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

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

 

 

Number of Engines

 

17

 

     do     “    Cars

 

291

 

viz    Passenger Coaches

9

 
 

Baggage Mail & Express Cars

6

 
 

Box Freight                        “

147

 
 

Stock

28

 
 

Flat

82

 
 

Caboose

3

 
 

Other Service Cars

16

 
       

9

Mileage of Trains

 

166299

 

Passenger Trains

100680

 
 

Freight         do

51750

 
 

Mixed           “

9300

 
 

Other           “

4569

 
       

10

Number of Men Employed

 

176

 

Their Occupation

   
 

Genl Manager

1

 
 

Asst Manager

1

 
 

Secretary & Cashier

1

 
 

Master Machinist

1

 
 

Genl Freight & Passr Agt

1

 
 

Station  & Baggage Agts

7

 
 

Traveling                 “

2

 
 

Clerks in Genl Agts

10

 
 

   do      at Stations

11

 
 

Porters & Messengers

7

 
 

Station Laborers

42

 
 

Road Repair Men

26

 
 

Train Employees

20

 
 

Telegraph Operators

4

 
 

Locomotive Engineers

7

 
 

      do          Firemen

7

 
 

Machanics [sic]  & Helpers

8

 
 

Carpenters

8

 
 

Blacksmiths

3

 
 

Laborers in Shops

9

 
   

176

 
       

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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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