Pennsylvania Railroad Book of Rules, 1857
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RULES AND REGULATIONS



FOR THE



GOVERNMENT



OF THE



Transportation Department



OF THE



PENNSYLVANIA RAIL ROAD:



INCLUDING THE SUBSTANCE OF ALL GENERAL ORDERS



Issued Previous to September 1st, 1857.





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PREPARED BY THE GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT,

And Approved by the President of the Pennsylvania Rail Road Co.



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HARRISBURG, PA:

THEO. F. SCHEFFER, PRINTER, MARKET STREET,

1857.









R U L E S

OF THE

Pennsylvania Rail Road.




GENERAL RULES.



1.--The Rules and Regulations, special orders and official directions issued from time to time by the Transportation Department of the Pennsylvania Rail Road, being designed for the security of the lives of Passengers and of property entrusted to the Company for Transportation over their Road, as well as for the security of employees engaged therein, and for the proper care and oversight of the property and interests of the Company entrusted to this Department of the service: every employee is expected and will be required to yield a willing and cheerful obedience thereto, and when an individual enters or remains in the service of the Company it will be considered as in itself an expression of willingness so to do.

2.--Ignorance in no case will be accepted as an excuse for neglect or omission of duty. If not supplied with the Rules and Regulations, employees must apply for them to the head of their Sub-Department, or to the Division Superintendent, or Resident Engineer, and if in doubt of the true meaning or interpretation of any Rule, Regulation, or Order or special direction, they must take an early opportunity to get a full explanation from the proper source.

3.--Every Officer of the Company shall keep himself perfectly conversant with the Rules and Regulations ; supply copies of them to his subordinates and explain them when it may be necessary to do so, and see that they are properly understood ; enforce obedience to them and report to the General

Superintendent all violations of them, coming under his notice, and the action taken upon such violations. These reports and the final decision of the General Superintendent will be recorded in the office of the General and Division Superintendents and Resident Engineers.

4.--Officers or employees of the Company will not be permitted to absent themselves from the duties of their post without the consent of the Head of the Department or Sub-Department to which they may be attached.

5.--Every employee when on duty connected with the Trains of the Pennsylvania Rail Road Company, shall, while on any division of the Road, be under the authority, and conform to the orders of the Superintendent of that Division.

6.--Disobedience of Orders, violation of Rules, or neglect of duty, will always be considered a sufficient cause for dismissal from the service of the Company: but fines, forfeit of wages or suspension from duty, may be substituted with the approval of the General Superintendent. Fines and forfeit of wages thus imposed will not be taken as a source of revenue to the Company, but will be held in trust for the benefit of those who are faithful in the discharge of duty, and will be used by the General Superintendent to assist them in defraying expenses arising from unavoidable accidents or sickness, and for other charitable purposes.

7.--Premiums will be allowed to employees in such branches of the service as the General Superintendent may sanction. Employees of every grade will be considered in the line of promotion in the branch of service to which they may be attached, dependent upon the faithful discharge of duty, qualifications, and adaptedness for assuming increased responsibilities and usefulness.

8.--The regular compensation of Officers and employees covers all risks or liabilities to accidents.

9.--If any employee is disabled by sickness or any other cause, the right to claim compensation is not recognized ; allowances when made in such cases will be as a gratuity, justified by the circumstances of the case and the previous good conduct of the party.

10.--The General Superintendent is the authorized agent of the Company for the purchase of supplies and materials for the use of the Transportation Department. He may authorize the Division Superintendents, Resident Engineers and

Master of Machinery to make purchases subject to his approval ; no other persona are allowed to use the credit of the Company. If necessity requires it, purchases must be made in the name of the individual purchasing, and paid for by him ; and the receipted bill, certified by the proper Officer as necessary and proper, returned to the office of the General Superintendent at the end of the month in which it is contracted.

11.--Division Superintendents and Resident Engineers are authorized to pass their immediate employees in the discharge of their duties.

12.--Conductors, Baggage Masters and Brakemen, Depot Masters and their assistants, and Express Messengers, when on duty, must be distinguished by uniformity in dress, and suitable badges worn on caps of such kind as the General Superintendent shall prescribe.

13.--Mail Agents, Express Messengers, and other individuals using the Pennsylvania Rail Road, either in charge of the cars of individuals of companies, engaged in transacting business on the Pennsylvania Rail Road; or individuals engaged in transacting business for themselves or for others on the cars of the Pennsylvania Rail Road Company, whilst with the Trains of said Company, and subject to the Rules and Regulations governing their employees, and the fact of their being engaged for themselves or others, either on the cars of the Pennsylvania Rail Road Company, will be considered in itself as an agreement on their part, to observe and obey the rules and regulations aforesaid.

14.--Implicit obedience to the Rules and Regulations, special orders, and official directions, is required.

15.--Strict propriety of conduct, and the avoidance of profane or indecent language in the presence of Passengers and in the transaction of business with others, and with one another, is required.

16.--Smoking, and the use of intoxicating drinks, whilst on duty, is prohibited.

17.--Persons known to be in the habitual use of intoxicating drinks, will not be retained in the service ; and any

employee known to have been intoxicated will be immediately dismissed.

18.--In all cases of doubt or uncertainty take the safe course and run no risks.



SIGNALS.



1.--Every Conductor, Engineman, Train Hand, Station Agent, Foreman of Division, Road, Switch and Bridge Watchman or other employee of the Company having to make signals, is required to provide himself with signals, keep them on hand in good order and in readiness for immediate use.

2.--Red is a signal to stop and signifies Danger.

3.--Blue or Green is a signal to go slowly, and signifies Caution.

4.--White is a signal to go on, and signifies Safety.

5.--An Exploding Cap is the Extra Danger Signal.

6.--A red flag by day and a red light by night is the proper danger signal to be used.

7.--A blue flag by day, and a blue or green light by night is the proper caution signal to be used.

8.--A white flag by day, and a white light by night is the proper safety signal to be used.

9.--The Extra Danger Signal is a large Percussion Cap secured by clamps to the top of the rail, which explodes by the Locomotive or Cars passing over it ; the explosion of this signal is a warning to stop the Train immediately. Exploding signals are used at night, and in cases of accident or emergency when other signals cannot be distinctly seen or relied upon.

10.--The use of the exploding signal is to be in addition to the regular day and night signals, which must in all cases be exhibited.

11.--A Lamp, Flag, Hat, or any object waved violently by any person on the track, signifies danger, and is a signal to stop.

12.--In foggy weather, both the day and night signals must be used during the day.

TRAIN SIGNALS.



1.--Each Train or Engine without a Train, while running after sunset or during the day in foggy weather, must display one white head light in front of the Engine, and two red lights in the read of the Train or Engine.

2.--Each Passenger Train, while running, shall have a bell cord attached to the signal bell of the Locomotive passing through or over the entire length of the Train, and secured to the rear end of the hind Car.

3.--Each Freight Train, while running, by day shall display one red flag as a marker on the right hand side of the rear Car of the Train, to enable the Engineman to know that the whole of his Train is attached to the Engine. The Signal Lamps carried at night shall be attached on the sides of the rear car for the same purpose.

4.--Every Train or Engine without Train, while passing through the Allegheny Tunnel, whether by day or by night, must display a red light in the rear.

5.--A red flag by day, and red light by night carried in front of an Engine denotes that the Engine or Train is followed by another Engine or Train running on the same Schedule ; the Engine or Train thus signalled shall be entitled to the same Schedule rights and privileges as the Engine or Train carrying the signal.



ENGINEMEN SIGNALS.--By Whistle.



1.--A continuous blast of the whistle is the alarm signal when approaching a Station or road crossing..

2.--A succession of short blasts of the whistle is an alarm for cattle.

3.--One blast of the whistle when running is a danger Signal and a notice to apply the brakes.

4.--Two blasts of the whistle is a notice to loose the brakes.

5.--Three blasts of the whistle is a signal for the Engine to back.

6.--Four blasts of the whistle is a signal to call in the flagman or signal man.

7.--The ringing of the Engine bell while the Train is standing is a signal for Passengers to take their seats.

CONDUCTORS' SIGNALS.--By Bell Cord.



1.--A tap of the signal bell, when the Engine is standing, is the notice to start.

2.--A tap of the signal bell, when the Engine is running, is a notice for the Engineman to slacken speed and look out for the cause of it.

3.--Two taps of the signal bell, when the Engine is running is a notice to stop.

4.--Three taps of the signal bell is a notice to back the Train.

5.--Two taps of the signal bell, when the Engine is standing, is a notice for the Engineman to ring his bell.



SIGNALS BY LAMP.



1.--A Lamp swung across the track is a signal to stop.

2.--A Lamp raised and lowered vertically is the signal to move ahead.

3.--A Lamp swung in a circle is a signal to back the Train.

4.--A stationary white light displayed at night, is the signal that the track is clear.



TRAIN RULES.



1.--No Engine shall push a Passenger Train, but always draw it, except in case of accident or obstruction, and then only to the nearest crossing or siding.

2.--No person except the Engineman and Fireman will be permitted to ride on the Engine or Tender without a written order from the Division Superintendent or Master of Machinery, except Conductors in the discharge of their duties.

3.--Passenger Trains must be run always with the Express Car first, the Baggage Car next, and the Passenger Cars behind, and when Freight Cars are run with a Passenger train they must always be run next to the Engine, this must not be omitted whether inconvenient or not.

4.--Passenger Trains shall not be started nor run without a cord connecting the hindmost Car with the signal bell of the Engine.

