Graphical supplement to monthly reports - 1940

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Material Information

Title:
Graphical supplement to monthly reports - 1940
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:
1940
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_00009
Classification:
ddc - 385.0973 fU56g
System ID:
AA00000182:00009

Full Text


I /C I s. 23 .9 40


GRAIN
(C.L.)

ISO


100


so



199 19 1 48,



ANTHRACITE COAL
(C. L.)

150 __ _
ISo


100


50


0 --
1929 1993 16


(RELATIVE FIGURES, 19Z. = 100)
RELATIVE TONS OF REVENUE PREIGHT ORIGINATED ------RELATIVE ADJUSTED PRODUCTION TOMS

FLOUR AND OTHER FRESH 'FRUITS FRESH VEGETABLES COTTON PRODUCTS OFAGRICULTURE
CEREAL PRODUCTS(C.L.) (C. L.) (.L.) (C.L.) N.E.S. (C.L.)

50 ISO 150 ISO 50 150 150


100 100' I L100 100 o 100 0


50 50 50 50_ 50 -


0 0 0 0 0
19 18 199 1933 193 19 19 1938 19 1933 19 193193
93 199 1933 19 19 1919 618 1 99L3 1988 1989 1995 1936


SCRAP IRON AND
SCRAP STEEL(G.L)

I 50


100


50


019
19 9 1933 198a


VEHICLES AND PARTS
(C. L.)

150


100


50


0
1929 1933 1938


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

lllllllllllDlllllllllllllllIIIIIIIIIIIIIII INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 08855 4802
BUREAU OF STATISTICS



GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS

A COMPARISON OF TRENDS IN TONS OF REVENUE FREIGHT ORIGINATED* BY CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS WITH PRODUCTION


** YEARS 1929-1938


LIVESTOCK, LIVE POULTRY
ETC.(C. L.)

150


100 -




50

19Z9 1933 1938



LUMBER, SHIN GLES
AND LATH (C.L.)

ISO














FERTILIZERS, N.E.5.
(C.L.)

150


100


50


0 _
19g9 1933 1938


FRESH MEATS AND
DRESSED POULTRY(CL)

r50


100


50



1929 1933 1938



FOREST PRODUCTS,
N.E.5. (C.L.)

150
ISO


100



0


1929 1933 19


NEWSPRINT PAPER
(c. L.)


1933 1988 199 13 1938 199 193 198 199 193 199 193 19 19 1933 19

P For the purpose of this diaqram, the 157 classes of commodities for which Tonnaqe is reported have been combined in 35 groups. N. E.. means no-elsewhere specified in this list.
* Production adjusted for imports and changes in stocks, or in the case of consumption, for exports.


AR BEETS(C.L) CEMENT NATURALOR
PORTLAND (BLD) W .LJ

150






U. S M T50



1938 1938 1929 1933 1938
U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1940-0- 146548


Series 1940
No.I






SC /$fe. 33'.940


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS



CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES


FREIGHT AND PA55SENGER
(OTHER THAN COMMUTATION)
TRAFFIC AND REVENUES
(RELATIVE FIMURES, 1923- 1925o100)
ADJUSTED FOR SEAS0N
120

110 _

101 -: FREIGHT
TON-MILES
FRE16H
0REEN


0, r,_ 1 /
70 \04

Go
PAENGER-MILE
50 I -"-" --i-1----0 ,' -- -- -- --
PASSENGERREVENUB S

30

to _____---_---

10


1937 1938 1939


MILES PER SERVICEABLE
LOCOMOTIVE-DAY (ROAD) *

MILES








PASSENGER


150 1938 3


FREIGHT
100 off



50




1937 1938 1939


PULLMAN, MAIL,
AND EXPRESS REVENUES
(RELATIVE FIGURES,1923-195=o100)
NOT ADJUSTED FOR SEASON


AVERAGE
TRAIN SPEED

MILES PER HOUR
50

45

40
PA55ENGERTRAINS WITH LOCOMOTIVES
35

30 -
MOTOR-CAR TRAINS
as

20
FREIGHT TRAINS
15

10




0 LI 1 1I -LL J UU 1


FREIGHT TRAINLOAD AND
PERCENT OF CARS LOADED



70
PERCENT LOADED OF
TOTAL FREIGHT CAR-MI ES

0G

TOTAL CAR-MILES PER TRAIN-MILE
so F_ __ _- I


40

NET TON-MILES PERLOADEDCAR-MILE
30


20


10



1937 1938 1939

* Excludes caboose car-miles and liqht Trains.


