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Title Report of Morris & Essex Railroad Co. for year ending Dec. 31, 1892; as published in Railroad & Canal Reports, State of N.J., 1892.
Object Name Report
Catalog Number 2014.013.0124
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Report of the Morris and Essex Railroad Company for year ending Dec. 31, 1892; as published in Railroad & Canal Reports, State of New Jersey, 1892.

Pages 146-158 as removed from publication. See notes for full text.

A brief financial statement of this railroad that was operated by the lessee, Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (operations were supervised from Hoboken which was the eastern rail terminus for it) with the rest of the text devoted to a listing of accidents by date with victims names and general details for the year 1892.

A one-page report (page 158) follows for a related railroad, Morris and Essex Extension Railroad Company.




Notes
Archives 2014.013.0124
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Source publication:
Railroad and Canal Companies
State of New Jersey,
Together With
Report of the State Director of the United New Jersey Railroad and Canal Company,
For the Year 1891
Trenton, N. J.: The John L. Murphy Publishing Company, Printers. 1892.
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[text of pages 146 to 158]

MORRIS AND ESSEX RAILROAD COMPANY.

To the Comptroller of the State of New Jersey:

In obedience to a law of the State of New Jersey, approved March 27th, 1874 (Revision, p. 916), requiring annual reports to be made to the Legislature and transmitted to the Comptroller by the railroad companies of the State, the Morris and Essex Railroad Company presents the following report for the year ending December 31st, 1892:

Capital stock paid in $15,000,000 00

Floating debt 24,444,000 00

Cost of road and equipments $38,593,525 37

The roads extends from Hoboken to Phillipsburg with Boonton Branch additional, a distance of one hundred and nineteen and eighty-five hundredths miles.

It is leased to the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company, at an annual rental of seven per cent. on its stock and interest on its bonds.

It is operated by the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company, lessee, and the further information required by law is furnished by that company, and is annexed hereto.

State of New York, New York County, ss.—Frederick H. Gibbens, being duly sworn, on his oath says that he is Treasurer of the Morris and Essex Railroad Company, and that the foregoing statement is true and correct, to the best of his knowledge and belief.
FRED. H. GIBBENS.

Sworn and subscribed before me this 8th day of February, A. D. 1893
LUDWIG R. MILLER,
Commissioner for the State of New Jersey in New York.

RECEIPTS AND EXPENSES FOR 1892.

Income from passengers $1,955,133 37

Income from freight 3,282.476 24

Income from other sources 535,055 48

Total $5,772,665 09

Expenditures during the year for working road, including repairs,

maintenance of way, motive power and contingencies $4,623,245 75

Dividends paid during the year 1892, and how paid—$1,050,000 directly to stockholders by lessee.


ACCIDENTS.

January 1st.—W. L. Carhart, brakeman, uncoupling cars. Hand bruised.

January 4th.—Henry Dalsteen, switchman, coupling cars. Two fingers crushed.

January 14th.—Jas. Carney, bridge carpenter, probably jumped from a moving train. Found along track fatally injured

January 14th.—Wm. Roseberry, brakeman, wheels on car in motion rolled against him. Arm crushed.

January 18th.—W. H. McGrogan, brakeman, uncoupling cars. Thumb crushed.

January 27th.—Nicholas Egotred, boy, attempted to board moving train and fell under. Killed.

January 28th.—John Heffron, brakeman, caught between two cars. Back badly bruised.

January 30th.—Arthur Crane, brakeman, caught between two cars -coupling. Back and hips bruised.

February 1st.—John Wilson, brakeman, caught between two cars coupling. Arm broken.

February 3d.—Henry Stewart, brakeman, caught between two cars coupling. Badly bruised.

February 4th.—Frank Gerline, not in our employ, standing between cars when they came together. Arm crashed.

February 8th.—Elias H. Wright, brakeman, coupling cars. Three fingers crushed.

February 10th.—Edward Dukin, brakeman, struck by a passing train. Killed.

February 12th.—Edward Nixon, brakeman, coupling cars. Two fingers crushed.

February 16th.—Antonia Amatush, trackman, jumping from moving hand car. Arm broken.

February 17th.—John Colligan, driver of car, horse car collision at Broad street, Newark; John Ketchum, conductor of car; Annie Bartley, Frank Gould, Silas Matthews, Geo. W. Jerolemon, Ernest Horst, Bessie Wolfe, Hulbert Mauer, Jas. O'Brien, John Schubert, John Stimis, Andrew Crawford, passengers on car, all received slight cuts and bruises but no serious injury.

February 22d.—Wm. Scott, brakeman, coupling cars. One finger crushed; amputated.

