Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1938

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Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1938
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Statement ;
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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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The Bureau
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
1938
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monthly
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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."
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"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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I I ( ~ SOUTHERN DISTRICT


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UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


WESTERN DISTRICT


ITEM


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


ITEM NO.


AGGREGATES
L MIilesof roadoperatedateloseof month. .
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-41. Ordmary. .
2-42 Light. ..
2-08. Total. . . . . .
3. Road locomotive-miles:
8-4L Principal. . . . . .

8-04. T . . .
8-45. Tota steamo6nly. ........
s46. Tota electric only. ...............
8-07. Totl other. .
T 'nsithn locomotive-miles:
8-48. olrning steam locomotives.... ......
8--09. Oil-burning steam locomotives... ........
8-10. Electric locomotive units.. .... .. ..
8-1L Otherlocomotives.. ...............
8--12. Total. ....................
4. Car-miles (tousands):

4-41 Emteast. .

64-5. Emtwat. ...............
64-6.Epy total. ................
4-4. Lad and emteast..............
4r48.Loaded and epywest .............
4-49. Loaded and emttotal..... ......
4-10. Caboosle~east udwest. ..............
4-11. Passenger-trame ars tin~re~igh~ttrains,eastandw'~est .
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-41. Coal-burnninsteamlocomotives..
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives... .....
5-48.Electrieloeomotives. .............
&-04.Otherlocomotives........... ..
545. Total. . . . . .
6. Gross ton-miles of care, contents, and cabooses (th~ousands;) :
6-41. Total in coal-burning, team locomotive trains..
442. Total in oil-burninlg, steam locomotive trains. .....
6-08. Total in electrielIdeomotve trains...........
&-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar t~ar~ain. .
6405. Total in all freight trains... ....
7. Net tnml revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). .
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hour a t ways8tistions). .
AVERAGES

9. Av~dae Tnilr mileofroad e dy
IM)2. Net tnBdar.
10. Aveae 1 e trm n-ml (exlun alht i):.
10-02. Loaded cegharsmiles.
1 48. emt regtar-miles..............
14-04 oairihar-miles (excluding c~aboose). :
10-05. Gross tnml (excluding locomotives and tenders). .
10-46. Net ton-miles..
11. Gross ton-miles oflocomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. ..
12 Net ton-miles per loaded eammile..............
18. Car-mile ratios:
1841. Percent loaded of total feg car-miles, eastbound. .
1842. Percent loaded ot total feg car-miles, weathound .
18-48. Percent loaded of total crih ar-miles (east and west). .
18-04. Percent eastbound of total loddfreight ear-miles..
14. Al raes rt anhour:
14--02. Gross ton-miles (exeluding locomotivres 8andtende~s).
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hounrs.


57 307
11 915 97
152 40
12 068 37
12 067 794
1286 319
1048 62 (
14 402 753
13 995 83 /
401 145
5 7 5 2
1 518 76 1
3 2 41 1
5 13 1
1 556 310
234 579
129 747
564 326
67 992
167 027
235 019
302 571
296 774
599 345
12 102
2 007
3 852 568
9 5
56 751
823
3 581 237
23 797 935
5 5 5
435 473
I 11 8
24 235 081
10 048 231
787 526


38 542
7 057 201
51 302
7 108 503
7 108 563
263 669
132 088
7 504 320
7 504 320


492 269
7 2 5

499 52 1
95 15
69 26
164 42
31 00
52 806|
83 813
126 166
122 072
248 238
6 864
1 378
1 565 868


1 589 724
9 782 515
1 46 1 7

9 928 692
4 155 700
431 666


57 605
14 635 416
217 977
14 853 393
14 859 028
1599 606
1 342 048
17 800 682
17 381 720
418 386

1 878 109
3 2 7 O7
1 386
1 906 142
287 909
187 191
475 100
81 464
184 267
265 731
569 373
371 458
740 831
14 897
2 217
4 354 201
5 4
57 781
101
4 412 157
30 235 sol
3 9 1
461 272
7 9 4
30 697 658
'13 396 964
1 005 722


233 433
35 860 048
307 025
36 167 073
36 138 578
2801032
1'889 618
40 229 228
39 664 390
554 852
9 9 8 6
2 866 098
48 8 51 3
4 1 0 6 O
5 742
3 401 415
585 092
414 716
997 808
2315 304
392 094
627 398
818 396
806 810
1625 206
35 070
7 200
8 026 734
18 OO 29 1
118 820
1 105
9 946 950
55 3 s 777
11 08 5 4 5 0
785 327
7 69 4
65 271 248
26 403 621
2 188 720


234 273
43 174 553
436 085
43 610 638
43 603 217
3 142 147
2 574 53
49 319 717
48 678 944
634 006
** 6 76 7
3 415 049
5 68 5 5 6
4 3 1 6 8
2 148
4 028 921
700 168
524 575
1 224 745
244 112
426 736
670 848
944 280
951 311
1 895 591
42 598
7 822
9 658 448
2 27 9 6 87
140 562
631
12 079 328
64 od4 323
13 0 58 6 5 9
906 240
6 19 4
78 035 416
33 137 553
2 751 235


5 92 1
1 466 62 1
19 46 ,
1 486 085
1 486 582
76 493
73 161
1 636 236
1 562 916
73 320

151 660


156 759
28 692
28 961
57 653
21 869
21 276
43 145
50 561
50 237
100 798
1 511
123
519 719
34 466
554 185

4 551 153

206 578
4 757 731
a 501147
99 86 4


5 930
1 60s 471
25 546
1 628 017
1 628 540
125 711
89 876
1 844 127
1 755 343
88 784

163 953
80

167 754
35 345
31 063
66 408
21 450
26 486
47.936
56 795
57549
1143544
1 662
137
579 069
39587
618 656

5 379 965

235 555
5 615 520
3 019 800
115 963


38 459
6 274 285
30 830
6 305 115
6 305 370
229 512
119 856
6 654 738
6 654 738


454 423
5 53 a

459 955
79 942
66 912
146 854
38 576
51 434
90 010
118 518
118 346
236 864
5 971
1 206
1 402 312
2 0 15 6

1 422 468
9 143 526
1 29 2 67

9 272 793
3 775 940
372 847


131 742
16 203 169
104 329
16 307 499
16 278 832
608 708
647 981
17 535 52'1
17 450 900
60 367
4 2 34
739 250
48 a 98 1
5 54 6
612
1 228 389
239 879
189 096
428 975
106 867
152 357
259 224
346 746
341 453
688 199
15 486
5 864
a 581 135
1 7 80 O4 O
27 603
282
4 389 060
15 900 163
1 0 9 55 6 2 8
143 276
6 57 6
27 005 643
10 078 303
928 68 3


132 196
19 879 465
141 860
20 020 725
20 007 086
1153161
1010 341
22 170 588
22 037 561
126 836
6 19 1
886 718
5 61 30 5

1 455 505
281 755
237 055
518 810
110 191
163 177
273 368
391 946
400 238
792 178
19 175
4 ogo
3 159 310
2 25 5 7 77
43194
530
5 458 811
18 666 642
12 9 12 O9 1
2059 413
31 793 546
12 565 089
1 197 884


1.06
27.8
1 5

1,

247
26.5
i:71.2



16.5
29, 822
20.7


25.9
27563

1.07
28.4

1 *5




1.6


5,f656
1.11
30.6
19.7



249
27.6



64.4

15.3
30,782
27.2


6.2
7,502
1.11
32.5
18.1

915


28.2

77*9


14.8
30,52)
26.7


6.o
13,617


1.05

1.705







56.7


16,427
1.08
41*5
29.9



335


62.2
54(.0
58.1
53.2
14.o
48, 425
24.1


2,468
1.04
26.5




250
23.5
69.2
55.4
62.3
55.9
17.6
29, odo
16.1


25.3


3167
1.04 0
23.4


5.9


23.3


5 9
212

25*3



57*9
16*5
23, 001
15.6


1.06
26*1




24(6
24.2



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16.7
26.5'r1
14.6


SExeludesl sitching time of trai~n locomotives art inital and


final terminals.


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sion INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION so......n. Y-2n BUREAU OF STATISTICS JANUARY, 1938

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES,
Compiled from 1)1 reports of freight t rai tatistice representing 141 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THE MIO~lH OF JANUARY, 1l98 AND 1957


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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 5 REGION ITEM NO.

1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month... *** 2 3 4 16 i 34 396 5 7 3 47 5 7 5 87 5 9 25 5 99 3 38 4 50 a 8 5 70 1 31 6 85 1 32 3 O9 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
ML .Ordmnary. .; .. ** 32 199 013 40 413 tr28 10 619 349 13 920 729 1 307 533 1 710 688 5 749 684 6 766 181 14 522 447 18 016 230 01
M2. Light........ ... ......... 245 607 436 031 120 473 2'14 982 13 528 39 028 24 610 62 621 86 996 119 400 20
U8. To~tal. 2 444 620 40 849 859 10 739 882 14 135 711 1 321 061 1 749 716 5 774 294 6 828 802 14 609 443 18 135 630 208
8. Road locomotive-miles:
3-01. Principal. 2 421 290 40 842 857 10 742 508 14 142 23;9 1 321 470 1 750 316 5 774 324 6 828 867 14 582 98ti 18 121 435 8-01
g41 H le.. .............1 895 446 3 Oil 424 1 093 996 1 566 961i 63 729 162 157 218 921 267 966 518 600 1 014 332 g-42
8-08. igt. 1 625 042 2 370 270 903 493 1 2.80 232 63 561 96 837 110 522 130 018 547 466 663 183 MS
80.oL l. ..... ........5941 778 46 224 551 12?739 997 16 989 440 1 448 760 2 009 310 6103 767 7 226 851 15 6492E54 19 998 950 80
3--0. Tt steam only. 5 410 108 45 623 778 12 357 859 16 595 039 1 383 416 1 925 704 6 103 767 7 226 851 15 565 065 19 876 184 a05
8--0. olelectrie only.................. 517 284 596 340 377 053 393888 65 344 83 606 74 887 118 846 IM6
07I. oaother.. .................. 14 386 4 433 5 085 513 -9011 39201 8-0
Train- 'tcin locomotive-miles:
8-48. Coal- uraingsteam loomotives.. .. .. . 2 5 64 6 24 3 2 47 8 35 1 4 8 0 17 1 79 4 5 25 1 3 6 19 1 71 8 55 4 1 2 21 4 76 O 96 6 66 7 67 8 05 3 59 8-08
8-09.Oil-burning steam locomotives ....... 436 239 521 375 6 -626 73556 429 913 514 019 a0S
S-10. Electriclocomotive units. .8 ..............238 39 762 30 397 ?9 959 3 094 3 611 4 747 6 1P2 8-10
8-11. Other locomotives.. 5 244 2 346 4 194 1 3141 -1 -I -- 1 050 1 032 8-11
3-2.Total. .. .. .. .. .. ... ... .1 3 044 345 3 811 318 1 382 608 1 825 798 141 713 175 466 417 547 483 452 1 102 477 1 326 602 8-12
4. Car-miles (thousande):
PO1. oddeat.. .. ... .. ... .. .. .1 523 144 657 013 209 091 i;75 308 25 051 31 775 76 282 93 491 212! 720 256 439 401
P02.aed west. 73 024 514 175 119 021 184 176 26 392 41 917 60 457 68 974 167 154 219 108 4-02
rL-O.Loaded, total. .s 168 1171188 328 112 459 484 51 443 73 692 136 73n 162 465 379 874 475 547 4-08
4-44. mteast.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1 210 133 247 043 62 073 81 849 20 316 30 092 34 941 28 205 92 803 106 897 0)4
4-5. Emt west.. ......... 32 464 399 472 152 018 167 405 18 750 23 651 50 400 54 843 141 296 153 573 4-05
4-06. E pytotal.. 572 597 646 515 214 091 249 254 39 064 53 743 85 341 83 048 234 099 260 470 4-06
4-4.Lcd and empty, east. ... ........733 277 904 056 271 164 357 157 45 367 61 867 111 223 121 696 305 523 363 336 4--07
4-08. Loaded and empty,west. ........ 735 488 913 647 271 039 351 581 45 142 65 568 110 857 123 817 308 450 372 681 4-S
PO9. Loaded and empty total. 468 765 1 817 703 542 so3 708 738 90 507 187 435 222 080 245 513 613 973 736 017 4--09
4--10. Caboose,eastasndw;est........ ....... 31 485 39 843 10 779 14 146 1 353 1795 5 476 6 583 13 877 17 319 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight train) east and west. 6 7 83 7 2 58 1 9 94 1 9 31 11 3 1 21 1 16 7 1 3 25 3 5 09 ~ 3 8 81 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives 'and tenders (thousands):
&-01. Coal-burning steamlocomotive. .. .. .. .. .. .1 7 1 28 6 99 9 1 23 4 9 3 1 18 3 O5 4 1 4 O1 11 4 58 2 59 6 39 5 14 1 2 84 9 11 1 5 O8 2 28 2 2 67 2 24 2 8 35 6 37 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. ............ 1 6 41 990 1 9 94 o 1 7 3 4 7 24 5 37 2 3 5 31 1 6 17 38 O 1 9 7 4 34 5-42
5-08. Electric loeomotives. 10 9 68 6 1 32. 6 42 5 4 4 4 5 5 2 1 3 O 2 34 3 7 4 39 2 5 4 08 4O1 8 2 &-OS
5-44. Otherlocomotives................... 4 214 4 441 765 44 .-- 3 449 4 397 5-04
505. Total. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ... .I 8 884 589 11 254 585 3 173 187 4 195 223 488 493 676 953 1 309 448 1 531 759 3 913 461 4 850 650 5--05
6. Gross ton-miles of ears, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
6--0. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. -t 4 23O 71 2123 2 6 51 i 9 2 10 6 4 7 4O59825 60 8 38 4 2 89 9 6 3 6 7 6 1 3 688 27 2 17 37 7 9 8 86-41
6-0.Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. 1 0 0 41 2 26 11 9 68 6 22 39 3285- 1533O1 144823 98873 28 2 1823 -02
6--08 Total in electric locomotive trains....?4O38 65O0 4282O1 4383O 17 9 5 69 215 0 84 *- 13260 116 1 -8
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. ... 380 6286'0 2 456 60 438 70 -2 a6 410 Z 62 3 -04
6-05 Totlinalfrightrain. 8 34 949 75 162 072 21 666 910 29 649 869 4 239 394 6 289 860 8 537 590 9 781 583 23 931 055 29 440 760 6-05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). ....... 2 3 182 a 1 9 32 asi 2 75 8 7 96 7 22 13 i O1 91 O 2 2O8 6 34 3 4 O9 3 O2 3 3 53 7 O1 4 O 8 O5 O 8 8 23 2 62 11 5 19 O 1 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stationsn. 1 9 48 25 3 6 09 4 9 6 94 4 9 9 71 12 5 88 12O 12 9 1 95 3 38 5 32 4 30 5 21 8 27 2 32 1 07 8 20 8 8
AVERAGES
9. Averae pr mile of road per day:
(M.T~inmlaordinary. .9 6.2 6.6 8.6 7.9 10.3 5.3 6.3 31.9 4.9 9-1
~M2. Ne ton-ie 3,5i7 4,909 5,478 8,188 13,313 20,533 3.114 3,785 2,393 3,19 -4
10.~ A Loco mo ie-mie (pricl palnth le.. ....... .1.06 1.07 1.10 1.11 1.05 1.1o 1.k .ok 1.o3 1.06 IM1l
10-0. Loaded eiatar-miles....... 27.8 9. 30.9 33.o 59.3 43.1 23. .o 26. 2 26.9 10-42
10-08 Emt f eih ar-miles. .... .... 8 16. 20. .9 29.9 314 4. 12.3i 1,6.1 1,. 1@8
10--04 Ttrieetcar-miles (excluding caboose). .. .. 45.6 45. 51.1 50.9 69.2 7453. 6]42.3 to lu
1~05. Gross-mle (ezeluding locomotivesand tenders). 181 186 2,040 2,130 3,123,771,8 1,44 1608 1, 10-5
1(M6. Net ton-miles. 720 797 828 4 ,8 ,9 s 0 0 6 04
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 247 24) 24 247 3}7 3}7 215 212 250 243 11
12. Net ton-miles per loadedecarmile........ ....... 25.9 27*5 26.6 28.7 42.9 46.3 24.5 25.2 23.P 24.2 12
13. Car-mile ratios:
18-01. Percent loaded of totalfrh carmniles eastbound. 71.3 72.7 77177.1 55.2 51.4 68. 6 76.8 6 .6 70.6 1M1
1842. Percent loaded of total car-htaumiles, we stbound..M3 .ecn .ode .oa 50.7gh ea6.3l 4).s 52.4 58*5) 639 4. 5.7.2588 8-
12044.Percent eastbound of total hoddieigh~tcar-miles. 58** 56.1 63 9.9 487 4. 5*5- 6o5. 8
14. A1Mres hurl .. ... ... .. ,167157 5. 4. 1. 1 5 17.1 1 917.7 16. 1-01
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotivres and ~tenders. .. 29196) 28.808 31,205 30,531 4,o 8 529aa s992.0 40
15. Percent train-switehinghours atwRaytationsoftotaltrain-hours~.*.. .1 20.8 19.6 27.4 26.4 26. 6 22.6 16.4C 15.1 16.5 15.0 15
* Excludes switohing timre of train looomotvesa at initial 0 nd final termilnalr.


seion 3 1262 08851 4863 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION s......N..... BUREAU OF STATISTICS FEBRUARY, 1938

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


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

1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938J 1937 193a 1937

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at lose of month.# 233 445 234 335 57 347 57 596 5 925 5 930 38 4591 38 556 131 714 132 253 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
UI1. Ordmnary. .. ~. ............... 68 059 061 33 588 381 22 535 321 28 556 145 2 774 155 3 313 159 12 023 969 13 8"3 382 30 725 616 37 895 695 2-01
Mz. Light. ................... .. 552 632 872 116 272 876 432 959 32 9911 64 574 55 440 113 923 191 325 260 660 Z2
MS3. To~tal. 68 611 693 84 460 497 22 808 197 28 989 104 2 807 1461 3 377 733 12 079 409 13 937 305 30 916 941 38 156 355 208
3. Road locomotive-miles:
~01. Principal. ... .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 68 559 868 94 446 074 22 810 302 29 001 267 2 808 052 3 378 856 12 079 694 13 937 430 30 861 820 38 128 521 ~01
302. H le.. ......4 096 478 6 153 571 2 380 315 3 166 575 140 222 287 868 448 433 531 635 1 127 508 2 167 493 8-2
SM. ........ .. 514 660 4 944 623 1 952 113 642 280 136 722 186 713 2303578 262 106 1 195 447 1 87 3524 80W
S04.TtT 76 171006 95 544 268 27 142 730 34 790 1228 3084 996 3 853 437 12 758 505 14 731 171 33 184 775 42 169 538 844
5-05. Tota steam only. .................. 75 074 498 94 302 722 26 353 695 133 976 759 2 946 332 3 681 047 12 758 505 14 731 171 33 015 966 41 913 745 865
8-46.Tota electric only. 072 136 1.230 46 778 198 812 274 138 664 172 390 155 27 4 245 682 MS6
3-T. To aother................ .. 24 37 2 11 200 10 837 1 891 -- -- -- -- 13 535 10 111 E-07
Train- 'tcin locomotive-miles:
-08. Co lbrning steam locomotives. .. ... 1 5 4 30 3 80 (j 6 62 a368 2 6 66 7 8 2 3 6 66 6 34 2 92 27 9 3 35 PO 8 8 6 5 6 4 4 9 68 3 65 1 4 O5 6 75 1 6 91 5 61 M-S
3~09. Oil-burning steam locomotives..... 924 752 1 089 931 ---- 11 858 14 607 912 994 1 075 324 MS9
3-1. Electric locomotive units........ 7 9 2 98 8 2 9 3 6 2 612 6 2 6 661 6 1 93 7 4 12 -1 1 2 9 3 12 8 52 8-1
3-11.0therlocomotives.. .. ... ... .. .. .1 1128 5 010 9 324 2 6401 -I -I -- 2004 23570 8-11
3-2Total. ... .. .. .. .. ... .. .1 6 445 756 7 840 239 2 938 916 3 731940 298 472 343 220 877 502 982?972 2 330866 2 782 1071 12
4. Car-miles (thousands):
l10. Loaded~east.. .. ... 1 106 236 1 357 181 443 67 0 563 217 53 7435 67 120 156 224 188 650 452 5991 538~ 19 4
4-42. Loaded, west. .. ....... 1 787 740 1 038 750 248 768 371 367 55 353 72 980 127 369 138 240 356 250 456 163 MS
4-08. Loaded, total. .......... ........ 1 b93 976 2 395 931 692 438 9134 584 109 096 140 loo 283 593 326 890 b60 849 994 357 4--08
4-04. Empty, east.. 445 437 491 155 130 065 163 313 42 185 51 542 73 517 59 212 199 670 217 088 4-04
4-05. Empty,west. ........ .1 754 558 826 208 319 04 5 351 672 4 0 026 50 137 101 834 107 649 293 653 316 750 PU5
4-O. Empty total.. 1 199 995 1 317 363 449 110 514 985 82 211 101 679 175 351 166 861 493 323 533 838 MS0
07. Loaded and empty, east. .1 551 673 1 848 336 573 735 726 530 95 928 118 662 229 741 24'/ e62 652 26 9 755 282 4-47
4-08. Loadedandempty,west. .. ...., 1 542 298 1 864 958 567 813 723 039 95 37 9 1235 117 229 2031 245 889 649 903 772 913 4-08
4--0.Londed and empty total. 093 971 3 713 294 1 141 548 1 449 569 191 307 241 779 458 94 4 493 751 1 302 17 2 1 528 195 4-49
4-10. Caboose, east and west. .6 6 5 56 82 4 42 2 2 8 82 2 9 4 3 2 8 64 3 4 5 7 11 4 47 1 3 4 48 2 9 36 3 3 6 4 94 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freigh~t trains), east and west. 1 3 9 84 1 5 0 94 4 0 02 4 14 7 23 6 2 5 8 2 37 3 2 70 3 7 37 3 7 9 86 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives. ... .. .. .. .1 15 1 5 13 9 1 8 7 77 5 43 6 6 41 8 75 3 4 94 1 2 9 77 9 78 1 2 18 5 83 2 6 87 2 23 3 7 4 0 961 4 8 4 6 6 5 5 9 90 5 52 5--01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. ........... 3 4 42 28 1 4 27 3 6 99 16 8 10 1 -- -1 4 4 6 95 4 7 3 87 3 397 4 2 4 22 6 211 5-02
5-08. Electric locomotives. ................. 228 506 273 204 110 795 112 802 64 700 77 026 --53 011 83 376 6-08
5-04. Otherlocomotives.. 613 9 467 15388 145 --- 6 025 9 322 5-04
--05. Total. 18 831 539 23 333 913 6 754 424 8 607 360 1 042 678 1 295 609 2 731 916 3 121 483 8 302 521 10 309 461 5-45
6. Gross ton-miles of ears, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .-10 0 9 35 40 oa la6 3 a7 4 4 4 5 0 21 7 37 5 9 4 4 5 8 13 8 6 10 9 79 1 1 4 54 7 41 17 5 27 81 5 1 9 4 O6 7 96 2 9 7 74 87 1 36 O 2O 0 98 g41
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. ..- a1 12 6 6 76 25 0 27 8 1 94 8 6 2 B2 5 68 2 91 0 00 2 0 8 4 16 0 2 4 7 35 6 05 6--0
6-4. Total in electric locomotive trains. **1 5 25 7 O7 1 7 71 2 45 86 3 67 4 8 99 57 2 3 86 14 7 4 50 6 39 27 5 8 66 4 21 0 34 6-08
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. .... 5 6 60 2 5 9 O00 1 3 8 21 1 4 31 4 2 7 81 5 7 5 69 6-04
445. Total in all freight trains........ 123 644 387 153 184 974 45 900 180 60 347 492 8 997 126 11 905 380 17 810 383 19 697 796 50 936 698 61 234 306 6-05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). ... .... 49 587 700 65 355 829 18 844 953 26 598 874 4 709 781 6i 429 102 7 129 641 8 243 751 18 903 3125 24 084 102 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switchinghours at way stationss. 4 136 953 5 360 2'84 1 481 67 5 1 976 847 187 984 245 158 711 37 9 862 187 1 755 915 2 276 092 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-0[. Tramn-miles, ordinary. .4.9 6.0 6.7 8.4 7.9 9.5 5.3 6.1 4.o 4.9 901
9-02. Net ton-miles. 6oo l(,727 5, 570 7, 827 13, 473 18, 3763142 3,62 2,l~ 4333os? 90
M10. Al .Mm ie-mies (r nialh tnh .. .. ... 1.06 1.07 1.11 1.11 1.o5 .9.o 1.04 1.0 1.06 1 01
18642 L~oaded eigtar-miles. ............ .. 27.8d 28.7 30.7 32.7L 39.] B 2.3 23.6 2j.6 26.3 26.2 10-02
10-08. eag r~h r-miles........ 17.6 15720.o 1812. 0.7 14. 1.1 6 14.1 1@8s
1M0.Tt. ieihcar-miles (excludingcabboose). .~~ .4***5. 50.8j 6.?4 73.o 38. 357 2. 1(M
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .....I 1 ,832 3 ,1 ,3 9 ,411 2 ,681 1 0
10-46. Net ton-miles.......... 729 782 86931 1, 1,940 593 956 636 1(M6
1L Grosston-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 247 24C4 249 247 338 3 361 214 2121 250 4 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. ....... .26.2 27.3 27.2 28*5 43.2 45*91 25-1 25*21 23.4 24. 2 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
13-0L Percent loaded of total rigt car-miles, eastbound .. 71.3 73.4 77- 3 77.5 56.o 6660 6. 47. 0
18-02. Percent loaded of total freih tcar-miles, westbound. .51557 43.6 8o5. 565. 8. 0
13-08. Percent loaded of total frei rt car-miles (east and west).. 126 56.755.o796.8626.11 10
180. ecetestondo otladdfrih crmie.. 8* 6664.1 60.3 93 7955-1 577 56.o 5 1 1~04
14.A1.r estrai -hor.. .... .... 16. 6 15-8 15.4 14.7 14g 1 .817.0 16.2 17.6 16. a 14-01
14-0. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders)...... 29, 888 28 578 30,979 30, 527 47, 669 48,56 25, 036 22, 846 29,009 26, 903 14--02
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.* .( 20. 6 19. 6 27 .3 26 .5 26. 3 23. 3 1. 15. 3 16. 4 14. d 15


.... 2


#Repropents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
*Exoludes switching time of train looomotives at initial and final terminale.