i i i4- i


PERCENT OF EQUIPMENT
UNSERVICEABLE

PERCENT


ROAD FREIGHT
30 LOCOMOTIVES


25


20


15 __
FREIGHT CARS







10
1937 1338 1939


COAL AND OIL CONSUMED
(ALL SERVICES)*-*


9 _

8 __
TONS OF COAL (MILLIONS)
7 -I I

6





3 '

GALLONS OF OIL (HUNDRED MILLIONS)





193_ 138 1 939
1937 1938 1939


AVERAGE COST OF COAL PER NET
TON AND OIL PER BARREL
AT POINT OF PURCHASE**
DOLLARS
111111 II "T "I t
2.25
COAL P PER NET TON
2.00 L i

1.75

1.50

1.5

1 OIL PER ARREL
1.00

.75

.50

.25 ___-


1937 1938 1939


OPERATING RATIOS
(PERCENT OF REVENUES)
PERCENT
Il l i l 1 1 1 Il l,


TRAN ACTION EXPEN5E5




ALL MAINT NANCE EXPENSES





JL _L J_ U.III 1 11111 lllH l f1


1J Based on revenues of Pullman Company.
* Clas I steam railways including class I switching andterminal companies.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

Illl III III I 1111111111lllllllllllll li I Ill 1 1
3 1262 08855 4653 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


1937 1938


Series 1940
No. a


1939


"1" I"I I I IIII"III"1"" "
TOTAL OPERATING EX PENSES

I- ^k


1937


1938


U S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1940-0-146548





'Cr /s4e sc3,Q3


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

luIlllllllll 11111II 1111 Ililllil llllII IiiII INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 08855 4505
BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT-TO MONTHLY REPORTS


CARS OF REVENUE FREIGHT LOADED, BY GROUPS OF COMMODITIES, 1937-1940, AND AVERAGE, 1926-1930,
BASED ON REPORTS OF THE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN RAILROADS
(THOUSANDS OF CARS)


70 ---- ---I -- lIII I l I I I --- --111 -IIII I-- I lIl
70

60
50 -- -- --- -- -- -- ;L__ --- --


O --
r/T\, ., I.i








-0 I I 1 ILL l 1 111 I I II l I ll I 11
JAN. FEB. MAR. APR. MAY JUNE JULY AUG. SEPT. OCT NOV. DEC.


JAN. FEB. MAR. APR. MAY JUNE JULY AUG.


5EPT. OCT. NOV. DEC.


I I


FOREST PRODUCTS
- II! I T Il ll Ill I l i-F I IF I III II Ill IT l II

70 -- ---- -- --- ---- ---- ---- ---- -- ----- --
._ __-/ 4 -- / ^ ^.
70 -

6 0 -- 1-( .93
GO





I0

30
Fo ^^^^^^^^^^
I 0 -- -- --- -- --- -- --- -- -- --- --


JAN. FEB. MAR. APR. MAY JUNE JULY AUG. SEPT. OCT.


NOV. DEC.


i I


JAN. FEB. MAR. APR. MAY JUNE JULY AUG. SEPT. OCT. NOV. DEC.
U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1940-0-146540


GRAIN AND GRAIN PRODUCTS


Series 1940
No.3


LIVE STOCK
S-- i i I I 1 I I- I l I I I i l i l I I I I i i -- I I I I I I I


40


30. ,I_ v N-.






S I939

1 I I IIII I I I I L I Im I I I I I I I I I 1 1 U I I I I I I I I I I


MIS1CELLANEOUS



400



t1 139

i l l 1 I i I I iI I 1, ,;l II I i l l Il l t l I I I1 I






JAN. FEB. MAR. APR. MA JUNE JULY AUG. SEPT. OCT. NOV. DEC.


