Graphical supplement to monthly reports - 1939

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Title:
Graphical supplement to monthly reports - 1939
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:
1939
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_00008
Classification:
ddc - 385.0973 fU56g
System ID:
AA00000182:00008

Full Text
T-/" f : ; UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

II| I II IIII I II IIIII III III II I ll
3 1262 08855 4042 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


ADVERTISING AND PASSENGER TRAFFIC TRENDS
ADVERTISING EXPENSES PASSENGER-MILES, PA55ENGER REVENUE, AND REVENUE PER PASSENGER-MILE, SELECTED CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS,VEARS 1929-1937
(RELATIVE FIGURES, 1929= 100)


BALTIMORE & OHIO R.R.CO.





'10
IoO







70 I '4 E3
-2 GE :- -MIL I





o -- -------


O '0 I I I I I) I
1939 19I0 1931 1932 1983 1934 1935 1936 1937


ATLANTIC COAST LINE R.R.CO.
140

130 -

120

110--- P5E R-
M .S-
100 -

90 l 9


0 'l l
70

60 1 1 0
XPN5
50 -
PA NG RR

40 eV1 I I I I I

1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937



ATCHISOlM.TOPEKA&SANTAFE RY.CO. & AFFIL. C0,
120


110 -_ -

100--------

90 ----
'R VEN E ;R

^, \ P SEN ER


60


Sso- -_ -
30 1
P NG R -
30 RE ENU -- __

0
1929 19301931 1932 1933 1934 135 1936 1937


oiOl DELAWARE LACI- JWANNA&WN.R.R.CQ
150

390 140 __ ..

380 10

370 1O
ADV RTt IN
360 110 EXP!NS

350 100
R I VENM
340 .0 PER

330 80

320 70 1

310 60 55 G

300 5


1929 I 30 1931 1932 1933 134 1935 1996 1937
imn


\ C ESAPEAKE & OHIO R.R.CO.
140



120 AD ERT SIN EXI EN3*S

110


T REV NU PER
90 A3N lL-

80





50 -
PAS! N
ROREVNUE
40

O11I M 119
1929 1930 1931 193321933 1994 1995 136 1937


ILLINOIS CENTRAL R.R.CO.
140--------

130 - -



Soi
20 -- -- ---

110 -- --

100 -- -- -- -- -- --


SO

70








1929 1930 191 193.2 1933 1934 19 5 13361337



CM ICAGO & NORTH WESTERN RY. CO.
130

120 -- -- --

110

100 ,- -- -- -- -- -- --


70 --REV



60



so 4c
PA0 NG R R


12 1 0 1 I 13 I I 1 1
195I9 19 3 1981 193? 1933 1534 1855 IM% 137


NEW YORK CENTRALR.R.CO.

130

IlO
so
110

100 -




0
PR1 VEE UE I
50 E/ S.PSEStM





60
PEN E -


0 1 I I I I I I I
1929493019O1 1932 193 1934 19351936 1937



LOUISVILLE&NASHVILLE R.R.CO.
130



110

100
S kEV NU[ PER PAS EN CR-
IL

80 ,PASEN ER- ILE

70

60


PAW Iu-I I DE I TISI
40V \ / -N




30






0
1829 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 193S 1936 1937



CHIC0 PMILWAUKEE5T. R-UL& PACIFICRR.Ca







100 -- ---


70 -.,

60
70-1-1-1--- -



50
(=oI I \. _u. /
30 "' I f I I I E I
AADV RT1S 1 .N 1



1929 1930 1931 1932. 1933 \S 1935 1336 1937


EWVYORK, NEWHAVEN &HARTMORD RRjQ

IO -

130
At VER n5II


110



90



700 F5EI5 RMIL

60
PASENG tM
50 RE i NUE

0 I
1929 1990 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 196 1997


S PENN5YLVANIAR.R.CO.



110

100

90-
90, 3r. SE/ -U"

60 ~..
7 0 -Fi5E.GER MILE5* -
70

Go


ADV1 RT131 0 .- -
40

30


1329 190 1931 1932 1933 1934 1985 196 1937



SOUTHERN RAILWAY CO.
120



100 ---------
100 EN PE NR-
90 I Me



70

60












o ;-]'-
50 --
PASiNGR- -


SO
30
ADVERTIJIN
20 EX ENr ENS

0O I I 1 i I Ir I
1329 1930 1991 1993 1933 1934 1935 19361937



UNION PACIFIC R.R.CO. (INC.LeASED UNES)



110--------

100 _______VE UEPR





70

60

50 '





I 1 I I
19Z9 1930 1381 1332 1933 1934 1335 1936 1337
U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTINGO OFFICE:1939-0-6811


L/ Assigned and apportioned to passenger and allied services.


