Hadley, Railroad Transportation, Its History and Laws (New York, 1885); E.
The railroad is close enough now that wagons can reach it from Ashley faster than we can cross the desert.
"Underground railroad," Dan said.
Daggett, Railroad Reorganization (Boston, 1908); M.
The railroad was scheduled to reach Ashley soon and there would be no need for freighting goods to the little town.
"It's part of the Underground Railroad," Kelli answered.
At the foot of the mountain there was a railroad, and the children watched the trains whiz by.
Dewsnup (ed.), Railway Organization and Working (Chicago, 1906); Interstate Commerce Commission; Rate Regulation Hearings before the U.S. Senate Committee (Washington, 5 vols., 1905); and on current matters, The Official Railway Guide (monthly, New York, the Railroad Age Gazette (weekly, New York) and the Commercial and Financial Chronicle (weekly, New York).
He could only steer them towards the Underground Railroad, the secretive systems of bunkers and tunnels running beneath major cities that were developed by the PMF during the ten-year war.
Hadley, Railroad Transportation (New York, 1885); B.
Tamaqua is served by the Central railroad of New Jersey, by the Philadelphia and Reading railway and by an electric line connecting with Mauch Chunk, Pottsville, and other places.
Hoosick Falls is served by the Boston & Maine Railroad, and is connected by electric railway with Bennington, Vermont, about 8 m.
The Grand Trunk Railroad Company has here two of the largest grain warehouses on the Atlantic Coast.
And so, if the railroad reached round the world, I think that I should keep ahead of you; and as for seeing the country and getting experience of that kind, I should have to cut your acquaintance altogether.
A few days ago I met Tommy Stringer in the railroad station at Wrentham.
When she was twelve years old, she was asked what book she would take on a long railroad journey.
McPherson, Railroad Freight Rates (New York, 1909); S.
In comparing the figures, it should be noted that main line mileage in the Eastern states, as for example that of the Pennsylvania railroad and the New York, New Haven & Hartford, does not differ greatly in standards of safety or in unit cost from the best British construction, although improvement work in America is charged to income far more liberally than it has been in England.
It is served by the Boston & Maine railroad and by electric railways to Andover, Boston, Lowell, Haverhill and Salem, Massachusetts, and to Nashua and Salem, New Hampshire.
In the course of the summer I had discovered a raft of pitch pine logs with the bark on, pinned together by the Irish when the railroad was built.
A state railroad commission, organized in 1899, has power to regulate railway, steamer, sleepingcar, express, telephone and telegraph rates within the state.
The first railroad in Cuba (and the first in Spanish lands) was opened from Havana to Gaines in 1837.
He started forward, anxious to see if the underground railroad survived the onslaught.
We do not ride on the railroad; it rides upon us.
The board of control is composed of the governor, attorney-general and the three railroad commissioners.
On comparative railway legislation and the principles governing it, see Hadley, Railroad Transportation; its History and its Laws (New York, 1885).
In 1887 a committee reported that the coupler question was the " knottiest mechanical problem that had ever been presented to the railroad," and over 4000 attempted solutions were on record in the United States Patent Office.
Judge Taft granted an injunction (7th March 1893) against the Pennsylvania railroad, making P. M.
Dixon, " Recent Railroad Commission Legislation," Political Science Quarterly, xx.
The American Railroad of Porto Rico, about 190 m.
The second decision grew out of the attempt of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers to prevent other roads from accepting freight from the Toledo, Ann Arbor & North Michigan railroad, against which a "legal" strike had been declared.
Such is the universal law, which no man can ever outwit, and with regard to the railroad even we may say it is as broad as it is long.
of Biloxi) to Ship Island, which has one of the best harbours on the entire Gulf Coast, the Gulf & Ship Island Railroad Company, with the co-operation of the United States Government, in 1901 began to dredge a channel 300 ft.
The railroad from Hamburg to Berlin traverses the country.
' The North Carolina Railroad from Goldsboro,.
I had already bought the shanty of James Collins, an Irishman who worked on the Fitchburg Railroad, for boards.
The state owned, in 1909, 30,002 shares of stock in the North Carolina Railroad Company,' with a market value (1907) of $5,580,372 (the stock being quoted at 186), and an annual income of $210,014 and 12,666 shares of stock in the Atlantic & North Carolina Railroad Company, from which the annual income is $31,665.
It is served by the Pere Marquette Railroad, by steamboat lines to Chicago and other lake ports, and by electric lines connecting with Grand Rapids, Saugatuck, and the neighbouring summer resorts.
The creation of a railroad commission was ordered and the preparation of a code of criminal law.
Miller, delivered to the South Carolina railroad in 1834, presented a feature which has remained characteristic of American locomotives - the front part was supported on a four-wheeled swivelling bogie-truck, a device, however, which had been applied to Puffing Billy in England when it was rebuilt in 1815.
The administrative officers of the state are a governor, a lieutenantgovernor, a secretary of state, a state treasurer, and an auditor of accounts, elected by popular vote, and an inspector of finance, a commissioner of taxes, a superintendent of education, a fish and game commissioner, three railroad commissioners, and various boards and commissions, of whom some are elected by the General Assembly and some are appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the Senate.
The Baltimore & Ohio railroad was built to protect and further the commercial interests of the city of Baltimore; the Cincinnati Southern railway is still owned by the city of Cincinnati, which built the line in the 'seventies for commercial protection against Louisville, Ky.
The Union Pacific railroad was a military necessity to the United States if the authority of the national government was to be maintained in the Far West.
The Fitchburg Railroad touches the pond about a hundred rods south of where I dwell.
Since the wood-cutters, and the railroad, and I myself have profaned Walden, perhaps the most attractive, if not the most beautiful, of all our lakes, the gem of the woods, is White Pond;--a poor name from its commonness, whether derived from the remarkable purity of its waters or the color of its sands.
Children come a-berrying, railroad men taking a Sunday morning walk in clean shirts, fishermen and hunters, poets and philosophers; in short, all honest pilgrims, who came out to the woods for freedom's sake, and really left the village behind, I was ready to greet with--"Welcome, Englishmen! welcome, Englishmen!" for I had had communication with that race.
