Court of Appeals State of New York

Court of Appeals State of New York

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...must always be at their posts on the car platform when the train is at or passing station platforms and must only enter car as provided in the Rules or in the line of duty." The Rules of the defendant in regard to carrying of newspaper bundles (fol. 366) which were approved by the Public Service Commission provided that a carrier in charge of newspaper bun.dles would be permitted to ride on the front platform of the rear car and another carrier on the rear platform of the car next to the rear car, (fol. 368) and these rules further provided (fol. 368) "6: Bundles are to be deposited on the car platform at points indicated by the f/uards and are to be carried off the train with one bundle in each hand." Thus realizing the danger of throwing bundles from a moving train and having control over the same, the railroad company provided that these bundles of newspapers would only be carried on the front platform of the rear car and the rear platform of the next to the rear car at a place on the platform designated by the guard and further provided in its rules that the guard or conductor must be on that rear car (fol. 51) and must be on the car platform when the train was at or passing station platforms, and special instructions were given at the School for Conductors and Motormen that these guards were (fol. 44) to stand on the car platform until the train is away from the station platform and "never to allow any newspapers to be thrown from the platform of a car at any time until the train comes to a stop" (fol. 44). No guard was present on this ear platform at the time the train was passing the 18th Street Station to prevent the throwing of the bundle of newspapers onto the station. The company was paid for...show more

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  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 494g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236980867
  • 9781236980861