Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1937

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Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1937
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United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Statistics
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
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Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
1937
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Statement of Responsibility:
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Compares the performance of the current month to that of the previous year.
Issuing Body:
Vols. for <Jan. 1936>-Apr. 1942 issued by the Bureau of Statistics, U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission; vols. for May 1942- issued by the Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics, U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission.
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"Compiled from ... reports of freight train statistics representing ... railways."
General Note:
"Switching and terminal companies not included."
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Description based on: Jan. 1936; title from caption.
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Picklist IC1ste35

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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 9 REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 19316

AGGREGATES 1
L ~Miles of road operated at close of month. .f .0 .... 23 9 3 2431 57 735 57 875 5 93o 5 spa 38~ 553 38 Tos 132 374 129 768 1
2 Train-mile (locomotiveppropelled and motor car trains):
S-01 Ormr.. ...... ...... 4300586 38 536 9862 14 639 60 13 620 644 1 1602 471 1 669 299 7 056 091 6 509 8251 19 90s 417 16 737 194 9-01
3-2.Liht .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 43 12 3548 28 64 193 914 25 546 20 420 51 302 318 740 141 260 82 412 2*42
3-08. To~tal. 43 636 756 38 872 448 14 857 671 13 614 558 1 628 017 1 689 719 7 107 393 6 548 565 20 043 677 16 819 606 3-08
8. Road loeomotive-miles:
8-0L Principal. 43 632 651 38 665 069 14 866 563 13 826 000 1 628 540 1 689 719 7 107 536 6 548 9141 20 030 012 16 800 436 8-01
8-42 Hle.. ..................... 3 142 064 2 621 984 1 599 606 1 513 351 125 711 105 137 263 586 217 r22 1 153 161 786 074 84
88.LOt ............. 2 571195 2 192 549 1 38 791 1246 537 89 876 85 154 132 079 138 160 10104 49 722 698 8OW
8-04. ..... ..... 49 345 910 43 679 602 17 804 960 16 585 888 1 844 127 1 880 010 7 503 201 6 904 496 22 193 622 18 309 208 8-44
8-05. a~eteamonly. .5 ...............470005 4306 74 41738599 16 1554559 1755 543 1797 488 7503 201 6 904 496 22059 463 18 213 305 8-05
8-6. eecri nl. ... ... ... ... 3 06 0 59 1 36 431 617 88 784 62 522 -126 836 92 460 8-06
447.Tos other............ 7 899 4 25 9 576 816 -2 -7 33443 8.07
Tran-sitcingloecmotive-miles:
8-08.l-orin steam locomotives. 418 241 3 262 461 1 873 26 1 1 812 779 163 953 172 915 492 269 444 985 888 758 831 782 8-08
8-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 5 68 5 56 5 00 6 69 7 as 1 4 7 sa 5 61 30 5 4 95 8 87 8-09
8-10. Electrielecomotive units....... ....... 43 168 41 538 32 707 31 352 3 801 5 072-- 6 660 5 114 8-10
&1l. Otherlocomotives.. 2 148 1 410 1 326 558 -2 -es 5 8-11
8-12. Total. 4 032 113 3 806 078 1 907 294 1 844 689 167 754 177 987 499 520 449 767 1 457 545 1 333 635 &*8-12
4. Car-miles (tosns:
P41 Loddeast.. .. .. .. .. .. .1 700 319 5;96 631 887 933 253 494 359 45 30 906 95 159 80 329 281 882 233 902 44
4-42 Lde west. ................... 524 734 434 805 187 202 151l 452 31 063 34 652 69 266 62 557 237 203 1i6 144 4--0
4-88. Lae total. 1 225 053 1 0353 436 475 135 404 946 66 408 65 558 164 425 142 886 519 085 420 046 4..08
4-44. EpPeast.. .............. ... 244 197 E28 484 81 473 71 395 21 450 25 190 31 007 32 12 5 110 267 99 774 k4-4
4-45.Emt west.. ................ 426 806 381 236 184 291 169 10a 26 486 23 338 52 806 47 993 163 223 140 803 4-45
4-46. mttotal.. 671 003 609 720 265 764 240 497 47 936 48 528 83 813 80 118 273 490 240 577 4-06
4-0.Lo~~ and emteast. .......... .... 944 516 827 115 369 406 324 Sep 56 795 56 096 126 166 112 454 .392 149 333 676 4--07
4-48. Loaded and epgwest. ............... 951 540 616 041 371 493 320 554 57 549 57 990 122 072 110 550 too 426 326 947 4-48
4-09.Loaded and epytotal. 1 896 056 1 e43 156 740 899 645 443 114 344 114 086 248 236 223 004 192 575 660 623 4.49
4-10. Cabo~ose~Betanwst ..... ........... 42 626 37 758 14 901 13 830 1 668 1 710 6 865 6 269 19 198 15 949 4-1
4-1L Passenger-train cars (mn reigh~t trains), east anrd west. 7 98 7 7 8 98 2 35 6 a 14 6 1 37 1 21 1 37 6 1 4 24 4 11 8 4 20 7 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles ofrodoooie road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
&-01. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. 9 663 40s 8 681 136 4 355 094 3 964 497 579 069 583 013 1 566 060 1 435 600 3 163 179 2 698 026 5-01
54S.0al-burning steam locomotives. 2 279 687 1 686 688 54 23 856 18 960 2 255 77.7 1 b67 728 5--0
5-08. Electrieloeomotives. 140 562 124 587 57 781 62 871 39 587 30 471 43 194 31 245 5--8
*5--04.Otherlocomotives.. ...... 33 199 103 81 30 1*18 ~604
5--05. Total. 12 084 284 10 492 610 4 413 032 4 027 449 618 656 613 484 1 589 915 1 454 560 5 462 680 4 397 117 5-45
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (th~ousands):
g-OlL Total incooal-burning, steam locomotive trains. ... 64 066 65tr 55 870 256 30 237 623 .25 982 169 5 379 965 5 333 516 9 766 645 8 713 404 18 6ea 425 10 841 167 6-01
6-02 Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. 1 3 0 57 5 2 1 0 0 31 90 8 39 1 14 17 7 11 1 5 83 1 2 911 0 64 9 9 2 3 25 6-0
&-OS Total in electric locomotive trains. 9 O6 24O 77 9 3 98 4 61 2 72 4 18 5 6 2 35 5 55 2 00 2 0 2 09 4 13 160 o42 6-088
6-84. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 6 19 4 4 8 37 7 94 t 3 3 5 40 0 4 0 04 g44
6-05. Totalinallfreighttrains........ 78 036 744 66 686 399 30 700 080 ;26 401 658 5 615 520 5 533 836 9 912 822 8 824 987 31 808 322 2r, 925 918 g-45
7. Net ton-miles~revenue andnonrevenue (thousands). 1 ... 3 129 625 27 857 034 13 39f 910 11 398 330 3 019 800 2 982 555 4 155 742 3 675 881 12 556 173 9 800 268 7
8. Train-houre (including tram-ewatehing hours at way estations). 7 53 1 31 2 4 86 6 7 1 0 06 10 9 95 9 7 85 11 5 9 63 1 22 2 62 4 31 6 25 3 99 7 69 1 19 9 4 34 1 0 04 2 51 8
AVERAGCES
9. Averae e mile of road per day:
ordnay.. .. .. .. .. .5* 54 *2 .6s* 91 -95*4 4.8 4.2 9-41
sd02 Net .o-ie 556 3 869 7 486 6 353 16 427 16 32 773o33 e 46 90
10.A ~oome- pa h ... .. .. .. .01.11 1.11 1.08 1.06 1.04 1.0) 1.06 1.05 10-41
14-02 Loaded~hlh~~rp ea-ie...... .2 6 24. 5 9.2 n332.o a6.1 a l-a
l~Enps. ecr.ar-ie.. ..... ~ 5 5: 1: 18*2 ;9 1 19 2 1* 1 .1 14-08
las"' Gros tODi oco ottW nde tenders). .ao 112Og 181
1446. Net ton-miles. 767 915g 898 1M08
1L. Gross ton-mile of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 245 oab 243 3l 35 326 i 21 1 l 246 abo 11
12Netiton-mile prloaded ear-mile. ..... ...2.0 27.0 asL.a es*I 45-5 lr5*5 25*3 25*7 24.e 23.3 12
iad qPercent loaded of total crih ar-miles, eastward. ...7.1C~ 724 7.0 62.2 55.1 %, i7*9. 20
1448 Percent loaded of total cagt ~r-milee, westbound. . 1. 25405* .. .2. Ia
1MB.a Percent loaded of total feg car-males (east and west) 6 .981 j.
18-04. Percent eastbound of total fodd reightear-miles... 57*2 57*9t 60.6 6*532 57* 56..37
14 A e s eaetri-hour:-*** *** ....... 5.6 1. .oI.16 646.1. 1.1
14-02. Gross tonmiles (ex~clding locom'otivPes and tenders)... a 4 6&y 1 7 0 8454 aa 6, ea 05 26 519a 816 14-02
15. Percent train-switehing hours at way stations of total train-hours.* .I 19.8 21.2 8~6.7 26.4 24*1 24*315* 15*9 15*1 18.o 15


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U .31 OF FL LIB. FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
DO06 compiled fromp 13 reports or traisht train estaistice representing 143J railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


U.S. DEPOSITO8 FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, U198 AND 1938


* Excludes switobing time of train loconot l terminals*


109310-0 U.S OVERNMEN(T PRINTING OFFI E:r937


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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM ~~POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 5 REGION IE O

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES

L TM-eof (loa opeae vt pms omaontoh M: *** 234 704 235 283 57 716 57 875 5 930 5 892 38 571 38 742 132 487 132 774 1
M)1. Ordinary.. ~. .. *************40 438257 38 601 476 13 924 858 13 971 740 1 710 688 1731572 6 765 959 6 350 215 18 036 752 16.547 949 2-1
un. l **** **** **** 436 160 409 661 215 106 220 500 39 028 25 028 62 621 46 692 119 405 117 441 21S
8. Rooootiv-mlm 40 874 417 39 011 137 14 139 964 14 192 240 1 749 716 1 756 600 6 828 580 6 396 907 18 156 157 16 665 390 20S
8-01. Principal. .**** 40 870 792 39 022 306 14 149 786 14 204 467 1 750 316 1 756 600 6 828 728 6 397 588 18 141 962 16 663 651 841
442 Hle.. ..................... 3 011 356 2 948 975 1 566 984 1 669 417 162 157 133 272 267 883 218 798 1 014 332 927 488 80
94. .. .. .. .. .***** 2 367 038 2 338 3'08 1 276 938 1 332 272 96 837 94 126 130 016 135 676 863 247 776 304 48-
244~ ... .... .. 46 249 186 44 309 659 16 993 708 17 806 156 2 009 310 1 985 998 7 226 627 6 752 062 20 019 541 18 367 443 a44
g45. Totl steam only.. 45 648 413 43 704 753 16 599 307 16 774 310 1 925 704 1 902 912 7 226 627 6 752 062 19 896 775 18 275 469 8-05
246. Tota electric only. 596 340 598 821 393 888 430 250 83 606 81 086 --118 846 87 485 8-06
8-07. oa other. ....... .. 4 433 6 085 513 1 596 '- 3 9 o 4 489 8.4?
Tran-sitcinglocomotive-miles:
8-08. Co lbmnsteam loomotives.. .. .. .. 3 251 021 3 352 901 1 795 533 1 944 208 171 855 171 766 476 096 438 226 807 537 798 701 480
s-9. Oil-burmang steam locomotives. 5 21 37 5 4 53 7 34 -- 7 35 6 6 90 6 5 14 01 9 4 46 8 8 8 809
8-10.Electrie locomotive units.... .......... 39 762 44 957 29 959 336843 3 611 5 974 192 5 140 8-10
~1L Otherlocomotives. .......... 1 782 2 004 1 514 762- -- 468 1 242 -11
8-12. Total. 813 940 5 853 596 1 826 806 1 978 813 175 466 177 740 483 452 445 138 1 328 216 1 251 911 1 -12
4. Car-miles (huad):
ML O.oddeast.. ......... 657 156 594 307 275 332 256 414 31 775 30 130 95 491 80 840 256 558 226 923 401
4.02 weeed ar................... 514 317 442 132 184 184 157 922 41 917 40 022 68 973 62 093 219 243 182 095 4-0
4-48.eeed total. 171 473 1 056 439 459 516 414 336 73 692 70 152 162 464 142 933 475 801 409 018 4-48
4-04.mty east .................... 247 167 228 305 81 855 74 746 30 092 29 469 28 205 5O 752 106 955 93 338 4-04
4-45 Epywest.. 99 549 371 464 167 427 171 585 23 651 21 591 54 843 45 738 153 628 132 550 4--05
4-06.Emt total. ............ .... 646 656 599 769 249 282 246 331 55 743 51 060 83 048 76 490 260 583 2835 888 4-06
44Y/.Lae and empty, east. ...............904 263 822 612 357 187 331 160 61 867 59 599 121 696 111 592 363 513 380 261 4-W
4i-08.Loaded and empty,west. ....... ... .* 913 866 813 596 351 411 399 507 65 568 61 613 183 816 101 831 372? 871 314 645 4-08
4-09, Loaded and empty, total.. ............. 1 818 129 1 636 208 708 798 660 667 127 455 121 212 245 512 219 423 736 384 634 906 4-0
4-10 PllgiCabose estadwest n~ ~ .. .. .. 39 120 37 484 14 150 14 i85 1 795 1 800 6 584 6 132 16 591 15 367 4-10
5.Grek rodoc~ovs e%)A ~ es. ..8 043 7 626 1 931 1 931 121 112 1 325 1 321 4 666 4 262 4-ll
&-OL Coal-burningsteamlocotmties............. 9 131 921 8 833 942 4 140 992 4 108 521 639 514 615 970 1 508 190 1 406 117 2 8(43 225 2 703 334 6-01
6-42 Oil-burning team locomotives. 1 994 01 8 1 684 852 47 65 a 531 21 438 1 970 434 1 663 349 54
5-48. Electrielooomotives. 132 642 127 146 55 021 62 362 37 439 35 933 -40 182 as 851 5-08
5i-04 Otherloeomotives.. 342 519 46 169 -- 296 350 5-04
545. Total. 11 258 917 10 646 459 4 196 106 4 171 117 676 953 651 903 1 531 781 1 427 555 4 854 137 4 395 884 5.45
6. Gross ton-miles of ears, contents, and eaboo~es (thousands):
g-0L. Total in coal-burning, team locomotive trains. 62 315 275 57 186 689 29 190 825 27 280 973 6 074 776 5 801 540 9 635 481 8 669 606 17 416 193 15 434 570 6-01
g42. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. 11 i o7 53 7 9a 89 4 92 so5 17 8 144 8 23 12 0 4 75 11 8 22 4 29 9 7 18 8 39 .g
6-08. Total in electric locomotive trains. 65 005 777 139 438 300 443 095 215 084 199 482 --211 621 134 562 61)8
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 5 2ta 3 90 7 6 37 80 8 4 57 5 3 0s 9 -044
6-0. Total inall freight trains. 75 153 029 67 807 22 7 29 630 047 27 725 054 6 289 860 6 001 022 9 778 304 8 790 081 as 454 818 25 291 070 ~6-
7. Netton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). 2 212 087 29 150 906 13 202 665 12 407 650 5 409 302 3 271 651 4 088 050 3 718 906 11 512 070 9 752 699 y
& Train-houre (including train-switchinghours atways~tations). 609 740 2 608 257. 970 474 1 047 099 129 195 128 599 430 51 3 396 632 1 079 558 1 035 927 8
AVERAGES
9. Averae e mile of road per day:
orinr. ... .. ... 625. .6 .10 10.1 6*3 5*7 4.9 4.3 901
10.A a Loooiemae (rind~p alad h le.. ...... 1.07 1.0 1'.11 1.1 1.10 1.81,41.16 .6 M
10,08.oaa ieih ar-miles........ 1. 55. 6. 9512 3 l 1,06 1.0 10-as
10-04. co~faih ar-mi eadrdingea .. .. .. .. ._ .0H 42. .9 ft 700)r i* 16-05
10N0. mtonregt a-miles... ... ...88gg1,11, 1 10-45
1M Groseonmls tof ~mloeomotivend nlcmtvsntenders e oooie-ml. .~i 4 4 4 4 37392821829 1

I2~eto -iepro perladedarmile. .. ... .. .. .. ..1 27.5 1 88. 88.7 e9.9 146.1 46.6 25.2 26.o 24.e 23.8 12
180L. Percent loaded of totalfrih calrmiles, eastward. .) .i 7 2. 4 4s 76.87. 06. 1841
1 8 -0 4 P e r c e n t l a toa d e d o f t o t a l l a e a fr me s we e t b o u n d .9 4* 95 05 8. e
18-01. Percent loaded of total crigtar-miles (east and west). 4. 8995. 1. 4 18-08
14 A8-4.Pe ooud f otl regh er-ils.. .. 5.1599 1..142957.5 .6 539 55.51 18--0
14-01 I9i-miles. ........ .I 15. 0 14.6.6 6si 1s~~ ~ *66 1 *7 1) .916.1 16.80 16.;1 1401
14-02 Groes ton-miles (ezeludin locmotives and temlers). ..2, 9t 25.997 30,538 6 84,4, 2 s1a2,242,1 4
15. Peteent train-switehing hours at way stations oftotalItrain-hours.* 19.b 20t 2 OP 6.4 26.0 22.b 2).0 15.1 15.9 15.0 15.6 ft6
* Eolutes switchng time of train looomotivre at initial and final tnrainals, r


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.BUREAU OF STATISTICS FEBR
FREIGHT TRAIN 'PERFORMANCE IOF CLASS I `STEAM RAILWAYS IN THlE UNITED STATES
Compiled f~oml 1) reports of freight trainr statistios representing 24) railways
(S~WITCHING% AND TEPRMINWAL C-OMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


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FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1987 AND 1958


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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITMs No.

19371 I 1936 19371 1936 1937 1936 19371 1936 1937 1936


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


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AGGREGATES

L Miles otroad operatedat closeotmonth#l. .. .. *
2 Traie-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
S-4L Ordinary. .; I.. ........... ..
e-08. Touu . .. ..
8. Road locomotive-miles:
&-OLPrncipal .. .... .. .. .. .. .
MSBepe. .. .. .. .. ... .. .. .
gMBa. .. .. ... .. .. .. .
&04. . . .
205.To esteamionly.. ............
MGs. Tt electric only. ............
8-07. oaother.. ..... .. ..
Tri-wthn locomotive-miles:
8-08. Coa-ung steam locomotives.. .......
8-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives............
10. Electriclocomotive units........ ....
8-1. Otherloeomotives.. .............
8-12. Total. . . . . .
4. Car-milesthusa) :
4l-41 aeeast.. .. ............
4--08.L ad total. . . . . .
4-04. pt~e east. . ...........
4--05 E pywest.. .. . .. .. .
4-6. mpytotal.. .. ............
4-47. Lr and empty, east........... ..
4-B. Loaded and emtwest. .............
4-09. Loaded and epy total.... .... ..
4L-10. Cabooseeast nwest. ..............
4-11. Passenger-trai n care (in fright trains), east and west,. .
5. Groes ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5--0L Coal-burningsteamlocomotives.. .. .. .. .. .
502 Oll-buranin steam loeomotives........ ...
5-48. Electrieloeomotives. ..............
5-04. Otherloeomotives.. ............
5--05.Total. ,
6. Grose to -mil~esof coe tents, adleboes (th usands):....
6-02. Total in oll-burning, steam locomotive trains ......
6--0 Total in electric locomotive trains...........
6-04. Totalin other locomotive and motor car trains .. .. ...
6--0. Totalinallf~htreightan .. ... ... .
7. Net ton-milee, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). ......
8. Train-hours (including train-switchinghoursatwaystations). .
AVERAGES

9. mile of roioadpd pr a
la.~~ 'vrae ordinrislary .ecudn .. .. .. .
10. A rocm tvmile (pida and th ). .. .
loos. LaeaediriBtr ied a-ie. ....
16-08. car-mileshe.umle ... .. .. ,. .
14-04. o~'regtar-miles (ezeluding caboose). .
10-5. Grees ton-miles (excluding locomotives ana tenders). .
10--0. Net ten-miles..................
r1.Grees ton-miles ofloeomotives and tenders e oooie-ml...
12.Netton-mileeperloadedear-mile. .. .. .. .. ..
18. Calr-mile ratice:
Iru1. Percent loaded of total fegt ear-miles, eastward. ..
18-02. Percent loaded of total crihar-miles, westbound .
18-08. Pezeent loaded of total crih ar-miles (east and west). .
1844. Percent eastbound oftotaloae freight ear-miles. ..
14. A e) t hour: . ~ ~
14-02. Gross ton-miles (ezeluding locomotives and tenders). ...
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hour.* .


138 776
335 285 143
199 853
33 484 996
314644087
171 542
1499 0012
36 676 651
36 48 9985
179 945
6721
1 630 540
942658
10 254
a094
2 585 544
460 825
368 858
889 063
193113
275 343
466 466
653 938
641 591
1295589
30 683
9 10 S
5 401 540
3 331 07 7
60 096
468
8 795 001
31 875 737
19 639 165
294984
7 to3
51 816 989
19 552 967
8 039 880


57 725
)8 564 645
453 170
28 997 815
29O016349 O
3 1665190
2 615 729
34 798 668
33 985 305
812 874
1089
3 648 794

2 640
3 734 100
563 265
371 586
934 651
163328
351 716
515 046
726 593
723 194
1449 697
29 051
4 2 86
a 495 386
101
112 802
149
8 608 438
59 428 448
676
899 572
1 4 51
60 330 187
26 600 576
1 976 583


57 875
27 Sea 384
414 414
28 006 798
a 030 467
3182 768
25~78809
35 792 044
32 927 765
861 867
2412
3756 987
65 195
3 823 502
509 908
309 374
819 282
146 141
340 687
486 828
656 049
650 061
1306 110
as 011
40 8 1
8 073 018
65
185 233
250
8 198 .566
553 26' 142
178
861 751
1 6 4 1
54 126 712
23 805 980
2 006 884


38 557
15 882 050
123 925
13 935 973
15 936 264
531 469
862 095
14 729.828
14 789 828


966 565
14 407

982 972
188 650
326 889
59 212
107 649
166 861
247 868
245 888
493 750
13 450
2 70 1
3 073 873
47 387

S121 260
19 400 126
291 000

19 691126
a 243 751
862 138


36 784
la 860 040
85 458
12945 472
18 946 508
456 220
275 836
134656 558
13 656 558


883 all
11 686

894 899
161 169
184 650
885 819
62 877
93 731
156 608
224 046
218 381
442 427
la 402

a 841 717
40 398

2882115
17 385 010
ass 058

17 615 068
7 594 787
796 401


1
&*01
2-08
8-41

848
8-45
8-08
847
848
8-10
&-12


4.08

4--06
4-00

4-10
4-11
5-41
&-GB
6-08)
5-04
5--0
I 601
6--0
&-08
6-44
6-45
7
8


234 643
as 659 oa3
872 332
84 511 355
84 503 443
615 480
4 938233
95 595 096
94 353 550
1230 346
11 200
6 669 268
1089 931
82 930
3 930
7 646 055
1 357 475
1 039051
2 396 526
4913504
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# Repesen~zts an avrage of the mireas reporbid at the olose of each aonoth within the period.
* Exludes switching time of train looomotives at initial and fnaul terminals


INTERSTATE CO JERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT ~TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 15)reports of freight train statistioa repriesentingl4) railwayrs
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)





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gy),ject to grgyggion 3 1262 08851 4681 INTERST ATE COMMERCE COMMISSION stdremes No. M1-2H1 (OS--)
us. BUREA"l OF STATISTICS MARCH,1937
owl., FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF LASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled froni 1J2 reports of freight traiid sta~tistos representing 48 railwayse
IC c a, (SWITCHING AND TERMINAL 00P~MPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


U.S. DEPO~PITORY~ FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH,19W' AND 1938



SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRET I WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 4 REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1936 1937 0961937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. M~ilesofroadoperatedateloseomenth.. .. .. ... 234 670 2358356 57 673 57 865 5 928 5 892 85837 58 702 1321421 132 777 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
24llO dnr................ *44825 259 38 835 432 157162 281 15359 406 1 910 188 1 590 578 7 832785 6 650165 19 519 985 17 253 83 i01
M2. Light..... ................. 413 803 554 620 285 675 222 710 27 701 21 519 47 336 34 932 113 093 75 459 84
2-08. Total. .B 5 9 042 39 188 052 15 987 954 13 582 116 1 957 889 1 612 097 7 880 181 6 665 097 19 435 078 17 388 742 348
8. Road locomotive-miles:
8-4 Prinelpal. 45 226 633 59 171 550 15 99 5 88 15 582 992 1 938 557 1 612 097 7 880 098 6 665 236 19 412 596 17 311 ass g42
MB. Hle.. ................... 3 270 777 2 615 180 1 804 $87 1 454 837 152 184 109 459 318 477 218 185 995 989 832 699 48-0
44L..... .......... 2656068 2155 671 1 461 657 1200 814 110658 74 285 155470 123 0is 908 286 758 159 aol
8440 .... .... 51 1334$7$ 45 922 401 19 861 226 16 238043 2 801 595 1 795841i 8 354045 7 006 434 21 316 811 to 88208 OB 44M
8-05.Top steam only. .o ....... 63 365 45 290 967 18 807 446 15 786 547 8 112 100 1 723 784 8 354 045 7 006 454 21 189 772 18 774 808 8-0
&gSB.To electric only. .6 6743 625 804 453 066 450 aas 89 293 78 057 120 584 10?I551 846
8-07.Toa other............ 7 569 5 650 714 1270 655 4 560 87
Trai~withinelocomotivemiles:
448. Oolbun team locomotives. 3 690 672 3 151 912 2 066 654 1 706 152 194 869 160 012 575 882 470 854 855 4671 812 894 848
Ms-0Oiburning ta locomotives... ......... 601 841 526 876 -~ gagg yvo 5 189 519 106 8--0
8-10.Electricloeomotiveunit. ... .. .. ... .1 48145 50 981 37 475 9 459 3 769 5 271 6 903 east &-1
8-1 Otherlocomotives... .1 2 4482 i 494 i an -- 882 1 os 8-11
8-2.Total ... .. .. ... .. ... .1 4 343 174 3 732 211 a 105 6211 1 748 847 198 638 165 883 584 153 478 624 1 454 381 1 539 457 81 2
4. Caslclres~toud :
4--0 Laeast .......... 758 273 656 115 518 579 259 955 37 429 30 617 110 869 87 395 291 996 z58 150 4-01Z
wada t .. .. .. .. .. .1 574 742 460 831 208 128 158 054 48 094 se 735 79 459 65 994 839 061 803 450 648
Loddtotal. 1335 015 1096 346 526 70? 418 009 855835 65 ss 189 7ae lasser 531057 461soo 4..0
4--4. mtr~cest..................... 288 995 247 882 93 255 Sa 784 34 847 89 732 35 005 30 Sta 182 888 104 994 4--04
4--05. mtrwest.................... 455 087 409 767 195 706 171 864 25 190 21 879 63 886 56 268 170 305 160 486 4-4
4-06 Epytotal.. 741 088 657 589 2888 961 254 64-8 60 OS? 51 007 98 891 84 514 293 195 245 420 4-48
647-.Lp and erpyeast 044 268 883 9317 411 834 342 759 72 276 60 349 145 274 117 905 414 884 365 144 6-07
4-48Loaded and epgwest 029 889 869 998 405 834 529 918 73 284 54 008 1455345 188 196 409 566 365 876 M-B
4-0. Loaded and epy total. 2 074 097 1 7531935 elsss 66ass?65 145580o 114 557 288 419 859 901 824 850 78708 4--09
4-10. caboosle,e~asabet ........ 44 082 30 182 16 087 15 668 1 975 1 638 7 569 6 388 18 451 16 514 4-10
1L. Pagrenenertrain ears tinfireight trains), eas~tand'west. 8 246 8 065 a 227 a 046 150 119 1 196 1 617 4 713 4 285 4-11
5. Grees ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5--0Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. ............ 10125 906 8 686141 4 691 641 s9 89so8 699 578 559 655 1 751144 145aaos0 2 983 543 2713 403 f501
5-02Oil-burning steam locomotives....... ..... 2 186 093 1 815551 60 61 -r 210 229019 160 932 179p 571 5-0
5-48 Electrielecomotive. .. .. ... .. .. .. .1 144 159 129 817 62 972 65 109 39 476 51 4.53 41 691 53 655 5--0
5-04. Otherlocomotives. .......... 667 455 97 106 --- 570 587 5--4
L645.Total ........ 12 456 8051 10 5713 48 4754 770 9394556 739 054 591 106 1 776 245 1 475 724 .5186 736 4 540956 5-4
6. Groes ton-miles of cascontents, ~and booses (thousanlds) :
6-0. Total in ca-ung steam locomotive trains. 71 216 774 57 686 876 33 6531 616 26 453 881 6 952 848 5 145 380 11 446 717 9 094 654 19 163 599 17 010 941 6-01
6-02 Total ia i-unn~ta locomotive trains. 13 478 773 11 202 259 355 2655 146 292 151 384 13 338 126 11 070 680 6-4
6-08 Total in electric locomotive trains....... 979 598 844 388 517 768 485 817 832 780 175 788 --289 116 185 323 6-4
6-04 Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains. ........ 6 8 86 4 6 31 8 38 8 79 -6 0 48 3 7 5 6-04
Ma05Totainallfreighttrains. 85 682 031 69 758 094 34172 571 26 988232 7185548 5581148 115195 009 9 285978 32 730889 288268 714 8--0
7. Net ton-miles revenue and nonrevenue (thousanrds). 6 651 483 27 994 750 15 201 219 111553 489 3 920 247 2 747 7*4 4 936 285 3 558 726 12 595 732 10 438 790 7
8. Train-hours (including train-swtehing hoursst way stations). 2 841 181 a 487 913 1 086 680 943) 606 139 204 114 951 485 379 408 428 11ap 978 1 086 948 8
AVERAGES

9. ade~Tfir~ of road per day:
oriar... .... .... .2 .38. 7.4 10.4 8.7 6.6 5*5 2.7 4. 901
10 A rm- p adh ... .. .1071.7 .1.11 081 1.07 1 01. 1.051. 1
1642. Loactdied ear-smiles. ...2. 823N3.3. 982. 312.526 1-0
10-04. cail~~g~~ r-miles (exeluding caboose). ......... 5155046. .83.4. a1 ~1 o
1445.Grols tnms (excluding lecomotivesaPnd tenders)......191L96, ,15362,14o1391 1(M5
10-48 Net ton-miles. 18 2 39202 630 $a 104.e
11. Gross ton-miles locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .I 244 241 2471 244 336 329 21) 211 24) 240 11
12. Net ton-milee per loaded ear-mile. ...............27.5 25*5 PS-9 26.7 45g.8 4346.o 23*.9 23*7 22.6 12
18. Car-mile rtios:
18-0L.Percent loaded of total ieg carcmiles,eastward . .I .6 72. 7. n.4r r18 5075. 70.4 711 -14
1s-02.Percent loaded of total ir~ car-milee,westbound......5.5.95L5* .6065.4.8.5.9 14
18-48. Percentloadedof total eintar-miles (eastandwrest). 4. 25 46.1 5885* 573- *6. 8
18-04. Percent eastbound of total raded freight ear-miles. 569so 60.5 62.2 43. 483585705.0 55.99 1Mt
14. AL .es our .. .. .. 15.9 15.8 14.7 14.4 1 ~.9 14.o 16.2 16. 6 17.2 16.9 14--0
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excludinglocomotirer;sad tendera). .. 0.157 28,031 31,449 28,531 51,619 lC6,299 23,188 22,926 as,966 27,527140
15. Pezeent train-switching hours at.way tsttions of total trala-hours, .1 20.7 20.4 27.3 25.7 23.8 24.0 16.4 16.9 15.8 16. 5 15
Exoludes swiltching time of train lodemotives at initial an4 final terminals.




















SOUTHER 4 DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISgTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEMI POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1936 1937 1 4 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
I mof radlo snted atP co oim .. .. 234 659 235 857 571 679 57 8721 5 929 5 892l 38 546 38 7171 138 505 132 776 1
Ml.O dr.. ~. rs ........ 1288*4 594 115 975 324 44 526 984 40 951 490 58225547 4 991 449 21456167 19 491 759 57 259 14 50538 486 M1
S-Qii L4h. ......... 186 155 1 099 767 658 43 5 4367 124 92 275 64 967 161 259 180 344 373 758 275 51 S
MB.To ....... ..... 129 751 789 117 073 091 *4 98519 ri 415388 814 5 315 622 5 058416 81 817 426 19 618 183 57 63 918 50 815 738 M8
& Road locomotive-miles: a
8-0L Prinelpal. 18 724 717 117 054 526 45 005 180 41 607 506 5 317 413 5 058 416 at 817 528 19 615 292 57 584 596 50 775 ia 8-01
*M.e ale. ..................... 9 424 '563 8 186 139 4 970 777 4 657 605 440 058 547 868 850 112 654 405 3 163 488 2 546 84 84
Mo~s, ....... 580 860 6 672 569 4 083 937 .a 3 784 976 297 365 855 565 417 576 596 867 8 781 982 2 837 161 8-08
Md4. ..... ..... 146 729 940 131 9138534 54 059 894 i50 030087 6 054830 5 659 849 83 085 216 80 664 564 as 530000 55558s734 8-04
M5. soalteam edy.. ................. 144 8188282 130 067 847 52 798 751, ;48714 312 5 793 147 5 424184 84 085 216 80 644564 6 147 168 558264 187 M
MG.Tta electric ony. 893 089 18318824 1 8a534 0 C 1 312093 861 685 235 665 66 066 883 466 &8-
8-07. olOther............ 185690 14 763 1 803 i 5 3821 -- 16 766 1108 oat T
Train-swthn locomotive-miles:
8-08. Coal-bun steam locomotives 10 360 134 9 767 331 5 735 448 5 465 1359 530 677 504 693 1 544 247 1 554 065 2 549 768 8 443 434 MB0
M0o.Oil-burning steam locomotives......... ... 1 691 772 1 481 228 asesp2 19 458 1 668 513 1 461 764 Me
8-10.Electrielecomotive units....... ....... 131 075 137 476 100 139 104 654 11 181 16 517 19 755 16 505 8-10
All Otherlocomotives................... 6 246 5 856 4 134 2 556---- 2 118 3 300 8-11
8-12 Total. 12 189 227 11 391 865 5 839 781 5 578 349 541 858 521 010 1 547 506 1 575 152 4 240 148 5 925 003 8-1
4.Ca2dles thousands):
eoML peeast.. ....... 1 748 1 829 052 881 844 769 863 104 549O 91 453 298 919 848 $626 830 436 718 974 4-01
4-02.de wesrt. 613794 1 537 168 579 514 467 488 121 07 4 107 407 817 699 190444 6955107 571 689 4-48
448.ade total. 789 542 3 166 280 1 461 358 ~L1 237 291 225 623 199 060 516 418 439 806 1 525 943 1 890 463 4--4
MA est. .. .. .. .. .. .. 777 899 704 612 856 583 228 985 86 389 84 591 94 817 93 189 340 110 298 107 4-04
4-05 Emtwest..................... 1 281 448 1 162 466 547 424 512 551 75 387 66 204 171~535 149 935 487 156 453 776 4-0
4-46 Epytotal.,................... 2 058 741 1 867 078 804007 741 476 161716 150 595 865 752 845122 827 266 731 885 4-06
4--0.Lrd and eapysut. 2 695 047 2 533 644' 1 138 487 998 788 190 938 176 044 395 156 341 751 1 170 546 1 017 081 4-07
4-08. Loaded and epywest............... 2 895236 2 499 634 1 126958 979 979 196 401 173 411 sa9 as4 540 577 1 1884663 1005q467 4-48
4-0.'LoaLded and epytotal. 788as 28 503 898 a86 5365 1 978 767 587 339 349 655 782 370 682 388 Z 535209 a 022 548 4-4
4-10. Soot~easrt nweslt. 126 515 114 084 45 077 3 41 679 5 4538 148 21 017 18 763 54 989 46 454 4-10
4-11. 'rwg~ri cars tinfreig~httrains)ej adstandwest. 25 414 as 972 6 374 6 187 588 592 5 899 4 545 18 753 18 148 4-11
5. Gros ton-miles o road locomotives and tenders (thouesnds):
5-01. Coal-bur~ningsteamloeomotives .. .. .. .1 28 921 07 5 26 141 697 15 187 727 11 971 298 1 918 161 1 758 636 4 885 24 0 4 294 982 8 989 947 8 116 781 5-01
5-02 Oil-burningseteam locomotives............. 6 459 79a 5187 091 161 c. 16 78 488 65 317 6 387 143 15 as48 .0
5-08 Electriolocomotives .. ............. 417 543 380 950 175 774 190 342 116 50s 97 857 125 067 98 751 5--0
5-04. Otherlocomotives.. 648 1 151 246 556 -- 1 396 795 5-04
545. Total. 35 799 852 31.710 889 13 363 908 12 142 122 2 OS4 663 1 656 493 4 897 728 4 358 299 15 503 553 13 533 975 54
6. Gmro ton-miles of cae~ontente, and cabooses (thousands):
6-0L Total in eoalbri steam locomotive trains. .....197 605 641 170 747 5581 93 082 064 79 699 023 18 407 563? 16 280 437 30 855 495 26 481 590 55 ada 499 48 286 708 g01
6--02 Total in oibrip~em locomotive trains. 8 503 962 31 O'?3 640 1 03 1 433 457 292 365 582 38 065 659 30 709 845 6--0
6-08. Totalln electric locomotive trains. 2 750 8435 2 400 865 1 417 334 1 346 968 683 559 575 590 --650 150 478 507 448
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 18 892 15 375 2 269 a 520 --16 023 10 855 804
06-0. Totalinacllfreighttrains................ 238 878 758 204 255 458 94 502 698 .'81 048 944 19 090 942 16 856 027 31 290 787 26 844 778 93 994 311 79 485 715 6--0
7. Netton~miles revenue and nonrevenue (thousa~ndsr). ... 102 019 486 85 002 69.0 41 8r01 790 34 961 469 10 349 54 9 9 001 951 13 180 03 6 11 053 515 36 686 311 29 985 757 7
8. Train-hours (including tramn-switching hours at way stat~ions). 8 20 4 13 0 7 58 1 9 38 3 Q 6 2'03 2 9 50 4 90 58 4 5 6 3 6 7 92 1 4 7 6 6 1 19 8 8 88 5 40 8 9 99 3 0 66 7468 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-[.Tai-i rinr ... ... ... .61 48. .89.8 *3, 6*2 5.5 4. 4.e M 1
10. Av o-il Nrt nuy -M gt : .***..41 ,ai 718 5 19 9516 789 3799 3 17 3 ? 42 9-4
104T~Locomotive-miles( rnpand helper.......... 1.07 1.07 1.11 1.1 1.08 1.07 1.04 1 .031 %
1M2. Loaadtrihci~ lg 2902* 3. 024)23* 2* 252 1M20

IN-. todes) 11 1 1fl 13 1 157 1o

11. Grosston-milesof locomotivesandtenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 244 240 ab 2411 2}} 3128 212 all1 WI 244 0 11
1 Net to -mile prloaded ealrmile...... ... ..... 27.k 26.81 s6 28.6 s* 45*9 45.2 25*5 25.2 24.01 23*e 2
18-41. Percent loaded of totalfrih car-miles, eastward. .~t )172277.1 5:.8 bg52.1 76.o .?7 7o. To 18-01
18-02 P~ercen loaded of tota ear-iletElds, wetbound. .4.76. 19qg 8
18-08. Percent loaded of total crih ar-miles (east: and west). .*.9 4. 6255.25. 4.4 .83 IfMs

14. 184. Pe a shbrn ftta rih a-miles. .ge 56. 1.7 14 7.8 60.3 6.2 46.3t 46. 579 6.6 5.557 1P01
1PM m. to- ies (excluding iocmotives and tenders).. 29 1 8 261bJ7 jo~b 271b 1 86 1 8a 2) 22 1 b t9 27 57e 25 91 140
15. Percenttrain-switehing hours atwaystationsof totaltrain-hours' .1 20.0 20*51 26.81 26.01 23.5 23*7 15.71 16.2 15.21 16.6 15
109310-0 il. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING O FICE: 1937
# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the aloae of each month wikin the period.
*ExaluLdes switating time of train looomotives at initial and final terminals.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU O~F STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS~IISTEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Comlpiled from 1)R reports of freight train statistics representing 14 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL. COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THREE MONTHlS ENIgJD WITH MARCH, 1937 AND 11936



















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 9 REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937l 1936 1957 1936

AGGREGATES
L Miles ofrold operated at close of month .. ... .. .. .1 2 34 4 4 8 25 3 5 83 5 7 6 6 0 57 8 4 3 5 .9 2 81 5 8 92 a 8 5 09 3 8 6 9 1 32 35 1 13 2 80 51 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
UML Ordmnary. .. ............... 41 658 610 38 034 415 14 579 197 13 360 977 1 627 890 1 518 619 7 093 356 6 457 804 18 358 167 16 697 015 M~1
MS. Light. 356 551 302 849 191 790 173 821 19 738 14 115 36 619 33 757 108 404 81 156 eM
MB. Total. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1 42 015 1611 38 337 24 14 770 987 13 554 798 1 647 628 1 532 734 7 129 975 6 491 561 18 466 571 16 778 171 MS
8. Road loeomotive-miles:
ML~ Principal. 42 000 365 38 325 2681 14 775 99 5 13 542 297 1 648 099 1 532 734 7 130 984 6 492 255 18 445 287 16 757 982 M1
g0.Hl ...... .. .. 954 558 2 545 872 1628 897 1 463093 105 372 100 250 286 115 219 309 954 174 761 220 4
MBa. i~ .................... 2 349 541 2 089 238 1 318 526 1 186 846 81 560 73 124 150 667 122 573 818 788 706 689 8-48
8-04. T ...... ...... 47 304 464 42 958 372 17 723 418 16 192 236 1 835 031 1 706 108 7 547 766 6 854 1317 20 198 249 18 225 891 S.44
M56.Toa st;eamonly. .................. 46 645 523 42 337 501 17 256 668 15 732 419 1 765 104 1 644 152 7 547 746 6 834 137 20 075 991 18 186 793 8.45
MG.,oa electric only. ...............653 181 615 235 465 922 458 302 69 927 61 956 117 332 94 975 8-46
8-01.To other............ 5760 5 63 834 1515- -- 4 926 4183 gq[
Tran-sitcinglocomotive-miles:
8-48.Ca-une steam locomotives. 3 326 5721 5 146 156 1 879 099 1 756 071 162 951 161 452 514 922 470 507 769 600 758 126 &-OB
g9.Oiil-lrningsteam locomotives.......... .. 591 880 536 12 2 040 1 926- 8 670 8 418 581170 525 784 upg
8-10. Electrielocomotive units. 46 738 46 898 37 189 so 477 3 051 4 355 6 512 6 066 8-10
8-1. Otherlocomotives.. .0 o 430 1 506 1 464 70s gas 8--11
8-12, Total. 967 398 3 731 612 1 919 834 1i 795 938 id5 982 165 807 523 592 478 925 1 357 984 1 290 942 91
4.Carumiles (toene:
4-0rL aeeras. .... 710 255 640 855 291 7041 267 8461 31 415 29 327 99 997 88 2681 287 139 255 414 4-01
4-08.asd wuk**** ***** 5331 OR 460 357 196 508 165 490 39100 35 845 70 406 62 637 227 007 196 385 4
4--08.ed total. 1 243 2761 1 101 212 488 212 435 3361 70 515. 65 172 170 403 150 9051 514 146 451 799 4-4
-404. Epeast. .................... 262 159 220 229 87 460 75 390 29 950 23 381 31 437 28 804 113 31. 94 654 4.46
4-05. Wtg~rest.. 431 20s 416 328 179 271 181 8771 19 915 20 939 60 064 52 Q39 171 952 161 473 406
&-OS. mtp~tal.. 693 361 636 557 266 751 255 267 49 865 44 320 91 501 80 843 285 244 256 187 4-4
4--07.Lad aLnd empty, east ............ 972 414 861 084 379 164 341361 61 565 52 708 131 434 117 072 400 451 550 068 4-07
4--08.de and emtwest ...... ... 964 22s 876 685 375 779 347 567 59 015 56 784 130 470 114 676 9 sea 5s57 858 4-0
4-09. Loddand epy total. 1 936 637 1 757769 754 943 688 603 120 580 109 492 261 904 231 748 799 410 707 986 609
4-10 Rlsee,.. ~B!hii,eastdi *******4 835 37 183 14 811 13 5541 1 677 1 548 6 844 6 1917 503 15 882 4-10
4-L ar~nfeihtrin),atadwst .. 481 a 878 a180 2 254 187 116 1 388 1 528 4 906 4 980 4-11
5.m Gre road locomotives andl tenders (thousands):
5-01. ateamlocomotives.. 9 253 173 6 413 7661 4 312 4031 3 888 9791 585 250 535 656 1 572 267 1 418 9271 2 783 253 a~ 576 204 5S-01
5-48.ea locomotives...... ....* 2 30 654 1 815 535 19471 1666 22 293 21 41 2 106 414 1791926 &O
fomtives **************** 138 620 187 044 66 506 66 627 31 291 27 5871 41 0231 32 8.30 5-0
Oteloeomotives.. 498 504 76 1611 -- -- -- -- 4as1 343 S-04
a G05. Tomrtlal .iu . . * * 11 588 9451 10 356 847 4 380 7521 3 957 4331 616 541 563 243 1 594 560 1 434 8681 4 931112: 4 401 303 5--05
6-0L Total in coal-burning, team locomotive tramns....... 64 012 519 57 485 454' 30 296 9411 27 247 5111 5 533 075 5 149 876 9 949 835 8 856 9231 18 assess8 16 231 344 441
6-08. Total in oil-burning,ateam locomotive trains. 13 160 367 11 149 912 5 6641 4 0561 -- 127 967 187 7321 15 026 7361 11 018 124 M
6-00 Total in elecrelocomotive nmtcra~ins ... ... 9 43 7 36 8 3 6 3 9 5 36 4 31 4 99 0 1 1 17 8 6 5 5 15 7 855 3 3 2 2 8 65 0 17 7 7 95 M-0
6-0.Toa note oomtv admtrcrtans..7 18 4 5 6 2 9913 1 15 5----6 27 1 4 49 4 80.4
6--0. Total in allfireight trains. 78 123 8061 69 475 6341 30 839 949~ 27 751 5131 5 711 730 5 307 709 10 077 802 8 984 655( 31 494 325 27 431 7571 M5
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). 32 865 91 4 28 143 482 13 186 275 11 586 439 3 007 970 a 952 585 4 026 780 3 609 453 la 044 889 10 095 205 7
8. Train-houre (including train-switehing hours at waysetations). 2 574 41 5 2 397 621 977 599 986 446( 114 7191 109 069 422 376 389 4311 .1 059 721, 972 675 8
AVERAGES
9. Avenre pr mile of road per day:
Mi Jr-nml4 oordinary. ........5.9 I.4 .l 7.7 9.81 8.5 .1 56 4.6p 4. e,
10. A1Mrge prm trrnmie peeldin a ht t ..... .1010711 0 4 .10 10 0
10-02 Loaded erih ar-miles. ..2.2. )53 5b 29.0 83 8.0 87.1 10-4
1Ma E. t aendtemles (aldn mos) .. 1*7* 1* 594 M
1M6-0. Gr~os-~is (esdqdhtlooom~otiveanmd tenders). .f .~ .t ,7 ,8,1 ,3 511131 ,1 0
16-06. Net ton-ml~es. ..... ..... 0 1, 856 18-06
1 Groes ton-miles ofloomotives adtndtende per loeomotive-mile. .. .I 244 I4 247 2W4 I3 ns0 211al o 210( 244 24 1
12 Netton-milesperloadedaiearml .... 26.0 25.6 27C26.7 42.7 Ic.8 2).$ e 2.9 23.4 as.
18. Car-mierages:~
18-4L. Peteent loaded at total igt seear-ieeesward .307.e 76. *551.6 7..1 7 .4 7 .7 .o1 iM1
108. Percent loaded ot total cieetar-mieswestbound. 3. 81. 63.1 0. 9 64
1808. Percent loaded of total ciitandlaes (east and west). ..8. 54.7 .9 Z8.5 .5 .1 .. .) ,I 108~0
1844.Percent eastbound ottotallore freight~ear-mie... 571 97 18446. 56*7 .5 5.85 18-0(

14-08 Grees ton-miles (ezeluding locom'otiv~aes eand tendrs) .6. 0 s97II 9954,894, 382, 2,1 6 4
15. Percent train-switching hours at way etions oftotal trai-houre.* .I 20.41. 87.5 26.8 24.125 16.6 170156 1 6.1 16
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FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 1)a reports of freight train stattistics representing 122 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT~ INCLUDED)

