Motive power and car equipment of class I steam railways in the United States

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Subject to revision 11iiiii1iii IIII1 I IIII I111II II INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240(Os-F)
3 1262 08853 9274 BUREAU OF STATISTICS JULY, 1936

MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT 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 JULY, 1936 AND 1935


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT Item
Item POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN te.
REGION REGION

1936 1955 1956 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1956 1935 _____
AGGREGATES
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of coal-burning steam locomotives .................. 10,468 5,460 363 1,583 3',062 1-01
1-02. Number of oil-burning steam locomotives ................... 1,41 4 30 1,379 1-02
1-0_ Number of electric locomotive units ........................ 168 151 *4 15 *1-0
1-04 Number of gasoline and Diesel locomotives 160............... 116 65 *17 1-64
1-05. Total ................................................... 12,165 5,69 363 1,634 4,470 *
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ........................... .. 9,040 406 2* 1,299 53,356 *1-0_
1- Number serviceable stored............................... 670 1 297 i07
1-08. Number unserviceable .................................... 2,455 1,55 3 272 817 1-0
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number serviceable (not stored) ........................... 15,240 13,562 5,476 4,829 717 617 2,518 2,522 6,529 5,794 2-01
2-02. Number serviceable stored ............................... 1,979 5,059 775 1,271 14 259 261 336 634 1,2 2-02
2-. Number unserviceable ................................... 7,455 8,65 5 3,740 4,089 166 215 1,114 1,367 2,435 2,964 2-0
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2-04. Total .................................................. 4,674 25,256 9,989 10,189 1,017 1,071 35,895 4,025 9,775 9,971 2-4
5. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
5-01. Number serviceable (not stored) ......................... 5,867 5,642 2,566 2,457 159 155 950 928 2,192 2,102 3-01
5-02. Number serviceable stored ............................... 596 75 216 295 22 35 139 13 219 28 3-02
-03. Number unserviceable .................................... 1,898 2,586 895 1,062 24 356 5307 0 6 3234 5-3-02
4. Total ................................................... 8,561 8,775 5,677 5,812 205 226 1,59 1,501 5, 5254 5-o
4. Rail motor cars owned at close of month:
Electric motor cars,
4-01. Number serviceable ................................. 2,521 4 2,055 7 131 150 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable ............................... 123 104 10 9 4-02
4-05. Total .............................................. 2,444 2,157 7 141 159 4-05
Gasoline and Diesel motor cars,
4-04. Number serviceable ................................. a/ 605 189 2 47 a3/ 567 4-04
4-05. Number unserviceable ............................... 15 6o 3 72 4-05
4-06. Total .............................0........ 249 2 50 /439 4-06
All motor cars, all types,
4-07. Number serviceable ................................. a/ 2,927 2,242 9 178 / 4984-0
4-08. Number unserviceable ............................... b/25 6 15 /2 *-o
-09 Total .............................................. /b75,8 2,4o6 9 191 b/58O *-09
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable ................................... 980,44 1,169,101 426,149 53355,247 75,086 79,078 97,468 117,595 583,738 439,185 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable ............................... 252,493 273,6o8 149,811 152,292 2,905 5,691 46,007 55,529 55,772 62,096 5-02
5-05. Total .............................................. 1,252,9534 1,442,709 575,960 685,559 75,989 82,769 1453,475 173,122 457,510 501,279 5-05
Foreign e ars,
5-04. Number serviceable ................................... 717,112 591,605 520,24 266,555 22,465 17,255 85,443 66,574 290,96 24,26 5-04
5-05:. Number unserviceable ............................... 10,444 10,907 4,801 5,53 4 5 5,868 5-
5-06. Total .............................................. 727,556 602,512 525,042 272,069 22,549 17,5328 85,101 67,986 29,864 245,129 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-0. Number serviceable ................................. 1,697,555 1,76o,706 746,690 799,782 95,551 96,51 8,911 184,167 674,701 680,4 5-0
5-0. Number unserviceable ................................ 262,57 284,5157 154,612 157,26 2,997 5,78 4,66 5,941 57,75 65,4 5-08
5-09. Total .............................................. 1,960,490 2,045,221 901,002 957,608 98,53 100,097 228,576 22,108 52,57 746, 5-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month ................................ 1,781,525 1,871,5:46 828,542 87,195 115,149 109,581 217,254 231,070 622,357 643,502 6
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable ...................................... 33 55,701 17,021 757 4,109 11,854 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable .................................... 5,774 1,802 28 647 1,297 7-02
7-03. Total ................................................... 57475 18,825 3 765 4,756 i151 7-05
AVERAGES -----
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service .......... 20.2 23.4 9.1 16.6 18.5 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service ............ 50.2 54.2 37.4: 40.1 16. 20.1 28.6 54.0 24. 29.7 8-02
8-05. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service .......... 22.7 27.2 24. 27.9 11.7 15.9 22.0 29.5 21.8 26.2 8-05
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month:
9-01. Electric motor oars ..................................... 5.0 4.8 7.1 6.5 9-01
9-02. Gasoline and Diesel motor cars .......................... 18.2 24.1 6.0 16.4 9-02
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars ............................................... 20.5 19.0 26.0 22.2 5:.8 4.5 352.1 52.1 12.5 12.4 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars ............................................. ..1.4 1.8 1.5 2.0 .4 1.9 2.1 1.-3 1.6 10-02
10-03. All ears (home and foreign)............................... 1.. 13.4 153.9 17.2 16.5 5.0 35. 20.9 235.6 7.9 8.8 10-035
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars ... 10.1 9.6 .7 15.6 9.9 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives ...................... .. 97. 88.8 95.7 88.4 81.9 76.2 89.5 8o.6 103.5 94.0 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives............................... 59.4 48.1 52.2 42.5 58.1 4.0 7 47.4 67.6 54.4 12-02
12-0 Serviceable road passenger locomotives ....................... 175.7 172.2 165. 66.6 15 15.7 1 .0 157 1. 12-0
12-04. All road passenger locomotives .......................... 125.0 109.7 115.6 106.8 19 110.5 100.8 95.7 1420 119.6 12-04
15. Miles per motor car-day: 12
15-01. Serviceable motor cars (all types) ........................ .. 99.8 87.4 177.4 116.5 148.0 15-01
15-02. All motor cars (all types) .............................. 91.6 81.5 177.4 110.2 127.0 15-02
14. Car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars.............................. 55.6 273.5 2.6 22.1 41.8 52.0 41.0 55 59.9 51.1 14-01
14-02. All freight cars .......................................... 530.8 2g5 2.6 18.5 40.5 01 524 25k 56.6 28. 14-02
15 Nt ton-miles per freight car-day..................................... ...... 513 65 2 01 1,047 7 507 370 542 9 1
16 Percent freight cars on lino of freight cars owned .................... .. 110.1 109.5 10 107.9 7.1 91.3 105.2 117.0
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line ..................... 1 62.9 70.5 63.9 1. 77.1 2.7 1 62.8 71 11759.7 672 1 7
............. 2 59.7 67.2 17

