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

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


ct to revision 3 1262 08853 9456 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-24(

BUREAU OF STATISTICS AUGUST, 1!

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 AUGUST, 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 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


10 320
1 404
166
162
12 052
9 598
608
1 846

16 094
1 913
5 929
23 936

6 069
436
1 595
8 100


2

2




2
3


997
183
1 181

737
8
745

1 735
191
1 927
1 742

33
3
37


1936



10 455
1 373
165
126
12 119
9 036
603
2 480

15 229
1 922
7 487
24 638

5 879
580
1 883
8 342


2 307
135
2 442

606
135
741

2 913
270
3 183

964 155
252 289
1 216 444

734 505
10 819
745 324

1 698 660
263 108
1 961 768
1 779 911

33 718
3632
37 350


EASTERN DISTRICT


1937



5 396
8
150
103
5 657
4 356
377
924

5 685
1 060
2 855
9 600

2 599
206
690
3 495


2 008
114
2 122

171
69
240

2 179
183
2 362

415 182
112 934
528 116

334 181
4 231
338 412

749 363
117 165
866 528
795 955

17 251
1 473
18 724


1936



5 419
6
149
90
5 664
4 031
287
1 346

5 444
792
3 727
9 963

2 604
204
852
3 660


2 040
115
2 155

192
56
248

2 232
171
2 4U3

418 097
151 632
569 729

327 004
4 847
331 851

745 101
156 479
901 580
827 759

17 145
1 665
18 810


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1937



374


374
322
22
30

769
92
169
1 030

169
16
21
206

6
1
7

2

2

8
1
9

80 692
1 916
82 608

20 795
125
20 920

101 487
2 041
103 528
123 70B

729
40
769


1936



360


360
291
35
34

723
112
194
1 029

163
14
26
203


SOUTHERN REGION


1937



1 605
31
4
17
1 657
1 343
59
255

2 584
309
893
3 786

936
129
293
1 358


100 846
26 290
127 136

88 709
815
89 524

189 555
27 105
216 660
205 341

4 112
531
4 643


1936



1 593
29
4
17
1 643
1 294
52
297

2519
263
1 123
3 905

908
148
305
1 361


91 091
45 445
136 536

90 542
1 647
92 189

181 633
47 092
228 725
217 056

4 144
605
4749


1937



2 945
1 365
12
42
4 364
3 577
150
637

7 056
452
2 012
9 520

2 365
85
591
3 041


401 196
42 389
443 585

293 781
3 221
297 002

694 977
45 610
740 587
617 752
11 886
987
12 873


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15.3
19.7

5.9
19.5

15.5
1.1
10.0
8.2

100.3
67.9
174.6
131.3

101.4
93.2

36.1
32.
56a
110.6
61.3


20.5
30.
22.6
5-5
18.2

20.7
15
13:.
9.7
104.2
64.6
173.8
122.6

99.2
90.9

35.6
30.8
528
110.2
62.0


16.3
29.7
19.7

5.4
28.8

21.4
1.3
13.5
7.9

101.8
61.1
166.7
125.5

90.9
84.7

30.0
26.0
480
108.9
60.9


23.8
37.4
23.3
5.3
22.6
26.6

17:Z
8.9

105.1
57.6
166.7
117.7

86.1
80.1

29.2
2 .1
438
108.9
63.2


8.0
16.4
10.2

14.3

2.3
0:6
2.0
5.2

84.3
64.3
144.8
120.2

154.9
154.9

40.0
39.3
1017
83.7
79.8


9.4
18.9
12.8


50.0
4.4
0.6

49.5

64.5
152.4
152:
121.8

164.0
164.0

44.7
43.3
1157
82.9
75.3


15.4
23.6
21.6

8.5
8.0

20.7
0.9
12.5
1U.
90.0
61.9
150.1
104.7

123.2

40.o
35.0
74
105.
58.7


18.1
28.8
g2.4

7.1
6.0
33.3
1.8
20.6
12.7

92.2
59.6
152.8
102.9

125.3
116.8

40.5
32.1
528
105.4
59.7


14.6
21.1
19.4

10.1
15.6

9.6
1.1
6.2
7.7
104.7
77.6
195.5
150.5
140.9
121.6
41 .0
39. 9

59.9


Subject


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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


