Reduction of number of directors.
Increase of number of directors.
Certificate of abandonment of part of route
Certificate of merger.
Annulment of lease.
Certificate in respect of routes.
Acquisition of stock.
Consent of stockholders to issue preferred stock.
Enactments.
Alphabetical list of all companies formed under the laws of this State.
Rules of procedure.
Traveling expenses of the Board,

Laws—PART II. “Condemnation Law.To Change the Name of a Corporation.” “General Corporation Law.” “Stock Corporation Law." “Railroad Law." Grade Crossing Law-sections 60 to 69, Railroad Law. Sections of the Constitution relating to railroads. General acts relating to railroads not embraced in the above laws. Tax laws relating to railroads. Bonding of towns, and railroad aid debts. Extracts from Code of Criminal Procedure. Extracts from Penal Code. Rapid Transit Act (act of 1891 as amended). Interstate Commerce Act (as amended).

DECISIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.

Complaints of Cities, Towns, Associations, Individuals,

Etc.

I.

IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF S. D. MILLER AND OTHER RESIDENTS OF

RENSSELAER AGAINST THE UNITED: TRACTION COMPANY AND THE COHOES CITY RAILWAY COMPANY.

December 14, 1904.

This petition, by S. D. Miller and other residents of Rensselaer, constituting a special committee of the Chamber of Commerce of that city, was filed with this Board on December 12, 1904. It alleged that the United Traction Company proposed to lease or transfer all the rights, properties and franchises of said company in Rensselaer to the Cohoes City Railway, and asked that

the said United Traction Company be cited to appear before your honorable body and show cause why they should not be restrained from making, or suffering the proposed lease or transfer to be made. The petitioners were informed that this Board had no jurisdiction in the matter, and the case was closed. (Case No. 3266.)

II.

IN THE MATTER OF THE COMPLAINT OF WINANT V. P. BRADLEY AGAINST THE

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS RAILROAD COMPANY, RELATIVE TO THE OPERATION OF PASSENGER CARS ON THE REID AVENUE LINE OF SAID COMPANY'S RAILROAD.

January 3, 1905. This complaint, by Winant V. P. Bradley, of Brooklyn, against The Brooklyn Heights Railroad Company, was filed with this Board on November 3, 1904. It alleged that on the Reid avenue line of said company's railroad cars were operated at insufficient intervals. A copy of the complaint was sent to the company, which answered. A report in the matter was made by the electrical expert of this Board, from which it appeared that the intervals between cars on this line had been considerably shortened since the making of the complaint. The case was closed. (Case No. 3243.)

III.

IN THE MATTER OF THE COMPLAINT OF THE TWENTY-EIGHTH WARD BOARD OF

TRADE OF BROOKLYN AGAINST THE BROOKLYN HEIGHTS RAILROAD COMPANY AS TO SERVICE RENDERED THE PUBLIC BY SAID COMPANY.

January 3, 1905. This complaint, by the Twenty-eighth Ward Board of Trade of Brooklyn, against The Brooklyn Heights Railroad Company, was filed with this Board on November 19, 1904. It alleged that cars on the Broadway surface lines and the Lexington avenue elevated line of said company were greatly over

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