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

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ect to revision 3 1262 08853 9423 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240c

BUREAU OF STATISTICS MAY,1937

MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT 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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ITEM


AGGREGATES
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. .
1-03. Number of electric locomotive units. .
1-04. Number of gasoline, gas-electric, and diesel locomotives.
1-05. Total. . . .
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored). .
1-07. Number serviceable stored. . .
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. . .
2-03. Number unserviceable. . ...
2-04. Total. . . .
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number serviceable (not stored). .
3-02. Number serviceable stored. . .
3-03. Number unserviceable. . ...
3-04. Total. . . .
4. Rail motorcars owned at close of month:
Electric motorcars,
4-01. Number serviceable. . .
4-02. Number unserviceable. . ..
4-03. Total. . . .
Other motorcars,
4-04. Number serviceable. . .
4-05. Number unserviceable. ... ....
4-06. Total. . . .
Total motorcars,
4-07. Number serviceable. . .
4-08. Number unserviceable. ....
4-09. Total. . . .
5. Freight cars online 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. .". ........ .
7-03. 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 motorcars at close of month:
9-01. Electric motorcars. ....... ...................
9-02. Other motorcars. ....... ..
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. .. . .
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . ..
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . ...
13. Miles per motorcar-day:
13-01. Serviceable motorcars (all types). .... ........... .
13-02. All motorcars (all types).. . .....
14. Car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars. .................. .
14-02. All freight cars. . . .
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . ......... .
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned.. .......... .
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line ........... .


