Graphical supplement to monthly reports - 1938

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Title:
Graphical supplement to monthly reports - 1938
Physical Description:
v. : ; 28-45 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Statistics
Publisher:
U.S. G.P.O.
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
1938
Frequency:
monthly
regular

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Railroads -- Freight -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Railroads -- Passenger traffic -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Genre:
serial   ( sobekcm )
statistics   ( marcgt )
federal government publication   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )

Notes

Statement of Responsibility:
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.
General Note:
Description based on: Series 1931, no. 1; title from caption.
Citation/Reference:
Picklist IC1ste33

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
oclc - 18538925
lccn - sn 88029180
sobekcm - AA00000182_00007
Classification:
ddc - 385.0973 fU56g
System ID:
AA00000182:00007

Full Text

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FREIGHT TRAINLOAD AND
PER CENT OFCARS LOADED


PERCENT LOADED OF TOTA
65 FREIGHT CAR-MILE5

60

55

50
TOTAL CAR MILES PER TRAIN-
45

40

35

30 NET TON- ILES PER
LOADED C R-MILE


S 20



10

5


1935 1936 1937
* Excludes caboose cor-miles and lighttrmns.


I I


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

IIIIII IIIIIII IIIII III INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 08855 3937

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS

CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES


AVERAGE
TRAIN SPEED

MILES PER HOUR


50




40
PASSENGER TRAINS
(WITH LOCOMOTIVES)



MOTOR-CAR TRAINS



20
FREIGHT TRANS


10





1935 1936 1937


0 Based on serviceable locomotive not stored.


INVOICE PRICE
OF FUEL





2.5


OIL (CENTS ,
PER GALLONt, .
.0


COAL (DOLLARS
PER NET TON)
1.5




1.0




.5




O Illl 9llll 36
1935 1936 1937


*Numlber of looomotives In serie, Deoember
1937, wam 1,853 less than In January 1935.
rreirht oars declined 156.338 during the
sale period.


OPERATING RATIOS
(PER CENT OF REVENUES)

PER CENT

8 TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSES


70


60


50


4 T-RANSPOTATION XPEN


30
ALL MAINTENANCE
EXPENSES




0
0 IIIIllIIII I1[111111111.111 III1i

1935 193( 1937
154724-0 U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1938


Series 1938
No. I







































MILLIONS OF DOLLAR PASSENGER REVENUE OTHER THAN COMMUTATION MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

600_______-------------------------------------------------------------------------5_ 0
50 i ll I II I I Ill l l 1 I so

40 40

0 \ "...______..\ \_,,____../ _, _'/_ __________oNITE )3T-3 ______ _,,_/_/\_ \......, ,0



EAS/TERN CTC STRICT


10, v, 10 D





S____ ____ SOUTHRNTRICT-.

I I JI






Jil 1A3ON I3I. I I I -6 1 1 1 1 11 -I J. I 3I.. I I IJ


_______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ a
_______________ _______________ ILLEIJJILU


TC. Ijfe33;91


Series I138
No. 8


I I lT 1il l l I I I I I I l l 1 I I I I l l I II I Il|t| l I I 1l1 l l l l ll I Il l l l lI l l I I1l 1 1 1 1 1 1

UNITED STATES
_______ ____\ / ______ 2___


_________ ^ ^ ---------------%-
S*\ ASTR N DISTRICT


17 0 J **33 4/ '

6r *** 1v -----------

4 /OUTMe N DISTRICT 4

J FU A .J SODtWi....5. 11D A. 1S.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

II I I lll111111 li llI IIIIIlll II
3 1262 08855 3788


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS
REVENUE AND TRAFFIC, CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS, BY MONTHS, 1930-1937


REVENE TONMIL1


JP1MAMJJAONT
I 1930


I


1FMAMJJA50NDJP
19O30


~~ ~~- ~ -~-~-~~~~- -~-.. . .~ -~~~~-~~~ ~ ~ ~ -~ -


REVENUE TON-MILES5


5ILLI ON


BILLIONS


MAMJJAB J~ MAMJJ YI JFYJI)NI PHJASONO
1991 1932 ISSS iss4 1995 1996 Isa7vl~,n ~


'MAMIJJASON JFMAMJJ A3OND|JF AMJJ A0 N 0J M AJJ A3U D|JFAMlJ IJ AM N
1931 193E 133 9419 9613





re ISFe 38 a4I


MILLION OF
9 A (


240


200

180

160

140

120

100

20


OIL CONSUMPTION IN YARD, FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE, CLASSIC STEAM RAILWAYS,
GALLONS YEARS 197- 19s37 MILLIONS OF GALLONS
Zro