5.--No Train will be started from a Station before the time

stated for it on the Schedule, nor without a signal from its Conductor. The Engineman will always give notice before starting by the sound of his bell or whistle.

6.--Trains shall be run uniformly and steadily between stations, and delayed as little as possible for fuel and water, and for the transaction of regular business required at stations.

7.--All Trains must be run slowly over Bridges. Ten miles per hour or six minutes to the mile is the highest rate of speed allowed in passing them.

8.--If part of a Train should break loose while in motion, great care and good judgement is required on the part of the Train hands, to prevent the detached parts coming in violent contact.

9.--Whenever an accident occurs to a train, by which the road is obstructed, the hind brakeman shall immediately go back with danger signals, not less than 600 yards, to stop any Engine or Train following on the same Track: and remain there to protect his Train until such Train following may arrive, or until he is recalled by the whistle of his own Engine. If no following Train has arrived, when he is recalled, he shall leave one Explosive Signal on the Track as a caution to any following Train.

10.--If an obstruction or accident on the road makes it necessary to move an Engine or Train in the wrong direction on either track, or to cross on to, and use the wrong track to pass around such obstruction, the utmost caution must be used: and unless a special arrangement shall have been made for that Engine or Train by the Division Superintendent, the Conductor of the obstructed Train, or in his absence the Engineman, before the Engine is moved, shall send a flagman or some other competent person with danger signals not less than 600 yards in advance in the direction in which the Train or Engine is to be backed or moved. Whilst moving the Engineman shall frequently sound his whistle, and shall run at a speed not exceeding four miles per hour, so as to enable the signal man to keep not less than 600 yards in advance. The Train or Engine thus moved, must only be backed or run to the next station or crossing.

11.--As a general rule: when Trains meet on a single track between Stations, the Train nearer to a siding will be backed, subject to senior Conductor's decision, provided

it does not endanger the safety or either Train, or violate Train Rule 10.

12.--Conductors of Trains shall attend to the shifting and replacing of Switches used by their Engines or Trains at Stations, Sidings, turnouts and crossings, and they will be held responsible for the proper adjustmen[t] of the Switches which may have thus been by them.

13.--Enginemen shall approach Switches and Stations cautiously, and have their Trains under control, until the safety signal is received, or they can see that all is right and clear for their Trains.

14.--Passenger Conductors and Brakemen shall distinctly announce the name of the Station, and the time of stopping, when it exceeds 2 minutes.

15.--Passenger Conductors and Brakemen shall direct Passengers to alight on the platforms provided for their use.

16.--Passengers shall not be allowed to stand upon the platform of the Cars while the Train is in motion.

17.--Passengers shall not be carried on Freight Trains.

18.--Trains approaching Stations on the double track where a Passenger Train may be standing receiving or discharging Passengers, must be stopped before reaching the Passenger Train, and not go forward until the Passenger Train moves on, or signal is given to come on.

19.--The Engineman of a Locomotive is under the orders of the Conductor of a Train, so far as relates to the starting, stopping and speed of the train, shifting Cars, &c., but the Conductor has no authority to direct the Engineman to run in advance of his time table, nor will the Engineman be excusable in obeying any order from the Conductor that may endanger the safety of the Train or require a violation of rule.

20.--When running on the single track, Passenger Trains in one direction (which will always be specified on the Schedule) shall have preference of road for 20 minutes.

Passenger Trains having preference of road, when on time, or within the 20 minutes of preference allowed them, will not wait at Stations for opposing Passenger Trains but will proceed at Schedule speed, if such Trains are not found at the passing places. All stations, sidings and curves, nevertheless, must be approached cautiously until the expected Train is met.

When the Passenger Train which has the preference of road fails to make the passing place, or any other stations within twenty minutes after the time that the Passenger Train which has not the preference of road is due, it then becomes irregular, and must proceed running all the curves until the expected Train is met.

When the Passenger Train having the preference of road is behind time, the Passenger Train which has not the preference of road will wait 20 minutes for it at the passing place, or at any other station where such Passenger Train having preference of road may be due, after which, if the expected Train is not passed, it must proceed running curves until they meet.

When a Passenger Train which has not the preference of road is behind time, it must keep the main Track clear at all stations for the Passenger Train which has the preference of road, until its full schedule time and the 20 minutes preference has expired--and then proceed running curves.

In case trains become irregular, there will be no running at Schedule rate to the next station.

The rule is--when either Train is delayed--the Train which has the preference of road has the right to run 20 minutes on the time of the Train which has not the preference of road.

The Train which has not the preference of road waits 20 minutes on the time of the Train which has the preference of road. They then proceed running curves until they meet.

By running curves is understood to run at a rate not exceeding four miles per hour, with a flagman one-fourth of a mile in advance of the engine, at all points where the track cannot be seen one-fourth of a mile in advance.

When the regular passing place of Passenger Trains on time is at a point on the double track--if the Train which has the preference of road is behind time, the opposing Train will proceed at its Schedule rate until it arrives at the end of the double track, and if the Train which has the preference of road is still behind time at that point, the opposing Train will wait there until it is twenty minutes behind its own time at the end of the double track, and then proceed, running curves according to rule.

21.--A Passenger Train, when running on the single track, leaving a station and expecting to meet an opposing Passenger Train at the next station, must run according to Train

Rule 20--unless it has the full Schedule time between those stations.

22.--When running on a single track, the Freight Trains will wait for each other at passing places thirty minutes after their leaving time on the Schedule, and then proceed with great caution, sending a signal man with danger signals in hand around every curve, and keeping at least thirty minutes behind time until the expected Train is passed. There is no preference of road given to Freight Trains in either direction. No running at Schedule rate to the next Station after waiting 30 minutes. If one, two, three or more Trains are following each other, the rule is the same: wait 30 minutes, if they are not all in, and then proceed running curves until the Trains are met. By running curves is understood to run at a rate not exceeding four miles per hour with a flagman well ahead of the Engine.

23.--A Freight Train, when running on a single track, leaving a station and expecting to meet an opposing Freight Train at the next station, must run according to Train Rule 22--unless it has the full Schedule time between those stations. A Freight Train must not leave a station or siding unless by proceeding at the Schedule speed for that Train, it can reach the next passing place, or station 20 minutes before the time of arrival of a Passenger Train following it, or 20 minutes before the time of departure of an opposing Passenger Train on the same track.

24.--If Passenger Trains are behind time, Freight Trains will wait until they arrive, unless written orders to go on have been received from the Division Superintendent.

25.--Freight Trains, following each other, must be kept one mile or more apart, unless it be in closing up under signal of obstruction ; to render assistance when specially requested ; or in closing up at passing places ; and no Train of any description shall leave a station within five minutes of another train, unless it be for a short distance to a halting place to enable another Train to obtain needed accommodation. In order to facilitate the observance of this Rule, Station Agents, Road Repairers and Watchmen on the line, will carefully time the several Trains, and if they are following each other too closely, signify to each by word or distinct motion of the arm, the time that has elapsed since the passage of the Train immediately in advance of it. In making such signal to

passing Trains, each minute that has elapsed since the passage of the last Train, shall be indicated by a distinct and separate motion of the arm.

26.--In passing Stations or Sidings, Freight Trains must approach them with caution, and the speed must not exceed 6 miles per hour. When following other Trains on the same Schedule they will take care to make themselves entirely sure that they are at least the proper distance from the Trains immediately preceding them ; run around curves slowly ; and approach all Stations with caution until certain that the track is clear.

27.--Freight Trains, and also Ballast, Wood, or other irregular Trains, or Engines without Trains, must be clear of the main track not less than 20 minutes before Passenger Trains are due.

28.--Ballast, Wood or other irregular Trains, must keep out of the way of all regular Trains not less than 20 minutes. If a Ballast or other irregular Train is flagged by a regular Train, it becomes regular. (See Rule 5 under head of Train Signals.)

29.--A Freight Train, Ballast, Wood or other irregular Train, or an Engine without a Train, when passed by a Passenger Train moving in the same direction, must not leave a Station or Siding to follow it until at least ten minutes after its departure, and must follow with great caution.

30.--No Wood or Ballast or irregular Train or Engine without a Train, not flagged by a regular Train, shall exceed a speed of 20 miles per hour without special order form the Division Superintendent.

31.--When a Train is backed, the Conductor shall station himself on the top of the hindmost Car or in a position so conspicuous as to perceive the first sign of danger, and give immediate signal to the Engineman.

32.--In passing Switches at the end of a double track or in passing off or on to sidings or turnouts, the speed of Trains or Engines must not exceed 4 miles per hour.

33.--In all cases where an Extra Train or Engine is to follow another, notice must be given of the intention to the forward Train.

34.--No Extra Train or Engine, except as provided for in the Rules, shall be sent over the road without an order from the Division Superintendent.

35.--No verbal message, respecting the movements of Trains, or the condition of the Track or bridges, shall be sent except in cases of pressing necessity. All such messages must be sent in writing to avoid the possibility of misconstruction.

36.--In all cases of doubt or uncertainty take the safe course and run no risks.



RULES FOR ENGINEMEN.



1.--Enginemen, when in the shops, are under the direction of the Foremen.

2.--Enginemen, when on the Road, are under the direction of the Division Superintendent.

3.--Each Engineman, when on Road duty, shall provide himself with a Watch, which will be furnished by the Division Superintendent, which he must compare with, and regulate by the Standard Time keepers of the Company a the commencement of each trip ; and will be held responsible for its safe keeping.

4.--They must have in their possession a copy of the Rules and Regulations of the Transportation Department, and a proper Time Schedule for the running of the trains ; and must know that their Engine is in good working condition before starting.

