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S/ ; UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

Subject to revision II II III I I INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240(0OS-F)

3 1262 08853 9647 BUREAU OF STATISTICS APRIL, 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)


S UNIV. OFFR.LID







J .S. DEPO-1TODY -
..... .. ..... .. .. .. .. .. .. ..-


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 nmotorcars . .
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 pl)er fr-eight car--day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars...... ...............
11-02. All freight cars. . .
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day . ...
16. Peri-cent freight cars on line of freight cars owned. ........
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. .


FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL,1938 AND 1937


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


UNITED STATES


1938



i0 952
1 466
167
244
i.2 b29
5 606
1 603
2 616

13 696
3 302
6 795
23 993
5 47)
734
1 827
8 040


2 243
217
2 460

562
108
670

2 605
325
3 130

1 166 813
208 937
1 375 750

544 945
7 775
552 720

1 711 758
216 712
1 928 470
1 731 093

33 415
3 351
36 766


20. L
28.3
22.7

S.8
16.1

15.2
1.4
11.2
9.1.

95.)
55.4
177.8
122.0

99.2
89.5
29.4
26.2

71.31
71.3


1937#



11 234
1 473
171
159
13037
10 19
551
2 337

16 15o
1 640
6 259
24 057

5 804
532
1 708
8 094


2 286
139
2 425

582
122
704

2 668
Z61
5 129


941
154
1 125

822
10
832

1 763
394
1 957
1 749

33
53
35
37


17.9
26.0
21.1

5.7
17.3
16.4
1.2
9.9
10.5

105.4
70.8
181.3
130.5
100.0
91.6

36.5
32.9
54S
111.9
57.5


EASTERN DISTRICT


1938



5 &17
15
151
143
6 131
3 967
9042
1 22

4 513
1 541
S3 38
9 742

2 259
364
846
3 469

1 973
200
2 173

161
49
210

2 134
249
2 3583


482 998
151 771
614 769

242 916
3 965
246 61
725 914
135 736
661 650
782 539

16 871
1 677
1 548


19.9
34.8
24.4

9.2
23.3
21.4
1.6
15.8
9.0

8.4
49. 2
177.0
115.0

88.3
79.9
25.5
21.6
335
110.)
71.3


1937#



6 O011
14
155
113
6 293
4 968
311
1 014

6 076
757
2 860
9 693

2 474
297
740
3511

2 010
125
2 135

184
57
241

2 194
132
2 576


357 915
110 612
498 527

401 470
5 177
406 647
759 335
115 769
905 i74
811 i102

15 796
1 970
18 766


16.1
29.5
21.1

5.9
23.7
22.2
1.3
12.8
10.5

107.1.
67.4
176.5
124.:

89.2
82.5

31.9
'446
111.6
55.1


POCAHONTAS REGION


1938



370


370
275
59
36

655
202
174
1 031

157
22
26
205


7

7

1
1
2


1
9


9.7
16.9
12.7


50.0
2.e
.5
2.5
6.5

79.0
51.?
157.4
123.5

189.1
189.1

26.1
25.5
609
94.9
85.8


1937#



381


381
220
22
39

7830
85
158
1 023

170
14
25
209


7

7

2

2

9

9

79 657
1 651
81 303

24 911
82
24 993

104 558
1 733
106 301
121 520
722
4-4
7566


10.2
15.4
12.0



2.0


5-7
86.?
65.3
155.5
128.9

175.-8
175.8

4o.1
39-.5
986
87.5
76.5


SOUTHERN REGION


1938



1 664
30
4
17
1 715
1 349
63
303

2 563
214
931
3 706

995
79
268
1 342


17.7
25.1
20.0

6.4
8.0

17.8
1.1
12.2
12.2

91.0
62.2
157.
120.6

117.5
110.7

38.1
3. 6
6r,
110.9
66.6


1937#



1 654
31
4
17
1 706
1 427
26
253

2 728
138
942
3 808

1 004
77
257
1 338


96 974
28 729
125 703

111 704
1 095
112 799

208 678
29 824
238 502
204 439

4 1 1
543
4 654


14.8
24.7
19.2

3.5
10.0

22.9
1.0
12.5
11.7

99.2

11,6:99
128.0

124.4
117.9

41.6
36.2

1152.7
52.7


WESTERN DISTRICT


1938



3 101
1 421
12
79
4 613
3 17
535
1 057

5 665
1 345
2 302
9 512

2 068
269
687
3 024


22.9
214.2
22.7

5.7
13.2

9.2
1.4
6.9
8.2

95.9
59.6
190.o4
130.5
139.1
122.8

31.41

116.6
70.5


1937#



3 253
1 4; 6
12
29
4 7 37
3 484
192
1031
6 574
660
2 299
9 533

2 156
194
686
3 036


21.9
24.1
22.6

6.3
14.3


6:6
10.3

108.7
714.9
195.7
138.7

139.1
12o.1

39.9
37.3
563.
115.5
59.3


# Note. 1937 figures restated to include Class I switching and terminal companies which began reporting on Form OS-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 April, 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


S-01
8-02
8-03

9-01

10-02
10-01
10-03
11

12-412
12-01
124-'
12-34

13-61
lft-02

14-01
14-02
15
16
17


) I


I







Page 2 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 FOUR MONTHS ENDED WITH APRIL, 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 ears 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. Peri-cent home cars of total freight cars on line. . .


