Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States -1939

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Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States -1939
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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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1939
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Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Compares the performance of the current month to that of the previous year.
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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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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 9 REGION ITEM NO.

199 1938 ?939 1938 ?939 1938 3939 398 939 3938

AGGREGATES
1. Milesof road operated at eloseof month .. 3 9 3 9 6915 8 4 2 8293 5 3 9 3 3
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains): 3 9l 23J85 1 7g*592 21 3 4 849 526 570
U)1. Ordmnary. .. .I. 36 337 74 6 35 858 465 12 481 127 11 914 389 1 570 9101 1 466 622 6 457 623 6 274 285 15 828 0881 16 203 169 2-41
uM2. Light .................. ... 291 050 307 023 152 446 152 401 16 839 19 463 32 077 30 830 89 688 104 329 E02
2-08. Total. ... .. ... .. .. .. .. .1 36 628 7981 36 165i 488 12 633 573 12 066 790 1 587 749 1 486 085l 6 489 700 6 305 1151 15 917 7761 16 307 4981 2--0
8. Road locomotive-miles:
~M1. Principal. 36 602 922 36 136 993 12 633 977 12 066 209 1 588 254 1 486 5821 6 490 651 6 305 3701 15 690 0401 16 278 832 M-1
i4)2 Hel er.. 2 431 853 2 201032 1 542 614 1 286 319 83 885 76 493 238 310 229 512 566 844 608 70 8 -02
>@8.Li~ ... .... ....1986594 1 889700 1 173726 1 048 702 85 251 73 161 127 517 119 856 600 100 647 981 8-0
304)4 .... ... .... 41 021369 40 227 725 15 350 517 14 401 230 1757390 1 636 236 6 856 478 6 654 738 17 056 984 17 535 521 04
3-05. Tota steam only. ......... 40 050 696 39 662 887 14 568 279 13 994 333 1 665 161 1 562 916 6 856 478 6 654 738 16 960 778 17 450 900 5
3-06. Tota electric only. .9 6 O 5 1 5 54 8 52 7 77 31 O 4 O1 1 4 5 92 2 2 9 7 3 32 O9 O 81 28 0 3 8 7 06
3--(Y Tota other. .....10 328 9 986 4 928 5 752 5 394 4 234 g0
Train-swithn locomotive-miles:
3-08. Coal 'rnn steam locomotives. 2 935 7951 2 866 464 1 588 987 1 519 473 165 2721 153 66O1 469 435 454 423~ 712 1011 736 908 MS
M9. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 478 144 488 513 22 5 532 472 822 482 981 80
3-10. Electric locomotive units 5 2 12 2 41 0 6 4 2 98 5 3 4 15 3 57 33 0 99 5 5 6 45 5 4 6 W1
&-11. Other locomotives. ...2 4 84 6 0 84 1 8 78 5130- 6 06 9 5 81
3-12. Total. 3 468 545 3 402 121 1 633 850 1 557 018 168 845 156 759 474 757 459 955 1 191 093 1 228 389 8-12
4.Car-miles (thousands):
4--0.L aeeast.. 615 6031 583 201 253 753 234 578 32 774 28 6921 87 820 79 942 241 256 239 989 4-01
4i--0 Loadd west. .437 203 414 586 146 167 129 740 32 706 28 961 67 243 66 912 191 087 188 973 402
4--81. Lae total. 1052 806 997 787 399 920 364 318 65 480 57 653 155 063 146 854 432 343 428 968 4-48
4--04 Empty,east...... .. .. .1 245 011 235 172 76 625 67 979 25 378 21869 37 670 38 576 105 338 106 748 4--04
4--05.Empty,west~. .. .. ... .. .. ... .1 417 171 392 202 178 314 167 027 24 362 21 276 57 718 51 434 156 777 152 465 4--05
4-06. Empty total.. 662 182 627 374 254 939 235 006 49 740 43 145 95 388 90 010 262 115 259 213 4-6
4--(Y. Loaded and empty, east. 860 614 818 373 330 378 302 557 58 152 50 561 125 490 118 518 346 594 346 737 4-4
4l-08. Loaded and empty, west 854 374 806 788 324 481 296 767 57 068 50 237 124 961 118 346 347 864 341 438 4-g
4-09. Loaded and empty total. .1 714 988 1 625 161 654 859 599 324 115 220 100 798 250 451 236 864 694 458 688 175 4-g
4-10. Caboose, east andw~est 35 771 35 067 12 758 12 101 1 626 1 511 6 170 5 971 15 217 15 484 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west 7 35 a 7 19 9 1 9 3 2 0 06 10 7 1 2 1 17 7 1 80 6 4 15 3 8 6 4 11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
~01. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives ....... .I a 311 8591 8 023 5131 3 701 9991 3 sea2 961 565 7181 519 7191 1 474 787 1 402 312 2 569 3555 a 578 521 C41
5-02 Oil-burning steam locomotives. 1 8 24 3 3 1 80 0 2 91 2 1 95 2 3 5 3 2 0 15 6 1 8 00 7 8 5 1 7 80 0 4 O gg
5--3. Electrielocomotives......... 203 791 118 820 129 804 56 751 42 359 34 466 1 628 27 603 5-08
M)4. 0therlocomotives.. .5 .............813 99 473 823 358 2 576 -0
5--5.Toal .. .. .. .. .. .. 1034 80 94 03 82 97 3 580 630 608 077 554 185 1 498 520 1 422 468 4 402 126 4 368 740
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thlousandI) :
ML~ Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. 56 826 639 53 368 865 25 660 022 23~ 788 470 5 243 4611 4 551 1533 9 644 8981 9 143 526 16 278 2581 15 885 716 6-1
6-02 Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. 11 0 0 2 0 3 11 0 85 4 50 11 6 5 55 -- 1 41 0 3 12 9 2 67 1 0 8 62 0 56 10 9 55 6 2 802
MS5. Total in electric locomotive trains. 1 559 170 785 327 1 134 097 435 473 244 878 206 578 180 195 143 276 6-03
Mt.~ Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains. .. .. 7 698 28 296 1 716 8 156 5 982 80 140 44
~05. Total in all freight trains. .............. 69 396 710 65 267 938 26 795 951 24 232 654 5 488 339 4 757 731 9 785 929 9 272 793 27 326 491 27 004 760 05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). 28 151 785 26 404 871 11 260 502 10 048 oa3 2 889 496 2 501 147 5 919 187 3 775 940 10 082 600 10 079 701 7
& Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). 2 181 267 2 188 556 819 386 787 162 105 186 99 864 376 767 372 847 879 988 928 683 8
AVERAGES
9. Av eaesper mile of road per day:

10. Averages per train-mile (ex'ld~ light trains):'
1ML~ Locomotive-miles (p "pa and helper).. ... .....1.07 1.06 1.12 1.11 1.10 .04 1.04 1.0j 1.04 1M1t
1MP 0 b Lodefreight ca ... ... ... 2. 27.8 32.1 3064.:. 4023.4 27.326. 1(M2
1M 8. Empty freight car-miles................1. 041. .2. 481. 651. a
1M4. Tota~lfreightetar-miles(excluding eaboose). 7.2 *35 52 Bo36. 883. 394. I
10-05.GCrosston-miesexcludinglocmotivesandendr) .. 1,910 1202,147 2O433,24 1,e 1 781,2 167 s
lus8. Net ton-miles. 775 736 902 1, 39 707a6768 1-6
1L. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .) 252 2)F7 25o 249g 36 3391 219 214 258 250 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. ...26.7 26.5 28.8 27.6 144*1 1(3.41 25.3 25.7 23.3 23.5 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
144)1 Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, eastwaunt. 71H 13 68 56.4 677. 5 66. 80
1%21. Percent loaded of total freight ear-miles, westbound. 5. 51.4 4.o 75. 765.8. 95.
18-43. Percent loaded of total right car-miles (east and west). 145.4 11. 685. 1. o236. 8(
1%4. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight car-miles. .. I 58.5 58.4 63.5 644 01 49856.6 .4 558 55.9 lu
14. Averaees r tramn-hour:
14--01 Ti i-miles........... 16.8 16. 5 15.1 15.3 15.1 14.9 17.2 16.9 18.1 17.6 1401
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .. 3,15 29,822 32.70e 30, 785 52,807 47,64 25,973 24,87o 31,053 29,079 14--02
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of totaltrain-hours' .( 21.0 20.7 27.1 27.2 26.6 26.01 16.7 16.5 16.5 16.4, 15


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FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS 1 STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 150 reports of freight train statistics representing 210 railwayse
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

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

1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938

AGGREGATES

T.Me -f rodlo opeae vpcls ool dmaontoratais:- 232 324 233 3401 56 904 57 284 5 942 5 925 38 249 38 459 131 229 131 672 1
2-1. Ordinary. 3 472 383 32 197 681 11 546 563 10 618 017 1 434 095 1 307 533 6 068 116 5 749 684 14 423 609 14 522 447 201
u2. Light 264 093 245 607 137 176 120 473 14 537 13 529 28 333 24 610 84 047 86 996 %20
3. Ro m tvemles 33 736 476 32 443 288 11 683 739 10 738 490 1 448 632 1 321 061 6 096 449 5 774 294 14 507 656 14 609 443 203
SM1. Principal. .......... 3 711 484 32 419 958 11 684 527 10 741 176 1 449 124 1 321 470 6 096 614 5 774 324 14 481 219 14 582 988 S01
3-02. Hel er..................... 2 253 245 1 895 446 1 464 843 1 093 996 72 789 63 729 195 363 218 921 520 250 518 800 ;M2
M3. Lig t. 1 818 750 1 625 118 1 062 187 903 569 75 857 63 561 118 490 110 522 562 216 547 466 SO3
864. Total. 7 783 479 35 940 522 14 211 557 12 738 741 1 597 770 1 448 760 6 410 467 6 103 767 15 563 685 15 649 254 SO4
S05. Total steam only. 36 845 355 35 404 852 13 433 428 12 356 603 1 519 547 1 383 416 6 410 467 6 103 767 15 481 913 15 565 066 3-5
S06. Total, electric only. .928 859 517 284 773 632 377 053 78 223 65 344 -77 004 74 887 S06
307. Total, other. 9 265 14 3861 4 4971 5 0851 -1 -1 4 768 9 301 SM7
Tramn-switching locomotive-miles:
3-B. Coal-burning steam locomotives. .. .. ... .. .1 2 725 799 2 565 698 1 486 036 1 349 091 153 732 138 619 424 677 411 221 661 354 666 767 8-S
3-0. Oil-burning steam locomotives. ............. 4 27 41 5 4 36 2 39 4 9 56 6 3 26 4 22 4 59 4 29 91 3 3-09
3-10. Electric locomotive units 5 4 3 8 38 2 38 4 6 809 3 0 3 97 3 1 25 3 9 4 --4 4 50 4 7 47 3-10
3-1. Other locomotives................... 2 298 5 244 1 740 4 194 --- 558 1 050 -11
4. 1 Caeousand) 3 209 896 3 045 419 1 534 585 1 383 682 156 857 141 713 429 633 417 547 1 088 821 1 102 477 81
4-01. Loaded, east. ................... 556 543 523 255 232 766 209 091 28 762 25 051 82a 392 76 ass 212 623 212 831 441P
P02. Loaded, west. 401 236 372 895 136 406 119 015 31 256 26 392 61 476 60 457 172 098 167 031 442
4-03. Loaded, total. ................... 957 779 896 150 369 172 328 106 60 018 51 443 143 868 136 739 384 721 379 862 4-03
P04.Empty, east. ................... 223 716 209 995 70 987 62 061 23 625 20 316 343516 34 941 94 788 92 677 4-04
4-05. Empty, west 381 365 362 580 167 911 152 018 21 892 18 750 55 277 50 400 136 285 141 412 4U5
4-06. Empty total.. 605 081 572 575 238 898 214 079 45 517 39 066 89 593 85 341 231 073 234 089 4-06
4-07. Loaded and empty, east ............... 780 259 733 250 303 753 271 152 52 387 45 367 116 708 111 223 307 411 305 508 4-07
4-08. Loaded and empty, west. ...............782 601 735 475 304 317 271 033 53 148 45 142 116 753 110 857 308 383 308 443 4-48
4-09. Loaded and empty, total.. 1 562 860 1 468 725 608 070 542 185 105 535 90 509 253 461 222 080 615 794 613 951 4-09
4-10. Caboose,eastandwe~t ................ 32 836 31 480 11 800 10 776 1 485 135f3 5 790 5 476 13 761 13 875 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west. 6 921 6 778 1 717 1 989 94 113 1 074 1 167 4 036 3 509 4-1
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-L Coal-burnig steam locomotives.. ? 680 541 7 126 318 3 416 585 3 116 185 515 253 458 259 1 384 510 1 284 911 2 364 193 2 266 963 ~01
M2. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .......... .. 1 6 44 6 95 1 6 41 9 90 6 1 7 3 2 2 90 2 2 4 5 3 7 1 6 21 7 32 1 6 17 3 80 ~02
03. Electric locomotives. ................. 193 864 109 686 130 422 54 044 36 420 30 234 27 022 25 408 MS0
S-4.LOtherlocomotives................... 753 4 214 435 765 5 18 3 449 5-04
~05. Total. .................... 9 519 853 8 882 208 3 547 503 3 171 067 551 673 488 493 1 407 412 1 309 448 4 013 265 3 913 200 6-S
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands~):
S01. Total inceoal-burning, steam locomotive~trains. .51 778 483 47 563 640 23 503 833 21 232 057 4 823 193 4 059 825 8 955 658 8 384 289 14 495 799 13 887 469 gg1
02. Totalin oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .9 799 018 10 041 238 397 393 138 81 4 153 301 9 659 807 9 887 .544 e-0g
MS0. Total in electric locomotive trains. .1 5 41 87 5 7 4 38 O 1 18 5 6 47 4 28 2 O1 2 15 17 8 17 9 5 69 14 1 0 50 1 32 6 10 MS3
&-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. .......6 910 2 8 30 6 1 61 8 5 6 65 5 29 2 2 2 6 41 04O
6-05. Total in all freight trains. .63 126 286 58 373 564 24 691 495 21 666 316 5 038 371 4 239 394 9 094 472 8 537 590 24 301 948 23 930 264 asQ
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). 25 553 365 23 181 506 10 289 081 8 796 605 2 660 544 2 208 634 3 631 952 3 353 701 8 971 788 8 822 566 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). .2 025 501 1 948 105 762 162 694 221 97 848 88a 120 354 859 338 532 810 632 827 232 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
Ml Tan-ies rdnry ... ... ... .51 726.6 8.6 7.9 5-7 5*)3* 3.9 IM1
M02. Net ton-miles. ,928 3.548 648544 1,9 333331314242233 0
10. Averags pertrain-mile (,exludiing l:~~igh trains):)I~o1051al1al 4 10
1M)1. Locomotive-miles (principala~nd helper)..........101.6.11.110 1 51.3.o1.3.3 l l
14-02. Loaded freightecar-miles. .28.6 27.8 32.0 30.9 41.9 39.3 2;J.7 2).8 26.7 26.2 1(M2
103s. Empty freight car-miles. 18.1 17.8 20.7 20.2 31.7S 629. 148 4. 6.0 16. 16-03
10-04. Totalfreightear-miles (excludingecaboose)..... ... 46.7 45.6 52- 7 51-1 7366.23. 3. 2.7 )2.3 1@04
14-05. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). ... .1, 886 1, 81) 2, 18 2, 011 J, 51) ), 2421,9 1 51,65,6 1 5
10-06. Net ton-miles. .763 720 s91 ses 1, s55 1, 689 599 5B362 608 10-06
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .I 252 21(7 250 ak9 345 337 220 215 258 250 11
12Net ton-mie pr loaded car-mile. ....... 26.7 25.9 27.9 26.8 4h.3 42-9 25.2 21(.5 23* 2.2 12
1301. Percent loaded of total freight ear-miles, eastbound. .71.j 71.4 76. 6 77.1 54-9 55.2 70.6 68.6 69.2 6 .7 1S01
102. Petrent loaded of totalf~reightcar-miles, westbound. 51.3 50.7 li4.s 43-9 58.8 58-5 7:: s4 5-8 *2n 192
1b03. Percent loaded of total frei ht car-miles (east and west). 1361.o 60.7 60.5 56.9 .6612. 5 1-9 1b03
It Al. P rent eahtoborund of total Taded freight car-miles. .58.1 58.4 63.1 63.7 47.9 Lc.7 57-3 55-8 55.3 56.0 10r4
14-01. Train-miles.....................1. 16.7 15*3 15.5 14.s 15.0 17.2 17.1 17.9 17.7 14
1P02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .. 3,166 29,964 32, 397 31, no0 51, 492 48, loS 25, 628 25, 219 29, 979 28, 928 1P02
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations oftotal train-hours .*.. .1 20.9 20.g 27. 4 27*5 26. 5 26.6 15.9 16.4 16.1( 16.5 15

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


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;ion 3 1262 08851 50.19 INTERSTATE COMM~ERCE COMMISSION Statement 1
BUREAU OF STATISTICS FEBR'
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 150 reports of freight train statistics representing 160 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1939 AND 1938


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

1939 1938 1939 1981939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month. 232 36 1 233 369 56 908 57 284 5 942 5 9251 38 24 9 38 459 131 262 131 7011 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
Z1.Ordinary.. . ............... 69 810131 68 056 146 24 027 690 22 532406 30O05 005 2 774 1551 12 525 739 12 023 969 30 251 697 30 725 6161 2-01
2-02. Light....................... 555 143 355 630 289 622 272 874 31 376 32 991 60 410 55 440 173 735 191 325 20
2-4)3Totav-nil. 70 365 274 68 608 776 24 317 312 22 805 280 3 036 381 28071146 12586149 12079409 30 425 432 30 916 941 %3
3-01. Principal. .................... 70 314 406 68 556 951 24 318 504 2 2 807 385 3 037 378 i: 808 0521 12 587 265 12 079 694 30 371 25 9 30 861 8201 i1
3-02. He oer.. 4 685 098 4 096 478 3 007 657 2 380 315 156 674 140 222 433 673 448 433 1087 094 1127 508 8-4)2
3-03.Li ht. ...................3805 34 4 35314 818 2 235 913 1 952 271 161 108 136 7221 246 007 230 378 1 162 316 1 195 4471 3-S
3-4. T ...... ...... 78 804 848 76 168 247 29 562 074 27 139 971 3 5516l0 3 08 4996 132866 945 12758 505 32 620 669 33 184 775 ~04
05s. Total, steam only. 76 896 051 75 071 739 28 001 707 26 350 936 3 184 708 2 946 332 13 266 945 12758 505 32 442 691 3 3 015 966 8-45
MS0. Total, electric only. .1 889 210 1 072 136 1 550 942 778 198 170 452 138 664 167 816 155 274 MS6
&-Y. Total,other.. .......... .19 587 24 372 9 425 1.0 837 10 162 13 535 3-7
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
3-08. Coal-burning steam locomotives. .5 661 594 5 432 162 3 075 023 2 868 564 319 004 292 27 9 894 112 865 644 1 373 455 1 405 675 MSB
3-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .905 559 924 752 10 278 11 858 895 281 912 894 MS
3-10. Electric locomotive units. 106 506 79 age 8 9 794 62 812 6 698 6 193 -10 014 10 293 1
3-11. Other locomotives.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1 4 782 11 328 3 618 9 324 -1 164 2 004l 8-11
3-12.Total. ... .. .. .. ... .. .. .1 6 678 441 6 447 540 3 168 435 2 940 700 325 702 298 472 904 390 877 502 2 279 914 2 330 866 8-12
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4--0. Loaded, east.. 1 172 146 1 106 456 486 519 443 669 61 5'36 53 743 170 212 156 224 453 87 9 452 820 4-01
4-42. Loaded, west. .838 439 787 481 282 573 248 755 43 962 55 353 128 719 127 369 363 185 356 004 4-02
4-03. Loaded, total. .2 010 565 1 893 937 769 092 692 424 125 498 109 096 298 931 283 593 817 064 808 824 4408
4--04. Empty, east 468 727 445 167 147 612 130 040 49 003 42 185 71 986 73 517 200 126 199 425 44)4
4-05. Empty, west.. 798 536 754 782 346 225 319 045 46 254 40 026 112 995 101 834 293 062 293 877 4-05
4-06. Empty total.. 1 267 263 1199 949 493 837 449 085 95 257 82 211 184 981 175 351 493 188 493 302 4-4)6
44YL Loaded and empty, east. 1 640 873 1 551 623 634 131 573 709 110 539 95 928 242 198 229 741 654 005 652 245 4-(YI
4-08. Loaded and empty, west. .1 636 97 5 1 542 263 628 798 567 800 110 216 95 379 241 714 229 203 656 247 649 881 4-48
4-09. Loaded and empty, total. 3 277 848 3 093 886 1 262 929 1 141 3oo 220 755 191 307 483 912 458 944 1 310 252 1 30s 126 4.4)g
4-10. Caboose, east and west. 68 606 66 546 24 558 as 87 8 3 111 2 864 11 960 11 447 28 977 29 359 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freigh~t trains), east and west. 14 27 3 13 98 5 3 65 2 4 00 3 20 1 23 6 2 25 1 2 57 3 8 16 9 7 375 3 4-1
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives.. 15 992 399 15 149 831 7 118 583 6 639 146 1 080 971 977 978 2 859 297 2 687 223 4 933 548 4 845 484 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 4 69 3 3 3 4 42 2 81 8 2 16 8 46 4 3 5 44 6 9 3 4 22 5 16 3 397 4 20 &02
5-03. Electric locomotives. 397 655 228 506 260 226 110 795 78 779 64 700 58 650 53 011 5-03
5-04. Other locomotives. 1 5 84 7 6 13 90 8 1 5 e -- 67 6 6 oa 5 5--0
5-05. Total. .19 860 671 18 828 231 7 379 799 6 751 697 1 159 750 1 042 678 2 905 732 2731 916 8 415 390 8 301 940 -0
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses thousandsd~) :
6-401. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .108 605 123 too 932 506 49 163 855 45 020 527 10 066 655 8 610 979 18 600 556 17 527 815 30 774 057 29 773 185 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains.. 20 802222 2 1126 68 8 513 948 279 84 5 28 2568 20 521 864 20 843172 8.02
6-03. Total in electric locomotive trains. 101 04 5 1 525 707 2 319 74 4 863 674 460 056 386 147 -.321 245S 275 886 6-)3
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 14 60 8 5 6 60 2 3 53 4 13 8 21 ---.11 27 4 4 2 7 81 04q
6-05. Total in all freight trains. .132 522 998 123 641 503 51 487 446 45 898 970 10 526 711 8 997 126 18 880 401 17 810 383 51 628 440 50 935 024 06-4
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands).' 53 708 247 49 586 377 21 549 858 18 844 688 5 550 040O 4 709 781 7 551 139 7 129 641 19 057 485 18 902 267 q
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). ..4 206 768 4 136 661 1 581 548 1481 383 202 97 4 187 984 731 626 711 579 1 690 620 1 755 915 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
%01. Train-miles ordinary. ................5.1 4*9 7.2 6.7 8.6 J.9 5.6 5.3 3*9 4.o %01
M02. Net ton-miles. ,91a 3,601 6, 418 5,576 15,831 13,473 3.346 3,142 2,lr61 2,6} M~ -2
10. Averages per train-mile (oex~ludinlight trains):~ .710 ~11 .510 .)101ID .J 1
10--01. Locomotive-miles (principal and helper) 1071011 1 11.5.o1.3.o1. .o l l
1(M2. Loadedfreightear-miles. .g ~ 28 7.8 32.0 30.8 41.8 39.) 23.9 23.6 7026.J 1(M2
1(03. Empty freight car-miles. ...............18.2 17.7 20.6 19.9 31.7 29.7147 14.6 1. 61 14
10-4. Totalfreight ear-miles(excluding caboose). 47.0 45* 5 52.6 50.7 73.5 69.o 38. 3.n2 76 4). .6 1(M)4
16-05. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). ~g 1 9 872 1)2 07) 5) 2;1) 1,oi 507p 1,qu 48 1 77,58 10-05
I(M6. Net ton-miles.................... 769 729 89g7 8j6 1, 847 1, 698so 593 63061 I s
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 252 21(7 250 269 346 338 219 214 25p 250 11
12. Netton-milesperloaded car-mile. .. .. .... .1 26.7 26.2 28.0 27.2 44.2h.2 25.) 25.1 23. 2.4 12
13. Car-mile ratios:
1~01. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, eastbound. .. 1 71.4 71. J 76.7 ~773 55.7 56.0 70.3 6s.o 69.4 69.L 18-01
13-02. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, westbound. 1. 1. 4.9 4j.8 58.0 58.0 5*35. 5348 14
15-03. Percent loaded of total frei ht car-miles (east and west). .8 61 61 60. 9 60. 7 6.8 57.0 61. 6.8 62. 2.1 0
1304. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight car-miles. .5 58. 63*3 64.1 9 r.o 9g.3 56.9 55.1 55* 5 56.o 18--04
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles. ....................16.7 16.6 15.4 15.4 15.0 14.9 17.2 17. 1.0 17.6 14-41
14-42. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). 1, 502 29, as9 32, 555 30, 984 51, 862 47, 861 25, 806 25, 036 30, 538 29, 008 1P42
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hounrs. .1 21.0 20.8 27.2 27.) 26.6 26.3 1, 16.4 16.4 16.4 15