5.--They shall give particular attention to the special directions marked on their time tables relative to the running of the Trains.

6.--They shall be furnished with a set of Tools, as per list posted in the Engine Houses, and be held responsible for them. They shall keep themselves provided with explosive signals, signal flags, and signal lamps ; and keep them always at hand, and in order for immediate use. Their Lamps must be in order for lighting before starting on their trip, and lighted immediately after sunset, or in foggy weather.

7.--They will permit no person, except the Fireman, to rude on the Engine or Tender, without a written order from the Division Superintendent, or Master of Machinery, except Conductors in the discharge of their duties.

8.--The Engineman of a Locomotive is under the orders of the Conductor of a Train, so far as relates to starting,

stopping, and speed of the Train, shifting Cars, &c. ; but the Conductor has no authority to direct the Engineman to run in advance of his time table ; nor will the Engineman be excusable in obeying any order from the Conductor, that may endanger the safety of the Train, or require a violation of rule.

9.--They shall take on Cars to the full capacity of the Engine in their charge, when directed by the Despatcher or Conductor.

10.--They will be responsible for having their Engine in good working order, supplied with the necessary stores and tools ; the tender full of fuel and water ; and the steam up at such time, a the Local Despatcher shall direct.

11.--At the proper time they shall place their Engine in front of the Train, and after that, and until the end of the trip, they will be under the orders of the Conductor, and in case of accident, they will disconnect their Engine from the Train, and proceed, as directed by the Conductor, (subject to Rule for Enginemen, No. 8) ; they will obey promptly all signals given, whether by Station Agents, Track Repairers, or Conductors, so far as the safe and proper working of their Engine will permit, even though they may think such signals [unneccessary].

12.--The Enginemen shall run uniformly and steadily between Stations--delay as little as possible for fuel and water, and take great care that the fuel is so loaded, as not to fall from the tender ; they will report to the Division Superintendents all failures of a supply of fuel or water at the Stations, all defects in the Track, and neglect of Watchmen, Road hands, Contractors, or others, that may endanger the safety of the Trains, or interfere with the proper working of the road.

18.--They shall approach Switches and Stations cautiously, and have their trains under control, until the safety signal is received, or they can see that all is right and clear for their Train.

14.--They shall not pass Seitches at the end of double Track, or pass off, or on to sidings or turn-outs, at a speed exceeding 4 miles per hour.

15.--The throttle valve must be closed, before going on to bridges ; and nosteam used while passing over them, if it can be avoided.

16.--They must sound the Whistle when approaching Stations, towns, villages or road crossings, at least one quarter

of a mile in advance of them, and have the Engine bell rung, while passing through or over them, and when passing other trains on sidings ; but the whistle shall not be used in the streets of towns, or villages, or at stations, when it can be avoided. They must approach stations carefully, with their Trains under command, so as not to run past the platform, where they are to stop ; and use great caution in passing Stations, where they do not stop. They shall always start and stop their Trains, with care, and without sudden jerking, so as to avoid breaking couplings, and doing other injury.

17.--If a part of a Train should break loose while in motion, great care and judgment is required on the part of the Engineman. He shall not stop his Engine suddenly, but with great caution, so that the detached parts may not come in violent contact.

18.--Enginemen perceiving an Engine or Train on opposite track obscured by steam or smoke, shall approach with caution, and stop if necessary.

19.--Whenever an Engine, without a Conductor, shall be partially disabled on the Main Track, and can reach a Station or Siding without danger from an opposing Train, it shall be the duty of the Engineman to send his Fireman at least 600 yards in the rear of his Engine with danger signals, to follow the Engine at that distance, until it reaches a Siding, or assistance arrives.

20.--Whenever an Engine without a Conductor is disabled, and cannot reach a Station or Siding, or is obliged from any cause to remain on the main track, the Engineman shall send the Fireman not less than 600 yards in the direction necessary to protect his Engine ; and when necessary to protect it in both directions, shall go himself in the direction of greatest danger, until assistance arrives.

21.--If an obstruction or accident on the road makes it necessary to move an Engine or Train in the wrong direction on either track, or to cross on to, and use the wrong track to pass around such obstruction, the utmost caution must be used ; and unless a special arrangement shall have been made for that Engine or train by the Division Superintendent, the Conductor of the obstructed train, or in his absence the Engineman, before the Engine is moved, shall send a flagman or some other competent person with danger signals not less than 600 yards in advance in the direction, in which the train

or Engine is to be backed or moved. Whilst moving, the Engineman shall frrequently sound his whistle, and shall run at a speed not exceeding four miles per hour, so as to enable the signal man to keep not less than 600 yards in advance. The Train or Engine thus moved must only be backed or run to the next station or crossing.

22.--They must not throw off pieces of wood from the Engine or Tender, while in motion ; if wood is found too large to enter the fire-door, it must be carried to the next wood Station.

23.--They must use every precaution against fire in dry weather, or when passing Bridges, Buildings, woods or fields, where combustible matter abounds.

24.--They must not throw from the Engine burning cotton waste, rags or hot cinders.

25.--They must report the condition of the spark arresters at the end of every trip.

26.--They shall not leave their Engine during the trip, except in case of urgent necessity, and before doing so, they shall throw it out of gear, shut off the steam, put on the Tender brake, and leave the Fireman or some other competent person in charge of it, and on no account must the Engine be left without some responsible person on it.

27.--When an Engine is standing, the spare steam should be turned into the tender, so as to allow as little as possible to escape by the safety valve.

28.--They shall report the condition of their Engines to the Foreman of the shops at the end of each trip ; they shall assist in making any repairs that may be necessary, and when not in active service on the road, they will be employed in the shop, under Shop Rules.

29.--They will be given tickets for wood, oil and tallow ; and no fuel or stores will be furnished except on presentation of such tickets. They will be careful to keep their tickets clean, and not deface them.

30.--When in doubt as to the meaning of a signal, they must stop, and ascertain the cause.

31.--When a danger signal is shown, which ought not to be shown, they shall report the circumstance to the Division Superintendent.

32.--If at any time in doubt of the true meaning or inter

pretation of an order, they shall take the first opportunity to get a full explanation.

33.--In all cases of doubt, they will take the safe course.



RULES FOR FIREMEN.



1.--Firemen when in the shop are under the direction of the Foremen ; when on the road they are under the direction of the Engineman.

2.--They shall be with their Engines at least one hour before the time of starting, and conform to any directions they may receive from the Engineman or Foreman of Shops.

3.--They shall assist in cleaning and polishing their Engines after every trip, and in making repairs, if their assistance is so required ; also in oiling when running.

4.--They shall take charge of the Engine, if the Engineman should at any time be absent, and will suffer no person, not duly authorized, to be upon it.

5.--They shall supply the Engine regularly with fuel and water, at the discretion of the Engineman, and use the tender-brake in accordance with his order and with the signals.

6.--They shall, when not engaged with other duties, assist in keeping a constant look-out upon the track, and will instantly give the Engineman notice of any obstruction that they may perceive.

7.--They shall, on no account, attempt to run an Engine in the absence of the Engineman, without permission of the Division Superintendent, unless under some sudden and dangerous emergency whilst on the road.

8.--WHen not in active service on the Road, they may be required by the Foreman of the Shop to work in the Shops under Shop Rules.



PASSENGER CONDUCTORS.



1.--Conductors of Passenger Trains receive their instructions from the Division Superintendents, to whom they shall make their communications respecting their duties. They shall report to them promptly all failures or neglect of duty

that may come under their observation ; and anything that may interfere with the safety of the road.

2.--They shall be responsible for the safety, regularity and proper care of their Train.

3.--They shall report themselves for duty with their Train Men, Signals and other fixtures, in readiness to take charge of their Trains at least 30 minutes previous to the Schedule time for starting; and as much earlier as they may be required, to assist in the proper shifting and making up of their Trains ; and will be held responsible for the conduct of all employees on their Train, and for the moveable articles which may be entrusted to them, such as Signals, Tools, Oil Cans, &c.

4.--They shall keep a good and reliable time-keeper always in their possession whilst on duty ; regulate it by the standard time-keeper of the Company before starting with their Train, and see that the Engineman, of their Train, has a watch in his possession which has been regulated by the same standard time-keeper of the Company and compared with it, and with the time-keeper in their possession.

5.--They shall provide themselves with a full set of Signals, have them placed in their Train, convenient for immediate use, and when running by day or by night, shall display and use them in the manner and positions required by the Rules ; and see that the Engineman of their Train, has the required Signals in his possession, ready for immediate use, and that he displays and uses them in the manner required by the Rules.

6.--They shall provide themselves with the proper Schedules, and the Rules and Regulations to which they are required to conform, in running their Trains; and shall acquaint themselves therewith, and see that the Engineman of their Train, has a copy of the same in his possession, and properly understands them.

7.--They shall make themselves acquainted with the duties of the Enginemen, Baggage Masters, Brakemen, Express Messengers, Mail Agents, and the Rules and Regulations applicable to them, and enforce said Rules and Regulations upon their Trains, and report, to the Division Superintendents, all insubordination, neglect of duty, or misconduct. They shall see that their Trains are made up in conformity to Train Rule No. 3.

8.--They shall know that the running gear of the Cars in their Train has been inspected at terminal Stations, and they shall inspect it at all Stations where they wood and water, and oftener if necessary.

9.--They shall at all times be certain that no Cars have become detached from their Train, and been left on the main track between Stations.