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UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER M REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
L. Nmilof road operated at elese omonth.... .... 234 6061 235 252 57 67 3 57 8671 5 929 5 892l 38 537 38 7101 132 467 152 7831 1
2 Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
&010LO ar.. .; .......... .. 170124 0241 154 007 489 58 905 943 54 312 7671 6 851 257 65310 0681 28749 523 25 949 563 75 617 5211 67 35 091 >al
42. Light. 648 686 1 402 614 850 633 810 9451 118 015 81 088 197 878 154 121 482 162 356 468 4
248. Total. 171766 7101 155 410 105 59 756 576 3551837121 6 963 250 6591i1501 28 947 401 26 105 6841 76 099 4831 47591 559 3-8
& Road locomotive-mles:
44,riepL................... 171725 082 L$5 579 794 59 781 175 15 514po3 6 965518e 6591 150 28 94851 si61055 47 76 029 883 675?3 294 8401
8--02. r.. ................... 12 378 921 0730 011 6 599 674 4 100 698 545424 448 i18 1356 87 873 714 4 097 596 3 507 481 80
8-48.~t 9 930 401 8 761 801 5 402 463 4 971 8221 378 925 Sad 489 548 243 519 440 5 600 770 2 943 850 g48
&444 ........ ,... .. 194 034404 174 871 606 71 783912 66 828 523 7 889861i 7 365 957 0 632982 27 498 701 83 728849 75 78448 62 4
8-45.Toa steam only. .................. 191 463 805 172 404 748 70 049 413 64 446 731 7 558 ast 7 068 336 30 632 982 27 498 701 83 223 159 73 590 980 8S
8--06.ta electrie.only. 2 546270 2 444457 1731 262 177Q3595 331610 897 621 4833598 57844 44 6
S4YI.Ts other............ 24 32 20 401 8 657 5197 -1 -s 195041 84
Tran-sitcinglocomotive-miles:
8-08. so-umn team locomotives. .s .... 1 86 706 12 913 4871 7 614 547 7 221 810 695 628al 666 1451 2 059 169 1 824 572 5 319 348 3 801 56 .08
aos. 011-burngin steam locomotives. 2 83 658s 2 017 550 2 040 1 9ts 1 929 27 876 2 849 483 1 987 548 8-49
8-10. Electrielecomotive units. 177 8o? 184 574 137 526 141 1st 14 212 so 478 26 267 za 571 8-1
8-1L Otherlooomotives................... 8 454 8 286 5 640 4 020 814 4 266 81
&-2. Total..... ................ 16 154 619 15 123 497 1 759 555 7 368 887 707 840 686 817 2 091 0981 1 852 448 5 598 186 5 815 945 8--1
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-4.L ~edeat.. 826 003 2 469 908 1 17554+8 1037 709 135 964 120 80 398 91 1356830 1 117 575 974 389 441
4--02.ad wee ....... 2 146 81`5 1 797584* 716 082 638 918 160 17 4 14525 288 101 3 8589 928 514 768 073 4
4-8. oddtotal ....... 4 978 818 4 867 458 1949 570 1 670 627 296138 264 832 487 021 590111 2 040 089 1748 468 4081
4-04. ty east... 059 458 984 840 514404 3 302 515 116 5 9 107 772 125 454 121 995 433 422 39ggyg 444
445 Epgwest.. 712 644 1478 795 726 695 6944828 9?524 2 87 145 231 599 201 972 659 108 595 25g 4-4
~4-46 Epytotal** *3 *o *o *sr 720 535070 738 996 743 211 581 194 915 557 285 323 965 1112 530 988012 4468
447.Lcd and empty, east. 865 461 3 594 748 1 517 591 1 540 024 252 350 288 758 524 570 458 883 1 570 997 1 567 149 407
4-08.Loaded and empty~weet. 859 459 3376 319 1508 717 1 527 346 255 416 830 595 519 704 45 253 1 81 622 1 563 325 468
4-49. Loaded and empty,total. 784 920 6 771 Od? 3 080 508 2 667 570 507 719 459 147 1 044 274 914 076 5 158 619 2 750 47 4 M
4-10. Caboose~e~astandwest ........... 167 591 151 207 59 889 5.5 ass 7 109 6 496 27 861 24 962 72 492 64 ae 4-10
51. Grml getri ocoro vifesmg toas) (heas dwaet: *1 895 31 851 8 494 8 582 515 468 5 227 5 873 17 659 17 128 4-11
5-01. Coal-ba sngteamlocomotives. 8 174 858 34 5~55 444 17 500 150 15 860 277 2 505 411 2 294 892 6 397 507 5i 707 909 11 773 810 10 698 946 541
5-42 Oil-burnp ta locomotives. 1859 8 37 7 002 a 4a 2 10 8 7 pa 9 4 7 81 83 53 a 49 gap48 a 9p5 ay4 4
5-08. E etilcmtives........ 55 963 507 994 248 080 256 969 147 793 125 444 166 090 125 58 1
5--04. Otherlocomotives.. ....... 4 1 655 582 517 1 818 1 158 560
5-05. Total. 722 798 42 067 71 17 74 640 16119 555 2 651 204 2 419 736 6 4988288 5 795 167 20434 666 17 735585 5-45
6. Gross ton-miles~ of are, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
-01. Total in coal-burning, team locomotive trained. 61 680 168 28 26 855 01 123 379 005 106 946 554 23 940 658 21 450 $15 40 803 384 35 538 315 75 497 121 64 518 051 601
6-02. Total inalil-burning,ateamliocomotive trains. 5 662 575 42 an5 615 6 495 4 489 565 259 491 114 51 090 421 41 728 010 68-
6-48. Tptal inelectrielocomotive trains. 6 94 57 9 3 2 5 50 4 1 9 7 6 5 1 8 45 97 9 8 62 01 4 7 3 4 23 87 8 80 0 65 6 10 2 &-O
g444 Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains. ..a5 47 6 19 0 0 3 18 2 s5----a2 2 9 15 5 4 g 6
445. Totalitlallfreighttrains. 17 008 598 273 711 132 125 348 647 108 800 457 24 802 672 22 165 736 41 568 643 35 889 427 185 488 636 3.06 917 512 6--0
7. Net ton-miles revenue andnonrevenue (thouesands). ... 134 296 094 113 144 171 54 988 070 46 547 908 13) 357 319 11 854 356 17 206 816 14 sea 946 48 743 889 40 080 961 7
8. Train-houre (including train-awitchinghoure at way stations).. .. 10 778 545 9 979 559 4 040 808 3 876 936 499 081 474 861 1 769 942 1 ?588 5191 4 468 7201 4 039 4431 8
AVERAGES
9.vrge e mile of road per day:
9-2.Nt to~~n ... ... ... 4 70 3 95 7 95 6M 648 8 7 16~ $as321 3 3030661 a 495 8
10-0. Loaed ea miles. 2 .5 27 7 331 3. 52. 2. 02. 00
10 48.eags e ear-mmle ie les.n .ih ..... 1 21. 8. 3.92. 2. 2 7 4 00
1 Grees nex da mti tenders). . 1.0 6 ~ 1 ~l 70O 2iI) I0 2 037% d 1 66 1.0 ~m0-

16-06 Net ton-miles....................7 735 93 51 950 1 a5955615 56 10-46
11. Gross ton-miles ofloeomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .I 241C 241 247 24)53 329 212 2 11( 244 240 11
12. Net ton-milee per loadedcar-mile. .... .......... 27,01 26.5 ag*2 27.9 45-1 44.9 25.0 e4.8l 23*2.0 12
18.~ Car-mile ratios:
184L. Percent loaded of total feg catmmles, eastward. )172.8 77.3B .4 5. 5 76.0 7). 71.15 .)180
18-42 Percent loaded of total cri~tar-miles, westbound. 2 627 5. .61
18-08 Prcent loaded of total cabt rr-miles (east and wet). .: .:: 4. 5. 835* .8 .618-
18-04 Pereent eastbound of total Toddfreight ear-miles... 56.8. 60.2 62.1 595.5817155914
14 Ave ~epr train-hour:
14-0I Tri-miles.1. .61.1.2401. 16.4 16.4 17.0 16.7 14-01
14-42 Gross ton-miles (ezeluding locomotives and tenders). 9 12 1 019 28 064 49 697 652373255as08646 145
15. Percent train-switehing hours at way stations of total train-houars*.. 20.21 20.7 27.1 26. 2 2).6 24.1 ). 16.4t 10.a 15.6 15
# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
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BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports of freight train statistios representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

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..n. No.n MAY, 1937


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 9 REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
L Miles of road operated at close of month. ........... 2 34 4 34 2 35 e 8 5 7 6 22 57 8 4 5 92 8 5 8 92 3 8 5 48 3 8 6 8 7 1 32 3 36 1 32 7 9 8 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motor car trainIs):
M01. Ordmnary. .. ~. .. 42 426 238 39 0358 537 14 726 180 13 498 933 1707 378 1 619 3201 7 273 460 6 674 552 18 719 220 17 245 732 201
2,-02 Light .................. .. 356 043 299 537 197 734 167 799 19 165 16 008 34 841 36 2001 104 303 79 530 2-02
tea. Total. 42 782 281 39 338 074 14 923 914 13 666 732 1726 543 1 635 3281 7 308 301 6 710 752 18 823 523 17 325 262 2--0
8. Road locomotive-miles:
8-41. Principal. 42 765 643 39 325 793 14 931 560 13 674 184 1727 037 1 635 328 7 308 962 6 709 875 18 798 084 17 306 406 01t
S02. H lr... 2 980 226 2 610 870 1 670 931 1 460 923 95 747 101 247 294 847 237 308 918 701 811 392 8Eg
3-03. t ..... ..... 2 391 566 2 142 332 1 327 632 1 178 661 85 183 7'# 867 139 175 124 982 839 576 760 822 8.4g
8-O4LT .... ..... 48 137 455 44 078 995 17 930123 16 313 768 1 907 967 1 814 442 7 742 984 7 072 165 20 5 5661 18 878 620 >44
~M5.Tota steam only.. ............47 477 383 43454 068 17 468 707 15 849268 1 834935 1 755 686 7 742 984 7 072 165 20 430757 18 776949 8-05
8--0. Tota electric only. ....... ......... 655 518 617 644 460 059 463 689 73 033 58 7561 122 427 94 999 MS8
8--07.To other. . ... 4 534 7 285 1 57 611 177 6 672 8.4
Train-switching lecomotive-miles:
8-08. Coal-burning steam locomotives. 3 285 397 3 140 821 1 625 244 1 726 505 168 3101 162 758 507 459 472 231 784 404 779 327 8-0g
MBa. Oil-burning steam locomotives...... ...... 599 096 542 231 4 as 3 642 3 648 7 182 591 216 531 407 8..0
8--1. Electric locomotive unite........ 4 5 00 4 4 4 3 5 3 5 2 O1 3 4 2 39 2 96 O 4 0 24 6 8 4 3 6 O9 0 g.-10
8--11Otherlocomotives. ...... ..... 2 790 23552 2 346 1386 444 gas 8-11
8-13 Total. 932 287 3 729 757 1 867 023 ii 765 778 17;1 270 166 782 511 087 479 413 1 382 907 1 317 790 8-2
4. Csar-les (thousands):
4--01. Lo dceast.. .. ... .. .. .. .. .1 76 200 676 028 300 492 277 069 33 013 30 470 104 045 95 889 298 650 272 600 4-01
4-02.ded west. 547 375 475 612 199 OO6 168 795 43 133 41 300 69 438 61 002 235 796 204 515 4-0
408 .add total. 1 283 575 1151 640 499 500 445 864 76 146 71 770 173 48'3 156 891 .534 446 477 115 4-08
4l--04 Empty east.. 264 782 236 737 84 910 73 876 32 001 32 944 341 602 28 007 116 269 101 910 4-04
4-5. Empty';westi '466 518 448 89~4 195 141 191 568 22 69~3 20 477 61 668 59 568 187 016 177 281 4--05
4-06. Empty tof. .. 731 300 685 631 280 051 265,444 54 494 53 421 93 270 87 575 303 285 279 191 4-46
4-47. Loaded and empty, east .. 1 000 982 912 765 365 40s 350 945 65 014 63 414 135 647 125 896 414 919 374 510 4--0
4-08. Loaded and empty, west ...1 013 893 924 506 394 149 360 363 65 826 61 777 131 106 120 570 422 812 381 796 4-46
4-09. Loaded and empty total. .2 014 875 1 837 271 779 551 711 308 150 840 125 191 266 753 244 466 837 731 756 306 4--09
4-10. Caboose,eastandw;est.. 41 663 38 252 14 986 13 717 1 757 1 659 7 045 6 436 17 875 16 440 4-10
4-11. Passenger-tramn ears (in freight Irtrain), east and west. 9 4 471 9 8 O7 2 29 O 2 6 62 1 43 1 2 2 1 37 7 1 35 0 5 6 57 5 6 73 -11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
541I. Coal-bunringsteamlocomotives. 9 480 199 8 655 588 4 405 726 3 945 090 616 574 575 506 1 621 324 1 467 649 2 836 575 2 667 343 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .. 2 193 728 1 895 017 3 053 3 052 16 822 21 458 2 173 853 1 870 507 5-42
5--0. Electrielocomotives. 140 7781 127 854 65 778 68 265 53 029 as 496 41 971 33 093 5--0
5-44. Other locomotives. ..34 9 6 so 10 8 4 6 -- -- -- -- 2 41 5 74 5-04
&-05. Total. 11 815 054 10 679 079 4 474 665 4 016 4531 649 603 602 002 1 638 146 1 489 107 5 052 640 4 571 517 5--05
6. Gross ton-miles of ears, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
6--01. Totalincoal-burning, ateamlocomotivetrams .... .1 67 327 471 60 970 467 31 655 971 28 150 804 6 071 055 5 825 588 10 254 456 9 224 276 19 345 989 17 769 799 6-01
6-03. Totalminoil-burning,steam locomotive trains. 13 573 115 11 673 932 9 423 9 224 -- 102 677 128 O71 13 461 015 11 536 637 60
6--0. Total in electric locomotive trains. 9 52 4 89 67 7 25 8 5 22 4 81 5 4 22 2 19 2 91 6 1 52 5 0 2 37 09 2 18 4 9 86 6-08
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 6 7 52 6 6 6 1 13 1 7 47 ---5 6 21 5 31 9 6-04
6-45. Totalinallfreighttrains. ...... 859 827 75 527 723 32 189 006 28 700 997 6 263 971 5 977 638 10 357 133 9 352 347 33 049 717 29 496 741 445
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (th~ousands). 4 093 486 29 894 087 13 854 339 la 016 884 3 340 602 3 178 023 4 181 33 4 5 690 176 12 717 21 1 11 009 604 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way s'tations). 2 5 86 5 02 2 4 0 4 31 97 6 4 4 9 0 10 7 117 8 48 11 2 7 11 4 2 6 87 3 87 8 19 1 0 68 6 2 9 94 7 94 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
M1l. Train-miles ordinary. 75 5. .4827.5 93 8.9 6. .6 4.2 9-1
M-2. Net ton-nules. 9 o 5 0 8181 9 9 7 ) 4oo a 674C ~M
10o. A sh o e- p~ncil~dhpr pah t .. .. .. .. 1.07 1.07 1.111 1.11 1.06 1.06 1.011 1.04 1.01. 1D0-1
102.~ Loaded e~her~iiearme...3. J93. 464. 3. 352. 7 0
1~08. cmtir~ar-miles. ....1. 19.7 320}. 2813. 16.21.2 18
10-4. T tliricar-miles (exeluding aboos~e). . 75 -1Z 529 27 6 7733673664.8 439 1444
10--08 Net ton-miles. 6 4 9 5 5 7 5 7 3 1~06
11. Groasston-mile of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 ak5 242 250 246 3r033 212 211 246 2112 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. ... ... .......26.6 26.0 27.7 27.0 4).9 4. 24.1 23.5 23.8 2j.1 12
18, Car-mile ratios:
1ML Perrent loaded of totalfrih car-miles, eastward. 417.0895. 48.0 76.7 77.4 72.0 72.8 1M1
11MS. Percent loaded of total fri~ t car-nles~ (east and west). 7 62.7 5.1 275. 736.06. 386. 0
1P4.Percenteastbound oftotal~me freightear-miles... 57-r 58-7 60.2 62.1 4344.56I 6 1.1 55. 51 108-
14. Averages per train-hour:
1441 Tai-ils.. .. .. .. ... .. 1. 1.415315.o 14.7 14.5 17.2 17.3 17.6 1 1
14--02. Gross ton-miles, (excluding locomotives and tenders). ... .31 649 30 593 29 16053535o5 454153 2791 142
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.* .1 20.4 21.0 26.9 27.3 24.2 24.7 16.4 17.o 15.7 16.4( 15

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UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEMII POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of monthl............. 2 34 5 96 2 2 42 5 7 6 63 5 7 8 6 5 9 29 5 8 92 3 6 5 39 3 8 7 05 13 2 4 65 13 8 7 85 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains).
U)1. Ordinary. .. ; 212 550 262 193 046 026 73 632 123 67 811 700 8 558 615 8 129 388 36 022 983 32 624 115 94 336 541 84 480 8231 M1
o2. Light. ....1 998 729 1 702 153 1 048 367 978 744 131 178 97 090 238 719 190 321 586 465 435 998 20
MS8. Total. ........ 14 548 991 194 748 179 74 680 490 68 790 444 8 689 793 6 226 4781 36 255 702 32 814 436 94 923 006 84 916 8211 2,-O
3. Road locomotive-miles:
8-41. Principal. 214 490 725 194 705 587 74 712 735 68 823 987 8 692 549 8 22?6 478 36 257 474 32 815 422 94 827 967 84 839 700 8-01
b42. Hler. 15 359 147 13 340 881 8 270 605 7 561 621 641 171 549 365 1 431 07 4 1 111 022 5 016 297 4 118 873 8--2
8-0. ...... 123521 967 10 904 133 6 730 095 6 150 483 464 108 404 556 687 418 644 422 4 440 346 3 704 672 8-
3-4.TtT .. 242 171 839 218 950 601 89 713 435 82 536 091 9 797 828 9 180 399 38 375 966 34 570 866 104 284 610 92 663 245 8-4
8--5. Totl steam only. 38 941 188 215 858 816 87 518 120 80 895 999 9 393 186 8 824 022 38 375 966 34 570 866 103 653 916 92 167 929 8--0
46. Totl electric only. 201 788 3 064 101 2 191 521 2 234 284 404 642 356 377 605 825 473 440 &06
a-47. Tot other. .. 28 863 27 684 3 994 5 808 ----24 869 21 876 3o7
Train-swi cig locomotive-miles:
3--08. Coal- turning steam locomotives. .16 97 2 10 3 1 6 O 54 3 O8 9 4 39 7 91 8 9 47 7 15 8 61 9 38 8 28 9 O 2 5 66 60 8 2 2 96 8 O 4 10 3 7 66 3 9 8 8 87 8.4)8
8-49. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 2 882 748 8 559 581 6 272 5i 568 35 577 35 058 2 840 899 2 518 955 8..09
8--10. Electric locomotive units. as2 811 22 8 7 27 17 2 5 29 17 5 37 O 17 17 2 2 4 6 96 3 3 11 0 2 8 6 61 8-10
8-11.0Otherlocomotives... 11 244 10 638 7 986 5 406 256 5 28 8-11
8-12. Total. 20 088 906 18 853 254 9 626 578 9 134 059 879 110 853 599 2 602 185 2 331 861 6 981 033 6 533 735 8.-12
4. Car-miles ( thousands :
4--01. Loadd east. 562 203 3 145 936 1 474 04 0 1 314 778 168 977 151 450 502 961 432 719 1 416 225 1 246 989 401
4-02.Lo wet. **2 694 190 2 273 136 975 030 801 713 203 307 184 552 357 543 314 283 1 158 310 972 588 4-0
4-48. Lototal. .6 256 5393 5 419 of2 2 449 07'0 -2116 4931 372 284 36 008 860 504 747 002 2 574 535 a 219 577 POS
4-44 Empty,east. .. 1 304 240 1 161 577 428 953~ 370 191 148 340 140 716 157 256 150 000 569 691 494 670 P4-0
4--05. mtwest.. 2 179 162 2 027 689 921 8365 889 '996 117 935 107 420 293 267 261 540 646 124 772 533 4-05
4-46. Emp total.. 483 402 3 189 266 1 350 789 1 262 187 266 27 5 248 336 450 523 411 540 1 415 815 1 267 203 4406
4-0. Lodd and empty, east. .... ....... 4 866 443 4 307 513 1 902 993 1 690 9.69 317 317 Sea 166 660 217 582 719 1 985 916 1 741 659 4--07
4--08 Loaded and empty,west. .4 873 352 4 300 825 1 896 866 1 687 709 321 242 292 172 650 810 575 823 2 004 434 1 745 121 4-08
4--9. Loaded and empty, total.. 9 739 795 8 608 338 3 799 839 3 378 678 638 559 5T84 338 1 311 027 1 158 542 3 990 350 3 486 780 4-09
4-10 Caboseneastrandeas tin .~~ *a~ 2tadt09 014 189 459 74 875 68 950 8 866 8 355 34 906 31 398 90 367 60 756 4-10
4-11 asege-raner~ifeihtrin)eatndet**41 392 41 658 10 814 11 044 658 590 6 604 7 223 23 316 22 801 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
t-OL. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives- 47 655 056 43 211 032 21 905 855 19 805 567 3 119 985 2 869 798 8 018 831 7 175 558 14 610 385 13 360 5109 &-01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives....... 10 7 83 5 65 8 8 97 6 41 5 16 1 4 8 44 -- 111 60 3 10 6 7 1 10 6 66 80 1 8 7 86 8 1 5-02
5--08. Electrielocomotives.. 696 741 635 848 307 858 325 234 180 822 151 9401 -- -- 208 061 158 674 5-48
5-04 Other locomotives. .. 2 4 a1 2g 27 4 22 5 5 5 -- -- -- -- 2 0 5 9 1 7 1 2( -04
5-05. Total. 59 137 843 52746 788 as 219 296 20 136 000 3 300 807 3 021 738 8 130 434 7 282 2741 as 487 306 22 306 7761 5-0
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses thousandsd) :
4-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive tramns. 28 952 088 889 203 479 155 034 976 135 097 138 30 016 162 27 255 901 51 057 840 44 562 589 92 843 1101 as 287 8511 6-1
6-02. Total in oil-burning,steam locomotive trains. 65 235 490 53 897 544 16 118 13 713 667 936 619 185 64 551 436 53 264 646 6-0
6-48. Total in electric locomotive trains. .4 6 47 0 68 4 112 7 62 2 47 6 24 6 2 3 66 20 1 1 0 54 9 3 8 85 4 7 5- 1 115 8 92 8 41 0 88 6-08
6--04 Total in other locomotive and motor car tr~iain. 2 2 28 2 5 07 O 4 31 3 4 4 O -- 27 91 5 2 o 6 68 6-44
645. Total in all freight trains. 98 866 874 347 238 855 157 ~531653 137501l454 31 071 092 28 141 374 51 725 776 45 181 774 158 538353 13641 253 6-45
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands).. 168 590 689 143 040 258 68 842 230 58 564 192 16 702 156 15 032 359 21 388 150 18 553 142 61 458 153 51 090 565 7
8. Train-hours (including tramn-switching hours at way stations). 13 364 802 12 383 168 5 017 146 4 785 asi 616 684 587 572 2 193 6291 1 976 138 5 537 343 5 054 237 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
Mri. Train-mles, ordinary. .6.o 5.0 8.5 7.75 18.6j 96.1 16.2 5*54.7 e2 941
9-42. Net ton-miles. .. 754 4, 000 7, 906 6 5 8 5 6 8 ,6531o3 ? ,51 9
(10. A sho a Tiespri ialhnt h ... .. .. 1. .0 1.11 1.11 1.08 1.07 10 1.0 1.05 1.o5 1M1l
10--02 Loaded cietar-miles. 9 81). 12 )54* 392* 732. 00
10-08. mt ie~ car-miles..........6. 16.5 18. 18. 31.1 30.6 12 12.2.6 1.o 15.o 1448
10-04. To ~ ieihtcarmile s (excluding caboose). ... 5*8 a4 5164.87. 7* 6. 15*3 41*3 10--0
1M)5. Gross to-nls(excluding locomotives and tenders). 877 1,792, 19 2, 028 03 621461 51, 681 1, 615 10-05
10--06 Net ton-miles. 792 71935 864 1,952 1895894 651 605 16-0
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .I 244 241 248 244 j) 29) 212 211 2W( 241 11
12. Netton-milesperloadedcar-mile. ... .. .. .. .. 26.9 26.4 28.1 27.7 44.9 44.7 24.9 2b.6 23.9 23.0 12
13. Car-mile ratios:
M18-0 Percent loaded of total crih ar-miles, eastward. .it 7)2.0 77.5 7. 5335.8627.37- 1. 8
18-08. Percent loaded of total freih car-miles (east and west). 54.2 6. .5 6 5.3 7* .6i 64.5 6. *71 18-es
18--4. Percent eastbound of total laded freight ear-miles. 56.9 58.1 60.2 6214. 51 *57.95. 84
14 A r e t hur. .. ... .. .. .. 6. 1 714.9 14.4 14.1 14.0 16.5 16.6 1 .1 16.9 14-01
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and ten~ders. ... 29, 845 28, 313928735034 7 9235oas862,3 7 o 1-2
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours? .1 20.2 20.7 27.0 26.4 e).8 24. 2 16.0 16.5' 15*3 16.6 15


