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Title: Fuel and power statistics of class I steam railways in the United States
Series Title: Statement ;
Physical Description: v. : ; 28-41 cm.
Language: English
Creator: United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
Publisher: U.S. G.P.O.
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Locomotives -- Fuel consumption -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
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 Notes
Statement of Responsibility: Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Jan. 1949-Nov. 1956.
Numbering Peculiarities: Compares the monthly statistics of the current year with that of the preceding year.
General Note: "Compiled from ... reports representing ... steam railways (class I switching and terminal companies included)."
General Note: Title from caption.
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Source Institution: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: oclc - 18539703
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System ID: AA00016094:00007
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Preceded by: Fuel and power for locomotives and rail motor cars of class I steam railways in the United States
Succeeded by: Fuel and power statistics of class I railways in the United States

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


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Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-230 (OS-E)

JULY 1949


FUEL AND POWER STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 160 reports representing 169 steam railways #
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 1949 AND 1948

SOUTHERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT TNOM
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION

1949 1948 1949 1948 1949 1948 1949 1948 1949 1948


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 39)
1-02. Fuel oil for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394) .
1-03. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394). . . . . .. .
1-04. Electric current (Accounts 383, 384, 395, and 396). .
1-05. Gasoline (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. Diesel fuel (gallons) . . . . . . . ......
2-04. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) . . . . . .
2-05. Gasoline (gallons) . . . . . . . .
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-06. Coal by steam locomotives net tones) . . . . .
2-07. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . . .
2-08. Diesel fuel (gallons) . . . . . . . . .
2-09. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) . . . . . .
2-10. Gasoline (gallons) .................
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-11. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons) . . . . .
2-12. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . . .
2-13. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons) .. . . ...
2-14. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) . .
2-15. Diesel fuel by motorcar trains (gallons) . . . .
2-16. Electric current by motorcar trains (kilowatt-hours)..
2-17. Gasoline by motorcar trains (gallons) I/ . . . .
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: 2/
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. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons) . . . . . .
3-05. Electric current purchased and produced(kilowatt-hours)A
3-06. Gasoline 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.Diesel fuel purchased ...... .
4-05. Electric current purchased and produced A . . . .
4-06. Gasoline purchased/ . . . . . . . . .
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: 3/
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. Diesel fuel per gallon . . . . . . . .
5-05. Electric current per kilowatt-hour . . . . .
5-06. Gasoline per gallon . . . . . . . . .
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (incl. freight and
handling expenses): 4/
6-01. Coal per net ton . . . . . . . . . .
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel . . . . . . . . .
6-03. Diesel fuel per gallon . . . . . . . .
6-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour . . . . .
6-05. Gasoline 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. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) . . ..
7-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) / . . . .
7-05. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives) 6/
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. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) . . .
8-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) . . . . .
9. Puel 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) . . . . .


$23120 24 8
7 150 665
10 716 057
1 9335 97 3
118 935
58 282
43098 940

679 385
15 825 063
13 853 973
7 282 94 7
12 891
3091 741
135 103 661
65 728 512
58 911352
45 36 6
757 933
46 708 177
39 767 95 7
63 840 50 3
310 558
47 311 58 6
760 485
3 761 54 6
174 511
4 955 262
127 237 811
259 552 261
4 617 059
$15 885 094
1 383 76 3
6 483 450
10 484 518
3 137 587
751 0 4


$4.22
$7.93
$1.31
8.24%
1.209%
16.27%

5.10
1.52
8.96%
1.091%
14.53%
818
58.24
6.17
109
7.5

112
7.98
1.6
27.04
18.9
0.96
0.27
3.6


$35 601 351
15 787 s 4 6
9 642 o .92
2 122 159
145 889
73 3 CO
63 373 2 9

1092 251
23 890 675
11 146 54S,
7 207 50 5
9537
4688692
197 423 245
46 304 5635
74 981 190
34 545
1063 176
55 677 643
33 717 468
70 479 -C63
362 546
52 148 938
921 376
7 293 586
293 001
7 617 103
96 976 039
278 830 541
4 937 977
$32 510 117
2 167 317
18081424
9 760 5300
3157 517
78160b