UNITED STATES


____________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ -I ____________________________


10 395
1 400
166
147
12 108
9 306
769
2 033
15 746
2 175
6 139
24 060

5 886
580
1 636
8 102


2
2




2

3

959
186
1 146

760
9
769
1719
196
1 915
1 745
33
3
36


16.8
25.5
20.2
4.8
18.3
16.3
1.2
10.2
9.6

105.7
69.8
177.8
127.8

97.1
89.3

37.7
33.9
573
109.8
59.8


10 523
1 400
170
117
12 210
8 679
814
2 717

14 631
2 226
7 891
24 748

5 699
700
2 021
8 420

2 279
170
2 449

601
145
746

2 880
315
3 195

1 026 683
255 146
1 281 829

671 964
10 901
682 865
1 698 647
266 047
1 964 694
1 791 127
33 284
4 300
37 584


1937



5 422
7
150
104
5 683
4 344
321
1 018

5 923
932
2 851
9 706
2 573
256
695
3 524

2 022
104
2 126

180
64
244

2 202
168
2 370

397 587
112 703
510 290

354 257
4 788
359 045
751 844
117 491
869 335
801 604

16 978
1 757
18 735


1936



5 483
4
153
86
5 726
3 949
322
1 455

5 409
793
3 882
10 084
2 438
306
932
3 676

2 012
150
2 162

180
69
249

2 192
219
2 411

446 348
143 931
590 279

318 986
5 343
324 329
765 334
149 274
914 608
829 471

16 773
2 131
18 904


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1937



370


370
305
35
30

702
175
158
1 035
167
21
18
206

7

7

1
1
2

8
1
9

79 889
1 990
81 879

22 353
126
22 479

102 242
2 116
104 358
122 466

721
44
765


1936



365


365
285
45
35

689
167
171
1 027
165
24
14
203

7

7

1
1
2

8
1
9


SOUTHERN REGION


1937



1 628
31
4
17
1 680
1 384
34
262

2 731
166
914
3 811
945
88
288
1 321


1936



1 606
30
4
16
1 656
1 279
54
323

2 513
208
1 142
3 863
996
114
313
1 423

137
4
141
45
5
50

182
9
191

104 300
48 611
152 911

84 538
1 614
86 152
188 838
50 225
239 063
219 722

4 117
651
4 768


1937


2 975
1 362
12
26
4 375
3 273
379
723

6 390
902
2 216
9 508
2 201
215
635
3 051

131
11
142

351
59
410

482
70
552


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22.3
31-9
24.o
6.9
19.4

19.9
1.6
1: .0



13.
11.
104.6
62.1
172.4
115.9

94.5
84.9

34.8
30.1
490
109.7
65.2


17.
29.4
19.7
4.9
26.2
22.1
1.3
13 5
9.z
106.5
65.8
172.7
123.7

85.5
79.2
33.1
28.7
511
108.4
58.7


25.4
38.
25.4
6.9
27.7
24.4
1.6
16.3
11.3
O106.8
58.0
167.3
110.9

80.5
73.1
2.9.6
24.9
420
110.3
64.5


8.1
15.3
8.7

50.0
2.4
.6
2.0
5.8
91.4
65.2
157.9
125.3

165.5
165.5

4o.8
4o.1
1,023
85.2
78.5


9.6
16.7
6.9

50.0
4.4
.8
3.6
3.9
90.0
2.4
156.9
124.7

182.6
182.6

41.8
40.4
1,025
89.3
76.7


15.6
24.0.
21.8

1.4
10.0
21.7
1.0
12.4
11.9

97.5
69.9
157.6
115.6
120.7
115.6
42.2
36.9
579
112.3
55.0


19.5
29.6
22.0
2.8
10.0

31.8
1.9
21.0
13.7
97.2
62.9
148.0
105.1
109.4
103.2
41.2
372.
494
108.8
64.0


16.5
23-3
20.8



10.5
1.2
6.8
9.4
llO. 0
110.0
74.2
194.2
138.0

139.5
122 .

41.0
38.3
581
115.5
60.0


Subje


o ... ...... i


EASTERN DISTRICT


WESTERN DISTRICT


ITEM No.







1-01
1-02
1-03
1-04
1-05
1-06
1-07
1-08

2-01
2-02
2-03
2-04

3-01
3-02
3-03
3-04

4-01
4-02
4-03

4-04
4-05
4-06

4-07
4-08
4-09

5-01
5-02
5-03

5-04
5-05
5-06

5-07
5-08
5-09
6

7-01
7-02
7-03


1936



3 069
1 366
13
*15
4 463
3 166
393
904

6 020
1 058
2 696
9774
2 100d
256
762|
3 118,

123
16
139

375
70
445

498
86
584

399 898
59 097
458 995

247 112
3 775
250 887
647 010
6'2 872
709 882
628 635

11 657
1 488
13 145


20.3
2: '6
2 .6
24.4

11.5
15.7
12.9
1.5
8.9
11.3
107.3
66.0
191.7
126.2

148.8
125.9

38.1
34.6
504
112.9
64.7


OS-F)









INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT 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


ITEM


AGGREGATES #
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. .
1-03. Number of electric locomotive units ...........
1-04. Number of gasoline, gas-electric, and diesel locomotives. .
1-05. Total. . . .
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored). . .
1-07. Number serviceable stored. . .
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. . .
2-03. Number unserviceable. . .
2-04. Total. . . .
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number serviceable (not stored). . .
3-02. Number serviceable stored. . .
3-03. Number unserviceable. . .
3-04. Total. . . .
4. Rail motorcars owned at close of month:
Electric motorcars,
4-01. Number serviceable. . .
4-02. Number unserviceable. . ...
4-03. Total. . . .
Other motorcars,
4-04. Number serviceable. . .
4-05. Number unserviceable. . .
4-06. Total. . . .
Total motorcars,
4-07. Number serviceable. . .
4-08. 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. ......
7-03. 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 motorcars at close of month:
9-01., Electric motorcars. . .
9-02. Other motorcars. . .
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. . .
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. .
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . .
13. Miles per motorcar-day:
13-01. Serviceable motorcars (all types). ...........
13-02. All motorcars (all types). . .
14. Car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars. .. ............ .
14-02. All freight cars.. . .....
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . .
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned. .
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. .