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132! reports of freight train statistics representing 142 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER M REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of roadoperated at close of month.. ...... 234 591 235 081 57 5811 57 805 5 927 5 892 38 5491 38 687 132 334) 132 697 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
ML1 Ordmnary. ..; ................ 40 641 142 38 067 849 13 854 678 1o 965 158 1 654 276 1 569 235 6 754 498 6 341 173 18 417 690 17 194 ass 2-41
un. Light. 64 362 285 273 193 656 155 077 18 220 14 7es 34 141 35 444 118 345 79 987 20
E-05 Total. 41005 504 38 353 122 14 048 3341 15 118 235( 1 652 496 1 584 000 6 768 659 6 376 617 18 536 035 17 274 2701 MS
8. Road locomotive-miles:
s-1. Principal. 40 989 680 38 343 583 14 054 900 13 124 995 1 652 883 1 584 000 6 768 638 6 376 858 18 513 259 17 257 730 8-01
>&.glpe .. .. .... .. 754 505 2 439 922 1 534 884 :1533701 89 015 88 754 241 967 219 986 888 639 797 481 8-02
g03. .. .. .. ... 2267 032 2 0517358 1235 500' 1106122 77 633 7484:9 123 485 118 308 830 414 758 759 
8M. .............. 46 011 217 42 835 84 16 8253841 15 564 818 18195 31 1 747 305 7154d090 6 715 152 20 232312 18 807 970 80
M50. oalsteam only.. .............45 371 07 4 2431101 16376 226 15 13406 1 748 796 1691 372 7 134 090 6 715 158 20112z195 18708550i 8-05
Mos. Ttlelectric only. ......... .. .. 635 348 585 291 447 318 429 700 70 735 55 931 -117 295 99 66 0 M
207.Tota other............ 4 568 6848 1740 10682 822 5 7601 807
Tran-sitcinglocomotive-miles:
S-08.Coal-burning steam locomotives. 3 270 1181 3165 758 1 798 6221 1 709 788 166 417 165 812 505 1021 476 648 799 977 814 10 8-08
s209. Oil-burningsteamlocomotives ... .. .. .. .. .. 6231951 551226 5 7181 4)0141 -- -- 2 522 1986 617 155 545 se 8-49
8-10. Electriclocomotive units. 46 4881 43 954 36 954 34 456 3 186 5 540 --6 348 5 958 W10
8-1L. Otherloeomotives. .......... 4 110 3 018 5 466 1 884 --- 444 1 13 8-11
8-12. Total. 943 9111 5 763 9501 1 842 960 ,1 750 136 169 605 168 752 507 424 478 634 1 423 924 1 366 4281 3-12
4. Car-milees (tos s:
~r~4-0L ~aa. .......... 689161 651086, 274,9,5 2 Q@40 2RES,4 27 384 955336 88119 291682 275 243 4--01
42. ~Ioa6 West. ....... 0 847 454 atB% 11% 03 197 916 42 441 40 8710 6a 532 58 118 219 045 199g 50 4-02
4-48.aed total. 1 191 OO& 1 107 292 452 997 41.8 276 71 485 68 234 155 859 146 237 510 727 474 545 4-48
4-44. Epyeast... ... ........... 247 960 225 689 77 084 69 885 32 246 35 019 28 231 86 611 110 399 96 774 4--0
4l-05. E itwest.. .. .... .. .. ... .1 454 9711 430 461 183 638 1~78 283 18 798 18 600 55 406 52 1741 197 129 181 405 4--0
4--06. mttotal..................... 702 931 656 150 260 722 247 567 51 044 51 619 65 637 78 785 507 528 278 179 4-46
4--0. Loadand empty, east 937 181 876 775 352 043 329 645 61 250 60 385 121 767 114 7301 402 081 372 Of7 4;7
4-48. Loaded and empty, west. ...956 818 886 667 561 676 334 198 61 239 59 470 117 729 1.10 292 416 174 380 707 4--08
4-09. Loaded and empty total............... 1 893 939 1 763 442 713 719 665 843 122 464 119 853 239 496 225 08 818255 752 724 Pea
P-10. Caboose,eastanidw;est. 9 930 37 314 14 086 135 11 1 679 1 60.9 6 52;4 6 13 17 641 16 437 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in fire~ight train) east and west. 9 OS 6 9 9 7 2 47 1 a 5 30 1171 113 1 073 5 1 9 7 5 37 3 5 6 57 4-11
5. Gross tonl-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-0L. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. 915 015 8 334 852 4 118 8001 3 769 662 586 601 558 474 1 490 651 1 4oo 655 2 716 9631 2 606 061 5--01
52. Oil-barning steam locomotives... ......... 2 214 160 1 924 94 3 124 1 004- 12 494 11 5221 2 198 542 1 910 418 5-02
503. Electric locomotives. 136145 122 737 64 124 65 548 31 870 24 953 40 151 34 236 MB0
M-04 Otherlocomotives.. 69 597 187 106 182 491 5-41
5-45. Total. ..... ............ ... 11 263 469 10 38 130 4 186 239 3 836 320 618 471 583 427 1 503 145 1 412 177 4 955 838~ 4 551 206 ~05
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents,~ dand aooses (thlousand1) :
6-41. Total in coal-burmang, team locomotive trains. 62 370 4481 58 139 2451 29 024 606 26 434 46a 5 591 951 5 573 020 9 288 297 8 599 743 18 465 594 17 532 oso &-01
602. Total in oil-burning,ateam locomotive trains. 13 737 860 11 899 593 9 822 10 011 -- 68 271 54 015 13 659 767 11 855 569 6-02
6-03. Total in electric locomotive trains. 898 335 8p5 05.1 499 020 504 552 188 563 135 033 --210 752 185 466 6-08
6--4. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 6 27 9 5 5 37 1 13 2 9 57 14 7 4 60 0 6-04
6-05. Total in all freight trains. 77 ols 9as 70 see 426 29 534 580) 86 949 96a 5 780 51 4 5 70s oss 9 356 see a ass 756 34 ?41 ado as 557 655 a.05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue an1dnonzevenue (tosns....31 866 346 28 756 828 12 658 610 $ 6 8 5 3 1 0 1 9 6 6 23697 1 1 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switchinghou~;rsatwaystations). 504 786 2 359 724 924 741 fl 871 396 1114 ~l 95 011 029 35 8156 57 soo 12 072 957 1 007 099 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of roat per day:
9-41. Train-rmile ordinary ......... 5*8 5.4 8.0 7it I. 9.28* 5*8 5* g.6 27*3 Bl
IM2.Net ton-nutes. 4 532 4 oys 7 328 9 7161 4 )oa9@3ls277 M
10. Averages per train-mile (exldn Jitrains):
10-0L Locomotive-miles (prpia 'n helper).. ... .1.07 1.06 1.11 1.10 1.51.o6 1.ok 1.3 .o 1o5 IM
1442. Loaded .. .. .. 29*3 2* 273. 374. 322. 772. 0
10-08. Emt rih ear-miles................1. 721. 19.1 123. 241. 671. 0
1~04. To~iegscar-iles (excluding cabbooe). 654. 51. 7..4 4 563544.4. 100
10-45. Gre ossr7B (ezeluding loomdotives and tendes)... 18518222o93536713891 6 1M4-

11. Gross ion-miles ofloeomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 245 242 249 246 340 3349 all 210 245 aba 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ar-mile........ 26.8 26.0 27.9 26.9 42.8 44*2 29*5 23-7 24.2 23.2 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
1I41. Percent loaded of totalir h car-miles, eastward......7.57.781907* *37.7. 7 5T e 1-1
18-42.;Percent loaded of totalfrh car-miles lwestbond. .t Ii $2. 06. 875. 275. 3
10B.L Prcm enstloaded of ttatl ear-mle (easht and west) .69 625 6C~ *S~ 58]6. 65.1 55.0 go*9 3, 08
1804 eret atbud ftoa fegh ermie. ... 79 88 762.2 4. .1 60.0 60*3 57*1 58.0 o 18-
14. Averagtes r train-hour:
14--01 I -imils .. ...... 16.4 16.3 19.2 15.1 14.8 14.U 17.1 17.2 17*3 17.29 14--0
14-0.Grsstn-ies(eeudn lcooivsan tner) .. .J 746 30 033 31 938 30 927 51 632 51 678 23 66o 23 313 } 4 939 1-0
15. Percent train-switching hours atwaystationsoftotaltrain-htours *. .I 21.2 21.5 28. 27. 25.2 25.6 17*3 17.7 16.2 17.0 15

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BUREAU. OF STATISTICS JUNE, 1937
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CL;bASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
compned from 52 reports of freight tWdn statistio representing 142 ranwrays
(SWITCHING AND TERMIaNAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

POR THE MObfrH OFP JUNE, 1937 AND 1936


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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION TrEM NO.

1937 1936 1937 193J6 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month.# ) 234 5401 255 216 57 649 57 851 5 928 5 8921 3 8 5411 38 702 138 428 1323 77.1 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar tramns):
2-01. Ordmnary.. . ................ 253 191404 231 113 875 87 486 801 80 774 858 10192 891 9 698 623 42 757 481 38 965 28 112 754 231 101 675 106 21
MS. Light ... 2 563091i 1987 486 1 242 025 1133 881 149 398 11 855 266 880 85 765 704 810 5159 -0
MS. Total. 255 955 495 233 101 Sol1 88 728 6241 81 908 679 10 542 289l 9 810 4781 43 024 $441 39 11 0531 113 459 041 102 191 091 2-81
8. Road locomotive-miles:
8-0L Principal. ,................ 255 460405 253049 170 88 767 63 81948 982 10 345 452 9 810 47 45 026112 39 198880 113 41 226 102 097 40 8-41
8-4. Hle.. ..................... 18 113658 15 780 803 9 805489 8 895 382 730 186 658119i 1675 041 1531000 5904 936 4 916 554 84
NWB. L ..... ........ 14 588999 12 955 871 7 965 595 7256 605 541 741 479 105 810 905 768 70 5 70 760 4 457 431 80
&-04 .oa ................... 888183 056 861785 844 106538e719 981oo0009 11 617 59 10 927 702 45 510056b 41 886018 124 516 922 1114*71 15 604
8--0.Toa steam only.. ......... ...... 284 318*95 258 101926 105 894346 95 450 035 11 141 988 10 515594 45 510 056 41 886 018 125766111i 110 870 479 8-0
8-06 Totl electric only. 837 136 3 649 592 2 638 659 2 663 984 475 7 412 308 723 120 573 100 8-46
8-4.Totl other............ 33425 34 526 57341 68901 -- -- -l -- 87691 27 6561 07
Train-swithn locomotive-miles:
8-08. Col sngteam locomotives.. .. .. .1 S 248 231 19 220 000 11 238 413 10 657 497 1 028 555 994 115 9071710 2 775 451 4 903 753 4 794 997 8-08
lOO. Oil-bursing steam locomotives. 505 945 5 110 8o? 9 9901 9 5821 -- --1 37 8991 37 04 5 458 054 3 064 181l 8-49
3-10. Ejlectrilocomotiveunits. .. .. .. .. ... .1 269 2991 272 681 209 483 209 826 20 5581 28 256 3 458 34 619 8-10
8--11. Otherlocomotives. .......... 15 354 13 656' 11 652 7 290- -- 3 702 6 5661 8-11
8--12 Total. 24 032827 82 617 804 11 469 538 10 884195 1 048 713r 1022351e 3109o60 91 28104951 8404 967 7 900 1631 812
4. Car-miles~ (ousands):
41. east.................... 4 251 544 379708.22 1748929 ..-11 57513 197 961 1788s1,4 596 497 520 83 1707 907 15aaas 441e
po. ;re 196 057 a729 $49 115$td 959if8 245 t? 225 42ad 419ass 3578 4011 137735~5 11718W1Yi 4-02
km~~~ ..........447 401 6526365 2 908 067 2 5347167 443 709 404 23 1026 365 89 29 5 085 262 2 694 183 4-8
4-44. mtaeat.. 552 200 1 387 266 506 037 445 476 180 586 175 735 185 487 176 6111 680 090 591 444 4--04
4-05.pt west.. 634 133 2458150 1 105474 1064278 136 P3 126 20g 4873 515 714 1043 253 953 95 445
4-06. mtytotal..................... 4 186633 5 845 416 1611511 1500974 317 319 89 995 534160 490 35 1723 343 1 545 382 4-46J
4--07. Lo~i~ and east., ... ... 5 so3 564 5 184 286 a 255 03d a 020 614 378 547 558 549 781 984 697 449 2 367 997 2 113 676 4-07
4-08.Loaded and enpywest. ...... 580 170 5 187 495 2258 548 a0239071 3824811 551 648 768 559 686 1151 2420608 a lasa9 4.08e
r-49. Loaded pnd eit total. 11 633734 to 71 78 4 513578 4 044581 761 09 704 191 1550 523 1 83 5641 4808 605 4 25950 4-- 09
4-10. Caboosegeast west. ....... .... 248 944 226 773 88 91 88 081 10 545 9 96 41 4503 535 108 008 97 193 410
4-11. Passenger-train cars (infraeigt trains),est andwest: .5 4291 51 054 11 286 15 5731 7751 7031 7 6791 8 5801 a6 689 28 458l 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
W-1. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. ... 56 568 0711 51 545 881 26 024 6355 23 575 025 3 706 58 3 488 272 9 509 488 8 576 2.1 17 327 348 15 966 371 W.1
5-02.0il-burming steam locomotives. 12 997 785 to 822 585 8 285 7 848 --1 184 0971 118 2381 12 865 3491 10 696 499 5--0
5-08 Electrieloeomotives. .. ... ....... 838 88 758 585 371 982 388 782 212 492 176 893 248 218 192 910 5-0
5-44. Otherlocomotives.. a 850 2 864 60 661 -1 --- 2 2411 a 80 5-0
&-05.TotaL.. .... ... ... ...... 70 401 538 63 189915 26 405 55 23 97 23161 3919 278( 3 05 165) 9 6535791 8 694 4511 30443 14 4' 86857 983 5-05
6. Groes ton-miles of ca on'tents, and eabooses (th~ousand() :
6-41. Total in eoalbrg steam locomotive trains. 91 328 536 347 548 723 144 059 582 1615151 600 35 608 113 32 628 924 60 346 1517 45 168 332 111 308 704 99 819 870 6-01
6-02. Total in olbri se locomotive trains. 78 973 350 65 t97 137 25 940 83 784- 736 207 475 198 78 211 203 65 100 815 6-02
6-08. Totalinelectrieloeomotivetraina. 54540 4~ 93783 2 975 266 2890753 1 245493 1020 504 1 86 644 1026 554 6-48
6-4 otlnthroomtvanmtrcrrin. .... B507 30 607 5 445 5 339 5 068 as 268 6-4
6-45.Trlot~~alinallfaotreightrain. ....... 475 8~79 76 418 108 8 187 066 233 164 451 416 36 851 606 33~ 8 8 61 082 344 53 835 50 190 879 611 165 971 907 06-0
7. Net ton-miles revenue an1dnonrevenue (tosns....... 200 ad3) 944 171 797 076 81 500 840 69 825 678 19 756 27 16 045 Sea as 204 848 21 818 391 73 801 989 as 1? 644 7
8. Train-hours (including train-awitchinghorayetwastatios). 15 869 8 14 743 092 5 941 887 5 656 617 728 641 697 601 2 588 7601 2 347 3581 6 610 300 6 041556( 8
AVERAGES

9. Ave fk~ml~l~mileofroad~ per day:.2 9
orinzy .. .. .. .. .. 6.0 5** 8., 7.7 i 9.5 9~o 6.1, 5*5 .7 .2
0-2.Ne .. .. .. .. .. ..4 717 4 013 7 811 6 632 1 1 688363308309250 90
1~0. A Loootvmiles prrial Mand he~) .. .I ... 1.11 1.11. 1..07 1.04 1.03 1. 1.0 10-01
10-02. Loayhded ear-miles........ 29 2856 3.2 31. 44.7 23.8 22.9 27. 26. 1-0
168 crmie. ... ... 65 66 84 87 31.1 3091251E15.3 15.2 10-48
14-04. Tt~iegtear-miles excludingg eabbooe). 594. 16p* :77. 633* 274. 10-04
10--0. Gross tniie (ezeluding locomotives and tenders)...... 1 880 1 809 2 138 2 036 3 615 40142 1 382 1 693 1 632 10-05
10-06. Net ton-miles. 91 74) 932 864 1 938 1 81549 560 655 611 1%6s
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .I 244 241 248 244 337 330 212 211 21C4 21C1 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. ..... ... .....26.9 26. 3 28.1 27*5 44.5 44.6 24.(1 24.4 23.9 23.1 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
12-01. Pezeent loaded of total cegtar-miles, eastward. .i .*3732 77.6 81.0 :23 0. 7. 7 .7 7 7.0 1&4180
18-02. Percent loaded of total f eih ar-miles, wrestbound. .....5.6 5126.1 7.4 543J*15. 9. Is-o
18-08 Percnt loaded o total ear-t males (east and west). 062 43.7 58.3 47.4 65- .6 2 1804
18-44. Percent eastbound of total loddfreight ear-miles. 57.1 58*. 60. 6.1 454. 875. 5l5* 80
14. Avleragesoer train-hour:
14-01. 'frain-miles........... 16.1 1 .8 14.9 114.5 14.2 14. 1 16.6 16.7 17.2 16.9 14-41
14-02 Gross ton-miles (excludinglocmtivre and'tenders. ... 29 987 28 360 31 483 29 072 50 576 48 523 23 595 22 935 28 876 27 471 14-02
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of totaltrain-houts* .1 20.4 20.8 27.2 26.6 24.0 24.4 16.2 16.7 15.5 16.6 15


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# Represents arn averalge of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
* Exoludes switching time of train looomotiv~es at initial and final terminals.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 1J2 reports of freight train statistics representing 14C2 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE, 1937 AND 1936








Bobject to revision 3 1262 08851 4723 INTERSTATE ~COMM6ERCE COMMISSION sm.... .. Y-21 (OS-A)
BUREAU OF: STATISTICS JULY, n't
UMV.OF FLUB. FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of freight train statistios representing 141 railways

i~ -'P (SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


U.s. DEPOQtTORY FOR THE. MONTH OF ,RR.Y,lJ 197 AND 193


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER M REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month.. ... .. ..... 233 995 234 661. 57 4355 57 72 1 5 9271 5 8921 38 549) 38 699 132 0841 132 3 4 9 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motor car trains):
2-41.Ordinary.. .. ................ 41881 883 40 181320 13 970172 133998 213 1703 016 1 644 648 6747 153 6556 045 19 461 5421 18 582 4141 E01
24. eight. ........ 6 433 337 858 185 647 185 971 17 586 15 296 38 190 32 630 147 010 103 961 2-02
2-0. Total ..... ...... ... 42 270 316 40 519 178 14 155 8191 13 584 1841 1 720 602! 1 659 944 6 785 3439 6 588 675 19 608 552 18 686 375 2-03
8. Road locomotive-miles:
s-01. Principal. ........ 42 250 02 3 40 505 516 14 160 0781 13 588 7931 1 721 074 1 660 04 9 6 785 491 6 588 4751 19 583 3801 18 668 19 91 301
3-42. Heler.. ....... .1 2 850 692 2 643 836 1 512 2491 1 387 4341 91 247 95 861 257 893 218 149 989 303 942 392 S~
3--08. Light.... .......... ...... 2 284 831 2 235 134 1 203 8711 1 173 422 82? 583 79 2981 123153 322 529 875 2241 859 885( 3--8
3--04. Total. .. .. .. .. .... .. .. .1 47 385 546 45 384 486 16 a76; 198 16 149 6491 1 894 904 1 835 208 7 166 537 6 929 1531 21447 907 20 470 476 8.44
245. Totl steam only. .................. 46 747 624 44 759 640 16 427 36 1 15 710 8561 1 8i27 081 1 770 626 7 166 537 6 929 1531 21 326 6451 20 349 0051 05
3-06. Tota electric only. .633 642 618 389 447 543 438 062 67 823 64 5982 -- -- 118 2761 115 7451 3..0
8-07. Ttlother. .4 2 80 6 4 57 1 2 9 47 31- 2 9 86 5 7 2 6 Mg
Train-swithn locomotive-miles:
8--08. Coal- turning steam locomotives. 3 583 7 2 3 36 7 6 46 1 8 O4 8 9 11 1 7 98 4 O61 1 69 91 5 17 3 12 5 5 O4 4 61 4 8 8 16 9 O4 1 051 9 1 2 29 9 8
3-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 6 45 7 6 2 5 87 4 24 31 57 o 3 6 6 -- 2 0 52 1 8 96 6 4 14 0 5 81 8 6 2 8.0
W10. Electric locomotive units 4 4 8 3 845 8 52 3 5 O3 83 5 O 2 1 16 4 3 2 2 9-6 6 36 7 6 0 2 -10
8-11. Other locomotives. ....... 2I 310 2 0 34] 1 7 8 8 1 3 3 8 -- -- -( -- 5 2 2 69 6 --11
8-12. Total. ... .. .. .. .. .1 4 076 2821 4 002 956 1 ti45~ 2871 1 836 4311 173 079 176 354 506 513 485 712 1 551 4031 1 502 45 9 8-12
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4l-O1L aedast. ......... ..... 710 9821 681 963 278 256 268 7951 30 968 28 783 93 360 68 570 308 3981 295 8151 4-01
4-42. Lae west. .............. 523 9491 494 686 182 279 170 841 44 220 44 506 65 4571 63 213 231 993 216 126 4-2
4--08. Lae total. 34 931 1 176 649 460 535 439 636 75 188 735 289 158 817 151783 540 391 511 941 4-g
4--04. Empty, east.. .269 468 238 958 79 885 71561 33 485 32 927 29 527 27 355 126 571 107 115 4-0
P05.E pty,west.. .467 897 454 670 179 020 176 087 20 900 19 087 55 233 52 574 212 744 206 922 4--5
4-06. Epytotal. ... 737 365 693 628 258 905 247 648 54 385 52 014 84 760 79 929 339 315 314 037 4-0
4-07. Loddand empty, east. 980 450 920 921 358 141 340 356 64 453 61 710 122! 887 115 925 434 969 402 930 4--07
4--08. Loaded and empty, weak 9 91 8 46 9 49 3 56 3 61 2 9 9 34 6 9 2 8 6 5 1 20 6 3 5 95 3 1 2 6 90 11 5 7 8 74 44 7 37 4 25 3 4 8 4-0g
4-09. Loaded and empty total. .1 972 296 1 870 277 719 440 687 284 129 573 125 305 243 577 231 712 879 706 825s 978 4--0
4-10. Cabdooe,east'andw~;est... ...... 41 145 39 516 14 158 13 621 1 751 1 688 6 511 6 284 18 725 17 923 410
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in fre~ight train) eat and west. 9 02 69 72 a 51 72 4 8 31 24 1 2 51 0 79 1 1 4 5 3 O6 5 9 77 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives... 9 27 4 1 86 8 8 79 6 O2 4 1 48 757 3 7 913 2 9 6 6 14 91 6 5 86 8 771 1 4 94 9 O51 1 4 48 6 4 5 0 15 6 2 8 2 9 31 3 6 5 -41
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 2 2 20 6 7 9 1 9 89 2 94 3 0 5 33 1 2 6 6 83 11 35 0 2 2 05 9 4 3 1 9 74 8 1 8 5-0
5-08. Electric locomotives......... 1 36 2 3 131 5 42 6 4 1 47 6 4 27 4 31 7 56 2 8 19 3--4 0 53 6 3 9 0 7 5 5-08-
5-04. Other locomotives.. 36 6 2 1 17 7 6 7 -- -- -- -- 19 1 5 5 4 5-04
545. Total. 11 631 472 11 001 0591 4 216 1141 3 980 763 646 672 615 070 1 506 588 1 459 414 5 262 098 4 945 812 505
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. ..6 5 7 43 89 41 6 2 4 3 4 O1 2 9 4 62 4 5 21 27 6 72 8 5 7 6 0 95 51 0 5 8 8 7 11 9 4 42 8 90 8 9 01 91 71 2O 7 45 3 4 2 1 9 97 1 91 6 &-1
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. 1 3 9 96 4 41 12 3 41 t 4 1 9 0 8 o 9 3 -6 4 0 6 5 6 oa8 1 3 9 23 3 o1 1 2 27 6 8 8 0 6-4
6-08. Total in electric locomotive trains. ..8 9 6 136 8 82 7 8 5 4 88 8 20 5 12 5 7 4 19 27 0 1 6 4 86 2 1 4 4 6 2 O9 7 2 6-08
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 7 9 7 35 9 3 01 0 5 16 2 7-- -6 9 a 5 0 3 6--04
06-0. Totalinallfreight trains. ..8 644 444 75 660 95 7 29 961 4031 8 194 991 6 288 780 6 044 197 9 506 950 8 957 945 34 887 311 32 463 824 ~0
7. Net to-ierevenue and nonrevenue (thousands). ...33 753 183 31 131 064 12 940 684 j2 064 625 3 364 104 3 242 539 917 871 3 619 483 13 510 524 12 204 417 7
8. Train-hours (including train-swKitching hour sat way s'tations). 2 9 6 6 3 2 5 21 6 O 9 37 2 64 914 2 85 11 6 7 62 116 2 92 39 4 6 53 38 6 2 O6 1 1 47 9 5 1 10 4 8 2 1
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary .~B .,d .5U 9b.3a 9.5.6~ 3. .80 4.s5 9-01
9-02. Net ton-mules...................4 53,797 686721,1 7733 793073 oo2 7 -0
10. Avrgs pe rm tadnmiM pecldin lh .... .101. .1 .0 10 .0 1
1M2. Loaded ear-miles .pi~i .~n .. .. .. 2. 93.02. .0635 .17 7 10-08
1M8. Loddrihear-miles........ 7. 17* 18.5 18.1 31-9~i 3168. 12.0 17.4 69 0
IM4. ca~idp r-miles (ezluudiny caboose). ... 4. ** id515176 6.3. 5 IP 1.2 i4. 1-o
1@5s. Greetn~is (lezeudigleo~motivesand tenders). ,2618)212, ,9 ,75149135 ,9 ,4 10045
1(6. Net ton-miles. ....... 06 759900 1,8192 1 552 9467 10-e6
11. Grees ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 245 21C2 850 246 341 33 2al 10 all 245 21(2 11
12. Net ton-milee per loaded ear-mile. ......... ... .27.3 26. 5 282.4C 45.0 1 4 2 24. 7 23825.0 23.6 12
18. Car-mile ration:
18-0LPercent loaded of total ieg car-lr~es,eastward. 257. 77904. 666.0 76.4 70.9 73.4 1801
1&42. Percent loaded of total ieihar-milesqwesbound. .: 2. 2 05.e 67.9 5oo4. 2 225.
18-08. Percent loaded of total crihaaur-milesI (east sad west). .5.65.9 7 54.0 .0 5. 8552. 145. 80
1644. Percent eastbound of totalrae freight ear-miles. 57.6 5s.o so.4 61.1 41.2 935* 4 715. 8
14. 01 A1Mea e tn hur.. ... ... ... 16.) 16.1 1 .1 14*.9 14.7 14. 1.2 17.1 17.1 16.9 14-41
14-42 Gross ton-miles (ex'cluding loeom'otivres and tenders).... 31, 057 30,005 31,567 3i0, 838 53, 860 51, 97C 2458 23.195 30, 391 29, 3Y 14-02
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours* .1 21.2 21.5 881.0 28*1 24., 6 2541 17 6j 17.3 16.5 17.1 15

*Exoludes switching time of train looomotives at initial and final terminals.





















