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Central of Georgia Railway Co.

United States. Congress. House

Central of Georgia Railway Co.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress -- Private bills,
  • Bills, Private -- United States,
  • United States -- Claims

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRelief of Central of Georgia Railway
    SeriesH.rp.959
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Claims
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination3 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16159924M

    Southern Ry. The allegations of the facts are almost exactly the same in count two of the amendment as in the original petition, being in the amendment only a little more full and complete. An examination of the original petition and the amendment shows that exactly the same facts are pleaded in the original petition and in each count of the amendment, and the same relief is prayed for in the amendment as was sought in the original petition. Today, freight rail service is mostly provided by CSX and Norfolk Southern as both Class Is operate the majority of the state's rail network today.

    In any event, you might find these dates important: December 20, A charter was granted by the Georgia legislature to the Central Railroad and Canal Company for the purpose of laying, building, and making railroad and canal communications from the City of Savannah to the interior of the state. In railroad magnate and financier E. The company eventually purchased 89 people to work as slaves. As a way to better attract investment capital, the railroad changed its name to Central Rail Road and Banking Company of Georgia. Louis—San Francisco Railway.

    The company owned two-thirds of the 4, miles of line it operated, and the rest was held through leases, operating agreements and stock ownership. Counsel for the plaintiff in error recognize that the plaintiff was attempting to conform to the ruling in Southeastern Stages v. Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability. Some lines were separted from the system, notably routes that had been built in South Carolina, and in May an agreement was entered into between the Merchantile Trust Company of New York, which represented various bondholders interests, and the banking and brokerage firm of Thomas and Ryan of New York City which provided for the purchase and reorganization of the properties that then comprised the railway system of the Central RailRoad and Banking company of Georgia. Pelfry, supra headnote 1. Incorporation dates and opening dates of many predecessor roads are included, as well as opening dates of many sections of trackage.


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Marys Railroad, and Valdosta Railway. This website gives a thorough of overview of the state's railroad history, covering most of the railroads which operated within its borders. In the Hammontree case it was said: "The mere failure of the employees of a railway company to discover the presence of a trespasser at a place where and a time when it was their duty to anticipate the presence of trespassers, and thereafter to take such needful and proper measures for his protection as ordinary care might require, might amount to a lack of ordinary care on the part of the railway company, but would not, in and of itself, amount to wilful and wanton misconduct"; and, "Even where a person on the track is in fact discovered, it is the general rule that a railway company is authorized to act on the presumption that a person apparently of full age and capacity, standing or walking along or near its track, will leave it in time to save himself, unless it should also appear that such trespasser is in an apparently incapacitated or helpless condition, so that he could not reasonably be expected to extricate himself from his peril.

Purchases through our Merchant Links and Store help to defray the costs of operating the non-profit Classic Streamliners website, and at no additional cost to you. When Amtrak took control of the Southern Railway's passenger service inThe Southern decided to discontinue the aforementioned trains.

Well into the s, CofG trains remained segregatedlong after most Southern railroads abolished racial bars following a desegregation order by the Interstate Commerce Commission. Some were built by the Central or received financing from the Central.

Southern Ry. In Pope v. Much of its future growth came via acquisition of smaller systems. The site is an excellent resource and well worth the time to peruse through. Only later was this early track work replaced with modern, iron "T"-rail. Pelfry, supra headnote 3 ; Pope v. Today, it remains in use by owner Norfolk Southern.

Central of Georgia Railway

The road generated little freight and after a highway was built to the beach inrail service was discontinued on July 21, today, the right of way is home to the McQueen's Island Trail. The reason the "Central of Georgia" name still exists at all is that it turned out to be handy toduse in a bit of Southern Railway house keeping back in So, remember to have fun and enjoy that fine Southern hospitality!

To learn more about cookies, please see our cookie policy. Inthe St. On July 1, the Southern decided to simplify this structure. I have also singularly failed to find any dates or further details on the web. During the Savannah Campaign of the American Civil War, conducted during November and DecemberFederal troops tore up the rails and converted them into what were referred to at the time as "Sherman's neckties.

The Central became a desirable property, providing a bridge for Midwest-Florida routes. Men were shipped to and from the worksite in iron shackles and around twenty were drowned in the Tuckasegee River weighted down by their shackles.

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With tracks that passed through some of the most productive cotton lands in the state, the Central was a vital element in the antebellum Georgia economy.The Southern Railway also participated in the operation of the City of Miami, which was operated by the Southern Railway over the Central of Georgia trackage from Birmingham, Alabama, to Albany, Georgia, where it traded off with the Seaboard Coast Line until its discontinuation in Successor: Norfolk Southern Railway (new name.

Central of Georgia Ry. Co. v. Pelfry, 11 Ga. App. (1) (74 S. E. ). And "Generally the servants of a railway company are not bound to anticipate the presence *18 of a trespasser upon or about its tracks, and the duty of exercising such care and diligence does not in such case arise until the presence of the trespasser becomes known.".

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New Listing Illinois Central RR ICRR Rules Of The Operating Dept July 1 This hard cover rule book is from the ICRR. Item took effect Item displays pages rules, diagrams of signals and information.

Item is in very good condition and displays little usage. Central of Georgia Railway passenger ticket envelope, Very good condition. CENTRAL OF GEORGIA Railway Passenger Ticket Envelope - $ Sparks Circus Railroad Show Scrip Book- Central of Georgia $ Buy It Now 28d 15h.

Central Of Georgia Railway Company Common Stock Certificate. $ Buy It Now 7d 9h. Ga. App. () S.E.2d TURKETT v. CENTRAL OF GEORGIA RAILWAY COMPANY.

Court of Appeals of Georgia. Submitted March 6, Decided April 8,