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

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Title:
Fuel and power for locomotives and rail motor cars of class I steam railways in the United States
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Language:
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United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Statistics
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
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U.S. G.P.O.
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Washington, D.C
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Locomotives -- Fuel consumption -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
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Statement of Responsibility:
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
-Dec. 1948.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Compares the monthly statistics of the current year with that of the preceding year.
Issuing Body:
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.
General Note:
"Compiled from ... reports representing ... steam railways (switching and terminal companies not included)."
General Note:
Description based on: Jan. 1936; title from caption.

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University of Florida
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Fuel for locomotives (charged to operating expenses) class I steam railways in the United States
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Fuel and power statistics of class I steam railways in the United States

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BUREAU OF STATISTICS JANUARY, 1937
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 13. reports representing 143 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


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FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1937 AND 1938


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

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. Coal for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 94).. . (17 798 805 (17 069 429 $8 641 459 (8 625 468 (753 515 $797 247 (2 802 024 $2 783 304 (5601 607 14 863 410 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394). ............5 300 628 53 584 241 $4 631 (797 $101 18- 9 2 847 5 194 808 3 450 597 1-02
1-03. Electriccurrent (Acontts 383,a384,395, and 896). . .. 223 29a $1 184 344 989 600 $974 115 $33 889 B33 587 $66 743 3 750 33060 112 892 1-08
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 94) ...... $146 246 152 677 $44 645 45 613 $2 734 2 688 $11 711 2 605 87 156 $91 771 1-04
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394).... 47 962 24 331 .13 998 112 754 6 144 3 298 27 820 8 279 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts82and 894). .......... 773 33 176 14 883 14 31 128 $134 3 65788 20 097 14 933 1-06
1-07. Total. ... ... .......................... 24 555 706 $41 988 198 $9 709 216 09 673 068 $790 266 $833 656 2 991 476 $2 939 592 $11 064 748 68 541 882 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power chdaged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal by steam locomotives (nettons). . . ...... 1 195 112 1 122 044 621 058 599 166 45 747 51 098 162 343 161 936 365 964 309 844 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). ..................... 28 438 270 22 858 179 125 777 16 680 545 549 438 381 27 766 944 22 403 118 2-02
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours). . ............ 5 288 408 6 891 140 4 763 026 6 481 726 171 839 203 700 353 543 205 714 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons). . .............. 50 222 56 819 32 814 33 105 -17 408 23 714 2-04
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons). ........................... 373 422 290 705 242 185 197 479 77 028 60 097 54 209 33 129 2-05
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). .. 10 991 8 043 10 123 7 203 5 6 129 180 734 654 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) .. . ....... 1 389 323 1 280 584 630 907 609 016 45 752 51 104 166 308 165 230 546 356 455 234 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 896),
2-08. Coal by steam locomotives (nettons). . ............. 4920 515 4 553 829 2 197 998 2 091 196 277 272 305 470 785 766 753 735 1 659 479 1 403 428 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) .. . .......... 150 690 039 109 529 778 6 536 1 956 1324 796 1 058 776 149 358 707 108 469 046 2-09
2-10. Electriccurrent (kilowatt-hours). . ........... 40 811 979 37 933 996 16 062 709 16 611 656 15 224 227 14 685 026 9 525 043 6 637 314 2-10
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent) .. ........ 37 358 23 858 33 540 22 136 14 16 268 282 3 536 1 424 2-11
2-12. All other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent). .............8 312 7 726 195 187 7 050 6 627 2 2 1 065 910 2-12
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coalequivalent) .. . ......... 5 948 814 5 307 418 2 211 625 2 106 198 295 030 323 351 793 922 760 321 2 648 237 2 117548 2-13
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coal by steam locomotives (nettons) .. . . 1 547 913 1 524 974 732 708 735100 52 921 53 314 301758 313 224 460526 423336 2-14
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . 62 546 002 50 625 578 306 534 2 184 147 1 845 758 60 361 549 48 779 286 2-15
2-16. Electriccurrentbylocomotives (kilowatt-hours). ................... 49 106 213 43 677 299 46 157 171 41 Od8 106 / 101 451 a_/ 66 809 2 847 591 2 532 384 2-16
2-17. Electriccurrentbymotor-car trains (kilowatt-hours). ......... 55 518 308 57 794 038 47 944 305 50 178 868 5 237 303 5 271 456 2 336 700 2 344 314 2-17
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons) . . 1 798925 1 698715 458164 472 611 35422 36 931 127940 157456 1 177 399 31717 2-18
2-19. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons).. ........... 446 374 14 099 11 1 2 717 446 363 1 6382 2-19
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons). . ............ 235 491 245 164 27 379 41 1991 4 964 18 270 159 148 185 699 2-20
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coalequivalent) . . ... 10 018 7 540 7 973 5 471 3 3 152 112 1 890 1954 2-21
2-22. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). .................... 2 098 464 1 986 600 b13 507 b17 022 3 774 54 155 319 686 329 055 911 497 786 368 2-22
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: b/
3-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines (net tons). 8 777 034 7 735 452 4 306 162 3 984 460 453 549 460645 1 464 982 1 241 177 2 552 341 2049170 8-01
3-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (nettons). . 388674 34433 103550 97 031 1633 1 685 4 807 4 162 278 684 241955 3-02
3-03. Fuel oilpurchased (barrels) . . . 5152 607 4 716 0 157 599 175 087 1 998 1 605 90 467 88 192 4 902 543 4452096 8-08
3-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours) . 173 081 435 156 160939 123 011 515 112907 467 21 636 893 20 360 303 9000781 6768 230 19 432 246 16 124 939 8-04
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons). . ................. 3 756 286 3 260 130 1 240 541 1 119 778 105 607 93 514 363 726 327 516 2 046 412 1 719 322 8-05
-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons). .................. ....... 1 674 671 974 995 486 710 375 988 191 584 127 957 996 377 471 050 8-06
4. Total cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:
4-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines. .......................... 15 681 936 13 840 955 7 662 672 7 130 702 801 157 799 156 2 595 135 2 171 415 4 622 972 3 739 682 4-01
4-02. Coal purchased f. o.b. points otherthan mines. . . 1 491 514 1 329 001 404 427 372 930 7 235 7 740 14 302 13 362 1 065 550 934 969 4-02
4-03. Fuel oilpurchased .. . ................... 4 732 951 3 839 415 224 675 226 210 2 640 1 990 103 376 82 985 4 402 260 3 528 230 4-08
4-04. Electric current purchased and produced. .... ... 1 520 610 1 4i9 814 1 117 738 1 087 793 100 449 99 938 125 249 89 442 177 174 152 641 4-04
4-05. Gasoline purchased. . . .............. 332 753 76 234 125 742 108 967 7 149 5 974 45 806 38 443 154 056 122 50 4-05
4-06. Diesel fuel purchased. . . ............69 448 37 717 22 568 16 741 8 355 5 477 38 525 15 499 4-06
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: c/
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases) ........................ 1.7 .79 61.77 .1.73 1.77 1.75 1.81 1.82 5-01
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases). . . . 3.84 .1 4.4 .12. .21 23se 3.86 5-02
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons). . . . 0. 4 .94 .90 0.79 5-08
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. . . . 0.91 4911 .32 1.310.91 0.947 504
5-05. Gasoline per gallon. . . . 6.9... .. 4 7 7 5- 0
5-06. Diesel fuel per gallon. .4.15 3.7 4.64 4.4 4.6 4.8 3. 3.29 5-06
6, Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses): A/
6-01. Coal per net ton. ...................0. 0 1.95 .24 626 2.2 2.28 6-01
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel. 0.2 0.1 1 -1 o .9 0.9 60.81 6-02
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. . . .809.61 8 0.22X 0. 1.164 0 06-08
6-04. Gasoline per gallon. . . . .1 01.
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon . . . .... .. 4.54 .42 .: .071 7 8 4. 21 4: 3.: 6 6-05
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . ........ 47 764 797 40 932 856 90s 94S 911 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). .....................674 67.40 0.5 61.7 76.98 .267.23 67.20 7-02
7-08. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). ............119 131 115 1..31 23 146 166 129 7-08
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives). . .. .10.9 12. 11.0 10.4 10.6 16.9 7-04
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). . . .. .. 6.71 6.16 .13 966 9.16 6.49 699 7-0
7-06: Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) . 15 83 738 771. 841
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . .. .. .13 141 127 140 93 103 139 149 152 1 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives)...... ............ 9.85 9.35 14.69 7.79 8.11 9.85 96 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . . .8.99 41.96 30.95 34.50 5533 63. 3771 3 3 8-0
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service) ... . 132 138 126 138 95 1o 13148 1440 8-04
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ................... .17.5 18.4 17.0 18.4 17.7 19.3 15.8 177 19.9 18.7 9-01
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .. .. .... . .... 1.27 1.19 .80 .811. 1.21 9-02
9-08. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) . . 19 3 72 9-08
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). ................... ..89 4.6 4.0
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains). ... 7.4 .4 7.0 7. 6.5 6.5 9-05
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains). . . ..46 .42 .5 .61 .4 .45 8 3 9-06
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains). ............ 37 .44 .22 .24 .9 .6 -07
9-08. Equated pounds of fuel (all road passenger service). .. .. .. .16... 1 1 1.-16.7-L17,7 19.415.1 161.9 18..5 9-08


/ Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight looomotivese n oonneotion with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
Based on total oost of all fuel and power purohaeed and produced during the period of report.
Baeed on total boost of fuel and power consumed regardless of when purchased.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Swe No. M-2n (os-E)

BUREAU OF STATISTICS FEBRUARY, 1938 //
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 133 reports representing 143 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1937 AND 1936


ITEM


S1 SOUTHERN DISTRICT


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT


1 1 1 1 4 I _________-_________


AGGREGATES 1 I I I I 1936
AGGREGATES


1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. Coal for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and394) . .......
1-02. Fuel oil for steam locomotives (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. 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 by steam locomotives (net tons). . . .
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . ...........
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours). . . .
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 by steam locomotives (net tons). . ............
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . . .
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours). . ............
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ....
2-12. All other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . .......
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . . .
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coal bysteam locomotives (net tons). . ...........
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . . .
2-16. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours). . .........
2-17. Electric current by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours) . .......
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons). . . .
2-19. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons) . ..........
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons). . ..........
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . ........
2-22. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . . .
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: b/
3-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines (net tons). . . .
3-02 Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons). ........
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels). . . . .
3-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours)...............
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons). . . . .
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons). . .............
4. Total cost of all fuel and power atpoint of purchase and production:
4-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines. ........... ......................
4-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines.. . ..........
4-03. Fuel oil purchased. ... . .
4-04. Electric current purchased and produced. . ....... .
4-05. Gasoline purchased . . .........
4-06. Diesel fuel purchased. . ...............

AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases) . ......................
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases). .............
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) . .
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. . . .
5-05. Gasoline per gallon. . ........... ...
5-06. Diesel fuel per gallon. . . . .
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses): e/
6-01. Coal per net ton....... .............
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel. . . . .
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. . ............
6-04. Gasoline per gallon . . . .
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon. . . . .
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . . .
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) . . .
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . . .
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gasrelectric locomotives). . .
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). . ...........
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) .. . . .
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . . .
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . . .
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . . .
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service). .. . .
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile--road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . . .
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . . .
9-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). . . .
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . . .
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains). . . .
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains). . . .
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains)......................
9-08. Eouated Dounds of fuel (all road nassenrer service. .................


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Includes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
Based on total cost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
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ITEM
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Pa.. 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 133 reports representing 143 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY, 1937 AND 1936


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

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. Coal for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and394) .. ........... 34 614755 $35 096 587 16 875 530 17 819 961 $1 567 403 1 624 177 $ 545 791 $5566 622 $10626 031 $10 085 827 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394). . ... 10042 929 6 988 282 10 304 2 996 209 844 156 651 $9822781 $6828 635 1-02
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 383,384,395, and396) .. ........... 2400 463 2 385 794 $1942 625 1 965 092 $65 574 ($4 097 132 608 130 157 1259 656 226 448 1-03
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394). . ...87 010 88 414 89 831 84 566 5 606 4 766 23 856 $28 266 $167 717 170 816 1-04
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) ............94 277 47 054 28 575 24 496 11 745 6724 53 957 $15 834 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) . 7694 70 223 30 833 28 513 234 259 6 973 7 661 38 354 33 790 1-06
1-07. Total . .. (47 515 828 44 876 354 $18 977 698 19 925 624 $1 638 817 $1 693 299 $5 930 817 $5 896 081 $20 68 496 17 61 350 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 884),
2-01. Coalbysteamlocomotives (nettons). . ........... 2 328 646 2 341 701 1 227 292 1 258 726 95 339 105 512 322 360 329 260 683 655 648 203 2-01
2-02. Fueloil bysteam locomotives (gallons). . .......... 54 259 031 45 285 665 268 517 65 304 1 101 091 899 935 52 889 423 44320426 2-02
2-03. Electriccurrent (kilowatt-hours). . .......... 11285738 12201 199 10276988 11274 999 331 398 428 093 677 352 498 107 2-08
2-04. Gasoline (gallons). . . . 102 363 97 656 63 195 59 811 39 168 37 845 2-04
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) .. . ............ 731 149 576 269 480 664 390 581 141 889 116 523 108 596 69 165 2-05
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). .. . ........2 756 2 773 1 054 1 009 9 12 255 368 1 438 1 384 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). ............... 2 700 602 2 655 169 1 247 422 1 277 123 95 348 105 524 330 263 335 984 1 027 569 936 538 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coalbysteam locomotives (nettons) .. . ........... 9 624 279 9 374 691 4 333 007 4 341 550 589 269 628 084 1555 933 1 511 457 3 146 070 2893 600 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . .......... 282 425 943 219 481 256 11 836 7 490 2 643 866 2 252 278 279 770 241 217 221 488 2-09
2-10. Electriccurrent (kilowatt-hours). . .............. 79 337 644 76 237 372 31 603 904 34 695 330 29459 419 28407 451 18 274 321 13 134 591 2-10
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent). .......... 9 543 7 616 2 171 2 372 25 30 517 537 6 830 4 677 2-11
2-12. Allotherfuels (equatednettons-coalequivalent). . ... 2 835 2 244 371 324 5 6 2 459 1 914 2-12
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coalequivalent) . . ... 11 554 346 10 886 943 4 359 792 4 372 792 623 506 663 018 1 572 192 1 525 406 4 998 856 4 325 727 2-18
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coal by steam locomotives (nettons) . . 2 918 675 3012 311 1 379 716 1 436 363 100 234 103 833 578 895 617 864 859 830 854 251 2-14
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . ........... 116 253 211 99 343 174 598 877 4 494 833 3 986 244 111 757 780 95 356 053 2-15
2-16. Electriccurrent by locomotives (kilowatt-hours)... ......... 93 796 378 86 627 922 88 423 755 81 388 064 W/ 176 164 4 / 103 147 5 196 459 5 136 711 2-16
2-17. Electric current bymotor-car trains (kilowatt-hours) .. ........ 107 830 755 113 623 090 93 068 083 98 439 274 10 205 773 10 683 145 4 556 899 4 500 671 2-17
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons) .. ............. 3 518 756 3 535 059 919 892 873 395 71 564 65 880 255 876 318 546 2 271 424 2 277 238 2-18
2-19. Diesel fuelby locomotives (gallons)... .....................849 904 43 307 11 20 129 849 893 23 178 2-19
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons). ........................... 449 654 433 802 59 828 73 717 97 038 37 981 292 788 322 104 2-20
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). ................. 5074 4 932 1 299 937 5 6 249 214 3 521 3 775 2-21
2-22. Total (equated net tons-coalequivalent). .................... 3 949 312 3 914 649 1 536 263 1 596 638 101 917 105 307 615 297 651 363 1 695 835 1 561 341 2-22
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: b/
3-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines (net tons). ... 17964949 15962 493 8753 566 8 188 197 938 811 969 681 2 895 458 2594 118 5 377 114 4210497 -01
3-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (nettons). .. ........ 841 347 886 974 228 258 204 598 2 934 2 820 11 524 8 181 598 631 671 375 3-02
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels). ... 10615037 9 545 230 298 041 341 224 2 471 2 652 214 547 172 168 10099 978 9029186 8-08
-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours) .. ...... 338 371 399 327 745 523 238 993 235 241 348 712 41 524 972 39 736 250 19033 895 14253 413 38 819 297 32407 148 04
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons). . ...............7 108 194 6 620 314 2 392 219 2 151 548 196 067 173 661 678 485 706 941 3 841 423 3 588 164 8-05
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons) .. ........ .... 3 262 418 2 106 665 915 106 892 058 376 050 264 877 1 971 262 949 730 8-06
4. Total cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:
4-01. Coalpurchasedf. o.b. mines. .......................... $32 285443 $28 514 756 15 636 007 (14 704 601 $1664634 $1 674 445 (5 164 163 $4 549526 $9 820 639 7586 184 4-01
4-02. Coal purchased f.o.b. points otherthan mines . . 3 23397 3528 736 b97 903 824 867 112919 12 928 $36625 $26 278 2 285 950 2664 663 4-02
4-03. Fuel oil purchased. .. . ... 9 840 162 7768 411 427 363 $439 593 3 266 3 303 $248463 168 621 $9 161 070 7 156 894 4-03
4-04. Electric current purchased and produced. .. ............. 3 3025 596 2 910 812 2 196 407 $2 222 888 $197 773 (194 735 1271 323 185 380 (360 093 3 07 809 4-04
4-05. Gasolinepurchased. . . . 626 812 556 669 240 312 211 768 3 492 11 302 84080 82 368 288928 251231 4-05
4-06. Dieselfuel purchased .. . .............. 137 410 $82 654 42 209 $39 773 17 090 11 250 $78111 $ 31 631 4-06
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: o/
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases). ..............80 .1.79 1.79 1.80 1.77 731.78 .75 80 -1
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases). 3..84 .98 3.3 4.03 .4.4 .S.8 .7 5-0
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .... . . .9 1 2 5 116 .98 .91 .79 5-0
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. . . 0.8 0.8081 0.91 0.92 0.436 0.490 142 1.01 0.928 0.950 5-04
5-05. Gasoline per gallon . . . .. ..2 8 10.0 .88 6.51 1 1 5 7. 7.00 5 5
-06. Diesel fuel per gallon. 21. 3.920 4.6. 206
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses) :
6-01. Coal per net ton. . . . ..2.3 2.38 2.4 $2.00 $1.94 2.26 2.26 2.27 2.29 6-01
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel. . . .. .0.90.81 1. 1.07 0.92 $0.93 0.80 6-02
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour . . .. 0.82 0.26 .0.0.8700 0.221 0.225% 1.2 1.171 0.9055 0.973 6-0o
6-04. Gasoline per gallon....7.93 7. 9 9.0 783 7.23 9. .87 7.26 7.8 604
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon .. . . 4.64 4.7 5.29 5.06 4.92 4.35 4.31 3.82 6-05
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . . .......825 855 770 80 846 944 85 927 926 908 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). .. ...................66.90 68.482.98 67.7 77 79.16 66.4 68.26 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) . . .. .125 122 124 7149 166 144 7-o0
7-04. Gallons of line (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives). ................ 11.3 11.1 11.0 10.0 11.8 13.3 7-04
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). ............6.75 8.1 6.0 .25 -9. 9.29 6.45 7.29 7-05
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives)...................... 810 1 73 73 846 945911 95 895 7-06
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............. .............. 1 44 128 142 93 102 138 149 149 158 -01
8-02. Gallons offueloil (steam locomotives) ....9. 9.44 15.23 30.82 7.81 8.27 9.66 9.46 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . .38.81 42.16 31.2 35.15 55.8 60. 36.23 36. 8-0
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service) . . 131 14o 126 14 1138 149 40 14 8-04
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . ...........17.6 19.0 17.1 19.0 17.7 19.5 15.9 17.8 19.7 20.1 9-01
9-02. Gallons of fueloil (steam locomotives). .1.24 1.22 0.04 0.06 0.82 0.1 1.27 1.24 9-02
9-08. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives).. ....0.20 0.45 0. 73 0.32 0.20 0.67 9-03
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . . .. 4.0 4.0 4.6 4.3 9-04
9-06. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains). . . 9 7.5 6.9 7 7 0 7.8 67 65 9-05
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) ...................... 0.35 0.39 0.22 0.25 0.19 09 0.61 0.53 9-07
9-08. Equated pounds of fuel (all road passenger service). ...... ..... ... .. 16.5 7.6 15.4. 17.1 177 19.4 15.2 17.0 18.1 18.3 9-08
a Represents current conaumed by helper and light eleotrio freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service. 3 109308-0 U.. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:137
Includes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop or other use.
Sased on total cost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed regardless of when purchased.





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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


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BUREAU OF STATISTICS MARCH, 1937
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 1937 AND 1936


ITEM


AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. Coal for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and394).. . .
1-02. Fuel oil for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 894). ........
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. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 884),
2-01. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons).. . ...........
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . . .
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) . ..........
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 896),
2-08. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons). . ...........
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . .......
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) .. . ..........
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ....
2-12. All other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent). .........
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . ..........
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons).. . ...........
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . ...........
2-16. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours). . ....... .
2-17. Electric current by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours). ........
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons).......... ..
2-19. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons). ...........
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons). . . ...
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . .........
2-22. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ...........
8. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: b/
3-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines (net tons). . ...........
3-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons). ........
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels). . .
-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours) ........
3-06. Gasoline purchased (gallons). . . . .
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons). .. a .... ....................
4. Total cost of all fuel and power atpoint of purchase and production:
4-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. nunes. . . . .
4-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines. .. .........
4-03. Fuel oil purchased. .............................
4-04. Electric current purchased and produced. ...........
4-06. Gasoline purchased. .. . . .
4-06. Diesel fuel purchased . . . .

AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: o
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases). ............
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases). ............
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) ........................
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour . ..........
5-05. Gasoline per gallon. . . . .
5-06. Diesel fuel per gallon. . . . .
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses): :/
6-01. Coal per net ton..............................
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel..............................
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. . ............
6-04. Gasoline per gallon. . . . .
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon. . . . .
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) . . .
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives)... . ..........
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . ...........
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives) . ......
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives).. ...................
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives).. ...........
8. Fuel andpower consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) . .......... .
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) . ..........
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) . ............
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service) ... . .
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) .. ... ... ..
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . . .
9-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) . ...........
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . ...........
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains) . . .
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains) . . .
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains). . ...........
9-08. Eauated pounds of fuel (all road nassenger service) .. ....... .


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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 132 reports representing 112 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH, 1937 AND 1936
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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NO.

1937 1956 1937 1956 1937 1956 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. Coal for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and394). ............. ... 52 727 111 (51 058 025 426 51 477 $25 753 046 $2 465 091 $2 351 107 $8648 439 8250 832 .5 562 104 #14703 040 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil for steam locomotives (Accounts382 and 94). ........ 15 150 305 910 582 375 16 999 $4 806 327 222 245 655 J14 806 084 910 331914 1-02
1-03. Electriccurrent (Accounts 383,384, 395, and396). . ..... (3651678 3 494869 2 966620 $2871 252 $98 966 $9 915 199 366 187 674 9386726 1344028 1-03
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394) .. . . .... 48024 $449 305 139 105 130 423 8 660 889 37 264 44 280 62 995 267 713 1-04
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394). ...........52 861 82 234 (43 457 35 367 18 845 10 344 (90 559 36 523 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394). ......................12 922 104 638 47 464 44 623 364 401 10 972 11 287 54 122 48 327 1-06
1-07. Total. ................. 72 242 901 $65 771 446 $29 265 122 $28 839 517 *2 573 081 $2 450 312 $9 242 108 *8750 072 (31 162 590 $5 731 545 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. Coalbysteamlocomotives(nettons). . ............ 3 567 160 3 401 579 1 902 166 1 820 614 152 873 153 360 509 916 486 333 1 002 205 941 272 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . .......... 82 080779 67796 695 455 812 119 236 1 690 237 1 399 307 79 934 730 66 278 152 2-02
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours). ..........17792619 16 654 072 16 272 142 15 428 572 535 644 539 089 984 833 686 411 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons). ................157 947 155 133 90 898 98 578 67 049 56 555 204
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) .. . ............ 1 134 213 858 946 740191 575 573 223 489 181 397 170 533 101 976 2-05
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . .........4 135 4 116 1 555 1 517 14 18 396 515 2 170 2 066 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons-coalequivalent). . ........... 4 130 554 3 869 509 1 933 725 1 847 325 152 887 153 378 522 106 496 650 1 521 836 1 372 156 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coalbysteam locomotives (nettons). ... 14 677 524 13 624 744 6 699 838 6 273 328 932 279 899 373 2 444 205 2 233 154 4 601 202 4218 889 2-08
2-09. Fuel olby steamlocomotives (gallons). . ........... 423 300 163 333 246 746 15 870 8 315 4 044 724 3 556 048 419 239 569 329 682 383 2-09
2-10. Electriccurrent (kilowatt-hours). 121 538 645 112 888 750 49684 561 52117198 44 735164 40153 290 27118 920 20 618 262 2-10
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent). .........14 750 12 218 3 321 3 510 39 46 803 815 10 587 7 847 2-11
2-12. All other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent).................. 3 905 3 486 610 542 9 9 3 286 2 935 2-12
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). ............... 17 570 646 15 920 387 6 741 826 6 320 130 984 597 949 517 2 469 093 2 255 145 7 375 130 6 395 595 2-13
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coal by steam locomotives (nettons). . .............. 4 389 020 4 381 252 2 077 975 2 072 568 153 408 155 501 899 672 924 692 1 257 965 1 228 491 2-14
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . .......... 173 448 672 147 596 220 18 589 6975 943 6 087 865 166 472 729 141 489 766 2-15
2-16. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .................. 141 397 766 126 679 718 133 313 172 118 878 631 _/ 271 035 a/ 138 604 7 b13 559 7 662 483 2-16
2-17. Electric current by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours). . ....... 166 000 345 162 560 192 143 558 347 140 761 640- 15 450 329 15 016 003 6 991 669 6 782 549 2-17
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons). . .......... 5 453 570 5 450 189 1 425 962 1 330 840 109 994 93 719 395 442 478 515 3 522 172 3 547 115 2-18
2-19. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons). . ............ 1 270 127 75 870 11 34 140 1 270 116 41 730 2-19
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trams (gallons). .................... 889 953 919 710 100 147 97 904 154 507 55 445 635 299 766 361 2-20
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . .........5 328 4 792 1 878 1 360 8 10 371 325 3 071 3 097 2-21
2-22. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . ......... 5 938 137 5 720 229 2 317 064 2 304 858 155 997 157 591 955 94 4 974 902 2 509 132 2 282 878 2-22
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: b/
3-01. Coal purchased f.o. b. mines (net tons). . ............ 29 240 326 23499 218 14 263 394 11885311 1 542 258 1 491 235 4 918 881 3 842 248 8 515793 6280 424 -01
-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons). .. ....... 1 223 572 1 212 927 363 508 299 508 5 085 3 918 17 257 12 096 o37 722 897 405 3-02
3-03. Fuel oilpurchased (barrels) . . . 16 304 778 14355 513 453 919 492 023 5 915 4013 311 926 295 228 15 533 018 13 564 249 -03
3-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours). . ... 540583071 501 600 284 391292 898 372673 046 63065182 57545 616 28 294328 21 659 312 57 930663 49722 310 8-04
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons)....... . . 10983052 10121 516 3667 178 3114 498 264 912 219 981 1022 679 1047 720 6028283 5739317 -05
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons). ... . ......... 6 005 793 3 855 731 1 464 283 1 309 32. 525 874 410 323 4 015 636 2 136 086 3-06
4. Total cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:
4-0L Coalpurchasedf.o.b.umnes. .. . ........... $52 479485 $42277 535 $25 465920 $4 1417 419 $2732 416 $2592 460 $8 671020 $6745 475 $*5610129 ($1 522 181 4-01
4-02. Coal purchased f. o.b. points other than mines. .. . ......... 4 647 152 $4 800 222 $1429 625 (1 187 901 $22 328 $17 931 54 058 4 38 817 3 141 141 3 555 573 4-02
4-03. Fuel oilpurchased.. . .............. 5 429 364 $11 830 022 658 323 $634 811 $7 984 5 004 1365 469 (292 697 14399 588 $1 897 510 4-03
4-04. Electric current purchased and produced . . 4 660998 445 216 $3 415 846 43 299 975 $305 188 $286 921 407 114 1280 553 1532 850 0 477 767 4-04
4-05. Gasolinepurchased. .. ... ............. 966 004 9850 376 $(370 176 (313 179 18 463 14 473 9 26 774 4 124 705 1450591 398 019 4-05
4-06. Diesel fuel purchased.... . . . 253 289 1149 266 68103 58 457 24 191 $17 775 160 995 73034 4-06
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: /
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases). ........... ..... .1.79 *1.80 1.7 1.80 01.I *1.76 1.76 1.8 1.8 5--01
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases). 3..8 ..9 ... .. .15 .*21 6 5-02
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) . . . 25-03
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour . . ... .0 6 0 7 0.85 0 0.499 1.4 9 1.295 0.920) 0.961 5-04
5-05. Gasoline per gallon . .888.. Q ... 10. 10 6.5 12.0i 11.9:0 7.47 6.95 5-05
5-06. Diesel fuel per gallon. .22. 3.871 4.65 4.4 4.6 4 4 4.4.0 35.42 5-06
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses): d/
6-01. Coal per net ton .. . . :2 26 6-01
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel . . . o 6-
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. . . 0.81 0 0.86 0.7 0.22( 0.228 1.241 1.20 0.904 0.962 6-03
6-04. Gasoline per gallon . . . ..7. 1 9.1 7.8 7.5 .2 9.25 73 7.1 6-04
6-06. Dieselfuel per gallon . . . .0 .9901 60
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . . 818 857 767 791 863 925 859 907 90 888 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . ..........658 67.0 8.07 61.0 77.30 78 65.5 66.8 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . . .128 10 2 118 172 17 1 15 7-03
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives). . .......10.9 11.6 10.11.0 11 12. 7-04
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). . .670 8.04 6.1 7.98 9 9.15 6.4 6.82 7-05
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives). .. . .. .... 80 825 741 767 86 925 8 892 875 875 7-06
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives).... ........10 138 126 17 92 100 17 145 150 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives).. 991 1. 5.51 14.87 7.95 8.39.20 02
803. Kilowatt-ours (electric locomotives). ...................... 1.19 33590 55.93 59.62 -96.11 8-
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service)......... ......128 155 125 16 9 101 136 145 155 138 8-04
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). .... .17.3 18.4 17.0 8. 17.6 19.0 16.0 174 18.9 19.1 9-01
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). ...........1.22 1.19 2.0 -0.82 0.81 1.24 1.22 9-02
9-08. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives).. . .. .. ... ....0.19 0.27 0.73 0.27 0.19 0.28 9-03
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . . ..7 59 7 .8 4 .2 9-04
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains). .9 7.1 6. 7.1 6.9 7.. 6.7 6. 9-0s
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains)..... ................ 0.5 0.0.9 0.59 0. 0.8 9-06
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains). .. ..................... 0.42 0.55 0.19 0.19 75 0.7 9-07
9-08. Eouated pounds of fuel (all road nasseneer service) ................. 1 16.2 117.0 .1i5. .6.a5 7.19.15.5 6..17.5 917.7 9-08
109308-0 U.S GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1937
SRepresents current consumed by helper and light electric freight looomotives in connmotion with steam passenger train service.
Inoludes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
Based on total cost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed regardless of when purchased.




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BUREAU OF STATISTICS MAY, 1937
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 1937 AND 1936


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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
ITOWE UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT IT
POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. Col fo steam locomotives (Accounts 82 nd394). .249923 14 542 034 $8 29 139 7 47637 $780 401 678 528 2 627 601 2 338 012 4 612 782 $4177857 1-01
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 83, 384,395, and 896). .. .............4832268 3722308 19 741 19765 55 415 53 089 4 757112 3649454 1-02
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394). ... .................... 126 806 1036902 $09 157 I849 377 $8 661 22 789 58777 148768 130211 115 968 1-08
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394). 164 016 $164 301 47 660 643 799 2459 2 924 14 829 5 112 99 068 102 466 1-04
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) . .63 30 678 14618 10051 8672 29 673 616 313 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394). . . 49304 10055 72 4 314 29 673 6 313 1-05
1-7 Tl. ....................... 2 45 593 32 097 16 281 11 796 6111 (123 $ 3 812 13303 $15 389 16 875 1-06
2. Quantities offuel andpowerchargedtoyardandtrain accounts: 22458 569 419 528 320 9236596 $8 282 425 811 632 704 364 2766106 $2462598 (9644235 $8 78933 1-07
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 883, and 884),
2-01. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons). ................. 1 068 729 952 789 580747 511 85 49975 45 674 153760 136 671 284 247 259 059 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . . 24 974 212 21 437 204 14 478 56281 322 940 349 154 24507 794 21 031789 2-02
2-03. Electriccurrent (kilowatt-hours).. ......................... 5 765 185 4 185 179 5 417871 3 881861 136 218 122 105 211 096 181 213 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) ............................. 47 468 41259 21360 22432 2610 18 827 04
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons). ....... 3566 984 271 565 243 030 181 968 61 590 56 644 62 64 52 753 2-05
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . 1278 1 06 515 418 445 155 151 604 732 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) .................... 1 240 991 1 099 704 590 879 519 197 49979 45 679 156 308 139532 44 825 395496 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Acounts 894, 395, and 896),
2-08. Coal by steamlocomotives (nettons)..................... 4 280 919 3 927 904 2 003 035 1 812 946 272 430 257 805 735 929 661 552 1 269 525 1195601 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) ............... .13 036 119 113 226 399 229 010 171 179 908 254 1 175 160 128 98 855 11 780060 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours). . . ..... 38056 097 35 284995 17546966 18 811 025 11 835 243 9559778 8673 88 6 91192 210
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tonscoal equivalent) ............ 122 4 041 1147 90 11 15 28 245 2681 2 841 2-11
2-12. Allother fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . . 1 432 1 404 203 145 -3 1226 1 256 2-12
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). ............... .. .. 170 084 4 702 588 2 019 361 1 831 021 286 250 269 804 741 621 668 795 2 122 852 1 92968 2
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 895, and 896),
2-14. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons). . .......... 1 341 800 1 264 623 654 541 610 580 48 77 45 625 260039 248 391 378 48 360 027 2-14
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons).......... . .52364202 48518593 181 440 147262 811 233 741 946 51 371529 47 29 385 2-1
2-16. Electriccurrent by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .. .................. 40321701 36212989 37580756 33559 708 101 660 / 97 703 2639 285 2555578 2-16
2-17. Electriccurrentbymotor-car trains (kilowatt-hours). . 45579609 41 991 505 38 777 892 6 066 207 7 649 3 683 830 2 327 068 2241468 2-17
-18. Gasoline bymotor-car trains (gallons) . . 1 958 47 1 994 280 486 871 451 847 31 407 36 166 154 962 152 266 1 285 707 1354 001 2-18
2-19. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons) . . ... .436 350 81 020 117303 31 --- 425 047 80 989 2-19
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons). ..................... 252 204 319 011 27 649 22 701 46 007 26 399 178 548 269 911 2-20
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). .................... 1 664 1379 690 340 2 3 107 93 865 943 2-21
2-22. Total (equated net ton--coal equivalent)...................... 1 815 598 1 698 532 723 351 675 269 49 515 46 500 269 521 256 575 773 211 720 188 2-22
8. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: k/
3-01. Coal purchased f. b. mines (net tons) ..... .............. 6 058 078 6 258501 3106 175 3156069 424 842 383 536 1 033 767 1 041 361 1493 294 1677535 8-01
3-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons). .. ...... 439 311 315 759 91 057 88 859 1 669 1 214 5 274 6021 341 311 219 665 8-02
3-03. Fueloil purchased (barrels) .. . ................. 5 708 673 4 585 531 135 455 128131 1 863 1 508 108 678 108 718 5 462 677 4 347174 8
3-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours). ........ 159 236 558 142 876 526 113 571 297 106 180 668 17 652 170 14759 097 9 000 905 5 980 312 19 012186 15956 449 8-04
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons) ........................... 3 987 736 3 813 28 1 312 669 1 121 454 80 575 105 743 376 812 342 14 2217 680 2 243 772 8-05
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons). ... . . 1852 498 1 53 109 509 173 356 880 144 117 119072 1199 208 1057157 806
4. Total cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:
4-01. Coalpurchased f.o.b. mines .. .......... 11733180 11 209808 $6121492 5 591294 .8 4 219 $662 837 $1 910 828 $1 815 715 2 876 641 $3139962 4-01
4-02. Coalpurchasedf.o.b. pointsotherthan ines ............. 1 687 142 .$ 218 245 330 075 364 063 6 421 6 018 16 967 '13 988 1 333679 835 176 4-02
4-03. Fuel oil purchased. ........... . . .517700 $ 935681 200 946 161761 2 671 884 127 674 108 575 5186 401 663 461 4-
4-4. Electriccurrentpurchasedandproduce ...................... 420240 1 299450 $1017 204 968 118 1 96 667 $92 207 130 223 184 402 176 146 154 723 4-04
4-05. Gasolinepurchased. ................ 56 767 326 505 35 002 118 119 $5 722 $ 7355 46 005 40 778 170038 160253 4-05
4-06. Diesel fuel purchased ..80 529 $60 204 24 245 16 503 6 818 $5 368 $49 466 38 333 4-06
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: 9/
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases) ........................ 1 0 0 7 -
5-02. Coal per net ton (other puya rdch ig cases locomotive-hour:.5 0............... 1
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons). . ... .. .. .. .40 60.89 7 4 61 8 7 7 .6. 08 5-02
5-04. Electric current per kilowattihour. .............0.. 0. 9 0. 91 0. 1 1. 1 .0 o. 5-0i
5-05. Gasoline per gallon ..(die locom . . 6.0 7..9 78 E l .69 ..7 7-04
7-06. Diesel ued per gallons of fl (l l )................. 3. 4 6: 7.13 6.4 816 77 7 7. 5 05
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses)-: f t sv .6 i5-
6-01. Coal per net to. comot)... . . .. I 11.3 2.. 11.: 1 1. 1? 2 F 1 38 -01
8-02. Fuel oil per barrel . . 8. 8. 18.3 22.0 0 7 6 8 4
-0. Electric current per kiowathour...s ( c l ) ... . . 0.91 520.2 9 0.2g8 .i 6-
6-04. Gasoline r gallons of fuel (all road frei t ser ce). . . 712 0 6-0
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon............................. ...... ....7. 4. 579 5.16 .1 5-.7 5.199M:250 6-05
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:oad passer
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) .. . . .. ..15.415 714 700 706 17 816 9 1
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). .....59.. 40 60 79 71.0 615 7 0176 0 599 60. 7-0'

7-03. Gallons ot es uel (diesel locomotives). . . 7.24 0. 1 0...'6 -03 -
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gaeletri locomotives). . ....... ..4 10.9 .-5. 12.3 7-04
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) . .. ...1.697-o5
-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives). ......5 .. ...1 .. .7 6 77 761 7 -06
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal(steam lmotoives) ...................... 0. 110 0.51 056 0 00 0 124 124 1114 7 8-
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). ... ... ... ... .....2 3 2 0 7.60 7.66 6.24 -07
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives)......... ....................... .34. 3 5.11 301 52.3; 53.4 -31.06 31.71 8-03
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service) ..... ...... ... . ..1104 7112 9417 214 1211 113 8-4
9. Fuel and power consumed per pnssenger-train car-mile-road passenger service:ight
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ............ 15.a 15.5 15.p 15.5 17.21 7.2 15.3 15.5 15.6 15.4 9-01
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives)n ....................... 10 09 1.10 110 o -02
9-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). .....0e 0.reg e 0.f 9-pur
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives)................ .............................. 3. 344. .O 4.1 9-04
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains). ............... ......................1 o
5.5 55.14-- 5.7 5.14 6.14 6.2 9-06
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains)....................... 0 0..5. 0. 0.14,1 o.142 00 0.36 o.140 0.37 9-06
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains)...................... ......0.2 O3 0 016 0.1 0. 9-07
9-08. Eouated Pounds of fuel (all road nassener service)............................1 1.............1.ia70.1 011.01 171. 17.3 6 .01 0150 1 15-1 9-08

A/ Represents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in oonneotlon with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
Boeed on total oost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Based on total oost of fuel and power oonsumed regardless when purchased.







pae 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 132 reports representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY, 1937 AND 1936