154715-0 U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1938


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 l41 railwayrs
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


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FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
UNIlV. OFC FL LIs. Compiled from 131 reports of freight train statistics representing 141 ra~ilways

DC(SWCITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)




U.S. DP
SOUTHERN DISTRICT


UNITED STATES


WESTERN DISTRICT


ITEM


POCAHONTAS REGION


ITEM NO.


1938


1937


19317


AGGREGATES

2 raomie (ooeqoivep rooyllead maotorear trains): *--***-
2-0 O0rdmnary. .. .......*******

3. Road locomotive-miles: ****
301. Picipal. ********
3-02. Hen r.. . . . . .
804* ** ** *
bo5. Total, team only.. ........
M6. Total, electric only. .........
Tramnsithn go motive-miles: -
3-48 Coal-burning steam locomotives..
MD0. Oil-burnmng steam locomotives. .......
8-10. Electric locomotive units. .
3-11. Other locomotives. .

4. Camie (Tou .. .
4-41. Lae east.. ......
4-02. Loa~d west. ........
4-481. Lae total................
4--04.Empty,eas8t.. ...................
4-45. Empty, west.. .
446. Empty total.. ..
4-4. Loaded and empty, east. ...............
4i-08 Loaded and empty, west. ...............
1-40. Loaded and empty, total. ...............
4-10. Caboose,eastanidwest. ...........
41-11. Passenger-tramn ears (in freight trains), east and west. .
5. Gross ton-miiles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5~-41. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives.. ...........
5-0. Oil-burming steam locomotives. .
5-43. Electric locomotives. ................
5-44 Other locomotives. ................
5--0. Total.
6. Gross ton-miles of ear 1, colter toanad cabooles' (thousand s):
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .......
642. Total in oil-burming, steam locomotive trains. .......
6-43. Totalmnelectrie locomotive trains. .
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motor car trains.. .......
6-0. Totalinallfreighttrains. ...............
7. Net ton-niiles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousnds).lh .
8. Train-hours (including train-switehing hours at way stationsn. .
AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
~M1. T~rain-mils ordinary. .............
9-42 Net ton- ies......... .. ....
10. A Lo ooie-mies (riei8 gn h th r.. .......
1802. Loaded rihcar-mnles. ...............
108.Emt feih ear-miles. ...............
10-O4. oa rih carmniles (excluding caboosed... ...
10-45. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .
1M)6. Net ton-shliles.......... .......

11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. ....
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. ..
18. Car-mile ratios:
1301. Percent loaded of total crih ar-miles, eastbound. .....
18-02. Percent loaded of total freih car-mles westbound. .....
1MS3. Percent loaded of total freih car-miles (east and west). ...
14. 4 A Percent atoborund of total rod freight car-miles. ..

140 Grs to-ies -(exch aing iocomoti re/ a ad ter ders). ..
15. Percent train-switehing hours at way stations of total train-hours.*...


38 527
7 832 785
47 336
7 880 121
7 880 098
318 477
155 470
8 354 045
83954 045


575 882
8 6 5 2

584 534
110 269
79 459
189 728
35 005
63 886
98 891
145 274
1 49 334 5
288 619
7 569
1 19 6
1. 751 144
25 101

1 776 245
1 1 4 47 7 2 2
1 46 2 9 2

11 594 014
4 9 36 2 85
4 85 3 79


233 355
35 313 550
252 436
35 565 986
35 543 067
2167 616
1852 445
39 563 128
38 9540;22
594 820
1 4 2 8 6
a age o?8
4 99 2 5
4 4 O 9 8
4 7 5 8
3 376 193

604 665
425 29~0
1 029 975
214 292
390 677
604 969
818 977
8 15 9 67
1 634 9.44
34 428
8 l 6
7 827 166
1 847 427
126 292
4 1 2 2
9 805 007
5 3 0 4 4 2 3
11 3 96 7 9
871 733
2 8 1 8 6
65 340 132
2 6 0 a9 7 03
2 13 9 8 18


234 336
44 800 410
413 588
45 213 998
45 201 589
3 270 041
2636 015
51 107 64
50 437533
662 743
7 36 9
3 687 512
6 01 8 4
4 81 4 5
2 73 0
4 340 228
758 it?
574 547
1 332 664
285 896
455 016
740 912
1044 013
1 02 9 5 6 3
a 073 576
43 997
8 2 68
1o 118 173
2 185 484
144 159
4 5 06
12 452 302
7 1 15 5 9 9 5
1 3 4 77 8 14
979 598
2 7 ass
85 641 295
3 6 65 4 75 3
2 8 39 10 3


57 330
11 646 550
118 550
11 765 100
11 767 813
1841500
1022170
14 031 483
13 593 984
4533149
4 35 0

1 514 397
3 4 58 O
3 58 2
1 552 559
239 145
137 531
376 676
65 923
164 258
230 181
305 068
3 O1 7 8 9
606 857
11 8O1
2 21 9
3 432 409
122
62 518
62 7
3 495 6'76
2 3 8 59 6 34
6 6
508 023
4 o 9
24 372 417
9 9 19 22 5
7 65 60 7


57 589
15 757 755
225 466
15 983 221
15 990 649
1804172
1461641
19 256 462
18 808 682
453 066
7 14
2 065 574
37 4 73
1 49 4
2 104 541
318 551
208 11.8
526 669
93 249
195 679
288 928
411 800
4 03 7 9 7
815 597
16 O22
a 2 5 7
4 690 674
60
62 972
9 5
4 753 801
3 3 6 29 0 36
35 5
517 76 d
asa
34 147 991
15 2 OO 2 O4
1 0 85 8 7 5


38 459
6 3155 212
25 677
6 380 889
6 380 880
242 190
116 542
6 739 412
6 739412


456 717
1 2 58 2

469 29~9
90 101
66 511
156 612
343528
56 375
9O 703
124 429
1 22 8 8 6
247 315
6 O45
1 397
1 409 515
37 178

1 446 693
9 2 28 59 8
2 35 2 6 9

9 463 867
3 6 66 8 5 1
3 74 5 93


1
E-01
202


8-2
08-6
3-05

808
8-09
-11
8-12
4-01
4--08
4-04
4-45
4--06
4-07
4-48
4-49
4-11
5-41
5-02
5-08

6-01
6-02
6-48
6--05
8


5 925
1 413 937
14 625
1 428 562
1 428 991
71 872
67 347
1 568 210
1496 707
71 503

146 566
3 1 O2
149 668
27 615
28 400
56 015
20 013
19 165
39 179
47 628
4 7 5 6 6
95 194
1 450
11 5
492 091
32 571
524 662

4 3 13 9 4 1
194 031
4 507 872
2 3 5 0 4 3 2
9 4 27 7


5 928
1 910 188
27 701
1 937 889
1 938 557
152 184
110 652
2 201 393
2 112100
89 293

194 869
3 7 69
198 638
37 429
48 094
85 523
34 847
25 190
.60 037
72 276
7 3 284
145 560
1 975

699 578
39 476
739 054

6 9 52 8 4 2
232 720
7 185 562
3 920 24 7
1 39 2 O4


131 641
15 897 851
93 584
15 991 435
15 965 383
612 054
646 586
17 224 023
17123 919
90168
9 9 36
710 398
4 86 67 7
6 41 6
1 17 6
1 204 667
847 824
192 848
440 672
94 028
150 878
244 906
341 852
S4 3 7 26
685 578
15 132
4 59 5
2 493 151
1 810 127
31 203
S45
4 333 996
1 5 6 41 35 0
1 116 0 8 5 3
169 679
2 4 9 4
26 995 976
10 O9 3 1 95
9 O 5 3 35


132 292
19 299 682
113 085
19 412 767
19 392 285
995 808
908 252
21 295 745
21 168 706
1203584
6 6 55
85.1 187
5 93 18 9
6 90 3
1 2 3 6
1 452 515
291 868
238 676
530 744
122 7.95
170 261
293 056
414 663
4 O9 1 37
823 800
18 431
4 6 a5

2 976 777
2 160 323
41 691
4 11
5 183 202
19 126 3 95
1 3 3 31 16 7
229 116
27 O 5 O
3 (713 728
123 5 98 O 1 7
1 1 2 8 64 5


3.598
1.06
29.2
1 .1



248

25.3

52.1
63.0




21.1


6.2
5,oh6



46.3
1,912

244

27.5
72.6

56.9



20.7


6.6
5,561
1.11
32.3

52.1 3
852
249
26.3
78.4
45.6
62.1
63.5

31 63
27.8


8.8
8,514
1.1
33.




247
28.9
77.4

60.5



27.3


10.4

108
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14
62




45.8
51*8
65.6





23.8


7.7
12,797
1. 5
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1,662


4C2.0

58.o






26.3


2 .6
14.3



215
23.4




17.5
25,2


6.6
4,133

24.2
12.6

630
213





26.o


27.

15.


252
22*9
72.5
tj6.1


29P819
16.4


4,7
3,072
1.05
27.5

1, 695
653
243
23.7
70.4
546:
55.o

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15 8 g


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10-02


10-46

11
12
101

18-04

160
15~


and final tem~inals.


*Excludes swritching time of train looomotives at initial


EASTERN. DISTRICT


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

1938 1937 1938 1937 1936 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

AGGREGATES

r.Mie -of rodlooraql o vp oseof mnmato~rst ):** 3 4191 234 335 57 34.6 57 594 5 9251 5 929 38 459 38 S46 131 689 132 266 1
2-01. Ordmnary. .., .. *** *** O 373 718 128 388 791 34 182 978 44 313 900 4 188 092 5 223 347 18 379 181 21 656 167 46 623 457 57 195 377 201
22. eight. *** ******* 85 068 1 285 704 391 426 658 425 47 616 92 275 81 117 161 259 284 9.09 373 745 202
E-03. Total. 104 178 786 129 674 495 34 574 404 44 972 325 4 235 708 5 315 622 18 460 298 21 817 426 46 908 376 57 569 122 208
8. Road locomotive-miles:
8-01. Principal. .** 104 104 042 189 647 663 34 579 222 44 991 916 4 237 04 3 5 317 413 18 460 574 21 817 528 46 8i27 203 57 520 806 &-01
802. ~l........... 6 264 094 9 423612 3 621 815 4 970 747 212 094 440 052 590 623 850 112 1739 562 3 162 701 8-0
;t-oL ..... .....5 367 2991 7 580 638 2 974 477 4 083 921 204 069 297 365 346 720 417 576 1 842 033 2 781 776 80
8-8. ..... ..... 115 735 435 146 651 913 41 175 514 54 046 584 4 6532e06 6 054 830 19 497 917 23 085 216 50 408 798 63 465 283 0
s-05.Toa steam only.. .................114 029 821 144 740 255 .39 948 980 5 277 9 441 4 443 039 5 793 147 19 497 917 2 308 5216 50 139 885 63 082 451 0
8-06. oa electric only. ........ .... ... 1666 956 1 893 089 1 211 547 1 265 340 210 167 261 683 245 442 366 066 8--6
8-07.Toa other. ......... 38 658 18 569 15 187 1 8031 -I -I -- 23 471 16 766 8-0
Tran-sitcinglocomotive-miles:
8-08. Coal-burning steam locomotives. 2 58 4 58 1 0 349 8 8 0 4 5 81 17 9 5 7 32 2 O8 4 38 8 4 5 5 3 6 77 1 2 2 6 1 1 5 44 2 47 2 11 6 07 3 2 5 42 7 4 8 8-0
SOS. Oilburming steam locomotives. .1 4 24 O 11 1 6 91 7 7 2-- 2 4 4 4 2 3 25 9 1 3 99 57 1 1 6 6 51 3 8-09
-10. Electric locomotive units. .........12 3 3 96 13 1 0 75 97 9 2 10 0 13 9 9 2 95 11 1 81 1 6 7 0 9 1 9 7 55 8-10
3--11. Other locomotives.... 1 6 8 6 7 7 4 1 2 90 6 4 13 4 --- 3 18 0 3 6 O6 8-11
8--2. Total. 9 821 951 1*8 180 467 4 491 477 -5 836 481 448 140 541 858 1 346 801 1 567 506 3 535 533 4 234 622 8-12
4. Car-miles ( husands) :
4-1. Loadd east.. .............1 710 925 2 11.5 298 682 819 881 768 81 358 104 549 246 325 298 919 700 423 830 062 4-01
4-42. Loadd west. ...... .....1 213 032 1 613 297 386 301 579 485 83 753 121 074 193 880 217 699 549 098 695 039 4-0
4-08. oddtotal. 923 957 3 728 595 1 069 120 1 461 253 165 111 225 623 440 205 516 618 1 249 521 1 525 101 4-08
4-44. Empty,east.. 59 728 777 051 195 988 256 562 62 i98 86 '589 107 845 94 217 293 697 3359 883 4-04
445. Empty,west.. ................ 1 145 238 1 281 224 483 305 547 351 59 192 75 327 158 209 171 535 444 532 487 011 4-4
446. Empty,total.. 1 804 966 2 058 275 679 293 803 913 121 390 161 716 266 054 265 752 7318 229 826 894 4-46
07M.Loa~ldeand empty, east. 370 653 2 892 341, 878 807 1 138 30 143 556 190 938 354 170 393 136 994 120 1 169 945 4-07
4-08.Loaded and emtwest. ...... 258 270 2 8945421 869 606 1 126 836 142 94 5 196 401 352 089 389 254 993 630 1 18 2050 4-08
4-09. Loaded and emp total. ..a . ...... 42835786 870 1 748 413 2 265 166 286 501 5873539 706 259 782 370 1 987 750 2 551 995 4--09
4-10. Caboose,east nwest....... .. .... 100 984 126 437 34 683 45 063 4 314 5 432 17 492 21 017 44 495 54 925 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in re~ight trains, esrt a~nd west. 2 2 11 2 25 3 36 6 8 2 2 6 4 O4 35 1 8 8 3 770 o 8 99 11 7 69 1 2 6 71. 4-11
5. Gross ten-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01L Coal-burning steam locomotives ..... .1 2 a 9 s 4 57 2E 889 5 7 16 10 0 74 4 34 1 3 18 4 9 86 1 4 7 OO 69 1 9 18 16 1 4 O 96 7 38 4 8 25 24 O 7 3 39 21 6 8 9 67 5 29 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 5 28 9 7 08 6 4 59 1 83 2 90 16 1 8 1 87 1 7 2 4 88 5 207 54 7 6 38 6 5 3 4 542
5-48. Electrieloeomotives. 354 798 417 343 173 313 175 774 97 271 116 502 -84 214 125 067 508
5--04. Otherloeomotives... ..... 11 735 13 973 2 215 240 -- 9 520 13 733 504
5-05.Total. ..................... 8636 698 35 786 215 10 250 252 13 361 161 1 56734 0 2 034663 4 178 609 4 897 728 12 640 497 15 492 663 5-05
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, con'tents, n~d cabooses (th~ousand1) :
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steamiocomotive trains. ....... 153 979 178 197 483 443 68 881 624 93 074 849 12 924 820 18 407 583 26 756 413 3 0 854 518 45 416 32.1 55 146 493 601
6~-02 Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. ... 32 5 23 4 78 3 8 5 o5 9 5 1 61 6 1 o3 1 517 8 3 7 4 37 2 92 3 2 0 04 0 25 3 8 6 6 7 7 2 602
'6B0. Total in electric locomotive trains. 2 3 97 4 40 7 5 8 4 1 3 71 6 97 1 4 17 3 34 5 8 17 8 6 8 3 3 59 .-4 4 5 5 65 6 50 15 0 0
644. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 8 4 7 88 8 6 8 88 17 91 3 a 26 9 6 6 87 5 8 4 619 6-04
6-05. Totalin all freight trains. .... .. 188 984 884 238 826 269 70 272 650 94 495 483 13 504 998 19 090 942 27 274 250 31 291 810 77 932 786 93 948 034 fW05
7. Netton-miles, revenue andnponrevenue (thousands). 75 617 149 108? 010 582 28 764 28 9 41 799 078 7 060 213 10 349 349 10 79)6 4 92 13 180 036 28 996 185 36 682 119 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stationsn. 6 2 76 8 16 8 19 9 8 7 2 2 47 3 33 3 6 2 7 22 2 82 2 61 8 4 3 62 1 0 8 97 2 1 3 47 5 66 2 6 61 25 0 3 4 O4 7 3 7 8
AVERAGES
9Aeresper mile of road per day:
9-0Ldiug Trmmlodnr. .9 6.1 6.6 8*5 7*9 9. 5.3 6.2 3.9b 4.i IW9-01
902. Net ton- ies. ..........3.599 4, 637 5,573 s,o64C 13,24o, 19,395 3,119 3,799 247302 %
10 AEnt~m~ ep ip o e mi h l er .. . 1 .0 6 1 .0 7 1 .1 1 1 .1 1 1 01 .0 8 1 .04 1 .0 4 1 .0 4 1 .0 5 M 1 1
102. Lsanded car-miles. ...... 832.1 31. .0 43.2 23. 2.8 26.8 26.7 1~02
1(M3. E pyrihcar-miles........ 17.4 16.0 19.9 18.1 269.0 31f.0 4 1203 15.8 14.It 108
1~04. Ttleg car-miles (excluding eaboose). 57 ,I5-1 512, 51.68.4 74.2 8** 36.1 8 4. 641. 10-0
10-06. Net ton-miles... 731 795 819316 ,8 570 2641 10-06
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 247 2144 4 247 337 336 214 212 251 244 11
12. Net ton-miiles per loaded ear-mile. ........... 25.9 27.4 26.9 28. 6 4C2.8 45.9 21c*5 25.5 23.2 4. 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
18-01. Percent loaded of total teg~ ear-miles, eastbound. .72.2 73.1 7777* 5. 48 957.07. 0. 80
18-0. Percent loaded of total frjlre ar-miles, westbound. .: 5-5 .4. 5.6 6.65* 55.9 2553 6. 8 18-42
180. ecetladdofttl armle estad et. 1. .61.1 *55. .2 62. E.o 52.9 51r E 1&0
18-04. Percent eastbound of total aoded freight ear-miles. .58*5 56.7 63.9 60*34. 635. 7. 615. 84
14. Averages er train-hour:
140. rinmle... ... ... .16.6 15*8 15.4 11.7 15.o 3* 17.0 16.2 17. 1.59 14-41
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives andtenders). .6 0182,2 1 6 O 5 7 864,692,1 3212,8 7 9 14421
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of totaltrain-hours.*. .( 20.8 20.0 27.51 26. 8 26. 3 23*5 16.6 15.7 16*51 15.1 15


,... 2


#iRepresents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
*Excludes switching time of train loaoomotives at initial and final terminal.


U. s.GOVERNMUTffPRINTING OFFICE: 1938- 0-154715


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 railwmays
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)




- --*r- --


seen~it se vers.~ ~IN'1ERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION s,, ,.,, Y..au te.-LL>
BUREAU OE S'IAPTISTICS Man. les
unIy.o OICFu sI. FRaEIGHIT TRAIN PERFORMANCE O~F C LASS I STEAM RAILWAYSC~Y IN THE UNITED STAT~ESa
DOCUMENTS~d DET onra fro1 report~.6 ortrisidt train .~iassueso represenufns14C: ranwerbs
13 a- (SWITCHING AND TERMNWAl COMPANIES NOT~ INCLUDED)



U.s. DEPOarTORY
SOUtHmERN DISTIOCT


~~


I -. -. -.. -. .


1 75 581

14 767 897
14 77a so5
1 688 897
1 318 58
1"7 719 726
17 852 978
465 922
834
:1 997 983
2 040
37 189
150
1 918658
291 875
196 497
488 178
87 455
179 246
866 701
379 130

14 809
a 180
4 313 659

74
4 379 966
30 294154
5 664
556 431
915
30 85'7 9'42
3S 185 104
977 24 7




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3.1



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311 5
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EASTERN DISTRICT


UNITED~ STATES F


WESTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTASI REGION


ITEM


ITEMI NO.


SOUtTHERN REGION


1931?


1938


.1958


1937


9193


AGGREGATES
1. Miles ofroad operatedatclosleof month. .. ......
2 Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorear trains):'
M S. Light. . . . . . .
20 Total. . . . . .
a Road locomotivemiles:
B-01. Principal. . . . . .
:8-08. B la . . . . . .


3-01 electric o l. . . . .
8(Y. T othlo er.. .. ..
R ainniteinglocomotive-mles:
8-08. t-urin steam locomotives....... ..
249. Oibris semlocomotives.............
8-10. Electrieloeomotiverunits...............
8-1L Otherlocomotives..................
& Car-miled tod):
4r-0~L ae east.. ... .,... .... ... ..
4-48.faed total. . . . . .
64-4 adtr~~.. ... ... ..........
4-06. E g total.. . . . . .
4-0. oTd and em east. ...............
4-48. Loaded and epywest........ .......
4l-49.Loaded and a t total. ............
4-10. Caboose~e~easi wrest ...............
4-1L. Passenger-train car (in freight trains), east and wes.
& Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tendqre thousandse):
5-0L Coal-bunrnngeteamlocomotives. ............
5-08 OI-borningateam locomotives. ............
6-08.Electrielecomotives. ...............
644. Otherlocomotives.............. ...
545. Total. . . . . . .
6. Gross ton-miles of cm on'tente, and cboos;es (thous~ands):
8-OL. Total in ea-ung steam locomotive trains.......
6r02. Total in oi-unngeer looomotivetrains. ......,
64)8 Totalinelectrieleomotive trails. ...........
6-44. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains. .. ...
g-05 Total in all eight traias.......... ....
7. Net ton-miles revenue and nonrevenue (thousanrds).
8 Train-hours (including trakin-switehing hours at way etat~ion s). .
AVERAGES
9.~foB~~lml mieofrod per day:
:ri-iq ordinary. ...............
9 e. Net . . .
10. A1M ~prinalpl and h ler......,...
10-02 Loardedffh, csleanl ..............
10-08. car-mies. . . . .
10-05. Grees ozle (acuisoeo notm a tendere. ....
1M6. Net ton-miled.............. ....
1L Grosy ton-mile of loeomotivesadtners pr ocmoiv-mle .. .
12. Net ton-miles per loaded carmile................
18. Carmile rate:
14-01.Peteentloadedoftotalrigtl camileslcees .
11a BPercentloaded ottotal cr~h ar-males, westbd& ...
18-48 Pelrent loaded of total hih car-miles (east and west). ...
18-06 Percent eastbound of total frde eight car-miles... ..
14 A M tri-or: ... ,.. ...
14-02 Gross ton-miles (ezeluding locomotives ~ard tenders). ..
16 Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours~. ...


