New York, N.H. & H. R. Co. v. New York - 165 U.S. 628 (1897)
U.S. Supreme Court
New York, N.H. & H. R. Co. v. New York, 165 U.S. 628 (1897)
New York, New Haven and Hartford
Railroad Company v. New York
Argued January 4, 1897
Decided March 1, 1897
165 U.S. 628
The statutes of New York regulating the heating of steam passenger cars and directing guards and guardposts to be placed on railroad bridges and trestles and the approaches thereto (Laws of 1887, c. 616, Laws of 1888, c. 189) were passed in the exercise of powers resting in the state in the absence of action by Congress, and when applied to interstate commerce do not violate the Constitution of the United States.
The case is stated in the opinion.