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEMITEM
M POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. Coal for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394 ....... .. 8538897 8o0687040 42 612 574 $40769 160 $4022134 63715 430 $14 005 431 $13 102 253 24748788 123100 197 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394) ... 24 868 464 7910934 $50649 (36 893 471 306 (369 610 24 346 529 17504 431 1-02
1-03. Electriccurrent (Accounts 383,384, 395, and 396) .5 939 679 5 617 155 $4 b23 362 $4 609 645 156 398 $138 305 318 636 293 441 641 283 75 764 1-08
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394). ....... .772 506 773 492 $235 958 $220 341 13 766 612 537 66 663 74 373 456 119 466 241 1-04
1-05. Dieselfuel (Accounts 382and94) ... ............. 253 254 141 243 72 486 $56 246 30644 19006 150124 65991 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 94). . . .183885 169563 $78 871 $69 890 $617 $650 18 265 17 608 $86 132 81415 1-06
1-07. Total. e A ..t. .ad .................................. $117 406735 105 299 427 $47 873 900 $45762 175 $4 192 915 $3866 922 $14 910 945 13 876 291 $50 428 975 $41794 039 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and trhin accounts:
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 83, and 384),
2-01. Coalbysteamlocomotives (nettons). .................... 5 750 352 5 340 136 3 091 509 2867 329 253 392 243 492 826 865 768 581 1 579 186 1 460 734 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . ............ 132 812 907 111091749 738 342 233 632 2 492 734 2180 887 129 581 831 108 677 230 2-02
2-03. Electriccurrent (kilowatt-hours). ........... ..... 29 461403 25092 457 27 189 065 23 229783 822747 771 266 1 449591 1091408 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons). . .............. 255 746 235 645 137 215 142 281 118 531 93 364 2-04
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) .. . ............ 1 868 635 1389 134 1 226 030 926 889 353 746 294 354 288 859 167891 2-05
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons-oalequivalent) ...................6764 6 708 2 587 2 444 24 28 677 784 3 476 3 452 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ..................... 6 663 228 6 104 811 3 143 615 2 909 475 253 416 243 520 844 507 784 671 2 421 690 2 167 145 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coalbysteamlocomotives (nettons). ................... .. 23 346 857 21 599 216 10 763 266 9 976 973 1 479 266 1 412 297 3 930 520 3 577 446 7 173 805 6632 500 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . .......... 686 584 381 558 847 144 381 566 440 002 6 160 707 5 955 217 680 042 108 552 451 925 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) . . 198 010 125 183421 447 85 431 304 89 117 049 68 192 936 59 845 607 44 385 85 34458791 2-10
2-11. Other fuels bysteam locomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . .... 23 286 20 463 5 478 5 505 65 76 1 342 1 291 16 401 13 591 2-11
2-12. All other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . ........7 268 6 578 1 144 955 -- 15 15 6 109 5 608 2-12
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . ............ 28 039 272 25 444 509 10 837 679 10 058 945 1 559 310 1 489 616 3 968 547 3 614 200 11 673 736 10 281 748 2-13
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coalbysteamlocomotives(nettons). .. . .. 7 107 740 6 964 270 3 389 847 3 308 130 252 879 249 698 1 450 852 1 458 628 2 014 162 1947 814 2-14
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). .... 279 177 113 243 006 671 290 931 248 101 9 459 883 8 229 292 269 426 299 234 529 278 2-15
2-16. Electric current bylocomotives (kilowatt-hours). ...........226 978 697 203 661 327 213 476 823 190 679 443 I/467 691 2 / 293 066 13 034 183 12 688 818 2-16
2-17. Electric currentbymotor-car trains (kilowatt-hours). ......260 891 843 250753 604 224 699 714 216 550 814 24 575 131 22915 460 11 616 998 11 287 330 2-17
2-18.Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons). ..................... 9 323 189 9 361920 2 407 571 2 245 741 174 465 163 392 702 239 782 818 6 038 914 6 169 969 2-18
2-19. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons). .. . ........... 2 107 308 201 536 11 323 34 178 9 808 2 095 985 157 550 2-19
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trams (gallons) ..... 1 432006 1538 584 163 853 149 913 249 125 100 742 1 019 028 1287929 2-20
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ...... 8 482 7 881 3 121 2 123 13 16 579 513 4 769 5 229 2-21
2-22. Total (equated net tons-coalequivalent) .. . ......... 9 618 969 9 169 432 3 772 352 3 675 949 257 050 253 429 1 531 118 1 529 514 4 058 449 3 710 540 2-22
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: b/
3-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines (net tons). ...........39700787 36816 216 19594489 18694 116 2358181 2263940 6637 445 6096 124 11110672 9762036 8-01
3-2. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons) .. ............. 2 100947 1 802 662 553 952 496 620 12059 7 648 27 663 21 930 1507 273 1276 464 8-02
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels). . ............ 28047 55 23654 109 742 904 772 974 10 433 7 454 523 054 519 866 26 770 964 22353 815 M-0
3-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours)... ........ 870 373 961 796 017 165 629 400 532 592 685 665 98 111290 87 858 76 47 103 109 33 952 539 95759 030 81520 193 8-04
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons). . ............. 19 55 742 17 620 069 6 274 949 5 437 673 427 431 390 965 1774 779 1736 797 10 578 583 10054 634 -05
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons). .. ................. 9 842 073 6 408 941 2 549 222 1 935 463 819 962 612 282 6 472 889 3 861 196 -06
4. Total cost of all fuel andpower at point of purchase and production:
4-01 Coalpurchased f. o.b. mines. . . . 72 444604 $66234 344 35724442 33526 909 4 300748 $3940 590 11 823 792 $10685 058 20595622 $18081 787 4-01
4-2. Coal purchased f.o. b. points otherthanmines .............048059 7084 829 2 132 858 (1 993 331 4 8046 31 940 $ 86 908 $ 64 904 5 780 247 (4994654 4-02
4-03. Fuel oil purchased. ............ $6 873 518 $19 821 556 1086 026 $994 745 14 307 $9 304 611 557 517 654 $25 161 628 $18 299 853 4-08
4-04. Electriccurrentpurchasedandproduced. ...................... 568 019 6989 745 65513509 $5 282 434 $497 106 $465 507 675 575 452 950 881 829 788 854 4-04
4-05. Gasoline purchased. .$ 1691 569 $1 491 901 643 598 $553 960 $30 047 26 365 220 108 209 029 797 816 02 547 4-05
4-06. Diesel fuel purchased. ... 420 055 $249 120 $119 220 $87 592 638 098 $07 049 262 737 134 479 4-06
AVERAGES
6. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: 9/
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases). ................ 1.82 1.80 $1.82 $1.79 $1.82 .74 1.78 $1.75 $1.85 1.65 5-01
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases). 85 4.01 .98 .18 3.1 2.96.83 91
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons). .. . . ..1. 0.96 25 1. .90.82 508
63.91 5--02
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ........................0.0 0878 0.876 0.91 0.50 0.5300 1. 1. 0.921% 0.9686 5-04
5-05. Gasoline per gallon. . . .. .8.88. 68.47 10.26% 10. 19 7.03i 6.7 12.o 12.0 7.:4 6.99 5-056
5-06. Diesel fuel per gallon . . .4.27 3.89 .4.68 4,5# 4.65# 4.4 4. 06 .48 506
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses): 4/
6-01. Coal per net ton . . . $2.36 $2.8 $2.47 $2.52 62.03 $1.95 $2.26 2.26 E.30 (2.30 6-01
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel. . . . .0.95 $0.2 61.1 1. 0.95 0 95 $0.82 6-02
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. .. .. .... 0. 0.847. 0.8.6. 0.6687 0.2268 0.2% 1.5. 1.239 0.9 0 0.967% 6-08
6-04. Gasoline per gallon. ..............................0 9. 9.23% 7.89 7.6 ~ 9 9.50% .440 6-804
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon... ... .. .. .. .4.680 4.51 5.17% 5.06 5.08 4.81 41.09 6-05
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). ..............794 809 747 766 851 891 837 871 869 859 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). .... 63.81 65.00 79.1 61.29 77.95 78.23 6352 64.79 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives)............ 126 115 124 11 159 146 150 133 7-08
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives). .. 10.4 11. 9.4 10.52 -7- .7 .6 7-04
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). ........... ........ 7.72 6.04 7.58- 9.07 8.96 6. 677 7-05
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) .. ..... 796 720 7 851 891 82 857 7 7-06
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . . 124 130 122 129 89 94 133 138 134 139 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). ......... .....9.03 8.0 17.93 23.71 7.90 8.20 9.04 8 0 80
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). .. . .. .05 38. 30. 32i.87 55-.1 57.6 -. 8-
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service). . ......... 12 12. 121 128 91 133 138 130 8-04
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . ........... .. 16.6 17.4 16.4 17.4 17.5 18.3 15.7 16.7 17.7 17.8 9-01
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). .. . . 1.17 1.16 1.99 1.5 0.4 0. 1.19 1.18 9-02
9-08. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). . . 0.19 0.6 0.24z 0.2 0.2 0.19 9-0
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . . ..7- .6-4.2 4. 9-04
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains). . . .5.46.5 6.7 6.6 6.3 9-0
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-cartrains). . .......0. 0 0.8 0.5.4 0.42 0.3 0. 0.1 0.8 9-6
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) .. .......... 0. 0.39 0.,3 0.24 --0 0.18 0.44 0. 9-07
9-08. Eouated rounds of fuel (all road nasenger service) .. .6.12.2 1..l.4.17 1.61 17.6 18.3 1 15.1 116.1 16. 16.8 9-08
a/ Represents current consumed by helper and light eleotrio freight looomotives In connection with team passenger train servloe. 154726-o U.S.GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:I937
Includes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
Based on total oost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed regardless of when 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 132 reports representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Statement No. M-230 (os-E)
JUNE, 1937


FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE, 1937 AND 1936


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

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. Coal for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and394).. . (15 189 070 $13 658 247 $7 642 904 V6 817 327 $711 969 $644 457 $2 424 789 $2 142 657 4 409 408 $4 053 806 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394). ................. 4 V821 559 $3 700 945 $20 110 15 059 42 119 132 596 I 759 330 43 653 290 1-02
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 383,384,395, and396) .. 099 559 $1 035 006 (888 203 44 870 27 454 1 92957 278 48605 26 624 119602
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394). 161 109 159 847 48 359 (45 283 $3 108 (2 774 13 533 15 574 96 109 196 16 1-04
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and394). .. . ....47 257 35 025 4125857 316 84 7 816 2 1-0
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts382 and394) . 34 420 32550 521 12 241 128 126 3 506 117 17 265 17066 106
1-07. Total. ................. $21 352 974 18 621 620 .8 27 222 (7 744 637 $742 657 4669 286 $2 546 541 (2 247 392 $9 436 552 (7 960 305 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 by steam locomotives (net tons) . . ... 976 086 906 323 524 159 482 151 43 804 42 972 141 569 130 334 266 554 250 666 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). ......... . .. 23 950 637 20 820 340 109 817 47 157 265 666 239 173 23 575 154 20534 010 2-02
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours)........ . 5375653 4056191 5061268 3751 804 124 867 119 460 189 518 184927 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons). . ................... 51778 35 755 27 628 19 223 24150 16532 -04
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons). . .............. 353 443 253 399 228 499 168 057 53 780 42 343 71 164 42 999 2-05
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons-coalequivalent)... ......... 1 356 1 312 398 469 4 5 138 126 816 712 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) .. . ......... 1 141 582 1 049 207 533 653 489 682 43 808 42 977 143 702 132 223 420 419 384 325 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal bysteam locomotives (nettons)....................... 3888 625 3676254 1810 859 1 677 739 247 144 244 933 655 789 611 742 1 174 833 1141840 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons).. . 129 691 621 111 261777 225737 265 463 620234 539859 128 845650 110456455 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) . . 36271166 32851542 16721634 17070618 11 542 506 8785904 8007026 6995020 2-10
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . ... 3 981 4 075 971 922 13 15 234 238 2 763 2 900 2-11
2-12. Allother fuels (equated net tons-coalequivalent). . ........1 398 1 324 300 202 4 5 1 094 1 117 2-12
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . . 4772 715 4 437 711 1826 293 1 694 466 260 430 256099 659 720 615 198 2026 272 1871948 2-13
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coal.by steam locomotives (nettons). ................ 1 294 087 1 212 837 630 321 592 902 44 702 43 536 231 891 221 283 387 173 355 116 2-14
2-15. Fueloil by steamlocomotives (gallons). ..................... 52395 303 48 37 689 202 286 161 172 645 861 579 158 51 547 156 47497359 2-15
2-16. Electric current bylocomotives (kilowatt-hours) 538049173 35940 852 35 252948 33169 856 / 84 263 / 84 558 2711 962 2686 438 2-16
2-17. Electric current by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours). ......... 44 424 600 41 907 820 37 715 236 36 009 806 4397 317 3 660 310 2 312 047 2 237 704 2-17
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons)............ 1 911 177 1 938 647 480 687 470 682 38 333 34 904 139 703 156 071 1252 454 1 276 990 2-18
2-19. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons).. .............. .471 821 145 799 24 584 11 -- 447 237 145 788 2-19
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons). ............. 221 35 357 503 17 113 29 045- 49 896 44 271 154 346 284 17 2-20
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). ..............1 888 1 567 609 419 3 3 108 84 1 168 1 061 2-21
2-22. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . ............ 1 764 984 1 646 153 696 504 657 374 45 587 44 365 240 212 228 652 782 681 715 762 2-22
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: b/
3-01. Coal purchased f.o. b. nunes (net tons). ............ 665016 6 239 506 3 375 396 2962702 396 804 389313 1092532 1 100891 1 00 284 1786600 -01
3-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons). . ....... 426 190 313 838 81 651 79 418 1 644 1 382 4 709 3 789 338 186 229 249 3-02
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels).............. 5 422 546 4 515 010 132 798 114 864 2 034 1 415 97 126 75 288 5 190 588 4 324 043 3-
3-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours). . ....... 152 176 367 13 059 456 108 446 906 102 402 535 17208282 13905313 8787 359 5 503544 17733 820 16248064 04
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons) .. . .............. 4 295182 4 071 180 1 466 913 1 407 895 118 443 57 290 378 755 364 239 2 331 071 2 241 756 3-0
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons). .. .. ............ 1743 490 1 355 892 415 629 312 474 109 804 77 021 1 218 057 966 397 3-06
4. Total cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:
4-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines. . ......12 976 964 .11 248 177 .6 622 908 ($5296 853 $771 425 $686017 $2104106 $1926061 33478525 $3 339246 4-01
4-02 Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines . . ... 674 345 1 222 427 15 560 326433 6 168 5 606 15 270 11 196 337 347 879 192 4-02
4-03. Fuel oil purchased. ............................. 243 068 3885 394 98 636 143 412 010 1769 14 877 514 4926 603 3 662 699 4
4-04. Electric current purchased and produced ...391 450 271 713 997 946 952 714 496 868 3 017 128 641 76 036 $167 995 159 946 4-04
4-05. Gasolinepurchased 399 965 57 465 156 280 143 289 8 372 $4 049 $49 645 45 605 185 668 164 522 4-05
4-06. Diesel fuel purchased. . .....................74 579 $52 450 $20 565 $13 678 5 122 .3 701 48 892 35071 4-06
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of ail fuel and power at point of purchase and production: o/
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases). ....................1.95 (1.o80 1.96 (1.79 $1.914 (1.76 1.93 $1.75 $1.93 t$1i 7 5-01
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases). . . .99 .9 5.86 $4.11 $).75 $4.06 )3.24 $2.95 $3 5 3g 5-02
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .. ......... ........6 1.50 .1.25 .l.61.4 $1.18 (1.03 e 6803
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. ..... 0.921 0.920. 0.930 0.565 0.59 1.464 1 .82 0. 9 0.9 -04
5-05. Gasoline per gallon.. . . . ..1 8.02 10.962 0.. 7.07 7.07 1.1464 12.021 87 7 $04 6-05
5-06. Diesel fuel per gallon. . . . 84. 5-0
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freightandhandlingexpenses): d/ 0 1
6-01. Coal per net ton. . . . 2.47 2.6 2.582.4 $2.12 1.94 2.6 2.22 2.2 2 6-01
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel. . . . o.98 o.86 1.57 1. 1.01 o.98 .6 6-02
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. ... . . .0.886 0.902 .7 0.26 0.247 1 86 0. 6-0
6-04. Gasoline per gallon. . . . ..8.21 8 11 7 9 6-04
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon . 4.52 4. 6-0
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). .............712 721 61 679 764 788 72 782 766 770 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). ...... .56.52 59.34 64 55.88 77.1 70.08 56.2 59.4 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . .............4 104 114 10 118 135 115 107 7-03
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives) . .99 9.6 9.0 11.2 1.3 7-04
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) . . 5.84 6.55 5.72 6.41 7 2 7 7 5.18 6.44 7-0
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives). . . 697 712 646659764 78 760 77043 762 7-06
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) .......... .109 111 109 111 80 80 122 122 1 113 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . . .. .8.1 8.05 17.44 20.40 7.68 8.24 8.12 8.04 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives).. ............356 34.66 29.69 30.05 52-36 54.92 31.91 31. 8-03
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service). ...................108 109 10 110 81 81 121 122 109 110 8-04
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . ...........15.1 15.2 14.7 14.9 16.8 17.1 15.9 16.0 15.2 15.0 9-01
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . . .1.09 1.08 1.77 1 0.89 0.92 1.09 1.08 9-02
9-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). .....................0.20 0.20 0.22 0.46 0.19 0.20 9-03
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives)...... .................4 3.5 35.3 34 -9.8 4
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains). ....... .4 .3 5-3 5.3 5-5 5.4 .5 :.2 95
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains). . . O44040 0.57 0.58 0.47 0.42 0.0.38 0.0 0.37 9-06
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-ear trains). .......0.21 0.19 0.16 0.17 0.27 0.3 9-M7
9-08. Eouated pounds of fuel (all road passenger service). .2 .. ................. 17.1 15. 15.4 41.9 14.7 9-08
SRepresents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in conneotlon with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
Based on total cost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed regardless of when 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 132 reports representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE, 1937 AND 1936



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

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-1. Coalfor steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and394).. 100 60 2 693 94 339 406 50 241 714 47 580 608 4 734 103 4 359 887 $16 468 590 $15 244 910 529158286 27 154 001 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394). ................ 29688 313 21 609 081 70759 172 00
1-03. Electric current (Acounts 383 384,395, and396) . 5 772 8 3 75425 02 206 $29104 129 $21155103 1-02
1-03. Electric current (Aounts 383, 38 95, and 96). 039 238 6 652161 S 11 565 515 85 60234 57 914 342 046 767 907 695 366 1-038
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394) . 83352 60 2' 714 5
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394). 93 615 933 339 284 317 1265 624 16 874 15 311 80 196 89 947 552 228 562 457 1-04
1-0 therfuels(Accounts382and394)...... 00805 76 268 86611 66 10 776 960 23 849 $17823 316 1-05
1-06. Otherfuels(Accounts 382 and 394). .. ....................... 218 305 02 113 92 392 82 132 745 2776 21 771 20 725 103 397 98 480 1-06
1-0. Total.f ........andpower. .. .............. 138 782 969 123 912 368 (56 487 358 $53 500 754 $4 935 574 4 536 208 $17 495 856 (16 123 683 $59 864 181 49 751 723 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:4
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coalbysteamlocomotives (nettons). ...................... 6 726 191 6 246 365 3 615 421 3 349 386 297 196 286 464 967 834 898 915 1 845 740 1711 600 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) ........... ..................... 156 747 584 151 879 329 848 159 280 789 2 758 400 2420 060 153 141 025 129 178 480 2-02
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours). ....................... 34837056 29 148 648 52 250 333 26 981 587 947 614 890 726 1 639 109 1 276 335 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) 307 524 271 400 164 843 161 504 142 681 109 896 2-04
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) .. ...................2 222 078 1 642 521 1 454 529 1094 946 407 526 336 697 360 023 210 8782-
2-07. Total (equate net tons--coalequivalent)............. 7 804 469 7 153 727 3 677 022 3 399 063 297 224 286 497 988 209 916 894 2 842 014 2 551 273 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 896),
2-08. Coal by steam locomotives (nettons). ....................... 27 233093 25 274 471 12 571 736 11 653 713 1 726 410 1 657 230 4 586 309 4 189 188 8 348 638 7774340 2-08
2-09. Fueloil by team locomotives (gallons). ..................... 816244250 670028952 607 303 705 465 6 780941 6 495 076 808 856 006 662 828 411 2-09
2-10. Electricfcurrert (kilowatt-hours) .. ... 234 281 291 216 272 989 102 152 938 106 187 667 79 735 442 68 6311 511- 52 392 911 4145 811 2-10
2-11. Other fuels bysteam locomotives (equitednettons-coailequivalent) ............ ..... 27 587 24 835 6 449 6 425 78 91 1 576 1 529 19 484 16 790 2-11
2-12. All other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . . 8 346 7 602 1 444 1 156 19 20 6 883 6 46 2-12
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) .... ......... 32 809 409 29 880 743 12 661 583 11752 410 1 819 740 1 745 715 4 628 267 4 229 398 13699819 12153 220 2-18
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 894, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coal by steam locomotives (nettons) . . 8 401 273 8 176 845 4019 596 3900770 297 581 293 234 1682743 1679911 2401 353 2302 930 2-14
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . . 331 535 624 291 202 641 493 217 404 339 10105 744 8 808 450 320 936 663 281989852 2-1
2-16. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours). ................... 265 027 870 239 602 179 248 729 771 223 849 299 a/ 551 954 aj 377 624 15 746 145 15 375 256 2-16
2-17. Electriccurrentby motor-cartrains (kilowatt-hours). ......... .. 305 316 443 292 661 424 262 414 950 252 560 620 28 972 448 26 575 770 13929045 13 525034 2-17
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains allows) 11234 66 11300567 2 888 258 2716 423 212798 198 296 841 942 938 889 7 29138 746959 8
2-19. Dieselfuelby locomotives (gallons). .... 2............... 579 129 347 335 35 907 34 189 --- 9 808 2 543 222 303 338 2-19
-20. Diesfuel uby motor-cartrains (gallons). ..................... 165 61 1896087 180966 178958 299 021 145 013 117 4 1572 2-20
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) .. .......... 1 72 9 448 3 730 2 542 16 19 687 597 9 6 290 2-21
2-22. Total (equated nettons-coalequivalent) . . 11383179 10815 074 4 468 284 4333 032 302 637 297 794 1771 330 1758 166 4 840928 4426082 2-22
8. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: V/
3-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines (net tons). ...... 46 366 104 43054 241 22 970 185 21 656 818 2 754 985 2 653 253 7 729 977 7 197 015 12 910 957 11 547 155 8-01
3-2. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons) . ...... 2 527 137 2 116 499 635 603 576 037 13 703 9 030 32 372 25 719 1 845 459 1 505 713 -02
3-0. Fuel oil purchased (barrels). ............ 33 469 902 28 169 516 875 703 887 838 12 467 8 869 620 180 594 962 31 961 552 26 677 847 oM
3-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours). .. ....... 1022 550 330 934 076 626 737 847 438 695 088 200 115 319 574 101 764 081 55 890 468 39 456 083 113 492 850 97 768 262 844
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons). 23 350 924 21 691 249 7741 862 6845 568 545 874 448 255 2 153 534 2101 036 12 909 654 12296 390 3 6
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons). . .......... 11 585 563 7764 833 2 964 851 2 247 937 929 766 689 303 7 690 946 4 827 593
4. Total cost of all fuel and power atpoint of purchase and production:
4-01. Coal purchased. o.b. mmes .. . .......... $85 464 858 $77482 298 $42 349150 $38823 762 5072173 (4 26 607 $13 969 389 $12611 119 24074 146 21420 810 4-01
4-02. Coal purchasedf.o.b. pointsotherthan mines. ............... 9 722 394 8 307257 2448408 19765 54214 37 546 102 178 76100 117 594 5873846 4-02
4-03. Fueloilpurchased. .............................. $2 116 588 $23 707 251 11284 664 1138 458 17 317 11 073 726 376 595 168 $30088 231 421962 552 408
4-04. Electric current purchased and produced. . . .8959415 (8261458 5 6511455 6235148 5 93974 548 524 804162 (528 986 (1049824 948800 4-04
4-05. Gasolinepurchased. . .............. $2 091 454 $1 849 366 799 878 697 250 38 419 130 414 269 753 254 634 983 404 867 068 4-05
4-06. Diesel fuel purchased. .......... ............... 494 634 (301 569 139785 101 269 43 220 530 750 311 629 169 550 4-6
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: -/
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases) ..1.84 1.80 1.84 1.79 $1.84 1.74 $1.81 1.75 1.86 1.86 5-01
-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases) .3. 392 .8 4 .96 4.16 .16 9 3.8690 5-0
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons). . . . I0. 0 10.844 I 70 128 7.09 ; 1.251 .17 71.00 0.984 0.82 5-03
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour . . 0.87 0.884 0.882 0.897 0.5 0.5 91.1 1 10 o 25 0.70 5-04
5-05. Gasoline per gallon. .................. ............................ 6 8.53 10. 10.19% 0701 6. 8 12.i9 l212 6 7050 5-06
5-06. Diesel fuel per gallon. 4.i 271 3.88 4.71% 4. 5 4:44. 460 .05 3.51% 0 -
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses): /5
6-01. Coal per net tonl. . . . .2 4.2 8 *21 : 8M 2.0 ..95 0 6-01
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. 1.2. 0.. ... .....................90. 0. 6-02
6-04. Gasoline per gallon.......... ...................... .... 7.f8.07 6O4 793 09f0 % -
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon . . . Z4 5d
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour: 6-0
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). 7.81 79J 714 752 836 874 827 856 853 645 701
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .. . . 625 64.0 76. 4 60.31 7.91 77 4 6 6- 5 72
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). .. ............1 108 1106 1524 7
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives) ..........11.0 9. 10.2 -11. 12l 3
8.71 7-04
7-05. Gallonsof diesel fuel (diesellocomotives). . .... .. 7.51 5.99 7.37 8.88 8. 6. 61 70 7-05
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives). ........... .. .. 782 708 728 836 874 84 3 827 833 7-06
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) .. . .........122 12 120 126 88 91 131 136 130 134 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . .... .. ......8.88 8.7 17.74 22.34 788 8.21 8.88 8.74 -02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . ...........36.73 37.97 30.52 32.38 54.76 57.32 3327 3399 8-
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service) . ...... 120 124 119 125 89 93 131 135 12 126 8-0
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . .... .. ..16.4 17.0 16.1 17.0 17.4 18.1 15.8 16.6 17.2 171
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . . 1.16 1.15 1.89 1.44 .84 0. 1.17 1
9-08. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). . ... .... .0.19 0.22 0.23 0.24 -- 0.24 0 0.22 S-0
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . . ..7. 3.7 4. 41 9-4
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains) . . ..6.2 62 6.3 6.3 6.5 6.5 63 9-05
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains) . . ... .0.44 0.4 0.58 0.58 0.44 0.422 0.39 .38 0 1 37 9-06
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) . . 0.2 0.37 0.23 0.23 .8 018 041 0. 9-07
9-08. Eouated hounds of fuel (all road nassengpr service). .. .. ........... ..1..7 1 1 .3 17.4 18.1 15.1 16.0 16.4 16.4 9-08
SRepresents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use. 154726.0 U.s.GOVERNMENTPRINTINGOFFICE:1937
Based on total cost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Based on total ooet of fuel and power consumed regardless of when 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 131 reports representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Statement No. M-230 (os-E)
JULY, 1937


