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GENERAL INFORMATION-Continued. Length of heaviest engine and tender, from conter of forward truck. wheel of engine to center of rear wheel of tender.....
45 Total length of heaviest engine and tender over all
facilities, specifying location of samo:
ings as reported for your road? No.
Bowdoinham. No. 1.
Deck plate girder
154. 156' 3"
Number of spans of bridges, of 25 feet and upwards.....
232) *Number of iron bridges, aggregate length, feet, 13,119 ..
76 +Number of wooden bridges, aggregate length, feet, 11,388...
68 + Number of bridges part wood and part iron . + Number of crossings of highways at grado...
460 t Number of crossings of highways over railroad... Number of crossings of highways under railroad...
16 + Number of highway bridges 18 feet above track...
6 + Number of highway bridges less than 18 feet above track.
26 Number of railroad crossings at grade, specifying each..
Boston & Maine, Portland.
Concord & Montreal, Scott's. +Number of railroad crossings over other railroads. Lewiston & Auburn, at Auburn
tlo Maine, on miles road owned.
GENERAL INFORMATION - Concluded.
RATES OF FARE, ETC.
* Average rate of fare per mile, including season tickets, for local
passengers on roads operated by this company Average rate of fare per mile received from passengers to and from
other roads...... Average rate of fare per mile received from all passengers Average rate of local freight per ton per mile on roads operated by this
company, rates as per tariff. ..... Average rate of freight por ton per mile received from freight to and
from other roads....
$3,000,000 00 5,000,000 00 3,593,600 00
414 $1,067,700 00
LIST OF ACCIDENTS.
From causes be-
From their own
misconduct or carelessness.
Total in Maine.
Total on whole road operated.
Killed. Injured. Killed Injured. Killed. Injured. Killed. Injured.
STATEMENT OF EACH ACCIDENT IN MAINE. October 10 1888-At Augusta, Mr Fitzgerald of Augusta, about seventy years of age, was run over and killed by an engine backing out of engine house.
October 16 1888–At Belfast, William Gray, a flagman, while attempting to hold a horse at crossing, was thrown against rear end of passenger-train No. 87 and injured so badly that he died a few hours later.
November 12 1888—At Livermore Falls station, Frank Burger, eleven years old, while running across the track, was struck by train No. 67, and injured so that he died the same evening. Coroner's jury exonerated company and employes from blame.
November 27 1888- About one mile south of Lewiston lower station, train No. 54 found body of Tim Walsh on the track. He was probably killed by train No. 79 or 80 of the night before. Coroner's jury attached no blame to the company or employes.
* Rates as per tariff.
STATEMENT OF ACCIDENTS- Continued. December 6 1888–Near Pittsfield, Philip Vigue of St. Joseph, P.Q., while leaning from the platform of an express car on train No. 2, was struck by the freight platform and injured so badly that he died the same night. Vigue was stealing a ride. Coro. ner's jury attached no blame to the company or employes.
December 29 1888–At Danforth, Hiram Osgood, brakeman on train No. 55, was fatally injured by being jammed between engine and flat car. Coroner's jury exonerated the company and employes from all blame in the matter.
January 10 1889—At Hallowell, Arthur Ellis, ten years of age, was run over by train No. 28 while working at that station. The boy's leg was crushed at the ankle. He was supposed to be at play near by and attempted to cross the tracks.
January 18 1889-At Belfast, A. F. Cornforth, brakeman on the Belfast branch, while assisting to switch a snow plow, was struck on the head by the hook of the switch rope, and injured so that he died the next day.
February 20 1889–At Basou Mills, Fred Gulliver, of Oldtown, was found with both legs cut off below the knoes after the departure of train No. 11. He was intoxicated and is supposed to have got off the train, and fallen under when attempting to get on again.
February 23 1889--At Kingman, Fireman H. J. Goodman of Vancoboro, Postal Clerk Mudgett of Dexter and Mail Agent John Campbell of St. Joba, N. B., were buried in wreck of train No. 71, and burned to death, in accident caused by a misplaced switch. Engineer Angell was severely cut and Postal Clerk Cabel Palmer had his foot jammod.