233 554
32 950 671
241 603
53 198 274
33-1566 186
1 927 757
1 640 07)
56 753 996
56 047 412
6'76 684
7 98
S6800 294
479 384
40 659
2 884
5 183 225
549 384
379 595
9828 919
209 007
379 079
588 086
75~8 31
75e 674
1517 005
32 097
8 600
7 255 86;1
21 737 369
141 515
S5 44
9 159987
47 977 485
10 397 344
990 598
23 937
59 389 164
as 789 407
1 97 2 4 6 4


i1 580 499
10 437
1 439 474
1 580 042
59i 412

152 866
2 853
136 719

86 853
51 560
18 6*6
18 90
36 858
45 373
45 085
88 396
1 344

455 837


485 997
3 945 520
166 256
4 199 584
2 110 084
8 5 99 9


57 31
to 730 BS
108S 9
10 839 SS
10 84116
1 15 '58
92.5 61
12 980 Sd l
18' 377 605
539 90 ~
285 1
1 387 08
09
32 48


8220 500
125 527
345 636
61 207
153 538
8214 745
281 516
278 865
seo031
to 90r
2 27 3
3 186 588
1127
84 226
448
3218189
21 525 364
2 839
686 48P
350
2S 018 la
a 679 15
6 94 97 4


5 98
i 627 89
2973
1 647 62
1 648 09
-105 57
81 so
1 855 03
'1 75 10
69 92

162 95


145 982
31 415
39 100
70 515
29 950
to 915
49 845
61.345
59 015
180 380
1 6TT



318 91
616 541
5,537 Sa4
178 65
s 716 17 /
3 012 20 1
114 47


Sa 48# (

SsT~g j:
4 137 r84


1a7 gag
a 489 119
6 469 119


428 tis
11 502



85 674
58 072
145 748
60 940
.93 965
11`8 99
119 012
237 714
5 808
1 59 6
1 $Sa 016
31 sSS

1395 651
8 70-5 249
179 861

8 885 110
3 290 767
5sy 767


L1 6S?
14 802 Tel
92 307
14 895 10a
+4 866 708
469 ps6
548 498
15 905 058
15 880 ead
79 STC
5040
65a asg
466-5186
b 519
I 344
A. AABA.S
281 6144
189 585
387 977
96 189
148 413
848 140
514 745
515 tt4
630 I7
I4 Os?
8 8 C
a 313 680
1 704 507
27 18'
a and
4 046 150
14 003 544
10 214 644
137 780
20 437
24 576 345
8 709 597
asd 7 8 4


198 101
18l 340 041
100 404
18 *44 445



80 &7 086
117 SSA


581 175
L 5145

887 98
826 85
615 O
115 88
171 90
3885 L
400 854
see 761
799 019
It 483
4 87 I
aL 776 63ST
a 106 414i
41 085
3 99p
4 928089o
18 198 189
13 087 705
228 650
25 494
3.1 479 974(
12 036 980
1 058 5 901


894 112
41 636 868
3864*77
41 993 345
41 978 54g
2 954 558
2 349 541
47 888 448
655 ~181
576.0

591 880
46 732
2604
3 964744
710 113
558 815
18482 968
45 154
695 204
972 183

40 815

9 245 809

4 075
11519154
651 980 144
15 1261 334
945 TSO
2'6 407
78 111 621
32 261 009
a 57 2 7 0 7


58 50
7I 095 srt
7 189 97
7 150 964
286 115
7 547 Tag
7 547 Tag



.9 9


1114988


170 405

261 904
6 844


as7 29s

69

9 950 157
127 947

10 078 124
4 026 780
422s 2


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16.0
88.8
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10-08
1oo
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11
12-o
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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED S ATES. \ EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM ` POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.


1938 ~i .. 1937 198 .1937 1 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937


_ I


.~g. e


AGGREGATES
Mdileeof roeorad dateloseof month#.. ......
2. Train-miles (lemtv-ropelled and motoreair trains):


& BRoadloom~otve-miles:

804 iht . . . . . .
84olta steam only. .,................
846 ta electric only. .........
801,Y ot. other.. .. .
Tran-eitcine locomotive-miles:.
8-08 .a-nnn steam locomotives..... .... .
8-0., ai-unn team locomotives. .............
8-10. Electriclocomotive units.... ..........
>. ~Otherlocomotives..................
8-12.Total. . . . . .
A Car miles (hand)
4-02 L ad ; west..... ...........
4--08. ded total. . . . . .
444. E tyeast.. .........
4--06. ~ total. .. .. .
4-07. Iat and epy eat. ........
4-08 Loaded and epyweit. .. .... ....
4-00 Loaded and ep total... .. .... ....
4--10. Cabaooseeaslid;est ........
6-1L, P passenetr-ran ears freightt trains), east an w~est. .
5. Groes ton-miles of roadloooie and tenders (thousands):
54L O-brnn steam .. .. .. .
5-08. locomotives.tive .....
5-04.Otherlocomotives................ ..
5-05.Total. .. .. .
6. Grees ten-miles of am contents, anEdoeaboes (th~ousaande)
801. Total in ea-nig steam locomotive trainsa .....
6IL Totalin olbri seu locohnotivetrains. ......
648. Totalineleebroonoie tralas ...........
6-44 Total ineotherlocomotive and motorcar tr8ain. ..
MS. ~Totalin allfreight triila .. ... .... ..
7. Net to-minlesrtevenue andnomovenue' (thousands). ....
&. Train-hoursr (including train-owitching hours atway stations). ..
;AVERAGES
9. Averae e mile of road per day:
s-ZTanmlaordinary. ........
9-08 Net . .. .
10.A rm 9ees~prnelpalPr th ... .. ..

it\8 Loddiht a-iears~.
loat;;; l~rcl;ieeston-mileegez om~tles n tenen ).. ..

11. Gross ton-adles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile.....
12. Net ton-milea per loaded ear-mile................
18. Car-mdle ratios:
1841. Peteent loaded of total frih car-miles,,gstbo~und .. .
102. Percent loaded of total feg car-miles, weemlonuiitt ....
18-08 Pe~rent loaded of total erih ar-miles (east samd west). .
18-04 Percent eastbound of totloal e freight ear-miles ....
16 Averages or train-hour:
14-41. i9ain-mniles.....................
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tende'rs). ..
15.Percent trainswpitehing hoursat way stations of totaltrain-hours.*. )


5-1 358
44 913 814
499 944
45 413760
45 480.390
4 775 597
3 900 094
54 095 881
52 326 585
1751 51 1
18 045
5 768 241
1 698
189 879
14 688
5 91 4446
903186
511 68
1 414 756
857 195
636 843
894 038
1 160 523
1148 471
2 308 794
45 591
8 4 9 5
13 200 82
1 417.
as7 453
2 665
13 462 441
90 206 986
4 455
2 058 119
21 415
92 890 975
37 443 448
2 942 507


233 398
136 324 89
1 046 671
1$7 371080 O
137 270 228
8191831
7007 37@
152 469 431
150 077 233
2 345 642
46 556
10 656750
1 903 397
164 0355
18) 972
12 945 174
2 260 248
159s2687
3 85'2 875
868 731;
1524 17
2 393 058
3 128 985
3116 944
6 245 987
133 080
3 O 7 1 2
30 231 86
7 026 937
496 511
15 079
37 769 793
201 957 313
48 920 88%
5 387 858
108 725
248 374 698
98 413. 906
8 249 280


234 272
170 0256859
1642 181
171 667 8-40
171 426 21:2
12 s?8 17@
9 930179
195 954561
'191 363 962
2546 270
24 329
15 67 4288
22 883652
177 8)07
10 544
16145 251
8 825 411
2146.152
4 971 $563
1.039 12
1712355
2 751 479
5 864 ess
3 858510
7725 04
167 ass
5 1 8 15
38 141 526
8 589 837
555 963
1so946
41 505 37
261463 587
51 666 439
$ 694 579
113 95
316 937 890
134 271 8591
t~o 77 094


57 589
58 889 481
850141
59 739 622
59 764 221
6 599 644
5 402 447
71766 512
70 032 415
1731 262
2437
7610151
2 040
137 528
5 440
7755 159
1173 443
775 982
1 949 485
544 017
726 597
1 OTO 614
1 517 460
1 502,574
3 020 059
sp 875
8 5 a4
17 496 625
2 108
242 080
'514
17741.127
183 369 183
6 695
1953 765
3 182
185 552 885
54 984 182
4 039 989


5 925
5 494 976:
61 064
5 556 04 0
5 557 73J8
272551
268 411
6092 680
5 825 101
269 579

571 711
18 148
583 859
106 085 /
110 586
216 671
80 844
77 588
158 224
186 929
187 968
574 897
5 6455

1 925906
127 431
2 053 37
16 868 148
746 454
17 614 568
9 170 297
368 260


5 929
6851257
112 013
6963 250
6 965 512
545 484
578 925
7 889 861
7 558 251
331 410

693 628
14 212
707 840
135 964
160 174
296 138
116 339
95 242
811 581
252 305
255 416
?507 719
7 109
515
2 505 411
4,47 79$
2651 204 1
25 945 107
862 014
24 807 121
13 361 554
498 856


38 459
24 489 537
108 44$1
24 597 782
24 598 189
914 505
454 342
25 967 056
25 967 036





351 942.


251 958,
583 951
140 870
219 149
36-0 019
472 869
471101
943 970
25 500
5 16 5 i
5 458 764
113 506

5 572 270
35 468 418
697 698

5'6 160 110
14 088 009
1 443 719


58 557
28 749 525
197 878
28 947 401
28 948 512
1136 227
548 243
30 6392 se
30 632 982


2059 169
31 929

2091 098
398 916
288 105
687 081
125 654
251 599
387 255
524 570
519 704
1044 274
27 861
5 2 a7
6 597 507
94 781

6 492 288
40 804 675
555 259

41 569 934
17 206 816
1769 948


131 676
61426 262
577 216
61 803*78
61 695 911
2 229 598
2 390 525
66 313 834
65 960 511
324 812
28 511
2 768821
1 865 75-7
as 0288
4 544
4 660 450
919 056
716 461
1 637 497
3-89 826
590 943
980 769
1 398 868
1 309404
2 618 266
58 531
16 5 89
9 645 954
6 918 054
111 541
12 416
16 681745
59 419 765
42 218 669
583 285
87 312
102 309 031
37 712 158
3' 494 974


152 217
75 535418
482 149
76 017 567
75 947 967
4 096 875
3 600 5864
83 645 406.
83 140 516
483 398
81 692
5310 500
8 849 Gas
24 269
4 704
55191154|
1117 088
921 891
2 038 979
453 111~
65894e0
1 118 051
1 570 199
1580 811
3151 010
Ta 410
17 5 49
11743 983
8 498 948
160 090
19 732
20420'753
75 344 822
51 094 475
878 800
110 li3
125 428 010
48 719 0599
4 46 3 27


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U. S GOVERNMWlfrPWRINTNGFICE~: 9884-154715


# Represents anr arauge of the allenge reported; a the Q~gae ot, uah goath within the periote
*o~ nE1&8Sitehing t~ i~e trair 1000Mot5ive At initiL and fLaal terinals.


.INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAT.f OF STATISTICS

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


FOR FOUR MONTHS ENDED WITH APRIL, 1938 AND 1937








Subject to revis


DOIV OMERTF8LD T



U..DPO" OY


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EAiSTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 4 REGION rrI'EM NO.

1938 1937 1938 ~ 193J7 1938 1937 1958 1937 1938 1937

AGGREGATES
L Milesofroadoperatedatcloseofmonth........... 233 2881 2341001 57 05 57 538 5 92 5 5 9281 384501 385481 131 608 132086e 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motor car train~s):
2-01. Ordmnary. .. ............... 33 111 618 42 405 008 10 627 06 14 722 662 1 538 668 1 707 378 6 046 2331 7 275 460 15 099 405 18 701 308 1
M2. Light ..................... 245 429 355 899 116 463 197 682 11 925 19 165 24 967 34 841 92 074 104 211 M2
MB. To~tal. .......... 357 041 42 760 907 10 743 769 14 920 5441 1 350 5931 1 726 543 6 071 200 7 308 301 15 191 479 18 805 519 20S
8.Road locomotive-miles:
8-OL Principa.... ...... 33 27 900 42 744 3'69 10 745 607 14 928 190 1 350 942 1 727 037 6 071 1371 7 308 9621 15 161 814 18 780 18l 8-41
S.02 Hle.,..................... 2 012 043 2 980 226 1 212 917 1 670 931 49 582 95 747 215 838 294 847 533 706 918 701 8-0a
MSo. .... ..... ..... 659 799 2 391566 919 680 1 327 632 57 123 85 183 106 16 139 175 576 832 859 576 80
M04. .oa 6 999 342 48 116 161 12 876 204 17 926 753 1 457 647 1 907 967 6 593 139 7 742 984 16 272 352 <;0 558 47 MA0
MS. steam oflllnly 36 2031 568 47 456 109 12 ass 144.1 17 465 337 1 400 948 1 854 935 6 359 139 7 742 984 16 187 3.31 20 412 853 1M
Mg0.To electric only. .............. 785 918 655 518 650 562 460 059 56 699 75 038- 78 657 188 427 MG
847. oalother............ 9 862 4 534 3498 1357 --634 3177 8-07
Tri-wthn locomotive-miles:
MaCo08. rin steam locomotives. 2 590 0881 3 282 391 1 373 370 1 824 133 135 891 168 310 435 182l 507 459 645 659 783 520 08
M0. Oil-burning steam locomotives. ..... ...... 492 845 599 096 3 066 4 838- 4 50 3 648 485 279 591 816 Mo
8-10. Electric locomotive units. 41 557 45 004 35 .754 5 201 2 710 a 960 5 093 6 845 8-10
8-110Otherloomnotives.. 6421 31261 25561 as?461 -1 -I 1 1086 780 8-11
8-12. Total. .. ... .. ... ... .. .1 3 128 186 3 929 6171 1 412 746 1 865 901 158 601 171 270 439 682 511 0.87 137 097 1 381 35 8-12
4. Carr-miles (huad):
4-4L Laeasegt........ .... 571 251) 736 0711 221 2411 3 00 4671 24 125 55 0151 86 448) 104 045 239 445 296 546~ 401
4--08.de week ....... 381 25 547 209 123 94 8 198 997 28 762 43 135 54 473 69 438 174 069 235 641 4-0
448 toddotal. 952 503 1 285 280 345 189 499 464 52 885 76 146 140 915 173 483 413 514 $3 1'87 448
4-04.Emi east.. .................. 202 896 264 708 59 0084 902 22 7453 2 001 29 234 51 608 91 869 116 197 4-04
4--05 Emiwest. 86 457 466 447 155 249 195 119 18 .503 as 695 57 616 61 668 155 069 186 967 4-4
4-06 Jlpytotal.. 589 333 731149 214 289 280]021 41 256 54 694 86 850 93 270 246 psp 303164 406
4-U.l.ac and empty, east. .. 774 147 1 000 773 280 281 385 369 46 876 65 014 115 676 155 647 as51 4 414 743 441
6o.48 Laded and epywest. ... ........ 767 689 1 C15 656 279 197 594 116 47 2'65 65 886 11s o89 131 106 3ag is 422 608 4-0
4l--0.Loaded and emttotal. ............ 1541 836 8 014 429 559 476 779 485 94 141 130 840 227 765 26 as7s 660 45 831 351 4.
4-140allboose~east nwe. ......... 2 .3503 41 643 10 819 14 984 1 54 1757 5 74 7 04 14365 17 85 4-10
5. i Gm1 ~ eroki oeom s t fdgte hriseastaend'west. 9 200 9 429 2 375 2 280 106 143 1 407 1 377 5 338 5 62 4-11
5-0L Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. ...... ..... 7 256 1121 9 473 288 3 096 353 4 405 021 467 469 616 5741 1 345 0991 1 621 324 2 547 191 2 8310 3691 5-41
5i-45.Oil-buraing steam locomotives.. 789 791 2 197 728 ass sos 0 18 159 16 823 1 769381 2 17 853 5-0
fiB. Electrielecomotives......... 159 851 140 7.7 105 846 65 778 26 952 33 029 7 053 41 971 5-08
5-04 Otherlocomotives. .... .....3591 s y 541 108 -I -1 -I -1 9985 356 5-0
5-05 Total. 9 209 293 11 811 270 3 204 991 4 473 960 494 4121 649 605 1 563 258 1 658 146 4 146 623 5 049 561 5-0
6. GreesM to of tsrin, dlem looytv t uainds). 48 912 8441 67 284 6621 at 342 0001 31 653 409 4 205 079 6 071 0551 a 563 8831 10 247 5651 14 801 8821 19 312 635: 6-0
6-02 Total in oil-burning,ateam locomotive trains. 10 951 314 13 574 122 6 944 9 423 102 051 102 677 10 842 317 13 462 023 8-0
608 Total in electric locomotive traina. 177 27 952 48 876 00$ 582481 155 105 192 916 146 168 237 092 8-4
&-04. Total ineotherloeomotive and motorcar trains.. 24 998 24 531 4 500 1 131 20 690 as 400 -0
445. Total in all freight trains. ... ........ 6066 434 81 835 804 22 229 259 32 186 444 4 360 184 6 263 971 8 665 934 10 550 242 25 6ll 057 33 035 147 06-0
7. Net ton-miles revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). ...... 23 706 151 34 089 795 a 867 515 15 853 156 2 234 401 3 340 60g 3 279 340 4 181 534 9 324 897 12 714 701 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations).... 1 9 59 46 9 5 a4 298 6 8 5 3 975 3 3 8 7 607 117 8 4 8 5 45 8 5 4 2 6 8 t e4 497 1 06 7 4 3 8
AVERAGES
9. A ve a s per m l f roa e day. s4 b ,97 8 71 8 9 82 b y2 63 b
10 A 04T m ll e- p n ) . 1 .06 1.7 11 1.11t 1.0 ld1 .0 1.4 04.0 1.05 100
1008 Loaed car-miles. ..... ...2.8.. 3. 5 44.65 2 74 86 0
14.0. earge e tanmiles (eexedngludhingeabos) ........ 0 76.737.74. 104
10-05 Gremties ml (exicpluding loeomtes n tner) ... 1,0 1,i 2 ~ 2.1 ), 1. 1.0 1,423 1,1,66 14
10-01 et ton-mil~ptarmies. .d ..... ..... 1 1, 1,69 575~ 680~ 10-06
1Gretn-leoflocr:Ttlset oatmoiveees and tndeper lboeomoivemil. ~. .24 5 E4 5 3934 l)22 5 ak6:e 11
18. Car-mile ratipos crmie 0O

1M48. Percent tloadd ftoal cr-es (e~euiglemtvsasdt ndwest).... ***6171 6a26..02.638 18
14. 8 A e t o ur:e 166 1~ *77 15 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 14-41
14-0 .Greeton-mileso ez fooomotivesadtenders )..loootv-m .. .I 319 316 32, .53, 419, 53153l ~ 25,05 24 0,3 3,6 14-

1. Percent tran-wiehighusa wysain of total trai n-hours.ee aet.id .1. .~a s* A**S2. 421. 641. 57 1
*80 PExolest eswtching i of totlroaderin looosoives tnialndialernl.


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SB'UREAUC Of BSTA'fSTICS MAY, 1938
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS 1 STIEAMW RAILWAY~IS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 151repdrriaa fee'iip~~t train stat'issios. representing 141 railways
(SWITCHING AND:~il'i~ M AL COMPANIES NOT 'INCLUDED)

iba -Im M~ONTN OFMARY, 1938 AND 1937


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INTERSTATE COM1VERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU ~OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THIE 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 POCAHONTAiS REGION SOUTHERN REGION I TPM No.


1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 197 93 1937 198 1937


1


132 1911
948 2ae 2- 01
94 825 086
94 728 147 &1
4 440 140 8-0
104 183 83 8-8
103 553 69 805
84 889 8-01
S093 080S-QB
3 54 09 8-11
6 978 515 8-1
1 4215854 4481
1157 53$ CO
25 316 MS)
569 3038 M1
845 8)87 M
1 415 19 iss os
1 984942 478
2 003 4191 MS
90 867 4-10
as 1781 4-11
14 574 382S 5-01
10o666 801 5-4
21 10C1 5-04
25 4To 3141 5-05
98 657 as55 6-01
64 556 497 $O
'1 11T 89 64


65 530 75 8


I I II I I


__


.
,


,... 2


353 5 570
195s418
30 668 982
30 669 526
1 13034
560 506
32 560 175
32 360175


2 185 659
40 442

2 226 101
418 441
306 425
170 104
876 765
446 86
588 54
555 190
1171735
89 045
6 578
6 803 853


6 935 518
44 086 295
799 749

44 826 04
17 367 349
1 789 570


AGGREGATES

2 Trai-oie (oMnop v -papelle n m .torear t in): ...
S- 1OLO ar.. .................
S-02 .T g t. . . . . .
8. Boad eocomotive-miles *****---**-*.-
$-OL Principal. .. .............
MS. H l e. .. .. ... ... ..
8-08. ht .. .............
8-04.ta .. ..........
MS0. T tlsteamonly.. ..............
M S. otl electric only. . . . . .
8-07. T ota ther.mo :. .. .. ... .. .
MS. Co 'brnn steam locomotives... ... ...
8-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives..... .
8-10.EleLetrklocomotive units................
8-11 Otherlooomotives.. ..............
& 2 Total. . . . . . .
4401L ae east. . ............
4-02 Loaded west. . . . . .
4-08.L add total. . . . . .
4-44Emt~es. as. .. ..............
4-05. Epywest.. .. ..............
4-41L totatl.., . .............
4-07. Lli and empty, east. ...............
4-48.Loaded and empty, west... ... ..... .
4-09. Loaded and empty total.............. .
4-10. C~abooseeeastanidwre st ..............
5. Grol to-ie >roadloeo otie vn ter )(t ouawes) .
5-01. Coal-burningsteaml00DOmiVe8. ...
5-0. Oil-burning steam locomotives..............
6-08.Electrielocomotives. ...............
5--04 Otherlocomotives.. ..............
6. Grm to -miles of ame intents, and cabooses (thousads):-*
6-0L Totalin coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. ......
6-02. Totarlmoil-burming, ateamleeomotivetrain. .. .
6-08.Totalinelectriclocomotivetrains. .. .. .
6-04 Total inetherlocomotiveandmotorcartraina .. .. .
6-45.otalainallftrerightrin.. .. .. .. . .
7. Net ton-miles revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). ........
8.Trath-hours (including train-switching oursatwaystations). .. .
AVERAGES
9. Avrgsr mile of road per day:
so .Tanmlsordinary. .............


1 -0. Net ton-miles... .. .. .. .
1L Goss tooon-ai~.es of locoives and tedr e oooie-mile.. ..
NdM n-milypedrptrloadleda-ml...............
181.P2ercetloadedottotlilal armlsetoud ....
10424. Percent loaded le of total n car-malsestond ..
10-8. Pemeatn-eaed oftoaxldnl aomdies (deas nd west). .. .
14 10;4. Pere tn do ttl frih clils ...
Ilnao-i" esioniv" .s>an.,i...iv....enr).


