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

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Subject to revision 3 1262 08853 9639 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION SttementNo.M-240(os-F)

BUREAU OF STATISTICS JUNE, 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)


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FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE, 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: / ..........
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. 1.... ., r : :.. i switching service. . .
8-02. -......., .. .. ;- freight service. . .
8-03. L..,, 1 .. :r i ...I passenger service. . .
9. Percent un ... :,. .,., r,.. r.. :- 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


10 923
1 460
167
256
12 806
8 814
1 585
2 407
13 601
3 197
7 135
23 933

5 554
625
1 8.75
8 054

2 239
167
2 406
570
102
672

2 809
269
3 078

1 128 189
225 579
1 353 768

558 454
8 655
567 109

1 686 643
234 234
1 920 877
1 724 309

33 623
3 080
36 703


18.8
29.8
23.3
6.9
15.2

16.7
1.5
12.2
8.4


176.7
121.3

101.3
92.0

30.0
26.4
414
111.4
70.5


1937#



11 221
1 485
173
171
13 050
10 303
665
2 082
16 064
1 810
6 088
23 962

6 038
438
1 588
8 064

2 272
95
2 367
570
132
702

2 842
227
3 0-59

988 252
179 402
1 167 654

766 522
10 106
776 628

1 754 774
189 508
1 944 282
1 746 659

33 754
3 227
36 981


16.0
25.4
19.7
4.0
18.8

15.4
1.3
9.7
8.7
10io4.0
69.4
176.4
130.6
100.9
93.1

36.0
32.14
545
111.3
60.1


EASTERN DISTRICT


1938



5 784
15
151
161
6 111
3 864
981
1 266
4 570
1 542
3 583
9 695

2 333
299
858
3 490


1937#



5 980
14
157
115
6 266
4 893
341
1 032
5 945
878
2 855
9 678

2 634
194
685
3 513

2 000
80
2 080
182
61
243

2 182
141
2 323

413 960
109 327
523 287

354 400
4 827
359 227

768 360
114 154
882 514
807 415

17 241
1 550
18 791


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1938


377


377
279
62
36
645
182
181
1 008
156
26
26
208

6
1
7

2

2

8
1
9


371


371
316
29
26
745
110
181
1 036
163
17
25
205

7

7
2

2
9

9

82 505
1 852
84 357

22 826
129
22 955
105 331
1 981
107 312
122 325
725
38
763


SOUTHERN REGION

1938 1937#


1 649
30
4
17
1 700
1 355
60
285

2 495
268
996
3 759

890
97
330
1 317

128
12
140
45
5
50

173
17
190

121 281
30 287
151 568
67 958
826
68 784

189 239
31 113
220 352
212 444

4 072
592
4 664


1 662
31
4
17
1 714
1 405
37
272

2 627
224
922
3 773

976
92
283
1 351

137
4
141

43
7
50

180
11
191

98 346
26 498
124 844
93 553
995
94 548

191 899
27 493
219 392
203 605

4 093
555
4 648


WESTERN DISTRICT



1938 l937#


3 113
1 415
12
78
4 618
3 316
482
820

5 891
1 205
2 375
9 471

2 175
203
661
3 039

125
24
149
356
53
409

481
77
558


447 252
47 576
494 828

226 708
3 302
230 010
673 960
50 878
724 838
609 246
11 800
915
12 715


3 208
1 440
12
39
4 699
3 689
258
752

6 747
598
2 130
9 475

2 265
135
595
2 995

128
11
139
343
64
407

471
75
546


393 441
41 725
435 166

295 743
4 155
299 898
689 184
45 880
735 064
613 314
11 695
1 084
12 779


I I* I- I I' I F


20.7
37.0
24.6
6.2
20.9

23.7
1.8
17.3
S.3
102.4
48.6
172.9
114.2

91.0
83.4

25.7
21,4
345
110.6
70.6


16.5
29.5
19.5
3.8
25.1

20.9
1.3
12.9
8.2

104.4
64.2
169.9
125.8

89.7
83.7

30.8
26.8
475
109.3
59.3


9.5
18.0
12.5
14.3


3.:4
4
:2,

86.1
53.7
153.2
118.4

193.4
171.9

29.3
28. 4
689
92.1
87.1


7.0
17.5
12.2



2.2
.6
1.8
5.0
90.2
64.0
151.2
123.3

181.9
181.9

39.3
38.6
962
87.7
78.6


16.8
26.5
25.1
8.6
10.0

20.0
1.2
14.1
12.7

85.7
147:1
102.5

119.0
109.0

36.0
31.1
459
103.7
68.8


2 4.
20.9
2.8
114.0
21.2
1.1
12.5
11.9

95.1
7.2
151.3
108.8
127.7
121.6

40.3
35.3
563
107.8
56.9


17.8
25.1
21.8
16.1
13.0
9.6
1.4
7.0
7.2
100.9
61.
194:.
138.0

139.5
120.1

33.0
30.6
439
119.0
68.3


16.o 8-01
22.5 8-02
19.9 8-03


9 l6 10-k
15:7 M2

9.6 b l
1.4 10-02
6.2 I0-M
8.5 U
108.7 121
76.1 12-0
1926 12-04

140.0 13-01
121.b 16-02

40.1 14-01
37.5 i14-02
5 1 15
119.9 16
59.:2 17


ITEM No.







1-01
1-02
1-08
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


# Note. 1937 figures restated to include Class I switching and terminal companies vihoh 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.


