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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

II I I I I I~I I III I~II I INESAECM RE

ct to revision 31262088539795 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-24
BUREAU OF STATISTICS MAY, 19&

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 MAY, 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#



10 862 11 272
1 46s 1 467
169 171
252 165
12772 13075
d 712 10 170
1635 736
2425 2169

13 546 15 953
3 306 1944
7 170 6 137
24 022 24 034

5529 5929
702 540
1 650 1 634
8081 8103

2222' 2253
196 117
2418 2370

566 575
106 129
672 704
2 78d 26 28
302 246
3 090 3 074

1 146 660 964 227
221 939 187 615
1 368 599 1 151742

550 379 789558
8 147 10161
558 526 799 739

1 697 039 1 753 785
230 0.86 197 696
1 927 125 1 951 481
1 727 831 1 748 577

33 504 33468
3 261 3549
56 765 37 C17



19.0 16.6
29.8 25.5
22.9 20.2

8.1 4.9
15.8 18.3

16.2 16.3
1.5 1.3
11.9 10.1
8.9 9.6

94.3 104.6
53.9 69.8
172.2 176.4
117.6 127.8

98.0 97.9
88.1 89.9
29.2 37.0
25.8 33.2
397 56J
111.5 ill.
71.0 59.0


EASTERN DISTRICT


1938



5 777
15
153
156
6 101
3 846
979
1 276

662
:L 569
3 516
9 747
2 284
353
864
3 501

1 960
166
2 126

164
47
211

2 124
213
2 337

471 911
138 348
610 259

247 854
4 135
251 989

719 765
142 483
862 246
780 593

16 961
1 626
18 589


23 0
36:1
24,7

7.9
22.

22.7
1.6
16.5
8.8


47.3
171.5
111.8

87.2
78.7
25.0
20.9
332
110.5
70.8


1937#



6 006
14
155
114
6289
4 63 9
360
1 C90

5 972
891
2 851
9 714

2578
251
695
3 524

1 976
104
2 08 0

180
64
244

2 156
168
2 324

402 652
113 347
515 999

373 382
5 254
378 636

776 034
118 601
894 635
809 376

17 0 34
1 757
18 791


19.7

5.0
26.2
22.0
1.4
13:3
9:4

o106.0
65.8
172.4
123.8

86.3
79.9
32.1
27.9
497
110.5
57.7


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1938 1937#



373 3'


373 3'
280 5
61
32
625 72
213 1!
191 1
1 030 1 0'

163 17
20 1
22
205 2(

6
1
7

2

2

8
1


96 566 79 8i
3 500 1 99
100 066 81 87

15 480 22 35!
62 1;
15 542 22 4'
112 046 102 2.
3 562 21:
115 608 104 3!
123 061 122 46
746 72
37
783 76