-I







~~C I~~t9i 3 340


CRUDE OIL TO
ST ILL
INDEX NUMBERS



125 ----


100


75


50---


51929 134-----



1929 1934 1339


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


liIIIIII IIIIIIII111111I111111 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 08855 4356
BUREAU OF STATISTICS



GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATION TRENDS, 1929-1939
(RELATIVE FIGURES, 1929 = 100)


RAIL PASSENGER RAIL RAIL
REVENUE TON-MILES PASSENGER-MILES
INDEX NUMBERS INDEX NUMBERS INDE) NUMBERS
150 15 1 --5-





100 __ 100 100----


75 75 75 \


50500 o---- --- -50- -------

- -25 Z -5---5 Z5 --


0 0 0 -_
1929 1934 139 1 99 1934 1939 192 9 133 1939


EXPRESS COMPANY
RECEIPTS
INDEX NUMBERS

150



100


75 9--


50


5


0
1929 1934 IS39


TELEPHONE
REVENUES
INDEX NUMBERS
150 --


125 __



100-----------
75





Z5 ---- -------


102 ------- 1934 1939-
1929 1934 1939


Series 1940
No.4


RAIL FREIGHT
CAR-MILES
INDEX NUMBERS
150



I50
125 ___-


100 -________-


75 _---





a5 _- ___


0 -- -


PASSENGER MOTOR CAR
REGISTRATIONS
INDEX NUMBERS
150


125 __ __


100 _- ---


75
75----------- ---- -----


50 _o__-


a------------ ---------


0
19?9 1934 1939









TELEGRAPH
REVENUES
INDEXNUMBERS
150







75 --


50


25


INDEXNUMBERS









75


50


Z5



1929 1934 1939









AIRPLANE PASSENGERS
CARRIED
INDEX NUMBERS

1100
100 -
900 -
00 -


600
500
400
300-
00oo -
100


1929 1934 1939









POSTAL
RECEIPTS
DEX NUMBERS
0


5





5




5


0

1959 1934 1939

. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1940-0 146548


NUMBER OF
RAILWAY EMPLOYEES
INDEX NUMBERS
150


125 _
I00 -,--_-_------


100


75 -----







0
1929 1934 1939


PULLMAN COMPANY
RECEIPTS
INDEX NUMBERS
BO0--,----|---------------------------


25 --


0
oo5 ----------



50


--- --- --


1929 1934 1939


INC
151




101


7!


51








u,


IN
I


I





7






1 C I Se 33 : 46


FREIGHT AND PASSENGER
(OTHER THAN COMMUTATION)
TRAFFIC AND REVENUES
(RELATIV E FIG(URES,1923-1925 100)
120 ADJUSTED FOR SEASON

110

100 -
FREIOHM1


90 I "MLI



60

50 V -PA!SENGER-MILE3
PASSENGER REVENUES
410

30

20 -

10 _

iLO -LLUAiLLLUULiL J
1938 1939 1940






MILES PER SERVICEABLE
LOCOMOTIVE-DAY (ROAD) **

MILES


15C


I O



50



C


PASiSENGER





FREIGHT





1938 1939 40


1938 1939 1940


PULLMAN, MAIL,
AND EXPRESS REVENUES
(RELATIVE FIGURES, 1923-1925-100)
NOT ADJUSTED FOR SEASON
140 1


I120 J


100



P ULLMANil

GO
EXPRESS
40 1' 1:





0 L II II II II II JII II II L II II II
1938 1939 1940


MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURES
(BEFORE DEPRECIATION)

MILLIONS OF DOLLARS
70


60 1 1 I I I II
MAINTENANCE OF
EQUIPMENT

50 -------


40


30
MAINTENANCE OF
WAY AND STRUCTURES
20


10 -


o l9II l l II II li.. LI 1 I li
1938 1939 194-0


COAL AND OIL CONSUMED
(ALL SERVICES) *


9 |



TONS OF COAL
7 (MILLIONS)




5 ,V I




3 L I I I
&ALLON5 OF OIL(HUNDRED MILLIONS)





1 L 1L II I I LI j L I I I I I


1938


1939


1940


FREIGHT TRAINLOAD AND
PERCENT OF CARS LOADED



70
S PERCENT LOADED OF
TOTAL FREIGHT CAR-MILES



TOTAL CAR-MILES PER TRAIN-MILE*





NET TON-MILE5 PER LOADED CAR-MILE
30


20 ------------


10 ----------


0 1 1 IIJIJ1I 111 LII IJ II li
1938 1939 1940

* Excludes caboose car-miles and liqht trains.