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*Excludes switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals,


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INTERSTATE COM1VERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 150 reports of freight train statistics representing 160 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)



















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

1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month............ 232 198 253 274 56 882 57 2621 5 9421 5 925 38 219 38 459 131 155 131 628 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-4L. Onlinary. ..................... 37 299 624 35 311 519 18 838 911 11 644 519 1 569 257 1 413 937 6 675 105 6 555 212 16 216 3511 15 897 851 201
u02 Light. ..276 045 252 436 147 949 118 550 16 306 14 625 26 581 25 677 85 207 93 584 S-42
203. Total. ..... ..... ... 37 575 669 35 563 955 12 986 860 11 763 069 1 585 565 1 428 562 6 701 686 6 380 889 16 301 558 15 991 435 2-43
3. Road locomotive-miles:
&-01 Principal. 37 544 470 35 541 036 12 988 869 11 765 782 1 586 031 1 428 991 6 701 625 6 380 880 16 267 9451 15 965 383 8-01
3-02. H lpr. 2 489 46.1 2 167 616 1 586 291 1 241 500 75 220 71 872 230 937 242 190 595 013 612 054 S42
iW0.lgt 2 001 799 1 852 441 1149 69 1082166 81323 67 347 128 974 116 342 641 804 646 586
&4( ..... 42 035 730 39 561 093 15 726 858 14 029 448 1 7425374 1 568 210 7 061 536 6 739 412 17 504 762 17 224 023 gM
3--0. Tt steam only. ....... 40 982 820 38 951 987 14 847 796 13 591 949 1 657 418 1 496 707 7 061 536 6 739 412 17 416 0701 17 123 919 8-45
8-06. Tota electric only. .1 0 42 8 41 5 94 8 8 6 7 6 O4 4 33 1 49 8 5 1 56 7 1 5 03 64 OS 9 1 68 8--6
3-4. Totl other. .... 10 069 14 286 5 458 4 350 *4 611 9 936 8-07
Train-swthn locomotive-miles:
3--08 Coal-burning steam locomotives. 3 017 5 50 o 8 29 5 54 1 6 46 2 29 1 5 15 8 7 1 68 21 8 1 46 5 66 4 86 14 8 4 56 7 17 7 16 95 5 7 10 9 8 g8-4
8-49. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 5 01 16 7 4 99 a 5 9 -6 063 1 2 5 82 4 95 10 4 4 86 6 77 8--0
8-10. Electric locomotive units. .44 978 44 O98 36 565 34 58O 3 258 3 102 -*5 155 6 416 E1
8-1 Other locomotives. .2 2 O2 4 7 58 1 51 8 3 5 8 a -I -I 6 84 1 176 8-11
3-2.Total .... ......... 3 565 897 3 377 669 1 684 312 1 554 035 171 476 149 668 492 211 469 2991 1 217 898 1 204 667 3-1
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4--0L Loddeast. 647 400 604 775 266 224 239 143 32 287 27 615 94 930 90 101 253 959 247 916 4--01
4--02.ed west. .462 177 425 178 159 267 137 523 35 512 28 400 69 293 66 511 198 305 192 744 44
648.Laetol 1A 109 577 1 029 953 425 491 376 666 67 599 56 015 164 223 156 61;2 452 264 440 660 k0
4--4. Empty, east .. 245 290 214 187 80 642 65 912 26 149 20 013 34 750 34 328 103 749 93 934 4--0
4--05. Empty,west. 423 679 390 760 182 581 164 256 22 684 19 166 60 006 56 375 158 408 150 963 4--6
4--6. Empty, total.. 668 969 604 947 263 283 230 168 48 833 39 179 94 756 90 703 262 157 244 897 4--06
4--0. Loaded and empty, east. 892 690 818 962 346 866 305 055 58 436 47 628 129 680 184 429 357 708 341 850 4--7
4-08 Loaded and empty, west .885 856 815 938 341 848 301 779 57 996 47 566 129 299 122 886 356 713 343 707 4--8
-49. Loaded and empty, total. 1 778 546 1 634 900 688 714 606 834 116 432 95 194 258 979 247 315 714 421 685 557 4--0
4-10. Cabooseeeastandwest 6 550 34 424 13 105 11 799 1 625 1 450 6 372 6 045 15 448 15 130 4-10
4--11. Passenger-train cars tin freight trains), east and west .. 8 451 8 125 1 970 a 218 118 115 1 477 1 397 4 as6 4 395 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-4L Coal-burning steam locomotives. 8 4 56 6 89 7 8 21 4 01 3 7 82 3 67 3 4 31 8 59 5 61 91 11 4 92 0 91 1 5 18 10 8 1 4 09 513 5 5 94 2 83 a 4 87 9 36 5-01
5-02 Oil-burning steam locomotives. 1 917 469 1 850 720 64 122 26 095 37 178 1 891 310 1 813 420 5-42
5--3. Electrielocomotives. 219 075 126 292 149 209 62 518 39 962 32 571 29 904 31 203 548
5-04. Other locomotives.. ea 4 122 523 627 300 3 495 5-44
5--0. Total .... ......... 10 594 056 9 802 535 3 932 183 3 495 126 601 873 524 662 1 544 203 1 446 693 4 515 797 4 336 054 C545
6. Gross ton-miles of ears, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
6-0L. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. 58 180 472 53 041 855 26 457 640 23 858 855 5 346 7011 4 313 841 9 931 436 9 228 598 16 444 695 15 640 561 641
6-2. Total in oil-burning,steam locomotive trains. 1 787 711 11 396 790 371 668 152 798 235 269 11 634 542 11 160 853 &-0
6-08. Total in electric locomotive trains. 1 812 5 43 87 1 7 33 1 4 15 19 5 5 O8 O 2 25 3 6 56 19 4 3 1 -1 6 7 8 16 9 6 7 9 -8
6-44. Total in other locomotive and motor war trains.. eas aa 2 18 6 1 7 39 4 0 92 -- 6 5 4 2 4 9 46--04
06-0. Total in all freight trains, 71 789 008 65 338 564 27 874 945 24 371 638 5 583 267 4 507 872 10 084 234 9 463 867 28 246 562 26 995 187 &45
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands).. 28 831 217 26 035 748 11 496 760 9 918 997 2 953 204 2 350 432 3 999 039 3 666 851 10 381 414 10 099 468 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at waystaitions). a an 978 a 139 625 837 342 765 420 105 094 94 277 386 800 374 593 903 742 905 335 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages pr mile of road per day:
seL T 'n-ila ordinary. .5.2 4*9 7.3 6.6 8.5 7.7 5.6 5.3 4.0 3.195 91
9-42 Net to-ie 4,oo5 3,600 6,520 5.588 16,o32 12,797 3,376 3,o?6 2.553 2,45 2
10. A. Lcm otieie (pia anr h :er. ......... 1.07 1.06 1.12 1.11 1.05 1.0 1.03 1.b1.o3 1.0 14-0
10-02. Loapdedreightcar-miles. 8 2 9 e.2 3312.3 I13.1 39. 2L*6 2.6 27*9 ;7*7 16(
10-03. Empty freight car-miles................791.10. 983. 771.1. 6.1.4 1-8
10-04. Totalfreightear-miles (xcluding aboose). 477 *3 ~ 2053. 52.1 74.2 677. 388 8.4.1. 10-0
10-0. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .1,925 1.650 2,171 2o335 3,18 1,511 1491,712 1, 10-4
10-0. Nt tn-mles 73 77 85 82 18821,662 599 577 64o 3)5 10-06
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 252 218 250 249 345 335 219 215 258 252 11
12. Netton-mileaperloadedcar-mile. .. .. .1 26.0 25.3 27.o 26. 3 43.7 42.0 24.1 23.4 23.0 22.9 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
1441. Percnt Loaded of total freght ear-miles, eastbound. ..7.5 73.a 76.8 78.4 5. 58.o 73.2 72**, 71.o 72.5 1~01
1--2. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, westbound .5. 214. 56 095* 365. .6 56.1 18--02
13-0. Percent loaded of toal freight car-miles (east and west). 24 3061.8 b62. 5. 58.8 ~ 6). 6).) )6.3 1-0
13--04 Percent eastbound of total loaded freight car-miles. 58.3 58.7 62.6 63.5 47. 49 57.8( 5755*61.3 1S-04
li. Averages nr train-hour:
1401 'ra-mle. .. .. .. .. .. .168 6. 1*515415.1 15.2 17.3 17.o 18.0 17.7 14
1402 Grossto~n-miles excludinlglocomotives and'tenders).. 32,149 30.537 33.203.1 31647852,7 524 1252b1 44
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours'.*. .( 21.2 21.2 27.4( 27.8 27.0 26.J 16.9 16.9 16.6 16815

*Exaludes switahing time of train looomotives at initial and final terminals.


ision 31608557 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Sb.....t No. MI-211 (os-a)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS MARCH, 1939
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Comppiled from 150 reports or height train statistics representing 140 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MOPTTH OF MARCH, 1989 AND 1938


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

1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1936 1939 193d

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month.#. 232 294 233 338 56 899l 57 278 5 94 2 5 925 38 23 91 8 4591 131 214 131 676 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
P,-oL Onhnary.. .. ... .. .. .. ... .1 to? 109 7291 103 367 665 36 8666 601 34 176 925 4 574 262 4 188 092 19 200 844 18 379 181 46 468 022 46 623 467 Pr01
2,02 Light... ................. 831 215 805 066 437 571 391 424 47 684 47 616 86 991 81 117 258 969 284 909 2
2,-09. Total. 107 940 944 104 172 731 37 304 172 34 566 349 4 621 946 4 235 708 19 287 835 18 460 2981 46 726 991 46 908 3761 MS
3. Road locomotive-miles:
OL Principal. .. ... .. .. .. .. .. .1 107 858 876 104 097 987 37 307 373 34 573 167 4 623 4091 4 257 043 19 288 890 18 460 574 46 639 204 46 827 205 0M1
M02 He pr.. .? .................. 17559 6 264 094 4 595 948 3 621 815 231 894 212 094 664 610 690 623 1 682 107 1739 562 8-02
s-W.Lia L.... ........ 5807 143 5367 259 3 385 611 2 974 437 242 431 204 069 374981l 346720 1 804 120 1842 033 8-W
a-4 TtT ............ 120 640 576 115 729 340 45 288 932 41 169 419 5 097 734 4 655206 20 328 481 19 497 917 50 125 431 504*087196 80
8-4. oa steam only. ................. 117 878 871 114 023 726 42 849 503 39 942 885 4 842 126 4 443 039 20 $28 481 19 497 917 49 658 761 50 139 865 056
MSO. Tota electric only. ................. 2 932 051 1 666 956 2 424 546 1 211 347 255 608 210 167 251 897 245 442 806
ie7. Tota other............ 29 656 38 658 14 883 15 1871 -1 -I -I 14 773 23 471 807
Train-swithn locomotive-miles:
~08. Coal-burningsteam locomotives.. ... .. .. .I as79 14 4 8 2 61 7 16 4 7 21 25 2 4 3 84 4 37 4 87 22 a 4 58 8 4 1 3 8 26 0 1 3 as 3 61 2 0 90 4 10 2 116 07 3 MOS
MB9.Oil-burning steam locomotives.. .......... 1 406 726 1 424 011 --- 16 341 24 440 13903585 1 3995871 MS9
8-10. Electrkclocomotivenunits. ........ 151 484 123 396 126 35 9 97 392 9 956 9 895 15 169 16 709 $-10
8-1L Otherlocomotives................... 6 984 16 086 5 136 la 9061 -1 -I 1 848 3 180 -1
8-2. Total. 10 244 338 9 825 209 4 852 747 4 494 735 497 178 448 140 1 596 601 1 546 801 3 497 812 3 535 5331 8-2
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-41LLoadedeeast.. .. .. .. .. ... .. .I 819 546 1711 231 752 743 682 812 93 823 81 358 265142 246325 707 838 700 736 PO1
02. Loaded, west. .............. .... 1 300 615 1 212 659 441 840 386 278 99 27 4 83 753 198 011 193 880 561 490 548 748 4-42
4-3.Loaded, total. 3 120161 2 923 890 119 4858 1069 090 193 097 165 111 463 153 440 205 1269 328 1249 484 60s
Mt.~ Empty,east 714 018 659 353 228 254 195 952 75 152 62 198 106 737 107 845 303 67 5 293 358 4441
4--0. Empty,west.. 1 222 215 1 145 154 528 806 483 301 68 938 59 192 173 001 158 209 451 470 444 841 4-05
4--0. Empty total. 1 936 233 1 804 896 757 060 679 253 144 090 121 390 279 738 266 054 755 345 738 199 4-06
4--4Y. Loaded and empty, east. 2 533 564 2 370 584 980 997 878 764 168 975 143 556 371 879 354 170 1 011 713 994 094 4-47
4-48. Loaded and empty, weat .2 522 830 2 558 202 970 646 869 579 168 212 142 945 371 012 352 089 1 012 960 993 589 4-48
4--9. Loaded and empty, total. 5 056 394 4 728 786 1 951 64 3 1 748 343 337 187 286 501 742 891 706 259 2 024 67 3 1 987 683 ~09
4-10. Caboose,east andw9;est. 105 155 100 972 37 66 3 34 677 4 736 4 314 16 332 17 492 44 424 44 489 4l-10
4-11. Passenger-train ears (in freighttirains), east and west. 22 723 22 111 5 628 6 221 319 351 3 727 3 7701 13 05 5 11 7691 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives. 2 4 4 49 0 87 2 2 97 1 2 32 10 90 0 97 O 1 0 07 1 0 05 1 6 42 8 82 1 4 70 0 69 4 7 7 4 05 4 O 96 7 38 7 5 27 8 30 7 3 3 4 3 5--01
5--02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 5 38 6 50 1 5 2 93 OO 1 14 6 29 O- 7 252 92 8 1 8 71 5 31 3 8 26 5 21 O 8 4O 4
5-03. Electrielocomotives. 616 730 354 798 409 435 173 313 118 741 97 271 88 554 84 214 5--03
5404. Otherlocomotives.. .......... ......2 407 11 735 1 431 2 215 976 9 520 5-44
5-45. Total. 30 454 725 28 630 766 11 311 982 10 246 823 1 741 623 1 567 340 4 449 934 4 178 609 12 931 186 12 637 994 -4
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
6-0L Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. 16 6 7 5 5 94 153 97 5 111 7 5 6 21 4 95 6 8 8 79 8 21 25 41 5 3355 1 2 9 24 8 2 O 2 8 5 31 9 9 2 26 7 57 16 3 4 7 21 8 7 52 4 5 4 1 74 6 6-0
6-2. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. 3 2 5 89 9 33 3 2 5 23 4 78 8 a4 1 6 16 4 32 6 4 51 7 8 37 3 2 15 6 40 6 3 2 0 04 O 25 6-0
6-08. Total in electric locomotive trains. 4 91 3 5 68 2 39 7 4 40 7 34 9 39 1 37 1 6 97 6 96 6 2 58 O 17 8* 4 8 2 0 27 4 45 54 5 008
&044 Total in other locomotive and motorcar trailns. 2 2 8 90 8 4 7 88 5 07 3 17 9 13 17 817 6 6 87 5 &.at
S-05. Total in all freight trains. 204 312 005 188 980 817 79 362 391 70 270 608 16 109 977 13 504 998 28 964 635 27 275 000 79 875 002 77 930 211 6-05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). .82 544 314 75 622 867 33 046 5435 28 763 677 8 503 24 4 7 060 213 11 550 979 10 797 242 29 443 748 29 001 735 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). 6 439 746 6 276 286 2 418 890 2 246 803 308 068 282 261 1 118 426 1 085 972 2 594 362 2 661 250 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages peF mile of road per day:

10. Averages per train-mile (exclnd~l light trains):'
10-4.Laocomotive-m~d (piople and helper).. .........1.07 1.06 1.21.11 1.o515 1o .k1.o1 1g.o 1@12
1 02 Loadedfreighte~ar-ie~ .: 29.1 28.3 "2.4 313423.4 24. 9 27. 26.8 1(42
10-48. Emp~ty_ farght car-miles. .( 1. .42.199.5 2.o6 14. 145163158 14o
10-04Totrl freight car-miles~(excluding caboose). 47.2 45* 295. 376843. 84464.6 10-04
10-45. Gross ton-mniles (excluding locomotives and tenders). ,908 ,2 2,15 2,56. 7352 3,22 1,50 1,44 1, 9 ,671 10-05
10-06. Net ton-miles. 771 732 896 ~ 82 185 1,686 602 ~ 58 46 10-06
11. Gross tonmiles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .) 252 247 250 249 34(6 337 219 21)) 256 251 11
12 Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. ........ ... .26.5 25.9 27.7 26.9 44.o 42.8 21(.9 24.5 23*2 23.2 12
13. Car-mile ratios:
18-01. Percentiloaded of total freightecar-miles eastbound. .....71.8 72.2 67775556.7136. oo7 5 1-1
18-02. P~erent loaded of total freight car-rmiles, westboun.b .: .~ 165. 5 *59.o 5.6 53.4 55.1 55.o 55.2 14
18-43. Percent loaded of total freight ear-miles (east and west). 61. 61, 126115. 5. 23 236.76.
18-04. Percent eastbouhd of total loaded freightecar-miles. ... 3 58.5 63.o 63.9 8. 93 57.2 56.o 55-8 56.1 1~04
14. Averages per train-hour:
14--0'frain-miles. 6816.6 15.4 1~5.4 15.o 15.o 17.2 17.o 18.0 17.6 14--01
14--02 Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). 1,727 30,110 2091,6 52,294 47,b46 25,898 25,116 30,788 29,283 14--2
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours. .1 21.1 2o*9 27*3 27.5 26.7 26.3 16.5 16.6 16.5 16.5 15


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# 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.


US 5 GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1 39--0-77060


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 130 reports of freight train statistics representing 140 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)





5 .UNIVERSITy OF FLORIDA

Sub ect to revisionlllll INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION sbt.... R...n..man(os-A

BUREAU OF STATISTICS APRIL, 1939
r,~S :'C FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
a Compiled from 1)0 reports of freight train statistics representing. 140 railways
I (SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL, 1939 AND 1938
Ui.S. DEPOCITORIY

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

1-939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at lose of month. ...... 232 129 233 255 56 848 57 247 5 942 5 925 38 207 38 45g1 131 132 151 624 1
2. Train-miles, (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
U)L Ordinary. 3 4 454 061 32 948 733 11 367 160 10 728 898 1 015 990 1 506 884 6 211 536 6 110 156 15 859 375 14 80s Tea M01
2-02 Light ......... ... 270 968l 241 603 130 094 108 520 9 713 15 448 36 273 27 328 94 888 92 307 M20
U)3. Total. 4 725 0291 33 190 336 11 497 254 10 837 418 1 025 703 1 520 332 6 247 8091 6 137 484 15 954 263 14 895 102 ZM
3. Road locomotive-'miles:
8-01. Principal. 34 698 207 33 164 248 11 501 452 10 839 250 1 025 815 1 320 695 6 247 1521 6 137 615 15 923 808 14 866 708 0M1
3--2 He pr.. 165 281 1 927 737 1 342 515 1 155 582 28 594 60 437 190 4091 225 882 603 763 489 636 M22
246.Li Lt 796 813 1 640 069 1 006 556 925 613 39 220 SS 342 108 946 107 6221 642 091 548 492 3-06
S044 .oa 8 660 301 36 732 054 15 850 523 12 918 425 1 093 629 1 459 474 6 546 467 6 469 119 17169 662 15, 905 036 244
3-05. Total, team only. ... 37 710 008 36 045 470 13 028 135 12 375 663 1 062 994 1 380 062 6 546 487 6 469 119 17 072 392 15 820 626 8-05
3-06. Total, electric only. ..........941 567 676 686 817 230 559 904 30 635 59 412 --93 702 79 370 Me6
3--7. Total, other. .....8 7 26 7 8 98 5 15 8 2 8 58 5 68 5 0 40 3-07
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
3-08. Coal-burning steam locomotives............. 2 589 186 a 596 296 1 402 869 1 388 057 83 478 132 866 444 034 428 116 658 805 647 257 48-0
8-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 94 637 476 389 1 790 1 698 7 170 11 502 485 677 463 la9 3-09
8--10. Electric locomotive units. 40 241 40 659 33 227 32 487 1 251 2 853 763 5 19 8-10
8-1. Otherlocomotives.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 2640 2886 2 166 1721 -1 -I -1 474 1164 3)-11
3-2. Total. .... .. .. .. ... .. .I 3 126 704 3 116 170 1 440 052 1 423 964 84 729 135 7191 451 204 439 618 1 150 719 1 116 869 3-12
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-0L Loaded east 601 638 549 315 236 065 220 3071 18 996 24 7871 87 053 85 674 259 524 218 607 P01
4-42. Loaded, west. 409 185 379 586 140 483 125 320 15 862 26 833 61 8981 58 072 191 002 169 361 4-02
4-03. Loaded, total. 010 823 928 901 576 486 345 627 34 858 51 560 148 9511 143 746 450 526 387 968 4-03
4l--04 Empty, east 204 799 208 939 63 976 61 197 9 878 18 646 31 805 53 025 99 140 96 071 4-44
445. Empty, west. 395 071 379 126 160 677 155 536 10 SS9 18 190 56 508 60 940 167 327 146 460 4-45
446. Empty total.. 599 870 588 065 224 6534 214 733 20 437 36 836 88 313 95 965 266 467 242 5i31 4-06
4-Y. Loaildeand empty, east. .806 437 758 254 300 041 281 504 28 874 45 373 118 8581 118 699 358 664 314 678 4-07
4-08 Loaded and empty, west 804 256 758 712 301 100 278 856 26 421 45 023 118 406 119 012 358 529 315 821 P08
4-09. Loaded and empty, total.. 1 610 693 1 516 966 601 141 560 360 55 295 8B 396 237 264 257 711 716 993 630 499 4-09
4-10. Caboose~eastandwest. .33 881 32 093 11 654 10 906 1 060 1 544 5 950 5 808 15 217 14 035 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west. 5 63 6 6 O0 1 94 5 a 27 3 10 7 112 1 37 7 1 13 4 4 8 a0 41
5. Gross ton-miles of read locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives. 7 626 095 7 255 017 5 28 1471 3 125 817 347 883 455 837 1 409 990 1 562 016 2 540 075 2 311 347 &-01
5-02 Oil-burning steam locomotives. 914 857 1 737 269 1 350 1 127 -- 23 577 31 635 1 88 9 930 1 704 507 5..2
5--0. Electriclocomotives. 186 100 138 920 138 487 84 226 14 326 27 567 33 347 27 127 5--03
&-04. Other locomotives... 702 3 344 487 448 -215 a 896 544
6-45. Total. 9 727 754 9 134 550 3 468 4111 5 211 618 362 209 483 404 1 433 567 1 393 651 4 463 567 4 045 877 5--0
6, Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cab00~sES(thou;sanld) :
S-01. Totalin coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .49 817 177 47 976 136 22 338 556 21 524 670 2 227 041i 3 943 3281 8 884 080 8 705 24 9 16 367 500 14 002 889 6--0
6-2. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. 11 772 094 10 397 344 3 246 a 839 136 088 179 861 11 632 760 10 214 644 M02
6-48. Total in electric locomotive trains. 1 559 815 990 398 1 307 140 686 422 68 185 166 256 184 490 137 720 ~03
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motor car trains... 7 904 2 3 9 37 2 1 53 3 5 0 0 -- 5 75 1 2 0 3 7 S44
6-05. Total in all freight trains. .63 156 990 59 387 815 23 651 095 22 017 431 2 295 226 4 109 584 9 020 168 8 885 110 28 190 501 ;24 575 690 ~05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). .23 982 705 22 784 159 9 256 406 8 678 976 1 017 587 2 110 084 5 401 571 3 290 767 10 307 141 8 704 533 7
8, Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). .2 009 270 1 972 264 723 775 694 774 59 005 85 999 350 489 357 767 876 001 833 724 g
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
reo. Train-miles ordinary. .3 4.7 6.7 6.2 5-7 7*4 .5*4 15*3 4.60 3.701
9--02. Net ton-miles. .3 256 5, 428 5, o54 5, Tos 11, 871 2 62,5 ,6o2 04 9-02
10. Averages per train-mile (exleuding light trina):~ .610 .P11 .610(10(1M
1~01. Locomotive-miles (principal and helper). .610 .211 .)10 .)10 .410 M
16-42. Loaded freightecar-miles. ....... 92.2 33.1 32.2 34. 3.4 24.0 2. 842. @
10-03. Empty freight ear-miles. 17.4 17.8 19.8 20.0 20.1 28.e 14.2 1 416.8 16.4 1M3
1@4. Totalfreightear-miles (excludinge~aboose). 4. 46.o 52.9 52*2 54.4 67. 6 3*3*945.2 42.6 lusd
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders. .. 1 3 ,822 8 ,0l2 5 ,15 5 ,5 778 1,647 1@56
1(MS. Net ton-miles. 9 692 814l 809 1,002 1, 615 5 539 65 sa loos
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 252 21)9 250 249 33 36 219 215 26o 254 11
12.Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. ......... ..23.7 24. 5 24. 6 25*1 29.2 4o.9 22.4 22.9 22.9 22.4 12
13. Car-mile ratios:
13-0.Percenloadedof total freightecar-miles, eastbound. 7'.6 72.4 78-7 78* 65.6 57.o 73*2 72-2 72.4 69.5 1o1
13-02. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, westbound. 50.9 50.0 .64 96005.5238.5.336 1-2
13-03. Prerent loaded of total freight car-miles (east and we~st). 2.8 51.2 62.6 61.7 63.0 5s.) 62.8 60.5 62.5 61*5 13--03
13-04. Percent eastbound of total laded freight car-miles. .. 1 59*5 59.1 62. 7 63*7 54.5 1s.o 5. 59-6 57.6 56.3 1304
14. Aver~ages per train-hour:
14-01 Train-miles..1. 16.8 15.9 15.6 17.4 15.4 17.8 17.2 18.2 17.9 14-41
14--2. G ross ton-miles (excluding locmotives and tenders). ..3, 43) 30, 111 2, 677 31, 690 ;38, 89 47, 786 25, 736 24, 835 32,181 29, 237 1P2
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hounrs. .( 20.6 21. 2 27.3 28.4 2j.9 26.1 17.0 16.5 16.2 16.7 15