---,- -
240

220

200



A.*-WESTERN D15TRICT I. GO










,SOUTHERN DIS TRICT


J F MAMJJASNDJFMAMJJA,0SNDJ PMAMJJASONDJFMA AFMAMJJAJN DJ FMAMJJA ONDJ FMAMJJAONDJFMAMNJJASON DJ FMAMJJASON JFMAMJJAON DJFMAMJJASON
1927 198 1929 1930 1931 1982 1993 194 1935 1936 1937


CHANGES IN
CLASSES I AND n
MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

1100

1000

900

800

700

600

500
NeT 1II
400






100

O


INVESTMENT IN ROAD AND EQUIPMENT,
STEAM RAILWAYS AND THEIR NONOPERATING
SUBSIDIARIES, YEARS 1922-1936 MILLION OF DOLLARS


1100

1000


1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 194 193 5 1936




DISTRIBUTION OF RAILWAY OPERATING REVENUE,
CLASS I TEAM RAILWAYS, YEARS 1922-1936
PERCENT PERCENT
PAYROLL
45 45

40 -40

35 35

30 OTHER MATERIAL. 30
~0 LOS5 AND DAMAGE,- DEPRECIATION,
INJURIP.STO PERSONS TAX5S AND
Z5 AN D MICELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT AND-_ RA A 25
JOINT FACILITY OPERA, G
20 NT3INCOM 0

15 is

10 FUEL


1922- 1936 1922- 1936 1922- 1936 19E2-1936 192 1996
154724-0 U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1938


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

I 1 III 394II5II INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


BUREAU OF STATISTICS



GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


Series 1938
No.3


I


I


cbV


I





Ic i ste 3 q 3 9 1


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS

RATIO OF EXPENSES TO REVENUES, SELECTED RAILWAYS, 1929-1937Y


CH ICAO,M I LWAUKEET. PAUL &PACIFIC
PERCENT
10 T OPERATING RATIOS:

90 l -

"1

60




TMAINT ENANCt-- RE
so

40 LTR___ L ._


P..0
10


ItS 2015813212M Ilot MIM


NEWYORK,NEWNHAYEN &HARTFORD
RoCENT OPERATING RATIOS:
100
9 0 INCL.TAXeS AHD RINT3S- ,




60




50


0- -- ----- ------. *
02

ItS 1990 IS I93I1933I J413S9lWIWI57


ERIE CINCL. CHICAGO & ERIE)
PERCENT OPERATING RATIOS:
100 1 1 11
30 IMCL.tAX SAND RN




60o -

50


so _________
40 AIT _


FO




19231930191 199219331934133519361 57T




LOUISVILLE SNASHVILLE
PRc0EN OPERATING RATIOS:
100I

90 INCL.TAcE5 AND RENTS

0
70 axcL- AKx N -s we

60--

so


30 TRAmP OATION
40


EO

10


IStM -90SSitSZ IMsI"1--S061M -
l993l8laISe94353Cl3


NEWYORKCENTRAL(INCLBO5roN SALBANN
PERCENT OPERATING RATIOS:
10 0
INCL. TAKES AND RENT
90 I
so /eXCL.TAXS4ANDReMTS



50

40 TRAMsiORTA IN
30MANTeANCE

20 4



192919901931 12193E83193413519396617




NORFOLK WESTERN
PERCENT
100T OPERATING RATIOS:

90




80 -.-,.;;;p

50 NxCL.T IANDoS aND R

40

30 CT AR

TRANSPOKTATI W



1929139013311932193ISS3419519961331




GREAT NORTHERN
prReNT OPERATING RATIOS:

