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

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


Subject to revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M.240(os-F)
Subject to revision 3 1262 08854 0264 B R A F S A I T C I C M E ,1 3

BUREAU OF STATISTICS DECEMBER, 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 DECEMBER, 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


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


1938


i- UiPV OFF~Li5.
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\~I .NT tl i


I F I I ____________ I ____________ I ____________ I ____________


10 730
1 380
173
488
12 771
10 117
591
2 063
15 226
1 739
5 691
22 656

5 645
372
1 510
7 527


2 178
88
2 266
528
113
641

2 706
201
2 907

1 026 039
150 638
1 176 677

676 948
6 116
683 064

1 702 987
156 754
1 859 741
1 655 308

32 410
2 579
34 989


16.2
25.1
20.1

39
17.6
12.8

7.11
100.0
67.6
190.5
137.5
96.0
88.7

35.7
32.6
54?
112.4
63.3


10 893
1 435
171
309
12 808
9 561
850
2 397
14 568
1 862
7 096
23 526

5 780
398
1 692
7 870

2 144
127
2271
543
119
662
2 687
246
2 933


1 080 97?
227 409
1 308 382

592 653
7 972
600 625

1 673 626
235 381
1 909 007
1 699 480
33 322
2 870
36 192


5 716
16
158
237
6 127
4 878
180
1 069
5 779
572
2 794
9 145

2 390
127
742
3 259


5 732
15
155
175
6 077
4 385
395
1 297

5 299
605
3 649
9 553

2 422
169
807
3 398


379


379
325
28
26

770
115
104
989

174
11
9
194





7
2
9
7
2
9

93 824
2 029
95 853
16 232
53
16 285

110 056
2 082
112 138
124 418
745
29
774


383


383
315
37
31

721
122
162
1 005

170
13
13
196





7
2
9
7
2
9

90 190
4 961
95 151
13 747
79
13 826

103 937
5 040
108 977
121 464
747
31
778


1 591
3-0
4
40
1 665
1 432
32
201

2 578
133
698
3 409

1 011
48
184
1 243

135
5
140
41
8
49

176
13
189

117 531
17 856
135 387

85 701
897
86 598

203 232
18 753
221 985
207 707

4 126
263
4 389


1938



1 656
30
4
28
1 718
1 403
40
275
2 473
155
981
3 609

1 047
56
251
1 354

135
5
140
42
4
46

177
9
186

122 500
24 587
147 087

78 244
1 124
79 368

200 744
25 711
226 455
209 938

4 140
447
4 587


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18.7
30.2
21.5

5.6
18.0

17.4
1.3
12.3
7.9

R!:
186.4
130.7
97.1
88.6

33.4

112.3
68.5


17.4
30.6
22.g

2. 2
19.0
0.8
10.9
7.6
104.

187.1
132.0
86.2
80.9

32.1
28.5
495
115.3
59.1


21.3
38.2
23.7
56
2Z.6

26.0
1.5
17.9
7.8
104.3
57.3
18.4
124.2
89.4
82.6

24:1
411
112.8
66.9


6.9
10.


22.2

2.1
-3
1.9
3.7


175.o
148.6

149.8
133.1

35.7
35.1
90.1
8.5


8.1
16.1
6.6

22.2

5.2
5:6
4.6
4.0

91:1
172.9


169.1
150.3

35.1
33.3
839
89.7
87.3


12.]
20.5
14.8

3.6
16.3

13.2
1.0
8.4
6.0

72:
161.5
124.6
119.1
111.0
42.0
38.3
609
106.9
61.0


16.0
27.2
18.5

3.6
8.7
16.
1.4
11.4
9.7


159.6
116.S
114.o
107.9

39.9
35.3
547
107.9
6bS.0


16.7
23.0
20.3

11.3
14.5

9.1
1.1
6.3
7.7
99.0
67.3
209.9
14S.8
139.0
117.8

37.9
35.6
525
115.3
65.5


17.1
24.6
21.3

11.1
15.6

9.7
i.e
7.0
7.7

Z9.7
65.1
203.2
144.0
126.1
107.4

35.2
32.8
471
117.9
68.8


I


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


ITEM No.