UNITED STATES


1938


11 012
1 451
i58
229
12 870
8 86
1 479
2 505

14 186
3 124
6 627
23 937

5 615
708
1 796
6 119


2 264
176
2 450

567
117
654

2 853-
293
3 144

1 158 107
199 164
1 357 291

572 457
7 939
530 396

1 730 554
207 123
1 937 6a7
1 736 9414

33 537
3 276
36 835


22.1

7.2
17.1

1.7
10.7
S.9

97.2
57.6
179.1
123.9

97.8
99.7

30.1
26.9
423
111.6
70.0


1937#



11 273
1 461
170
158
13 062
10 076
568
2 416

16 163
1 592
6 3)9
24 174

5 921
543
1 694
8 158


2 298
135
2 433

587
125
712

2 885
260
3 145


935
192
1 127

833
11
"844

1 768
204
1 972
1 754

33
3
37


19.
26.5
20.



17.1

10:4
o10.4
108.2
72.4
181.2
131.5

96.9
88.9

36.4
32.6

112.
57.2


EASTERN DISTRICT


1938



5 854
15
152
141
6 152
4 141
884
1 137

4 956
1 513
3 237
9 706

2 299
357
6854
3 520


2 015
139
2 174

169
56
225

3 184
215
2 399


481 512
126 109
607 621

25o 790
4 376
261 166

73b 302
130 465
b63 767
7o6 944

16 99U
1 615
1l 613


18.
33.4
24.3



20.
1.7
15.0
8.7
100.9
51.5
177.3
115.4

86.7
78.9
26.1
22.1

369.9
69.9


1937#



6 023
14
154
112
6 303
4 935
291
1 077

6 057
739
2 954
9 750

2 491
275
755
3 521


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1938 1937#


374


374
286
51
37

677
172
18a
1 017

118
24
20
212

7

7

2

2

9

9

07 174
2 191
99 355

14 630
61
14 711

111 604
2 272
114 076
123 289
7,1 0
49
789


373


373
316
26
31

772
63
170
1 025

176
16
18
210


7

7

2

2


9


SOUTHERN REGION


1938



1 658
30
4
16
1 708
1 365
53
290

2 544
217
951
3 712

1 045
65
247
1 357


133
7
140

47
3
50

180
10
190

127 506
26 432
153 938

79 120
791
79 911

206 626
27 223
233 849
212 687

4 082
577
4 659


WESTERN DISTRICT


1937# 1938 J 1937#


1 650
30
4
17
1 701
1 415
29
257

2 712
123
964
3 799

1 066
61
236
1 363


93 303
32 264
125 567

115 962
1 315
117 297

209 285
33 579
242 E64
207 836

4 137
526
4 663


3 126
1 416
12
72
4 626
3 0o94
491
1 041

6 00 9
1 222
2 271
9 502

2 103
252
675
3 030


I- 'I I I I' I'


21.4

5.6
21.9

22.8
1.4
13.4
10.4
109.4
68.0
176.7
125.0

87.1
80.8

32.0
27.7
506
56.2


9:z



2.2
.6
2.0
6.2
82.2
54.7
155.8
123.5

184.1
184.1

27.

670
92.5
87.1


16:9
8.6



2.3
.5
1.9
6.0

92.8
9.9
152.7
128.0

183.0
183.0
42.2
41.4
1,090
85.2
77.1


17.0
i 2.6
1:.2

5.0
6.0
17.2
1.0
11.6
12.4

90.9
2.3
164.9
127.0

119.2
112.9

38.1
33.6
502
109.9
65.8


# 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.
a/ Number of freight cars on line of Portland Terminal Company not included. This company unable to furnish comparable figures for months of 1937.


15.1
25.4
17.3
2.S
8.0
25.7
1.1
13.8
11.3
100.6
71.8
165.5
129.5

19.2
iI4.2
iiZ:2

41.6
35.8
590
116.9
51.7


22.5


7.2
14.3
9.0
1.2
6.5
8.1

98.4
62.2
189.9
131.S

139.0
121.7

32.4
30.3
436
117.4
68.8


3 227
1 417
12
29
4 685
3 412
222
1 051

6 642
647
2 311
9 600

2 158
191
635
3 064


131
11
142

350
68
418

431
7
560


7.7
16.3
10.

6.5
10.2
112.0
77.5
?16.3
140.2

131.7
113.1

39.0
3 54
117.5
57.5


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


U S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1938-0-154721
The averages are computed for each railway




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