$11155 631
56 20 4
3 207 861
1664 00 7
23985
19 88 9
16127 577

342 90 5
103189
6 205 00 6
6 713 78 5
2 802
1 354 C0 3
427 032
17/ 113 672
39 189 677
1986

406368
466 836
12 183127
61 294 081
51 991
42 365 026
140 83.5
1 683 661
57 55 6
132 164
40 724 928
19Z 145 799
1608 598
$7 341 513
433 941
265 215
3 298 713
2 265 677
285 975


$18 283
104
2 871
1 776
25
30
23 091


630 122
100 589
4409 295
6 720 597
5 620
2 140 310
705 22 b
11442 067
45 477 406
1 541
587 435
403 343
9 961 7 70
67 938 729
63 987
46 560 316
161 991
3 416 585
98 013
156 274
25 249 327
199 749 143
1599 214
$15631465
684 438
526 245
2 667 058
2 222 026
272 858


$206606 4
52 983
87 24 6
1 731
59 9
2. 208 623

56 876

167 289


252 972
143 742
9 381 463

61 837
195 661
117 517

11 64 3
406 339
5599
2836
462 74 7
22 720 06 9
105 128
$2087 752
46 111
9224
45 284
278 269
16 50 4


$3 411923
42 923
135 019
2 311
764
3592940

9171 5

95 484


415 007
18 593
17 167 573

75 015
249 258
103 835

18 270
701 636
2 580
3 659
326 559
31 218 742
219732
$3 824 941
2.1 318
13 191
37747
321 500
30 64 6


$3 807 792
42 750
1 860 75 7
55 314
2286
6 962
5 775 861

108 913
362 564
1 565 467
153 973

527 682
438 25 2
11016 655


109 24 6
1 30 515
7 688 201
76 396
4 945 96 0
15 794

580 190
2 670
29 103
20 412 123
11093 116
432 642
$2 478 25 3
16 425
87459
1 712 230
177 437
95 901


$6137 953
169 726
1 777 312
75 31 -
2 435
7 533
8 170 274

150 373
483 420
1458 358
158 180

852 301
1403 010
7724 932


163 151
559 339
7 171 461
103 666
5 495 922
18 367
1 519 526
3 570
79 683
18 907 892
16 091 5 89
428 802
$6 811 404
22 242
261 862
1956 938
255 589
85 119


86090 761
7051 911
5 595 03 6
127 40 6
90 933
30 83 2
18 986 879

170 611
15 359 310
5 916 211
415 18 9
10 089

956 224
134 237 777
37 454 44 3
10 340 212
43 380

180482
46 110 82 6
19 700 96 8
2 428 90 5
182 171
592 213
1091 356
108 68 6
4 791 15 9
65 638 01 3
33 593 277
Z 471 291
$3 977 576
887 286
6121552
5 428 291
416 204
353 024


$7 768 216
15 513 261
4 951 455
135 301
115 162
347 32
28 518127

220 041
23 306 664
5 183 212
328 728
3717
1281074
195 315 010
27118 971
12 336 217
33 004
237 575
54 714 961
16 334 979
2437399
194 893
92 700
722 748

1 655 639
188 838
7 377 487
52 492 261
31 771 067
2 690 229
$6 242 307
1 439 319
17 280 126
5098557
356 402
392 982


1-01
1-02
1-03
1-04
1-o0
1-06
1-07

2-01
2-02
2-03
2-04
2-05
2-o5
2-06
2-07
2-08
2-09
2-10
2-11
2-12
2-:1
2-14
2-15
2-16
2-17
3-01
3-02
3-03
3-04
3-0
3-06
4-01
4-02
4-o4
4-05
4-06


+ 4 4 + + + + I


$4.46
$7.40
$2.37
10.06%
1.132%
15.83%

$5.20
2.39
10.531
1.036%
15.11%
828
55.42
5.95
6.5


7.74
1.6
28.31
19.1
0.98
0.27
3.5


4.36
7.54
$2.01
8.10%
1.1790
17.78%


15.30
$2.37
9.020
1.1130
16.47%

789
40.09
6.03
108
3.7

116
1.5
23.27
18.0
1.85
0.26
3.6


# Excludes Missouri and Arkansas Ry. Co. Road not in operation.
/ Includes the equivalent for quantities of distillate consumed by gas-electric motorcar trains. These
quantities are included with diesel fuel in computing item 6-03.
/ 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.