10.--they shall run no more Passenger Cars with their Trains than are necessary for the ordinary or anticipated travel, and for the comfort and convenience of Passengers; they shall use proper exertions to induce Passengers to purchase tickets from the Station Agents of the company, before taking their seats in the Cars; they shall see that their Passengers are properly seated before starting their Trains; and shall not allow them to ride on the Locomotive, the platforms of the Cars, in the Baggage, Express or Mail Cars, nor to violate in any way the Rules and Regulations of their Train.

11.--They shall collect the tickets or fare from each Passenger in their Train, and report the same to the General Ticket Agent, in manner and form prescribed. Should any Passenger refuse to pay his fare, they shall put him off the Train at the first public road crossing, or at the next Station, without using unnecessary violence. They shall carefully note, in their daily reports, the time of their arrival at, and departure from the several Stations; the Trains passed on the Road and their positions; and should any delays occur to their Train, they shall distinctly telegraph the cause to the Division Superintendent from the first Telegraph Station, and make a full report in writing to him at the end of the trip, with any other information incident to the trip, which may obe of interest or value for future reference.

12.--At stopping places, they shall distinctly announce the name, and when halting for more than two minutes at a Station, announce the time.

13.--They shall attend to the shifting and replacing of switches when used by their Engines or Trains at Stations, Sidings, Turnouts and Crossings, and will be held responsible for the proper adjustment of the Switches thus used. It is made the duty of Enginemen to approach Switches and Stations cautiously, and to have their Train under control until the safety signal is received, or they see that all is right and clear for their Train ; and Conductors must enforce

obedience to this and all other rules affecting the safety of their Trains.

14.--If they are compelled by accident, or other causes to bring their Train to a stop on the main Track, or move at an unusually slow rate of speed, they must take the most prompt action to secure their own Train and Trains approaching in either direction against the possibility of collision. They must constantly keep in mind, that nothing will justify a collision between Trains, and that the prompt use of the signals according to Rules, will prevent it. When they have taken every precaution, and ensured the safety of their own Train and approaching Trains, measures must then be taken by them to send intelligence to the Stations, nearest them, and to the Division Superintendents.

15.--They shall report to the Division Superintendents all defects observable in the Road way ; all deficiencies in the supply of fuel and water, and any inattention or neglect on the part of Station Agents, Supervisors, Foremen of Repairs, Watchmen, or of the men under their special charge.

16.--They shall report to the Division Superintendent all mail failures, and note them on their Train reports.

17.--If at any time in doubt of the true meaning or interpretation of an order, they shall take the first opportunity to get a full explanation.

18.--In all cases of doubt take the safe course.



PASSENGER BRAKEMEN.



1.--Passenger Brakemen receive their instructions from the Division Superintendents, to whom they shall make their communications respecting their duties. Whilst on the Train, they shall be under the immediate direction of the Conductor, whose orders they will obey.

2.--They will be furnished with a full set of Train Signals, which they must keep near at hand, ready for immediate use; also a box of matches to light their Lanterns.

3.--They are charged with the management of the Brakes, according to circumstances and the signals of the Engineer, and must not leave them whilst the Train is in motion.

4.--The post of the rear Brakeman or Flag Man is on the hind Car, which he must not leave while the Train is in motion, except to protect the Train, when the engine of his Train is disabled, or there is danger of collision from Trains

following; he shall be provided with the Signals for the rear of the Train which must be displayed, as required by Rules for Train Signals. (See Train Signals No. 1.)

5.--In case of accident or detention to their Train, it shall be their duty to use the precautionary measures prescribed by the Rules to protect their Trains. (See Train Rule, No. 9.)

6.--In case the Train happens to be parted, the rear Brakeman shall immediately put on the Brakes and stop the Cars. If a Road hand is near, he shall direct him to go ahead, not less than 600 yards, displaying the regular danger signals, and placing the extra danger signal on the Rail.

7.--At the time appointed, they will open the doors of the Cars, and assist the Conductor in the proper disposition of the Passengers. This service must be performed politely, with order and celerity, and without useless conversation with Passengers.

8.--As soon as the Train is completely stopped at a Station, and the Brakes unloosed, they shall open the doors of the Cars and announce in a loud voice the name of the Station. They shall assist the Passengers to alight, giving them politely, but without unnecessary conversation, the information they may desire of them; then make a general survey of the running gear of the Cars next to their post, assist in attaching or detaching Cars which may be taken on or left off, and be ready to take their posts again, before the signal is given to start; and in short, aid the Conductor in all things requisite to secure the prompt and safe movement of the Train, and promote the comfort of Passengers.

9.--They shall have charge of the letter boxes, lights, stoves and water fixtures ; receive and deliver packages, letters and papers connected with the business of the Pennsylvania Rail Road Company.

10.--They shall make themselves familiar with the Rules and Regulations, the construction of their Cars and fixtures, particularly the running gear ; and lose no opportunity to make themselves useful to the Company, and fit themselves for more responsible duties.

11.--They must not apply the Brakes so hard as to cause the wheels to slide.

EMIGRANT CONDUCTORS.



1.--Emigrant Conductors receive their instructions from the Division Superintendent, to whom they shall make their communications respecting their duties.

2.--They shall acquaint themselves with all the Rules and Regulations pertaining to the management and safety of Trians; and provide themselves with a full set of signals, and use them promptly, whenever necessity requires.

3.--When Emigrant Cars are attached to a regular Train in charge of a Conductor, the movements of the Train shall be directed by the Conductor of that Train; but the Emigrant Conductor will be held equally responsible with the Conductor of the Train for the safety of the Passengers.

4.--They shall not permit Passengers to ride on the Platforms of the Cars.

5.--They shall give especial attention to the safety and comfort of their Passengers, and not permit them to be treated with rudeness under any circumstances.

6.--They shall receive and deliver Emigrant Baggage, as prescribed by the Baggage Rules and Regulations.

7.--They shall collect the ticket or the fare from each Passenger in their Train, and report the same to the General Ticket Agent, in manner and form prescribed. Should any Passenger refuse to pay his hare, they shall put him off at a public road crossing, or at the next station, without using unnecessary violence.

8.--They shall carefully note, on their daily reports, the time of arrival at, and departure from the several Stations.

9.--They shall report promptly all failures or neglect of duty that come under their observation.



FREIGHT CONDUCTORS.



1.--Conductors of Freight Trains receive their instructions from the Division Superintendents, to whom they shall make their communications respecting their duties. They shall report to them promptly all failures or neglect of duty that may come under their observation, all defects in the Track, failures in the supply of fuel and water, and anything that may, in their opinion, interfere with the safe and prompt working of the road.

2.--They shall be responsible for the safety, regularity and proper care of their trains.

3.--They shall report themselves for duty, with their Train men, signals and other fixtures, in readiness to take charge of their Trains, at least 30 minutes previous to the Schedule time for starting, and as much earlier, as they may be required, to assist in the proper shifting and making up of their of their Trains ; and will be held responsible for the conduct of all employees on their Trains, and for the moveable articles, which may be entrusted to them, such as Signals, Tools, Oil Cans, &c.

4.--They shall keep a good and reliable time-keeper always in their possession whilst on duty--regulate it by the standard time-keeper of the Company before starting with their Train, and see that the Engineman, of their Train, has a watch in his possession, which has been regulated by the same standard time keeper of the Company and compared with it, and with the time keeper in their possession.

5.--They shall provide themselves with a full set of Signals:--have them placed in their Train, convenient for immediate use ; and, when running by day or by night, shall display and use them in the manner and positions required by the Rules ; and see that the Engineman of their Train, has the required Signals, in his possession, ready for immediate use, and that he displays and uses them in the manner required by the Rules.

6.--They shall provide themselves with the proper Schedules, and the Rules and Regulations, to which they are required to conform in running their Trains, and shall acquaint themselves there with ; and see that the Engineman of their Train, has a copy of the same in his possession, and properly understands them.

7.--They shall procure a manifest or clearance from the Station Agent of Despatcher for every car with Lading attached to their Train.

8.--They shall not haul Individual or Company Cars from an intermediate siding or private switch, unless proper clearances or manifests have been furnished them by the Agent at the Station next to and before reaching such intermediate siding or private switch, unless special directions are given by the Division Superintendent to the contrary ; and in such

case, they shall only be taken by them to the Regular Station, specified by the Division Superintendent, where they must be reported to the Agent, and manifests or clearances procured.

9.--Clearances for Individual Cars must in all cases be pre-paid.

10.--They must station their Train Hands at their respective posts on the Train ; know that the Brakes are in good order, and properly used according to circumstances and to the signals of the Engineman, and cause the Brakes to be applied, whenever the speed of the Train exceeds the maximum velocity allowed by the Rules.

11.--They must particularly avoid giving cause of detention to Passenger Trains.

12.--They must attend to the delivery of all Way Freight, according to the manifests or memorandums furnished them ; delaying the Train as little as possible in its delivery. No Freight will be left short of its destination, unless the Car is unfit to run, and the facilities and time for transhipping the goods cannot be secured, or the Engine cannot pull the train; in which case, Cars containing Way Freight will be left in preference to Through Freight. The car so left, must be placed upon a siding, and given in charge of the Station Agent, or in his absence, in charge of one of the Brakesmen detailed for that purpose. Should a car be left behind, notice of the fact must be forwarded by telegraph from the next Station to the Division Superintendent, and also note made of it on their report. If cars are left containing Live Stock, or articles of a perishable nature, Conductors of Trains following will not fail to attach them to their Trains, even if it be necessary to leave other cars with goods of a less perishable nature, to enable them to do so.

