Fuel and power for locomotives and rail motor cars of class I steam railways in the United States

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Fuel and power for locomotives and rail motor cars of class I steam railways in the United States
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Dates or Sequential Designation:
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Compares the monthly statistics of the current year with that of the preceding year.
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Issues for <Jan. 1936>-May 1942 by the Bureau of Statistics, Interstate Commerce Commission; June 1942-Dec. 1948 by the Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics.
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"Compiled from ... reports representing ... steam railways (switching and terminal companies not included)."
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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


i 3 1262 08583 8596 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-230 (oe-E)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS JANUARY, 1936
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES #


Compiled from 13. reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1936

UNITED EASTERN SOUTHERN WESTERN Item
Itea STATES DISTRICT DISTRICT DISTRICT No.

January, 1936 January, 1936 January, 1936 January, 1936
AOOGGRATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Aooounts 382 and 394) .................................. 17,060,884 8,621,747 3,579,816 4,859,321 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Acoounts 382 and 394) ........................... 3, 917 12 ,741 75,009 3,458,167 1-02
1-03. Eleotrio ourrent(Aount 383, 384, 395, and 396) 1 490 9 61 97,11292 1-
1-04. Gasoline (Aoounts 382 and 394) ... .......................... 159,120 608 15,22 9742 1-
1-05. Diesel fuel (Aooounts 382 and 394) ............ .......... 18,832 12,953 3,298 2,1 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Aooount 382 and 394) ............................ 12,319 1935 1,14 9,243 1-
1-07. Total ........................................................... 21,981,562 9,67 5 3,771,893 853962 1-07
2. quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switohing service (Accounts 382, 33, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... ,122,05 599,172 21 37 3,849 2-01
2-02. Puel oil (gallons) ............................................ 95770 90692 45,739 22,4 2-02
2-03. Eletrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 6,79 0 6,383 20700 205 2-0
2-04. asolne (gallon) ............................................ 5633026 23 2-
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................ .292,:$5 199,21965 30,97 3129 2-0
2-06.Other fuels (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) .............. 4 6 72 352 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons--oal equivalent) ..................... 1,280,676 608,962 216,334 55,380 2-07
qiantitiea consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tone) ............................................... 4,553,41 2,090,87 1,059,211 1,403,396 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ........................................... 109,979,872 157,601 1,092,913 108,729,358 2-09
2-10. ELectric current (kilowatt-hour) .............................. 37,933,996 16,611,656 1,4, 5,026 6,637,31 2 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ............... 1,668 290 88 1,290 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 5,309,119 2,105,850 1,083,672 2,119,597 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Aooounte 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Goal (net tons) ........................................... 1, 56 7 ,7608 36,39 4,8 .2 2-13
2-14. Fuel oil (gallon) ............................................. 6.477 58 1, 53 4882 2-
2-15. Eleotrio current by looomotives (kilowatt-hours) ........... .. ,85 41,14168 66,09 2,53,, 2-15
2-1 Eleotrio current by moto-oar trains (kilowatt-hours ) ......... 638 50,178,868 5,271, 2, 4 2-1
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 2, 208 478, 97 19 7 1 2-1
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 115,673 53,794 18,0 '4, 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 1,680 1,2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ...................... 1,988,151 816,60 3832 788, 2-20
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased: A/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................ ,060, ,055,909 1,706,008 2,298, 614 -01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ ,702, 2 ,009 89 97 4 16 02
3-03. Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hour) ...........................1.. 26 9,07 102,432,09 10,862 13,2
04. Oasoline (gallons) ............................................ 3, 6 1, 7 9 2421,0 1 ,9 l 0
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................ ...2,974 373,13 127,957 221,74 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
Average price of,
01. Coal per net ton ....................................... ... 1.88 1. 2.o 4-
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .............................. 0.81 1.28 .5 80.79 4-02
4-3. Eleotrio current per kilowatt-hour .................... .......... 1.152 0.9790 1.104 2.4-
4-4. Gasoline per gallon ............................................ 7.4 1 10. 5.46 4-
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 3.9 44 4.22.90 -05
5. Unit oosts of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses)
5-01. Coal per net ton ............................................... 2.37 (2.52 2.18 $2.27 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ........................................... 0.81 1.72 0,92 $0.81 5-02
0. leotrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................... 0.810 0.852 0.481 0.96
04. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 756 9.08: 7.87 6.960
5-05. Desel fuel per gallon ......................................... 4.15.12 4210 3.3 5-05
6. Fuel and power oonsmed per yard-switching looomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of ooal (team looomotives) .......................... 782 7 909 832 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam looomotives) ........................ 66.84 552 83.6 66.62 6-02
6-0. Kilowatt-hours electrici looomotives) ....... .............. .. .121 12 1 129 6-0
6-. Gallon of gasoline (gasoline looomotives) .......................12.2 10 6. 6-
6-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel looomotives) ................. 7.55 7. 9.16 6.31
6-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...............................773 699 898 835 6-0
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg locomotives and
tenders)-road freight service&
7-01. Pounds of ooal (steam looomotives) ............................ 141 140 132 151 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam looomotives) ............. ... .9. 8.37 7-02
7-0. ilowatt-hours electrico locomotives) ......................4.... 41.5 4.4 633 7-0
7-0. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 138 13 12 4 1-
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile-road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of ooal (steaa locomotives) .............................. 18.4 18.4 17.9 18.7 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (stea looootives) ..........................1.19 -.81 1.21 8-02
8-0. Kilowatt-hours electrico looomotives) ......................... 9 .0 0
Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains) ............................. ..7.7 6 8-
8-05. Gallons of gasoline (motor-oar trains) ........................ .6.9 8-0
8-0 Gallons of diesel fuel motor-oar trains) .............. .... .21 3 .0 .15 8-0
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service)................17.1 16 17.3 17.5 8-07

9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines
9-01. Number of net tons of coal ..................................... 7,854 322 3,977,678 1,704,514 2,172130 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ................................ $1.83 1.1 1.77 1.92 9-02
# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with suoh item as quantities of
ooal and oil consumed and average price of ooal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
a/ Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES B
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT

NEW GREAT CENTRAL POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN NORTH- CENTRAL SOUTH-
Item ENGLAND LAKES EASTERN P ON O WESTERN WESTERN WESTERN Ite
REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION
January, 1936 January, 1936 January, 1936 January, 1936 January, 1936 January, 1936 January, 1936 January, 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal lAooounts 382 and 394) ................................... 1.139,39 3998,391 ,83,417 796,410 2,783,406 2,283,396 1,979,620 596,305 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ...............................6 8 ,289 134 7875 31,482 2,131,859 1,009,82 1-02
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 383, 384, 395, and 396) ....... 132,986 121,935 719,30 33,587 3,750 96,503 14,986 1,403 1-03
1-04. Gasoline (Aooounts 382 and 394) .............................. 4,910 26,989 14,509 2,688 12,604 39,321 42,298 15,801 1
1-05. Diesel fuel (Aooounts 382 and 394.) ............................ 2,584 9,56 1,013 3,298 18 1,663 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ 60 1, 660 1,1,72 1 1-06
1-07. Total ......................................................... 1,281,61 4,1640 4,224,228 832,819 2,939,07 2,7 92 4,17,7 1,623,335 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Qaantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ..............................................8,6 282,893 2 4 51098 161,939 151,08 11359 45,222 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) .......................................... 3,958 43,6.094 1,024 455,715 1,519,908 12,779900 8,148,531 2-02
2-0. nlectrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 500,307 26 3,8,894 203,700 205304410
2-0. Gasoline (gallon) ............................................50 2,771 19,008 4,706- 2-
2-0.: Diesel fuel (gallons) .........................................99 179,2 9,90 60,097 18,534 14,5 2-
2-:0. Other fuels (equated net tone-ooal equivalent) ........ 1 617 -7251 301 2-
2-07. Total (equated net tona-coal equivalent) ..................... 38,999 288,635 281,328 51,104 165,230 163,691 197,816 93,873 2-07o
Total (equated net ton s--oal equivalent) ............. 17
aQantities consumed in road freight service (Aooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................. 132,283 933,01 1,025,76 305,470 753,741 570,85 607,545 224,994 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ................................................. .... 10,799 78,137 68,665 2,867 1,090,0:46 8,9,14706 62,773,860 37,811,792 2-09
2-10. Eleotric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 5,050,166 2,155,660 9,405,830 14,685,026 6,5 1 1,357 38,788 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated nt tone--coal equivalent) ..............34 144 2 88 3 932 14 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ................137358 935,474 1,033,018 323,351 760,321 650 5 1,017,794 451,158 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tone) ..............................................85.216 326,408 223,086 53, 314313,225 147,809 206,900 28,600 2-13
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 776 26901 2:481 577 1,858,37 4.,584,05 28,511,123 15,730,184 2-l
2-15. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 6,681,277 5,169,782 29,290,599 / 66,809 2,532,38 2-12
2-16. Elctrico current by aotor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 2,609,156 8,450,087 39,1196 5,271,456 2,261,06 83,008 2-
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 65,725 281 101 36,931 6 701 4 210,012 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ............................................... 29,495 13,0 10,805 -20 1 ,86, 32,70 2 -O 2-17
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .............. 9 23 35 2 4 1,525 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ...................... 94,420 344,536 377,7 54,155 29,244,7 42031 123,919 2-20
3. Q-antities of fuel and power purchased: b/
3-01. Coal (net ton) ............................................... 286,938 1,711,644 2,057,327 462,30o 1,2143,678 1,006,584 999,735 292,295 3-01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ 48856 90,4 35,720 1,05 88,192 384,718 2,717,578 1,35,840 -02
3-03. Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 11,65, 8214 8,30,84 82,4,351 4,237,9 6,628,86 11,327,329 1,3?9,327 544,113 -0
-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 153,619 60,299 363421 9351 327,56 19,218 1,16,820 226,079 -0
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... ,351 189,908 142054 127,957 50,80 10,824 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit involoe price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
O. Coal o, per nt ton......................................... ... 1 2 : 401
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (12 gallons) ........................ ...... W1 to
14- .Electric current per kilowatt-hour 5................. O%. 1169% 60412%70 1540 7%
40: Gasoline per gallon. ............................... ..........::::::: .l 4-
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 5.7 2 4.28 3.35 2.77 4-
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses):
5-01. Coal per net ton..............................................4526 2
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel................................................6 o.881 0.2281.16'9% 1.3o.% 1.169 5-02
: Electric current per kilowatt-hour ........................... 0 022 1
Gasoline per gallon.....................................................61s.1%.15.72 5-
5-.05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................55 485 21 3.12 51 5-5
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard.swi~ohing looomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of ooal (steam locomotives) ............................ 769 748 694 932 902 871 861 673 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (team locomotives) ....................... 26.26 83.46 63.1 63.27 73.48 6-02
Kilowatt-hour electrici locomotive ............................92 96 147 146 15 5 -
6-0. Gallons of gasoline gasolinee looomotives) .................. 3-3 1.19. 22 8.16-
6-0. Gallons of diesel fuel diesel looomotives) ................... 6.8 2. 9.16 76.44
6-o. Equated pounds of fuel all looooties) ......................8 67 932 887 8 76-
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-mlles (including locomotives and
tenders)--road freight servioet
7-01. Pounds of ooal (steam locomotives) ............................ 137 127 153 103 149 154 1 151 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam looooties) ....................... 835 31 9.2 9.02 7-02
7-3. Kilowatt-hours electrica locomotives) ............................33. 54.14 3233 63.6 3457 56.54 4696 7-0
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all looootives) ....................... .132 127 151 105 14 153 139 126 7-0
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 18.4 17.5 19.4 19.3 17.7 20.7 17.0 21.0 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam looomotives) ....................... 0.81 1.22 1.20 1.23 8-02
8-0. Kilowatt-hours (eleotrib looomotives) ......................... 4.1 4.0 .9 4.0 8-
8-0K. Kilowatt-hour (motor-oar trains).............................. 6.8 58 7.9 7.7 4.7 -
-05. Gallons of gasoline (motor-oar trains) ................. ........0.57 0.67 0. 8 0.4 0.37 04o 0.43 0.38 8-05
8-0. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) ..................... 0.20 2.49 1. 0.20 02 0.13 8-0
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................ 16.4 17.0 16. 19.4 16.9 20.6 16.7 15.4 8-07

9. Qantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
-01. Number of net ons of coa ................................... 21,444 1,711,139 2,052 091 462,330 1,242,184 880,924 998,911 292,295 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ............................... $1.64 $1.83 i.81 1.77 $1.77 $1.85 $1.99 $1.90 9-02


# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such ite
coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.


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Subject to revisit.. 3 1262 08583 8745 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-230 (os-E)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS FEBRUARY,1936
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES #
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY,1936

UNITED EASTERN SOUTHERN WESTERN Item
Item STATES DISTRICT DISTRICT DISTRICT No.
February, 1936 February, 1936 February, 1936 February, 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal Acounts 382 and 94) ................................... ,004 1 9,1 77 3,609,460 5,211,964 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and394) 489 6,262 3389243 1-02
1-03. Electric current (Aocounts 83 84, 395, and 396) ........... 1 60236,917 11556 1-
1 D- l $955,023$96,9L7 esel,55 1e-5
1-. aoline (Accounts 382 and 394) ...........................95 17 16 1-0
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ..........,495 .Il,67 $3 6,372 1-o0
1-0. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ ..6,371 911 $1 20 1-06
1-07. Total ............................................................ 22,83,76 $10,205,549 3,814,716 8, 814,441 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 1,219,572 659,466 221,741 338,365 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 22,627,088 118,508 481,095 22,027,485 2-02
2-03. Eltric current (kilowatt-hour) ............................. 5,310,059 4,79,273 224393 292 2-0
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) ......................................... 40,926 26,795 14,31 2-0
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 285,564 193,102 56,426 36,036 2-05
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ..............541 65 0 4g06 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ................... 1,375,157 668,013 225,174 481,970 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 4,819,936 2,249,499 1,080,341 1,490,096 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 110,95,039 177,978 1,228,283 109,088,778 2-09
2 10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 38,303,376 18,083,674 13,722,42 6,497,277 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tone--coal equivalent) ............... 3,51 331 59 3123 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............. ....... 5,5 816 2,265,35 1,104,752 2,2,329 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 1,487,031 700,949 355,163 430,9 2-13
2-1. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 48,901,959 65,122 2153,414 46,6 ,423 2
2-15. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) ............. 42,850,680 40,210,015 36,338 2,60,327 2-15
2-16. Eleotric current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) ........ 55,828,452 48,260,46 5,411,9 2,156,35 2-16
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ......................................... 1,738,337 00,784 190,039 1,147,514 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................ 118,19 40,961 19,711 57,847 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 1,556 78 27 1,451 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..................... 1,930,820 779,190 373,460 778,170 2-20
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased: a/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 8736,351 4,277,827 1,865,348 2,593,176 3-01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ 4,7497 168,217 5,023 4,54,57 -02
3-0. Electric current (kilowatt-hour) ............................. 122,778, 67 98,170,926 11,271,122 13,336,719 3-
3-. Gasoline (gallons) ........................................... 3,37778209 49,572 1,3,697 3-0
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 1,37,3 516,070 136,920 38,4433 3-05
AVE3RAES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
Average price of,
4-01. Coal per net ton .............................................. 1.93 1.86 1.77 2.16 4-01
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons)............................. 0.81 11.29 $1.03 0.79 4-02
4-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ........................... 0.9690 0.9 1.132 1.017 o4-0
4-4. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 8.26 9.91 10.68 6.75. 4-
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ....................................... 4.13 4. 44.67 3.51 4-05
5. Unit oosts of fuel and power includingg freight and handling expenses):
5-01. Coal per net ton .............................................. 2.39 2.54 .18 2.31 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ............................................ 0.81 1.63 0.94 .80 5-02
503.Eectric current per kilowatt-hour ...................... I .... 0.819 0.858 0.500 0.983 5-0
5-04. Gasoline per gallon .......................................... 7.89 9. 9.3 7.16 5-
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 4.5 5.00 4.0 3.59 5-05
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switohing locomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................798 744 944 8 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 68.73 2347 77.98 68.6-02
6-. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) .......................... 111 08 152 15 6
6 gallons of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) .................... 9.8 9.6 10
6-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) ................... 7.82 7.57 9.436-0
6- Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 792 72 932 8 6-
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg locomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 146 143 131 164 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .........................9.55 9.97 8.38 9.56 7-02
7-0. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 42335.5 58.9 3976 7-
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 142 2 131 149 7-
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 19.7 19.6 18.2 21.5 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .............. ............ 1.25 0.81 1.28 8-02
8-0. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) .........................4.0 4.0 4.6 8-0
-0 Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains) ............................. 7.6 7.6 8.0 6. 8-
8-0. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains) ....................... 0.47 0.60 oo 0.5 8-0
8-06. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) .................... ... 0.22 0.34 0. 0.18 8-0
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................ 18.2 17.5 17.4 19.4 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines
9-01. Number of net tons of coal ................................... 8,451 350 4,217.780 1,863,829 2,369,741 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ............................... ,$1.85 $1.82 (1.77 $1.97 9-02
I ---- 1 ----- -- T- I 071 V-107r4-4m-a A w wi -1im-" i amaan .uaii~ti+Aas ^fu gnns


# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new offootive January 1, 193
aj Includes all quantities purobased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or othen use.


ai quanuties of l




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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES #
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY,1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
NEW GREAT CENTRAL NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH
ENGLAND LAKES EASTERN CAHONTAS SOUTHERN WESTERN WESTERN WESTERN Item
Item REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION No.

February, 1936 February, 1936 February,1936 February, 1936 February, 1936 February, 1936 February, 1936 February, 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total changes fjr
1-0. Coal (Acoounts 382 and 394) .... ............................. 61,1l67 805 4,283,24 3 ,7988 147 8, 5,5 72, 599,856 1 -02
1-02. Fuel cil (Accounts 3K8 and 394) ............... ..............1. 41176,082 2,546 12 6,175 ;. 51- 1-0
1-o Electric current (Accoun ts 34395 nd396). 11 695 311,81 605105 566,407 97,872 1 4, 29 ,1,31 1-03
1-.: Gasoline (Acounts 382 and 394 ::.::::..... :::.................. 6$ 9 :::::.:.9 19::.0 8 6,2 2 1 .2
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ................................ 2 2168,597227$3 426 ,26 1-04
0. Other fuels (Account 32 and 394) ......... ............... ... 21 ,6 1 911 1,i1 9 8 -,1243,17-
1-07. Total ......................................................... 1,305,020 4,436,1954,64,3s, 860 2,955,56 3,9,231 64,130,329 1, 881 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Acoounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ................................................... 39,385 308,830 311,251 54,4167, 170,233 121,774 46,35 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................136,680 80,87 1,022 8007 1,5715 12,620,667 7,835,236 2-02
2-0. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 697364 1,938,902 2,1 007 224,393 292,043 -
2- Gasoline (gallons) ............................................21941 12,9 2-0
2-0 Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 7, 176, 5 9,102 56,426 23, 12
2-0. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .............. 147 17 70 49 51 2-07
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .................... 40,072 314,242 313,699 533,420 170,755 183,677 205,159 93,1 2-01
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396), 1 1 3 57 2-08
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 138,449 1,00,071 1,107979 322,619 757,727 6 09,170 1,1698 ,2-
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 3,309 77,07 62 1,2 1 8 369 9582-
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours)............................. ..... 5,391,732 2,02,385 10,609,557 613,722,5 6 59,737 1,3 36183 2-
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............. 29 170 59 251 1b 1, 509 2-
2-12. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..................... ,005,478 ,6, 339,66 765,085 694,975 1,05,3 463,918 2-12
3. entities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396)69 1095,68 2 23 -
2-13. Coal (net tons).................................................., 308616 307,234 50,519 34,644 191831 207832l256 21
2-1. Fuel oil (gallons) ....................................,2 37,363 525 2,152,89 47 27,290 14, 2 2
2-15. Eleotrcl current by locomotives (kllowatt-hours) .............. 5. 4,51,2O 29,188, 118 / 36,338 5, 2604,8327 -
5411, 2.07.917 81,440 619
2-0 Eeotrio current p otor-car tk i lowatt-hour........................s... 2, 5585 09 9 1. 04 217,.12 521
2-17. Gasoline e(gallons) ................................................. .23 103 29 16090 ,7o 68,1 7 2-
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallon) ......................................... 29,850 3,455 7 1 19,711 45,4 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ......7, 51, 2,7 7 3 410,40 10 2-
2-20. Total (equated net tone--coal equivalent) ................... .. 93, 324,832 360,504 51,153 322,307 247,063 410302 120,05 2-20
3. Quantities of fel aond power puardschased:ing l v 1,17,59 1,96 29,93
3-01. coal net tons) l........oooo ) ............................ .770 794, 7182 9 ,931,7940 0 17 1 7,21,05,6 299,92 3-02
3-02. Fuello o(barrel s) t.........e l.. .......................-.....020 34 7798 8 ,150 1,732-
3-0. Electric current (kilowatt-hourtes) ......................... 13 14 7, 78 827,1 11 6 1 5
3-0. gasoline (gallonsf ) (a................l ...................... 79,677 563,86 390,672 80147 37957599 1,020,39 275,701 3 -
3-05. Diesel fue l ( gallon) ........ ............................0,31 388,917 86,835 20 96,999 267099 20,335 -05
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
Average price of,2 8 1.6 17 2. 6. 69 ~-01
7-01. KCoal per net h on (electr2 loc................................ 4.02 56.47 34.17 1.7581..029. 67.85 05.3 4-0
7-02. Fuel oil per barrel (2 gallons) ... ) ...................... 124 1.2 153 12 15 1 4-o
8- iloatrc cursant per ilowatt-houra ............................ 6.9 18 0 2 8.0 0.9525 4-
8-0. Gasoline pe gallon .....tor-car trn ............................ 0. 0.66 0.. 0.40 0 88.4 .49 0.6 0.3 8Ao0
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon 5. 4................. 3........................ .82 30 .38 -o5
5. Unit cts o0f fuel and power (including freight and h handling expenses) ......... 2 1
5-1. Coal per net ton ......................................... 273.. 1,7 0 2,14 16 51.:9 1.3510 1o .1.3 3 95-02
5-02. Fuela oil per barrel nt tn .................................14
5-0 Gasoline per gallon ....7.87% 9.0. 10.1%. 7.18% .. 8.0 o. 6.417 7.877



















purchase see statement for asae month of last year.
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallons l e ........................................ight e5.956l i 4. 56n cn wh 3.6 5-
6. Fuel and p er consumed per yard-whtching locomotive-hour: 8 642stati
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) .............................770 771 71 956 940 870 66. 184 6-02i
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .............................-- 23. -77.98 68.18 6673.
6- Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ..................................14 i9 117 152 1!?66-N
60 Gallons of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) ........................... ... .3 10.7.8" 11.6 6-O
6- Oallons of diesel fuel (diesel looomotives) ........... ............ 6.4 9 182 9.48.6 6.21 76-o
6-0 Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ........................... .....731 70096928769
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg locomotives and
ender)--road freight service: 174 158 161 7-01
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) .............................140 132 1o5 101 1 a29118 17-0
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ................23... 6.. 52 .119 7-0
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electricl locomotives) ......................... .3402 56.47 34.17 5875 129 7
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ............................ i34 132 153 150
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger service: .0 24.6 19.0 24.1 8-01
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) .............................19.3 18.7 20.6 19.6 18.0 2.6 1. 2 8-0
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 0.81 1.46 1.27 1.24 .02
8- Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ...... ............8.4. 4.6 6-
8- Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains) .............................6.9 ;3 8.2 8.0-6.Z 4.9 8-N
8-05. Gallons of gasoline (amotor-car trains) ........................ 0.56o.66 0.54 o.4O 0.40 0.49 0.6 O.3 8 -02
-0O. allone of diesel fuel (motor-ocar trains) ....................... .. 0.27 0.91 1.99 -0.19 0.4 0.16 8-0
-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................. 17.1 18.1 17.2 19.5 17.1 24. 18.1 16.1 8-07
9. Quantities and prile of coal purchased f. o. b. at insne: 56 97 5 97 299,92 91
9-01. Number of net tons of eoal .................................... 274. 77 1,79059169 2,147 510.176 1356. 97 5o4.69.057 629 923 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ................................$1.69_.1.64$1-76 .09 $1.h193_9-02

# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. ror 1935 figures comparative with such items as quantities of coal and oil consumed and average price of coal at point of
purchase see statement for same month of last year.
Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-230 (oe-E)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS Page 3
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY,1936

UNITED EASTERN SOUTHERN WESTERN Item
Item STATES DISTRICT DISTRICT DISTRICT No.
2 months ended 2 months ended 2 months ended 2 months ended
February. 1936 February, 1936 February, 1936 February, 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Acoounts 382 and 394) ....................... .... 5,065,499 $17,804,680 $7 189,276 $10,071,53 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Account 382 and 94) ...................... 7,01,962 $26,782 161,271 6 3,909 1-02
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 383 314, 395, and 396) ......23. 285,794 $1,965,092 194,254 $226,448 1-03
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394 .............................. 299,023 $85,386 $3,032 18,605 1-0
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ 37,327 24650 724 $5953 1-O
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................29,085 84,670 $2,052 $22,363 1-06
1-07. Total ...................................................... $44, 848,690 $19,911,26 $7,586,609 $17,350,821 1-07
2. Qantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
wlantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 2,341,528 1,258,536 434,778 648,214 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ........................................... 45,560,940 20,,442 937,834 44, 413,664 2-02
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 12,201,199 11,274,999 428,093 498,107 2-03
2-0 urr2n
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) .............................................97,666 59,821 37,5 2-
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 578,009 392,321 116,523 69,15 2-05
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 1,029 129 142 758 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .................... 2,655,571 1,276,974 441,50 937,089 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 9,72,916 4,339,872 2,139,552 2,893,492 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ........................................... 220,408,667 336,029 2, 1,198 217,751,440 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 76,27,372 34,695,30 28,47,4 13,13,591 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 5,181 621 147 ,413 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..................... 10,890,384 4,371,086 2,188,42 4,30,874 2-12
Qantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 3,011,592 1,435,656 721,708 ,854,228 2-1
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ........................................... 99,584,078 127,494 4,012,367 95444,217 2-1
2-15. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) ............. 86,591,531 81,51,673 103,17 5,136,711 2-1
2-16. Electric current by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 113,623,090 98,439,274 10,68,15 ,5,671 2-1
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 3,781,947 873,283 384,426 2,524,238 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 234,192 94,755 37,981 101,456 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... ,236 152 62 3,022 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .................... .3,919,849 1,596,398 756,670 1,566,781 2-20
3. QSantities of fuel and power purchased: a/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 16,797,541 8, 33,76 3,571,985 4,891,820 3-01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ........................................ 9,97,632 33,225 174,820 8,979,587 3-0
03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 249,469,980 200, 9,495 22,232, 7 26, 7,898 -03
4. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 6,897,964 2,151,548 880602 3,865,814 3-
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 1,760,397 889,383 264,877 606,137 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
Average prioe of,
4-01. Coal per not ton .............................................. $1.90 $1.84 1.77 (2.10 4-01
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .............................. $0.81 1.29 (0.99 10.79 4-02
4-0.Eleotrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.962 0.9370 1.118% 1.015 4-3
4-04. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 8.15Z 9.74 10.64 6.70 4-04
4-o5. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 4.lo 4.4511 4.730 3.31% 4-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power includingg freight and handling expenses):
5-01. Coal per net ton ............................................. 2.38 $2.53 2.18 2.29 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ........................................... $0.81 1.67 $0.93 0.80 5-02
5-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.827 0.870 0.490 0.97 5-0
5-04. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 7.719.15 8.590 7.05 5-04
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ .4.60% 5.06- 04.354 3.49% 5-05
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching looomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam looomotives) ............................ 790 734 927 831 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 67.47 17.70 7901 67.55 6-02
6-. Kilowatt-hours (electr locomotives) ........................... 118 116 149 144 6-
6-. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) ................... 11.1 10.0 1.3 6-
6-. OGallon. of diesel fuel (diesel locomotive) ................... 7.68 7.49 9.29 6.72 6-0
6-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 782 711 91540 6-0
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 144 141 131 158 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ........................ 9.45 13.30 8.26 9.46 7-02
7-0: Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 42.15 35.13 60.93 36. 7-03
7-. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ..................... 10 140 131 7-04
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 119.0 9.0 18.1 20.0 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ...................... 1.22 .81 1.24 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 4. 4.0 4. 8-0N
8-0& Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains) .............................. 7.5 7.5 7.8 76. 8-o4
8-05. Gallons of gasoline (motor-oar trains) ...........................61 .39-0
8-06. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) .................... .21 .34 191 8-0
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ............... 17.6 17.1 17.3 18. 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines
9-01. Number of net tons of coal ................................... 16,317.064 8,01,996 3,568,972 4,546,096 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ............................... i.84 $1.81 $1.77 $1.95 9-02


as quantities of


# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items
coal and oil consumed and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
a/ Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.