$4.58
$6.98
$3.37
10.56
I.112?
17.o6%

$5.44
$3.65
11.09%
1.066%
15.34%
803
38.48e
5.76
103
6.2

120
*
1.5
23.88
18.3
2.46
0.26
3.5


5.14
g8.24
3.25
9.79%
1.2250
15.700


$5.56
10.46%
0.9180
14.870

830
6.10



77
2.8
54.89
17.2
o0.-3


15.45
8.26
l3.61
11.56%
1.o3o0
13.95%


$5.87
11.81%
0.782%
12.65%
926

5.54



79
3.6
48.26

17.5
0.35


4.27
6.15
3.ol
8.39%
1.600oo
22.17%

$5.11
1.93
9.150
1.085%
14.47%

849
70.72
6.92
172


128
14.23
1.8
is
18.8
1.58
0.27


$4.48
$6.23
$3.29
10.35%
1.588%
19.85%

$5.26
2.91
10. 80%
1.332%
13.26%

855
69.89
6.61
165


129
7.63
1.6

18.7
1.16
0: 2


3.64
8.16
1.28
8.27%
1.239%
14.29%

14.66
1.51
8.850
0.966%
14.o08

859
58.18
6.14
108
10.4

112
7.95
1.6
31.94
22.1
0.95
0o.28
3.9


$3.77
$7.62
$2.34
9.71%
1.128%
14.61%

$4.47
$2.38
10.14%
0.890%
15.16%

850
55.29
5.95
100
7.1

113
7.72
1.6
31.76
22.5
0.97
0.28
4.0


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 cars.
Average not computed. Oil burning steam locomotives used primarily as helpers.
Returns incomplete.






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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


FUEL AND POWER STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 160 reports representing 169 steam railways#
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY 1949 AND 1948


Statement No. M-230 (OS-E)