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.


1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated atclose ofmonth. #L ..... .1 2 34 17 7 3 4 8 50 5 7 5 461 5 7 7 6 0 5 9 28( 5 8 9 21 8 54 31 3 8 7 01( 13 2 16 0 13 2 4 97 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2--0. Ordmnary.. .. .. ... ... ... .1 294 932 995 271 165 789 101 436 2681 94 148 838 11 895 907 11 343 2711 49 504 63 4 45 521 9333 132 096 186 120 152 347 2-01
34)2. Light. ... ... .. .. .. ... .1 2 750 840 2 323 315 1 427 0971 1 317 896 166 9841 127 1511 305 050 858 395 851 709 619 873 2-02
MS3.Total. .. .. .. . .1 297 683 835 2731489 1041 102 863 365( 95 466 734 12 062 8911 11470 4221 49 809 6841 45 779 7281 132 947 8951 120 772 2201 E08
8. Road locomotive-miles:
S-01. Principal.... .. ........... 297 589452 273 423311 102 906 4 51 95 511 646 12 066 506 11 470527 49 811 603 45 780 7551 132 804 908 120 660 383 ~01
3-02.HIe per... 20 962 396 18 485891 11 317 708 10 282 008 821433 733 98 1 930 934 1 549 1571 6 892 321 5 858 746 8-4)2
8-(#.Li ............ 16 874 697 15190 154 9 169 420 8 429 492 624 3241 558 401 934 056 885 2591 6146 8891 5 317 0001 8-0
SQrL .............. 335 426 545 307 037 356 123 393 571 114 223 146 13 512 263 12 762 910 52 676 593 48 215 1711 145 844 1181 131 836 1291 80
8--05.To steam only.. 330 918 062 302728 592 120 300 361 111 113 479 12 969 06 1 2286 020 52 676 593 48 215 171 144 972 04 5 131 113 922 -805
Ms. Totl electric only. 4 4 70 7 78 4 2 67 7 81 3 0 86 1 8 2 3 10 2 0 46 5 4 20 01 4 76 8 9 0-8 4 1 3 96 6 8 8 45 MS6
8-07.Tot other..... .... .. 37 705 40 983 7 02 7 621 -0 ---0677 33 362 8-07
T "i~ithn locomotive-miles:
8-08. Cobrning steam locomotives. 23 608 977 2 2 567' 8 2 13 03 6 7101 12 443 279 1 198 27 0 1 167 2401 3 576 171 3 257 2671 5 797 826 5 700 096 808
&-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 4 15 1 7 05 3 69 ga 31 1 3 5 6 013 2 48 -- 3 9 9 51 3 8 9 4O 4 9 8 19 4 3 6 46 4 3 8-0
8-10. Electric locomotive units................ 31 4 13 7 1 8 5 33 2 44 5 2 1 2 44 8 4 2 3 5 22 31 4 6 5--4 6 O9 4 2 4 s1 810
8-11. 0therlocomotives. .......... 17 664 15 690 13 4401 86281 -- -- -- -- 4 224 7 062 -11
8-12. Total. 28 092 483 26 600 336( 13 308 2311 12 710 002 1 221 792 1 198 7051 3 616 122 3 296 2071 9 946 3381 9 395 422 8-1
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east.. .. ...4 961 574 4 478 311 2 027 17 0 1 843 835 228 92 9 207 5971 689 857 609 408 2 015 618 1 817 471 4-01
44)2. Lae west. 3 718 992 3 223 141 1 335 308 1 130 415 289 968 269 928 485 323 435 614 1 608 393 1 387 184 4-412
4-~ oB. e total. 8 680 566 7 701 452 3 362 478 2974 250 518 897 477525 1 175 180 10450221 3 624 011 3 204 655 4--48
4--4. Empty east.. .1 821 17 5 1 625 792 585 898 517 011 214 071 206 662 215 014 203 946 806 192 698 153 4-044
4--05. Epywest. 101 678 2 912 463 1 284 421 1 240 263 157 633 145 307 403 906 366 288 1 255 718 1160 605 4--0
4-06. Empy total.. ................... 4 922 853 4 538 255 1 870 319 1757 274 371 704 351 969 618 920 570 254 2 061 910 1 858 758 4.4)g
447. Lo~e and empty, east. .6 782 749 6 104 103 2 6131 068 2 360 846 443 000 414 250 904 871 813 3741 2 821 8101 2 515 624 4-47
6-08 Loaded and empty,wRest. 6 820 670O 6 135 604 2 619 729 2 370 678 447 601 415 235 889 229 801 902 2 864 111 2 547 789 4-08
4--09. Loaded and empty, total. .13 603 419 12 239 707 5 232 797 4 731 524 890 601 829 494 1 794 100 1 615 276 5 685 921 5 063 413 4..0
4-10. Caboose, east and west .289 954 266 157 103 104 95 676 12 296 11 652 47 941 43 818 126 613 115 011 4-10
4--11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west. 5 9 2 84 6 0 6 07 15 80 31 6 5 2 8 99 8 2 8 7 58 9 4 6 0 33 8 24 3 4 2 67 4--1
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5--0. Coal-burningsteamloeomotives. 65 817 491 60 401 6421 30 169 0051 27 482 250 4 321 502 4 015 1491 11 004 387 10 024 2771 20 322 597 18 879 966 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. ......15 218 404 12 811 879 11 338 10 974 135 780 129 588 15 071 286 12 671 317 &-4)2
5--0. Electric locomotives. .. 9 69 12 5 8 9 012 7 4 3 612 9 4 53 O 56 2 44 4 48 20 5 O 8 6 2 8 8 5 48 3 1 9 85 5-)g
&-04. Other locomotives. .... 3 21 8 3 4 85 7 8 67 28 4 32 2 7 5 7 5
5-05. Total. 82 008 238 74 107 133 30 617 258 27 947 008 4 565 950 4 220 235 11 140 167 10 153 865 35 684 863 31786 025 5-05
6. Gross ton-miles of ears, contents, an~d cabooses (th~ousandI) :
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .4 56 9 44 O3 8 4 O9 67 9 7 291 21 3 5 12 8 581 1 69 19 2 4 69 4 1 7 03 6 2 3 8 7 12 6 321 6 9 7 71 7 9 9 6 2 6 4 2 4 9 13 1 9 55 7 48 11 9 7 10 35 9 6-4)1
6-02. Total in oil-burming, steam locomotive trains. .9 2 9 69 7 91 7 8 13 8 9 7 8 35 0 2 3 2 6 57 So0 2 67 7 29 2 2 6 9 2 13 4 5 o4 7 7 37 7 95 8-0
6-481. Total in electric locomotive trains. 6 4 41 5 3 9 5 8 20 5 9 3 4 64 O 8 6 3 4 03 3 27 1 4 36 7 6 3 1 18O 9 9 2 1 5 4 6 9 0 1 2 36 27 9 44)B
64)4. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. .4 6 4 6 3 6 5 3 6 49 65 9 66 -3 9 9 8 43 0 57 1 44
6--0. Total inallfreight trains. 556 401 848 493 675 842 217 018 470 192 634 439 43 140 386 39 893 624 70 572 066 62793 475 225 670 926 198 354 304 06-0
7. Net~ton-miles, revenue andatonrevenue (thousands). 233 972 563 so 2 896 956 94 437 360 81 884 756 23 140 391 21 28 7 901 29 122 719 25 437 874 87 272 093 7 4 286 4285 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stat~ior s). 18 4 55 6 47 1 7 2 55 0 1 6 87 6 9 2 7 6 5 68 2 55 8 45 4 O3 8 13 8 9 3 2 98 3 4 1 3 2 7 5 4 3 7 7 49 90 4 7 13 9 3 2 6
AVERAGES
9. Averae pr mile of road per day:
9- odiar. .. .. .. .. .59 .48. 779.5 9.0 6.1 5 4.7 t.3 901
02 Net tnml 4, 713 li, 05 7,741 6 5 8 1 6 6 ,543 s .1 ,62 M
10. Averages per train-mile (e~ld~ lght trains):
10-01.Locomotive-miles (Ijepa and helper). .101071.111 1.11 1.07Z 1.06 1.04 1.03 1.05 1.0 1%
1M)2. Loaded ri~hcsmla ..2. 2. }2 31.6 43.6 42.1 23.7 23.0 27.4 2.
10-48. Empty! ieh mear-ie................1. 16.7 18.4 18.7 3 .3t 3,1.0 12.5 1.2*5 15.615 105
10-44Totinaalf car-mles(ezluding ebabos) .... 46.1 45.1 ,1.6 250.37. 731 36. 35.5 43.0 4. 00
10-45. Gross to anie (ezeluding locomotives and tenders). 887 1, 12,392 463 2 3571 261391 0 ,61 1-5
1MW6. Net ton-miles. 793 748 931 870 1,945 1, 877 588 559 66161 1-4
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .I 244 241 2481 245 338 331 211 211 245 241 11
12. Netton-mileaperloadedear-mile. .. .. ... ... 27.0 26.3 28.11 27*5 44.6 44.6 24.81 24,} 21C.1 23.2 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
18-01. Percent loaded of total fripcar-mileeseatward. 17. 7.67. 175. .2 .9P 7 4 7. 0
18-42. Percent loaded of total iehtear-miles, westbound. ,:. 51. 47 .7 54.8 65.0 4.6 .35.2 54,4 18-412~
108. Percent loaded of total fiihcar-milesleast and west). ~1 6 .6.9 64.3 62.9 58.3 57.6 76.76- 80
1M4.k Percent eastbound of total loddfreight ear-miles. 57.2 58.1 60.3 62.o 44.1 43.5 5d.7 58.3 55.65. 18-44
14. Averageser train-hour:
144). mle. ... .. .. ... .. 1.115815.0 14.5 14.3 14.1 16.7 16.7 17.2 16.9 14--01
14--02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). ..3,148 8 1 1 5 9 2 1 2 9 1 3 5 2 7 9192,8 40
15. Percenttrain-switchinghours atwaystationsoftotaltrain-hours.*. .1 20.5 20.9 27.31 26.8 2rC.1 24.5 16.41 16.8 15.6 16.7 15


.... 2


# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the,olose of each month within the period*
* Excludes switching time of train looomotives at initial and final terminals.


154715-0 U.S(. 00VERIN NTPRINlTIWeO PFICE:193


INTERSTATE COMMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of freight train statistics representing 141 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 19371 AND 1936



















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1936 1937 1956 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month.. .... ... 2533856 234 621 57448e 57 726 5 926 5 892 38 5051 38 60 131 987 132 353 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorear train~s):
M1. Ordmnary.. ~. .............. 41015 679 40130 277 13 599 780 15'284 401 1689 038 1 669 921 6 586 779 6 55 272 193540 082 18 842 683 M1
M2n.Light. 60 554 319 674 178 406 176 099 21 468 15 248 26 168 27 198 134 512 101 129 2-0
2-08. Total .. .... .. .. .. .. .. .1 41 376 233 40 449 951 13 778 186 13 460 500 1 710 506 1 685 169 6 412 947 6 360 470 19 474 594 18 943 812 20B
8. Road locomotive-miles:
ML1Principal. ..... 41359 544 40 436702 13 781 171 13 466 805 1 711064 1 685 656 6 415 301 6 360 462 19 454 258 18 926 379 801
MS, Hle. .................... 2 670 475 2 640 597 1 446 226 1 364 228 86 796 101 107 221 451 225 048 916 002 950 214 Mg
MBo. ... .... .... 2827228 2 229 631 1165 635 1159 987 85 549 81 130 120 4411 123 273 855 603 865 241 *gS
M4.~ .... .... .... 46 257 247 45 308 930 16 393 038 15 990 420 1 883 409 1 867 893 6 754 943 6 708 783 21 225 863 20 741 834 &-04
gO5. Ttlsteam only. .... .......... 45 651 8041 44 719 $21 16 000 5191 15 597 933 1 807 965 1 799 452 6 754 9431 6 708 783 21 088 377 20 613 3553 805
g-06.Toa electric only. ................. 598 395 583 601 391 560 392 019 75 444 68 441 -~ 3 91 123 141 MS
MT. Toaother. ................... 7 048 5 808 953 468 095 5 340 807
Tran-sitcinglocomotive-miles:
Ma48. bnin steam locomotives. 3 416 553 3 ?590 193 1 807 907 1 798 010 177 628 173 960 495 803 490 855 935 215 927 368 M-0
8-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives............. 652 058 615 884 3 262 3 120 974 1 974 64682 610 790 449
8-10. Electrielocomotive nnits. 5 339 43 767 34 073 32 675 3 531 3 387 7 935 7 705 8-1
8-11. Other locomotives. ...... 2 424 1 542 1 592 984-- 1 032 61e -1
8-2. Total. ... .. ... .. .... 4 116 374 4 051 586 1 646 634 1 834 729 180 959 177 347 49T 777 492 8291 1 591 0041 1 546 481 8-1
4. Car-miles (huad):
4-0. Laeeast.. 699 650 680 970 268 213 S 261 628 31 596 30 791 66 436 86 480 313 6051 302 0711 4-1
4- 42. ed west. 520 618 507 056 180 700 175 607 44 5164 44 946 46 050 64 815 229 704 221 688 44E
4-48. oa total. 1 880 468 1 188 086 448 913 : 437 235 75 760 75 737 152 486 151 295 543 309 523 759 4-4
4-04.Empty,east.. 264 910 246 066 80 590 74 386 34 715 3s 873 29 085 26 866 120 520 110 944 4-st
4-45Empty, west.. 457 766 438 517 166 628 163 018 21 169 19 928 52 556 49 158 217 613 206 413 4-4
4-06.Empty total.. ..... ..... 676 684 583 247 218 237 404 55 884 55 801 81 441 76 024 358 133 317 354 4-06
4-47.Inad~d and empty, eeat. 964 560 927 036 348 803 356 014 66 111 64 664 1155121 113 346 434 125 413 018 4-07
4-08 Loaded and empty,west. 978 584 945 57j 347 328 338 625 65 5515 64 874 118 406 its 973 447 317 488 101 4-48
4-09.Loaded and empty total. 943 144 1 872 609 696 131 674 639 131 644 189 558 2359 97 287 319 881 442 841 115 449
4-1.aos~asadet.... ..43835813 795 13 516 1 765 1714 6 128 6 071 18 706 18 257 4-10
4-1L Pasasengentrain ars tin freighttIrains),eastan~dw~est 10 027 10 151 2 587 a 527 128 126 1 142 990 6 2301 6 508 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-LCoal-brrningstearmloomrotives. ...... ... 9174 981 8 934 95 4 050 949( 3893y159 611 517 601897 1 410 270 1 398 216 310a 445 3 041023 M-0
5--02Oil-bordergateam locomotives. .10 .......... ao598 1 946 839 3 059 a s7 -i 224 11 066 2 086 30 1952 26 648
5-08 Electrilelcomotives. 133 023 127 386 53 842 55 695 34 959 30 415 44 0 41 278 M-O
5-04 Otherlocomotives................... 678 476 93 39 .ga 457 50
M45 Total. 11 409 274 11 008 396 4 107 968 5 951 840 646 876 652 510 1 481 494 1 409 282 5 253 542 5 014 964 6-0
6. Gross ton-miles of cacontente, and cabjooses (throusanrds):
6-01. Total incoal-brig steamnlocomotive trains.... 65 698 387 65 489 1711 28 804 003 27 605 858 6 124 221 6 144 020 9 141 273 8 893 116 81 628 890 20 846 777 61
6-02 Total in odhrigsemlocomotive trains. 13 175 435 12 101 474 8 773 8 289 --64 906 59 562 13 101 756 12 033 853 -0
6-08 Total in electric loeomotivetCrlais............ 857 519 834 088 418 688c 459 397 204 550 175 361 --234 481 219 330 8-0
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 4 50 5 7 as 6 35 5 47 7 at a 5 to 1 6-4
6-05 Totarlinallreighttrains........ 79 739 791 76 430 461 29 232 099 ;8 053 461 6 328 571 6 519 381 9 206 179 8 952 478 34 972 942 33 105 141 445
7. Net ton-miles revenue and onrevenue (thousands). ... 3 70s 710 32 090 560 is 839 00 112 240 485 3 409 988 3 468 664 5 842 075 5 743 468 13 611 353 la 643 943 7
& Train-hours (including train-switching hours at wayst~at~ions). 2 570 598 2 528 898 918 713 909 045 118 548 119 824 382 897 381 525 1 150 420 1 119 104 8
AVERAGES

9. Avffjsemi miofroad per dy:
oriay ....... ...575 7.6 6.45 9.o 9- 5* .6 M-0
M2Ne ... ... ... .454 ,427,211 6,stos 1856 1,95 3.21 3.2 .2 ,ase MS
1 0 m. Al e s rbm a p dlo a p dr n a n h . 1 0 6 1 .1 1 1 3 .U 1. 01 .. 0 .01 1
10-48 Loadated tu~iea-mes 8853.0 44O 454 52.9 as q8 1
10-48. ent rih ar-miles. 11* 313. 871.0 5l, 1608O
10-01. %tr~~ibear-miles (ezluding eaboose). . .* 1* 797 63. 3. 54.6 1644crc
10-45. Grosston--miles (excludinglcom~otivesanatenders).. .r .,L ,441 ,4981 377 1,441 1,1 44
10-06 Net ton-miles .e ...R : 2 ,1 ,7 602 591 704 10-06
1L Groesston-mile of locomotivesand tenders per locomotiemile. .. .1 247 24) 251 847 4 )}91 210 910 S 247 ag 1
12. Netton-milesperloadedear-mile. .l ...... 762.0 as.4 as.o 55.o 5. 25.e ab.7 ag.x 12
1. Car-mile ratios:
1-0.Percnt loaded of totalirih car-miles, westoun. ... ii .2 .0 .7a .8 Is4.g 1-4
18-0. Percent loaded of total cribe~ar-mile(east and west). .. .1 .8: *5. 2 16. 8
184. Percent eastboundef total loddfreightear-miles ... 57*3 *35-75**. 7 57-2 57.7 57.i 15-01
14 e ou: ... ... ... ...16.1 16.0 *O 1 14.14. 14 16.7 16.1 16.9 16.9 14-01
14-02 Gross ton-miles (excludinlg loemoti~ves and tenaders. .....3, 30, 22) 31a~ 19 o, 60 5)t, 375 5),00 2,or 04 ,56 j0,50 to a, ae 14-4
15. Percent train-switching hours at way station of total train-hourt .1 21.61 21.6 28.7 28.4 25*3) 24.8( 17.61 17.5 16.9 1 7.1 lb

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IPREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I ST~EAMW RAILWAYS IN THC;E UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of freight train srtatistice representing 121 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINErL~~lAh C~gANES NOT INCLUDED)


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UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEMI POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER't REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1956 1937 1936 1937 1961937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at lose of month# .... .... 234 1301 2314 824 57 5331 57 7571 5 928 5 898l 38 5371 38 696 132 138 138 4791 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-0L.rdinary.. .; 3948 6741 311 296 066 1506 048 1~07 4b5239 13?84 945 13015 19 55 891 413 51 854605 151 434268 138995030 M1
MS. Light 111 394 2 642 989 1 605 503 1 493 995 188 452 142 399 331 218 285 593 986 221 721 002 MS
MB. Total. 339 060 068 313 939 055 116 641 551 108 927 8341 13 775 3971 13 155 5911 56 222 6311 52 140 1981 158 422 489( 139 716 032 Mg
8. Road locomotive-milee:
M~L Prinelpal. 338 948 99 351 859 921 116 687 606 108 975 759 15 777 570 13 154 183 56 224 6541 52 141 217 152 259 166 139 586 72 8-01
&&L ....... ......... 85634761 81064 3101 12 763 9'5 11646 236 908289 835 087 2152 3851 1774805 7 808950 6 808 788 OM
gosLi). ............ 19 100 63 17 419 963 103355063 9589 4791 709 8731 639 533 1054 4971 1008 53 7 001 199 6182 419 Mg
8-44 ...... ........ 81 6831061 35 2 44 194 139 786 603 130 211 74 15 395 6721 14 630803 59 431536 54 925954 167 069 295 15 2577 963 &0
ggg.To steam only.. ... 76 569180o 347 446011 136 3i008801 186709 320 14 777 028 14 085S472( 59 4315361 54 925 954 166 059 73 151 727 275 M
M6.Tta electric oaly. 069 173 4 85582 3477 7421 3494 065 618 644 54 5331 -- 972 7871 811 9861 M6
.T other............ 44 753 46791 7 981 8089o -- -- -- -- 36 7721 7021 M
Tran-sitcinglocomobtive-miiele
MB. Oolhnn steam locomotives. 27 023 4151 25 958 073 14 842 802 14 241 289 1 575 89 1 541 200 4 071 9741 3748 1221 6 738 7411 6 6ay 44 Mg
8-09 Oil-Imrning steam locomotives....... 4 803 7631 4 514 1151 16 8822 16 sea- 41 925 40 914 4 745 016~ 4 256 an5 8-09
8-0 Electricloeomotiveunits. .. ... .. ... .1 359 4761 362 3001 278 594~ 877 5822 26 8551 34 8521 -1 54 02 91 9 9261 8-10
8-11. Otherloeomotives.. .. .. .. .. ... .I .. 2 08 17 2321 14 832 9 5al -I -- -1 -1 5 2561 7 6801 8-11
8-12Total. .. ... ... .. .. ... .1 32 206 742) 30651 7221 15 153 050 1454* 471) 1402 751 13476 0521 411389 3s 789 036 11 5370421 10941 903 8-12
4. Car-miles (toan):
ML ,Io~ easet.. 661 2241 5 159 ta81 2 295 383 2 105 463 260 5251 238 388l 776 2931 695 888l 2 329 2231 2 119 548 M1
MSode. ee. .. ... ... .. .. 4 239810l 37301971 1516 008o 1 3060823 34321 314 87 551 373 00429 1 8380971 1 608 872 4-4
4-08.ded total. 9 901 034) 8 88 9 4781 3 811 591 3 411 485 594 657 553 262 1 527 666 1 196 517 4 167 320 3 728 414 MS
Mt.W Epyeast, 2 086 085 1 871 658 666 486 591 397 248 786 240 535 244 099 230 832 926 718 eoo9 094 M
4-45. mtywest......... .... 3 559 444 3550980 1451049 1403 88 178 802 165235 456 26 415 44 1 47331 1367 018 MS
4-06. Epgtotal.. 5 645 529 5 222 836 2 117 537 1 994 678 427 588 405 770 700 361 646 876 2 400 043 2 176 112 446
eoT.lo and omt east. .......... 7 747 309 7 031 139 a 961 871 2 694 86 509 111 478 923 1 020 398 926 720 3 255 935 2 928 636 447
M8.Loaded and epywest........ ..... 7 799254 7 081177 2 96707 2 709 03 513134 460 09 1 007 65 915 875 3311 48 2 975 890 408
-00. Loaded and mt total. 15 546 565 14 112 316 5 928 928 5 406 165 1 022 245 959 ose 2 028 027 1 842 595 6 g 567 6 5 904 526 Mg
4i-10. Caboose~eg&last west 330 545 305 715 116 899 109 192 14 059 13 age 54 068 49 889 145 319 133 26 4-10
4-11. Passenger-ttrin car (in frieiht itran), aeas and west. 6 9 31 37 0 7 5 7 1 33 118 57 8 1 0 271 9 54 9 90 1 10 450 40 0 5 4 0 77 51 411
5. Grees ton-miles of road locomotives and tender (thousands):
ML1 Coal-bkurningteamleoomotives. ............ 74 992 47 2 69 335 9371 34 219 954 31 575 409 4 932 819 4 617 046 12 414 6571 11 422 493 23 425 048 21 920 989 5-1
MS Oil-burning steam locomotives. 17 318 9# 14 758 11 14 59 15 p 147 00 140 65 17 1575951 14 603 543 -02
6-48. Electrielooomotives. 1 102 148 1 Oi'7 513 489 991 50s 751 279 4071 235 499 32 750 273 263 5.08
f-04. Otherlocomotives.. 896 3961 8781 767 ** 018 3194 50
545. Total. 95 417 518 85 115 529 34 725 220 31898 8481 5 t12 2261 4 852 545 12 561 661 11 565 147 40 918 4051 36 800 9891 5-0
6. Groes ton-miles of crcontent, ande abbooses(th~ousandI) :
MOL Total in colnnnsteam locomotive trains. 522 548 785 475 168 8901 842 316 898 216 797 737 47 827 844 44 856 452 78 913 0721 70 957 365 153 484 971 140 557 16 ~01
MB. Total in onhrigsem locomotive trains. 106 145 226 90 240 458 43 795 40 916 865 173 788 588 105 236 260 89 410 948 M
S-OB Totalinelectriemm~h trane. ..... 7 2~9905 6 654686 3 882774 **t~84874 1 64 111 1 563 -s 1775171 14~55 609 08
6044 Total in other locomotive sandmotorear trains.. 4 9 3 042 27 57 13 6 5 8 4 7 79 9 35 7 5 2 04
645 Totalinallfreighttraina. 636 041 999 570 106 303 246 250 5961 220 687 900 49 468 957 46 215 005 79 778 245 71 745 953 260 544 201 831 459 445 g05
7. Net tnml revenueamdndonrevenue (thousands). ......267 676 357 234 987 516 107 276 660 94 125 241 26 550 373 24 750 565 32 964 794 29 181 342 100 864 530 86 930 368 7
8. Train-hors includingg train-switchinghoureat way stations). 21 027 024 19 783 925 7 795 640 7 477 310 963 9711 953 117 5 566 610 3 115 068 8 900 803 8 258 430 8
AVERAGES
e.A mile of road per day:
ordinary.~cl ~ ....595*276 9.4 9.1 6.0 5.5 4*7 4*3 B01
942.Net ...................4,7oy411763669 8411,1 .a 301)12269 M
10n. Loport~ir(raisile pand hepr.. ... .10 1.07 1.11 1.11 101.06 1.04 1010 14
108 csmle. .. .. .. .. 2.5285 3. 3.743 4.5 23. 23. 27.5 26 108
104 Em8 ri~ car-mile...... ....1. 16.8I 1841. .5121 15- 8 7 14