Series 1939
No. I


I
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~CC Iste.39:qSLY


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

2l6l 25IIIII5I3I7lillI9HIlI
3 1262 08855 3796


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES


FREIGHT AND PA55ENGER
(OTHER THAN COMMUTATION)
TRAFFIC AND REVENUES
(RELATIVE FIGURES,31S3-1925-100)
iIIIIIlIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII lllllIlllll
ADJUSTED FOR SEASON
120 ____________________
110

100 -----
too

90

80

70

60o--,A

50 V

40 PASSENG REVENUE






N -III I Ill IIll I I
30 I s____,_



20


1936 1937 1938


MILES PER SERVICEABLE
LOCOMOTIVE-DAY (ROAD)
MILE







PAS I NGER
I 50








FREIGHT
100




50




0 III 11ll ll I llIII IIII 1 I 11111111
1936 19 7 1938

0r Based on serviceable locomotives not stored.


PULLMAN, MAIL AND
EXPRESS REVENUES
(RELATIVE FIGURES, 1923-1925-100)
1 il l II I I il | m ll1 ll 1111
NOT ADJUSTED SEASON

110
MAIL REVENUE


90

80
PULLMAN
70 REVcNUE A
o70

GOXP R eNU

50

40

30

20

10


1936 1937 1938


PERCENT OF EQUIPMENT
UNSERVICEABLE



35


30 V ROAD FREIGHT LOCOMOTiLVS


25







FREIGHT CARS
10






S 193ll 137 193
193 ~13 7 1958


MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURES
(BEFORE DEPRECIATION)
MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

60
MAINTENANCE O EQUIPMENT
55 -. /--

50 NN



40 /



S/ MAINTENANCE OF I
WAY AND STRUCTURESM-,

5

20

15

10



0 1LL ll ll llll ll1l 111


1936


1937


1938


PASSENGER CAR
AND TRAIN OCCUPANCY
NUMBER
0 I II II I ,I I I:1 I I I I1 1I I I II 1 1 I I I I 1 1


70 ---NASENER-MILCe PECR
STRAIN-MILF O

60


50


40


30



PASSENGER-MILES PER CAR-MILE

10



1936 1937 1338





COAL AND OIL CONSUMED
(ALL SERVICES)









4 m
TONS OPC (MILLION












GALLONS OF OIL(HUNDR D-MILLIONS)






0 IL 3 l III 37III 1L3361
1936 197 I99


FREIGHT TRAINLOAD AND
PERCENT OF CARS LOADED

80 1 .



70 PERCENT LOADED OF TOTAL
FREIGHT CAR-MILES

GO


50 TOTALCAR-MILES PER TRAIN-MILE*


40


NET TON- MILES PER
30- LOADED CAR-MILE


20 ----


10 ____





w Excludes caboose car-miIes and light trains.



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



255 -----
COAL PER
NET TON
2.00

1.75

1.50

1.25
OIL PER
1.00 __ BARREL_

.75

.50

.25


1936 1937 1938


AVERAGE
TRAIN SPEED
MILES PER HOUR
PA5ENGCR TRAINS WITH LOCOMOTIVE
35 ^-^-1-^~ ---.--
35


30
MOTOR-CAR TRAINS

25



FREIGHT TRAINS

15










1936 1937 1938





OPERATING RATIOS
(PERCENT OF REVENUES)

10 0 IIIII l l IIIII I I

90
TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSES



70

60

50
TRANSPORTATION EXPENSES
40

30
ALL MAINTENANCE
to EXPENSES

10


1936 1937 1938
U. 5. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1939--0-68611


Series 1935
No. Z





T1 C I < 3 1 95 111UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
eIII 3 3 :I'3 q 11111111111111111 1 IIII II 11111 IIII 11 I 111111111111111 I
c 1262 I 08855ll 3804 II INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


PASSENGER-MILES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS AND HIGHWAY CONSUMPTION OF GASOLINE BY DISTRICTS AND MONTHS, 1934-1937

AVERAGE MONTH, 1934-=100


EASTERN DISTRICT


175


150



125


100



75


50



0


19324 193 193


1936


12 MONTHS


UNITED STATES


115



I 50



I25



100


75



50



0


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
175



150
RAILWAY PASSENGER-MIL.5 /n\


I25



100 A
V- --HIGHMWAY GASOLINE
CONSUMPTION

75



50 _______ ___________


0 19314. I,,,, 193 ,11 5 19 .. 1..9.
1934 135 1936 1937


WESTERN DISTRICT

175

RAILWAY PASSE NOR- MILES-












750
193 1935 1936 1937
0[ 'll HIGnH WAY GASOLINE
CONSUMPTION
75



50




1933 1935 1936 1937


1935


MOVING AVERAGE (CENTERED) TREND


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE ;: I9-0-68611


owla tor not The gasoline consumption figures are shown to indioate fluotuations in motor highway traffic. They reflect the oonesuption of fuel by all highway vehicle including private automobiles,
bueeei, ian tru O. early three-fourths of the total fuel s consumed by private passenger automobileL. The ail passenger-miles reflect only intercity rail travel, and the highway motor fuel consumption is
for both intracity and intercity mileage.
OIURCE OF DATA RESPECTING HIGIHA OONSUMPTIO p OF GASOLINE U. 8. BUREAU OF PUBLIC ROADS.