The city has lumber and fishing interests (perch, whitefish, sturgeon, pickerel, bass, &c. being caught in Saginaw Bay), large machine shops and foundries (value of products in 1905, $ 1, 743, 1 55, or 31% of the total of the city's factory products), and various manufactures, including ships (wooden and steel), wooden ware, woodpipe, veneer, railroad machinery, cement, alkali and chicory.
During the wild era of speculation which followed (especially in 1832 - upon the opening of the Chickasaw Cession to settlement) a large number of banks and railroad corporations with banking privileges were chartered.
The Quakers of Pennsylvania possibly began the work of the mysterious Underground Railroad; the best known of them was Thomas Garrett (1789-1871), a native of Pennsylvania, who, in 1822, removed to Wilmington, Delaware, where he was convicted in 1848 on four counts under the Fugitive Slave Law and was fined $800o; he is said to have helped 2700 slaves to freedom.
P. Grant, an Atlanta railroad builder, in 1882, and subsequently enlarged by the city (in its south-east corner is Fort Walker); the Lake wood, 6 m.
The first American-built loccmotive, the Best Friend, of Charleston, was made at the West Point Foundry, New York, in 1830, and was put to work on the South Carolina railroad in that year.
He thoroughly organized the department, and in his able annual report advocated the construction by government aid of a railroad to the Pacific Coast.
long, connects the principal cities along the north and west coasts and those as far east as Ponce on the south coast; a railway between Ponce and Guayama, farther east, was virtually completed in 1910, and the Vega Alta railroad connects Vega Alta with Dorado on the north coast; but there are no inland railways and most of the products of the interior are carried to the coast in carts drawn by bullocks or on the backs of mules.
Jersey City is served by several inter-urban electric railways and by the tunnels of the Hudson & Manhattan railroad company to Dey St.
It is served by the New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad and by interurban electric railways.
It is served by the Chicago Burlington & Quincy railroad and by the Galesburg & Kewanee Electric railway.
I have thought that Walden Pond would be a good place for business, not solely on account of the railroad and the ice trade; it offers advantages which it may not be good policy to divulge; it is a good port and a good foundation.
Have not men improved somewhat in punctuality since the railroad was invented?
It was very exciting at that season to roam the then boundless chestnut woods of Lincoln--they now sleep their long sleep under the railroad--with a bag on my shoulder, and a stick to open burs with in my hand, for I did not always wait for the frost, amid the rustling of leaves and the loud reproofs of the red squirrels and the jays, whose half-consumed nuts I sometimes stole, for the burs which they had selected were sure to contain sound ones.
A second engine, the West Point, also built at West Point Foundry for the South Carolina railroad, differed from the Best Friend in having a horizontal boiler with 6 or 8 tubes, though in other respects it was similar.
Baldwin, the founder of the famous Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia, built his first engine, Old Ironsides, for the Philadelphia, Germantown & Morristown railroad; first tried in November 1832, it was modelled on Stephenson's Planet, and had a single pair of driving wheels at the firebox end and a pair of carrying wheels under the smoke-box.
Among the principal buildings are the U.S. Government Building, the City Hall and the County Court House; and the city's institutions include the Laredo Seminary (1882) for boys and girls, the Mercy Hospital, the National Railroad of Mexico Hospital and an Ursuline Convent.
Siebert, The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom (New York, 1898).
The principal roads are the Missouri Pacific (St Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern, New Orleans & North-western and St Louis, Watkins & Gulf), the Southern Pacific (Morgan's Louisiana & Texas Railroad & Steamship Co.
No person holding a lucrative office under the state or the United States, no salaried officer of a railroad company, and no officer of any court of record is eligible for membership in either house.
The system was put into practical operation in 1887 on the Lehigh Valley railroad in the United States, and worked well, but was abandoned because it apparently fulfilled no real public want.
It extended the meaning of the term " railroad " to include switches, spurs and terminal facilities, and the term " transportation " to include private cars, and all collateral services, such as refrigeration, elevation and storage.
If we read of one man robbed, or murdered, or killed by accident, or one house burned, or one vessel wrecked, or one steamboat blown up, or one cow run over on the Western Railroad, or one mad dog killed, or one lot of grasshoppers in the winter--we never need read of another.
To do things "railroad fashion" is now the byword; and it is worth the while to be warned so often and so sincerely by any power to get off its track.
I could always tell if visitors had called in my absence, either by the bended twigs or grass, or the print of their shoes, and generally of what sex or age or quality they were by some slight trace left, as a flower dropped, or a bunch of grass plucked and thrown away, even as far off as the railroad, half a mile distant, or by the lingering odor of a cigar or pipe.
I have my horizon bounded by woods all to myself; a distant view of the railroad where it touches the pond on the one hand, and of the fence which skirts the woodland road on the other.
Immediately outside the city limits in 1905 there were many large manufactories, including the repair shops of the Southern railroad; iron and steel, car wheels and cotton-oil were among the products of the suburban factories.
Special commissioners were to have concurrent jurisdiction with the U.S. circuit and district courts and the inferior courts of Territories in enforcing the law; fugitives could not testify in their own behalf; no trial by jury was provided; i The precise amount of organization in the Underground Railroad cannot be definitely ascertained because of the exaggerated use of the figure of railroading in the documents of the "presidents" of the road, Robert Purvis and Levi Coffin, and of its many "conductors," and their discussion of the "packages" and "freight" shipped by them.
Though the woodchoppers have laid bare first this shore and then that, and the Irish have built their sties by it, and the railroad has infringed on its border, and the ice-men have skimmed it once, it is itself unchanged, the same water which my youthful eyes fell on; all the change is in me.
PMF are spreading the word to the populace to hole up in the underground railroad.
She's not going to know about the underground railroad.
You're forgetting the underground railroad.
Plymouth is served by the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western railroad.
Charles King's son, Rufus King (1814-1876), graduated at the U.S. Military Academy in 1833, served for three years in the engineer corps, and, after resigning from the army, became assistant engineer of the New York & Erie railroad.