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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES #
Compiled from 134 reports representing 1144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY, 1936

EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
NEW GREAT CENTRAL NORTH- CENTRAL SOUTH-
Item ENGLAND LAKES EASTERN POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN WESTERN WESTERN WESTERN Ite
REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION No.

2 months ended 2 months ended 2 months ended 2 months ended 2 months ended 2 months ended 2 months ended 2 months ended
February 1936 February. 1936 February 1936 February. 1936 Februar 196 February. 1936 February 1936 February. 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Acounts 382 and 394) ................................... $2,307,715 *8,281,676 $7,215,289 *1,622 557 *5 566,719 $1 869,779 14,005,3146 1,196,Q416 i$-
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 362 and 394) ...................... ....... 99 59 161,012 511 ,172,52 2,020,18 1-0
1-o. Eleotri current (Account 38 3, 395, and 396) ............ $262, 55 2? 60 161 $64,097 1 75 $2798 1-
1-. Gasoline (Aocounta 32 and 39 ............................... 572 6,13 $4,766 28,266 66 ,656 $32,165 1-
: Diesels (Accounts392 and 39) ..k................. .. 4F-4i 1-05
1-06. Other fuel (Accounts 382 end 394) ........................... 281 3, 096 233 052 3:261 $15,69' *$,
-07. Total......................................................... ,56,270 ,60,5 1,691,679 5,89,93015,787,523 $8,308,326 3,25 972 1-07
2. uantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:,5, 691,679 ,325
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tone)............................................... 77,21 591,723 588,992 105,512 329,266 321,271 235.363 91,580 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ........................................ .. ... ,299 ,20 12,62 2 3,786 3,091 25 0015,921,607 2-02
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ......................12.... 6 1 4,00 7 5,973903 9 47 2-0
2- Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 98 4,735 1 ,1 9 10,196 28,35 9,5.10 -
2-025 Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 17,390 355859 19,072 .16,523 9,510 27 0
SOther fuel (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............ 142 100 2-
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ......_........... 79,170 l02,af 5914,907 105,524335,984 347,476 1402,9,2 166,638 2-07

2_06. Coal (net tone) ............................................... 2 2 196086 215,024 6,629,0,84 1,51,1 461,180,027 2 ,7 51,751 2-01
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................. .. 1i,: 1, 1, 7 55 2,315,709 17,02,075 12 ,1 818 76,616,9 7 2-09
2-10. eotrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 10,121,898 4238,045 20,015,7 2 a8, 0 51 13,056,906 2,71 7971 2-10
2-10. 10,: 99 4:923i9 42033 2 28,4o 4514717:924 971
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 6 34 2 1 47 595 2.295 1,523 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ...........1,0 1,40,951 2,149,046 663,018 1,525,6 1,345,9 2,070,230 914,679 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-1 Coal (net tons) ................................................ 170,31 63,024 63219 103,83 414,7 59,8 2-
2-1. uel oil (gallons) ............................................6 ,29, ,96 5501,7 3 2-1
2-1. Elctri current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 13,121,970 9,750,966 58,1478,717 a/ 103,147 5136,711 2-1
2-1. Electric Ourrent by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 5,156,288 16,169,742 77,113,244 10,683,145 4 6,36,23 164448
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 125, 4 509,482 28 6,8 318,5 795,7 2 1,30 2 417,924 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................59, 16,99- 37,981 23,20 ,6 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 16 3 843 62 94 2,928 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net ton--coal equivalent) ..................... 188,250 669,3 738,799 105,307 651,363 491,100 830620 245,061 2-20
3. Qantities of fuel and power purchased:k/
3-01. Coal (net tons) .............................................. 615,015 3,506,464 4,212,2 972,501 2,599,41 2,204,153 2,095,419 592,248 3-01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ 10126 1, ,67 652 172,16 79 3 5,525,728 2,661,866 02
3-0. Electric ourreant (tkilowatt-hours) ............................. 23,000,500 16,1 ,970 61,461,025 ,64 6067 14,1X67,98122 1,,1090,717 3-0
-0. Gasoline (gallons) ...........................................,296 1 19 75 93 173,661 706941 1, 817 2, 7 501 ,7
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 669 578,2 228,9 2 877 7,79 47,923 20,335 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
Average price of,
-01. Coal per net ton .......................................... ..... .16 182.9
o-02. uel i, per barel a ...lo.oa.................................. .138 1.37 15 1.2g 9 *t0 o. 6 -0
4-0 Electric current per kilowatt-hour ............................. 1.126 .430 0.8990 0.885 1.29 0.950 1.400 1.1 4' -o

4- Gasoline per gallon 7.* 6.e (loo** **..................... .. 8... 105 7. l4 1, .14 125 4-
14-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 5:.77 6.70* 3~ -o
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight a d handling expenses);: 3
-01. Coal per net ton .............. ................................9 8. 25 19 .62 5 1 l -01
5-03. K iloatto ur brrel ri.lo.......................................... .. .0o i. 315 5-02
5-0. Eleowtri ourereb pe(mloorart-hour ............................ o,67q S8 1.17 0675 -0
-0.Gasoline per gallon .......................................... 7 6e 0.*2 0.237 08 0 g7 6. 0 i.0
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon .....................................,... 4.82 4.35 3.36 3.57 5-05
6. Fuel and power consumed per ard-switching locomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) .............................. 769 760 70 91 921 871 6 6 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 17 79.01 65.12 6.63 6-02
6-: Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ..............................112 97 135 119 150 6-0
Gallons of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) .....................3.710.9 8.6 16.6 6-0
6-05, Gallons of diesel fuel'diesel locomotives) ....................... 6 61.92 9.298.10 6 6-0
6-o. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) .......................... 7373 1662 14 906 752 6-0
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and
tenders)--Mroad freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................... .. 138 130 151 102 149 16 151 156 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ........................ .... 14.59- 68.269.0 9. 3 8.97 7-02
7-0R. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) .........................33 55.26 33.89 60ig 36.95 61.646.11 7-R
-7. quated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 36. 1730 6 152 9 163 142 1527 7-
. Fuelan d power consumed pr passenger-train ar-mile--road passenger services
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ............................... 0.91 .21 .1 225 89-02
8-. R Kilowatt-houre (elelectric locomotives) i c w .....................s.. 4. p 4.assenger t in 3e
Kilowatt-hcurs (motor-car trains) .............................6.8 5.8 .1 7.8 5. 4.8 -
:-02 oalons of gasoline (motor-coar trained) ........................ o0.52 0.66 0.56 0-43 o0o4N0.6 80
Sof diesel fuel motor-car trains) ............................ 02 1.4 166030.30.1
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel all passenger service)................16.7 17.5 16.8 19.4 17.0 22.4 17. 15.; 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased, f.o. b. at mines station,
9-01. Number of net tons of oal.........................4 3,505.196 ,20137831 972 501 2,596,471 1,860RN201 2,093E 9-0
9-02. Average milne price per net ton .............................76 $1.77 1.98 1.93 1.92 9-02
# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items as quantities of coal and oil consumed and average price of coal at point of purchase
see statement for same month of last year.
SRepresBents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.E:1
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BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES#


. M-230 (OS-E)
CH, 1936


Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 1936

UNITED EASTERN SOUTHERN WESTERN
STATES DISTRICT DISTRICT DISTRICT Item
Item No.
March, 1936 March, 1936 March, 1936 March, 1936
AGGREGATE8
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Aooounte 382 and 394) ................................... 15,955,783 $7,924,313 $3,410,470 14,621,000 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Acoounts 382 and 394) ............................... 3,626,715 14,328 1,600 3520,787 1-02
1-03. Electric current (Account 8 3, 3, and 396) ............ 1 109,077 906,161 85,335 117,581 1-03
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................... .165,936 45062105 02769 1-
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................19,093 ,828 3620 4,6 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................116,324 (3,590 59712,1 1-06
1-07. Total ..................................................... 20,892,928 $8,904,282 $3,609,727 $8,378,919 1-07
2. Qiantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train aooounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 1,059,790 561,794 204,921 293,075 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 22,712,226 122,365 520,281 22,069,58 2-02
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hour) ............................. 4 2,873 4,153, 110,996 188,304 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallon) ............................................ 57,7 38, 18,710 2-04
2-0. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 282,677 14,992 64,874 32,811 2-05
2-0. Other fuel (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ...............356 78 28 250 2-
2-07. Total (equated net toni--coal equivalent) ..................... 1,214,813 570,102 208,520 436,191 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... ,248,363 1,930,133 992,911 1,325,319 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons)............................................ 114 413, 8 157,769 1,43,384 112,912,707 2-09
2-10. Electrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................ 36,651,378 17,421,868 11,45839 7,483,61 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ............... 2,906 384 60 2,462 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net ton--ooal equivalent) ..................... 5,034,947 1,945,694 1,016,163 2,073,090 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Aooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 1,368,508 635,736 3578,588 34,184 2-1
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 4844l1780 6,587 2,11703 46,2:7,790 2-1
2-15. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 40,51,796 37,490,567 35,45 2525,72 2-1
2-16. Electric current by motor-oar trained (kilowatt-hours) ......... 48,97,102 42,22,366 4332,858 2,281,87 2-1
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 2,08,70057, 181232-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallon)........................... 144,709 37,1 17,4M 90,074 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) .. .... ... 1,106 69 21 1,016 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..................... 1,807,138 707,863 375,905 723,370 2-20
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased: ,/
3-01. Coal (net tons) .............................................. 7,845,616 3,75,493 1,77 643 2,26,480 -01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ 4 818,691 49,918 12,421 4,54,352 o02
-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 111,242,929 87,273,223 10,576,817 13,392,889
3-. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 3,663,588 62,950 87,0 13, 3-
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 1,062,459 17,264 45 9 -05
AVUEAGES
4. Unit involoe price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
Average price of,
4-01. Coal per net ton ............................................ $1.92 1 1.77 2.11 4-01
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .............................. 0.84 .29 *1.01 *.82 4-02
4-. Electric current per kilowatt-our ........................1.. ...oW 1.041l 1.147 0.982 4-O
4-4.Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 8.l4 10.40% 11.63 6.62 4-
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon .......................................3.78 49 3.00 4-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses): .
5-01. uoal per not ton ..............................................2.39 2. 22 01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel........................................... .82 .9 5-02
5-. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.853 0.90.526 0.9
5-4 Gaoline per gallon .......................................... 7.81 9 o.08 7 5-
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ .47 87 4. 3.7 5-o5
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching looomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of ooal (stean locomotives) ............................ 73 684 868 774 -01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 63. 22.0 77.54 63.71 6-o2
6-0. Kilowatt-hours (electric looomotives) ......................... 9 139 123 6-0
6-0. gallons of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) ....................12.6 12.9 -12.0 6
6-0 Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel looomotives) ................... 7.06 6.77 8.926.000
6-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 733 6 857 785 6-O
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg looomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam looomotives) ........................... 128 127 122 14 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 8.76 1761 8.52 8.76 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) .........................37 31.64 56.68 365 7-0
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 126 122 126 7-
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile-road passenger services
8-01. Pounds of coal (stean locomotives) ............................ 17.1 17.2 16.8 17.3 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ...................... 1.14 2.50 0.81 1.16 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 3.6 3.6 4.0 -0
-04.Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains) ............................ 6 6. 6.2 6.3 -
8-05. Gallons of gasoline (motor-oar trains) ........................ 0.4 0.5 0. 0.1 8-0
8-0. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) ..................... 0.2 0 0.17 0.21 -0
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) .............. 16.0 15 16.1 16.5 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net tons of coal .................................... 7,662,092 3,759,037 1,772 316 2,130739 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ................................ $1.85 12.82 *1.77 *195 9-02
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# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with suon Items as quantities or
and oil consumed and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
a/ Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES #
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT

NEW GREAT CENTRAL NORTH- CENTRAL SOUTH- Item
ENGLAND LAKES EASTERN POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN WESTERN WESTERN WESTERN No.
teREGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION

March, 1936 March, 1936 March, 1936 March, 1936 March, 1936 March, 1936 March, 1936 March, 1936
AGGREOATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Aocounts 382 and 394) .................................... $1,023,681 $3,776,283 $3,12,349 726,164 2,684,306 $2,200,559 $1,897,737 $522,704 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ...............................1.345 6,3 6,600 $142 91,58 330,274 $2,200,85 989,628 1-02
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 38, 31, 395, and 396) ............ $128,993 $14,63 $662,531 27,818 $57,517 101,220 $15,14 $1,227
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................... 520 $2,20 $15 122 $2,123 $15,982 W40,692 245,153 16,924 1-
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ 1,898 969 61 3620 1,250 3,395 1-0o
1-06. Other fuels (Aoocounts 382 and 394) ....... 86 609 .895 1597 81,170 8,301 $2,666 1-06
1-07. Total ......................................................1..,160,523 $3,933,301 $3,810 756,247 $2,853, 2,675,165 4,170,605 $1,533,149 1-07
2. Qaantitles of fuel and power charged to yard and train account.:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 34,855 262,922 264,017 47,848 157,073 145,335 107,03o 40,702 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 3916, 81,99 1,01 51926 ,63391 12,752,13 7,684,026 2-02
1.22 7,040 196 1,633,391 1, ,1
2-:3. electric current (kilowatt-hours)............................. 527.698 1,743,229 1,82,6 110,99 187,564 7 2-
-. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 356 10750 1 3,710
2-o5. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 1,19 165,48 7,855 64,874 17,200 15,611 2-0
2-06.Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 1 59 18 28 42 2 2-0
2-07. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) .................. .. 35,453 268,276 266,373 47,854 160,666 158,777 190,830 86,584 2-07
Maantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 121,429 876,281 932,423 271,289 721,622 542,815 586,369 196,135 2-0
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 9,352 73,339 75,72,95 1,3 9 9,166,617 66,39868 37,3 622 2-09
2-10. Eectric current (kilowatt-hours) ....................... 4,867,71 1,916,509 10,637 11,745,839 7,452,32 1,468 29,880 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent)............. 1. 239 128 60 258 1,038 1,166 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net ton--coal equivalent)..................... 126,20 878,65 940,875 286,499 729,664 633,195 1,019,19 420,746 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) .............................................. 74,627 286,296 274,813 51,668 306,920 164,445 186,365 23,374 2-1
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 12, 36,47 26,790 804 2,116,599 4,247,42 27,194,26 14,805,722 -1
2-15. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 6,384,A 5,047,641 26,05,480 A/ 35,457 2,525,772 2-15
2-16. Electric current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) ........ 2,087,011 7,378,517 32,85688 4,32,858 2,213,216 68,662 2-1
2-17. Oasoline (gallons) .................................. ........... 56,336 264,128 16969 27,839 159,78 506,340 702, 27 214,873 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 20,562 3,960 12,649 17,464 17,325 72,749 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--oal equivalent) ............... 5 4 20 21 38 978 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tone--coal equivalent) ...................... 82,898 302,464 322,501 52,283 323,622 218,530 390,853 113,987 2-20
3. Qantitles of fuel and power purchased: b/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 257,670 1,704,011 1,813,812 522,652 1,250,991 1,050,33s 1,000,609 245,533 -01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ 4675 71,576 33,667 1,361 123,060 432,95 2,753,915 1,357,479 3-02
l03. ectric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 10,084,993 7,023,853 70,1,377 3,212,713 7,364,104 11,993502 1,265,617 133770 3-0
30 a. foline (gallons) ...... ................................... 116,511 466,034 3 05 46,320 314,779 6685893 1,35,281 28,365
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................ 35,712 275,120 06,432 45,446 110,173 389,576 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit involve price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
Average price of,
4-01. Coal per net ton ..............................................(2.10 84 .791.77 13 4 .91 4-0
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallon) ............................. 1.18 42 25 1.00 89 69 4-02
4-o. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 1.69 1.0 0.942 0.8 1.276 0.927 1.427 1.717
4-. Gaoline per gallon ............................. ........... 9.26 .42 11.96 7.05 12.25 7.00oo 6.23 7.57
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon .........................................5.81* 30 4.50 4.49 3.93 2.73 4-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses):; 0 .
5-01. Coal per net ton .............................................. 2.652.12.96 2.26 (2.58 16 01 5-01
5-02. Fuel il per barrel ........................................... 1 0.9 92 9 5-02
5-03. Eleotrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.930 0.71 0. 0.23 1.29 0.996 0.68 1.2 5-
5-04. Gaolne per gallon ........................................... 7. 8.71 10.2, 7.6 10.0 7.81 6.3 7.
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 5.88 4.70% 4.69 14.40 3.62 3.84 5-05
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locootives) ............................705 706 661 885 63 811 816 598 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotive) .......................22.0 77.54 6446 61.32 67.96 6-02
6-. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 98 87 105 139 129 9 6-03
6-0. gallons of gasoline (gasoline looomotives) ....................2.6 12.6 17. 15 6. 6-
6-o5. allows of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) ..................... 7.127 7.98 1 743 4.95 6-
6-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 669 681 66 5 49 819 05 695 6-
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 125 115 141 95 137 134 134 135 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... -14.38- 8.52 8.68 9.15 8.1 7-02
7-0o. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotive) ......................... 30.74 .45 30.46 56.6 34.69.72 26.5 7-03
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 120 115 139 97 13613 12 112 7-
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger service:1 9 -
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 17.6 16.1 18. 18.1 16.5 1.6 16.1 198-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .................... 1.78 3.00 0.81 1.1 1.18 1.1 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ........................ 4.1 4.1 4. -
-0. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains) ............................. 5.3 5.2 .6 6.2 6. 3 8
8-05. Gallons of gasoline (motor-oar trains) ..........................0.52 0.62 0.50 0.40 0.380. 0.41 0.37
8-06. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) .................... 0.22 0.42 0.3 0.17 0.5 0.18 8-
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................ 15.6 15.7 15.1 18.1 15.8 18.9 16.0 14.2 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net ton of coal ....................... .............. 252.23 1,702 166 1,804 588 522.652 1,2'9,664 884,5 1,000,609 24,53
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ................................ 1.66 1.84 1.84 79 __$1.77 $_1.76 2.1 _.9
# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items as quantities of coal and oil consumed and average price of coal at point of
purchase see statement for same month of last year.
Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.







INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-230 (O-E)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS Page 3
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH, 1936

UNITED EASTERN SOUTHERN WESTERN
Item STATES DISTRICT DISTRICT DISTRICT Item
No.
3 months ended 3 months ended 3 months ended 3 months ended
March, 1936 March, 1936 March, 1936 March,1936
AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Accounts 382 and 394) ................................ 851,023,044 $25,731,605 $1059,746 814,691,693 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Aooounts 382 and 394) .....................0,65507 $1,108 $22,71 $10,361,528 1-02
1-03. Electric current (Aooounts 38, 3, 395, and 396) 2.......... $3,49871 71,2 $279,589 $344,029 1-03
1-04. Oasoline (Account 382 and 94) ......... .............. $4,962 $130,48 $51,137 $283,377 1-04
1-05. Diesel fuel (Aooount 382 and 39) ........................ $,20 $5,78 1, 10,598 1-05
1-06. their fuels (Accounts 382 and 3. ............................ $5,410 60, 0 $2,649 34,501 1-
1-07. Total ......................................................... $65,74 214 $28,818,152 $11,196,336 $25,725,726 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... ,401,315 1,20,33 9,6 941,29 2-01
2-02. uel oil (gallons) .........................................e 6,225,735 31,320 1,9,761 66,434,654 2-02
2-03. Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hour) ............................. 16,654,072 15,428,572 539,069 686,411 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 155,153 98,598 -56,555 2-
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 860,686 577,313 11,397 101,976 2-0
2-06 Other fuels (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ............... 1,385 207 170 1,00 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 3,870,105 1,847,079 650,028 1,372,998 2-07
Spantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 13,612,582 6,270,010 3,123,761 4,218,811 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 334,715,713 492,888 3,667,454 330,555371 2-09
2-10. Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................... 112,88,750 52,117,198 40,153,290 2061,262 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ................ 8,087 1,005 207 6,875 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 15,916,045 6,316,780 3,195,897 6,403,368 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 4,380,092 2,071,395 1,080,285 1,228,412 2-13
2-1. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 147,996,603 203,668 6,130,456 141,662,479 2-1
2-15. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 126,679,718 118,878,631 138,6 7,662,483 2-15
2-16. Electrio current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 162,560,192 140,761,640 15,016,003 6,72,549 2-16
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 5,844,647 1,330,716 566,053 3.9 878 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ............... .................... 378 ,90 11,926 55,45 59150 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 4,342 221 83 4,038 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 5,726,260 2,303,698 1,132,576 2,289,986 2-20
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased: a/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 24,634,747 12,109,229 5,345,628 7,179,890 3-01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ........................................... 14,367,702 493,14 299,241 13,575,317 3-02
-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 360,723,514 287,93, 23 32,809,404 39,980,787 -
3-04. gasoline (gallons) .......................................... 10,561,55 ,114 1,2 7,701 6179,53
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................ 2,82256 1 ,306,67 41,323 1,105886 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
Average price of,
4-01. Coal per net ton ............................................. $1.91 $1.85 81.77 $2.10 4-01
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .............................. 0.82 $1.29 $0.99 $0.80 4-02
4-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour .......................... 0.974 0.952% 1.127 1.002 4-03
4-4. Gasoline per gallon .............................................. 8.15 5% 10.9 6.67 4-0
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 3.97V 6. 4.33 3.26 4-o5
5. Unit costs of fuel and power includingg freight and handling expenses):
5-01. Coal per net ton .............................................. $2.38 2.53 $2.1 $2.30 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ........................................... $0.81 $1.68 0.94 $0.81 5-02
5-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.835 0.878~ 0.5o01 0.962 503
5-04. Gasoline per gallon .......................................... 75 9-13 9.03 ?.6 5-04
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon .......................................4.55 5.or 4.3 3.61 505
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switohing looomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 773 718 907 813 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 66.11 19.19 78.88 66.17 6-02
6-03 Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 112 110 147 137 6-03
6-0. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) .................... 11.6 11.0 12.8 6-0
6-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) ................. 7.46 7.24 9.15 6.47 6-0
6-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 766 696 895 821 6-06
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 138 137 128 150 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ...................... 9.20 10.18 .41 9.20 7-02
7-0:. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives)..................... ......... 5733.88 59.62 6.11 7-0
7-0. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 135 135 128 138 7-4
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 18.4 18.4 17.6 19.1 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 1.19 2.68 0.81 1.22 8-02
9-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ........................ 3.9 3.8 -4.2 8-03
8-0 Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains) ............................ 7.1 7.1 7.3 6.4 8-0
8-05. Gallons ofgasoline (motor-car trains) ........................ 0.45 0.59 0.38 0.43 8-0
8-06. Gallons of diesel fuel motor-car trains) ..................... 0.22 0.3 0.19 0.18 8-0
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................ 17.1 1616.9 17.7 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net tons of ooal .................................... 23,948,460 12,053,264 5,341,288 6,553,908 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton .............................8... 1.83 $1.81 $1.77 1.91 9-02


quantities of


# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items as
coal and oil consumed and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
a/ Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES#
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH, 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT

NEW GREAT CENTRAL NORTH- CENTRAL SOUTH-
Item ENGLAND LAKES EASTERN POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN WESTERN WESTERN WESTERN Item
REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION No.
3 months ended ended 3 months ended 3 months ended 3 months ended 3 months ended 3 months ended 3 months ended
March, 1936 March, 1936 March, 1936 March, 1936 March, 1936 March, 196 arch 1936 March, 1936
AGGREGATES


1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Acoounts 382 and 394) ...................................
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) .............................
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 383, 384, 395. and 396) ...........
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394) ..............................
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394 ............................
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) .........................
1-07. Total .........................................................
2. 0ant1ties of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 32, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ...............................................
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................
2-03. elaotrio current (kilowatt-hour) .............................
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons).........................................
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ...............
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ...................
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ...............................................
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ...........................
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ...............
2-12. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .....................
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tone) ...............................................
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ...........................................
2-15. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) ..............
2-16. Electric current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) .........
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) .........................................
2-19. Other fuels (equated not tone--coal equivalent) ...............
2-20. Total (equated net tone-coal equivalent) .....................
3. Uiantitiee of fuel and power purohasedl b/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ...............................................
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ...........................................
3-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................
3-04. Gasoline (gallon ) ............................................
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) .........................................
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
Average prioe of,
-01. Coal o per net ton ................... .......................
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) ............................
0. Electric current per kilowatt-hour............ .............
4-. Gaolin per gallon ............................................
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses):
5-01. Coal per net ton ..............................................
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ...........................................
5-0. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ............................
5-0G4. gasoline per gallon ...........................................
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ..........................
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .......................
6-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives).........................
6-0. Gallons of gasoline gasolinee locomotives)......................
6-0 Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) ...................
6-02. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ......................
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and
tender)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .......................
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) .........................
7-0. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ......................
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .......................
-0: Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) .........................
8-0. *Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains) ..........................
8-05. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains)........................
8-06. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) .....................
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................


