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

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t to revision 3 1262 08853 9290 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-:
BUREAU OF STATISTICS SEPTEMBE

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 SEPTEMBER, 1936 AND 1935


SOUTHERN DISTRICT

UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
Item POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN Notem
REGION REGION

_____________________1=____=1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935_______
AGGREGATESIII


1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of coal-burning steam locomotives ...............
1-02. Number of oil-burning steam locomotives ................
1-0* Number of electric locomotive units .....................
I-04. Number of gasoline and Diesel locomotives ...............
1-05 Total ...................................................
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ........................
1-07. Number serviceable stored .......I.......................
1-08. Number unserviceable ...................................
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight' service at close of month:
2-01. Number serviceable (not stored) ........................
2-02. Number serviceable stored ................ ..............
2-02. Number unserviceable....................................
2-04. Total ..................................................
5. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number serviceable (not stored) ........................
5-02. Number serviceable stored ...............................
3-03. Number unserviceable....................................
3-O. Total ..................................................
4. Rail motor cars owned at close of month:
Electric motor cars,
4-01. Number serviceable ................................
4-02. Number unserviceable ..............................
4-05. Total ..............................................
Gasoline and Diesel motor cars,
4-04. Number serviceable ................................
4-05. Number unserviceable ..............................
4-06. Total ..............................................
All motor cars, all types,
4-07. Number serviceable ................................
-ON. Number unserviceable ...............................
4-09. Total ..............................................
5, Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable ................................
5-02. Number unserviceable ..............................
5-03. Total ..............................................
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable ................................
5-05. Number unserviceable ..............................
5-06. Total ..............................................
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable .................................
5-08. Number unserviceable ...............................
5-09. Total ..............................................
6. Freight cars owned at close of month ................................
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable .....................................
7-02. Number unserviceable ....................................
7-05. Total ...................................................
AVERAGES


8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service ..........
8-02. LocOmotives assigned to road freight service ............
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service ..........
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month:
9-01. Electric motor cars ....................................
9-02. Gasoline and Diesel motor cars .........................
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars ...............................................
10-02. Foreign cars ............................................
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) ............................
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars ...
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives ...................
12-02. All road freight locomotives ............................
12-05. Serviceable road passenger locomotives ..................
12-04. All road passenger locomotives ..........................
15. Miles per motor car-day:
15-01. Serviceable motor cars (all types) .....................
13-02. All motor cars (all typos) ..............................
l4. aarp-n Wa per i -a.-dai;:
1L Servlceablc freight cra ................................
iU - All 'reieht ;ars ........................................
)1. Net tone-dles per freight car-day ...................................
l. Percent freight cars on ?inm of freight cars owned ..................
1''. Percent home cazis of teta I -relght cars on line ...................*
11-Al statistical items in This statementare new effective January 1, 19 76.
I/ includes 3 motor care operated in freight service.
STotal includes 2 unserviceable steam motor oars.


10,470o
1,361
166
124
12,121
9,131
610
2,390
15,557
1,831
7,212
24,600

5,123
649
1,915
8,287





a/ 591

a/ Rio
a/2,898
291
j / 3,189

938,269
239,722
1,177,991
779,022
10,1488
lo, 4,98
789,510
1,717,291
250,210
1,967,501
1,776,703
33, "6
:,839
37,325


19.6
29
23:1

5.7
20.2
20.4
1
12:4
10.3

99.0
61.6
177.8
123.6
98.8
90.2

36.6
31-9
561
110.
59.


a
*
a
a

*

13, 848
2 ,_.
28:34
25,145
5,544
763
2, 40
8,715

a
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*
*
a
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1,091,867
279,624
1,371,491
670,855
11,129
681,94

1,762,722
290,753
2, 05o3,475
1,S63,783

*
*


5,442
6
150
,6868
,127
279
1,280
5,549
158
3,603
9,910
2,496
2IJ

3,615

2,o034
122
2,156

168
61
249
2,222
183
2,405

402,931
1,45,4 6
348,417


34a,552
746,836
150,133
896.,969
623,080

16,914
1,8701
18,801


4,798
1,105
10,109
*
a
*
*
*

14,796
1,105
10,109
2,423
304
1,06O
3,615

a
a
*
*
*
*
a
a



505,90
156,699
662,6o7

295,929
5,291
301,220
801,837
161i,990
963,827
882,677
*
*
*


367

36-
291
42
749
102
170
1,021
163
16
22
203

7
7
1
1
2
8
1
9

69,315
2,755
72,070
24,919
99
25,015
94,234
2,851
0115
116,159

712
7 k.


