Inland Waterways Corporation--Extension of Barge Line: Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Seventieth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 10710, a Bill to Amend the Act Entitled " An Act to Carrying Out the Mandate and Purpose of Congress, as Expressed in Section 201 and 500 of the Transportation Act, and for Other Purposes," Approved June 3, 1924

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1928 - 418 pages
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Page 371 - That the provisions of this act shall apply to any common carrier or carriers engaged in the transportation of passengers or property wholly by railroad, or partly by railroad and partly by water when both are used, under a common control, management, or arrangement, for a continuous carriage or shipment...
Page 368 - ... to embrace in such route substantially less than the entire length of its railroad and of any intermediate railroad operated in conjunction and under a common management or control therewith, which lies between the termini of such proposed through route, (a) unless such inclusion of lines would make the through route unreasonably long as compared with another practicable through route which could otherwise be established...
Page 368 - In establishing any such through route the Commission shall not (except as provided in section 3, and except where one of the carriers is a water line), require any carrier by railroad, without its consent, to embrace in such route substantially less than the entire length of its railroad and of any intermediate railroad operated in conjunction and under a common management or control therewith, which lies between the termini of such proposed through route...
Page 371 - That the commission shall, as hereinafter provided, investigate, ascertain, and report the value of all the property owned or used by every common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act...
Page 355 - If not, the committee will stand adjourned until 10 o'clock tomorrow morning. (Whereupon, at 12 o'clock noon, the committee...
Page 394 - Commission shall thereupon, by order, direct all connecting common carriers and their connections to join with such water carrier in through routes and joint rates...
Page 334 - ... provided to which through routes and through rates such carrier is a party, the person, firm, or corporation making such shipment, subject to such reasonable exceptions and regulations as the Interstate Commerce Commission shall from time to time prescribe, shall have the right to designate...
Page 404 - A great many people have faith in its permanency, but if it is a good thing for the people of the Mississippi Valley, it, in some way, will probably operate as a good thing for the Illinois Central system.
Page 397 - Such joint routes, rates, rules, regulations, and practices may be changed by order of the commission or by agreement of the water carriers and the other participating carriers. The commission shall further require the interested common carriers to enter into negotiations for the purpose of establishing equitable divisions of the aforesaid joint differential rates within...
Page 385 - A natural waterway, improved by the expenditure of public funds, should be thrown open as far as possible to the free and unrestricted use of all those who desire to avail themselves of it It differs materially from a privately constructed and privately owned roadbed, which, though quasi public in nature, la built by individuals or corporate interests primarily for their own gain.

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