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

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Subject to revision 3 1262 08853 9472 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240(os-F)

BUREAU OF STATISTICS OCTOBER, 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 OCTOBER, 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




1937 1936



10 312 10 438
1411 1399
165 167
176 131
12 064 12 135
9596 9 424
566 442
1 902 2269
16 293 16 162
1 673 1 473
5 914 6842
23 880 24 477

5 860 5 855
535 579
1 683 1 805
8 078 8 239


989 732
181 821
1 171 553

762 254
8 559
770 813

3 751 986
190 380
1 942 366
1 740 448

33 675
3 290
36 965



25.8.
24.8
20.8

5.4
19.2

15.5
1.1
9.8
8.9

108.1
73.7
173.8
126.8

96.0
87.8

39.9
36.0
610
111.3
6o. 3_


919 068
223 322
1 142 390

812 813
9 933
822 746

1 731 881
233 255
1 965 136
1 770 419

33 463
3 800
37 263



18.7
28.0
21.9

5.5
19.3
19.5
1.2
11.9
10.2

112.3
72.8
175.7
123.:

98.8
90.0

3.-5
34.6

609
111.0
58.1


EASTERN DISTRICT


1937



5 373
8
149
107
5 637
4 341
333
963

5 707
940
2 951
9 598

2 466
278
758
3 502


2 014
108
2 122

176
61
237

2 190
169
2 359


403 918
113 880
517 798
346 548
4 171
350 719

750 466
118 051
868 517
792 106
17 032
1 684
18 716




17.1
30.
21.:

5.1
25.7
22.0
1.2
13.6
9.0

110.4
65.9
168.5
119.8

84.1
78.1

33.3
28.8
520
109.6
59.6


1936



5 411
6
151
95
5 663
4 249
206
1 208

5 823
638
3 415
9 876

2 525
240
836
3 601


2 042
113
2 155

186
62
248

2 228
175
2 403


391 480
137 734
529 214

364 553
4 078
368 631

756 033
141 812
897 845
822 450
16 918
1 894
18 812



21.3
34.6
23.2

5.2
25.0
26.0
1.1
15.8
10.1

112.1
64.5
171.9
119.7

86.5
80.1

32.5
27.2
511
109.2
58.9


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


385


385
340
16
29

794
68
159
1 021

176
19
14
209


15.6
b6.7



2.1
0.7
1.8
6.3

91.2
70.6
144.7
121.8

176.1
176.1

147.5
46.6
1,226
84.0
78.7


378


378
312
22
44

770
74
165
1 009

175
17
14
206


68 570
1 969
70 539

24 600
73
24 673

93 170
2 042
95 212
117 902

709
55
764


11.6
16.4
6.8

14.3

2.8
0.3
2.1
7.2

97.7
73.6
152.2
127.0

198.1
176.1

51.7
50.3
1,368
'80.8
74.1


SOUTHERN REGION


1937



1 618
30
4
17
1 669
1 360
54
255

2 662
255
833
3 750

953
116
276
1 345


103 385
25 230
128 615

97 428
749
98 177
200 813
25 979
226 792
207 818

4 081
554
4 635


15-3
22.2
20.5

5.0
20.0
19.6
0.8
11.5
12.0

96.8
67.6
151.3
106.9

121.7
111.5
43.6
3S.4
637
109.1
56.7


1936



1 596
30
4
17
1 647
1 321
34
292

2 609
195
1 064
3 868

952
125
294
1 371


89 424
40 442
129 866

105 434
1 533
106 967
194 858
41 975
236 833
215 493

4 155
577
4 732


17.7
275
21:4

5.0
10.0

31. 1
1.4
17.7
12.2

101.9
67.7
154.6
104.13
117.1
111.0
4.7
34.1
580
lo9.9
54.S


WESTERN DISTRICT




1937 1936



2 936 3 053
1 373 1 363
12 12
52 19
4 373 4 447
3 555 3 542
163 180
655 725

7 130 6 960
410 566
1 971 2198
9511 9724

2 265 2 203
122 197
635 661
3 022 3 061

123 129
16 13
139 142

347 356
63 74
410 430

470 485
79 87
549 572


402 362 369 594
40 967 43177
443 329 412 771

296 294 318 226
3 486 4249
299 780 322 475

698 656 687 820
44 453 47 426
743 109 735 246
616 794 614 574
11 832 11 681
1 003 1 274
12 835 12 955


15.0
20.7
21.0

11.
15.4
9.2
1.2
6.0
7.8

112.2
84.2


140.6
119.9
44.9
42.2
629
120.
9.7


16.3
22.6
21.6

9.2
17.2

10.5
1.3
6.5
119.1
I18,1
83.2
191.5
136.2
l6b. 2
14o. 2

123.2
114.2
41.2
6^
119.0o
^&.l


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

11

12- -'
12--A
1244




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16
17


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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 131reports representing 141 steam railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER, 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 . . i. ..
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 anA 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



