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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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ct to revision 31262 08853 9498 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Staement No. M-24

BUREAU OF STATISTICS DECEMBER,

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)


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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. ... ...........


FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1937 AND 1936


UNITED STATES


1937



10 261
1 391
163
193
12 008
9 089
989
1 930
15 386
2 413
6 071
23 870

6 517
414
1 471
8 202

2 320
140
2 460

572
121
693

2 892
261
3 153

1 172 819
180 788
1 353 607
567 962
6 447
574 409

1 740 781
187 235
1 928 016
1 738 930

34 313
2 531
36 844


16.1
25.4
17.9

5.7
17.5
13.4
1.1
9.7
6.9

95.6
62.0
178.8
132.5

97.4
89.3
31.6
28.6
458
110.9
70.2


1936



10 421
1 387
168
133
12 109
9 554
478
2 077
16 094
1 502
6 684
24 280

6 282
455
1 503
8240

2 349
89
2438

584
138
722

2933
227
3 160

997 554
200 665
1 198 219
733 526
8 843
742369

1 731 080
209 508
1 940 588
1 753 596

34 282
2981
37 263


17.2
27.5
18.2

3.7
19.1

16.7
1.2
10.8
8.0
109.4
71.8
184.8
136.4

96.7
89:0

37.6
33.4
563
110.7
61.7


EASTERN DISTRICT



1937 1936


5 310
8
147
120
5 585
4 095
559
931

5 521
1 241
2 901
9 663
2 689
201
665
3 555


2 055
118
2 173

181
50
231

2 236
168
2 404

484 902
115 843
600 745

257 441
3 231
260 672
742 343
119 074
861 417
787 764

17 446
1 213
18 659


16.7
30.0
18.7
5.4
21.6

19.3
1.2
13.8
6.5
99.4
56.8
172.2
124.8

87.4
81.3
2i. 9

24.0
397
109.3
69.7


5 446
7
152
97
5 702
4 458
179
1 065

6 023
600
3 155
9 778
2 770
184
618
3 572


417962
120 499
538 461

347 690
3 869
351 559
765 652
124 368
890020
809 270

17 481
1 417
18 898


18.7
32.3
17.3
?4
2. 3

22.4
1.1
14.0
7.5
111.9
67.Z
177.4
132.3
87.4
61.5

32.9
28.2

l60.5i
6o.5


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1937



374


374
304
38
32

760
116
147
1 023

187
19
14
220


97 281
1 367
98 648

12 412
70
12 482

109 693
1 437
111 130
123 513
762
29
791


8.6
14.4
6.4

14.3
50.0
1.4
0.6
1.3
3.7
80.2

36.8
132.7
158.4
140.8

31.4
31.0
78C
90.0
88.8


1936



363


363
308
24
31

804
83
152
1 039

185
15
8
208


6.5
14.6
3.8
14.3

2.3
0.5
2.0
3.4
91.4
68.8
169.6
14i.7

146.1
129.6

43.6
42.7
1,105
85.4
83.4


SOUTHERN REGION


1937



1 641
31
4
17
1 693
1 382
50
261

2 638
173
905
3 716

1 088
56
216
1 360


131 936
24 201
156 137
74 045
683
74 728

205 981
24 884
230 865
212 324

4 153
482
4 635


15.4
24.4
15.9
6.4
9.8

15.5
0.9
10.8
o10.4

99.1
160.3
122.0

127.4
117.4

37.7
33.5
528
106.7
67.6


1936



1 621
30
4
17
1 672
1 373
33
266

2 690
136
990
3 816

1 088
68
217
1 373

138
3
141

45
5
50
183
8
191

104 942
35 934
140 876
98 948
1 467
100 415

203 890
37 401
241 291
212 3,11

4 258
440
4 698


15.9
25.9
15.8
2.1
10.0

25.5
1.5
15.