90 1 1 -1




60 xCcl .TAAs N Ao
So

40 _

1 9 4 301336Asowr1no1


10


BALTIMORE & OHIO

PERCNTOPERATING RATIOS:

o 100--.A1



O exCL.TAXES ANDRI NTS
0--__




3O-

20 MAINTNANC-s

10 0t1 I 5


190 19301911932131334 S19S!1I2S1


PENNSYLVANIA

PERCENT OPERATING RATIOS:
100






40 -

50

40 TRATSP rATIO


to ."9__ N 1-
10








RCCT AFFILIATeD COMPANIES
.Rto OPERATION RATIOS:






A1 D I N
30 INC ..TA XEaHoNC -i I


30 l!K' La..TAXe.A14 NO tM-4




I----r- --
70
60



I INAINIC -N. -- --


to

10

19M901918115321M 31534135 1615 7




NORTHERN PACIFIC

IRCENTOPERATING RATIOS:

90 NCI..TAXI ANo RsmTS


70
60

50





so 0-3
20MAINTe"NA' 9



0


Ji The term "operatnq ratio" ordinarily refers to the percent which rilwwal operating expenses, excluding taoes and rents, are of operation revenues. This comparison of expenses with revenues is also given above for operifrnq expentses,ncludinqgtaxes and rentaandifortrnsportoflon
expenses, and all maintenance expenses, separately. 154724-0 U. .GOVERNMENTPRINTINGoIc:


READING
PERCENT
R100 OPERATING RATIOS:

8 0 -|----TnIoi
so I I -I I I

S-Nc.-rAXEA


60( I E xL. TAXES AND RENTr

50--

40 TAsPOWr


10 I

0--


1929193019311932193319341 9361iI36151




CHICAOO, BURLINGTON S QUINCY
PERCENT
1R CT OPERATING RATIOS:

s0 j r =l RII I I
80 ,l

s sooiT
70 0.
60 _

50 -

40 _-- __ _
90 -=- --
o ----- -

10.


UIM 230 I 133S1JI5 M1334 15836 1531




SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO.(PAC.LINES)
PERCENT
R100 OPERATING RATIOS:.

90 L TA .sAN


-10
80 __ __


60

50

40 -4




09
i0


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

IIIIIII GI lIIIIIllIllll IIIIIIII INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
1262 08855 3952 BUREAU OF STATISTICS


CHESAPEAKE a OHIO
PERCENT
P10 NT OPERATING RATIOS:

90 z _

80 _

7 0 TI-NCS.TAelAMOg x N-T.




60
50 te a ANnTa- r



40-
30 -- AINTENANCe __

TRiANSPORTATIO,

0'----

1928193019511932 93193419351996137




CHICAGO& NORTH WESTERN
PERCENT
10 T OPERATING RATIOS:
900

90
70 -EXCL-.TAXES AND R-CNTS

60

50

















50------------ -
40 -- --

30


20






UNION PACIFIC

PERCENT OPERATING RATIOS:

90


0 39 83CL3.TAXCA4s 1rs3



so

OION
O0
to0 MAINNNC

10


Series 1938
No. 4





T1C #e, 33:995


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

11111l lll III IIIDII 1 111 lllllll 11111 111 Illll
3 1262 08855 3960


1901-1905


1926 1930


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS

DISTRIBUTION OF REVENUES AND OTHER RECEIPTS OF STEAM RAILWAYS, 1901-1937.*
V V I


1906-1910


1911-1915


Series 1938
No. 5


1921-1925


I i II


A'


1931-1935


1936


1937


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 193-0-6061
The period 19161920 is omitta because of aooounting oomplalonons bue to Pederl control ithinn tuat period. Depreciation accounting se not effootive during the first two
periodA. For te yoero 1901-1915, the amount of ageso and salaries oharged to operating expenses ws not segregated but ws taken as 9 of the payroll, based on the 1921-
1936 avero aquipent and Joint faollity rents and also msoellaneous rents are noluded with "aterials, etoe. Thee Other reoelptes included with revenue as the total
aount to be distrbut d are the not of various Items of non-operatln In oooe and aioelloneous deduotions other thin fixd oharges. *Interest and rents includes rent for
lead roads, contingent interest and fixed interest, and aleo amortistlon of dialount and release of premiums on funded debt. faxes eans railway tax accruals. The net
Inooe is the stootholders' huare.