13.--Whenever Freight is left at any point, where the Company has no agent--when the consignee is not there to receive it, the Conductor will call attention of his Train men to the number and condition of the packages, and note the names of said Train men on the manifest as witnesses to the correct delivery of the same as specified therein.

14.--Whenever Cars are left on a siding, they must see that the Brakes are put on tight, and every precaution taken, to prevent them being moved, so as to interfere with Trains passing on the Main Track.

15.--Live Stock must be watered as opportunity offers, when request is made by the persons in charge.

16.--Drovers or Agents, in charge of Live Stock, must in all cases, be provided with passes or permits from the proper officers.

17.--They shall not permit Passengers to be carried on Freight Trains.

18.--They shall carefully enter upon their cars the number of Cars in their Train at each Station, and the time of arrival and departure of their Trains at and from each Station.

19.--When any detention occurs, the cause must be distinctly stated.

20.--They shall at all times be certain, that no Cars have become detached from their Train, and been left on the main track between Stations.

21.--They shall inspect the running gear of their Cars, when they arrive at Stations, and shall stop their Trains for that purpose, if necessary.

22.--They shall handle all freight with care, and use every effort to prevent any injury to it or to the cars, particularly when attaching them to, or detaching them from the Trains. They shall make regular reports in accordance with prescribed forms.

23.--They will be charged with Freight lost or damaged through their negligence, while under their charge.

24.--They shall attend to the shifting and replacing of Switches when used by their engines or trains at Stations, Sidings, Turnouts and Crossings ; and will be held responsible for the proper adjustment of the Switches thus used. It is made the duty of Enginemen to approach switches and Stations cautiously, and to have their Train under control, until the safety signal is received, or they see that all is right and clear for their Train : and Conductors must enforce obedience to this and all other Rules affecting the safety of their train.

25.--They will be held responsible for the safe keeping, and the proper use of switch and Car keys furnished them. They shall not permit any person, not duly authorized, to enter the Cars on their Trains.

26.--If they are compelled by accident, or other cause to bring their Train to a stop on the main Track, or move at

an unusually slow rate of speed, they must take the most prompt action to secure their own train against the possibility of collision. They must constantly keep in mind, that nothing will justify a collision between trains, and that the prompt use of the signals according to Rules, will prevent it. When they have taken every precaution, and ensured the safety of their own train and approaching trains, measures must then be taken by them to send intelligence to the Stations, nearest them, and to the Division Superintendents.

27.--They shall, in call cases, when the Train is coming to a halt or stop, require the hind Brakeman to go back immediately with the proper signals, at least 600 yards, to stop all approaching Trains.

28.--If at any time in doubt of the true meaning or interpretation of an order, they shall take the first opportunity to get a full explanation.

29.--In all cases of doubt take the safe course.



FREIGHT BRAKEMEN.



1.--Freight Brakemen receive their instructions from the Division Superintendent, to whom they shall make their communications respecting their duties. Whilst on the Train, they shall be under the immediate direction of the Conductor, whose orders they shall obey.

2.--Before the commencement and at the end of each trip, they shall attend to such duties, as may be assigned to them by the Conductor or Dispatcher.

3.--They shall assist in receiving, loading, and unloading freight.

4.--They are charged with the management of the Brakes, according to circumstances and the signals of the Engineman, and must not leave them, whilst the Train is moving.

5.--The post of the rear Brakeman or Flag Man is on the hind Car, which he must not leave, while the Train is in motion, except to protect the Train when the engine of his Train is disabled, or there is danger of collision from Trains following; he shall be provided with the proper Train signals, which must be promptly used and displayed, as required by Rules for Train Signals.

6.--In case of accident or detention to their Train, it shall

be their duty to use the precautionary measures prescribed by the Rules to protect their Trains. (See Train Rule, No. 9.[)]

7.--In case the Train happens to be parted, the rear brakeman shall immediately put on the brakes and stop the cars. If a road hand is near, he shall direct him to go ahead not less than 600 yards, and make danger signals, or secure the assistance of some one on the Train for that purpose, until the first portion of the Train comes back, while he secures the rear of the Train by going back not less than 600 yards, displaying the regular danger signals, and placing the extra danger signal on the Rail.

8.--At every stopping place, they shall examine the running gear of the Cars placed under their care, and supply oil, when necessary, under the direction of the Conductor.

9.--Brakemen must not apply the Brakes so hard as to cause the wheels to slide.



DEPOT MASTERS.



1.--Depot Masters are attached to the Passenger service at Terminal Stations and at other prominent Stations when necessary.

2.--They will receive their orders from the Division Superintendents, to whom they shall make their communications respecting their duties.

3.--They shall make themselves familiar with the Rules and Regulations of the Company, and with the particular duty of every employee whose duty on the Trains brings him to their Station, and shall require the prompt and efficient discharge of that duty at their respective Depots.

4.--They shall preserve order, system and regularity in the discharge of duty on the part of those in the service of the Company who are attached to their Depot, or who are connected with the business of the Station ; and shall use all proper means to avoid confusion, and prevent delays in seating Passengers, and in receiving and delivering Baggage. They shall use the Telegraph, and other facilities afforded by the Company, to trace out and return to its proper owner all missing or unclaimed articles of Baggage.

5.--They shall keep the Depot, and its various apartments, in proper order for the comfort and convenience of Passengers, and for the security of Baggage.

BAGGAGE MASTERS.



1.--Baggage Masters will receive their instructions from the Division Superintendent placed in charge of the Baggage Department, to whom they shall make their communications respecting their duties.

2.--Whilst on the Trains, they shall be under the immediate direction of the Conductor, whose orders they shall obey.

3.--At terminal Stations, they shall be under the immediate charge of the Depot Masters, whose orders they shall obey.

4.--Baggage Masters shall be charged with the duty of receiving, taking care of, and delivering the Baggage of Passengers. In the performance of these duties they shall be civil to Passengers, careful not to injure the Baggage delivered to them, and expeditious in its delivery.

5.--They shall make themselves thoroughly acquainted with all the Baggage Rules and Regulations, which may from time to time be published for their government.

6.--They shall be responsible for the safe keeping of the through and way checks which may be allotted to them respectively, and for any other Company property entrusted to them.

7.--They are strictly prohibited from receiving any perquisites for the transportation of Baggage, or any other articles in the Baggage Cars of the Company, except such matters as the Division Superintendent may authorize them to take in their charge, at fixed rates as perquisites for special care and attention, which shall not be taken as Baggage, but at the risk of the Baggage Masters.

8.--They shall check every piece of through or way Baggage which they may receive.

9.--They shall not be allowed to receive or carry packages of money or other valuables. Business of this kind must be done through the Express Messengers or Agents.

10.--They shall pay over to the Conductor of their Train all monies collected for extra Baggage, in accordance with Baggage Regulations.

11.--When Baggage is lost in consequence of the carelessness of a Baggage Master, he shall be liable to the Company for the value thereof.

12.--They shall make such daily, monthly, and other re-

ports, as may be required of them according to prescribed forms.

13.--They shall not permit any one to ride in their Baggage Car except Mail and Express Messengers in discharge of their duties, without the order of the Division Superintendent.

14.--They shall not smoke in the Baggage Cars, nor permit others to do so.

15.--They shall be particularly careful to avoid all accidents from fire, especially while using stoves in their Cars.

16.--Baggage Masters shall apply their Brakes promptly in accordance with the signals from the Engineman.



SPECIAL AGENTS.



Agents in charge of the United States Mails, Messengers of Express Companies, and Individuals in charge of their Private Cars, while with the Trains of the Pennsylvania Rail Road Company, must consider themselves employees of the Pennsylvania Rail Road Company in all matters connected with the movement and government of Trains, and shall conform to the direction of the Conductors thereof.



CAR INSPECTORS.



1.--The General Car Inspector will be under the direction of the General Superintendent, to whom he will make his reports.

2.--He shall maintain the repairs of the cars of the Company and their fixtures, so as to render them efficient for service to the full limit of capacity allowed.

3.--He shall require the owners of Individual cars in use on the Pennsylvania Rail Road, to maintain them in the same repair and efficiency as those of the Pennsylvania Rail Road Company.

4.--He will be assisted by such Local Inspectors, as may be found necessary, and the General Superintendent shall approve.

5.--Local Inspectors will obey the instructions of the Division Superintendents.

DESPATCHERS.



1.--The General Despatchers or Train Masters receive their instructions from the Division Superintendent, to whom they shall make their communications respecting their duties. They will report to him promptly all failures or neglect on the part of employees that may come under their observation, also, all defects in track, failures in the supply of water and fuel, and anything that may, in their opinion, interfere with the prompt and safe working of the road.

2.--They shall have a general supervision over all employees connected with the Freight Trains, and shall see that the Rules and Regulations are fully understood and observed by them.

3.--They shall carry the correct standard time and compare frequently with Train Hands and Road men. In case of accident of detentions to Trains they shall proceed at once to the place, and assist in removing the difficulty. In such cases they will be particular to see that every precaution is taken by Train Hands and others to ensure the safety of approaching Trains.

4.--They shall attend to the proper distribution of Cars for the supply of Stations and their Division, and see that loaded Cars are forwarded without delay.

5.--They will be supplied with a list of missing and unclaimed goods, and shall render such service as may be required of them in tracing them up and returning them to their proper destination.

6.--The Station Despatchers or Yard Masters are under the direction of the Division Superintendent and will communicate with him respecting their duties.

