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

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,ct to revision 3I 12 IIII|^ INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-24
08853 9480 BUREAU OF STATISTICS NOVEMBER,



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 NOVEMBER, 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. C 1 i ,. r,., ;._ ri ... 1 :
141-02 All f, eight cars . . . . . . . . . . .
14-02. All freight cars........................
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. ........ ......................
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight ears owned. . . . . . . ...
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. . . . . . . ..


UNITED STATES


1937



10 260
1 388
165
181
11 994
9 228
756
2 010

15 692
2 213
6 111
24 01S

5 759
575
1 756
8 090

2 284
125
2 409
564
134
698

2 848
259
3 107


1 107 263
180 899
1 288 162
636 464
7 224
643 688

1 743 727
188 123
1 931 850
1 742 231

33 727
3 148
36 875


1936



10 435
1 392
166
132
12 125
9 465
440
2 220

15 876
1 571
6 975
24 422

5 835
546
1 803
8 184


2

2




2

3


943
213
1 156
788
9
798

1 731
222
1 954
1 768

33
3
37


EASTERN DISTRICT




1937 1 1936


5 344
8
149
112
5 613
4 178
432
1 003

5 507
1 200
2 938
9 645

2 431
290
792
3 513


2 018
104
2 122

177
59
236

2 195
163
2 358

455 102
113 778
568 880
285 585
3 609
289 194

740 687
117 387
858 074
790 661

17 091
1 593
18 684


5 425
7
150
96
5 678
4 306
179
1"193

5 814
684
3 341
9 839

2 545
223
788
3 556


2 030
125
2 155

183
64
247

2 213
189
2 402

393 591
129 646
523 237
372 761
4 305
377 066

766 352
133 951
900 303
821 937

17 095
1 813
18 908


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1937



381


381
323
24
34
762
101
161
1 024

163
22
27
212

6
1
7

2

2
8
1
9

93 859
1 462
95 321

15 678
93
15 771
109 537
1 555
111 092
123 635
733
49
782


1936



377


377
320
15
42

755
72
206
1 033

161
23
21
205

6
1
7

2

2
8
1
9

73 446
2 256
75 702

20 013
134
20 147
93 459
2 390
95 849
118 337

718
45
763


SOUTHERN REGION


1937



1 613
30
4
17
1 664
1 345
58
261

2 668
229
882
3 770

964:
1021
270
1 3361

132
9
141

44
6
50
176
15
191

120 564
24 875
145 439

84 815
777
85 592

205 379
25 652
231 031
210 567

4 069
563
4 632


1936



1 607
30
4
17
1 658
1 360
33
265

2 654
165
1 042
3 861

972
80
309
1 361

134
7
141

46
4
50

180
11
191

95 812
37 095
132 907

102 737
1 550
104 287

198 549
38 645
237 194
213 188

4 196
531
4 727


_____________________________________________________________________ .1. F. I I


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25.4
21.7

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19.2
14.0
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9.7
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98.7
65.9
172.5
124.0



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31.3
501
110.9
66.7


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26.6
22.0

6.0
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1.2
11.4
9.9

108.4
71.0
172.
122.6

96.3
87.6

36.1
33.0
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110.5
59.2


17.9
30.5
22.5
4.9
25.0
20.0
1.2
13.7
8.5

102.1
59-5
169.4
116.2

83.5
77.6

29.8
24.7
430
10. 5
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21.0
34.0
22.2