February 25th.—Chas. W. Bond, brakeman, uncoupling engine from cars. Thumb badly torn.

March 2d.—John Pumblatt, brakeman, coupling cars. Arm bruised and two fingers crushed.

March 3d.—Robt. Townley, drillmaster, coupling cars. Arm bruised.

March 3d.—D. Hatcher, brakeman, coupling cars. Two fingers crushed.

March 4th.—Wm. Hill, switchman, jumped from moving train and fell under. Killed.

March 5th.—Whitfield Sargent, track laborer, struck by a drill train. Badly bruised.

March 8th.—David Breen, brakeman, fell from box car. Badly bruised.

March 9th.—Fritz Miller, laborer, knocked from a car by collision. Badly bruised.

March 14th.—John Himmelman, brakeman, coupling cars. Finger crushed.

March 16th.—Thos. Ashley, colored, in charge of live stock, collision. Badly scalded by steam.

March 22d.—Henry Elfers, small boy, found dead under some cars. Probably run over.

March 23d.—Mrs. John Nolan, struck by a train, walking on track. Killed.

March 23d.—'Geo. T. Nixon, brakeman, coupling cars. Arm bruised.

March 25th.—Wm. Dollinger, brakeman, coupling cars. Three fingers crushed.

March 26th.—Alfred Koonte, stealing a ride on coal train, foot caught between bumpers. Foot amputated.

March 29th.—Nicholas Ringue, chainman, fell from a car. Hip bruised.

April 1st.—P. J. Riley, passenger, jumped from a train in motion. Head cut.

April 6th.—Fred Blair, brakeman, coupling cars. Three fingers crushed.

April 7th.—Thomas Luyster, brakeman, coupling cars. Hand crushed.

April 8th.—Jos. Flaherty, drillmaster, foot caught between bumpers of cars. Foot bruised.

April 8th.—J. J. Dunlap, brakeman, fell from box car. Bruised in several places.

April 8th.—Wm. H. Miller, brakeman, coupling cars. Thumb crushed.

April 9th.—John McMahon, brakeman, coupling cars. Hand and arm bruised.

April 11th.—Lewis Hall, brakeman, fell from train and run over. Foot crushed.

April 15th.—Geo. Milburn, brakeman, coupling cars. Thumb crushed.

April 15th.—John McGuire, brakeman, collision of care and rails on car moved forward. Leg cut.

April 20th.—John Falvey, brakeman, coupling cars. Hand crushed.

April 20th.—Theodore Hatchner, brakeman, coupling cars. Arm crushed.

April 20th.—Thos. Cavanagh, conductor, coupling cars. Finger crushed.

April 21st.—Walter B. Hardy, employed by the Passaic Rolling Mill Company, while working on bridge placed his hand on rail, car passed over it. Hand crushed.

April 23d.—Christine Smith, brakeman, fell from car in motion. Badly bruised about the head and shoulders.

April 26th.—Florence H. Crowell, in crossing tracks fell. Arm. fractured.

April 29th.—Frank Staples, brakeman, coupling cars. Hand crushed and amputated.

May 10th.—Wm. McGrogan, brakeman, coupling cars. Finger crushed.

May 11th.—Harry Kitchen, brakeman, coupling cars. Hand crushed.

May 16th.—Oliver M. Hill, brakeman, coupling cars. Hand crushed and amputated.

May 17th.—Bernard Swayzey, baggagemaster, waving his hand to a passing train, it struck a bridge. Arm fractured.

May 17th.—Theodore Hand, brakeman, coupling cars. Hand bruised.

May 19th.—Chas. Huff, brakeman, door of Pullman car closed on his finger. Finger crushed.

May 20th.—Michl [Michael]. Sweeney, track laborer, step of car struck him while in stooping position. Head cut.

May 24th.—William Hamilton, struck by a train while crossing the track. Killed.

May 28th.—John Goulder, brakeman, climbing on a moving engine and fell under. Leg crushed and amputated.

May 29th.—Bernard O'Brien, intoxicated, found lying between tracks. Arm and toes crushed.

May 3lst.—E. Rupell, brakeman, head struck corner of freight station. Head cut.

May 31st.—John Murray, brakeman, coupling cars. Bruised about the back and hips.

June 2d.—Unknown man, walking on track, struck by passenger train. Killed.

June 3d.—W. H. Miller, brakeman, coupling cars. slightly braised.

June 4th.—John O'Brien, small boy, climbing on a moving coal train. Foot crushed and amputated.

June 4th.—John Hockenberry, brakeman, knocked from car by collision. Leg fractured.

June 7th.—Patk. Walsh, watchman, struck by an engine. Severely bruised.

June 13th.—Fremont Johnson, brakeman, coupling cars. Arm crushed.