f f.C 33/ 3


FREIGHT AND PASSENGER
(OTHER THAN COMMUTATION)
TRAFFIC AND REVENUES
(ReLATIVE FIGURES, ISE3-I s9t-oo


1 10

100


Im II III II iiiiii iiiii1 1 1 l 1111IIII
ADJUSTED FOR SEASON




F RE Ri4T
TON- MILES









PASSEN~G A REVENUE







,I I I l il1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 l 1 1 1


1936


1937


1938


MILES PER SERVICEABLE
LOCOMOTIVE-DAY (ROAD)#
MILES





200




ISO









50





1936 1937 1938

0 Based on serviceable locomotives not stored.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08855 3978


PULLMAN, MAIL AND
EXPRESS REVENUES
(RELATIVE FIGURES, IS.3-1925-100)
I I I I I I I Il l I I I I I I I I I I I I I II I I I I
NOT ADJUSTED WRSEASON

110

100

s0 _

80
PULLMAN
REVENUE A A I _RV



5 0 -

40 '



20

10


1336 1957 1938




PERCENT OF EQUIPMENT
UN SERVICEABLE


TIIm IIIII


I I
ROAD FREIGHT LOCOMOTIVES











EIGHT CARS






llllll ll IIIII IlI I IlIIIIll 1


1938


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
__ _l__ __ _ I


MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURES
(BEFORE DEPRECIATION)
MILLIONS OF DOLLARS
IIZ 11111 IIIII ZlI IIIIIIIIIII
60
MAINTENANCE OF EQUIPMENT
55

50 I

45

40

85
MAINTENANCE OF
30 WAY AND STRUCTURES



to

5

10

5

o10
5 ______ ------ -----

0 1LLLLLJ 1L JJJ 1 111L 1111UJ111L1111 U 111


1936


1937


1338


NUMBER OF SERVICEABLE
LOCOMOTIVES STORED

1i I jIIII I IllI llll I l111 II 1

3500


3000


2500 "
ROAD FREIGHT-

2000 /


1500 __-
YAR

1000


500
ROAD PASSENGER

0 11111111111 1 1111 IIIII 1 111
1336 19 7 19iS3


COAL AND OIL CONSUMED
(ALL SERVICES)

toI I I l I IIIIIiii




TONS OF c MILLIONS






5 _____________





GALLONS OF IL(HUNDR ID-MILLIONS)





0 II IIII I JJIII l J1 1 1 II 111111JL


1936


1937


1938


Series 1938
No. 6


* Excludes caboose cor-miles and icqht taoins.



AVERAOGCOST OF COAL PER NET
TON AND OIL PER BARREL AT POINT
DOLLARS OF PURCHASE


2.50


1.25

I.00


COAL PER
N TTON









OIL PER
BARREL








UJII~lUlll lllllllll U]iWlll


1936


1937


PASSENGER CAR
AND TRAIN OCCUPANCY
NUMBER
6 0 I0 II 11II1I III I I -111 I11II I I TO14


710 ---TASSENHGER-MILES PER
TRAIN -MI-E
A l


OPERATION
(PERCENT

00 III IIIIIII


IG RATIOS
OF REVENUES)
IIIlIlIIIII IIIIIHIIIII1


TOTAL OPERATING EXPENrES









TRANS ORTATION EXPENSES




ALL MAINTENANCE
EXPENSES




IIII IlIl I i l 1 11 il lll


1936 197 1938


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE; 1938-0-68611


AVERAGE
TRAIN SPEED
MILES PER HOUR
PAs5ENGER TRAINS WITH LOCOMOTIVES
35


30
MOTOR-CAR TAINS


25


eo
FREIGHT TRAINS

15


10 --- --- ---


5


o IIIL llil. IlI 1 iII II 11 1111 1
1936 1937 1936


PASeNGe-RjL PR -MI





PA5SCNGER-MILES PER CAR-MILE


1936


ll1937 11]381
1937 1938


1937


I


I


60L


IIIII7 l l i


1938


-1


mmml






,~C isie. 33: q387


MAN-HOURS OF MAINTENANCE EMPLOYEES
PER 1,000 CAR-MILES


BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


MAINTENANCE OF WAY, STRUCTURES, AND EQUIPMENT, CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS, 1923-1937.