7.--They shall carry out the orders of the General Despatcher in regard to making up Trains and apportioning them to the Motive Power furnished for transporting them. They shall have the Engines, with the crews, in readiness to attach to the Trains at the time required by the Schedule.

8.--They shall see that the Conductors and Train Hands are on hand and ready for duty at the time required, and that both Engineman and Conductors have the correct time, proper Schedule and all the Signals, Lamps and other fixtures required by the Rules and Regulations for the safety and proper management of their Trains.

9.--They shall give the directions necessary for shifting and placing Cars in proper position in the Trains: and Engine-men and Train men are required to conform to their directions, provided the order does not endanger the safety of their own or other Trains, or required a violation of Rules.

10.--They shall see that Conductors have taken up and delivered to them all clearances or manifests for private Cars that were cleared to the Stations or intermediate points on their Division ; and return them to the Division Superintendent.

11.--They shall examine the loading of private Cars coming on to the Pennsylvania Rail Road and passing their Station, and know that the individual is charge has a proper clearance or manifest which is correct and corresponds with t e loading reported by him, before allowing such Cars to be attached to the Train. They will require one Brakeman to accompany each individual Car, if the individual has but one Car in charge, if has more than one in charge, they must require a Brakeman to every 12 pair of wheels and not exceeding 24 pair of wheels, and in like proportion for any increased number.

12.--They will be held responsible for the safe condition and proper position of the Yard and Siding Switches in use by them, and must report all defects observable in the Track and Switches to the Foreman in charge of Road repairs for immediate attention.

13.--They shall not permit a Train to start in charge of an Engineman or Conductor who is unfit, under the Rules, to perform the duties assigned him, nor fail to report the fact at once to the Division Superintendent and Foreman of the Shop, that a substitute may be provided.

14.--They shall keep a memorandum of the number and date of each Car arriving at or departing from their Stations, and make a daily record of it in a book provided for that purpose, and spare no efforts to secure the prompt and correct dispatch of Trains in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and special orders and directions furnished from time to time for that purpose.

STATION AGENTS.



1.--The Agents in charge of the Stations of the Company are of two classes, viz.: First and second class Agents. The first class Agents are paid a fixed salary, and are required to devote themselves entirely to the business of the Company, except in special cases by permission of the Board of Directors. The second class Agents are not paid a fixed salary, but derive their compensation from commissions, which they are allowed to charge on Freight, in addition to the regular transportation charges of the Company, and are not prohibited from engaging in other employments, so long as it does not interfere with the proper discharge of duties to the Company. When they are required to attend to the Passenger traffic of the Company, they are paid a fixed salary for that service.

2.--Station Agents have the charge of the Books, Papers, Buildings, Sidings and Grounds of the company, and of the property entrusted to the Company in the transaction of business, at their respective stations; and will be held responsible for their safe keeping and proper care; and also, for the proper employment and deportment of the employees of the Company at their Stations.

3.--When Cars are left at a Station, they must be taken in charge by the Agent, and secured by him against being pushed by evil disposed persons, or being blown by the wind, so as to interfere with the safety of Trains using the main Tracks; and when the Switches connecting with the main Tracks are used by them, they will be held responsible for the safety of passing Trains whilst being used, and for their proper adjustment to the main Tracks.

4.--They shall keep the Depot Buildings and Grounds connected with them, clean and in good order, for the accommodation of Passengers and the reception of Freight; and must preserve order in and about their Stations.

5.--The general Rules and Regulations of the Company, governing the transportation of Passengers and Freight, must be kept posted in their Depots and in places where they can be readily seen and read by the public.

6.--They are prohibited form selling tickets to persons who are not in a proper condition to take care of themselves, or whose condition might endanger their lives, or make them a source of annoyance to others in the Train.

7.--They are prohibited from receiving Local Freight to be forwarded, the destination of which is not distinctly marked and made known to them, and which is not in such condition that its safe transportation, and the transportation of other articles in the same Train shall not be endangered. Exception may be made to marking each article, when a full car load of the same article, unpacked, is shipped by one Consignor to one Consignee.

8.--They are prohibited from selling tickets, receiving extra Baggage for Passenger Trains, or delivering goods on credit. The terms are Cash.

9.--They shall keep their accounts, make their reports, and pay over their Cash in such manner and form, and at such times, as the Auditor and Treasurer shall direct.

10.--All Freight on the Way-Bills not marked as prepaid, will be charged to the Agent of the Station where it is left.

11.--They shall make correct entries in the Receiving books of the Company, of the weight, marks and description of articles and other particular, required by the books and forms in use by the Company for that purpose, with the classification and rate of charge; which weight, marks, description, &c., classification and rate of charge, shall be the original entry from which the Manifest shall be made, one copy of which shall be sent to the General Office by Passenger Trains, and one copy sent to the Agent who is to receive the Freight, may be sent by Passenger Trains or by the Conductor of the Train who is to deliver the Freight; when sent direct to the Agent by Passenger Train, a Memorandum Manifest must be furnished to the Conductor.

12.--They shall examine each Way-Bill received by them before delivering the Freight, and correct errors. When errors are found and corrected, they are to report them to the Agent forwarding and to the General Office. The Way-Bills or Manifests of Freight received, must be correctly entered on the books of the Company, and in the manner and form required by the Books and Forms which are furnished for that purpose; and the Manifests filed in the order of their number and date, and carefully preserved for reference.

13.--All Freight to be left at places where the Company has no Agent, must be prepaid and the Freight charged thereon to the next most distant regular Station, and the items

entered on the Manifest to that Station, and care taken to enter the items thus charged into the prepaid column. If Agents fail to exact pre-payment on Freight to such intermediate points, they will be held responsible for the full amount of the Freight. Duplicate Manifests must be prepared, and one sent to the Agent of the Station to which the Freight is charged, toe other must be given to the Conductor of the Train who is to deliver it, or be sent to him through the Dispatcher at the point where said Conductor is to take it in charge for delivery. Agents receiving Manifests for Freight to be delivered at places where the Company has no Agent, must require of the Conductor who delivers it, a certificate or endorsement on his Manifest, that it has been delivered by him, and must not fail to make inquiry of the Conductor as to the fact of its delivery, in case the Conductor should fail to report it.

14.--A receipt shall be given to the Consignor, and duplicate for the Consignee, when required by the Shipper.

15.--Bills shall be issued against Consignees.

16.--They shall make a monthly return to the Auditor, on or before the 5th of each month, in manner and form prescribed.

17.--They shall report the business of their Station to the General Superintendent monthly or whenever required.

18.--They shall report to the General and Division Superintendents, all deviation from the Rules and Regulations of the Company, by officers or other employees of the Company. They shall use all proper means to secure traffic for the road, avoid giving offence, and act at all times with the view of accommodating the public, and promoting the best interests of the Company.



FOREMEN OF MACHINE SHOPS.



1.--Foremen of Machine Shops receive their instructions from the Master of Machinery, to whom they shall make their communications respecting their duties. They will report to him promptly all failures or neglect of duty, that may come under their notice, and, in his absence, report to the Division Superintendents. They will obey all orders of the Division Superintendents.

2.--They shall keep a daily memorandum of the names of their workmen, the time of service and rate of pay.

3.--They shall keep a record of the time employed, and material used on each job of work, and the cost of the same, in accordance with such forms as may be furnished them; and must keep separately and charge to each Locomotive Engine, all work for repairs or alterations that may be expended upon it.

4.--They shall observe the following rule in allowing time to shop hands, viz.:

Ten hours will be considered a regular day's work for men who are employed by the day.

Overtime may be allowed at the regular rate of pay, when authorized by the Foreman of the shop.

In case of accident or pressing necessity, all hands are liable to be called upon: on such occasions they will be allowed regular pay for day's service; pay and half pay for night's service, and when called away from home, the expense of meals.

In cases, where absolute necessity requires Sunday or right work, the foreman shall select such men only, as the service requires, and allow them time and half time.

The salaries paid to those, who are employed by the month, will be considered a full equivalent for the duty they are called upon to perform: it being understood that their compensation covers contingencies for extra services that may be required of them, unless their duties are local; in such case, the extra expenses so incurred, when they are called away from home, will be allowed them.

Persons running Stationary Engines are excepted; they will be paid for extra running, when it is required of them, but no extra pay will be allowed for the ordinary repairs which it is the duty of the Engineer to make in order to keep the Engine in proper working order. When extraordinary repairs are required, the Foreman of the shop will direct them.

5.--They will not allow working in the shops at night, or on Sundays, (except in the cases before mentioned,) and under no other circumstances will any lights be allowed in the workshops after working hours--except those required by the regular watchmen on duty.

6.--They shall not make nor permit changes to be made in the general or detail arrangement of Locomotives, whilst under repairs at their shops, nor finish extra parts of their machinery, without special orders from the Master of Machinery.

7.--They shall be responsible for the machinery and tools of the shop under their charge, and require their workmen to keep them clean; to have a place for every thing and every thing in its place; and will make such reports as may be required in regard to the condition of their shop and the tools and machinery therein.

8.--They shall be responsible for sending out any Engine not in proper condition for service. They must see that the Engines are supplied with the proper tools and fixtures, with lamps, and all other necessary signals, and must never suffer an Engine to leave the shop for the Road, without a fender or caw-catcher to remove cattle or other obstructions from the Track. In winter, when necessary, show ploughs must be provided.

9.--They shall be responsible for the stores, and will see that each Engine is charged with the oil, waste, tallow and other stores furnished to it; also, for the tools, with which the Engine is supplied; and they will require the Engineman at the end of each month to account for any that may be missing.