$3,331,396


$6 698
$67
$3,746!92

112,676
1,82,0149
1,243
29,109
114,624
392,161
23,460
15,309,611
80
407,293
244,941
23,990
19,50:6,16
7,2,43299
a181,8
79,907
21
271,150
872,685
147,801
33,085,493
J 49,807
17,381


62.14
61.18
1.1520
9. 6
5. 79
4.4
(2.07
0.892%


748
108
6!3
710

134
32.72
129

1.84
4.1
6.3
0.52
0.23
16.4


$12,057,960
$18,881
$(50,267
6, 4992
$26,084

(5,705
$12,533,889

854,645
116,800
5,74:7,976
76,407
521,277
152
871,155
2,812,367
228,783
6,154,654
2,819,.56
921,320
88,243
14,835,018
23 5:8,259
773,6 o
20,909
13;
971,839
5,210,475
241,029
23,219,428
1,630,193
853,9-5


(10,342,249
$2,129,638
41,265
: ,696
,188
$12,537,471

853,012
205,330
7,856,547
20,948
26,927
52
861,300
3,065,482
240,645
30,652,93
372
3,089,921
905,134
91,435
84.537,197
109,970,082
375,292
31,110
1,060,709
6,026,069
104,314
231,628,402
1,134,498
335.321


(2,3489121

"1
691,915


(2,447,926

153,360
3,064



153,378
899,373
8,384
40,153,290
949,517
155,501
1,906
a 138,604
93,719

157,591
1,495,153
4,013
11,277,319
219,981


486, 3
,18256,025







539,08os9
181,397
170
496,650
2, 224,388
3,659,070
207
2,246,380
924,784
6,128,550
15,016,0
47233
55,.
974,985
3,850,475
295,228
21,532,085
1,047,720
410,323


7, 070,338
981,417

4,31
8,462,688

466,606
4,724,881
684,911
43,335
58,818
142
506,255
1,722,842
26,186,692
20,509,229
853
1,979,172
544,o85
13,580,288
7,662,483
1,302,072
40o,95
32
709,631
?,254,491
,224,951
34,817,351
1,875,710
258,052


5,902,234

$126,810
$7,167
$12, 1Fo

342,401
38, 51,6814
1,500
13,220
43,18
856
593,805
1,4,083
190,:50,987
4,182

3,089;359
601, 97
82,994,92
6,549,439
2,013,009
150,935
1,22, 73
3,096,028
8,279,643
3,938,949
3,51,.498
827, 49


1,719,121
F3,006,644
4,025
$09,o91

$4,784,954

132,282
23,558,089



272,938
650,886
113,861692
104,851
2,689
1,334,817
83,230
45,o08,24
233,110
632,797

358,882
829,371
4,070,723
1,224,17
790,145
20,335


-4- 4 44 I I L


0.697%
8.82%
(r.28
1.0514
030

2.63

71827
4.81
742
94

717


125
51-37
125
17.4
3.00
4.0
5.6
0.64
1.13
16.9


0.9135
11.45%
4.42%
(2.14
0.9 40
10.41%
4.6*5

61
126
11.6
1.81
674

150
12.32
32 25
148

19.5

76.
0.54
16.2


o1.77
61.25
0.818%
6.77#

1.94
1.26
0.228%
7.350

925



925

100
59.62
101
19.0


0.42
19.0


:.77
1.28
11.8
4.533


1.2070


901
78.88
147
9.15
887


.25
P.90
o.9390
7.093
3.80%
V2.59



851
64.82
144
16.3
7.89
856



36.09
153
21.1
1.28
4.2
0-
0.45
0.39
21.2


00
(.85
1.412%
6.2
5.0 0






7.6
0.6774




79.6
5.75
839

147
60.:1
137
17.4
1.22

6.5
0.41
0.16
16.8


61.91
$0.68
1.4730



i.69
1.19
7.76%

637
71.39


732

149
8.68
38.10
122
21.6
1.20
4.5
0.38
15.2


9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Numberaof net tons of coal .......................... ....... 854541 5,204,075 5,994,648 1 1 ,8415 2,628,509 3,096,028 829,
9-02. Average mine price per nt ton ............................... .68 1.81 1.82 .71.$11.81 2.00 $1,91


# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such its
see statement for same month of last year.
Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.


ims as quantities of coal and oil consumed and average price of coal at point of purchase


88347-0 U.S.GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:I136


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. M-230 (OS-E)
L, 1936


UNITED EASTERN SOUTHERN WESTERN
Item STATES DISTRICT DISTRICT DISTRICT Item
No.
April, 1936 April, 1936 April, 1936 April, 1936
AGGORHATS
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coat (Accounts 382 and 394) ................................... $15,073,969 $7,662,59 3,198,517 $,212,903 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................... 3,633,241 23, 90 72983 $ 536,568
1-03. Eleotrio current (Aooounts 383 384, 395, and 396)............ 085,81 889,014 ,6005,767 1-
1-04 Gasoline (Aouounts 382 and 39.4 ............................... 165,649 ,6112 120 10,817 -
1-05. Dieel fuel (Account: 382 and 394) ................ .......... 19,298 $10,762 34 ,188 1-05
1-. Other fuels (Account 382 and 3 .........................5767 2,129 7 13131 1-
1-07. Total ......................................................... 19,992,705 $8,634,256 83,375,75 $7,983,374 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train aooounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Aooounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 985,677 535,236 10,035 260,406 2-01
2-02. uel oil (gallons) ........................................... 22,067,19 128,75 48121,490,250 2-02
2-03. Eletric current (kilowatt-hours)............................... ,253,26 3,919,350 1n,072 223,784 2-0
2-0. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 39,263 21,281 17982 2-0
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) .................................. ... 258,23 169,348 56,313 33,162 2-0
Other fuels (equated net tons--oal equivalent) ............... 2O 79 25 316 2-0
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .................... 1,136,186 542,858 193,152 oo4,176 2-07
*lantities consumed in road freight service (Aooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 4,045,796 1,889,949 937,807 1,218,040 2-o8
2-09. Fuel oil (gallon.) ............................................ 112,921,417 311,009 1,256,871 111353,537 2-09
2-10. Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 35,247,702 18,188,826 10,132,539 6,926,337 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net ton--ooal equivalent) ............. 3,068 378 54 2, 6 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons-ooal equivalent) .................... 4,823,119 1,907,041 960,503 1,955,575 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger aervioe (Aooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tone) .............................................. 1,318,112 624,623 34,1 359,320 21
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ......................................79 2088...... 4 28 13 8 1 12, 45,836 2-1
2-15. leotrio current by locomotives (kilowatt-hour) ........... 40,768,620 38,21,10/ 56,759 2,7o,757 2-5
2-16. Eeotrio current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 46,201,907 39,722,967 2,215,627 2,263,313 2-16
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 2,037,898 62,948 190,787 1,3841.63 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) .......................................... 139,150 28,763 28,706 81,61 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tone-coal equivalent) ................... 2,024 74 19 1,931 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tone--ooal equivalent) ..................... 1,746,409 695,409 347,445 703,555 2-20
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased: b/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 7,10,141 3,739,045 1,606,1,96,164 -01
3-. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ ,715,961 53,68 11853 0 02
-03. lectrio current (kilowatt-hour) ........................... 109,62,6 87,39,026 9,5,9 12,706460 03
3-04. asoline (gallons) ........................................ 3,832,81 1,201,721 ,709 2,22,380
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) .......................................... 78,384 269,261 82,887 416,236 -05
AVRAGtES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
Average price of,
4-0l. Coal per net ton ............................................. 05 4-
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (2 gallons) ............................. .7 .2. 4-02
t eotrio current per kilowatt-hour ...........................0.9909 0.96 1.1 1.007 4-
4-0. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 8.9 10.01 6. 40
4-05. Mesel fuel per gallon ......................................... 4.05 4.830 4.71V 3. 4-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses)
5-01. Coal per net ton .............................................. .7 2. .19 29 501
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ........................................... .84 1 0.98 0 502
5-03. geotrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.858 0.888 0.555 0.97 50
5-o4. gasoline per gallon .......................... ........... 9.52 9.50 7.19 -o
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 4.8 543 5.11 3.65 5-05
6. Fuel and power oonsumed per yar-switohing looomotive-hours
6-01. Pounds of ooal (steam locomotives) ............................ 784 744 847 831 6-1
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (stem looomotives) ....................... 635 61.8 78.88 63. 1 6-02
6-. Kilowatt-hours electrico looootives) ......................... 163 6 138 1.2 6-
6-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) ............. ...... 10. 9.4 12.4 6-04
6-0. 2 Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel lobomotives) ................... 7. 7.0 8.6 6.93 6-0
6-0o. Equated pounds of fuel (all looomotives) ...................... 82 6-
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg locomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ..................................... 123 121 118 130 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ........................ 8. 25. 61 8.18 8.6 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hour (electric locomotive) .......................... 36.64 32.14 54.6 328 7-0
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 121 120 118 123 7-04
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................16.3 16.4 16.1 16.5 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ......................... 1.14 1.5 0.3 1.15 02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours electrico locomotives) ...................... .......3.6 3. 4.0 8-03
8-. Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains) ........................0... .0 6.0 6.1 6 80
8-05. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains) ........................ 0.43 0o.7 0.40 0.4 8-0
8-06. Gallons of diesel uel (moto-car trains) .................. 0.24 0.26 0.29 0.23 8-6
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel all passenger service) ................ 15.4 14.7 15.6 16.0 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net ton of ooal................................... 7,171749 3,728,001 1,605,707 1,838,041
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ............................... .82 1.80 1.77 1.91


ms as quantities of coal


# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with suoh ite
and oil consumed and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
/ Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
/ Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.


3 1262 08583 8588 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No
BUREAU OF STATISTICS APRI
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES *
Compiled from 134 reports representing l44 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL, 1936








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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES *
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL, 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
NEW GREAT CENTRAL C NORTH- CENTRAL SOUTH -
ENGLAND LAKES EASTERN POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN WESTERN WESTERN WESTERN
It REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION

April 1936 April 1936 April 1936 April 1936 April 1936 April 1936 April 1936 April 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Coot of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Aooounts 382 and 394) ................................... $1.006 864 $353,772 $3,116913 $685025 $2 ,492 $184322 1, 0 121-
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ............ ................ 621 16,221 6,8448 1 26 785 6 6 9 1-02
1-o3. lectrio current (Acoounts 383, 3 395, and 396) ............ 123,75 $1347 4 ,601 6,9 6 7
1-0. Gaoline (Account 382 and 39 .............................. 126 5 724 6373 1550 1
1-0i. 0 esel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394 ........................ .... 2,101 8 645 o, 977 3,211 61-5
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 39 ............................ 87 ,38341 $1-
1-o7. Total ......................................................... .1,37,461 ,3,701,921 3794,87 711476 62,663,599 2,352795 4132932 ,1,496 1-07
2. Qantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train aooounts:
quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net ton) ................................................ 3, 2146, 254,708 44,458 145,577 126, 2 96,603 37,531: 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................1,674 39 1 87,060 93644,878 1537,296 12,539778 7, 6 2-02
2- Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hour) ............................. 523,008 1,68,64 1,712,578 110,072 22 6 72
2 Ga. soline (gallons) ............................................ 17,2 3.759 1400 3 2-
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 1,704 17,579 8,0 56,313 19,485 13 2-
2-07.0 14 1rg 56 .3120: V77
20 Other fuels (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ...............1 5 20 25 55 2 2-
2-07. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) .................... 3,632 251,408 256,818 44,463 148689 139,23 179,147 81,795 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net ton) ............................................... 120,47 836,924 9,37 25119 682,688 482,017 550,604 185,419 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) .........o...................... ........ 6,4 220,50o 9 2,668 1,25,203 8,873,612 65,41,249 36 8,676 2-09
2-10. Qeotrio current (kilowatt-hours) .............................. 5020,34 2,097,964 11,070,522 10,132,539 6,8o,208 1,74732 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tone--coal equivalent) ................ 24 229 125 -4 2 95 1,42 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent)..................... 125,533 840,348 941,160 270295 690,208 569,293 9785 407,731 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Aooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) ................................................ 72,861 271,102 280,660 48,572 285,597 156675 180,507 22,138 2-1]
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 4,401 104,956 27331 593 1,412,291 4,03,003 26,969,632 14536,001 2-14
2-15. leotrio current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 6,387,424 4,549,175 27, 505 56759 2,70,757 2-1
2-16. Electric current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hour) ......... 1,755,867 7,155,564 30 1,536 4,21 ,627 2,165,117 98,196 2-1
2-17. oasoline (alon.) ............................................ 53,807 2,295 139,846 33,507 1.280 533,209 644,7 206,947 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel gallons) .......................................... 19,325 ,235 5,203 706 ,16 4 2-18
2-19. Other fuels equated net tons-coal equivalent) ............... 21 19 49 1:2 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net ton--coal equivalent) ..................... 80,6 287,181 27 6 49,9 298,106 209,671 382862 111,022 2-20
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased: b/
3-01. Coal (no t tons) ................................................ 31, 1,689,046 1,731,124 391, 1,215,247 747482 964,5 22,487 3-01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels.) ............................................ 3,6 84,161 30,011 133 11920 8 418 2,6 8 1 7
3-03. neotrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 10, 6, 2 7003360 3,31144 62.586 11, ,938 1,2 1 13
04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 36310 61 65 241 4 1,236582 3 3-
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 3346 14943 85472 8287 35659 5 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
AverseJ prioe of,21.820911
4_OlS: Coaf per net ton .............................................. 2.l 82 :1.81 i ,176 (2 2
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .............................. 1.. .16 1.28 .2 101 18 20.9 10.68 4-
4-03. tricurrent per kilowatt-hour.................................1.14 1.051 0.9 0.7 1.870.95 13 1.5 4-0
404. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 3. 1..1 1 7 7.110 12.63 7.6.41 73 4-
4-5. Di el per gallon ........................................ 72- 4.71 3 3.394-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses):
5-01. Coal per net ton .............................................. 14.42 62.61 12.2 ,1.97 $2.26 2.4 2.21 2.01 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ........................................... 2.09 61.84 61.49 $1.26 .98 60.91 o.89 0o.70 5-02
5-03. Eeotrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.901 0.719 0.923% 0.232 1.318 1.021 0.756 1.152 -03
5-0G. Oasoline per gallon ........................................... 8.21% 9.14' 10.78% 8.13) 9.79? 7.960 6.397 7.666
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 6.36 5.28% 4.86 5.11 3.5 3.68 5-05
6. Fuel and power oonsumed per yard-switohing looomotive-hour
6-01. Pounds o coal (steam looomotives) ............................ 695 754 741 863 842 840 809 861 6-o0
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steua looomotives) ........... ..........- 61. 788 61.66 60.69 68.70 6-02
Kg03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 106 10 138 138 6-03
4. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline looomotives) ....................- 10. 6.6- 4.876
6-05. allons of diesel fuel (diesel looomotives) ................... 6.44 7. 3 8.6 5.37 6-
6-06. Equated pounds of fuel alllocomotives) ...................... 660 7 63 82 799 839 6-
7. Fuel and power oonsumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg looomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of ooal (steam locomotive) ............................120 110 134 90 1 128 130 130 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam looomotives) ....................... 29.12 17.02 .1 .30 9.5 8.16 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours electricc locomotives) ........................ 31.10 4793 30.69 54.6 32.82 6.70 45.66 7
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) .........................115 110 132 132 130 125 111 7
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-male--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 16.5 15.4 17. 17.4 15.9 17.8 15.3 18.6 8-01
8-02. Oallons of fuel oil (steam looootive) ...................... 1.55 0.8 1.12 1.1 1.14 8-02
80 Kilowatt-hours (eletri looomotives) ......................... 4.0 .8 5 4.0 -
8 Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains) ............ ........ ......... 4.8 5.0 3 6.1 6.4 5.3 8-0
8-05. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains) ........................ 0.6 0.63 0.9 0.41 0.40 0.41 0.40 0.37 8-
-06. gallon of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) ................ 24 0.37 0,31 0.29 0.29 0.22 8-0o
8-07. Equated pound of fuel (all passenger service) ................ 1.7 15.0 1.5 17.5 15 18.1 15.6 14.1 -07
9. Quantities and prioe of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net tons of coal ................................... 3131]9 1,687,047 1,72815 391,685 1,214022 622162 96392 252 487
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ................................6 $1.63 1.81 1.81 $1.81 $1.76 $1.73 962.04 1.8

# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items as quantities of coal and oil consumed and average prioe of oal at point of
purchase see statement for same month of last year.
SRepresents current oonsumed by helper and light eleotrio freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
SInoludes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.








INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-230 (os-E)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS Page 3
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES*
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR FOUR MONTHS ENDED WITH APRIL, 1936


UNITED EASTERN SOUTHERN WESTERN
teSTATES DISTRICT DISTRICT DISTRICT Item
It- No.
4 months ended 4 months ended 4 months ended 4 months ended
April, 1936 April. 1936 April. 1936 April, 1936
AGOREGATES
1. Oost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Aoounts 382 and 394) .................................. $6,096,907 $33,394,049 $13 798,263 18,904,595 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) .............................. 14,287,779 $64,903 325,854 $13,897,022 1-02
1-03. Eleotrio current (Accounts 383 384, 395, and 396) ............ 4 0,5 $3760,268 60,189 59,796 1-3
1-04. Gasoline (Aooounts 382 and 394) ............................... 29,976 7526 69,256 ,194 -
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ........................... 5717 ,24o0 4,692 14785 1-0
1-06. Other fuels (Aooounts 382 and 94) ........................... 212 0,42 3,156 63 1-06
1-07. Total ......................................................... 85,731,844 37,452409 14,571,410 33,708,025 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train aooounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Aooounts 382, 83, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) .............................................. 4,387,990 2,356,567 829728 1,201,695 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 90,265,740 460,149 1,908,575 87,897,01 2-02
2-03. eotrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 20,907,278 19,47922 9,161 910,195 2-03
2-o. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................19,41 6 119,879 749537 2-04
2- Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 1,119,509 746,661 237,710 135,138 2-0
2-0 Other fuels (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ............... 1,805 286 195 1,324 2-
2-07. Total (equated net tone--ooal equivalent) ...........5,002,127 2,385,939 843,180 1773,008 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................. 17,667,059 8,159,9 4,070,25 5436,8 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ........................................... ,638,32 805,2 92 5 441,9,66 2-09
2-10. Electrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 148,16, 2 70,306,024 50 ,29 27,54,599 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tone--ooal equivalent) ................. 11,155 1,383 26 9,511 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 20,747,792 8,223,821 4,165,028 8,358,943 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Aooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 5,698,200 2,696,014 1,414, 1,587,732 2-1
2-14. uel oil (gallons) ............................................195,062,516 41,157 7,543, 18778,019 2-14
2-15. ELeotrio current by looomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 167,448,338 157,119,75 19 10,133,240 2-15
2-16. leotrio current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 208,762,99 180,44,67 19,231 9,045,862 2-16
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 7,888, 1,793,66 7, 5,332,41 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel gallonn) ................................ ......... 51,05 160,689 84,151 273,211 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 6,366 295 102 5,969 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 7,471,698 2,998,940 1,480,020 2,992,738 2-20
3. Qiantlties of fuel and power purohased;b/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................. 31,947,666 15,848,274 6,952.560 1~6 146,2 -0
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................. 19,01,22 66,11 1709028
5-0. Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hours) .............................. 46, 096 375,259,924 42,390,4 5191772 -0
-0s. Oaoline (gallon) ............................................ 1,39,362 ,16,219 1674,0 8,03,733 -0
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallon*) ......................................... 3,591,240 1,575,908 493,210 1,522,122 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit involoe price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
Average prioe of,
v 01. Coal per net ton ...................................... ....... 1.90 1.8 .77 2.09 401
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (142 gallons) ...............................81.29 .00 .81 4-02
-0 Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 8.17 9. 6.71 4-
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ....................................... 3.980 4.50' 4.40o 3.30 4-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (Including freight and handling expenses)l
5-01. Coal per not ton .............................................. 2.8 2.53 2.19 2.0 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ........................................... ..0.82 01.70 0.95 60.81 5-02
0. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.840 0.880 0.512 065
-4. Gasoline per gallon........................................... 7.7 9.2d 9.08o 7.11
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ................. .......................4.62 5.610 456 3.62 505
6. Fuel and power oonumed per yard-switching looomotive-hours
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam looomotives) ............................ 825 780 896 875 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (stem locomotives) ...................... 66.13 61.57 78.5 65.93 6-02
6-03. Kilowatt-hours electrico locomotives) ......................... 116 114 145 136 6-
6-0. gallons of gasoline (gasoline looomotives) ...................11.4 10. 12.7 6-
6-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) .................... 7.87 7.7 9.03 6.85 6-05
6- Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ......................8 75 884 863 6-o6
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg locomotives and
tenders)--road freight services
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam looomotives) ............................ 134 133 126 14 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (stem looomotives) ....................... 9.6 2448 829 9.0 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hour (eleotri looomotlve) ......................... 39.56 33.41 5855 35.2 7-03
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 31 132 1 134 7-0
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile-road passenger services
8-01. Pounds of ooal (steam locomotives) ............................ 17.9 17.9 17.2 18.5 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .......... ........... 1.18 1.68 0.81 1.20 8-02
80. Kilowatt-hours (eleotrio looomotives) ......................... 3.8 3.8 74.2
-. Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains).............................8 .8 7.0 6.
8-0. Gallons of gasoline (motor-oar trains) ..................... 0.44 0.59 0.39 0.42 8-05
8-06. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-oar trains) .................... .0.22 0.32 0.21 0.20 8-06
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger servi) ................ 16.6 16.1 16.6 17.3 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net tons of ooal ................................... 31,151 226 15,798,733 6.946.965 8,405498
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ............................... .83 1.11.77 1.91


# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with suoh itel
coal and oil consumed and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
/ presents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.


.61 .


mn as quantities of








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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES '
Compiled from 134 reports representing 414 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FOUR MONTHS ENDED WITH APRIL, 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
NEW GREAT CENTRAL NORTH- CENTRAL SOUTH-
Item ENGLAND LAKES EASTERN POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN WESTERN WESTERN WESTERN It
WESTERN WESTERN WESTERN Ite.
REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION Ro.
4 months ended 4 months ended 4 months ended 4 months ended 4 months ended 4 months ended 4 months ended 4 months ended
April 1936 April 1936 April 1936 April 1936 April l936 April 1936 April 1936 April 1936
AOOREOATES
1. Oost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Accounts 382 and 394) ................................... $4,33,260 $15,596,732 13,459,057 $3,033 746 $10 764,517 8,964,659 67,729,286 $2,210,650 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................... .3,412 135,103 $26,3588 527 25,327 $1295,993 $8,610024 $3991,00 1-02
1-03. electric current (Accounts 38 34, 395, and 396) ............... $ ,723 1 ,613 2,783,932 $115,16 14 93,323 60 06 6 1-
1-04. asol ine (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................. ,66 1,204 16 91 ,71 189 1-
1-05. eOel fueln (Accounts 382 and 394 ............................ ,1 1 7 1078 1-
2911 -:0 61 10,375
1-06. Other fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ..... ..... 7,058 2,911 ,156 6,00 32 3358 9,265 1-0
1-07. Total ......................................................... $4,4,254 $16,235,810 $16,332,345 $3,159,402 $11,41 0 $10,815,43 $16,1l5 6,2152 1-
2. Cpantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Qantitles conisued in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 146,711 1,102,19 1,10717 197,88 631,910 592,878 439,004 169,813 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 10864 156, 291 000 1,9 57.5 6,262177 50,691 462 30,94 77 202
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ........................... 2,347,05 7,431,740 9,56,125 649,161 907,975 2,220 2
2-04. Gasoline (gallon) ...............................................1,23 93,929 ,707 57735 16,802 2-0
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallon) ......................................... 42,813 66,856 ,992 237,710 785 56,-
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 4 210 72195 112 2-0
2-07. Total (equated net ton--coal equivalent) .................. 149.258,56 1,118,56 1 ,11118 197,41 5,339 5,9 772,952 354,567 2-07
quantities oonsumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................. 512,508 3.49,291 3,997,851 1,154,492 2,915,766 2,204,859 2,395,687 836,305 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 29,860 455,283 20,180 11,02 4,91,273 35,060, 256,04,236 150,800,136 2-09
2-10. Eletrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 20,329,951 8,22618 41,72,45 50,285, 9 27 9, 929 14 ,233 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .............. 104 782 261 1,107 28 4,121 2-1
2-12. Total (equated net tons--oal equivalent) ..................... 532,825 3,659,915 4,031,081 1,219,812 2,945,216 2,58,465 4,067,92 1,742,551 2-12
quantities oonumed in road passenger service (Aooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 317,802 1,192,422 1,185,790 204,073 1,210,581 70,760 781,604 105,36 2-1
2-14. ruel oil (gallons) ............ ....................28,391 193,199 195 2,499 7,540,41 17,623,291 109,964,574 59,590154 2-
2-5. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hour.) .............. 25,893,840 19,284,19 111,841,70 / 195363 10,13,240 -2-1
2-16. Eectrio current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hour) ......... 8.999,166 30,7 0,823 14,781,618 19,231,60 8,714,556 331,06 2-16
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 235,621 1,042,905 515,138 127,226 635,614 1,855,281 2,657,016 839,744 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................ 99,232 25,1A4 32, 13 84,151 48,791 2,2420 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ............... 26 185 84 102 181 5,788 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tone-coal equivalent) ..................... 351,832 1,259,020 1,388,088 206,929 1,273,091 919,302 1,603,728 469,708 2-20
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased: b
-01o. Coal (net ton) .............................................. 1,191,560 6,899,521 7,757193 1,886,88 565,722 9,17 4,060,223 1,0,436 -01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels ............................................ 186,797 52,189 1,325 5,96 1118 99 10,97121 5 77
-0l. letric current kilowatt-hour) ............................. 43,633,0O 29,9,0 301,6 62 459723 27,798,671 46 089,29 5201,358 6 125 3-
0 aoline (gallons) ............................................ 486,117 2,237,63 1,59259 285222 1,9,189 2,:52560 ,750,o8 1,1~3 ,093
-05. esel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 151,227 1,003,8 420,793 93,210 5:o 1,184,258 36,950 3-05
AVERAGh
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
Averae price of,
-0l. Coal per net ton .............................................. 2.14 t1.82 1.8 ,1.78 1.77 2.23 2.00 1.90 4-01
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .............................. $1.18 127 141.2 100 0.8.60 4-02
4-. leotrico current per kilowatt-hour............................ 1.1" 1. 0.9,0 0.80 1.512 0.94 1.421 1.6651 4-0
4- gasoline per gallon *********........................................... *********** 6.85 7.10o 6. 4-o
4-05. DMeal fuel per gallon .........................................5. 5.91. 4.29 4.49% o 376 31 .oo 4-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses);
5-01. Coal per nt ton ..............................................4.44 2.62 2.14 6 2.56 14 01
5-02. Fuel oil r r rel ................................ ....... 2.01. 1.51 1.2600.920.92 0. .69 5-02
ec3. etric current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.8 0.70 0.96 0.229 1.2 1.o 0.69 1.179 03
Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 7.86 8.90 lp1 7.564 9.58 7.9d 6.29% 7.7% 04
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ......................................... 6.19 4.91 4. 4.56 3.47 3.69% 5-05
6. Fuel and power oonsued per yard-switching loooIotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 735 791 776 910 891 875 56 926 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 61 78.5 64.2 62.77 72.1 6-02
03. Kilowatt-hours electricc locomotives) ......................... 107 110 10 145 l 42 7 6-N0
6-o4. gallons of gasoline (gasoline looomotve) .................. 10.4 15.9 75 6-
6-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) ...................... 6.69 8.4 .68 -9.0 8.08 5.65 6-o
6-0. equated pounds of fuel all locomotive) ........................ 69 760 758 910 8788
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg looomotives and
tenders)-road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 130 121 146 97 142 147 143 144 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 29. 16.31 8.29 9.12 9.40 8.54 7-02
7-3. Kilowatt-hours (electric looomotives) ......................... 32.31 50.4 31.82 58.555 35.21 61.76 40.07 7-03
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotive) ...................... 121 144 99 142 147 14 119 7
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenge-train oar-mile--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 18.0 16.9 18.9 18.6 17.0 20,3 16.9 20.9 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam looooties) .................... 1.75 16 0.81 12 1.20 1.18 8-02
-0. Kiloatt-hours electrico locomotives) ......................... i 4.0 4 -
-0. Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains) ............................. 5.9 5.5 7 7.0 6.4.7 8-0
8-05. Gallon of gasoline (motor-oar trains) ........................ 05 0.4 0 0.42 0.59 0.4 0. 0.37 8-02
8-0 allon of diesel fuel motor-oar trains) ..................... 0.: 0.8 0. 0.21 0. .1 -
8-07. quoted pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................ 15.9 16.4 15.8 18.6 6.3 20. 16.6 15.0 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at miness
9-01. Number of net tons of coal ..................................... 1,164,713 6,891,152 7,742.868 1,886,88 5,060,157 ,260,514 4,056,58 1,08,436
9-02. Average mine price per net ton .................................. $1.66 $1.81 $1.83 $1.8 (1.77 $1.80 2.00 $1.90


# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures oomparative with such ite
see statement for same month of last year.
Represents current onsumed by helper and light eleotrio freight locomotives in conneotlon with team passenger train service.
/Includes all quantities purobased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.


as as quantities of coal and oil consumed and average price of coal at point of purchase


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Subject "i 122"873 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-230 (o-E)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS MAY,1936
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES#
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 1936


UNITED EASTERN SOUTHERN WESTERN
Item STATES DISTRICT DISTRICT DISTRICT Item
No.
May 1936 May 1936 May 1936 May 1936
AGORAIATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Acoounts 382 and 394) ................................... 1,, 8, 7,34,723 $3,015,781 $4,178,296 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Acount 382 and 394) .........................21 9,226 5551165477 1-02
-. Eeotrio current (Account 383 395, and 396) 03,902 9?77 $71,557 i115,968 1
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................... 70324 3,79. 18,024 $108506 1-
1-05. Diesel fuel (Account 3 and 39) ............................ 181 10,021 4,14 8 6 1
1-0. other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) .......... 705 2, 7 81 ,875 1-0
1-07. Total ......................................................... 819,526,126 (8,279,2 3,165,67 ,080,968 1-07
2. Qiantitles of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ................................................ 952,713 511,328 182,353 259,062 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 21,560,533 112,725 368,946 21,078,862 2-02
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 4,185,179 3,881,861 122,105 181,213 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 41,269 22,442 18,827 204
2-5. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 271,365 181,968 56,644 32,753 2-05
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ................ 515 65 30 420 2-0
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .................... 1,099,881 519,139 185,011 395,731 2-07
oiantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) .............................................. 3,927,551 1,812,501 919,390 1,195,660 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 113, 9,136 398,796 1,206,002 112,044,338 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............ ................ 35,284,995 18,811,025 9,559,778 6,914,192 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net ton--coal equiallent) ................3,04 272 39 2,732 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net ton--coal equivalent) ..................... 4,704,277 1,83o,569 938,591 1,935,117 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 1,264,338 610,246 294,042 360,0O5 2-1
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 4,625,335 192,037 752,157 47,681,141 2-1
2-15. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hour) .............. 36,212,99 33,559,708 a/ 7,703 2,55,578 2-1
2-16. leotrio current by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 41,991,505 3,o66,27 3,683,830 2,21,468 2-16
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 2.139,260 451,847 188,370 1499,04 3 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) .......................................... 160,214 22,4 26,399 111,81 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .............. 2,042 57 17 1,968 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tone--coal equivalent) ..................... 1,698,320 674,869 303,079 720,372 2-20
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased: b/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................. 6, 358 3,24,855 1,431,146 1899357 3-01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ 4,5,794 128,520 110,226 4356,08 3-02
3-03. etri current (kilowat-hour) ............................. 00, ,101 78,621976 9124,7 12858,397
-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 96,94 1,121,45 448,057 2,97,93
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 1,085,572 356,880 119,072 609,620 -05
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoioe price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
Average price of,
A Ol. Coal per net ton ........................................1.89 1.83 .76 2.10 4-01
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) ............................... 0.86 .1. 095 084 4-02
4-o. Eleotri current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 1.023 1.010% 1.175 0.993 4
4-04. OGasoline per gallon ............................................ 8.350 10.29% 10.83 6.9 4-o4
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 4.01 4.62 4.51 3-56 4-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power includingg freight and handling expenses :
5-01. Coal per net ton ......................................... ... .72.7 2. 2.5 $16 (2.30 501
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel........................................... 086 1.7 1.00 $0.85 5-02
50. Eletric current per kilowatt-hour .......................... .881 0.920 o0. 0.9750 5-3
5-04. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 7.81 9.230 9 7.10 5-4
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 4.68 4.90 5. 4.06 5-05
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switohing looomotive-hourt
6-01. Pounds of coal (team looomotives) ............................ 744 706 74 793 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 60.74 61.09 761 60.53 6-02
6-03. Kilowatt-hour(electric looomotives)........................ 109 108 149 120 60
6- gallons of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) ........................... 10.8 9.8 -12 6-0
6-05. allons of diesel fuel (diesel looomotives) ..................... 7.19 6.95 8.69 6-05
6-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 735 68 785 785 6-06
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam looomotives) ............................113 113 108 117 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ......................... 21.43 7.83 8.4 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 35.1 30.91 53. 31.0 7-
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 112 112 114 7-0
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile-road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 15.5 15.4 15.8 15.4 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam looomotives) ...........................1.10 1.4- 0.98 1.10 8-02
8-03: Kilowatt-hours (electric loomotives) ....................... 3.4 34 4. 8
8-0. Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains) ............................. 5.5 5.4 5.4 6.2 8-0
8-05. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car train) ........................ 0.43 0.560.9 0.41 8-05
8-06. gallons of diesel ful (motor-car trains) .................. 0.25 0.19 0.15 0.2 8-0
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ............... 4.7 14.0 15.15.1 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines 1
9-01. Number of net tons of coal .................................... 6,423869 3,232,01 1,427498 1,764,354 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ................................ 1.'82 $1.7#i 174 $1.94 9-02

# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items as quantities of coal and oil
consumed and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.







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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES #
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT

NEW GREAT CENTRAL NORTH- CENTRAL SOUTH-
ENGLAND LAKES EASTERN POCAHONTAS SOUTH WESTERN WESTERN WESTERN Itm
REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION o
May 1936 May 1936 May 1936 May 1936 May 1936 May 1936 May 1936 May 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Aoounts 382 and 394) .................................$. 947 729 $3,369,355 13,027,639 $677 678 $2,338,103 $1,928,035 $1,778,774 $471,487 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................... ..341 22,668 $6,217 $123 55,388 305,229 $2,370,020 $983,228 1-02
1-03. lectrio current (Accounts 383, 384 395, and 396) ........... 122,65 $112,753 6,966 $22,789 48,768 1 ,62 $1,27 1-0
1-04. Gasoline (Aooounts 382 and 394 ................. ............ 4,723 (22 495 (16 576 (2, 0 $24 ,40 1 2 1-
1-05. Dieael fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ 151 365- $ l14 58 T 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ ..58 1,4.35 850 487 1 7 9,619 8(2,309 1-0
1-07. Total ......................................................... 1,077,14 $3,536 57 $,665,613 $703,514 $2,462,160 2,380,9 4,225,103 (1,474,961 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 31,148 236,248 243,92 45,674 136,679 132,046 92,373 3,643 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 1,216 1499 80,o 951 367,995 1,427,258 1230,335 7,271,269 2-02
2-03. lectrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 458,012 1,666,00 1,757,841 122,105 180,713 500 -2-
2-4. aeolne (gallons) ............................................ 445 16329 5,668 14,924 3,903 2-
2-5. Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................ 17,743 159,030 5,19 56,644 19,902 12,851 -
2-0.Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 1 40 24 30 64 36 2-0
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..................... 31,722 241,395 246,022 45,679 139,332 143,970 173,66 78,075 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 112,091 791,233 909,177 257,805 661,585 491,204 527,626 176,8 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 3,069 323,510 72,217 2,05 1,203,397 8,83,968 67,414,034 36,146,36 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................ 4,804,9 2,050,871 11,955,665 9,559,778 6,883,705 1,701 28,786 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net ton--coal equivalent) ................ 11 128 133 39 357 1,359 1,016 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ..................... 116,872 795,094 918,603 269,804 668,787 575,222 965,891 394,004 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 71,362 266,175 272,709 45,625 248,417 150,826 184,248 24,976 2-13
2-14. ruel oil (gallons) ............................................ 2,518 163,88 26331 75161 10226 28,86 99 14,907,016 2-
2-15. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 6,166,700 4,541,326 22,85182 / 97,70 2,555,578 2-1
2-16. Electric current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 1,511,389 6,781,486 27,773,32 3,683,80 2,159,450 82,018 2-1
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 58,331 2 ,765 1 8,751 36,166 152,204 554829 724,802 219, 412 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ...................................... .... 15,706 4,193 2,535 -26,399 19,5 6 91,845 -2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ...............321 17 1,912-19
2-20. Total (equated net tone--ooal equivalent) ...................... 78,932 281,931314,006 46,500 256,579 203,49 o400,728 116,150 2-20
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased: b
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 262,181 1,476,18 1,506,256 384,750 1,046,396 806,686 82,65 250,026 3-01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ 33,989 721408 22,123 1,508 108,718 814,331 2,507,532 1,464,185 3-02
-03. Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 8,899642 6,166 63,555,851 3187,718 5,937,10 11,59,99 1,27,070 127 5-
3-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 133,67 255 105,73 2,314 1, 95
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 36,100 35 86832 119,072 224,14 375,433 o10,07 3-05
AVERAGE
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
Average price of,
L.01. Coal per net ton.............................................. 2.14 *1.60 81. 1.7 .1.-75 $2.18 .0 1.7 401
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .............................. $1.18 $1.21 $1. 1. .95 0.89 .92 0.68 4-02
Fuel oil per barrel (W --30.89 1 00-95 U. 649 4_02
403. Leotrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 1.2901 1.09 0.9 0.74 1.44 0.936 1.46 1.391 4.3
4-04. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 9.22 9. 1 7.19 11.95 7.23 6.6 7. o
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 5.60 4.40 41 4.51 3.89 3.355 4.10% 4-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power includingg freight and handling expenses)l
5-01. Coal per net ton ............................................. ..42 .6 2 1.9 2.23 49 2.21 1.99 501
5-02. uel oil per barrel ........................................26 1.00 502
5-3. lectri current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.8 0.750 95 0.2360 1.281 .06 .7% 1.151
5-0. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 8.04 8..62 10.73 8.08 9.92 7.97 6.37 7-59 5
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 5.70 4.750 4.72 -5.190 ).90 4.1 5-05
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-*witohing looomotive-hour:
6-01. pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 671 716 701 816 787 811 770 788 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (team looomotives) ................ .... 61. 76.71 57.6 57. 6.50 -
: lowatt-hour (electrio locomotives) .......................... 92 12 919 49 1. 6 6-0
SGallons of gasoline gasolinee looomotives) .................... 4 10. 9 16.0 6.5 6-
6-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel looomotives) ................... 7.82 7.10 7 7 5.2 6-
6-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 633 693 67 8 775 761 792 6
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg looomotives and
tenders)--road freight servloe:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 114 102 124 81 124 112 122 118 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (stea looomotives) ....................... 21.78 16.09 7.83 7.8 8.72 7.82 7-02
7-03 Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 28.37 46.56 305354 31.8 70.88 36.0 7-0
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 1 10102 1123 44 7-04
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger services
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 15.7 14.5 16.4 17.2 15.6 16.4 14.4 17.8 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 14.3 0.98 1.0 1.13 1.07 -02
8-03. ilowatt-hours electrio looomotives) .........................3.9 3. 3.2 6. 4.1 -
8-0. Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains)............................. 4.1 4.8 5. 5.4 6.3 4.3 8-
8-05. Gallons of gasoline (motor-oar trains) ........................ 050 0.59 0. 0. 0.38 0.40 0.42 0.8 8-0
8-0. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains).................... 0.17 0.35 0.8 0.15 0.53 0.29 8-0
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................. 14.0 14.2 13.8 17.3 15.1 16.8 14.9 13.4 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines; 1042 141 912 9-01
9-01. Number of net tons of coal.................................... 25107 1,47615 1,9895 8750 .04278 67216 250026 9-0
9-02. Average mine prioe per net ton ................................ .6 1.801.797 .75 78 .01.87 9-02


# Most of the statietioal items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such itez
purchase see statement for same month of last year.
Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.


ms as quantities of coal and oil consumed and average price of ooal at point of







INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-230 (O-E)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS Page 3
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES #
Compiled from 154 reports representing i1J4 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY, 1936


UNITED EASTERN SOUTHERN WESTERN
Item STATES DISTRICT DISTRICT DISTRICT Item
months months th ended 5 months ende 5 month ended 5 ont en.
May 1936 May 1936 May 1936 May 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Boost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal Acounts 382 and 394) ........................ ............. 80,641,671 $40,744,659 $16 814,044 $23,082,968 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................... $18,027,429 $94,125 81,365 $17 551,936 1-02
1-0. Electri current (Accounts 38, 34, 395, and 396) ............ $5 617,155 4 609,645 431,746 575,764 1-
1-0. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 39 ............................... o00,50 $220,320 $7,280 492,904 1
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ 95,898 $56,261 19,oo6 (20,631 1-0
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and ) ................................. 77,918 $12,766 $,643 (61,509 1-06
1-07. Total ..................................................................... 105,260,575 45,737,779 $17,73 $41,785,712 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ................. .......................... .. 5,339,770 2,866,s94 1,012,119 1,460,757 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ...... .................................. 111,77 572,874 2,271,391 108,930,51 2-02
2-03. mEletrlo current (kloatthours ) ....................... ..... 25,2 23,229, 73 771,266 1,091o48 2-0
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................ ............... 235,685 142, 21 93,364 2-
2-:0. Diesel fuel (gallon.) .......................................... 1,390,874 928,629 294,354 167 ,51 2-0o
Other fuels (equated net tons-ooal equivalent) ................ 2,321 351 225 1,4 2-0
2-07. Total (equated net tone--coal equivalent) ........... ...... .... 6,105,740 2,909,078 1,028,19 2,168, 71 2-07
qaantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tone) ............................................. 21,595,7 9973,371 4,989,820 6,63 510 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ..... ...................................... 561,153,9 1,20,9 6,102,862 553,84 ,398 2-09
2-10. Eletrio current (kilowat-hours) ......... ............ 183,21,7 8911759845,607 3 587 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 14,202 1,659 00 12,243 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..................... 25,452,360 10,055,214 5,103, 19 10,293,527 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Aooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-1 Coal (net tons) ............................................... 6,62,751 7 31,708,582 1,947,782 2-13
2-1. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 243,623,127 338,281,677 234,808,256 2-14
2-15. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 203,661,2 190,679, 29,066 12,688,818 2-1
2-1. Electric current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 250,753,04 216,550,81 ,91,460 11,287,330 2-16
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 10,27,5 2,245,511 951210 6,31,084 2-17
2-1. Diesel fuel (gallon) ............................................ 678,265 183,123 110550 384,592 2-1
2-19. Other fuel (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 8,408 352 7119 937 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..................... 9,170,447 3,673,934 1,783,099 3713414 2-20
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased: b
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 8,628,643 19,19,322 8,83,706 11,046,615 -01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ 23,656,017 77,831 27 320 22,383,8656 3-
3-03. leotric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 570,137.278 453884,325 51,19,122 64,733,831
3- o Gasoline (gallons) ................................................... 1,254,28 537673 2,122,467 10,694,28 04
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 4,677,112 1,933,08 612,282 2,131,742 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
Average prioe of,
4-01. Coal per net ton .............................................. 91.90 91.84 (1.77 $2.09 4-01
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) ............................... .84 1. .00 0. 4-02
4-03. Eeotrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.984 0.964 144 0.99 4-0
4-0. Gaollne per gallon ............................................ 8.22 10.0 11.03 6.74 4-
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................01 4.0 4.4 3.37 4-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses)
5-01. Coal per net ton .............................................. (2.38 $2.52 $2.18 2.30 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ...........................................s ,0.60 $1.71 0.96 0. 502
.Eletrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................. 0.80.478 5 0.967% 1 0
S aaoline per gallon ......................................... 7. 9.2 9 1 7.12
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 4.6 5 4.69 3.73% 5-05
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotlve-hour;
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam looomotives) .............................. 809 766 875 59 6-o
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 64.97 63.01 78.2 64.7 6-02
6-O. Kilowatt-hours (electric looomotives) ......................... 115 113 146 133 6-0
6-4. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline looomotives) .................... 11. 10. 12.6
6-. gallons of dieel uel (diesel looomotives) ................... 7.73 7.9 .f 67 -0o
6-0. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ....................... 7.96 74 85 87 6-06
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-ailes (including locomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam loomotives) ............................ 1.0 122 l19 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ......................... 85.0 23.7 8.1 8 7-02
7-0. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ........................ 38.62 32.85 57.69 34."7 7
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ......................... 127 128 122 130 7-0
S. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ...........................17 17.4 17. 17.0 17.8 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ........................ 1.16 1.53 0.82 1.17 8-02
8-0g. Kilowatt-hours, electric locomotives) .......................... -7 .7 4.1
8-04. Kilowatt-hours (motoroar train) ............................. 5 6.5 6.7 63 8-04
8-05. Gallons of gasoline (motor-oar trains) ........................ 0.440.00.42 8-
8-06. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car train.) ..................... 0.23 0.29 0. 0.22 8-06
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ............... 16.2 15.6 16. 16.8 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net tons of coal .................................... 37,626,578 19,101,48 8,346,850 10,170 280 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ................................ $1.2 1.78 1.90 9-02
# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items as quantities of coal and oil
consumed and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
a Represents current consumed by helper and light eleotrio freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.







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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES #
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY, 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT

NEW GREAT CENTRAL NORTH- CENTRAL SOUTH-
Item ENGLAND LAKES EASTERN POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN WESTERN WESTERN WESTERN Item
REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION so.
5 months ended 5 months ended 5 months ended 5 months ended 5 months ended 5 months ended 5 months ended 5 months ended
May 1936 May 1936 May 1936 M ay 1936 a 6 196 Ma 16 May 1936 May 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal Accounts 382 and 394) ................................... $5,291,876 318,966,087 $16,4s6,696 $3,711,424 $13,102,620 $10,892,694 (9,0818 2,682136 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ...............................3,753 5,70 32,605 650 ,15 1601,222 $108 7 4,97067 1-02
1-0: Electric current (Aocounts 383 384, 395, and 396) .......... 63.7,381 57 ,3 97,898 13 0 293, 41 492, 54 876,76 642 1-0
1-0 gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394) ........................... 23,329 123,699 73,292 $12,537 74,743 $196,495 $214,88 $81,601 1-04
1-0 Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ 10 704 41,851 3,706 19i oo6 $5,945 14 686 01 1-0
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................512 8,493 83,761 -$, 643 37977 1,97 $11575 1-0
1-07. Total ..................**....................................... 5,967,555 819,772,266 819,997,958 3,862,916 13,874,168 $13,196,387 20,836,24 7,752,901 1-07
2. Waantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Acoounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ......................................... 177,858 1,337,387 1,351,b 243,492 768,627 724,924 531,377 204,456 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................12,080 187,640 373,1 4,951 2,266,4 7,69,35 63,071,797 38,169,286 2-02
"* 12,080 187,640 373,154 ,951 2,266,440 7,689,455 63,071 797 58,169:286 2-02
2-0. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) .........................2,805,069 9,097,748 11,326,966 771,266 1,088, 688 2,7202-
2-. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 1,688 110,258 3 75 72,659 20,70 -
2-0 Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................60,556 827,886 0,187 294,354 98,205 69 68 2-0
2-0. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 5 250 96 -225 261 1, 84 2-0o
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..................... 180,980 1,363,958 1,364,140 243,520 784,671 789,459 946,638 432,374 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 625,819 4,440,524 4,907,028 1,412,7 ,577,2 2, 06 2,2,312 1,01135 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 32,929 778,79 392,397 13,57 6,89,205 43 5 272 323, 6,70 186,83985 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours)......................... 25,134,40 10,303,489 53,679,120 59,845,607 3273,142 7,630 178,019 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ........... 115 910 634 300 1464 5, 62 5,137 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--oal equivalent) ..................... 650,617 4,455,009 4,949,588 1,489,616 3,614,003 ,12687 5,033,918 2,135922 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-1. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 389,291 1,458,597 1,458,499 249,698 1,458,884 851,586 965,852 150,44 2-1?
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ N,909 356,387 5,898 3,042 8,278,635 21,53517 138,828,473 74,6,266 2-1
2-15. Electrlo current by locomotives (kilowatt-hour) .............. 32,00,540 23,25,519 134,69 ,384 A/ 293,066 12,6881 2-15
2-16. Electric current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 10,510,55 37,45,309 168,5,950 22,915,460 10,874,006 413324 2-16
2-17. Gasoline (gallons)............................................ 293,952 1,287,670 3,889 163,392 787,818 2,390,110 3,381,818 1,059,156 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................ 114938 29,337 38,848 110,550 68,327 316,26 2-1
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 29 218 105 119 23 7 2-19
2. -ant 20ua.Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .............4......... 90,891 1,540,951 1,702,092 253,429 1,529,670 1,122,796 2,005,063 55555 -20
3. aantities of fuel and power purchased: b/
3-01. Coal (net tons) .............................................. 1,454,788 8,40,103 9,26,43,1 2,271,8 6,112,118 4,804,859 4,02,67 1,338,889 3-01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ........................................... 220,786 397,97 156,48 7,45 519,866 2,004,261 13477,653 6,901,952 3-02
-. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) .......................... 52,535,99 36,13113 365,217,813 17,779, 1 33,739,681 57,49,228 6,472, 8 2,175 -
3 gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 619,484 2,76375 2,54,714 390,965 731502 3,70,427 5,947,637 1, 76,224 3-
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 187,327 1,238,136 507,625 -612282 525,054 1,559,691 ,997 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoioe price of fuel and power at point of purchase:
Average price of,
-01. Coal per net ton............................................. 2.14 1.1 .781772.22 2.0 1.9 4-01
402. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallon.) ............................... 1.18 1.27 1 1.2 89 0.88 0.68 4-02
4-t Beotrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 1.175 1.062 0.92 0.796 l. 0.940o 1.423 1.430 4-
4 Goline per gallon ........................................... 9.335 9150 11.40o 6.94, l:. 7.138 6.417 7.25 4-o
-05. Diesel fuel per gallon .7........................................ 7 32 7 381 20 90
5. Unit oosts of fuel and power includingg freight and handling expenses)
5-01. Coal per net ton ................................................ 4.44 2.62 82.14 (1.95 $2.26 $2.55 $2.15 $1.99 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ............................................ 2.08 $1.83 1.50 1.26 s0.96 80.92 0t.86 (0.70 5-02
5-:. Electric current per kiloatt-hour ............................ 0.904o 0.711% 0.92 0.2o30 1.29 1.024, 0.7051 1.1744 5-
5-0. Gaoline per gallon ........................................... 7.899 8.85% 10. 56 7.70 9. 7.980 6.31 7.70 5-
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 6.108 4.88 4.69. 4.69 .57d 3.81 5-05
6. ruel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 723 776 761 891 86 8409 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .......................- 613 78.20 63.82 61.68 71. 6-02
6-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 104 112 1 146 139 7 6-
Gallons of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) .................... 3.5 11.0 10.1- 15.9 7.3 6-
6-0. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) ............... 6 99 8.07 3 6 5.96 7.99 5 57 6-05
6-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 686 749 74891 857 8653 872 6-
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg looomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of ooal (steam locomotives) ............................ 127 117 141 94 138 139 138 139 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (stem locomotives) .........................- 24.43 15.86 8.18 8.84 9.25 8.39 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours electrica locomotives) ......................... 31.4 49.6 31.46 57.69 34.44 63. 97 7
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 122 1 19 9 138 140 1 6 7-04
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger services
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 17.5 16.4 18.4 183 16. 19.5 16.3 20.2 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 1.75 1.52- 0.82 1.1 1.18 .02
8-0. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ........................... 4..0 4.0.6 4.1 8-03
8-0. Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar train) .............................5.6 53 7.0 6.7 6.4 4.6 8-
8-0. Gallons of gasoline (motor-oar trains) ......................... 0.52 0.63 0.53 0.42 0.8 0.43 0.42 0.37 8-0
8-0. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) ...................... 0.22 0.70 0.74 0.19 0.41 0.20 8-0
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ............... 15.6 16.0 15.4 18.3 16.1 19.6 16.2 14.6 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net tons of coal ................................... 1, ,350 8,469,931 9,215,167 2,271,58 6,102,905 3,932,930 4,898,461 1,338,89 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ................................ 1.66 .81 $1.82 $1.78 $1.77 1.79 2.00 .89 9-02


# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative witn sucn ite
purchase see statement for same month of last year.
Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.