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

1949 191949 194949 191949 194. 1949 1948 1949 1948 1949 194s
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 39) . 203 695 03 3$ 266 240 32 $100 463 99 8 $139 501 555 $19 798 28 7 $24 449 85 7 $J5 918 61 2 $47 065 74 2 $47 514 136 $55 223 174 1-01
1-02. Fuel oil for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394) 66 690 909 108 676 949 549 17 8 666 170 1 000 4 92 1 870 172 65 141 239 106 140 607 1-02
1-03. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) . . 78 071 524 62 259 337 24 289 870 18 122 619 374 369 266 653 14 471 376 12 424 445 38 935 909 31 445 620 1-03
1-04. Electric current (Accounts 383 384, 395, and 396). . 14 528 592 15030300 12 289 305 12 575341 836 475 976 000 516 231 575 926 886 581 903033 1-04
1-05. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394 . . . . . . 856 18 1 1012 589 181 320 203 011 13 912 11 600 17 248 17 126 643 701 780 852 1-05
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) . . . . ... 500 483 569 982 200 23 2 256 800 4 875 6 491 60 300 62 629 235 076 244 062 1-06
1-07. Total . . . . . . . . . . . 364 342 722 453 789 485 137 973 903 171 325 496 21 027 918 25.710 601 51 984 259 62 016 040 153 356 642 194 737 348 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 tone). . . . .... 6 145 837 8 616 58b 3 331 280 5 111 129 527 332 667 155 928 710 1165 224 1 358 515 1673 077 2-01
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . . .. 135.014 086 176 824 872 704 686 851 955 4 186 688 5 188 706 130 122 712 170 784 211 2-02
2-03. Diesel fuel (gallons) . . . . . . . . 95 8537939 7859926b 43 152 768 30922243 962424 640 966 11 440526 10 781 866 40 282 221 36 254 190 2-03
2-04. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) . . . . . 52 563 871 53 957 899 48 548 467 50 404 725 1 224 134 1 248 094 2 791 270 2 305 080 2-04
2-05. Gasoline (gallons) . . . . . . . ..... 119172 111787 49 142 67 949 70 030 43 838 2-05
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 39 395, and 396).
2-06. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons) ......... 26 592 983 36180 139 11 882 704 16 887 093 2 460 018 3 133 060 4 894 712 6 825 052 7 355 549 9 334 934 2-06
2-07. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . .... 1 037 809 533 1 391 576 465 3 713 998 4 395 287 8 597 034 15 792 251 1025 498 50 1 1 371 388 927 2-07
2-08. Diesel fuel (gallons) . . . . . . . . 428 491 101 288 803046 116 171 292 68 350 168 906 898 128069 73 485 778 53 717 723 237 927 133 166 607 086 2-08
2-09. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) . . . ... . 494 330 530 547 204049 311 187 78 1 342 096 194 106 538 284 124 980 990 76 604465 60 126 865 2-09
2-10. Gasoline (gallons) . . . . . . . ... 306 757 345 639 11078 11237 295679 334402 2-10
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-11. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons) . . . . 6 251 738 7 890 320 3 318 860 4 436 022 479043 555 642 1 040 982 1329 606 1 412 853 1 569 050 2-11
2-12. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . . . 33050766 413 611 207 2 880 515 2154 499 5 268 76 6 6979887 329 901487 404 476 821 2-12
2-13. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons) .. . . ... .. 265 1424 22 227 292 505 79 061 069 63 969 81 4 1 453478 1 586 222 55 462 216 52 739 933 129 165 659 108 996 534 2-13
2-14. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) . 460 146 152 488 334 847 442 428 744 471 608 204 570 370 593 245 17 147 036 16 133 398 2-14
2-15. Diesel fuel by motorcar trains (gallons) . . .. 2 386 617 2434 813 494 855 556 641 571 068 685 519 1 320 694 1 192 653 2-15
2-16. Electric current by motorcar trains (kilowatt-hours). 371 504 265 407 645 75 5334464 806 365 179 994 37039459 41796033 669732 2-16
2-17. Gasoline by motorcar trains (gallons) 1/ . . ... 5 348 089 6 359 53.5 1 034 096 1241 143 89 580 88 796 123 209 129 951 4 101 204 46899 645 2-17
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: 2/
3-01. Coal purchased f.o.b. mines (net tons) . . ... 42 984 322 59 186 158 21 164 985 30 042 255 4139341 5079 961 6993 193 10 843 524 10 686 803 13 220 418 3-01
3-02. Coal purchased f.o.b. points other than mines (net tons) 1 692 575 2 104 000 565 966 788729 43 269 32047 17 076 25698 1 066 264 1257 526 3-02
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels) . . . . . . .38007 717 54 209 86b 1 280 156 1461 433 23 854 29 592 608 274 855 995 .36 095453 51 862 848 3-03
3-04. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons) . . . . ... 847 671 450 656 780 046 265 222 67 8 184 471 135 3 373 616 2 613 605140 337 671 127 948 400 438 737 4 6 5 341 746 906 3-04
