Lehigh Valley R. Co. v. Barlow
244 U.S. 183 (1917)

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Lehigh Valley R. Co. v. Barlow, 244 U.S. 183 (1917)

Lehigh Valley Railroad Company v. Barlow

No. 194

Argued April 20, 1917

Decided May 21, 1917

244 U.S. 183

Syllabus

An employee is not engaged in interstate commerce, within the meaning of the Federal Employers' Liability Act, when his work at the time of injury consists in placing cars owned by the carrier, containing its supply coal, upon an unloading trestle within its yards, and when the interstate movement of the cars carrying the coal occurred as long as seventeen days previously and the cars, with the coal, in the meantime have remained upon sidings and switches in the yards. Chicago, Burlington & Quincy R. Co. v. Harrington,241 U. S. 177, reversed.

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