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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ... President. S I: The working
operations of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road during the year
ending on the 30111 ult., have been such in their extent and
results, as to gratify the friends of the enterprise. The year
under consideration having been the nrst during which the entire
length of the Road has been in operation, has been naturally looked
upon as a year of experiment, and that too in more senses than one.
With no certain or reliable data from which the amount of business
and of revenue therefrom could be inferred, the community
interested in the work, have eagerly watched the development of the
actual state of things, and have seen their largest expectations
more than realised in 111 actual experience of the year. The
revenue of the several months of the year has been as follows:
Statement of the Revenue of the Baltimore Q' Ohio R. R. Co., from
April 1, 1853, to September 30, 1854. Summary of both Roads during
the _fiscal year ending 30th September, 1854. From Passengers. From
Tonnage. Total. Main Stem............ $569,091 51 03,076,517 92
$3,645,609 43 Wasliington Branch.... 278,302 11 90,927 50 369,229
61 $847,393 62 $3,167,445 42 $4,014,839 04 An examination of the
several months, and a. comparison with the amounts eamed in the
corresponding months of the previous year, subsequent to the
opening of the Road 10 111 Ohio River, will shew regular and steady
increase in the business of the Road. Of the Operations on the.Main
Stem. Of the Passenger Business. It will be seen that of the entire
revenue for the year-amount-' ing to $3,645,609 43, only $569,091
51, or 15.6 per cent. has been derived from passengers-a result so
different from the expectations which were formed before the
|Country of origin:
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co
||246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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