Series 1939
No. 3


1936 1937


19341


EASTERN DISTRICT
175


1 50 PSEG


125 RAILWAY PASSENGER-MILES-

.-- H HIGHWAY
.00.. GASOLINE
00" CONSUMPTION



75 _______ _______



50



190 I 3II 4 1 1111111935 1936 1937Illlll ll
1934 1935 1936 1937


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
17 5 II IIIIIII iI i 1 i 1 I I ri



150

RAILWAY PASSENGER-MI L
125 ________
'- HIGHWAY
GASOLINE
CONSUMPTION
100 __



75



50


O lII i II I l[Ii II l1 1 I I Ui1 i1 i l I I I i I II ii
1934 1935 1936 1937


WESTERN DISTRICT
175 l fT ll ll l llr ll IIII



150


RAILWAY PA55ENGER-MILES -5
125



100 1 I~.HIGH1IWAY GAS0LIN CON5UMPTIONI



75




50 ... 7,, 7_____,


1934 1935 1936 1937


UNITED STATES
175 llll --l I IIII -l ll IInI II III T1 1 1 1


150


RAILWAY PASSENGER-MILES-a-




100 HIGHWAY GASO _INE
CONSUMPTION


75 ______


50




1934 1935 1936 1937


I


1934 1935


1937





-q


BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS

TRAFFIC AND FINANCES OF CARRIERS BY WATER


RAILWAY AND WATER-BORNE FREIGHT TONNAGE,
1920- 1937
INDEX NUMBERS RELATIVE FIGURES: 19t3-1925 100


1 I


RATIO OF OPERATING EXPENSES TO OPERATING REVENUES AND
RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF FREIGHT AND PASSENGER REVENUES,
CARRI~AS BY RAIL AND WATER REPORTING TO THE I.C.C., 1920-1937
PER-
CIENT



100








50 __


so OPERATION RE VU W ,ATER .
RATIO OF PASSENGER TO TOTAL
to OPERATING REVENUES -RAIL J

10


1920 1921 1922 1923194 E195 19261927198 1199 193019911O I 19193319341935 19361937
I Classes I, II and IM railways.
V/ Class I railways.
U.S.GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1939-0-68611


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

Ill ll I lll 1111 I IIYg111111 II 111111 111111111
3 1262 08855 3812 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


Series 1939
No. 4


TONS OF FREIGHT TRANSPORTED BY WATER,EXCLUDING
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS AT OCEAN, GULF AND GREAT LAKES PORTS
MILLIONS or TONS or 2.OOOLBS. 1920 -1937

300

150 -------____-- ____- f i_/
215 --- -------
SPORTS ON ATLANTIC,
2 G S .ULF AND PACIFIC 0

200 OO-- ----- --

115. 1 1 1 1 s
-.--RRIVERS, CANALS AND
150 CONNECTING CHANNELS5_

125 I

100 -- --
15---PORTS ON GREAT LAKCS \

50



1920 19ZI 192 19231924 19Z5 196 1927191929291930 1931 1932 1933 199419351936193
Source of data: Annual Report, Chief of Enqineers, U.S. ArmI,1938. Compiledinihe office
of the Board of Enqineers for Rivers and Harbors.


CAPITAL STOCK,UNMATURED FUNDED DEBT, TOTAL INVESTMENT,
AND ACCRUED DEPRECIATION OF CARRIERS BY WATER REPORTING TO THE
MILLIONS OF DOLLARS I- C.C., 1923 1937 NUMBER OF CARRIERS

240 -- I I L 240
TOTAL INVESTMENT./



I SO .. I S
160 160
S NUMBER OF CARRIERS BY WATER REPORTING
140 1 TO THE I.C.. ts. c.AL)---- 1(40

leo -2-"OlaSks ___ I eo
100 100
CAPITAL
8O t80m So

60 60

40 4.0
-o -- to 0

0 0
1I 23 1924 Is25 19261927 IS 1929130 1931 19 193219 193419351936 1937
1/ No deductions for accrued depreciation.
l Excludes funded debt matured and unpaid.


1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 19261927 1928 1929 19301931 1932 1933 1934 1935 19361937
Source of data: Water- Annual Report, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Armq, 1938. Compiled
in the office of the Board of Enqineers for Rivers and Harbors. Rail Statistics of oail-
waqs in Ihe United States, I. C.C.