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565
290
207
1,062
156
29
35
220












74,093
3,652
77,745
18,087
11i
18,201
92,180
3,766
95,946
108,753
*
*
*


1,586


1,636
1,2

295
2,551
229
1,117
3,:97


312
10397

138
14?
44
6
50
182
9
191

96,586
43,613
132,201
101,342
1,:71
103,013

189,930
45,264
235,214
216,1471

4,155
54,"
14,7143


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a

a



2,301
354
1,326
3,981

915
147
420
1,482












102,300
58,644
19,0,344
84,163
1 641
95 so4

186,463
596845
24916; 5
230, 541


*


3,075
1,326
12
19
4,432
3,415
258
759
6,708

9742
2,322
9,772
2,126
249
697
3,072

128
14
142

/359
62
a/ 440

/5S4
5/98
AlS/ 584

377,435
47,858
425,303
308,s56
4:o74
312,930
686,2Z1
51,942
138,233
20,993

11,705
1,312
13,017


a


a



6,184
1,085
2,724
9,993
2,050
283
865
3,198


a
a
a







409,566
,61,229
470,795
272,676
4,083
276,759
682,242
65,312
747,554
641,812
*


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149,6


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1-02
l-O?
1-4
i-oz
1-0


2-01
2-02
2-04

5-01
3-02

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4-o0
4-02
4-o3
4-0o4
4-05
4-o6

4-07
4-0l
4-09

5-01
5-02
5-03
5-04
5-05
5-o6
5-07
5-o6
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7-01
7-02
7-03


t 4 4 4 + 4 L J J ______ i _______


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33.7
27.6

a

20.4
1.6
14.2
*

96.6
52.9
169.7
109.7



31.2
26.8
451
110.2
66.8


22.5
,6.:
24.5



26.5
1.3
16.7
10.0
96.5
53.3
171.7
120.3
S6.5
80.1

29.O
463
109.0
61.1


41.6
28.5
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a
23.6
1.6:
16.6
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164.2
106.5
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24
20:4
361
109.2
68.7


12.5
16.7
10. 8

50.0
3:1
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2.9
6.s

87.9
62.5
159.5
125.7
163.3
163.0
47.4
45.9
1,260
8 .6
74.2


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19.5
15.9


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3.9

86.4
49.2
157.4
112.8

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36.
35.4
900
86.2
81.0


18.0
28.7
22.3

2.1
12.0
33.0
1.6
1953
12:4
88.8
57-7
154.9
103.7
116.5
111.6
41.2
33.0
556
108.7
56.2


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33.3
2863
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36.2
1.9
24.2

84.0
48.6
156.7
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27.0
45.1
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17.1
23.8
22.7

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71.6
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136.4

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9-01
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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 NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER 1936 AND 1935



SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
Item POCAHONTAS SOUTHERN Item
REGION REGION
____________________________ 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935
AGGREGATES #
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month!
1-01. Number of coal-burning steam locomotives ............... 10,537 5,489 366 1,604 3,078 1-01
1-02. Number of oil-burning steam locomotives ................. 1,365 3 1,329 1-02
1-0 Number of electric locomotive units ..................... 173 4 156 4 13 1
1- Number of gasoline and Diesel locomotives ............ 113 82 16 15
1-0. Total...................................................... 12,18 1 ,732 366 1,655 04 ,435 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ......................... ,962 102 290 1,306 *3264 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored ....................... 647 250 39 49 309 1-
1-08. Number unserviceable .................................... 2,579 1,35037 300 62 1-0
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number serviceable (not stored) .......................... 15,05 13,905 5,547 5,024 723 64.2 2,506 2,378 6,319 5,961 2-01
2-02. Number serviceable stored ............................... 1,93 2,947693 1,129 123 231 214 305 91 1,22 2-02
2-0. Number unserviceable ................................... 7,74,57 ,7 ,2 17 1 ,6 1,37 2, 2 976 2-0
2-"'81.7Total1177 19 1 161,51, ,7620
-. Total ................................................... 24,785 25,439 0 1017 1,023 1 3,551 -, 070 9,68 o10,119 2-04
5. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month,
3 -01. Number serviceable (not stored) ......................... 5,774 5,614 2,517 2,437 163 6l 1,oo4 986 2,09 2,030 -01
_-02. Number serviceable stored ............................... 0 68 232 314 22 31 10 11 245 30 -
3-0. Number unserviceable ...................................... .2,03411 2,,74 936 1,,092 20 31 1 59 766 892 5-00
3- Total ................................................... ,11 ,856 3,65 3 205 223 1,1 1,52 3,100 3,228 5-4
4. Rail motor cars owned at close of month:
Electric motor cars,
4-01. Number serviceable ................................. ... 2,289 2,022 7 133 127 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable ...................................... 162 138 16 -02
4-03. Total .............................................. 2,451 2,160 7 141 4 113 -0
Gasoline and Diesel motor cars,
4-04. Number serviceable .................................... / 603 17 2 4 46 :/36 *
4-05. Number unserviceable ...............................145 64 R- 5 6 9 4-5
4-06. Total .............................................. / 74 251 2 51 / 4 4-06
All motor cars, all types,
4-07. Number serviceable ................................. a/ 2,892 2,209 9 179 a/45 4-07
-. Number unserviceable ............................... b/ 309 202 13 08
4-09. Total ............................................. /b/ 3,201 2,411 9 192 a/b 59 4-09
5. Freight cars on line at close of month: 5
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable ................................. ... 999,771 1,178,205 433,797 540,994 72,227 78,460 100,363 118,231 393,34 440,520 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable ............................... ... 250,63 278,192 144,256 149,908 3,079 3,406 47,49 57,160 .55,810 67,718 5-02
5-05. Total .............................................. 1,250,414 1,456,397 578,053 690,902 75,306 81,866 147,861 175,391 449,194 508,238 5-05
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable ................................. 705,868 592,060 327,265 270,287 20,841 16,824 88,501 72,323 269,261 232,62t 5-04
Sl Number unserviceable ............................... 11,246 10,527 5,30o 4,626 10 86 1, 2,072 4,159 3'74 5-05
5-o1 Total .............................................. 717,114 602,587 332,574 274,913 20,9;1 16,9o 9Q,149 74:3095 273,420 23 369 5-06
,15 7 3 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable ................................. 1,705,639 1,770,265 761,062 s11,281 93,065 95,284 18g,864 190,554 662,645 673,146 5-0
5-0. Number unserviceable ............................... 261,859 25,719 149,565 15,53 1 3,209 3,492 49,146 59,232 59,969 71,461 5-08
5-09. Total .............................................. 1,967,528 2,058,984 910,627 965,815 96,277 95,776 238,010 249,796 722,614 744,607 -09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month ................................ 1,790,938 1,556,645 828,901 889,998 113,777 110,262 219,991 235,590 625,269 650,795 -9
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable ...................................... 33,987 16,814 727 4,127 12,319 0 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable ..................................... 4,505 2067 9 9 1 760
05 8 88 6 17607-02
7-0. Total ................................................... 38. 92 X1. 4,7 14,079 7-0
AVERAGES
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service .......... 21.2 24.1 10.1 18.1 19.4 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service .............. 31.3 33.8 37- 39.5 17.3 18.6 29.9 34.1 26.7 29.4 8-02
8-05. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service .......... 24.2 2:.9 25.4 28. 9.5 13.9 22.0 29.4 24.7 27.6 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month:
9-01. Electric motor cars ....................................... 6.6 6.4 57 11.2 9-01
9-02. Gasoline and Diesel motor cars .......................... .... 19.4 25.5 9. 17.1- 9-02
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars ............................................... 20.0 19.1 25.0 21.7 4.1 4.2 32.1 32.6 12.4 13.3 10-01
10-12. Foreign oars ............................................ 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.7 .6 .5 1.8 2.8 1.5 1.0 10-02
10-03. All ears (home and foreign) .............................. .. 13.3 14.0 16.4 16.0 3.3 3.5 20.6 23.7 8.3 9.6 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars .. 11.7 0 10.9 5 6 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day: i10.9 5.1 13.4 12.5
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives ........................ .... 96.3 92.3 96.1 34 0 36 583.5 89.85 9 4.5 100.4 950 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives ................................. 58.6 505 564 59.1 50.0 55.0 493 64.3 55.0 12-02
12-0. Serviceable road passenger locomotives.................... 174.3 170.9 1A 166.3 157.3 159.6 156.4 157.6 192. 13.S 12-05
1 ile12-04. All road passenger locomotives ........................... 119. 108.3 11.1 105.5 125.1 115.2 ll0.5 99.5 130.0 115.6 12-04
1-01. Serviceable motor cars (all types) ...................... 96.3 83.8 171.0 0 115.8 143.7 15-01
15-02. All motor cars (all types) ............................... 7.0 77.8 171.0 107.9 120.7 13-02
14. Car-mile8 per freight car-day:
-l. Serviceable freight cars ................................ 34.2 29.2 2Z.1 24.6 42.8 36.4 40.0 35.5 37.2 32.1 14-01
-0.Alfreight cars 2 2 1,075 0
..02... freight car ........................................... 2.7 201127 20.6 41.4 32il 31.8 2j1 3541o 20 14-02
1Z: Net oton-miles per freight car ay .................................. 77 35i 30 1 4 0 N
Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned .................. 109.9 109.1 109.9 10.5 84. 89.6 108 .2 106.0 115.O 1144
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line ......................... 63.6 70.7 63.5 71.5 78.2 52.9 62.1 70.2 62.2 68-3 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.
SAll statistical items in this statement are new effective January 1, 1936. Where prior period figures are not shown, they are not available.
a/ Includes 3 motor cars operated in freight service. 109316-0 U S GOVCRNMENT pRIN'ING OFFICE 1931
h/ Total includes 2 unserviceable steam motor oars.