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UNITED EASTERN SOUTHERN WESTERN
Item STATES DISTRICT DISTRICT DISTRICT Item
No.
June 1936 June 1936 June 1936 June 1936
AOGRIEATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Accounts 382 and 394) .................................. $13,653,217 $6,812,9241. $2,86,428 4,053,885 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................... .$3,723,,410 25,245 3 05 145 I3663,022 1-02
1-03. nectrio current (Aooount 58 38, 95, and 396) ............ ,0,006 ,870 ,5 119,602 -
1-0. asolne (Accounts 382 and 394) ..................... ....... $165,597 4,6 53 01981 1-0
1-0. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394 ............................::::,026 ,809 ,374 1-0



2-02. uel oil (gallon) ....................................... 20,950,7 110,90 254,8 20,584,919 2-02
-0e. er uel (ccoure nt (kil 2 and 3tto ) ............................ 2,06,191 ,75, 119,0 18,927 2-0

2-0. aolinel (gallons) ................****... ...........V1 35,790 19,258 -16 532 2-0
1-07. el .... (gallon)....................................... 8,,253,99 168,057 42,91583 42,999 1-07
2. 2-0an e Other fuelsa (equated to ard and trail equivalent ...............78 5 7 66 2


2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..................... 1,050,756 489,682 176,513 384,561 2-07
Quantities consumed in Yoad freighthin service (A ounts 382, 395, and 396),
2-01. Coal (net tonr) ................................................... ... 1 177,5 87,666 25,8702 2-01
2-09. Fuel oil (gallon) .............................................. 0,95,479 96,62 571,810 1120,728,0919 2-02
2-10. Electric current (kloatt-hourrent (kilowatt-hours).............................6851,52 17,070,68 8,785,904 6,995,020 2-10
........ol.ne (gallon.) ............................ ...... 35,790-532 2-
2-o .. Mesel fuel (gallons) ..................... 253,399 16:7 42,34 42,999 2-o


2-b. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equialnt) ...............065 5 67 2,69 2-01
2-12. Total (equated net tons--oaal equivalent) ..................... 1,050,344 194,647 878,21 1,874,085 2-12

Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Aooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ................................... ...... ... 1,2,81,3 52,4666 1,14 1,622 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ........................................... 48,569,491 220,13 0 51,81309 47,,72,03 20914


2-10. Electrio current by lott-ho urtie (kilowatthour........................... 35,851 2 ,17,7,6 a 84,558 ,6,995,02 2-1
2-11. eOther ul quotedd net ton-orain (kilowatt-hours) .. ......... ,0, 6009,6 ,660, 2,7,74 2-1


2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 2,075,700 470,648 190,890 1,414,162 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 27 ,614 29,025 44,271 200,318 2-18
2-19. their l(equated net tone--oal equivalent) ................... 4 ,961 ,691 1,890 2-19


2-20. Total (equated neo t ton--oal equivalent) ..................... 1,648,849 656,860 276,172 715.817 2-20
3. antties of fuel and power purchasednger service (Acounts 395 and 396),
2-1l. Coal (net ton) ............................................ 651,284 5,040,864 1,494,640 2,015780 -01
02. Fuel oil (barrelllon) ............................................. 4,22,31 1 2115,248 76,0703 4,5,0 -02
-3. Eleotric current by kilowatt-hour) ......t our..................... 96282,90 74,4,90 8,522,5 1 6,5 2-
2:12:11lectric ourrent by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 1907,820 3,0806 : 0 ?l70, 2 ,


2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ........... ... ...................... .... 4270,532 1,47 421, 9 2,441.1 8 2-47
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ..................................... .... 991,897 312,4 77,021 602,02 3-051
2-19. Other fuels-equa-ed not ton--oal equivalent) ..........-. -961-- -5- 9 2-1
2-20. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 6462-20



4. Unitinvoe price of fuel and power at point of pure


Average price of, 0 4
-01. Coal ernet ton) .............................................. 1.,0 21.04 1.76 2,010 -01


4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (4......... gallon................................... 22,301. .21 61.7603 0.85 4-02
c-0. leotrlo current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 6,82,90 7 15. 1.1692 0.9981, 4-0
Gasoline (gallons) ............................................. ..270.. 52 .10.022%1 3-



-05. Diesel fuel gallonss) ......................................... 99 97 4.38 4.81 602,402 4-05
Unit voice price ofue l and power at point ofand purchasndling e pen/
Average price of,


-01. Coal per net ton .............................................. 2.37 28 72.5 2.7 5-0
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel (..2 allon. ) ............................. : 1. l:16 .8 215:002
e-0. eotric current per klowatt-hour ........................... .~ .0.902 0.9 .169 -
Gasoline per gallonaN11.9. R


5-0 r gallon ............................................. .8 2 90 7. 5-0
05. Diesl fuel per gallon ...................................... 4.797 4. 5.59 0.236 5 -05
uel ant d power onue and poer yard nol. toing freight and handing ou r ines
-01. Poundl per nt ton .........lo oti................................ 715 6 7 7 6-01
5-02. gallon of fue l lo oti........................................ .5 5.87 0.27 59.25 -02
.: Eloatt-ourre t per i locootiesu ) ............................ 0.001 1 15 10.9 6-0
alin pr gallon .................ootive.........................9.7 8.6 11 5-0
5-05. Diesallon of dieel uel per gallon ........................................ 6.55 6.41 7.57 6 605


6. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 grost an looootmile-hour:d oties- an
-01. Pounds of coal (team looomotives) ............................ .1. 19. 106. 15. 6-o
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 59.05 20.4 .25 8.04 7-02
-0:. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ........................5 3 54 .8 7-3
gallons s of gasoline (aseolines loomootives) ................... 9. a.6-
6-0o. Gallons of diesel fuel(diesellocomootivs)..................... 9.6 0.41 0370.44 6-o


-0. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ..................... 61 1 0 7 47 -0
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1000 egeros tran oar-ile (inoludang ocootver an
tenders)--road freight serve:

7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ...............................12 1.9 1062 150 -01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (stea looootve) ............................ 1.08 1.40 8.25 1.078 -02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 5 30.02 5.92 31.81 -03
7- 04 Equated pounds of fuel all lor omoti es) ..................... 1..... 0 107 110 8-0(
8. Puel and powe consumed per pasoine eraotrn oar traie- oad pansen)er eeioe.......
8-01. Pounds o di ooal steell locomotives) ..train.......................... 15.2 10.19 16.2 15.0 8-01

8-02. Gallon o f fuel oil ( aete locomotivee) ...................1.08 1.5 15.8 14.7 8-02
9. t and prilof oal ptthourchased f. c. b. at ine ......................
9-01. ber of net tons ar train) .... ............................. 6,24,0 ,028 9 1,49,112 1,712191 9-01
S-02 allows oine prgasoline (per net tooar tin) ........................1.82 .80 .7 1.91 9-02
0 Gallons of diesel fuel tor-oar trains) ................. O.e:?'0
9-07. qluated pounds of fuel (Z11 passengerservie).. .1..5 15.8 107 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines
9-01. Number of net tons of coal ..........................6,234,042 3,0281739 i,493,112 1,712,191 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ..................... $1.82 1.o 0$1.6 $1.91 9-02
# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items as quantities of coal and oil
consumed and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
a Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
/Based on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
_/ Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed in yard and train service regardless of when purchased. Includes electric energy produced and purchased.


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FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES#
Compiled from 134 reports representing 1144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES#
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE, 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT

NEW GREAT CENTRAL POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN NORTH- CENTRAL SOUTH-
Item ENGLAND LAKES EASTERN REGION REGION WESTERN WESTERN WESTERN tem
REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION No.

June 1936 June 1936 June 1936 June 1936 June 1936 June 1936 June 1936 June 1936
AGGREMATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................... .$865,114 $3,072,570 $2,875,240 643,690 $2,142,738 $1,928,082 $1,671,519 $54 284 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Account 382 and 394) .............................. 1167 18 0 5,66 126 ,019 ,481 2,39,82 716 1-02
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 38 384, 395, and 36) ............ 16642 $114,345 $613,883 21,929 ,6 $101,216 6,991390 1-03
1-. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 39 ............................... $4,617 $25.142 $15527 2,774 1 ,869 ,090 $15022 1-04
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ 1,997 $7,319 12247 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Acounts 382 and 394) ............................ 5 1,257 ,21-
1-07. Total ......................................................... $989,591 (3,239,073 $3,511,59 668,519 2,247,37 $2,381,42 4,1 ,925 $,431,9 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Iantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 21,669 219,866 233,416 42,972 130,334 131,122 86,476 3,2 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 4,300 5 8 70,202 850 254,088 1,3,584 12,250,67 6,958,665 2-02
2-0. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 396,304 1,6698 1,5,802 119,460 18,127 800 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 320 14,688 ,250 12386 4,146 2-04
2-0. Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................ 10,82 150,047 7,328 42,34 2440 18,459 2-
Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 1 56 18 i 78 282-0
2-07. Total (equated net ton--coal equivalent) ..................... 29,448 224,834 235,400 42,977 133,536 142,686 167,062 74,813 2-07
WQantities consumed in road freight service (Accoouqts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 98,602 722,580 856141 244,933 611,733 483,428 491,182 167,252 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 1500 23,082 0 2,71 569,0 8,268,2 67,567,299 34,892,646 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................ 4,187,686 2,29,251 10,853, 8,785,904 6,963,9 2,700 28,571 2-1o
06d029,251 10,853,,785,904 6963,7, 93228,571 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ................. 9 111 185 67 53 1,118 1,122 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--oal equivalent) ..................... 102,922 726,374 864,751 256,099 622,115 566,173 930,908 377,002 2-12
Wlantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) .............................................. 69,878 256,986 265,570 43,536 221,291 158,008 173,668 23,446 2-13
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ......................................... 9,606 18245 28,179 577 590,732 4,195,74 28,390,613 14,965691 2
2-15. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatthour) .............. 6, 77 556,50 22,2,329 84,558 2,686,4 2-1
2-16. Electric current by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 1,513,269 6,653,695 27, 842 3,660,310 2,156,280 81,424 2-16
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 57,236 275,287 138,125 34,904 155,986 524,204 688,569 201,389 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................ 23,959 1957 3,109 4,271 29,209 171,109 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 4 22 1 280 1,10 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 77,742 272,718 306.400 44,365 231,80 212,852 388,142 114,823 2-20
3. quantities of fuel and power purchased: b/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 214,877 1,232,010 1,593,977 390,695 1,10,945 862,33 905,904 247,52 3-01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) .......................................... 29,025 65,210 21,013 ,15 75,288 33,452 2,590,199 1,406,699 02
-03.: Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ........................... 6,972,391 6,063,236 61,507,963 ,067,698 5,454752 11, ,630 1,200,092 126, 28
G0. gasoline (gallons) ........................................ 14,698 684,127 574,070 57,290 6,239 766,6 1,392,084 282, 68
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 6,982 206,572 68,920 77,021 261,67 30,812 9,933 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit involoe price of fuel and power at point of purchase: .2/
Average price of,
A -0l. Coal per net ton .............................................. (2.12 .7 1.841.79 1.75 $2.18 $2.07 $1.90 4-0
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .............................. 1.13 1.241.21 1.25 $0.90 $0. .69 4-02
4-N. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 1.535 1.116 0.986 0.8 1.31 0.9 19 1.473 4
4-. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 8.51 9.12 11.49 7.24 12.65 7. 5 7.78
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 5.3 3.96 4.94 4.8 77 3.54 33 4-05
5. Unit oots of fuel and power includingg freight and handling expenses): .
5-01. Coal per net ton .............................................. 4.55 $2.66 (2.12 11.94 $2.22 250 22 2.0 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ........................................... $1.8 $1.3 i.9 $1.26 $1.4 9 0.92 0.9 5-02
5 Electric current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.952 0.76 77.247 1.28 1.029 0.7 .2
Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 8.02 8.67 10.91% 7.95% 9.970 7.99% 6.6 7.46 5-
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon .......................................... 5.76 4.82! 4.72 5.59% 3.96 4.5 5-05
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam looomotives) ............................ 478 691 674 78 782 786 751 756 6-0
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 55.68 -.27 54.9 56.9 66.4 6-02
-. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ........................ 129 04 13 151 10 6
6-0. Gallons of gasoline gasolinee looomotives) ....................3.6 7.0 1.1 71 6-
6-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel looomotives) ................. 67 6.68 351 7.7 7.22 5.62 6-5
6-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 67 668 661 788 73 784 740 775 6-06
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg locomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................112 100 122 80 122 109 117 118 7-01
7-02. Gallon. of fuel oil (team locomotives) ....................... 20.57 1.2 8.25 7.66 8. 7.9 7-02
7-0). Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 27.95 50 28.67 54.92 31.80 108.o 43.16 7-03
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ......................108 100 120 81 124 111 113 101 7-0
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile-road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 14.9 13.9 16.1 17.1 16.0 16.0 13.8 17.9 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 1.38 0.84 099 1.11 1.07 8-02
8-03, Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) .........................- 3 8-0
8-C. Kilowatthours (motor-oar trains) ............................ .1 .6 5 5. 6 44
8-05. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains) ..................... 0.50 0.6 0.51 0.42 0.7 0.9 0. 9 8-
8-0 Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) .....................0.17 0.40.31 7 0. 0.8-06
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................. 13. 13.6 13.6 17.1 15.6 16. 144 13.4 8-07

9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net ton of coal ................................ 21),971 1,230,043 1,584,725 390,695 1,102,417 702,905 761,744 247,542 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ..............................1.61.71.1.79 $1.75 1.74 2.07.90 9-02
# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items as quantities of coal and oil consumed and average price of coal at point of
purchase see statement for same month of last year.
/Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
o Based on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed in yard and train service regardless of when purchased. Includes electric energy produced and purchased.







INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No,
BUREAU OF STATISTICS P
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES.
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


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FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE, 1936


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AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Aocounts 382 and 394) ................................... 94,302,054 $47564,730 $19600,472 $27,136,852 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................. 21,750,44 $19,192 18,903 $21212,339 1-02
1-03. Eletric current (Accounts 38, 384, 395, and 396) ............ 6 652,1 61 5 502280 695'66
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394 .........................66101 05610 988 1-
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ............. ....... 121,577 $6 ,070 2,849 ,658 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ 93,56 $ 14,894 (4,256 73o6 1-06
1-07. Total ......................................................... $123,885,783 $53,485,007 $20,655,370 $49,745406 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 6,246,457 3,9,41 1,185,379 1,711,627 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 132,699,835 63,3 2,533,79 129,482,677 2-02
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hour) ........................... 29,148, 8 26,981,587 890,726 1,276,335 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 27175 16157 109,896 2-
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 1,644,27 1,096,686 336,697 210,890 2-05
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) .............. 2,799 426 262 2,111 2-0
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..................... 7,164,123 3,399,167 1,212,123 2,552,833 2-07
QOantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 25,272,701 11,652,055 5,846,274 6777372 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 672,03,968 1,600,751 6,708,751 66494,466 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................ 216,272,989 106,187,667 68,631,511 41,453,811 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ...............17,267 1,96 367 14,936 2-1
2-12. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 29,933,352 11,750,622 6,015,700 12,167,030 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-1i. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 8,174,768 3,98,559 1,973,305 2,302,904 2-13
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 291,961,610 748,390 8,889,97 282,323,523 2-1)
2-15. Eleotric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 239,602,179 223, ,299 a 77,624 15.375,256 2-15
2-16. Eectrio current by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 292,661,424 252,560,620 6,575,770 13,525,034 2-16
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 12,103,505 2,71 ,159 1,1 ,100 8.245;246 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 967,096 212,148 154,121 600,127 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tone--coal equivalent) ............... 10,001 408 134 9,459 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tone--coal equivalent) .................... 10,835,391 4,330,502 2,075,878 4,429,011 2-20
3. Qantities of fuel and power purchased: b/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 45,179,463 22,24o.203 9,878,36 1,060,914 3-01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ 28,208,320 90,079 604,023 26,714,218 3-02
-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 666419,368 528,427,915 60,041,572 77,949,8 81 -0
04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 22,632,798 6,845,568 2,543,996 13,24 ,2 4 0
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 5,668,709 2,245,262 689,303 2,74,14 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase: o/
Average price of,
O. Coal per net ton .............................................. 1.90 1.84 1.77 2.09 4-01
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallon) .............................. $0.84 $1.28 .01 0.82 4-02
4-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ..... .................... 0.995' 0.977, 1.1148 0.995 4-o3
4-04. Oaoline per gallon ........................................... 8.280 10.02% 11.160 6.820 4-0
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ .398 4.50% 4.46 3.42 14-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power includingg freight and handling expenses): 4/
5-01. Coal per net ton .............................................. $2.}9 2.52 $2.18 2.35 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel .......................................... 0.83$ 1.65 $0.97 t0.83 5-02
o. electric current per kilowatt-hour ..............................0.550 0.895e 0.521 0.971% -3
5-04. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 7.. 1 9.230 9.25 7.12 5-04
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 4.66 5.05 4.85 3.90 5-05
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 795 752 861 845 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 64.0 60.49 77.49 63.83 6-02
6-: Kilowatt-houra (electric locomotives) ......................... 1114 11 144 129 6-0
6- Gallons of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) ................... 11.0 10.2 12.4 60
6-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel looomotives) ................... 7.52 7.38 8.72 6.70 6-
6-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 74 70856 83) 6
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 127 126 119 14 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ........................ 8.75 21.95 8.22 8.75 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hour (electric locomotives) ......................... 37.95 32.36 57.32 33.99 7-3
7-. Equated pounds of fuel (all looomotives) ...................... 12125 1 126 7-04
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger service
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ........................... 17.0 16.9 16.8 17.3 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... .15 1.42 0.83 1.16 8-02
-9. Kilowatt-hourel eloetrio loomoties. ) ......................... 7 :7 4.1
9-0. Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trained) ............................. 6.. 6.5 63 8-
8-05. Gallons of gasoline (motor-oar train) ........................ 0. 0.58 0.9 0.41 8-0
8-06. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) ................... 0.25 0.27 0.19 0.26 8-0
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................ 16.0 15.3 16.4 16.4 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines: 1,05, 22,139,63 9,85 605 11,059,195 9-01
9-01. Number of net tons of coal ................................... 4305 6483
9-02. Average mine price per net ton .................................... 1 2 1 .77 (1.90 9-02

# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items as quantities of coal and
oil consumed and average price ct ooal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
a/ Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives In connection with steam passenger train service.
SIncludes all quantities purchased, whether forlooomotive, station, shop, or other use.
SBased on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed in yard and train service regardless of when purchased. Includes electric energy produced and purchased.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES#
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE, 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT

NEW GREAT CENTRAL NORTH- CENTRAL SOUTH-
item ENGLAND LAKES EASTERN POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN WESTERN WESTERN WESTERN Item
REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION No.
6 months ended 6 months ended 6 months ended 6 ionthe ended 6 months ended 6 months ended 6 months ended 6 months ended
_June 1936 June 1936 June 1936 June June 1936Jue 36 June 1936 June 1936 Jue 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Ooat of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
1-t oarges foAcounts 382 and 39k) ............... $61 931 $22,0 ,837 $19, 74,962 $4 355 114 $15245,3 $12,820,776 11179 13641-
1-02. Fuel oil (Acoounts 382 and 394) ................ ............... 921 .I,.030 '382.. 77 .146 E1P $15905,703 13, 79,892 5,926,7 1-02
1-03 ectrio current (Acoount 383, 384, 395, and 396) ............ 54,02 88 ,7 4,01,781 ,234 2 5,27 9 4 8, 1-
1-04. Geoline (Accounts 382 and 39 ........................2719 15,311 90,299 2 9,3258 8 96,62
1-05. Diesel fuel (Acounts 382 and 394) ............................ .. 1270149,170 ,19955 6 8 991 8 ,072 823,586 1-o
10 3 ) ,o .... ........................
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) .......................... ,.1566 $ 9,750 ,-2 578 V $ ,256 1,27, 4 $49,52 14,18
1-07. Total ........................................................ 6,951,088 23,011,339 23,522,50 4,5145 16,123,935 15,577809 24,985 9,1821-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) .............................................. 206,633 1,557,.53 1,585,565 286,464 898,915 856,406 617,853 237,728 2-01
2-02. Fuel o (gallons) ............................................ 16,380 223,628 145,356 5,801 2,527,993 9,065,019 75,322,467 45,095,191 2-02
2-03. Eletric current (kilowatt-hours) ........................ .. ,201,373 10,767,46 13,012,78 890,726 1,272,815 ,20 2-
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 2,008 124,946 625 85045 242, 2
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallon) ......................................... 71,28 977,9516,6 122,745 88 2-0
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 6 3061114 262 '39 1,772 2-0
2-07. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ............... ...210,334 1,588,793 1,600,040 286,497 925,626 932,145 1,113,99 506,989 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons)................................................. 72422 5,165,104 5,765,529 1,6 3 1.6 4,19,04 ,179,491 1,14,494 1,180,87 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 45,954 51,1,875 1452,97 16,1 6,692,333 51,812,364 391029569 221,652,533 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 922,126 12,332,740 64,532,801 68,631,511 1,236,891 10 0 206,590 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ................ 124 1,021 819 67 1,917 6,760 6,259 2-1
2-12. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 752,539 5,181,384 5,816,699 1,7,715 1,269.985 3,689,860 5,964,726 2,512,44 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Aooounts 39, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 8,907 1,715,583 1,724.,069 293,24 1,680,071 1,009,594 1,139,520 15.790 2-1
2-02. 515 od ( e6 17..o7 3,619 8,886,078 25,729,2b5 167,219,086 8,372,172 2
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 0,515 3,798 174,077 361 8,886,078 25,729,265 167219,086 8975172 -
2-15. Electric current by looootives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 38,221,917 28481,66 15145,713 37762 15,75,256 2-1
2-16. Electric current by aotor-oar trains (kilowatt-hour) ......... 12,0223,82 44,19004 196,397,792 26 77,7 0 15,37,2- 1, ,26 494,748 2-1
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................. 351,188 1,562957 802,014 198,296 93,804 2,91l4,314 .070,387 1,260,545 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallon) .......................................... 138,897 31,24 1,957 ,- ,2 97,536 5025 2-1
2-19. Other fuels (equated net ton-c-ooal equivalent) ............... 33 2E 127 14 0 8,9,9 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ..................... 508,370 1,813,640 2,008,492 297,794 1,778,084 1,335,547 2,393,205 700,159 2-20
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased: ;/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ...............................................1,669,664 9,712,113 10,858,426 2,662,283 7,216,063 5,667,193 5,808,771 1,584,950 3-01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ........................................... 249,11 412, 079 1.,6 1 ,8 .8.169 9 7,156 1'7 ~ 5 0
-0. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ........................... 59,507,490 ,42,,6 2; 7,1,. 9,1.45 6, 5 7, -0
gasoline (gallons) ........................................... 7.. 9 182 3,147 2602 2 8,7814 4,255 2,095,741 7,07,183 7,46,559 159,92 -0
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallon) ........................................ 224,309 ,44408 576,545 689303 786,711 1,890,503 56,930 -05
AVEAGES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase: /
Avose prloe of,
-. Co n e per net ton............................................... 214 181 18 81.78 81.76 2.22 2.03 1.89 4-01
-02. Fuel oi per rrel (412 gallons) ...1.1 1..................... ... 115 11.00 .60.88 o.6 4-02
4-0. otric current per kilowatt-hour .......................... 1.219i 1.070o 0 o 150 o.7-98, 15 o.9% 1. 1.463 4-03
-04.Oaolln per gallon ........................................... 9.17 i .14 11.2 6.98 1207 7.21 6.45 7.53
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................75.81 .74 14. 59 025 9 -05
.9-. Fuel o oe per 1,000 ro o e ( l n oootv nog
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses):A / 3 35 ,
5-01. Coal per net ton .......... ............................ ..... 2.61 211 6 r2.0
5-02. Fuel oi pe el e........................................... .172 1.50 2 .7 0289 0 5-02
03. KnEletrio current per kilowatt-hour ........................ ...... 0.911 0.720 0.91 0.322 1. 1.025 07190 1.5-
5-0o4. Goline per gallon ......................................... .91 8.82 1 7.2 .57 7. 6.32 7.670 5-
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ...................................... b.04% 4.87% 4.69g .85% 3.660 3.990 5-05
6. Fuel and power consumed per yara-switching looomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam looomotives) ............................ 710 763 747 8714 856 180 826 876 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (stem looomotives) ....................... 60. 77. 61.2 60.81 70.19 6-02
6-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotive) ........... ................. 101 115 1l. 144 135 6-0
6-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline loomotives) ...................... 3.4 10.8 9. 15. 7.3 6-
6-0. Gallons of diesel fuel (dlel locoootives) ................. ..6.89 .6 7 7. 5.58 -o
6-0o. Equated pounds of fuel all looomotives) ...................... 67 737 1 87 851 0956 -
7. Fuel and power oonumed per 1,000 groas ton-miles (including looomotives and
tenders)--road freight servioes
7-01. Pounds of ooal (steam locomotives) ............................ 125 115 1 91 116 15J 135 156 7-01
7-02. Gallon. of fuel oil (ste a looomotives) ................ ..... 22.99 15.1 -8. 8.65 9.08 5 7-02
7-03 Kilowatt-hours (electric looomotives) ......................... 30.92 49.77 30.95 57.,2 33.96 71.24 39.85 7-02
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all looomotive) .................... ... 120 115 16 93 137 134 127 113 7-0
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-ile--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (stema locomotive) ............................ 17.0 16.0 18.0 18.1 16.6 18.8 15.9 19.8 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam looomotives) ..............................- 1.44 0.83 115 1.17 1.14 8-02
8-03. ilowatt-hours (eleotrio looomotives) ......................... 4.0 3.9 .6 4 4.1 -
9-0. Kilowatt-hoursta otor-car trains) ............................. 5.o 5.2 .7- 6.5 6.4 4.5 8-
8-05: Gallon. of gasoline (motor-oar trains) ....................... 0.52 0.63 0.52 0.42 0.38 0.42 0.42 0.38 8-05
8-06. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) ....................... 0.1 0.67.6.67 0.19 0.45 0.24 8-06
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel all passenger service) ................ 15.2 15.6 15.1 18.1 16.2 19.0 15.9 .14.4 -07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:62,89,7
9-01. Number of net tons of coal ................................... 1,68,799 9,6997 10,800910 266228 719322 4,62089 85156 1.5 950 9-0
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ..........................1..... 1.67 1.80 (1 82 $1.78 1.77 61.79 (2.02 1.89 9-02


nd oil consumed and average price of coal at point of


100463-0 U GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.1936


# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1956. For 1935 figures comparative with suoh items as quantities of coal a
purchase see statement for same month of last year.
A/ Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
SIncludes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
a Based on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and powr consumed in yard and train service regardless o when purchased. Includes electric energy produced and purchased.