15.8 Percent ranewitchn oursa a sain of total train-hours.'. le


57 5791
73 6183543
1047 883
74 660 166
74 698 411 1
6 270 575
6 730 07
89 693 06 ~
87 497 750
2 191 321
3 994
9 434 253
6 ava
178 589
7 98
9 681 04
1473 910
974 979
244889
428 919
921 716
1 550 635
190 8889
1896 695
37995824
74 859
10 804
21901 645
5 1611
307 858
482
2s 215 086
155 022 sea
16 118
2 476 846
4 313
157 519 269
68 837 338
5 015 581


233 576
169 456 001
18.82100
170 728 101
170 597 728
10-803 874
8 667 171 i
189 466 773
186 280 795
3 131 569
56 418
13 448 858
a 396 248
205 618
as 614
id 0731 300
2 831499
1 973 879
4 805578 B
1 071 631
1 910 754
2 982 385 1
3 90 130
36884 653
7 787 763
165 388
39 93
37 487 528
8 816 768
65359 5
18 618
46 976 48
250 870 157
553 678156
4 565 116
133 723
309 441132
122 115 242
10 208 749


254 2838
21a 430 667
1998 080
214 428 747
814 370 581
15 558 596
12 521 145
242000O782
238 820 071
3 201 788
28 863
16 955 819
a sea 748
ama 811
13 470
20 07 4 848
5 561482
2 693561
6 254 845
1 503 885
2 178 805
3 488 628
4 865 505
4 878i66
9 737471
808 898
41 844
47 614 813
10 783565
696 741
21 522
59 116 641
5ge 748 24g
65 840 551
4 647 048
137 886
398 773 694|
168 361 Se41
15 556 392 1


57 538
59841120
616 409
56 157 589
56 163 99
5 988 314
4 819 774
66 978 085
64 548 729
2 401 813
21 543
7 141 611
4 764
163 633
17 184
7 327 192
1 184436
635 576
~~17599945
316 235
798 092
1 108 327
1 440 604
1487 668
2-668 272
56 410
10 870
16 297 175
3 668
565s3_8
3 204
16 667 43a
111 548 pas
11 401
2 934 184
25 721:
114 520 234
46 310 961
3 625 841


5 985
6 83364 4
72 989
6 906 633
6 908 6800
322 115
319 554
7 550 527
7 224 04 9
326 278

707 408
14 858
722 460
130 208
139 348
269 586
103 597
95 885
199 482
23255 25
4690358
7 03 8
569
2 393 375
151 790
2 545 165
21 073 227
901 5158
21 974 76 i
11 404 69 a
455 86 ,


5 929
6 558 415
151 178
8 689 793
8 692 549
641171
464 108
9 797 82~8
9 595184 ,
404 648

861 958 i


879 110
168 977
805 407
148 540
117 955
266 875
517 517
638 559
8 86

3 119 985


3 300 807
30 016 162
1054 930
31071 092
16 702 156
6is sa4


76 525 6b
76 994 9 7
76 855 785
2765104
62 586 186
82147 842
403 469
54 875
S413 6 0
2 351056

5 797 547
S1158481
89 530
2 051 01
481 69
746 012
1 287 707
1640176
1438542 5*
3 278 718
78 895
21 91W1
11 993 25
8 681 45 1
15 414
20 828 568
74 281 647
53 060 986


cas 05 25
338 834 1


318 539
36 088985
8252719
36 255 702
56 897 474
1451 014
687 418
58'575 966



3857 1596

52 56608
557 577


860 504
157 856
895 26
450 585
S650 810

34 906
6 60
8 018 831


8 150 434
51 058 840
ed? 956

31720 176
at 588 10
2 195 629


71
721 2

25.4

72*5
0.8



30 d l
21.0


6.0
4,760






244

26*9



56.9

29 15
20.2


6*4
5,349



20.

134


26.5



63.9

315 5
27.8


8.
7,91




935
248
28.1

71*
60.

31,1
27.0


312367


1,669

337








26.2


.6



1,9 2
337






2.6


5.3

i.



569
214


71.1

57.7

25 0C
16 7


6.2
3,675
1.0






24.9
6.2




1605


'5


22*9



56.5

29 53
61 6


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23.9 s







55.5

as d


9-01




10.011
10-1
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1018

11
18


180


# Represlents an average of the sileage reported at the olose or each month within the period.
* Eoludes owitching time of train looomotives at initald d final terminals.


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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES. EASTERN D R~ISIT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEMI POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 5 REGION ITEM NO.

Ig9 3 1937 1938 ( 1937 1998gd 1937 1981937 1936 1937

AGGREGATES
L Miles of road operate~dastelose ofmonth......... .. 233 145 234 057 57 276 57 497 5 944 5 927 78 4491 38 5491 131 476 132 084 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motor car trains):
2-41. Ordinary .. ............... 32 761 894 40 617 879 10 529. 986 13 851-187 1 357 664 1 e34 276 5 685 4621 6 734 4981 15 178 842~ 18 39.7 918 21
M2. Light. 49 885 5 64 327 1z2 462 193 627 11 941 18 220 84 527 34 141 910 055 118 39 M
2-B. Total. 33 011 779 '40 982 206 10 652 3861 14 044 814~ 1 379 505 1 652 496 5 709 989 6 768 6391 15 269 897 18 516 ;257 2B
8. Road locomotive-miles.
8-4L Principal. 2 981 818 40 966 538 10 653 798 14 051 380 1 379 869 1 652 883 5 709 4571 6 768 6381 15 238 67 4 18 493 481 8-01
8-02 Hle. ..................... 2 029 136 2 754 419 1 203 486 1 534 884 58 596 89 015 162 399 241 967 584 713 888 553 8-02
s-oc. ..... ......... 1676 407 2 267 010 916 789 1 235 478 60 926 77 633 102 602 123 485 59609Q 830 414 868
8-04 T ta.................... 36 687 361 45 987 811 12 774 015 16 821742 1 499 411 1 819 531 5 994 458 7 134 090 16 419 477 20 ala 448 8-4)4
345.ota steam only. .................. 35 815 3735 45 347 901 12 043 877 16:372 684 1 443 875 1 748 796 5 994 458 7 134 090 16 533 163 80 098 331 E-45
506.Toa electric only. 60 674 635 348 725 000 447 318 55 536 70 735 80 138 117 295 8--0
3-02 T.a other............ 113514 1562 5 138 1 74& 6 17z 882 8-47
Train- 'tcin locomotive-miles:
t8-0 Colb nnsteam locomotives.. .. .. . 2 618 612 3 i;67 232 1 371 4471 1 797 56 140 996 166 417 121 2355 505 1021 684 9321 798 1471 8--0
8-00. Oil-burning steam locomotiven. ......... ... 5 28 2 31 6 2 19 5 2 79 61 3 7 18 4 5 2 5 22 5 23 98 3617 15 5 8-4
8-10. Electric locomotive units. ...4 1 0 98 4 6 4 88 3 3 6 38 36 9 54 2 ig 4 10 6 .5 21 5 6 3 4 8 W1
S-1L Other locomotives...... 4 6 44 4 4 2 8 3 5 641 3 6 66 1 08 07 6 2 -1
&-12.Total. .. ... .. .. . .. .1 3 192 585] 3 941 3431 1 411 445. 1 841 904 145 PAS1 169 6031 422 6871 507 4241 1 215 2210 1 422 4121 8-12
4. Car-miles ( thousands: \
4-0L Lo ddeast......... ......... 557 859 609 0.41 215 3371- 274 995 23 272 28 984 79 3271 93 536j 239 9231 291 586j 4-1
4-42. Lae.west. 382 433 501 660 124-119 178 028 32 i58 48 441. 52 1321 62 32 173 230 218 868 Ms
4-08.~esr total 40~ 292 1 19 701 39~ 45 42 943 56 224 71 425 131 459 155 859 415 153 510 454 4-0
4-0# as.,. .. .. .. .. .. .. 20 45 4766 5 74 7 076 25 506 38 246 as 755 as 231 89 417 110 313 4-04
445, week. ... .. .. .. ..... .1 382 3321 454 912 154 934( 183 621 15 854 18 798 51 J30 55 406 160 214 197 087 49
4l-46, pttotal.. ............. ..... 582 807 702 778 213 728 260 497 41 560 51 044 78 088 83 637 249 631 307 409 -0
4-47. andc~ empty, east. 758 334 936 907 274 151 352 011 4 8 77 8 61 ash 106 0851 121 767 329 540 401 899 4-07
4-4BLoadedanemptyi,west. ............... 764 765 956 578 279 053 361.649 48 806 61 859 103 462 117 729 333444 415 955 4-08
4l-09. Loadedanempty,'total. 1 523 099 1 893 479 555 184 713 660 97 584 122 469 209 547 239 496 662 784 817 854 4.49
4--10. Caboose~eastand-west..... ........... 31 956 39 908 i0 701 14 084 1 409 1 6793 5 79 6 524 14 467 17 681 4-10
4E-11. Paegengelrtrain cars (in freigt trains), east and west. 10 30 4 9 0 0 2 6 24 4 2 "4~71 1 26 6 1 i7 1 2 21 1 0 751 6 3 31 5 340 O -11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders thousandsds.
5-01 solbnigtaeahloomatives.. ... ........ 7 137 055 8~ 906 215 3 051 563 4 118 079 484 109 586 601 1 260 s65 1 490 651 2 321 018g 2 710 88 4 5-01
&-02. Oil-burnn ta locomotives. ... 164 872 a 914 1601 a 578 3 1.24 11 001 12 49'4 1 811 an a 198 542 .0
5-08. EleCtric oomtives...... 136 649 136 145 122' 759 64 12i4 26 553 31 870 27 337 40 151 5--08
s-44. Other locomotives.. 2 781 s on1 72 Igg 2 058 2 874 -44
5-O5. Total. ...................... o 1 457. 11 259 5811 3 177 623 4 185 514 510 46(2 618 471 1 291 366 1 505 145 4 161 706 4 952 451 5-45
6. Gross ton-miles ofea, contents, and cabooses (thousands).
6-41. Total in ca-uin steamlocomotive trains. .....48 243 205 62 320 078 21 102 005 29 022 234 ( -'84 616 5 591 951 7 955 4181 9 271 eg$R 14 781 16611 18 434 6001 6-01
642. Total in oibrigsteam locomotive trains..... 11 284 433 13 738 836 6 3657 9 832 51 984 dB 271 1 1 -226 082 13 660 743 4.g
6-08. Total in electric locomotive trains, .... 32 8 4 71 8 98 3 35 1 0 32 4 85 4 99 O 2 1 52 4 5 6 18 8 5 6 3. 14 3 5 9 0 7 5 6-08
6-04. Total in otherloeomotive and motor car trains. ... 2 1 10 5 21 5 32 5 177 1 13 a- 1 5 92 2 0 400 .0
6-45. Totalinallfreighttrains. ...... 60 877 214 76 978 781 ?2 145 974 89 532 208 4 557 072 5 780 514 8 007 400 9 539 564 26 166 766 32 326 495 a6-0
7. Net ton-miles revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). .... ... 23 885. 906 31 848 061 BTT2- 05 la 657 545 a 564 512 3 054 171 3 098 533 5 816 698 9 510 153 12 319 687 1
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stationss. 1 9 65 1 3 9 5 0 17 0 6 83 0 88: 92 4 4 16 9 9 8341 111 9 57 a 2 5 7 6 S 39 5 13 8 6 4 4 9 1 0 71 66 8
AVERAGES
9. Avergp:slpmie irmieof proad. per1 day.2r~ab6
M1.bii~ odinary. ............. ..4*7 5*8a U* .7~i 9.27 E.6s 5.8i 3.8 .6
9-02. Net ...... ....)41 ,3 ,17738 3901.16265 .0 ,11319 M
10. A Lo rm te-mies~pri ial ad h .. .. .. 1.0 1.0 1.11.1 1.0 1.1.0 1.0 1.t 1.5~: 10l-01
10-02. Lotifaded t car-mile s. . . . .. ~,s 28. 29 32 23 4 4 ) 22 821-oo48
10--08.resbjii ear-mn18om~ies. ntn~ii 811. 3 145~ 8~ .2 2 9 5 1044
10-4 Net ton-mils ........ 2 9 I545 56 To 16
1L Gro~sston-msileolcmotiv~esa~nd tehdersper loomtemie .I pt41 r49 a9 341 )o I a15 211. 253 24
12Net ton-miespr loaded earmile. ..r .. .....2.6.f at3 27.9 42.1 42.8 23.6 24.51 23.0 24. 1
1841. Percent loaded of total !sg car-mies, eastbound .r~ 67. 14.7. 487. 287.6 18-01
1848. Pezeent loaded of total ielcar-miles, westbiiund. 052 5.5* ok. 58.0 72.6 Ia1844
1848. Percent leaded of total fes car-nules (east and weet). .~I: 76. 75. 5. 16.35. 8
18-04. Percent eastbound of total aoded freight ear-miles......5* 57r9- 61i4 .7M.4r .5G.). 5 57*1 18-04
14. Ave iPsetrain-hour:
.. .. .. .. 1 0.. .16. 1.4156 1.215c 4* 17*5 17117.6 1743 14--01
1~n Groesston-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). ..3,9 0,43,2 ,4 o72 1622,o .@3 osoy,6 40
15. ierent trai-~n-ithing hours ayt wa staion of total tri-or9. s-2, 1.8 8.5 88wa--,es 26.4C 25.2 17.5 17*3 17.6 16.2 i
*Excludes switching time of train locomnotives at initial ind final terminal .


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BUREAU OF S'IfTISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORlMANCE OF 'CLAS~t~S 1 STEAK RAILWAS; IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from- 1J1 reports of freght 4 statistics representing 141 railwaysl
(SWITCHING AND TERMHINAL COMPdANIES NOT INCLUDED)'


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

1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month#* 233 339 91234 206 57 3251 57 5651 5 928 5 928 38 455 38 541 131 631 132 172 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-pr~opelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Ordinary... ;. 202 197 895 253 048 546 66 071 046 87 463 530 8 201 308 10 192 891 36 221 032 42 757 481 91 704 509 112 634 644 E-01
2-02. Light. .1 541 985 2 362 407 738 871 1 241 450 84 830 149*398 157 939 266 860 560 34 5 704 699 a-02
2-08. Total* 03 739 880 255 410 953 66 809 917 88 704 980 8 28.6138 10 342 ae89' 36 378 971 43 024 341 92 264 854 113 339 343 MS0
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-1. Principal. 203 579 546 255 336 963 66 817 795 88 743 791 8 288 569 10 345 432 36 378 783 43 026 112 92 094 399 113 2321 628 8-41
3-42. H lpr....................... 12 233 0101 18 112 815 7 191742 9 805 459 380 709 730 186 1 312 742 1 673 041 3 347 817 5 904 129 8-48
3-S. Li t. ................... 10 343 578 14 588 755 5 736 563 .7 965 557 380 460 541 741 663 108 810 903 3 563 447 53 270 554 8-B
3-04. Toa. ........... ... 226 156 134 288 038 5335 79 746 100 106 514 807 9 049 738 11 617 359 38 354 633 45 510 056 99 005 663 124 396 311 8-4-
3-5.Total, ateamodnlyr.. 222 096 68 284167 972 76 592 6061 103 87043451 8667 924 11141 982 38 354 633 45 510 056 98 481005 123 645 500 8-05
5-0. Totalelectric only. ......... 31 992 234 3 837 136 3 126 813 2 636 639 381 814 475 377 483 607 723 120 8-06
07. Total,other. 67 732 33 425 26 681 5 7344 -1 41 051 27 691 &07
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
3-08. Coal-burning steam locomotives. ..... ..... 1 6 0 67 4 4 4 a 20 2 3 0 61 8 515 03 58 1 1 2 31 8 19 8 48 6oo 1 0 28 35 5 2 6 06 8 94 3 0 71 7 10 4 0 98 8 92 4 8 91 17 7 8-48
3-9. Oilburning steam locomotives. 2 9 24 47 3 3 5 O5 9 43 7 5 6 9 9 9 O -1 -I 4 1 8 94 3 7 8 99 2 87 5 0 19 3 5 8 0 541 809
b10. Electrielocomotiveunits. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1 246 710) 269 299 197 271 209 485 17 103 20 358 32 336 39 458 8-10
3-11. Otherlocomotives......... ..... 27 258 17 898 20 748 11 652t -1 -I 6 510 6 2461 8--11
3-12. Total................... .. 19 265 685 24 016 201 8 738 67 11 462 944 865 703 1048 715 2 648 788 3109 409 7 012 757 8 394 9351 8--12
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-4)1,Loaded,east.. .. 3 389 358 4 250 353 1 339 706 1748 845 153 480 197 961 4.97 768 596 497 1 398 404 1707 2201 4-1
4-42.Loaded, west ................... 255631'21 5315 021 759,695 v, 1 153 007 172 300 245 748 358 557 419 866 1 065 760 13576 400 @2
4-48. Loaded, total. 74 567 0 7 445 544 2 099 40 I11 2 901 852 325 780 443 709. 6 563525 1 016 363 2 464 164 3 083 620 4-08
4-04. Empty,east.. .. .. .. . .... .. 1 272 106 1 551 689 375 02 9 505 995 189 103 180 586 196 862 185 487 571 112 67 9 621 4--0
4--0. E pty,west.. 2 293 086 2 633 717 947 0261 1105 337 111 739 136 733 328 095 348 6731 906 226 1042 974 4-45
4--0. Epytotal.. ............ .. .. 3 565 192 4185 406 1 322 055 1 611 332 240 842 317 319 524 937 534 160 1 477 338 1722 595 4-48
4~-07.Ladd and empty, east. 4 661 464 5 802 212 1 714 7351 2 254 8401 282 583 378 547 694 630 781 984 1 969 516 2 386 841 4-07
4-08. Loaded and empty, west. ... .........4649 398 5 828 738 1 706 721 2 25 8 3 44 284 039 582 481 686 652 7685339 1 971 986 2 419 374 4-08
4-09.Loadedandempty,total. .. ... ... .. .1 9310 862 11630 9501 3 421 456 4 513 184 566 6221 761 028 1381 282 1550 523 3 941 502 4 806 215 MS-O
4-10. Caboose,eastandwest. .197 338 248 606 67 111 88 943 8 441 10 545 34 424 41 430 87 362 10)7 888 4-10
4--11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west. .5 0 23 8 5 0 2 4 8 13 4 94 13 27 6 696 77 5 7 7 9 7 6 79 a8 6 5 5 2 8 51 8 4-11
.5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands).
&-01. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. .. .... 1 44 624 583 56 521 028 19 348 738 26 019 724 2 t177 484 3 706 586 8 084 218 9 509 482 14l 314 143 17 285 236 6-01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .1O 6 41 6 4 1 2 9 97 7 25 6 24 6 8 2 85 -. 14 3 6 66 12 4 O 97 10 4 92 7 28 1 2 8 6 534 3 5-4
5-03. Electric locomotives. ,. ..... .1 8 30 21 8 a 3d B o 4 86 14 4 37 1 9 82 17 8 3 4 21 2 6 92 16 5 7 31 4 8 21 2 5--08
5-04. Other locomotives.. 21 399 a4 583 3 927 609 -.- 17 472 23 974 5-44
505. Total. .56 117 840 70 376 222 19 b45 055 26 400 6001 3 055 827 3 919 278 8 226 884 9 633 579 24 990 07 4 30 422 765 5-05
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses' (thousands).'
~01. Totalin coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. 299 113 362 391 068 327 132 650 993 184 044 826 25 477 643 35 608 113 51 981 713 60 523 533 89 002 813 111 091 855 6-01
642. Total in oil-burning, team locomotive trains... b5 156 569 78 979 387. 17 768 25 940 81 733 736 207 64 287 068 78 217 240 6--0
6-03. Total in electric locomotive trains. .5 8 93 5 87 5 5 45 4 0 3- 3 96 6 5 49 2 97 5 a 6 6 1 0 5 9 95 1 2 43 4 95 3 7 3 O 4 3 132 6 6 44 g..g
604. Tof~al in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 15 4 6 2 6 15 9 3 58 3 0 8 98 5 *4 45 12 3 9 30 15 3 9 13 g04
6-05. Total in all freight trains. 70 318 346 475 752 475 136 666 208 187 051 477 26 531 838 36 851 606 52 833 446 6'1 059 740 154 286 854 190 789 652 g6-0
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue(thousandsl). 145 997 883 200 209 446 55 223 866 81 494 883 13 769 21 0 19 756 287 20 465 685 25 204 848 56 ~59 122 73 753 428 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). .. 1 2 173 8 88 1 5 8 59 5 62 4 30 8 9 29 5 9 39 3 7 5 45 7 O1 7 28 6 41 2 11 5 3 38 2 5 88 7 6 5 20 3 9 2 6 6 02 4 2 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary. .......... .. .86.0 6.4 8.41 I.6 9*5 5.26-1 3*d 4*7 M1
9-02. Net ton-miles. lt57 4, 723 51 2 7, 42212 3181 ,ao3 6 ,373,o M
10l. Averages per train-mile (exclding light trainss:
10-01. Loomotive-mile (principal and helper)..... .... 10 .71.1 1.11 1. 1.07 .0 1.041 1.0 1.0 10*01
10-02. Loaded f eht ear-miles. .......2.4r 29. 3.8 )].2 9 352. 3. 692. 0
10-03, E pSiiht ear-miles. 17.6 16*5 aoao 184 9 3.1* 1* 1 15. 100
10-04. Ttreiht ear-miles (excluding caboose):. 4::16.0 45.9 51. p166. 4. 813.5 0 1-01
14-05. Gross ton-miles (exchi~ding locomotives and tenders). l ,b~ 831 0 2, P682.19 3, 235 3,61 5 1 281 2 1 9 10405
10-06. Net' ton-males. .722 791 86932 16919855589 761 65 t-os
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .I 248 2W, 2 491 2481 .3 337 jf1 214 212 259 2))5 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. .25.4 26.9 a6*3~ 25.1 r2* 445 23-9 21(8 125* 23*9 12
13. Car-mdle ratios:
13-01. Percent loaded of total fre gt car-miles, eastbound. 73. 8. 760 543 71.7 76.] 1.0 5 80
13-02. Percent loaded of total frei ht ear-miles, westbound. .74. .1160 4*52.85.6. 9 84
13-4. Percent loaded of total fre gt car-miles (east and west). 06** 755.6. 55* 2 l:
13-04. Percent eastbound of total Taded freight ear-miles. 59.0 57*1 6386* 7-1 44*: 58*1 58* 56* 55.4 .M
14. Aver~ages per tramn-hour:
14-01. Train-miles.. 16.7 1115*5 14*9 15*2~ 14.57 1.7.2 16.6 1 .74 17.2n 14-01
14-42. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenderss. 3,419 29,998 31,717 31424, a 0 562,762.8 2,2,89 40
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.* .1 21.2 20.L) 27.91 27.2 26*3 24.0 16.8 16. 2 16.8 15.5 15


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U.S. GO JERNMENT PR E : 938-0.77000


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


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION-
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FlREIGHNT TRAIN. PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compied from 131 reports of freight train statistics representing 141 railwayls
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL CONIPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE, 1938 AND 19371








Staliect to revi
UNIV.I OF FL LIa.





U.S. DEPrOSITO~RY


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT::.' WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 9 REGION~I ITEM NO.