101.1

19.8
127.9

118.2
112.7

43.0
36.1
565
113.M
56.4


WESTERN DISTRICT


1937



2 936
1 352
12
56
4 356
3 308
342
706

6 467
883
2 118
9 468
2 353
138
576
3 067


127
12
139

344
65
409

471
77
548


458 700
39 377
498 077

224 064
2 463
226 527
682 764
41 840
724 604
615 329

11 952
807
12 759


1936



2 991
1 350
12
19
4 372
3 415
242
71 5

6 577
683
2 387
9 647
2 23 9
188
660
3 087


392 204
42311
434 515

270 165
3415
273 580

662 369
45 726
708095
613 497

11 802
1 098
12 900


16.2 16.4
22.4 24
19.S 21.:

8.6 7.7
15.9 17.3

7.9 9.7
1.1 1.2
6-5
3., 6.5

96.8 112.6
67.2 77.1
1.5 202.0
144.4

132.2 130.9
113.2 111.8

33.9 40.5
31.9 37.9
171 561
11 115.4
68.7 61.4


Subje


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1937


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 14. steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1937 AND 1936



SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM ITEM No.
POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936
AGGREGATES #
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of coal-burning steam locomotives. . . . . . . 10 338 10 499 5 394 5 475 374 368 1 616 1 607 2 954 3 049 1-01
1-02. Number of oil-burning steam locomotives. . . . . . . . 1 405 1 387 8 5 31 31 1 366 1 351 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotive units. . . . . . . . . 166 172 150 155 4 4 12 13 1-03
1-04. Number of gasoline, gas-electric, and diesel locomotives. . . . . 15 9 1 1 7 1 06 85 1 7 16 36 16 1-04
1-05. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12068 12 175 5 658 5 720 374 368 1 668 1 658 4 368 4 429 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored). . . . . . . . . 9496 9 128 4 351 4 160 318 300 1 370 1 316 3 457 3 352 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored. . . . . . . . . . 624 551 340 234 25 29 44 45 215 243 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable . . .......................... 1 948 2 496 967 1 326 31 39 254 297 696 834 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number serviceable (not stored). . . . . . . . . 16 065 15 435 5 848 5 654 771 748 2 661 2 546 6 785 6 487 2-01
2-02. Number serviceable stored. . . . . . . . . . 1 835 1 712 929 663 94 100 205 202 607 747 2-02
2-03. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . .6 116 7 524 2 898 3 653 164 177 912 1 126 2 142 2 568 2-03
2-04. Total. ......... ............................. .. 24 016 24671 9675 9970 1 029 1 025 3 778 3 874 9 534 9802 2-04
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number serviceable (not stored). . . . . . . . . 5 978 5 870 2 545 2 548 173 170 1 005 1 005 2 255 2 147 3-01
3-02. Number serviceable stored. . . . . . . . . . . 504 554 247 225 18 17 87 103 152 209 3-02
3-03. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 1 644 1 948 725 889 18 19 261 302 640 738 3-03
3-04. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8. 126 8 372 3 517 3 662 209 206 1 353 1 410 3 047 3 094 3-04
4. Rail motorcars owned at close of month:
Electric motorcars,
4-01. Numberserviceable....... ........ . . . . . . . 2 296 2 295 2 027 2 027 7 7 135 134 127 127 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable....... . . . . . . . ...125 152 106 130 6 7 13 15 4-02
4-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 421 2 447 2133 2157 7 7 141 141 140 142 4-03
Other motorcars,
4-04. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 574 598 182 187 2 2 45 45 345 364 4-04
4-05. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 3129 148 57 65 5 5 67 78 4-05
4-06. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703 746 239 252 2 2 50 50 412 442 4-06
Total motorcars,
4-07. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 2 870 2 893 2209 2 214 9 9 180 179 472 491 4-07
4-08. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 254 300 163 195 11 12 80 93 4-08
4-09. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 124 3 193 2 372 2 409 9 9 191 191 552 584 4-09