REVENUES AND EXPENSES OF CARRIERS BY WATER REPORTING
IU.IONs TO THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION, 1920-1937





UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

I 1111111 IIIIIID11111 1IIII I INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSIONi
3 1262 08855 3820

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


MILES OF LNE OPERATED BY CARRIERS BY PIPE LINE (CRUDE AND REFINED OIL) REPORTING
THOUSADS TOTHE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION, 19S1-1937 THOUsANDS
IE I I o














132 1 I9 P..3 19_4 9-5 196 1 1 1929 1930 1931 193- 1933 1934 1 5 1936 193,7
,oo CMA IE IRlPOR I I I o60
IlL0 OF_ OL AR_ -___ NUM E R I N- C 0

0 1 1, i I 1 10

19 92 192 1923 1924 19256 19 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 193 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937



INVESTMENT IN CARRIER PROPERTY AND PIPE LINE OPERATING INCOME
OF COMPANIES REPORTING TOTHE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION,
MILLIONS OF DOLLARS 1981 19- 7 NUMBER REPORTING COMPHNIE.


900 1 I 1 I I I ------------ ------90
INVESTMENT IN CARRIER ROt ERTY
(BEFORE DEDUCTING DEPEIA D10D4T\

8001 1- 13 1 4 19 1 1 1 --- 1--- 193 3 1- 1 3 -- 1- 6 19 7



o00 -0 NUMBER OF REPORT 1 60
OF- COMPANIES (SCALE) --**

500 I 1 I IIJ I s il 5

400 ___ Ll 40

B 300. 30
-INVESTMIENT IN CARRIER PROPERTY
--n -'(AFTER DEDUCTING DEPRECIATION)


.00 _o_ g. .10
Do I I I I to


192I IB% 193 1924 1925 19Z6 197 19 28199 1930 19 1932 133 1931 1935 199G 1937



RATE OF RETURN ON INVESTMENT AND RATIO OF ACCRUED DEPRECIATION TO
INVESTMENT, OIL PIPE LINES REPORTING TO THE. I.C.C., 191-1937
PERCENT PERCENT

50 --I_ I I I 1 11 ~ 50
RATIO OF ACCRUED DF ACCIATION *
TO INVESTMENT -

4.0 0 O.F # A. ..-R V..-I X 1 0140


30 __RATE OF RETURN ON INVETMt NT so 0
AFTER DEDUCTING DEPRrCIATION i *


RATE OF RETURN ON INVESTMENT
/ EREEDUTING DEPRECIATION
1 0 I m IO1



191ZI 1922 1923 9ISE4 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937


TRENDS IN THE OIL PIPE LINE INDUSTRY
PRODUCTION AND RAIL TONNAGE OF CRUDE OIL, 1928-1937
BARRELS OF OIL PCRCE NT



I 00 TOTAL PRODUCTION (IO-MILLIONS OF B.LS.)- _____ 10




60 6

40 ____ 14
ORIGINATED BY RAIL
(MILLIONS OF BBLS) .

20

1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937



PIPE LINE TRANSPORTATION REVENUES
SEGREGATED ACCORDING TO CRUDE AND REFINED OIL ,
MILLIONS OF DOLLARS 198 1937 MILLIONS OF DOLAPS

zo20o ... CRU E OIL 0 I l0oO


10to ________ ____ 100




520-----------^ZZ-------------------------- __2
OIL

10 10
8
6 6

4 -4

5 _____ ___ --- --- --- -- --- -- _ _



1.0 1.0
.8 .8
.6 -- rt -- -- ------ -- -- .6
-- -- ~ Z L -- -- -- -- -- .5
.4
.4 --- ---- __ ---- ---- --- ---- ---- ---- --- .4
.9 --- .3

.2 2

1928 1929 19930 1931 1932 1933 1994 1335 193G 1937



REVENUE FROM THE TRANSPORTATION OF CRUDE OIL BY PIPE LINE 3J
AND BY RAIL, 1928-1937
INDEX NUMBERS RELATIVE FIGURES: 1I928=100 INDEX NUMBERS


t100 __ _- --- Io00


75 75


50- ___ 50

RAIL
25 ____- ---. -.25


19 1990 1931 132 1________3 1934 19-5 1936 197 0
1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1334 1935 1936 1937


PRODUCTION AND RAIL TONNAGE OF REFINED PETROLEUM, 19S8-1937
INDEX NUMBERS RELATIVE FIGURES: 19838 100 INDEX NUMBERS


140 _____ 140



10 ____0. too 0 0



80o N 8 r. I, i O__

0 198 199 193 1 4 1 1



19?28 192 1930 1-31 1932 1533 1934 1955 1936 1937


Note Pipe-line mileoqe of companies reportlnqtothe L.C.C. constitutes opproximartel 82E percent of ihe total mileage.
I/ Several companies transport both crude andrefined oil. Revenues of thee are not reported separarelq for crude and refined oil. In hls seqreqatton,lhe revenues of each company. are assigned according tolthe preponderant nature of "'ts traffic.
2/ Excludes transportation revenues of pipe line companies where -he preponderance of- oil traffic consists of crude oil. !I Excludes transportation revenues of pipe line companies where he preponderance of traffic consists of refined oil.
4/ In 1937 general officers and general office employees constituted 9.01 percent of the total number of employees, and 1I.07 percent of the total compensation.