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


















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

1939 1938 1939 1938d 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month.#. 232 254 233 317 56 888 57 270 5 94 2 5 925 38 231 318 459 131 109 131 663 1
2. Train-miles (locoimotive-propelled and motorcar trainss:
MOL Ordmnary... ~. .. .. .. .. ... .. .1 141 563 790 136 516 598 48 233 761 44 905 823 5 590 252 5 494 976 25 412 380 84 489 537 62 387 37 61 426 bag M01
u2.Light... 102 183 1046 669 567 665 499 944 57 397 61 064 123 264 108 445 353 857 377.216 M20
MS0. Total. 142 665 973 137 363 067 48 801 426 45 405 767 5 647 649 5 556 040 85 535 644 24 597 788 62 681 254 61 803 470 208
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-0L. Principal. .. .. .. ... ... .. .. .1 142 557 083 137 862 2355 48 808 825 45 418 397 5 649 224 5 557 738 25 536 022 24 598 189 62 563 012 61 693 911. M1
3-0L Hepr...... 9 338 058 8 19183 59384oB 63 4 775 397 260 488 872 531 825501 9 914 505 2884048 2 829 398 ><1
s-W.Lst ............ 7 605 758 7 007 386 4 392167 5 900 050 281 451 862 411 485 987 454 548 2448 013 2 390 585 8-
g04LT .... .... ..... 159 500 879 1582461 394 59 139 455 54 087 844 6 191 563 6 098 680 26 874 968 25 967 056 67295 093 66 313803 044
-05. To steam only. .... 1155 88879 150 069 196 55 877 638 Sa 318 548 5 905 120 5 ass 10 26 874968 2 967 034 66 931 153 65 96Q 11 80
3-46. Tota electric only. ..3 873 618 2 345 642 5 241 776 1 751 251 286 243 869 579 345 599 Sa4 81a 8-46
3-07. Tota other. 8 388 46 556 20 041 18 045 18 341 28 511 8-4Y
Train-swithn locomotive-miles:
3-08. Coal-burning steam locomotives. 11 268 530 10 858 010 6 124 121 5 772 498 570 700 571 711 1 824 294 1 750 477 a 749 215 a 765 330 ~MB
3-00. Oil-burning steam locomotives............. 1 901 363 1 900 540 1 790 1 698 -3 511 35 948 1 876062a 1862a700 gos
3-10. Electric locomotive units. 191 725 164 055 159 586 129 879 11 207 12 148- 20 938 22 088 810O
3-11. Otherlocomotives................... 9 624 18 978 7 3102 14 628- -- 2 322 4 344 8-1
3-2.Total. .5 71 042 12 941 77 6292 799 5 918 697 581 907 983 859 1 847 805 1 786 419 4 648 531 4 65840sj 3-2
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4--01. Loaded, east.. 2 421 184 2 260 545 988 808 903 119 112 819 i1060851 552 195 551 999 967 362 919 342 4-01
4-42.Loaded, west ......... ........ 1709 799 1 598845 IB 52868 51598 115156 110 586 259 90g 851 958 7524*92 718 109 4-2
4-08. Loaded, total. 4 130 985 3 852 790 1 571 070 1 414717 287 951 si16 71 6ia 104 585 951 1719 854 1 6317 451 4-48
4-01. Enyptypeast. .. 918 817 868 298 892 250 25 7:14 BS 080 80 844 138 542 140 870 403 015 389 429 4--04
4--05. Enldipfye. 1 617 287 1 584 669 689 444 656 $37 79 497 77 389 289 509 219 149 6s18 97 591 301 405
POB. Einpty total.. 2 536 104 2 392 941 981 714 893 986 164 527 158 aas 368 091 360 019 1 021 818 980 730 Ir-s
4--07. Loaded and empty, east: 340 001 3 188 837 1 281 038 1 160 868 197 849 186 989 490 737 478 869 1 370 377 1 308 771 407
4-08. Loaded and empty, west. 327 086 3 116 914 1 271 746 1 148 435 194 635 187 968 48 9 418 471 101. 1 371 289 1 309 410 P08
4-49. Loaded and empty, total. .6 667 087 6 245 751 2 558 784 .2 306 703 598 482 374 897 980 155 945 970 2 741 666 2 618 181 4--09
4-10. Caboose, east andw~est 139 036 133 064 49 317 45 585 5 196 5 458 g4 gag 83 )00 59 641 58 523 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west. 1 28 6 30 7 19 7 56 7 8 4 93 4 26 4 43 5 10 4 5 16 9 18 18 9 16 5 89 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives. 32 075 183l 30 826 z49 14 229 117 13 196 822 1 990 765 1 925 906 51 787 595 5 458 754 10 067 906 9 644 767 5-01
5--2. Oil-burning steam locomotives. ? 01 558 7 030 270 1 496 1 417 -- 96 106 113 506 7 203 756 6 915 347 5-02
5--03. Electrielocomotives. 602 8510 495 718 547 862 857 539 133 067 124 638 121 901 111 341 5--03
5--04.Otherlocomotives.. 109 15079 1 918 2 463 191 18 416 5-04
5-05. Total. 40 182 480 37 765 316 14 780 393 13 458 441 2 123 832 2 050 744 5 883 501 5 572 260 17 394 754 16 683 871 5-0
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
6-0L. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. 216 602 771 801 951 247 97 960 051 90 204 052 17 640 396 16 868 148 37 416 07 2 35 462 412 631 586 852 59 416 635 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .4 4362 SO2 7 4 2 92 O 8 2 4 13 O 4 4 55 86 8 73 1 97 T 9 8 4 3 7 69 16 6 4 2 a18 6 69 6-02
6--0. Total in electric locomotive trains. .6 473 403 3 387 838 5 042 07 92 058 119 764 807 746 454 666 517 583 265 6-08
&-04. Total in other locomotive and motor car train~s.. 3 O 7 9 10 8 7 a5 7 226 21 4 13 2 3 5 68 8 7 53 la 6-04
6--0. Total in all freight trains. .............. 267 468 995 248 368 632 103 013 486 92 888 039 18 405 203 1 7 614 582 37 984 803 36 160 110 108 065 5031 10 2 305 901 6-O5
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousandsJ). 106 528 089 98 407 026 42 302 749 37 442 653 9 580 851 9 170 297 14 952 550 14 088 009 39 751 959 37 706 067 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). 8 449 016 8 248 550 3 142 665 2 941 577 367 075 568 260 1 468 915 1 443 759 3 470 3631 3 494 974 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
Mf~. Trin-miles. ordinary. .91 7.19 1115 le6.' 7* .o~ 3.9
~02. Net ton-nutes. ,823 1 ,9 ,481,3212 9 ,293 5 ,552 8 2
10. A uco ie-ieMM (rnalh ..d .epe) 1.07 1.06 1.12 1.11 1.01. 1.01 1.04 1. .o 14-0
1(M2. Loaded fegt ear-miles. 29.2 ag* 32.6 }1. 4.89.4 g 12
108. Empa f~t car-miles. 17.9 1 031.2. 8. 4 71. 16.0 1M8
10-04 ToQ rih car-miles (excluding caboose). -, C17.1 *Tj 5 5.70.2 682 8* 38. 44. 126 MS
1445. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .1 8 ,22 ,5 3, 292 3,261 451 7 ,3 6 04
10-46. Net ton-miles. 753 722 73 10 169585538614 10-46
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotivesaad~nteders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 22 246 250 249 343 337 219 215 258 252 11
1 Net tnmie pr loaded car-mile. ....... ..25.6 25*5 26.9 26.5 41.6 e2* 2.l( 241 3* 23.0 12
13-01. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, eastbound. .72*Z 72*2 7.2 57.0 .81.8 70.2 70.6 Ei 18--0
13-02. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, westbound. 1. 1.1 ,g *55. 5.o 5.1 7 9 0.
13--0. Percent latoaded of total Tae frex ht car-miles(esan wet. 2. 17 61 6. 1 t. 1-0
1& A124. Percent laeahbud of total oae freight car-miles 865. 2 63*8 an .5t) .d 575 9566 1 4
14-01.m rain-miles. .16.9 16*7 15.5 15** 15.4 1 .1 17417.0 18.1 17 .7 14-01
14--02. Gross ton-miles (excludinlglocomotives and tenders).. 31,657 30,111 32,779 31,3741 50,14o 47,832 25,s59 25,ob6 31,140 29,272 14-02
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours. *. .1 20.9 21.0 27.7 27.7 26.3 26.) 16.7 16.6 16.4 16.6 15


P... 2


U. S. GOJERNYMNT PRINTING( OFFICE : $939-T *770


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


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled frba l)O reports of freight train statistics representing 140 railways
(SWITCHING AND TI-ERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FOUR MONTHS ENDEM WITH APRIL, 1939 AND 1938



















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on3 1262 08851 5159 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION sbtr. W......n... o-a)
BUREAU OF~ STATISTICS MAY, 1939

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF :CLASS I STEAM RAILW\AYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 150 reports of freight train,..tatistics representing 1110 yailways
(SWITCHINGe AND TE~RMAINA COMPANIES NOT. INCLUDED)


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UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


ITEM


ITEM NO.


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


1938d


1938


AGGREGATES
1. MLiles of road operated at close ofmonth. ..
2. Tramn-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
~L Ordmnary. .. ;. .

8. Road loeomotive-miles1 ..........
60L.Principal. . . . . .
&-02. H lr.. ....
8-08. Li h . . . . . .
605. Tota steam only. .................
6S. Tota electric only. .................
S-fl. Tt other. .. .. ..
Tran-sitcinglocomotive-miles:
608. Co "brnn steam locomotives.............
&-OS. Oil-burning steam locomotives..... ........
8-10. Electric locomotive units...... .... ....
8-1L.Otherlocomotives.. ................
3-12 Total. . . . . . .
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-1 Lodd east. ......
602Lod, wst ..... ...........
60 S. dd total.......
4-04. Empty, east.. . . . . .
4-05. Empty, west.. . . . . .
4 6.6 Empty, total................ ....
4-4Y. Lac and empty, east. .
4--08. Loaded and empty,west. ..
4-09.Imaded and empty total................
4-10. Caboosle~eastan'dweet. ... .......
4-11 Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west .
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
ML1 Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. .
602. Oil-brnming steam locomotives.... .........
5-08. Electric locomotives. ...
6-04.Otherlocomotives.. ..............
5-45. Total. . . . . . .
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
601. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .......
6-08. Totalin electric locomotive trains..
6044 Total in other locomotive and motorcar train~s.. ...
6-45. Total in all freight trains.,.....
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). .
8. Train-hours (including tramn-switching hours at way stationsn. .
AVERAGES

9. Averaaee per mile of road per day:
94OZ Train-mis onlinary. ..
8-2. Net ton- ea........
10.L Al rm te-Amie pricplad helth .. ........
102. Loarded cihtc~~ ar-ie...............
160 mS. irih car-miles............
104. Tota ~ih car-miles (ezeluding caboosed. .
165. Gross ton-miles (excluding locootives and tenders). ..
160-0 Net ton-miles....................

1L. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. ....
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. .............
13. Car-mile ratios:
18-4L Percent loaded of total fegt ear-miles, eastbound. .
1602. Percent loaded of total fegt car-miles, westbound. .
1608. Pezeent loaded of total fre nt car-miles (east and west). .
164. Percent eastbound of total oaed freight ear-mffa .
14. Averagesper train-hour:
14-0L. Train-miles.. . . . . .
1402. Gross ton-miles (ex'cluding locomoti've and tenders). .
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.. .


2 32 0 8 6
35 539 609
286 745
35 626 354
35 794 930
2 216 769
.1684 301
39 896 000
38881 507
1 005 119
9 374

2 782 491
5 a5 5 9 3
4 3 1 21
2 784
3 353 969
622 330
S414 742
'1037 072
,2103557
422 804
633 161
832 687
837 546
1670 253
54 881
10 5 33

7 902 144
1 9 55 2 22
S0 4 2 36
791
10 062 393
5 2 5 96 3 3 8
1 2 0 38 0 7 6
1 695 609
9 05 6
66 339 079
2 5 7 36 6 2 2
2 O8 7 2 2 2


2 33 0 6
33 109 730
245 429
33 355 159
33 325 b18
2 012 043
1 659 797
36 997 458
36 201 678
785 918
9 862
2 585 606
4 a7 2 9 9
4 1 5 5 7
3 64;2
3 118 104
571 234
361;251
952 48~5
502 921
386 395
589 316
774 155
767 646
15418)01
32 299
9 s 0
7 255 286
1 7 89 7 9 1
1 59 8 5 1
3539
9 200 467
4 8 9 115 9 5
1 0 9 5 13 14
1 177 278
a 4 9 9 8
61 c65 185
2 3 6 96 5 7 6
1 95 927 4


5 6 84 4
11 647 483
139 282
11786 765
11789 357
1 385 807
1 079 7822
14 254 886
13 389 001
660 403
5 482
1 497 500
2 92 8
3 5 34 8
2 166
1537 942
244 716
137 777
382 493
633579
170 97 4
234 166
306 09 5
308 564
616 659
11 977
2 36 3
3 433 234
a 0 6 1
14 7 0 55
511
3 572 661
2 3 2 11 24 0
4 6 2
1 378 039
2 11 2
24 596 Oil
9 84 919 5
7 48 32 6


5 7 2 36
10 625 424
116 463
1o 741 887
10 741 725
1 212 917
919 678
12 874 320
12 220 260
650 562
3 498
1 374 384
3 06 6
3 3 7 5 4
2 556
1 413 760
221 239
123 940
345 179
59 031
155 248
i214 279
280 270
279 188
559 458
10 817
a 37 5
3 035 821
s 25 1
10 5 8 4 6
541
3 2O4 459
2 1 3 41 3 06
6 9 4 6
876.00 5
4 So8
22 228 565
8 6 7 31 7
6 8 3 33 9


5 9 4 O
1 252 912
12 261
1 265 173
1265 542
51 778
57 174
1 374 4.9 4
1 322 556
51 938

129 984

2 28 6
132 270
23 966
23268
47 234
16 730
16 853
33 583
40 696
40 121
80 81
1 298
11 3
437 215
2 4 07 3
461 288
3 5 27 5 4 1
133 583
5 66,1184
1 8 18 31 0
7 9 6 36


5 9 25
1 338 668
11 925
1 350 593
13550 942
49 582
57 123
1 457 647
1 400 948
56 699

135 891


138 601
24 123
28 762
52 885
82 753
18 503
41 256
46 876
47 265
94 141
1 374
10 6
467 469
;26 9 5 2
494 421
4 20 5 0 7
155 105
4 560 184
2 2 34 4 0
8 7 6 O7


3 8 20 6
6 427 424
36 546
6 463 970
6 463 283
184 678
111 821
6 759 782
6 759 782


455 604
4 81 2

460 416
90 607
60 24 2
150 849
30 103
58 567
88 670
120 710
118 809
239 519
6 137
1 4 7 8
1 460 762


1 479 122
9 00 0 37 6
10 0 7 5

9 101 134
3 4 01 4 as
35 9 07 4


3 8 4 5 0
6 046 233
24 967
6 071 soo
6 071137
215 838
106 164
6 393 139
6 393 139


435 182
4 50 0

439 682
86 442
54 473
140 915
29 234
57 616
86 850
115 676
112 089
227 765
5 745
1 4 07
1 345 099
1 8 15 9

1 363 258




8 665 934
3 2 79 3 4
3 45 8 3 1


1 31 0 9 6
16 211 790
98 656
16 310 446
16 276 748
594 506
635 584
17 506 838
17 410 168
92 778
3892

699 403
5 17 8 5
5 4 8
618
1223 361
263 041
193 455
456 496
100 145
176 597
276 742
363 186
370 052
733 238
15 469
6 57 9
2 580 9533
1 9 34 80 1
3 3 10 8
age
4 549 122
1 6 6 57 1 81
1 1 932 6 9 8
183 987
6 94 4
28 980 610
1 0 6 67 6 95
90 0 18 6


13 1 59 5
15 099 405
92 074
15 191 479
15 161 814
533 706
576 832
16 272 352
16 187 331
78 657
6 364

640 149
4 79 7 3
5 09 3
1086
1 126 061
239 430
174 076
413 506
91 903
155 028
246 931
331 353
329 104
660 437
14 363
5 33 2
2 346 897
1 7 69 3 81
2 7 5 3
2 998
4 146 329
1 4 0 1 32 7
10 8 42 1 7
146 168
20 a 9
25 810 502
9 3 15 51 8
8 42 49 7


1.06
29.2
17.8



2 2
24.8


P49.
60.0

17.2
31,783
21.4


4.6
3,278
1.06
2.8
Ir.6
1,844
716
249

2C.g


60.0

17.0
31.167
21.)


6.6
5,589

52.8
20.1
52.9


251-
25.4


62.0
60.0



28.2


6.0

1.11
32.5
20.2
5.7
2,092
35


25.7


61-7
61).1



-28.5


5.4



13.0
23*
1 .8




75.1


9,875
1.04

64.5
2, 22

3)6
38.5
58.9

50.7



27.6


12,7165
1.04
39*5
.8

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1,57




26.2


5.1

37.751




21)




61*9
61-3
17.6
as,o58
17.1


4.0
2,625
1.0
28.
17.1

658
260

23.4
72.4

57-6
18.1
32,191


61.0



255
22.5
72.3

57-9
18.0
30,636
16.6


~01
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1~01
10-0
1008
140
10-08

11
12
1011
1%23
18-44
14-41
14-42
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UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.


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AGGREGATES

1. MIiles of road operated at lose of month.#. .
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motor war trains):
-01. Ordmanry. .. .............
242. Light. . . . . .
2-03. Total. . . . . . .
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-01. Principal. . . . . .
3-LH f~le..
3-0.U L gh. ...
i~44 T .... .... ..... .
8-05. Tota steam only. .
3-06. Tota electric only. .
M7n. Tota other. ......
Train-switching locomotive-milesr:
e08. Coal-burning steam locomotives..
449. Oil-burning steam locomotives.............
8-10. Electric locomotive units...............
8-11. Otherlocomotives. ............ ..
5-1LTotd .. ... .
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-41. Loaded, east. ........
4-0. Loaded, west.........
4-08. Loaded, total..
4--04. Empty, east .
445. Empty, west.. ..
4-06. Empty, total....................
4-07. Loaded and empty, east. .
4-8. Loaded and empty, west .
4409. Loaded and empty, total............ ..
4-10. Caboose~eastandwest .
4-1L. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west. ..
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
501. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives.,. .........
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives.
&4(3. Electrielocomotives. .
5-04. Other locomotives. .
5405. Total..
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .
6-42. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .
6-03. Total in electric locomotive trains...
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains. :
~05. Total in all freight trains...............
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). .
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations).
AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
901. T'rain-miles, ordinary. ...............
02. Net ton-mules. .
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):~
14-01.Lo~comotive-miles (principaland helper)......
10-2. Loadedfreightear-miles. .
1(M3. Empty freight car-miles...............
1MQ. Total freightecar-miles (excludinge~aboose). ....
1905. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). ....
10-)6. Net ton-miles..

11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. ...
12 Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. ....... .
13. Car-mile ratios:
13-01. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, eastbound. .
1902. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, westbound. .
1308. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles (east and west). .
13-44 Percent eastbound of total loaded freight car-miles.....
14. Averages per train-hour:
14--01. Train-miles. .
1442. Gross ton-miles (excludingliocomotives and tenders). .
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours."...


