Station Agent's Blue Book


Bob Chaparro
 

There is a lot of information in this book by Otto Bernard Kirkpatrick, Kirkpatrick Publishing Company, 1928.

Link: https://tinyurl.com/yyr4xhpv

Below is the Table of Contents and List of Forms & Illustrations

Individual pages from this book may be download as text.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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Contents

Page 1. The Railroad Station 1 2. The Station Agent 3 3. Station Forces 5 4. Station Business Transactions 7 5. Bills of Lading—Issuing of 10 6. Rules of the Consolidated Freight Classification 26 7. Exceptions to Classification Rules 41 8. Ordering, Furnishing and Inspecting Cars 42 9. Accepting Freight 43 10. Weights and Weighing. 47 11. Loading Freight 56 12. Unloading Freight 61 13. Sealing Cars 64 14. Car Service 66 15. Per Diem 70 16. Over, Short and Damaged Freight 79 17. Unclaimed and Refused Freight 85 18. Freight Claims 89 19. Perishable Freight 102 20. Live Stock 108 21. Bonded Freight 112 22. Explosives 113 23. Diversion and Reconsignment 115 24. Transit Privileges 123 25. Demurrage 133 26. Freight Storage 150 27. Switching 156 28. Delivery of Freight - 168 29. Payment of Transportation Charges and Extension of Credit 178 30. Station Accounting - 184 31. The Freight Waybill 190 32. The Freight Bill 206 33. Transportation Tariffs 214 34. Correction of Errors in Station Reports 230 35. Passenger Business 235 36. Station Records and Station Reports _ 262 37. Station Business Transactions—August 1 269 38. Station Business Transactions—August 15 333 39. Station Business Transactions—August 30 373 40. Monthly Reports - _ 436 41. Other Forms of Monthly Reports 461 42. Miscellaneous _ 483 43. Answers to Test Questions - 494 44. General Index 511 VII

List of Forms and Illustrations

Fig. 1. Map A. B. & C. RY. FORMS of the United States, Showing 13 Page Railway Systems . Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. Fig. XII Chart of Freight Station Organization— 6 Chart of Passenger Station Organization 6 Chart of Transportation Revenue - 8 Uniform Straight Bill of Lading 14 Uniform Straight Bill of Lading (Back) IS Uniform Order Bill of Lading 18 Uniform Order Bill of Lading (Back).... 19 Uniform Live Stock Contract 22 Uniform Live Stock Contract (Back).... 23 Industry Track Scale Weighing Agreement •. SO 12. Weight Agreement 13. 14. Interchange Car Report (Original) Interchange Car Report (First Carbon 52 72 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. Copy) 73 Interchange Car Report (Second Car bon Copy) 73 Monthly Report of Cars Switched—Au- gust (Per Diem) 74 Interchange Car Report Correction.. 75 Notice to Connecting Line of Cars Not Accepted _ 77 Combination Astray Waybill, Over and Astray Report 80 Freight Waybill—Shipment to Storage Warehouse 87 Standard Form for Presentation of Loss and Damage Claims 92 Standard Form for Presentation of Over- charge Claims - _ 94 Railroad's Inspection Report of Concealed Loss or Damage 96 Standard Form, Concealed Loss and Damage Claims (Shipper's Form) 98 Standard Form, Concealed Loss and Damage Claims (Consignee's Form) 100 Freight Waybill — Shipment of Live Stock 110 Freight Waybill—Diverted Shipment 116 Freight Waybill — Advances Only — Demurrage and Diversion Charge 118 Freight Waybill — Diverted Shipment— All Charges Advanced 120 Records of Transit Freight Bills and Tonnage (Sheet 1) 124 Records of Transit Freight Bills and Tonnage (Sheet 2) 126 Fig. 32. Fig. 33. Fig. 34. Fig. 35. Fig. 36. Fig. 37. Fig. 38. Fig. 39. Fig. 40. Fig. 41. Fig. 42. Fig. 43. Fig. 44. Fig. 45. Page Freight Waybill — Transit Shipment (Charges Prepaid) - 128 Freight Waybill—Transit Shipment (In- bound Charges Advanced) 130 Freight Waybill — Transit Shipment (Charges Collect) 131 Station Demurrage Record Book( Sheet 1) „ 140 Station Demurrage Record Book (Sheet 2) 141 Monthly Abstract of Demurrage and Track Storage 142 Notice of Constructive Placement—. 144 Report of Cars Handled Under Average Agreement - 146 Monthly Statement of Freight Storage Charges Assessed 154 Monthly Local Report of Cars Switched (Sheets 1 and 2) - 160 Monthly Local Report of Cars Switched (Sheets 3 and 4) 161 Local Switching Order _ 162 Interline Switching Waybill 164 Monthly Abstract of Interline Switching Waybills Forwarded . 165 Fig. 46. Monthly Abstract of Interline Switching Waybills Received 166 Fig. 47. Fig. 48. Fig. 49. Fig. 50. Fig. 51. Fig. 52. Fig. 53. Fig. 54. Fig. 55. Fig. 56. Fig. 57. Fig. 58. Fig. 59. Fig. 60. Freight Waybill—Overloaded Car 192 Freight Waybill—Part Lot, Overloaded Car 193 Freight Waybill—Advances Only, Transfer Charges 196 Freight Waybill—Advances Only, Feed and Sanding Charge 198 Freight Waybill—Interline Shipment 200 Freight Waybill—Prepaid Only 202 Standard Form of Freight Bill—Order Shipment 207 Standard Form of Freight Bill—Government Shipment _ 208 Standard Form of Freight Bill—Freight Received Undercharge 208 Standard Form of Freight Bill—Prepaid Shipment (Waybill Size) 210 Standard Form of Freight Bill—Prepaid Shipment (Freight Bill Size) 211 Standard Form of Freight Bill—Under- charge Prepaid Shipment 211 Standard Form of Freight Bill—Freight Storage Charge 212 Special Form of Freight Bill—Demurrage Charge 212

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