Series 1938
No.5


NUMBER AND COMPENSATION OF PIPEULNE
EMPLOYEES (EXCLUDING GENERAL OFFICERS
AND GENERAL OFFICE EMPLOYCES),ISZE-1 39
1 I 1 1 P 1 ilI RIM I I
COMPENSATION
I (MILLIONS OF I
35




25





COM NATION
pEMPLOEE
01 0 NDR DS OF DOLLARS)

1922 I 132 I 1371


RECEIPTS OF CRUDE PETROLEUM
AT REFINERIES
BY METHOD OF TRANSPORTATION,
1937


* Source of data: Bureau of Mines
U S GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1939-0-146548




~CI-c L \~y4


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
IliU 2 08855 I lli 3838III IIIllIIIlll8 I
3 1262 08855 3838 INTERSTATE


COMMISSION


Series 1939
No. 6


BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS

UNIT EXPENSES IN ROAD FREIGHT TRAIN SERVICE AND OPERATING CHARACTERISTICS OF LARGE STEAM RAILWAYS, 1937


CNTS ROAD EXPENSES PER I 000 GROSS TON-MILES AVERAGE HAUL PER TO
00o RAD FREIGHT TRAIN WAE5, rUECL, SUPPLIES, ENGINEHOUSE EXPENSES, AND LOCOMOTIVE REPAIRS PER 1,000 GROSS TON-MILES)
75
50
25


Y Includes St. L-.F.and St.L.S. & Texos.
/ Includes C.,R.L&R and Cp,.I.andO.
3 Includes A.,T.& .F., G.,CG.& .;and R& S.FR


-/. Includes 5t L. 5wn.tSt.L. Swn. of Texas, Shreveport Bridqe 8 Term. Co.;
and Dallas Terminal Rt. &Union Depot Co.
2S Includes Y. & M.V.
/ Includes its teased lines.


7/ Includes Boston & Alban+.
e/ Includes M.-K.-T. of Texas;and Beaver, Meade & Enqlewood.
s/ Indudes C.& E.


COMMERCE





~C I~f~.ss:.9j97


MILES PER SERVICEABLE
LOCO MOTIVE-DAY (ROAD)* *

MILES
M |rrnhllJ fllIIIIIIIIIII IT llll ll l



250



00







100



50



0 1937 1938 ll 19 L 9 lll
1937 1938 1939


PERCENT OF EQUIPMENT
UNSERVICEABLE**

PERCENT


ROAD FREIGHT
30 LOCOMOTIVES









15________ _________
FREIGHT CARS

10


5 __________



1937 1938 1939


NUMBER OF SERVICEABLE
LOCOMOTIVES STORED-**


PASSENGER CAR
AND TRAIN OCCUPANCY


NUMBER


60


40


S0


li ti lll i ll i| i I II n 1 1 11 ll l l|

PASSENGER-MILE S PER
f RAIN-MILE














PASSENGER-MILES PER CAR-MILE




Iti 1937 l l I l llll l ll ll II9
1937 1938 1939


COAL AND OIL CONSUMED
(ALL SERVICES) **


NUMBER
M30 R mII III1 rI r rlll rlll m-l i-1r1ml ITl II 1l1ll ll i| 1
35009
ROAD
FREIGHT-> 8
3000 -------__i ---------_ ______---------
3000 V TONS OF COAL (MILLIONS
7
250-- _ y \ A
6

Wooo
5

150 _n______ _______ 4 --- -- -

YARD 3
1000 GALLONS OF 01 L(HUNDRED MILL

OAPASS NGER 2
500


Olll lll0 ll l I 1111U1 0 JJO 1l l l l lllllll l Jill
1937 1938 1939 1937 1938 IS

Class I steam railways including class Iswitchinq and terminal companies.


PULLMAN, MAIL,
AND EXPRESS REVENUES
(RELATIVE FIGURES, 1983-1925-100)
NOT ADJUSTED FOR SEASON


1937


1938


1i39


FREIGHT TRAINLOAD AND
PERCENT OF CARS LOADED



70
PERCENT LOADED OF
TOTAL FREIGHT CAR-MILES

60

50 TOTAL CAR-MILES PER TRAIN-MILE*


40

NET TON-MILES PER LOADED CAR-MILE



so


10 _________ ________ ________

IO I I_ __tl l __Il t lll I Ill l li
1937 1938 1939

SExcludes caboose car-miles and liqhtftrains.




