New York, N.H. & H. R. Co. v. New York
165 U.S. 628 (1897)

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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

No. 128

Argued January 4, 1897

Decided March 1, 1897

165 U.S. 628

Syllabus

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.

Page 165 U. S. 629

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