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

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UNIVERSIry OF FLORIDA


It to revision N1"' IIH^^ I INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION S-emetM.24-F
BUREAU OF STATISTICS JULY, 1937


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT 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 JULY, 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


EASTERN DISTRICT


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


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10 309
1 408
165
161
12 043
9 643
563
1 837

16 300
1 762
5 854
23 916

6 120
429
1 564
8 113

2 308
101
2 409

579
122
701

2 887
223
3 110

998 850
181 384
1 180 234

737 523
8 815
746 338

1 736 373
190 199
1 926 572
1 741 348
33 866
3 100
36 966


10 467
1 410
168
116
12 161
9119
579
2 463
15 333
1 820
7 497
24 650

5 904
551
1 905
8 360

2 320
123
2 443

599
141
740

2 919
264
3 183

980 369
252 424
1 k32 793

716 730
10 486
727 216

1 697 099
2;62 910
1 960 009
1 781 079
33 669
3 770
37 439


1937



5 392
7
149
104
5 652
4 442
315
895

5 876
960
2 814
9 650
2 666
190
642
3 498


2 042
80
2 122
179
61
240

2 221
141
2 362

410 992
111 085
522 077

334 457
4 366
338 823

745 449
115 451
860 900
797 577

17 227
1 494
18 721


1936



5 461
4
151
83
5 699
4 099
267
1 333

5 500
751
3 739
9 990

2 573
209
895
3 677


2 052
104
2 156
189
60
249

2 241
164
2 405

426 149
149 811
575 960

320 341
4 845
325 186

746 490
154 656
901 146
828 542

17 021
1 802
18 823


1937



365


365
315
22
28

810
74
158
1 042
172
15
19
206

7

7

2

2

9
9


1936



363


363
300
30
33

734
117
166
1017

163
18
24
205

7

7

2

2

9

9

73 086
2 903
75 989

22 469
84
22 553

95 555
2 987
98 542
113 149
737
28
765


1937



1 603
30
4
17
1 654
1 334
57
263

2 614
284
877
3 775

966
116
285
1 367


1936



1 583
30
4
17
1 634
1 299
63
272

2 520
261
1 114
3 895
948
139
307
1 394


97 468
46 007
143 475
83 443
1 658
85 101

180 911
47 665
228 576
217 254

4 109
647
4 756


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1.3
24.5
19.3

4.2
17.4
15.4
1.2
9.9
8.4
103.1
69.3
178.2
133.5
101.3
94.0
36.8
33.2
567
110.6
61.3


20.
30.
22.8
5.0
19.1
20:
13.4
10.1
105.5

175.9
123.:
99.8
91.5
35.6
30.8
513
110.0
62.9


15.8
29.2
18.4
3.6
25.4
21.3

13:4
6.0
102.5
62.5
170.4
128.7
91.0
85.6
31.1
27.0
4s6
107.9
60.6


23.4
3.4
24.3

4.8
24.1
26.0
1.5
17.2
9.6
106.4
58.1
166.3
116.4
87.4
81.3

2 .6
432
108.8
63.9


7.7
15.2
9.2




.:4
1.4
4.8
88.0
64.2
151.0
120.9
185.5
185.5
38.6
38.0
992
91.3
81.5


9.1
16.3
11.7



3.8
0.4
3.0
3.7
88.8
63.7
152.0
120.1
177.4
177.4
41.7
40.5
1 047
87.1
77.1


15.9
23.2
20.8

5.0
6.0
21.2
1.0
12.7
11.5
94.4
65.6
149.7
106.9
120.3
114.0
41.6
36.4
58.
105.
58.0


16.6
28.6
22.0

7.1
6.0
32.1
1.9
20.9
13.6
95.4
61.8
146.3'
101.0
116.3
110.2
41.0
32.4
507
105.2
62.8


WESTERN DISTRICT


1937 1936


2 949
1 371
12
40
4 372
3 552
169
651

7 000
444
2 005
9 449

2 316
108.
618
3 042

125
14
139

351
58
409
476
72
548


399 333
42 263
441 596

292 887
3 472
296 359

692 220
45 735
737 955
616 221

11 799
1 035
12 834


14.9
21.2
20.3

10.1
14.2
9.6
1.2
6.2
8.1
108.6
78.3
201.3
152.0
140.9
121.9
41.3
38.7
594
119.8
Q.8


3 060
1 376
13
16
4 465
3 421
219
825

6 579
691
2 478
9 748

2 220
185
679
3 084

130
9
139

361
78
439

491
87
578


18.
25.:
22.0

6.5
17.8
12.3
1.3
7.9
9.9
110.6
72.6
202.2
142.3
148.3
126.6
39.9
36.7
542
117.6
99.8


8-01
8-02
8-03

9-01
9-02

10-01
10-02
10-03
11

12-01
12-02
12-03
12-04

13-01
13-02

14-01
14-02
15
16
17


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


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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 131 reports representing 141 steam railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 1937 AND 1936




SOUTHERN DISTRICT


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. Iqumber 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 ... .. .. ..