8-01
8-02
8-O3

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


1936



3 083
1 338
12
19
4 452
3 420
229
803

6 543
755
2 443
9 741

2 204
214
700
3 118


129
10
139

366
75
441

495
85
580


18.0
25.1
22.5
7.2
17.0

11.9
7.6
10.2

109.6
73.8
192.5
137.3

148.0
126.0

40.1
36.9
11596
59.6


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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 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



10 364
1 399
166
149
12 078
9 548
567
1 963

16 143
1 723
6 200
24 066

5 980
501
1 643
8 124

2 298
123
2 421

581
127
708

2 879
250
3 129


957 316
187 469
1 144 785

773 795
9 592
783 387

1731 111
197 061
1 928 172
1 746 214

33 513
3 537
37 050


1936



10 527
1 385
174
111
12 197
8 999
577
2 621

15 178
1 783
7 826
24 787

5 830
550
2 050
8 430

2 285
163
2 448

598
149
747

2 883
312
3 195


1 007 928
251 926
1 259 854

696 643
11 461
708 104

1 704 571
263 387
1 967 958
1 790 686

33 356
4 295
37 651


EASTERN DISTRICT


1937



5 415
7
150
103
5 675
4 404
296
975

5 960
842
2 900
9 702

2 554
242
717
3 513


2 027
105
2 132

186
57
24 3

2 213
162
2 375


398 348
113 402
511 750

356 534
4 682
361 216

754 882
118 084
872 966
802 869

17 013
1 762
18 775


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16.3
25.S
20.2

5.1
17.9

16.4
1.2
o10.2
9.5

105.5
70.8
178.2
131.2

98.4
90.6

37.0
33.2
571
110.4
59.4


21.5
31.6
24.3

6.7
19.9

20.0
1.6
13.4
11.4

103.4
63.3
172.7
119.4

96.0
86.7

33.9
2%.4
89
109.9
64.o


1936



5 498
4
157
81
5 740
4 100
244
1 396

5 577
662
3 790
10 029

2 524
228
942
3 694


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1937



371


371
316
26
29

767
96
168
1 031

173
16
19
208


7.8
16.3
9.1



2.2
0.5
1 .
5.6
90.1
67.1
150.7
125.3

177.4
177.4

41.0
40.2
7.1 04
86.1
78.4


1936



365


365
296
33
36

738
109
178
1 025

169
16
21
206

7

7

2

2

9

9


17.
10.2



4.1
0.

4.89
88.9
64.0
152.2
124.9

172.0
172.0

42.3
40.9
1 05
76.7


WESTERN DISTRICT


SOUTHERN REGION


1937



1 616
31
4
17
1 668
1 373
36
259

2 678
182
935
3 795

1 011
83
263
1 357

136
5
141

45
5
50

181
10
191


N:.5
19.4

3.5
10.0
23.5
1.0
13.3
11.5

97.6
6S.9
159.7
119.0

121.7
115.3

41.6
36.2
569
111.8
54.5


1936



1 607
32
4
16
1 659
1 307
47
305

2 503
213
1 168
3 8S4

1 012
99
315
1 426

133
8
141

45
5
50

178
13
191

101 836
47 979
149 815

86 894
1 648
88 542

188 730
49 627
238 357
220 433

4 127
643
4 770


I8.4
30.1
22.1

5.7
10.0

32.0
1.9
20.8
13.5

96.1
62.0
156.9
111.4


108.1
140.0
4o.oL
31.7
1021
106.1
62.9


1937



2 962
1 361
12
29
4 364
3 455
209
700

6738
603
2 197
9 538

2 242
160
644
3 046


382 701
42 782
425483

291 159
3733
294 892

673 860
46 515
720 375
615 894

11 656
1 199
12 855


16.0
23.0
21.1

9.2
15.7

10.1
1.3
6.5
9.3

109.1
77.1l
195.0o
143.5
136.9
117.6

4o.li
37.5
576
ii57.0
59.1


1936



3 057
1 349
13
14
4 433
3 296
253
8S4

6 360
799
2 690
9 849

2 125
207
772
3 104


395 652
56 709
452 361

264 222
4 259
268 481

659 874
60 968
720 842
627 141
11 701
1 524
13 225



20.0
27.3
24.9

11.4
17.6

12.5
1.6
6.5
11.5

105.4
68.0o
1S6.9
129.3

144.1
120.9
36.7
3.6

694i
114.9:
62.81


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


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


154721-0 U, S GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1937


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 EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST, 1937 AND 1936


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



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
1-02
15
16
17