i i i


RAILS AND CROSSTIES kPPLIED-
ALL DISTRICTS
RAILS-MILLION TONS i Cp3STIES-MILLION5

IZ ----- O TI I 120

-II---------------------110

10 _o----------------------- -_- 100

- ------------- 90



7 -- -----------CR-0 ST S 70
(SCALE)-
6 -- ------------------- -- -- 60

5-- ----------------\-------- 1 50

4--- -- -- -- -- -- ------_ 40





--1CAL) 10

3 .4 19 1 9 193 31 1936 ILS
0 19 -- 90 1.5 1 2 I 18 16 170
19M3 19 5161925192619211 19ES \3 19301931 2 19331934193513361337


TOTAL MAINTENANCE CHARGES-
ALL DISTRICTS
MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

2.4 -. .


2.2- \--- --------
2. -IXCLUDINLUDIG DEPR- NATION


1 .6


1 .4

1.2

1.0
EXCLUDING DEPRECIATION-




.4
DEPRECIAT ON

10 19241519 -2619.1219919019311~ 3 1
MS23192419251926197M192819291930193119= 193351934193519361937


RATIO OF MAINTENANCE CHARGES
TO REVENUES-ALL DISTRICTS
PER CENT


10



0


19e3 19241925 19261927 192 19291930 19311932 133 1934 93519361937


U-S GOVERNMENT PRiNTING OFFICE 1938-0-68611


TOTAL COMPENSATION PAID
MAINTENANCE EMPLOYEES


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

31262088lllil5 3986 I 111111111lRSTATE COMMERCE C
3 1262 08855 398 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


TOTAL MAN-HOURS APPLIED
IN MAINTENANCE

BILLIONS OF MAN-HOURS
1.25 .- -




1.00

EASTERN DISTRICT


.75



WESTERN DISTRICT
.50



SOUTHERN DISTRICT- ~*




0 19- 195 19.5 19"_ 19_ 7 1IsL_ 19- 019- 11 -1- 31934 19 51 197
WSB5 3419 51926192719 SZ9 13301931 1532 19331934 193519361937


PAY OF MAINTENANCE EMPLOYEES-
CENTS PER HOUR

CENTS

80



TO ----------------
70





WESTERN DISTRICT-- -

50
SOUTHERN DISTRICT- -

40







1 90 1 19 6190 9z 19 193 119219 193413519
123 1924192519261927 1528192319301331 1932193319341935 19361937


PAY OF MAINTENANCE EMPLOYEES-
RELATIVE PAY PER HOUR
(1923 =IOO)
INDEX NUMBERS 123100)

130



120
/
SOUTHERN DISTRICT-

EA5TERN
DISTRICT ..-
WETEDITRI DISTRICT



I0 -- --_R- -R-T






90
19Z 1924 19.519M61927192819.919301931 193 19331934193519361937


Series 1538
No.7





IC /1 e 33: ~ 3 0 UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

lilllllilllII I llIIIII I I illN 1 llllll
3 1262 08855 3994 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


CAR LOADINGS* CAR SURPLUSE5,*AND RELATIVE RAILROAD CONSTRUCTION COSTS


or
CARS


THOUs


THOU5S- CARS LOADED WEEK ENDED


NVI. I DEC. I or
9 16 IEA0 7 I EI 9A rCAR


300
Snn


1100

1000

900

800

700

600

500

400

300

20oo

100

0


7 142l31
DEc. I


GAR SJRPLUS -PERIOD ENDED


I I IUI

1000 -

o900

800 _-- -- -- -- ---

700

600 -- -- -- -- ---

500 -- -- -- --

400 ____ __

--. "- _, AVERAGE DAILY CAR SURPLUS /
200 ---

100 ______ -----_ --- -- -- -- --

0 L h WkLLLmi4


THOUS.
or
CARS


7 14 22EE 714E222 7 142231 7 14 2230 31 7 14 22 0 7 14 22E1 7 142231 7 1422307 14eE31 7 I4 e-0
JIAN. I F I AR. I AP I MlAY I I juN I JULY AU. SER I OCT. Nov. 0