From 1886 he was assistant land commissioner of the Florida Southern Railroad.
The valley portion is level and contains several settlement centres, the largest of which, a busy industrial village (manufactures of cotton and paper), bears the same name as the township, and is on a branch of the Boston and Albany railroad.
He was president of the Union Pacific railroad from 1884 to 1890, having previously become widely known as an authority on the management of railways.
The city is served by the New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad, by interurban electric lines, and by steamboats to New York.
In 1849 the regular payment of the interest of the public debt was commenced, steam communication was established along the Pacific coast, and a railroad was made from Lima to Callao.
of Boston, is served by the Boston & Albany railroad; it has the Walnut Hill preparatory school, the Leonard Morse hospital, and a public library, the Morse institute, which was given by Mary Ann Morse (1825-1862) and was built in 1873.
The other administrative officers are a secretary of state, an attorney-general, an auditor, a treasurer, a commissioner of public schools, a railroad commissioner, and a factory inspector, and various boards and commissions, such as the board of education, the board of agriculture, the board of health, and the commissioners of inland fisheries, commissioners of harbours and commissioners of pilots.
in area, traversed by the Nashua river, crossed by the Northern Division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad, and by the Fitchburg Division of the Boston & Maine, and connected with Boston, Worcester and other cities by interurban electric lines.
The city is served by the Oregon Railroad & Navigation Company, and by the Sumpter Valley railway, a short line (62 m.) extending from Baker City to Austin, Oregon.
He became attorney for the Central Railroad of New Jersey, the Morris Canal and Banking Company, and other corporations, and from 1861 to 1867 was attorney-general of New Jersey.
It is served by two branches of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific railroad, and by:the Iowa City & Cedar Rapids Interurban railway (electric), of which it is a terminus.
The Chicago, Milwaukee & St Paul railroad was completed to Prairie du Chien in 1857.
The municipality owns and operates the gas and electric-lighting plants and the water works (the watersupply being derived from natural ponds, some of which are outside the city limits), and owns and leases (to the New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad) a railway extending (10.3 m.) to Westfield, Mass.
Among other state boards the more important are the board of railroad commissioners, the board of control of state institutions, the board of health, and the board of educational examiners.
During the period in which the question of admission was under consideration, the Whigs opposed the measure, while the Democrats carried it through and remained in power until 1854; but ever since 1857 the state has been preponderantly Republican in all national campaigns; and with but two exceptions, in 1889 and 1891, when liquor and railroad legislation were the leading issues, has elected a Republican state administration.
Dixon, State Railroad Control, with a History of its Development in Iowa (New York, 1896), a detailed history of the control of Iowa railways through the commission system; B.
The work of the Bureau of Statistics of Labor, of the Bureau of Health, of the Board of Railroad Commissioners, and of the Board of Conciliation and Arbitration, and the progress of civil service, have been remarkable for value and efficiency.
The Massachusetts railroad commission, though preceded in point of time by that of New Hampshire of 1844, was the real beginning of modern state commissions.
When the war broke out it was her troops who first received hostile fire in Baltimore, and turning their mechanical training to account opened the obstructed railroad to Washington.
In 1886 the New York Central & Hudson River Railroad Company leased the West Shore for a term of 475 years, and this company operates another parallel line from Syracuse to Buffalo, a line following closely the entire N.
In this year British Columbia entered the confederation, one of the provisions of union being that a transcontinental railroad should be built within ten years.
The Northern Pacific sends a branch line south from Tacoma parallel with the coast to Portland on the Columbia river, where it meets the Southern Pacific and the Oregon Railroad & Navigation Company's line (a subsidiary of the Union Pacific), thus affording communication southwards, and up the valley of the Columbia to the east.
Entering the south-east corner of the state, the Oregon Railroad & Navigation Company extends a line northwards to Spokane, and a branch of the Great Northern, leaving the main line at this city, runs north-westward into British Columbia.
The development of Alaska and the completion of the Northern Pacific Railroad to the coast (1883) brought a great increase in population.
p. 382; Cooper, " American Railroad Bridges," Trans.
For more than ten years preceding the Civil War the city was much disturbed by slavery dissension - the industrial interests were largely with the South, but abolitionists were numerous and active, and the city was an important station on the "Underground Railroad," of which Dr Norton S.
Boonesborough, founded by Daniel Boone in 2775, in what is now Madison county, long ago ceased to exist, though a railway station named Boone, on the Louisville & Nashville railroad, is near the site of the old settlement.
Irrigation, careful husbandry and railroad communications have much developed the resources of their country, in themselves excellent; and there are many manufacturing towns and industrial establishments.
In the north these ranges are low and offer no great impediment to railroad building.
It is served by the New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad, and by daily steamers to and from New York City.
It is served by the Astoria & Columbia River railroad (Northern Pacific System), and by several coastwise and foreign.
The main lines are the Southern, belonging to an American company and running from San Jose to the capital; the Northern, a government line from the capital to Puerto Barrios, which completes the interoceanic railroad; and the Western, from Champerico to Quezaltenango, belonging to a Guatemalan company, but largely under German management.
Would you believe that they are now going to ban railroad sleepers (railroad ties )?
railroad enthusiast, Harry P. Dodge.
railroad bridge you can walk on that gives a magnificent view of the river Eden.
Nowadays, only sheep and the occasional railroad rambler disturb the tranquility of this remote spot.
The eastern spur of the railroad over to Rae's Wharf.
The borough is served by the New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad.
The much smaller basin of the upper Arkansas river in Colorado is well known because the Royal (;orge, a very narrow cleft by which the river escapes through the Front Range to the plains, is followed by a railroad at riverlevel.
The city is served by two divisions of the Boston & Maine railroad, and by coast and river freight steamers.
It is served by the Boston & Maine railroad, and is connected with neighbouring towns and cities by electric lines.
For the Fitchburg Railroad the rate for that year was 4.523 cents per ton per mile, since when a great and almost continuous fall has been taking place, until in 1897, I Valuable information will also be found in Bulletin No.
