§54-1-6. Quantity of land acquired.
The land acquired by condemnation by any railroad company for
its main depots, termini, buildings, machine shops, railroad yards
and railroad facilities, and the land or interest therein so
acquired by any company incorporated for a work of internal
improvement along its line generally, or for any other public use
authorized by section two of this article, shall be limited to such
quantity as is necessary for the purpose or purposes for which it