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Roads operated with Horse Power :
For transportation expenses,.
For interest, ...
For dividends on stock,.
For payments to surplus fund,
Not classified,

$4,990, 695 41

425, 785 32 520, 002 69 288, 860 97 201, 442 78

$6,426, 787 17

Total payments,

TABLE I.

ACCIDENTS.
Roads operated with Steam :
Number of passengers killed,...
Number of passengers injured,
Number of employees killed,...
Number of employees injured, ..
Number of others killed,
Number of others injured,..
Total number killed,.
Total number injured,
Roads operated with Horse Power:
Number of passengers killed,
Number of passengers injured, ..
Number of employees killed,..
Number of employees injured,...
Number of others killed,.
Number of others injured,..
Total number killed,..
Total number injured,...

17 107 70 66 124

60 211 233

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13: 35 1 1 20 13 34 49

DEDUCTIONS FROM THE FOREGOING RESULTS. If we exclude the City Roads, we have as follows: Average number of miles traveled by each pas

senger, ... Average number of passengers in each train,.. Average number of miles each ton of freight

was transported, Average number of tons in each freight train,..

37.44 69. 72

113.95 74. 85

Aggregate movement of passenger trains is equivalent to passing over the road,

3,898 times. Aggregate movement of freight trains is equivalent to passing over the road,..

5,570 times. Average number of trains passing daily over the road, about...

26 Average cost, per mile of road, for maintaining roadway, ..

$4,577 35 Average cost, per mile of road, for repairs of machinery,.....

2,991 70 Average cost, per mile of road, for operating road, .....

6,287 34 Average cost, per mile of single track, for maintaining roadway,.

2,789 82 Average cost per mile of single track, for repairs of machinery,....

1,823 40 Average cost, per mile of single track, for operating road,..

3,832 04 Average sum received for carrying one passenger one mile,....

2. 42 cents. Average sum received for transporting one ton of freight one mile,.

2.853 cents. Average cost, per mile, for carrying each passenger, ·

1.863 cents. Average cost, per mile, for carrying each ton of freight, ..

1.952 cents. Average number of miles of travel for each passenger killed,.....

40,203,823 Average number of miles of travel for each passenger either killed or injured,

6,387,523 Average number of passengers carried for each one killed,....

1,073,804 Average expense is 75.99 per cent of all the

earnings.

each year.

The following table shows the date when the several Railroads of this State were opened for public travel :

Mlles opened In 1831. The Mobawk aud Hudson, 17 miles, ...

17 In 1832. The Saratoga and Schenectady, 22 miles, and 1 mile of the New York and Harlem..

23 In 1833. 1 mile of the New York and Harlem,..

1 In 1834. The Ithaca and Owego, 29 miles, and 2 miles of the New York and Harlem,

31 In 1835. The Rensselaer and Saratoga, 25 miles,.

25 In 1836. The Utica and Schenectady, 78 miles,..

78 In 1837. The Tonawanda, 44 miles; the Lewiston, 3

miles ; 15 miles of the Long Island, and 2 miles of
the New York and Harlem,..

64 In 1838. The Hudson and Berkshire,..

31 In 1839. The Syracuse and Utica, 53 miles, and 2 miles of the New York and Harlem,.

55 In 1840. None. In 1841. 46 miles of the New York and Erie and 5 miles of the Long Island,.

51 In 1842.. The Albany and West Stockbridge, 38 miles ;

the Auburn and Rochester, 78 miles; the Schenec-
tady and Troy, 21 miles ; 10 miles of the Long

Island, and 6 miles of the New York and Harlem, 153 In 1843. The Auburn and Syracuse, 26 miles; the At

tica and Buffalo, 31 miles, and 7 miles of the New
York and Erie,..

64 In 1844. 52 miles of the Long Island, and 12 miles of the New York and Harlem,..

64 In 1845. The Cayuga and Susquehanna, 29 miles; the

Buffalo and Niagara Falls, 22 miles; the Troy and
Greenbush, 6 miles, and the Skaneateles and Jor
dan, 5 miles,..

62 In 1846. 8 miles of the New York and Erie,..

8 In 1847. 25 miles of the New York and Harlem,.

25 In 1848. The Saratoga and Whitehall, 40 miles; the

Oswego and Syracuse, 35 miles; 140 miles of the
New York and Erie, and 29 miles of the New York
and Harlem,..