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable. .. . . . . . . . . . 990 627 98a 252 410 803 425 773 82 199 72 875 101 599 99 456 396 026 390 148 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 185 571 240 959 113 726 140 452 1 742 2 821 28 004 45 076 42 099 52 610 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 176 198 1 229 211 524 529 566 225 653 941 75 696 129 603 144 532 438 125 442 758 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 744 623 723 774 341 114 335 723 21 102 20 742 98 622 91 967 283 785 275 342 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . ...... 8 940 10 854 4 383 5 024 116 123 962 1 619 3 479 4 088 5-05
5-06. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 753 563 734 628 345 497 340 747 21 218 20 865 99 584 93 586 287264 279 430 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 1 735 250 1 712 026 751 917 761 496 103 301 93 617 200 221 191 423 679 811 665 490 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . .194 511 251 813 118 109 145 476 1 858 2 944 28 966 46 695 45 578 56 698 5-08
5-09. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. 929 761 1 963 839 870 026 906 972 105 159 96 561 229 187 238 118 725 389 722 188 5-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month. . . . . . . . . . . 1. 742493 1 780 549 798 998 826 161 122 148 114 895 207 026 218 408 614 321 621 085 6
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . . . 33 665 33 520 17065 16901 729 726 4 140 4 191 11 731 11702 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . .........3 332 4012 1 681 1978 43 40 498 567 1 110 1 427 7-02
7-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 997 37 532 18 746 18 879 772 766 4 638 4 758 12 841 13 1299 7-03
AVERAGES
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. . . . . ...16.1 20.5 17.1 23.2 8.3 10.6 15.2 17.9 15.9 16.9 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service .... ............. 25.5 30.5 30.0 36.6 15.9 17.3 24.1 29.1 22.5 ?6.2 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assignedto road passenger service. . . . . . . 20.2 23.3 20.6 214.3 8.6 9.2 19.3 21.14 21.0 23.9 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motorcars at close of month:
9-01. Electric motorcars. . . . . . . . . ......5.2 6.2 5-.0 6.0 4.3 5-0 9.3 10.6 9-01
9-02. Other motorcars . . . . . . . . . . ... 18...3 19.8 23.-8 25.8 10.0 10.0 16.3 17.6 9-02
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars. . . . . . . . . . .......15.8 19.6 21.7 24.8 2.1 3:Z 21.6 31.2 9.6 11.0 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars......... .............................1.2 1.5 1.:3 1.5 0.5 0 1.0 17 1.2 1.5 10-029
10-03. All cars (home and foreign). . . . . . . . ..... O.10.1 12.8 13.6 16.0 1.8 3.0 12.6 19. 6. 7.9 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars. . . . . 9.0 10.7 9.0 10.5 5.6 5-.2 10.7 11.9 6.6 10.9 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives . . ................ . 104.5 105.2 106.2 107.2 88.9 90.7 96.2 97.2 10S. 108.3 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . . . ..........69.9 65.8 64.2 60.6 66.6 66.2 67.7 6o3.9 70-6 71.7 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . . . ....... '. .177.0 173-7 171.9 168.0 150.9 152.9 156.7 15o. I 19.6 190. 3 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . . . . . . . . . 130.2 121.8 124.4 116.9 124.9 126.2 116.4 111.2 145.L 132.0 12-04
13. Miles per motorcar-day:
13-01. Serviceable motorcars (all types) ...... ................... 96.0 96. 87.2 84.3 173.6 166.4 121.9 116.b 13S- 31i2.- 13-01
13-02. All motorcars (all types). . . . . . . .............. .90.1 87.4 81.2 77-5 173.6 166.4 114.9 109.3 1 3. 1319-.S 13-02
14. Car-miles per freight car-day: 3 2 1 0 11
14-01. Serviceable freight cars. . . .... .................. . 36..6 35.3 31.7 29.9 4o.6 44.1 41.3 iO.S 4. 35 -1
14-02. All freight cars. . . . . . . ... . . . 32.9 307 2 2. 39.9 42.7 36.1 32.8 37.R 35.5 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day . . . . . . .1. . . . 5 2 q
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned. . . . . . . . 110.7 110.3 106.9 109.8 86.1 814.0 110.7 109.0 11S.1 11.3 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line . . . . ........ 61.0 62.6 60.3 62.4 79.8 7E.11 56.5 60.7t o. l.- 17
# Cumulative figures shown in this statement represent averages 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
separately and then totaled.