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Subject to revision 3 1262088539803 INTERSTATE COMMERCE I COMMISSIOUN Statement No. M-240(OB-F)

BUREAU OF STATISTICS MARCH, 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)


* YJ"NIV. 6F Fl- LIB.




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FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 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 on line 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:


UNITED STATES


1938



11 002
1450
167
235
12 854
9 135
1 495
2 224

14 056
3 151
6 737
23 944

5 574
719
1 781
8 074

2 292
166
2 458

570
119
689

2 862
285
3 147

1 149 894
199 007
1 348 901

581 593
7 563
589 156

1 731 487
206 570
1 938 057
1 733 136

33 477
3 361
36 838


1937#



11 248
1455
170
158
13 031
10 358
541
2132

16 248
1522
6 399
24 169

5880
537
1 720
8 137


2287
141
2 428

590
126
716

2 877
267
3 144


907 843
184 765
1 092 608

861 060
10 653
871 713

1 768 903
195 418
1 964 321
1 753 032

33 18
3919
37 107


EASTERN DISTRICT


1938



5 845
15
151
143
6 154
4 130
899
1 125

4 909
1 520
3 275
9 704

2 277
386
847
3 510


480 706
126 018
606 724

255 743
4 284
26U 027

736 449
130 302
866 751
783 716

16 906
1 678
1584


1937#



6 012
14
154
113
6 293
4960
285
1 048

6152
682
2900
9734

2 476
293
741
3510

2 015
123
2138

195
50
245

2210
173
2 383

381 300
110 331
491631

407 859
5 548
413 407

789 159
115 879
905 03 8
812 584

16 828
1969
18797


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1938



371


371
285
48
38

675
17a
164
1 018

170
23
19
212


96 325
2 186
93 511

15 719?
69
15 788

112 044
2 255
114 29Q
123 237

742
47
789


1937#



370


370
325
22
23
768
58
194
1 020

130
13
20
213


8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. . ...17.3 16.4 18.3 16.7 10.2 6.2
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service.. . .. 28.1 26.5 33-. 7 29.g 16.1 19.0
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. .............. .22.1 21.1 24.1 21.1 9.0 9.4
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motorcars at close of month:
9-01. Electric motorcars. . . ..6.8 5.8 7.0 5.8 -
9-02. Other motorcars. . ............ 17.3 17.6 25.1 20.4 -
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars. . . . 14.8 16.9 20.8 22.4 2.2 2.2
10-02. Foreign cars. . . . .1.3 1.2 1.6 1.3 .4 .5
10-03. All cars (home and foreign). . .... 10.7 9.9 15.0 12.8 2.0 1.8
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars. . .9.1 10.:6 9.0 10.5 6.o0 6.4
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . .....97.9 110.3 101.6 112.9 82.7 99.9
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . ....... 57.9 74.0 51.8 70.7 54.6 75.8
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . ..... 177.6 179.9 177.0 175.5 152.2 152.7
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . ....... 122.5 130.4 114.4 123.7 122.2 128.0
13. Miles per motorcar-day:
13-01. Serviceable motorcars (all types). . ..99.0 99.3 87.7 88.2 187.8 185.8
13-02. All motorcars (all types). . . ..90.2 91.0 80.3 82.0 187.8 185.8
14. Car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars ...................... 30.5 37.8 26.6 33.4 27.4 49.8
14-02. All freight cars ...... . .......... 2339 22.6370 28.9 26.9 48.8
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day ... . 434 6 370 3 6 1 34
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned .. 111.8 112.1 110.6 ll. 92.7 g80.8
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. . ........ .69.6 55.6 70.0 54.3 86.2 74.4

# Note. 1937 figures restated to include Class I switching and terminal companies which began reporting on Form 03S-F, January 1, 1938.
a/ Number of freight cars on line of Portland Terminal Company not included. This company unable to furnish comparable figures for month of March,1937.


SOUTHERN REGION


1938



1 664
30
4
14
1 712
1 368
52
292

2 498
216
985
3 699

1 065
52
234
1 351


132
8
140

48
2
50

180
10
190


126 717
26 349
153 066

81 997
787
82 784

208 714
27 136
235 850
212 634

4 110
569
4 679


17.1
26.6
17.3

4:0

17.2
1.0
11.5
12.2

91.9
62.7
165.9
129.3

120.3
113:4

38.5
34.1
505
110.9
64.9


1937#



1648
3 1
4
17
1700
1428
21
251

2693
105
987
3 785

1 067
44
252
1 363


136
5
14 1

44
6
50

160
1 1
191


87 564
351 185
118 749

123 500
1 C97
124 597

211 C 6 4
32228
243 346
207 165

4 113
547
4 660


14.8
26.1
18.5

3.5
12.0

26.3
.9
13.3
11.7

106.4
16.0
16.7
132.7
122.R
117.4
44.o
38.0
649
117.5 !
48.8


WESTERN DISTRICT


1938



3 122
1 405
12
78
4 617
3 352
496
769

5 974
1 236
2 313
9 523

2 062
258
681
3 001

132
7
139

347
59
406

479
66
545

446 146
44 454
490 600

228 134
2 423
230 557

674 280
46 877
721 157
613 549

11 719
1 067
12 786


1937#



3 218
1410
12
28
4 668
3 645
213
810

6635
677
2 318
9630

2 157
187
707
3 051

129
13
142

349
70
419

478
83
561

368 217
41 622
409 839

304 938
3 886
308 824

673 155
45 508
718 663
612 864

11 530
1 354
12 884


16.7 17.4
24.3 24.3
22.7 23.2

1.0 19.2
14. 5 16.7

9.1 10.2
1.1 1.3
6.5 6.3
8.3 10.5
99.0 110.8
62.5 76.
186.3 193.6
128.7 137.1

14o.8 14o.2
124.0 o 118.8

32.8 39.5
30.7 36.9
452 564
117.5 117.3
68.0 57.0


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

41-07
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
134)2

14-01
14-02
15
16
17


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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 THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH, 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 on line 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. 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



