New Park and Fawn Grove Railroad

INTRODUCTORY

The railroad of The New Park and Fawn Grove Railroad, hereinafter called the carrier, is a single-track standard-gauge steam railroad, located in the southern part of Pennsylvania. The owned mileage extends in an easterly direction from Stewartstown to Fawn Grove, Pa., a distance of 9.234 miles. The carrier also owns yard and side tracks totaling 1.141 miles. Its road thus embraces 10.375 miles of all tracks owned.

CORPORATE HISTORY

The carrier was incorporated on May 11, 1905, under the laws of Pennsylvania. The principal office is at New Park, Pa.

DEVELOPMENT OF FIXED PHYSICAL PROPERTY

The property was constructed partly by contract and partly by the carrier. A section from Stewartstown to New York [1] was opened for operation on February 21, 1906, and the entire road was completed and opened to traffic on June 1, 1906.

TRAFFIC CONNECTIONS

The railroad of the carrier connects at Stewartstown with the line of The Stewartstown Railroad Company.

LEASED RAILWAY PROPERTY

The carrier has joint use of the terminal facilities of The Stewartstown Railroad Company at Stewartstown, for which it pays the latter $50 per month. The amount covers rental and the carrier's proportion of the operating expenses, but the amount applicable to each was not ascertained.

Note 1: New Park, I'm sure the ICC meant to say. Back.


Original data source: Decisions of the Interstate Commerce Commission Vol. 106 pp 348, 353, 356
Interstate Commerce Commission
Washington, DC
1926

Although published in 1926, the report is "...as of date of valuation" which was 30 June, 1916


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