Somerville is served by the Boston & Maine railroad and by suburban electric railway lines.
The opening of the Middlesex Canal through the town in 1803 and of the Boston & Lowell railroad in 1835 gave an impetus to the town's growth.
The principal sources for public administration are the annual reports of the state officers, philanthropic institutions, the prison commission and the railroad commission, and the revised Code of Georgia (Atlanta, 1896), adopted in 1895; see also L.
to Honolulu, was projected in 1905; on the island of Hawaii is the Hilo Railroad (about 46 m.), carrying sugar, pineapples, rubber and lumber; other railways are for the most part short lines on sugar estates and in coffee-producing sections of the islands of Hawaii and Maui.
The principal railways are the lines operated by the Pennsylvania Railroad Company from New York to Washington through Philadelphia; from Philadelphia to Cincinnati, Cleveland, Chicago and St Louis through Harrisburg and Pittsburg; from Baltimore, Maryland, to Sodus Point on Lake Ontario (Northern Central) through Harrisburg and Williamsport; from Williamsport to Buffalo and to Erie, and from Pittsburg to Buffalo; the Philadelphia & Reading; the Lehigh Valley; the Erie; the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western; the Baltimore & Ohio; and the Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburg.
An agitation was then begun for retrenchment, the public works were put up for sale, and were finally disposed of in 1858 (when the debt was $39,4 88, 2 44) to the Pennsylvania Railroad Company for $7,500,000.
The constitution of 1873 and subsequent legislation have continued the commission, but the sources of revenue have been very much curtailed, being restricted to the interest on the deposits of the fund and interest on certain Allegheny Railroad bonds.
An organized association, known as the Molly Maguires, terrorized the mining regions for many years, but was finally suppressed through the courageous efforts of President Franklin, Benjamin Gowen (1863-1889) of the Philadelphia & Reading railroad with the assistance of Allan Pinkerton and his detectives.
It is served by the Baltimore & Ohio South-Western railroad and by the East Saint Louis & Suburban Electric line.
Rochester is served by four lines of the Boston & Maine railroad.
But even more important than these were the advent of the steam engine between 1760 and 1770, and of the railroad in 1825, each of which gave the iron industry a great impetus.
Both created a great demand for iron, not only for themselves but for the industries which they in turn stimulated; and both directly aided the iron master: the steam engine by giving him powerful and convenient tools, and the railroad by assembling his materials and distributing his products.
In the better classes of castings it is usually between 0.40 and 0.70%, and in chilled railroad car-wheels it may well be between 0.15 and 0.30%; but skilful founders, confronted with the task of making use of cast iron rich in manganese, have succeeded in making good grey iron castings with even as much as 2.20% of this element.
It is for this reason, for instance, that railroad rails are of constant uniform section throughout their length, instead of having those parts of their length which come between the supporting ties deeper and stronger than the parts which rest on the ties.
It is served by the West Shore (which here crosses Rondout Creek on a high bridge), the New York Ontario & Western, the Ulster & Delaware, and the Wallkill Valley railways, by a ferry across the river to Rhinecliff, where connexion is made with the New York Central & Hudson River railroad, and by steamboat lines to New York, Albany and other river points.
Mauch Chunk was for many years the home of Asa Packer, the projector and builder of the Lehigh Valley railroad from Mauch Chunk to Easton.
distant by rail) with the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western railroad.
Hornell has extensive car shops of the Erie railroad, and among its manufactures are silk goods (silk gloves being a specially important product), sash, doors and blinds, leather, furniture, shoes, white-goods, wire-fences, foundry and machine shop products, electric motors, and brick and tile.
The city has various manufactures, including flour and grist mill products, silver ware, cotton and woollen goods, carriages, harnesses and leather belting, furniture, wooden ware, pianos and clothing; the Boston & Maine Railroad has a large repair shop in the city, and there are valuable granite quarries in the vicinity.
The extensive Russian trade is now largely conducted over the Siberian railroad, and this, next to the transit to London, represents the largest volume of tea traffic passing in one channel.
It is served by the West Jersey && Seashore railroad, and has steamer connexion with Philadelphia.
But now the railroad is the great highway which connects Upper India with Lower Bengal.
It is served by the Boston & Maine railroad, and by inter-urban electric railways.
The village is served by the Morris & Essex division of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western railroad, and is connected with Orange and with Newark by electric lines.
Milford is served by the New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad, and by an electric line connecting with Bridgeport and New Haven.
The first railway constructed in the West was the Northern-Cross railroad from Meredosia on the Illinois river to Springfield, completed in 1842; during the last thirty years of the 19th century Illinois had a larger railway mileage than any of the American states, her mileage in January 1909 amounting to 12,215.63 m., second only to that of Texas.
The Illinois Central Railroad Co.
Among the reports of the state officials, those of the Railroad and Ware House Commission, of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and of the Commissioners of Charity are especially valuable.
The city has a Carnegie library, a railway Young Men's Christian Association, and a hospital for the employes of the Wabash railroad.
Somersworth is served by the Boston & Maine railroad, and is connected by electric line with Rochester and Dover.
The city was a station of the "Underground Railroad."
It is served by the Orange branch of the Erie railroad, and is connected with neighbouring towns and cities by electric lines.
With this assistance the Manila Railroad Company, organized under the laws of the state of New Jersey, agreed to construct about 600 m.
of railway in Luzon; and the Philippine Railroad Company, organized under the laws of the state of Connecticut, agreed to construct about 300 m.
It is served by the Boston & Maine railroad.
From railroad making to cooking he has proved his abilities and trustworthiness.
Peterboro became a station on the "underground railroad"; and after 1850 Smith furnished money for the legal expenses of persons charged with infractions of the Fugitive Slave Law.
This is now being used by the Chicago & North Western Railroad Company on its locomotives, and it is also used in Omaha (Nebraska) by manufacturing establishments.
The Colorado & Southern (controlled by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company) extends N.
from Cheyenne to Orin Junction, where it connects with the Chicago & North Western, which runs across the south-central part of the state as far as Lander (under the name of the Wyoming & North Western railroad).