232 219
177 103 399
1 388 928
178 492 327
178 352 013
11556 609
9 488 257
1993596 879
194 470 386
4 878 737
47 756

14 048 821
2 4 26 9 5 6
234 846
12 408
16 72 031
3 043 514
2 124 541
5 168 055
1 129 174
2 040 091
3 169 265
4 172 688
4 164 632
8 337 320
173 917
4 1 81 9

39 977 327
9 2 56 5 8 0
1 007 066
3 900
50 244 873
269 199 109
5 6 4 0 10 3
6 16 9 0 1 2
3 9 e 5 0
333 808 074
132 263 753
10 5 36 2 3 8


233 294
169 426 128
1 292 098
170 718 226
170 587 853
10 203 874
8 667 125
189 458 852
186 270 874
3 131 560
56 418

13 443 616
2 3 87 6 39
205 612
22 614
16 059 461
2 829 079
1 973 496
4 802 575
1 071 213
1 911 064
2 982 277
3 900 292
3 884 560
7784 852
165 362
3 9 9 3 1
37 481 535
8 8 20 0 61
653 569
18 618
46 973 783
250 862 842
55 3 67 21 6
4 5 65 11 6
13 3 7 23
309 433 817
122 103 602
1 0 20 7 8 2 4


56 879
59 881 24 4
706 947
60 588 191
60 598 182
7 324 270
5 471 889
73 394 341
69 266 639
4 102 179
25 523
7 6~19 621
4 7 18
194 934
9 468
7 828 741
1 233 524
720 039
1 953 563
355 60 9
860 271
1 215 880
1 589 133
1 580 310
3 169 443
61 294
9 9 3 0
17 652 351
3 5 57
694 917
2 429
18 353 254
121 171 291
8 7 5 0
6 4 20 118
9 33 8
127 609 497
52 151 944
3 8 9 9 9 1


57 263
55 531 247
616 407
56 147 654
56 154 122
5 988 314
4 819 728
66 962 164
64 538 808
2 401 813
21 543
7 146 876
4 7 64
163 633
17 184
73532 457
1 121 658
635 538
1757 196
316 180
792 085
1 108 265
1 437 838
1 427 623
2 865 461
56 400
1 0 8 69
16 292 643
3 6 6 8
363 385
3 204
16 662 900
11 545 358
11 4 01
2 9 3412 4
2 5 7 21
14 516 604
46 309 970
3 6 24 9 1 6


5 942
6 84 3 164
69 658
6 912 822
6 914 766
312 266
338 825
7 565 857
7 227 676
338 181

700 684

13 493
714 177
136 785
138 404
275 189
101 760
96 350
198 110
236 54 5
234 754
473 299
7 094
5 39
2 427 980
157 140
2 585 120
21 167 937

8 98 3 9 O
22 066 327
11 39 141
4 46 70 9


5 925
6 833 6444
72 989
6 906 633
6 908 680
322 113
319 534
7 550 327
7 224 049
326 278

707 602
14 858
782 460
130 208
139 548
269 556
103 597
95 885
199 482
233 805
235 2533
469 038
7 032

2 393 375
151 790
2 545 165
21 073 227
9 O1 5 39
21 974 766
11 404 698
4 55 8 6 7


38 225
31 839 804
159 810
31 999 614
31 999 305
1 039 697
595 748
3 634 750
33 634 750


2 279 898
2 8 3 2 3

2 3068221
442 802
520 151
762 953
168 645
288 076
456 721
611 447
608 227
1 219 674
30 419

7 248 157
114 4 66

7 362 623
46 416 448
6 69 4 89

47 085 937
18 353 972
1 8 27 9 89


38 457
30 535 570
133 412
30 668 982
30 669 326
1130 543
560 506
32 360 175
32 560 175


2 185 659


2226 101
418 441
306 425
724 866
170 104
276 765
446 869
588 545
583 190
1171735
29 045
6 57 2
6 803 853
13 1 6 65

6 935 516
44 026 295
7 99 7 4 9

44 826 044
17 367 349
1 7 89 57 O


131 173
78 539 187
452 513
78 991 700
78 839 760
2 680 376
3081 795
84 801931
84 341 321
438 377
22 233

3 448 618
2 3 9 91 5
26 419
2 940
5 871 898
1 230 403
945 947
2 176 350
503 160
795 394
1 298 554
1 733 563
1741 341
3 474 904
75 110
2 4 7 68
12 648 839
9 13 6 5 5 7
155 009
1 471
21 943 876
80 443 433
5 5 7 21 8 6 4
6 50 50 4
3 O 51 2
137 046 313
50 418 696
4 37 O 5 4 9


131 649
76 525 667
469 290
76 994 957
76 855 725
2 763104
2 967 357
82586 186
82 147 842
403 469
34 875

3 403 479
2 3 42 4 3
27 121
5 430
5 778 463
1 158 772
892 185
2 050 957
481 532
746 329
1 227 661
1 640 104
1 638 514
3 278 618
72 885
2 1 9 21
11 991 664
8 6 a4 7 as
138 394
15 414
20 830 200
74 217 962
5 3 0 6 9 86
7 29 45 3
108 O0 2
128 116 403
47 021 585
4 53 7 47 1


3,466

21.06



721
248

25.4

72.5



16.7
30,31)
21.0


6.
5,356

111
20.0



249
26.4


61.3




27.8


4.0








16.5

31,37
16


5.1
3,772
1.06
29.2




252
25.6
72.9
51.o
62.0




21.0


7.0
6,072


20.1
52.9


250
26.7
77.6

63.1
15.6
32,796
27.5


7.6
12,638




3,225
1, 657


41.2

57.3
59.o
.1

15.
49,398
26.5


7.6
12,P74

1.0~5






29.2
1M,216



59.2


5.5
3,1so



10T



219
24.1

72.4



17.5
25,758
16.8


5*3
2,991
1.04
2.7

569
214
24.0

71.1

57.7
17.1
25,048
16.7


1.03
26.8
16.0
42.8


252
22.9



56.5
17.8
29.537
16.6


WI1

1M01
10-42
10-04
1~05

11
12
M164
13-08

14-01

15


U. s. Govensusuranounus1~6 orIE:coue--oIY


# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period,
*Excludes swi~tching time of train looomotives at initial and final termindas.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE. OF. CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Comrpiled from 130 reports of freight train statistics representing 140 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

POR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MIAY, 1989 AND 1938


















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM ~~POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 9 REGION IE O

1959 1938 1959 1938 1959 195E8 1939 1958 1959 1958

AGGREGATES

I Trainof lma opeae vt ple 11 otorwatla a) 231 91 1 233 038 56 796 57 182 5 9401 5 944 38 202 38 4491 130 973 151 463 1
2-01. O .. ... ... .... .. 35 776 270 32 759 958 11737 313 10 527 990 1 586 802 1 367 664 6 084 522 5 685 461 16 367 633 15 178 842 201
M2.2Ligdt. 287 927 249 885 140 873 122 462 17 148 11 841 25 763 245187 1041431 91055 Mg
8. Ro otiv-mles 6 064 197 33 009 843 11 878 186 10 650 452 1 603 950 1 379 505 6 110 285 5 709 989 16 471 776 15 269 897 208
Ml1. Principal. 36 on9 396 312 979 882 11 884 863 10 651 862 1 604 560 1 379 889 6 110 141 5 709 457 16 439 832 15 ass 674 801
MS. Hle.. .2 375 909 2 029 136 1 424 531 1 203 428 80 702 58 596. 195 190 188 399 675 486 564 713 0
&-OS. L ... ... .. 1 936983 1 676 407 1058 836 916 789 79 485 60 926 116 48 102 602 684 174 596 090 80
So Tt. ... 4o 554 see 56 ses 485 14 see aso 1a 772 o?9 1 764 747 1 499 411 6 421 819 s 994 ase 17 799 492 1o 419 477 e-ot
3-0. Tota steam oply. 9 342 265 35 813 437 13 535 049 12 041 941 1 688 582 1 443 875 6 421 819 5 994 458 17 696 815 16 353 165 M5
IMG.Tota electric only. 000 849 860 674 827 751 725 000 76145 ~ 5556 96 953 80138 MS
MT7. Totl other. .....11 174 11 314 5 450 5 138 5 724 6 '1761 84
Train-swithn locomotive-miles:
os. Coal-bnnn steam locomotives. .2 5 a 11 a 614 97a 1 511 e44 1 372 293 175 189 140 998 459 so? 421 ass 70s 671 eso 446 MB
8-4. Oil-burning steam locomotives....... 560 624 523 325 3 000 2 796 920 1 452 555 704 51907' MB
8-10.Electric locomotive units............... 42 157 41 098 3a 607 53638 3 482 2 245 188 51 5 el -10
8-11.Otherlocomotives. .. .. ... 2 988 4 644 2 052 356 -- 956 toa 1 11
8-12. Total. .. 435 080 3 184 039 1 549 503 1 412 291 178 611 143 243 441 527 488 6871 1 265 439 1 205 818 8--12
4. Car-miles ousaana) ;
4-01,L aeast. .. .. .. ... .. ... .1 637 8111 557 869 246 112 215 335 29 850 23 278 88 227 79 327 273 628 239 935 M1
4M La. d weat. 440 028 382 403 145 920 124 110 41 738 32 952 58 935 Sa 132 193 441 173 209 4-42
M8. Loaded, total. ................. 1 077 839 940 272 398 032 339 445 71 582 56 224 147 162 151 459 467 063 413 144 MB
4-04.Empty, east.. .............. .... 222 991 200 443 66 622 58 785 31060 25504b 29 648 26 758 95 667 89396 60(
Mg. Empty west.. 426 760 382 344 169 338 154 932 22 241 15 854 55 291 51 330 179 890 160 288 4-05
M6. Empty total., 649 751 582 787 235 960 213 715 53 301 41 360 84 935 78 088 275 557 249 63 4 06
4-0. Loaded and empty, east. .860 802 758 312 312 754 274 118 60 910 48 778 117 869 106 085 369 289 389 331 COI
4-08 Loaded and empty west. ........ 866 788 764 747 315 258 279 042 63 973 48 806 114 286 105 462 373 331 333 437 MB
4-09. Loaded and empty total. 1 727 590 1 523 059 627 998 553 160 124 883 97 584 232 095 209 547 748 610 662 76 4-09
4-10. Caboose~eastandwbest............ 35 117 31 952 12 000 10 699 1 640 1 409 5 759 5 379 15 718 14 465 W10
4-1L. Passenger-train aear (in freight trans), east and west. 11 1 81 10 0 6 2 6 30 2 4 a4 10 8 18 7 1 21 8 1 8 21 7 9285 6 3 34 1ll
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
ML1 Coal-burningsea~mlocomotives. ... 7 992 938 7 136 943 3 467 558 5 051 750 576 215 484 109 1 582 124 1 280 565 2 567 241 2 320 719 S01
& 5-08 Electriclocomotives. 212 578 176 649 141 901 122 759 36 166 as 553 34 sil 87 337 Mg
Mt.Otherlocomotives....... ........... 963 2 781 527 Ta "" 416 2058T 504
5-45. Total. 10 253 001 9 141 245 3 612 484 3 177 810 612 381 510 668 1 393 234 1 291 366 4 654 902 4 161 407 5-05
6. Groes ton-miles of cr contents, and cabdooses thousandsd) :
gMl Total in coal- ~n, steam locomotive trains. .5 6 4 7 27 6 4 8 2 41 8 O0 2 4 2 09 7 83 21 10 1 19 0 8 04 80 4 4 4 O4 6 16 6 9 52 94 6 7 9 5 4 18 17 0 99 7 41 1 4 78 O 5 76 ~01
~M2 Total in oil-bu sigteam locomotive trains. 12 640 709 11 284 433 6 218 6 367 64 24 1 51 984 12 570 250 11 226 082 Mg
MB.Total in electrieflocomotive trains. 770336 1328 471 1 368 55 1 032 25 219 368 152 456 182 713 1435~90 8-0
6-44 Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains. ...... 8 6 95 2 1 10 5 1 34* 4 17 7 -* 7 SS 1 15 92 8
6-0. Total in all freight trains. 70 467 016 60 875 809 25 585 600 sa 145 159 6 024 178 4 557 072 8 997 189 8 007 402 29 660 055 26 166 176 M
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). ..28 464 61 8 23 881 164 10 540 167 8 912 667 3 215 281 2 364 512 3 564 118 3 098 336 11 145 052 9 505 649 7
8.Train-hours (including train-switching hour at way stationss. 2 134 191 1 964 903 758 134 682 852 107 04 5 89 834 344 842 585 768 924 170 866 449 8
AVERAGES
9. Aveae pes mile of road per day:
e-a. et ton-m4 .dinery. .~l )0 16 6, d6 5,1 18, M~ 13,I M ,i2 M M
10l. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trained) : M
10f.LocoAmotivemiles(prinipal andhdelpe). 1.07 1.06 1.12 1.11 1.05 1.k1.31.31.41.k 104
1M2. Loaded rgtear-miales ." 30.1 2.7 33.4 3824. 112. 2. 862. 0
1M)8. E cptsiharrzmiles..1.21. 20.1 520 }.3. 1.9j 1T .8 616 6 1(48
1M04.To tirie~ ear-miles (excluding eaboose).. 48.) 46 5.5M 78 ,~J71- 8. 5. 3 10-44
10M5. Gross ton--miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). ,97 ,210 ,9 ,3 ,4@1 2 4 M
1M6. Net ton-miles. ...................796 ss7 94 89 2,026 1. ee616f 6 I~
11. Gross ton-miles oflocomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .( 254 249 251 21r9 37 3(1 e17 P15 260 as) 11
12Net tnml pr loaded car-mile. .......... ....26.1) 25.4 26.9 26.3 44.9 42.1 24. 8 2).6 23.9 23.0 12

10M8. Percent loaded of total fri ht car-miles (east and west). .e~e .4. 6.. *3r 7*3r* %
18-04. Percent eastbound of total raded freight ear-miles. 59.2 59.) 68.8 6).4.7 6 60.3 58* 58.1 18-04
14. Averages r train-hour:
14-41. ei-miles....... 16.9 16.8 15.7 1S .6 1 .0 15-4 17.7 17.5 1 .8' .6 lul
10. Gross ton-miles (excluding locom'otives and tenders). ~ol 3,10,982 }},748 3, 30 56, 77 50,728e 26,091 24,y 32, to 30, 99 IkMS
15. Percent train-switchinrg hours at way stations of total train-hours.*. .1 21.5 21-7 27.9 e8*5 27.7 26.4 17.3 17*5 17.1 17r.4 15
*Exaludes switching time of tlria looomotives at initial and final terminals.


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lon 3 1262 08851 5142 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Sb...
BUREAU OF STATISTICS J
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 150 reports of freight train statistics representing y4 railways
(SWITCHIING AND; TERMINAL. COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


6 I sie .35

Subject to revioi


FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE, 1939 AND 1938


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

1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1936

AGGREGATES
L MIilos of road operated at lose of month.#.. 233 170 233 253 56 865 57 252 5 94 1 5 928 38 221 38 455 131 14 3 131 618 1
2 Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
ML Ordmnary.. . ................ 212 879 669 202186 086 71 618 557 66 059 237 8 429 966 8 201 508 37 924 326 36 221 032 94 906 820 91 704 509 201
M2.Light. 1676.855 1541 983 847 820 738 869 86 806 84 830 185 573 157 939 556 656 560 345| 2
E-08 Total 14 556 524 203 726 069 72 466 377 66 796 106 8 516 772 8 286 138 38 109 899 36 378 971 95 463 476 92 264 854! MS8
MOL Principal. 214 391 4091 203 567 735 72 483 045 66 805 984 8 519 326 8 288 569 38 109 446 36 578 783 95 279 592 92 094 399 M1
Ma He pr...... 13 938518 12 233 010 8 748 801 7 191 742 398 968 380 709 1 834 887 1 312 742 3555B862 3 347 817 MM
8-0. Lh ............ 11 427 240O 105435352 6 530 785 5 736517 4183110 380 460 712 236 663 108 3 765 969 3 565447 808
Md. ..... ..... 239 751 167 226 144 277 87 762 571 79 734 243 9 330 604 9 049 738 40 056 569 38 354 653 102 601 423 99 005 663 8-04
8-0. Tota steam only.. ........... 233812 651 222 064311 82 801 688 76560g749 8 916 258 8 667 924 40 056 569 38 541635 102 038136 98 481 005 MS
g46.Toa electric only. 879 586 992 234 4 929 910 3 126 813 414 346 381 814 55 530 489 607 Mg
8-47.Ta other............ 56 930 67 732 309735 26 661 -I -I -I 27 957 41051 8-41
Train- "tcin locomotive-miles:
MB. Coal- 'rin steam locomotives. 16 876 132 16 058 588 9 131 4651 8 519 169 875 873 848 600 2 719 505 2 406 894 4 151 289 4 085 925 8-46
3-0B. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 2 9 a7 5 8 2 91 o 9 64 7 71 8 7 5 6 O -1 3 O 24 3 4 1 8 94 2 9 49 61 9 2 8 61 510 Mg
8-10. Electric locomotive units. 277 00 3 246 710 227 541 197 271 16 915 17 103 2 547 32 356 8-10
8-1L Otherlocomotives.. 15 396 27 258 11 520 20 748 3 876 6 510 8-11
8-12. Total. 20 158 ill 19 243 520 9 378 244 6 744 746 892 788 865 703 2 749 748 2 648 788 7 L13 331 6 984 281 8-1
4. Car miles (thousands):
PL Load deast. . .... 31 681 325 3 86 948 1 479 636 1 336 995 166 635 155 480 531 029 497 768 1 504 025 1 398 707 401
Ma2.ed west 564 569 2 355 899 865 959 759 648 180136 172 300 379 086 3556557 1 139 88 1065 394 M2
60 B.dd total. 6 245 894 5 742 847 2 345 595 2 096 641 346 771 525 780 910 115 856 325 2 643 413 2 464 101 MB
Mi. Epyeask .................. 1 352 165 1 271 656 422 231 374 963 132 820 129 103 198 287 196 862 598 827 570 728 M4
M5. Emty, wet.. 466 851 2 293 408 1 029 60 9 947 017 118 591 111 739 343 367 328 095 975 284 906 557 Mb
4M6. mttotal. 819 016 3 565 064 1 451 840 1 321 980 251 411 240 842 541 654 524 957 1 574 111 1 477 285 4-4
4-7. Los~~ and empty, east. 5 033 490 4 658 604 1 901 867 1 711 956 299 455 288 583 729 516 694 630 2 102 852 1 969 435 4-07
MB. Loaded and empty, west. .5 031 420 4 649 1o? 1 695 568 1 706 ess 298 727 284 039 Tas 453 6ad 652 2 114 672 1 971 951 4-0
4-0. Loaded and empty, total. 10 064 910 9 307 911 3 797 435 3 418 621 598 182 566 422 1 451 769 1 381 282 4 217 524 3 941 586 409
4-10. Caboose~eastanidwest.. 209 to7 197 314 73 367 67 O99 8 734 8 441 36 178 54 424 90 828 87 35 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train ears (in freight traina), east and west .. 5 3 0 0 0 50 oa37 1 2 5 6 13 4 9 6 4 7 6 96 7 80 0 7 7 93 31 9 9 28 6 51 5 11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
ML1 Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. 47 970 266 44 618 478 21 119 70 9 19 344 393 3 004 195 2 877 484 8 650 282 8 084 218 15 216 080 14 312 383 M01
)2. Oil-bAuning steam locomotives. 11 303 102 to 644 933 6 255 6 246 125 576 142 666 11 171 271 10 496 021 02
M)3. Electrielocomotives. 1 219 644 830 218 836 818 486 144 193 306 178 343 --189 520 165 731 6-08
5--4. Otherlocomotives................... 4 863 21 399 2 956 3 927 1 907 17 472 544F
M)5. Total. 60 497 875 56 115 028 21 965 738 19 840 710 3 197 501 3 055 827 8 755 858 8 226 884 26 578 778 24 991 607 Mg
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (th~ousanld1) :
M-OL Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. 25 2 46 3 85 2 99 10 4 6 42 14 5 38 1 07 4 13 2 6 46 5 4 8 as 97 8 7 41 as 4 77 8 4 5 5e 3* 4 9 56 5 1 9 81 7 13 9 7 5 43 17 4 Ba 9 98 55 8 &01
M42 Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. 6 9 O 4 81 2 6 5 15 6 6 9 1 4 ,9 68 17 7 6 6- 7 3 7 3 8 51 7 3 6 8 2 9 11 4 6 4 2 87 06 8 6-0
6-8. Total in electric locomotive trains............ 9 959 48 5 893587 7 788357 3 966 549 1 117 756 1055 995 1033217 875 043 6--0
6-044 Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 4 8 5 45 15 4 8 28 10 6 82 3 O 8 98 5 7 8 63 12 3 9 50 604
6-05. Total in all freight trains. 404 275 090 370 309 626 153 195 097 136 661 763 28 090 499 26 531 838 56 0835 126 5 2 833 446 166 906 368 154 282 579 445
7. Net ton-miles, revezne and nonrevenue (thousands). .160 725 502 145 984 766 62 692 111 55 222 637 14 554 422 13 769 210 21 918 090 20 465 685 61 560 879 56 527 234 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). .1 2 6 70 4 29 1 2 17 2 7 27 4 6 49 12 5 4 30 7 7 6 5 53 7 54 54 5 7 01 2 17 2 8 31 2 11 5 3 38 5 29 4 71 9 5 20 3 9 80 8
AVERAGES
9. Averarres per mile of road per day:
Mf. Train-mile4 ordinary. .......514.8 7.09 6.42 7.8n 7.6b 5. .24 4.09 3.8 M
M-2. Net ton- es.....)8 3 5 6o1539355 2 33318,9oa 9 .7 M
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light train;):'
1(M1. Locomotive-miles (principal and helper).. 1,06 1.06 11 1.11 1.05 .5 1.0 3 1.04 1.04 1.o3 101
14-02 Loadedir~h ear-miles.. 29.11 28.4 32.7 31.8 41.2 J9.7 24.0 23.6 27.8 26.9 1IM2
1~0-4. Totalf gtear-milesaxcludinge aboose). 4 7.3 46.oi 53.o ~ 51.8f 7.03 6:q9. 333.1 4. 3. 0
1~0-4. G-ros ton-miles (exludinglloomotives andtenders). .~ 1,899 1,83 2,13 2,6 ,I ,3 ,7 ,5 ,5 ,8 Mg
1~06. Net ton-miles.......5572753617716757 56966 l s
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 252 248 250 249 3(3 )338 19 211 259 252 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. .. ... .. .. .( 25.7 25.h 26.7 26.3 4 2.0 42.3 21).1 23.9 23.3 22.9 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
1dL. Percent loaded of total reig~ht ear-miles, eastbound. .. 7).1 72.7 77.8 78.1 55- 6 54.3 72.8 71.7 71.5 71.o 1441
13--2. Pene~nt loaded of tota freight car-miles, westboud. 51.o 50.7 45.7 44.5 60.3 60.7 525 52.2 5395.0 14
13-08. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles (east and west). 2.1 61.7 61.8 135. 57.5 62. 6.0 27625 1
18-44. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight car-miles. 58.9 59.0 6).1 6).8 8. 47.1 58.3 58. 56* 9 56.8 lus
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-0 frin-miles. ............. ... .. 16.9 16.7 15.6 15.5 15**i 152, 17.5l e1.7.2 1.oe 17.M7 14-01
102. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tendersh 1973,2 2 5 1745,2 48,62 2t5.1 1724.7 31.5 19,67 lus0
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours' .1 21.1 21.1 27.5 as2do 26-7 26. 3 16.8 16.8 16.6b 16.7 15


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U. S. GOVERNMETI PRINITING OFFICE : tha- s-Ugg


# Represents an average of the mil~eag reported at the alose of each month within the period.
*Exaludes switchingr time of train looomotives at initial and final terinals.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 150 reports of freight train statistics representing 160 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SIX MONTHS ENrDED WITH JUNE, 1939 AN~D 1938




UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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Subject to revision 3 1262 08851 5134 INTERSTATE COM1VERCE CO1MMISSION sb......... man os-n)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS JULY, 1939
:,l OF FL LIa. FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 129 reports of freight train statistics representing 139 railways
/ -- (SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


