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

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Motive power and car equipment of class I steam railways in the United States
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Subject to revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Stement No. M-240(OS-F)

BUREAU OF STATISTICS OCTOBER, 1939

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 OCTOBER, 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:
10-01. 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


1939



10 684
1 401
175
457
12 717
10 144
366
2 207

15 652
832
6 425
22 909

5 141
514
1 858
7 513


2

2




2
2

867
168
1 035

834
7
841

1 701
175
1 877
1 660

32
3
35


17.4
28.0
24.7

4.5
17.0
16.3

9:4
8.8
113.8
76.5
182.7
125.8

104.8
96.8

42.3
38.1
698
113.1
55.2


1938



10 931
1 445
172
291
12 839
9 390
941
2 508

14 639
1 787
7 303
23 729

5 227
591
1 997
7 815

2 207
159
2 366

564
106
670

2 771
265
3 036

999 278
228 196
1 227 474

691 648
9 657
701 305

1 690 926
237 853
1 928 779
1 707 621

32 887
3 565
36 452


EASTERN DISTRICT


1939



5 657
16
159
232
6 064
4 748
134
1 182

5 694
207
3 316
9 217

2 156
202
902
3 260

S1 983
90
2 073

152
39
191
2 135
129
2 264

340 149
109 579
449 728
414 908
3 178
418 086

755 057
112 757
867 814
745 519

16 465
1 641
18 106


1938



5 746
15
156
166
6 083
4 183
536
1 364

5 085
752
3 768
9 605

2 135
273
985
3 393

1 953
124
2077

161
43
204

2 114
167
2 281

404 097
151 646
555 743

324 221
5 174
329 395

728 318
156 820
885 138
773 014

16 588
1 871
18 459


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1939



389


389
342
15
32

768
64
158
990

150
15
24
189





9

9

9

9

71 356
1 790
73 146

27 000
66
27 066

98 356
1 856
100 212
121 403

724
50
774


1938



394


394
316
35
43

707
94
200
1 001

154
28
25
207





8
1
9
8
1
9


SOUTHERN REGION


1939



1 613
30
4
34
1 681
1 400
34
247

2 524
154
820
3 498

882
126
276
1 284

134
6
140

44
6
50

178
12
190

90 832
20 269
111 101
102 663
1 138
103 801

193 495
21 407
214 902
207 777

3 992
471
4 463


1938



1 650
30
4
28
1 712
1 365
58
289

2 446
220
993
3 659
898
119
301
1 318

133
7
140

44
4
48

177
11
188

109 926
25 415
135 341

89 701
1 120
90 821

199 627
26 535
226 162
208 247

4 040
590
4 630


________________________________________________ -I I I I I I-


19.5
30.8
25.6

6.7
15.8
18.6
1.4
12.3
9.8
107.8
66.1
178.2
119.5

95.9
87.5

37.3
32.7
547
113.0
63.6


19.5
36.0
27.7

4?
20.
24.4
.8
13.0
9.1

117.4
71.2
182.0
121.5

94.7
89.0

35.8
30:1
112,2
1.4
51.8


22.4
39.2
29.0

6.0
21.1

27.3
1.6
17.7
10.1
112.1
58.6
176.6
111.7
84.4
78.3
31.0
245
^l1
114.5
62.8


8.2
16.0
12.7



2.4
.2
1.9
6.5

98.9
77.2
162.9
128.0

187.4
187.4

52.9
51.8
l73.0
73.0


10.9
20.0
12.1


11.1
6.0
.6
5.0
5.6
96.3
66.6
162.0
118.8

201.9
179.5
44.2
42.3
1 1.
81.9
81.3


14.
23.4
21.5

4.3
12.0
18.2
1.1
10.0
10.6

105.5
143:4
101.1

117.4
110.6

47.6
42.5

10.7
51.7


16.9
27.1
22.8

5.0
8.3
18.8
1.2
11.7
12.7

95.6
63.9
153.4
103.0
111.8
105.9
41.5
36.5
60
108.6
59.8


WESTERN DISTRICT




1939 1938



3 025 3141
1 355 1 400
12 12
191 97
4 583 4 650
3 654 3 526
183 312
746 812

6 666 6 401
407 721
2 131 2342
9 204 9 464

1 953 2 040
171 171
656 686
2 780 2 897

47 121
5 28
52 149

329 351
64 58
393 409

376 472
69 86
445 558

364 880 406 061
36 664 46 084
401 544 452 145

289 692 258 503
3 034 3 252
292 726 261 755

654 572 664 564
39 698 49 336
694 270 713 900
585 592 604 390

11 244 11 524
948 1 060
12 192 12 584


17.5
24.7
23.7

18.8
14.2

10.2
1.2
6.

