Erie R. Co. v. Szary - 253 U.S. 86 (1920)
U.S. Supreme Court
Erie R. Co. v. Szary, 253 U.S. 86 (1920)
Erie Railroad Company v. Szary
Argued January 8, 1920
Decided May 17, 1920
253 U.S. 86
An employee of a railroad engaged in both interstate and intrastate commerce, whose duty it was to dry sand in stoves in a mall structure near the tracks and supply it to the locomotive, whether operating in the one kind of commerce or the other, was injured while returning from an ash-pit whither he had gone to dump ashes taken by him from one of the stoves after sanding several locomotives bound to other states. Held, employed in interstate commerce within the meaning of the Federal Employers' Liability Act. P. 253 U. S. 89. Erie R. Co. v. Collins, ante, 253 U. S. 77, followed.
259 F. 178 affirmed.
The case is stated in the opinion.