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Interstate Commerce on Railroads

Interstate Commerce on Railroads

hearings before the United States House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Sixty-Fourth Congress, second session, on Jan. 17, 19, 23, 1917

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- United States -- Employees -- Hours of service,
  • Labor disputes -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination242 p
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15273787M

    The Economics of Railroad Safety 3 fatalities. Train crews are also exposed to fatality risks during coupling and uncoupling operations, and from falling while getting on or off rolling stock or while walking beside the track. In stark contrast to the fatality risks, eighty-five percent of employee injuries do not involve a moving train. The Interstate Commerce Act () was signed by President Grover Cleveland on February 4, , while Theodore Roosevelt was ranching in the Dakotas and writing gh the act was passed long before he entered the White House, the Interstate Commerce Act is important to Roosevelt. As president, he would use it to regulate America’s railroads.

      The activities of commercial railroads are regulated by the Interstate Commerce Act. The rapid development of the railroad industry, which both delivered raw material to industrial centers and opened up the interior of the United States to development, led to . Records of the Senate Committ ee on Railroads () Records of the Senate Select and Standing Committees on Pacific Railroads () Records of the Senate Committee on Interstate Commerce () Records of the Senate Committees on Interstate and Foreign Commerce () and Commerce ()File Size: 1MB.

    Railroad bill Contributor Names United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Mann, James R. (James Robert), United States. Congress ). House. Created / Published.   Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Subtitle varies "Unofficial" v. , published by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company of Rochester, N.Y., have title: Interstate commerce reports.


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"Stone (marketing, Towson State University) has written a history of the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) and its regulatory control over the railroads. Although the primary focus of the book is the period afterthe author also describes the political and economic conditions leading up to the creation of the ICC as well as ICC policies in the intervening by: Book Description: The Interstate Commerce Commission and its relationship with the railroad is the subject of this work, which traces the enormous changes that saw the rail industry go from being strictly regulated for 90 years to being largely deregulated in the late Interstate Commerce on Railroads book $ - $ Synopsis.

The Interstate Commerce Commission and its relationship with the railroad is the subject of this work, which traces the enormous changes that saw the rail industry go from being strictly regulated for 90 years to being largely deregulated in the late s. Stone concentrates on the post period, when the ICC's view.

Accident Bulletin: Summary and Analysis of Accidents on Railroads in the United States Subject to the Interstate Commerce Act, Volumes Author: United States.

Interstate Commerce Commission. Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics: Contributor: United States. Interstate Commerce Commission: Published: Original from: Harvard.

"Stone (marketing, Towson State University) has written a history of the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) and its regulatory control over the railroads. Although the primary focus of the book is the period afterthe author also describes the political and economic conditions leading up to the creation of the ICC as well as ICC policies in the intervening : Richard D.

Stone. Congress. House. Committee on the Territories, 46 books United States. Interstate Commerce Commission., 44 books United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary, 43 books National Railway Historical Society, 40 books United States.

Congress. House. Committee on the Pacific Railroad, 40 books United States. Congress. Senate. Interstate Commerce Act. The Interstate Commerce Act of (24 Stat. [49 U.S.C.A. § 1 et seq.]) stands as a watershed in the history of the federal regulation of business.

Originally designed to prevent unfair business practices in the railroad industry, the statute shifted responsibility for the regulation of economic affairs from.

Book Reviews; Interstate Railroad. Despite the Interstate Railroad's small size the company thrived for nearly 90 years hauling black diamonds from mines located deep within the extreme western regions of Virginia. While the IRR operated as a common-carrier system, moving general freight as well as passengers, its bread and butter was always.

The Interstate Commerce Act of is a United States federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry, particularly its monopolistic practices. The Act required that railroad rates be "reasonable and just," but did not empower the government to fix specific rates. It also required that railroads publicize shipping rates and prohibited short haul or long haul fare discrimination, a form of Enacted by: the 49th United States Congress.

This work explores the philosophy, actions, and policies of the Interstate Commerce Commission by focusing on the development of its railroad regulation practices, particularly since Richard Stone traces the radical change in the ICC's view of the rail industry, from the maximum control it exercised for many years through the unilateral deregulation that was begun in He considers.

RECORDS OF THE BUREAU OF ENFORCEMENT Established: As an independent agency by the Interstate Commerce Act (24 Stat.

), February 4, Functions: Regulates carriers engaged in transportation in interstate commerce and in foreign commerce within the United States.

Finding Aids: Forrest R. Holdcamper, Leo Pascal, and Charlotte. well as for people. Realizing how important railroads were for settling the West and developing the country, the government made huge land grants and loans to the railroad companies.

MAIN IDEAMAIN IDEA Terms & Names •transcontinental railroad •George M. Pullman •Crédit Mobilier •Munn v. Illinois •Interstate Commerce Act The growth. Interstate Commerce Commission Reports: Decisions of the Interstate Commerce Commission of the United States, Volume Author: United States.

Interstate Commerce Commission: Publisher: L.K. Strouse, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. In the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) was established to cope with the abuses that had resulted in part from the rapid expansion of the railroads, whose steadily increasing political power, excessive rates, and rebate policy had caused much popular discontent.

For years the ICC sought to establish adequate controls over the railroads. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Association of American Railroads. Books from the extended shelves: Association of American Railroads: The National Rail-Highway Crossing Safety Conference proceedings: June, Transportation Center, the University of Tennessee / ([Washington, D.C.]: The Department, ), also by University of Tennessee National Rail-Highway.

Railroad Men and Wages. Bureau of Railway Economics, Association of American Railroads?, Ex-library. Appears unmarked. Worn boards. Acceptable.

Hardcover. (#) $ Buy it Now. Tables, charts. Topics include organization of railroad employees, wages of railroad employees and workers in other industries. Index. Appendices. United States Interstate Commerce Commission (United States.

Interstate Commerce Commission) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. United States. Interstate Commerce Commission: Railroad Passenger Train Deficit (docket #; ca. ) (page images at HathiTrust) Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing.

The Interstate Commerce Commission was a regulatory agency in the United States created by the Interstate Commerce Act of The agency's original purpose was to regulate railroads to ensure fair rates, to eliminate rate discrimination, and to regulate other aspects of common carriers, including interstate bus lines and telephone companies.

Congress expanded ICC authority to regulate other modes of commerce Superseding agency: Surface Transportation Board. Shippers demanded congressional action. In President Grover Cleveland signed the Interstate Commerce Act, which forbade excessive charges, pools, rebates, and rate discrimination.

It created an Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) to oversee the act, but gave it little enforcement power. Interstate Commerce Com.

bill. Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine. Washington, U. Initially compiled by the U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of transport economics and statistics and later the U.S.

Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration Office of Safety. The collection provides a fairly complete coverage between the years and   The Interstate Commerce Commission and its relationship with the railroad is the subject of this work, which traces the enormous changes that saw the rail industry go from being strictly regulated for 90 years to being largely deregulated in the late s.Get this from a library!

So you want to start a small railroad: ICC small railroad application procedures. [United States. Interstate Commerce Commission. Office of Public Assistance.;].