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

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


to revision 3262 08853 9555 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Stement No. M-240

BUREAU OF STATISTICS NOVEMBER, ]

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 NOVEMBER,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. . . . . . . .
2-4)3. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . .
2-0-1. 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. Per-cent 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



10 695
1 397
168
466
12 726
10 177
436
2 113

15 494
1 141
6 162
22 797

5 150
532
1 751
7 433

2 142
124
2 266
527
118
645

2 669
242
2 911


961
156
1 118
751
6
757

1 713
163
1 876
1 658

32
2
35


16.6
27.0
23.6
5.5
18.3
14.0
.9
8.7
8.2

106.9

126.1

97.6
90.0

39.5
32
113.1
59.6


EASTERN DISTRICT


1938 1939 1938


10 900
1 433
176
297
12 806
9 419
895
2 492

14 614
1 807
7 297
23 718

5 201
579
2 007
7 787


2 208
158
2 366

548
117
665

2 756
275
3 031

1 044 743
227 889
1 272 632

639 272
8 928
648 200

1 684 015
236 817
1 920 832
1 703 380
32 944
3 444
36 388


5 669
16
153
231
6 069
4 840
150
1 079

5 850
294
3 064
9 208

2 171
201
837
3 209


5739
15
160
171
6 085
4 237
473
1 375

5 207
677
3 699
9 583

2 177
257
959
3 393

1 947
130
2077

152
51
203

2 099
181
2 280

411 935
150 673
562 608
307 860
4 833
312 693

719 795
155 506
875 301
770 952

16 633
1 781
18 414


WESTERN DISTRICT


3 026
1 351
11
201
4 589
3 562
244
783

6 349
656
2 202
9 207

1 890
204
660
2 754


384


364
336
11
37

780
64
150
994

152
19
19
190





9

9

9

9

86 827
1 498
88 325
22 060
92
22 152

108 887
1 590
110 477
122 521

734
40
774


1938



3 138
1 388
12
98
4 636
3 492
342
802

6 203
843
2 390
9 436

1 978
195
719
2 892

128
21
149

346
61
407

474
82
556

428 942
46 287
475 229

233 019
2 908
235 927

661 961
49 195
711 156
601 598

11 530
1037
12 567


POCAHONTAS REGION


1939


1938


SOUTHERN REGION


I I 4 F I


387


387
306
34
47

696
106
202
1 004

154
25
25
204





8
1
9
8
1
9

86 165
5 911
92 076
17 649
108
17 757

103 814
6019
109 833
121 644

741
37
778


1 616
30
4
34
1 684
1 439
31
214

2 515
127
746
3 388

937
108
235
1 280

133
7
140
44
6
50
177
13
190

107 981
18 868
126 849
92 355
941
93 296

200 336
19 809
220 145
207 579

4 024
384
4 408


1 636
30
4
28
1 698
1 384
46
268

2 508
181
1 006
3 695

892
102
304
1 298

133
7
140
42
4
46

175
11
186

117 701
25 018
142 719
80 744
1 079
81 823

198 445
26 097
224 542
209 186

4 040
589
4 629


47
6
53

327
67
394

374
73
447

389 332
38 221
427 553
256 833
2 350
259 183

646 165
40 571
686 736
584 005

11 222
944
12 166


I P I I I I- I I ~1


19.5
;,5.

6.7
17.6

:Z
12.3
9.5
101.8
62.8
180.3
120.5

96.7
88.1

34.5
30.2
4-9
112.
66.3


17.8


5.4
23.4
20.6
0.8
11.8
8.6

112.5
70.5
182.3
122.0

85.3
79.9
34.6
30.3

551.


22.6
38.6
28.3
6.3
25.1

26.8
1.5
17.8
9.7
10E.0
1o .

114.3

S5.4
78.9

240
411
113.5
64.3


9.6
15.1
10.0



1^
1.4
5.2

96.4

129.5

177.4
177.4
47.4
46.6
1179.9
___ 79:9


12.1
20.1
12.3

11.1

6.4
.6


90.7
150:
118.5
184.1
163.6
40.0
37.9
93.8
83 .8


12.7
22.0
s18.4

5.0
12.0

14.9

9.0
8.7

102.7

14b6.5
104.0

120.0
112.4

46.1
41.7
109.
57.6


15.8
27.2
23.4

5.0
8.7

17.5
1 :
11.6
12.7

24.1
63.4
151.8
103.9
114.3
107.5
4o.o
35.3

63.1


17.1
'24:.0
11.
17.6
8.9
0.9


lo4.9

140.8

154.5
129.9
42.0
39.5
ll6o
117.
62.3


17.3
25.3
24.9
14.1
15.o


6.9
8.3

103.4
6g.0
o
195:0
135.3
139.o
118.1

37.8
35.1
l66.8
--66.9


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


(oS-F)
1939


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


I


I


I


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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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 ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER, 1939 AND 1938