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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED EASTERN WESTERN
Item STATES DISTRICT POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN DISTRICT Item
REGION REGION No.
July 1936 July 1936 July 1936 July 1936 July 1936

AGGROATES
1. Oost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
total charges for
1-01. Goal (Aooounts 382 and 394) .................................. .6l4,255,840o 7,026,368 $661.699 $2,170,831 r,396,94g 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Aooounts 32 and 394) ............................... 4,o02,114 626,934 1129 43,977 001 07 1-o2
1-03. neotrAo ouent un ( ount 83 384, 395. and 396) ............ .o67,605 866,1 23,498 ,323 129,473 1-0
-04. line (Aount 382 and 39 ............................ 162,702 43,88 2,805 14510 101,699
1-05. Diese l .l (oooun 3 a 39 .............f.l............. ,25 9 9,647 150129 lo l3 1-0o
1-o0. tal...................................... ........... 19,589,270 7,974,707 688,131 2,273591 ,652,1 1-07
2. ~untities of fuel and power charged to yard and train aooounts:
Quntities oonumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ........................................... 937,171 489,238 44,569 131,795 271,569 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallon) ............................................ 22,386,297 10 ,590 891 255, 7 22,022,159 2-02
l2-0 eotrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 4,198,12 3,85,625 105,63 236,644 2-0
2 .Gasol1ne (1 1ons) ............................................ 32401 18,923 13,478 2-
2-o0. Die. t.el (gallons) .......................................... 26, 126 158,820 63,590 43,716 2-0
2-0. Other fuels (equated net tons-ooal equivalent) .............. 454 51 23 380 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net ton--coal equivalent) .......... ......... 1,090,781 496,684 44,574 134,970 414,553 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Aooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-0. oal (nt tons) ............................................... 3,858,057 1,714,895 254,671 622,115 1,266,376 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ........................................... 115,625,50 384,198 2,816 584,987 114,653,507 2-09
2-10. Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 34,836,587 16,921,186 10,026,278 7,889,123 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated not ton--ooal equivalent) ............... 2,962 319 54 2,59 2-11
2-12. Total (equated not tons--coal equivalent) ..................... 4,658,525 1,731,271 267,502 632,576 2,0277 2-12
Q ntities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-1. coal (net tons) ............................................ 1,288,696 624,216 43,070 226,251 395,159 2-15
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) .......................................... 52.619,241 07,.770 582 590,817 51,720,072 2-1
2-15. Eeotrio current by looomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 8,838,193 35 5,508 / 96,836 355589 2-1
2-16. neotrlo current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hour) ......... ,91,485 37,4,692 3,74,824 2,259,96 2-
2-17. Gasoline (gallon) ............................................ 2,080,719 461,810 35.336 1 0677 1,432,896 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel gallons ) ......................................... 289,248 35,309 -4,973 208,966 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons-ooal equivalent) ................ 2,050 58 16 1,976 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tone--ooal equivalent) ..................... 1,765,712 692,252 43,926 236,776 792,758 2-20
3. uantltes of fuel and power purohaeed: b/
-rO. coal (net tons) ............................................... 6,83501 3,096,498 365,310 1,096,717 2,276,4 3-01o
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ 4, '24o 115,534 2,021 9,301 4 56984 2
-0. eotrio current (kilo -hour) ............................. 11,934,682 90,692,281 3,020,721 5437,059 14,78,621
-0. Gasoline (gallons) ........................................... 4,289,202 1,293,366 111,926 370,441 2,513,469 -0
-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ............ ............................ 1,230,662 437,76 122,165 670.734 -05
AVERAGES
4. Onit involoe price of fuel and power at point of purchase: a/
Averae p rioe of,
4-01. Coal per net ton ..................................... ........... .89. 1.79 1.72 2.10 101
-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) ............................ 7 .28 1.25 1.10 5 402
4-o0. eoltrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.985 0.9660 0.823 1.4o1 60.978 4-0o
4-. Gasoline per gallon........................................... 8.45 1o.06 7.16 12. 77 4-
4-05. Diesel fusl per gallon ........................................ 3.9.. 4.41r 42.660 3.45 4-0
5. Unit costs of fuel and power includingg freight and handling expenses) 3
5-01. oal per nt ton ................. ....................... 234 2.4 1.9 2.27 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ......................................... 0.83 1.41 .26 1.00 t0.89 5-02
5-0. otro current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.92 0 22 0.92
asollne per gallon .................................... .. 579 7.94 9.6 7.3
5-05 ee-l fuel per gallon ......................... ........... 111 5.09 11 -05
6. Fuel and power conumed per yard-switohing looomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotive s).. .............................. 704 667 785 774 734 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (stem looomotive.) ....................... 57.86 52.38 68.44 57.77 6-02
6-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives).. ......................... ill i0 148 a113 6-03
6-0. Gllons of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) ..................... 8.8 8.1 10.0 6-04
6-. allone of diesel ful (diesel looootives) .................... 6.58 6.07 8.86 6.16 6-0
6-06. Zquated pounds of fuel (all looomotives) ...................... 697 64 785 767 733 6-06
7. Fuel and power conued per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg looomotives and
tendear)-road freight servloe:
7-01. Pounds of ooal steala looomotives) ...........................108 109 79 120 111 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam looootives) ......................8.04 21.11 8.15 8.03 7-02
7-0. Kilowatt-hours (electric looomotives) ......................... 34.34 29.32 53.14 3171 7-0
7-0. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 107 10 80 121 108 7-0
8. Fuel and power oonseued per passenger-train oar-mlle-road passenger service
8-01. Pounds of coal (stea locomotives) ............................ 14.9 14.6 16.5 15.7 14.7 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (team locomotives) ....................... 107 1 0.90 1.07 8-002
8-03 Kilowatt-hours (electric looomotives) ......................... 3.5 .4 4 -
8- l. lowatt-hours (motor-oar trains) ............................. 5.2 5.1 5.4 6.2
8 llon of gasoline (motor-car train) ........................ 0.4 o56 o.o .6 0.4
Gallons of diesel fuel (aotor-car trains) ..................... 0.29 0.19 0.16 0.3 8-0o
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................ 14.2 13.3 16.6 15.3 4. 8-07
9. Quantities and prioe of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines
9-01. Number of net tons of coal .................................. 6,403,918 3,063,328 365,310 1,095,384 1,879,896 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ................................ $1.79 1.79 $1.79 $1.72 1.85 9-02.

I Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with suoh Items as quantities of coal and oil consumed
and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for ease month of last year.
S Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purohaaed, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
Based on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed in yard and train servloe regardless of when purchased. Includes electric energy produced and purchased.


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3 1262 08583 8711 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-230 (OS-E)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS JULY, 1936
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES#
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)







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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES*
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 1936


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED EASTERN WESTERN
Item STATES DISTRICT POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN DISTRICT Item
REGION REGION No.
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AOGREoATS
1. Coat of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. oal Aooount 382 and 39)) ................................... 108,537,090 54 29 5,0161 1746 3153,794 1-1
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ......................... 2.. $e802,479 641o0,8a4 6905 1 1452 1094 25 208,566 1-02
1-03. leotrio current (Accounts 38 4, 395, and 96) ............ 719,766 $6320,826 $183,732 390,369 824,89 1-
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394 ............................... 1 12,80 09,294 $18116 104,809 $6658
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ 17,166 7 -29,071 1
06. Other fuels (Account. 382 and 194) ............................ .108,790 16,63 1-
1-07. STtal ..................................****** ......*........**..... 143 44 461, 33,6 $5,219,566 $18,397,520 658,393,340 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train aooounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................ 7,183,627 3,838,688 331033 1,030,710 1,983,196 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 155,022,799 790,954 6,692 2,78650 15141, 2-02
2-3. Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 33,37,560 30,3,2 99,9 1,512,7 2-
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................... ......... 303876 180,502 123, 2-04
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... .. 1,910,399 1,255,06 400,287 254, 2.-0
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons-ooal equivalent) ............... 3,251 77 285 2,489 2-0
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .................... 8,253,005 3,895,851 331,071 1,060,59 2,965,48 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) .............................................. 29,130,759 13,366,951 1,911,901 4,811,159 9,oo,748 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) .............................................. 78825,110 1,984,949 19,24 7,277,320 778971.607 2-09
2-10. Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hour) ............................ 251,109,576 123,108,53 7,657,789 9 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............. 20,214 2,28 421 17,50 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net ton--ooal equivalent) ................. .... 34,580,968 13,481,994 2,013,217 4,902,561 14,183,196 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Aooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 9,463,464 4,522,775 360 1 1,906,322 2,698,063 1
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 4529,275 1,05,160 4201 9,76,895 }34,992,019 2-11
2-15. leotrio current by looomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 278 7 259,0 ,807 / 474460 18,931,105 2-15
2-16. Electric current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hour) ......... 6,602,90 290,507,312 30,10,594 15,785,00 2-16
2-17. OGaoline (gallons) ....................................... 184 4 3. 69 233,6 94 9678,1 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................... 1,256,44 247- 199,794 809 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............. 11,853 1 11,27 219
2-20. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) .................... 12,586,950 5,022,755 341,719 2,014,0207,6 2-20
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased: b/
}-01. Coal (not tons) ............................................... 52,.,6 25,35,701 3,027,93 80 15 7402 -01
}-02. ruel oil (barrels) ................................................ 32,9:560 1,005,613 1027,96 ,455 328,6o2
l. ectric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 780,34 22 619,120,196 23,867,60 44,6)1,492 92,72 ,874
3-oa. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 26,922,000 8,138,9 560,181 2,46 ,182 15,756,703
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................ 6,899,371 2,683,025 811,468 ,4.,878 3-05
AVERAG ES
4. Unit invoioe price of fuel and power at point of purchases; /
e 0oal per net ton ................................................... 1.90 1.84 1.78 176 09 4-01
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .............................. 0.4 1.28 11.25 ?1.01
4-0E. neotrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.992 0.975 O.801 1.31 0.9 4
4-. Gasoline per gallon .............................................831 10.030 7.01 12.13 6.8 4-
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ....................................... 53.970 4.49 4.49 3.43 4-05
5. Unit oosts of fuel and power includingg freight and handling expenses)l 9/
5-01. oal per net ton ............................................... ... 2.7 2..95 2.5 .30 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ...........................................84 1 126 0 0.84 02
53. Eletrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.8 0O. 0.232 1.7 0.96403
gasoline per gallon ..... .................. ................. 7.9 9 7.75 98 7.11 0
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ....................... ................. 45 5: 4:0 3.9
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching looomotive-hourt
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam looomotives) ............................782 740 861 828 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam looomotivee) ........................ 63.03 58.99 -76 62.84 6-02
6- Kowatt-hour (electric looomotive) ......................... .. 114 112 15126 6-03
6-. llons of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) ..................... 10.7 10.0 12.1 6-
6-05. o allon of diesel fuel (diesel looomotives) ................... 7.3J 7.19 8.75 6.60 6-
6-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all looomotives) ..................... 8 86 839 817 -0
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-milee includingg looomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 124 123 89 133 10 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ......................... .64 22.03 8.0 8.6 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hour (electric locomotives) ......................... 37.41 31.91 56.75 1 33 7-0
7-04. Equated pounds of uel (all locomotives) ...................... 2122 1291 1 123 7-
8. Fuel and power oonsumed per passenger-train oar-aile--road passenger servloel
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................16.7 16.6 17.9 16.5 16.9 8-01
8-02. Oallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 1.14 0.3 1.15 -02
-03-. Kilowatt-hours (eleotrio looomotives) .......................... 3.7 .6 4.1 8-0
80. lowatt-hour (otor-or train) ............................. .3 63
8-05 Gallons of gasoline (motor-oar train) ....................... 0.44 0 0.42 0.8 08-
-0. Gallon. of diesel fuel (motor-oar trains) ..................... 0.26 0.26 0.8 029 8-
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ............... 15.7 15.0 17.9 16.1 16.1 8-07
9. Quantities and price of ooal purchased f. o. b. at mines
-01o. Number of net tons of coal ................................. .. 49,300,290 25,07526 3,02, 8,30,706 12,910,4 9-
-02. Average mine prioe per net ton ................................ 1.81 1.80 .78 1.761.9 9-02

# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with suoh items as quantities of coal and oil consumed
and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
a/ Represents current consumed by helper and light eleotrio freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
SBased on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power oonsumed in yard and train service regardless of when purchased. Includes eleotrio energy produced and purchased.
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BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES *
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Statement No. M-230 (OS-E)
AUGUST, 1936


FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST, 1936


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED EASTERN WESTERN
STATES DISTRICT POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN DISTRICT Item
Item REGION REGION No.
August 1936 August 1936 August 1936 August 1936 August 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Accoounts 3582 and 394) ................................... $14,391,088 $7,023,928 $671,833 $2,158,1 7 $4,537,190 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................... 4,001,910 (0,215 0 3 990 1-02
1-03. leotro current (Aooounts 38 4, 395, and 396) ............ ,054,7 S1,12 24, 110 ,220 8,639 1-03
1-04. Gasoline (Acoounts 382 and 394 .......................... ..... 162, ,495 $2,500 15,261 100,189 1-_
1-0. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ 7,59 5 4 1-5
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ 14,6E 1,737 12 510 1-06
1-07. Total ......................................................... 19,651,799 796,669 698,588 $2,265,369 8,727,173 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 949,299 9,483 45,009 131,793 283,014 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ .22,574,167 131,26 935 261,115 22,180,881 2-02
2-03 trio current (kilowat-hours) ............................. 4,206,790 3,828,3 108,821 269,594 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 39,818 26,114 13,704 2-04
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 276,916 156,092 71,05 49,739 2-05
2-0 Other fuels (equated net tone--ooal equivalent) ............... 462 5 27 378 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tone--coal equivalent) .................... 1,104,043 497,00 45,014 134,791 427,232 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ........................................... 3,953,827 1,725,761 264,188 622,633 1,341,245 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ......................................... 112,851,446 365,494 2,903 582,265 111,900,784 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 33,856,641 14,849,650 10,714,710 8,292,281 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .............. 2,692 17 51 2,324 2-1
2-12. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 4,735,819 1,740,33 277,956 632,116 2,085,61 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (nat tons) ............................................... 1,287,347 630,481 43,569 229,484 33,13 2-1
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ......................................... 51,729,095 350,861 9 625,077 50,752, 2-1
2-. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 38,595,130 3551,55 2 a/ 73,071 2,970,77 2-15
2-16. Eleotrio current by motorar trains (kilowatt-hours) .........3,11,00 37 ,94,615 2272,490 2-16
2-17. Gasoline (gllon) .............................................. 2,086,18 731,015 11295 1,422,47 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 345,747 31, 18 -45,061 268,968 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ...............1,819 48 15 1,756 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tone--coal equivalent) ..................... 1,750,083 697,795 44,304 240,065 767,919 2-20
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased: b
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 6,890,834 3,151,761 373,646 1,071,213 2,294,214 3-0
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ 4,963,03 121,915 1,420 7,055 4,802,813 -02
3-03. Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 112,227,653 88,407,127 3.91,387 15,8 1,913,681 3-03
3-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 4165,978 1280,764 71,048 17,170 2,396,996 3-0
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 1,144,074 341,985 126,991 675,098 3-05
AVERAGE8 ------ -------
4. Unit Invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase: c/
Average price of,
01. Coal per net ton .............................................. 9 .821 .73 2.07 401
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) ...... ..................... .827.27 .2 1.14 0.86 4-o2
4-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.970 0.955 0.5 1368 0.93 4-03
4-04. Gasoline per gallon .......................................... 8. 10.40 6.83 11.96 7.24 4-0
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 3.79% 4.34 4.05 3.47% 4-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses)i d/
5-01. Coal per net ton ..............................................2.32 2.47 .90 2.19 .26 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel .............................................0.90 '(1.50 1.37 1.02 (.89 5-02
503. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.878 0.931 0.223 1.230 0.932 5-0
5-o0. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 7. .94 8.0 9.46 6.98 5-0
5-5. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................... 4.43 4.88 4.97 3.97 5-05
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switohing looomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 710 66 788763 754 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (stem locomotives) ..................... 57.73 55.85 69.11 57.63 6-02
6-:. Klowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ........................ 111 111 110 112 6
6 Gallon of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) .................. .. 10. 10. -4
6-o0. Gallons of diesel fuel diesel locomotives) ................... 6. 5. 9.4 6.39 6-
6-0. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ..................... 789 4 74 6-
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg locomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 109 110 79 121 112 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam looomotives) ....................... 8.01 21.39 7.81 8.00 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 35.21 29.99 52.07 -31-82 7-03
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 10 109 80 122 109 7-04
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger servioea
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 14.8 14.5 16.7 15.8 14.6 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ...................... 1.2 095 1.07 -.02
8-03. Kilowatt-hour (electric locomotives) ..........................3.4 -- 4.0 8-03
8-0. Kilowatt-hours (otor-oar train) .............................. 5-1.1 5. 6.2 8-04
8-05. Gallons of gasoline (motorcar trains) ........................ 0.43 057 0.39 0.37 0.41 8-05
8-06. Gallons of diesel fuel motor-car trains) ..................... 0.3 0.21 0.17 049 -0
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................ 14.1 13.2 16.7 15.4 4.5 807


9. Quantities and price of coal purohaseA f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net tons of coal ...................................
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ...............................


6,476,275
$1.79


3,101,881
$1.78


37,646
(1.81


1,06,224
$1.73


# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items as quantities of coal and oil
consumed and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
SRepresents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
SIncludes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
o/ Based on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
d/ Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed in yard and train service regardless of when purchased. Includes electric energy produced and purchased.







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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES*
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST, 1936


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
Item UNITED EASTERN WESTERN
ItSTATES DISTRICT POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN DISTRICT Io.
REGION REGION
8 months ended 8 months ended 8 months ended 8 months ended 8 months ended
August 1936 August 1936 August 1936 August 1936 August 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Goal (Aooounts 382 and 394) .................................. $122,905,615 #61 577,392 $5,688,646 19,574,326 (36,065,251 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Aooounts 382 and 394) .............................. 29,802,809 171,098 $1,050 87,664 29,142,997 1-02
1-03. eetrio current (Aooounts 38, 84, 395, and 396) ............ 8,773,863 7 171,95 207,82 ,589 95,78 1-0
1-01. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394i ..................... ... 1 291,247 $53,789 $20,616 120,070 796 772 1-
1-05. Diesel fuel (Aooount: 382 and 394 ............................ 174,761 84,883 5,152 54,726 1-O5
1-06. Othels (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ .123,455 18,390 5, 99,977 1
1-07. Total ........................................................ 163,071,750 69,377.506 $5,918,154 $20,662,889 $67,113,201 1-07
2. Quantitile of fuel and power charged to yard and train aooounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Aooounts 38, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) .............................................. 8,132,227 4,327,472 376,042 1,162,503 2,266,210 2-01
2-02. uel oil (gallon) ............................................ 177,579,494 922,190 7,627 3,044,765 173,604,912 2-02
2-0. Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 37,5 ,50 314,666,587 1,105,190 1,782573 -0
2-04. aolne (llon) .......................................... ,94 206,616 17, 2
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 2,187, 51 1,11,598 471,372 304.,5 2-08
SOther fuels (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ............... 3,714 534 312 2-
2-07. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 9,367,421 4,392,158 376,085 1,195,387 3,403,791 2-07
iQantities consumed in road freight service (Aooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 33,081,420 15,089,687 2,176,089 5,433,792 10,381,852 2-08
2-09. fuel oil (gallons) ......................................... 901,035,170 2,350,443 22,137 7,859,585 890,803,005 2-09
2-10. eotrio current (kilowatt-hours) ......................284,966,217 137.958,503 89,372,499 57.655,21 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) .............. 22,906 2,0 472 9,83 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 39,31.,269 15,220,101 2,291,173 5,534,739 16,268,256 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Aooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. fuel oil2,135,806 (gallo) 2-11
2-1. oal (net tons) ............................................... 10.750,73 15256 37 73 215,6 ,1,8 2-1
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) .;.......................................... 397.284,738 4,021 4,810o 10,101,972 385,770,9 3 2-14
2-15. Eleotrio current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 317,035,502 2,56,389 a/ 547,531 21,901, 2-15
2-16. leotrio current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 380,013,917 327,71,215 34,285,209 18,057,93 2-1
2-17. Gasoline (gallon) ............................................ 16,270,362 3,49,310 264,647 1,255,776 11,100,629 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 1,602,091 279,175 24,855 1,078,061 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 15,672 514 15 12,995 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ..................... 14,337,213 5,720,549 386,024 2,254,926 5975,71 2-20
3. QOantities of fuel and power purohaseds b/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 58,908,310 28,487,462 3,401,239 9,387,993 17,631,616 3-01
-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ 37,912,4 1,127,529 12,310 681,510 36,091,099 3-02
-0. Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hours) .......................... 892,571,075 707,527.23 27,159,27 50,246,950 17,657,555 3-03
3-04. Gasoline (gallons) ....................... .................... 31,278 9,619,698 631,229 2,883,352 18,3,964 30
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ...................................... .... ,043,4 3,025,010 938.459 4,079,976 3-05
AV W AGE
4. Unit involoe price of fuel and power at point of purohase:c/
Avers price of,
-01. Coal per net ton..............................................1.901.4 1.78 1.76 2.09 401
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (2 gallon) .............................. 0.85 1.27 1.25 $1.02 0.853 4-02
4-. eotric current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.9930 0.9760 0.808 1.37 o70.979 4-
4-0. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 8.1 .86 6.99 12.15 6.92 4-
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon .......................................48 4. 30 3.43 4-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses): ./
5-01. Goal per net ton .............................................. 2.37 $2.51 (1.94 $2.24 2.2 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ........................................... 0.85 $1.514 1.28 $0.98 0.8 5-02
eotro current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.861 0.9022 0.2310 1.245 0.959 5-
Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 7.77 9.18% 7.79 9.5 7.09% 5-o
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon .................................... 4.61 5.02 4.91 3.96 5-05
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching looomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 772 731 851 835 818 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 62.29 587577 62.12 6-02
6-03. Kilowatt-hours electrici looootives) ......................... 113 12 14 124 6-
6-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline looomotives) .................. 10. 10.0 11.9 6
6-0. Gallons of diesel fuel (dieel locomotives) .................... 726 7.00 8.86 66 6
6-0. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 763 709 851 829 80 6-0
7. fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg looomotives and
tenders)-road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 122 122 88 132 128 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam looootives) ............................ 8.55 21.9 8.17 8.55 7-0
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (eleotrio locomotives) ......................... 37.1 31.6' 56.14 .33. 7-0
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ....................... 120 121 90 133 121 7-0
8. Fuel and power oonstmed per passenger-train oar-mile-road passenger services
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 16.5 16.3 17.7 16.4 16.6 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam looomotives) ................................ 1 0.84 .1 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours electrico locomotives) ......................... 3. 3.6 4.1 8-0
8-04. ilowatt-hours motoroar trains) ............................. 6 0 6.2 6.3 8-
8-0: allons of gasoline (motor-oar train) ........................ 0.44 5.7 o.41 0.38 0.41 8-0o
8-0. gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) ..................... 0.27 0.25 0.18 0.32 8-
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel all passenger service)................ 15.5 1.7 17.8 16.0 15.9 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net tons of coal .................................... 55,670,606 28,062,131 3,401,239 9,374,533 14,832,703 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ................................ 1.81 $1.79 $1.78 $1.76 $1.88 9-02

# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items as quantities of ooal and oil
consumed and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
SRepresents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
Based on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
Based on total boost of fuel and power consumed in yard and train service regardless of when purchased. Includes eleotrio energy produced and purchased.
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Subject to 3 1262 08583 8968 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-230 (os-E)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS SEPTEMBER, 1936
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES#
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, 1936


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED EASTERN WESTERN
Item STATES DISTRICT POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN DISTRICT Item
REGION REGION No.
September 1936 September 1936 September 1936 September 1936 September 1936

AGORBIATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal Aooounts 382 and 394) .................................. 1,557,988 $7,050,297 $699,560 2,179,669 $4,628,462 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ........................... ,209,578 30,1 29143 37,671 4,141,635 1-02
1-0). lectrio current (Accounts 38, )4, 395, and 396) ............ 1048,246 8 9 26 45,816 $129,531 1-o
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394 ......................... 7,129 621 ,296 $96,7 1-0
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 94) ........................... 29,801 (9,75 (5,2 40 1,808 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ 14,0772,646 324 11,107 1-06
1-07. Total ......................................................... $20,016,819 $7,992,465 $729,o61 62,273,016 $9,022,277 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 38), and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 953,717 41,789 45,677 134,301 281,950 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ......................................... 23024,713 149,889 980 275,977 22,597,867 2-02
2-03. Eletrio current (kilowatt-hour) .......................... ,280423 3,872,448 7,92 320,051 2-03
2-4. Gasoline (gallon) .........................................42,061 24,570 17,491 2-
2-05. Diesel uel (gallons) ......................................... 286,781 177,563 59,290 49,928 2-05
06.Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ............5... 5 7 4 23 2 97 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent).................... 1,111,22 99,7 45,682 137,21 207
Quantities consumed inroad freight service (Aooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 4,05,400 1,751,087 271,366 638,251 1,392,696 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) .......................................... 119,891,361 381,769 2,811 654.452 118,852,329 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 35054,072 14,758,887 11,772,365 8,522,820 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net ton--coal equivalent) ............... 2,604 291 8 2,275 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net ton--coal equivalent) ..................... 4,886,421 1,765,523 285,992 648,127 2,186,779 2-12
quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) .............................................. 1,279,618 65,198 42,853 227,90 374,177 2-1
2-14. Fuel oil (gallon) ............................................ 50,565,075 338,189 613 599,820 49,626, 2-1
2-15. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 41,079,981 37,981,318 / 86,718 ,011,945 2-15
2-16. Eleotrio current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 41,238,100 35,323,622 3,717,387 2,197,091 2-16
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 2,020,941 8,05 29,649 153,138 1,79,849 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 364,22 23,556 45,589 295,1?7 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ............... 1,858 177 15 1,666 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .................... 1,733,881 702,809 43,576 237,244 750,252 2-20
3. lantities of fuel and power purchased: b/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 7380,099 3,452,464 408,087 1,192,926 2,326,622 3-01
3-02. uel oil (barrels) ......................................... 4,998,792 1155 1,555 7,487 4,822,2-02
3-0. Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hour) .............................. 113,855,3 89,4 7 3,372,48 5,88,99 15,510,53
04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 7,660 1,33,273 90,53 3,5 511
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 1,113,631 89,628 -5 565,339 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit involve price of fuel and power at point of purchase: o/
Average price of,
r01. Coal per net ton ......................................... .. .91 .87 61.80 .72 2.09 4-
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .............................. ..2 .0.14 0.86 4-02
4- E. Eletrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 90.97 01.822 1.351 0.92 4-
404. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... .. 9.1 10.0 7.04o 12.25 8. 4
4-o5. Diesel fuel per gallon ................... 3.85. 4.14 3.90 3.42 4-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power includingg freight and handling expenses) / .....
5-01. Coal per net ton ..............................................2.2 2.45 1.94 2.18 (2.26 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ........................................... o. .4 .6 ..0 .91 5-02
0. electric current per kilowatt-hour...............................0.862 0.9 0.20.941 0.922 5-0
0. aoline per gallon ........................................... 5 9 6.9 5-
-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........... ..........................5..... ......85 5. 4.29 5-05
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switohing looomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of ooal (steam locomotive) ............................719 676 798 772 766 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (team locomotives) ................. ...57.. 56376 70 57.63 6-02
6-0. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ....................... 110 117 116 6
6-04. llons of gasoline (gasoline loomotives) ...................... 9.7 9- 10. 6-
6-0. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel looomotives) .................. 6.70 6.22 8.2 7.0 6-05
6-o. quated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 709 657 798 7 753 60
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg looomotives and
tender.)--road freight servioel
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 111 111 78 122 115 -0
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 8.24 21. 7.67 8.24 2
7-0. Klowatt-hours (eleotrio locomotives) ........................ 36.08 30. 5121 33.02 7
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 110 1 79 123 113 7-04
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 15.1 14.8 16.3 15.8 14.8 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 1.10 1.38 0.91 1.10 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... .6 35 4.1 80
8-0. Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar train) ..............................1 5.0 55 6.0 8-04
8-05. Gallon of gasoline (motor-oar trains) ......................... 0.57 0.40 0. 0.41 8-0
8-06. llon of diesel fuel (otor-car trains) ..................... 0.41 0.18 0..59 8-0
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................ 114.3 13.4 16.4 15. 14.7 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of nt ton of coal .................................... 6,962,069 ,400 261 408,087 1,191,642 1,962,079 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton .......................... 1.82 41.83 $1.80 $1.72 (1.87 9-02

# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1_ 1936. For 1936 figures comparative with such items as quantities of coal and oil consumed
and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
/ Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
SIncludes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
Based on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed in yard and train service regardless of when purchased. Includes electric energy produced and purchased.








page 2 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES*
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAl. COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER, 1936

SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED EASTERN SOU DISTRICT WESTERN
Item STATES DISTRICT POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN DISTRICT Item
REGION REGION No.
9 months ended 9 months ended 9 months ended 9 months ended 9 months ended
September 1936 September 1936 September 1936 September 1936 September 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Acounts 382 and 394) .................................. $137,510,672 668,650,777 $6,388,206 121,753,995 $40,717,694 1-o
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) .............................. 4,01l,421 $201,227 1,193 525,335 33,283,666 1-02
1-03. Eletrio current (Accounts 38 384, 395, and 396) ............ (9,822,109 $8,027,908 $234,787 7,05 $1,83,009 1-
1-04. Gasoline (Aooounts 382 and d394) ......................... $1,448,125 (397, 75 $23,029 ,008 $893,613 1-
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ........................$.... 204,547 194,625 4,92 (69,530 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Account 382 and 394) ............................ $137,532 $21,036 $ 5,412 $111,084 1-0
1-07. Total ......................................................... 18313,406 77,393,08 6,647215 22,935,547 76,158,596 1-07
2. lantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train aooounts:
(lantitles consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 9,085,878 4,819,195 421,719 1,296,804 2,548,160 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) .......................................... 200,601,160 1,072,079 8,607 3,320,742 196,199,732 2-02
2-03. leotrio current (kilowatt-hours)........................ 41,834,773 38,539,035 1.93,114 2,102,624 2-0
2-0. Gasoline (gallons) ........................................ 5,755 231,18 154,569 2-04
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................ 2,7,096 1,589,161 530,662 354, 2-0
2-06. Other fuel (equated net tons--oal equivalent) ............... 4 ,209 609 35 ,2 2
2-07. Total (equated net ton--coal equivalent) ..................... 10467449 4,891,828 421,767 1,332,59 3,82,2 2-07
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 37,137,528 16,843,260 2,7 6,72,03 11,7,770 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ........................................... 1,020,899,078 2,732,212 ,94 8,514,07 1,o00,627,881 2-09
2-10. Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 320,007,535 152,717,390 101,1,864 66,14,281 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons-ooal equivalent) ............... 25, 2,891 510 22,145 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 44,199,282 16,984,160 2,577,165 6,182,66 18,455,091 2-12
uantities consumed in road passenger service (Aooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 12,03,61 571,599 422,726 2,363196 6,092 21
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 47,2,182 1, 210 54 10,701,792 43, 757 2-14
2-15. Eleotrio current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 358,115,483 33256,707 a/ 6,2,91,527 2-1
2-16. Eleotrio current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 421,252,017 32,4, 7 8,0 6 20,24, 2-
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 18,285,965 4,107,615 294,296 ,40, 16 12, 79,878 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 1,967,001 302,- 290 1,74,042 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons-ooal equivalent) ............... 15.530 91 18 14,659 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .................... 16,071,000 6,423,170 429,600 2,492,180 6,726,050 2-20
3. QiLntities of fuel and power purohased:b
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 66,290,035 31,9.2,131 3,809,26 10o,50919 19,9,659 3-01
3-02. ruel oil (barrels) ............................................. 4291137 1,2 ,5 1365 73,997 40,9,o60 0
3 Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hour) ............................. 1,006,426,8 796,621, 30 56. 2,9 12318,090
30. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 35.38,209 10,76271 721,52 3,251,0 2,648,456 -0
-05. Diese fuel (gallon) ......................................... 9,162,993 3,414,38 1,097123 4 651,232 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoioe price of fuel and power at point of purobase: o/
ATvr-e prioe of,
oal per net ton .................... ........................ :1.90o $1.79 1.75 :.o 4-o
4-o. ruel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .............................. .0.85 .28 $1.25 $1.02o.84 4-02
4-. leotrio current per kilowatt-hour ........................... 0.991 0.975% 0.809% 1.34% 0.972 4-03
4-90. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 8.38 10.07 7.00. 12.16 6.95 4-
-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ....................................... 33 3633 4 -05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses): S-
5-01. Coal per nt ton .............................................. $2.36 :2.50 $1.94 2.24 2.29 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ........................................... .86 1.52 1.29 98 *85 5-02
Cleatrio current per kilowtt-hour ............................ 0.861% 0.905 0.21 .21 055 5
as. line per gallon ........................................... 7.6 9.1J 7*3' 9* 7.02 50
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 4.61 5.00 4.202 5-05
6. rul ad power oonmmed per yard-switohing looosotive-hourl
601. Pounds of coal (steam looomotives) ............................766 72 845 8 812 6-o
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil steala locomotive) ....................... 6174 5930 75.3 61.7 o6-
0. Kowatt-hours (eleotroi looomotives) ........................... 113 1 6- 0
604 allone of gasoline (gasoline looomotives) ....................10. 9.9 11.7 6-
6-0. Gallons of .dsel fuel (diesel looootiv) ..................719 6.90 8.7 6.2 6-
60 Equated pounds of fuel (all looomotives) ...................... 756 704 845 822 l 6-o
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg looomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (team looomotives) ............................ 121 120 87 11 126 7-01
7-02. allons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 8.51 21.80 8.13 8.51 7-02
:7-. Kilowatt-hours electrici locootives) ......................... 37.01 31.57 5552 33.29 7-03
S quoted pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ......................119 119 89 132 120 7-04
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile-road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................16.3 16.1 17.6 6.4 16.4 801
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam looomotives) ....................... 1.12 1.1 0.84 1.13 8-02
Ki-03. Ilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 36 36 4.1 8-03
8- Kilowatt-hours (otor-oar trains) ............................9 5.9 2
8-06. Gallons of diesel fuel motop-car train) ............. ....... 0.29 0.4 0.18 0.36 8
8-07. Iquated pounds of fuel (all passenger servio) ................ 15.3 14.6 17.6 15.9 15.7 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at finest
9-01. Number of net tons of coal ................................... 62, 101 31,6 8 3,809326 10,566 175 16,0347 9
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ............................... .81 1. 1.79 75 .8 9-

SMost of the statistical items on this statement are new effective Jmnuary 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items as quantities of ooal and oil oonsumed
and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
SRepresents current consumed by helper and light electric freight looomotives in connection with stem passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
Based on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed in yard and train service regardless of when purchased. Includes electric energy produced and purchased.
109308-0 U.S.GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1936






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UNIV. OF FL L.S



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U.S. DI POA


FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, 1936


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED EASTERN WESTERN
Item STATES DISTRICT POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN DISTRICT Item
REGION REGION No.
October 1936 October 1936 October 1936 October 1936 October 1936
AOOREOATES
1. Boost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Acounts 382 and 394) ................................... 16,590,256 $7,986,530 $00 2,00 02, 8 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Acount 382 and 394) .............................. $1,753,213 731,2085 $134 4,963 ,0o6,90 1-0
1-0. eotrio current (Accounts 38, 384, 395, and 396) ............ ,11418 $ ,367 $29,247 702 $ ,71
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 3 2 and 39 q.............................. $159,26d 2i 2,92117 ? 7 15:24 91," _
1-05. Diesel fuel Accounts 382 and 394 ) ......... ................... 41
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 391) ..... ............:..,9 62 (6 $17,19 1-0
1-07. ...............................Total $222e..................... 2,69, ,972,85 32,1182,619,66 $12,,78 -1-06
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) .............................................. 1,108,497 574,09~ 5 328 15 4,761 26,31 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ........................................... 26,292,028 186 96 299 25,794, 2-
2-03. Electric current (kiloatt-hour) ......................4....... 6 4,176,039 1 N 9 1995 3,3, 2-02
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) ................................. ... 945804 2 39 20 8 2-0
el fuel gallon ) ...................................... 070 200 61 6 2-0
2-06 Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 145 W731 347
2-07. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 1,2 24 2,895 5335 157,927 4954,50 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Acooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 4,738,719 2,019,321 315,491 752,338 1,621,569 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 140,595,042 435,185 2,309 827,225 13930,32-09
2-10. Eectr o current (kilowatt-houra) ............................. 39,376,073 16,322,78 13,8869 9,624 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... .. 2,533 2 62 2,1046 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent)..................... 5,71,5 2,5,2 331,40 763,717 2,55,173 2-12
Qauntities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 314, 395, and 396),*
2-13. Coal (net tone) .......................................... 1,149,585 668,715 147,621 245,46 38,20 2-1
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) .......................................... 5,200 226 ,2213 66869 0 52582 2-
2-. Electric current bylocomotives (iloatt-hours).............. 5.. .,150 12,327,022 ,/ 96,363 3,06 1 5 2-1
2-16. leotrio current by motor-oar train (kilowatt-hours) ........ 569,5 9957 06- 1,250,515 2,353,715
2-17. Gasoline (gallon) ............................................ 2,07,53 52 8 369 0 1,391678 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ....................................... 1,,332 27,014 410 2-19
2-19. Other fuels equated net tons--coal equivalent) ................. .1,214 208 -171,059 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..................... 1,832,403 72,95 48,521 255,677 785,251 2-20
3. uantities of fuel and power purchased: /o
3-01. Coal (net tons) ......................................... ...... 8,226,93 3,11566 41,530 1,326, 2 116
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) .......................................... 5,52,87 1 2006 23 790 68272
-3. Eleotri current (kilowatt-houres) ......................... 12 91,7 9 98,138652 2,96096 95,68 1 1 88 2
Oa. Gasoline (gallons) ..............................167...... 5 14 06,550 1270,9 2 8
-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ...... ..................9............. 1,79, 7 1, 50 -
AVRRES8-
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase: 2/
Average price of,
5-01. Coal per net ton ..............................................1 72 2 4-01
1-02. Fuel oil per barrel o (2 allo.n) ............................ :.9 $1.3 1.12 0.1 -02
3. Eleotri current per kilowatt-hour ........................... 0. 0.9 0. 1.398 0.892 4-
4-G04. asoline per gallon ............................................ .6 10.9 7.7 .36 .4% 1-
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ................ ................... ...... 4.92 .9 .842 4-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including h freight and handling erxpens)
5-01. Coal per net ton .............................................. 2.31 2.43 1.92 62.17 2.27 5-01
-02. Fuel oil per barrel .... .......................................0. .91 .8 $7 17. 0.91 5-02
-03. electric current per kilowatt-hour ......................... ... 0.% S 1.25 .1 7070
50e4. Gasoline per gallon ......................................... $ .9o.51 5 77 6.l
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon .................... ........................ 4.92 4.89 7.38% 505
6. Fuel and power oonsuaed per yard,-switohing locooatlve-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 7 706 819 800 802 6-0
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) 0....................... 60 7. 8.68 6-2
6-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) .........................1 iO -0
4 Gallons of gasoline (gasoline looomotlves) ............. .. 11.1 6-
6-0: Gallons of diesel fuel ..lesel looomotlves) .................. 6. 6 6.ll 6-o
6-0. equated pounds of fuel (all looomotive) ..................... ......o 1686 89 79i
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000.gross ton-miles (including locomotives and
tendre)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 15 115 0so 126 121 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (tea locomotives) ...................... ... .6.22 7.714 .68 7-02
-03. Kilowatt-hour: (electric locomotives) ......................... 36.6; 3.4 51-1 .4
-0. quatd pounds of fuel (all loomotives...) ......................11 82 127
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger service
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................... 15.9 15.7 17.3 16.2 15.8 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (stem locomotives) ...................... 1.12 1.52 0.90 1.12 602
9-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ..................... .. 9 39 14.o
8-02. Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains) ............................... 5. 5.5 5. 6.1 -
:-0 Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains) ...........................0. 0. 44 0. 041 8-0
-0 GaOllons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) .............. .. 0.46 0.19 00.19 0.6 8-0
8-07. Zquated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ............... 114.9 14.2 17.4 15.8 15.3 8-07

9. Quantities and prioe of ooal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net tons of coal .................................... 7,6914,418 3,7441 421530 1,325313 2,203. 1 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ................................ .$1.81 6. $1. 721.85 9-02
# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1936 figures comparative with such items as quantities of coal and oil consumed
and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
1/ Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
SIncludes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
/ Based on Invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed in yard and train service regardless of when purchased. Includes electric energy produced and purchased.


Subject to


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08583 8810 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statemet No. M-230 (Os-E)

BUREAU OF STATISTICS OCTOBER, 1936
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)









INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES*
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER, 1936


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED EASTERN I WESTERN
Itea STATES DISTRICT POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN DISTRICT Item
REGION REGION No.
10 months ended 10 months ended 10 months ended 10 months ended 10 months ended
October 1936 October 1936 October 1936 October 1936 October 1936


1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Accounts 382 and 394) .............................
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 362 and 394) ...............................
1-03. Eleotrio current (Accounts 383, 384, 395, and 396) ............
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394) .............................
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ...........................
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 3) ............................
1-07. Total .........................................................
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Qaantities oonseued in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net ton ) ...............................................
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................
2-03. letric current (kilowatt-hour) .............................
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) ...........................................
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..............
2-07. Total (equated net tons-.coal equivalent) ....................
Quantities conosued in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ...............................................
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hour) .............................
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ...............
2-12. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) .....................
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) ...............................................
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................
2-15. Eeotrio current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............
2-16. Electric current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) .........
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) .........................................
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..............
2-20. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) .....................
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased b/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ...............................................
302. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................
03. Eleotrio current (kilowatt-hours) .............................
4. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) .........................................
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoioe price of fuel and power at point of purchase: o/
Average price of,
0-O1. Coal per net ton.............................................
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons).............................
4-03g. eletric current per kilowatt-hour ............................
4-04. Gasoline per gallon ...........................................
4-05. Dieeel fuel per gallon ........................................
5. Unit oosts of fuel and power includingg freight and handling expenses)< V/
5-01. Coal per net ton ..............................................
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ...........................................
03. Eleotrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................
Gasoline per gallon ...........................................
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................
6. Fuel and power oonsumed per yard-switching looomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam looomotives) ............................
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil steala locomotives) .......................
6-03. ilowatt-hour (electric loomotives) .........................
6-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) ....................
6-05. Gallons of iesel fuel (diesel locomotive) ...................
6-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ......................
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-mile (including looomotives and
tenders)--road freight services
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steaa looomotives) .......................
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) .........................
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ......................
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile-road passenger services
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam looomotives) ............................
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil steala looootives) .......................
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric looomotives) .........................
8-04. Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains) .............................
8-05: Gallons of gasoline (moto-oar trains) ........................
8-06. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) .....................
8-07o Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ..............


$154,o95,335
S38,793,276
$10,936,296
$1,607,389
$238,958
$153,021
$205,824,275

10,194:,353
226,862,612
46,488,385
431,559
2,794,566
4,44
11,755,486
41,876,134
1,161,475,806
359,383,608
28,079
49,909,912
13,383,176
501,521,718
403,580,63
467,821,874
20,361,548
2,391,333
17, 63
17,902,636
74,516,828
48,498,091
1,130,088,817
39,552,174
10,242,342


(1.90
0.86
0.981%
5. 41l
3.93%

o.s56
o. 6


765
61.5


75 4


120
8.53
36.97
118
16.2
1.12

O.9
.31
15.3


$76,631,712
$232,541
$8,21l,275
44,796
$105,819
$23,501
$86,359,644

5,393,268
1,259,0o43
42,715,074
256,025
1,789,8A7
661
5,474,706
18,892, 468
169,04o,l4
3,216
19,049,169
6,460,292
1,973,895
374,894,729
402,930,4614
4,610,4o03
329,564
899
7,166,102
35,753,697
1,387,098
894 ,59,992
12,057,604
3.793,499


$7,188,725
I1,327
$264,0o3
$25,940

67,480,026

475,047
9,906
9:


475,102
2,762,946
27,257
114,573,733
2,909,005
470,347
5,936
a/ 730,612
331,993

478,121
4,230,856
16,701
33,492,659
828,132


$24 254,316
4570,298
1532,107
146,532
$45,812
$5,938
$25,555,003

1,451,565
3,630,141
1,337,8999
592,298
366
1,490,525
6,824,381
9,341,262
572
6,946,583
2,608,242
11,370,401
42,283,111
1,547,596
339,547
197
2,747,857
11,907,500
818,705
61,804,717
3,622,139
1,232,811


$46,020,582
$37,989,110
$1,218,880
$990,121
$87,327
$123,582
(86,429,602

2,874,473
221,:93,522
2,435,412
175,534
412,421
3,612
4,315,153
13,396,339
1,148,939,890
75,76b9,727
24,291
21,005,155
3, 44,295
488,171,6
27,955,292
22,608,299
13,871,556
1,722,222
16,367
7,510,556
22,624,775
46,271,587
140,03 ,449
23,04o,299
5,216,032


1-01
1-02



1-07

2-01
2-02

2-o0
2-0U
2-07
2-08
2-07
2-06
2-17
2-12
2-13
2-14
2-12

2-17
2-17
2-19
2-20

02

3-o5


I. 4 4 4 .4


1.814
$1.29
0.964
1o.o 8


1.53
0.902%
4.990

60.60
112
9.8
702

120
22.03
31.46
119
16.1
1.1i4
3.6
5.8
0.58
0.24
14.5


1.79
(1.27
7.01o

$1.94
$1.29
0.2290
7.81%

842



842

86
55.06
88
17.6


0.41
17.6


$1.75
$1.03
1.319`
12.20o
4.31%
$2.23
t0.98
1. 220



75.06
140
8.76
818


$2.10
$0.84
0.963%
6.?99
3.4 3!
$2.29
o0.86
0.9477
7.050
4.090
811
61.41
122
11.6
6.61
799

126
8.53
33.45
120
16.3
1.13
6.2
0.41
0.39
15.7


9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net tons of coal ................................... 70,336,170 35,210,07 4,230,856 11,891,486 19,003,791 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ................................ $1.81 1.80 $1.79 $1.75 $1.88 9-02


as quantities of coal and oil consumed



produced and purchased.
109308-0 U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1936


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# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items
and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight looomotiveo in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop or other use.
Based on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
Based on total oost of fuel and power consumed in yard and train service regardless of when purchased. Includes electric energy






IC \ s~e 3~:~33d


FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER, 1936


UN!V. OF FL LiB.



U .S.0 D E TO


U.S. DEPOSTO.Y


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED EASTERN WESTERN
Item STATES DISTRICT POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN DISTRICT Item
REGION REGION No.
November 1936 November 1936 November 1936 November 1936 November 1936

AGGREOATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Acoounts 382 and 394) ................................... (16,577,149 $8,158,566 803 113 $2,606,614 5,o008,856 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................... 4,667,61 .6244 61,194 41-02
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 383 34, 395 and 396) ............ 115233 4 ,54 228 1-03
1-04. aoline (Aoount 382 and 394 ...........................1. 53 6 $2,477 12,566 3292 1-0
1-05. Diesel fuel (Aooounts 382 and 394) ............................ 37,038 994 958 19 086 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 39 ............. ............... 5,109 2,393 412251 1-06
1-07. Total ......................................................... 22,603,184 $9,175,652 8833,815 $2,747,381 $9,46336 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
gQantities oonnumed in yard switching service (Accounts 342, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net ton) ............................................... 1,130,330 590,997 56,373 163,527 319,433 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 25,907,375 69,962 1,12 386,212 25,350,077 2-02
-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hour) ......................... 4,840,10 4,439,166 134,403 266,51 -03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) .......................................... 36006 22,529 13,7 2-04
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 30,363 217612 67,789 54,62 2-05
2-06. Other.fuels (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ............... 45 54 34 7 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..................... 1,307,33 599,721 56,379 167,31 3,62 2-07
Qiantitie consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 4,723,715 2,101,437 318,282 787,864 1,516,132 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................. 138,075,442 161,961 2,788 1,086,607 136,82086 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 38,361,373 17,354,293 13,037,420 7,969,660 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tone-coal equivalent) ............... 2,61286 47 2,298 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--ocal equivalent) .................... 5,670,40 2,115,966 334,380 800,547 2,419,577 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net ton) ............................................. 1,340,49 665,462 46,428 250,881 377,678 2-1
2-1. uel oil (gallon) .......................................... 607 9,972 1,169 -1
2-1. Eleotrio current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 367 4 41,0 85,832 2, ,719 2-1
2-16. Eleotrio current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hour) ......... 4 60,981 42,61,19 4,557,0o 2,28,792 2-1
2-17. Gasoline (gallon) ............................................ 2,26,308 78,801 31,467 12,193 1,373,847 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallon) ...................................... 491,841 30,255 55,503 6,083 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ....... ...... 2,050 270 17 176 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..................... 1,813,286 739,251 47,189 263,859 762,987 2-20
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased: b/
3-01. Coal (net tons) .............................................. 8,65,118 4,022,614 44,311 1,466,39 2,725,654 3-01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ 5,2. 944 135015 1,892 80 5,060688 30
3-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 12,5,674 103,1 80 2,822, 6,40 14,186,012 0
3-04. Gasoline (gallons) .......................................... 3,906,910 1, 94 86,010 341,351 2,187,601 3-0
3-05. Dieel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 1,188,556 446,552 115,992 626,012 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase: 9/
Average price of,
4-01. Coal per net ton ............................................. 1.88 1.1 $1.80 1.72 2.07 4-01
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) ................................ .90 $1.38 1.5 4-2
4-U0. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.9544 0.9281 0.935 1.364 0.962 4-
4-1. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 8.36 921 0.931 .364 0.96 4
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ...................................... 0 7. 21 14.90 3 4-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses):-/
5-01. Coal per net ton ........ ................................... .... 2.30 12.43 1.91 217 2.26 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ........................................... 0.91 .6 136 1 5-02
5-R. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ........................... 0.843. 0.888 0.214 1.29014 0 5-03
5-. Gasoline per gallon .................... .................... 9.10 7.874 8.80 6.72 5-
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon .........................................45 484 4.83% 4.1 4 5-05
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switohing looomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) .............................799 75 Ml8 860 8 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 63.91 79.4 76.93 63. 6-02
6-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 115 14 153 129 6-0
604. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline looomotives) .................... 10. 10.4 11.2 6
6-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) ................... 7.6.75 9.29 6.97 6-0
6-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 786 7" 881 851 836 6-0
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg looomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 124 124 89 134 131 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ........................ 8.99 21.34 783 900 7-02
7-3. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ...........................37.38 30.855.78 34.63 7-
7-o4. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ......................123 122 90 135 126 7
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 16.7 16.6 17.8 16.7 16.9 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 1.15 1.86 0.89 1.16 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 8 3.8 4.0 8-0
8-0. Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains) .............................6. 6.3 6.7 6.2 -
8-05. Gallons o gasoline (motor-car trains) ........................ 0. 0.58 0.43 0.36 0.4 8
8-06. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) .................... 0.5 0.22 0.20 0-6
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passengersrvie) ................ 15 14.9 17.8 16.3 16.1 -07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f.o.b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net tone of coal ..................................... 8,139,604 3,966956 440,311 1,465,088 2,267 249 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ................................ $1.78 $.77 $1.80 1.72 81.84 9-02


as quantities of coal and oil consumed


produced and purchased.


I UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

c1 i- jll I lilI illll 11111 111111 11111111111 11111 II
Subject to 3 1262 08583 9263 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION State
BUREAU OF STATISTICS N
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1936 figures comparative with such items
and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
Based on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed in yard and train service regardless of when purchased. Includes electric energy


ement No. M-230 (os-E)
OVEMBER, 1936








INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES*
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER, 1936


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED EASTERN ---- WESTERN
Item STATES DISTRICT POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN DISTRICT Item
REGION REGION No.
11 months ended 11 onth. ended 11 months ended 11 months ended 11 months ended
____November 1936 November 1936 November 1936 November 1936 November 1936


AGOREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal Acoounts 382 and 394) ..................................
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 352 and 394) .............................
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 358 354, 395, and 396)............
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 352 and 394 ..............................
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ...........................
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................
1-07. Total .........................................................
2. quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Qaantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 385, and 356),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ...............................................
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) .........................................
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) .........................................
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..............
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .....................
QMantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ...............................................
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) .............................
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tone--ooal equivalent) ..............
2-12. Total (equated net tone--coal equivalent) .....................
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) ...............................................
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................
2-15. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............
2-16. Electric current by motor-oar trains (kilowatt-hours) .........
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) .........................................
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..............
2-20. Total (equated net tone--coal equivalent) .....................
3. lQantities of fuel and power purchased: b/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ...............................................
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................
3-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) .............................
3-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) .........................................
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase: c/
Averae price of,
4-01. Coal per net ton .............................................
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) ..............................
4-3. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ............................
4-o4. Gasoline per gallon ...........................................
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses): /
5-01. Coal per net ton ..............................................
5-02. ruel oil per barrel ...........................................
5-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ............................
5-04. Gasoline per gallon ...........................................
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .......................
6-03. Kilowatt-hours electrico locomotives) .........................
6-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) ........... ......
6-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) ..................
6-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ......................
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .......................
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) .........................
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ......................
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .......................
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) .........................
8-04. Kilowatt-hours (motor-oer trains) .............................
8-05. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains) ........................
8-06, Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) .....................
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................


$17 0,656,477

$1 760,562
275,996
*65,130
$22S,410,134

11,324,525
252,753,859
51,328,95
467,565
3,134,929
5,189
13,06?,365
46,598 099
1,299,546,716
397,744,981
30,731
55,578,625
14,72),016
555,3,739
447, 4,197
517.426,955
22,387,0o6
2,883,174
18,782
19,716,615
53,172,255
5,882,746
1,25 6,637,491
4,471,229
1i,430,898


$1.89
$0.86
0.9800
3.5:


0.8755
o.855
7.7 0
4.59
768
61.80
113
10.5
7.12
757

120
8.58
37.01
119
16.3

1.1
0.34
15.3


$84 778,271
$9 862,i29
490,397
1117,813
$25,894
$95,523,288

5,: 4,107
1, 9,005
47, a 240
278,554
2,007,459
720
6,074,268
20,992,190
3,329,35
186,394,441a
3,522
21,163,439
7,125,160
2,065,088
416,235,742
445:691573
5,089,204
359,.819
1,169
7,905,296
39,776,620
1,522,112
997, 85,797
13,349,552
4,0,o51


$7,991,838
$1,4741
$292,112
$28,417

88,313.841

53,1 20



531,481
3,081,28
3,0:0
127,611,153
3,243,395
516,775
-






363,460

525,310
4,671,167
18,593
36.315,007
914,i2


$26 860o, 30
631, 492
592, 691
$159,098
$51,770o
$6,40
$28,32 38

1,615,092
4,016,353
1,472,302
660,0S7
1,657,866
7,612,25
10,427,869
619
7,747,130
2,859,123
12,316,373
46,840,191
1,689,739
395,0
3,011,716
13,374,039
899,054
68,219,226
:,975,635
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1.30
0.96 0
10.0O



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725

4:98
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9.8
6.81
704

120
22.03
31.40
119
16.1
1.36
3.6
:.9
0.58
0.26
14.6


$1.79
:1.28
0.825
7.03

11.94
1.30
0.227
7.82|
o 2 0
842



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86
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55-11
17.6


0.42
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1.7
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12.2
4.28>!