AVERAGE COST OF COAL PER NET
TON AND OIL PER BARREL AT
POINT OF PURCHASE **
DOLLAR

2.25
I I IR I I l l IIII I I I TII lllll llI


COAL PER NETTON
2.00 r.*j

1.75

1.50

I.25

1.00 OIL PER BARREL


.75

.50

.25

0 LL L LLLLLllL


OPERATING RATIOS
(PERCENT OF REVENUES)
PERCENT

90
TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSES
80

70

60

50
TRANSPORTATION EXPENSES
40 r

30
ALL MAINTENANCE EXPENSES
20

1 0 _________


1937 1938 1939

U.S. TOVIRM .INT PRINTIN. OFFICE ; W --o-I


AVERAGE
TRAIN SPEED

MILES PER HOUR
50 IIl ll II1 i1isn

45

40
PASSENGER TRAINS WITH LOCOMOTIVES
95

30
MOTOR-CAR TRAINS



to ____
FREIGHT TRAINS


10 __ __





1937 1938 1939


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

1 111111 111 111111 lll I t1IB ll 1 II I II ll11
3 1262 08855 3846 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES


Series 139
No. 7






f tLZ j534,1q15ci


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

II II B I ll lllllI l llllllll II lll llll l lllll llllll TITSITl
3 1262 088553853 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


NUMBER AND COMPENSATION OF EMPLOYEES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS, BY EMPLOYEE GROUPS, 1928-1938


I I


MAINTENANCE OF WAY AND STRUCTURES
400s--.-.- O


400- -_ ____ ____ 80

z -1
D 300 60
0
1-0
l0 < NUMBER 4z



SPERCENTOFALL EMPLOYEES



0 a0
1928 1929 1930 1931 193E 1333 1934 1335 1936 1937 1938


TRANSPORTATION (YARD MASTERS, SWITCH TENDERS AND HOSTLER)



P5 25
I 0 ^ ----- --------- ------- r

S15 -- ---__j _____ ____ 15
i IL
NUMBER 0
l-






PERCENT OF ALL EMPLOYEES

S 199 190 19 1 19 193 194 1935 196 197 1938
19P-8 192.9 1930 19311192 193 134 13"=18


i t


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EtoXECUTIVES, OFFICIALS, AND STAFF ASS15TANT5 zT



S*5--15

NUMBER O

10 10

o o
u

5 15


P RCE T OF ALL EMPLOYEES

1928 1929 1930 1331 1932 133 1934 135 1936 1937 1938


Series 1939
No.8


TRANSPORTATION (TRAIN AND ENGINE SERVICE)
400 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- 40

g~__ 30 __ __ -- -- -- -- -- -- 0





PCA CT Of A 0
00 J

II a

1003 8_ 9___ 9O____- --- ---- -- -- ---- 9 9
z
II

I 1 i




0 ____ 0
19 6 19t9 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938


ALL EMPLOYEES (EXCLUDING SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES)
2000--- 000



21500 1500

z3


0 1
10 I
9500 9- ---- ---- 9--- -5 9 9 500




1928 19219 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1.37 1936







Ste .33


MILLIONS OF PASSENGER-MILES


1300

I too
1100



1000

900

800

700

GO0

500

bOO

300

100


0


PASSENGER TRAFFIC AND REVENUE.5 BY TYPES OF SERVICE, BY MONTHSJULY,1936-JUNE,1939

GER- MILES MILLIONS OF PASSENGER-MILES MILLIONS OF DOLLARs P V


PASSED


1300

1200
I loo

1000

900

800

700

600

500

400

300

zoo

100

0


ENUES


MILLIONS OF DOLLARS


- -- -- -- __ --1



A- A RAIL. SLEEPING AND PARLOR CAR
/ INCLUDINGG PULLMA ^%C(AR1GES)
S .\ /I



RAIL-COACH Ai -


AIR LIN--








A11(1
AiN L FNIN


--RAIL: COACH




--4 -- A -^-----;- --Z--



7 / --


V. -RAIL: SLEEPING AND PARLOR CAR V




-------- ------ ~ - -



AIR. LINE

J ASO ND J F MA M J J A O ND J F M A M J J A O N DJ F MA M J
1936 1937 1938 1939


J F M A M J
1939


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 190r-0-146548


J Exudes commutation, but not other suburban.
/ Source: Civil Aeronautics Authority.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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3 1262 08855 3861 INTERSTATE CO M CE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


Series 1939
No. 9


J A S O NO J F M AMJ J AS O NO J F MAMJ J A
1836 1937 1938


MILES MILES PER PASSENGER PER COMPANY MILES



00oo s 600oo
RAIL: SLEEPING AND PARLOR
CAR ,_

50000



400 -INE oo


300 ___ 300



ZOO ,_____ 00



I O 0 0 _ -- -- -- -- -- _ -- -- I 00
RAI : COACH -

0 0 0
J As ON D J F M AM J J A SO0 N DOJ F M AM J J A 5 N D J F M AMJ
1936 1937 1938 1939


CENTS REVENUE PER PASSENGER CENTS





AIR LINF2V
5





RAIL: SLEEPING AND PARLORCARS
(INCLUDING PU LMAN CHARGES)
3 3



0---------------------RAIL: COC--------- 0






0 1 1 1 Jl I I iI I Il l I 1
0 0
JA 5 O N D J F M AMJ J A ONO J F M A M JJ AS OND J FMAMJ
1936 1937 1938 1939


I 1- 1 M I L IU r U -- AN ) DC NL.1r-


I


S86

2 4


I I






C / s 5.13: P '