110.3
74.6
191.6
136.0
140.0
117.7
41.9
39.0
578
118.1
63.3


16.3
23.2
23.6

9.6
16.3
9.1
1.0
5.7
7.8
115.5
82.9
200.0
142. 0

154.8
128.7

46.7
44.0
569
57.8


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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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 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




1939 1938 i


10 773 10988
1 415 1 454
172 170
391 266
12 751 12 878
9 457 9 072
810 1 432
2 484 2 374

14 355 14 035
1 782 2 864
7 048 6 962
23 185 23 861

5 318 5489
515 658
1 866 1864
7 699 8011

2 153 2 219
119 174
2 272 2 393
536 569
113 113
649 682

2 689 2 788
232 287
2 921 3 075

1 012 499 1 113 437
212 594 216 220
1 225 093 1 329 657

650 895 594 062
7 775 8 53.1
658 670 602 593

1 663 394 1 707 499
220 369 224 751
1 683 763 1 932 250
1 674 355 1 726 248
32 428 33 447
3 343 3 279
35 771 36 726


19.
30.:
24.2
5.2
17.4
17.4
1.2
11.7
9.3

104.0
64.4
1841..
127.4

103.6
95.4

35.3
31.2
521
112.5
65.0


18.4
29.2
23.3

7.3

16.6

11.6
8.9

98.9
58.2
178.8
122.5

100.0
90.6

31 .
2 5
111.9
68.8


EASTERN DISTRICT


1939



5 687
15
156
216
6 074
4 326
392
1 356

5 176
612
3 597
9 385

2 230
215
896
3 341

1 965
108
2 073

158
38
196
2 123
146
2 269

403 208
139 975
543 183
309 956
3 783
313 739

713 164
143 758
856 922
753 619

16 462
1 761
18 223


1938



5 813
15
154
155
6 137
4 026
861
1 250

4 824
1 360
3 496
9 680

2 269
318
888
3 475

1 960
148
2 108

165
49
214
2 125
197
2 322

459 713
139 244
598 957
268 778
4 556
273 334

728 491
143 800
872 291
781 376

16 910
1 657
18 567


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1939



379


379
299
42
38

689
137
177
1 003

150
18
26
194


84 949
3 741
88 690

18 728
79
18 807

103 677
3 820
107 497
121 718
732
41
773


1939



379


379
291
51
37

667
164
181
1 012

159
27
22
208


91 571
3 239
94 810
15 996
82
16 078

107 567
3 321
110 888
122 906
743
41
784


SOUTHERN REGION


1939



1 619
30
4
31
1 684
1 372
43
269

2 437
207
929
3 573
924
101
277
1 302

134
6
140

43
3
46
177
9
186

112 767
23 069
135 836
82 505
1 150
83 655

195 272
24 219
219 491
209 306
4 027
460
4 487


1938



1 651
30
4
28
1 713
1 361
65
287

2 494
239
973
3 706
960
89
285
1 334

132
8
140
46
4
50
178
12
190

121 256
27 246
148 502
77 571
862
78 433

198 827
28 108
226 935
211 694

4 071
579
4 650


WESTERN DISTRICT


1939


3 088
1 370
12
144
4 614
3 460
333
821
6053
826
2 345
9 224

2 014
181
667
2 862

54
5
59
326
72
398
380
77
457

411 575
45 809
457 384

239 706
2 763
242 469

651 281
48 572
699 853
589 712
11 207
1 081
12 288


1938



3 145
1 409
12
83
4 649
3 394
455
800

6 050
1 101
2 312
9 463

2 101
224
669
2 994

127
18
145
349
60
409
476
78
554

440 897
46 491
487 388

231 717
3 031
234 748

672 614
49 522
722 136
610 272
11 723
1 002
12 725


________________________________________________________________ I I


22.3
38.3
26.8
5.2
19.4
25.8
1.2
16.8
9.7
106.8
58.9
180.7
120.6

93.8
87.8

30.5
25.1
442
113.7
63.4


20.4
36.1
25.6

7.0
22.9
23.2
1.7
16.5
8.9
102.4.
51.1
176.0
114.9

89.3
81.7
26.4
22.0
366
111.6
68.7


10.0
17.6
13.4



4.2
.4
3.6
5.3
90.3
62.0
167.7
129.6

175.1
175.1

37.1
35.8
911
88.3
82.5


9.8
17.9
10.6



3.4
.5
3.0
5.2
85.6
56.4
158.1
120.8

176.9
176.9

31.8
30.8
769
90.2
85.5


16.0
26.0
21.3
4.3
6.5
17.0
1.4
11.0
10.3
96.7
66.0
158.3
112.3

112.6
107.1

41.2
36.6
5 81
141,.9
10.9
_61.9


16.8
26.
214:
5.7
8.0
18.3
1.1
12.4
12.5

89.4
60.2
156.8
112.8

117.4
110.0
37.7
33.1
508
107.2
65.4


17.8
25.4
23.3

8.5
18.1
10.0
1.1
6.9
8.8

o106.0
69.6
201.9
142.1

152.r
126.9
38.5
35.8
538
118.
65.


17.2
22.3
12.4
14.7
9.5
1.3
6.9
7.9

101.6
64.9
193.3
135.7
139.7
120.0

34.
32.4
472
118.3
67.5


number of units of equipment reported at the close of each month within the cumulative period. The averages


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

IIIII 111111 1111111a11 IIIIAII III r11ll$ 1 11 11111 111111
31262 08853 9563 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 TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER, 1939 AND 1938


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


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


are computed for each railway