1044 Net ton-miles. 9 3 94,0 9 665 14
11. Grosstor~nmirloesoloomotives mteandteds per locomotive mile. .. .I 245 24 48 25 393 211 211 245 241 11
12.Netton-milpplo~eaeperloadeeie .. .. .. ... .. 27.0 26.4 28.1 27.6 44.6 44.7 24.8 24.4 24l.e 2j.) 12
18. Candile ratios:
1841. Percent loaded ottotal crietarmilaes~eatbound. .i 31* .5 781 1. 4 76.1 7.1 71.5 181
184B Pmerntloaded ettotal candlteseeweethound. .. .. .4 7114. 5. 565. 55.
108-. Percent loaded of total frlhacanles (east and west). .~ .0 3* .o. 1 $.2 57-7 6555 *49 6* 1
1844 Peceant eastbolud of total ~e freight ear-miles. 57.2 5.o doI6* 43*1 5*5 58.2 55-9 5.
14 1 hu: ..... ..... 16.1 15. 1.0 1.1.1.116.7 16.7 17.1 16.9 1M1
108. Grees ton-miles (excluding locomotive and tenders). 0, 249 28* 311pt 29, 51'( 51,316 49, 525 23, 69 23,032 29, 272 as,027 14dB
15. Percent train-switehing hours at way stations oftotal train-hours.*. .I 20.6 21.0 27.5 27.0 24.2 24.6 16.5 116.9 15.d 16.1 15


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# Bepresents an avra~ge of the mileage reported at the elose of each month within the period,
* smludes switching time of train loocaptiesr at initial and final terminals.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of ireight train statistics representing 141 railways
(SWITCHING ANrD TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)





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OFF -BUREAU ~OF; STATISTICS SEPTEMBER,1937
o ET E FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS 1. STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
-Compiled from 131 reports of freight train statistics representing 14C1 railways
/"P r .rA (SWITCHING AND) TERMINAL` COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


U.~S. DEP~~~O~jiTONY_ E OR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, 1937 AND 1936

SOUTHERN, DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 9 REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 19 6

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month., 233 816) 234 623 57 417 57 731 5 926 5 907 38 501 38 649 131 9721 132 336 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
M)1. Ordinary. 40 950 8261 40 172 178 13 292 859 15 109 793 1 730 480 1 703 353 6 384 984 6 365 389 19 542 503 18 993 643 2-01
ZO2. Light. 63 438 332 234 173 598 177 740 21 554 19 699 27 632 34 408 140 654 100 387 420
2-03. Total. ....41 314 264 40 504 412 13 466 457 13 287 533 1 752 034 1 723 052 6 412 616 6 399 797 19 683 157 19 094 030 MS3
3. Roadllocomotive-miles:
3-41. Pnncipal............ ....... 413909 6591 40 497 653 13 473 570 1 293 763 1 752 636 1723 681 6 413 707 6 399 593 19 669 746 19080O616 a-41
34)2. H ler.. .2 782 782 2 734 809 1 516 377 1 406 939 88 235 113 200 244 058 226 941 934 052 985 729 I02
3-03. iI~.... .... 2. 302 559 2 285 300 1184 281 :1180 733 89 084 86 252 119 499 122 375 909 695 895 940 3-03
.o .~P ....~n 46394947 06 455177620 1617422 15883 B1435 1 929 95 1 925133 6 777 264 6 748 909 21 513 493 20 962 285 ye4
3-05 Tostem oly.. .45 07 06 4 92.62 15797771 5 502 364 1 853 359 1 846 814 6 777 264 6 748 909 21 378 612 20 831 535 ~05
3-06. Tota electric only. .... .580 841 584 135 375 589 380 238 76 596 76 319 --128 656 127 57 8 g.4
3-07.. Total other. ..... 7 09 34 0 05 86 8 8 33 ----6 2 25 3 172 a -07
Train-switching locomotive-miles: 39695 9 31 18058 18510 1560 8 4 119 57239558954 0
3-08 Coal-burning steam locomotives.. 6 5 4900 8558 185 5 18 0 18 45517572095589543 g
3-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .6 8 37 0 6 4 42 a 99 4 9 81 --2 35 8 1 6 34 6 78 01 8 6 37 80 7 8-0g
3-10. Electric locomotive units. .44 614 42 583 31 681 29 874 3 699 3 814 9 234 6 895 8-1
3-11. Other locomotives... 2 460 2 968 1598 1 302 --- 1 062 666 8-11
3-12. Total. ...4 257 389 4 186 003 1 886 611 1 859 307 189 339 185 055 517 537 528 837 1 663 902 1 612 804 8-12
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4,-01. Loaded, east.. ..... 724 1741 695 063 270 073 259537 30 9601 31140 89 8481 87 442 333 293 314 944 401
4-02. Loaded, west. ................ .. 523 759 509 337 179 877 177 369 47 242 45 801 68 259 66 539 228 381 219 628 4402
408. Loaded, total. 1 247 933 1 202 400 449 95 436 906 78 202 76 941 158 107 1531 981 561 674 534 572 4--03
4I-04. Empty, east.. 255 461 241 247 78 330 76 302 35 953 35 010 29 261 26 277 111 917 103 658 4-04
4--05. Empty~west.. .452 416 433 579 164 609 153 794 21 101 19 932 49 459 49 561 217 247 210 292 4-05
4-06. Empty total.. 707 877 674 886 242 939 230 096 57 054 54 942 78 720 75 838 329 164 313 950 4--06
4-07. Loaded and empty, east. .979 635 934 310 348 403 335 839 66 913 66 150 119 109 113 -719 445 210 418 602 4-4
4-08. Loaded and empty, west. .976 175 942 916 344 486 331 163 68 343 65 753 117 718 116 100 445 628 429 920 -0
4i-09.Loaded and empty, total. 1 955 810 1 677 226 692 889 667 002 135 256 131 883 236 827 229 819 890 838 848 522 4--09
4-10. Caboose,eastandwest. ..40 382 39 632 13 459 13 319 1 781 1 763 6 112 6107 19 030 18 443 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in ftre~ight trains), east and west.. 11 4 O 11 0 66 3 O5 7 2 8 71 12 0 1 21 1 125 1 2 5 7 105 6 82 1 411
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burning steam loeomotiV08. 9 2 4 6 31 3 97 8 85 71 9 85 3O9 1 3 8 75 3 48 6 29 9 681 6 2 4 38 1 4 18 4 9O 1 4 O7 4 O9 3 2 O9 8 4 3 0 77 1 62 5-01
542. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .2 093 778 1 997 Too 3 029 a 918 12 169 12 277 2 078 580 1 982 505 &-02
5--03. Electrielecomotives.. 1350 817 129 934 51 898 53 856 35 209) 34 118 43 710 41 960 8.03
5-04. Other locomotives. .... 68 328 6 7 9 7 6 -- -60 4 21 0 5-04
5-05. Total. ....11 465 911 11 106 177 4 038 097 5 930 098 665 177 654 556 1 430 659) 1 419 686 5 331 978 5 101 837 5-05
6. Gross ton-miles of ars, con'tents, and cabooses (th~ousands) :
6-01. Totalin coal-burning, stenarlocomotive trains. ..67 350 7211 64 086 701 29 039 6901 27 615 907 6 453 3231 6 352 563 9 444 055) 9 085 6371 22 413 653 21 032 594 60
6-02. Totalin oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .13 094 906 12 493 224 9 082 8 307 72 027 68 602 13 013 797 12 416 315 6402
6-03. Total in electric locomotive trains. 851 471 841 447 418 305 429 515 212 779 195 757 220 387 216 175 6--03
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains... ..... 5 5 3 4 31 a 64 7 74 3 -- 4 89 0 3 5 69 6--0
6-05. Total in all freight trains. ........ ...... 81 302 635 77 425 684 29 467 724 28 054 472 6 666 102 6 548 320 9 516 082 9 154 239 35 652 727 33 668 653 6-05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). .34 8 62 3 3 35 O4 7 2 65 1 3 1 4 9 O 1 2 4 9 35 06 3 6 46 89 9 6 21 5 07 4 O 91 0 85 3 8 71 7 39 1 4 0 05 8 8 3 1~ 3 6O 9 63 7
8. Train-hours (including train-sitchinmghours at way stations). .. .2 612 165 2 577 233 923 586 913 858s 123 496 124 206 392 317 396 203 1 172 766 1 142 966 g
AVERAGESS
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
01.Trinmies odinry -5* 57 *77.6 9.7 9.6 5-555 4.9 4.8 901
9-02 Net ton-nd" es. .....4 7 ,657 1 ,23a,54a,463 4 ,393 3 .20 @0
10-o. A ocm tvemies (ppal adh le).. 1.07 I.07 1.11 1.11 1.05 1.07 1.04 1.04 1.05 1.os 10-01
10-02. Loaded r eig ar-miles................2. 383* 524* 482. 872. 00
10-04. Ttrfegicar-miles (excluding' eaboosed.. 46*7. 52*~ 50.9 78*2 77** 3 .1 25.6 42.7 10-44
10-05. Gross ton-miles (exlEuding locoam~otvs and tenders). 1, 9s5 1, 927 Z.g~ 217 2, 14o 3, 85 3,841 ,4817 824 1, 7 10
1446. Net ton-miles. 5 23 9793217,26 6817 10-46
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 247 244 250 247 3453o 211 21o 0 243 11 i
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. .........27.9 27.5 29.2 28.6 46.6 47.1 25-9 25*1 24*9 24.'L 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
13-01. Percent loaded oi total fegt ear-mi~les, eastbound...9 *7757.6.7*75 7 97* 52 181
1-02. Percent loaded of total feg car-miles, westbound. 7402.2 3.: 469.3 69.7 75.o 57*3 1*. 2 1.1 18-02
13--08. Percent loaded of total feht ear-miles (east and west). 841 40.9 5*. 57-8 58*3 6. *13o 8
14. 04 A ePercent htobound of total laded freight ear-miles.... 57.6 6oo5*39.6 4. 685* 935. 80
14-0 Train-miles. ....... ............15*8 15-7 14. 6 14.5 14*2 13.9 16316. 2 16.8 16.7 14-01
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). 1, 125 30, 042 31, 906 30, 699 53, 978 52, 721 24., 256 23, 105 3o, bol 29, 457 14-02
15. Percent tra~in-switching hours at way stations of total train-hourt .. 21.9 21.7 29.0 28.5 25** 24.8 18.o 18.2 17.3 17.1 15

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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Milesof road operated at lose of month.li ...... 234 095 234 800 57 519 57 754 5 928 5 6993 3 8 5551 38 691 132 115 152 462 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
201. Ordmnary. .. ... .. .... .. .. .1 376 899 500 351 468 244 128 328 907 120 543 032 15 315 425 14 716 545 62 276 397 58 219 994 170 978 771 157 gas 673 3-01
M2. I~ght. 474 832 2 975223 1 779 101 1 671 735 210 006 162 098 358 850 20 001 1 126 875 821 589 ZM
8. o eTmotiv-ds ..... o 374 33a as4 445 467 13o loa ooa 12 2 14 767 15 ses 4311 14 are 643 es 635 2471 so 559 995. 172 tos 646 158 ato o6a s-es
~M1. Principal. .... 80 258 755 354 357 574 130161176 1p2 269 522 15 530 206 14 879 864 62 638361 58 540 810 171929 012 158 667 378 M01
SAH ...............26416 200 23 799 119 14 280 311 13 055 175 996 464 948 287 2 396 443 2001 146 8 742 982 7 794 511 a0
LSW.Lgt .... ....... 21 403 191 19 705 263 11 519 344 10 770 212 798 957 725785 1 173996 1 130907 7 910 89.4 7078 359 8-0
3-0. ........ 428 078 146 397 861 956 155 960 831 146 094 909 17 325 627 16 553 96 66 208 800 61 672 863 188582 888 173 540 248 80
8-05.Td steamu~only 422 376 286 392 575 643 152 098 651 142 all 684 16 630 387 1.5 9'32 88 66 208 800 61 672 863 187 438 448 172 558 810 g*-0
8-06.Totl electrieonly......... .... 5 650 014 5 435 517 3 85333?1 3 874 303 d95 240 621 650 1 101 443 939 564 3-06
8-7. Tota other. .....51 846 50 796 8 84 9 8 922 42 997 41 874 gy7
Trai~withi~ locomotive-miles:
MB. rn-~ing steam locomotives. .. .. .. .1 0 552 1751 29 462 285 16 695 155 16 071 619 1 561 538 1 522 441 4 587 153 4 275 325 7 708 329 7 592 900 8-08
~09. Oil-burning steam locomotives....... 5 4 87 13 3 4 9 56 5 37 19 81 6 1 9 4 9 4 4 28 3 42 as48 5 4 2 0 34 4 8 94 6 40 8-09
8-1.Electric locomotive units. 404090 404 883 310275 307 396 30 552 sa 66 63 263 58 821 8-10
8--1. Otherlocomotives....... ........... 22 548 19 200 16 230 10 854 --- 6 318 8 346 8-11
8-12. Total. 6 465 946 34 842 905 17 041 476 16 409 218 1 592 090 1 561 1071 4 631 4361 4 317 873 13 200 944 12 554 707 8-12
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Lorde ~east.. ... .. .. ... ... .1 6 385 253 5 852 344 2 565 311 2 365 000 291 285 269 528 846 141 785 330 a 662 516 2 494 4t)6 4..01
4-42. Lae west. .................. 4 763 610 4 239 534 1 695 926 1 483 391 581 574 360 475 619 638 566 968 2 066 478 1 828 500 4-42
4408. Lae total. 11 148 863 10 091 878 4 261 237 3 848 391 672 859 630 20'5 1 485 773 1 350 296 4 728 994 4 262 986 40
4-04. Empty, east.. 2 341 487 2 113 105 744 759 667 6ge 284 739 275 545 273 360 257 109 1038 629 912 752 4-04
41-05. Empty,west.. ......... ... .... 4 011 837 3 784 559 1 615 635 1 557 075 199 905 185 167 505 721 465 007 1 690 578 1 577 310 445
4-46. Empty,total.. 6 553 324 5 897 664 2 360 394 2 2;?4 774 484 442 460 712 779 081 722 116 2 729 207 2 490 062 446
4-07. Loaded and empty, east. .8 726 740 7 965 449 3 310 07 0 3 032 699 576 02 4 545 073 1 139 501 1 040 439 3 701 145 3 347 238 447
4l--8. Loaded and empty, west. .8 775 447 8 024 093 3 311 561 3 040 466 581 477 545 842 1 125 553 1 031 975 3 7'57 056 3 405 810 4-08
4-09.Loaded and empty, total. ....17 502 187 15 989584 6 621 631 6 073 165 1 157 501 1 090 915 2 264 854 ;2072 414 7 458 201 6 753 048 4-09
4-10 Caboose, east and west. ... ......... 370 727 345 344 130 358 122 508 15 840 15 129 60 180 55 996 164 349 151 711 4-10
4-11. Passenger-tain cars tinfre'ight trains'),east and west. ....80 720 81 825 21 388 21 451 1147 1 075 11 026 11 707 47 159 47 E92 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5--01. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. 84 233 105 78 314 194 38 203 045 35 248 657 5 562 787 5 257 484 13 8533147 12 829 902 26 634 126 24 998 151 &-01
5-02. Oil-burning steaim locomotives. ....... .. .. 1 9 4 la 77 4 16 7 55 8 18 17 4 26 1 6 8 39 -- 15 9 17 3 15 2 9 3 1 9 2 36 17 5 1 6 5 86 4 8 5-02
5-08. Electrkclocomotives......... 1 232 965 1147 447 541 889 562 607 314 616 269 617 -- 376 460 315 i223 5-08
5-44.Otherlocomotives................. 4 57g 4 247 957 845 5 622 3 404 5-04
5-05 Total. 104 883 423 96 2al 706 38 763 317 35 ass 946 5 877 403 5 507 101 13 992 320 12 982 833 46 250 383 41 902 626 5-46
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, con'tents, and cabooses (thousands~) :
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains.... 589 987 436 537 265 591 271 350 519 844 423 644 54 281 167 51 209 315 88 357 127 80 043 002 175 998 623 161 589 730 6-41
6-02. Total in oil-burming,ateam locomotive trains........ 119 240 133 10 2 733 676 52 875 49 2a3 937 200 857 190 118 250 058 101 827 263 8-02
6-08. Total in electric locomotive trains.. 8 150 529 7 496 133 4 301 07 9 4 272 239 1 853 892 1 552 110 1 995 558 1 67 1 784 6-4
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motor car trains.. 6 0 4 67 4 6 5 87 7 7 78 7 2 66 ----5 2 6 89 3 9 2 1 6-04
06-0. Totalinaillfreighttrains. 717 438 565 647 541 987 275 712 251 248 752 372 56 135 059 52 761 325 89 294 327 80 900 192 296 296 928 265 128 098 60
7. Net ton-miles, revenueand nonrevenue (thousands). 02 531 009 ;268 034 779 120 392 827 106 618 297 30 197 272 26 372 072 37 055 879 33 053 081 114 88 5 03 1 99 991 329 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switchinghnours at way stations). .S 639 189 2 2 361 158 8 719 226 8 391 168 1 087 467 1 057 123 3 758 927 3 5~11 271 10 073 569 9 4101 396 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
Mf.Trinmil orinry.. .58.2 7.6 9.1 5.9 5.5 4.7 4.4 9-01
10. Av rages pr tri-ie (excluding light trains): 4167676781,517 7 3533 1 .1 2 552
M1f. Locomotive-miles (principal and helper)... .......10 1.07 1.11 1.11 1.07 1.06 1.04 1.0105.5 1 1
1M 2. Loaded fegtecar-nules......... 9 28.7 33.2 194. 282. 322. 27.0 1M)2
1 8.Emt ca-ie................1. 681. 8531.6 A31. 2 12.4 1 5*7 1048
1@ .ca-ies(xluigcaosd.... ..4.4 4* 51.6 50.475. 74*1 3 5. 43. 4.7 10-04
10-0. Grosston-rmles (cexe~ludoooingloomtiesa tenders).. 1, 0 1 4 2,148 2,~s 064 3,k 66 ,551,441 901 3 678 10-05
1M)8. Net ton-miles,.... o 763 936 684 1,972 1,928 59556 7 633 1046
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives arid tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .( 2451 242 249 245 339 333 2111 2111 245 21C1 11
12. Net ton-miles per loadedcar-Imile... 27.11 26.6 as.j 27.7 44945.0 24.9g 24.51 24. 3 23.5 12
13. Car-mile ratios:5
18-01. Percent loaded of total ~egte ar-miles, eastbound. .~ .2 7358 77..o 064. 6o7. 197. 30
18--2. Percent loaded of totalfr igtear-milesweastbound. 528 8.8 65.6 66.1C 551 9 o 0
1~08 Percent loaded of total iriht ear-miles, (est aund ws). 7 7.7 6316. 345. 5. 566. 6. 1 IM
1 04. A ePercent eastbound of total laded freight ear-miles. 57.35. 026. 334.8 658.3 58o563.1 180
14-0 riain-miles. ... ... 16.1 15*9 14.9 14. 6 14314.1 16.7 16.7 1 .1 16.9 1441
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excrluding locomotives and ten~ders).. 30, 35 a, 958 3, 621 29, 645 51, 62o 49, 901 23,755 2j, 0029, 1( 28, 201 14-02
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours. t .( 20.81 21.1 27.6 27.2 24.4 24. 6 16.7 17.01 16.0 16.8 15


P...e


# Represents an avrerage of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period*
*Exeludesl switching time of train looomotives at initial and final te'*minals.