I.8. DEPO91TOR~Y FOR THE MONTH OF JULlY, 1989 AND 1938


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

1939 i938 1939 193s 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated ateclose of month. 231 689 232 805 56 7781 57 0921 5 940 5 944 38 2011 58 3316 130 9701 131 4933 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-1. Ordinary. 36 272 609 34 080 702 11 620 307 10 666 656 1 454 946 1 405 314 6 024 035 5 666 834 16 793 321 16 341 896 2-1
242. I~g 10 296 282 316 147 250 186 738 15 503 la 327 28 846 26 166 118 697 117 091 %02
3. Ro motiv mles 36 582Z 905 34 363 018 11 967 557 10 793 388 1 650 449 1 417 641 6 052 881l 5 693 000 16 912 018l 16 458 9891 20
s-01. Principal. 6 558 263 34 334 725 11 972 377 10 795 913 1 650 962 1 417 993 6 055 559 5 698 460 16 661 565 16 428 359 1
M02.H ter.. 421 970 2 194 282 1 438 98 1 252703 76 552 55 484 197 965 183 280 708 524 702 615 M-2
3-03. L ..... ...... .. 1941 76 1 782317 1065 623 935319 82 379 62 739 114 407 102149 699157 66211 ii -
3-4 TtT 40 941 999 38 311 324 14 477 129 12 9839 5 1 09 893 556 216 6 545731 5 977 889 1S 828246 17 813 284 3-0
0M5. Total team only. 39 942 618 37 375 556 13 666 699 12 208 671 1 732 048 1 477 460 6 365 751 5 977 889 16 178 140 17 711 336 -05
3-0. Total, electric only. .988 135 922 210 806 238 767 853 77 845 58 756 104 052 95 601 3406
37. Total, other. 1 246 13 558 4 192 7 211 7 054 6 347 307
Train-switching locomotive-mniles:
%8. Coal-burning steam locomotives....... 2 871 156 2 690 474 1 521 673 1 378 444 177 510 146 545 430 413 404 603 741 560 760 874 8-08
MD). Oil-burning steam locomotives. .......... 5 5 4 2 60 5 89 6 29 2 97 6 2 68 8 -- 7 88 1 6 4 5 49 5 56 5 25 a 9* 4 M
3-10. Electric locomotive units.. 41 190 42 427 31 711 34869 3 520 2 746 959 5 412 S-10
S-11. Otherlocomotives. ............. 154 5340 708 4 296 -46 1044 3-11
3-12Total ... .... .. .. 368 760 3 867 870 1 557 068 1 419 697 181 050 149 299 432141i 406 2501 1898 521 1 892 624 W
4. Car-miles thousandsis:
4-01. Loaded, east.. .642 8491 597 056 249 9311 223 857 30 448 24 469 85 589 78 509 276 881 2?0 221 4-01
41-02. Loaded, west, 50 068 404 532 146 595 129 027 43 172 35 242 60 851 55 330 199 450 184 933 4-02
4-43. Loaded, total. 092 917 1001588 396 586 352 88 73 620 59 711 146 440 133 839 476 331 455 154 4-0
4-04.Empty, east. 236 865 211 491 67 885 58 315 34 358 26 409 29 876 27 213 104 746 99 556 4--0
4-05. Emty, west.. 435 439 392 641 172 600 151 495 22 627 17 693 51 892 47 674 188 320 175 779 4-0
4-06. Ep total.. ............. .... 672 504 604 132 240 *48 209 808 56 985 44 102 81 766 74 887 293 066 275 335 4-46
4l-07. Lose and empty, east. .879 714 808 547 317 816 282 170 64 806 50 878 115 465 105 728 381 627 369 777 4-07
4--08. Loaded and empty, west. .885 507 797 173 319 195 280 582 65 799 52 935 112 74 3 103 004 387 770 360 712 4-08
4-09. Loaded and empty, total. 1765 221 1 605 720 657 011 562 692 130 605 103 813 228 206 208 726 769 397 730 489 4-09
4-10. Caboose~eastandwest. .35 655 33 404 la 1041 10 892 1 688 1 447 5 691 5 362 16 172 15 703 4-10
4-1L Passenger-trainears tin freighttrains), east andwest. .i .1256 11 563 2 463 a472 107 114 1 184 1 25 7 502 7 718 4-11
5. Gnros ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. 8 200 120 7 491 694 3 509 886 3 104 579 594 419 500 129 1 381 769 1 268 36 2 714 046 2 618 820 5-01
5-02.Oil-burning steam locomotives.............. 2 026 286 1 88999 2627 2 496 -i -1269 10 848 2 018 330 1 876 055 5-02
&-0S. Electrklocomotives. 210 620 191 994 137 370 130 451 36 140 28 409 37 110 33 134 5-03
5-04.0therlocomotives.. .............. 1022 1441 424 914 598 527 5-04
5-05. Total. ..................... 10 437 988 9 574 728 3 650 J07 3 238 440 630 559 528 538 1 393 038 1 279 214 4 764 084 4 528 536 &05
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousanlds) :
6-01. Totalin coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .58 149 033 51 974 829 24 948 277 21 692 966 6 121 835 4 803 404 8 912 749 8 097 244 18 172 172 17 381 215 6-01
6-02 Total in oil-burning, team locomotive trains. .12 660 524 11 887 150 7 440 6 551 63 602 55 844 la 589 482 11 826 755 6-02
6-08. Total in electric locomotive trains. 1 753 933 1 497 374 1 337 407 1 150 530 212 398 169 130 -*204 128 177 714 6-03
6-4. Total in other locomotive and motomcar trains.. .......9 07 3 14 to 6 94 4 51 a-- 8 12 89 5 94 4
6-05. Total in all freight trains. .. ........ ... 72 572 563 65 373 459 26 286 069 22 854 559 6 334 233 4 972 534 8 976 351 8 151 088 30 973 910 29 395 278 0
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). .29 824 392 26 304 503 11 101 784 9 401 903 3 403 788 2 646 366 3 666 466 3 275 465 11 652 414 10 982 769 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). .2 161 388 2 054 376 764 643 695 256 110 361 93 841 541 430 327 355 944 8941 937 924 8
AVERAGES
9. Averar~es per mile of road per day:
Mfi. Train-miles ordinary. .5.0 .76.71 6.o d.9 7.6 5.1 4.8 4.1 4.o ~M1
9-02. Net ton- es. 4,149 3,645 6,30 5.312 18.465 14,362 3,096 2.754 2,870 2,696 9-02
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trams):
1(ML.Locomotive-miles (principal and helper).. ....... .1.07 1.06 1.121.1 1.o5 1.04 1.o3 1.] .ok 1.ok 10-0
10-2. Loaded freightecar-miles. 129.tr 33.631. 25a. 2. 842.
1 .Em t3 freg~ht arr-miles. ...... .6 17.72. 7 eo 3i .9 1.42 143.6 1 1.4 1(M3
1!!-2 To mfrigh ea-miem ecdin agooaked)edes.. 2 od. T1 6 53 a ~ 13 1 1, 1 ~92 045
1(M6. Net ton-miles. 22 772 99a ,os 69 694 e IMS
11. Groasston-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 255 2501 2521 249 346 341( 219 214 26o 250 11
12Ne tn-mile pr loaded car-mile. ...............27.3 26.31 28.0 26.6 46.2 4* 25.o 24).5 24.5 24.~1 12
18-4L Percent loaded of total ~eB t car-miles, eastbound. .....7J.1 y)886.3. 414. 437.67. 0
14-02. Percent loaded of total irih car-miles, wealthound. 8.. 06. 66. 71413-02
148-0. Percent loaded of total fiht car-miles (east and west). 26.O .4 76.5 C.2 .1 1.9
13-04 Pencent eastbound of total Iaded freight car-miles. .gS* 5. 6 63.1 .4a 1.o 5* 5875.15 M3
14. Avera eprri-hour:
I"A-o Gross tondleds (ex~chding loebmoti re{ a ad terlders)... .l. 333 4 o3 7 5. 6 4 329 317 16
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours' .I 21.4 21.P( 27.4 8. 27.2 26.4 17.1 16.6 17.1 17.4 15

Eolat~es satobing time of tlrin looomlotives at initial and final terminals.



















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

1939 1936 1939 1938 19~39 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road~operated at lose of month.# 3 8 3 8 5 5 727591 3 827 s 3 5 1 s 9
2. Train-miles (locomotivepropelled ad otorear trains): 3i2 9' a1Ps6s4 72119159 8275 5 11711r .
2-41.Ordinary.. c 4153 78 96 266 788 83 4308 6 76 728893 10 064912 9 604 22 43 948 361 41 887 866 111 700 141 108 046407 201
3-0. Light. .. .. L. 97 5 1 824 899 995 070o 865 441 102 509 97 157 214 419 184 105 675 353 477 436 2-42
208. Total. .. .. 139 429 8 58 091 087 84 433? 954 77 591 4941 10 167 221 9 703 779 44 162 780 42 071 971 112 375 494 108 721' 845 E-03
3r. Road locomotive-mniles:
8-41. Principal. .. 8250 94 9 618 237 902 4601 84 ii55 4221 77 601 8971 10 170 288 9 706 562 44 162 805 .42 071 243 112 161 157 10 8 588 758 44)1
3-42. Iapr. 6 34 488 14 487292 10 18 %e 730 8 444 4 C5 469 $20 436 193 1 438 852 1 496 022 4 264 586 4 050 638 8-02
8-08.Lgt .i ...189006 12 125 849 7 594 548 6 671 856 500 b89 443 199 826 6443 765 257 4 465 126 4 245 557 8-48
841. .. .... .... 280 693 166 264457P601 102 839 700 92718 178 11 140497 10 585954 46 422 300 44 352 522 120 890 669 116 818 947 8-04
445S.Total,asteam only.. ....... 273 765269 859 45p'867 96 460387 88 789 620 10 648 306 10 145 584 464*22 300 44332 522 180 216 76 116 192 341 ~05
8-06. Total, electric only. ............... 6 867 721 4 914 4'44 5 734 14'8 3 894 666 498 191 440 5701 -1 639 382 579 208 8-06
3-4. Total, other.. .7 ............. 0 6 81 890 3815 33S5 892 -5 *$5 1 47 98 8-0
Train-switching locomotive-mniles:
3-08. Coal-burning steani locomotives. .. .. .. .. .. .1 19 749 288 18 749 062l 10 653 138 9 897 6i3 1 053 383 995 153 5 149 918 3 011 497 4 898 8491 4 844 799 8-08
8-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 541 840 3 440 593) 10 694 10 248 1 971 43 541 3 499 175 3 386 804 ~09
8-10. Electric locomotive units. 18 193 289 137 259 $52 ast. 540 20 41.5 19 849 38 506 37 748 8--10
8--11. Otherlocomotives. ......... 17 550 32 508. 18 928 35 044 ; -I 5 522 755 8-11
3-12.Total.. .. . .. .. .. .1 23 626 871 22 531590 10 935312 10164 445 1.075 818 1015S002 3181~889 30551038 435 852 88276 9051 8-12
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, 9ast... .... 4 34 4174 3 984 0041 1789 567 15460 50 197 0831 177 949( 616 618 576 277 1 780 906 1 668 988 4-01
4-02 Loaded, west. ........3 014 457 2 7460 431 1 012 554 888 475 283 308 2o? 54;a 439 957 415 887 1 533 838 1 350 387 4-02
4-48 Loaded, total. 38 E(11 6 7*4 4 35 2 742 181 2 449 525 420 591 585 491 1 056 555 990 164 3 119 74 4 2 919 855 4--08
4-44. Empty, east. ...... 1 589 050 *1 8 14?1' 490 116 435 276 is? 178 155 512 228 163 224 075 7035173 470 884 4344
4-0s. E pty, west.. 902 290 2 486 b649 i 808 209 1 098 $.12 141 218e 129 432 395 259 575 769 1 163 604 1 088 336 4-05
4-46.Emt total.. .9 .e .s .'o 412 199692 5 1531 788 508 596 284 944 423 422 599 844 1 867 177 1758 680 4-06
4-47. Loae and empty,' east. 913 204 5 467 151 2 21.9 685 1 994 126 364 e61 333 461 844 761 800 352 2 484 479 2 339 212 4-47
4-08 Loaded and empty, west. 5 91 927 5 446 480 2 as4 76 1 987 187 3564 b26 336 974 835 196 789 656 2 508 442 2 552 643 4--08
4-09. Loaded and empty, total. .11 830 131 10 913 431 4 43* 446 3 981 313 728 787 670 435 1 679 977 1 590 008 4 986 921 4 671 875 4-49
4-10. Caboose,eastandwest. ..244 690 850 717 85 399 77 990 to 422 9 888 41 869 59 786 107 000 103 053 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in'fre~ight trains),east andwest. 64 257 61 608 15 024 15 967 754 810 8 984 9 052 39 495 55 975 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
54)1. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. ....... 56 170 486 52 11:0 372 24 629 5.95 22 418 972 3 598 614 3 377 413 10 012 151 9 352 583 17 950 186 16 931 204 5-01
5-2.Oi-brnngstamloomties .1338 38 2534 332 8 888 8 742 136 845 155 514 13 183 601 12 372 076 5-02
5-08. Electrnieloseom otives.. .. 1 30 52643 1~ 028 212 974: 188 616 595 229 446 806 7521 -1 226 650 198 865 5.og
&-04. Other locomotives. ......... 5 88 5 2 8 840 3 8 0 4 8 4 1 -1 -I -I -1 50 5 17 9 93 9 --04
5-0. Total; 70 935 963 65 689 756 25 416 0459 23 079 150 3 828 060 3 584 365 10 148 996 9 506 097 31 342 868 89 580 144* 5-4
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and fabooses (th~ousands) :
6-011. Totain coal-burningr~ steamoomotive trains 383 595 40 51 07947i1 170 392531 154 SSR 514 33 094 576 30 281 247 64 262 136 60 078 957 115 715 546 106 579 7953 .0
&*0. Total in oilburning, steam locomotive trains. BA 701 SS@ 77 045i~ 719 88 408 2439--797 332 905 577 80 881 596 76 113 823 642
6-08. Totalindelect~riecmtiverais. 11 693 881 7 390 941 9 185 780 5 1709 30156 1 a23 1.51 -1 1 237 345 1 050 757, 6-0
6-04. Total in other locomotive and~motorear trains.. .57 618 168 934 11 627 SS40----45 991 135 524 6-04
6-05. Total inaslifreight trains. ...476 84 7 64 4 435 685 085 179 483 166 159 5~16. 322 34 424 ~738 31 504 372 65 059 468 60 984 534 197 880 278 183 677 857 6-05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue andnonzevenue (thousands). .190 544 099 172 889 870 73 793 835 64 6a4 540 17 958 210 16 415 576 25 584 410 2 3739 150 73 209 444 67 510 004 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switchinghours at way stations). 14 831 7517 14 227 103 5 413 768 5 003 024 644 115 639 542 2 514 261 8 442 693 6 239 613 6 141 644 g
AVERAGES
9i. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-4. ran-ilsordnay.. 51 .81 6.9 ~ 6.3 1.o 7.6 5.4 5.1 4.0 9.-1
0M2. Net ton-miles. ,7 ,8 6125371,5 308 ,5 .1 ,3 ,2 2
10. A MLo ~oiv ies c g~ialan hep.. ........ 1.06 1.06 1.12 1.11 1. .05 1.0) 1.04 1.04 1.04f 10-1
10-42. Loaded freih ear-miles. ...............2* 53. 19454. 402. 792. 0
10-8. Emt ieht ear-miles. ....... 80..) 20.0 0.6 2.1. 14. 16.7 16.2 16-
.10-04. TtirgT car-miles excludingn, caboose). 75*5. 197. *3: 804. 41.0 IM)4
10-45. Gross ton-miles (excludinglocomo~tivesand tenders).. 194 1 2,11 2,079 ),20 3,7 ,8 ,b, 1,700 1050
10-46. Net ton-miles. .~f ...76 884 ~ 82~0 1, ,7o 58 57 5 Gs M
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 253 248 251 249 344 339 219 214 259 r53 11
12. Netton-milesperloadedcar-mile. ... .. ... .. 26.0 25.5 26.9 26.0 42.7 42.6 24. 2 29.0 23* 5 23.1 12
13. Car-mile ratios:
18401. Pezeent loaded of total fegt car-miles, eastbound. 73.1 72.9 7.9 78.3 54.1 5347i.0 72.0 71.7 71.3 180
14-0. Percent loaded of total fre gt car-miles, westbound.. 50.9 50.Z .:76 4.7 51.3 1.6 275.5.53. 182
18-04. Percent eastbound of total Iaded freight ear-miles. 58.9 59-1631 63.7 46.9 4~6. 58*4 5825-5. 13-0204
14. Averages pr train-hour:
14-0. Tam-ile. 169 1.7 5.615.5 15.3 15.2 17.6 171.2 18017.7 14-01
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). 2,150 0, 623 31j3,845,854,212,862,6 1742.0 40
15. Percent 'train-srwitchingr hours at way stations of total train-hours.*. .1 21.1 21.2 27.6 28.0 26.8 2 6.31 16. 9 16.8 16.7 16.8 15I


e... 2


# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the closI of each month wi shin the period.
* Exoludes switching time of train looomotives at initial a ad final terminale.


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINtiNG OFFICE :19 0-10095


INTERSTATE COMMaERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT. TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS `I STEA M~ RAILWAYS IN TIE UNITEDE: STATES
Compiled from 129 reports of freight train statistics representing 159 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT~ INCLUDED)


















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

1939 1938 1939 193s 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at lose ofmonth.. 251 901 232 799 56 7521 57 094 594*0 59441 38 1591 58332( 131 050 151 429 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2--01. Ordinary.. .. ................ 37 51 786 3 167 657 121183p 10951 739 1 701 839 1 469 84 6 054 797 5697 151 17 376 758 17 068 924 E-01
2-02. Light. ..................... 317 694 277 196 151 258 126 327 19 200 15 5461 27 144 22 653 120 098 114 670 2-42
2-43.Total. 37 569 480 359444 853 12 269 650 1 058 066 1721019 1 483589 6081i941 5719 804 17 496 850 17 1855194 234
8. Road locomotive-miles:
8-4L Principal. 37 538 380 35 420 486 12 275 188l 11 041 90 1 721 646 1 483 9071 6 082 009 5 719 116 17 461 157 17 155 875 8441
8--2. Her.. 481169 2 177 480 1 487441 1 265 399 82 475 9 395 817 88 205 294 693 871 647390 8-02
8--08. i~t..................... 034 398 1 797 394 1 102 120 928 265 86 595 67 750 111 979 105 008 713 706 696 371 8-48
4-40 .. .. 48 053 947 39 395 360 14 862 749 13 255 354 1 890 714 1 all 058 6 411 570 6 029 420 18 889 114 18 499 634 044
445. Tota steam only. ............... 41 057 197 38 453 887 14 065 766 la 491 010 1 809 579 1548 015 6 411 370 6 029 420 18 770 482 18 385 442 M05
8-46. oa electric only. .....984 467 930 170 792 050 758 208 81 135 65 037 11 282 108 931 8-06
8--0. Tota other. .....12 283 11 303 4 933 6 04 -- 7 3501 5 861 8-4I
Trarin-swthn locomotive-miles:
IM8. Coal-burning steam locomotives. 3 118 330 a 947 687 1 635 7341 1 486 6001 199 820 169 395 455 564 448 711 829 208~ 842 963l 808
3-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 89 401 565 980 3 648 17288 a 190 1 926 153 169 Sea see 8-09
8-10. Electric locomotive units. 43 818 45 616 32 882 35 585 5 757 2 89 7 253 7 195 8-10
8-1. Other locomotives.. ....... .1 3 484 3 654 1 456l 5 018 -I -I -I -I 0281 63l s-11
-12.Total. .. .. ... .. ... .. .. .1 3 755 0271 5 562 877 1 673 6563 1 586 8711 203 557 172 12891 455 7561 450 637 1 422 0581 1 413 080 8-12
& Car-miles (thousands):
4-0.L aedeast... 658 077 605 526 252 818l 880 86l 30 386 85 510l 84 9971 TV 857 289 948 881 310 4-01
4--2 .ae west. ............. ..... 470 033 420 855 154 645 is 15439 46 979 57 679 64 227 58 573 204 182 190 364 4-02
rt4O. Loddtotal. 1128110 086 381 407 457 355108 77 305 sr189 149 224 136 410 494 18 471 674 4-08
4--0. Empty, east, 244 149 222 510 71 357 63 146 37 101 30 026 Sa 158 29 411 105 553 99 987 4--4
4--5. Empty,west... 447 240 450 588 169 993 150 949 St 845 19 564 52 734 49 444 202 668 e11 425 4--0
4--0. Empty; total..................... 691 389 653 092 241 350 214 095 58 946 48 590 84 892 79 055 306 201 511 355 4-46
4-07. Loaded and empty, east. ............908 226 888 036 524 169 884 015 47 427 55 SS@ 117 155 107 848 393 475 381 837 4--07
4-48. Loaded and empty, west. ............917 273 851 437 324 638 8851 68ese824 568243 116961 10a 217 406 850 401 789 4-48
4-09. Loaded and empty total. 1 819 499 1 6794*73 648 807 569803 156 25 11 i779 234 116 2154451 8003258 783 026 4-49
4-10. Caboose eastandwjest. 6 519 54 348 12 385 11 10 1 759 1 2 787 5 345 16 688 16 361 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train ears (in freight trains), east and west. 12 182 10 776 2 559 a 347 100 119 1 456 1 342 8 267 6 968 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5--01. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. 8 494 877 7 799 363 3 599 573l 3 176 2551 622 4741 524 aa? 1 395 108 1 273 643 a 877 722 2 885 838 5-41
C~02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 1 977 648 1 880 280 3702 667 1 61 11 686 1 962 717 1 865 987 6-42
5-08. Electrkclocomotives. 21 756 196 177 133 857 129 294 37 472 29 874 4 487 37 009 6-ea
5-04. Other locomotives. ...1 0 64 1 102 4 8 072 ae 5 -6 71 7 04
6-05~. Total. 10 685 365 9 876 98& 3 737 280 3 308 941 659 946 554 101 1 406 669 1 285 asp 4 881 470 4 728 611 5-4
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and fabooses (thousand) :
601. Total in coal-burning, team locomotive trains. 61 386 068 54 786 796 85 711 1081 as 052 350( 6 448 214 5 146 636 9 205 450 8 375 583 80 021 296 19 818 888 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. 12 109 653 11 708 371 12 467 6 161 -* 65 OST 66 405 12 038 189 11 689 805 6--2
6-03. Total in electric locomotive trains. 754 855 1 485 491 1 312 287 1 111 847 219 069 176 455 223 479 197 189 a48
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar train~s.. 11 170 10 867 1 419 5 706 751 7 161 6-44
6-05. Total in all freight trains. 75 261 726 67 96585 8a 7 037 281 as 174 064 6 667 285 5 525 091 O 270 507 e 441 987 38 886 655 31 046 383 ~6-
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonaevenue (thousands). 1 388 508 27 453 598 11 649 503 9 626 057 3 590 921 2 854 586 3 827 868 5 487 956 la 320 216 11 544 99p 7
8. Train-houra (including train-switching hours at way stations). 2 270 715 2 159 058 800 179 721 223 117 901 102 164 552 587 359 966 1 000 048 995 715 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
iMi. 1Train-miles, onldinary. .,0 5*8 6.9 6.2g 19.5192 ao5*1 S*8 5- .2 901
iMs Net ton-niles. ,Jb3 o ,625 3 9 0 15, 33 3 2, 885 3,OJ o33~ 9023
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding iligt trains): o 10 l II d l, o ol
1MTl.Loomotiv-miles(principalanidhelper). .710 .211 .510 1r.04 1.0 1041,0 1-
1M 2. Loaded c~h arr-miles................J. 98 363. 54. 47. 852. M
1448. Emt rih car-miles. ......1. 9* 9 3*.o4o1.9 17. 1. 14
1004. To clregtar-miles (excluding caboose). .: 8. 785 2. o17. 7 3: .8461 9 @
105S. Gross ton-m~iles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .2,O 02 ,93 ,21, ~i 1 918 3,2 ea1 11 a1 as 10-45
1(M6. Net ton-miles. 84) 78 91 8 2,1101,8 607016
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotivemile. .. .I 254 21 251 250 34934 219 213 25 25i6 11
12. Netton-milesperloadedear-mile. . .... .I 27.s e6*7 es*6 2*1 9g.5 44.9 25.7 25.1 ab.9 20*5 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
13--01. Percent loaded of total frih tar-miles, eastbound. 29 .1807. 504* 2.6 37. 18-41
18-02. Percent loaded of total fegt ear-mile, weastbound. .. ah 2 ** *7 9tG 47*168 6 .0.9.1402 4 4
18-08 Percent loaded of total irih car-miles, (est aund et). 2016.82.5.7.0 .7 .3517.218
18-04. Percent eastbound of total laded freight car-miles. 58 59.o 62.o 62.2 392. o. 8759. 6 18-4
14. Average esr train-hour:
14-01. 'frain-miles. 16. 5 16.4 .3 1. ~14. 6 14.17. 2 16. 8 17. 5 1 3 14-01
14-02. Grees ton-miles (excludingliocomotivresand tenders)... }14~5 31,49 33, 789 3e12, 56,550 52,101 26, 293 21),832 32,2 5 31, so 14-2
15. Percent train-awitching hours at way stations of total train-hours". .. .I 22.1 2.1 28.8 29.4 8. 26.0 17.4 17.7 17.6 17.7 15~

Eoludes swritching time of train loocaotives at inital and final terminals.


tonii1111111111111111111111111 INTERS TATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Sb....... man BUREAU OF STATISTICS AUGUST,1939

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 129 reports of freight train statistics representing 159 railwayrs
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


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

1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1958 1939 1936


II -I I I I I


(1. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE :1939-0-15695
# Rep~rents an average of the spileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
* Ezludes switching tim~e of train looomlotives at initial and finlN tenrminls.