AVERAGE
TRAIN SPEED


MILES PER HOUR


PASSENGER TRAINS WITH LOCOMOTIVES



MOTO R-CAR TRAINS



FREIGHT TRAINS







I l I I I II II II 11H I I


1938 1939 1940






OPERATING RATIOS
(PERCENT OF REVENUES)
PFRCiNT


10

0


1938 1939 1940
U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1940-0-146548


iJ Based on revenues of Pullman Company.
* Class I steam railways including dCass I switching andterminal companies.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


312A6208557 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS




CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES


PERCENT OF EQUIPMENT
UNSERVICEABLE .**

PERCENT
S I FII I I F I F
ROAD FREIGHT
LOCOMOTIVES
30 _






zo ___
FO





15 -
SREIGHT CARS

10 ___





o 13 I I I 1 I39 II 1 1
1938 1939 1940


TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSES


-\-- \--- ---





TRANSPORTATION EXPENSES



ALLMAINTENANCE EXPENSES
Il l _J


...... .... .... 1. I 1.


I


50


I r-K


Series 1940
No. 5





TC A 3S:^o


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 126208855 48646 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


RAIL FREIGHT TRAFFIC BY TYPES OF SERVICE AND COMMODITY GROUPS


AVERAGE LOAD PER CAR,A 1939
(TONS)


WHEAT,CL.
45.53













z

'C

=1


PRODUCTS OF
MINES, C.L..53.36






S nJ
0 0



In




,-
.IL
goU


* _T n


CENT5 PER CWT.
140


RAIL FREIGHT REVENUE PER 100 POUNDS
AND SELECTED CLASS RATES, 1328 1939


O-50UTHWESTERN TERRITORY-ZONEII-, 3 R CLASS RATE 360 MILES
SOUTHRNTRRImTRY-3RoDCLASS RATE-. AI LE .I I r
STERN TRUNKLIN TE RRITOY-ZONE I SRDCLA55 RATE-360 MI.

L.TFI ALL f'C-AL--D' / _---

#AveRAcE. -VE U -T-
w-OFIALTERRITORY-3 RD CLASS RA E. 3GO MI L








AVERAGE REVENUE ALL C.L. AND L.C.L.TRAF FIC-ALL DISTRICT 5!
AVERAGE REVENUE- CARLOADP TRAFFIC- ALL DI5TRICTS /


19-8 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939


CENTS


70 ____v____________

70


60

3RD CLASS OFFICIAL TERRITORY
50


40


30


zo

6 nTH CLASS OFFICIALTERRITORY
10


0
0 100 ZOO 300 400 500 600 700 800 900
MILES


SSeparation in Commodity and Class rate groups based on list of- commodities named in petition of A.A.R. in Docket 26300. Class rate group includes commodities moving at percentages of first class,
other than the regular percentages.
_ Forwarder lbnnaqe and revenue are now reported bq railroads to I.C.. or 5 leading companies and subsidiaries. See F. C. Merchandise Traffic Report, p. ?53.
-/ Based on Statistics of Rallwaqs and E-hibit for test week in 1939 submitted at hearings on Senate Resolution 146, 7G*1 Congress, Ist. Session, The "all freiht" haul relates to 1338.
N/ Not corrected +or caincresn length of haul.


