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

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

Subject to revision IIIIII IIII IIII II III INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240(-)
3 1262 08853 971BUREAU OF STATISTICS SEPTEMBER, 1939


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES


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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. Locomotive" 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:
10-01. 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. .................


Compiled from 162 reports representing 172 steam railways

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER,1939 AND 1938


UNITED STATES


1939



10 690
1 392
173
449
12 704
9 841
514
2 349

15 167
1 026
6 750
22 943

5 287
532
1 808
7 627

2 154
111
2 265

521
124
645

2 675
235
2 910

876 391
195 268
1 071 659

799 648
7 950
807 598

1 676 039
203 218
1 879 257
1 661 938

32 627
2 935
35 562


1938



10 925
1 434
171
293
12 823
9 186
1 203
2 434

14 467
2 201
7 066
23 734

5 277
603
1 975
7 855

2 207
161
2 368
564
106
670

2 771
267
3 038

1 030 234
227 860
1 258 094

666 542
9 149
675 691

1 696 776
237 009
1 933 785
1 709 578

33 138
3 380
36 518


EASTERN DISTRICT


1939



5 629
16
157
229
6 031
4 512
222
1 297

5 478
259
3 486
9 223

2 239
224
859
3 322

1 973
100
2 073

151
44
195

2 124
144
2 268

341 431
131 086
472 517

384 849
3 620
388 469
726 280
134 706
860 986
746 880

16 638
1 483
18 121


1938



5 741
15
155
170
6 081
4 023
723
1 335

4 953
979
3 678
9 610

2 172
261
985
3 418

1 952
127
2079

168
36
204

2 120
163
2 283

419 433
151 695
571 128

308 892
4 866
313 758
728 325
156 561
884 886
774 594

16 672
1 744
18 416


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1939


381


381
315
18
48

783
62
152
997

149
18
25
192





9

9

9

9


1938



391


391
310
40
41

678
129
195
1 002

147
33
25
205





8
1
9
8
1
9

80 323
3 671
83 994
19 925
83
20 008

100 248
3 754
104 002
122 442
738
44
782


SOUTHERN REGION


1939



1 615
30
4
34
1 683
1 376
45
262

2 390
253
908
3 551

874
134
285
1 293

135
5
140

43
5
48

178
10
188

93 373
22 576
115 949

94 773
1 232
96 005
188 146
23 808
211 954
208 343

4 009
453
4 462


1938



1 649
30
4
28
1 711
1 352
70
289

2 462
255
974
3 691

866
136
305
1 307

133
7
140

45
3
48

178
10
188

106 820
25 670
132 490

83 422
954
84 376

190 242
26 624
216 866
206 569

4 054
578
4 632


WESTERN DISTRICT


1939



3 065
1 346
12
186
4 609
3 638
229
742

6 516
452
2 204
9 172

2 025
156
639
2 820

46
6
52

318
75
393

364
81
445

370 652
39 497
410 149

295 954
3 047
299 001

666 606
42 544
709 150
585 277

11 256
948
12 204


1938



3 144
1 389
12
95
4 640
3 501
370
769

6 374
838
2 219
9 431

2 092
173
660
2 925

122
27
149
343
66
409

465
93
558

423 658
46 824
470 482

254 303
3 246
257 549

677 961
50 070
728 031
605 973

11 674
1 014
12 688


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


____________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ I I- I


18.
29.4
23.7

4.9
19.2

18.2
1.0
10.8
8.3

111.4
71 *3
182.
128.1

o107.6
99.5

39.9
35.3
646
113.1
57.0


19.0
29.8
25.1

6.8
15.8

18.1
1.4
12.3
9.3
102.5
61.1
182.0
123.2

99.8
90.9

33.7
29.5
502
113.1
65.1


21.5
37.8
25.9
4.8
22.6

27.7
-.9
15.6
8.2

113.0
64.5
179.
12.:2

97.9
92.2

33.4
27.9
537
115.3
54.9


22.0
38.3
28.8
6.1
17.6

26.6
1.6
17.7
9.5
104.8
52 "3
17,.4


89.2
82.3

27.1
22.3
6 98
114.2
64.5


12.6
15.2
13.0



2.9
.2
2.2
6.6

9 .7
74.2
163.7
125.7

170.4
170.4

51.4
50.0
1,349
80.0
75.2


10.5
19.5
12.2

11.1

4.4
.4
3.6
5.6
95.5
62.8
165.2
117.9

173.4
173.4

39.
38.
1,004
84.9
80.8


15.6
25.6
22.0
3.6
10.4

19.5
1.3
11.2
10.2

100.9
67.1
152.5
102.6

114.3
107.5

44.3
39.2
695
101.7
54.7


16.9
26.4
23.3



19.4
1.1
12.3
12.5

90.7
59.9
152.8
102.9

115.8
108.4

3Z:6
3 .2
568
105.0
61.1


16.1
24.0
22.7
11.5
19.1

9.6
1.0
6.0
7.8

115.4
79.6
1 .5

159.2
131.7
44.0
41.1
651
121.2
57.8


16.6
23.5
22.6
1.1
16.1

10.0
1.3
6.9
9.0

106.0
70.4
202.7
143.2

139.3
118.9

38.0
35.4
535
120.1
64.6


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


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11


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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:
10-01. Home cars. . . . . . . . . . . .
10-02. Foreign cars. . . . . . . . . . . .
10-03. All cars (home and foreign). . . . . . . . .
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train ears .......
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