244

Mlles opened each year.

In 1849. The Chemung, 17 miles; 59 miles of the

New York and Erie, and 75 miles of the Hudson
River,

151 In 1850. The Northern Ogdensburgh, 118 miles; the

New York and New Haven, 14 miles; 78 miles of
the New York and Erie; 18 miles of the Water-

town and Rome, and 69 miles of the Hudson River, 297 In 1851. The Canandaigua and Elmira, 47 miles ; 128

miles of the New York and Erie, and 52 miles of
the Watertown and Rome,..

227 In 1852. The Buffalo and State Line, 69 miles; the Troy

and Boston, 26 miles; the Plattsburgh and Mon-
treal, 23 miles; the Sixth Avenue, 4 miles ; 51 miles
of the New York and Harlem ; 20 miles of the
Watertown and Rome, and 44 miles of the Buffalo,
Corning and New York,

237 In 1853. The Albany Northern, 33 miles ; the Troy and

Bennington, 5 miles; the Troy Union, 2 miles; the
Canandaigua and Niagara Falls, 99 miles ; the Buf-
falo and New York City, 91 miles; the Rochester,
Lockport and Niagara Falls, 77 miles; the Sackett's
Harbor and Ellisburgh, 18 miles, and 46 miles of
the Buffalo, Corning and New York,..

371 In 1854. The Syracuse and Binghamton, 80 miles; the

Flushing, 8 miles; the Brooklyn City, 17 miles, and
the Third avenue, 4 miles,...

109 In 1855. 26 miles of the Black River and Utica, and 30 miles of the Potsdam and Watertown,.

56 In 1856. 9 miles of the Black River and Utica, and 241 miles of the Potsdam and Watertown,...

334 In 1857. 2 miles of the Brooklyn City, and 21 miles of the Potsdam and Watertown,...

23 In 1858. 11 miles of the Buffalo, New York and Erie,..

11 In 1859. The Genesee Valley, 154 miles; the Ninth

Avenue, 31, and the Broadway Railroad of Brook-
lyn, 44,

231

Miles opened

each year. In 1860. The Atlantic and Great Western in New York,

49 miles; the Staten Island, 13 miles ; 4 miles of
the Brooklyn Central and Jamaica ; 5 miles of the

Brooklyn City, and 1 mile of the Ninth Avenue,.. 72 In 1861. 4 miles of Brooklyn City, and 5 miles of the Warwick Valley,....

9 In 1862. Coney Island and Brooklyn, 104 miles; 5

miles of the Brooklyn City and Newtown; 173
miles of the Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburgh,
and 5 miles of the Warwick Valley,.

38 In 1863. Albany and Susquehanna, 35 miles ; Brooklyn

Bath and Coney Island, 4 miles; Forty-second
Street and Grand Street Ferry, 7 miles; Rochester
City and Brighton, 61 miles; Utica City, 2; Van
Brunt Street and Erie Basin, 11 miles,..

56 In 1864. Albany and Susquehanna, 1 mile ; Broadway

and Seventh Avenue, 8 miles; Brooklyn, Bath and
Coney Island, 24 miles; Central Park, North and
East River, 19 miles; Forty-second Street and
Grand Street Ferry, 1 mile; Long Island 53 miles ;
Harlem Bridge, Morrisania and Fordham, 5 miles;

Troy and Cohoes, 31 miles ; Utica City, 2 miles,.. 471 In 1865. Adirondack Company, 25 miles ; Albany Rail

way, 3 miles ; Albany and Susquehanna, 46 miles;
Oswego and Rome, 18 miles ; Saratoga and Hudson
River, 26 miles,..

118 In 1866. Albany and Susquehanna, 16.52 miles ; Brook

lyn and Rockaway Beach, 3.50 miles ; Buffalo, Brad-
ford and Pittsburgh, 8 miles; North Shore, 6.25
miles ; Oswego and Rome, 10.58 miles ; Albany Rail-
way, 2.48 miles; Bleecker Street and Fulton Ferry,
3.50 miles ; Brooklyn City, 0.75 miles ; Dry Dock,
East Broadway and Battery, 4.72 miles,... 56. 30

Respectfully submitted,
J. P. GOODSELL,

State Engineer and Surveyor.

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