1541715-0 U. 5 GOVERNMENTS PRINTING OFFICE 1937


INTERSTATE COMMlERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 1)1 reports of freight train statistics representing 141 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER 1937 AND 1936


















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DIST PICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1936 I1937 i936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1.1VMiles of road operated ateclose of month. *233 68 5 234 4831 57 3881 57 72 8 5 9281 5 90 7 38 4961 38 6101 131 8751 132 238 1
2. Tramn-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Ordinary. .44 176 803 44 610 464 14 444 828 14 586 4373 1 841 713 1 874 621 6 906 833 7 106 778 20 983 429 21 0j42 632 2-01
2-02. Light. .395 626 384 646 188 546 193 368 24 150 21 204 35 089 43 716 147 841 126 358 20
03. Rootiv-mles 44 572 429 44 995 110 14 633 374 1-4 779 801l 1 665 863 1 895 82?5 6 941 9221 7 150 494 a 2111 270 21 168 9901 2-03
3-01. Principal. ..... .. .. .. .. 44 558 8321 44 997 1581 14 637 191 1.4 789 246 1 866 4471 1 896 588 6 940 279 7 151 337 21114 915 21 159 987 8--01
8-02. Helper.. 029 739 3 137 52 1664 956 1 611 413 93 296 121 373 271 443 294 627 1000 044 1 110107 8-02
3--03. Lig t. .............. .. 2 528 693 2 570 839 1 323 448 1 309 070 96 442 98 441 131 242 144 769 977 561 1 018 559 5-03
3--04. Total. ................ 50 117 264 50 705 517 17 625 595 17 709 729 2 056 185 2 116 402 7 342 964 7 590 733 23 092 520 2?3 Et88 653 M4
3-05. Total, steam only. 9 460 607 50 059 346 17 188 181 1.7 287 018 1 971 333 2 031 780 7 342 964 7 590 733 22 958 129 23 149 815 3-05
3-06. Total, electric only. ..... 6 4 8 7 7 1 6 42 4 54 4 35 88 O 4 21 6 8 4 8 5 2 84 6 22 --1 28 O 39 83 3-4)6
3-07. Total, other. .7 8 86 3 7 17 1 5 3 1 0 7 ---6 35 21 6 9 O 07
Train-switchmng locomotive-miles:
3-08. Coal-burning steamlocomotives. .. .. 3 6 99 9 8 2 3 8 99 1 651 1 9 35 90 1 2 O 35 7 34 1 86 1 37 1 96 8 12 5 32 7 4 O 5 6 7 36 1 04 5 2 O 1 10 5 8 8 3 08
3-)9. Oil-burnmng steam locomotives. .... .. 6 9 9 7 97 7 23 5 7 8 25 83 5 7 3 6 2 43 4 44 6 92 91 57 16 5 6 4 09
3-10. Electric locomotive units. .... .... ..5 2 7 40 5 O 1 61 38 7 37 3 6 O 3 4 1 4 9 8 92 9 85 410 32 8--10
8-11. Other locomotives. 1 4 22 1 79 4 5 2 1 41 6 90 0 3 7 8 311
3-12. Total. ................. 4 453 941 4 674 698 1 978 418 2, 076 757 190 2861 200 7041 536 3641 564 1801 1 748 8731 1 833 05 7 3--12
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded east.............. .. 78 9 99 5' 783 079 30 2 94 9 297 324 34 437 34 621 96 724 99 889 355 885 351 245 4--01
4-02. Loaded west. ............ 562 091 571065 189 582 197 255 48 544 52 392 74275 73114 249 690 248 304 4-)2
4-03. Loaded total ... ......... 1 352 086 1 354 144 492 531 494 579 82 981 87 013 170 999 173 003 605 575 599 549 4i-0
4--04 Empty, east.. 298 390 277 493 89 225 83 247 40 518 39 643 35 234 31 618 133 413 122 988 4-04
4--05. Empty, west.. 508 657 478 302 193 347 180 032 23 432 23 4()5 59 624 55 768 232 254 219 097 4-4)5
4-4)6. Empty total.. 807 047 755 795 282 572 263 279 63 950 63 048 94 858 87 383 365 667 342 085 4-)6
4-07. Loaded and empty, east. ,1 088 385 1 060 572 392 174 380 571 74 955 74 264 131 958 131 504 48i9 298 474 233 4--07
4-08. Loaded and empty, west.. 1 0 7 7 48 1 4 9 3 67 8 2 9 29 37 7 2 8 7 71 9 76 7 5 7 9 7 1 3 8 99 12 8 8 8 24 81 9 44 4 67 4 01 4--08
4-09. Loaded and empty total. 2 159 133 2 109 939 775 103 757 858 146 931 150 061 265 857 260 386 971 242 941 634 4--09
4-10. Caboose, east and west. .4 3 71 6 4 4 5 O1 4 6 63 14 7 9 O1 8 99 1 9 34 6 6 5 76 8 7 1 4 97 2 O 4 55 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars tin freight trains), east andwest. 9 823 10 188 2 508 2 492 119 128 1 2171 1 230l 5 9791 6 2781 411
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5--1. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. 10 006 236 10 017 091 4 344 5191 4 315 310 674 257 681 065 1 542 247 1 586 032 3 445 213 3 434 684 5-41
54)2. Oil-burming steam locomotives. 228 3 56 2 2 38 4 88 3 O 66 3 1 6 4- 1 5 61 6 1 5 0 0 8 2 2 64 37 4 2 2 2 3 1 6 5--02
5-03. Electric locomotives. 145 338 143 057 61 517 59 817 39 64 37 856 44 179 45 384 5-4)
5-04. Otherlocomotives.... ........ 739 232 151 99 588 133 &04
5-05. Total. ................. .... 12 435 369 +2 398 868 4 409 253 4 378 390 713 89 718 921 1 557 8639 1 601 0401 5 754 3541 5 700 5171 5--05
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. 72 804 8591 72 115 7821 31 z95 291 31 338 057 6 914 777 7 190 893 10 407 619 10 320 937 23 687 172 23 2?65 895 6-01
~02. Total mn oil-burning, steam locomotive tramns. .1 4 4 81 6 99 1 3 9 O9 9 O 9 4 8 58 9 8 2- 10 0 0 2 78 7 O5 7 1 4 7 2 18 7 1 3 8 13 8 6 5 02
MS3. Total in electric locomotive trains. .9 52 8 7 9 30 91 7 4 94 7 6 2 4 76 6 6 6 2 33 5 9 1 2 21 3 47--74 6-03
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 7 69 1 8 8 1111 266---- 2 23 53 23 2 9 O
~05. Total in all freight trains. .88 246 336 86 960 484 32 300 71 1 3.1 824 971 7 148 368 7 412! 240 10 507 646 10 407 994 38 289 611 37 31 2679 &-05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). 36 759 915 37 143 083 14 00 1 146 14 204 913 3 862 968 4 077 104 4 402 850 4 425 109 14 492 951 14 435 957 7
8. Tramn-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). 2 80 1 19 1 2 8 89 1 33 98 9 7 O6 1 0 31 1 2 1 131 0 7 1 4 O 67 8 4 2 5 2 9 4 41 3 1 1 1 2 56 8 8 1 1 7 6 O 231 8

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
~01. Train-miles, ordinary. .6.1 6.1 8.1 8.2 10.0 10.2 5**i 5. .1y 5.1e %1
M2. Ne ton-mles. .5,074C 5,110 7,s70 7,938 21,028 22,265 369367355351 &0
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
1(M 1. Locomotive-miles (principal and helper).. ... ..1.76 1.711 11 .5 .71ok10 .0 o 0
10--02. Loadedfre gtear-miles. 3060.3.13. 45.1 H642.82* 2.2. 00
10-3. Empt rih car-miles. .1.1.91.1.13. .61.1. 1.16.e 10-08
10-4. Total fegtecar-miles (excludingecaboosed.... ..4. 47* 53*6 52.09 78 3o.o 6 33.55 46.3%Y 4.7 10-04
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excludinglocomotives and tenders). .1,998 1,949 2,23l 2,8 ,81394 ,2 1 5182 1006)
10-06. Net ton-nfiles. .8J2 83j 969 974 2,097 2,175 63 361 8 10-06
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .I 2)C8 245 250 2117 347 340 212 211 249 245 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. .27.2 27.4 28.4 28*7 116. 6 46.9 25.7 25.6 239 21C.1 12
13. Car-mile ratios:
13-4)1. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, eastbound. .. 72.6 .8 77.2 7814.46.6 7).376. 72.7 74.1
13-02. Prcent loadedof total freight car-mles, westbud 52 44.5 23 69.1 .5L 6 8 1 180
13-03. Percent loaded of total frei ht car-miles (east and west). a 26. 53. so.6. d13-2
13-04. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight car-miles. .58.4 57.8 615 60.1 1. 9- 6.6 57.7 58.s 51. In-
14. Averagesper tramn-hour:
1P02 Gros to -iles (excluding locomotives and tenders). 31 0d3nJ 4. Ij.45 16.r 1 23 30 6 29 d
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours. .1 21.41 21.7 28._2_ 28.1 21C.0 2j.8 17.11 17. 3 17.21 17.71 15
* Excludes switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals.


ision~ XI 3 1620851476 NTRSAT COMMERCE COMMISSION Statme
BUREAUf OF STATISTICS OCr
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from l)1 reports of freight traih statistics representingl41 riwy
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Zr, ISt~3 3


FOR THE MONTH OF OC IOBER,1937 AND 1936


Subject to rev

UNIV. OF FL LII.





U.S. DEOP~sTORY


t No. M-211 (OS-A)
TOBER, 1937























SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.


1937 1936 1937 .L936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 193.6


.... 2


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at close of montl@. ..
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Ordinary. .
u2. Light. .
2-03. Total. . . . . .
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-41. Principal. .....
3--02. Helper. .
M S0 Light. . . . . .
3-04. Total. . . . . .
%05. Total, steam only. ..............
3-0. Total, electric only. ..............
3-7. Totl other. ... .
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
8-48. Coal-burning steam locomotives. .........
8-9. Oil-burning steam locomotives. ..........
3-1. Electric locomotive units ...........
8-11. 'Other locomotives.. ... ....... .
3-12. Total. .........
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4--01. Loaded east. .
4-42. Loadd west............. .
4--08.Loadd total.............
4-04. Empty, east.. .
MS0. Emtwest. .
64-6. Empt toa. ..............
4-07. Loae and empty, east. .
4-08. Loaded and empty, west. .
4-0. Loaded and empty total. ............
4-10. Caboose,eastandwest. ............
4-11. .Passenger-train cars (in freight trainss, east and west. .
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives ..
&-40 Oil-burning steam locomotives. ..........
&-03. Electric locomotives.. .
5-04.Otherlocomotives.. ..............
5-05. Total. ,...........
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, ahd cabooses (th~ousands) :
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .
442. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. ....
6-08. Total in electric locomotive trains....... .
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains..
6-05. Total inall freight trains. .
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue(thousa~nds).
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). .
AVERAGES

9. Averages prml f road per day:
941. Tanmlsordinary. .
9-02. Nje~ttn-mies .
10. Aln Looo ie-m es ( cpgalhan dh le.. ......
10-02. Loaded eigtartsmiles. ...... .....
10-08. Emt crih ar-miles. ......
1M44. Tt feg car-miles (excluding caboose). .
1M)5. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .
10--6. Net ton-miles. ................

11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. ....... .
13. Car-mile ratios:
13-01. Percent loaded of total fegt ear-miles, eastbound. ..
13-02. Percent loaded of total fegt ear-miles, westbound. ..
13-43. Percent loaded of total frei ht car-miles (east and west).
1%04. Percent eastbound of total roded freight ear-miles. ..
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Tramn-miles..................
14-02. Gross ton-miles excludingg locomotives and tenders). ..
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours?


23 4 7 67
396 072 948
3 359 857
399 432 805

399 348 960
26 936 817
22 275 911
448 561 688
442 429 204
6 077 971
54 513
33 361 450
5 680 115
4 55 0 4 4
20 994
39 517 603
6 635 423
4 810 599
11446 022
2 390 598
4 262 861
o 653 459
9 026 021
9 073 460
18 099 481
389 397
9 2 5 61
88 330 725
1 8 9 94 3 0 7
1 29 0 5 o4
4479
108 620 015
60 9 6 5 98 9
11 6 6 43 S 8 0
8 4 27 0 5 0
5 O 4 6 8
734 486 887
305 177 849
25 250 07 2


2 34 0 54
421 076 303
3 870 458
424 946 761
424 817. 587
29 445 939
23 931 884
478 195 410
471 836 893
6 298 785
59732
34 252 157
6 186 930
4 56 8 3 O
23 970
40 919 887
7 175 246
5 325 701
12 500 947
2 639 877
4 520 492
7 160 369
9 815 123
9 84 6 193
19 661 316
414 543
9 O4 9 3
94 239 974
S1 6 95 a 3 o
1 37 8 0 3
5 318
117 319 425
6 62 7 92 2 5 1
13 3 7 30 9 3 8
9 10 2 61 6
6 815 8
805 693 963
339 291 156
26 439 380


57 50 5

142 773 735
1 967 647
144 741 382
144 798 367
15 945 267
12 842 792
173 586 426
169 286 832
4 2 9 211
10 3583

18 631 056
23 07 4
S4 9 0 1 2
16752
19 019 894
2 868 258
1 885 508
4 753 76-6
833 984
1 808 980
2 642 964
3 7oa 242
3 694 488
7 396 730
145 021
2 3 8 96
42 548 197
2 0 4 92
6 O3 4 O6
1108
43 173 203

30 3 14 5 7 65
6 2 36 0
4 7 95 8 4 1
89 5 1
308 012 917
134 394 044
9 708 932


5 7 7 5 o

135 129 465


13~ 058 768
14 666 586
12 079 282
163 804 638
15'9 498 702
4 295 937
9999
18 107 353
22 919
S4 3 4 3 3
12 270
`18 485 975
2 662 324
1 680 646
.4 42970
750 94-6
1737 107
2 488 053
3 413 27 0
3 417 753
6 831 023
137 301
2 3 9 4 3

39 563 967
2 0 0 0 3
6 22 4 24
942
40 207 336

2 75 7 51 7 O1
5 8 2 05
4 7 48 9 O5
8 53 2
280 567 343
120 823 210
9 422 289


5 9 28
17 157 138
234 156
17 391 294
17 396 653
1 089 760
895 399
19 381 812
18 601 720
780 092

1 747 675
3 4 7 O1
1782376
325 722
430 118
755 840
325 257
223 335
548 592
650 979
653 453
1 304 432
17 73 9

6 237 04 4
3 54 2 5 8
6 591 302
6 1 19 5 9 4 4

2 8 7 4 8 3
63 283 427
34 060 24C
1 218 542


5 8 95
416 591 166
183 308
16 774 468
16 776 452
1069 660
82?4 226
18 670 338
17 964 066
706 272

1719 853


1761811
304 149
413 Od?
717 216
315 188
208 572
523 760
619 337
621 639
1 240 976
17 063
1 2 O3

5 918 549
3 O7 4 7 3
6 226 022
5 8 4 O0 10 8
1 77 3 4 5 7
60 173 565
32 449 176
1 198 001


3 8 5 3 0

69 183 230
393 939 9
69 577 169
69 578 640
2 667 886
1 305 238
73 551 754
73 551 764


5 119 893
47 907

5167 800

962 865
693 907
1656 772
308 594
565 345
873 9'39
1 271 459
1 259 252
2 530 711
66 837
12 2 4 3

15 375 394
17 4 7 89

15 550 183
9 8 7 64 7 4 6
1 037 2 2 7

99 801 973
41 458 729
4 182 456


3 8 6 82

65 321 012
363 705
65 684 717
65 686 375
2 295 773
1 275 623
69 257 771
69 257 771


4 836 061
45 992

4 882 053
883 219
640 082
1523 301
288 724
520 775
809 499
1 171 943
1 160 857
2 332 800
62 867
1 3 5 4 5

14 415 375
1 67 9 39

14 583 314
9 0 3 58 35 5
9 44 2 4 7

91 302 602
37 478 174
3 952 363


13 2 0 9 2
191 962 200
1 274 716
193 236 916
193 043 927
9 743 026
8 888 455
211 675 406
210 396 577
1 229 462
493545
8 753 532
6 115 945
7 311 7
7 216
14 949 817
3 018 401
2 316 166
534 569
1 172 042
1 922 832
3 094 874
4 190 443
4 239 000
8 429 443
184 946
5 3 O 8 8
30 079 339
2 1 50 0 5 4 9
4 2 6 3 S
4 210
52 004 737

19 9 6 85 7 9 6
13 2 6 31 35 2
-2 21 9 2 92
5 9 20 7
334 595 646
129 376 14 3
11 329 45C


13 a 44 0

179 031 305
947 747
179 979 052
179 827 365
a 904 796
a age 780
196 828 941
195 708 665
1 075 762
44 514
8 698 783
5 611 204
6 9 5 3
8 724
14387 764

2 785 731
2 076 804
4 862 535
1035 740
1796 407
2 832 147
3 821 471
3 873 211
7 694 sea
172 166
5 3 87 0
28 432 834
1 8 8 06 3 65
3 6 6 O7
3 537
47 603 343

18 4 8 55 6 25
11 5 6 41 12 6
1 9 O4 6 8
4 1 9 3
302 443 377
114 427 289
10 677 419


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10-02
10-08
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10-06
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12
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1~02
13-03
18-04
14-01
14-02
15


# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
*Exoludes sw~itching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals.


1sayis-o U.5 GOVERNMENT PRINTINGOFFICE:1937


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of freight train statistics representing 141 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER R REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1936, 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
L Milesof roadoperatatcoedatosef oth. .. ... .. .. 233 614 234 3401 57 352 57 709 5 926 5 950 38 497 38 553 131 859 152 168 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
MLotOrdmary.. .; .. 5 6687168 42 165 611 la 787 796 14 059 342 1 dog1572 1 777 790 6 465 548 7 025 271 17 833252 19 303 208 M01
MB. Light. 19 595 359 112: 159 679 191 667 19 454 19 770 50 079 38 191 110 383 109 484 202
2-48.Total. .................... 9006 763 42 524 723 12 947 475 14 251 009 1 622 026 1 797 560 6 493 627 7 063 468 17 943 635 19 412 692 MS
8. Road locomotive-miles:
8-L Principal. 8 988 33ss 42 518 047 12 951 100I 14 258 286 1 622 464 1 798 085 6 493 900 7 062 839 17 920 869 19 398 837 8-01
&&LH ................ 2 591 458 2 949 631 1 368113 1 560 430 71 728 115 160 231 530 290 897 720 089 9631344 gB
sGL .. ..r.. .... 071 500 2 428 825 1 109 136 1 271 820 80 076 93 080 120 456 138 180 761 632 925 745 801
ot. ..... ..... 43 451 091 47 896 503 15 428 347 17 090 536 1 774 268 2 006 325 6 845 886. ? 491 916 19 402 590 21 307 726 8-01
8-05.To steam only. ......... ........ 42 869 511 47 275 081 15 017 556 16 663 007 1 697 546 1 988 093 6 845 986 7 491 916 19 508 323 21 192 065 M5
8-46.ta electrie only. 571 585 617 163 406 311 426 640 76 722 78 232 --88 552 112 291 8-46
8-01. oaother............ 10195 4 259 4 480 889 715 335701 07
Tran-sitcinglocomotive-miles:
&*OB Colbun steam locomotives. 246 051 3 498 681 1 708 886,1 1 871982 170 474 177697 502 773 517 855 869 918 931147 8-48
80O.Oil-burning steam locomotives............. 609 721 6353 95 144 6-- 4 968 585 604 609 629 533 Mg
8--10. Electric locomotive unite 45 895 46*037 35 407 35 775 3 753 3 429 6 735 6 833 8-1
8--1LOtherlocomotives. ............ 3732 1578 2 gag 1g0 -- 894 498 8-11
S-12 Total. 3 905 599 4 161691 1 741 275 1 908 84. 174 227 i181126 507 7411 523 711 1 482 156 1 568 011~ S-12
4. Caucmiles thousandse):
ML ~~oedeast.................... 627 7711 710 497. 250 1791 281 766 29 636 33 191 82 608 96 770 265 348 298 770 401
MS.oae week. 60 814 535 987 150 04'5 184 055 35 662 44 775 64 918 69 7'51 210 189 237 426 CM
4-8. odd total. 1 088 585 1 246 484 400 224 465 821 65 298 77 966 147 586 166 501 475 537 556 196 4-4
Pt. Epyeast.. ... 87 108 287 847 82 018 87 766 32 186 38 260 41 180 35 140 131 724 12868 se 40
05. Epywest.. .............. ... 441 220 442 248 165 534 178 443 22 051 22 709 59 392 59 668 176 257 181 428 4-45
4-0. ntstotal.. 728 328 730 095 265 553 266 209 54 225 60 969 100 572 92 808 307 981 310 109 4--0
4-4.Ir~~ and eapyest. 914 879 998 344 332 197 369 532 61 822 71 451 123 788 129 910 397 072 427 451 4-&l
MB. Loaded and epywest. 902 034 978 235 3535 579 362 498 57 899 67 484 124 510 129 399 586 446 418 854 4-4
4-0. Loaded and ~apytotal..... .......... 1 816 913 1 976 579 665 776 738 030 119 521 158 935 248 090 259 309 783 518 846 305 44
4-10. Caboosre~Bestru west. 7 973 41 653 12 961 14 320 1 652 1 835 6 210 6 834 17 150 18 664 4-10
4-1L Passenger-train ears (in Ifreight trains), east a~nd west. 7 99 2 8 as 0 2 17 3 2 16 4 1 23 13 3 1 25 3 1 13 5 4 4 4 4 7 88 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
&-OL Coal-brninigeteamlocomotives. 8 628 839 9 444 126 3 791 390 4 165 270 574 532 645 229 1 432 514 1 566 399 a 650 403 3 067 228 541
5--0 Oil-burning steam locomotives. 971 960 2 138 748 235 106 -- 19 450 19 277 1 952 297 2 119 385 5--0
5--08Electriciocomotives. 124 442 133 765 58 050 61 026 35 422 34 560-- 30 970 38 179 5-0g
5-04. Otherlocomotives. .......... 791 299 255 68 --- 5318 at 5144
5-0.TotaL.................. 10 726 032 11716 958 3 849 826 4 226 470 609 954 679 789 1 451 944 1 585 676 4 814 2081 5 2250o23 5--05
6. Gross ton-miles of Cars, contents, an~d cabooses (th~ousandr) :
g4L Total in coal-burning,steam locomotive trains. ... 5 497 965 66 543 785 26 401 723 29 856 725 5 431 527 6 523 878 9 382 672 10 168 940 18 282 043 19 994 242 6--0
6-02 Total in oil-burning,aterm locomotive trains. 12 025 706 13 164 120 807 488 -- 121 235 114 659 11 901 664 13 048 973 8--0
6-48 TotalineleCtrielocomotivetrains....... 813 500 892 364 448 030 501 285 209 893 199 152 155 577 191 927 6--0
6-044 Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains. ... 9 35 9 3 8 7 1 90 5 7 69 -7 4 54 3 103 6-04
6-5. Totalinaillfreighttrains........ 72 346 530 80 604 141 26 852 465 30 359 267 5 641,420 6 723 030 9 503 907 10 283 599 30 348 738 33 238 245 6--0
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). ...... 29 095 657 33 858 627 11 133 107 13 293 245i a 968 249 3 615 364 5 788 352 4 301 376 11 205 949 12 648 642 1
8. Train-hours (including train-switehing hoursastway stations). ... 2 402 478 a 676 185 859 478 978 645 111 722 130 590 389 119 426 168 1 042 159 1 140 782 8

9.Av~TOae r ea~~ mile of road per day: ,1 r96P 20 79 df &
orinr. ... ... ... ... .1 go10.0 5.6 6.1 *549 B
10.A ram e-mhbes (rirll ad h ... ... .06 1. .11 1.11 1.05i 1.?.os 1.ob 1. 4 101

uu5l Nraeaes rton-milee; ex~ omota ).11. 1 7 1.9
N to Emily rloedetcar`-mile. 672. 78a* 554. 572* 23.6 36 1
1M4. Perl~rcent e~mloeadedftl cnpabb mil:~ es, e~etbud .... 8. 08. s 15.6 p.
1(M8. Prcelltntnlaed of totl car-mo~t iles (eas an et.... 9. 16. 5. 1(8.4
15-06. Pernt ato b oudo ttl frlheaarmls .75 .0 6256*5. 5. 81 8

1402 Grees ton-mileoles eeui omoti ve and telder s) .e lcmtvie. .I 305 25 30 fpl 81 21P 1o4 1a s*2 2 95 11

15. Percent tri-sichn hus twa tain of total frihormle atrain-hours' .. ~ r 21. 80. as62. 582. 751. 761 16o
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BUREAU~ OF STATISTICS NOVEMBER, 1937
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLA1~SS I STEAM RAIL WAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Comlpiled Ifom 133 reports of traight trainr stasticsfo representing 143 railways~
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE:IlONTH OF NOVEMBER, 1937 AND 1938


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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION I, SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.


19371 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936


I I I I


,,., 2


AGGREGATES
L Nmileof roadoperated atclose ofmonth.# .. .......
a Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
S L eight . . . . .
8. Road locomotive-miles:
8-01 Principal. . . . . .
a4L H le.. . . . .
go4 ier .. ...... .. ...
48 -45. steam only. .. ...............
8-06. oa electric only. . . . . .
. oa other. .. .. .. .. ..
Tran-sitcinglocomotive-miles:
8-08.Ca-utn steam locomotives.............
8-09.011-bunn steamlodcomotives..............
8-1. Electric locomotive units................
8-11. Other locomotives............... .
8-2Todd .. .... .. ..
4. Car-miles (huad):
4- .L oa e east.. . . . . .
4-02. de west. . . . . .
4-08. de total. . . . . .
4-04. E pyeast.. . . . . .
4o0.Emt oa MA...... .... .. ..
4-07. ande sd empty, east .... .........
4-08Leoaded and empty,west. ...............
4-09. Loaded and empty, total................
6-10. Caboose~eastandwest. ...............
5. GrmbP to-ie road lecomo ives a toner (the adsL. ..
54L1.Coal-burningsteamloeomotives. .......... .
5-0 Oil-burningsteam locomotives..............
&-08. Electrielecomotives. ...............
6r44.Otherlocomotives...................
&M. Total ... .. .. ...
6. Gres ton-miles of ca on'tents, and cabdooses (th~ousanlds):
6-0L Total in ca-ung steam locomotive trdain........
6-2 Total in i-uanstm locomotivetrains. .......
64-8. Totalinelectrielocomotivetrains ........
444. Total in other locomotive and motorcar t .. ..
6-45 Totalin all freight trains................
7. Net ton-miles revenneaPndnonrevenue (thousands). ........
& Train-houre (including train-switchinghoutre atway stations). .,
AVERAGES

9. mile~fmi of ro~adperday:

10. A1. oooieie @rnia pal h le.. ........
1042. Loaded peatr-miles................
10-48 ear-fri~t umles ............. .
10-46 No~ieift to-miles. . . .. . ..
1L R Grees ton-miles of cndn locomot ives and tenders prlcmoieml. ...