Cheyenne was laid out by the Union Pacific Railroad (July 1867), a city government was established in August, newspapers began publication, and Laramie county was organized before the arrival of the first railway train on the 13th of November 1867.
Madison is served by the Pittsburg, Cincinnati, Chicago & St Louis railroad and by river steamboats.
Sedalia was established as a station on the Missouri Pacific railroad in 1857.
It is traversed by the Boston & Maine railroad and by the Lowell & Boston electric railway.
It is served by the Baltimore & Ohio railroad, by an electric line to Wheeling, and by boats to Pittsburg, Cincinnati and intermediate ports.
The railroad in making this ascent makes curves equivalent to forty-two whole circles in a distance of 81 m., at one place paralleling its track five times in a space of about 300 ft.
Rahway is served by the main line of the Pennsylvania railroad, and is connected with neighbouring cities by electric lines.
It is served by the Morris & Essex Division of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western railroad and by the Orange branch (of which it is a terminus) of the Erie railroad, and is connected with Newark, South Orange and Bloomfield by electric lines.
part of the township is largely taken up with market-gardening; but along the Sound are the villages of Huntington, Cold Spring Harbor, Centreport and Northport, which are famous for the fine residences owned by New York business men; they are served by the Wading river branch of the Long Island Railroad.
For the next ten years he devoted himself to the practice of law and to the supervision of the Kentucky Railroad Company, of which he had become president in 1869.
of territory, an average higher than that of any other American state; in 2909, according to the State Railroad Commissioners, the mileage was 2354.63 (including additional tracks, sidings, &c., 5471.38 m.).
The Canal (the Morris Canal Banking Company) was leased in April 1871 to the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company for 999 years.
(leased to the Central Railroad of New Jersey), which follows the Lehigh river to Coalport (Carbon county, Pennsylvania), penetrating the coal regions of Pennsylvania.
A state Board of Railroad Commissioners (three appointed by the governor), created in 1907, became in 1910 a Board of Public Utility Commissioners with jurisdiction over all public utilities (including telephones and telegraphs); its approval is necessary for the issue of stock or bonds, but it has no power to fix rates.
The Delaware & Raritan Canal Company and the Camden & Amboy Railroad Company, both chartered in 1830 and both monopolies,' had been practically consolidated in 1831; in 1836 these joint companies gained control of the Philadelphia & Trenton railway; in 1867 these " United New Jersey Railroad & Canal Companies " consolidated with the New Jersey Railroad & Transportation Company (which was opened in 1836 and controlled the important railway link between New Brunswick and Jersey City), and profits were to be divided equally between the four companies; and in 1871 these entire properties were leased for 999 years to the Pennsylvania Railroad Company.
This combination threatened to monopolize traffic, and it was opposed by the Central Railroad of New Jersey, the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western, and a branch of the North Pennsylvania (from Jenkintown to Yardley; sometimes called the " national " or " air-line "), and by the general public; and in 1873 the state passed a general railway law giving other railways than the United New Jersey holdings of the Penn, In 1864 a bill was introduced in the Federal House of Representatives making the Camden & Atlantic (now the Atlantic City) railway and the Raritan & Delaware Bay (now a part of the Central of New Jersey) a post route between New York and Philadelphia and authorizing these railways to carry passengers and freight between New York and Philadelphia.
In 1876 the " national " line was extended to Bound Brook (as the Delaware & Bound Brook) and this road, the North Pennsylvania & Central Railroad of New Jersey, were operated under a tripartite agreement as a through line between New York and Philadelphia; but in 1879 these three lines were leased for 99 0 years to the Philadelphia & Reading railway.
Aiken was settled in the early part of the 19th century, but was not incorporated until 1835, when it was named in honour of William Aiken, Sr. (1779-1831), first president of the South Carolina Railroad and Canal Co.
It is served by the Pennsylvania railroad and by electric railways to neighbouring towns.
In that year the Alaskan Central Railroad (from Seward to Fairbanks, 463 m.) was chartered; 45 m.
In 1877 he bought a controlling interest in the New York Elevated Railroad Company, controlling the Third and Ninth Avenue lines, of which he was president in 1877-1880.
EDWARD HENRY HARRIMAN (1848-1909), American financier and railroad magnate, son of the Rev. Orlando Harriman, rector of St George's Episcopal church, Hempstead, L.I., was born at Hempstead on the 25th of February 1848.
Resigning his commission in 1857, McClellan became successively chief engineer and vice-president of the Illinois Central railroad (1857-1860), general superintendent of the Mississippi & Ohio railroad, and, a little later, president of the eastern branch of the same, with his residence in Cincinnati.
Besides the report mentioned above, General McClellan wrote a Bayonet Exercise (1852); Report on Pacific Railroad Surveys (1854); Report on the Organization, &c., of the Army of the Potomac (1864), a government publication which he himself republished with the addition of a memoir of the West Virginian campaign.
A Board of Railroad and Warehouse Commissioners, elected by the people, was established in 1875, under a provision of the constitution requiring the General Assembly to establish maximum rates and provide against discriminations.4 The homestead of a housekeeper or head of a family, together with the rents and products of the same, is exempt from levy and attachment except to satisfy its liabilities at the time he acquired it.
Nyack is served by the Northern Railroad of New Jersey (a branch of the Erie), and is connected by ferry with Tarrytown, nearly opposite, on the eastern bank of the Hudson.
The principal railways are: that of the Oregon Railroad & Navigation Company (controlled by the Union Pacific), which crosses the north-eastern corner of the state and then runs along the bank of the Columbia river to Portland; three lines of the Southern Pacific in the Willamette Valley, the main line connecting Portland with San Francisco; the Astoria & Columbia River, connecting Portland and Astoria; the Coos Bay, Roseburg & Eastern Railroad & Navigation Company (owned by the Southern Pacific), connecting Coos Bay with one of the Southern Pacific lines; and the Corvallis & Eastern (owned by the Southern Pacific), connecting Yaquina Bay with all three lines of the Southern Pacific. Throughout the Cascade Mountain Region and the great semi-arid region east of those mountains, which together embrace more than two-thirds of the state's area, there is not a railway.