FOR THE MONTH OF JULY, 1937 AND 1936


O TOrIY SOUTHERN DISTRICT
TO- ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM ITEM
POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01: Coal for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and394)...... ...... $15694 625 454697 $7 P19 06 27 962 $74169'1 $662471 $2382720 $2 170 765 $4751 00
14928899 4 040044 $21 2 17 438 42 544 $1301 4864 403 $ 3991 305 1-02
1-04. Gasoline (Acounts 382 and394). ......... $164 759 $157 784 46 746 43692 $3 274 $2 805 14953 14535 99 786 $96 752 1
1-03. Diesel fuel (Accurnts ( 382kwatnd39).. . ...........5 3 18 1 5 5 32 8 65 13 0 05 452 132 29 ) 19 574 1-05
1-04. G ner (glounts). and a4). . .. 416 31 549 14 052 i 991 18 913 1 30 21 13 7 8 1
1-07. Total. . . ..... ..35 353 266 126 4 833225 7 976 306 83 6 9 3 58 2 16 $9891157 8 47 63 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
2-01. Coal by steam locomotives (nettons). . . ... 986 634 937 167 523 039 4891' 238 45 092 44 569 137 452 131 795 283 051 271 565 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). ... . .. 25630065 22256962 105 950 503 38 263150 237 76 25 2603965 21 968 85 202
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) .. . ........... 5 569 273 4 198 912 5 265 372 34 56 625 16 113 490 105 643 190 411 236 644 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons). by steam locomotives (equated net. . .. 52242 3 91 21991 18 913 -4 30 251 13478 2-04
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons)............................ ..... 365 353 266 126 218 467 158 820 53 658 63 590 93 228 43 716 2-05
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons-coalequivalent). . .... 1 1 1 273 432 403 4 5 142 131 640 734 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons-coalequivalent).... 1. ... 166 363 1 089 609 532 263 496 683 45 096 44 574 139 568 133 806 449 436 41 4 546 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394,395, and 396),
2-08. Coalbysteam locomotives (nettons) .................. ... 3994 054 3 856 939 18 01100 16714 957 259 070 254 671 650175 622 139 1283 709 1 265172 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). ............ 12 447 880 115 168 027 17 585 54 552 606 393 548 900 128 653 902 114 364 57 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowat-hours).. ............. 35 126090 34 836 587 16169444 16792 186 1 919 6856 / 96 836 8 039 961 7 8895 23 2-10
2-11. Other fuels by steamlocomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ......... 3 969 3 975 982 944 14 16 244 256 729 7599 2-11
2-12. Allother fuels (equated nettons--coal equivalent). . ........1 473 1 946 255 193 -233 14 1 195 1 739 2-12
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). .4.............. 877 250 4 649 383 1 815 925 1 731 335 271 869 267 52 654 051 625 676 2 135 415 2 024 870 2-13
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394,395, and 396),
2-14. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons) .. . ........... 1 346 706 1 289 133 651 695 624 702 45 554 43 0070 237 806 226 227 411 651 395 134 2-14
2-16. Fuel oil by team locoms motives (gallons) ms (t t.. 5 5 4. 8 3 4 9676 53 94 56 298 190 56 114 688 808 579 052 54 497 678 52 659 401 2-16
2-16. Electric current byalocomotives (kilowatt-hours).. ................. 640 489264 38 8 08 193 37 375 317 35 185 508 a/ 74 863 96 836 -3 039 084 3 555 849 2-16
2-17. Electric current bymotor-as r trains (kilowatt-hours). . .... 1 465657161 43 941 485 40 043 619 37 946692 84 3 28 7400 3 7 54 824 2292 802 2 259 969 2-17
2-18. Gasoline by motorcar trains (ns gals). .................... 03592 2 032 209 473 062 461 860 39 996 35 936 151 730 150 806 1 71 154 1 384 207 2-18
2-19. Diesel fuelby locomotives (gallons) . . 560 462 174 713 59 023 4 143 501 439 174 69 2-19
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons).......... ..................... 117 401 256 115 17 406 35 295 46 337 44 975 53 658 175 847 2-20
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons--coalequivalent) ................... .....1 828 1 918 592 385 3 3 103 8S 1 130 1 445 2-21
2-22. Total (equated not tonw--coalequivalent). .................... 1 ...... 146 768 1764952 722 611 692739 46 465 43926 246 300 233662 831 392 794 625 2-22
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced:tion:
3-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines (net tons) . . 49 344 6 462 904 053 729 3028 556 01486 6409 1076 005 1 097990 1 18124 1972 299 8-01
3-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons). . . 341883 376 461 93 252 68 340 1 445 6 5 022 4 579 3 852 242 607 3031 18 8-02
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels) .. .......... .. 655 465 4 732 014 118 828 115 152 3 604 2 0216 81 279 49301 .5 451 754 4 565 540 4-08
3-04. Electric current purchased and produced (owatthours) . . 15710 38 144 902 333 113 085 208 107 191 803 17 49 23615 8 672060 5 487 540 18 203 828 17 799377 -04
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons). . ....... .... 4 379 009 4 133 150 1 76 624 1293 166 90 991 11 926 311 4832 370 441 2 499 962 2357 617 8-0
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons). .......................... 2 100 561 1 797 049 554 897 437 763 124 058 122 16 5 1421 606 1237 121 8-06





AVERAGES -----------------------------------------------------------
4. Total cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:
4-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines.. 12 412 650 $11 548 .10 $6 034 963 $ 388 632 $785496 $637 708 2 061 593 $1 912 025 $3 530598 $3 610 44.5 4-01
4-02. Coal purchased f.o. b. points other than mine ..................... 1 355 713 $1 443 114 $369 526 5273702 *5650 022 $14 153 11 665 *966 384 $1 152 725 4-02
4-03. Fuel oil purchased..................................... 476 828 487 293 1 77 562 $146 842 883 $2 526 0 2 254013 5192 401 3 883 912 4-0
4-04. Electriccurrent purchaaedandprodued. .. . ..1 42 3 855 $1 308 106 1 028 O31 .91 336 $7 660 3 205 $1267754 77 515 $171 510 166 050 4-0
4-05. Gasoline r . ........05 086 $361 348 $157 301 133 024 $ 6 800 $7 751 832 46 505 199 153 5174 066 4-06
4-06. Dieselfuelpurchased. . ............................ $89 485 68 464 27 924 19 318 $5 892 5 694 $55 669 43 452 4-06
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:d
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases) ........ ..............I 1.98 1.2.48 .9J6 (1. .2 .1 74 4o 6-01
6-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases)) ................... .91? 3 1391. 5- 02
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) . . .. 0.97 1.2 61.25 0 $0.8 5 -08
6-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. .. . . .0.9880 0.870 0.9026 0.9 0.0.915 0 4 0.57 1.4260 1.413 0.9 0.933 -04
5-05. Gasoline per gallon . . . ..... 2.i 8.7 10.6% 10.20 .7 6.93) 4.1 0. 7.97 7 6-0
5-06. Dieselfuel per gallon. . . . ... 2.3 5.023% 4.4i .8 .9 9.40 7.980 6-056
6. Unit costs ofyrd and train fuel and power includingg freight and handling expenses) :
6-01. Coal per net ta ..........................2.48 2l4 $2.63 2.46 2.1270 .97 7 4 $2.4 2.27 6-01
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel (st locom ).. $50.98 58 6581 52.38 71.3 6.4 5 5 2
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-homur . . 0.117 104 117 0.b # 1.26 1248 1o0.93 0.89 -0
6-04. Gasoline oer gallon ( e ad g. ............................. 8 % .88 8. 8.1 20 7 .949.87.9 7.260 7-04
6-05. Diesel fue pergallon. (diesl l ). i5.51 6.58 5.44 607 5.182 .09 4 .81 616 7-05
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) .. . ........... ... 70 70 0663 666 770 785 756 7714 75 7 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). .... .. .. .. .. ... .. .. .57.29 578.4 5.81 52.38 .1 68.14 57.5 5 7702 -02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . . 117 117 10 126 113 113 7-03
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives)...... ................ 9.8 8.8 8.0 8.1 11.8 10.0 7-04
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). ........ ......................551 658 5.44 6.07 7.82 8.86 4.81 6.16 7-06
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives).igt .............. .691 917 6 8 7 8 80 1194 70 173 733 7-06
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1.000 gross ton-miles including locomotives and tenders)-radfreight service:
s-01. Poundsof coal (steam locomotives) . . ... 1. 14089 1 6 177 79 119 120 1408 110 -01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) . . 1.07 1.04 15.4 1.1 0.88 0.90 1.08 .02 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours electrice locomotives). . . .....34.20 340.1534 29.52 29.39 4.5 53.1 31 0 03171 9-0



9M04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). .. ..6 35 3.6 34 --38 4. M9 4
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel Tall road freight service) ................... ......106 107 1061 78 so 119 120 i06 108 8-04
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile-roadpasstnger service:
9-01. Pounds of cal (steam locomotives). ........................ 7 1.9 14.2 14.6 16.7 16.5 15.6 15.7 14.9 14.8 9-01
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives).................................. 1.07 1.09 1 1.17 0.88 0.90 1.08 1.09 9-02
9-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). .....................0.20 0.150T .0.20 015 9.
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives)......... ....................... 0.0.6301i 9-04
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains). 5.2 2 5.1 5.1 -5.7 5 4 2: 2 9-05
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains). .. .. .. ... .. .. 0.4 .42 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.439 0.38 0 039 9-06
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains. . . 0.16 0.25 0.5 .9 0. 0. 1 0 3 9-07
9-08. Eouated pounds of fuel (all road nansenver service). . . 14.1 4 13.1 16 .15.1 i. 9-08
1429-01,1847 4


SRepresents current consumed by helper and light electric freight locomotives in connection with steam passenger train service.
Includes the equivalent for quantities of distillate consumed by gas-electrio motor-car trains. These quantities are included with diesel
SIncludes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop,or other use.
Based on total cost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed regardless of when purchased.
Includes yard switching hours of electric rail motor oars.


fuel in computing item 6-05.


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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 131 reports representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 1937 AND 1936


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


1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. Coal for steam locomotives (Acounts 382 and39).. ....... 16 266 399 08 536 898 58 051 598 $54572 204 (5 475 802 5 022 358 18851 310 17 415 675 33 87 689 31 56 661
1-02. Fuel oil for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394)................ 34 613 589 25 639 075 92 707 $63 968 555969 $433 507 5$3 964 913 $25 141 600 1-02
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 383,384,395, and 396) . . 165183 7719766 $6626572 6 20826 $212 549 $183 732 430 664 390 369 b95 398 824 839 1-03
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and394)....... ........................ 098437 091 12 $31 063 09316 $20148 $18 116 95 149 $104 482 652 077 659209 1-04
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) . 354762 211045 03073 7577 41140 2978 210549 105890 1-05
1-06. Otherfuels (Accounts382and394) .. . ........... $257 616 233 656 $106 443 $93 361 $905 905 25 507 23 882 $124 761 115 508 1-06
1-07. Total. .a ...wer d to y i a : .............................. ... 16 755 986 ,145431 563 65 311 456 $61435452 45709404 $522 11$19 99739 $18 97293 69 735 387 $58 373 707 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts: 2 1*
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coalbysteamlocomotives(nettons). .................... 7714 623 7 183 532 4 138 438 3 838 624 342 288 331 033 1 105 286 1 030 710 2 128 791 1983 165 2-01
2-02. Fueloil bysteam locomotives (gallons). ... ............... 182 359 169 154 07 958 954 109 331 127 3021 550 2 657 826 178 383 510 151084 005 2-02
2-03. Electriccurrent (kilowatt-hours). . ........... 40406 329 33347 560 37515 705 30838 212 1061104 996 369 1 829 520 1512 979 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons). . ................ 359 766 303 791 186 834 180 417 172 932 123 374 2-04
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons) .. . . 2 587 431 1908659 1672996 1253 766 461184 400287 453 251 254 606 2-05
2-06. Other fuels (equatednet tons-coalequivalent).. . . 9 339 9 292 3 418 3 315 32 38 957 1 041 4 932 4 898 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ..................... 8 970720 8 242 958 4209 283 3 895 746 342 320 331 071 1 127 777 1 050 700 3 291 340 2965441 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons). .. . . 31 216 874 29120 413 14 370 858 13 365 393 1985480 1911901 5236484 4 811 327 9624052 9031 792 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . ... 945 566559 785040 613 794 813 960 017 7387 334 7043 976 937 384 412 777036 620 2-09
2-10. Electriccurrent (kilowatt-hours). . . 269 407 381 251 109 576118 322 382 123 108853 90655127 78657789 60429872 49342934 2-10
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . .. 31 436 28 806 7 462 7 445 92 107 1 669 1 705 22 213 19 549 2-11
2-12. Allotherfuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) .. . 9 938 9009 1 668 1 274 193 114 8 077 7621 2-12
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coalequivalent)... . . 37675585 34518741 14475 530 13480468 2091 599 2013 217 5 282 318 4855074 15826138 14 169982 2-18
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coalbysteamlocomotives (nettons). .. . ........ ... 9 748 058 9 465 978 4 671 290 4 525 472 343 135 336 304 1 920649 1 906 138 2 812 984 2 698 064 2-14
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . . 386989052 344 64562 791 407 660453 10794552 9387 502 375 403093 334597677 2-15
2-16. Electric current bylocomotives (kilowatt-hours).. . . 305 517 134 278 440 372286 105 088 259 034 807 2/ 626 817 A/ 474 460 18785229 18 931105 2-16
2-17. Electriccurrentbymotor-cartrains (kilowatt-hours). . .. 351881604 336602909 302458569 290507 312 33 201 188 30 310 594 16 221 847 15785003 2-17
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons). k/.. . .......... 13 666 574 13794008 3 361 320 3 178 283 252 744 233 632 993 672 1089 695 9058 838 9 292 398 2-18
2-19. Diesel fuelby locomotives (gallons). .. . ......... 3 139 591 522 048 94 930 34 203 9 808 3 044 661 478 037 2-19
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons). . ........... 1 337 762 1 690 970 198 372 214 253 345 358 189 986 794 032 1286731 2-20
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . . 12200 11 365 4 322 2 926 19 22 790 682 7069 7735 2-21
2-22. Total (equated net tons-coalequivalent). . . .. 13229844 12579881 5 190 894 5025 835 349 101 341710 2 017730 1991 830 5672119 5220497 2-22
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: c/
3-01. Coal purchased f.o. b. mines (net tons). ............... 52 700 847 49 449 614 26023 914 24 625 949 3 156 471 3017 312 805 92 8 295 005 14 720480 13 511 548 3-01
3-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons) .. ............ 2 793 578 2 492 96 653 413 644 377 15 148 10 281 36 951 29 571 2 088 066 1808731 3-02
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels). . 39 125 367 32901 71 994 531 1002 982 16 071 1 890 701459 644 455 37 413 306 31243 387 -03
3-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours). ........ .. 1180260668107848970 650932 646 802280 003 133 068 816 116 187 694 64 562 528 44943 623 131 696 678 115078 389 8-04
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons). ................... 27 725 918 25 823 49 9 217 286 8 137 834 636 855 560 181 2 464 966 2 471 477 15 406 801 14654007 3-05
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons). . . . 13 686124 9 561 882 3 519 748 2 685 700 1053 824 811 468 9112 552 6064714 3-06
4. Total cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:
4-L Coalpurchasedf. o.b. mines. .... .............. $97856430 (88 985808 $48384 113 $44 187065 $5 857 669 $ 5 264 315 $16 030 982 $14 523 144 $27 583 666 $25 011 284 4-01
4-02. Coal purchased f.o.b. points otherthan mines. .. .......... 11078 108 (9750 829 2 617 934 $ 2 593 467 59 664 142568 11331 $87 765 $ 8 083 979 $7 027 029 4-02
4-03. Fueloil purchased ............... .. ..... 37 593 416 927 794 514 1 462 226 1 285 285 23 200 13 599 $827 358 $ 649 131 $35 280632 $25 846 449 4-03
4-04. Electric current purchased and produced. .................... 10- 384 700 $9 563 699 7 539 486 $7 216 484 $691 634 $631 729 $930 816 $606 501 $1 222 764 1 108 985 4-04
4-05. Gasoline purchased. . . ........... 2 496 442 2 210 646 957 081 830 206 $45 219 138 167 11 585 $ 301 139 1 182 557 1041 134 4-05
4-06. Dieselfuel purchased . . . ... 584 119 $370 033 67 709 1120 587 49 112 036 444 $367 298 $213 002 4-06
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: d /
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases). .. . $1.86 $1.80 1.86 $1.79 $1.86 (1.74 $1.82 $1.75 (1.87 $1.85 5-01
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases). . ... .$3.97 $3.91 4)1 $4.02 03.95 $4.14 $3.15 $2.97 $3-87 3.89 5-02
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons). ...............96 0.84 1. 1.28 1.25 $1.18 $1.01 0t.94 $0.83 5-03
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. .. . ..........0.880 0.88 0.8887 0.8990 0.5205 0.5.44 1.442g 1.349% 0.928% 0.9640 5-04
5-05. Gasoline per gallon. . . .. .. .9.00% 8.56 10.386 10.206 7.100 6.81% 1.2640 1.218 7.68% 7.10 5-05
5-06. Diesel fuel per gallon. . ..27 35.87l 4i.76 4.'490 4.660 .49% 4.03 3.519 -0
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses): g/
6-01. Coal per net ton . . .2.9.7 $ .50 2.51.05 195 $2.28 2.25 2. 0 6-01
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel. . . ..... .6 .... 1.53 01'38 $1.10 *0.95 to.96 .8 6-02
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour .. . ............0.8 0.858/ 90 0.898 0.233 22 1.257 1.27 0.921o 0.9644 6-03
6-04. Gasoline per gallon. . . . .8.01 799 9.22 9.14 7.970 7.75% 9.580 9.59Z 7.35% 7.370 6-04
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon. . . . 4. 65 4.46 5.22 5.01 5.10 4. 90 434 4.03 6-05
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . ........770 781 725 79 827 861 817 845 838 828 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). ..................61.75 63.02 75.4 58 77.29 76.45 61.8 62.84 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). V . . .. 118 10 117 1 149 145 14l 126 7-03
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives) . .10.2 10. 9. 10.0 11.6 12.1 7-04
7-05. Gallons of ieselfuel (diesel locomotives) .....................6.25 7.3 5.91 7.18 8.74 8.75 5.78 6.60 7-05
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives)/.......... ............. 755 769 699 716 827 861 s4 832 814 817 7-06
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) . ........... 119 12 118 123 86 89 0 133 126 130
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . ............8.74 8.63 17.15 22.00 7.89 8.20 8.74 8.63 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). ....... ..............36.38 37.42 30.38 31.92 53-92 56.75 33.o0 33.61 -03
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service) . . .... 118 122 117 122 88 91 129 133 121 123 8-04
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train ear-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) .. .. 16.1 16.7 15.8 16.6 17.3 17.9 157 16.5 169 16.9 9-01
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). ...1.15 1.14 1.63 1.33 0.84 0.83 1.16 1.15 9-02
9-08. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). . ........ .. 0.1 0.1 0.22 0.24.2200.2 02.1 0.1 9-03
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). .. . .. .3. 3.7 36 3.6 -
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains). . . .6.1 6.1 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.6.5 6.3 9-05
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains).b.. .............. 0.5 0.4 0.57 0.58 0.44 0.42 0.39 0.3 o.4 9-06
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains). . .........0.26 0.3 .22 0.22 .2- 0.17 0.17 0.36 0.46 9-07
9-08. Equated pounds offuel (all road passenger service). ............. .... 16.2 15.7 14.3 } .0 .17. 17.9 1 1 1i9q 16.1 16.1 9-08