- I ,)f n StM FL k Fimn LnI


S2916233
'Tm


Tnuai- CARS LOADED WEEK ENDED ----


Sor
SCAR3

I Soo

I 200

1100

1000

900

aoo00

700

600

500

400

300

200

100

0


JAN. |-FEB. I MAR. APR. I MAY I JUNE JULY | AUG. I SEP I OCT. I NOV.
7 14 4 4 I 1 5 8 15 6 1 1017 5 12 19 16 07 421 II 1
7l4 2 i e5' 471 "1BS l J. 4 MSl A18% 157J= a E 13 73%e101724 852W5I2I9ZZ66 916233074ie4118T


YEAR 1933

100

000 --

900 ______ ______ ______



700 -AVERAG DAILY A SUR 5


500 -r V


400/ WFKYc LOA INGS "--





0oo

0
Ik -11 I I ILL I11 ILL q


31 It 3 14 1 OI 3f 1 *4 J3 14* 0
I AUG. I SP I n.T I NOV. I DEC.


CAR SURPLUS- PERIOD ENDED


,TMOU5.


JUNE oF
4II 11 25. CARS


0


1no100 YEAR 1937 YEAR 1938 __

1000 _____ _____ ----- ----- ----- --- 100(

_ __ __ __ EKLY CAR LOADING 00

001 Soo, 00








Soo 00
800 ______ ___ ______ s____ 800
600 _.____ _____ _____ ----- ------ ----- ------ ------ 7-- --- --s.^* -- --- --- --- --- -- 00



50 __O ___ ______ ---- ---- ---- ---- --- ---- ---- ---- ----- ---- ---- ---- --- ---- ----- ---- ---- 500



AVERAGE DAILY CAR SURPL J5 -
00-- ----- -- 200
100 I 00


01 1 LLI wLL 1 I Li I JI-J--J-L-.1-4---I-L _I L- -L-4J K L-VJ -LJ


14 Si .M 4 14 5I-14 30 3 SIM so0 14 31 I4 SI 14 30 14 31 14 0 14 3
N. J JN IIIJUI Y I IU I G III i f I rfT. i MNov. ro er


14 3s114 E I S31 1 I3 31 14
J.1AV I a MARa I APR I AAv IN


Jo
I0


I J^IN. FE5. IM R I AR I M _
.CA
*|wdo eot oA56tino mrcnRiro5


U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICEt: I3O-0.-I11


i 1 1 1 1| |


1 1 1 11 I 1 11 1


1 I


7 14 I e. 14 CO 14 1 14 14 51 14 M
JAN. FB. MAR. APR. I MAY. I JUN1F I JULY


JAN. I .1 MAR. APR.I MAY JUNE I JULY AUG. I SR OCT.
5 12 126 9 1623I9 t 162.6 IS 202 4 II 1626 8 15 22 96 13 027 10 1 7241 7 1421 51 5 IZ 1926


I I I I I I I I I I 1 1 I


I I I I I I I II I I I I I I I I I I I I I 1 | 11 I I 1 I


J500 1 1 I I T 1


YEAR 1929


oo! .i -- 1I


I I
EKLY CAR LOADINGS


series 1938
No.8


JAN. ree. MAR. APR. | MAY JUNe. I ..sus..Y | Ave. j seP. | our Nov. j Dec.. JAN. I r
a


RELATIVE RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION COSTS Z
INDEX NUMBERS (1910 114-100)

so
30 -Fm__- ------- ------ -m---- ---
300
280
260
o40 I/ EQUIPMENT


0o / \
eoo 1//--





,oo _


60 -
60 ______________________________
6O




o ------- -rIII I
1915 1920 1925 1930 1935 1937
1 based on Indices prepared by Bureau of Valuation, I. C. C.