70


70
Li
29
30

34
53
58
35

73
15
18
o6


39
90
79

53
26
79

12
16
58
56
21
44
55


SOUTHERN REGION


1938



1 644
30
4
17
1 695
1 333
59
303

2 494
220
1 020
3 734

949
84
305
1 338


1937#



1 665
31
4
17
1 717
1 415
34
268

2 731
160
914
3811

945
88
288
1 321

139
2
141
45
5
50

184
7
191

98 673
27 360
126 033

10b 678
1 124
106 802

-04 351
28 484
232 835
203 864

4 098
553
4,651


WESTERN DISTRICT




1938 19P#


3 088
1 424
12
79
4 603
3 253
536
814
5 764
1 304
2 443
9 511

2 133
245
659
3 037

126
19
145

355
54
409

481
73
554


3231
1422
12
34
4 699
3 605
313
781

6 526
734
2 214
9 474

2 233
186
63 3
3 052

131
1 1
142

349
59
408

480
70
550

383 013
44 618
427 631

288 145
3 677
291 622

671 158
48 495
719 653
612 671
11 615
1 195
12 810


.1- I I _____________________________________________________________


8.6
18.5
10.7

14.3






80.3
49.9
157.0
122.5

202.7
180.2
26.9
26.1
620


8.1
15.3
8.7

50.0
2.4
.6
2.0
5.8
89.2
65.2
151.5
125.3

165.5
165.5
40.8
40.1
1,023
85.2
78.5


17.9
27.3
22.8

7.1
10.0
19.1
1.1
13.2
12.9

87.2
149.2
106.1
116.8
108.1
36.2
31.6
455
107.8
67.1


15.6
2:.0
21.8

1.4
10.0
21.7
1.1
12.2
11.9

97.5
9.9
157.6
115.6

120.7
115.6
41.7
36.5
ii72
114.2
54.1


17.7
25.7
21.7

13.1
13.2
10.0
1.5
7.5
7.8
96.6
15 .o
186.0

128.9
136.8
120.2
32.0
2-7
419
117.7
70.1


16.6
23.4
20.7

14:15
1Z:5

10.5
1.3
6.7
9.3
108.0
74.4
191.3
137.9
140.4
122.6
40.6
37.9
11759.4
59.4+


A Note. 1937 figures restated to Include Class I switching ann terminal companies which began reporting on Form S03-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.


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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









Page 2 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from i-2 reports representing 1 steam railways
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY, 1938 AND 1937