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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3 1262 08855 3879


PERCENT OF EQUIPMENT
UNSERVICEABLE**

PERCENT


ROAD FREIGHT
30 LOCOMOTIVES -- _


25





15
PREIGMT CARS




1 193 138 193



1937 1938 1939


MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURES
(BEFORE DEPRECIATION)


MILLIONS OF DOLLARS
7 IIIn il 111 I III '


6


5


4


3


2


v ----------- ----


.0 ------ ----- -----
MAINTENANCE OF
EQUIPMENT



/ ii,
0 ______
0 V;
1'



MAINTENANCE OF WAY
AND STRUCTURES
0 I





0 1 l l1 1 | ll l l----- I II1---l i l t


S 1937 1938 1 1939


PASSENGER CAR
AND TRAIN OCCUPANCY


NUMBER


6 0


I I il l HillIIIIIl ll l i il ll l l!

PASSENGER-MILES PER/
TRAIN-MILE
"=A
vJ


PASSENGER-MILES PER CAR-MILE





l 1937 1938 1939
1937 1938 1939


COAL AND
(ALL


OIL CONSUMED
SERVICES) **


i1111111111 11111111111 11111111111




V TONS OF COAL (MILLIONS)











GALLONS OF OIL(HUNDRED MILLIONS)


V ^ _lll ls | ____ ll |l l l~ l


1937


1938


1939


NET TON-MILES PER LOADED CAR-MILE
30 _________ _____





10_______ ________



1937 1938 1939
* ExcJudes caboose car-miles and liqhtf tains.




AVERAGE COST OF COAL PER NET
TON AND OIL PER BARREL AT
POINT OF PURCHASE **
DOLLARS
I I IIl.t I_ l l I III IIM1 1 1 i li) 1 I
P. 5


1.75

1.50


COAL PER NETTON
? /


1.25

1.00 OIL PER BARREL

.75

.50

.25

0LLLUJALLLLJLLLLLL


1937


ILI


1938


1939


* Class I steam railwaLs including class switchinq and terminal companies.


AVERAGE
TRAIN SPEED

MILES PER HOUR
501 O lI11111Tii 1111 li ll t1111 11l I I i11


PASSENGER TRAINS WITH LOCOMOTIVES



MOTOR-CAR TRAINS




FREIGHT TRAINS


1937


1938


1939


OPERATING RATIOS
(PERCENT OF REVENUES)
PERCENT

90
TOTAL OPERATING E EXPENSES
80

70

60

50
TRANSPORTATION EXPENSES
40

30
ALL MAINTENANCE EXPENSES
20

10

I0 ...LLLL.I -----L-- -- L--
1937 1938 1939

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES


PULLMAN, MAIL,
AND EXPRESS REVENUES
(RELATIVE FIGURES, 19e3-1325-100)
NOT ADJUSTED FOR SEASON


Series 1939
No. ,10


FREIGHT TRAINLOAD AND
PERCENT OF CARS LOADED

II ni sI alll ititill l lll I I I I M

70
PERCENT LOADED OF
TOTAL FREIGHT CAR-MILES

60

so TOTAL CAR-MILE5 PER TRAIN-MIL


40


fT*


i


MILES PER SERVICEABLE
LOCOMOTIVE-DAY (ROAD)* *

MILES


too I-- | -- --
200



150 ___



100








1 1937 1938 1939


NUMBER OF SERVICEABLE
LOCOMOTIVES STORED**


...............


******


I I


wI


1IIIr 1I





_'.. Ist 5S3; q439/


CAR CAPACITY, AND LOCOMOTIVE TRACTIVE EFFORT COMPARED WITH
TONS OF FREIGHT CAR CAPACITY PER $1,000 OF FREIGHT REVENUE AND PRIVATE CAR-HIREI/
TONS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS
CAR CAPACITY (SCALE AT LEFT)
0 ---- CAR HIRE ( CALE AT RIGHT) 8
n
35 I 7

30 6


FREIGHT REVENUE OF SELECTED CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS, YEAR 1937.

TONS OF BOX CAR CAPACITY PER $1,000 OF FREIGHT REVENUE
TONS


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3 1262 08855 3887 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


Note: The qear 1937 was selected because it was considered to be more representative of
a normal year than anq later lear for which data are available.
-/ Freight car hire paid To Individuals and companies not carriers.
V Includes revenue derived from transportation of commodities usually moved in box cars.
3 Includes revenue derived from transportation of coat, coke, ore, sand and qravel,and stone.