1938, I 1937 1938. 1937 1 1938 1 1937 1938 1- 1937 1 938 1937

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month. 232 9991 233 9391 57 273( 57 4221 5 9441 5 9271 38 336 38 549 131 4461 132 0411 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Ordinary. .. .. 34 082 6901 41 881 8835 10 668 .644 13 970 172 1 405 314 1 703 Old 5 666 834 6 747 153 16 341 898 19 461 54 2-01
2-02. Light. 282 331 386 433 126 747 185 647 12 327 17 586 26 166 38 190 117 091 147 010 20
MS3. Total. 4 365 021 42 270 316 10 79 5 91 14 155 819 1 417 641 1 720 602 5 693 000 6 785 343 16 458 9891 19 608 55 2L
3. Road locomotive-miles:
8-41. Principal ............ 34 336 6481 42 250 0231 10 797 836 14 160 078 1 417 993 1 721 074 5 692 460 6 785 491 16 428 359 19 583 580 ~01
302. He pr.. 2 194 282 2 650 69: 1 252 705 1 512 249 55 484 91 247 183 280 257 893 702 815 989 303 802
MSB.Li ht.. ....... ... 1 782 88 12864 81 93 390 1 205871 62 739 82 583 102 149 12 153 662110 875 84 3-08
a-O 4tT ... .. 38 3133 16 47 30546 12 985929 16 876 18 1 536 216 1 94 904 5977 869 7 166 53 17 813284 21 447 907 80
3-05. Total, steam onlyr.: 7 377 550 46 747 624 12 210 665 16 427 361 1 477 460 1 827 081 5 977 8891 7 166 537 17 711 ?36 21 326 6451 8--05
MS0. Total, electric only. 922 210 633 642 76f 853 447 343 58 756 67 823 95 601 118 276 l6
3-(YI. Tota other. .... 13 55 4 280 7 231 1 2941 -1 -I 4 347 2 986 3-07
Train-swthn locamotive-miles:
3-08. Coa~hn steam locomotives. 2 689 416( 3 563 0181 1 377 38al 1 804 8911 146 $5$3 169 9151 404 6031 504 461 760' 87'4~ 903 79.11 8-08
3-0. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 5 a9 6 6 45 7 6 2 6 8 8 57 O-1 6 4? 2 O 5 5 2 29 4 40 1 4 8-09
3-10. Electric locomotive units. ...... 4 2 4 2 4 4 8 3 8 4 Ed 9 3 5 0 2 74 6 16 4 41 6 69 3 -10
3-11. Other locomotives. ...... .. .I 5 4 0 2 6 641 4 29 6 1 7 8 ---1 04 4 8 76 8-11
3-12. Total, ... .. .. ... .. .1 3 266 814 4 076 282 1 418 64111 1 845 2871 149 2991 173 0791 406 2501 506 5131 1 292 624 1 551 403 8-12
4. Car-miles (thousands): 7 0389140
4--1. Loaded, east 97 024 710 971 223 859 278 24g 24 449 30 948 7850 95 360 270 187 0 9 4
4-02. Loaded, west. 404 584 523 946 129935 182- 276 35 242 44 220 55 330 65 457 184 977 831 9931 4-02
4-08. Loded, total. 1o 00160 1 234 917 358 894 460 521 59 711 75 18 1331 83 158 817 455 164 40 391 44
4-41.Empt~east. 11 516 269 467 58 383 79 884 26 409 33 485 27 213 29 Sa? 99 571 186 571 4-44
4-05. Empty. west.. 92 634 467 891 151 496 179 014 17 693 20 900 .47 474 55 233 175 77 l 21344 4-05
4--0. Empty, total.. ............. 604 150 737 350 209 819 258 898 44 40 54 385 74 887 84 760 275 342 339 315 44
-u7. Loaded and empty, east. 806 540 980 436 282 182 558 129 50 878 64 45 105 722 182 887 369 756 ,454 96 64YI7
+-08(. Loaded and empty, west. .7971 216 991 837 280 853 361 290 52 958 65 120 105 004 120 690 360 748 444 737 4--08
449. Loaded and empty, total. 1 605 758 1 972 275 562 713 71i9- 41 103 813 129 573 208 726 243 577 730 506 879 706 4-09
4-10. Caboose, east and west. .....3 406 41 14 10 893 14 158 1 447 1 751 5 362 6 ~51 15 704 is 725 4-10
4-11. Passenge-rinears inf mighttirains),eadstandwesat. 11~35 9026 2475:/ 2517 114 124 1126 107 7718 530 4-11
ti. Gross ton-miles of road lcomotives and tenders (thoustmds):
.%1l. Coal-burning steam locomotives.. 7 493 4021 9 271 376 3 105 144 4 148 737 500 129 614 916 1 269 OT$ 1 494 905 2 619 054 3 012 81 65-01
MS.L Oil-burning steam locomotives. 889 399 2 220 679 2 496 05 O 10 848 11 683 1 876 055 a 205 943 &02
MS8. Electrielocomotives... 191 994 136 239 130 415 64 147 28 404 31 756 33 134 40 53 5-0f8
5-6. Other locomotives..... 1 44 3 17 914 177 527 3001 5-84
5-05. TotaL....... ... ....... 9 376 236 11 631478 3 39 005 4 216 114 528 538 646 672 1 279 923 1 506 588 4 528 770 5 262 098 5-45
6. Gross ton-mil sof cal co ntets~ and Cboosese' t uosands): 59618 65 726 94 16965 941 8 4 803 404( 6 095 5101 8 097 2441 9 443 0481 17 361 8371 20 726 2671 6-01
6-42 Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. ...11 887 150 13 997 514 6 agg 9 go,- 53 8441 64 0601 11 826 7551 13 924 3741 6-42
6-08. Totalin electric locomotive trains, 497 374 896 134 1 150 50 488 620 189 150 193 270 177 714 214 046 MS8
(i4.r Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 1 4 10 62 4 5 8 4 51 a1 OS1- 9 59 4 a 5 3 6-04
6-05. Total in all freight trains. ........65 374 810 80 645 174 22 855 ;88 29 960 559 4 972 534 6 288 780 8 151 088 9 50'r 108 29 395 900 34 888 717 6-05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (th~ousands). ..26 311 557 33 744 92 9 402 102 is 940 317 2 646 $66 5 384 104 3 273 465 3 917 871 10 989 624 13 50i! 63 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at waysatations). 2 054 538 2 596 638 695 415 93)7 264 93 841 116 762 527 555 394 653 937 924 1 147 959 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-01. T1rain-miles, ordinary. J,4j.7 6.0 7.8 7.6 .e3 4.85 5.69 4.09 4.8 -0
9M2.let ton-miles. ........... .. 3 65 5,296 7,270 1,6 848274329267329 M
1~0. A e mo Addmies e iciapal h ... .. .. 1.06 1.07 .1 1.11 1.04 1. .0 .0 1.04 100
16-02. Loaded eantcr-miles. .,......... ...2 *4) 29*5 33.0 33.0 42*4 4 23.2.5.92 1M-02
1@4e. oil~~ear-miles e xcluding cabboos). .. .* 47*1 52.7 51, 53r 9 7.1 13.8 6 44.7 .2 10--0
1Mh. Gros tonsmiles (.exlding laeomotivesnd tedner).. ,1 ,926 2,1'2 2,15 3.5 693 1,48 ,091,9 19 10-05
1M6. :Net .ton-thiles....... .......77 806 881 69 le 1,9s'7 571 581 67 9 1-06
11. Gross ton-miles of lodomotives and tenders per locomotive-mi'de. .. .1 250 24 24 n250 34 341e I 214 210 25$ 245 1.`1
12. Nettownshilsespo~erodedear-mle. .. .. .. .I 2$.; 27.3 26.'6 28.1 44545.0 24.5 24.7 24).1 25,.0 12
18. Car-adte ratios:
18-41. Paerent closed of total faei~ car-miles, eastboun .i .l: .8 *S7.3. 4. 8o 3.o. s 8
18-42. -Perent loaded of total f eg~ t ear-miles, wmestbound. 7. 60. 666. 7. .1 .EI 102
108. Percent loaded oftotal frel hcar-miles (east and wRest). .. 4.662.7 .0Z 57.5 580. 3.
1%4. Percnt eastbound of total a~dedfright car-mile. ..... 59.6, 57,6 63.4 60.4 41.41. 875* 59.4 51.1 180
14. Averages uer traini-hur:
14-01. 'Irain-miles. c....1* 6)1.1. 5114*7 17.4 17.8 17*5 17.1 1-0
1~4--02. Gross tosn-iles (excluding locmotives andten~drers.. q. 1,820 3105 3, 5 3 51,6 52,99 53 86 24 900 24 090 31 f4130,92 14--(I
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours., .( 21.4 21.228. 28.0 2'6.4C 2t. 7 16.6 17.6 ~ 11.4 16,5 15

SExeludes switching timle of train lboo~omotee at initial and fnaul terminals.


isiola 3 1262 08851 5050 INTERSTATE COMMERCE~E COM~MISSION s......
BUREAIF' OF~ STATISTICS J
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMAiNCE OF;:C At l;415 STEAM1 R~AILWAI~YS IN THE UNITED STATES:
Compietled frohl1 reports of freight train statistics representing 11(1 railwayrs
(SWITCHING' AND'TERMINIAL: COMPANIES NOT INf~CLDEiD)


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FOR THE MONTH OF JULY, Isas AND 1937


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

19)a 193J7 193a 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

AGGREGATES

-.llsd r 610 oieae -p lo oop ldma3orcrtats:* -** 233 287 234 1711 57 3151 57 544) 5 9 30( 5 9281 38 4381 38 5431 131 604 132 156( 1
E-01. Ordmnary. . 236 280 585 294 930 429 76 739 690 lot 433 70s 9 606 622 11 895 907 41 687 866 49 504 634 106 046 407 132 096 186 241
2-02. Light. .................. 1 824 316 2 750 840 665 618 1 427 097 97 157 166 984 184 105 305 050 677 436 851 709 3-02
2-3. Total .. ........ 238 104 901 897 681 269 77 605 SOS 102 860 799 9 703 7791 12 062 8911 42 071 971L 49 809 684 108 723 84 3 132 947 895 208
3. Boad locolmotive-miles:
3-01. Principal.. 27 916 194 297 586 9r6 77 615 63 10 l903 86 9 706 562 12 06650 42 071 243 49811l603 108 522 758 132805 008 8-01
3-021. H lr.. .................... 14 427292 2096U596 8 444 445 11317 706 436 13 821 45 1 496 022 1 95093 4 050 63 6 892321 8-02
3-08i. Li t ........ 18 125 966 16 874 697 6 671 953 9 169 428 443 199 624 324 765 257 934 056 4 245 557 6 146 889 -0
341. TpL 264 449 452 335 424 079 92 758 089 123 391 005 10 585 954 13 512 263 44 452 522 52 676 593 116 818 947 145 844 216 044
a-I5.Total, team only.. 259 473 718 330 915:594 88 80 471 120 297 795 10 145 384 12 969 063 4433252 2 5 2676 593 116 192541 144 972 145 a-05
3--06. Total electric only. 4 914 444 4 470 778 5894666 3 086 82 440 570 543 800 579208 841 596 3--0
3-7. Total, other. 81 890 '57 7051 33 8981 7 0281 -1 -I 47 3981 30 6771 &-0
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
MS.8 Coal-burning steam locomotives. ......... .. 18 741 895 23 606 079 9 890 4461 13 036 710 995 153 1 198 270 5 011 497 5 576 171 4 644 799 5 794 928 -0
8-49.Oil-burning steam locomotives............. 3 440 593 4 151 705 10 24 13 560 4354_1 59951 3386 804 4 098 1S4 -0
3-10. Electrielocomotive nnits. 2 se 137 314 137 231 540 244 521 19 849 as sas 7 748 46 09 8--10
3-11. Otherlocomotives.. 3 598 20 568 as 04 13 440-- 7 54 .7 182 8-11
3--2.` Total. 22 504 223 ;28 092 4831 10 157 2781 13 306 2'511 1 015 002 1 221 7921 3 055 o'58 3 616 1221 8 276 905( 9 946 338 81
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4--01.Loadedeast~. ... .. .. ... .. .. .1 3986 382 4 961 494 1563 5651 2 027 90 177 949 228 929 576 277 68985 1666 591 2015 610 4-01
4-42. Loaded, west......... 2 760 896 3 718 967 888 730 1 3359 83 207 548 asp 968 413 887 485 523 1 250 737 1 608 395 4--02
4-08.ode total. .6 747 278 8 480 461 2 452 295 5 562 5373 385 491 518 897 990 164 1 175 180 z 919 328 31 d4 011 4-48
4-44. mpty,east... 1 483 628 1 821 156 455332 55 585 87 9 155 512 214 071 224 075 215 014 670 683 806 198 4-04
4--05.Emptr, wesrt.. 8 68 70 3 101 0081 1098 522( 1 284 3551 129 432 157 6535 75 7691 405 9061 1 081 9971 1 255 71 4-45
4-46. Empty total.. ...... 4 169 54 49 744 1531 874 1870250 284 944 371 704 599 844 618 92 1 752680 2 061 910 4-4
4-07. Loaded and qmpty, east. 470 004 45 782 650 1 996 917 2 612 969 333 461 443 090 800 3'52 904 871 2 339 874 2 821 810 4-07
4-08. ~Loaded ande~mpty, west. .5 446 616 6 820 578 1 987 ass a 619 634 336 974 447 601 789 456 889 229 a 33a 734 2 864 111 4..08
4--09.Lo~ded and empty, total. ...... 10 916 620 13 603 285 3984 69 5 232 05 670 435 890 00 1 590 00 8 1 794 10 4 672 008 5 68598 4--09
4-10;.Caboose, east and west.. 230 744 as 951 78 004 to~101 9888 12 294 39786 47 941 103066 126 ls 4--10
4-11. Paspetger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west .... 6 1 67 15 9 27 415 96 si 15 7 9 81 0 8 9 8 91 9 8 7 5 8 3 5 97 3 3 as 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
M)1. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. 52 118 8561 65 792 4041 22 454 6541 30168 4611 3 377 613 4 521 500 9 353 292 11004 387 16 933 297 20 298 054 5-41
5-02.011l-burning steam locomotives.. 12 53103 15 218404 8 742 11 538 153514 155 70 12 368 78 15 071.286 5-42
M08. Electrielocomotives. ... ... .. ... 1 028 212 969 125 616 595 436 129 206 752 244 448 198 865 288 548 5-48
Ms1. Otherlocomotives.. 22 840 27 761 4 841 766 -1 999 26 975 5-44
M05. Total.... .., ..... 65 694 947 8 2007 694 23 084 832( 0 616 714 3 584 385 4 565 9501 9 506 806 11 140 167) 89516e94 41 35684 86 51 5-05
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contets, And cabooses (thousanld1) :
~01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trainss........ 351 089 5421 456 802 762 154 344 688) 213 506 444) 30 281 247 41 70345 603 b 078 957 69 714 0731 106 384 6501 131 818 eas 6-0
6--0. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. 77 043 719 92 976 901 24 319 35 080. 905 577 800 267 76 113 883 92 141 614 6-02
6-08. Total in electric locomotive trains. 9O 981 6 441 5591 5 117 07 91 464 -086 1 as3 125 1 436 761 -1 -I 1050 7 T 1 540 690 6-08
6--04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 16 0 95 3 48 9 391 3 5 410 6 4 96 13 3 58 17 7 4 4 64
~6-05. Total in all freight trains... ........... 431 693 156 55405 14 159321 49 217 012 06 51 504 378 43140 58 60 984 54 70 57454 183s5682 75 225 678 569 &5
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). 172 305 416 233 95*4 72 64 625 968 94 435 200 16 415 575 23 10 391 251 739 150 29 188 719 67 524 788 87 256 062 7
8. Train-hours (inchiding train-switching hours at way stations).. 14, 2a8 423 18 456 200 5 004 344 6 877 001 639 542 845 405 2 448 493 2 985 413 .6 141 844 7 750 385 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-1. Train-mles, ordianry. ....... ..... 4.8 5.9 6.3 8.) 7.6 9.5 5.1 6.1 3.9 ].7 -0
9-4&; Net ton-miles. .........34e84 4,713 5,319 7,741 13,ogs 18,413 2,913 3.564 ,2 .14 90
10. Averagesiper train-mile, ( xldnlight trains) : i
10-91.Loom tvemes(prnia and helper).. ...1.06 1.711 .11o o .o .010 10 00
10-4. Loaded frirt 28.6les 2441.02. 0. 62472. 2. 0
10-04. Ttlrif ear-miles l(ezeluding caboose). .. **.2 46151 9 51.6.8 .bo 1;46. 4r .2.06 10-
M10-5 Gres ton-miles (exluding locomo~tives and tendesn). 1,84 1,87 2, 9! 2,1)9 19 ,142 ,001
.1o;6. Net ton-miles. 729 79) 2 971 1,709 ya 5 882 6 0-0
1L Gross toihmile of loomotives and taidera per Joeomotive mile. .. .1 248 244 24C9 248 )] 33S 214 ast 253 245 11
12.Netton-milesperloadedear-mile. .. .. ... .. .. .. 25.5 1-27.0 26.$ 28.1 42.6 44.t6 24.0 24.8 2J.1 24.1 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
18-4L Percent loaded of total fegt ear-miles, eastbound. .....72.9 17.7.65.$.77.6.7.37* 181
18-08. Peteent loaded of total feg car-miles, westbound. .. 07.4.7106166.5. 653 6. 182
13-48. Percent loaded of total fre ~t ear-miles (east and west). .6.8. 6. 7764. 5.5( .)Z 7.) i 62 63* 18-08
18-04. Percent eastbound of total laded freight ear-miles. : ...59*1 57.e 63.8 60.3 2 82*5.a5. 8
14. Averages Per train-hour:
,14-41. Train-miles. .... .. .. .. ... 16. 7 16.3 15.9i 15. 15.2 14*3r 17.26 1366. 17.97 172g~ 14-41
14-02 Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). 3, 621 30,14 1873,l 926 1092,6 365 9972,1 44
15. Percent traiin-switching hours at way stations of total trahti-hours. .. 21.&so 05 28.0 27r.J r6.3 4. 1 16.8 i6.L 16.8 15 .6 1
U. 5. GOVERNM NT PRINTING OFFICE : 1938 -0.77060
# Represents an average of the misleag~e reported at the olose of each month w~ithin the period.
*Exbludge switchingl timse of train locomotives at ibitia1 and final terbinals.


page 2


ITERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compied fromlj1 reports of freight train statistics representing 1~5 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY,1938 AND 19371





















[.-.:'_ ~FOR aT~ax aourrs okr AGST, 1938 AND 1987
- ~I I


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


19381937 1938 u9 1938 19n 1938 19n 1938 1937


I I 1 I I I I


* haendes switching et trrr ess ties at Sa~tla:~( tial tor4~i, -i- r


Z~ lj


tUIVRST OF FLORIDA ;3

lI lll|1|liIIIIIIllII lll|||1|llll1111 llI I llY I
3 1262 08851 5209 I



tebvolo0-- -- :i 03 .a~~i \E PP~c'~AP COMM6~ISSION::, %..2 Waie
.a~~~a2.,Oh.3TP6'TATISTIC AUGUST, 1938
m EIGHT TRAIN PERFORAN~ICE$r %TEAM~I~W IIERAI#YS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled romrports of freight tratar stattiostc representibsiti Y.failways
(SWITCHING MS~D TERIINHNA' COMPANIES NOT ~-INC=LUDED)


Subject


UNITED STATES


EASTERN, DISTRICT


WESTERN DISTRICT


ITEM


rrEM NO.


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


AGGREGATES
L irdofropead teloseatmenth. .........
&~i~i anfmoi~lo dd motor cr trains) ''


& Roadlooomotivemiles:
8-01Prinlpal .. ... ...............
$8;0 .IIl .. . ............
b4 gi& .. .............
8-04.~ai~ .. .. ..............
88-4 etl eamonly.. ..............
ga4. eltSectric only ... . .. .. .
847. Torother...... .......
R~f~mtrbi~locomrotive-mie:
&-OB sor~~~t eam locobnties. ............
Mao40.io~u locomtotives. .. ... ... .
8-10. Elecric unite. udd
&-11 Other loomuotives ..
8--1. Tatal. .......
& Casmiles )~b
C+.edL. ea.L. . .....
4-4&*aed total.....

4-06. iti total .. .........
4-47.Idi and ap eas,....
4.48 amde nd kb
4.09. and . . .
4-10. .ibo l . . .
5. Ca 10 l~~erinecnri h frntr, )east r west.....
544 ~mrmsb~lmteamlcooiv .- . .
S'g; ]60agistivesEoabt~ .. . .
leendh eodative., .......

In I trafas. .; ..t .. .
"-8A Tot lin locomotivetratas. . .
$48 Total in albniOiem1ootraetins. .. .. ..
SO04 Total inetha)etdoioonieasi~dmotorcistrain .. .. r
s;05. otialtkinalttatijghtri .. .. .. .
S7. Net toomiles revenue tuae ~nrievme thousandse). ...
& Trrrain-orirrrii (laeluding traia-swtabing~hourla~stwayrstal)s..
AVERAGES
9. adlrme gtroad er day

10. Avre e rpib~Ed~ ilhttrrains:

1441k Grees tea-milEB ( 000Mati eAneB) .
144IL Noi~net townDi~les .. . .. .. .. .
n. a Gre tnmrof loeom tedvesand endess peraua) m~. /
188 aNes loade onmu. . .. .. .


1841 Passent lod~ed ofotal~n l emethuo ound ... .
IS4R P~arletloaded aDt Iltotali~ r c waond. -
as-41 P~asst leasded eroal carteneml reas ad wess).. .
184L Percet eastbound at total height essmales .

`)A48. Greestoni> ( rhilleaot )q~-~md. .~ .
15. 94reens tr~aineiewthn hours at way stations at tofi train-horurs. ::


57 485
15 599980
178 406
13 778 186
If 781171
1 446 &ae
1 165 BS$
16 f93 038
16 000919 O
391 See
953


34 075
-1 846 )4

180 149
4 48 908
80547
166 645
247 810
348 684
347 4188
696 118

4 050 948
3. a 059
554sa
4 107 944
AO 805 SO9
8 775
418 688
635
89 231 403
12 858 984


131 978
19 340 048
134 518
194*74 594
19 *44858
916 o008
855 603
21 285 865
81 088 37;7


3~~i4 801
446 B88
1 448
1 591004

889 704
545 509
120 820
817 615
358 155
434 185
447 517
est 448
18 706
6830
5 099 @9
9 086 509
44 808
j 968
5 255 548
21 608 5I00
13 108 711
as4 481
as 145
34 975 957
13 608 454
1 2.50 480


238 993
551469 747
2717 200
35446 947
35422880
8 177 480
1 707 484
Sp 397 484
38 456 011
930 170
11 305

565 980
45 616
3 454
5 561 445
sobrse?
420 935

430 556
888 043
ast 471
1 679514


7 800 248
1 680 28@0
196 177
1 tlOS
9 877 807
54 788 @aS
11708 372
1 485 492
10 047
47 986 954
27 426 053
a 159 819


833 834
41 015 679
360 554
41376 33
41 359 544
2 670 475
2 Say gag
46 257 249
5 651 804
598 395
7048
3 416 159
652 054
45 SSS
a 858
4 116 374
699 894
580 ass
1 820 457
264 847
451 Sol
783 5468
964 442
978 684
1 943 185
40 13pa
10 084
9 171 604
2 100 598
135 0as
4 B4
11la 40 75
85 677 ISde
13 176 450
857 Sag
88 780
79 740 sea
33 699 495
a 570 See


59 Set :


11 060 60


.98 2951 ~
12 4969415
798 SQB
,6 048
1 485 184,



.5 14 eb

35S11a
150 950
814 107
884 088
285 197
1659 PP

3 176 631
8 647



22 053 017
6 161
1111 847
?1 706
BS 174 791
9 626 248


5 944
1 449 843
1483359
1 48390?
59 595
6T 750
1 Oil 052
1548015
43 057

149 593
a 894
172 284

3 7 679
50086
18 5644
48 590
SS555
56 245
111 779
1 518
119
524 SET
29 874
554 101
5 146 6456
1765 455
5 652 091
a 834 586
102 154


1 689 0'8
at 468
1 710 04
1 711 064
es 798
1 883 409
1 801 945
75 444

177 488



40 59
44 384
,75 TSO
34 715
21189
55 884
db6 111
6$ 553
iJ1 444


611 517
34 959
'646 876
6 184 2891
204 390
6 388 571
f 409 982
118B 568


58 SSS
5 697 151
5 719 804
5719116
205 294
105 008
6 089 4280
6029480


-448 711
i 88

450 457

58 572
136 410
49 644
79 055
107 248
10B 217

811 &BS


8 37582 6


66 405

8 441 981
3 427 954
339 964


58 505
6 386 779
26 1688
6 412 947
6 415 051
sat 451
120o 441
6 TS4 945



495 80s
1 974

497 V77
es ass
66 050
252 486
29085
81 441
115 Sat
118 406
855 987
61145

1 410 870
11 884

1 421 494
9 141 41
64 904

9 206 557
5 848 075
383 197


151 437
17 068 984
114 670
17 185594
17 155875
647 390
496 371
18 499 634
18 585448
108 951

848 983
7 195
656
1 415 080

190 456
471 685
99 988
all 378
311 360
381 231
401 814
783 045
16 SOS

2 885 949 l
1 965 987
57 009
STY
4 788 920
t9 ala 930
11l 689 805
197 igg
7 161
31 047 081i
11 557 869
995 715


1
2-01
448

&.01
8.42
08-4

-06

3-09

~11

4.01

4.04

4..06

4-10
4--H



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U.S. DEPreITORY





















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

193 1937 1938 1937 193 1937 1938 1937 193 8 1937


_





P... 2


AGGREGATES
L Milesotroadoperatedateloleotmenth. # . ......
2.Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorar trains);
S-LGrdInary.. . .. ..........
S-0KTola~l .. .. ... .. .. .. .. ..
8. Bod locomotive-mles:
8-41.Princol aL... .. ... . .. ... .
Ma LSr: .. .. .. .... .. .. .. .
MO~tl. ; .. .. .. ... .. .. .. .
8-05. sheatum only.. ...............
MS. Westcrieoly. :. .. ... .. .. .. .
&&1. other.br. ................... .
RJ~wichi~'labomotiventles:
S-08 ateam looomotives. .sc .. .. .. .
8 9. Oll-buno-tala locomotives. ......
8-1. Electrilecomotive tmits................
8-1. Otherloo nmotives .. ..............
8-12. Total . . . . . .

