A Century of Progress: History of the Delaware and Hudson Company, 1823-1923

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J.B. Lyon Company, printers, 1925 - 755 halaman
Contains information on the company's presidents, centennial, founding, scope, locomotive aquisitions, and various other topics.
 

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Halaman 331 - Until and except so far as said Director shall from time to time by general or special orders otherwise provide, the Boards of Directors, Receivers, officers and employees of the various transportation systems shall continue the operation thereof in the . usual and ordinary course of the business of common carriers, in the names of their respective companies.
Halaman 331 - But nothing herein contained, expressed or implied, or hereafter done or suffered hereunder, shall be deemed in any way to impair the rights of the stockholders, bondholders, creditors, and other persons having interests in said systems of transportation or in the profits thereof to receive just and adequate compensation for the use and control and operation of their property hereby assumed.
Halaman 327 - The President in time of war is empowered, through the Secretary of War, to take possession and assume control of any system or systems of transportation, or any part thereof, and to utilize the same to the exclusion, as far as may be necessary, of all other traffic thereon, for the transfer or transportation of troops, war material, and equipment, or for such other purposes connected with the emergency as may be needful or desirable.
Halaman 331 - Until and except, so far as said Director shall from time to time, otherwise by general or special orders determine, such systems of transportation shall remain subject to all existing statutes and orders of the Interstate Commerce Commission, and to all statutes and orders of regulating commissions of the various states in which said systems or any part thereof may be situated.
Halaman 331 - Nothing herein shall be construed as now affecting the possession, operation and control of street electric passenger railways, including railways commonly called interurban, whether such railways be or be not owned or controlled by such railroad companies or systems.
Halaman 331 - States and orders of the Interstate Commerce Commission, and to all statutes and orders of regulating commissions of the various States in which said systems or any part thereof may be situated. But any orders, general or special, hereafter made by said Director General, shall have paramount authority and be obeyed as such.
Halaman 577 - journals ' are on a new plan, obviating all previous objections. The wheels arc of cast iron, with patent rolled iron tire, well annealed and wrought, being put on the car wheel while hot. The cooling of the tire, and the contraction of the iron, render it impossible to deviate from its place. The whole is then turned in a steam lathe by machine tools, thus rendering the circle of the wheel perfect from its centre, which is a great desideratum. " The cars were made in Troy by those famous coach...
Halaman 573 - If the legislature of this State shall, at the expiration of ten and within fifteen years from the completion of the said railroad, make provision by law for the repayment to the said company of the amount expended by them in the construction of...
Halaman 242 - Persuaded that it is for the interests both of our members and their employers that a good understanding should at all times exist between the two, it will be the constant endeavor of this organization to establish mutual confidence and create and maintain harmonious relations.
Halaman 50 - The engine goes round the curves very well — the difficulty being in the road as above mentioned. The locomotive will, I think, fully answer our expectations, when we get the road firm enough to bear it.

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