10.--Strangers are not allowed to visit the shops without special permission.

11.--Permission may be obtained on application at the Clerk's Office.

12.--Visitors must not interfere with the Shop Hands on duty.

13.--No Smoking allowed in the Company's Shops or Depots.



RULES FOR SHOP CLERKS.



1.--The Shop Clerks are under the orders of the Division Superintendent. They shall obey the instructions of the Master of Machinery.

2.--They shall be on duty at the Shop not less than 10 minutes before the time of commencing work, and shall mark the time of each man as he enters.

3.--All workmen employed by the Pennsylvania Rail Road Company, at their Shops, are required to be at their proper places, ready to commence work, at 7 A. M. and 123-4 P. M.

4.--If they are not at their proper places and ready to commence work at these hours, they may report themselves not

less than 5 minutes before 8 or 9 A. M., or 5 minutes before 13-4 or 23-4 P. M.

5.--They shall report themselves both to the Foreman in charge, and to the Time Keeper.

6.--Special hours may be set by the Master of Machinery or Foreman of Shops, for those whose regular duties require them to go on duty in advance of the regular hours. The compensation of such workmen will be fixed to cover such extra time, and their days work reckoned as 10 hours, provided the whole time does not exceed 10 hours and 30 minutes between 6.45 A. M. and 6 P. M. of any one day.

7.--They shall record the time of each workman, specifying how he has been employed, and the time spent on each piece of work, and the rate of pay.

8.--They shall ascertain the weight and value of material used on each piece of work, and record the same to its proper account.

9.--They will receive from the storekeepers the reports of oil and waste, and from the Supervisor a report of fuel consumed by each Engine, and from these they will compile a monthly report of the number of miles run by each Engine, the whole amount of fuel, oil and waste consumed by each, and amount of each per mile run.

10.--They shall also prepare, from the diary, a monthly statement of the number of miles run by each Passenger, Baggage and Freight Car.

11.--They shall make a monthly report of the whole amount of labor and material, with the cost of the same, upon each Engine, Passenger and Baggage Car, and the cost of repairs per mile run, also the average cost per mile run of repairs on Freight Cars.

12.--They shall post upon the publishing board, in the Engine house, the monthly report of the performance of each Engine, and the consumption of fuel, oil, waste and other stores.

13.--They shall copy all orders issued from the Division Superintendent's office, or the office of the Master of Machinery, having reference to the duties of Engineers, and shall direct their attention thereto.

14.--They shall keep the rules and orders which refer to Engineers and Employees of the Shop, constantly posted conspicuously in the Engine Houses and Shops.

15.--They shall keep separate accounts of all accidents, the

repairs of which were made at their station, stating the time and place and the expenses of repairs on each, and report the same monthly to the Chief Clerk of the Motive Power Department.



SUPERVISORS.



1.--Supervisors will be under the orders of the Resident Engineer, to whom they will make their reports.

2.--They shall know that every employee of the company under their charge, is fully acquainted with the Rules and Regulations of his department, and with the use and object of the signals.

3.--They shall make themselves acquainted with the instructions issued for the government of Trains, and Train Hands, including Enginemen, and report to the Resident Engineer and Division Superintendent any neglect of duty on their part.

4.--They shall take charge of the repair hands and other workmen employed on their Division, whether employed by the company or contractors, and oblige them to perform their duty; they shall keep a strict account of the time of those employed by the company, and report the same in manner and form as prescribed by the Resident Engineer.

5.--They shall pas over their division as frequently as local duties will admit.

6.--They shall whenever there is an opportunity, compare time with each of the Foremen, and see that the time of the General Office is uniformly kept by every Foreman and Station Agent along their division.

7.--They shall pass frequently over their division, notice every defect in track, examine bridges minutely, also culverts and water courses, watch carefully the condition of rocks and other objects that may form obstructions, if they become loosened by the action of rain or frost, and have them removed when it can be done with safety. They shall allow no trees to stand so near the track, that the tops or branches in case they blow down or are broken off in a storm, would be likely to fall upon the rails, or bushes that will touch the cars, or interfere with the view of the Engineman, and shall attend to anything else even though not specified, which may be necessary to secure safety and avoid delays in the management of the business of the road.

8.--They will be required to take notes in passing over their division, from which a monthly report will be prepared, showing the condition of each sub-division, stating particularly whether any accident has occurred from slides, irregularity of surface of track, obstructions caused by neglect of Foremen, or other causes, and promptly discharge any Foreman, Road, Bridge or Switch Watchman, or other employee for neglect of duty.

9.--They will be required to charge off from the Diary of each Foreman on to the Check Rolls, the division of labor, as performed on each division during the month, and return it at the end of each month to the Resident Engineer, together with an account of all material of every kind on hand, and received during the month, and whatever may be required on his division; also, an account of the number, and condition of tools, and what may be required.

10.--They shall be particularly careful to make such arrangements, that the Stations along the road will never be without a supply of fuel and water, ready for immediate use. They shall measure the wood delivered at Stations, or along the line of the road, and keep a Wood Book in which shall be noted the quantity delivered, consumed and remaining on hand at each Station; a report of which in detail shall be made every month to the Resident Engineer.

11.--Before the commencement of cold weather, they shall make a careful examination of the condition of the road, and see that all material is removed to the level of the rail at a distance of three feet from it, giving a clear width of eleven feet for Snow Ploughs, and require the Foremen to keep the road cleared to this width at the level of the rail, while the season for snow continues, and have every thing in complete order for removing obstructions in the winter.

12.--They shall attend in person to the removal of snow from the track, when it is of sufficient depth to cause an obstruction, and in cuts and at exposed points, they shall use proper precautions to prevent its accumulation.



RULES FOR FOREMEN OF ROAD REPAIRS.



1.--The Foremen of Repairs will be under the immediate direction of the Supervisor, and report to him; they will have charge of the Police and Repairs on their respective Sub-

Divisions, and will be held responsible for the condition and watching of the road, and all its appurtenances.

2.--Each Foreman will be required to pass over the whole extent of his Division at least once a day, and observe particularly the condition of the main track, turn-outs, road-bed, common road-crossings, bridges, culverts, &c., and execute such repairs as may be necessary; attention being paid to preserving a uniform surface to the track, particularly at the joinings of the rails. The inspections should be made early, before the day-trains commence running. Where obstructions may occur the track must be examined, if possible, not more than 80 minutes in advance of the Passenger Trains.

3.--He will be expected to engage personally, in all work necessary to keep his Division in complete order, and will not, without the consent of the Supervisor, employ more than his regular force, unless a slide, or other emergency shall require it, in which event he shall without waiting for further instructions, proceed to employ as many hands as may be necessary, and report the fact by the earliest opportunity to the Supervisor.

4.--When there is danger of slides, he shall carefully examine the slopes, and where rocks, stones, stumps or masses of earth become loosened form any cause, so that there is a possibility that they may fall upon the road, he shall cause them to fall at such times as will allow of their removal before the passage of a Train, using the necessary precautions to avoid breaking a rail, or otherwise injuring the track. He will not allow wood or materials to be piled within six feet of the track.

5.--A danger signal shall be conspicuously displayed upon the road, whenever any obstructions occurs, whether a Train is expected or not, as a signal to the Engineers to stop. A red flag on an engine, or a red light at night, is to give notice that an Extra Train is to follow at a short interval.-- When an obstruction occurs and no flag or board is at hand, a man must be sent to give notice to Trains, by holding up both hands, and waving a hat or handkerchief. As Extra Trains or Engines may pass over the road without previous notice, Foremen must always be prepared for them. (See Signals and Train Rules.)

6.--Particular attention must be paid to keeping the ditches and culverts, clear of obstructions, and such new ones must

be made as the Supervisor may direct. The Road-Ditches must be kept open at all times, and be made of such size as will pass the water freely during heavy rains; great care must be taken in removing dirt to keep the ballast clean and no material should be left or placed at the side of it, to prevent the water from passing out of the ballast during a rain. The channels or streams for a considerable distance above the road should be occasionally examined, and brush, drift, and other obstructions removed. During heavy rains and storms all hands must be placed on duty, and the whole Division be closely watched.

7.--The condition of the track will be examined by the Supervisor at every visit, and notes taken, from which a monthly report will be prepared, exhibiting the condition of each sub-division, and stating particularly, whether any accident has occurred from slides, irregularity of surface, obstructions, neglect or other causes, these reports will be examined and filed; and for any carelessness or inattention to duty on the part of a Foreman, or for any instance of intemperance he shall promptly be discharged.

8.--Where there are private sidings, it shall be the duty of the Foreman to see that the rules and conditions under which they have been granted are complied with, and particularly that the switch irons, when used, are immediately removed from the track, so as to offer no obstruction to the Trains.

9.--Track Repairers must notice every engine that passes, and if a red flag is observed upon any one, care must be taken that no obstruction is placed or left upon the track before the passage of the next Train.

10.--Each Foreman must keep a diary of work done, and material consumed; also an account of materials and tools received, and from whom, also for what purpose material is used, and if delivered to other parts of the road, the name of the person, and sub-division to which they are taken, must be noted in his material book. He must also report monthly the number and condition of tools. All property belonging to the Company on his sub-division shall be in his charge, and he will be held personally responsible for its safe keeping. He must have a depot for materials upon his sub-division, and not allow any iron rail, chairs, spikes, or other old material to be scattered along the road, but have it brought together in one place.

11.--The Foremen on the line of the Pennsylvania Rail Road are directed as part of their duties to attend to the Magnetic Telegraph; they will be required to unite the wires when broken, keep the poles in proper position, and re-set them when thrown down or when they are in danger of falling. An accurate account of the time employed in this service to be kept and returned monthly to the Supervisor.