June 15th.—Jos. Collela, track laborer, struck by freight train. Killed.

June 17th.—Istram Ansler, walking on track, struck by passenger train. Killed.

June 21st.—Thos. Robinson, attempted to board moving passenger train and fell. Bruised in several places and rib fractured.

June 22d.—Edward Purcell, brakeman, struck by an engine. Killed.

June 25th.—Wm. McGee, brakeman, coupling cars. Bruised on hips and back.

June 28th.—James Swain, brakeman, coupling cars, head crushed. Killed.

July 4th.—Geo. Murphy, lying along the track intoxicated. Thumb and one finger crushed.

July 11th.—Unknown man, walking on track struck by a train. Killed.

July 12th.—Francis L. Baher, attempted to board a moving passenger train. Killed.

July 16th.—Geo. Werner, passenger, fell against a window when brakes were applied. Wrist cut by broken glass.

July 30th.—Danl. Martin, colored, struck by passenger train while walking on track. Head cut.

August 1st.—John Felio, struck by passenger train while walking on track. Head cut and ribs broken.

August 5th.—Andrew Forrester, brakeman, fell from train and run over. Killed.

August 5th.—William Cusick, brakeman, fell from top of box car. Bruised in several places.

August 5th.—Jas. Martems, laborer, track rail fell on his foot. Foot badly bruised.

August 6th.—W. J. Stocum, not in company's employ, jumped from freight train to opposite track and struck by train. Killed.

August 6th.—John Roth, brakeman, coupling care. Two fingers crushed.

August 6th.—Alex. Quinn, track walker, struck by a passenger train. Killed.

August 10th.—Jas. Travers, brakeman, fell from top of box car in motion. Head cut and few bruises.

August 14th.—Wm. Cusick, brakeman, coupling cars. Arm crushed.

August 19th.—John Somersky, laborer, struck by a locomotive. Killed.

August 23d.—Andrew Clark, chainman, coal docks, uncoupling cars. Arm bruised.

August 23d.—Jeremiah Costello, laborer, coal docks, struck by a passenger train. Badly bruised.

August 24th.—Fred. Slack, brakeman, broken rail caused car to leave track. Wrist sprained.

August 26th.—Owen Peterson, brakeman, coupling cars. Thumb crushed.

August 27th.—John Salyman, brakeman, coupling care. Two fingers crushed.

September 1st.—Thomas Mulvey, boy, playing on side track where freight cars were standing. Foot crushed.

September 1st.—Jos. Youngs, colored, attempted to board moving passenger train and fell. Hip dislocated.

September 4th.—Jos. Vaniderstine, baggagemaster, jumped from moving engine and fell. Toes of one foot crushed.

September 5th.—William Kuhu, car cleaner, struck by passenger train. Leg fractured and head cut.

September 6th.—Bernard Gannon, attempted to board a freight train in motion. Died soon after.

September 13th.—Chas. A. Hoyt, passenger, collision at Junction N. Y., S. & W. R. R. Nervous shock.

September 15th.—Theodore Stark, brakeman, coupling cars. Wrist broken.

September 16th.—Sarah Gilroy, crossing track, struck by a trairu Killed.

September 20th.—Patk [Patrick]. Brady, brakeman, fell from engine. Head cut.

September 22d.—John Whalen, brakeman, coupling cars. Arm bruised.

September 26th.—Ralf Holmes, brakeman, struck by engine and run over. Killed.

September 27th.—John Hanlon, boy, struck by train at street crossing. Few cuts and bruises.

September 27th.—John Gray, brakeman, uncoupling cars, foot caught. Foot bruised.

September 29th.—Nicholas Ringue, chainman, thrown from car against bumper. Hip bruised.

September 30th.—Laronia Cogillis, while picking coal struck by an engine. Killed.

September 30th.—John P. Bostedo, brakeman, coupling cars.. Finger broken.

October 3d.—Claus Mencil, walking on track and struck by a passenger train. Head cut.

October 3d.—John Hart, tramp, found dead.

October 5th.—John Moore, driver of horse car, collision with horse car at Orange, killed; Mrs. C. E. Hunt, passenger, slight bruises; Mrs. Phebe Canham, passenger, slight bruises.

October 5th.—Lizzie Benedict, knocked down on street, collision with horse car at Orange. Slightly bruised.

October 6th.—Jos. Senior, passenger, jumped from train in motion. Killed.

October 10th.—John M. Schnoble, passenger, fell from train in motion. Considerably bruised.

October 11th.—W. P. Johnson, brakeman, unloading freight. Hand braised.

October 13th.—Frank Whett, boy, fell from a coal train, stealing ride. Hand crushed.