4.48. westuC~ .. ... .. .. .. .. .
40- Losd totrl. '. .. .. .. .. .. .. .
4-06. easkt~ ... .. .. .. ..
645 west..t~ .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .
4-00, 44@l..... .. .. .. ..... ..
601. i and any east,. .............
640. Loardedad d totalttrt .. .. .. ... .. .
4-10. Cabooesees~~it .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
5. Gm1 Pueeti road n rae teande, m(est .n .
641.stomlci o locomotives. .d .eds .tosss ...
548 Cllbrig#mlocomotives..............
5-48 Oikgi .Mla~nt .. .. .. .. .. ..
WE04.Oteri'Pmri .................
645.Total. ., .. . .. .. .. ....
G. Greeston-mib Le sseons and aboo~se (thousands):
&-01. .Total looomotivetrates. . .
a4A. To al lt~locomot-t~iveraes .. .. .. .
6--08. Total strains` .. .. .. .. .
6--04 Toal inetheridaemotiveandmotoreartraine .. .. .
t45. oe~i~htalinnarihtras ;. .. ... . .
'l. Net ton-dmils~evnu ead ndereveue (thousands).
8. Trin-hours (including train-switehing ourawestwastaions). ..
AVERAGES

9. mile of road per pday::







1L. Greeston-daes atlomotiv~ades ad ener per locomotive-mile. .. .
12.Net ton-dmileperloaded ardmle. ...... ........
18. Car-mile ratless
18-0L.Percent loadedottotal trcatellesmn~ easboud. ..
1848 Pezeent leaded oftotalel c car-iesbou wton. ... .
1448. Percet leaaedoftotal ear-miles (e!ast and wet). .
18444 Percent eastbound at total foe right ear-miles......
14~~eht. A hur: ** .. .. .
14-42. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotivesand tenders). .. .
15. Percent trin-switching horsn at way ations oftohtalran-houre.* .


834 127
315 944to S
5 111 394
339 0575
3358948s550
.8 62359
19 0004
381 681 Sag
576 46740
5 06p 175
44 755
87 088 218
4 803 765
559 474
as 00
38 808 857
5461 068
4 8398
9 900 918
8 88osS
3 559 409
5445458
7747 091
779pass
15 546 ae
550 34
69 53
74 964 008
17 Sl& 996
1 148148
sists
93 414 967
Saa 480 553
106 153) 351
7 99 058
818 719
OSS s41 461
887 453 86
81087 opy


I 932
it 076 485
110 703
11 187 168
11 190 469
49588 8
510 94 9
12 197 000
11693599
505 607

1 184 544
as 745
1 187 291
205 459
2458221
448 680
147 99 1
3353 86,
588 99
788 SA4
929
3 901 840
836 624
13

35 427 88


36 887 465
19 850 182
741 496


11505548 98
't: 40 503


119 784 OST
136 89831 ~i
3 4'17 748
7981
14 844 atT
16 Say
870 94
14 63S
15 154 845
889587
3 811 SS
666 48
14SED 4
8117'440
8 967048
5 988 715
114 94
18 381
34 819 49
489 991


248 509 778
~ 5 889 TY4
846 ass 476
107 274 18
7 795 1


853 247
271'450 58
2 101 516
87355b,148
873 55 774
144Q0$.?8
139813590
SQL 886 954
897 989 789
5 844 614
98 595
81 688 148
4006513
$34 755
36 258
86 065 ad@
4591 849
3181e838
7 773 681
i 706 197
Sileast
4 8388454
4898B046
6 298089
18 596 135
ass 09l
78 449
59 918 295
14 411 319
1818389 i
a$ 94 8
TS5 71945
405 877 767
88 746 090
8 876 458
179 801
503 680 110
199 728 670
16 3873 686


57 Sti
87 675 459
991 949

88 479515
9 709 844
7 600 P48
105 989 407
101 896 05
4 658 848
39 934
11 SYS 618
11 976
267 085
88 088
11 682 715
1784 456
S1298977
2 807 413

1745981
2 880 945
sava48 49
4 553 94
89 114
18 518
25 651 485
11 409
745 889
5546
ad3594349
176 397 YeS
30 480
6 828 Sad
39 116
1ea 696 887
74 95 2
575 a a


58 424
47 585 017
206 758
47 792 775
47 790 555
1701 318
870 868
50 361 942
50 41 942


3 440 208

555 *675

654 114
478 480
1 186 574
853 486
485 415
878899
907 600
897 875
1 805 473
10 881
10 626 2)6
165 140

10 791586
68 454 539
971 988

69 486 521
27 167 106
2 Tea 459


is5384 945
188 452
15 773 597
137'77 570
908 889
109673
15 395 6S
14 777 0a88
618 6*4

1 SYS 898


1 408 TS1

554 338
594 BST
178 ea
487588
509.14



4 958 19
87907
21

47 827 84
1 641 113
49 448 97
as SSO 37
pes 971


58 537
155891 415
331 818
56 888 632
56 88*654
2 158 585
1 054 497
59 431 534
59 451 554


4 07t Py4
41gag

i~9

776 89S
1 SET) ~646
844 099
456 B8
700 541
10805 98
2 088 087
54 049
S9 901
18 414 657
147 004

12 5616 61
78 91s 589
865 ATS

79 780 '604
38 964 794
5 See 410


131 580
15a ils s5
798 106
185 907 457
185 678 51
4 698 028
4 9*19288
135 318 581
154577 783
688 159
5 659
5 687 798
5` 49 0-0
44 945
8 196
9 689 985
1 9498b40
1441174
3 391 014
770 664
1 293376
2 064 040
2 780004
2734 5'0
5 458 054
119 438
48 941
19 75~8 744
14 834 170
255 874
18376
34 247764
tias 597 580
87 745 688
1 847 946
140 685
814 789. as9
79 059 190
7 157 559


138 132

986 281
15 24;8a489



187 070 081
186000582Sg
974 787
96 773
6 Tag Tap
4 745I016
e4039
.: :8 sea
14 53? 342.
S)a'; 2as
S858 097:
4 167 380
986 712
1 479 as1
2 400 043
sassess5
S5511488
6 se?7 36a
145 3191
40 0541
25 397 123
17 157 5951
338 750
30 937/
40 91& 403


1775 171
805 8
260 458Sa
100 864 514
a 900 805


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U. S. GOWVRNMENT PRINTING OFFICE :1938-0.-77080


# Rep~resnts an avera of the sileag rported at the olose of each sonth within the period.
* Exlutes switehing tim of trainloeomlotives 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 151 reportsl of freight train statsticsro representing 1141 railwsas
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)








































































9-41

10-41
1642
10944
1005

11


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18-48
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14-01
14-48
15


n ~~~3 1262 08851 5043 INTERSTATE CM EC O MSIN...... o o.

BUZREAiU O STTTISSEPTEMBER, 1938

FRZEIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS $' STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled firom 151 reports of freight tStan statistice representing 1141 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF SFMlsR,93 AND 1937


SU.S. DEPOcr1TORY


EASTERN DISTRICT


UNITED STATES


SOUTHERN REGION


I e 1


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


I I I I I


I I I I I I I I I I


1
201
202
20S
801
&02
8-44
8-45
8-46
&.47
8-08
8-10


4-01
4-02
4-@)
4-04
4-05
4-46
4481
4.49
4-109
4--11



6-01
6-42

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I


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211

25.9
75.4

56.8


24.257
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.


,


Subject to reviiol


WESTERN DISTRICT


ITEM


POCAHONTAS REGION


ITEMC NO.


AGGREGATES
ILlileeofroadoperatedateloseofmonth~.. .......
2. Train-miles (locomotive~propelled and motorcar trains):
ML.Ordmnary.. .. ..............
UR. Lg t. . . . . . .
8.Roa locomotive- a .. ... ... ...
ML1. Principal. ... ... .. .. ..
8-02. al e . . . . . .
8-48h . . . . . .
05. Tota steam~only.. .......... ....
MS6. Toa;electrie only. .. .... ..........
3-4YI.Tot other. ... .
Trajswithinglocomotive-miles:
8-48. Co 'brnn steam locomotives. ..........
Mg. Oil-burning steam locomotives.............
3--10. Electrielocomotive units...............
8-1L. Otherlocomotives............ .....
3-12. Total. . . . . .
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-O.L od east.. .. . . . .
642. aed west . . . . .
4--8. Lo d total. . .. . . .
444. Etrt hadt.. . . . . .

4-WI. ebaP ep ast. ..............
4-48. Loaded aM entwest ..............
4-9. Loaded ande p total. ............
4l-10. aboosqea~~east .............
4-11. Paeaenger-trainears tmnfreighttrains),seast anrd west ...
5. Gresa ton-lailes of roadlocomotivves and tenders (thousands):
5-4L. Coal-butalogateamlocomotives.. .........
542 Oll-buning steam locomotives.............
&-OB. Electrieloeomotives. ...............
5-44. Otherlocomotives....... .. .. ..
5-45. Total. . . . . . .
6. Gross ton-miles of oascontents, and cabooses (thousands):
64L Total in ca-ung steam locomotive trains.......
642 Total in olbrig tslocomotive trains. ......
6--08 Totalinelectrle movt~riain ..........
6-4. Total in other' locomotive and motorcar trains.... ..
445. Totalinallfreigh~ttriain..............
7. Netton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue(hoan)... .. .
& Train-hours (including train-switehinghoursartwaystain)...
AVERAGES
9. Averae e mile of road per day:
gi ii- ie ordinary. ..............
02. Net to- ie . . . . .
10. Alege pe nile (axdd Ppalghdh .. .
10-02. Loaddeamoiemls(r-Edple8 .n hepr. .........
108. core~ iBtumtarml...............

10-0 Nrsstin-miles. .eddn . . tenders). .

1L Greeston-m~Iee ofloomotives and tenders e oomtv-il....
12 Net ton-milea per loadedear-mile.. .. ... .
18. Calr-ile raties:
18--0L.Percentloadedof totalfril acarmileseastbound. ..
18--0BPercent loaded of total inetcar-miles iwestbound.....
18-48. Pezeent loaded of total feg car-miles (east and west). ...
14 180. Pere ebon of total loddfreight car-miles.....
14-- mvnBeetanhee,
14--2 Grees ton-miles (e cluding iocmoties atuituders). ....
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-houre.* .


232948
35 313 709
309 836
35 623545
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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.

1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 137 1936 1937 1981937

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at lose of month.# 233 2031 234 0791 57 303 57 5151 931 5 988l 38 4153 38 5341 131 5581 132 1021 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motor car trains):
Ml. Ordmnary. .. .. ....... 506 763 961 376 896 9341 98 635 6691 1as see 341 12 626 008 1i5 15 425 55 398 993 6a ava 397 142 103 291 170 978 77i 21
Mn~ight. .1 .4 415474 832 1134 198 1779101 186 63 210 006 233 44 558 850 917 052 1126875 ZM
MS8.Total. 09 175 315 80 571 766 99 769 867 130 105442 12 752 641) 15586 541 53 632 468 62 63 247 143 020 5431 172 105 646 2-48
8. Road locomotive-miles:
8-01. Principal. 08 944 6641 380 256 2001 99 789 4681 150 158 610 12 756 502 15 i530 806 53 630 735 62 656 561 142 767 965 171 92903 s-41
8-0.H le.. ................. 18 996142 26 416 200 11 133076 14 280 311 567 59 996 46 1 908 947 2596 443 5386 527 8 748 98 M2
IM8Lgt ............ 15 687 92 21405 191 8 639175 11519 44 587 553 798 95 987150 1175 996 5 673831 7 910 894 S0
8OM. .... ........ 343 828 735 28 07 591 119 561 715 155 958 265 13 911 427 17 325 68 56 527 278 66 808 800 153 828 523 188 582 89 S0
S605.ta steam only.. 336 949523 422 15 737 114 122 959 152 096 085 13338 842 16 450 387 56 52 278 66 208 800 152 980450 187 438 45 8-0
8-06. Tt electric only. 755 747 565004 5 393 214 3 8535 1 57258 695240 789 948 1 101 443 806
3-47. Tt other., 03 465 51 846 45 540 8 849 -5 9251 42 9971 8..7
Tral 'wtcin locomotive-miles:
3-08 Co lbraing steam locomotives. 24 690 684( 30 58 4671 12 884 168 16 695 155 1 542 757 1 561 538 5 928 119 4 587 153 6 535 6401 7 704 6281 8-08
8-409. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 4 593 1581 5 487 1331 14 808 19 8161 -- 47 ?33 44 ass 4 551 0171 5 425 0541 8-49
8-10. Electric locomotive units. 379470 404 090 301404 310 275 25 914 3055S2 2 -2152 63 `23 8-10
8-110 therlocomotives................... 40 68 26 56 31704 1625 698 1008 811
8-12. Total. 29 703 998 36 4651 946 13 232 084 17 041 476 1 368 671 1 592 090 5 975 452 4 631 436 11 127 7911 13 800 9441 8-1
4. Caramiles ( huad):
4-0L Loadd east.,. 232 2051 6 385 1851 2 019 9281 2 565 297 231 576 891 885 736 452 866 141 2 244 449 2 668 462 401
4-02. Lae west ...... ... ........ 3 620 643 4 765 541 1 164 522 1 695 9826 287 095 381 574 535 662 619 68 1 633 564 2 066 409 4-02
4--08. Loaded, total. 852 88 11148 786 5 184 450 4 261 285 518 471 672 agg 1 272 14 1 485i 773 3 877 813 4 728 871 4
4q-44. Epeast.. ........1 989 864 2 541 455 560 954 744 753 817 884 284 739 283 476 273 360 867 550 10378 583 44
4-05. mtywest.. 521 961 4 011 785 1 3194 397 1 615 627 167 215 199 903 474 588 505 721 1 485 961 1 490 554 4-0
4-06. mttotal.. .......5 451 825 6 555 220 1 955 351 2 360 380 585 099 484 642 757 864 779 081 2 353 511 2 729 117 4-06
4-07.lo~~ and empty, east. ..7 162 069 8 726 620 2 580 888 3 310 050 449 860 576 024 1 019 928 1 139 501 3 111 999 3 701 045 407
4-08. Loaded and empty, west. 7 1412 604 8 775 326 2 558 919 3 511 553 454 310 581 477 1 010 050 1 125 353 3 119 325 3 756 94 4-08
41-49.Loaded and empty,total.. ............ 14504 67 17 501 946 5159801 6 621 603 90350 1 157 501 2029 978 2264 854 6 23132 7 457 988 409
4-10. Caboose,eastandwest... .... ... 299 856 370 707 100 340 130 555 12 993 15 840 50 688 60 181 135 815 164 33 4-10
4-11. Passengelrtrain cars (in fre~ight trsains, east and west. 8 4 34 68 0 710 21 00 9 a 37 8 1 04 01 1 14 71 1 51 8 11 0 2 6 50 77 91 47 15 91 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-L1 Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. .67 912 1101 84 199 3811 28 891 6891 38 2os 195 4 464 582 5 562 787 11 936 961 15 833 147 as 618 878 26 600 14 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 16 296 328 19 418 774 13 902 17 426 176 872 159 175 16 105 554 19 256 175 5-2
548. Electric locomotives........ ..... 1 41 368 1 238965 67347 4 541 889 268112 514 616 270 782 516460 5-4
5-04. Otherlocomotives.. .... 24 915 35 592 6 174 957- 18 739 34 635 5--04
5-05. Total. 85 645 719 104 880 712 29 785 239 38 765 405 4 732 6941 5 877 405 12 113 833 13 992 52 9 013 953 46 847 5841 5--05
6. Gross ton-miles of ears, contents, and cabooses (th~ousands) :
ML01 Total in coal-burning, team locomotive trains. ...463 172 6691 589 804 7021 199 780 762 271 549 476 41 133 163 54 281 167 77 338 151 88 359 802 144 980 5931 175 814 57 6-01
MS Total in oil-burning, team locomotive trains. 100 428 375 119 849 240 36 174 58 875 1 038 386 937 00 99 555 819 118 259 165 M2
MS. Total in electric locomotive trains.. ......... 10 31 75 8 150 529 738 88 4 301 079 1 578 49 1 855 892 -425 092 199 555 6-48
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 18847 256691 41 409 7778 -14 068 228 91 6-04
8-05. Tot~alin all freight trains. ............... 574 121 275 717 441 162 207 126 566 275 711 208 42 711 602 56 135 059 78 376 557 89 297 002 245 906 568 296 897 895 ~0
7. Net ton-miles,revenue and nonrevenue (th~ousands).... 228 830 415 50 2 512 949 84 729 648 120 5192 760 22 422 400 30 197 272 5o 893 821 37 055 879 90 784 544 114 867 038 7
8 Train-hours (including train-switehing hours at way stationss. 18 592 855 as 639 263 6 469 688 8 71900 850 607 1oli087 4471 3 138 5171 3 758 9271 8 134 04 9 10 07 5 5691 8
AVERAGES
9.Aveae mile of road per dayr:
ML. Avrgs rTrain-miles ord cidiary gh ..... 48.6] .895. 47 9
9-02. Net toniv-miles. .piep n .. .. .. ... 3.59 ,546768 3831,5 ,3, 2258315
10.A ~ oom e pe h . 1 061.1.11 1.11 1.0 1.07 1.04 1.0 1.04 1.~l m10-0
10-42 Loaded ear-miles. . .. 288 25 2.333. 43. 2.8 23.9 27.3 7 1408
10..8. ~mt~r ih car-mile s........ 1.8 681. 843. 14.2 1251. 1. 00
10-45Grosston-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). ... ,72 1,90 2,100 2,193333 ,481441 0--0
10-06. Net ton-miles. 4 0 59 93 7192579 9510-46
1L. Gross ton-miles ofloeomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .I 249 245g 2259 2b9 35to 339 .14n1 250 24 11
12.Netton-milesperloadedcar-mile. .. .. ... .. .. ..1 258 27.1 26.6 28*3 43*2 44.9 24*3 e4*9 e3** 4. 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
18-0L Percent loaded of total crih ar-miles, eastbound. .. 7f.1 837. 55. 227. 217, 80
18-02. Percent loaded of total frihcarmiles, westbound. .0 07 .3 45.5 12. .6 53.0 5 5 .1524.0 180
18-08. Percent loaded of total r~t ear-miles (east and west)... 5.9 .7 62.0 54.4E .4 .15. .6 52.2 7. 8 /.4 1248r
13-04. Percent eastbound of total Toddfreight ear-miles. 591. 63.4e 60.2 4L.6 *3 57*9 *357*9 *3 1304
14. vergespertrain-hour:
14-01 Tram-miles.a 16.6 16.1 15. 1.9 15.0~ 14*.3 21C,7.1 17.6j4 1.1 IM1
14-02 Gross ton-miles (excluding ioeomoti res and tenders). 0 7 0 303,1 1 2 0 235,602,922,73,222,1 41
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hoursP .I e1.4 20.8 28.2 27.6 26.7 24.4 1'7.0 16.7 17.1 16.0 15


.... 2


u. S.GCOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1(938 O--77060


# Rep~reents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each anth within the period.
*Exchtesr swtching time of train looomotives 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 151 reports or freight train statistics representing 181 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITIF SEPTEMBER,1938 AND 19371


















