Railroad Reports Volume 59

Railroad Reports Volume 59

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...test we are applying says: "Vt/hen it undertakes to do," etc. The provision in j-aragraph 14 for hauling water and supplies to the end of track during construction does not provide for hauling camp and grading outfits, either to or from the end of the track, but seems to be a provision for hauling water and supplies during the course of construction, while the shipment of the camp and grading outfit after completion of the vork appears to have been had under the provisions contained in paragraphs 15 and 16 of the contract. It would not be material whether the appellee had brought in its camp and grading outfit to the station at Bouse, and there shipped it to the point from which it had been shipped in at commencement of work, or whether, the cars being furnished at the front, the appellant had picked up these cars for it, and brought them into Bouse. Neither is it material whether in so doing the appellant acted as a private or common carrier; whether it was done for hire or gratis. The fact is established that at Bouse, a point on the railroad operated by the appellant, the camp and grading outfit was received. One provision of the contract excepts explosives and commissary goods. The record discloses that. on arriving at Bouse, the party in charge of the outfit unloaded some powder and hay; purchased transportation from Bouse to Phoenix for the employees at the rate provided by the contract; the cars were waybilled by appellant's agent (presumably at the rate of one cent per ton mile) and cut into and became a part of appellant's regular freight train No. 12, the plan of movement of which was admittedly according to the rules of the general freight and passenger agent of the appellant company. (4) The tranportation must...show more

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  • Paperback | 366 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 653g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236823079
  • 9781236823076