12.--Foremen and Watchmen on the Pennsylvania Rail Road are directed to remove from the vicinity of bridges all combustible materials, allowing nothing to remain within one-fourth of a mile, along the track in either direction, that could conveniently be carried and used for incendiary purposes. They will also examine particularly the masonry at the top of the piers and abutments, remove chips and all similar substances therefrom, and as much as possible protect the timber at the tops of the walls from contact with combustible materials. They will also remove from the vicinity of the track all cross-ties, iron rails, or whatever else might be used in forming obstructions on the road. The utmost vigilance must be used to detect and bring to punishment all persons who place obstructions on the track. Liberal rewards will be given for information that will lead to conviction.

13.--They must see that Watchmen attend to their duty by visiting them frequently at night, and if found off duty, discharge them promptly.

14.--They shall see that the water stations are kept in order, and are supplied with water, and frequently inspect the line of water-pipes, and see that they are free from defects and obstructions.

15.--Foremen are required to assist in removing Cars broken and left upon the road, and place them upon the nearest siding without delay, and will render any assistance required in case of accident.

16.--It shall be the duty of the Foreman to note the time of trains, and if they run ahead of time, or the train hands or any other persons connected with the road, violate the Rules, he shall report them to the Supervisor, and should he fail to report them, it will be considered a sufficient reason for making him a party to their violation, and lead to his dismissal. (See Train Rule No. 25.)

RULES FOR ATTENDANTS AT WATER

STATIONS.



1.--Attendants at Water Stations will be under the immediate direction of the Supervisor, and report to him. They must devote their whole time to the services of the Company under such arrangements, as may be made in each case: when paid by the month, all time, not actually employed in assisting to load engines, must be devoted to the preparation of fuel.

2.--Wood must be ranged upon the platforms in half cord piles, and the number of cords, quarters and half cords taken by each engine, as shown by graduated standards, must be marked upon the Wood Roll. Returns of the whole amount consumed by each engine, the amount of wood delivered, and the balance on hand, must be made to the Supervisor on the first day of each month. Failure to conform punctually and accurately to this rule will be regarded as evidence of neglect or incompetency.

3.--All wood consumed will be paid for according to the number of wood-checks received by the Station Keeper from the Engineers; and he is not to deliver them wood with receiving a check for it.

4.--it shall be the duty of the Attendants to keep up, if possible, a regular supply of water at all times. In winter to keep fires in the Tank-houses or at Reservoirs, to prevent freezing, and carefully examine pipes and water tanks, and thaw the pipes should they be frozen: should there be any obstruction in water pipes between the Station and head, he shall immediately report it to the Foreman of the Sub-divi[s]ion.

5.--The best wood must be carefully selected for the Fast Passenger Trains, and the attendant must not allow it to be used for Freight Engines. If taken by any Engine, contrary to directions, the fact must be reported.



RULES FOR WATCHMEN.



1.--All Road Watchmen will be under the immediate direction of the sub-division Foremen, and report to them.

BRIDGE WATCHMEN.



2.--Watchmen on Bridges must keep a constant supply of water upon the Bridge at such intervals as may be required by the Supervisor.

3.--They shall follow every train with a bucket in hand, and extinguish any coals that may have been dropped from the Engine.

4.--Where the road-way is on the top, they shall pass through and underneath the Bridge at least once every day to examine the timber, and report any failure or decay thereof to the Supervisor.

5.--They shall prevent all persons not duly authorized, from crossing the Susquehanna Bridge, and such other Bridges as the General Superintendent may direct.

6.--When required, they shall keep a Time-book, and note the exact time occupied by each train in passing, and the hour of the day at which it passed.

7.--In winter they shall remove all snow from off the Bridge and track as quickly as possible after it has fallen.



ROAD AND SWITCH WATCHMEN.



8.--Each Road Watchman shall pass over the road in advance of each set of trains, carefully examine the rails, in passing switches try them and look at the connections; at sidings see that cars are six feet from the main track, and if Pann'a R. R. Cars are loaded and left unlocked, shut them up: examine the piles of wood; also, buildings and other property of the company requiring watching. Should obstructions to the track occur of too large a size for him to remove, he must, if time will allow before trains are due, immediately notify the sub-division Foreman, and assist in the removal; but he must in no case leave the road, to give such notice or procure assistance, unless he can return and be in readiness to give warning to approaching Trains, at least 20 minutes before they are due, and in giving such warning he must have his danger signals at least 600 yards from the point obstructed. If trains, which are due, have not passed before the night watchman goes off duty, he must report the fact to the sub-division Foreman, and any other circumstances which might require attention.

9. All watchmen will be required, when paid for their

whole time, to appropriate it to the service of the Company, and attend to such duties as the Supervisor or sub-division Foremen may assign to them.



RULES FOR SWITCH TENDERS.



1.--Switch Tenders will be under the direction of the Supervisor and will report to him.

2.--The switches will always be kept right for the main track and locked, except when passing a train to the siding or turn-out.

3.--When the switch is right for the main rack, the bright side of the target will be turned toward the East, and the red side toward the West, (the general direction of the road being considered as east and west,) but it shall be the duty of the Switch Tender to see that the switch itself is right, and not depend upon the targets.

4.--At points where Switch Tenders are stationed, they shall examine carefully the slide rail and fixtures connected with the switches, within twenty minutes of the time of all Regular trains to pass it. When the trains are due, they shall station themselves at the switch post, and give the safety signal if all ir right; if all is not right, they shall leave the switch not less than twenty minutes before the time the train is due, and give the danger signal not less than six hundred yards from the switch in the direction the train is to come. The duties are simple, easily understood and remembered, but they require great care, attention and watchfulness, for any neglect may cause very serious accidents, they are therefore required always to be on the watch, and will be held to strict accountability for any neglect of duty.

5.--The key of the switch post must not be entrusted by the switch tender to any other person, unless from sickness or other sufficient cause, he shall be unable to attend to his duty, in which case the person who acts for him, must be approved of by the Supervisor, or Sub-division Foreman.

6.--In changing watch, the switch tender going off duty, shall in all cases state to the switch tender taking his place, what trains, that are due, have not passed; and he shall in no case leave his post until relieved by another switch tender.

CONDITIONS,



Upon which private Sidings to the Pennsylvania Rail

Road can be built.



1.--Each individual, association, or incorporated company, who may be entitled to a siding, for his or their use, connected with the Pennsylvania Rail Road, shall enter into a contract to build the same at his or their own cost, according to the plan of the Engineer of the Pennsylvania Rail Road Company, subject to his approval when finished, and at all times to maintain the same in complete order.

2.--To prevent accident to the Trains of the Pennsylvania Rail Road Company, the owner of the sidings shall bind himself to keep the main road, at all times, except while passing cars to or from it, free from all obstructions that will endanger the safety of the Trains; cars to be put on siding within 10 minutes after they are dropped, and not to be removed until the Train stops to haul them away, and if one-fourth of a mile cannot be seen in each direction, a red flag must be sent to give notice to any Train that might chance to be approaching, whether expected or not; the flag to be held during the whole time that switches or cars are on the track. If one-fourth of a mile in each direction can be seen, it will be sufficient to place the flag or hold it conspicuously on the middle of the track. The hop-switches to be entirely removed and locked up when not in use, and the cars that may be standing on the siding to be chained or otherwise secured, so that they cannot come within six (6) feet of the nearest rail of the track of the main road.

3.--The owner or owners of the turn-out or siding must give security in the sum of three thousand dollars, to pay all fines or compensate the Pennsylvania Rail Road Company for all damage occasioned by said siding, or from a neglect to comply with the above stipulations; and it is further understood that the Rail Road Company may , if these conditions are neglected, after notice, cause the siding to be removed entirely. A fine of $25 will be exacted for every violation of these rules, the informer to receive one-half, and the use of the siding prohibited until the fine is paid.

PROCEDURE,



In case of Lost or Damaged Freight or Baggage.



1.--When a demand is made against the Company for compensation for Freight, lost in transportation, the claimant must produce the receipt from the shipping agent, to show the actual receipt and shipment, by an authorized agent of the Company, of the goods said to have been lost. The original bill of the article or articles must also be presented, accompanied by an affidavit that it is correct in every particular, and subscribed by a justice of the peace, known to be such by one of the Agents of the Company, who must certify to the fact.

2.--The receiving Agents shall promptly forward these papers to the Division Superintendent, with a full report of all the particulars, as far as he can procure the information, the name of the Conductor, date, direction of Train, &c. He shall also make diligent search for the missing goods, and report what he has done, in like manner. In case of damage, the Agent will ascertain from the toll-sheet, or receipts, whether the articles were carried at the risk of the Company, or of the owner; also, whether they were in proper condition when shipped. If the Company is liable, he will then name an appraiser, the consignee a second, and the two a third, who will estimate and make written report upon the amount of damage, which report, with the name of the Conductor, and a full statement of the particulars, shall be forwarded to the Division Superintendent.

3.--When baggage is lost, the loser shall be required to produce evidence, by the presentation of the Company's check, that the baggage was placed in the charge of the proper Agent of the Pennsylvania Rail Road Company, and that it was not delivered, when applied for on the arrival of the Train, at its place of destination. A list of contents must be prepared, sworn to as correct in every particular, and that the charge is not above the actual value, and with the date, direction and specification of Train, name of baggage-master, and other particulars, must be sent to the office of the Division Superintendent.


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