SRepresents current consumed by helper and light eleotrio freight locomotives in connection with
Includes the equivalent for quantities of distillate consumed by gao-eleotrlo motor-oar trains.
Includes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other
Based on total coat of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed regardless of when purchased.
Includes yard switchrig hours of electric rail motor cars.


steam passenger train servloe,
These quantities are Included with diesel fuel In computing item 6-05.
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1262085839289BUREAU OF STATISTICS AUGUST, 1937

FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST, 1937 AND 1936


O Y SOUTHERN DISTRICT
IE UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT IT
ITEM ITEM
ITMPOCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-41. Coal for steam locomotives (Acounts382 and394) .. .. 15 709 448 14 393 446 7 636 542 $7 029 307 747 518 $672 506 $2 345086 $ 2 158 061 4980 302 533 492 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil for steamn locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394)...... ................ .4829049 83979466 622 369 20461 $3 866 $33 178 $4 766 814 $3 925 :7 1-02
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 383,384,395, and 396). . . 110432 053097 $89 403 128 $28 511 24 110 $52 946 50220 132 572 123 639 1-03
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394) . . $169 374 $ 158 337 $ 49 853 44 495 $3 085 $2 500 $15 184 115 275 101 252 $96 C6d7 1-04
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394). . . .. .$53 428 36 176 7 410 $9 176 $5 253 $5 774 $30 765 $21 2?6 1-05
1-06. Otherfuels (Accounts382 and394) .............7 488 31 0753 16 288 11 586 $140 $145 3 662 2 875 17 398 $16 467 1-06
1-07. Total. ..... .21909 219 .19 651595 (8 638 865 (7 .65 233 $779 254 $6997261 $241 997 $22 5383 $10 29103 $8721718 -07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts: 2 $ 7
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal bysteam locomotives (nettons) . . .... 977 057 949 395 508 176 4d9 583 45 450 45 009 132 427 131 793 291 004 283 010 2-01
2-02. Fuel oilbysteam locomotives (gallons). . ........... 24 658 102 22 449 050 124 430 74 891 259 910 246 57 24 273 762 22 128 184 2-02
2-03. Electriccurrent (kilowatt-hours) .. . ........... 5 524 497 4 330 490 5 036 722 3 828 375 248 604 232 521 239 171 269 594 203
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) . . . ... 48 465 39 808 20 297 26 104 28 168 13 704 2-04
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons). . ............. 384 002 276 916 225 825 156 092 55 098 71 085 103 079 49 739 2-05
2-06. Other-fuels (equated net tons-coalequivalent) . . .. 1 401 1 254 553 413 4 5 129 114 715 722 2-0
2-07. Total (equated net tons-coalequivalent)..................... 148 342 1 103 299 517 234 497 106 45 454 45014 134 606 133 967 451 048 427 212 2--0
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal bysteam locomotives (nettons). .. . .. .. 3 992 203 3 953 921 1758 576 1 727 041 260 277 264 188 629 932 622 696 1 343 418 1 339996 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . 123091 514 112 408 549 184 284 39 750 574 713 549 872 122 332 517 111 618 97 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours). . ............ 33 967 661 33 856 641 13 282 138 14 849 650 12 132 227 10 714 710 8 553 296 8 292 281 2-10
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . .. 4 357 3 728 1 005 896 12 16 257 243 3 083 2 573 2-11
2-12. Allother fuels (equated net tons-coalequivalent) . . 1 499 1 374 284 206 5 2 1 210 1 166 2-12
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . . 4 835 773 4 729 35 1 771 122 1 741 413 274 26 277 956 633 615 626 214 2156 773 2 03742 2-13
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coal by steam locomotives (nettons). . ............ 1 329 987 1 287 724 641 077 630 929 45 007 43 569 231 001 229 421 412 902 383 805 2-14
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . .......... 55 862 324 51 607 345 293 877 268 750 630 531 612 300 54 937 916 50706 295 2-15
2-16. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) .. . ....... 40 714 064 38 595 130 37 558 022 35 551 582 96 409 73071 3 059 633 2 970 477 2-16
2-17. Electriccurrentbymotor-car trains (kilowatt-hours). ................ 44 550 265 43 287 308 38 156 662 37 163 903 4 076 632 3 850 915 2 316 971 2 272 490 2-17
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons).a/ .. . .......... 2 057 263 2 165 738 470 320 471 341 36 109 31 015 153 455 161 370 1 397 379 1 502 012 2-18
2-19. Diesel fuelby locomotives (gallons). .. . ......... 555 651 202 153 75 262 24 480 389 Z02 1e9 2-19
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons). .................... 106 795 161 407 15 558 31 094 46 133 45 061 45 104 64 652 2-20
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . .........1 783 1 630 483 445 2 3 104 91 1 194 1 091 2-21
2-22. Total (equated net tons-coalequivalent). . .......... 1 830 428 1 749 686 710 855 698 300 45 865 44 304 239 024 237 186 634 684 769 896 2-22
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: b_
3-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines (net tons) .. . .......... 6 159 098 6 488 295 2 660 497 3 C69 902 379 019 372 494 1038 315 1 058 373 1 88i 267 1 987 526 3-01
3-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons). .. ......391 426 393 194 106 975 84 419 1 026 1 152 4 491 3 821 278 932 303 b02 3-02
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels). . 5 611 934 4 964 341 116 951 121 782 1 744 1 420 60 435 37 055 5 432 804 4 604 0d4 3-03
3-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours)............. 154 034 136 144 706 866 107 950 151 104 739 635 18 137 938 16 150 232 8 736 726 5 665 972 19 209 321 18 151 07 3-04
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons). . ............ 4 379 351 4 015 685 1 463 479 1 0 464 127 506 71 048 393 366 417 170 2 395 000 2 47 03 3-05
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons). 1 866 821 1 478 463 519 735 341 985 108 931 126 991 1 23 155 1 009 437 3-06
4. Total cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:
4-01. Coalpurchased f. o.b.mines. .. . ............. 11965702 $11 508 723 15612183 35422371 $745 003 659 179 $1976652 $1 843 942 $3631864 $(3583 .31 4-01
4-02. Coalpurchasedf.o.b. points other than mines ............... 1 602 956 $1 509 638 $430 274 $343 648 (4 377 4 488 13 716 11 110 1 154 587 1 150392 4-02
4-03. Fuel oil purchased. . . . 5 438 605 4 337 409 74 336 154784 3041 177 75 686 42 375 5 5 540 $4 138 477 4-03
4-04. Electric current purchased and produced .............1. .400 131 $1 288 145 99 622 950 046 7 865 91 757 $ 126 256 $77 963 $176 388 $168 379 4-04
4-05. Gasolinepurchased........ .................403 603 $358 768 (163 222 135 252 $9 499 $4 847 $49 990 $49 521 $180 892 $1.69 148 '4-05
4-06. Diesel fuel purchased. ... .......... $81 366 $54 269 426 799 $14 848 65206 5146 49361 $34 ;75 4-06
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: /
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases). .......... .... 1.91.4 $1.77 (1.96 $1.77 $1.97 $1.77 $1.90 $1.74 $1.93 $1.80 5-01
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases). . . ... .4.10 $3.84 $4.02 $4.07 (4.26 $3.90 83.05 $2.91 14.14 $3.79 5-02
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons). . . .. (0.97 $0.87 1.49 51. 1.27 1. 1.s 1.5125 81.114 0.95 1O.56 5-03
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. . ...........0.909g 0.890% 0.926w 0.9071 0.540 0.5680 1.4450 1.376 0.918% 0.928% 5-04
5-05. Gasoline per gallon. . . . .9.22 8.93 11.15i 10.56% 7. 50 6.82 12.710 11.87 7.55% 7.53 6 5-05
5-06. Diesel fuel per gallon 4. 36 3.674 5.161 4.34 4.78 4.05 3.99 3.4 5-06
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses): 4/
6-01. Coal per net ton. . . .. .2.49 $2.32 $2.63 $2.47 $2.1 81.91 $2.36 2.19 $2.4) $2.26 6-01
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel. .. . . 31.00 $0.90 $1 6 $1.4 1.14 0.99 0.99 $0.89 6-02
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour . . 0.890 0.877 0.9 0.90 0.233 0.220 1.224 1.20 0.936 0.932 6-08
6-04. Gasoline per gallon. . . . .8.16 7.582 9. 2 8.79 8.54 s. 9.0% 989.47 7.37 7.24 6-04
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon ............ .. 4.73 34 .22% 5.3 4.83. 5.19 4.97 .4.355 3.85 6-05
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . ............ 697 710 653 668 775 788 738 763 755 754 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . ............56.61 57.72 63.91 55.85 71-78 69.11 56. 5762 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives).e/ .. . .........116 105 115 103 -276 23512 112 7-03
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-ectric locomotives). . 10.2 10.3 9.0 10.3 11.3 10.4 7-04
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) .......... 5.69 6.55 5.81 57 7.74 94 4.79 6 7-05
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives). . ..... 683 700 629 775 789 726 9 735 7-06
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). ......................107 109 107 110 77 78 119 121 109 112 8-01
8-02. Gallonsof fuel oil (steam locomotives). . .. .. .. .. ..06 8.00 15.58 21.40 7.55 7.1 8.05 7.99 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .34.29 35.21 28.11 29.99 50.70 52.07 30.69 1.2 8-03
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service). 106 101006 109 79 80 119 121 107 109 8-04
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile--road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) .. . .. .. .. 14.8 14.8 14.6 14.5 16.8 16.7 15.4 15.8 14.6 14.6 9-01
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives).. . . .. .1.06 1.07 1.1 1.19 0.88 0.95 1.07 1.07 9-02
9-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). . . .0.18 0.17 0.17 0.77 0.19 0.17 9-08
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . . .3.2 3.2 3.4 26.9 21.4 3.9 4.0 9-04
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains) . . 5.1 5.1 5.0 5.1 .55 5.2 6.5 6.2 9-05
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains). / . . 0.4 6 0.45 0.56 0.58 0.46 0.39 0.39 0.39 0.44 0.43 9-06
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains). . . 0.15 0.16 0.1 0.21 0 0.16 0.14 0.15 9-07
9-08. Ennated nounds of fuel (all road nssenn"r service). .. .. .. .. .. .. .14.0 .14.1- L, 1 .1 1,,16. 9 ;16.7 114.9 15. 14.5 14. 5 9-08


a/ Includes the equivalent for quantities of distillate consumed by gAs-eleotrlc motor-oar trains. These
6/ Includes all quantities purchased end produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
F/ Based on total coat of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
f/ Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed regardless of when purchased.
F/ Includes kilowatt-hours consumed per yard switching hour by electric rail motoroars.


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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 131 reports representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST, 1937 AND 1936



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

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. oal for steam locomotives (Aocunts 382 and394) ............... 131 975 84 122930 6688137 61 1 51 $6 223 320 $5 694 864 $21 196 96 $19 57 76 38 867 99 36 060 243 101
1-02. Fuel uil fur steam locomotives (Accounts 382and394)...... ................. 39 440 87 '29 616 962 115 076 84 429 -- 1595 835 J466 685 $3872996 $29 065 848 1-02
1-03. Electriccurrent (Accounts 383,384,395, and 396). .... ............... 9 275 615 $8 772 863 7 522 975 $7 170 954 $241 060 $207 842 5483 610 440 589 $1 027 97 953 478 1-03
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394) .............. 1 269 50 1249 45 381 416 53 811 $23 233 $20 616 4110 335 $119 757 754 52 755 275 1-04
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts382 and394). ................408 19 247 221 120483 84 953 946 93 35 152 241 31 j27 116 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts382 and 394) 295 104 6264 72 6122 732 6104 946 $1 045 $1 050 629 169 626 757 142 15 131 976 1-06
1-7Q Totalandpowerchargedt. 182 665 13 163 081 66 $73 950 819 $69 400 684 $6 488 658 $5 924 372 $22 461 736 $20 662 676 79 76391 $67 093 936 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. Coalbysteamlocomotives (nettons). ...................... 8 691 883 8 132 92 4 646 634 4 328 207 387 738 376 042 1 237 713 1162 503 2 41979 2 266 175 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). ............206 988 35 176 505 13 1 078 539 406 018 3 281 460 2904 401 202 628 36 173 194 717 2-02
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ...........47 002 03 38 764 42 42 552 427 34 666 587 2 380 914 2 315 260 2 068 69 1 782 573 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) . . . 408 23 343 599 207 131 206 521 -20110 137078 2-04
2-05. Dieselfuel (gallons) .. . . 2 971433 2185 57 1898 821 1409 858 516 282 471 372 556 33 304 345 2
2-06. Otherfuels (equated net tons-coalequivalent). . . ... 10 74 10 547 3 971 3 729 36 43 1 086 1 155 5 647 5 620 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons-coalequivalent). .. . 10119 58 9 346 855 4726517 4 392 853 387 774 376 085 1 263075 1185 367 3 74221 3392 550 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coalby steamlocomotives (nettons) .. . .. 35 209077 33074 333 16129434 15092 433 2 245757 2176 089 5 866 416 5 44 023 10967 47 10371 788 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) .. . . 068 441 61 897 379776 979 097 1 199 767 7962047 7 593 848 059 500 46 888 586 161 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours). . . ....... 303 375 04 284966 217 131 604 520 137958 503 102787 354 89372 499 68 983 16 57 635 215 2-10
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . 35 98 32 596 8 487 8 313 104 123 2 096 2 038 25 29 22 122 2-11
2-12. All other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . ... 11 24 10 320 1 933 1 507 28 26 9 28 8 787 2-12
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . . 4251012 39 247 651 16 246653 15 221 879 2 365862 2291 173 5 915 933 5481 288 17 981 67 16 253 311 2-18
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coalbysteam locomotives (nettons) ..................... 11078 045 10 753 70 5 312 367 5 156 401 388 142 379 873 2 151 650 2135 559 3 225 88 3 081 869 2-14
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . 442 83541 396 279 34 1085 284 949 203 11425083 9999802 43032504 385 330 340 2-15
2-16. Electric current bylocomotives (kilowatt-hours).. . . 346 23119 317035 50 323663110 294 586 369 723 226 547 531 21 844 86 21901 582 2-16
2-17. Electriccurrentbymotor-car trains (kilowatt-hours) . ... 395 36066 78 803 84 340615 231 327 671 215 36 206 614 33075 139 18 538 81 18057 493 2-17
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons)&/. .. 16 181 23 16 881 97 3 b37 609 3 649 624 288 853 264 647 1 147 127 1 251 065 10 907 64 11716 637 2-18
2-19. Dieselfuelby locomotives (gallons) .. . . 3 695 242 724 201 170 192 34 227 9808 3 525 05 680 166 2-19
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons) . . 1 000 69 924 20 213 930 245 947 391 491 235 047 395 27 443 208 2-20
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . . 13 98 1299 4805 3370 21 25 894 773 826 8826 2-21
2-22. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . .......... 15 060 06 14 328 93 5 901 776 5 724 104 394 966 386 024 2 256 124 2 228 316 6 507 19 5 990 486 2-22
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: b/
3-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines (net tons). ................. 58 844 806 55 981 49 28 884 411 27755 275 3 535 490 3 389 806 9 844298 9 353 378 16 58060 1548303 3-01
3-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons) . ...... 3 260 48 2 886 15 835 864 728 796 16 176 11 433 41 442 33 392 2 366 99 2 112 533 3-02
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels). ......... .44 737 301 37 870 73 1 111 482 1 124 764 17 815 12 310 761 894 681 510 42 846 11 3o 052 154 -03
3-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours).......... 334 313 4071223 760 01 958 882 797 907 019 638 151 206 754 132 337 926 73 299 254 50609 595 150 924 60 133792 851 8-04
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons). . .............. 32 108 004 29 829 44 10680765 9 410 298 764 371 651 229 2 858 332 2 88 647 17 804616 10 891 275 M-_
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons). . ............. 15 552 945 11 040 34 4 039 483 3 027 685 1 162 755 938 459 10 350 707 7074 201 06
4. Total cost of all fuel and power atpoint of purchase and production:
4-01. Coal purchased o.b. mines. . ..... 109 709 626 100 476 466 $53 986 196 $49 608 435 $6 02 672 (4 23 494 $18007 634 $16 367 086 $3119312 $28 577 451 4-01
4-02. Coal purchased f. o.b.points other than mines. . .12 681064 $1 260 06d 3 248 208 92937 115 164 241 47 056 6130049 $96 875 9 238 566 $8177 020 4-02
4-03. Fueloilpurchased .. .......................... .. 143032022 3213542 7 1 636562 1.440069 26241 15372 5903046 $691556 $4046617 $29 988430 4-3
4-04.Electric currentpurchasedand produced. . ........ 11784 83 10 858 21 8 539 108 8166 530 $789 499 723 486 $1 057 072 684 464 1 399 15 1283 732 4-04
4-05. Gasoline purchased. ........................... $2 900 24 $2 569 217 1 120 503 6965 456 $54 718 $43 014 $361 575 3$50 660 1 363 44 1 210 087 4-05
4-06. Dieselfuelpurchased . . . .. $665 48 $424 302 194 508 135 435 $ 54 318 $41 590 $416 659 247 277 4-06
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: o/
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases)... .... ... ... ... .....7 1.79 1.87 $1.79 1.87 ..75 1.83 1.75 1.88 1.85 5-1
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases). .............. 3.89 3.90 .89 $4.0 3.97 .12 2.9 90 3.87 5-02
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons)......... ..................96 0.85 1.147 $1.28 o1.47 1.25 1.19 1.01 0.94 60.83 5-03
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour . . ... 0.88 0.880 0.8910 0.9 0.5221 0.547 1.442 1.352 0.927 0.959 5-04
5-05. Gasoline per gallon..... ... ... .. ... .. ... ..... ... ... .. .. .9.0 8..6 5 12.65 12.14 7.66 7.16 5-05
5-06. Diesel fuel per gallon . . . .. 4.28 3.8 4.82 4.44 4.67 4.43 4.03 3.50 5-06
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses): d/
6-01. Coal per net ton. 2.40 o2.37 2.52 2-.51 $2.06 $1.94 12.29 $2.224 62.34 2.29 6-01
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel. . . . .960.85 .1.54 $1.39 $1.10 60.96 0.96 o0.8 6-02
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour . . 0.89 0.860 0.897 0.902% 0.233% 0. 1.25E 1.4$ 245 0.922 0.95# 6-03
6-04. Gasoline per gallon . . . ..... 8.01. 7.95 9.204 9.020 8.04 7.795 9. 9.5 7.35 7.% 6-04
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon . . . .. 4.66% 4.41 5.2349 5.11 4.9 4.355 .5 6-05
Sunic.u 35 6-op
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . ... .. .. ..761 772 717 731 820 851 808 83 827 818 7-01
7-02. Gallonsoffueloil (steam locomotives) ... ....... ... ... .... 61.08 62.29 73.90 58.35 76.82 75.7 60.82 62.11 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives).. 119 109 116 106 296 29 19 124 7-03
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-eTectric locomotives). .. .... ....10.2 10.7 9. 10.0- 11.6 11.9 7-04
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) . . 6.17 7.5 5.90 6.99 8.6 8.86 5.57 6.56 7-05
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives) /.................. 6 7 90 708 820 8519 822 803 07 7-06
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . . ... ..... .118 122 117 122 85 88 128 132 124 128 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). .. . . .8.65 6.55 16.8 21.88 7 7 8.17 .66 8.54 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) . .6.1 37.14 30.1 31.70 53.52 56.14 3273 33.34 -03
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service) . . ... 117 120 116 121 87 90 128 132 119 121 8-04
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) .. . .... ... ... 16.0 16.5 15.7 16.3 .17.2 17.7 15.7 16.4 16.5 16.6 9-01
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) . . .. .1.14 1.13 1.14 9-02
9-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) . . ... 0.19 0.18 0.9 0.24 .24 0.19 0.18 9-08
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) . . .. ).6 J.6 3.5 3.6 27.3 27.3 -4.1 4.1 9-04
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains) . . 5.9 6. 5.9 .0-6.0 6.0 6.5 6.3 9-0s
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains). . . 0. .44.41 0 9
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains). 0. 0.1 021 022 0.7 O.7 0.16 0.1 9-07
9-08. Enuated pounds of fuel (all road nagsenver service) ............. ..... 15.0 15.4 114.1 14.7 17.3 17.8 15.1 1..8 15.9 15.9 9-08
a/ Includes the equivalent for quantities of distillate consumed by gas-eleotrio motor-oar trains. These quantities are included with diesel fuel In computing item 6-05. 1547268.0 U.S.GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE I937
Includes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
SBased on total cost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Rased on total cott of fuel and power consumed regardless of when purchased.
Includes kilowatt-hours consumed per lard switohing hour by eleotrlo rail motoroars.











Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA



3 1262 08583 8992


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION M-

BUREAU OF STATISTICS SEPTEMBER, 1937
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, 1937 AND 1936


ITEM


AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. Coal for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394). . ........
1-02. Fuel oil for steam locomotives (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. 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 by steam locomotives (net tons). . . .
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . ...........
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) . ............
2-04. Gasoline (gallons) . . .. .
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons). . . . .
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). ..................
2-0. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). .................

Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons). . ............
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . . .
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) . ............
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . .
2-12. All other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . .
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . ...........
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons). . ...........
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). ....... ..........
2-16. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours). .................
2-17. Electric current by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours). ........
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons).aJ. ..................
2-19. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons). . ...........
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons). . ..........
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . .........
2-22. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . . .
3. Quantities of all fl and power purchased and produced: b/
3-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines (net tons) ..
3-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons) ........
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels). . .............
3-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours) . .
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons). . . . .
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons). . .............
4. Total cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:
4-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines. .. . .............
4-02 Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines . . ...
4-03. Fuel oil purchased. . . . .
4-04. Electric current purchased and produced . ..........
4-05. Gasoline purchased .. . ................
4-06. Diesel fuel purchased. . . . .

AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: a/
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases). . . ..
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases). . .......... ..
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons). . . .
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. . ............
5-05. Gasoline per gallon. . . . .
5-06. Diesel fuel per gallon. . . . .
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses): V:
6-01. Coal per net ton.. . ............ ...
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel. . . . .
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. . ............
6-04. Gasoline per gallon. .... . .....
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon. . . .. .
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . ............
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . ...........
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). ...........
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives). . .
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). . . .
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives).................
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . . .
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . ...........
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . ...........
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service). . .........
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . . .
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . . .
9-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). . . .
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . . .
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains). ... . . ..
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains). a .. . ..........
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) . . .
9-08. Eouated pounds of fuel (all road nassener service). . .


UNITED STATES


III SOUTHERN DISTRICT I


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936


$15 986 027
4 822 424
1 112 927
$165 469
$55 803
$34 991
$22 177 641

985 322
24 510 471
5 645 512
45 716
416 866
1 315
1 156 172
4 136 480
125 030 163
34 503 607
4 507
898
4 993 353

1 317 916
53 728 813
41 957 405
43 068 110
2 008 815
550 217
122 422
1 903
1 801 960
6 819 971
390 574
5 464 935
154 040 571
4 410 648
1 840 173

(13 246 634
1 569 963
5 312 773
1 398 414
$393 693
$79 890


$1.94
(4.02
0o.97
0. 908


12.48



1.00
8.26%
4.75%






15.
10.0
5.74
702
108
8.23


15.0
1.07
0 18
3.5

0.16
14.2


Includes the equivalent for quantities of distillate consumed by gas-electric motor-car trains. These
Includes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
SBased on total cost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed regardless of when purchased.
SIncludes kilowatt-hours consumed per yard switching hour by electric rail motorcars.


$14 555
$4 186
$1 048
1 535
$31
$20 012


953 813
22 895 004
4 408 773
42 051
2d6 781
1 316
1 110 635
4 051 876
119 429 732
35 054 072
4 247
809
4 878 338

1 279 597
50 441 287
41 079 981
41 109 750
2 089 766
249 976
130 594
1 787
1 733 420
6 984 074
395 785
4 9 7 309
147 293 339
4 135 049
1 623 501

$12 407 863
1 528 632
4 326 760
1 311 oU5
$361 767
$61 764


81.79
$3.86
o0.87
0o. 891
s.75%
3.80o


o.a6la
0.862%


719
57.7Z
104
9.7
6.70
708
111
8.24
36.09
110

15.1
1.10
0.18
5.1i

0.1
14. 1


$7 690 050
S23 277
$896 493
(7 070
8 806
3 384
$8 689 080

509 048
132 583
5 116 984
17 975
230 223
424
518 321

1 793 249
201 561
13 423 982
929
162
1 805 897
642 427
285 739
39 077 360
37 013 233
451 930
78 518
27 970
598
712 714

3 322 337
99 528
112 965
107 999 787
1 395 690
496 168

$6 524 317
397 369
169 921
$1 L02 340
$155 005
$25 590


5.16%

(2.61
1.58
O.9 70
9.81%
5.56%
676
61.90
118
8.3
5.53
650

16.
28.55
108

14.7
1.57
o.ii

5.2
0.55
0.21
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$7 050 795
J1P9 837
(855 954
$43 954
$9 780
$12 643
$7 992 963

491 89
91 558
3 872 448
24 560
177 563
438
499 835

1 751 067
239 469
14 758 887
1 042
173
1 765 496

035 198
k81 740
37 901 318
35 323 622
458 381
1 083
22 632
530
702 660

3 372 i20
80 732
117 124
105 108 101
1 343 073
389 62,

$6 04> 5i26
3.8 Z09
153 405
964 146
$137 135
(17 163


$1.79
$4.07
$1.31
0. 917%
10.21%
4.400

2.45

0.931o
4:o

67b
63.76
101
9.3
6.22
655
111
21.33
30.53
110

14.9
1.38

3.5
5.0
0.58
0.18
1-41


$780 017

$30 991
$3 004
$166
$B14 178

46 309



5
46 314

271 339

12 499 365
14
285 663
45 655

127 509

35 101

3
46 537

417 592
1 495
2 411
18 986 419
103 422


$811 241
I(5 989
4 046
$97 778
$7 794


82.15

0. 241


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794
77
50.40
78
16.9

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0.45
1 7 n


$700 320
$26 945
$2 413

$143
$729 821

45 677



5
45 682

Z71 366

11 772 365
16

285 992
42 853

86 718
29 649

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43 576

406 836
1 251
1 555
17 311 223
90 353


$720 932
$4 978
$2 031
$93 967
$6 271


(2 379
41

53497
15
(2 497


137 007
271 700
225 649

57 981
122
139 252
652 992
633 667
246
5
657 015

232 522
617 271

3 916 957
147 146
44 969
99
240 279

1 069 378
3 889
46 649
8 252 208
344 936
110 013

1 996 599
(12 730
$61 093
$122 154
$43 852
$5137


$2 179 599
35 191
35 816
14 301
2 875
$2 273 022

134 301
258 932
216 274

59 290
126
136 476

638 251
620 535
239
3
642 188

227 390
588 943

3 589 037
153 138
45 589
79
234 801

1 190 329
3 766
57 487
5 930 816
362 553
158 664
$2 064 226
$11 646
65 609
80 732
$44 427
$6 182


1+ I II---- -I I--


$1.77
o.98
6.94i


81.95

o.8
8.14%


798



798
78
51.21
79
16.3

26.1

0.40
16.4}


(1.87
3.27
1431
1.4800






5.08%
766
73.91
127

8.52
753
120
7.53
120

15.7

5.5
0.03

0.16
17.91
111.21


quantities are included with diesel fuel In computing Item 6-05.


WESTERN DISTRICT


I5 136 476
4 757 786
I132 118
100 576
31 764
17 832
$10 176 552

292 958
24 106 188
302 879
27 741
128 662
764
452 285
1 418 900
124 194 935
8 580 260
3 318
731
2 244 776

397 312
52 825 803
2 752 536
2 137 920
1 374 578
471 699
49 483
1 203
802 430
2 010 664
285 662
5 302 910
18 602 157
2 566 600
1 233 992
3 914 477
153 675
S077 713
$176 142
$167 042
$49 163


(4 624 356
4 131 447
$129 531
$93 279
22 083
15 807
$9 016 503

281 946
22 544 514
320 051
17 491
49 928
747
428 642

1 391 192
118 569 728
8 522 o20
2 950
633
2 184 662

374 156
49 570 624
3 011 945
2 197 091
1 448 598
48 893
62 373
1 175
752 183
2 014 689
310 0 6
4 811 143
18 863 119
2 339 070
1 075 209

S10 799
4 105 645
172 960
173 934
$38 419


ITEM
NO.


I 9-0n


1.73

1.361l
12.250
3.90o
2.182
1.01
O0.941g
9.34o
5.0oo

772
70.42
158

8.32
758
122
7.67
121

15.9
0.91

5.3
0.39
0.16
1K-L


$1.9
(4.0
$0.96
o.9370
7.29%
3.980
$2.44
80.99
0o.9
0 9590
4.330

769
57.09
121
11.7
5;?2
746
111
8.23
32.49
110

14.9
1.07
0.18
3o.8
6.2
0.44
0.15
i4 .6


$1.82
S3.82
60.85
o.917%
7.44%
3.570
$2.26
2o.91
0.922%
7.14
4.050

766
57.63
10.3
7.01
753
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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 131 reports representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER 1937 AND 1936



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


1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. Coal for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394) ... . .... 147 961 672 137 485 727 873 378 187 $66 652 336 $7 003 337 $6 395 184 $23 575 800 821753 558 144004468 $40 684 59 1-01
1-02. Fueloil for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394)..... ....... $44 262 348 $33 802 513 $138 353 $104 268 637 136 501 e76 43 48679 $33 196 37 1-02
1-03. Electriceurrent (Accounts 383, 384,395, and396) ................. $10 388542 9 821109 $8 419 468 $8 026 908 $272 051 $234 787 536 935 3476 405 1 160 bI b 1 083 009 1-03
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394). ............... 1 435 046 1 403 474 42 556 $397 638 $26 237 823 020 8125 152 $134 053 $55 101 $84 55 1-04
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and394). ..............465 253 $284 324 139 29 $94 733 -51 626 $40 392 $274 33 $149 199 1-5
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394). ............$330025 $296 122 136046 $117 514 $1 211 $1 193 32 778 29 632 $159 99 $147 782 1-06
1-07. Total. .2 04 b43 0e6$183 093 274 $82 639 899 $77 393 647 $7 302 056 (6 654 193 (24 959 5.7 $22 935 916 $89 940784 $7U 109 751 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 bysteam locomotives (nettons) ... . . 9 677202 9 086 739 5155 62 4 820 095 434047 421 719 1 374720 1 296 804 2 71275 2548 12 2-01
2-02. Fueloil by steamn locomotives (gallons) . . 231 492 782 199396 108 1 211 122 497 576 3 553 160 3 163 333 226 728 50 195 735 13 2-02
2-03. Electriccurrent (kilowatt-hours)... ................ 52 647 544 43 173'193 47 669 411 3 539 035 2 606 563 2 531 534 2 371 57 2 102 622 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons)............................. .453 947 385 65 225 106 231 081 228 841 154 56 2-04
2-05. Diesel fucl (gallons) .. . . 3 411 728 2472356 2129044 1 587421 574263 530 662 708421 354 27 2-05
2-06. Otier fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). .......... 12 1055 11 863 4 395 4 167 41 48 1 208 1 281 6 41 6 36 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons-coalequivalent). . .......... 11 275 868 1u 457 469 5 244 836 4 892 687 434 088 421 767 1 402 327 1 321 843 4 194 645 3 821 172 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal by steam locomotives (nettons). . ........... 39345557 37125309 17 922683 16842 600 2 517 096 2447 455 6 519 408 6072 2 74 12 386 37. 11762 98 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . .......... 193 444 5601016 783468 1 180 658 1 439 23 8 55 714 8-214 383 L183 668 1i1 007 129 84 2-09
2-10. Electriccurrent (kilowatt-hours) .............337 78 649 320 007 535 145 028 502 152 717 390 115 286 719 101 144 864 77 563 42 60 145 28 2-10
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent) .. ...... 43 086 39 484 9 543 9 490 118 139 2 342 2 277 31 08 2 7 57 2-11
2-12. Allother fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). .................9 127 7 779 1 968 1 548 33 2 7 126 6 20 2-12
2-13. Total (equated net tons-eoal equivalent). . .......... 47 503 346 44 124 936 18 052 550 l 986 478 2 651 525 2 577 165 6 572 948 6 123 476 0 226 323 18 437 811 2-13
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coal bysteam locomotives (nettons). . ........ 12 395 961 12 033 299 5 954 7J4 5 791 599 433 797 422 726 2 384 172 2 362 949 3 623 19E 3 456 02 2-14
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). ..................496 552 133 440 698 624 1 371 023 1 230 923 12 042 354 10 588 745 483 138 75 434 878 95 2-15
2-16. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) . ... 388 188 603 358 115 483 362 740 470 332 567 707 850 735 634 249 24 597 33 24 913 5 2-16
2-17. Electric current by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours). ......... 438 426 771 419 913 597 377 626 462 362 994 637 40 123 571 36 664 176 20 676 738 20 254 58 2-17
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons)a/. .. 18 190 048 18 971 739 4 29 599 4 108 005 323 954 294 296 1 294 273 1 404 203 12 282 222 13 165 23 2-18
2-19. Dieselfuelbylocomotives (gallons) .. . ......... 4 249 553 974 177 248 710 35 310 9 808 4 000 842 929 051 2-19
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons)............ 1 123 116 1 054 580 241 900 2o08 363 436 46 280 636 444 756 505 58 2-20
2-21. Other fuels (equated nct tons-coal equivalent) .. 15 886 14 782 5 403 3 901 ?4 28 9913 852 9 46 10 001 2-21
2-22. Total (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .. . ......... 16 b62 004 lo 062 425 6 614 430 u 426 989 441 503 429 600 2 496 342 2 463 117 7 309 65S 6 744 71 2-22
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced:b/
3-01. Coal purchased f.o. b. mines (net tons). ..............65 683 595 62965 567 32 20 738 31 127 495 3 953 082 3 796 642 10913676 10 543707 18 610 05 17 497 72 3-01
3-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (nettons) . 3 65.1 804 3 285 539 935 33 813 8 17 671 12 634 45 330 37 158 2 653 41 2 422 56 3-02
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels). ......................... 50 227 2)3 42 858 04 1 224 447 1 241 J89 20 226 13 865 O08 543 738 997 48 174 077 40 863 291 3-03
3-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours). ...... 1408 353 9781371 053 3491066 b82 5 4101;' 2U7 819 170 1')3 173 149 649 149 81 551 4,2 50 540 411 169 76 755 152 655 97C 3-04
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons) .. .. . ........ ... 36 434 577 33 964 508 12 076 455 10 761 381 U67 793 721 5U2 3 203 2108 3 251 200 20 287 061 19 230 34 3-05
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons). . ............ ... 17 387 954 12 603 846 4 535 651 3 417 313 1 272 718 1 097 123 11 579 575 8 149 410 3-06
4. Total cost of all fuel and power atpoint of purchase and production:
4-01. Coalpurchased f. o.b. mines. . ...... 1.071 0670112 924 335 $60 510 512 155 653 662 7 413 913 ( S 644 4.6 20 004 232 $10 431 312 $35 142 410 32 234 935 4-01
4-02. Coalpurchasedf. o.b. points otherthan mines. ......... (14254 410 212794276 $3 645 576 3 265 304 70 230 (52 034 $142 779 1110 521 $10 395 825 $9 306 37 4-02
4-03. Fueloilpurchased. . . 48 365 40 $3 41 84 1 806 483 1 593 473 30 27 17 33 964 19 757245 45 564 50 $34093 731 4-03
4-04. Electric current purchased and produced. . ............. $13 183 245 $12 109 594 9 541 448 $9130 676 u7 77 817 453 $1 179 2'6 $765 196 $1 575 294 $1 456 26 4-04
4-05. Gasoline purchased. . .................. $3 292 251 $2 930 983 1 278 816 1 102 590 $62 512 $49 285 $(05 477 8395 087 1 545 4)6 $1 304 0- 4-405
4-06. Dieselfuelpurchased. .. . ............... $745 625 $486 066 $220 098 $152 )8 $59 45 $47 772 $466 072 2865 69 4-06
AVERAGES -
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: c/
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases). .. . . .$1.87 $1.79 $1.88 $1.79 $1.88 31.75 $1.83 $1.75 $1.89 S1.84 5-01
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases) .. . ... ... .. .. $3.90 $3.89 $3.90 84.02 83.97 $4.10 33.15 $2.97 $3.92 83.87 5-02
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) . . ..96 80.85 $1.48 $1.2S 51.50 $1.25 $1.19 $1.02 S0.95 60.83 5-03
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. ............... .0.886 0. 88 0.8940 0.9020 0.5212 0.546 1.4460 1.3530 0.9289 0.951 5-04
5-05. Gasoline per gallon. . . . .6 10.599 10.25 7.20 6.83 12.66% 12.150 7.62i 7.20, 5-05
5-06. Diesel fuel per gallon. .. . . .4.29% 3.840 4.850 4.47- 4.67% 4.:35 4.020 3.510 5-06
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses) :d/
6-01. Coal per net ton. .. .... ... ..2.41 $2.36 $2.53 82.50 $2.07 81.94 $2.29 $2.24 82.35 $2.29 6-01
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel. . .. . . $0.97 O0.45 $1.54 $1.3 1.11 $0.96 30.96 (0.85 6-02
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour.. . . 0.8540 0.661 0.002. 0.905i o.234 0.231 1.2573 1.2150 0.927 0.955g 6-03
6-04. Gasoline per gallon. . . . .01 7.91 9.26 01 .10 7.8 9.7 9.55 33 7.30 6-01
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon .. . . . .4.666 4.390 b.,'7 4.96 .11% 4. 92 4.33 3.9e8 6-05
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . . .77 766 71 72 45 4 62 2012 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . . .60.6 61.73 2.6 59.2 7 59 75.30 60.4 61.56 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives).e/ . . .117 10 115 10 171 172 137 122 7-03
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives). . 10.2 10.b 9.1 9.9 11.6 117 7-04
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). . . .6.16 7.18 5.86 6.89 62 8.79 5.71 6.62 7-05
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives)./. . . 741 754 666 702 818 845 790 813 797 801 7-06
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . ... .. ..117 121 116 120 84 87 128 131 122 126 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . . 8.61 8.51 16.79 21.79 7.84 8.13 8.61 8.51 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). .. ... .. .... ... ... ... .36.03 37.02 29.9 31.59 53.16 5552 32.70 33.29 8-03
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service). ........... .......116 119 115 119g 6 88 127 130 118 120 8-04
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . . .15.9 16.3 15.6 16.1 17.2 17.6 15.7 16.4 16.1 16.4 9-01
9-02. Gallonsof fueloil (steam locomotives). . .. .. .... ... 1.13 1.12 1.5 130 0.85 0.84 1.14 1.13 9-02
9-03. Gallonsof diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). .. . . .. 0.19 0.18 .19 0.25 0.24 0.19 0.18 9-03
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . . 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.6 27.5 27.1 4.1 4.1 9-04
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains). . . 5.9 59 5.8 59 59 5.9 6.5 6.2 9-05
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains).a/.. . . 0.47 0.45 0.57 0.58 o.44 0.41 0.39 0.38 0.45 0.44 9-06
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains). .....0.17 1 0.15 0.1.21 0.21 .1 0.17 0.15 .13 9-07
9-08. Eanated pounds of fuel (all road nassenspr service) .. . .ll4.9 15,14.0 147. 17.15.1 15.8 9-08
/ Includes the equivalent for quantities of distillate consumed by gas-electric motor-car tralne. These quantities are Included with diesel fuel in computing item 6-05. I--1i7-0 US GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1937
Includes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
/ Based on total cost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed regardless of When purchased.
/ Includes kilowatt-hours consumed per yard switching hour by electric rail motorcars.




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AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. Coal for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394). .........
1-02. Fuel oil for steam locomotives (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. 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 by steam locomotives (net tons). . ...........
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . ...........
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours). . ............
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 by steam locomotives (net tons) .. ...... ....
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . ...........
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ...... . ........
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent) ....
2-12. All other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). .........
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . ...........
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons). . ...........
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons).... ..........
2-16. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) . ...
2-17. Electric current by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours). ........
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons).a .............
2-19. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons) ...........
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons). . ..........
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . .........
2-22. Total (equated net-tons-coal equivalent). . . .
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: b/
3-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines (net tons). . . .
3-2. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons) ........
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels) . . . .
3-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours)...............
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons). . .............
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons) . .............
4. Total cost of all fuel and power atpoint of purchase and production:
4-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines. . . . .
4-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines. ...................
4-03. Fuel oil purchased. . . . .
4-04. Electric current purchased and produced. . ...........
4-05. Gasoline purchased. . . . .
4-06. Diesel fuel purchased. . ...............

AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: o/
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases). . ............
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases). . ............
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons). . ............
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour . ............
5-05. Gasoline per gallon. . . . .
5-06. Diesel fuel per gallon ..........................
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses): d/
6-01. Coal per net ton. . . . .
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel . . .. .
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. . . .
6-04. Gasoline per gallon. . . . .
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon . ...............
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . ............
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) . ............
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives).V/ .. . ........
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives) . .
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) ... ...........
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives). / .
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . ...........
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . . .
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . . ..
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service). ... .....
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) . ............
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) ......... . .
9-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives).......... . .
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . . .
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains). . . .
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains).a/. .. ................
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains).....................
9-08. Eouated pounds of fuel (all road nassenerr service)..... .. ........


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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 131 reports representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, 1937 AND 1936


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UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
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POCAHONTAS REGION


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$5 243 696
1 149 894
$167 603
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36 396
$24 486 229

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27 062 743
5 828 528
53 129
492 191
1 426
1 285 813

4 741 906
140 659 826
39 451 927
4 622
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5 705 563
1 358 420
55 687 335
40 860 171
46 299 681
2 022 992
661 614
133 331
1 820
1 661 045

7 271 048
399 864
5 713 585
160 441 502
4 032 961
2 681 103
$14 153 866
1 610 485
5 571 210
$1 487 690
$374 758
$101 545


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190 452
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502 788
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103 496
141 466
114 131 373
1 294 533
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10.990
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67.85
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29.88
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/ Includes the equivalent for quantities of distillate consumed by gas-electric motor-oar train. These quantities are Included with diesel fuel
SIncludes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
/Based on total cost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed regardless of when purchased.
/ Includes kilowatt-hours consumed per yard switching hour by electric rail motoroare.


