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Annual Report for the Galveston, Houston, and Henderson Railroad Company, 1880

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Railroads were required to provide annual reports to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts giving an accounting of their operations, equipment, and safety record for the year.

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Annual report for Galveston, Houston, and Henderson Railroad, 1880

 

Annual Report G. H. & H. Rd. Co of 1871
For the Year Ending September 30th 1880

1

Capital Stock all issued

 

1000000

2

Purchase of Lands & Real Estate

 

11816.30

 

Cost of Road & Equipment

 

3144408.72

 

Change of Guage &  other improvm’ts

 

3501792.87

       

3

Amount & Nature of indebtedness

000000

2751121.79

 

Capital Stock

1000000

 
 

Bonded Debt

1500000

 
 

Bills Payable

———

 
 

Current Accounts

251121.79

 
 

Amounts due the Corporation

17532.87

17532.87

       

4

Amt rec’d during year ending

   
 

September 30th 1880

 

452910.57

 

For Transportation of

   
 

Passenger

97765.92

 
 

Property

323129.25

 
 

Rail

4585.20

 
 

                             $7000        18430.20

   
 

Other Sources      Express         Misc

27430.20

 
       

5

Tons of Freight Carried

 

199773355

2000

 

Products of the Forest

52631077

 
 

      do         Animals

5003648

 
 

Vegetable Food

27781988

 
 

Agricultural Products

81290123

 
 

Manufactures

103891120

 
 

Merchandise

539541548

 
 

Misc Freight

365581011

 
 

Live Stock

4535740

 
       

6

Amt frd [?] for Repairs

   
 

Engines      Cars      Buildings

 

25252.59

 

Salaries for year ending Sept 30th 1880

   
       

7

Engine Houses & Shops

 

7

 

Engine House            Galveston

1

 
 

______ [?] Shop              do

1

 
 

Blacksmith                      ”

1

 
 

Foundry                          ”

1

 
 

Carpenter Shop               ”

1

 
 

Paint Shop                       ”

1

 
 

Engine House              Houston

1

 

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Galveston, Houston, and Henderson Railroad Annual Report, 1880. Records relating to railroads, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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