* All statistical items in this statement are new effective January 1, 1956. Where prior period figures are not shown they are not available.
a/ Includes 5 motor cars operated in freight service.
b/ Total includes 2 unserviceable steam motor cars.







Page 2 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 133 reports representing 143 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 1936 AND 1935


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT -WESTERN DISTRICT Item
Item POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN No.
REGION REGION
1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 _____
AGGREGATES #
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month; 1
1-01. Number of coal-burning steam locomotives ................ 10,532 5,504 366 1,608 3,054 1-01
1-02. Number of oil-burning steam locomotives ........... ...... 1,390 4 32 e 1 354 1-02
1- Number of electric locomotive units ...................... 174 157 -
1--. Number of gasoline and Diesel locomotives ............... lo 0 109 0 i
1- Total.. .1.22......................................................... 12,o 36 1,65 4,435 1-0
1-o0. Number serviceable (not stored) 30.................................,2 ; 1,30 3,225
1-07. Number serviceable stored ....... ...................... 650 242 4* 46 320 1
1-0G. Number unserviceable ............... ...................... .... 2,629 1,399 37 303 890 1-0
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month: 1
2-01. Number serviceable (not stored)......................... 15,02 13,946 5,568 5,100 724 654 2,495 2,399 6,241 5,793 2-01
2-02. Number serviceable stored .....................196 2..........960 664 1,115 124 227 206 2 942 1,32 2-02
...... ...... ...... ...... ...42708 3,036 2-0
2-0. Number unserviceable.......................... .......... 0 86 17 3,602 3,982 1 6 195 1,174 1, 2 0 33
2-04. Total.................................................... J24 25,523 10,034 10,197 1,024 1,076 3,875 4,095 9,691 10,155 2-
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month::1,24
3-01. Number serviceable (not stored).................5,770 5,616 2,510 2,430 163 163 1,026 1,004 2,071 2,021 3-01
3-02. Number serviceable stored............................... .. 598 76 236 320 23 33 95 97 2 318 3-02