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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 162 reports representing 172 steam railways

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE, 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. . . . . . . . . . .
4-00. 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. . . . ..


UNITED STATES


10 979
1 462
168
236
12 845
9 016
1 525
2 304

13 995
3 164
6 802
23 961

5 593
691
1 813
8 097

2 236
177
2 413
567
113
680

2 803
290
3 093

1 151 220
207 367
1 358 587

565 563
8 017
573 580

1 716 783
215 384
1 932 167
1 733 349
33 586
3 247
36 833


1937#


11 268
1 466
171
160
13 065
10 313
610
2 142

16 134
1 686
6 307
24 127

5 941
528
1 665
8 134


948 739
189 765
1 138 504
813 844
10 897
824 741

1 762 583
200 662
1 963 245
1 752 383

33 437
3 688
37 125


EASTERN DISTRICT


1938



5 832
15
152
146
6 145
4 047
914
1 184
4 850
1 527
3 342
9719

2 301
352
855
3 508

1 969
155
2 124

169
52
221

2 138
207
2 345

477 056
131 191
608 247
254 012
4 336
258 348

731 068
135 527
866 595
784 705

17 023
1 604
18 627


1937#



6 016
14
155
113
6 298
4 914
311
1 073

6 031
784
2 921
9 736

2 528
259
734
3 521

1 983
108
2 091

189
56
245

2 172
164
2 336

398 485
114 495
512 980

382 535
5 452
387 987

781 020
119 947
900 967
812 308

16 993
1 855
18 848


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1938



374


374
283
55
36

663
180
174
1 017
165
23
21
209

7

7

2

2

9

9

96 754
2 607
99 361

14 754
73
14 827
111 508
2 680
114 188
123 193
741
45
786


1937#



372


372
316
26
30

759
100
169
1 028

173
16
20
209

7

7

2

2

9
9

78 318
1 855
80 173

23 055
128
23 183
101 373
1 983
103 356
120 694

721
45
766


SOUTHERN REGION


1938



1 652
30
4
17
1 703
1 357
56
290

2 531
227
968
3 726

1 006
73
270
1 349

132
8
140
46
4
50

178
12
190


125 939
27 560
153 499
76 522
801
77 323

202 461
28 361
230 822
212 621

4 073
587
4 660


1937#



1 655
31
4
17
1 707
1 416
31
260

2 702
147
950
3 799

1 030
69
252
1 351

137
4
141
45
5
50

182
9
191

95 035
30 482
125 517
110 501
1 232
111 733

205 536
31 714
237 250
206 470

4 130
527
4 657


WESTERN DISTRICT


1938



3 121
1 417
12
73
4 623
3 329
500
794

5 951
1 230
2 318
9 499
2 121
243
667
3031

128
14
142

350
57
407

478
71
549

451 471
46 009
497 480

220 275
2 807
223 082
671 746
48 816
720 562
612 830
11 749
1 011
12 760


1937#



3 225
1 421
12
30
4 688
3 667
242
779

6 642
655
2 267
9 564

2 210
184
659
3 053

129
13
142

352
64
416

481
77
558

376 901
42 933
419 834

297 753
4 085
301 838
674 654
47 018
721 672
612 911
11 593
1 261
12 854


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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17.



11.1
28.8




i.1:
II1
8.8


177.2
122.4

99.5
90.2
30.0
26.6
417
111.5
70.3


# Note. 1937 figures restated to include Class I switching and terminal companies which
Cumulative figures shown in this statement represent averages of the number of units of
separately and then totaled.
a/ Number of freight cars on line of Portland Terminal Company not included. This company


16.4
26.1
20.5

.2
l:5

16.7
1.3
10.2
9.9

106.9
71.5
179.0
130.8
98.6
90.7
36.5
32.7
563
112.0
58.0


24.4
7.3
23.5

21.6

8.6

100.8
50.3
175.2
112.9
88.7
80.8
25.9
21.8
352
110.4
70.2


17.0
30.0
20.8
5.2
22.9
22.5

13.3
9.8

108.1
66.9
174.9
124.9

88.5
82.3
31.9
27.7
500
110.9
56.9


9.6
17.1
10.0



2.6
.5
2.3
5.7

82.6
53.9
155.9
123.1

181.4
181.4
28.1
27.4
666
92.7
87.0


began reporting on Form OS-F, January 1, 1938.
equipment reported at the close of each month within


8.1
16.4
9.6



2.3
:.6
1.9
5.9
92.2
68.1
153.1
126.8

179.8
179.8
41.5
40.7
1,056
85.6
77.6


17.0
26.0
20.0

5.7
8.0
18.0
1.0
12.
12.6

89.5
60.8
160.2
119.5

119.0
111.4
37.7
33 1
490
108.6
66.5


the cumulative period.


15.2
25.0
18.7

2.8
10.0
24.3
1.1
13.4
11.3

99.4
70.7
162.5
123.9

121.4
115.7
41.7
36.1
52987
11.9
52.9


17.2
24.4
22.0

14:10

9.2
1.3
6.8
7.9
98.4
61.7
189.2
132.4
139.1
121.1
32.4
30.2
434
117.6
69.0


16.6
23.7
21.6

9.2
15.4
10.2
1.4
6.5
9.8

110.5
76.7
194.5
lo,-.8

134.4
115.8
39.4
36.8
565
117.7
58.2


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. 5 GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1938-0-77063
The averages are computed for each railway


unable to furnish comparable figures for months of 1937.


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