10 351
1 405
166
156
12 078
9 564
573
1 941

16 165
1 730
6 132
24 027

5 966
503
1 648
8 117


2 295
125
2 420

579
129
708

2 874
254
3 128

960 757
186 499
1 147 256

772 987
9 356
782 343

1 733 744
195 855
1 929 599
1 742 880

33 549
3 480
37 029



16.1
25.5
20.3
5.1
16.2

16.3
1.2
10.2
9.4

105.6
71.1
177.9
130.7
98.2
90.2

37.3
33.5
578
110.7
59.5


1936



10 508
1 387
172
116
12 183
9 055
564
2 564
15 318
1 745
7 666
24 729

5 833
561
2 007
8 401


2 291
159
2 450

599
147
746

2 890
306
3 196


991 752
247 710
1 239 462

716 612
11 157
727 769

1 708 364
258 867
1 967 231
1 784 449

33 373
4 201
37 574



21.0
31.0
23.9
6.5
19.7

20.0
1.5
13.2
11.2

104.5
64.7
173.3
120.3
96.5
S7.3
34.7
30.2
509
110.2
63.0


EASTERN DISTRICT


1937



5 408
7
150
105
5 670
4 392
311
967

5 914
868
2 894
9 676

2 543
245
723
3 511


2 026
105
2 131

1B5
57
242

2 211
162
2 373


398 963
113 504
512 467

355 032
4 579
359 611

753 995
118 083
872 078
b00 953

17 026
1 738
18 764


5 479
5
155
84
5 723
4 117
244
1 362

5 600
669
3 734
0 003

2 524
231
924
3 679


2 022
137
2 159

187
64
251

2 209
201
2 410


429 679
143 462
573 141

331 230
5 213
336 443

760 909
148 675
909 584
828 264
16 826
2 049
18 875


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1937



373


373
320
23
30

772
91
167
1 030

173
16
19
208


7

7

2

2

9

9


1936



367


367
297
31
39

742
103
177
1 022

169
16
20
205


7

7

2

2

9

9


71 861
2 968
74 829

21 217
125
21 342

93 078
3 093
96 171
114 190

726
40
766


SOUTHERN REGION


1937



1 612
31
4
17
1 664
1 3569
41
254

2 663
203
919
3 785

999
91
264
1 354


135
6
141

45
5
50

180
11
191


96 666
28 700
125 356

102 462
1 008
103 470
199 128
29 708
228 836
206 14-6

4 101
541
4 642


1936



1 605
31
4
16
1 656
1 305
48
303

2 518
212
1 150
3 880

1 000
108
312
1 420


134
7
141

46
4
50

180
11
191


99 272
46 790
146 062

90 192
1 639
91 831

189 464
48 429
237 893
219 538

4 128
634
4 762


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17.1
29.9
20.6
4.9
23.6

22.1
1.3
13.5
9.3

107.1
65.5
172.7
125.1

87.5
81.5

32.3
27.9
507
106.9
58.8


23.8
37.3
25.1
6.3
25.5

25.0
1.5
16.3
10.9

106.7
59.7
167.9
115.2
84.1
77.1

24.4
24.6
436
109. 8
63.0


8.0
16.2
9.1



2.2
0.5
1.9
5.6

90.2
ZO. 2
67.6
149.7
124.7
175.8
175.8
42.1
41.3
1 078
85.3
78.2


10.6
17.3
9.8



4.0
0.6
3.2
5.2

90.3
65.5
152.3
125.6
171.5
171.5

43.7
42.
1 106
84.2
77.8


1>.3
24.3
19.5

4.3
10.0

22.9
1.0
13.0
11.7

97.2
66.4
158.1
116.6

121.8
11l.8

41.8
36.4
596
111.0
54.s


18.3
29.6
22.0
5.0
8.0

32.0
1.8
20.4
13.3

96.5
62.6
155.9
109.8
115.4
108.

4o0.14
32.2
517
108.4
61.4


# Cumulative figures shown in this statement represent averages of the number of units of equipment
separately and then totaled.


reported at the close of each month within the cumulative period.


WESTERN DISTRICT


1937



2 958
1 367
12
34
4 371
3 483
198
690

6 816
568
2 152
9 536

2 251
151
642
3 044


385 603
42 488
428 091

292 979
3 647
296 626

678 582
46 135
724 717
613 918

11 697
1 158
12 855


1936



3 057
1 351
13
16
4 437
3 336
241
860

6 458
761
2 605
9 824

2 140
206
751
3 097


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
14-02
15
16
17


390 940
54 490
445 430

273 973
4 180
278 153

664 913
58 670
723 583
622 457
11 693
1 478
13 171




19.4
26.5
24.2
10.5
17.8

12.2
1.5
8.1
11.2

107.2
70.5
189.3
130.8
153.8
120.7

37.9
34.9
518
116.2
61.6


15.8
22.6
21.1
9.9
16.2

9.9
1.2
6.4
9.0

109.4
78.2
143.9

137.8
117.7

40.9
36.3
567
118.0
59.1


The averages are computed for each railway


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