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I I I III I I III I I 1 1 1 1


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SELECTED RAILWAY STATISTICAL AVERAGES FOR LEADING COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD YEAR 193G EXCEPT AS INDICATED
(BASED ON INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY STATISTICS, 1936, PUBLISHED BY THE INTERNATIONAL UNION OF RAILWAYS)


RATIO OF LENGTH OF ALL TRACKS
TO LENGTH OF LINE
PERCENT
0 100 ?o00


Belqium
Great Britain
Germany.
France
Switzerland *
NewCnqland region
Denmark(Yr ended
Austria
Italy
United States *
Russia (1952)
Japan
Canadian PaciFic Rq.
Spain (1935)
Canadian National Ri4.
India Year ended
Mar. 31, 1936)
China (1935)
ArgentineRepublic (1935)
Bulqaria
Chile
Mexico (1935)
South Africa
mo r I


GROSS WEIGHT PERTRAIN
(EXCLUDING LOCOMOTIVE AND TENDER)


PERC
LOADED


Belgium
United States-.*
Austria
China (1935)
Mexico(1935)
Canadian Pacific Rq.
New Enqland region**
pain (1935)
Japan
Canadian National Rq.
Bulgaria
Germany
Russia (1934)
Argentine Republic(B935)
Italy
France
Chile %
Denmar (Yearended
en Mar 51,1936)
Great Britain
switzerland
India
South Africa


;ENT EMPTY OF
FREIGHT CAR MILES
PERCENT
2 40o 60




















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RATIO OF


Denmark(Year endd
Moar3l,S1936) :
Switzerland
Japan
Great Britain
India (cearnded
-- Mar.31,1936)
Italy
Chile
France
Spain (1935)
Bulgaria
Germany
Russio(1934)
China(1935)
Argentine Republic(l35)
New Enqland reiorm*
Mexico (1935)
United States *
Canadian Facific Ry.
Canad ion National Rq.
Austria
Belgium
South Africa


SPASSENGER-MILESTO
TON-MILES
PERCENT
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NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES PER
1000 TRAIN KILOMETERS
NUMBER
0 I 3
China (1935)
India(ar ended I
l Mar.31,1936)
Russi a(1934)
Mexico (135)5
ArqentineRepublid(5) I
Bulqaria
Spain (1935)
Chile
5oul Africa(Yelrended
Mar1,a I
Austria
Canadian National Rq.
France
Belgium *
taly
Japan *
Great Britain
German J
New Enqlandreon *
Canadian Pacific Ry.
United States *
Denmark e -ra -1
Mar.31land 19
SiWitzerland +


AVERAGE HAUL OF
REVENUE FREIGHT
MILEB
o 100 Z0o


Russia(1934)
Canadian Pacific Ry.
CanadianNational R4
Mexico (1935)
SouthA rimc(ear e
Mar.l, ISS
United States
AnryntineRepublk(i
Italq
Chile
New Engqndreqionn *
China (1935)
Bulgaria
Japan *
5pain(1335)
Germany
France
Ausrr(to
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Switzerland *
Belgium *
Great Britain
India


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Canadian National Rq
China (1935)
Rusia (1934)
United States**
Italy
Bulqaria
Mexico(1935)
Spain (1935)
Chile
n (Year ended
Inia Mar.31,1936)
New England mreion*
Austria
France
Denmark(YIer ended
Mar.31,1936)
Belgium *
Germanq
ArqentineRepublicLU6.
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Japan *
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FREIGHT AND PASSENGER
(OTHER THAN COMMUTATION)
TRAFFIC AND REVENUES
(RELATIVE FIGURES,193-192'-1IOO)
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1936


1537


MILES PER SERVICEABLE
LOCOMOTIVE-DAY (ROAD)
MILE
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150


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100




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1936 1997 1938

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PULLMAN, MAIL AND
EXPRESS REVENUES
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PERCENT OF EQUIPMENT
UNSERVICEABLE



35


30 ROAD FREIGHT LOCOMOTIVES


25


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10 ____


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BUREAU OF STATISTICS



GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES


MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURES
(BEFORE DEPRECIATION)
MILLIONS OF DOLLARS
I I I I I I I I I I l l l l l 1 1 1 1 1 [1 1
60
MAINTENANCE OF EQUIPMENT
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NUMBER
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40


30


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PASSENGER-MILES PER CAR-MILE

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1936 1937 1938





COAL AND OIL CONSUMED
(ALL SERVICES)

10




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TONS OF CAL (MILLIONS)

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70 PERCENT LOADED OF TOTAL
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40

NET TON- MILES PER
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TON AND OILPER BARREL AT POINT
DOLLAR OFPURCHASE
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TRAIN SPEED
MILES PER HOUR
PASSENGER TRAINS WITH LOCOMOTIVES

