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Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York Volume 103, No. 3 (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
Discovery Miles 2 700
Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York Volume 103, No. 3 (Paperback): Us Government, New York (State) Legislature...
Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York Volume 103, No. 3 (Paperback): Us Government, New York (State) Legislature...

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Us Government, New York (State) Legislature Assembly

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...with Edgemoor, a station near Wilmington, on the Delaware river. Q. On whose road? A. On the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore road. Now, any rule or rates that we might have formerly laid down for the charge of the transportation of that property by rail from Paterson to New York was valueless except as a general guide. In the completion of a vast work, here in the city of New York, various and vital considerations spoke to us. The Paterson bidders procure their coal over our railroad, they started up foundries that had been idle, it did away with some of the stagnant conditions of prior loss and panic, the people traveled more, it increased our commutation passenger business, they brought in fire-brick at our full local rates for the purpose of lining their furnaces, they brought in new iron material from other parts of our line where they could get it cheaper than to make it, it aided to start up the silk industries of the city of Paterson, it helped the locomotive works which built the elevated railroad locomotives; and here was an aggregate of traffic secured to us by judicious special rates where an inflexible rule might have sent the business to Edgemoor and Delaware, and what possible good could that have done to any interest in the State of New Jersey or New York?" But even he (pp. 28S-4-5) admits the gravamen of all complaint: "Q. You do not even make the average cost of the previous year the minimum price in making a special contract? A. We cannot for the reasons I have Q. Do you carry local freight at a loss? A. Sometimes, in order to get some other local freight that will pay us more. Q. Then, taking your statement of the business as you transact it, and as you think it must be done, it does inevitably...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: Us Government • New York (State) Legislature Assembly
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 16mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-04569-2
Barcode: 9781234045692
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-234-04569-9

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