Other administrative officers are a commissioner of insurance (from 1867 to 1878 the secretary of the state was commissioner of insurance; the office became elective in 1881); a commissioner of labour and industrial statistics; three railroad commissioners,3 who have jurisdiction over all public utilities, including telegraph and telephone; a commissioner of banking; a diary and food commissioner; a state superintendent of public property; three tax commissioners who act (since 1901) as a state board of assessment; commissioners of fisheries (established 1874); a state board of agriculture (1897); and a state board of forestry (2905, succeeding a department created in 2903).
The chairmen of the several town boards of supervisors, with the The office of railroad commissioner was created in 1874, became elective in 1881 and was replaced under an act of 1905 by a commission of three members, which received jurisdiction over other public service corporations in 2907.
In Minnesota the system is carried out by the Railroad and Warehouse Commission (1885), which fixes and defines the different grades of wheat and directs the work.
The site of the city (formerly farming land) was purchased in 1849 by the Pennsylvania Railroad Company and was laid out as a town.
Her son graduated at Harvard in 1854, worked in an iron mill in Trenton, New Jersey, for a few months in 1855, spent two years abroad, and in 1858-1860 was local treasurer of the Burlington & Missouri river railroad.
It is served by the New York Central & Hudson river, and the West Shore railways, by the Utica & Mohawk Valley Electric railroad, and by the Erie canal.
Regulation has been a burning political question since 1876, the constitution making it the duty of the legislature to " correct abuses and prevent un j ust discriminations and extortions in all charges of express, telegraph and railroad companies " within the state.
Lane spent considerable time in the south-eastern counties, and across these an " underground railroad " ran, by which slaves were conducted from Kansas to Iowa and freedom.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company and the Susquehanna Coal Company have coal docks here and the latter has great storage yards.
It is served by the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, and by electric railways to New York City and neighbouring places.
During this same year, the Nottingham Canal was officially abandoned by its railroad owners.
She became the beneficial owner of all the shares in the Talyllyn Railroad Company.
We felt the enthusiasm of the volunteers that the Dean Forest railroad exists.
Going down toward the river you will see the abutments of the old railroad bridge, one of many on the branch.
Contract Three: Railroad Terrace Looking north along Falcon Street to the old bridge abutment at Railroad Terrace.
We also remain accessible for our members, being within easy reach of most London mainline railroad stations.
However, on the railroad, the brakes are permanently on - operated by a large water accumulator via the drivers hand wheel.
aerial ropeway rather than railroad conveyed the ore to the tipping chute.
In the late 50s the government were investing 391 million pounds in the then ailing and loss-making railroad industry.
It looks more akin to the 1920s products of the Southern Railroad, such as those at Margate and Ramsgate.
alighting point in Rochester is in the High Street near Star Hill and the entrance to the railroad station.
She crossed a disused railroad line tugging her cream-coloured, baby alpaca coat about her ankles.
Golden Acre Park, Leeds opened in 1932 with a huge amusement park, boating lake, miniature railroad and many rides and attractions.
Originally the ECR had obtained Parliamentary approval to raise the capital to build a railroad from London to Norwich via Ipswich.
arguable claim to be the oldest still open railroad station in the world.
armistice in the same railroad carriage as the used by the defeated Germans in 1918.
At Holt, the William Marriott Museum is due to open in the next few weeks, adding a valuable asset to the railroad.
We are the World?s leading specialist auctioneers of railroad antiques.
autograph manuscript of article entitled " To whom are we indebted for the Railroad Ticket System?
bado make matters worse I got into trouble with the railroad officials during a return journey from Gatwick races.
A railroad car used to carry baggage is also called a van.
Additionally, the quarry siding despatched two or three trains of railroad ballast daily.
bidding farewell, Owen heads for the railroad station.
bisected by the railroad line so there is little road traffic close to the hotel.
bisected by the coastal railroad.
Retractable bollards have restricted access to Grafton Road north of the railroad line during rush hour for years.
Menzies owned the rights to the works of Charles Dickens but is better remembered for his railroad bookstalls.
The Hampstead Junction Railroad, built by 1857, ran along the southern boundary of West End House.
A few years ago a three year old boy called Benny wandered off alone onto an electric railroad line.
Meet at the entrance to the Reserve by the disused railroad bridge at 2pm.
briefcase stolen at Hamburg railroad station in 1960.
Textile mills, churches, schools, hospitals, farm buildings, railroad stations or Ministry of Defense sites are just a few examples.
saw a bullfinch on the way up and moored on the flash just past the railroad bridge.
bunkhouse situated in the old Ballindalloch Railroad Station.
A chariot burial was excavated near the railroad station, right.
Working vintage bus and narrow-gauge railroad service, traditional craftspeople, exhibitions, nature trails and more!
butterfly fluttered under the eaves of Southwick railroad station.
cabotage operations permitted by the 2nd Railroad Package.
camphor trees growing on the railroad's two sides.
Even in the 19th century, the railroad age, British capitalists did not make vast fortunes out of them.
We went to the railroad depot, toward evening, and Ferguson got tickets for a second-class carriage.
Also ' The Pullman ' the pub near the level crossing in Grays which depicts the renowned Pullman railroad carriages painted umber and cream.
The main question being discussed in the railroad carriage around me is how long he can survive.
The line of of the lane can still be identified today by the slightly raised causeway both sides of the railroad line.
A steam railroad chuffs into the hills to the biggest slate caverns in the world.
chariot burial was excavated near the railroad station, right.
The garden was designed with further recycled resources in mind using old chimney pots, railroad sleepers and cockle shells from the local beach.
Showing a woodland clearing with what appears to be a row of railroad sleepers in the foreground.
The Times reports that the Government is to create a chain of walk-in clinics in main railroad stations to relieve the pressure on GPs.
coast resorts of Sandown and Shanklin and also the famous Steam Railroad south of Ryde.
cog railroad to the summit of La Rhune, 900 meters above sea level.
cogwheel railroad in the world is in Switzerland.
comers of the West country to visit the West Somerset Railroad.
compliments of the season to all supporters of the Weardale Railroad.