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TONS


POUNDS OF TRACTIVE EFFORT OF FREIGHT LOCOMOTIVES PER 1,000 OF FREIGHT REVENUE
POUNDS POUNDS

600 600


500 -0o


400 --00


300 - 300


OOO

00 - 00


.0oo


TONS OF GONDOLA AND HOPPER CAR CAPACITY PER I1, 000 OF FREIGHT REVENUE 3/
TONS TONS


80 80

70 -70

GO 60



4o - -n- - ----140

30 ..-----..------ --------- 30

20 .... o -



o0 o


I


I


Series 1939
No. II.




"~


'_re


I ste 3 32


EZZZZ3 1938


Series 1939
No. |I.


I 1 S98


AVERAGE HAUL PER TON AVERAGE JOURNEY PER PASSENGER AVERAGE FREIGHT TRAIN SPEED* NUM BER OF TRAIN ACCIDENT5PER MILLIC
OF REVENUE FREIGHT (EXCLUDING COMMUTATION) MILES PER HOUR UNITS(LOCOMOTIVE-MILESANDMOTORTRAIN-MIL
MILES MILES NUMBER
0 100 zoo s300o 00 too 0 100 2 o so 10 1 ZO
Un.R&Leased Lines n ffLear .rf I UN.Rondledl ..t ... Un. aL-sedLt Penna.
A.TS.E andAffil.t A.T.a&5andAffir A.-T&5jsand Atfil.CoS I I o. Pac.
Sou.Pac. A.C.L. D.,L.&W. N.YN.H.&. -.
C.,B.&Q. S / // / / / 9.A.L. Southern A.C.L.
C.Bo. 4.' ...IJ .. 1 CMMtP.aR 2 A.C.L. I .L.&W.
c.MM.St.P.P. p....... .I & .0. ,B.& ( L.& N.
Penna. ru ou.Fc.o r.c N.Y.C.(incl.B.&AA) 1~. 1 0. -
I.C.(incLY.&M.V.) Q l/1A C.,B*aiQ. Erie (incl.C.&EJ a ) 6' 1 C.&0. I
L.&N. 5-' Southern 5 I.A.L. Er r let.incl. &
N.Y.C.(incl.B.A.) /// N.Y.C.(incLA.BA.A) Sou.Pc. I.C.(incLY.&M.V.
Erietincl.CC&E.) lI L.& N. C,M.,5t.P.&R P C.,M.,St.P.&P.
B.& O. -/- C.& N.W. I.C.(incI.Y.&M..) A.,T.8,5F.&AffiI.CoC.
Southern ./- //// / C.& O. C.&N.W. I N.Y.C.(incI.B.&A.)
e.A.L. / / / Penna. L.& N. Un.P.&LeasedLines
C.& N.W. I/f/ N.Y.,N.H. &M Penna. Southern
A.C.L. T T// i DL.&W. C.SO0. 5.A.L.

D..L.& W. E a -rie(ind..C.&S.) N.Y., N.I.& & I' C.&N.W.
N.Y.,N.H..H. /zz I.C.tlnd.V.M. I B.& 0. c.,B.ea c.__
S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1940-0 -14U54
Average speed betweentermini including stops for looding,unloading,train switching and train delays, but excluding delays a+ initial anod final termini.
* Units consist of locomlive-miles plus motor train -miles. Train accidents are accidents with or w*ihoutcasualties arising in connection withthe operation ormovementoe trains,
locomotives or cars that result in damage to railway property in excess of *150. Thel are classified as collisions deralmetrds locomotive-boier, otherlocomotive and miscellaneous.
i Necessity for combining roads in 19 8 to correspond with properties covered in 1938 makes impossible a true comparison of this item forlhe two ears.
J/Includes W.J. &5.
L/Includes Southern, A.G.A, C., N.O.&T.P; G.,S. F.; N.O. &N.E; N.A.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

IIIIIIIII IIIII IIIBI1IIBlllll I INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 08855 3895
BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


SELECTED OPERATING AVERAGES FOR SELECTED CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS, 1938 COMPARED WITH 1928


PERCENT PASSENGER REVENUES (ASSIGNED AND
APPORTIONED) OF TOTAL OPERATI N REVENUES
PERCENT
0 10 ?0 30 40


N.Y., N.H. & H.
N.Y.C.(incl.B.&A3
Penna.
A.C.L.
D.,L.& W.
C.&N.W.
Sou.Poc.
5.A.L.
C.dB. nQ.
Un.PR LeasedU ne
AlTA.and Affil.oi
Southern
I.C.(incl.Y.& M.V.)
CM.,S. R & R
L.& N.
B. O.
Erie (incl.C.& E.)
c.& O.


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