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

1938 1937 1934 I 1937 193d 1937 1938 1937 1938J~ 1937

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road opeiratedast lose of month. .... 232 7561 233 6721 57 0811 57 388 5 9351 5 926 38 3321 58 496 131 408l 151 Sea1 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
01. Ohnar. 9 275 4551 44 176 603 12 640 525 14 444 Sab 1 698 5851 1 841713 6 564 eas 6 906 835 18 571 642 20 983 429 01
MB Light 41 794 395 6'2 165 522 188 546 18 745 24 150 53 073 35 089 124 454 147 841 M
20B. Total. 9 617 229 44 572 429 12 80d 047 14 633 374 1 717 330 1 865 863 6 397 756 6 941 922 18 696 0961 21 131 270 20S
3. Road locomotive-miles:
8-01. Principal. ....... 39 596 7961 44 558 8321 12 810 5671 14 637 191 1 717 9211 1 866 447 6 397 531 6 940 279 18 670 777 21 114 915 %1
SM. ew.. 787719 3 029 73 1 688 68 1 664 956 78 39 9 296 243 053 271 445 777658 1 000 044 &-02
&0.Wgh. .... ........ 257 989 2528693 1209 870 1323446 84 536 96 442 124 400 131242 819 123 977 561 ON
>ATol~ad~ .......02 ......... 44684 50178 157B09 12 7?621 595 1880 796 2 056185 6 764964 7542 964 20 267 558 23092 520 50
05. atamnly. .. .. .. .. .. .. 43 3470 4946 67 1 89 50 7 188 181 1 803 553 1 971 35 6 764 964 7 342 964 20 156 235 22 958 129 >05
Mos. oa electric only. 076 454 648 771 892 729 435 880 77 243 84 852 106 482 128 039 3-06
.Toa other............ 11 288 7 86 6447 i154 4 841[ 6 351 8-7
T "nsithn locomotive-miles:
bO)8 Colbunn steam locomotives. 317 4801 3 699 724 1 682 956 1 935 901 184 2891 186 137 507 245 552 740 942 990 1 044 946 P0
3-49.Oilb~urning[steam locomotives..... ....... 623 70 699 797 2790 3258 360 3 6 617 55 692 915 Me
S-10. Electric locomotive units. 5 595 52 74 41 77 587375' 5599 4 149 a -219 9 89 s-10
8-1L. Otherloeomotives. .......... 4 562 1680 3 738 Sa 624 1 158 &11
8-12.Total. 999140 4 453941 1731 261 1978 418 187 888 190 2861 510 6051 536 5641 1569 3861 174887 B' & -12
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-O1. odceast.. ........ .( 728 2741 789 9871 275 4751 502 947 32 i853 34 437 91 360 96 724 329 286 355 879 4--0
4-02. oddwest. ................ 496 744 568 083 164 626 189 585 44 155 48 544 70 099 74 275 217 487 249 681 4-4
4-0. Losdd total. 1 225 016 1 352 070 440 101 492 530 76 k85 88 981 161 459 170 999 546 773 605 560 448
4-44 Empty, east.. 259.328 298 388 75 300 89 2a4 37 011 40 518 35 454 35 234 113 563 133 406 4-04
44E EmptyJ,west,.......... 474 833 508 651 184 467 193 346 22 401 23 438 55 610 59 624 212 355 232 249 4--05
-06. Empty total.. 734 161 807 033 259 767 282 570 59 412 63 950 89 064 94 858 325 918 365 655 4--06
4-07. Loaded and empty, east.. 987 602 1 088 369 350 775 392 171 69 164 74 955 124 814 131 958 442 849 489 285 4-0
4-08. Loaded and empty, west. .971 577 1 070 734 349 095 382 gag 66 933 71 976 125 709 155 899 429 848 481 930 408
4--09 Loaded and empty, total. ..1 959 179 2 15'9 103 699 866 775 100 136 097 146 931 250 523 265 857 872 691 971 215 4-0
4-10. Caboose~eastandwest 8 780 45 713 la 983 14 662 1 754 1 899 6 oss 6 657 17 991 20 49 4-10
4--1. Passenger-train ears (in f~reight trains), east and west. 9 15 9 82 3 2 020 a 50 8 11 119 1 5801 1 2171 5 64 9) 97 9 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
6-OL Coalt-burningsteamlocomotives... .. .. ... .1 8 983 838 10 003 0851 3 779 9651 4 344 519~ 621 050) 674 257 1 449 381 1 542 247 5 133 442 3 442 Oda 601
&-4. Oil-burning steam locomotives... ......... 2 108 474 2 263056 2 587 3066 i 1523 15616 2 090 364 2 264 37462
6-03. Electric locomotives. ................. 224 353 145 338 151 835 61 -517 35 519 39 642 6 99p 44 179 6-08
5--4. Other locomotives.. 1 251 3561 986 15 i 352 3 410 5-04
5-05. Total. 11 317 916 12 435 040 3 935 313 4 409 85 656 569 713 899 1 464 9041 1 557 863 5 261 1301 5 754 025 5.05
6. Gross ton-miles of ears, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
6~-0L. To'?l in cohl-burning, steam locomotive trains. .64 849 933 72 787 292 27 469 666 31 795 194 6 3312 205 6 914 777 6 5 10 407 836 21183I 409 23 669 485 6-41
6-42 Te alin oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. 13 350 300 14 481 699 5 59 945 9 6509 10031 5 0 432176
6-08. Total in electric locomotive trains. ?2 5 41 0 9 52 8 7 1 3 22 6 5 3 4 94 7 6 2 2O2 7 57 2 30 30 5 20002 734 &
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 2 5 0 851 24 4so 1 8 67 6 1 17 .6 4 0 9 a 24 7 e.0
6-05. Totalinallfreightttris... ... ... 79 950 728 88 245 498 as 816 566 32 300 614 6 534 96 7 148 368 9 956 162 10 507 863 34 643 038 58 288 653 05
7. Net ton-miles,revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). 2 757 569 36 759 932 12 224 218 14 001 105 3 499 809 3 862 968 4 119 176 4 402 850 12 914 166 14 493 009 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). .2 448 217 2 798 090 854 123 969 706 117 517 131 075 387 6291 425 5291 1 086 948 1 253 780 8
AVERAGES
9.Aeae r mile of road per day:
9-1.odiay... .. ... 546*1 7.1 8.1- 9.2 10.0 .4.8,6 9-1
i.S-02. Ne ..... ..... ,4 5,075 6,908 7,870 19,022 21,oas 3,6 3, 9 3,10 3,5L g-
10.A n m~ede h -- ** 107 .0 .1 .1 1. 1.5 .oo 1.04 1 1.1.0 10-01
10-02 Loa e~rihcar-miles. ........ ......12063 41..125.1C 24.8 9.4 lg, 10
1~0g. Emt ricar-miles..e 87 8.a 55o. 19. ,o4. 41* 1, ~65 1 1-080
10-44. T trfrihcar-mil!es (eoudiingC eeaboose). .2 49948 5 5* 1 3* 8. o. o
106-0 Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .-2, 03 1, 998 2,2I ,87 ,811,6 ,16 00
lusB. Net ton-miles. 834 432 967 2, ~ 2, o97 7g 695 5 ls
11. Gross ton-miles locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mie. .. .1 254 '24LI i 250 349 347 217 212 240 24 11,
11 n tomieprlo~adedar-mile, .. .. .. ... .. .I 26.7 27.2 i7;18 28.e I.5.g6 416.6 25*5 e5*7 23.6 23*9 12
1ML Percent loaded of total feg car-miles, eastward. .....73.7 72.6 .5.2 46*5*97*7*37.7.7 1-1
18-0L Percent loaded of total car-i~almiles, westbound. 1.. 5- 66.5 : .4 .8 7.3 7.4 72g 18-02
18-08. Percent loaded of total fegtcanunlles (east and west. .2. 4 5*4N1.7.
1604. Percet eastbound oftotel~al freight carmles. 59.Z 58.4 62, 6. 5 5:6. 5656.d 58.8 uSM
14. Averages nr train-hour: 6. 4610
14-01. 'fram-miles. 16.2 1 .9 1 .0- 1B .8 14.6 14.2 16*5 16.4 1Z .2 16,9 14-01
16-02& Gross ton-miles excludingg locomotives and tenders). .... 3p, 657 31r 36 33, 38 32, 37 55,609 54, 536 25, 665 24, 81o 31,781 30,539 14-45:
15. Percent train-switching hours at wayetations of total train-hoursP .I 21.9 21.re 28.0 24.2 26.5 24.0 18.0 171.0 17.9 17J .25

xcludes switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals.


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FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE: OF CLASS I TEAM 'RAILWAYS. IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 151 reports of freight train stlitiatiba repreenting I railways
(SWITCHING AND TEMI~NAL COMPANIES 'NOT INCLUDED)


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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT .I WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 9 RECdibN t ITnEM NO.

19581937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operatedast lose of month.#....... 233 101 234 038 57 2251 57 5081 5 9341 5 928 38 4061 38 530 131 536 132 078 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Ordinary.. 46 039 96 421073 737 111 276 1941 142771 1691 14 3245951 17157 138 59 765 6761 69 1838230 160 674 933 19'196280 2--01c
zm.Light ..................... 2 753 146 3 870 458 1 299 720 1967 447 145578 2341536 266 5481 393 959 1041 506 1874 716 2-0
-08.To~tal. .. ... .. .. .. ... .. 1 348 792 548 424 944 195 112 575 914 144 738816 14 469 971 17 391 8941 60 030 18 695377 169 161 716 439 193 36 91 2-08
3. Road loeomotive-miles:
8-01. Principal. 348 541 460 424 815 0521 112 600 02 9 144 795 8011 14 474 4231 17 396 6531 60 028 266 69 578 640 161 438 748 193 043 938 201
3-02. r.. ... ... ... 21 783 861 89 445 959 12 621765 1594 867 645 931 1089 760 2151l980 2 667 886 6 164 85 9 743 086 8-0
SW). ...... ......... 18 125 858 23 931884 9 849 045 12 848792 671 869 89 5399 1111i990 1505 238 6 492 95 8 888 455 80
8-44 Toa. ...... ..... .. 88 451 17 9 478 198 855 135 270 83 17 5858860 15 792 223 19581 812 63 292 236 73 551 764 174 095 881 211 675 419 &04
8-05.Tota steamo nly.. 80 504 225 471 834 38 128 932909 1698 84 66 15 142595 18 601 780 43892 236 73 551 764 17 136 6851 210 396 881 8-05
8-06.Toa electric only. ................. 7 832 201 6 298 785 6 285 943 4 289 211 649 828 780 092 896 450 1 829 482 8-6
247.To other.. ................... 114 753 59 732 51 987 10 383 62 764 49 549 8-07
Train-swthn locomnotive-mniles:
8-08 Coal-burning steam locomotives. 28 008 164 34 248 191 14 567 1241 18 631 056 1 527 046 1 747 675 4 435 3641 5 119 893 7 478 6501 8 749 567 8-08
S-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 216 861 6 186 930 17 598 23 074 50 695 47 907 5 148 570 6 115i 949 AGO
8-1. Electric locomotive units. 433 065 456 830 343 181 349 012 29 513 34 701 60 371 73 117 W10
8-11. Otherlocomotives.. .. .. .. .. ... .. 45 048 27 936 35 *442 16 7521 -I 9 606 11 1841 8-11
8-12.Total. .. .. .. ... . ... .. .1 33703 138 40 919 887 14 963 3451 19 019 894 1 5565591 1782 3761 4 486 057 5 167 800 12 697 1771 14 949 8171 8-2
4. Car-miles (tosns:
4-01. Loddeast.. .................5 957 779 7 175 178 2 292 703 2 868 844 263 5291 325 722 627 812 962 865 2 573 7351 3 018 3411 4-41
4-02. Lae west. .............. .... 4 117 387 5 325 484 1 329 148 1885 509 331 627 430 118 4605 761 695 907 1 850 851 2 516 0901 4-02
4-08. Loadd total............... ... 10075 166 125300 796 3 621851 4 753753 595 156 755 840 1 45357 3 1 656 772 4 424586 5 534 431 64-8
4-04.Empty,east.. ............ .2189192 2 639 817 656 254 833 977 254 895 5)25 257 316930 508 594 981113S 1171989 4-04
4-05. Epywest.. 996 794 4 520 456 1 578 864 1 808 973 189 616 223 535. 529 998 565 345 1 698 316 1 922 783 4-05
4-46. mttotal.. 6 185 986 7 160 253 2 215 118 a 648 950 444 511 548 592 846 988 8751 939 2 679 429 5 094 772 4-06
4-47. Lar and empty, east. ............ 8146 971 9 814 989 8 928 95 3 708 28 518 424 650 979 1 144 748 1 .i271 459 3 554 848 4 190 3501 4-07
4-08. Loaded and empty, west. .. ........... 8 114 181 9 846 060 2 908 01 3 694 -482 521 24 5 455 455 1 135 759 1 859 852 3 549 167 4 238 873 4-08
4-09.Loaded and empty, total. .... 16 261 152 19 661 049 5856 969 7396703 1039 667 1 504 438 2 280 501 2330 711 7 104 015 8 429205 4-09
4-10. Caboose,eastandwest. ......... .. 338 614 414 419 113 385 145 017 14 747 17 739 56 738 66 837 153 806 184 886 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train ears (in freight trains), east and west. 95 350 90 5 53 2 3 08 588611 289 22 38 41
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands) :
5--1. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives.. .. .. .. .1 76 695 948 94 202 466 32 671 6541 42 547 658 5 085 632 6 237 044 15 386 342 15 375 594 25 752 520 so 042 ?176 5--01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives...... ...... 18 404802 21 695 830 16 489 20 492 192 395 174 789 18 195 918 21530054 54 2S(
5-08. Electrielecomotives.............. 656721 1578 503 1025309 603 406 303 651 354 258 307 781 420 699 5-43
5-04. Other locomotives. .......2 6 16 4 39 15 5 7 10 01 10 8 1 9 O 4 4 8 0 45 5--04
5--0. Total. 96 963 655 117 315 752 33 720 552 43 172 658 5 389 263 6 591 302 13 578 7371 15 550 183 44 275 083 52 001 4091 5-05
6. Gross ton-miles of ears, contents, an~d cabooses (thlousanlds) :
6-01. Total in coalburning, steam locomotive trains. .588 022 608 662 591 995 227 190 428 303 144 4701 47 465 368 61 195 944 87 202 804 98 767 638 166 164 002 199 485 745 6-1
642 Total ihoil-burning,steam locomotive trains. .itsl 778 675 133 730 938 41 765 es 360 i 129 895 1 037 227 112 607 015 132 631 351 6-02
6-018. Total in ele~ctrie locomotive trains 18 057 168 9 102 616 8 650 854 4 795 841 1 781 196 2 087 483 1 625 112 2 219 292 6-0
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motozear trains.. .. l 5681 261 111 so 085 8 9511 *I -I *I 155? 477 25a 140 6-4
6-05. TotatinallfreigBhttais .. ... ... 654 078 001 805 686 460 235 943 1521 308 011 828 49 246 564 63 238 427 88 332 699 99 904 865 280 549 606 3345286 5461 6--0
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). ...... 261 595S 558 339 278 880 96 995 866 134 395 8.65 25 922 209 34 060 240 35 018 997 41 458 729 103 706 466 189 560 046 1
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations); 21 041 078 26 437 553 7 323 805 9 709 006 968 124 1 818 542 5 526 14& 4 162 456 9 222 997 11 327 349 8
AVERAGES
9.A mile of road per day:
orinr. ... ... .. .. 596.4 8.2 7.9 9.5 5.1 h. .0 4.8 M01
02 et ... ... ... 3,692 4,7 I5 7,688 14,370 18,90 r,999 3.P ,594 3.222E MB
10. Averages per train-mile (ec~i~ig~ trains'):' ,
101l. Locomotive-miles (picpl i~ helper).. .. 1.06 10 .211 .510 .410 .410 +0
10-42. Loadedirih .amls ......8.1 32.6 ).4. 402. 402.2. 40
16-08. cmt~regar-miles .~5 .. 01* 8 1.0 42.0 14.2 12.6 16.16. 10
1444. To~~ri car-mile~es ezuineldnaboose). .. .....4. 75. 1 267. E3. 4 00
1(M0. Net ton-miles. ..P .....- 858194 ,801 8 9 6459: 10rl-06
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 250 245 abs ab9 3413b 215 all 254 246 11
12. Net ton-milea per loaded car-mile. 6.0 27.1 26.8 28( ).6 45-1 24.4 25.o 23* 2S*3 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
18-01. Percent loaded of total fegt ear-mies, eastward. 7.1 1 75 oo72.3 75.7 72.1 14-01
1MU8. Percent loaded of total iri~tcar-miles (east and west). .: .0 .66. 64.3 *2 57.9 6295.56. 3] 1
18-04. Percent eastbound of total raded freight ear-miles. .. ..59.1. 33Go). 31 57.7 5 1 58* 5. 18-44
14. Averages nr train-hour:
14-01. 'fram-miles. 16.6 16.1 15.4 14.9 14.9 14.3 17.0 16.6 1 .5 17.1 14-01
14-02~ Gross ton-miles (excluding iocom~otives and telders). ..3,os 08o0 475 32, 216 1, 72~ 50, 868 51, 93i 25, 051 23, 863 30o, 1 29, 538 40
15. Percent train-switehing hours at way stations of total train-hounrs. .1 21.4) 20.8 28.2 27.7 26. 6 24.) 17.11 16.7 17.2 16.1 15


Pag, a


U.S.GOVEREMENTPRINTING O 0


# Represents an average% of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
* Excludes 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 151 reports or treieshe trin statistics representing 131 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)




z e e. |||UIII RITillY OllF FLORIDA


Sulbject to revision 3 1262 088 53 INTERSTATE COMMIMOEE COMMlISSION I Sb...... ..an Io.~-a
LINI. o F L~BUREAU OF~ SAISTI('S NOVEMBEl, 1938
DOU i S~tFREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE: OF CLASS I TEAMM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 1515'ieports of fre~iggt train. atatistice representing 5141 railways
/3 rl (SWnfCHIG AN(D TlitMINA'dtL dtWPANIS NOT INCLUDED)

U.S. DtEPOdITORY~j .o T Y]HE MLOFFH OF NOVEMlBER,005 AND 1987


i ` ISOUTHERH DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EAS'Fi'ERN DISTRICT ~ WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM ji POCAHO)!TAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION rrEM NO.

193a '1937 1938 1 1937 1938g~ 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

AGGREGATES
1.Milesof oadperat~epda~motelsomnhh...........*.23 361 76 75 9952 88 89 330112
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and otor cartrains)': 2262 4 0 7P3 132s95 21 3 81 5 9( 11jO1186
2-01. Ordinary. ... 6 422 255 318 687 168 11 903 105 12 787 796 1 568 468 1 602 572 6 168 516 6 463 548 16 7ag 366 17 ess 2ge 201
S-8.igt............ 302 296 319 59 149 010 15:679 15 96 19 454 32 862 30 079 104 464 110583 2--0
PASToal. .. .. .. .. .. .. 3724 551 39 006 765 12 052 115 129474 +5 1 984 428 teasons 6 201178 649 627 16 886 aso 17 943 635 2-08
8.La Prictipa-ml.s 6 701 569 38 988 33' 12 055 797?~ 12 951 100 1 584 948 1 622 464 6 200 9271 6 493 900 16 859 897 17 980 8691 M1
44.H ... .. .. .. .. .. .. 347 036 239P1458 1446447 1 368111 70 170 71728 204234 231 530 626 183 720089 8-02
S.8. ... .. .. .. .. .. 1965 675 2071500 1088Ad 1109s136 78 59 80 076 117 182 120 456 681 448 761 63 8-08
8--04 Td ... .... 41 01 280 43451 091 14 590 710 15 4283547 1 153697 1 774 268 652254 5 6 845 886 18 167 526 19 402 590 8-04
8--(5. ste~amnly.................. 40054i367 42869311 15803647 15 017556 16557 67 1 697~54 6 5a2245 6 845 886 18 070 608 19 308523 8-05S
Tot0l. electric only ....... 949 76 5?1 585 781 808 406 $.11 75 950 7 728 92 028 88 552 8-06
sna.07............... 10 147 10195 5 255 4 480 4 892 5 715 8-07
Train-swlth~ locomotive-miles;
PaB. stei.i~ ~loam locmoivs .5 .9 .... 304 7 4 733 1 577 125 1 702 885 173 5r91 170 4741 462 189 502 775 829 985 ea49 400 8a8
&-0. Oldrnig tea lcomtivs.. .. .. .. 55 53 69 21 4 44 -4 446 4 968 548 123 604 609 MB
8-10. Electrielecomotive units..... 52 720 45 895 42 872 35 407 3 29 3 755 6 549 6 735 &10
3--11. Other locomotives. 0 0 4 0 5 02 6 34 2 838- 672 i 1 212 8.1
$-a. Tobal : 651 497 3 905 399 1 622 655 41743: 275 176 8781 174 227 466 635 507 741 1 385 529 1 482_id6 8-12
4. Carmilee tos ns:
4-01 Laeeast., 621 970 627 755 .244 579 8250 1~791' 28 4'47 29 6361 85 5751 82 608 265 $691 265 3421 4-01
4-02 Loadwest ... 442 005 460 808 145 797 150 045 39 506 35 662 62 501 64 918 194 201 210 183 4-2
4-48. Loaded, total. 1 063 975 1 088 573 '390 376 400 az4 67 953 65 298 146 076 147 526 459 570 475 525 44)8
4l-44.Empty, east. ................ 252 465 287 104 74 442 82016l 32 975 32 186 35 167 41 180 109 881 13 720 4-04
4--05 Empty~wet.. 429 037 441 218 169 464 183i 534 20 519 22 037 57 364 59 392 181 890 176 252 445
4-46. Empty total............ 681 502 728 319 243 906 265 552 53 294 54 223 92 551 100 572 291 771 307 972 4-46
4-07. Load and empty, east.. 874 435 914 8i59 319 02.1 332 197 61 482 61 828 118 742 123 788 375 250 597 068 a7
4-48. Loaded and empty, west.. 871 04 2 902 023 315 ad1 A 33 57 9 59 885 57 699 1.9 86 5 124 310 370 091 =863 4 5 4-08
4-09. Loaded and empty, total. 74~5477 1 816 892 634 262 665 776 121 24'1 119521 238607 248 098 751 341 7847 4-00
4--10. Cabooseeeascandwest ........... .35 861 37 971 12 19?1 12 961 1 .18 1 65 5 863 6 210 16 187 17. 148 4-10
4-11. Psassengertrain eara (infireigh~t traine),eastandwest. 7 878 7 992 1 877 2 175 3.15 123 1 368 1 25 4-518 4 443 4-11
5. ross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders thousandsds: 1 7 29 51
ML1.CoPl-burningsteam laeomotives. . 298 10 8i26 372l 3 516 217 791 590 566 457 SY~4 53 1399 76 1 432514 857 873 -0
02. Oil-burning seam locomotives....... 1 a8o 998 1 971 96 0 96 235 --- 19 816 19 430 1 861 oat 1 952 297 5-42
5-0. Electrieloeomotives. 198 944 124 448 131 780 58 050 34 89j 35 422 32 271 50 970 5-08
5-04. Otherloeomotives. 949 a947 622 .855 27 2 694 544
~05. Total. ..1 79 196 10 725 721J 3 648 7'15 3 849 926 601 3SO 609 954 1 419 579 1 451 944 a 709 552 4 813 897 5-45
6. Gross ton-miles of cr contents, andeabdoo~se(thousanIds) :
6--01. ToP:S"'"'talno steamomoitrns.. 7 619OIB 95 9 48* 14/ 84 787 386 26 01 73 5 610 901 5 31 527 9 159 0501 9 383 179 18 063 030 18268 875 6-01
6-02. Totalinoil-bu locozhotiverains. 11 535 781 12 025 1061 2001 807 -i 1411 121 235 11 221 469 11 903 664 g42
4.Toaielectrielcmoveris ........... 1 484 274 813 500 1114~ 834 448 030 197 589 209 893 171 851 155 577 6-4
&-4 otli ohrloooiv n mtrca rin... 66oa 42321 90 5 -6 3 48 1 9 8 a9 6-04
6-45. Total in all freight trains....... 70 448 673 72 346 254 25 904 4 65 7 50809 54140 2312 90414 94269 30474 .5
7. Netton-milee revenue and nonrevenue (thousands)..... 28 470 670 29 09`7 048 to 650 `4981 11 133. 107 3 095 91B1 2 968 249 3 688 265 3 788 3SS 10 835 989 11 207 3401 7
8. Train-hours (including traiin-switching hours atway stations). 235 952 2 402 478 796 167 859 478 107 880 111 722 365 320 589 119 966 585 1 042 199 a
AVERAGES
9. A v ra es p m l f roa e d ay : 4 a6 ,6 ,1 ,1 6, 22 ,2 ,

10. A Lemtv-mile (pip b tdh ler.. ........1.06 z.06 1.2 1.1 .0510 .3 .410 10 00
10--02 Loaldedfrei hter-miles..... 29.2: 28-2 3-8. 31- *3 0. 23.7 22.8 27. 4 26.6 1.4
10-0L Emt ient car-mlea .~ ......1.7 18.8 20.5 2. 03. 5o1. 74. 44
1~0-0 To iliegtear-miles(excludingeaboos). .... r ..l .~i~~ 47. 7.0 3 ljd5. 52- 7.36 746 8. 3.4.8r 180804 -
145. Groes ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .... 19,802 7,0 3 331520 1531 1.U 9 1'0.0

1L. Gross ton-miBesof loeomotivesand tenders per locomotive-mdle. . 253 aIzi' -2j0 kW 47 344 218 '2i2 25i~91 246 11
12. Net ton-milee per loaded ear-mile. 26.8 26.7r 27.86 27.8 4 5.61 45*5 25. 2 257 23.6 23.6 12
18;0)tPereezt loaded ottotal crdh ar-miles, eastbound ... 71,1 61.`6 76.7 ~ ai 46.3 7. 701.466 0..6.811
18--0i Percentioaded ottotalofoaiib~a-ie westbound .....5. 51.1 46266.o 61.87 52. 52*251 4. 8-0
14-48 Percent loaded of total ca-le (east ad pert). 1059-9) 01-5 -1*56.o 546 6125956.26.7 1
18-4L Percent~eastbound ottotal leddfreightecar-miles. ..5.5 57.7 62.7 62*5 41*9 45** 57*2 56.0 57*7 55 g 5-4
14. Avera eprtsnhour:. 641. 9 611.1* 701. 51 M
14-42. Greedtobn-ies ~ezeluding Ideomotives anrdtenders. ... 31,507 o15- 3,3 1135, o452,8 445J,12,2 44
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.*. .1 21-7 21. .9t~ 28. 2.6. 27.2 25.8 17-4 17-5 1 :17- .17.61 15
Excludes switching tim of train locomaotived at initial sad final terminals.





