35


30 ________
MOTOR-CAR TRAINS

25


20
FREIGHT TRAINS

15


10


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OPERATING RATIOS
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TRANSPORTATION EXPENSES
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to EXPENSES

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1936 1937 1938
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LOCOMOTIVES STORED

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CARS OF REVENUE FREIGHT LOADED BY GROUPS OF COMMODITIES, 1938,1937, AND AVERAGE, 1926-1930,
BASED ON REPORT OF THE A550CIATION OF AMERICAN RAILROADS


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BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS

STEAM RAILWAY ACCIDENTS


NUMBER OF TRAIN ACCIDENTS /AND EXPENDITURES FOR MAINTENANCE, STEAM RAILWAYS, 1922-1937
(AGGREGATES AND AVERAGES)


30
28
26
24
22


18
16
I 4
12
10
8
6
4
2
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922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931


1932 1933


1934 1935


1936 1937


/ NUMBER OF TRAIN ACCIDENTS (THOUSANDS)




MAINTENANCE EXPENSES (100-MILLION DOLLARS)

LOCOMOTIVE-MILES IOO-MILLON)- ----- --




TRAIN ACCIDENTS PER MILLION-----
LOCOMOTIVE MILES- __ ._ --
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NUMBER OF TRAIN ACCIDENTS I BY MONTHS,
JANUARY TO SEPTEMBER, 1937 AND 1938

850 I.
TOTAL NUMBER ALL
800 T TRAIN ACCIDENTS 1937-
750
700-
650 -

5600 _
550 --TOTAL NUMBER-ALL
500 TRAIN ACCIDEN-
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450 -
400 *
350 ACCIDENTS PER BILLION
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CASUALTIES TO PASSENGERS ON TRAINS, BY MONTHS,
JANUARY TO SEPTEMBER, 1937 AND 1938

40


20 --_



350
300
250
NUMBER INJURED
200 --9
I 50
100
50 &CASUALTY RATE PER BILLION
PASSENGER-MILES ,
0 I I I I I
JAN. FEB. MAR. APR. MAY JUN. JUL. AUG. 5EP


Accidents causing more than $150 damage to railway property, classified as collisions, derailments, locomotive-boiler, other locomotive, and miscellaneous.
Locomotive- miles plus motor train-miles.
Class I steam railways excluding caboose.
5um of number oF possenerrs killed and number injured, related to revenue possenqer- miles.


Series 1938
No. 12


CASUALTIES TO EMPLOYEES ON DUTY IN TRAIN,
TRAIN-SERVICE AND NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS, BY MONTHS,
JANUARY TO SEPTEMBER,1937 AND 1938



60 N__I UMBER KILLED
50 -
4O0 /1 -7-I
30 1 3

2 O **- :*
I0 -- KILLED PER 100-MILLION
MAN -HOURS
0 0
2200 I I
NUMBER INJURED
2000 -^
1800
1600
1400 __- __ __ __ /
1400





600 3 ... ..
0
JAN. FEB. MAR.APR.MAY JUN. JUL. AUG.SER




CASUALTIES IN HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS,
BY MONTHS, JANUARY TO DECEMBER,1937AND 1938



500

PERSONS INJURED
400 -71-


300


200
1 93 PERSONS KILLED

100 --- -l--


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NUMBER OF TRAIN ACCIDENTS5AND EXPENDITURES FOR MAINTENANCE, STEAM RAILWAYS, 1922-1937
(RELATIVE FIGURES, 192~ =100)

1 40_ ________ 140
130 _____ ____ 130
IO / I____
NUMBER OF TRAIN ACCIDENTS
1 10110 -
I 00 '_ LOCOM0TIVE- MILES 100
90 I- -- -90
80 80_ II_____ _____ O
70 TRAIN ACCIDENTS PER___.- ~ ___70
MILLION LOCOMOTIVE-MILES" ,60
60 -MAINNAN EXPE0
50 __________________ _____ --50
40 __ 30
30 --- --- -- --- NUMBER OF TRAIN ACCIDENTS'
120 ? 1 ____ I 120
10 IO_____ -- 10
0 ______O
1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937