Series 1940
No.6


REVENUE PER TON-MILE,
1939


I


-


I ,W


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE :1940-0-245429






1P~i4~t2, 3:. 4 7


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

l illlllllllI 111 Ill II ll ll Bi NI liIIlIIII IiI 11
3 1262 08855 4497 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


TON5 OF REVENUE FREIGHT ORIGINATED AND FREIGHT REVENUE, CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS, FIRST QUARTER OF EACH YEAR, 1929-1940
(RELATIVE FIGURES, FIRST QUARTER 1929 = 100)


RAIN AND GRAIN PRODUCTS



100 ----------




S REVENUE u <



1979 1934 1939
19Z9 1934 1939


FRESH veGETABLES



O1 TO-NS

R VENUE

50so -- -



S
1929 1934 939


LIVESTOCK AND LIVE POULTRY





I c ---REVENUE

50 ONS E __ *..



0
1929 1934 1939


BUTTER. EGSi AND CHEESE













1929 1934 1939




PETROLEUM AND PETRO EUM PRO UCT5







REVE "" UE
50

I0


19I9 1934 1939


PIG IRON_



100 -- ---


REVENUE---


TONS

-192 I I 1939
19W9 1934- 19S9


AUTOMOBILE?, AUTOTRUCK AND PARTS









9 3REV9ENUC


19Z9 1934 1999


SUGARTABLE SIRUPS &EDIB MOLFM E



100 1 --



REVENUE
50




1929 1934 1939


L.C. L. FREIGHT



100


REVENUE





0 I I
1929 1934 1939


4/


Series 1940
No.7


SCRAP IRON



100 -----





%44 R AVENUE


192 1934 1959


NEWSPRINT PAPER












0
1989 1934 1939





jC I c / 33 .. I


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

ill II lllII II IIII IIIIIII I II IIIII
3 1262088554349 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Series 1940
No. 8


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


CONDITION OF FREIGHT- CARRYING CARS,
CLASS I RAILWAYS, L/
YeARS,19Z9-1939 AND FIRST 7 MONTHS,I940
THOUSANDS OF CARS


2750



S NUMBER ONLINE
2250
1250 ..

2000 *








1000
SERVICEABLE--
ACTIVES


500















VERAVEANUMBER INFREISMT5ERVICE
250
1929 1930 1931 193Z 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 19391940
% Y EAIS (mot



CONDITION OF FREIGHT LOCOMOTIVES,
CLASS I RAILWAYS,
YEAR5P1929-1939 AND FIRST 7 MONTHS-1940
THOUSANDS OF LOCOMOTIVES
30

s AVERAGENUMBER IN FREIGHT ERVICe


1?5 1 1


NUMBER AND CAPACITY OF FREIGHT-CARRYING CARS,
CLASS I RAILWAYS /
19Z9-1939


TOTAL FREIGHT-CARRYING CARS

70 1$40

5s __--------------__1.90

60 120
5 5s AGGREGATE CAPACITY
S(MILLION TON5)
SCALE----
0 1 1 11 i00
S- AVERAGE CAPACITY 9
PERCAR (TONS)
40 ----5scALE80

35 70

30 GO
NUMBER OF CARS (100-THOUSANDS)
?5 a-. SCALE s o

20 40

15 __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ 3 0

10 z 20

5 10
0 0
99 1930 1931 193 1933 1934 1935 13( 193 193------8 1939
1923 1930 1931 1332 1933 1934 1935 193( 1337 938 1939


S OENETPITN OFC 900252


U S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE :1940-0-24S429
Includes also cars of private car lines. /Years +ollowinq 1936 are not comparable with prior years because of change in classification from 'coal cars"teoqondcola and hopper cars" which hod ihe effect of transferringto qondola and hopper car class certain cars previously
classified as "other reeiqht-corryinq cars.""Tank cars"and '"otherfreiqht-carryinq cars" are not separately charted here. / Allhouqh the instructions for reporting state that onlI serviceable locomotives should be reported as 'stored' investigation has proven that in
some years some unserviceable locomotives have been included also.


BOX CARS

70 70

65 --- 65

60 - --- 60

55 -- 55

50 .---- 50
45 AVERAGE CAPACITY

0--- 40
PR CARJ .