UNITED STATES


1937



10 388
1 396
165
141
12 090
9 432
639
2 019

15 944
1 876
6 348
24 168
5 873
589
1 681
8 143

2 297
131
2 428

594
121
715

2 891
252
3 143

935 830
191 246
1 127 076
795 404
10 082
805 486

1 731 234
201 328
1 932 562
1 750 858
33 316
3 784
37 100


EASTERN DISTRICT


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


________________________________________________________________ I. -, I. I


1936



10 548
1 380
177
108
12 213
8 897
632
2 684

14 998
1 896
7 993
24 887

5 731
600
2 130
8 461

2 267
183
2 450

603
151
754

2 870
334
3 204

1 020 532
252 134
1 272 666

688 096
11 905
700 001

1 708 628
264 039
1 972 667
1 798 120
33 193
4 592
37 785


1937



5 432
7
149
103
5 691
4 401
285
1 005

6 020
788
2 934
9 742
2 505
274
742
3 521

2 023
115
2 138

192
53
245

2 215
168
2 383

390 380
114 889
505 269

369 773
4 919
374 692
760 153
119 808
879 961
805 943

16 887
1 913
18 800


1936 1937 1936 1937


5 521
4
160
79
5 764
4 117
225
1 422

5 620
616
3 826
10 062

2 477
245
972
3 694

2 005
157
2 162

184
70
254

2 189
227
2 416

444 249
141 241
585 490

328 631
5 810
334 441
772 880
147 051
919 931
830 39.3

16 677
2 252
18 929


372


372
307
34
31

732
128
167
1 027
170
21
18
20 9


77 481
1 857
79 338

23 101
126
23 227

100 582
1 983
102 565
120 367

721
46
767


368


368
291
41
36

725
120
180
1 025
164
23
20
207


1 617
31
4
17
1 669
1 384
29
256
2 716
131
954
3 801

1 040
64
246
1 350

137
4
141
46
4
50

183
8
191

94 369
31 279
125 648

111 862
1 173
113 035

206 231
32 452
238 683
207 044

4 130
527
4 657


WESTERN DISTRICT


1936 L1937 1936


1 612
33
4
15
1 664
1 311
43
310

2 495
189
1 196
3 880
1 048
79
321
1 448

133
8
141
45
5
50

178
13
191


105 272
49 160
154 432

87 387
1 654
89 041

192 659
50 814
243 473
222 205

4 131
649
4 780


2 967
1 358
12
21
4 358
3 340
291
727

6 476
829
2 293
9 598
2 158
230
675
3 063

130
12
142

354
64
418

484
76
560


3 047
1 343
13
14
4 417
3 178
323
916

6 158
971
2 791
9 920

2 042
253
817
3 112

122
18
140

372
76
448

494
94
588

398 683
58 572
457 255

252 704
4 284
256 988
651 387
62 856
714 243
632 034

11 658
1 651
13 309


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16.7
26.3
20.6

15.9
17.0
10:4
10.2

108.9
71.
181.:
130.8

96.7
88.9

37.3
33.4
577
110.4
58.3


22.0
32.1
25.2

7.5
20.0
19.8
1.7
13.-
12.2

104-.3
62.9
174.5
118.2

94-9
33.1
33-1
26.7
477
109.7
64.5


17.7
30.1
21.1

5.4
21.6
22.7
1.3
13.6
10.2

109.3
67.5
175.3
124.7

86.6
80.5

383.1
26.6
518
109.2
57.4


24.7
38.0
26.3

27N
24.1
1.7
16.0
11.9

107.3

112.9

81.6
74.1

28. 8
24.2
419
110.8
63.6


6.3
16.3
s.6



2.3
.5
1.9
6.0

96.6
68.8
167.1
127.8

179.4
179.4

42.0
41.2
1,078
85.2
77.4


9.8
17.6
9.7



4.2
.8
3-5
5.2

91.1
64.4
159.8
126.6

171.1
171.1

41.9
4o.5
1,o041
83.7
79.4


15.3
25.1
18.2

2.8
8.0
24.9
1.0
13.6
11.3

99.z
115.2
127.3

11Z.5
11.5

42.1
36.4
593
115.3
52.6


18.6
30.8
22.2

5.7
10.0
31.8
1.9
20.9
13.6

97-g
62.6
161.3
116.7

112.8
105.1

39.6
431.3
496
109.6
63.4


16.7
23.9
22.0

8.5
15.3
10.4

6:o
10.1

113.8
76.8
198.1
139.6

132.7
114.7

39.8
37.1
572
115.2
98:6(*


20.7
29.1
26. 3.
26.3

12.9
17.0
12.8
1.7
8.8
12.4

O106.0o
65.8
189.38
124.5

139.1
116.s

35.2
32.1
471
113.0
6, o


the number of units of equipment reported at the close of each month within the cumulative period.


# Cumulative figures shown In this statement represent averages of
separately and then totaled.


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