5.6
25.9
24.8
1.1
14.9
9.6
106.8
64.2
16s.6
119.4
s4.4
78.0

32.1
27.1
493
109.5
56.1


8.9
15.7
12.7

14.3

1.5
0.6
1.6
6.3

83.5
63.5
147.5
118.9

185.4
185.4

37.7
37.1
920
89.9
85.8


11.1
19.9
10.2
14.3

3.0
0.7
2.5
5.9
95.6
71.6
149.7
122.1

171.3
152.2

49.6
48.5
1,261
81.0
79.0


15.7
23.3
20.2

6.6
12.0
17.1
0.9
11.1
12.2

92.0
65.1
152.8
109.3

122.7
112.4

40.7
36.1
552
109.7
63.0


16.0
27.0
22.7

5.0
8.0
27.9
1.5
16.3
11.2

C01.5

154.2
1086.6

117.8
111.0

43.9
3b.5
605 :
111.3
56.0


WESTERN DISTRICT


1937



2 922
1 350
12
52
4 336
3 382
242
712

6 755
683
2 130
9 568

2 201
161
667
3 029


16.4
22.3
22.0
7.9
16.S
6.5
1.1
5.0
7.4
100.3
73.0
S166.3
137.5
144.5
123.7

37.7
35.6
507
i16.5
65.4


1936



3 026
1 355
12
19
4 412
3 479
213
720

6 653
650
2 386
9 689

2 157
220
685
3 062


129
13
142

360
68
428

489
81
570


380 161
44 093
424 54
292 680
3 865
296 545

672 841
47 958
720 799
614 869

11 691
1 258
12 949


16.3
24.6
22.6

9.2
15.9
10.4
1.3
6.7
9.7
112.0
76.6
1S6.35
132.b

141.1
120.

41.5
3S.7
579
117.2
58.9


0 (OS-F)
1937


8-01
8-02
8-03

9-01
9-02

10-11
10-02
10-03
11

12-01
12-02
12-,3
124-1

13-t01
13-0-2

1-1-01
14-42
15
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









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 ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER, 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 1936


10 343
1 403
166
159
12 071
9 537
587
1 947

16 122
1 784
6 123
24 029

5 944
511
1 657
8 112

2 293
125
2 418

575
131
706

2 868
256
3 124


974 045
185 981
1 160026
760 180
9 164
769 344

1 734 225
195 145
1 929 370
1 742 825
33 561
3 446
37 007


10 502
1 387
172
117
12 178
9 090
554
2 534

15 374
1 720
7 607
24 701

5 831
558
1 987
8 376


2 292
158
2 450

599
146
745

2 891
304
3 195

987 292
244 363
1 231 655
723 041
11 035
734 076

1 710 333
255 398
1 965 731
1 782 983

33 398
4 150
37 548


EASTERN DISTRICT


1937



5 402
7
150
106
5 665
4 374
320
971

5 878
902
2 897
9 677

2 530
250
728
3 508


2 024
106
2 130

183
58
241

2 207
164
2 371


404 063
113 533
517 596
348 722
4 490
353 212

752 785
118 023
870 808
800 015

17 026
1 725
18 751


1936



5 476
5
155
84
5 720
4 134
235
1 351

5 621
664
3 707
9 992

2 528
228
910
3 666


2 024
135
2 159

187
64
251

2 211
199
2 410


426 485
142 212
568 697
334 860
5 129
339 989

761 345
147 341
908 686
827 688

16 848
2 027
18 875


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1937



373


373
319
23
31

771
92
166
1 029

173
16
19
208

7

7

2

2

9

9

80 827
1 776
82 603

21 892
121
22 013

102 719
1 897
104 616
122 023
726
43
769


1936



368


368
300
30
38
744
100
178
1 022

168
16
21
205

7

7

2

2

9

9


72 006
2 903
74 909

21 107
125
21 232
93 113
3 028
96 141
114 566

725
40
765


SOUTHERN REGION


1937



1 614
30
4
17
1 665
1 369
42
254

2 665
209
914
3 788

996
93
262
1 351

135
6
141

45
5
50

180
11
191

98 811
28 343
127 154

100 358
984
101 342

199 169
29 327
228 496
206 558

4 098
542
4 640


1936



1 605
31
4
17
1 657
1 312
46
299

2 529
209
1 138
3 876

995
105
311
1 411


134
7
141

45
5
50

179
12
191

98 840
45 707
144 547

91 262
1 629
92 891

190 102
47 336
237 438
218 963

4 129
632
4 761


WESTERN DISTRICT


2 954
1 366
12
36
4 368
3 475
202
691

6 808
581
2 146
9 535

2 245
152
648
3 045


127
13
140

345
68
413

472
81
553


390 344
42 329
432 673
289 208
3 569
292 777

679 552
45 898
725 450
614 229

11 711
1 136
12 847


1936



3 053
1 351
13
16
4 433
3 344
243
846
6 480
747
2 584
9 811

2 140
209
745
3 094


127
16
143

365
77
442

492
93
585


389 961
53 541
443 502
275 812
4 152
279 964

665 773
57 693
723 466
621 766

11 696
1 451
13 147


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177.7
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572
110.7
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30.8
23.7

6.4
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96.5
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515
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64.9
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11.7
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157.5
116.1
121.6
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6.0 10-03
11.0 11
107.8 12-01
71.2 12-02
189.4 12-03
131.0 12-04

143.4 13-01
120.6 13-02

38.3 14-01
35.2 14-02
524 15
116.1 16
61.3 17


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


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 : 193S


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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