35 1 35
30 AGGREGATE CAPACITY 30
30 -(MILLION TONS)

25 Z25



15 15

10 NUMBER OF CARS 10
I0 l----~~ O-THOUSANDS)--
5 5

0 O0
19?9 1930 1531 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939


GONDOLA
COAL CARS a AND
HOPPER
70 CARS 70

65 -- 65

60 0 --- 60
AVERAGE CAPACITY
55 PR. L (TONS) 55

50 AGGREATE CAPACITY
(MILLION TONS)
45 45

40 --- 40

35 ---- -- 35

30 -- ---- 30

25 --- E25

e 2 5


SQ NUMBER OF CARS(IOO-THOUSANDS) I 0

5 5--

0 0
1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939




REFRIGERATOR CARS

70--70

65 -65

60 GO60
/ AGGREGATE CAPACITY
5- 5.. (100 THOUSANDTONS) 5
5 0 50

45- 45

40 -- -40
5 AVERAGE CAPACITY PERCAR -!
SO 35
S130

Z25 25

20 NUMBER OF CARS 20
I 5 IO** -THOUSAND3S)



5 S5


1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 19341935 1936 1937 1938 1939


STOCK CARS


70------ ------------- 70

65 ------------------------ 65

60 --------- -------- 60

55-------------------------- 55

50 so5 -- -- 50

45 45

4 0 AVERAGE C PACITY PER CAR T 40

35 1-7 771-1I735
-- ,GR-GEATE CAPACITY
s0 10 -THOUSAND TONS)- 30

25 5



I I I I

I 0 NUMBER OF CARS (10-THOUSANDS)- '0

5 1 1 1 1 i i 6

0 __0
1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939






JC I/ ZA. 9 '940


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

IIII 1 i II lllllll lllllll1
3 1262 08855 4786


PASSENGER TRAFFIC* ON CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS, BY DISTRICTS. JULY, 1936 -JUNE, 1940
OACH AI A REPORTED PAR AN
COACH MONTH MOVING AVERAGE CENTERED PARLOR AND SLEEPING CARAS-----------AS REPORTED
I?. MONTH MOVING AVERAGE CENTERED


MIL

IS
14
13



9i
I I
10
O


LIONS OF PASSENGERS


PASSENGERS CARRIED


MILLIONS OF DOLLARS PASSENGER REVENUE
I1 EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
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193 1937 1938 1939 1940 193 1937 1938 1939 1940 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940


1936 1937


1938 1939


1940


1936 1937 1338


1939


1940


1937 1938 193
193G 1937 1938 1939 1940


HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS PASSENGER-M ILE5

II EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
III iII illl lll I llllllllllli 11T 1111 1T 1 11 11 ||1l 111 11 1 1 11 f l llll m 1 1 lr lllr m lli IIIIIIIIIII l lm llll lI 1 llm lll h

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1936 1937 1938 1939 94 1937 1338 199 1940 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940


PASSENGER TRAFFIC UNITED STATES
PASSCNCER REVENUE A N S CARRIED PASSENGER- MILES



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19 1337 1938 1939 1940 1493 1937 1938 1539 1940 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
0 s GovERNurENP NTINGoFFCE o1 o-o-2454Z9
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ft $ GOVtAI4ENTPAINT*O OFFICE 9g40-O*S454ZS


* Other than commutation.


Series 1940
No.9


L--


-+ 4 -, + H i-+ 4 I I I + +


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT
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WESTERN DISTRICT
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS




TC ) At 3 31:0 /a


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

I III IIIIIIlI IIIIlllllII
3 1262 08855 4778


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


DISTRIBUTION OF REVENUE TONS ORIGINATED AND TERMINATED* IN CARLOADS (PERCENT OF US. TOTALS) BY
FIRST QUARTER OF 1940
I I LESS THAN 1.00 PERCENT ** 1.00 TO 1.99 PERCENT t .00 TO 99 PERCENT g 0 3.00 TO 3.99 PERCENT
PRODUCTS OF AGRICULTURE


GEOGRAPHIC AREAS AND COMMODITY GROUP, CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS,


M 4.00 TO 4.99 PERCENT


5 TO 10 PERCENT
PRODUCTS OF FORESTS


- OVER 10i PERCENT


ANIMALS AND PRODUCTS


PRODUCTS OF MINES


MANUFACTURES AND MISCELLANEOUS


ALL CARLOAD TRAFFIC


Note: The underl)inq figures for these charts are from a new series of statistics beqinninq with the first three months of 1940. Corresponding annual figures w'll show a different percentage distribution.
Tons terminated refers to tons terminated at destination indicated in wobbills and not to tons consumed at point at which terminated.