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DIISTRICT
ITEM :IIPOCAHONTAS REGION SOTHR REGIO ITEM NO.


1~93813 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937


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_


, .,


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at close of month.# ......
2. Train-miles (loeomotive-propelled and motorear trains):
2--01.Ordmnary.. .. I. ............
2-02.I~ght. .'.........
2-08.To~tal . . . . .
8. Road loeombtive-miles:
fM1.Pirincipal,. .. .,..... ........
8-02z H le. . .. ...... ....

8-05. a~steamonly. .. ... .. .. ... .
8-06. To aele'ctrie only. ..........
8-7. Tota other... .
Tran-sitcinglocomotive-miles:
6B. Co 'brnn steam loeomotives...........
8-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives.......... .
8-10. Electrieloeomotive units. ...... .....
8--11. Otherlocomotives.. ............
8-12LTott ..... ....
4. Car-miles thousands):
4--02 ad west. . . . .
4-08.L a e total. . . . .
4-44.E epgast.. . ....... ..
4-45. E wt~est~.. ..........
dS46. Wh~t t .... .. ...
4-07. Lor ~~ and empty, east. .............
4-08 .Ihaded and empty~west. .. .
-09. Loaded and empty~ total. ...........
4-1. Cabjoose,eastanidwest. ..........
4--11. Paiseanger-train ears tin freight trains), east and west. .
5. Gross ton-mil~e of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives.. .. .. .
542. Oil-burningsteamlocomotives. .. .. .
6-GS Electrielecomotives. .............
&-04 Otherlocomotives.. ............
5-05. Total. . . . . .
6. Gross ton-miles, of ears, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
6-1. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains.....,
6-02, Total in oil-burning, ateamloeomotivetrains. .
6.08. Totalinelectriblocomotivetrians .. .. .. .. .
644. Totalinotherlocomotive andmotorcartrains.. .. .
6-05. Totalinallfreighttrarin. '. .. .. .. .
7. Netton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands).
8. Train-hours ~(including train-switchinghours atway stations). .
AVERAGES

9. A~vke r mllle of roadper day:

10. Aleg pes rimile (exldn lih tais:*
102a. Loaded car-aniesie* . ........
16048. tlre~ car-mileg . cboe. .......
160 Grbosston-miles (exc~ ellcmtie o tenders). .
lus.8 Neft tn-miles..................
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. .............
18. Carmnile ratios:
18-01. Percent loaded of total freight ear-miles, eastbound. ..
18-02. Percent loaded of total frghe ar-miles, westbound. .
18-08. Percent loaded of total feg car-miles (east and west). .
18-44. Percent eastbound of total lodd freight ear-miles...
14. AveraCes pr train-hour:
14--01. Train-miles. . .. ..........
14-42. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). ...
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hoursr *


5 987
18 759 710
855 610
19 01)5320
19 019 117
1 161 488
975 47$
21156 080
20 299g 266
85 9814


18 454
1956 603

465 780
557 44
845 578
712 80
711158
1 423955
19 391

6 811 576
589 68
7 801 256
.66 es?7 471
S2; 297 376
48 984 847
37 028 489
1 550 as4


235 057
382 461 651
3055442
358 5517093
385 24302 9
24430 897
20 091 535
429.465 459
420 558 598
8 781 967
124900 i
31 051 048
5 7 69 45
485 785
48 355
37 354 63
65979 749
4 559 58
11 139 141
2 441 657
4 425 831
6 867 488
9 021 406
8 985 283
18 006 629
374 487
101 396
85 194 258
20 285 795
1 835 65
27 113
107 348 831
585 642 560
125 114 456
13 541 436
222 328
724 52.0 674
290 048 379
as 276 793


833 995
459 76090O5
4190 053
463 950 9a
463 803 365
31837 397
ad 003 184
521645 946
514 703 649
6 870 370
69 927
37 495 984
6 7 96 6 5 1
502 72
31 986
44 825 286
7 80 937
5 786 439
13 589 369
2 926 921
4 961 651
7 888 572
10 729 858
10 74808,3
21477 941
458 390
98 525
102 828 839
25 667 790
1 502 745
42 100
128 041 474
722 077 509
145 756 6444
9 916 114
882 845
878 038 914
568 369 9te
28 839 834


57 209
123 179 899
1 448 730
124 628 029
124 65.5 826
14 268 218
10 937 511
149 661 549
142 736 556
7 067 #51 i
57 242
16 144 249
17 6 2 2
386 053
38 076
16 586 000
2 537282
1 474 945
4 012 27
710 61
1 748 T5 ~
2 459 02~4
3 247 978
3 223 275
6 471 251
125 526
24 908
36 187 871
16 585
1 157 009
7 722
37 369 267

251 977 816
41 965
9 765 688
68 397
261 847 866
Po? 804 364
8 119 972


57 488
155 558 965
2127 526
157686 291
157 746 901
17 313378
13 951 9288
189 012 207
184 301 882
4 695 588
14 663
20 353 942
a 5 21 8
384 419
19 590
20 761 169
3 118 425
2 035 554
5 153 977
9159.95
1 998 So?
2 908 508
4 034 4'18
4 028 061
8 068 479
157 978
26 0599
46 359 043
20 725
661 456
S1 61
47 OSIS 585

329 546 40s
65 '167
5 843 891
10: 856
334 864 297
145 526 972
10 568 484


5 933
15 893061
161338
16 054 39'9
16 059 371
716 101
750 448
17 525 920
16 800 162
725 758

1 700 625
38 812
1733 4317
291 976
371 133
663 f 910
287 870
209 9$5
497 80 1
579 846
561 068
1 160 914
16 35 1
1 265
5 652 089
358 Sa
5 990 613
53 075 858
1 978 785
55 054 643
29 0t18 187
1 076 004


38 394
65 951 992


866829 195
2356 816
1 289172
69 814 581
69 814 581


4 897 553
5 5 1 9

4 952 692
911 587
668 268
1 579 64 9
552 097
587 56d8
939 459
1 263 484
18255 624
2 519 108
62 403
14 266
14 786 105
212 211

14 998 516
96 Set 854
1 844 007

97 605 861
38 701 262
3 891 466


38 526
75 646 778
424018
76 070 796
76 078540
2 899 414
1 425 694
80 597 650
80 397 450


5 622 666
5 2 8 75

5675 541
1045 475
758 8285
1 804 298
549 77.4
624 797
974 511
1 395 247
154855162
2778 809
75 047
15 496
16 807 908
194 219

17 002 127
108 150 817
1 158 4~62

109 309 279
45 247 081
4 571 575


131 521
177 457 299
1145 970
178 403269
178 298 639
6 790 568
7 174 402
192 863409
191 207 293
988 458
67 658
8 308 615
5 6 96 6 9 3
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10 27 8
14 088 506
2 639104
2 045 052
4 884 156
1090 994
1 880 206
2 971 200
3 950 098
3 925 258
7 855 356
169 993
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20 056 999
340 058
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48 984 635
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1 796 963
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310 018 504
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* Excludes switching time of train locomnotives at initial and final terminals.


Perica*


U.S9.GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFIC:1938--0-77060


INTERSTATE COM1VERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU O"F. STATISTICSISEW ALASI T': NTDS~T

FREIGH~T TRAIN PERFORMANCE: OFCASISEMRIWYSI H NTDSAE
Compiled from 151 reports of treight train statistics representing 1 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)







Subject to revisi
SunwV. oV-n. us. 1


U.S. dEPOSITORY


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

1938 1937 193~8 1937 1938 I 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month. 2 32 4 66 23 3 5 31 3 56 96 8 5 7 3 O8 5 9 42 5 9 24 3 8 2 671 38 4 801 1 31 2 8 9 13 1 8 2 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains)':
M1. Ordinary.. 36 669 491 37 717 966i 12 504 387 la 629 5201 1 559 609 1 549 4911 6 435 5931 6 459 753 16 369 962 17 079 202 M01
M-2. Light. ...................... 313 227 343 609 153 499 169 905 20 358 22 497 37 783 38 799 101 567 112 408 M
MS0. Total. .. .. .'. .. .. .. .. ... .1 37 182 7181 38 061 5751 12 657 826 12 799 425 1 579 967 1 571 988 6 473 3176 6 498 552 16 471 549 17 191 610 MS
8. Road locomotive-miles:
M1o. Principal. 7 154 0791 38 036 394 12 659 287 12 803 173 1 580 390 1 572 454 6 473 8301 6 498 5771 16 440 572 17 162! 1901 301
&~ L ... 400 2001 2312 22 1496969 1 384 963 76 141 72396 285 869 218 219 601 221 636 650 8-0
30.ih. ............ 2 0293291 2028 3981 1171 863 1 125 321 83 563 77 592 124 21 127 031 649 684 698 454 a0W
5-04. .. .. 41 583 608 42 377 020 15. 328 119 15 313 457 1 740 094 1 722 442 6 823 918 6 843 827 17 691 477 18 497 294 a04
8--05. Tt steamo6nly. 40 685 707 41 814 0581 14 620 035 14 915 264 1 647 634 1 639 3781 6 823 7581 6 843 827) 17 594 280 18 415 5891 aM
MS0. Totl electric only. .......887 449 554 063 703 202 393 369 92 440 83 064 91 787 77 630 IMS
3--7. Totl other. .. 1 0 4 52 8 8 99 4 8 82 4 8 24 1 60 "5 4 10 4 0 75 IM7
Train-swithn locomotive-miles:
808. Coal- turning steam locomotives. 0 19 60 91 0 8 6 241 1 6 17 541 1 6 39 51 2 16 9 1 52 1 65 8 41 4 66 17 6 47 9 4 26 7 66 7 40 7 98 8 45 8-48
8-09. Oil-balrning steam locomotives. ........ 51 9 26 5 5 3 1 5 7- 4 9 4 8 54 5 14 2 7 5 33 3 03 8-09
3-10. Electric locomotive units. 49 522 44 252 40 334 34 807 3 59 8 4 139 790 53506 8-10
8-11. Other locomotives.. ...... .1 2 51 8 4 4 7 o 1 8 641 5 5 81 I 65 491 2 8-- 11
3-12. Tot~l .. .. . .. .. .. .. .I 3 590 9141 3 670 5031 1 659 7391 167; 8771 172 550 169 9801 471 114 484 280l 1 287 511 1 338 3661 8-2
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded east.. 619 295 ~ 593 205( 253 '4651 244 0541 51 95p 29 27 91 85 2581 79 856 248 613 240 6161 4-01
6-02. Load west ............. .. 42?7 743 423 262 142 730 135 952 31681 30 419 64 143 62 905 189 189 193 986 4-02
4-08. Leaded total. .....1 047 058 1 016 467 396 195 380 600 63 640 59 698 149 401 142 1611 437 802 434 602 4-0S
4-04. Empty, east .. 254 624 260 778 78 137 76 517 25 763 24 496 37 773 40 525 112 951 119 240 P4-0
4-45.Empty,west.. .437 449 431 516 185 697 184 441 2?3 465 22 655 59 776 57 412 168 5111 167 008 4--05
1-46. Empty total.. 692 073 6Da 294 263 834 260 958 49 228 47 151 97 549 97 937 281 4621 286 246 4-06
4-07. Loaded and empty, east.. 873 919 853 983 331 602 320 571 57 722 53 775 123 031 119 791 361 564 359 856 4-07
4--08. Loaded and empty, west. .865 192 854 778 328 427 320 393 55 146 53 074 123 919 120 317 357 700 360 994 4-08
4--09. Loaded and empty, total. .1 739 111 1 708 761 660 029 640 964 112 868 106 849 246 950 240 0981 719 264 720 850 4--09
4-10. Caboose, east and west. .3 6 11 03 6 97 61 2 7 8 71 2 8 74 1 6 24 1 6 O4 6 18 6 18 91 5 5 71 16 0 9 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in re~ight trains), east and west. .. 7 5 5 7 4 4 31 94 11 2 13 8 12 1 1 3 1 39 O1 81 54 10 1 9 6 O 4--11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. 6 425 4031 8 451 9711 3 711 5191 3 748 752 559 90'8 549 360 1 462 971 1 436 684 2 691 005 2 717 175 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives.. 1 859 411 1 868 776 3 691 I- 21 9401 18 974 1 857 440 1 849 733 5-02
5-03. Electric locomotives. 188 234 121 26 113 895 54 916 42 421 39 032 31 918 27 320 5-43
5--04. Other locomotives... 914 3 703 481l 7211 *- 70 5 63 2 982 5-04
5-05. Total. .10 473 968 10 445 718 3 825 9261 3 804 458 602 329 588 392 1 484 9811 1 455 6581 4 560 726 4 597 21 0 54
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, andefabooses (thousands) :
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .5 7 4 62 9 6 1 5 6 16 5 1 241 25 8 O2 7 5 3 2 5 29 8 3 36 5 1 38 7 3 9 4 8 23 4 69 9 4 94 34 6 9 2 O 6 721 1 7 0 27 12 3 16 8 39 6 471 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .11 058 150 11 140 233 34 402 -' 121 168 113 610 10 936 634 11 026 221 6-02
MS8. Total in electric locomotive trains. .1 378 012 794 443 955 37O 427 782 245 078 235 422 177 564 131 239 6403
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 8 8 4 0 25 101 1 6 3 5 2 3 971 34 8 6 8 57 2 0 915 3 -04
445. Total in all freight trains. ..69 907 963 68 123 110 26 760 106 25 728 917 5 383 817 5 058 891 9 615 862 9 317 282 28 148 178 28 018 020 6-05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue thousandsds. .28 133 120 27 417 087 11 110 464 10 590 292 2 846 380 2 685 112 3 825 407 3 777 510 10 350 869 10 364 173 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). 2 236 055 2 36 031 828 787 849 564 105 368 107 477 378 026 388 502 923 874 990 488 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
Ml1. Train-miles, ordinary. .5.1 5.2 7*1 7-1 s*5 8-4e 5*4 5.4 4.o 4.2 9-01
9-02. Net ton-miles. 3r904 3, 767 6,25, 961 15j, 452 14, 621 3, 225 3, 167 2, 543 2, 536 9-02
10. Averages per train-mile (exc~ludig light tra~nins):610 11111 .5 0 .1 .] ~ S 1
1(M1. Locomotive-miles (principal and helper) 10610112 111.5.51.4.o1.3.o 101
1(M2. Loaded rigtear-miles... 28.4 26.9 31.7 30.1 40.8 38 23.2 22.o 26.7 25.4 102t
10-04.Tot~rih tar-miles (ezeludingeasboose). .7 672 45*3 52.8 5,0.8 ,2.4 j6 5. 38-4 37.42 i, .9 1,22 10--0
1M)5. Gross ton-mailes (excluding locomotives and tenders). ..1,86 1, 806. ,1023735 ,261 4 1421 7o16o15
1(46. Net ton-miles.... 763 727 889 839g 1,g25 173594 585 632 607 10-06
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 252 26250 248 346 342 218 213 258 249 11
12. Netton-milesperloadedcar-mile. ... .. .. .. 26.9 27.0 28.01 27.9 44.7 45.o 25.6 26. 6 23.6 23.8 12
13. Car-mile ratios:
18-41. Percent loaded of total rigt ear-miles, eastward. )o. 69564 61554 54.4( 69.3 66.2 68.C 66.9 18-01
102O. Percent loaded of total feht ear-miles, westbound. 49*4 49*5 *54- 745735. 235295. 80
10.Percent loadedoftotal frrei tear-miles, (est aundwet. 025. o5. 56.4 55*9 60.5 592 60.96. 1
18--04 Percent eastbound of total laded freight car-miles. .59.1 58. 64.0 54250.2 49o5. 5*5. 541444
14. Ave aeser train-hour:
14-4 s ra-miles. .16.6 16.) ,15T 15*1 15.o 1t. 6 17.1 16- 7 17.8 17.4 14--01
16-02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). 3, 264 2, 162 32, 28 30, 285 51, o95 a7, oyo 25, 437 23, 983 30, 468 28, 287 14-42
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours. .I 21, J 21.1 27.21 27*7 27.1 26.2 16.9 16.6 17.0(? 16.7 15

* Ecludes switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals.


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FOR THE MWOT`H- OF DECEMBER, 1938 AND 1937


on11 31 126211111 0885 111 11 11 1 51831 INTERSTATLE COMMERCE COMMISSION -*'so...

BUR~EAJU F: STATISTICS D~ECE

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE .OF .CLACSS. I STFEAM RAILWAYrS IN THE UNITED STATES
Comlpiled from 131 reports of freight Itrain statistics representing 1141 railways
(SWITC~HING AND TERMIINAL` COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)





















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


1938 1937 193s 1937 193s 1937 193s 1937 1938 1937


I I I I


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Pwe 2


AGGREGATES

1. Mbilesof roadoperatedatcloseof month.# .......
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Odnmary. ~. ..... .....
SM. Ought .. ..
2-08.Total. ...........
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-01. Principal.... . .. ....... .
SE H le........ ....... .... .
rra41it .. ..... .. ... .... .
3-05. sea team~only.. ............
3-06.Tta electric only. ...............
3--0. Totl other. . . . . .
Train-awithn locomotive-miles:
3--08. Coal- turning steam locomotives. ..........
3--09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .. ........
3--10. Electric locomotivenunits. ..
3-1. Otherlocomotives.. .............
3-12. Total. . . . . .
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Losdd east.. .....
4-0. Lae weL .. .
4i--0. Lodd total. ..........
4-04. Empty,east.. . ...........
4-05. Em~y west.. .................
4-46. E pytotal.. .,..........
4-07. Load and empty, east. .
4408. Loaded and empty, west. .............
4-49. Loaded and empty, total........ ....
4-10. Caboose,eastandwest. .
4-11. Passenger-train ears tin freight trains), east and west .
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
&401. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives .. .
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .
5-03. Electric locomotives. ...
5404. Other locomotives. ...
5-0. Total. ........
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .....
6-02. Totalinoil-burning, ateamlocomotivetrains. .
6-48. Total in electric locomotive trains...
644. Total inotherlocomotive andmotorcartrains.. .. .
6-05. Totalinallfreighttrains. .. .. .. ..
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). .
& Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). ..
AVERAGES

9. Avera es per mile of road per day:

10. Aveas Ner ari-ml (eeuiglt train):
10 1. Lomotive-miles princia ad helpe ).. .......
10--0. Loaded rigtear-nules. .............
10--0. emt rih ar-miles. .............

lik e.Gos onmie .-wludng oo~tvs antaiders). .

11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. ..

1. Net tnml per loaded ear-mile. .............
13-1. Percent loaded of total f egt car-miles, eastward. ...
13-02. Percent loaded of total friht ar-miles west bound. .
13-48. Percent loaded of total f egt car-miles (east and west). .
18-04. Percent eastbound of total raded freight ear-miles. .
14. Averages per train-hour:
14--01. Train-miles., ..............
14--02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.*


233 014
419 331 14 2
33568 669
422 699 811
422 397 108
26 531097
2.2120 862
471049 067
461244 299
9 669 416
135 552
34 070 651
6 2 88 71 9
535 307
50 878
40 945 549
7 199 04 4
4 987 15
12 186 17 9
2 696 281
4 863 280
7 559 561
9 895 325
9 850 415
19 745 740
410 508
109 082
93 619 661
22 145 206
2 0 2 8 9
2 8 O 2
117 816 793
643 104 981
136 172 606
14 919 448
231 06a
794 428 097
318 203 224
25 512 848


233 956
497 478 871
4 535 662
50 201 2 533
501 839 759
34 14965
288031 582
564 020 966
556 517707
7 424 433
7'8 826
40 577 548
7 3 34 80 8
546 977
36 456
48 495 789
8 396 142
6 209 694
14 605 836
3 187 699
5 593 167
8 580 866
11 583 841
11602 861
23 i86 702
489 366
105 918
S111 280 810
25 536 566
1 6 24 0 1 3
4 5 8 O3
138 487 192
778 242 484
154 896 877
10 710 559
3o6 155
946 156 075
395 787 015
31 175 862


57 190
135 683 626
1602 229
137 285 855
137 35 5113
15 765 181
12109 374
165 189 668
157 356 591
7 770 953
62 124
17 761 790
17 6 22
426 387
39 940
18 245 739
2 790 747
1 617 675
4 406 422
788 833
1 934 025
2 722 858
3 579 580
3551700
7 131 280
138 313
26 84 9
39 899 390
16 616
1 2 70 9 84
8 20 3
41 195 193
277 780 569
48 313
10 721 058 B
64 03a
288 607 97 2
118 914 828
8 948 759


57 471
168 188 465
2297 231
170 485 716
170 550 074
18 698 341
15 077 249
204 325 664
199 217 086
5 088 891
19 687
21 973 454
2 3 21 8
419 226
23 14&
22 49 046
3 562 477
217156
S5553983
992 512
2 176 948
3169 460
4 354 989
4 348 454
8 103 443
170 852
26 197
50 087 795
20 794
7 16 3 7
2 O8 2
50 827 043
354 844 790
63 569
5 671 653
13 253
360 593 265
156 117 264
11 418 048


5 935
17 452 670
181 696
17 634 366
17 639 761
792 242
834011
19 266 014
18 447 796
818 218

1 869 777
36 210
1 905 987
323 935
402 814
726 749
313 633
233 400
547 033
637 568
656 214
1 273 782
17 989
1 586
6 211 997
S8 0 94 5
6 592 942

58 214 057
2 223 863
60 437 920
31 863 967
1 181 372


5 927
20 509 201
276 107
20 585 308
20 491 571
1233 884
1053 067
28 878 528
21958 644
959 878

2 0835 990
42 593

2126 593
584 657
496 199
880 836
381 939
268 027
649 966
766 576
764 22
1530 802
20 995
1 519
7 360 936
4 28 7 1
7789 648
71 450 940
2 538 798
73 983 738
39 713 601
1 437 741


38 384
72 367 585
337 187
72 704 772
72 703 023
2 582 085
1 535391
76 638499
76 638 359
160

5 536 72 9
6 0 07 7

5 423806
996 645
732 405
1789 050
389 870
647 138
1 037008
1 586 515
13579 543
2 766 058
68 731
15 789
16 249 076
234 151
7 O
16 483 297
105 856 200
1 365 175
348
107 221 723
42 525 568
4 269 492


38 522
82 106 531
462 817
82 569 348
82 571 117
3117 65
1552 725
87241 477
87 241 477


6 102 092
5 7 7 29

6159 821
1 124 729
821 730
1946 459
390 299
682 149
1072 448
1 515 028
1503 879
3 018 907
79 236
14 711
18 244 592
213 193

18 457 785
117 554 489
1 272 072

118 626 561
49 024 591
4 960 077


131 505
193 627 261
1247 557
195 074 818
194 739 211
7391589
7 824 086
209 954 886
208 801 573
1 080 245
73 066
9 075 355
6 211 02 0
72 710
10 932
15570 017
3 087 717
2 234241
5321 958
1203 945
2 048 717
3 852 662
4 291 662
4 282 958
8 574 620
185 475
65 058
31 259 198
81 894 439
3 71 97 0
19 75 4
55 545 361
201 254 155
134 765 118
1 974 527
166 68a
338 160 482
124 898 867
11 113 225


138 036
226 874 654
1 497 507
2288372 161
228 126 997
11099 765
10 548 541
2495875 30-3
246120 500
1 395 664
59 139
10 418 012
7 2 55 8 61
85 158
13 308
17 770 339
3 524 299
2720 259
6 244 558
1422 949
2 266 043
3 688 992
4 947 248
4 986 502
9 933 550
218 283
61 492
35 587 487
25 302 579
47 8 9 29
4 5 7 21
61 412 716
234 592 265
155 561 236
2 506 108
29a 902
392 952 511
150 931 559
13 359 996


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18-04
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# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period,
* Ecludes switching time of trath locomotives at initial and final terminals.


U.S G.OVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:;1939--0-77060


INTERSTATE COMaMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS INI THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 15 reports of freight train statistics representing 141 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER,1938 AND 1937