3-05. Electric current purchased and produced(kilowatt-hours)/ 2 005 047463 2 043314 944 1 460 684 335 .. 476 432 75b 207 136408 225 344 010 84 118 811 122 184 989 253 107 909 219 353 190 3-05
3-06. Gasoline purchased (gallons) . . . . . ..... 31 145465 31 546 972 10 452 177 1 10 242 892 1 112 659 1173 215 3 208 36 8 2 861 350 15 370 261 17 269 51 b 3-06
4. Total cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: .
4-01. Coal purchased f.o.b. mines . . .. . . 189 180 805 $250 394 242 $95 886 810 $129 769 206 21 655 16 8 $25 984 658 31 263 759 $46 795 659 $40 375 06 3 $47 844 719 4-01
4-02. Coal purchased f.o.b. points other than mines . . 13 085 964 14 860 480 4 129 690 5 386 998 365 715 242 700 112 949 155 850 8 477 610 9 074 932 4-02
4-0. Fuel oil purchased . . . . . . . ... 61 058408 127 172 976 3 438949 5 059 647 78 77 1 110 132 1 543098 2 660 864 55 997590 119 342 333 4-03
4-04. Diesel fuel purchased . . . . . . . ... 77 442 710 66 011688 24 448 679 19 299 929 359 115 294 034 13 233 849 13 171 956 39 401 067 33 245 769 4-0
4-05. Electric current purchased and produced. . . . 23 923636 22 827559 17 233998 16 018 155 2242127 2350974 1 327468 1906 432 3120 043 2 551 998 4-05
4-06. Gasoline purchasedA . . . . . . . . . 5 089 135 4 976 538 1 841 727 1741 668 160 265 160 670 688 151 569 296 2 398 992 2 504 704 4-06
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: 3/
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases) . . . . ... .4.40 $4.23 4.53 84.32 5.23 5.12 64.47 $4.32 3.78 $3.62 5-01
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases) . . . . . 7.73 $7.06 $7.30 6.83 8.45 7.57 $6.61 $6.o6 27.95 7.22 5-02
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) . . . . . l.6l 12.35 12.69 .46 3.30 3.72 2.54 $3.11 $1.55 12.30 5-0
5-04. Diesel fuel per gallon . . . . . . ... .9.14% 10.05% 9.22% 10.469 10.643 11.25 9. 3 10.293 8.98% 9. 3% 5-0-
5-05. Electric current per kilowatt-hour .. . . . .9 1.1170 1.180% 1.0851 1.082% 1.043% 1.5780 1.560% 1.2330 1.1 3 5-05
5-06. Gasoline per gallon . . . . . . . ..... 16.34 15.780 17.620 17.01% 14.40o 13.69% 21.45% 19.900 14.65% 14.50% 5-06
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (incl. freight and
handling expenses): _/
6-1. Coal p net ton . . . . . . . . . $5.22 5.05 $5.42 5.28 $5.71 5.61 5.23 $5.05 $4.6 $4.39 6-o
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel . . . . . . . 5......1.85 $2.30 $3.6 $3.78 $233 2.81 $1. 6-02
6-0 Diesel fuel per gallon . . . . . . . 9.865 10.4 10.17i 11.06 11.27 11.32 10.27% 10.54% 9.53 10.o 6-.3
6-0 Electric current per kilowatt-hour . . . . 1.0 1081 1.023 0.781 0.777 1. 1.33 0.918 0.910 6-
6-05. Gasoline per gallon . . . . . . . ... .. 14.83 1 4.85% 16.57% 15.38% 15.53% 13.06% 14.oo00 13.18% 14.41 14.79% 6-05
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) . . . . . 878 889 850 867 925 972 891 903 923 919 7-01
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) . . ... 63.69 61.68 38.41 40.87 73.25 73.37 63.65 61.54 7-02
7-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) . . . 6.42 6.32 6.30 6.12 6.19 5.80 7.22 6.96 6.36 6.32 7-03
7-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) 5/ . . . 112 109 111 108 187 188 118 108 7-04
7-05. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives) 8.5 8.3 7.0 8.6 10.1 7.9 7-05
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) . . . ... 122 127 126 133 80 88 132 139 132 130 8-01
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) . . . . 8.49 8.23 11.09 8.07 8.45 8.22 8-02
8-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) . . . 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 3.2 3.8 1.7 1.6 1. 1.6 8-03
8-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) . . . ... 28.49 29.53 24.03 25.09 51.71 49.50 32.70 33.83 8-04
9. Fuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) . . . ... 20.7 20.8 19.9 20.2 18.4 19.1 19.3 19.7 25.7 25.3 9-01
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) . . . . 1.08 1.07 2.12 2.88 1.12 1.13 1.07 1.07 9-02
9-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) . . 0.28 0.29 0.27 0.28 0.28 0.34 0.28 0.29 0.30 0.29 9-03
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) . . . ... 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 4.2 4.1 9-04


if Excludes Missouri and Arkansas Ry. Co. Road not in operation.
1/ Includes the equivalent for quantities of distillate consumed by gas-electric motorcar trains. These
quantities are included with diesel fuel in computing item 6-03.
/ 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.


4 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 cars.
Average not computed. Oil burning steam locomotives used primarily as helpers.
/ Returns incomplete.
U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1949 0 800188