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No.10





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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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3 1262 08855 4638 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, 1923-1925 -100)
NOT ADJUSTED FOR SEASON
4 0 11 II II II II II









80
so -
PULL AND



EXPRESS

40 13 P .





0 II I I I I I I 1 I I
1938 1939 1940


MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURES
(BEFORE DEPRECIATION)

MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

70 11_11 _


60 1
MAINTENANCE OF
-qUIPMENT

s50o-1----- ---


40 %. '


30
4 MAINTENANCE OF
WAYAND STRUCTURES
20________


10 ____


o 19 I1. ll l I l93 11 194 II
1938 1939 1940


PASSENGER CAR
AND TRAIN OCCUPANCY

NUMBER
Ill11II II IIl'l'1Il II I1 II ,I11
70
PASSENOER-M ILPER I\
TRAIN- MILE Ix

I- -
60





40


30


?o
PASSENGER-MILES PER CAR-MILE

10o -


1938II I 11 11 1 II
1938 1939 1940


FREIGHT TRAINLOAD AND
PERCENT OF CARS LOADED


11 I1 I1 111 I I1 T 11 I I I1 1 I1 II1I1
70
PERCENT LOADED OF
TOTAL FREIGHT CAR-MILES
60


TOTAL CAR-MILE5 PER TRAIN-MILE

50
1*0 ~ ----- -



NET TON-MILE5 PER LOADED CAR-MILE
30








0 IIl i l! 11 I H I II II--
10 -



1938 1939 1940

* Excludes caboose car-miles and liqht trains.


I I 1 I 1i


200 PASEN I







100 .



50



S II 11 II II II II II II I II
1938 1939 1940


COAL AND OIL CONSUMED
(ALL SERVICES) *


9 --,I--I I---




TONS OF COAL
7 (MILLIONS) A I


S- -






3 ------
&ALLONS OF OIL(HUNDREDMILLIONS)



I I J_ 1-_

1938 1939 IS40
,98 I 1939 1940,


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

2.25 I I II
COAL PER
rNET TON
?.00 -, ,


1.75 I

1.50 -




1.00 1 11 1
L PER BARREL
.75

.50


.5-5 -


1938 1939 1940


AVER AGE
TRAIN SPEED

MILES PER HOUR
50 I 1111 11 .1l l .1 1Illllll l

45 1

40
PASSENGER TRAINS WITH LOCOMOTIVES
35 "i-

30
MOTOR-CAR TRAINS
Z5 7 T-- -


FREIGHT TRAINS
15 ----------

10

-5 ------ --- -
5 1 1

0 II lI II 11 11 I II II II I L
1938 1939 1940


OPERATING RATIOS
(PERCENT OF REVENUES)


PERC

,,C


-NT


1938


1939


1940


/1 Based on revenues of Pullman CompanL
* Class I steam railways including cass I switching andterminal companies.


FREIGHT AND PASSENGER
(OTHER THAN COMMUTATION)
TRAFFIC AND REVENUES
(RELATIVE FIGURES,193-(925=-IO)
~ AADJUSTED FOR SEASON


10

00 "
r REI G




70

60
so5- PA SENGEOR-MILE

PASSENJCER EVENUES
40

30

20 -- -

10 _

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series 1940
No.II


1938 1939 1940


MILES PER SERVICEABLE
LOCOMOTIVE-DAY (ROAD) **

MILES
I n I T r I il rr 111 II I rI 1 r 1T 1 I r I I I


PERCENT OF EQUIPMENT
UNSERVICEABLE ,*

PERCENT

ROAD FREIGHT
LOCOMOTIVES
30









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1338 1939 1940


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TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSES

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ALLMAINTENANCE EXPENSES


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3 1262 08855 4489 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


GRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO MONTHLY REPORTS


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SPOPULATIONJPER MILE OF LINE OPERATED
BY CLASS I TEAM RAILWAfS
WA 5 1939


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P47- 1000-.9.00


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3/ Population rom Bureou of the Census, U.S. Deportment of. Commerce
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