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AGGREGATES

1. Mdiesof madoperatedpataloseo fmonth .# .. .. .
& Tram-miles (lcmoie-apeld motor car trains):
34L Ordmary. .. ;.
E-02. Light. . . . . .
E-08.Total. . . . . .
& Road loeomotive-miles:

8-42 Hl e. .......
8 04igh ........
845. Toa steam only. .
MG8. Toa electric only. .
. Tota other. ...
Tran-sitcinglocomotive-miles:
548. Coal- turning steam locomotives .
8-49. Oil-burning steam locomotives...........
8-10. Electric locomotive units .
W1L Other locomotives...
8-12. Total...
& Caramiles ( husd ):
4-4L Loed east.
44 thed weat
448. Loaded, total..
64M E pywat. ................
4-47. Loddand empty, east. .
4--08. L~oaded and empty, weet..
4--0. Loaded and empty, total.............
4-10. Caboose~eastandwbest .
dl-1 Passenger-train cars tin freighttirahins,east and west..
5. Gro41 to -bie o a lcmotives and tenders (thousands):
542. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .
5--8. Electrielocomotives. .
5--4. Other locomotives.
5-0. Tota ,
6. God 0 otalinofcoal-brig sedml o oove t .
6-42. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .
448. Total in electric locomotive trains. .
6-44. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains...
6-05. Total in all freight trains..
7. Net ton-miles, Irvenue and nonrevenue (thousands). .
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). .
AVERAGES

9. Av raes per me of roa e day:
IM02 Net to -ie
10. Averages per train-mile (exludi~inglgt trains):~
1(M1. Locomotive-miles (principal and helper)..
10-02. Loaded fre ghtecar-miles..
1~05. Emt fegt car-miles..
10-04. Tota rih car-miles (excluding caboose). .
1(M5.Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .
1806. Net ton-miles..
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .
12, Net ton-milea per loaded ear-mile. ............
18. Car-mile ratios:
13-4L Pencent loaded of total freight car-miles, eastbound. .
18-02. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, westbound. .
13-03. Percent loaded of total frei ht car-miles (east and west).
13-04. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight ear-miles..
11 Averageser train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles..
14-02. Gross ton-miles excludingg locomotives and tenders).
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.


238 101
886 404 065
8 304 845:
2888708 910
888 488 05a
18 33635aS
15 483404
58274715 i
314 818 448
? 858 188
82 459
82 868 800
4 131 241
368 005
81 054
27 583 088
4 988 ask
5484470
8 466 981
1833)17$ s
3 349 30
5188e70p
6 815 430
6 854 800
13 649 650
281 124g
76 asp
64 665 263
15 306 974
1 648 080
6 9p 0
81631 22
444 781 476
93 810 989
13 448 116
6a 788
552 109 349
281 934* po&
17 10a 478


833 138
871 454 445
a 101 495
8735 594 0
875 Saa 946
16 604 778
13985845 I
303 850 941
897 913 754
5 844 614
98 595
81 696 749
4 008 513
554 753
34 858
ad 074 ae?
4 589 550
5 181 887
7 770 817
1705 656
31i6 658
4888age
6 295 186
6 297 919
18 593 105
865 046
78 579
59 909 754
14 414 @ta
1 816 389
as 942
75566 677
405 866 267
88 746 090
6 876 452
179 801
503 668 610
199 788 870
16 386 161


56 848
95 557 157
S1 46 3288
96 703 585
96 788 610
11675 171
8 698 88
117108 449
110 534 153
S5388198
40 098
12 290 064
14 334
892 074
13 484
12 610 158
1 988 379
1167199
5 149 578
541473
1378 808
1 933675
2 545 858
a 539 401
5 083 253
97 784
17 583
88 229 168
is 258
1 108 04 5
3 860
29 353 325
196 034 459
34 875
10 458 067
13 046
206 520 447
85 4435338
6 213 947


57 210
87 657 652
991 928
88 849 b60
88 66s 487
9 909 844
7 600 01
105 975 458
101 880 430
4 458868
59 954
11 384 815
11 9714
867 065
88 062
11 691 316
1781719
1 082914
2 804 433
496 428
1249 461
1 745 883
2 278 141
2 a7a 578
4 550 516
89 100

25 685 887
11 409
745 889
26 386091
176 391 864
50 480
6 286 926
39 116
182 490 386
74 250 599
5 784247


11 766 751
181 509
11 888 60
11 891 954
511995
587 82
15 051 11
la 457 885


1 2853 203
24 178
1 277 STS
227 409
270 887
497 494
204 87 9
161 063
567 48
431 688
865 058
08*4
4 281088
266 918
4 488 006
59 548 790
1 549 225
41 098 015
81 549 131
782 Old


5 931
11074 465
110 703
11187168
11 190 469
495 586
510 949
12 197 004
11 693 599
503 607

1 164 544
as 745
1 187 291
803 459
448 480
185 38
147 994
388 997
593 817
788 214
11 400
989
3 901 840
as6 626
4138446
35 427 885
1 399 580
36 887 463
19 850 162
741 498


38 211
50 005 158
241 563
50 244721
50 844 814
1650 54
938 688
52 855 470
Sa2 835 670


5 603 484
54 161

3 457 645
701 415
504 164
1 205 77 9
260 521
447 993
708 514
941 956
952 157
1 914 093
47 596

11 407 1 9
148 406

1 5455565
73 467 584
ada 389

74 529 975
29 411 640
2 866 848


58 484
47 585 017
806 758 i
47 791 776
47 790 359
1 701 518
870 59
50 561 948
50 361 948


5 460 208
45 467

3 505 675
454 114
472 460
1 126 574
255 486
425 413
4788099
907 600
897 873
1 805 475
45 152
10 594
10 426 286
165 140

10791 364
48 454 539
971 982

69 424 521
27 167 106
2782 659


131 107
129 076 899
795 445
129 872 544
189 688 694
4 958 57
5198 858
139 779 783
138 986 TS8
750 664
48 341
5 782057
4 082 74 4
45 759
7 350|
9 857 91 1
2 070 84 1
1543080 o
3 613 868
807 104
1566 878
2175578
2 877 914
2 909 892
5 787 246
123 668
47 788
20 807 848
15 146 318
247 057
3 109
36 824 532
135 736 641
92 915 725
1 460 824
55 742
230 166 932
85 530 855
7 239 661


131 572
185 115 351
798 105
185 90T43T
185 678 631
4 498 088
4 941988
135518 581
134 577 783
eas 139
58 659
5 487 788
3 949 070
44 943
8 190
p 689 pas
1 950 aS*
14404 98
5 390 950
770 P10
1895I782
2 065978
a 720 448
2 734 454
5 454902
119 414
48 941
19 756 441
14 838 065
855 87 4
18 376
34 248 75
125 591 981
87 743 288
1 247 944
140 685
214 724 1*4
79 055 005
7 137 559


24.1
14.2



219
24.1

729
3o
582
17.5
25,927
16.9


4-1
2, 685
1.04
16.8



259
23.7
72.o
53.0
52.4
57.3
17. 9
31,793
16. 8


5.1
3, 935
1.06
29.6
18.1

775
253
26.2
73.1



16.9
32,282
21. }


rc.8
3, 525
1.06
28.6
17.8





25.7




16.7
30.737
21.3


6.9
6, 16
1.12
3}.0
20.2
53.2
2,161
894
251
27.1


62.0
62.9
15.6
33,235
27.7


6.3
5, 341
1.11
32.0
51.9
2,084
847


26.5


2616
63.5
15.5
31,915
28.2


6*2
14, 927
1.05
42. j




3(4


r'3.3


15.2
52,546
27.1


1.o5
40.5
70.6
3.325



42.9




45.3
49,653
26. 5


5.1
2, 910
1.ok



571
214
24.1
72.1

56.1
17.2
24,950
16.9


1.ok

16.5
632
253
23.3
71.7

57.5
17.6
30,084
16.9


9-41

14-08

1040
10Q
1(M6

11
12

1~02
1b08
1M4
14--02
15


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 129reports of freight train statistics representing 159 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST, 1939 AND 1938















































































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


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

1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month.#......... 232 085 233 099 56 837 57 194 5 940 5 933 38 205 38 415 131 1035 131 5571 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
3-01 Ordinary. 325 868 523 306 746 239 108 412 200 98 617 947 13 553 691 12 626 008 56 282 773 53 398 993 147 619 8591 142 103 291 2--01
2-02. Light. .2 677 052 2 411 322 1 533 84 2 .1 134 168 14 5 1839 126 433 271 399 233 469 927 628 917 052 M20
2-)3. Total. ....... ... ) 328 545 5751 309 157 561 109 745 04 2 99 752 115 13 698 874 12?752 641 56 554 17 2 53 632 462 148 547 487 143 020 343 20S
3. Road locomotive-miles:
5-1. Principal.. ................. ..328 299 067 308 926 912 109 776 343 99 771 710 13 703 308 12 756 502 56 555 396 5 630 735 148 264 0201 142767 965 ~01
3-)2. Helper.. 21 846 653 18 996 142 13 480 727 11 133 076 656 320 567 592 1 896 809 1 908 947 5 818 79 5 386 527 302
MS. Light. 17 830 591 15 887 883 9 999 6715 8 639 024 685 035 587 335 1060 277 987 590 6 085 604 5 673 936 3-03
3-4. Total. .367 976 311 343 810 937 133 256 745 119 543 810 15 044 663 13 911 427 59 512 482 56 527 272 160 162 421 153 828 428 %04
3-05. Total, steam only. 358 986 858 336 951 725 125 856 162 114 105 056 14 378 531 13 338 842 59 512 482 56 527 272 159 239 683 152 980 555 3-05
3-06. Total, electric only.. 8 888 851 6 755 747 7 355 353 5 393 214 666 13J2 572 585 867 366 789 948 3-6
34). Total, other. 10 0 60 2 10 3 4 6 4 5 230 4 5 5 40 .55 37 25 7 9 23 5 7
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
3-08. Coal-burning steam locomotives. .26 174 834 2 4 701 322 14 033 903 12 894 606 1 459 07 4 1 342 757 4 083 659 3 928 119 6 598 2181 6 535 6401 0U8
~09. Oil-burning steam locomotives.. 4 764 053 4 593 158 17 592 14 8os- 36 789 47 533 4 709 672 4 531 017 309
5-10. Electrkclocomotive units. .............. 406 581 379 470 324 708 301 404 28i3 9 25 914 --53734 52 152 3-1
3-11. Otherlocomotives.. ..... ........ 24 586 40 686 15 8261 31 704 8 760 8 982 3-11
3-12.Total. .. ... .. ... .. ... .. .1 31570 054 29 714 636 14 392 029 13 242 722 1 487 213 1568 671 4 120 428 3 975 452 113570384 11 127 791 3-2
4. Car-miles (thousands): 1 0 6 6 ~ 7 9 0 3 5 0 79 4 41P1
4-01. Loaded, east.. 5 739 870 5 229 977 22714 20709 2307 2136 9600 3 52 20 09 24490 1
4-42 Loded wes 01 138 3 60 02 1343 612 1 164 452 320 480 287 095 576 166 535 662 1 770 8801 1 632 8731 4-02
4-03. Loaded, total. .9 751 OO8 8 850 059 3 621 736 3 181 661 58 3547 518 471 1 372 766 1 272 114 4 172 959 3 877 813 4-03
-4--04. Empty, east.. 2? 078 227 1 929 272 632 816 560 858 241 687 217 884 290 5J4 283 476 913 186 867 054 4-04
4-05. Empty,west. 3 811 885 3 522 445 1 547 405 1 394 385 187 165 167 215 499 853 474 388 1 577 462 1 486 457 4-05,
406. Empty total.. 5 890 112 5 451 717 2 180 223 1955 243 428 852 385 099 790 587 757 864 2 490 650 2 353 511 4-06
4~07. Loaded and empty, east.. 7 818 097 7 159 249 2 910 942 2 578 067 504 754 449 260 1 087 134 1 019 928 3 315 267 3 111 994 4-07
4-08. Loaded and empty, west 7 623023 7 142 527 2 891 017 2548 837 507 64 5 454 310 1 076 019 1 010 050 3 348 342 3 119 330 4-08
44)9. Loaded and empty, total. .15 641 120 14 301 776 5 801 959 5 136 904 1 012 399 903 570 2 163 153 2 029 978 6 663 609 6 231 324 P09
4-10. Caboose, east and west. 20 530 299 818 110 967 1 to 322 14 04 4 12 993 53 575 50 686 141 74 4 135 815 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west. 8 9 1 5 8* 447 6 2 O 570 O 1 OO 6 96 6 1 04 O 11 4 58 11 6 51 5 6 16 1 5 O 77 9 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
~01. Coal-burning steam locomotives. 73 85S7 388 67 905 126 32 16 0 04 7 28 884 905 4 886 087 4 464 582 12 863 026 11 936 961 23 948 228 2 2 618 8781 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .17 458 724 16 299 621 15 329 13 902 -- 161 759 176 872 17 281 636 16 108 847 ~02
5-03. Electric locomotives. 1 8165 585 1 412 368 1 248 003 873 474 309 929 268 112 07 653 270 782 54)3
54)4. Other locomotives. 8 4 26 2 4 9 1 4 34 7 6 17 4 -* -4 07 9 1 8 7 39 5-04
f-05. Total. .93 190 1231 85 642 228 33 427 726 29 778 455 5 196 016 4 732 694 13 024 785 12! 113 833 41 541 596 39 017 246 5-05
6. Grotonalle of coarsbucong st adeacbooomosse thr ainds) 513 327 320 463 166 112 225 488 520 199 714 205 46 584 927 41 133 163 83 575 9453 77 338 151 157 677 928 144 980 593 6-01
6-)2. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .107 366 694 100 488 375 46 013 36 174 --941 429 1 038 386 106 379 252 99 353 815 44)2
6-4)3. Total in electric locomotive trains. 15 358 155 10 331 752 11 881 14 2 7 328 221 1 797 955 1 578 439 1 679 056 1 425 092 6-03
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 83 227 188 477 14 691 41 409 68 536 147 068 6--0
&-05. Total in all freight trains. .636 135 396 574 114 716 237 430 366 207 120 009 48 382 882 42i:711 602 84 517 374 78 576 537 265 804 77 4 245 906 568 6-4)5
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue thousandssj. 258 051 340 228 842 145 99 305 670 84 727 846 25 524 04 9 2 2 422 400 33 828 252 30 893 821 99 393 369 90 798 078 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). 19 558 367 18 591 234 7 089 884 6 468 061 907 210 850 607 3 243 998 3 136 517 6 317 275 8 134 049 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-)1. Trainmiles, ordinary. 5.1 U-8 7.0i 6.3 8.$ 7.8 5.91 5.1 41.1 4.0 901
9-02. Net ton-miles. ,73J596 6 oo5,426 15,74(0 13,843 3,21(3 2,94 2,777 2,526 9-2
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trainss:
10-4)1. Locomotive-miles (principaland helper).. ..10 .06 1.12 1.1 1.05 I1.0510 .41.410 M
10-02. Loaded freight ear-miles. .S~ 2992. r43. ). 112. 382.2 27.3 10
1~03. Empty freight car-miles. ......1. 7.8 20.1 19.8 31.6 30.51.04.1691. 1 3
1@4. TotalfreighteFar-miles (excluding eaboose).. 48.0 1166 53-5 521 74.7 71.6 38.4 38o4514.9 IM
1~05. Grosstn-miles (excluding locomotives andtenders).. 1,95 led7 p .19 2,10 3.570 3 8 1 1,46 1,0,730 1@5
1(M6. Net ton-miles. ............. 7271( 91 5 ,883 1,776 u 7 673 639 10
11. Grops ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .I 253l 249 251 209 345 340 219 ) 14 2591 254 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. .. ... 1 26.6 25-9 27.41 26. 61 437 (3.2 24. 6 2. 23.8 23.4) 12
13. Car-mile ratios:
13-01. Percent loaded of total freight ear-miles, eastbound. )473.1 78. 8. 52.1 51 73.3 72.2 72. 721 18-01
13-42. Percent latoaded of total lae freight car-miles, eton..5. 50.1 46.5 *56. 325. 5. 295. I
1~03. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, (est aundwet. 236. 24. 765.46. 275. 22 1-0
13-44. Percne eastbound oftotal rlot addreighta r-miles. .. P 58: 9. 62.9 6. @.144. :58. 57 57. 57. l
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles. ........... .... ...16.8 16.6 15* 15. 15.1 15.0 17.r 171 179 17.6 ~14-01
14--2. Grosston-miles iexucludinglocomotivesandtenders).. .3,52 30,881 ~ 33, 32,02 53,33 50,213 26,o53 p4 9783,5 0,3 40
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours. '. 1. 21.) 27.7 28.3 27.2 26. 7 17.0 17. 1691.1 15


3 1262 08851 5001 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICSS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 129 reports of freight train statistics representing 1j9 railwrays
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER 1939 AND 1938


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


1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 193g 1939 1938 1939 193s


I----~ -I I I----


*Excludes switching time of train looomotives at Initial and final termainals.


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at close of month.. ........
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-L1 Ordinary. ~.I.
2-02. Light. .
MS3. Total..
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-0L. Principal.. . . . . .
3-2. He pr. .
2 3. Li ht. . . . . .
305. Total, steamodnly. :
3-6. Total, electric only. .
3-YI. Total, other. .
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
3-8. Coal-burning steam locomotives. ............
3--09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .............
3-10. Electric locomotive units................
3-11. Otherlocomotives......... .........
~2-1 Tota . . . .
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east. .
4--02. Loaded, west. .
4--03. Loaded, total. .
4-44. Empty, east. .
4-05. Empty,-weet. .
4--06. Empty total.. . . . . .
4-07. Loaded and empty, east .
4-08. Loaded and empty, west. .
4--09. Loaded and empty, total. .
4-10. Caboose,eastandwest. .
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west. ..
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. .
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .
5-03. Electric locomotives. .
5-04. Other locomotives.. .
5-05. TotaL .
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses thousandsd) :
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains..
6-42. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive tins. .
6-48. Total in electric locomotive trains. .
444. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains..
6-05. Total in all freight trains. .
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue thousandss3.
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). .
AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
Ml0. Train-miles, ordinary. ................
M-2. Net ton-miles. ...................
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trins):~
1(ML Locomotive-miles (principal and helper).
10-02. Loaded freightecar-miles. .
1080. Empty freight ear-miles. ...............
1%04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose).
1(M5. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .
1(M6. Net ton-miles. ...................

11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. ....
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. ........
13. Car-mile ratios:
13--0L.Percentloaded of total freight ear-miles, eastbound. .
13-02. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, westbound. .....
13-03. Percent loaded of total freight ear-miles (east and west). ...
JS-04. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight car-miles. .....
14. Averages per train-hour:
14--01. Train-miles. . . . . .
14-02. Gross ton-miles iexcludingliocomotives and tenders). .
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours. .


