B-126433, JAN. 17, 1956

B-126433: Jan 17, 1956

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TO UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY: REFERENCE IS MADE TO THE MATTER OF THE SHIPMENTS OF CABLE FROM NORTHERN ELECTRIC CO. WAS RETAINED BY YOU AND SOLD AS SALVAGE. YOU REPORTED THAT THE NET AMOUNT RECEIVED FROM SUCH SALVAGE SALE WAS $771.71. IN VIEW OF THE FACT THAT THE DAMAGED CABLE WAS THE PROPERTY OF THE UNITED STATES. IT IS REQUESTED THAT YOU FORWARD YOUR REMITTANCE FOR $771.71.

B-126433, JAN. 17, 1956

TO UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO THE MATTER OF THE SHIPMENTS OF CABLE FROM NORTHERN ELECTRIC CO., LTD., TO UTAH GENERAL DEPOT, OGDEN, UTAH, ON GOVERNMENT BILLS OF LADING NO. WT-7050221, DATED JUNE 4, 1951, AND NO. WV-3253270, DATED JUNE 20, 1951, CARS NOS. CN-485961 AND PA-53892.

THE RECORD BEFORE OUR OFFICE INDICATES THAT A PART OF THE CABLE, DAMAGED IN TRANSIT, WAS RETAINED BY YOU AND SOLD AS SALVAGE. IN A LETTER OF OCTOBER 11, 1954, TO THE FOURTH TRANSPORTATION ZONE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, YOU REPORTED THAT THE NET AMOUNT RECEIVED FROM SUCH SALVAGE SALE WAS $771.71.

IN VIEW OF THE FACT THAT THE DAMAGED CABLE WAS THE PROPERTY OF THE UNITED STATES, IT IS REQUESTED THAT YOU FORWARD YOUR REMITTANCE FOR $771.71. CHECK OR DRAFT FOR THE AMOUNT SHOULD BE DRAWN TO THE ORDER OF "U.S. GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE" AND FORWARDED TO THAT OFFICE AT WASHINGTON 25, D.C. ..END :