October 13th.—Jas. O'Conner, brakeman, coupling. Cut on the breast.

October 14th.—Geo. Stretch, watchman, struck by car and run over. Killed.

October 15th.—Geo. T. Rogers, passenger, jumped from train in motion and fell under. One foot crushed.

October 18th.—William Foster, brakeman, fell from box car. Foot badly bruised.

October 26th.—Richd. Birmingham, brakeman, fell from box car. Foot badly bruised and other bruises.

November 5th.—Nelson D. Stark, brakeman, foot caught in guard rail. Foot badly bruised.

November 5th.—John Fitzpatrick, brakeman, left his foot on' switch treadle too long; wheel struck end of rail. Ankle sprained.

November 6th.—Lewis Mars, Pullman porter, collision of cars. Back bruised.

November 9th.—Geo. Thompson, brakeman, coupling. Three fingers crushed.

November 9th.—William Maas, passenger, jumped from train in motion and was struck by train in opposite direction. Killed.

November 16th.—Martin Hefferon, struck by train at street crossing. Killed.

November 17th.—Robt. Bowlby, brakeman, coupling. Two fingers amputated.

November 18th.—Frank Herzog, brakeman, coupling. Two fingers crushed.

November 29th.—Jeptha Mines, brakeman, coupling. Leg bruised.

December 7th.—Jacob Unger, struck by a train while walking on track. Killed.

December 12th.—Richd. Duffy, struck by a train while crossing track. Killed.

December 13th.—Theo. Toyon, brakeman, coupling. Two fingers crushed.

December 14th.—George Nixon, brakeman, coupling, was squeezed. Badly bruised in back.

December 15th.—Lewis L. Bristol, Superintendent tunnel, struck 'by passenger train. Killed.

December 16th.—Geo. Bedell, stepped in front of engine and knocked down. Slight cut on head.

December 17th.—L. McKinny, yard master, coupling. Collar bone broken.

December 17th.—Fred. Williams, brakeman, coupling; he was crushed between the cars. Killed.

December 18th.—Jacob Fross, bridge foreman, stick of timber fell on his foot. Foot and leg bruised.

December 21st.—James Miras, car cleaner, struck by a train. Head cut.

December 22d.—Wm. H. Miller, brakeman, coupling. Four fingers crushed.

December 23d.—Robt. Goble, brakeman, coupling. Four fingers crushed.

December 24th.—Mrs. John Rooney, walking on track, struck by a train. Killed.

December 26th.—Chas. Bond, brakeman, head came in contact with bridge signal. Head cut.

December 26th.—Seth Fellow, brakeman, head struck signal box in tunnel. Head cut and bruised in several places.

December 27th.—William Donovan, brakeman, coupling. Hand crushed.

December 28th.—Clara Rogers, crossing the track was struck by a train. Head cut and back and left side bruised.

December 31st.—Daniel More, brakeman, coupling. Three fingers crushed.

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MORRIS AND ESSEX EXTENSION RAILROAD
COMPANY.

To the Comptroller of the State of New Jersey:

In obedience to a law of the State of New Jersey, approved March 27th, 1874 (Revision, p. 916), requiring annual reports to be made to the Legislature and transmitted to the Comptroller by the railroad companies of the State, the Morris and Essex Extension Railroad Company presents the following report for the year ending December 31st, 1892:

Capital stock paid in $221,000 00

Floating debt 139,988 01

Cost of road and equipments $360,988 01

The road extends from junction with Boonton branch of the Morris and Essex Railroad into the city of Paterson, a distance of one and ninety-one hundredths miles.

It is operated by the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad as lessee, under an agreement to pay four per cent. on its stock, Arc, and report of its operations is included in report of the Morris and Essex Railroad Company.

It is operated by the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western as lessee of the Morris and Essex, and the further information required by law is furnished by that company, and is annexed hereto.

State of New York, New York County, ss.—Arthur D. Chambers, being duly sworn, on his oath says that he is Treasurer of the Morris and Essex Extension Railroad Company, and that the foregoing statement is true and correct, to the best of his knowledge and belief.
A. D. CHAMBERS.

Sworn and subscribed before me this 8th day of February, A. D. 1893
LUDWIG R. MILLER,
Commissioner for the State of New Jersey in New York.

Dividends paid during the year 1892, and how paid—$8,840 directly to stockholders, by Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company as lessee of the Morris -anil Essex Railroad.

ACCIDENTS.

None.

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Date 1892-1893
Year Range from 1892
Year Range to 1893
Search Terms Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Morris & Essex Railroad Co.
Caption pp 146-147 Morris and Essex Railroad Company; Accidents
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Classification Railroads
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