Death Valley Railroad Company

Analysis of Account 12
Tracklaying and Surfacing
to and including June 30th, 1915

Mileage of Tracks laid:    
Main Track:
Horton to Ryan17.16
Other Tracks0.9418.10
Third Rail:
Main Track3.49
Other Tracks1.484.97
Total:23.07
 
 
Actual
Cost
%
 
Miles
 
Average
per Mile
Labor laying Main and Side Tracks$18,930.8774.6218.101,045.90
Proportion Labor making Wagon Road122.090.48"6.74
Labor laying third rail on
Tonopah and Tidewater Tracks
 
675.40
 
2.66
 
4.97
 
135.90
Rail and push cars, track tools and
repairs to same, less credit a/c
inventory value at end of
construction period
 
 
 
167.50
 
 
 
0.66
 
 
 
18.10
 
 
 
9.25
Roadmaster's Traveling Expenses105.150.42"9.25
Labor Handling Track Material611.452.41"33.78
Prop'n loss operation of boarding house668.662.64"36.94
" cost of Water52.790.21"2.92
" of train expense2,897.0211.42"160.06
" of Commisary expense3.290.01"0.18
" of Stable Expense250.430.99"13.84
" of loss camp equipment692.672.73"38.27
" of loss stable equipment13.550.05"0.75
" of cost moving camps177.740.70"9.82
TOTAL25,368.61100.0023.071,099.64
 
 
INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION. Engineers on Sheet 14 of their report
show reproduction new as follows:
MilesPer MileAmountTOTAL
Main Track16.743692.0011,586.00
" (on Bridges)0.154485.0075.00
Other Tracks0.019829.0016.00
" 1.163692.00805.00
 18.079690.4212,482.0012,482.00
Third Rail:
Main Tracks3.508180.00631.00
Other " 0.557237.00132.00
"   " 0.926180.00167.00
4.991186.34930.00930.00
Turnouts placed563.00
Framing Bridge Ties186.00
Placing Tie Plates317.00
23.070627.5714,478.00
 
 
Los Angeles, Cal.,
Oct. 4, 1922

 

This document courtesy of   Johns' Western Gallery

 

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