July 11, 1906 We heartily congratulate the Great Northern Railroad Company on having brought Newark within two hours of the bracing Lincolnshire coast.
He is particularly conversant with multi-discipline projects (e.g. power projects, railroad projects ).
Due to Metro Railroad construction this is now CLOSED with a very convoluted diversion only partly signed via back streets.
Using a specially designed board, you use crayons to draw your railroad lines.
The tarmac rapidly crumbled into a dirt road shadowing the line of the old Central Pacific Railroad.
In the same decade the Southern Railroad rebuilt the station platform sides with the then customary prefabricated concrete.
The site is a steep sided disused railroad cutting consisting of limestone grassland with scrub.
The railroad will no longer go through the Maputo elephant reserve, but around it, in an area that is already deforested.
demise of steam, the arrival of new motive power and the eventual restructuring of the nation's railroad network.
Also of interest were pure copper deposits on the railroad lines caused by electrochemical deposition from the water passing through.
despatched at 6.30 p.m. Railroad Conveyance.
In The Railroad Children, the father is in prison and the family is almost destitute.
dismantled railroad on a right hand bend.
These are within a short distance of the railroad.
You come to a bridge over the now disused Great North of Scotland railroad line, which once served all the coastal towns.
disused railroad viaduct.
disused railroad always clinging to the north bank.
Loop line A secondary railroad route which diverges from a main route, and then joins the main route again at another location.
divergeuality of a journey by Voyager is a subject which generates wildly diverging opinions even among railroad enthusiasts.
dockland railroad at the end of next year traffic volume at the airport is expected to increase substantially.
Nina Rees, 20, who lives close by, said: " There were police on the railroad tracks with sniffer dogs.
double-faced clocks still in use on the railroad network.
A. To warn the driver that the level crossing gates were shut against the railroad Q What building is in the left background?
dropper wire Wires hanging from a catenary on to which the contact wire for railroad electrification is attached.
elevated position looking down over the railroad line toward the back of the hall.
The old railroad lines that had been used to reinforce the steep embankment can still be seen sticking out from the remains.
At the edge of my vision was the raised railroad embankment.
The Iron Road was installed along a stretch of disused railroad embankment deep in the Forest.
Walking along the bottom path, parallel to the railroad embankment, you will pass several young Douglas Fir in a line.
encompasses many of the items from the Trust Collection that were once in daily use on the Great Western Railroad.
equally encouraging is the recent opening of the Victoria Pacific Railroad operated by Pacific Tours Limited, near Victoria on Vancouver Island.
We welcome members who are not railroad modelers, but who enjoy being in the company of like-minded enthusiasts.
In Kent, Stanley Fish & Co are a must for railroad enthusiasts who find themselves in the area.
The royal entourage will arrive at Blackburn railroad station shortly before 10am before making its way to the venue.
A blocked tunnel entrance to the right shows where the railroad track previously connected to Dowlais.
The advertising feature was too clever to mention the Railroad Development Society by name, but attacked " so-called environmentalists.
What role can the railroad play in tackling crime in the immediate environs of the station?
ephemeronhive is more concerned with policy decisions rather than detailed railroad ephemera.
Lynton, set on the cliffs above, can be reached by water-operated cliff railroad from the Victorian esplanade.
The name of the town which sounds so evocative of the railroad age actually means " river junction by a hill " .
The formerly extensive site consists of railroad marshaling yards, mostly abandoned.
There are a few disused mineral extraction sites adjacent to the railroad line.
Initiatives and projects DLR extensions The award-winning Docklands Light Railroad has expanded faster than any UK railroad to cope with demand.
Turns out the red fedoras are really useful for identifying who you are meeting at railroad stations.
Over the years railroad police officers have played their part in arresting murderers and other felons, and so also have many other railwaymen.
Limiting the top speed of cars gave a fillip to railroad travel.
Dragonfly Flight Times Pretty young gold finches were in the bushes on the railroad track south of Old Shoreham.
Fifteen of us formed a party cutting firewood for the railroad engines.
first floor flat ideally situated for both Petts Wood shopping facilities and mainline railroad station serving London.
flannel industry, like many other occupations, was also to be changed by the coming of the railroad to the district.
footbridge over the railroad.
This motorcycle was later found in an entry off the railroad footbridge at the rear of houses at Abingdon Drive.
Positioned in railroad stations, airports and hotels, all payphone sites have a high consumer footfall ensuring that Spectrum sees ongoing healthy traffic.
Close to the railroad is the famous Taylor's bell foundry which has a museum open to the public.
freehold of land adjacent to the existing railroad center.
The railroad is not a place to have a free ride.
The railroad had just been built, and the animals seemed terribly frightened at the cars.
funicular railroad to the top of the Harder Mountain.
Britain's first high speed funicular railroad was opened on Cairngorm on Sunday 23rd December 2001.
puddling furnaces were set up in the 1830's to meet the demand for malleable iron for the rail tracks for the railroad expansion.
The other occupants of the semi-detached house were the Altnabreac signalman and his railroad ganger father.
The town gasworks might be sited close to the railroad to allow for the delivery of coal.
gauge1922 a narrow gage electric railroad opened to take passengers the full length of the Pier.
gaugeortunately it is a 5ft gage Finnish locomotive and therefore will not be useable on the main Epping Ongar Railroad line.
gauges is a narrow gage railroad however bicycles can be carried on request.
One such railroad is the Chasewater Railroad, which can trace its origins back to the very genesis of railroad preservation.
girder bridge, on the Great Western Railroad by the canal.
The earliest iron truss bridges were evolved from the plate girders which came into use all over Great Britain in the railroad age.
metal girders support the roof where the railroad crosses over the tunnel.
gliaS members may like to debate the ethics of such surgery, given the difficulties of diverting the railroad.
From 1850 the federal government made generous grants to help railroad promoters in raising capital.
grimace at the thought that all my railroad career was spent under the worst type of Tory regime.
These soon formed a small hamlet sprung up around a railroad halt.
Alas, gone are the days when we had to take camp gear to and from the railroad stations by hired handcarts.