SCumulative figures shown in this statement represent averages of
separately and then totaled.


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


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10 370
1 401
166
146
12 083
9 545
558
1 980

16 142
1 698
6 241
24 081

5 964
515
1 649
8 128

2 302
121
2 423

584
125
709

2 886
246
3 132

951 520
188 022
1 139 542
778 984
9 761
788 745

1 730 504
197 783
1 928 287
1 743 876
33 457
3 593
37 050


16.4
25.9
20.3

5.0
17.6

16.5
1.2
10.3
9.7
106.2
71.2
178.7
131.1

97.9
90.2

37.1
33.3
572
110.6
59.1


10 532
1 389
174
109
12 204
8 992
575
2 637

15 167
1 760
7 872
24 799

5 820
552
2 067
8 439


2

2




2
3

1 013
252
1 265

691
11
702

1 705
263
1 968
1 792

33
4
37


21.6
31.7
24.5

6.8
19.8

19.9
1.6
13.4
11.7
103.3
63.2
172.5
119.0
95.5
96.1

33.7
29.2
4.3
10 .8
64:3


5 418
7
150
103
5 678
4 410
284
984

6 002
811
2 904
9 717

2 547
250
719
3 516


2029
105
2 134

188
55
243
2 217
160
2 377


20.4

4.9
226
P2.3
1.3
13.5
9.6
107.4
66.4
173.3
125.5
87.4
81.5

32.7
28.2
510
109.1
58.3


5 505
4
157
80
5 740
4 109
238
1 399

5 597
637
3 801
0 035

2 515
231
950
3 696


2 019
141
2 160
185
66
251

2 204
207
2 411


440 597
143 158
583 755

324 903
5 502
330 405

765 500
148 660
914 160
829 904

16 751
2 149
18 900


24.
37:3
25.7

6.5
26.3

24.5
1.7

16.
ll.6


166.7
113.4
83.0
75.9

24.30

421
110.2
63.9


POCAHONTAS REGION


371


371
315
26
30

767
96
168
1 031

174
16
19
20 9


9.1




2.2
0.5
1.8
5.7
90.6
67.4
150.9
125.6
g180.6
g180.6

40.9
4o.1
1 o43
86.5
78.2


1936



366


366
296
33
37

740
108
176
1 024

169
17
20
206

7

7

2

2

9

9


10.1
17.2
9.7



4.1
0.7
3.4
5.0
88.6
64.0
153.0
125.5

173.2
173.2

41.8
40.4
1 037
85.0
79.2


SOUTHERN REGION


1937



1 616
31
4
17
1 668
1 378
33
257

2 687
169
938
3 794

1 023
75
257
1 355

137
4
141

45
5
50

182
9
191

95 488
29 914
125 402

105 734
1 092
106 826

201 222
31 006
232 228
206 128
4 136
518
4 654


1,.4
24.7.

19.0

2.8
10.0

23.9
1.0
13.4
11.1
98.8
70.0
160.5
121.2
121.1
115.4

42.1
36.4
592
112.7
54.0


WESTERN DISTRICT


1936 137 1936


1 608
32
4
15
1 659
1 308
48
303

2 496
206
1 174
3 876

1 024
95
316
1 435

133
8
141

46
4
50

179
12
191


18.3
30.3
22.0

5.7
8.0

31.9
1.9
20.9
13.9
96.
62.4
157.5
112.4
114.0
106.9

4o.o
31.6
498
108.5
63.3


2 965
1 363
12
26
4 366
3 442
215
709

6 686
622
2 231
9 539

2 220
174
654
3 048

129
12
141

349
65
414

478
77
555


380 060
42 833
422 893

290 778
3 803
294 581

670 838
46 636
717 474
615 615
11 623
1 226
12 849


16.
23.1
21.5

8.5
15.7

10.1
1.3
6.5
9.5
109.9
77.0
195.6
142.4

135.9
117.0

4o.o
37.4
574
116.5
58.9


3 053
1 353
13
14
4 433
3 279
256
898

6 334
809
2 721
9 864

2 112
209
781
3 102

123
17
140

367
78
445

490
95
585

396 492
57 405
453 897

260 137
4 188
264 325

656 629
61 593
718 222
627 949

11 696
1 550
13 246


20.
27.6
25.2

12.1
17.5

12.6
1.6
8.6
11.7
104.7
67.2
188.4
128.3
143.3
120.1

36.2

^86
114.4
63.2


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


5-046

5-07
5-08
5-09
6

7-01
7-02
7-03


the number of unite of equipment reported at the close of each month within the cumulative period. The averages are computed for each railway


154721-0 U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1937


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