1.227
o.99
1.227


525
4.91
828
5.214
111

821


51,025,43
42,57.,589
1,34'1,698
(o6,413



3,193 ,06
247,297,471
189,011


4,798,750
14,912,436
1,285,759,444
83,739,387
26 590
23,424,671
4,221,958
538,961,735
30,396,011
24,895,091
15,245,40
2,128,505
17,39
8,274:,293
25,35o,429
51,442,987
154,217,461
25,21,900
5,8:42,04


0.9620


0.S69
3.390


0.9471
4.10o
815
61.6
123
11.6
6.651
803

126
5.55
33.56
120
16.4
1.13
4.1
6.2
0.41
15.7


4-01
4-02

4-05
5-01
5-02
5-N0
5-.04
5-05
6-ol
6-02
6-0t
6-oC
6-oz


9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net tons of coal ................................... 7,476,383 39,177,602 4,671,167 13,356574 21,271oo 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ................................ 1.80 $1.79 $1.79 $1.75 $1.86 9-02
# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items as quantities of coal and oil consumed
and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for name month of last year.
/ Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop or other use.
./ Based on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
A/ Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed in yard and train service regardless of when purchased. Includes electric energy produced and purchased.
109316-0 U S GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1937


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FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1936


UNIV. OF FL LIB.


U.S. Eo-p..TO


U.s. DEPOSITORY


UNITED EASTERN SOUTHERN WESTERN
Item STATES DISTRICT DISTRICT DISTRICT Item
No.
December 1936 December 1936 December 1936 December 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Aooounts 382 and 394) ................................... $17,942,260 $9,150,54 $3,602,174 $5189.543 1-
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................. $5,04 ,099 16,136 $8,756 929,207 1-0
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 383 384, 395, and 396) ............. 14,33 1,020,96 7,232 $127192 10
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 39 ................. .1. $1,846 44, 757 $91 1-0
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ 40.156 3,519 20153 1-
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) ..................... 15,3 2915 56 1,92 1
1-07. Total ............................................... ... :: 9, $10,2 77 $3, 05 $10,371,573 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed In yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tone) ........................................ 1,223,228 665,680 228,268 329,280 2-01
2-02. oel o (n alto ns) .......**************************************** 1,23,238 2 065,68 1 25, 68 329,2 30 2-on
2-02. uel oil (gallon) ................... ....................... 27,490,163 173,746 507,293 26,809,124 2-02
2- Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 5,436,984 4,995,033 173,166 268,785 2-0
'-01R. Gaaollne (gallons) ................... ........... ....... ...... ..9,240 31,078 18,162 2-
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallon) ......................................... 65 239995 79,8 45,383 2-0
2-0. Other fuels (equated net ton--ooal equivalent) ................ 49059 48 ,3 2-0
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ................... 1,409,370 675,156 231,946 502, 26 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) .............................................. 4,987,531 2,306,062 1,154,336 1,527,133 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons)............. ............................ 143,206,227 165,550 1,276,838 141,76839 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 4,043,124 16,581 025 14 2-
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 2,818 ,332 ,1 12 4: 2.1
2-12. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 5,962713 2,319,9 1,180,307 2,,46 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2- Coal (net tons) .............................................. 1,581,62 776,093 366,517 439,012 2.1
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ...................................... 60 330,5 6 4 1,69 39 5 6
2-15. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hour) .......... 9,521,85 46 ,682 280 1181 2,754 2-
2-16. Electric current by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours) ........ 58,109,865 50,420,837 5,219,129 2,469,899 2-9 1
2-17. Oasoline (gallons) ............................................ 1,862,783 451,562 150,678 ,260, 543 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ........................................ 514,9 30327 52,971 43197 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ............... 1822 180 25 17 -
2-20. Total (equated net tone--coal equivalent) ..................... 2,115,380 858,370 381,78 875,224 2-20
3. Qantities of fuel and power purchased; b/
-01. Coal (net tons) ............................ ......... 3.....65 5,428,295 2,211,49 ,11,611 -01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ 6 .7 ..167,916 87, 15 62196 02
3-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 1401 339 114,126,603 9,77: 682 1 16239,051
3-0. Gasoline (gallons) .................. ....................1........ ,69456 1 141,099 -43 2,031 634 3-
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ...................................... 1355,.16 495,220 17 46 85936 305
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase: o/
Average price of,
7-01. Coal per net ton .............................. ........... .. 1.8 .81 61.71 1.96 4-o1
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .............................. 092 .38 $1.15 0.90 4-02
4-. Eetrioc current per kilowatt-hour ... ......................... 0.917 0.891 1.231 0.91 4-0
4-: Gasolne per gallon ...........................................8.55 10.21 10.52 7.219 4
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 441 4.12
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses) !i/ 8 -
5-01. Coal per net ton .............................................. .30 12.44 $2.6 2.26 -01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ........................................... .2 .64 1.0991
-0. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ..........................0.8 08 0.860% 0.4o .Ua8 .
-0. Gasoline per gallon ....................... .................. ... 9.27% 9.5
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon .......................................... 456 5.CO 4.088
6. ruel and power consumed per yard-soitching looomotiv.-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................,. 81 7 8 68 6-
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (stea locomotives) ........................... 6. 2 15 75 65. 6 1o0
6-0. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ........................ 1 1. 17 14 60
6-. Gallon of gasoline (gasoline looomotives) .................... 10.8 .9 12.
6-o Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotive. ) ................... 7.16 64 9.61 6.85 4 -o
-0.Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 801 862 84 6-
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-iles (including locomotives and
tenders)-road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 129 128 123 136 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 9.18 11.76 7.87 9 702
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 38.84 30.90 59.51 3.:5 7N
7-. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 127 127 123 129 7-
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................. 17.0 170 16.6 17.3 a-o
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam looomotive.) ....................... 1.17 0.84 1.1
Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotive.) ......................... 40 8-0
80: 4.Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains) .............................7 6 6.
-0 Gallons of gasoline (aotor-car train.) ........................ 04 .62 6.3 0.
8-0G. allons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) ..................... 0.64 0.25 .9 1.07 8-0
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................... 15.9 15.3 6.2 16.4 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net tons of coal .................................... 10,189,171 5,350,976 2,209 510 2,62,68 9-
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ................................... 1.77 $1.77 1.71 U.8l 9-02

# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items as quantities of coal
and oil consumed and average price of coal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
R/ presents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
e Based on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed in yard and train service regardless of when purchased. Includes electric energy produced and purchased.


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Subject 1262 085839123 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-230 (OS-E)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS DECEMBER, 1936
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 134 reports representing 14 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)








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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT

NEW GREAT CENTRAL NORTH- CENTRAL SOUTH-
Item ENGLAND LAKES EASTERN POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN WESTERN WESTERN WESTERN Item
REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION o.

December 1936 December 1936 December 1936 December 1936 December 1936 December 1936 December 1936 December 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Coat of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal (Accounts 382 and 39) ................................. 6 47 420,10,206 ,765,219 $2,366,689 $2,217,507 (605,347 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) .............................. 852 $82 $7,044 5 88,611 1578 329087 22242 1-02
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 383, 389, 395, and 396) ............ $14,854 $158,292 $27,760 $32,287 $64,945 $110,042 $15,575 $1, 575 1-
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394) ................. ........... 5,802 $23,961 $14,994 $2,000 $11,503 $38,219 40789 14571-
1-0 Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................. $3364 9,526 $629 -$6,84 $4832 $15,179 $12 1-05
1-0. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................. 514 $1,205 $1,196 $556 $1,886 $7,109 $2,897 1-0
1-07. Total......................................................... $1,282,333 4,4,614 $4,561829 $871,387 82,937,318 $2,937,546 $5,587,046 $1,846,981 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 38,038 307,970 319,672 54,846 173,422 157,918 123,497 47,865 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 2,148 76,486 95,112 1,031 506,262 1,903,267 15,869,912 9,035,945 2-02
2-0. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 633,065 2,138,453 2,223,515 173,166 268,155 630 2-
2-4.Gasolne (gallons)..............................................-25,096 5,982 14,834 3,328 2
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ............................. ........... 42,548 188,192 9,255 79,845 29,322 16,061 2-0
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 2 38 19 48 53 330 2
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .................... 39,147 313,698 322,311 54,852 177,094 172,909 227,555 11,04 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Aooounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 138,914 1,011,766 1,155,382 320,688 833,648 598,324 697,991 230,818 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 6,752 79,272 79,526 2,832 1,274,006 11,857,053 85,785,184 44,121,602 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 5,44o,03 2,365,851 8,775,171 15,517413 8896,039 2,900 45,747 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons-ooal equivalent) .............. 21 115 196 4 332 819 1,287 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--ooal equivalent) ..................... 143,656 1,013,796 1,162,490 339,025 841,282 711,996 1,254,596 495,872 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) ................................................ .453 341,579 345,o61 57,772 308,745 190,086 216,836 30,090 2-1
2-. Fuel oil (gallon) ...........................................7,1331909 11 1,39,228 4,986,9835557,118,071,922 2-1
2-15. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) ............... 7,787,121 5,541,338 33,353,821 111,981 2,727,54 2-1
2-16. Electric current by motorcar trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 2,738,198 8,41,000 39,281,639 5,9,2 284,783 85,116 2-1
2-17. Gasoline (gallon.) ............................................ 60,93 252,736 138,733 26,310 124,368 456,696 614,258 189,589 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 20,413 5,769 145 52,971 77,173 350,303 3,921 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .............. 126 33 21 25 115 1,502 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net ton--ooal equivalent) ...................... 98,172 357.44 402,764 58,458 323.328 249,191 485,866 140,167 2-20
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased: b/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ................................................ 3,792 2,531,475 2,522,028 541,520 1,669,939 1,292,313 1,370,823 34,475 3-01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ............................................ 56,039 75,887 35,990 3,00 )83,545 465,002 3712,763 1,64,431 3-02
3-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................ 11,24,389 19,731,403 83,146,811 3.137,6 0,637,003 14,642,986 1,446,36 149,732 3-03
-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 101,321 489,368 550,4l 94,26 339159 692,454 1,101,55 240,65 3-
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 69,898 238,012 187,310 174,6 174,931 471,562 39,43 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase: _/
Average price of,
4-01. Coal per net ton .............................................. 1.99 $1.75 $1.84 $1.80 $1.68 $2.01 $1.96 $1.85 4-01
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .............................. $1.27 1.4 1 $.4$1.1. 14 $0.89 $1.00 $0.69 4-02
4-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 1.150 0.7440 0.8910 0.89 1.390 0.859 1.362 1.438% 4-03
4-. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 8.26 9.28% 11.39% 7.12% 11.46 7.17 717w 7.i48 4-o
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ............................ 519 4.47 4.16 .12 431 3.30 3.67 -05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (Including freight and handling expenses): A 92/
5-01. Coal per net ton .............................................. $4.2 $253 $2.09 1.9 $2.10 2.50 2.13 $1.96 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel .......................................... 2.58 1-..79 1.43 1.3 $1.o9 to. 93 61.0$1 $0.72 5-02
5-0. etri current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.812 0.858 0.870 0.20 1.20 0.925 062 1.204 5-03
5-04. aoline per gallon ........................................... 9.66 8.62 10.36 7.60 9.25 8.11 6.0 7.69% 5-04
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 5.34 14.91 4.69 4.88 4.54 14.14 3.62% 5-05
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching looomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (stem locomotives) ............... ....... 756 774 778 901 865 s88 846 897 6-01
6-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 109.0 65.78 78.45 60.84 61.59 73.29 6-02
6-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ........................ 99 133 104 187 145 81 6-0
6-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) .................... 10.2 8.9 16.1 6.5 -
6-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) ................... 5 7.26 4.09 9.61 7.2 5.05 6-
6-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ........................ 683 746 61 901 850 880 623 85 6-06
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and
tenders)--road freight servloe:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 127 115 142 96 139 137 135 136 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil teamm locomotives) ....................... -11.48 8.09 8.83 9. 8.75 7-02
7-03. Klowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 30.49 48.6 28.34 59.51 34.45 82. 4.10 7-
7-04 Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ........................ 121 115 140 97 138 138 130 117 7-4
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 17.0 15.9 18.2 18.2 16.3 18.2 16.4 19.2 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ................... .... 0.85 1.10 1.20 1.16 8-02
80 Kilowatt-hours electrico locomotives) ......................... 39 337- 4.0 8
Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains) ............................. 5.9 5.4 6.5 6.6 4.4
8-0. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains) ........................ 0.51 0.66 0.61 0.4 0.37 0.42 0.42 0.38 o
8-0. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) ................... 0.22 0.42 0.33 0.19 1.35 1.10 0.14 8-0
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ............... 14.9 15.4 15.3 18.2 15.7 18.0 16.2 14.5 8-07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net tons of coal .................................... 315,172 2,528,376 2,507,428 541,520 1,667,990 1,113,988 1,166,576 348,121 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ................................1.51 $1.75 1.83 1.801.68 1.66 $1.94 1.84 9-02


id oil consumed and average price of coal at point of


# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with sucd items as quantities of coal an
purchase see statement for same month of last year.
SRepresents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
SIncludes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
Based on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed in yard and train service regardless of when purchased. Includes electric energy produced and purchased.








INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-230 (os-E)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS 'a 3
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES *
Compiled from 134 reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1936


UNITED EASTERN SOUTHERN WESTERN
STATES DISTRICT DISTRICT DISTRICT Item
Itea -No.
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AGGREOATE8
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for
1-01. Coal Accounte 382 and 394) ................................... 88,572,369 $93,969,433 $38,434,416 $56,168,520 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................... ,485,661 $264,975 $716,901 $47,503,785 1-02
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 38, 384, 395, and 396) ............ $13,352,246 $10 881,796 $1,001,560 1i,68,890 1-03
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394) .............................. $1 911,279 535,154 $200,888 1.175,27 1-04
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394 ............................ 316, 53 131,279 $58,213 126,761 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 390) ............................ 183,674 $28,765 $6,959 (147,950 1-06
1-07. Total ......................................................... 252,821,482 $105,811, 402 40,418,937 $106,591,143 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ......................................... ..... 12,540,801 6,649,723 2,369,046 3522,032 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 280,215,905 1,602751 4,534,676 27,078,478 2-02
2-03. electric current (kilowatt-hour) ................. ............ 56,7 479 52,149,273 1,65,468 2,970,738 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) .......................................... 516,805 309, 62 207,173 2-04
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 3,500,91 2,246,619 739,2 513,940 2-0
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons--oal equivalent) ...............5,4 777 4,449 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..................... 14,451,222 6,749,356 2,402,154 5,299,712 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. oal (net tons) ............................................... 51.594,995 23,313,989 11,85,455 16,435,551 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 1,42,562,857 3, 493,264 11,734,752 1,4273,841 2-09
2-10. ELeotric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 440,514,028 202,953,784 144,87 6,11 92,64,073 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tone--coal equivalent) ............... 33,532 3,85066 29,015 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..................... 61,481,617 23,502,040 12,097,598 25,881,979 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) ............................................ 16,303,390 7,901,110 3.741,706 4,660,574 2-1
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ......................................... 613,43,377 2,141,259 13 962,755 597,539,163 2-1
2-15. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) ............. 496,970,042 462,918,022 a/ 928,425 33, 595 2-15
2-16. Electric current by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours) ........ 575536,720 496,112,10 2,059320 27 4,990 2-16
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ................................. .. 24,250,639 5,540,766 2,203,927 16,05,946 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 3,397,869 390,146 448,021 2,559,702 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 20,601 1,347 239 19,015 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .................... 21,799,655 8,766,873 3,884,980 9,147,802 2-20
3. Quantities of fuel and power purchased:b/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 93,808,570 45,204,607 20,247,269 28,356,694 3-01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) ...................... ...................... 59,911,518 1,689,985 1,004,792 57,216,741 3-02
-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 1,398,525,435 1,112,012,400 116,056,520 170,46,515 3
04. Gasoline (gallons)............................................ 47,080,675 14,490,641 5,323 00 27266,53 3-
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 12,786,714 4,735,271 1,523, 63 ,527.980 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase: o/
Average price of,
4-01. Coal per net ton .......................................... 1.89 1.83 1.75 *2.07 4-01
4-02. uel oil per barrel (42 gallons) ..............................0.86 1 1.055 4-02
4-0 Electrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.975 0.957 1.173 0.9580 4-0
4-. gasoline per gallon ........................................... .0O.8.40 10.0611 6.9 4
4-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 3.86 4.46 4:.2 3.34 4-05
5. Unit costs of fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses)I 4/
5-01. Coal per net ton ............................................... 2-3.4 $2.48 *2.14 2.28 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ........................................ 0.87 1.54 $1.00 0.87 5-02
5-03 Electrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.851 0.896 0.502 0.941 50
5-04. Gasoline per gallon ............................................ 7.72 9.150 .12 7.03 04
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ......................................... 4.58. 4.98 4.90 4.12 5-05
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching looomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................772 730 834 819 6-01
6-02. gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ...................... 62.12 64.26 75.30 61.94 6-02
6-0. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 114 112 145 124 6-
6-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline locomotives) .................... 10.5 9.8 11 6-0
6-0. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) .................. 7.13 6.79 8.8 6. 6-
6-. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 760 708 82 807 6-o0
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles includingg locomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 121 121 115 127 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ...................... 8.63 21.97 8.05 8.63 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 37.32 31.35 56.25 33.6 7-0
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 119 120 115 121 7-04
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 16.4 16.2 16.6 16.4 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam loomotive) ....................... 1.1 1.8 0.85 1.14 8-02
8-0. Kilowatt-hours (eleotrio locomotives) .......................... .7 3.6 4.0 8-03
8-01. Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains) ............................. 6.0 .0 6.2 6.2 8-0
8-0 allons of gasoline (motor-car trains) ........................ .44 0.58 0.39 0.41 8-05
8-0. Gallon of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) ...................... 0.36 0.24 0.18 0.49 8-06
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................ 15.3 14.6 16. 15 8-07

9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net tone of coal ................................... 88,676,516 44,528,578 20,227,855 23,920,083 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ............................... $1.80 $1.79 11.75 $1.86 9-02
# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items as quantities of coal ana
oil consumed and average price of ooal at point of purchase see statement for same month of last year.
R/ presents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
SBased on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed in yard and train service regardless of when purchased. Includes electric energy produced and purchased.








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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES#
Compiled from 13t reports representing 144 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT

NEW GREAT CENTRAL POA TAS S N NORTH- CENTRAL SOUTH-
Item ENGLAND LAKES EASTERN POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN
tem ENGLAND LAKES EASTERN REGION REGION WESTERN WESTERN WESTERN Item
REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION No.
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AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total'charges for
1-01. Coal (Acoounts 382 and 394) .. .............................. $11,876,635 $43023,080 $39,069,718 8,817,03 $29,617,14153 $,289,45 *,12,12 16,366,9147 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil (Accounts 382 and 394) ..............................8,932 17,260 $77,78 ,61 715,282 4,27135 91,373 $2, 1,77 1-02
1-0. eotric current (Accounts 383 384, 395, and 396) ............ $1,494,188 1 531,658 7.855950 3,24 657,66 1,262,621 18,40 $16,839 1-03
G1- gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394) ....................... $57;561 $(01,524 $176,069 $30,417 $ 70,471 $487,83 $504,173 18681 1-04
1-05.Diesel fuel (Accounts 352 and 394) ............................ ,789 ( 79 71 ,5.21 85 $9,3 43912 1-05
106 Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) ............................ 17 6,95 2 9, $27939 1-06
1-07. Total ....................................................... 1346278 45146,26 47,196,798 9,192,96 $31,225,972, 975 55,8 4618,87,122
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train aooounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 392,624 3,059,500 3,197,599 586,266 1,782,780 1,762,515 1,276,330 483,187 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 27,922 619,530 955,299 12,061 4,522,615 20,o32,857 162,780,775 91,264,84 2-02
2-03. electric current (kilowatt-hour) .............................. 6,100,955 21,967,333 24,080,985 1,645,468 2,956,56 14,170 2-03
2-4. Gasoline (gallons) ... ..................................... 2,258 251,517 55. 158,182 ,991 2-
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ..................................... 219,128 1,927,757 99,734 739,2 324,292 189,648 2-05
2-06.Other fuels (equated net tons--oal equivalent) ............... 14 542 221 -4 724 .725 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tone--coal equivalent) ...................400,349 3,123,436 3,225,571 586,333 1,815,821 1,925,058 2,346,525 1,028,129 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal (net tons) ............................................... 1,392,698 10,172,085 11,749,206 3,400,919 8,444,536 6,651,630 7,358,898 2,425,023 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil (gallons) ............................................ 80;174 2,514,738 896,352 32,877 11,701,875 119,693,901 859,334,657 448,106,283 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 56,797,825 24,572,561 121,583,95 144,876,17192,257,.5 22,270 404,350 2-10
2-11. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ............... 241 1,879 1,O 667 ,887 12,2 12,286 2-11
2-12. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ..................... 1,446,188 10,209,587 11,846,265 3,582,724 8,514,874 7,05,585 12,958.796 5,117,598 2-12
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-13. Coal (net tons) ............................. ................. 930,066 3,452,170 3,518,874 574,547 3,167,159 2,020,200 2,316,705 323,669 2-1
2-14. Fuel oil (gallons) ......................................... 76,401 1,710,470 3514388 7.1554 13,955,601 54,412,358 356.290,582 186,836,223 2-
2-15. eotri c current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .............. 80,668,570 59.282754 322,966,9 a/ 928,425 33,123,595 2-1
2-1. Electric current by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours) ......... 24,045,4 33 7,014,076 385,052,901 52,059,320 26,367,944 997,046 2-1
2-17. Gasoline (gallons) ............................................ 703,790 3,216,211 1,620,765 389,770 1,81,157 6,006,623 8,06558 2433,65 2-17
2-18. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................268,813 58,004 63,329 -448,021 497,245 2,050,671 11,786 2-18
2-19. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ............... 681 412 254 239 937 18,078 2-19
2-20. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) ...................... 1,028,925 3,650,224 4,087,724 583,769 3,301,211 2,685,652 4,997,783 1,464,367 2-20
3. quantities of fuel and power purchased: b/
3-01. Coal (net tons) ............................................ 3,256,892 19,759,978 22,187.737 5,212,687 15,034,582 12,387,858 12,652,828 3,316,008 3-01
3-02. Fuel oil (barrels) .......................................... 471,846 876,56 341,603 22,193 982,599 5,158,286 33,911,093 18,117,362 3-02
-. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............................. 121,794,801 145,993, 84,229 41200,291 74,56, 153,072,905 15,756,905 1,626,705 3-03
gasoline (gallons) ................................................. 1,601,577 7,024,725 5,864,3 1008,16 4,35,091 8,795,050 15,036,747 3,434,77
3-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) ......................................... 557,777 2,952,339 1,225,55 1,523,463 1,795,459 4549,385 18.136 3-05
AVERAGES
4. Unit invoice price of fuel and power at point of purchase: c/
Average price of,
.01. Coal per not ton .................................... ............ 2.11 1.79.79 .741.87 4.-0o
4-02. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .............................. $1.20 $1.0 1.. $0.93 6 4-02
4-03. trio current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 1.1924 0.874 0.938 0.841 1.356 0.904o 1.429 1.420o 4-o3
Eolectricncurrentper 11ko t7 l;40912.029 1.42 4-N
4-04. Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 8.70 9.15 1.53 7.o 12.O 7.2 6.72% 7.44e 4-04
Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 5.48 4.29 4.0o 4.26 3.77 315 .80 40O
5. Unit costs of fuel and power includingg freight and handling expenses)l d/
5-01. Coal per not ton .............................................. 4.37 2.8 $2.12 1.9 2.21 2.52 2.15 1.97 5-01
5-02. Fuel oil per barrel ............................................ $2.03 1.95 0$1.48 1.$ 1 61.005 0.92 O0.94 60.71 5-02
5-03. Lectrio current per kilowatt-hour ............................ 0.g9,% 0.794. 0.920M 0.26 1.225 0.98n4%0 02 1.202. 5-02
Gasoline per gallon ........................................... 8.15 8.70 10.50% 7.80o 9.40% 7.91 6.21 75 55 -
5-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ........................................ 5.70 4.821 4.7 4.90 4.147% 4.00 3.72 5-05
6. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
6-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 693 738 727 851 829 828 800 841 6-01
6-02. Gallon. of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ....................... 8393 60.11 79 59.90 593 6.69 6-02
03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 96 123 108 145 129 14 6-
6-4. gallons of gasoline (gasoline looomotives) ............... ...... .4 10.8 7.5 7.2 6-04
6-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel looomotives) ...................05 7.24 3.68 8.8 7-.8 5.28 6-o
6-0. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ................... 649 713 712 851 81 826 783 830 6-oO
7. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and
tenders)--road freight service:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............................ 121 110 13 87 131 124 129 131 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .......................- 22.46 12.1- 8.34 8.8.93 8.20 7-02
7-03. ilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) ......................... 2959 8.12 30.07 56.25 33.61 74.4 43.91 7-3
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) ...................... 11 110 131 89 131125 123 112
8. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train oar-mile--road passenger service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ........................... 16.2 15.2 17.3 17.6 16.4 17.6 15. 19.0 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ............... ..... 1.36 1.38 0.86 1.08o 1.11.12 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours electricc locomotives) ......................... 8 3.9 .6 4.0 8-03
Kilowatt-hours (motor-oar trains) .............................5.0 5.1 6.2 6.3 4.4 0
8-05. Gallons of gasoline (notor-car trains) ........................ 0.;0 0.6 0.5 0.42 0.18 41 0.20 8-0
8-06. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) ..................... 9 052 .9 0.14 -
8-07. Equated pounds of fuel (all passenger service) ................ 14.3 1.8 14.6 17.7 15.8 17.6 15.5 .1 -07
9. Quantities and price of coal purchased f. o. b. at mines:
9-01. Number of net tons of coal ................................... 2,725,620 19,734,003 22,068,955 5,212,687 15,015,168 9,874,810 10,750,914 3,294,359 9-01
9-02. Average mine price per net ton ............................... .61 $1.79 1.82 $1.79 $1.74 $1.73 $1.97 1.86 9-02


# Most of the statistical items on this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. For 1935 figures comparative with such items
purchase see statement for same month of last year.
/ Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
/ Includes all quantities purchased, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
SBased on invoice price of fuel and power purchased during the period of report.
SBased on total boost of fuel and power consumed in yard and train service regardless of when purchased. Includes electric energy


as quantities of coal and oil consumed and average price of coal at point of


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produced and purchased.