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

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


cttorsn II 1111131 i IIII III INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSIONS,,,,N. M-24
ct to revision 3 1262 08853 9738 BUREAU OF STATISTIC FEBRUARY,
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)


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I 1* m 27"


ITEM


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


-I -I -, I I II


1939 I 1938 1939


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 unserviteable. . . . . . .
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. . . . .


10 903
1 438
170
323
12 834
9 390
859
2 585

14 073
1 973
7 301
23 347

5 269
537
1 953
7 759

2 118
157
2 275

539
117
656

2 657
274
2 931


1 062
222
1 284

600
8
609

1 663
230
1 894
1 685

32
3
36


20 1
31.3
25.2

6.9
17.8

17.
12.2
10.8
103.5
62.5
185.o
126.1
97.0
88.2





112.4
67.8


11 053
1 457
172
218
12 900
9 201
1 465
2 234

14 184
3 129
6 602
23 915
5 564
707
1 816
8 087

2 256
150
2 406
565
127
692

2 821
277
3 098

1 167 452
195 564
1 363 016

559 475
8 085
567 560

1 726 927
203 649
1 930 576
1 737 023

33 583
3 326
36 909


5 750
15
154
193
6 112
4 319
394
1 399
5 169
661
3 670
9 500

2 134
242
975
3 353

1 928
146
2 074

154
45
199

2 082
191
2 273

425 848
142 053
567 901

288 935
4 190
293 125

714 783
146 243
861 026
760 236

16 255
2 097
18 352


193$ 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939


378


378
301
44
33

680
134
194
1 008

144
24
28
196





9

9

9

9

87 475
5 268
92 743

15 697
105
15 802

103 172
5 373
108 545
121 050
730
42
772


375


375
286
49
40

665
162
184
1 011

172
24
17
213





9

9

9

9

99 127
2 123
101 250

12 671
80
12 751
111 798
2 203
114 001
123 348

746
43
789


1 645
30
4
17
1 696
1 386
31
279

2 446
129
946
3 521

1 033
60
255
1 348

135
5
140

42
3
45

177
8
185

117 688
25 438
143 126

78 620
1 192
79 812

196 308
26 630
222 938
208 807

4 051
467
4 518


1 646
30
4
17
1 697
1 348
50
299

2 562
225
929
3 716

1 051
64
247
1 362

135
5
140
45
6
51

180
11
191

129 126
25 926
155 052

76 670
804
77 474

205 796
26 730
232 526
212 923

4 025
620
4 645


5 884
15
156
137
6 192
4 189
877
1 126

4 963
1 518
3 217
9 698

2 251
363
880
3 494

1 989
138
2 127
162
64
226

2 151
202
2 353

485 562
122 126
607 688

253 097
4 480
257 577

738 659
126 606
865 265
786 109

17 094
1 604
18 698


I. i 'I I I'


22.9
38.6
29.1

7.0
22.6

25.0
1.4
17.0
11.4

108.2
59.2
181.8
117.1
86.3
79.2

30.4


11:3.
66.o


10.7
1$. 2
18.2
8.0



2.1
.6
1?
5:Z
82.4
56.3
152.4
123.1

188.5
188.5

29.2
28.7
701
92.4
88.8


FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1939 AND 1938


WESTERN DISTRICT


3 130
1 393
12
113
4 648
3 384
390
874

5 778
1 049
2 491
9 318

1 958
211
695
2 864

55
6
61

334
69
403

389
75
464

431 530
49 641
481 171

217 747
2 920
220 667
649 277
52 561
701 838
595 535

11 102
1 286
12 388


17.3
27.6
22.5
6.2
18.4

14
10.5
9.0

97.1
58.5
5$.71
177.5
123.8

98.5
$9.3
30.2


70111.1
70.6


8.7
1Z. .2






5.0
5.14

89.5
61.9
172.5
131.1

194.3
194.3
36.6
34.9
979
89.7
85.4


I


18.8
26.7
24.3
9.8
17.1
10.3
1.3

lo: ,
102.
63.7
200.0
137.0

145.0
122.0

33.8
31.4
457
117.9
69.6


18.2
33.2
25.2
6.5
28.3
20.1

14.1
8.6
100.0
52.1
174.7
114.4
87.0
79.5
26.0
22.2
359
110.1
70.2


16.5
26.9
18.9

3.6
6.7
17.8
19
10.3


164.8
125.0

113.9
109.0

42.1
37.2
578
106.8
64.2


17.6
25.0
18.1

3.6
11.8

16.7
1.0
11.5
13.3

90.9
62.6
165.2
128.4

119.7
112.9

38.6
514.2
516
109.2
66.7


Subje


t0 (0S-F)
S1939


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


ITEM No.


1938



3 148
1 412
12
64
4 636
3 378
489
769

5 994
1 224
2 272
9 490

2 090
256
672
3 018

132
7
139

349
57
406

481
64
545

453 637
45 389
499 026

217 037
2 721
219 758
670 674
48 110
718 784
614 643

11 718
1 059
12 777



16.6
23.9
22.3



9.1
1.2
6.7
8.3

98.9
63.2
188.7
132.7

139.7
121.5

32.4

436
116.9
69.