1939 1938


10 771
1 419
170
384
12 744
9 379
854
2 511

14 202
1 874
7 129
23 205

5 342
513
1 861
7 716

2 153
120
2 273

533
114
647

2 686
234
2 920


1 028 010
218 140
1 246 150

630 887
7 813
638 700

1 658 897
225 953
1 884 850
1 675 909

32 432
3 364
35 796


11 000
1 455
170
260
12 885
9 033
1 480
2 372

13 974
2 982
6 927
23 833

5 521
657
1 849
8 027

2 221
175
2 396
570
111
681

2 791
286
3 077

1 125 213
215 706
1 340 919

583 220
8 413
591 633

1 708 433
224 119
1 932 552
1 728 313

33 503
3 246
36 749


EASTERN DISTRICT


1939



5 682
15
154
214
6 065
4 276
418
1 371

5 117
649
3 633
9 399

2 240
213
893
3 346

1 964
109
2 073

158
38
196

2 122
147
2 269


1938



5 822
15
154
152
6 143
4 008
894
1 241

4 795
1 427
3 468
9 690

2 284
320
879
3 483

1 961
151
2 112

165
49
214

2 126
200
2 326

465 886
137 862
603 748

262 621
4 490
267 111

728 507
142 352
870 859
782 297
16 941
1 635
18 576


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1939



378


378
296
45
37

681
145
179
1 005

149
18
27
194





9

9

9

9

86 458
3 960
90 418

17 809
80
17 889

104 267
4 040
108 307
121 752
733
40
773


1938



377


377
288
52
37

662
173
179
1 014

160
27
22
209





9

9
9

9

92 944
3 038
95 932

15 637
79
15 716

108 581
3 117
111 698
123 010

744
40
784


SOUTHERN REGION


1939



1 619
30
4
31
1 684
1 368
45
271

2 424
211
944
3 579
928
97
280
1 305

134
6
140

40
4
44

174
10
184


114 582
23 999
138 581

80 266
1 150
81 416

194 848
25 149
219 997
209 475

4 032
455
4 487


__________________________________________________ .1 ________________________________________________ .1 .1 .1 I I


19.7
30-7
11N1



17.5
1.2
12.0
9.4

103 .0
6 3.0

127.6

103.6
95.3
34-
30-
501
112.5
66.1


18.4 22
29.0 38
23.0 26

7.3 5.
16.3 19.

16.1 25
1.41 1
11.6 17
8.8 9

97.9 105
57.3 57
178.7 1I0
122.9 120

100.4 93
91.1 87

30.7 30
27.1 24.
434 4"
111.8 11.
69.4. 6


20.2
35.8
25.2

7.1
22.9

22.8
1.7
163
8.8

101.4
50.2
175.8
115.3

89.8
82.1

25.8
21.6
356
111.3
69.3


9.8
17.8
13.9



4.4
.4
3.7
5.2

88.9
60.o
169:.'
130.1

173.7
173.7

3 .2
863
89.0
83.5


9.8
17.7
10.5



3.2
.5
2:.
5.1

94.5
55.2
157.6
120.6

176.6
176.6
30.
29.6
735
90.8
85.9


16.1
26.4
21.5

4.3
9.1

17.
11.4
10.1
-96.2
65.1
159.5
113.4

113.9
107.7
40.7
36.0
563
105.0
63.0


of equipment reported at the close of each month within the cumulative period.


1938



1 655
30
4
28
1 717
1 359
65
293

2 503
240
970
3 713
969
86
280
1 335

132
8
140

46
4
50

178
12
190

121 617
28 272
149 889

76 223
834
77 057
197 840
29 106
226 946
212 078

4 074
579
4 653


16.1
21.0
5.7
8.0

18.9
1.1
12.8
12.14

88.5
59.7
157.1
MI. 0
118.0
110.6

37.6
32.8
499
107.0
66.0


WESTERN DISTRICT


1939



3 092
1 374
12
139
4 617
3 439
346
832

5 980
869
2 373
9 222

2 025
185
661
2 871

55
5
60

326
72
398

381
77
458

416 763
46 826
463 589

234 134
2 730
236 864

650 897
49 556
700453
590 168

11 204
1 096
12 300


18.0
25.7
23.0

8.3
18.1

10.1
1.2
7.1
8.9

105.1
68.1
201.3
142.0

152.3
126.7

36.5
34.8
520
118.7
66.2


1938



3 146
1 410
12
80
4 648
3 378
469
801
6 014
1 142
2 310
9 466

2 108
224
668
3 000


128
16
144
350
58
408

478
74
552

444 766
46 534
491 300

228 739
3 010
231 749

673 505
49 544
723 049
610 928

11 744
992
12 736


A17.2
2. 4
22.3

11.1
14.2
9.5
1.3
6.9
7.8
100.5
loo. 'r
63.8
193.2
135.8

139.
120 .6


41601
118.4
67.9


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


The averages are computed for each railway
U S GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1939-0-156961


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 NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER, 1939 AND 1938


* Cumulative figures shown in this statement represent averages of the number of units
separately and then totaled.


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