57 056
10 960 315
142 240
11 102 555
11108 223
1 423 232
1038 923
13 570 378
12 824 426
740 346
5 606
1 510 593
a 6 2
34 339
3 642
1551406
235 490
141 538
377 028
64 436
144 924
209 360
299 926
286 462
586 388
11 222
2 6 92

3 259 678
2 493
127 585
6 08
3 390 364
23 322 341
5 694
1 09 9 2 95
2 2 9 3
24 429 623
10 477 247
743 814


231 937
39 464 459
372 207
39 836 666
39 811015
3 010 996
2 407 197
45 229 208
44 174 402
1 036 663
18 143
3 306 026
6 32 81 2
44 576
3 552
3966 966
757 619
526 468
1 2,84 087
245 048
462 355
707 403
1 002 667
988 823
1 991 490
39 081
1 2 71 5

9 192 127
2 151 74 1
223 56 1
1 45 1
11 568 897
68 545 845
13 555 705
1 910 O3 9
1 4 4 39
84 026 028
36 114 634
2 455 8951


232 767

35 311 794
309 827
35 621 621
35 603 966
2 391370
1 964 534
39 959 870
39 037 865
911 133
10 872
3 004 573
S8 6 6 45
44 717
4 434
3 640 369

640 447
438 794
1 079 241.
223 617
405 813
629 430
864 064
844 607
1 708 671
34 751
11 8 9
7 995 592
1 885 00 9
193 979
97 1
10 075 551

57 299 845
11 682 285
1 4 55 30 0
8 6 7
70 446 106
29 119 275
2 205 073


56 778
12 854 9*44
186 514
13 041 458
13 047 733
1 805 556
1301007
16154 296
1 5322 009
827 155
5 132

1 743 839
3 25 6
32 634
2 142
1781 871
295 745
176 413
472 158
71 345
175 203
246 546
367 090
351 616
718 706
13 183
2 98 6
3 930 879
3 077
139 958
4 8
4 074 401
2.9 454 061
11 138
1 4 43 O 7
1 64 5
30 909 919
13 862 533
875 937


5954
1 786 940
23 674
1 810 614
1811374
104 325
97 753
2 013 452
1 920 646
92 806

205 871
3 967
209 838

35 658
50 193
85 851
37 400
24 102
61 510
73 066
74 295
147 361
1 863
11 2
664 999
43 011

708 010
7 042 137
2 48 7 3
7 290 867
3 974 918
125 194


5 944
1 549 543
15 930
1 565 473
1 566 033
72 004
76 384
1714 421
1 645 443
68 978

178 211
3169
181 380
27 917
41 874
69 791
32 346
19 219
51 565
60 263
61 093
121 356
1 593
111
562 742

31 486
594 228

5 705 280
17 8 85 9
5 884 139
3 172 238
108 911


38 159
6 279 615
29 856
6 309 451

63510 58.2
246 575
121 655
6 678 812
6 678 812


480 155
2 6 28

482 783
94 985
72 002
166 987
3O 213
51 860
82 073
125 198
123 862
249 060
5 979
1 21 8
1 455 867


1 469 220
10 108 360
79 040

10 187 400
4 416 612
377 150


38 332

5 813 976
26 711
5 840 687
5 840 376
207 629
117 325
6 165 330
6 165 330


467 911
1 8 6 6

469 777
82 338
63 202
145 540
29 990
48 975
78 965
112 328
112 177
224 505


1 310 735
11 732

1 322 467
8 883 612
66 404

8 950 016
3 726 715
355 858


131066
18 542 96C
132 183
18 675 143

18 641 324
854 540
886 782
20 382 648
20 252 935
116 702
13 011
876 161
6 26 92 8
7 975
1 410
1512 474
331 231
227 860
559 091
106 OBS
211190
317 272
437 313
439 050
876 363
18 056
8 39 9
3 140 382
2 135 318
40 596
97 o
5 317 266
21 941 287
13 465 527
21 8 23 4
12 79 4
35 637 842
13 860 772
1077 614


11 3145
16 987 960
124 946
17 112 906
17 089 334
6885405
731 902
185109 741
18 402 666
101 809
5 266
847 858
5 61 9 47
7209
792
1 437 806
294 702
192 180
486 Sea
96 645
192 695
289 540
391 547
384 875
776 422
16 400
7 83 8
2 862 437
1 870 784
34 908
5 63
4 768 498
19 5ea exa
11 610 187
17 7 14 6
6 3 8
31 182 328
11 743 075
996 490


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6,121



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1.08
32.6
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256
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21.6


5.1

1.07
30.6
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1, 995
825
252

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8,138
1.14
36.7
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29.4
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27.9


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22,328
1.06
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34.4
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352
46.3

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8.7
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78.3
3, 797
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220

26.4

75.9
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16.7
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25.0
13.6
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25.6



56.6
16.4
25,151
17.9


3,525
1.04
30.2
17.1
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1, 922
747
261

24.8

75.7

59.2
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33,071
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BUREAU OF STATISTICS SEPT

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 129 reports of freight train statistics representing 139 railwrays
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


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EMBER, 1939


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FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled froml129 reports of freight train statistics representing 159 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL. COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Subject to revisit






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FOR THE MONTH OF JX(OBER, 1939 AND 1938


UNITED STATES


WESTERN DISTRICT


ITEM


SOUTHERN REGION


AGGREGATES

2 i-oie (looqoivep ooylle n m oztoar traina):
201. Ordinary. .. .
%2 Light . .. . .
MOS. Total. ....... ........
3. Road locomotive-miles:
&-01. Principal. .. .. ......
WEL H r.e.. .
. .ih.......
8-05. Tota steam only. .. .. . .. .
8-06. Tota electric only. ... ..
8M7. Tota other. ...........
Train-swthn locomotive-miles:
8-48. Coal- "rin steam locomotives............
8-09. Oil-burning-steam locomotives........ ....
8-10. Electrid~locomotive units...............
8-11. Otherlocomotives.. ........... ...
8-12. Total . . . . . .
4. Casmileir (husands):
4-0L ~ad east. .. .............
4-42 add west . .. . . .
4-48. L ae total. . . . . .
6-4. es m t~ e. .. ..... ...... ..
4-45. E pywest.. . ... ... ......
446. E py total.. . . . . .
6477. Lor an~d empty, east. .. ............
4-48. Loaded and empty, weet ...
44)9.LIoaded andeampty total. ...........
4-10. Caboose~eastansdweet .. ...........
4-1L. Passenger~train aratin freighttraina), east and west. ...
5. Greestobmile of road locomotives and tender (thousands):
5.01 ~lmpfgrstelarmlocomdne . .. .
544. Otherlocomaotiea. ..........
&& Total. . . . . .
6. Gross tea-mles of ears, contents, andeabooses thousandsa):
6-0. Total in coal-burning, team locomotive trains .. .
6-8 Totalinoll-burning steamlocomot~ivetrain. .. .
6-08.Total in electric locomotive trains............
6-04.Toetainotherlocomotive andmotorcartrains... .. .
06-4. Total in all freight trains...............
7. Net ton-miles revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). ....
8 Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). .
AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
B-oL Train-mile ordinary. ...............
~M 2. Net ton- ies. . .. . .
10. Av raes pr tanmile (exlnn lighth .ie) .......


1LGoston-mle ofocomotiv esle aprnd tender per loomtiv-m. .
1 Nnem Loped rloadedar-mile. .......
18-42. EPerety loaedh oftoarml eiewehon.....
l A844 P oboundigh of-mle totalndn frooeigtcrnls ....
14-02. Grosston-mles (excludinglocomo~tiveeandtenders). ..
15. & Pecnt tran-switcighusa a sain fttltri-or.e.


20 042 403
136 202
20 178 805
20 144 237
893 783
21945 200
81798 911
1317 369
26 920
960 at
666* 76
9 489
1 550
1 658 016
356 297
248 710

825 444
351 865
484 718
`478 154
956 872
19 833

3 349 112
2 386 6T4
47 115
5~ 784 757
23 456 455
14 935 840
264 588
18 080
38 674 703
15 038 186
1147 556


56 778
14 618 692
217 116
14 835 808
14 848 466
2 018 04
1460 350
18 327 720
17 426 579
895 261
5 880
19455536
5 462
37 527
2 008 983
329 pe?
192 455
522 482
81 051
216 911
897 942
410 996
409 566
820 564
14 988
a 293
4 474 440


4 629 0600
33 720 586
7 435
1525480
2056
35 255 537
15 856 110
1 016 097


57 034
12 638 515
165 498
12 804 013
~2 808 533
11688 680
1209 863
5 707 076
4 807 900
892 729
6 447

1i,684 534
2 790
41777


275 473
164 617
440 090
75 288
184`is 466
259 754
350 761
349 085
699'844
12 991
2 80 0
:3 779 363
i!2 597
S151 835
926
3954 711
7448 845 1
i:5 591
.1 3883 65
18 67
88 815 743
f2 223 97
853 974


831 921
43 614 780
419 709
44 034 489
44 014 876
3 304 857
2625158
49 944 885
48 784 968
1 127 117
38 800
3 679 723
675 808
50 828
4188
4 408 547
830 876
573 075
1 403 951
286 156
586 951
815 107
1 117 038
1 100 426
8 217 058
45 193
10 296
10 167 150
2 346 619
841 615
2 484
12 757 869
76 099 344
15 046 200
S043 412
80 056
93 209 012
40 065 765
8 748 954|


232 709
39 273 485
541 770
39 615 195
39 594 762
2 787 710
2 237 988
44 620 394
45 852 652
1 076 454
11 2888
3 319 058
623 703
53 595
4368
4 000 718
788 356
496 651
1 225 007
259 279
474 869
734 148
987 635
971 520
1959155
38 788
9 170
8 983 836
2 108 474
224 355
1 851
11 517 314
64 849 110
13 350 300
1785410
25 085
79 949 90 (
Ja 758 75 1
2 447 83 1


1 920 169
22 947
1 943 116
1 944 013
111 209
104 126
2159 348
2 064 861
94 487

214 999
4012
819 Oil
37 925
53 214
91 139
41.6-5
25 488
67 323
79 560
Ye 90s
158 468
1 992
105
715 187
443 264
756 851
7 550 828
253 544
7 804 378
4 21 529
156 551


5 93$
1 698 585
18 745
1 717 330
1 717 921
78 339
84 536
1 880 796
1 803 553
77 243

184 289
3599,
187 888
52 155
44 532
76 685
- '57 041
22 441
59 412
69 164
66 933
136 097
1 754

621 05Q
35 519
658 56
6 338 205
802 757
6 534 942
3 499 809
117 517


151 408
18 571 642
124 454
18 696 096
18 670 777
777 658
eign 12
20 867558
20 156 235
106 488
4 841
942 990
617 55
agg 2
684
1 569 386
389 370
217 403
,44,6a 774
113 dz$
818 39
385 918
448 896
429 795
8724691
17 991
5 660
3 135 448
2 090 564
36 999
?195
5 861130
21 185 409
13 253 200
200 020
6409
34 643 038
12 915 791
1088 717


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8-09
8-10
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4-10
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78 696
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141 756
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11 371 47S
102 985

11 474 400
4 940 140
422 950


38 332

6 39 8$
6 397 754
4 397 531
243 033
124 400
6 764 964
6 764964


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510 605
91 360
7O 099
161 459
SS53 454
55 610
89 064
124 814
125 70 9
250 83
6 058
1 380
1 449 381
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9 864 65
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i~NTERSTAPTE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS :IN THE 'UNITED STATES
Compiled from 129 reports of freight train statistics representing 159 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER,1939 AND 1938


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

19359 1938 1939 1938 1939 1958 193 1938 19399 19fs


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5 940 O
16 47 3 86 0
168 150
15 441 990
154647 $21
767 589
789 161
17 204 Old
16 443 3192
760 619

1 674 073
32 151
1 706 224
300 o998
373 494
674 686
283 522
212 855
496. 175
584 314
586 547
170 861
16 036
1 071
5 599 674
355 193
5 952 867
54 135 755
2 051 499
56 187 25
29 755 378
1043 561


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at lose ofmonth.# ....
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
01. Ordinary. .. .......
3-02. Light ..........
MSa. Total...
3. Road1ooem tive-miles:
3-42. epr. . .
3-0. .,...
.04 .
365. Tt seaonly. .
3-06. Ttlelectric only
3-0. To other. ..
Tro Coal-bunn stei l motives.
3-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .
E-10. Electric locomotive units. ..
8-11. Other loComotives.
3-12. Total......
4. Car mier thdom nd):
402. Loaded, west. ...

rW4. Elt east. .
4-45. Empy west .
4406. Emt total.
4-07. Ldddand em ty, east
4-8. Loaded and emty, west
409. Loaded and empty toa. ...
4-10. Cabo seeasean est
4-11. Pa sngr-train earstinf~reigt trains, east andwnest .*
5. Gros lonC-mies o d loomtives a tenders (thousands). ...
&-0. Oil-burning steam locomotives... ..
&-08. Electrielecomotive .
&-04. Other locomotives. '
5-45. Tota~l......
6. Gross to n-il~esof cars c ton, adlaoses of a sands):) .
&-02. Total in oil-bu 'g steam locomotive trains.
648. Totalin electric aomotve trains.. ...
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorear trains..
6-5. Total in all freight trains.............
8.Trinhors(i ncdieng orn v tcng hor t wysatations). '
AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
94)1. Train-mile ordinary. .

10. Av~ne per t ainmie paduinl .. ..
.iii Loaded erih ar-miles....
1- Ep feg ear-miles............. ..
10--4. To ~~rihear-miles (xejrluding caboose). .. .....
1M)5. Gross toimls(excludinig locomotives and tenders). .
1006. Net ton-miles.............
11. Gross ton-milesof locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. ....
12. Net ton-miles j~r loaded ear-mile. ...............
18. Car-mile ratios:.
18-01. Percep loaded of totalfrih car-miles, eastbound. .
18402. Percent loaded of total rigt ar-miles, westbound. .
18-08. Percent loaded of total fre gt car-miles (east aqd west). .
18404. Percent eastbound of total loddfreight ear-muss.. .
14. Ave aes em a-hour: ......
14-42. Gross ton-miles (excludingle~comotives and tenders). .....
15.- Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total traini-hours. ..


131 098
167 662 468
19063 830
168 186 298
168 408 257
6 706 580
7 010 844
188 125 681
181 038 594
1004 7355
8S 292
7 558 739
5 376 148
65 223
10 290
15 008 400
8 758 376
8 019 590
4 777 946
1 041 609
1 800 906
2 848 515
5 799 989
5 820 494
7 620 481
161 279
68 687
SY 293 505
19 608 $10
354 768
5 955
47 Sea 516 8
18~l1 4 385
181 18 092
1 945 446
50 86 155
114 4315 08
9 484 82i


131 536
160 674 933
1 041 506
161716 439
161 438 742
6 164 185
6 4930539
174 095 986'
173 136 790
896 430
68 766
T.A78 650
5 148 570
.60 371
9 606
12 697 177
S8 74 310
1 850 976
4 424 5-86
980 580
1 698 849
2 679 429
5 554 890
S3 49 125
7 104 015
1153 804
1 S 439
as 752 32Q
18 199 211
507 781
19 054
44 278 376
186 164* 008
118 407 Qk$~
1 62l 112
280 55F~606
103 713 869
9 2286 766


56 828
123 059 892
1549 958
184 500 850
184 624 809
15 499 631
11 460 0SS
15'1 84 46$
143 282 741
8 250 6144
SQ 110
15 999 439
21 054
368 035
18 484
14 401 018
2 608 091
1 SY:6 067
4 144 k58
713 849
1 764 514
a 478 165
3 Sat 940
3 300 385

22 873
36 634 507
18 0 44
1 399 300
4 915
38 056 Tad
2259 209 104
53 448
13 404 682
272 686 p a
115 161 780
8 105 981


57 178
111 256 468
1899 664
112 556 1288
1182 580 843
la sat.756
9 848 887
13585.0 886
128 912 956
6 285 943
51 987
14 579 540
17 598
343 .184
3$ 442
14 975 561
2 298 682
1 '529 069
3 621 151
1 578 851
2 814 997
2 928 828
a 907 980
5 8346 748
113 313
as 026
38 664 268
16 489
1 085 309
7 100
33 713 166
227 183 048
41t65
8 650 854
235 93o 752
9 6 951 82 3
7 328 035


5934
14 324 593
145 376
14 469 971
14 474 485
445 931
671 869
15 792 225
15 142 395
649 828

1 527 046
as 513
1 556 559
263 529
131 687

189 614
444 511
518 424
521 243
1039 667
14 747
1 150
5 085 453
305 631
5 389 243
47 465 568
1781 196
49 246 56 *
25 988 209
968 184


238 065
369 483 503
3 096 761
372 580 0644
318 313 913
29 151510
0 415574 5
417 921 196
407 771 826
10 015 948
133 408
89 854 557
3 437 861
457 409
SS 77 4
35 778 601
6 570 746
4 584 213
11 154 959
2 544 383
4 538 816
6 703 819
8 955 1:9
8 9as 049
17 858 178
363 258
99 463
84 080 793
19 805 343
2 107 261
10 850
10 944 157
rr8o 426 664
112 412, 894
17 401 567
78 03 288
298 120 62'0
8S 301311


253 054
546 019 664
2753 092
348 772 756
3148 521 474
21785 852
is8125805
588 431 331
380 484 377
7 832 201
114 753
28 020 980
5 216 861
433 065
45 048
33 71 5 54
5 958 333
4 116 753
10 075 066
2 188 551
3 997 314
6 185 865
a 146 884
8 114 047
16 ado 951
538 604
pa 646
76 888 562
18 408 095
1 636 721
as 164
96 959 542
528 015 222
113 778 675
12 057 162
2 52
654 063 66
261 600 898
21 039 071


38 199

63 63 f

6S 635 56 6
8 177 850
1 195 713
47 007 099
67 007 099




4 6as 506


903 287
654 868
1 550 14 9
385 603
560 761
886 564
1 228 890
1 215 685
2 444 513
60 381
18 832
14 493 017
178 969

14 671 984
94 947 420
1044 554

95 991 774
38 768 412
5 666 948


58 406

59 68 4 S
60 030 218
60 088 r64
2 151 980
1111l990
65 898 256
63 298 SS@


4 455 364
50 695

4 486 057
827 812
6051 761
1 4535 573
316 930
589 998
846 928
1144 742
1 13$, 759
8 880 501
56 740

13 386 342
198 395

13 578 757
87 208 804
S1 2a 899

88 SSS 699
35 018 997
3 524 144


g4.0


17.594

17.5


3,692
1.06
29.1
17.9
1,890
756


250.7


59.1
16.6
31,088
21.4


6.4
5,578
1.12



871
249
26.8




15.4
32,223
28.2


16,4'78



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14.9
50,868
26.6


14.0


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174.o
386 11



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17.1


1.04
28.5
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90
16-01
10-02
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10;44
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12
18.01
18-42
18-08
18-04
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14-02
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30.2
48.3
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807


26.7


52.5
58.9
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21.3


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936
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27.8
7.5
6.5

1 .4
33, 50
27.7


U.S.GOVERNMENTP 8


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

















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

1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 19386 1939 1938 1939 1938

AGGREGATES

n-Miesof Io opeae vp cosop 1 maontoratais:* 231 886 252 585 56 770 57 016 5 931 5 935 38 146 58 884 131 039 131 350 1
M01. Ordinary.. ........... 40 304 598 36 480314 1 095 245 119001 164 1 805 140 15368 468 846 679 6 168 316 17 $595534 16 782 366 201
ZO2. Lig t. .................* 367 498 502 296 199 6318 149 010 83 088 15 940 36 $45 52 862 108 521 104 464 M20
3 Ro 8-01 Principal. 40 642 587 36 699 628 14 SOS 634 12 053 856 1 826 862 1 584 948 6 885 112 6 200 927 17 688 979 16 859 897 8-41
8-02. He ~r... ... *** 936 105 2 347 036 1 902 888 3 446 447 98 979 70 170 849 340 204 236 684 964 686 L85 8-02
***** 83 92 810 1 965 667 1412 883 1 088 458 99 911 78 579 529 610 117182 750 406 681 448 SW8
04.L T .. ... ... 45 971 502 41 012 331 17 619 339 14 588 761 2 025 752 1 733 697 7 848 062 6 522 345 19 064 349 18 167 Saa 3-04
MB5. Total, steam only. ....... ..... 44 810 103 40 052 418 16 698 480 13 801 698 1 926 419 1 657 767 7 802 062 6 522 345 18 983 148 18 070 608 8-05
iM6.Total, electric only. 119 443 949 766 908 770 781 808 99 355 75 930 -i 1150 98 028 MS6
3-0. Total, othen .... 41 956 10 147 12 089 5 855 29 86? 4 898 &-07
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
g08 Coal-burning steam locomotives. 3 16 333 3 044 480 1 808 069 1 578 787 207 409 175 579 495 838 463 189 807 017 829 985 8-08
3-09. Oil-burming steam locomotives. .. ......... 601 939 55a 593 1 026 24 4 700 4 446 596 213 548 123 8-09
3-10. Electriclocomotive units... 66 477 58 720 55 480 42 878 4 257 3 299 6 800 6 549 8-10
8-11. Otherlocomotives. ..... 4 578 3 306 2 750 a 654 848 67 8 -11
41. Caeousand) 989 387 5 653 099 1.867 845 1 624 257 811 666 176 878 498 558 466 655 1 411 878 1 385 389 8-12
4-01. Loaded east.. ................726 520 622 099 504 098 244 577 35 780 as 44.7 97 357 83 575 289 285 265 440 4-01
4-02. Loadd west. ........515 037 441 927 178 810 145790 45 748 39 506 72 634 62 501 817 845 194 150 4-42
4--08. Loaded total. 1 241 557 1 063 966 488 908 390 347 8i1 28 67 9531 168 991 146 076 507 130 459 570 4--08
4-04. Empty, east. 292 224 252 391 98 034 74 431 40 295 52 975 38 165 55 167 121 730 109 818 4--04
4-05. Empty,west.. 489 412 429 099 209 971 169 443 25 427 20 319 64 146 57 364 189 868 181 953 4--05
4-O6. Empty~total.. ....781 63 681 490 508 005 245 894 65 722 55 294 102 311 98 531 311 age 294 gyg 4_gg
4-07. Loadled and empty, east. 1 018 744 874 430 596 138 319 008 76 075 61 421 135 522 118 742 411 015 375 258 4-47
4-08. Loaded and empty, west......... ..... 1 004 449 871 086 388 781 515 253 71 175 59 825 136 780 119 865 407 713 376 083 -0
4-49. Loaded and empty total. .2 ............. 88195 1745 456 784 913 6348 61 147 250 121 247 872502 258 607 818 728 751 341 4-09
4-10. Caboose,eastandwest 9 767 35 770 14 428 12 191 1 871 1 618 6 559 5 863 16 909 16 098 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (infreigh~ttrains), east and west. 8 484 7 87P 2 OS9 1 878 98 115 1 456 1 568 4 901 4 518 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives.. 9 427 4341 8 297 7811 4 889 354 3 515 688 666 875 566 457 1 584 7891 1 399 765 Z 886 416 2 815 873 601
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 085 2?30 1 880 993 151 96 19 84g t aid 21 065 237 1 861 081 6
5--03. Electrieloeomotives............... 239 617 198944 155 945 131780 45 554 34 893 38 -1 asag 273;Fy
5--4. Otherlocomotives.. 50 949 3 718 6as 138 say 5-0
5-05. Total. 11 758 131 10 378 667 4 449 168 3 648 186 712 229 601 350 1 604 651 1 419 579 4 998 103 4 709 5i52 0
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands): 0
601. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .68 445 083 57 618 734 31 500 261 24 786 704 6 821 786 5 609 950 10 649 957 9 159 050 19 453 079 18 063 030 ~01
M2 Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .13 031 885 11 355 781 747 800 .123 082 114 118 12 907 454 11 281 469 10
6-03. Total in electric locomotive trains. ............ 2 002 733 1 484 274 1 526 450 1 114 834 262 205 197 589 14 078 171 85 1 0
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 2 2 01 4 8 6 60 i 511 a 312 -0 0 50 6 3 48 8
6-05. Total in all freight trains. ... ...... 83 50.1 113 70 447 449 33 028 949 85 904 050 7 083 991 5 807 539 10O 795 03 9 9 273 168 38 595 114 89 468 698 0
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands3).' 5 131 074 28 473 513 14 476 586 10 850 517 5 775 451 3 095 378 4 439 855 5 8 ass 6 it 4sp 7as 10 agg4? as
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours atwaystations). .2 482 309 2 235 788 956 359 795 997 128 317 107 880 401 080 365 320 996 553 966 585 8

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
M-0. Train-miles ordinary. .. ..5*8 5.2 8-3 7.0 10.1 8.8 6.0 .475 s*M.
9-42. Net ton-miles. ...................5,050 4, oB1 6,500 6, 4) 21,219 17,385 3,79 3 1 271 94
1~0. A ome e-dmies (ie pgalh :.d hepr. ...... .078 1.06 1.14 1.12 1.06 1.05 101031.00 1.04 ~0
10-02. Loaded rigtear-miles.............3. 923.3. .2 4 .5 24.8 23.7 128.9 n.4e 1@1
1(03. Emt rih car-miles. ......1.4 18. 2.) 20.5 53. 5015o1.1. 0
1M)4. Tot~~i~ car-miles (excluding caboose). .0. 75575*8*7 77.3 39.8 38. 4. 1
1(M5. Gross ton-m~iles (excluding locomotives and tenders). ,2 ,9s 2,i 3277392 31, 70 1, o}1 86 ,6 0
10@6. Net ton-miles. .........2 t 2 1,027 912 2,0919 9 0 10-6
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 256 253 e53 250 352 347 221 218 262 259 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. 8326.8 30.0 27.8 46* 3 45.6 26.1 25*2 r4*5 23.6 1
13. Car-mile ratios: 1
1M2~. Perent loaded of totalfrigh~t ar-miles westbound. .1) 5.7 .o. 6o5.121341 80
134. Perent loaded oftotal reight car-rmelesb (es n et.. .6. 156.5 55 6.0 62 .2 R9 12:: 1
184 A Pereetn atoborund of total loaded freight ear-miles. .1 5 58.5 63.0 62.7 39195735*25.05* 80
14 --1 A eae e rain-mie...... ........ 641. 49 511. 47 721. 7
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). ..33, 631 31, 509 54, 536 3,535,275,832,902,343,0 o
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.* 1.3 21.7 26.8 28.1 27.3 27.2 16. 6 17.4( 17.11* 1

SExoludesl switching time of train looosotives at initial and final tenrinals.


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sion 3 1262 08851 4988 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION sb......
BUREAU OF STATISTICS NOVl
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 129 reports of freight train statistics representing 139 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


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FOR THE. MONTH OF NOVEMIBER 1939 AND 1938


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# Represents an avrag of the aluege reported at the olose of woh month within the perrod.
*Eoludes switobing time of train looomotives at initiaL and final terinals.