1938 1937#


11 032
1457
169
222
12 880
9 237
1 436
2 207

14 277
3 058
6 573
23 908

5 653
695
1 781
8 129

2 297
162
2 459

566
122
688
2 863
284
3 147


1 156 200
195 449
1 351 649

581 033
7 949
588 982

1 737 233
203 398
1 940 631
1 738 741

33 589
3 262
36 851


11 263
1 453
170
157
13 043
10 292
575
2 176
16 187
1 576
6 446
24 209

5 961
527
1 687
8 175

2 300
134
2 434
590
127
717

2 890
261
3 151

933 040
195 861
1 128 901

836 902
11 663
848 565

1 769 942
207 524
1 977 466
1 756 313

33 332
3 839
37 171


EASTERN DISTRICT


1938



5 867
15
153
137
6 172
4 195
862
1 115
4 999
1 501
3 190
9 690

2 304
368
857
3 529

2 027
146
2 173

171
58
229

2 198
204
2402

482 012
123 739
605 751

260 818
4 470
265 288
742 830
128 209
671 039
788 465

17 036
1 597
18 633


1937#



6 025
14
154
112
6 305
4917
291
1 097
6 050
730
2 989
9 769

2 497
268
759
3 524

2 028
116
2 144

191
53
244

2 219
169
2 388


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1938 1937#



376 370


376 370
289 314
48 26
39 30
684 769
162 33
166 174
1 012 1 026
171 179
25 16
18 15
214 210


7 7
7 7

2 2

2 2
9 Q

9 9

97 102 75 953
1 975 1 381
99 077 77 834
14 006 22 746
82 143
14 088 22 889

111 108 98 699
2 057 2 024
113 165 100 723
123 346 119 2384

742 719
48 48
790 767


SOUTHERN REGION


1938



1 653
30
4
16
1 703
1 370
50
283

2 539
218
955
3 712

1 063
57
240
1 360


134
6
140

46
5
51
180
11
191


127 027
25 910
152 937

79 530
771
80 301

206 557
26 681
233 238
212 717

4 072
583
4 655


1937# 1938


1 648
30
4
17
1 699
1 413
28
258

2 706
119
969
3 794

1 088
54
228
1 370

137
4
141

45
5
50

182
9
191


92 074
33 439
125 513

117 462
1 390
118 852

209 536
34 829
244 365
208 950

4 140
524
4 664


WESTERN DISTRICT


1937#



3 220
1 409
12
28
4 669
3 648
230
791

6 662
644
2 314
9 620

2 197
189
685
3 071

128
14
142
352
69
421

480
83
563


369 558
42 645
412 203

308 046
4 322
312 368

677 604
46 967
724 571
612 889

11 572
1 319
12 891


3 136
1 412
12
69
4 629
3 383
476
770
6 055
1 177
2 262
9 494
2 115
245
666
3 026

129
10
139

347
59
406

476
69
545

450 059
43 825
493 884

226 679
2 626
229 305

676 738
46 451
723 189
614 213

11 739
1 034
12 773


______________________________________ -I. -I *I- -I- I- I I


17.1
27.5
21.9

6.6
17.7
14.5
1.3
10.5
8.9
97.7
58.4
179.2
124.6
97.2
88.4

30.2
27.1
436
111.6
69.6


16.7
26.6
20.6
5.5
17.7

17.
1:4
10.5
10.3

109.0
72.9
180.8
131.8

95.9
87.9

36.3
32.5

57.1


18.1
32.9
24.3

6.7
25.3

20.4
1.7
i14:


101.5
52.4
177.8
116.1
85.9
78.7

26.2
22.3
367
110.5
69.5


17.4
30.6
21.5

5.4
21.7

23.0
1.5
13.6
10.3

110.0
68.1
176.7
125.2
86.4
80.3

32.1
27.7
512
111.4
56.5


10.4
16.4
8.4



2.0
.6
1.8
6.1

82.9
56.0
153.8
122.9

182.4
182.4

28.7
28.1
693
91.7
87.6


8.1
17.o
7.1



2.4
.6
2.0
6.3
9-5.4

1491:5
127.5
185.4
185.4

43.6
12.7
1,1112
A.4
77.3


16.6
25.7
17.6

4.3
9.8

16.9
1.0
11.4
12.5
91.2
62.4
165.2
129.2
120.0
113.1
38.0
33.6
65.6
109.6
65.6


15.2


2.8
10.0

26.6
1.2
14.3
11.2
101.2
72.2
163.3
129.7

118.5
112.9

41.5
35.6

919.
51:9


16.6
23.8
22.0



8.9
1.1
6.4
8.1
99.0
63.1
189.9
132.7
139.0
121.4

32.6
30.5
44?5
117.
68.3


16.9
24.1
22.3

9.9
1.6:

10.3
1.4
6.5
10.2
112.9
78.2
196.6
l40.7
129.5
11N.
38.6
36.1

56.9


Note.-1937 figures restated to include Class I switching and terminal companies which began reporting on Form OS-F, January 1, 1938.
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,
separately and then totaled.
Number of freight cars nn line of Portland Terminal Company not included. This company unable to furnish comparable figures for months of 1937.


U. S GOVERNMENT pRINTING OFFICE : 1938-0-154721

The averages are computed for eaon railway


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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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