Seventh Annual Report of the Railroad Commissioner of the State of Wisconsin, 1880 (Classic Reprint)

Seventh Annual Report of the Railroad Commissioner of the State of Wisconsin, 1880 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Seventh Annual Report of the Railroad Commissioner of the State of Wisconsin, 1880 These figures apparently show a gradual reduction from year to year in the price per ton per mile charged for hauling freight. This is true, but not to the entire degree that the figures would seem to indicate. The longer the haul the less the freights are in propor tion to the distance hauled, and so while the lines Of roads have been greatly extended each year, the price received per ton haul on freights carried the greater distance Operates simply to decrease the average price received per ton per mile on the entire length Of road. There have been some marked reductions, however, in the price for the short hauls, and from the two causes combined the great decrease results.viii annual report OF the [pur. Doo. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 402 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 21mm | 535g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243152345
  • 9780243152346