The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.
Order no. G.O. 205
|Wednesday, the 15th of
August, A.D. 1917
In the matter of the petition of the Alberta Pacific Grain Company, Limited, and others, for an order requiring the railway companies subject to the jurisdiction of the Board to stencil inches in box cars suitable for shipments of bulk grain.
H. L. Drayton
S. J. McLean
Upon hearing the matter at the sittings of the Board held in Calgary, June 18, 1917, the petitioners, the Alberta Farmers' Co-Operative Association, and the Canadian Pacific, Canadian Northern, and Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Companies being represented at the hearing, and what was alleged,—
It is ordered: That the railway companies subject to the jurisdiction of the Board be, and they are hereby, required to stencil inches on the inside walls of cars used in the grain traffic in the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, so as to show the depth of grain loaded therein, one stencil on each side of each door and three or four feet therefrom; all such cars hereafter built to be so stencilled before going into service, and those now in service to be so stencilled from time to time when shipped for repairs.
Assistant Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.