INTERSTA-TE COMMaERCE C-OMMISSION
BUREAU OF' STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OaF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS. IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 129 reports of freight train statistics representing 1p railwayls
(SWITCHINGS AND TERMIINAL, COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


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


1939 19l13 938 193 198199138g3913


SI I I I


.... e


AGGREGATES
L. aile of road operatedat closeotapnth#. .. ... .
2. Train-miles (locomotive-paopelled and motor war trains):
241. Ordmnary. .. I. ..............
24 2. Light. . . . . . .
208. Total. . . . . . .
8. Road locomotive-miles:
8-01. Principal. . . . . .
a08. . . . .
8-O l. T ta . . . . . .
MS. Totarlsteam only.. . .. . .. .
8-06. oa electric only. .. ..............
8 7. T t other. . . . . .
Tran-sitcinglocomotive-miles:
8-08. Co "brnn steam locomotives.... ..
&-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives.......... ..
8--10. Electrielocomotive units. .......
~1L Otherlocomotives.... ..............
8-2 Total. . . . . .
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-4L Loadd east.. . . . .
4-08.oode west . . . . .
4-08. ade total. . . . . .
444.Empty,east. ... ...............
--0. Empty, west.. . . . .
4-06. Empty, total.. . . . . .
441.Loade and emp~ty~east .... .... ...
448 Load~edand empty, west. ...............
4-9. Loaded and empty, total...............
4-10. Caboosle~Bestandwest......... .....
5. Grollton-me roiad lecomoT e vn tone (teausandest, .
W-1. soburieteamloomotives. ...........
5-42.Olbrin t locomotives.............
6-08. Electrle cmtie ...............
Mt4. Otherlocomotives.... ..............,
545. Total. . . . . .
6. Grees ton-mles' aofarscon~tents and eabooses (throus~and) :
6-0L Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains.......a
6-48 Total in oll-burning, team loeomotivetraine. ......
648. Totalinelectrielooomotivetrains. ..........
6-04 Total in other locomotive and motorear trains. .......
445. Totalinallfreighttrains...............a
7. Netton-miles revenue and nonrevenue (thousa~nds). ........
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at waysatations). .,
AVERAGES
9.Ave rBpril mieof od perday:
~ii-ie, ordinary. . . . .
02. Net to ... ... ... ...
10. Alwrge petamile ( Pchdil li th .. .. .. .
1042. Loa~dhed chande.. .... ...
160.48. yi~~8h esrmiles...............a
160-1. To~~ltumlsear-muiles~ (eeudnabbooe). . ..
1M)5. Gres o-ies (excluding locomotives and tenders). ....
160-0Net tbn-miles...................a
1L Grosston-miles oflocomotives a nd tenders e oooieml.....
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. ...............
18. Car-mile ratio:
18--01Percent loaded ottotal feg ear-miles~~eastbound.....
1848. Percnt loaded of total feg car-miles, weatiound. ...
1%8.0 Percent loaded of total rih car-miles (east and west). ...
1%60. Percent eastbound of total loddfeight ear-miles. ...
14. AveragBes per train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles.. . . . . .
1442. Gross ton-miles (ezeluding locomotives and tenders). .....
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours ..


232 052
409 787 901
3546 253
415 252 164


228488553
465 893 950
452 3851 61
11 135 411
175 558
35 170 890
6 039 800
S325886
33 SS$
39 767 9288
7 297866
5099 188
12 396 448
S656 s07
4 828 848
7 484 854
9 953 873
S9987 40
19 881 503
403 880
107 937
93 448 376
St 890 STS
2 346 878
16 700
11.7 708 587
657 873 747
135 *444 1'77
19 404 300
185 297
812 847 581
333 250 69&
84 783 430


255 010
388 439 978
3OS55 ea
385 495 346
385 881 302
84 130 688
20 091478
489 445 668
480 556795
8 781 967
184 900
31064 860
5 769 454
485 785
48 554
37 368 45S
6580578
4 558 60
11139 038
2 440 94
4 486413
6 867 355
9081 314
8 985 075
18 006 387
574 376
101 586
85 186 543
80 289 088
1 835 465
27 113
107 558 209
585 65 56 P
125 114 456
15 541 434
228 888
784 518 070
890 074 411
83 874 85


56 885
137 186 137
1749594
138 875 753
138 928 443
17 408 453
12 878908
169 203 5804
159 981 81
9 159 384
43 199
17 807 508
88 080
417 455
21 81.4
18 848 857
8918189
1714 877
194 87 06
8 780 170
3 718 078
5689164
7 407 34
140 317
24 892
40 923 861
18 215
1 555 245
8 633
48 505 954
290 709 367
54 195
14 933 072
18 238
305 714 878
189 638 386
9 048 340


57 162
183 157 626
1448 676
184 dos 302
184 634 099
14 868 103
10 957 45
149 85p 647
142 714 454
7 067 751
57 842
16 158 067
17 688
584 053
58 076
16 599 818
25357 859
1474859
40i21818
710 177
1748 514
2 458 891
382478316
3223175
64*71 009
1as 504
24 905
56 179 956
14 585
1 15?7 089
7 722
37 361 552
25 1 969 758
41 9655
9 765 688
ea 39
1i61 839 802
107 808 140
1 6118 032


S929
17 877 000
191 818
17 468 818
17 474 183
844 SQ8
889 078
19 829 ?BS
18369 811
859 952

1 881 488
16 408
1 917 890
536 778
419 448
7568 14
323 617
238 880
561 897
460389 O
647 728
15318 111
17 907
1 189
6 266 549
398 547
6 665 096
60 957 541
2 513 704
65 871 845
33 530 889
1171 878


5 933
15 895 061
141 330
As 054 599


750 448
17 s85 980
is 800168
785 758

1 700 625


1 753 457
291 974
665 109
987070
809 935
497 805
579844
581048
1160 914
tose 56
1 265
5 452 089
338 524
5 990 615
55 075 318
1 978 785
55 054 103
29 017 587
1 076 004


38 194
70 148 768
51 088
76 615 85
70 516 468
8 487 170
74 249 161
74 869161


5 16 144

45 559 1


1 000 644
787 496
1788140
)365768
.648907
988 67$
S5644412
1552 40s
2 716 815
de 880
14 288
16 077 804
198 811

16 276 617
105 617 377
1 167 456

106 784 813
45 207 467
4 048 028


38 594
65 951 992
899 404
as 851 594
66 889 195
2 SS6 214
1 889 178
69 814 581
49 814 581


4 897 1553
55 139

4 958 698
911 587
1579 649
352 097
587 568
959 459
1 855484
2519108
6a 605
14 399
14 786 1051
818 211

14 998 516
96 361 854
1 844 007

97 605 16
38 701 as
5 891 4


151 094
185 881 994
1 178355

186 Os? as@
7 398 71
77618 0
201 191 208
1 116 OTS

6 365 756
5 972 331
70 083
18 138
14 420 27 8
5047 681
assys s6
5e8I0850
1163339
1 990 774
5 154 113
4 811000
4 g2g 4g
8439141
178 17&
6T 588
50 180 160
at 673 547
395 086
8 067
52 254 86Q
200 569 468
154 gag 544
8 157 584:
107 059
557 076 591
186 873 830
1o 4gg 5g*


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177 457 899
1 14'S7 o
1ys 60g 0gy
178 898 69
6 790 ee
7 1740
198 863 514
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SOUTHER 4 DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISRCT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEMI:' POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 5 REGION ITFEM NO.

1959 1938d 1939 193L 1939 1938 1979 1938 1939 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated ateclose of month. ............ 231 754 232 421 56 731 56 928 5 930] 5942 38 1071 38 2678 130 9861 131 290~ 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Ordinary. .. ..... .. **** 8 708 498 36 867 494 13 848 350 la 502 530 1 618 585 1 559 609 6 725 894 6 435 593 16 515 689 16 369 968 301
02. gdet. 16 071 3.13 223 170 998 153 495 20 247 20 358 36 715 57 783 88 111 101 587 MS
3. 8 Rooootiv-mles 9 024 569 37 180 717 14 019 $28 12 655 825 1 658 832 1 579 967 6 762 609 6 473 376 16 603 8001 16 471 5493 20
ML Principal. 8 991 166 37 152 078 14 027 312 12 657 286 1 639 3125 1 580 390 6 763 002 6 473 830 16 561 527 16 440 57 8 01
8-02H .... .... ..... 2 729 878 2 400 200 1784 293 1 496 969 88 980 76 141 234 154 225 869 622 451 601 221 84
1M8. .. ... ... .... 2 235 251 2 029 320 1 558 4331 1 171 854 92 598 83 563 186 102 184 219 678 118 649 684 8-48
&4. ..... ..... 43 956 295 41 581 598 17 150 038. 15 326 109 1 820 903 1 740 094 7 123 258 6 823 918 17 862 096 17 691 477 8--0
8-05. soteamo .tiu .n .... 4 2881 414 40 683 697 16 507 110 14 618 085 1780248 1 647 63 7 123258 6823 758 17 730 798 17 594 280 M5
M6.Totl electric .... .... 1 034309 887 449 836 846 703 202 100 455 92 460 96 808 91 787 MS6
07. oalother............ 40 572 10 452 6 082 4 882 -1601 344901 5 4101 8-4Y
Tran-sitcinglocomotive-miles:
Ma olb.ri steam locomotives. 054 941 3 020 951 1 701 696 1 618 883 189 622 169 152 471 784 466 176 691 839 766 740 MB
8-49 Oil-bpymog team locomotives. 546 177 520 105 1 080 4 981 4 938 540 116 515 16 -o
10. Elechno~locomotive units. 61 441 49 522 51 698 40 334 4 315 3398 5 434 5790 8-10
8-11 Otherlocomotives................... 4 014 a 518 a 538 1 8644 1 476 6-5 ~1
8-12.~Total. 666 573 3 59 096 1757 006 1 661081 193 937 172550 476 765 4711141 1238 8651 1288 551 8-12
.C~ar-miles (huad):
4-41Loae east.. ................... 681 2931 619 358 894 981 255 *63 35 47 31 959 90 937 85 258 259 938 248 68 4-4
4-42.ded west. ................... 475 403 427 670 163 705 142 72'2 33 663 31 681 70 769 64 143 207 268 189 124 4--
6-48.oaed total. 1 156 696 1 047 028 458 484 3 96 185 69 100 3 640 161 706 149 401 467 206 437 802 648
4-04 Epyeast.. ................. 264 476 254 577 83 859 78 128 25 663 25 763 40 428 37 773 114 526 112 919 4-04
4-45 wmt~est.................. .. 468 500 437 479 215 865 185 695 86 236 23 45 60 390 59 776 168 009 168 545 4-4
4-06 Epgtotal. ........... 732 976 692 056 297 724 265 817 51 899 49 228 100 818 97 549 282 535 281 462 4-0
4-4Y.lo~~ and-eapty east. .... 945 769 87395 3 78 840 331485 61 00 57 78 131365 123 031 574 464 61 597 4-
4-08 Loaded and emptyJrwest. ............. 943 903 865 149 3775468 328 417 59899 5514 13159 125 919 375277 357 66 4-48
4-09 Loaded and empty,total. ......... ..... 1 889 672 1 739 084 756 406 660 002 180 999 112 868 242 524 246 950 749 741 7.11 264 4-0
4-10. Cboose,aestand~west 8 114 36 108 14 174 12' 785 2685 1 624 6 440 6 18 15 813 15571 4-10
6. Goal. Pegrotadn vae si fgte )'(Aeas It and est. 7 60s 7 553 1 895 1 941 189 121 1 338 1 590 4 2401 4 101f 411
5-01. sCrd~rieteamlocomotives. 8 984 27 8 8 424 821 4 176 838 3 710 953 586 5131 55990 1 555 252 1 462 971 2 665 675 2691 005 5-01
Wa ilb.rigrea locomotives. 2 011 799 1 859 411 100 31 20 976 21 90* 1 990 723 1 837 440 6-4
5-08 Eetilocomotives. 220 337 188 234 141 018 113 895 45 911 42 421 39 406 31 918 6-08)
5-04.Otherlocomotives................... 4 19 914 772 481 -" 70 5 427 363 5-04
5- ~s05.~ Tot al. . . o~e.(tos~~ 11 220 613 10 473 3801 4 318 726 $ 825 344 638 424 602 3829 1 576 228 1 484 981 4 693 235j 4 560 7261 5-05
6--0 Totalincoal-burning, steamlocomotivetrains. ... .1 62 632 9041 57 463 129 29 692 467 24 801 937 5 544 551 5 158 7391 10 188 517 9 495 321 17 207 369 17 027 123 601
g02. Total in all-burning,steam locomotive trains. .-l 325 702 11 059 430 574 348 125 726 121 168 12 199 402 10 937 914 6--0
6-08 Totalminelectrie locomotive trains. 1 838 408 1 378 012 1 385 293 955 370 863 04 2 245 078 10 073 177 564 44
&-04. Total in other locomotive and motoreartrains. ... 34 654 8 840 1 558 1 635 548 33 096 6 857 6-04
445. Total in allfreight trains. 76 831 668 69 909 402 31 079 892 26 759 890 S 807 593 5 383 817 10 314 243 9 616 837 29 629 940 28 149 458 g6-5
7. Net ton-miles revenue and nonrevenue (th~ousands). 1 460 276 28 .128 863 13 152 60s 11 110 845 3 083 750 2 846 380 4 172 681 5 825 407 li 051 243 10 346 831 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hour at way stat~ions). 2 334 286 2 235 859 919 031 828 591 113 185 105 368 591 375 578 026 910 697 923 874 8

9. Averae e mile of road per day:
9-r'Tanmlaoordinary. .4jg 5*1b 7.97 7. .885 5*7j 5.4le E.1 4 o 0190
9-42. Net ...... ..4393,0 m7 6261,751,5 .523258,2 sM
10. A rocm t-mil s( paicr han h !er. .1. 0 ~06 1. 1.12 1 0611 .04 1.04 1b ~ 1(M1
10442. Loaded feg car-anles. ...............2. 843., 322* 04
10-08 E p fegt ear-miles. ......31.82,. 50 52b. 8


11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 255 252 ] 252~ 250 7346 221 218 263 25 1
12Nt tn-mile pr loaded ear-mile. ... ....... ..27.2 26 9 21.7 as.o 44*44. 25*8 25.6 23*7 23.6 12
18-4L, Percent loaded of total.frih car-milesqteastbound. .. 7. 6* 694 68.8 $ l l
180. Pe~rcenladed of totaght ~ml car-rmils wetoud 4. 9, gga 80
18-48. Percnt loaded of total crih ar-miles (easst and west. .: 26. 6,8 91-e
1444. percent eastbound of total loddfreight ear-miles. .. 5* 59.26* 4. 35. 56.2 75*56 14
14. A1M r inhour:
14-08 Grmees ton-miles (ex'eluding iceomotivres and tenders). .1~6 ...-3M31 I 33 ~ 321 51.1 511 ps5 g.Ho 1 3) 301 8 10
15. Percent train-switching'hours at way statons of totltrain-hourt 20.7 21.3 26.0 27.3 284 7.1 16.2 16*9 16 4 1. 15
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BUREAQU OF STATISTICS DECEMBER,~ 1939g
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM 'RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled froml 189 reports of fireight train statistics representing 139 railways
(SWITC~HING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCI.,DIED)

ponpn nWYorH OF DECEMBER,1939 ANDi 1898



















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

1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1981939 1938 1939 1938

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at lose of month.# 232 0261 232 9671 56 8161 57 144 5 958 5 934 38 1871 Sa 384 131 086 131 505 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
MLlOrdmnary.. ~. ............... 448 496 39 4193507 47 150 974*67 135 659 956 18895585 17 45 670 76 888 662 72 367 585 201757 685 193 827 261 M1
02n.Light. 780 324 3 368 611 1 920 594 1 602 171 211 465 181 696 387 803 537 187 1 260 462 1 847 557 S-08
2-48.Total. 452 276 723 422 676 083 152 695061 137 862 17 19 107050 17 654564 77 276 465 72 704 772 208 998 1471 195 074 818~ 2-48
8. Road locomotive-miles:
o1. Principal. ................... 451 947 696 422 3733801 152 955 7551 137 291 585 19 115508 17 639 761 77 279 670 72 703 023 202 598 763 194 739211 M1
MS. Iepr.. .0 ............... 0818 725 26 31 088 19 186 746 15765 172 955 488 79884 2 661524 2588085 8s015 67 7 391 589 M
MS0. .... .... ..... 25 08 804 22120 792 14211 41 12109 199 981 670 854011 1451485 155 591 8 439368 7 824 191 as
8-44.T .... .... ..... 507 850 225 471 025 260 186 353848 165 165 756 21050 666 19 844014 81 392 419 76 638499 219 053298 209 954991 ai
8-5. Toa steam only.. .............. 495 464575 461 220492 176 288 31 157 338679 20 090059 18 447795 81 598419 76 638339 217 693 766 208 801 67 8-4)
8&-~ oS. electric only. ................. 12 169 720 9 669 416 9 996 250 7 770 953 960 607 age 218 1 212 883 1 080 245 8-48
M7c. oa other............ 215 93 135 52 69 281 68124 16 146 6491 73 0681 07
Tran-sitcinglocomotive-miles:
OS. Colb nneteamlocomotive. .. .. 36 225 754 34 085 811 19 509 1271 17 776950 2 071104 1 869777 5 587 928 5363 729 9 057595 9 075 555 gOS
MB. Oil-burning steam locomotives..... ....... 6 585 977 6 289 559 23 160 17 88 -o -0340 60 077 6 512 477 6811 860 MS9
a-10l. Electric locomotive units. 712 084 535 307 595 904 486 387 40 725 36 210 75 457 72 710 8-10
3--1. Otherlocomotives.. 7 366 50 872 23 752 39 940-- 13 614 10 92 8-11
8-12. Total. 43 561 181 40961 549 80151 94 18 860 899 211i827 1905987 6568 2681 45 806 15 659 14 3 15 370 857 8-1
4. Car-miles ( thousands :
4-41. Load east.. 978 5591 7 199 73 3 207 170 2790 722 378209 523935 1091581 996 645 33507599 3088 428 4-1
4-02.Ladd west. 5 574 713 4 986 533 1 878 580 1 617 581 495 105 408 814 798 265 753 4051 2 *44 761 2 833 534 Ms
4-18. oddtotal. 13 553 272 12186 060 5085750 4 408 303 885531 78 74 1 889 846 1789050 5 752562 5 321 958 4-0
4-44. mtyaeat.. 920 955 2 695 519 889 748 788 99 549 280 51535 4904194 89870 1277 737 1 803317 -04
4-05 Epywest.. 296 748 4 863 892 2188 58 1954 009 264 16 235 400 685 297 647 18 2 158 783 2049 345 4--05
4-06. mtytotal.. 217 703 7559 411 307784 2 728 70 61579 547 033 1089 49 1037 008 3 436520 3 258662 4--06
4-07.Loai~ and empty, east.............. 10 899514 9 895 249 4096 912 3 579 48 721 48 657548 1949577 1 5865315 4538 533 4 891 745 My
4--08.Loaded and empty, west ............. 10 871461 9 850 22 4 066 758 3 551 50 717 621 616 214 1483 568 1 79 543 4 603 546 4 282 875 e0s
4-09. Loaded and empty, total..... ........ 21 770 975 19 745 471 816 644 7 131011 1439110 1873782 2 979 33 2 76605 91888 8 s ea574 620 4-0
4-10. Caboose,eastandwest. ................ 441 404 410 484 154 495 138 289 19 598 17 989 73 320 68 731 193 999 185 475 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east an~d west .. 115 51 8 10 9 07 9 a6 7 87 2 6 8* 4 27 4 1 58 4 15 6 2 6 1 7 89 7 1 8 a5 6 5 05 8 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
ML1 Coal-burningsteamlocomotiven ... .. .. .. .1 102 432 6541 93 611 1641 45 100 6991 39 890 8951 6 853 062 6 211 997 17 633 058 16 249 076 32 L45 835 31 259 198 6-01
M02. Oil-burning steam locomotives........... 239023572 22148 49 18 515 16 616 219 787 23151 23 664 270 21 897 732 5-02
5-S. Electrielocomotives. ,. 2 567 215 2 023 899 1 696 265 1 270 984 444 458 380 945- 426 494 371 970 5-48
604. Otherlocomotives................... 20 899 28 027 9 405 8 203 70 11 494 19 754 5-04
545. Total. 128 923 140 117 811 589 46 824 682 41 186 696 7 297 520 6 598 948 17 852 845 16 483 297 56 948 093 53 548 654 ~0
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
ML .Total in coal-burning, team locomotive trains. 720 506 65 1 643 097 0761 320 401 834I 277 771 4891 66 502 098 58 814 057 115 805 894 10 857 175 217 796 831 201 254 155 S-0
6--02 Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains.. 147 769 879 136 17 3 886 54 769 42 513 1 293 168 1 345 175 146 421 948 134 766 598 g
MS. Total in electric locomotive trains. 21 242 706 14 919 448 16 318 365 10 721 058 2 576 74 6 2 885 865- 2 347 597 1 974 527 Mg
6-44. Total in other locomotive and motor war trains.. 15 9 9 5 1 2 31 06 2 19 7 9 6 4 09 3 --4 14 o 15 5 16 6 6 8 2 ag
&45. Total in all freight trains. 869 679 189 794 421 472 336 794 764 288 599 092 69 078 838 60 437 980 117 099 056 107 #ss' 698 366 706 531 338 161762 as
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). ........ 364 717 533 318 202 167 142 791 968 118 912 38 5 6 614 579 31 863 967 47 380 548 42 525 562 137 930 459 184 900 253 7
8. Train-houre (including train-switehinghours at way stations)..... 27 117 916 25 510 712 9 981 371 8 946 623 1 285 063 1 181 372 4 459 401 4 269 492 11 392 081 11 113 225 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
M1o. Triam-il ordinar. ...g) 4.9 7*3i *50 86.7 8I.1U .5)9 5.y 4.M5 4.0o gM
10. Aveas Ner ti-mie exhdil ig ti): 4'7376865711,9 4723 930528326s M
101 uLocomotive-miles (pricia aldh ler.. .........1.07 1.06 1.)11 .41.05 Io .oS r.oi l.orr to-ol
10-02. Loadedir~~ ta-miles. 02 29.1 )].7 32.5 74. 4* 392.52. 0
14-08. Emt feht ear-miles. ..1. 802042. 53.4 14. 14. .0 16.8 10
10-04. Totlrih car-miles (excluding caboose). 85 47.1 5415. 8. 8E 54. I
14-05. Gross ton--miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). ,98 ,9 ,3 ,1736631 ,421 81 oo
10d)6 Net ton-miles. ....... 1 759 94 871.3 1. 64 10-06
1L. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 251) 250 251 219 347 342 2191 als 260 255 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. 6*9 26.1 28.1 27.0 44.4l 4)85.11 24.6 aS.o 23.5 12
13. Carmnile ratios:
18-01. Percent loaded of total fegt ear-miles, eastbound. ... 73.8! 72.8 78]801. 87. 7. 21 80 1
18-42. Percent loaded of total fre ~t car-miles, westbound. 35. 6 x. 35 831* 2 14
13-48. Percent loaded of total rigt ear-miles (east and west). 361. 62. .8 7. 6.1 .
1& 1124. Percent hstoborund of total laded freight ear-miles. .9 59.1 6J. 6**1 *.6 57.85. 75p, 80
14"2$ 1" Hrs o-ies (exchiding locomotives and ter ders). 3 1g J15 1 6 5 2J
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours. 2.3 21.5 27.6 28.1 27.2 26.7 16.91 17.1 16.9 17.2 15


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U. S. OVERNMENT PRINTINGOFOFICE: 1940--0.(15695


# Represents an avenra of the alleage reported at the close of each month within the period.
* zoludes switching time of train looomotives at initist and final terminalLf


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSIION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 129 reports of freight train statistics representing 139 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES` NOT INCLUDED)

POR TWELVE MONMIS ENVDD ITFH DECMBER,41939 AND 1938