The nearest thing to anything happening is two trains crossing on Charing Cross Railroad Bridge.
The railroad was replaced by road haulage in 1948.
They are served by an inclined railroad, of standard gage worked by a steam haulage engine of colliery type.
preserving railroad heritage in the North East of England.
heritage railroad movement.
hesitant beginning, and despite becoming a tourist attraction, it was uneconomical and within six months the railroad was bankrupt.
Coming soon, a fine report by our miniature railroad historian John Myers on the Rhyl Gala.
Collection was restricted by transport difficulties and letters in The Times tell of piles of rotting horse chestnuts at railroad stations.
The son of a railroad worker from Oswestry, he came from a relatively humble background.
As of early 2003, 135,000 internally displaced persons live in tented camps, makeshift huts, uncompleted buildings and railroad wagons.
ignoretill kept left beside the railroad, ignoring all paths off, and there were viewing points here on the left.
The most violent incident took place at Grenoble railroad station on 18 May.
Funding of railroad infrastructure has been substantially increased and the London congestion charge has proved successful.
The garden demonstrated the wide variety of plant material that can become established in the seemingly inhospitable habitat of a disused railroad line.
insignia worn by Scottish Railroad Police officers.
He also wrote that the actual work of the Police department on the railroad is ' comparatively insignificant ' .
The railroad inspectorate has passed the design for the down loop.
It made railroad station announcements seem intelligible by comparison!
By rail: Cheltenham Spa railroad station is on the mainline network and is served by frequent intercity and local trains.
intercity railroad lines.
interesting to speculate what other archeological evidence was lost when the railroad cutting was constructed in 1887.
ironworks built near an important railroad junction.
Bedlay North junction Top This was the northern junction on the triangular junction between the Bedlay branch and the Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railroad.
JosÃ© Augustin Arango, an attorney for the Panama Railroad Company, headed the junta.
The set converts from railroad station to grand hotel to vampire's lair in a twinkling and has lots of surprises.
Examples include woodland clearings and rides, calcareous grassland, coastal landslips, abandoned quarries, disused railroad cuttings, and limestone pavements.
left-hand corner of the photo can be seen part of the ramp up to the Railroad from the adjacent lane.
Locomotion Capital leases locomotives in six European countries and is the continentÃ¢s largest and most diversified lessor of railroad locomotives.
The lorries followed the old trackbed of the railroad and never left Company property, even using the level crossings in Erith.
The southward run had the minor inconvenience that on the night sections the railroad level crossings were closed and the keepers in bed.
Space for a Bernard lewis about the railroad originally were older people.
Walkers can reach the mountains by gondola lift or rack-and-pinion railroad.
Through traffic lights, take left lane over railroad bridge.
crossing either the railroad line or bridge is not permitted.
Emerging out of the railroad tunnel we approach the bottom lock of the six Ashted locks that will take us up to Aston Junction.
Whilst the B & W is predominantly a steam railroad there are a number of diesel locos.
He was also a great enthusiast and expert on steam locomotion and the national railroad system.
The railroad was the first line to use diesel-electric cog locomotives.
Energy efficiency in steam railroad locomotives was always a problem.
lunatic idea on other disused railroad lines Sustrans have bought.
macaroni cheese in a dilapidated railroad carriage for eternity.
railroad madness (7) - The wrong sort of livery!
Stones crossing, is the point where the Liverpool & Manchester Railroad crosses the mainline.
mainline railroad at 20 miles.
Then came the great railroad year, 1845, in which every one seemed to have a mania for new schemes.
The great era of railroad mania almost obliterated the old Chapel of Salford.
The original terminal at temple meads was built for the Great Western Railroad and designed by Isambard kingdom Brunel.
mineral extraction sites adjacent to the railroad line.
miniature railroad brings people from the sea up to the gardens.
mishmash of lifeless streets and about as interesting as an East German railroad yard.
It may be just in bits and pieces, a squeeze of the railroad which will sap morale and destroy its potential.
He watched the kites circling the tall spires of the Turkish mosque in Saladin's citadel, then looked across to the railroad station.
mothballed section of the railroad, from Hazelhurst Railroad Aqueduct.
The railroad charged motorists 1p to cross the Lune Halton Castle is an earthwork motte and bailey.
The railroad Age Details of The Railroad Age railroad museum at Crewe.
navvyo picturesque Settle to Carlisle railroad, a great feat of engineering, built by the Irish navvies in the 19thC.
navvyust 1847 After heavily drinking, two railroad navvies decide to have a " punch up " in a field near Bath.
nexus staff are among the first in the region to complete NVQs in railroad engineering.
Redruth's recently restored railroad station is early nineteenth century.
northernmost terminus of the Kent & East Sussex Railroad and is the birthplace of pioneering printer William Caxton.
numerous illustrations This Book Is A Piece Of Railroad History.
obtained Parliamentary approval to raise the capital to build a railroad from London to Norwich via Ipswich.
Just above Dean Locks the railroad and M6 bridges become very obtrusive, but the locks themselves are a real gem.
Women who were already working in a reserved occupation, such as railroad clerks, were exempt.
old boy called Benny wandered off alone onto an electric railroad line.
p ort Glasgow Junction Top This is an east facing junction where the Greenock and Wemyss Bay Railroad joins the line.
Now, Mr. Holland who was on the railroad overpass, here, insists that he heard a shot from here.
The Preston Dock Railroad Order The Secretary of State's decision to make the Order to transfer ownership of Preston Dock Railroad.
panic alarms are to be handed out next week at the railroad station.
The east roundhouse catered for passenger engines, whilst the west one catered for goods (freight in 1990's railroad parlance) engines.
particularitywill take the particularities of the railroad environment into account, for example the high-level of reflected signals that may occur.
passes under a railroad bridge and goes uphill.
The Glasgow City & District Railroad alone carried 15,000 passengers on its opening day!
The opening of the Cambrian Railroad in 1867 brought immense changes to the settlement patterns of the coastal strip.
Just along the road you can get up to the bridge over which you can see the railroad, provided you have a periscope.