March 7 1889–At Rolling Mill, Patrick Norton, while on his way to his work at 6.30 PM, was run over by an engine and had his log crushed abuvo the ankle.
March 19 1889— Near Mattawamkoag, William Kelly, brakeman, fell between the cars and had one leg crushed.
May 29 1839—At Skowhegan, Mazairo Fortier, was run ovor and killed by an engine backing froin the depot. Coroner's jury exonorated company and employes from all blame.
June 10 1889–At Crowell's brook, near Oakland, train No. 13, from Portland to Skowbegan, ran into a washout, fatally injuring Roscoe Stevens of Skowhegan, express messenger. Mail Agent Petterson of Belfast bad both legs broken. Mail Agent Libby of Portland had ribs brokon, and Engineer Underwood, Firoman Coburn, Baggago-master Harrigan, Brakeman Royal and Mail Agent Spear of Gardiner, received injuries more or less severe.
July 4 1889-A Vanceboro' yard, William Sears of Vanceboro', eighty-five years old, was run over and instantly killed by an engine backing east from the station.
July 16 1889—At Bangor, John Ryao of Chatham, N. B., was run over by cars handled by sbifter at Bangor, and had both legs crushed below the knee. He was intoxicaied and lying across the rails. Died the next morning.
July 19 1889 - At Mattawam keag, Thomas Higgins of St. Louis, MO , while stealing a rido, jumped or fell from train No. 64, and had one leg cut off, Ho was carried to Bangor and died the same day.
August 14 1889–At Scott's, Will C. Collier, thirteen years old, while riding on a construction train was thrown from the cars by the starting of the engine, falling beneath the wheels was killod. He had been warned often to keep away from the train.
STATEMENT OF ACCIDENTS- Concluded.
August 28 1889—Two or three miles west of Bangor, train 71 run over the body of John Carmel. He was probably killed by train No. 2 of previous evening. A bottle of liquor was found dear by.
September 10 1889- At South Gardiner, train No. 64 struck a team loaded with logs fatally injuring the driver, Charles N. Brown of Skowhegan.
NAME AND RESIDENCE OF OFFICERS.
President- Arthur Sewall, Bath, Me.
Name and Residence of Directors Last Elected— Arthur Sewall, Bath, Me. Geo. C. Lord, Newton Mass. Amos Paul, South Newmarket, N. A. Wm. G. Davis, Portland, Me. Frank Jones, Portsmouth, N. H. 8. C. Lawrence, Medford, Mass. John Ware, Waterville, Me. H. N. Jose, Portland, Mo. Richard Olney, Boston, Mass. Darius Alden, Augusta, Me. J. S. Rickor, Deering, Me. Thomas W. Hyde, Bath, Me. Bruncis W. Hill, Exeter, Mo.
Proper Address of the Company—Maine Central Railroad Company, Portland, Mo.
Report of the Monson Railroad Company, for the Year Ending
September 30 1889.
(Two Feot Gauge.)
$11.433 00 10,912 10
490 90 4,980 67
GENERAL EXIBIT FOR TIE YEAR. $12,747 26 Total income..
8,866 18 Total ux pense, including taxes.
Balance at comineucement of year, deficit.
4,489 77 88,682 61
ANALYSIS OF EARNINGS.
294 08 From through passengers, to and from other roads
1,062 60 367 06 236 35 262 32
10,518 96 Total earnings from freight department.
Income from all other sources, specifying same..
12,747 26 Total income from all sources......
ANALYSIS OF EXPENSES.
100 00 Insurance..
Repairs of fences, road crossings and signs..
Repairs of passenger, mail and baggage cars...
New freight cars
Salaries, wages and incidentals of freight stations
50 77 555 14
70 00 2,039 43 298 12 45 75 35 80 77 14 116 38 1,855 67
6 12 1,047 05
200 49 284 68 450 00
10 41 3,141 14
8,866 18 Total expenses