SOUTHERN DISTRICT


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. M ;1. i.. ... I ':
'i ,I. i 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



10 767 10 981
1 415 1 449
172 170
394 268
12 748 12 868
9 527 9 104
774 1 374
2 447 2 390

14 454 14 092
1 718 2 768
6 975 6 995
23 147 23 855

5 302 5 463
518 646
1 856 1 879
7 676 7 988


2156 2 217
116 174
2 272 2 391

535 565
112 116
647 681
2 691 2 782
228 290
2 919 3 072

1 007 466 1 107 192
207 509 217 277
1 214 975 1 324 469

659 617 598 175
7 664 8 564
667 281 606 739

1 667 083 1 705 367
215 173 225 841
1 882 256 1 931 208
1 672 763 1 724 143

32 444 33 393
3 301 3 298
35 745 36 691



18.2 i8.6
3*.1 29.3
24.2 23.5

5.1 7.3
17.3 17.0

17.1 16.4
1.1 1.4
11.4 11.7
942 9.0
104.3 99.2
6:.1 58.6
18.4 178.9
127.4 122.4

103.0 99.8
94.9 90.4

35.1 31.6
31. 27.9
530 450
112.5 112.0
64.5 68.6


EASTERN DISTRICT


1939



5 685
15
156
216
6 072
4 374
368
1 330

5 238
578
3 551
9 367

2 226
213
891
3 330


1 968
105
2 073

158
37
195

2 126
142
2 268

400 459
136 167
536 626

315 930
3 725
319 655

716 389
139 892
856 281
752 763

15 474
1 741
13 215



21.
26.6

5.1
19.0

25.4
1.2
16.3
9.5
107.2
59.9
180.7
120.9

92.
87.?
31.0

113.6
62.7


1938



5 803
15
154
156
6 128
4 045
822
1 261

4 858
1 299
3 517
9 674

2 261
308
896
3 465


1 959
147
2 106

163
50
213

2 122
197
2 319

455 371
140 277
595 648

272 333
4 585
276 918

727 704
144 862
872 566
780 423

16 881
1 671
18 552


25.9
7.0
23.5
23.6
1
16:z
9.0
102.6
51.5
176.2
115.0

8 .0

26.6
22.2
370
111.6
6i.39
68.3


SOUTHERN REGION


1939



1 620
30
4
31
1 685
1 378
43
264

2 440
198
916
3 554

923
102
275
1 300

134
6
140

42
4
46
176
10
186


1938



380


380
292
48
40

669
160
182
1 011

158
27
22
207





8
1
0

8
1
9

91 078
3 483
94 561
16 147
83
16 230

107 225
3 566
110 791
122 773
743
41
784


WESTERN DISTRICT


1939



3 082
1 370
12
147
4 611
3 471
324
816

6 079
812
2 333
9 224

2 003
186
664
2 853

54
5
59

326
71
397
380
76
456


17.7
25.3
23-3
8.5
17.9

9.9
1.1
6.8
8.7
106.2
70.0
202.3
142.0


36.:
1 2.

38.8
36.2
544
118.6
65.1


1939



380


380
304
39
37

697
130
175
1 002

150
17
26
193





9

9

9

9

85 120
3 537
88 657

19 030
82
19 112

104 150
3619
107 769
121 790

732
41
773


1936



1 653
30
4
28
1 715
1 366
62
287

2 498
234
973
3 705

956
90
285
1 331

132
8
140
45
5
50

177
13
190


120 933
27 043
147 976
77 860
879
78 739

198 793
27 922
226 715
211 466
4 065
582
4 647


I I I I I


10.5
18.0
10.6

11.1

3.7
.5


86.2
57.0
158.7
121.1

197.6
175.7
32.4
31.4
784
90.2
85.4


15,7
25.8
21.2

4.

16.8
1.3
10:6
10.0


157.2
111.6

113.9
107.8

41.6
37.0
589
105.0
61.5


16.7
26.3
21.4

5.7
10.0

16.3
1.1
12.3
12.5

69.6
60.4
156.0
112.1
117.6
109.6

37.9
3gil
107.2
65.3


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


of each month within the cumulative period. The averages are computed for each railway


POCAHONTAS REGION


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


1938



3 145
1 404
12
84
4 645
3 401
442
802

6 067
1 075
2 323
9 465

2 088
221'
676
2 985


126
19
145

349
60
409
475
79
554

439 810
46 474
486 284

231 835
3 017
234 852

671 645
49 491
721 136
609 481

11 704
1 004
12 708


17.3
24.5
22.6
1 .1

9.6
1.3
6.9
7.9
101.8
65.3
193.9
135.6

11;9.
1I :9

35.0
32.6
476
119.
67.4