81.96

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7.500

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WESTERN DISTRICT


ITEM
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53 078
58 017
14 310
$ 6 143
S3 918
$ 2 875 585

155 805
345 665
312 016
71 681
150
158 661

758 909
882 479

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41 ...v 1i g f-j -- --


itement No. M-230 (o-E)
OCTOBER, 1937









Pa. 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 131 reports representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER, 1937 AND 1936



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

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-0. Coal for steam loconotives (Accounts 382 and 94) .. 1578294C 15406 79 $81977274 $76 63371 8 7885 290 $7196477 $26315 999 $24 253 557 $49604377 $4579 04 1-01

1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394). $533 19 325 67 164 51 105 96 57 769 45 812 310 90 173 89C 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) 363 214 28 28 147 36 128 53 $1 371 $ 327 36 696 2 898 177 77 165 52 1-06
1-07. Total ... . . 229 360 572 205 774 096 092 277 35E $8 360 53 $8222 701 (7 487 778 $27 635 152 25 555 1563101025 361 $66 370 633 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. Coalbysteam locomotives (nettons). .................... 10 773 17C 10 195 305 5 722 976 5 394 26i 487 629 475 047 1 530 525 1 451 563 3 032 04 2 874 42 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). 258 688 963 225 504 92 1 356 25 606 05 -- 3 898 825 3 453 080 253 433 88C 221 445 78 2-02
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours). ............58 476 072 47 973 39; 52 904 101 42 715 074 2 918 579 2 822 909 2 653 39 2 435 41 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons). ............... 507 076 431 44 250 44 255 91 --- 256 632 175 534 2-0
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons). .3 903 91S 2792 82 2 2 388 397 1788 10 645 944 592 298 669 576 412 421 2-05
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons-coalequivalent) .. .......... 13 4b2 13 25 4 898 4 71 46 55 1 358 1 431 7 18 7 05 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . .......... 12 562 506 11 744 85< 5 622 285 5 475 66 487 67 475 102 1 560 988 1 479 046 4 691 558 4 315 044 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal by steam locomotives (nettons). . .............. 44 087 279 41 862 38 19 984 901 18 891 864 2 826 958 2762 946 7 278 317 6 824 618 13 997 102 13 382 96 2-08
2-09. Fueloil bysteam locomotives (gallons). . ........... 1. 334 608 2181156 896 701 1 371 11C 1 721 32 9 478 193 9 003 933 323 758 911 140 171 44 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) ............... 377 308 84, 359 383 60U 161 628 21 169 040 14 129 368 881 114 573 733 86 311 74 75 769 72 2-10
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tons--coal equivalent) .. ..... 48 09 44 03d 10722 10 74 131 152 2 613 2 563 34 632 30 57 2-11
2-12. All other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). .. . 9 622 8 13 1 94 1 58 38 32 7 63 6 52 2-12
2-13. Total (equated net tons--coalequivalent). . . 53 211 718 49 826 96 20 129 79 19 05 54 2 978 325 2909 005 7 337 386 6 880 808 22 766 20 20 985 61 2-13
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accourits 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coalbysteamlocomotives (nettons). . ............ 13 754 564 13 382 851 6 610 45 6 460 29S 482 838 470 347 2 634 211 2 607 989 4 027 05 3 844 223 2-14
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . 552462236 50027647 1 578 27 1 398 04 12 785 633 11 247 328 538 098 33 487 631 10 2-15
2-16. Electric current bylocomotives (kilowatt-hours).. . . 429048 774 403580 63 400 862 28 374 894 72 944 856 730 612 27 241 63 27 955 29 2-16
2-17. Electric current by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours) . 484 728 45 46 336 88 417 386 10 402930 46 44350 574 40798 121 22 991 77 22 60829 2-17
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons). . . 2021304 2107533 4 777 12 4 610 79 359 97 331 993 1 438 378 1 547 628 13 637 57 14 584 91 2-18
2-19. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons) . . 4 957 654 1 283 883 404 0 35 31 9 808 4 553 566 123875 2-19
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons) . . ... 1 256 447 1 197 953 273 72 295 40 486 384 329 739 496 335 572 80 2-20
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). ..17 706 16 411 6 00 4 48 26 31 1 087 929 10 59( 10 97 2-21
2-22. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . ........... 18 725 417 17 894 903 7 3424 22 7 169 99 9 491 39 478 121 2 755 194 2716 332 8 134 58 7 530 45E 2-22
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: /
3-01. Coal purchased f.o. b. mines (net tons). ..................... 72 945 77 70 687 05 35 734 86 34 835 75 4 398 514 4 216 798 12 105 683 11 868 035 20 706 70 19 766 46 3-01
3-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons) ...... .4 051 788 3 789 18 1 017 59 912 83 18 832 14 058 49 997 41 017 2 965 36 2 821 27 3-02
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels). 55 938 043 48 443 79 1 359 000 1 383 54 22 75 16 701 870146 818 705 53 68613 46 224 84 3-03
-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours) . 1648 773 751530 871 47 1180 122 57 112o 339 19 190 505 583 169 034 585 8 563 22 62 262 171 188 582 36 173 235 5 -04
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons). . . ......... 40 386 021 38 010 37 13 517 30 12 055 91 973 057 828 132 3 562 150 3 634 284 22 333 50 21 492 04 3-05
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons) .. . . 20069067 14 047 34 238 50 3 796 17 1433551 1232 811 13 397 01 9 018 35 3-06
4. Total cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:
4-01. Coal purchased f.o.b. our's. . ... 137 205 355 126 695 03! 567 517 04 $ 62 249 24 $8 85 589 7 375 936 (22 264 826 $20717 858 9 137 89E (36 351 994 4-01
4-02. Coal purchased f.o. b. point other than mines .................... 15 665 28 $14790 420 3 960 7t 960 697 78 74 976 9 57 614 1L57 764 122 344 1 671 761 10 912 67S 4-02
4-03. Fuel oil purchased. ............................. 53 941 261 $41 433 35! $2 016 964 :1 788 78 2 34 695 21 22 1 040 842 846089 b0 4676C 538777 32 4-03
4-04. Electric current purchasedand produced..................... .$.14 6.70 6o9.6 ($13537 22: 10626 21 $ I 137 45 $ (91 712 $917 661 300 868 845 451 1 751 835 1 636 654 4-04
4-05. Gasolinepurchased. ..........................3 662 030 $3 287 67. (1 437 1.3 (1 235 85 $470 403 $ 56 642 5453 974 3441 700 700 47C I 553 471 4-05
4-06. Diesel fuelpurchased . . . $.47 170 $537 69' $256 99 $lo09 69 $67 153 (53 070 $523 021 *314 92E 4-06
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: g/
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases).... ..1.8 .79 .1.89 $1.79 $1.88 1.75 $1.84 $1.75 1.8 $1.84 5-01
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases) .. ....................... 90.. $16 $2..98 3. 8:7 $-02
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons). . . .... $0.96 o0.86 11 :11.27 1.20 1.035 0.95 -03
0. ri rr pr iloa4. Electric current per kilowatthour. . ....... .. .. ... 0.890 0.884 0.900 0.900 0.5 0.5 1.52 1.358 0.929 0.95 -04
5-05. Gasoline per gallon . .......... .... ..079 8.65 10.6 10.25 7.240 6.840 12. 54 12.150 7.61 7.23 5-05
5-06. Diesel fuel per gallon. . . . ..2.8 .47 8 0 90 .4 5-06
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freightand handling expenses): g/ } 9. 3.90' 3. 306
6-01. Coal per net ton. .0 .. ." .. ..2..'242 2.3 215 (2.49 32.08 1.914 2.30 2.23 6 $2.
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel. ...97 0.: 4 0.96 0.97 6-02
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. . . ......855 0.856% 0.905 0.9014 0.2 } 0.e2 1.294 1.220% 0.927 0.9470 6-08
6-04. Gasoline per gallon . . . .. .050 7.909 9.41e 9.00 4 8.1 9.847 .330 7.28 6-04
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon. . . . .4.68 4.39 5. 334:9 5.10.92 .33.0 6
7. Fuel andpower consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Poundsof coal (steam locomotives). ..... ..... .......... ..7 765712 723 821 842 804 825 819 811 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . 60oo 6157 71 60.58 76.62 75.06 60.36 6140 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives)..&/. 116 10 14 102 171 17 13 122 7-03
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives) . ....... 10.210 9.1 9.8 11. 11.6 7-04
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). . . 6.1 7.11 .8 8.72 .76 661 7-05
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives)............ 7 52 85 700 821 842 791 810 795 799 7-06
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). .. .....................116 120 116 120 814 86 128 130 122 125 8-01
-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). .8.59 8.53 16.55 22.01 7.82 8.10 59 8.53 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electriclocomotives). . ........36.02 6.98 2994 31.47 52.98 55.06 --2.9 33.5 8-03
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service). ..... ............115 118 1151119 85 88 127 130 118 120 8-04
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) . . .. 15.9 16.3 15.5 16.1 17.2 17.6 15.8 16.4 16.3 16.3 9-01
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) . . 1.12 1.12 1.58 1.33 0.85 0.85 1.13 1.13 3 9-02
9-08. Gallonsof diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). . . 0.19 0.22 0.25 0.19 0.19 9-03
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . . ..6 3.7 35 3.6 275 27.0 4.0 4.1 9-04
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains). . . 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.8 5.9 5.9 6.5 6.2 9-05
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains).. . . 0.6 0. 0.57 0.58 0.41 0.39 0.38 0.45 0.43 9-06
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains). . . 0.17 0.15 0.21 0.21 0.17 0.17 0.15 0.13 9-07
9-08. Eouated pounds of fuel (all road passenger service). ................. 1l714.,9 15.3 14..0 14 17. 17.6 15.2 15.7 15.7 5. 9-08
/ Inoludes the equivalent for quantities of distillate consumed by gas-eleotrlo motor-oar trains. These quantities are included wlth diesel fuel In computing Item 6-05. 154726-0 U.S GOVERNMENTPRINTING OFFICE:1937
Includes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for looomotlve, station, shop, or other use.
Based on total cost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed regardless o when purchased.
Includes kilowatt-hours consumed per yard switching hour by eleotrio rail motoroars.









Subject to revision


WESTERN DISTRICT


ITEM


AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. Coal for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394). ........
1-02. Fuel oil for steam locomotives (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. 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 by steam locomotives (net tons) . ..........
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . ...........
2-03. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) . ..........
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 by steam locomotives (net tons). .. . . .
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . .
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours). . ..........
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . .
2-12. All other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . .
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent).....................
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons) . . .
2-15. Fuel oilby steam locomotives (gallons)......................
2-16. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours).. . .
2-17. Electric current by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours) . .
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons). a/ ...................
2-19. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons). .. . ..........
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons) . . .
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent)...................
2-22. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . . .
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: b/
3-01. Coal purchased t o. b. mines (net tons) . .........
3-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons) . ......
3-0. Fuel oil purchased (barrels) . .
3-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours) .
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons) . ............
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons) .............
4. Total cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:
4-01L Coal purchased f. o. b. nunes. .. . ............
4-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines. ...................
4-03. Fuel oil purchased. .............................
4-04. Electric current purchased and produced. .....................
4-05. Gasoline purchased .. . .............
4-06. Diesel fuel purchased . . . .
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: o/
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases). . ............
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases). ...........
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons)... ...........
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour . ..........
5-05. Gasoline per gallon. . . . .
5-06. Diesel fuel per gallon. . . . .
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses):
6-01. Coal per net ton..............................
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel.
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour . ..........
6-04. Gasoline per gallon . .............
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon . .............
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . ............
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . ...........
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). e/ . . .
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives) . ......
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). .. . .........
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives). e/ . . .
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) . ............
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . ...........
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) . ..........
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service) . . .
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) . ..........
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) . ............
9-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) . .........
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . ...........
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains) . ............
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains). . ...........
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains). . ...........
9-08. Eouated pounds of fuel (all road nasseneer service) . .


I I I SOUTHERN DISTRICT I I


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


1937


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


SI 1 t r I .


1937


f I r I T I i + 1I


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1 142 893
$166 771
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$35 031
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2 059 252
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FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)



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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 131 reports representing 111 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER, 1937 AND 1936



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

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. Coalfor steam locomotives (Ac 382and394) ... ................ $182 016 56 $170 624 34 $89 915 375 84 780 44 $8 676 062 $8 000 422 129 012 712 $26 860 07 54 412 412 50 983 400 1-01
1-02. Fueloil for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 894). ................ 5420065 t43200875 $163 976 $128 E56 757 102 $601 944 $53279581 42470078 1-02
1-03. Electriccurrent (Accounts 383, 384,395,and 396). 39 80 1268109 12087 39 $10 27858 $9860 90 $339 415 $292 112 658455 5592 691 1 404652 1 341 698 1-03
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394). 773 16 1 710 51 533 044 494 027 $ 32 528 $28417 $153 218 159 155 054 374 102891 1-04
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394). ....................... (59961 7137 187419 $1179-2 -- 63 28 51770 5 48872 20161 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394). ............398 24 363 81 $161 364 $141 896 $1 520 1 474 0 31 36 904 $ 9 022 183 535 1-
1-07. Total.............................................. 5166933 22358-3 $101 239 74 5 4 106 $9049 533 $8322425 30695 146 8302 540 $110 694 91 $96 209 23 1-07
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:146 28024011694913 1-
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons). ..... .11 793 54 11 325 57 6 247 861 5 985 206 536 6881 531 40 1 684 763 1 615 090 3 324 035 3 193 657 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). .............. .284 112 55 25125071 1 499 574 706 274 4 316 274 3 819 195 278 296710 246725 24 2--02
2-03. Electriccurrent (kilowatt-hours).. .. ... ........ 64 24532E 52963 42 58 091623 47154 240 3252212 3107232 2901 29 2701 953 2
2-04. Gasoline (gallons). 567 58 467 44 277 961 278 49 2890629 18901 3 2-04
2-05. Diesel fuel (gallons)........................... 4 383 14 313145 264665 2005719 711 35 660 057 1025147 46564 05
2-06. Other fuels (equated net tons-coalequivalent). .........14 81 14 71 5 331 5 196 51 61 1 488 1 586 7 94 7 868 2-06
2-07. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . . 13 762 02 15050 94 6 357 156 6075 326 536932 531 481 1718 465 1 645 512 5 149 476 4798 62 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coalbysteam locomotives (nettons) ...................... 48 31077! 46582 53 21 638 813 20991 611 3 100083 3081 228 8008338 7612 524 15363 541 14897 17 2-08
2-09. Fuelodilbysteam locomotives (gallons). ..... ........... 458 607 63 294 449 65 1 394 140 1733 854 10551 838 10 052 650 446 661 653 282 663 15 2-09
2-10. Electriccurrent (kilowatt-hours). ............................ 413 245 69 397 723 29 177 661790 186 372 759 142 759 134 127 611 153 92 624 766 83 739 38 2-10
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent) . 52 27 48 58 11 710 11 10 144 168 2 862 2 835 37 55 33 773 2-11
2-12. All other fuels (equatednet tons-coalequivalent) . ... 10 593 8 93 2 160 1 732 42 34 8 389 7 16 2-12
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . . 58 278 34 55 48691 21 997 456 21165 805 3 26 511 3 243 385 8074051 7675 230 24 940324 23402 497 2-18
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coal by steam locomotives (nettons). ...................... 15 085 15 14 722 692 7 255 672 7 125 160 530 009 516 775 2 885 301 P 858 845 4 414 171 4 221 91 2-14
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . 604 443 854 55196065 1 584 912 1 426 945 13766548 12 168852 589092 394 538 36485 2-16
2-16. Electriccurrent bylocomotives (kilowatt-hours). ...... 470000807 447448197 439313403 416 235 742 1034 163 816 444 29653 24 30 396 01 2-16
2-17. Electriccurrentby motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours) .. ............ 533 205 85 515791 925 459 167 527 445 691 573 48 956 116 45 205 261 25082 215 24 895 09 2-17
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons)./ .................... 22 274 02 23176 04 5 241 137 5089 594 398043 363 460 1 580 336 1 689 821 15054 512 16033 166 2-18
2-19. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons) .. . .......... 5 627 266 1642 45 505 792 35 333 9 808 5 121474 1597 31 2-19
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons) ..................... 1 380 01 1 348 02 306 21 325 644 530 36 385 242 543 369 637 142 2-20
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). .............19 647 18 45 6 608 5 139 29 34 1 188 1 094 11 822 12 19 2-21
2-22. Total (equated net tons--coalequivalent). ............. 20 536 11 19705 866 8 062 183 7 908 647 539 44 525 310 3016 699 2 977 245 8 917 835 8 294 664 2-22
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced:b/
3-01. Coal purchased f.o. b. mines (nettons). . ............. 80379 507 78 893 68 3927029 38761134 4 822 977 4 655 452 13364 464 13 332 010 22 921774 22 145 09 8-01
3-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons) .. ....... 4 42000 4 236 566 1 12 338 1 010 278 20 212 15 715 55 062 45 261 3 221 3'o 3 165 33 -02
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels). ..... ........................... 61792 944 53715 61 1 485 090 1 517 986 25 116 1 593 949 554 88 860 59 333 104 51 280 18 -0
04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours) .............. 080520 694 237 641 95 431747 1246 275 948 209900788 180 042 879 98081 040 68 723 583 204 642 634 191 195 231 &-04
3-06. Gasoline purchased (gallons) . ............. 44 433 059 41 732 157 14 721 669 13 347 702 072 365 914 142 3 894 310 3 975 635 24 744 715 23 494 678
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons).................................. 23 56 624 15741 462 5 90 216 4 242 726 1 549 251 1 348 803 16 071 157 10149 93 6
4. Total cost of all fuel andpower at point of purchase and production:
4-OL Coal purchased. o.b. mines .. . ................ $151 364 96 $141 209 974 $74 361 26 3 $69 176 045 $9 107 825 $8152099 $24653 164 $23 236 327 43 242713 140 645 503 4-01
4-02. Coal purchased. o. b. points other than mines .................... 917 33703C $16 535 548 4 389 65(4 4 083 100 $80444 63 973 $173 233 135 006 12 693 69 5 12253 469 4-02
4-03. Fuel oil purchased. . . . 59 644 384 46 165 437 2 214 472 1 974 430 $38 804 523 776 $12136 055 5937 189 $56 255 053 43 230 034 4-03
4-04. Electriccurrentpurchasedandproduced. .........16 113 6.1 ..4952 624 $11 682 537 $11 198439 $1 088 201 $1 015 434 $1 429929 $934 252 1912 97 $(1 804 499 4-04
4-0. Gasoline purchased........ ................ 40 54 3 609 039 $I 68 961 $ ~366 090 $77803 $62660 $497 198 $482416 1 78587 1 697873 4-05
4-06. Diesel fuel purchased. . . . 50 12 $60174 $29 026 188 841 72 710 57 736 $585 87 (355 172 4-06
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5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: o/
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases). ..71.8 78 1.(incing figh and ending n -
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases) .. .. . *. .. .. ..92 3.90 3.9 4.6 .98 $407 5 2 8 3 -0
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) . . .... ...1 10.16 Ii9 11:3 64.. 219413040 ,28 .I&o 00 63
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour .. ...................... .89 O.0855 0.9026 0.99 00.5O 0.50 1227.45 1.3 0.935 0.9447 6-04
5-05. Gasoline per gallon . . . .825 1 .7 7. 72 5-0
5-06. Dieselfuelpergallon. . . . 824.9 -0
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power i(incuding freightoand handling expenses): d/ .ur
6-01. Coal per net ton. 2.a 42 2.35 $.54 $2.49 $2.08 $1.94 2.ll 2.22 2.26 $2.28 6-01
7-02. Fuel oil per barrel.oil(.a) ............................... 0 0.97 0.86 1 1.4 64.40 -76 92 60.507 0.86 6-02
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour . .............0. 5 855 01.0 06 227 1.261.73 0 7 6-0
6-04. Gasoline per gallon.. . . . .10........2 .8.05 5 9.070 9.18 .5 7.25 6-04
6-05. Diesel fuelper gallon. . . ... .............. 15 5..7 6.80 8.76 8.1 .- 5 10: .91 8-06
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) . ...... .0 768 714 725 825 86 808 828 122 815 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). ......................61 71.61 62.076.9 75.2 6. 61.6 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) . . .. 0 01 102 172175 123 -08
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives). . 10.2 10.5 9.0 9.8 11.7 11.6 7-04
7-5. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). . . 6. 15 7.12 5.87 6.80 8.76 8.81 5.68 6.63 7-05
7-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives).ih . 756 617 706 1 25 46 794 4 797 20 7-0
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles locomotives and tendrs)-road freight sic
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) 117 120 116 120 817 86 128 131 122 126 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fueloil (steam locomotives) .....61 8.58 16.62 22.005 -- 7.80 8.07 8.61 .57 8-02
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). . ...........621 3702 3015 31.1 5 .5 55.1 2.77 .56 8-03
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel all road freight service)......................... 16119 115 119 8 128 130 1 120 -0
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coali (steam locomotives). ..... . 16.o3 156 16.1 17. 17.6 15-9 16.18 6.45 16.14 9-01
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). . . 1.12 1.13 1.58 1.35 0.86 0.85 1.13 1.13 9-02
9-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). . . 0.1 0.1 0.23 0.2 0.19 0.19 9-03
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). 27.5 26.7 4.1 9-04
9-05. Kilowatthours (motor-car trains) 9: 9 9 9 579 7 6.0 6.1 944
9-0. lo o s (motor-car trains) .. . .0.46 0.57 0.58 0.4 0.42 0.39 0.58 0.45 0.44 9-06
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) ..................... 0.16 0.21 0.21- 0 7 0.17 0.1 0.1 7
9-08. Eouated pounds of fuel (all road vassenrer service) ................ 15.0 15. 14.1 .114.6 17.3 17.6 15.3 15.8 15. 15. 9-8
/ Includes the equivalent for quantities of distillate oonsumed by gas-electrio motor-oar train. These quantities aro lnoluded with diesel fuel In computing Item 6-05. 15472.-0 US.GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1938
Includes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for looomotlve, station, shop, or other use.
o Based on total cost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
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BUREAU OF STATISTICS DECEMBER, 1937
FUEL AND POWER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAIL MOTOR CARS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports representing 14. steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1937 AND 1936


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
po-TOR UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM ITEM
POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NO.