12. Net ton-milea perloaded au-mile. ...............
18. Car-mile ratios:
11M4L Percet loaded of total feg car-miles, eastbound......
18-42 Pereebt locided ot total crigtar-ml~es weathiand.. .
18-48. Percent loaded of total crigtaurmiles least and west). ..
18-04 Perdent eastbound of total tod~ right ear-miles......

14-42.Grees ton-miles (ezehludinglecEomotivesandtenders). ....
15. Percent train-witching hour sat way stations of total train-holurs ..


234 016
459 760 905
4 190 053
463 950 958
463 80 3554
31 637 397
26 003 184
521643 955
514 703 658
6 670 370
69 927
37 498 206
6 796 651
502 725
27 702
44 825 286
7 803 017
5 786 516
13 589 533
2 926978
4 961705
7 888 681
10 729 995
10 748 221
21 478 216
452 412
98 485
102 868.269
25 667790
1 502 745
6109
128 044 915
722 289 654
145 756 64 4
9 916 11.6
77 517
878 039 931
368 380 97 4
SO 838 847


234 731
438 238 55.9
3 718 969
441957 528
441 867 007
29 886 448
24 704 736
496 458 191
489 704 285
6 695 134
58 772
36 860 131
6 ;515510
501 081
as 572
43 699 294
7 345 926
5 346 595
12 692 519
2 678 444
4705110
7 363554
10 024 370
10 051 703
20 076 073
431 040
100 174
97774 850
21153 075
1 424 say
4778
120 336 972
675 909 574
129 807 TOO
9 319 414
54 340
815 091 028
33)9 036 476
27 926 2367


57 492
155 558 965
2127 326
157 686 291
157 746 901
17 313 378
13 951928
189 012 207
184 301' 828
4 695 522
14 863
SO 533 942
23 218
384 419
19 590
20 761 169
3 11 437
2 035 554
5 153 991
915 995
19925907
2 908 502
4 034 438
4 028 061
8 062 495
157 978
26 06 9
46 39 043
20 725
661 456
1361.
47 028585
329 546 926
63 167
5 245 871
10 856
334 864 820
145 527 14 9
10 568 180


5.7 746
149 188 eoT
2056 770
151245 577
151317 054
16827 018
13 551 102
180 895 174
176 161 709
4782 577
10 88
19 979 335
22 925
379 mos
15 350
20 394 818
2 944090
1 864 701
4 808 791
838 711
1915 551
2754 262
3 782 801
3 780 a2 2
7 563 053
151 611
26 108
4 729 137
20 109
483 450
1 010
44 433706
305 608 426
58 693
5 280 190
9 501
310 926 610
134 116 ;455
10 400 944


18 759 710
853 610
19 01 520
19 019 117
1 161 488
975 475
21 1560800
SO 299 266
856 814

1 918 149
38 454

1 956 603
3553 58
465 780
557 443
245 572
602 815
712 801
711 58
1 423 953
1.9 591
1 589
6 811576
389 680
7201256
66 627 471
2 297 376
68 924 847
37 028 489
1 330 26 4


5 898
185968 956
205 078
18 578 028
18 574 517
1184 820
917 506
20 676 63
19 898 159
785104

1 896 950
45 987

1942 937
337 340
457 842
795 188
555 448
231 81
584 729
490 788
689 123
1 579 911
18 898

6 565 778
342 033
6 905 811
64 925 986
1 972 609
66 896 595
36 064 540
1 528 591


38 526
75 646 778
424 018
76 070 796
76 072 540
2 899 416
1485 694
803597 450
80 397 650


5 622 6866
52 875

5 675 541
1044*73
758 825
1 804 298
349 774
62 737
974 511
1 395 247
13583568
2 778 809
73 047
13 496
16 807 908
194 21'9

17 002 127
108 147 418
1 158 462

109 305 880
45 247 081
4 571 575


58 471
Tas546 ass
401 894
72 748 179
72 749 814
2 586 670
1415 803
76 749687
76 749 687


5 353 916
51 848

54057164
979 995
709 820
1 689 815
521 864
580 443
902 307
1 301 859
1890 265
2 592 122
69 70.1
14 072
15 981 873
187 216

16 169 089
100 587 295
1 058 904

101 586 201
41779 550
4 378 551


132 071
809 795 45
1385 099
211180o551
810 964 796
10 463115
9 650 087
231 077 998
229 704 900
1 a1e034
55 064
9 623 451
6 720 558
79 858
8 112
16 431973
3 283 749
a 526 357
5 810 106
1 303766
2 099 089
3 402 855
4 587 515
4 625 446
9 212 961
sol 996
57 531
38 909 742
23 452 846
451 609
474@
56 616 945
217 967 839
144 535 015
2 374 869
66 661
364 944 384
140 578 255
la 368 828


133 416
198 334 513
1057 831
199 391 744
199 226 802
9 887 940
9 022 525
218136 667
216 900 730
1188 05z
47 684
9 689 930
6 240 737
75 886
9 a22
15 955 775
3 064501
a 314 230
5 398 731
1164 421
1 97 7835
3142 256
4 248 922
4 292 065
8 540 967
190 830
58 658
31500 062
20 925 750
398 786
5 768
52 828 366
204 849 867
128 690 101
2 096 415
45 039
335 681 a22
187 075 93)1
11 818 201


4,713


29.5



245
27.1




16.1
30,446
20.9


5.6
431;2




774
242

86.7


53.2 2
57*9

29, 87
21.1


d.1
1,579
1.11






28.2


.5
I.9

31,68


7.7
6,933
1.11





246

27.9


2




27.3


9.5
16.705

.06 1


1,974
340
45.1






14.3


1.06

31-

1 963


45**
48.8
66.4


14.0
50,352
24.4


5.6
3.225





577
211

24.7
75.3

58o
16.6
23,201
17.0


4.8

1.05



170
246
24.2
71.6
54.6
63.1
56.5
17.1
29,505
16.2


1.05
27.2
15.8



242

23.5
72.6

36.9



16.9


5.9
3.516
1.04
23*8
1 .


211

25.1



57-9
16.6
23,910
16.8


IM)1

10-01

10-08
10-46

11


18-01
18-08
18044
14-01
14--02
16


# Represents an avrage of the alleage reported at the alose of esoh mOnth within the periode
* xoltates switching time of train loom~otives at initial and final ten~rSial.


(15715-0 U. 5. GOVERNMENT PRINTINGOFYFICE:1938


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISS-ION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCEOF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from pl reports of freight train statistical representing 1141 railwqas
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WrfH NOVEMBER. 1957 AND 1986







Subject to revisi







U.S. DEPO91TOR~Y


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTyUCT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 9 REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month. 2 3 5 69 2 34 237 7 57 33 1 5 7 6 49 5 9 24 5 9 3 3 8 4 80 3 8 5 52 1 31 8 34 1 3 10 6 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
U)1. Ordmnary. .; 3 .7 717 966 43 918 109 12 629 520. 15 185 387 1 549 491 1 782 538 6 459 753 7 385 374 17 079 202 19 564 810 E-01
2-02. Light 43 609 379 366 169 905 211 851 22? 497 23 593 38 799 39 250 112 408 104 672 2-02
MS3. To~tal. 8 061 575 44 297 475 12 799 425 15 397 238 1 571 988 1 806 131 6 498 552 7 424 624 17 191 610 19 669 482 E-08
3. Road locomotive-miles:
M1i. Principal. ..... 38 036 394 44 282 676 12 a003173 15 405 343 1 572 454 1 806 606 6 499 577 7 424 303 17 162 190 19 646 424 8-1
3-02.11 ~er.. 312 228 3 082 396 1 384 963 1 679 914 72 396 121 389 218 219 270 825 636 650 1 010 268 M02
NW. .......... 2028 398 2 595 047 1125 321 1 398 766 77 592 95 184 127 031 145 654 698 454 955 443 8-0
5-0. ta. 42 377 020 49 960 119 15 313 457 18 484 023 1722 442 2 023179 6 843 827 7 840 782 18 497 294 21 612 135 NW)
MU5. Tota steam only. 41 814 058 49 314 604 14 915 264 18 057 500 1 639 378 1 933 452 6 843 827 7 840 782 18 415 589 21 482 870 MS5
3M0. Tota electric only. .5 54 O 6 6 39 6 8 39 336 9 4 25 8 53 8 3 6 4 89 7 27 7 7 6 30 1 23 4 88 0M6
3-7. Total other. ... 8 899 6 447 4 824 6701 -- -- -- -- 4 075 5 777 8-07
T "wichn locomotive-miles:
3-48. "-brnn steam locomotives. 3 084 038 3 587 749 1 639 512 2 000 140 165 841 1831 822 479 426 530 105 799 253 873 682 8-S
&-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 5 38 15 7 610 7 57 4 8 54 6 6 54 5 3 3 30 6 04 109 3 M
3-1. Electric locomotive units.. 44 252 48 509 34 807 37 775 4 159 3 848 5306 6 886 8-10
8-1. Other loeomotives................... 4 6 2 2 2 683 5 5 8 1 4 58 5 04 8 10 -11
3-12. Total. 670 503 4 849 283 1 677 877 2 039 373 169 980 187 h70 484 280 536 759 1 338 366 1 485 481,1 3-12
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-41. Loddeast.. .......... ...593 212 716 321 244 054 296 661 29 279 34 744 79 256 96 734 240 623 288 182 4-01
4-)2. Loaded west. .423 272 528 704 135 952 185 108 30 419 38 681 62 905 70 368 193 996 234 547 4-)2
4-08. Loadd total. 1 016 484 1 245 025 380 006 481 769 59 698 73 425 142 161 167 102 434 619 522 7-9 -O
4414. Empty, east. .. 260 784 299 612 76 517 9700O4 24 496 32 390 40 525 37 540 119 246 132 678 4-04
41-45.Empty, west.. 431 521 473 751 184 441 202 467 22 655 24 442 57 412 63 406 167 013 183 436 4-05
4-46. Empty total.. 692 3Q5 773 363 260 958 299 471 47 151 56 832 97 937 100 946 286. 259 316 114 4-06
4-07. Loaded and empty, east. 853 996 1 015 9335 320 571 393 665 53 775 67 134 119 781 134 274 359 869 420 860 4-0
4-)8. Loaded and empty, west. .854 793 1 002 455 32?0 393 387 575 53 074 63 123 120 317 133 774 361 009 417 983 -0
4-09. Loaded and empty, total.. 1 708 789 2 018 388 640 964 781 240 106 849 130 257 240 098 268 048 720 878 838 843 4-09
4t-10. Caboose~eastandwest. ... .. .. .36 976 43 206 12 874 15 463 1 604 1 837 6 189 7 174 16 309 18 732 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in fre~ight trains), east and west. 7 4 43 7 9 a1 2 1 38 a12 8a 1 30 1 38 1 21 5 1 3 00 3 9 60 4 3 55 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives an~d tenders thousandsds:
5-01. Coal-burning steam loomotives. 8 4 e2 6 6 9 8 93 O 9 5 7 48 7 52 4 4 92 4 94 5 49 36 O 6 40 O6 1 4 36 6 84 1 6 37 1 8 2 7 O7 8 69 3 O 43 2 9 5--01
&-02. Oil-burming steam locomotives. 8 6 9 9 6 9 4 7 18 974 2 2 5 45 1 8 6 2 11 9 2 17 6 8 3 5-02
5-03. Electric locomotives. 1 21 2 68 1 4 O 56 3549 32 3 9 O5 3 39 4 88 2O41843 5-03
5-04. Other locomotives. ..9 4 7 5 3 7 21 5 1 -2 26 4 82 a --4
5-05. Total. ...... 10 446 042 12 153 320 3 804 458 4 551 624 588 392 679 548 1 455 658 1 659 7.25 4 597 5314 5 262 423 &-05
6. Gross ton-miles of ears, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. ..5 6 18 O 5 31 6 7 3 66 5 14 2 5 2 98 3 O5 3 1 5 48 8 23 4 8 2 4 69 6 O 73 8 84 9 2 O 4 10 10 39 7 4 19 3 6 5 5 3 47 19 36 6 9 4 &01
04)2. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .11 140 oa33 13 362 as36 4 O2 2 71 11 3 61 0 1 34 90 3 1 1 0 2 6 2 21 13 2 27 6 2 6-02
6-)8. Total in electric locomotive trains. .?9 4 4 43 9 16 2 O6 4 27 7 82 4 77 5 84 2 35 4 22 2 21 2 76 -1312392 17 3 46 6-08
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorear trains.. 6 47 6 3 O4 2 97 3-- 2 505 1 6
6-05. Total in all Freight trains. ............... 68 123 854 81 671 260 25 728 886 32 027 381 5 058 891 6 295 160 9 317 020 10 532 316 28 019 057 32 816 403 &-05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). .2 7 4 22 4 82 33 97 2 3 5 1 0 59O 2 92 1 3 8 42 O 55 2 6 85 11 2 3 37 5 4 68 3 7 77 510 4 3 38 5 36 1 0 6 9 5 68 12 4 16 2 94 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way s'tations). 2 93 6 0 3 1 2 7 84 5 51 4 9 5 64 1 0 59 96 O 1 07 47 7 12 9 7 26 8 8 5 02 4 48 8 26 9 9 4 88 1 1 46 3 9 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
~M 1. Train-miles, ordinary. ......... 5.2 6.0 7.1 8-5 8-4I 9-7 5.4 6.2 4.2 4.8 9-01
-2. Net ton-niles. .... ,787 4, 679 5.959 7,7'r5 14, 621 18, 362 3,167 3,630 2, 537 r, 032 M2~
10 l 1ge Lcmto e-mie (pipalh tn :. .. .. .. 1.06 1.07 1.11 1.11 1.o5 1.07 1.04 1.04 1.ok1.5 1(M1
16-02. Loadedfireght ear-miles. 26. 28.s 30.1 31.7 ]S.5 41.2 22.o 22.6 25.4 26.7 1M2
10-08. Empty freight calrmiles................1.1. 071. 043. 15.~2 1. 1,642.8 16.2 1080
10-04. Totalfreightecar-miles (excludinge~aboose). 4. 46.o 50.8 1. 58*9 73*1 37-2! 31 *3 4. 429 1~0-
10-)5. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). 61 860 2,0.7 10 ,253521 421 2 1611 7 105
1M-0. Net ton-miles. 727 774 839 912 1,733 1,89B4 585 587 607 65 10-08
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 247 243 248 246 j42 336 213 212 249g 243 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. .....27.0 27.3 27.9 as*? 45.o 46.o 26.6 26.0 23*9 23.8 12
13. Car-mile ratios:
1M-1. Percent loaded of total crih ar-miles, eastbound. 57. 6. 4*5. 66.2 7. 696. 0
13-02. Percentiloaded of total car-htesmiles,westbound. ....72..857.3s~ o 61 235. 375. 0
18-48. Percent loaded of total iea car-miles (east and west). p 5 170 5 .4 55(.9 5 59.j 62.3 6o*3 62.3 18-os
1&44. Percent eastbound of total added feiht ear-miles .. 51 57 5 6: .21. 9.o4. 55-8 57*9 55-4i 55.1 12-
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles. 16.3 15-9 151 14.5 14. 6 13.9 16.7 16.5 17.4 17 .2 14-41
14-02. Gross ton-miles excludingg loeomotives and ~tenders)... 29, 162 29, 330 30, 285 30, 216 47,07 oyok 527 23, 982 23, 466 as, ass 28, 635 14-02
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of totaltrain-hours.* .1 21-1 20.it 27.7 26*9 26.4 24.1 16.6 16.1 16.7 15*7 15

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BUREAU Oft STATISTICS DECEMBER, 1937
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS .IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of freight trbin statistics representing 141 railwayls
SWITCHINGG AND TERMINAj COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF DEChMBER,137AD13




















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated ateclose of month.#.. 233 971 234 687 54757395 927 5 901 38 522 38 660 132 04 9 132 387 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trasins): 7435
t1. Ordinary.. 497 478 871 482156 668 168 188 485 164 374 194 20 309 201 20 151 494 82 106 531 79 731 657 226 874 654 217 899 323 2-41
MS.~ Light. .. ... 4 953 662 4 098 335 2 297 291 2 268 62i 276 107 226 665 462 817 441 146 1 497 507 1 161 903 20
MS. Total. ...................... 502 012 533 486i 255 003 170 485 716 166 642: 815 20 585 308 20 378 159 82 569 348 80 172 803 2328 372 161 219 061 226 zo
3. Road locomotive-miles:
s-L~Principal....... .. ....... 501 839748 48(j149 683 170 550 07 4 166 722 397 20 591 571 203581 143 82 571 117 80 173 517 228 126 986 218 872 626 8-01
02z. Hpr.. ...... 34 149 625 32 968 844 18 698 341 17 906 932 1 233 884 1 306 209 3 117 635 2 857 495 11099 765 10 898 208 8-02
3-0.LiE~ L............ 28 031582 27 299 783 15 077 249 14 749 868 1 053 067 1012 490 1 552 725 1 559 457 103548 541 9 977 968 80
3-044 T ...... ...... 564 020 955 546 418 310 204 325 664 199 379 197 22 678 522 22 699 842 87 241 477 84 5.90 469 2j49 575 292 239 748 802 ~04
805. Total, team only.. 556 517 696 539 018 889 199 217 086 194 219 209 21 938 644 21 825 611 87 241 477 84 590 469 248 120 489 238 383 600 M05
iM6. Total, electric only. 7 4 24 4 33 7 53 4 2 O2 5 o 8 8 8 1 5 14 8 4 30 9 39 8 78 8 74 3 1 -- 1 9 5 6 64 1 3 11 5 41 8-06
g7. Total other. .78 826 65 219 19 687 11 5581 -- -- -- 59 199 53 661 E-07
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
i8. Coal-burning steam locomotives. 40 582 24 0 40 447 880 21 973 454 21 979 475 2 083 990 2 080 772 6 102 092 5 884 021 10 422 704 10 503 612 8-08
8-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 3 34 80 8 6 9 26 2 67 2 3 21 8 as 9 a5-- 57 7 29 5 8 5 02 7 2 53 8 61 6 8 44 8 4 O 09
8-10. Electric locomotive units. 5 46 977 5 49 5 90 4 1 2 2 6 4 16 9 8 4 2 5 93 4 9 8 35 85 1 58 8 2 7 72 8-10
8-11. Otherlocomotives.. .1 ....764 24 840 23 14 8 14 806 8 616 10 032 8-11
3-2. Total. 48 495 789 47 948 577 22 439 046 22 434 191 2 126 583 2 130 607 6 159 821 5 942 523 17 7.70 339 17 441 256 W12
4. Car-miles ( thousands :
4-01. Loadd east.. .8 396 229 8 062 247 3 362 491 3 240 751 384 637 372 084 1 124 729 1076 729 3 524 372 3 372 683 4-01
402. Lae west ................... 6 209 788 5 875 297 2 171 506 2 049 809 496 199 496 523 821 730 780 188 2 720 353 2 548 777 4-02
4-08. Loaded total. .............. .... 14 606 017 13 937 544 5 533 997 5 290 560 880 836 8.68 607 1 946 4'j9 1 856 917 6 244 725 5 921 460 4-08
4--04 Empty, east.. 187 762 2i 978 056 99e2518 935 715 381-9791 385 838 390 299 359 404 1 423 012 1 297 099 04-
4-45. Empty,west.. 5 93 225 5 176 861 2 176 947 2 118 018 268 027 255 723 682 149 643 849 2 266 102 2 161 271 4-05
4-06. Empty, total. 8 580 987 8 156 917 3 169 459 3 053 733 649 966 641 561 1 072 448 1 003 253 3 689 114 3 458 370 4-06
4-07. Loaded and empty, east. 11 583 991 11 04o 303 4 355 O0.3 4 176 466 766 576 757 922 1 515 028 1 436 133 4 947 3614 4 669 782 4-47
408. Loaded and empty, west. .11 603 013 11 054 158 4 348 453 4 167 827 764 226 752 246 1 503 879 1 424 037 4 986 455 4 710 048 4-08
4-49. Loaded and empty, total. .23 187 004 2 2 094 461 8 703 456 8 344 293 1 530 802 1 510 168 3 018 907 2 860 170 9 9331 839 9 37 9 830 4r0
4-10. Caboose,eastandwest. .489 388 474 256 170 852 167 084 20 995 20 735 79 236 76 875 218 305 209 562 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train ears (in'fre~ight trains), east andwest. 105 918 108 093 28 197 28 234 1 519 1 474 14 711 15 372 61 491 63 013 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5--0L Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. 111 310 934 107 587 881 50 087 795 48 221 631 7 360 936 7 203 839 18 244 592 17 619 053 35 617 611 34 543 358 5--01
542. Oil-burning steam locomotives 2 5 5 48 9 52 25 3 332 4 70 o79 20156- 213 15 8 0 9 7 61 25 5314 9 65 23 10 2 5 53 5--02
&-S. Electric locomotives. .. 1 6 24 0 13 1 5 64 6 32 7 63 74 482 4 28 7 12 38 1 5 21 89294 29 50
5--04 Other locomotives. .... 7 0 56 5 3 11 821o61-49744a5o -0
&-05 Totl. .. .138490 55 12 49 294 5 27 043 48 95306 7 789 648 7 585 360 18 457 785 17 828 814 61 416 479 58 090 790 505
6. Gross ton-miles of ears, contents, an~d cabooses thousandsi) :' 0670 8 3
6--0. Total inegqal-burning. team locomotive trains. .778 470 236 743 296 088 354 845 282 337 157 249 71 450 940 70 997 870 117 350 828 110 924 708 234 823 186 224 216 261 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-burning,s~team locomotive trains. ........ 156 896 877 143 169 936 63 569 58 964 -- 1 272 07 2 1 193 809 155 561 236 141 917 163 602
6-03. Total in electric locomotive trains. ............ 10 710 55 9 10 235 620 5 671 653 5 727 774 2 532 798 2 193 885 20618 21391 6--03
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motor car trains.. .......86 16 4 6 0 6 44 1 3 25 3 10 0 04 7 2 911 5 0 6 40 604
6-5. Totalinallfreighttrains. 46 163 836 896 762 288 360 593 757 342 953 991 73 983 738 73 191 755 118 622 900 112 118 517 392 963 441 368 498 025 6-05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). 95 798 681 373 008 829 156 117 443 147 958 510 39 713 601 39 440 008 4 9 024 591 46 118 086 150 943 046 139 49P 22?5 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stationsn. 3 1 17 6 5 58 3 0 710 8 18 1 1 418 7 44 11 4 6 9 O4 1 4 37 7 4 1 1 4 58 3 17 4 9 6 07 7 4 8 27 35 7 1 3 3 59 9 9 6 1 2 9 64 2 4 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
M01. Train-miles, ordinary. ................5.8 5.6 8.o 7.8 9.4 9.3 5.8 5.6 4.7 4c.5 %01
9-42 Net~ton-nies... 4,635 4,3'13 7,lc42 7,ool 18,357 18,261 3,4g7 3,259 3.132 2,879 cM2
1 0 A es r -tm i ls ( p cl u di n ga ul a d h . . 1 0 7 1 1 1 1 1 1 1. 06 1 0 6 1 0 4 1 .01 0 1 0 5 1 0 -1
10-02. Ladedfre te~ar-mnl7.. ..... ..2. 28.9 32.9 32*2 i43-4 4313.7 2).) 27.: 271 10-02
1M)3. Emt rih calrmiles,....... 17.2 16.9 18.8 18.6 32.0 181.1.66.15 14
1M)4. To afeagter-miles excludingg caboose). 46.6 45.8 51.7 50.8 75 .4 74.9 368.91 43. 4.9 1M4)
10-05 Gros ton ile (rexluding locoontivesn tenders). .1,902 1,860 2,144 2,086 1,4 ,6)2 1,445 1,o6173 ,61 10-05
10--6. Net ton-nules. 796 774 928 900 1.955 1,957 597 578 665 64 10-06
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 246 242 249 246 340 334 212 211 246 242 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. ..... *- ...27.1 26.8 28.2 28.o 45.1 45.4 25.2 24.g 24.2 23.b 12
13. Car-mile ratios:
101o. Percent loaded of total feg car-miles, eastbound. .72.5 73.0 7. 765. 91427. 127. 30
1%02. Percent loaded of total fre ~hcar-miles, westbound. 355. 94.2 64.9 6604.6 5$ .g 5.6 72.1 13-02
18--08. Percent loaded of total f t gtCarmiles (east and wvest). 6.0631 .6 .6. 5 5575456 96. 3. 1
18-04. Percent eastbound of total laded freight ear-miles. 57.5 57.8 6 .8 613 4C3.7 42857.5 5s.o 56.4 57.o 13-04
14--01. Trai tn-miles. eeudn oo~oi .n 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1 16.9 14-01
1402Grsto-mle~xcudngoomtiesntedes) .. .3,3j49 29,200 31,579 29,924 51,'c51 50,189 2j,916 23,226 2,1 844 1-0
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.* .. .( 20.9 21.1 27.8 27.2 24.6 24.3 16.8 16.9 16.3 16.8 15


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# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
*Exoludes switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of freight train statistics representing 14C1 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1937 AND 1936