. . . . . . . . .


. . . . .


, I


. I


I


1 1 ww i


I


) I


I


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
5708
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








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 TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY, 1939 AND 1938


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 motorcars . . . . . . ......
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-OL 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 locomptive-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


1939



10 917
1 435
172
315
12 839
9 420
855
2 564

14 169
1 992
7 275
23 436

5 309
527
1 938
7 774


2

2




2

2

1 060
222
1 282

605
8
613

1 666
230
1 896
1 687

32
3
36


20.0
31.0
24.9
6.6
17.1

17.3
1.3
12.2
10.3
102.3
61.6
185.4
126.6

97.1
86.3
33.3
%o3
40
112.4
67.6


1938 1939


11 107
1 465
170
217
12 959
9 344
1 418
2 197

14 359
3 043
6 489
23 891

5 681
687
1 777
8 145

2 247
160
2 407

571
123
694

2 818
283
3 101

1 158 558
194 424
1 352 982

580 345
8 148
588 493

1 738 903
202 572
1 941 475
1 742 282

33 691
3 220
36 911


17.o
27.2
21.8
6.6
17.7
14.4
1.4
10.4
8.7

97.
58.5
180.2
lsO. 2
125.7

98.6
66.7
30.2
27.0

11.4
69.7


EASTERN DISTRICT


1938



5 906
15
154
136
6 211
4 253
855
1 103

051
1 495
3 146
9 692

2 314
359
859
3 532

1 985
142
2 127

169
58
227

2 154
200
2 354

481 866
123 352
605 218

264 337
4 567
268 904

746 203
127 919
874 122
791 277

17 151
1 553
18 704


17.a
32-5
24.3
6.
25.:

20.4
1.
14.6
8.3
100.9
52.6
176.5
116.9

86.5
79.2
25.9
22.1

69.2


5 759
15
156
187
6 117
4 342
398
1 377

5 203
654
3 642
9 499

2 169
240
953
3 362

1 933
143
2 076

160
40
200

2 093
183
2 276

421 887
143 628
565 515

293 432
4 253
297 685

715 319
147 881
863 200
760 886

16 422
1 946
18 368


22.5
36.3
28.3
6.9
20.0
25.4
1.L
17.1
10.6

O106.6
58.4L
163.6
118.4
86.1
79.2

24.5
2 .8

421
113:.1
65.5


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1939



377


377
302
43
32

701
129
182
1 012

149
20
26
195





9

9

9

9

87 813
4 905
92 718

15 287
102
15 389

103 100
5 007
108 107
121 159

733
40
773


8.5
18.0
13.3



5.3

4:Z
5.2
89.0
61.6
174.2
133.1

179.0
179.0

36.3
34.6
870
89.2
85.8


1938



378


378
291
49
38

690
153
166
1 009

172
25
16
213





9

9

9

9

97 493
1 869
99 362

13 149
88
13 237

110 642
1 957
112 599
123 401

743
47
790


10.1
16.5
7.5



1.9
.7
1.7
5.9
83.1
56.8
153.7
12'14

179.6
179.6
29.3
28.8
709
91.2
8. 2


SOUTHERN REGION


1939



1 651
30
4
17
1 702
1 390
32
280

2 457
135
984
3 576

1 023
56
265
1 344

135
5
140

42
3
45

177
8
185

118 574
25 190
143 764

79 466
1 160
80 626

198 040
26 350
224 390
209 218

4 050
468
4 518


16.5
27.5
19.7
3.6
6.7

17.5



97.6
67. a
163.
124.

113.0
108.1
41.4
36.6
570
107.3
64.1


1938



1 653
30
4
17
1 704
1 372
48
284

2 564
221
937
3 722

1 064
60
244
1 368


135
6
141

46
5
51

181
11
192


16.7
25.2
17.6
4.3
9.8

16.s
1.0
11.4
13.0
90.1
62.1
165.2
128.5

119.1
112.3

37.9
33.5
521
109.0
65.9


WESTERN DISTRICT


1939



3 130
1 390
12
111
4 643
3 386
382
875

5 808
1 074
2 467
9 349

1 968
211
694
2 873

52
6
58

335
70
405

387
76
463

432 243
48 440
480 683

217 502
2 772
220 274
649 745
51 212
700 957
596 197

11 149
1 245
12 394


16.6
26.4
24.2
10.3
17.3
10.1
1.3
7.3
10.0
101.6
63.3
199.7
136.8

147.6
123.4
34.2
31.7
1461
117.6
68.6


1936



3 170
1 420
12
64
4 666
3 428
466
772

6 054
1 174
2 240
9 468

2 131
243
658
3 032

127
12
139

347
60
407

474
72
546

452 017
43 513
495 530

224 555
2 731
227 286

676 572
46 244
722 816
614 844

11 754
1 018
12 772


16.5
23.7
21.7
8.6
14.7

8.8
1.2
6.4
8.0
99.4
63.6
191.7
134.7

138.1
119.9

32.6
30.5
443
117.6
68.6


month within the cumulative period.


The averages are computed for each


U S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1939-0-77063


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


* Cumulative figures shown in this statement represent averages of the number of units of equipment reported at the close of each
railway separately and then totaled.


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