1937 1936 196 7 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. Coalfor steamlocomotives (Accounts 382 and 394).. ......16 973 041 $17 939 258 $8 353 116 $9 151 171 $804 267 $837 985 $2 650 384 $2 764 67 45 274 5185427 1-01
40 2 o un < ia d3 s 95and396). 0 702 15 003 926 931 0 (1 68 799 O 922 86324 4082 $499 634 1-0
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 383, 384, 395, and 396) 216 614 1. *l245 33 1 0 0 90 $33 7 $32 R69 115 64 945 10? 697 4 12719623 1-03
1404. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394). . . 0 906 64 945 $107697 $127 192 1-03
1-0. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394)...................... 56 942 $149 238 46 073 45 472 2 432 $2 000 15 317 11 503 93 120 90263 1-04
1-05. OtDier fuels (Accounts 382 and 394). . . 74 153 47646 26 171 13 538 $ 868 4 41 114 27624 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Account382and394).......................5 694 $33 136 14 060 1 350 $144 $145 $3 784 387 17 706 15254 1-06
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yardand train accounts: $23244146 $24424534 $9 50360 10249 405 840 642 $872417 $3 026 391 2 97 318 $9 926 753 $10 365 394 1-07
Quantities consumed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 384),
2-01. Coal by steam locomotives(net tons). ............ .1 09 733 1 223 324 529 148 665 780 46 969 54 846 154 383 173 22 233 29 27 2-01
2-02. Fuel oilb steam locomotives (gallons) u.251 58205 27 350081 143 604 102 34 47 9818 9 165 2466620 26 758574 2-02
2-03. Electriccurrent (kilowatt-hours)....................... 6 351 894 601 694 5771921 4 995 033 380 566 337 76 1 40 26 5 -03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons)... ... . . ... 56 148 49 230 26 808 31 068 29 340 18 162 2-04
2-0 Dieselfuel (gallons). . . 2-
2-06. Other fuels (equa ted n et tons--oalequivalent). . 544 162 365 948 283 21 392 995 73 489 79 845 187 54 46 108 2-05
2-071. Allotherfuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . . 1 348 1 361 451 499 5 6 132 151 760 70 2-06
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Acounts 394, 395, and396), 0 1 9 597 89 3 3 043 4 25 157 884 177 2046 42 502250 2-1
2-08. Coal bysteamlocomotives (nettons). . . ... 4 230 89 4 986 134 1868 144 2306 152 267 66 320 688 747 505 83654 1 47 576 1 52564 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . 119 383 515 142 728 75 4 772 3 651 1 052 750 1 239 173 118 325 993 141 485 901 2-09
2-10. Electric current (kilowatt-hours). . . 36 848 206 41 043 124 16 3437 77 16 581025 14 996 50 15517 13 5 508 320 8 944 686 2-10
2-11. Other fuelsby steam locomotives (equated net tons -coal equivalent) .. .... .4 329 4 438 954 1 169 11 16 -25 25 1 35 113 3 002 2-11
2-12. Allother fuels (equated net tons--coal equivalent). . ..... .1 450 797 239 183 5 7 1 206 607 2-12
2-13. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). ...... ..........5 044 017 5 960 597 1 81 883 2 320 034 285 111 339 025 754 027 841 288 2122 996 2 460 250 2-13
Quantities consumed in road passengerservice (Accounts 394,:395, and 396),
2-14. Coal bysteam locomotives (nettons). . . 550 429 1 581 610 741 10 776 093 57 484 57 772 295 195 68 75 2456 639 439 006 2-14
2-15. Fueloluby steam locomotives (gallons) ......... . 61453 56 603204915 12 773 1 500 046 1 625 474 59 953 410 58566 668 2-15
2-16. Electriccurrent by locomotives (kilowatt-hours .. ............ 46719880 49 521 845 413797 773 416 220 98 102 3 11 980 1 2 8249005 28727 564 -16
2-17. Electriccurrent by motor-car trains (kilowatt-hours). . .. 57 062 456 57 945 5 5 49 48 255 50420 837 5 3090 885 5 548 919 2 270 316 24 269 899 2-17
2-18. Gasoline by cmotor-car trains s). a/ .. . 996 492 1 939 950 456 008 451 561 29 442 26 310 156 638 124 336 1 354 404 1 337 743 2-18
2-19. Diesel fuelbylocmotives (gallons) . . 716 852 391 254 117469 49 2 16599 383 391 254 2-19
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons)..................... ....... 142 373 143 548 36 799 30 327 57 895 52 971 47 678 6025 2-20
2-21. Other fuels (equatcdnettons--coalequivalent)........ ....................2 141 1 622 663 566 3 4 11" Ii01 364 944 2-21
2-22. Total (equated net tons-coalequivalent) ..................... ..... 2102 428 2 114 146 822 325 855 667 50 217 58 458 309 379 323 iL17 912 507 876804 222
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: t
3-01. Coalpurchased f. o. b. mines (net tons) . . .. 342 391 10248 47 230145 02372 468 244 539517 185175 1 8 51 2 158 826 274073 3-01
3-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons) ...... .558 397 8054 96 023 126 059 1678 2 003 56452 4 976 229 405 264 766 3-02
3-03. Fuel oil purchased barrels)..... 715 391 6 105 756 138 852 167 722 1 515 3 600 8 133 83509 5 5994 891 5 850 889 3-03
3-04. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours). ......176 052 165 183776 6951 130 048 995 134 2 0 8195 2062 597 21947743 9 062 800 6 78 979 15 977 773 20269978 3-04
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons). 3 .................... .769 365 3 528 22 1 194 122 141 049 96 971 94 264 401 895 339 5 076 376 1 953 42 3-05
4-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons). ..3 250 05 60917 67 14 95 22 169 76 174 66 4 5800 1 5 37 -06
4. Total cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:
4-01. Coal purchased f.o. b. ines . ........................... 6 03 45718. 040 461 8 218 739 9 60 585 91 191 954 48 $2858 69 12833416 4 037 056 $4 891 97 4-01
$8 218 73 n9 $9 360 5r $2e858 A69 $2 831.416.$4$137 0525$.4 11 9708 4-01
-02 Coal purchased o.b.pointsotherthan mines ..................... 364793 528554 $39693 502693 7 241 93 16 48 144 $944 073 1003468 4-02
4-03. Fuel oil purchased.l (42 gallons).. . . ......557672 .602 33 215 56 31779 $264 860633 $95 309 15259941 27088 4-03
4-04. Electric current purchased andproduced-h .. 529 415i 1554 945 $1 127 052 $ 172 510 105 103 $ $ .9;e 136 389 193099 160 871 018047 4-4
4-05. Gasoine purchased. ......................29 155 307 7 7 $126 745 118 540 17 163 6 424 $ 50 611 38 931 $144 636 144 072 4-05
4-06. Diesel fuel purchased. . . . ..... 1 $66 77$34 51 $22 050 -$ 510 $7 199 $69 698 $37 522 4-06
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: /
-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases) $1.92 $1.76 $1.9 6 1.77 $1.96 $1.77 $1.92 $1.70 $2.87 $1.78 6-01
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases). .. ....44v........................... ,.6 s -02
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) . . 0.98 1 1. 1. 1 8 0 0 -02
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour .......................0.8 0.608 0.867 0. 0.241 0.2079 1.2150 1.S39 0.997% 0.890 6-03
5-05. Gasoline per gallon . . ..7 8..09. 9..o.61 10. 7.39# 7.601 12.59.7 9.157 6.89 7.5% 6 3-05
5-06. Diesel fuel per gallon .. .. .. .. .. 5.275 41 5.03% 4.12 4.42 3.71 5-06
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel d power (including freihtan handling expenses)



7-01. oal t . . . .821 817 7 1 77 901 853 865 894 873 7-01
6-01. Coal per net ton. .............................. $2.49 $2.30 $2.66 $2.il 2.16 81.93 23 $2.10 2.36 $2.26 6-01
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel.oil(st t . . ..0.9 $0.91 .4o5 5 71. 40 1.15 $1.08 6.397 60.91 6-02
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. ................. O 28 0. 50 0.872 0. 60 0.220 0.-20 1.215% 2.?11 0.99731 10 6-03
6-04. Gasoline per gallon ( a ............................ 10.5 10.89 9.67 9. .26 7.609.. 12. 7-04
6-05. Di ese l fuel per gallon........ ................................. 5.99 6.709 510.31 9.61 6.2 69. 6 7-05
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hourcomotives
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). ....................... 121 179 17 775 905 901 553 165 918 16 8-01
7-02. Gallonsof fueloil (steam locomotives). 64.55 65.25 1.11.48 77 76.8 9.31 65.1 7-02
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). ..27 105 124 1054 5 15 211 131 4 4 7-03
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-elctric locomotives). ..............10.5 10.5 9.6 7-04
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). .......6.1.4 717 9 6.-70 10.31 9 61 62.7 7-09
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives).er ). . . 9618 ,2 7 127 17 905 907 40 38 30 19 855-0
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross tan-miles uding locomotivesand tenders)-roadfreiht service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). . ......... 1731 129 129 128 100 96 141 139 135 136 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .. . . ... .15 .17 1 3 11.4- 7 1.18 9-02
9-03. Gallonsofdieselfuel (diesel locomotives). . . 0.20 0.19 0.26 0.19 0.19 -0
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). ..3.6 3.8 36 3.7 27.5 2.7 4.0 4.0 904
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight ...........service) ...................128 27 127 127 101 97 10 138 130 129 8-04
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train ear-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Poundswofacoal (oteamlocomotives). ....................... 17.2 17.7 6.9 17.0 15.5 1.2 16.5 16.3 6.2 17.3 9-01
9--2. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives)........... ....................... 1.15 1.17 -- o.07 0.84 1.16 1.18 9-02
9-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives)...................... .....0.20 0.19 0.26 -- 0.19 0.19 9-03
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives)....................... ...........6 3 6 6337 27.5 25.7 --57 4.0 4.0 9-04
-05. kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains)........................ ....... ..67 .7 6.706.7 6. 6.3a 9-6
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains) . . 0.48 0.47 0.59 0.62 0.45 .44 0.41 0.370.46 0.9-06
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains) .. . ........ ..18 0 .18 0.24 0.25 0.19 0.19 0 0.15 9-07
9-08. Eouated pounds of fuel (all road nassenprr service). ................. 16.0 15.9 15.1 15.2 1...i 18.2 15.9 .7 16.6 _16.4 M8
a/ Includes the equivalent for quantities of distillate consumed by gas-electric motor-oar trains. These quantities are included with diesel fuel in computing item 6-05.
Includes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop or other use.
Based on total cost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed regardless of when purchased.
Includes kilowatt-hours consumed per yard switching hcur by electric rail motor cars.
Includes gasoline consumed per yard switching hour by gasoline rail motor cars.








Page 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 131 reports representingl41 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1937 AND 1936



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

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service:
Total charges for,
1-01. Coal for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and394).. 1 1198 953 973188 531 649 98 276 571 593 971 472 $9 480 329 $ 826 617 $31 860 457 $29 611 194 59 336 616 $56 122 366 1-1
1-02. Fueloil for steam locomotives (Accounts382 and 394). ... ......... $58 998 195 $48 206 848 $168 821 $132 879 $ 838 025 688 268 57 991 349 $47 385 701 1-02
1-03. Electric current (Accounts 383, 384, 395,and396). ................. 13 866 729 $13 352 246 $11 253 596 10 881 796 $373 214 $ 343 924 $ 727 570 657 636 $1 512 349 $1 468 890 1-03
1-04. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and394)... .. $1923 794 1 858 619 (579466 539 499 $34 960 $30 41'/ 168 839 $170 528 $1 140529 $1 118 175 1-01
1-05. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394). ................. 673 797 419 162 213 590 131 519 $70 221 $58 213 389 986 (229 430 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts382 and394) .. . ....... 434339 397 128 175498 156 204 $1 672 $1 619 $44 115 $40 291 213 054 $199014 1-06
1-07. Total. . . .. ............. 274 850 827 252765 652 110 667 542$105 813 369 $9 890 175 $9 202 577 (33 709 227 $31 226 130 120 583 883106 523 576 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. Coalbysteamlocomotives(nettons). ....................... 12 821 407 12541 946 6 777 624 6 650 923 583 50 586 266 1 838 b26 1 782 778 3 621 107 3521979 201
2-02. Fueloilbysteamlocomotives (gallons)............ 309 265 970 278 572 675 1643 178 808 616 4 764 255 4308 360 302 858 537 273455 699 2-02
2-03. Electriccurrent (kilowatt-hours). . . 7 70 863 019 58565119 64 129 540 52149273 3632778 3 445108 3100701 2970738 2-03
2-04. Gasoline (gallons). . ... ...... 623 729 516 670 304 769 309 497 -- 318 960 207 173 2-04
2-05. Dieselfuel (gallons) .. . ..... 4 927 303 3 500 311 2 929 878 2 245 714 74 824 739 932 212 601 514 665 2-05
2-06. Other fuels (equatednet tons-coalequivalent). . . 16 168 16 068 5784 5 691 56 67 1 620 1737 8708 8 573 206
2-07. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . ......... 14 966 934 14 451 154 6 895 470 6 748 274 583 906 586 333 1 876 029 1 816 979 5 611 529 5 299 568 2-07
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-08. Coal bysteam locomotives (nettons). ................. .. .. 52 532 354 51 577 957 2 3 706 705 23 313 479 3 367 752 3 400 919 8 753 825 8 444 821 16 704072 16418738 2-08
2-09. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). . ........... 577 973 810 436 988 295 1 396 329 1 735 861 11 604 588 11 291 823 564 972 8931423 960 611 2-09
2-10. Electriccurrent (kilowatt-hours). . ............ 450 093 896 440 514 028 194 205 167 202 953 784 157 755 64 3 144 876 171 98 133 086 92684 073 2-10
2-11. Other fuels by steam locomotives (equated net tons-coal equivalent) .. ..... 56 610 53 123 12 670 13 096 155 184 3 113 3 084 40 672 36 759 2-11
2-12. All other fuels (equated net tons-coal equivalent). . ......... 12 038 9 729 2 399 1 915 47 41 9 592 7 773 2-12
2-13. Total (equated nettons-coalequivalent). . .......... 63 312 946 61 457 038 23 879 080 23 501 564 3 551 622 3 582 724 8 826 060 8 515 159 27 056 184 25 857 591 2-13
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-14. Coal by steam locomotives (nettons). ...................... 16 634 577 16 303 056 7 997 611 7 901 110 587 493 574 547 3 179 902 3 166 876 4 869 571 4 660523 2-14
2-15. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons). ..................... 666 484 114 612 128 415 1 584 912 1 441 202 15 266594 13794 326 649 632 608 596 892 887 2-15
2-16. Electric current bylocomotives (kilowatt-hours). . ..........516 720 687 496 970 042 483 111 176 462 918 022 1 132 265 928 425 32 477 246 33 123 595 2-16
2-17. Electric currentbymotor-car trains (kilowatt-hours). ................590 268 314 573 737 080 508 649 782 496 112 410 54 266 001 50 259 680 27 352 531 27 364 990 2-17
2-18. Gasoline by motor-car trains (gallons)a/ .......... 24 274269 25 114986 5 699 667 5 541 156 427 485 389 770 1 738 201 1 813 151 16 408 916 17 370 909 2-18
2-19. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons)... ..................... 6 344 118 2 032 627 623 261 34 250 9 808 5 720 657 1 988 569 2-19
2-20. Diesel fuel by motor-car trains (gallons)....... 1 522 360 1 490 700 343 080 355 971 588 233 437 337 591 047 697 392 2-20
2-21. Other fuels (equated net tons-coalequivalent)........ .. .. ... 21 790 20 079 7 273 5 703 32 38 1 299 1 203 13 186 13 135 2-21
2-22. Total (equated net tons-coal equivalent) .. ........... 22 620 065 21 795 915 8 861 443 8 741 524 597 680 583 769 3 325 546 3 299 782 9 835 396 9 170 840 2-22
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced:by
3-01. Coal purchased f. o. b. mines (net tons) ............. 88721897 89142286 43500437 44063506 5 291 221 5 194 969 14 649 639 149978 61 25080600 24885950 3-01
3-02. Coal purchased f. o. b. points other than mines (net tons). . ....... 4 763 766 4 634 390 1 230 561 1 136 337 21 890 17 718 60 514 50 237 3 450 801 3 430 098 3-02
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels). 68 102 599 59 821 591 1 623890 1685665 26 631 22 193 1 029 667 982 405 65 422 391 57131328 8-0
304. Electric current purchased and produced (kilowatt-hours) .. ........ L982 411 962 L879 740 459 423 784 330 381 134 461 230 863 385 211 738 227 107 143 810 75 402 62 220 620 407 211 465 209 -04
3-05. Gasoline purchased (gallons). . .................. 48 202424 45 260 381 15 915 791 14 488 751 1 169 336 1 008 406 4 296 206 4 315 094 26 21 091 25 448 130 -06
3-06. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons). .. . . .. 26 777 529 17 422 379 6 553 365 4 737 946 1 718 327 1 523 463 18 505 837 11 160970 3-06
4. Total cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:
4-01. Coal purchased o. b. mines .......... . .167 398 422 159 251 6966 82580002 $78 536 870 $10 27016 $9 106 587 427511633 $20 069 745 147279771 r45 538 494 4-01
4-02. Coalpurchasedf. o.b. points otherthan mines . . 8 756 116 8 064 102 40 949 2 4 585 793 87 65 $71 911 $139 710 $149 461 13 637 772 (13256937 4-02
443. Fueloilpurchased. . 231 275 51768 259 430 236 52 206 157 414 46 2U 636 1 233688 1 032 498 $61 525 905 48 500968 4-03
4-04. Electric current purchasedand produced . ............. 7 603 295 6 526 858 12 769 829 $12 370 712 $1 193304 1 143 888 1 566 317 1027 352 2 073 845 1 984 906 4-04
4-05. Gasoline purchased. .4 344 258 3917007 $695706 $18461 84 93 (69 084 547 809 521 347 $2 015777 $1 841945 4-5
4-06. Dieselfuelpurchased. .................... 1062482 668 439 $ 326 177 $ 210 891 I81 20 $64 935 $ 655 085 $392613 4-06
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: o/
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases). . . .1.81 9 1.0 1 1.85 01.74 1.:9 1.8 5-01
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases). .9 13.90 3.93 14.04 4.01 4.06.1 2.5 .g 5-02
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons). . . .0.96 $0.87 $1.50 $1.31 $1.56 $1.29 $1.20 $1.05 $0.9 10.85 -03
5-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. . . .. 0.888 0.8 9 .97 0.896 0.517 0.540c1.461 1.36621 0.90 0.939 -04
5-05. Gasoline per gallon . . . 9.014 8.5. 10.65 10.25'ti 7.27 6.850 12.75 12.08 7.52 7.2% 2 05
506. Diesel fuel per gallon. .974 3.8 4.98 4.45 4.73 4.26 3.5 352 5-06
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (including freight and handling expenses): 4/
6-01. Coal per net ton. . . . $2.09 1.93 2 31 2.212.362.28
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel .. 0o.1.40 .- .1 (0.98 (0.97 0.72
6-03. Electric current per kilowatt-hour. . ....... ....0.852. 0.851 0.900. 0.96 0.235 0.236 1.257. 1.225 0.93 0.941 6-08
6-04. Gasoline per gallon. . . . ..00 7.89 9.4.06 8.18 7.80 9.71 9.41 7.226 6-04
6-05. Diesel fuel per gallon. 4.724 4.Z7 .30 4 4.890 5.11 4.90 4.)54 4.01, 6-05
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives). ...........764 772 719 730 831 851 811 829827819 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fueloil (steam locomotives)...... 61.04 62.11 71.70 64 76.9 75. 60.80 61. 7-42
7-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives)/ .. .. .. .. .. .118 106 116 17 7 134 1 7-03
7-04. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-lectric locomotives), t/ 10.2 10 9.1 9.8 11.6 11.7 7-04
7-05. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). ..6.18 7.1 5.8A 6.79 8.88 8.89 5.76 6.67 7-05
7-06. Equated pounds of fuel (all locomotives)./. . . .. 747 759 690 70 831 851 798 815 801 807 7-06
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including locomotives and tenders)-road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives)....... ...............111 117 121 85 87 129 131 124 127 8-01
2. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives). ..65 a.63 16.5 21.94 7.81 8.05 8.65 8.63 8-0
8-03. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). .......................36.51 37.33 30.4 31.37 53.27 56.25 32.87 3.65 8-
8-04. Equated pounds of fuel (all road freight service) ... . 17 19 11 120 87 89 129 131 119 121 8-04
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train ear-mile-road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) ..... 16.0 16.4 15.7 16.2 17.4 17.6 15.9 16.4 16.5 16.4 9-01
9-02. Gallons of fueloil (steam locomotives). .....1.13 1.13 15 1.36 0.8 0.5 1.1 1.14 9-02
9-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives). ....... ....9 0.2) 0.24 0.19 0.19 9-03
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives). .............3. 7 5 3.6 27.527.0..0 904
9-05. Kilowatt-hours (motor-car trains) ..0 6.0 59 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.4 6.2 9-0
9-06. Gallons of gasoline (motor-car trains) . 0.47 0.6 0.57 0.58 .44 0.2 0.9 0.8 0.45 0.44 9-06
9-07. Gallons of diesel fuel (motor-car trains). . . 0.17 0.16 0.21 0.21 0.1 0.1 0. 0.1 7
9-08. Eouated pounds of fuel (all road passener service). ............. .... T15.1 1 15. 1 14.1 1 11..6 1175 17, 15. 115.8 ,16 1i, M9-08
154726-0 U 5 GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.1938
/ Includes the equivalent for quantitiee of distillate consumed by gas-eleotrlo motor-oar trains. These quantities are included with diesel fuel In computing Item 6-05. OVMNTPIG OFICE
Includes ell quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
Based on total cost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed regardless of when purchased.
Includes kilowatt-hours consumed per yard switching hour by electric rail motor cars.
Includes gasoline consumed per yard switching hour by gasoline rail motor oars.