2t05 o7. 61 1.::::;;:::::::;:: 2,,419 2, 10 70 29 1^ .1 l .
3 -0. Number unserviceable ...................................... S...2 2, 51495 1,06 20 29 6 4 6 766 66 3-0'
:0433o 385 33,103 3,237 3-04
Total ................. ........................................... 6,42 6,003,963206 225 1,47 1,562
4. Rail motor cars owned at close of month:
Electric motor cars,
4-01. Number serviceable ................................. 2,82 2 2,0194 7 133 123 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable .................................. I 3.167 142 -02
4-03. Total ................................................ ...... 2,449 2,161 7 141 140 4-03
Gasoline and Diesel motor cars,
4-o Number serviceable .................................... / 6105 182 46, 372* -04
4-05. Number unserviceable ..................................... .143 6 *3 7 -05
4-0o6. Total ..................................................... 674 251 2 50 9 45 4 -06
All motor cars, all types,
4-0 7. Number serviceable ...................................... .6a/ 2,66 l 2,204 9 179 /495 *-0
4-0 Number unserviceable ........................................ ............... .. b 31 20, 1 92 -0
4-09. Total ................................................... /b 3,199 2,412 9 191 /b 2587 4-0
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable ...................... .................1013,776 1,195,720 44,597 547,'3 73,239 79,730 103,372 121,845 396,568 146, 392 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable ............................... ...... 252,076 278,023 143,159 148,13 3,115 3,294 ,340 57,065 57,462 69, 61 5-02
5-03. Total ...................................................1,265,852 1,473,7-3 583,756 695,916 76,35 3,024 151,712 178,930 454,030 515,873 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable .................................... 691,126 576,455 324,774 266,516 19,925 16,393 6,3 3 70,524 26 0,054 223,022 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable ..... .......................... ..... 11,424 10,372 5,468 4,2 135 6 2,164 4,173 3,673 5-0
5-06. Total ...... ........................................ 702,550 56,27 330,242 270,94 20,00 16,476 88,021 72,708 264,227 226,695 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-0. Number serviceable ........................................ 1,704 ,902 1,772,175 765,371 14,269 93,164 96,12 189,745 192,369 656622 669, 4145-0
a 6 2939 1 '6749,988269 16356.3154 5-
5-0 l umber unserviceable ............................... 23,00 2 ,395 6. 152.5925 325 30 37,969 3166 3,1.4 -0






12-01. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~~ j Sevieal 99oa0 239gh ocotvs..........960189. 39828S 79.73 5 .1 638.8 2578 12-0
5-09. Total ................. .............................. .....1,96 2 2, 60,570 913,998 966,6 '41 239,733 5,27 7 .5 0
6. Freight cars owned at close of month.... ................................ 1,792:425 1,890,249 829,904 891,716 113,415 110,643 220,913 236,7306 628,193 651,152 1-0
7. Passe nger-train cars owned at close of month: '
7-01. Number serviceable ........................................ .. 3 16,73 728 4, 111 1i i,7 17-01
7-02. Number unserviceable ........................................ ... . 736 66 1,5523 702
7-03. Total .........r.......................................... 37,737 1,900 7 4,774 *13,297 7-03
AVERAGES
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service .......... 21.5 24.4 10.1 18.3 20.1 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service........ ...... .. 33.8 37-9 39.1 17.2 1861 30.3 34.3 27.4 29.9 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service .......... 22.2 25.7 26.7 9.7 12.9 22.0 30.4 25.4 27.7 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month:
9-01. Electric motor cars ......................................... ... 6.8 6.6 5 12.1 9-01
9-02. Gasoline and Diesel motor cars ...........................19.1 26.3 .0 16.4 9-02
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month: :2. 1. -O
1. Percent freight0-01. Home cars ........................... ...................... .... 19 18.9 24.5 21.4,1 4.0 31.9 319. 12.7 13.-5 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars................................................... ........ 1.61.68 1.7 1.6 1.9 3.0 1.6 1.6 10-02
10-03. All cars (hoes and foreign) ............................. 13.4 14.0 16: 1 5o. :K31 20.9 23.6 8.6 9.9 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars ... 11.7 a 11.5 .50 3 132.9 11.76 9 l
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives ...................... ... 96.0 91.8 96.3 93.9 62.6 82.7 .7 65.1 99.3 93.6 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives ............... ....................51 50.2 5g5 47.0 58 50.3 5s.4 4 .1 62.7 5 3.5 12-02
12-0. Serviceable road passenger locomotives ... ............... 173.5 1703161151917 12.6 12-0
12-04. All road passenger locomotives ................................. 116.6 107.5 112.8 104.6 125.2 115.1 112.2 100.1 128.0 114.0 12-04
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13-01. Serviceable motor cars (all types) .......................... 95:4 83.0 C 173.2 1 114.0 142.6 13-01
13-02. All motor cars (all types) ................................ 66.1 75.6 173.2 106.9 120.3 13-02
14. Car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars. ................................ 33.7 29.0 29.0 24.6 41.8 36.3 40.0 35.6 36.2 31.1 14-01
14-02. All freight cars........................................29.2 24.9 24 20.9 40.4 35.1 31.6 2724 331 28.0 14-02
Net ton-miles per freight car-day ..................................4 39 42 351 1,037 75 498 1 46 390 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned1..............809, 109.0 110.1 106.4 65.0 89. 1 106.5 106-3 114.3 114.0 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line ...............64. 71.5 63.9 72.0 79.2 83,. 63.3 71.1 63.6 69.5 17
# Cumulative figures shown in this statement represent averages of the number of units of equipment reported at the close of each month within the cumulative period. The averages are computed for each railway
separately and then totaled.


' 102459-0 U S GOVERNMENT FRINrhNG OFFICE 1936


* All statietical items in this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. Where prior period figures are not shown they are not available.
/ Includes 3 motor cars operated in freight service.
/ Total includes 2 unserviceable steam motor cars.