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

S1938 1937# 1938 1937# 193 19 37# 1939 1937# 1.938

AGGREGATES
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of coal-burning steam locomotives. . 10 983 11 269 5 837 6 02u 374 372 1 654 1 6DL 3 118 3 224 1-01
1-02. Number of oil-burning steam locomotives. . 1 464 1 462 15 14 30 31 1 419 1 417 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotive units . ... 1. 6 8 170 152 154 -4 4 12 1 2 1-03
1-04. Number of gasoline, gas-electric, and diesel locomotives. . 233 159 144 113 16 17 73 29 1-04
1-05. Total . ............................. 12 848 13 060 6148 6 301 374 372 1 704 1 705 4 622 4 682 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored). . . 9 061 10 296 4 062 4 910 285 314 1 356 1 415 3 338 3 657 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored. . . 1 504 607 901 311 51 27 55 _9 497 240 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. . . 2 283 2 157 1 165 1 080 38 31 293 261 787 785 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number serviceable (not stored). . . 14 064 16 146 4 901 6 051 658 763 2 537 716 5 958 6 616 2-01
2-02. Number serviceable stored. . . 3 162 1 658 1 526 765 179 97 219 131 1 238 665 2-02
2-03. Number unserviceable. . . 6 733 6 347 3 295 2 934 172 167 961 954 2 305 2 292 2-03
2-04. Total ......... . . 23 959 24 151 9 722 9 750 1 019 1 027 3 717 3 301 9 501 9 573 2-04
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number serviceable (not stored). . . 5 595 5 922 2 292 2 508 167 176 1 028 1 040 2 108 2 198 3-01
3-02. Number serviceable stored. . . 700 542 363 270 22 15 66 64 249 193 3-02
3-03. Number unserviceable. . . 1 802 1 679 855 743 20 18 257 246 670 672 3-03
3-04. Total. . . . 8 097 8 143 3 510 3 521 209 209 1 351 1 350 3 027 3 063 3-04
4. Rail motorcars owned at close of month:
Electric motorcars,
4-01. Number serviceable. . . 2 234 2 251 1 966 1 977 7 7 132 137 129 130 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. . . 179 131 160 115 8 4 11 12 4-02
4-03. Total. . . . 2 413 2 382 2 126 2 092 7 7 140 141 140 142 4-03
Other motorcars,
4-04. Number serviceable. . . 562 591 167 192 2 2 46 40 347 351 4-04
4-05. Number unserviceable. . . 118 123 55 53 4 4 59 66 4-05
4-06. Total. . . . 680 714 222 245 2 2 50 50 406 417 4-06
Total motorcars,
4-07. Number serviceable. . . 2 796 2 842 2 133 2 169 9 9 178 lo.3 476 481 4-07
4-08. Number unserviceable. . . 297 254 215 168 12 G 70 78 4-08
4-09. Total .. ......... ........3 093 3 096 2 348 2 337 9 9 190 191 546 559 4-09
5. Freight cars online at close of month: a/
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable. .. . . .1 155 816 940 876 479 588 395 387 97 053 77 481 126 852 94 375 452 313 373 633 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable. . . 203 727 191 852 128 557 115 532 2 453 1 P57 27 024 31 278 45 693 43 185 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . 1 359 543 1 132 728 608 145 510 919 99 506 79 338 153 8b6 25 653 498 006 416 818 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable .............................. 567 076 823 271 255 039 388 156 14 798 23 101 78 236 113 899 219 003 298 115 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable. . . 7 880 11 047 4 303 5 574 78 126 794 1 279 2 705 4 068 5-s05
5-06. Total . ........................... 574 956 834 318 259 342 393 730 14 876 23 227 79 030 115 175 221 708 302 183 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . . 1. 722 892 1 764 147 734 627 783 543 L131 851 '00 532 205 098 2.08 274 671 316 671 748 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable. . . 211 607 202 899 132 860 121 106 2 531 1 933 27 818 32 557 48 398 47 253 5-08
5-09. Total. .......... ............................ 1 934 499 1 967 046 867 487 904 649 114 382 ..02 565 232 916 240 E31 719 714 719 001 5-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month. . . 1 735 228 1753 501 785 681 813 243 123 243 120 367 213 734 207 044 613 550 612 847 6
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 33 581 33 367 17 027 16 943 741 721 4 072 4 130 11 741 11 573 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . 3 277 3 780 1 617 1 913 46 46 5b7 5;7 1 027 1 294 7-02
7-03. Total. . . . 36 858 37 147 18 644 18 8656 787 767 4 659 4 657 12 768 12 867 7-03
AVERAGES
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. . 17.8 16.5 S18.9 17.1 10.2 8.3 17.2 15.3 17.0 16.8 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 28.1 26.3 33.9 30.1 16.9 16.3 25.9 251 24.3 23.9 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. . 22.3 20.6 24.4 21.1 9.6 8.6 19.0 18.2 22.1 21.9 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motorcars at close of month:
9-01. Electric motorcars . . ...... 7.4 5.5 .5 25.5 5.7 2.8 7.9 8.5 9-01
9-02. Other motorcars . . 17.4 17.2 24. 21.6 8.0 8.0 14.5 15.8 9-02
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Homecars. . . ...15.0 16.9 21.1 22.6 2.5 2.3 17.6 24.9 9.2 10.4 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. . . . 1.4 1.3 1.7 1.4 .5 .5 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign). . . 10.9 10.3 15.3 13.4 2.2 1.9 11.9 13.5 6.7 6.6 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars . 8.9 10.2 8.7 10.1 5.8 6.0 12.6 11.3 8.0 10.1 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . ....9b.8 107.5 100.4 108.7 82.0 92.7 90.3 99.9 98.2 111.3 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . .56.8 71.9 an.6 67.5 53.8 68.8 61.6 71. 61.6 76.9 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives.. . 177.6 179.9 176.2 175.1 155.4 151.8 161.6 165.2 188.6 194.5 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . . 122.7 130.8 115.1 124.7 124.2 127.8 123.0 127.3 131.4 139.6 12-04
13. Miles per motorcar-day:
13-01. Serviceable motorcars (all types). . . 99.4 98.3 88.4 s8.4 183.3 179.4 119.5 119.5 139. 35 13.5 -01
13-02. All motorcars (all types). . . ...89.9 90.3 80.3 82.0 183.3 179.4 111.9 11i.5 121.6 114.9 13-02
14. Car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars. . . 29.9 36.6 25.9 32.1 27.8 42.0 37.8 41.7 32.3 39.3 14-01
14-02. All freight cars. . . 26.7 32.8 21.9 27.8 27.2 41.2 33.3 36.1 30.2 36.7 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . .... 418 567 35 504 4660 1,078 494 588 433 566 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned. . 111.5 112.2 110.4 111.2 92.8 85.2 109.5 116.3 117.3 117.3 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. . . 70.3 57.6 70.1 56.5 87.0 77.)' 66.1 52.2 I169.? 58.0 17
S GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE E : 19-0-77063
# Note.-1937 figures restated to include Class I switching and terminal companies which began reporting on Form OS-F, January 1, 1938.
SCumulative 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.
/ Number of freight cars on line of Portland Terminal Company not included. This company unable to furnish comparable figures for months of 1937.




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