Proceedings Volume 17-19

Proceedings Volume 17-19

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ... to that connection of ours that on any of our cars which they receive or-which we deliver to them we will charge them fifty-five cents per day; but can I say 1.0 that non-member road that we will charge them fifty-five cents on a Hocking Valley car? I might say it, but could I collect it? The Hocking Valley could collect it, but under the resolution of yesterday, I am responsible for the per diem on that Hocking Valley car. The Hocking Valley will look to me for the per diem. It seems to me that instead of placing a penalty on a non-member road we are actually helping them, because when I say I want the money for the Hocking Valley car they will say I have no right to it, and when the Hocking Valley tries to collect from them. they will say, "under your rules the C., P. & St. L. owes it." MR. AYLESBURY2 As I stated yesterday, I thought this was a matter that we could well defer until some future meeting, for the reason that it is now developing that we have another rule which should be considered in connection with this. That is the rule where you deliver an empty car to a road which does not pay per diem, or if you load a car to a road which does not pay per diem. That road may be 1,500 miles away from your road, but you are responsible to the owner for the per diem while the car is on the non-per diem road. We all know that. 'Now I cannot see how you can fit this proposed Rule No. 1 in with a rule which has already been adopted by The American Railway Association and given to us to carry out. It would be a considerable complication of bookkeeping to not only the non-member road and the connection, but the railroads that loaded the cars to the non-member road. And when my friend back here wanted to know who got the...show more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 426g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236957997
  • 9781236957993