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

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Motive power and car equipment of class I steam railways in the United States
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et to revision 3 126208853 9506 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240 (-F)

BUREAU OF STATISTICS JANUARY, 1938

MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 162 reports representing 172 steam railways

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED) #


FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1938 AND 1937


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: a/
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. F...;... cars. . . . . . . . . .
10-03. _0 (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. ...........

# Note. 1937 figures restated to include Class I switch
a/ Number of freight cars on line of Kentucky & Ind


UNITED STATES


1938



11 090
1 469
167
216
12 942
9 409
1 363
2 170
14 549
2 925
6 384
23 858

5 797
660
1 743
8 200


1937*



11 267
1 457
170
154
13 048
10 234
621
2 193

16 116
1 624
6 545
24 285

6 047
529
1 640
8 216

2 302
136
2 438
587
131
718

2 889
267
3 156

973 992
202 498
1 176 490

798 488
11 593
810 081

1 772 480
214 091
1 986 571
1 758 930

33 536
3 692
37 228


EASTERN DISTRICT


1938



5 895
15
151
135
6 196
4 282
823
1 091

5 128
1 459
3 084
9 671

2 379
358
837
3 574


2 026
147
2 173

174
56
230

2 200
203
2 403

477 436
124 545
602 031

275 016
4 645
279 663

752 504
129 190
881 694
795 935

17 153
1 506
18 659


19 37*



6 021
14
154
110
6 ?99
4 b70
302
1 127

5 933
757
3 133
9 823

2 527
256
749
3 532

2 029
119
2 148

188
56
244

2 217
175
2 392


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1938



380


380
296,5
47
37

713
145
149
1 007

172
25
16
213

7

7
2

2


9

95 858
1 615
97 473

13 627
97
13 724

109 485
1 712
111 197
123 453
737
54
791


1937*



362



362
296
34
32

757
117
162
1 036

185
20
6
211


7

7

2

2

9

9


SOUTHERN REGION


1938



1 655
30
4
17
1 706
1 387
50
269

2 559
215
947
3 721
1 072
55
244
1 371

135
6
141

46
5
51

181
11
192


__________________________________________________ ______________________________________________ I. I I.


16.8 16.8 17.6 17.9 9.7
......26.8 27.0 31.9 31.9 14.8
. . . 21.3 20.0 23.4 21.2 7.5

. . . .6.9 5.6 6.8 5.5-
. . ... 18.0 18.2 24.3 23.0-
14.4 17.2 20.7 22.8 1.7
. . . 1.3 1.4 1.7 1.5 -7
......10.3 10.8 14.7 14.1 1.5
. . . 8.5 9.9 8.1 10.0 6.8
.... 94.0 106.9 96.7 106.3 78.5
59.0 70.9 53. 64.9 57.0
S . . 171.7 177.8 166.7 170.18.0
. . 126.8 133.2 118.5 126.9 122.7
95.3 92.7 83.9 84.3 193.0
. . . 86.9 85.5 77 78.8 171.5

30.0 34.9 25.9 31.0 29.7
. . 27.0 31.1 22.2 26.7 29.3
S. . 43.9 544 372 482 726
S111.7 112.9 110.8 110.4 90.1
: :: : 68.8 59.2 68.3 59.3 87.7

ng and terminal companies which began reporting on Form OS-F, January 1, 1938.
lana Terminal Railroad and Portland Terminal Company not included. These companies


8.8
15.6
2.8



2.2
.6
1.9
5.1
83.1
62.5
146.6
129.1
178.6
178.6

35.7
35.0
924
92.5
80.2


15.8
25.5
17.8

4.3
9.8

16.9
.8
11.4
12.5
88.3
61.7
162.9
128.8

119.3
111.8

37.3
33.2
529
108.2
65.5;


1937*



1 651
30
4
17
1 702
1 410
35
257

2 694
134
978
3 806

1 083
70
226
1 379

137
4
141

44
6
50

181
10
191


97 932
35 627
133 559

105 976
1 346
107 324

203 910
36 973
240 83
210 016

4 195
480
4 675


15.1


2.8
12.C

26.7
1.3
15.3
10.3
95.9
67,
161.6
127.6

113.4
108.1
39.3
33.2
115
5564


WESTERN DISTRICT


1938



3 160
1 424
12
64
4 660
3 444
443
773

6 149
1 106
2 204
9 459

2 174
222
646
3 042

123
16
139

343
63
406

466
79
545


16.6
23.3
21.2
11.5
15.5

8.5
1.2
6.1
7.7
96.0
64.0
183.2
135.8
138.0
118.3

32.5
30.8L
448
18.4
67.6


1937# _



3 ;33
1 413
12
27
4 605
3 658
2.5O
777

6732
616
2 272
9 620

2 252
183
659
3 094

129
13
142

353
69
422

482
82
564

376 391
42 961
.19 352

309 622
4 578
2514 200

686 013
47 539
733 552
613 141

11 590
1 285
12 &75



16.6
23.6
21.3
9.2
16.4I

10.2
1.5
6.5
10.0
114.5
79.1
197.2
143.3

122.4
104.4

37.9
35.5
5b:!
119.6
57 .-,


154721- D S GOVERNMENT F'RIINTIiN C,

unable to furnish comparable figures for January 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



8-01
8-02
8-03

9-01
9-02

10-01
10-02
10-03
11
mil
12-41
12-42
12-...
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