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


WESTERN DISTRICT




1939 1938



3044 3122
1334 1390
11 18
211 106
4 600 4 630
3 482 3 458
351 378
767 794

6 099 6 075
919 980
2095 2 304
9 113 9 359

2 070 2141
186 160
575 621
2 831 2 922

47 48
6 6
53 54

336 341
57 63
393 404

383 389
63 69
446 458

400 371 438 084
39 884 46 920
440 255 485 004

228 360 217 385
2 463 2 583
230 823 219 968
628 731 655 469
42 347 49 503
671078 704 972
582 084 598 171

11 215 11 478
936 956
12 151 12 434


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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 TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 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 1938


10 764
1 413
173
407
12 757
9 585
759
2 413

14 519
1 719
6 868
23 106

5 327
506
1 833
7 666

2 157
114
2 271
536
111
647
2 693
22.5
2 918

1 009 415
202 782
1 212 197

661 458
7 528
668 986

I 670 873
210 310
1 681 183
1 671 439
32 442
3 240
35 682


18.9
29.7
23.9
5.0
17.2

16.7
1.1
11.2
9.1
10O4.1
6.4
6Z 3
194.3
128.1
102.3
94.4

35.7
31.7
51 31
64.4Z


10 973
1 449
171
275
12 868
9 145
1 338
2 385

14 133
2 694
7 003
23 830

5 495
626
1 857
7 978

2 213
168
2 381
562
117
679
2 775
285
3 060


1 105 005
218 124
1 323 129

597 718
8 514
606 232

1 702 723
226 638
1 929 361
1 722 103
33 389
3 259
36 648


EASTERN DISTRICT



1939 1938


5 686
15
157
221
6 07 9
4 419
355
1 305
5 282
583
3 483
9 348

2 237
205
881
3 323


402 015
132 403
534 418

318 884
3 635
322 519
720 899
136 038
856 937
751 826

16 460
1 709
18 169


5 800
15
155
159
6 129
4 075
789
1 265
4 899
1 242
3 524
9 665

2 274
296
889
3 459


1 961
142
2 103

162
50
212

2 123
192
2 315

453 273
141 168
594 441

273 245
4 549
277 794

726 518
145 717
872 235
779 544

16 885
1 651
18 536


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1939



380


380
506
37
37

702
126
173
1 001

151
17
25
193





9

9
9

9

85 844
3 412
89 256
18 798
79
18 877

104 642
3 491
108 133
122 010
733
40
773


1938



380


380
294
48
38

673
156
182
1 011

161
25
21
207





a
1
9

8
1
9


SOUTHERN REGION


1939



1 620
30
4
32
1 686
1 387
42
257
2455
190
897
3 542

931
97
269
1 297

134
6
140
42
4
46
176
10
186

112 766
22 282
135 048

83 592
1 113
84 705

196 358
23 395
219 753
209 002

4 037
433
4 470


1938



1 651
30
4
28
1 713
1 366
62
285

2 495
227
977
3 699

963
88
282
1 333

132
8
140
44
5
49

176
13
189


WESTERN DISTRICT


1939



3 078
1 368
12
154
4 612
3 473
325
814
6 080
820
2 315
9 215

2 008
187
658
2 853


408 790
44 685
453 475

240 184
2 701
242 885
648 974
47 386
696 360
588 601

11 212
1 058
12 270


1938



3 142
1 404
12
88
4 646
3 410
439
797
6 066
1 069
2 320
9 455

2 097
217
665
2 979


I. I *I- -I- I- I


18.5
29.4
23.3
7.1
17.2

16.
1.4
11.7
8.9

99.3
58.9
178.6
123.0

99.
90.4

31.8
28.0
452
112.0
68.6


21.5
37.3
26.5
5.0
19.0

24.8
1.1
15:9
9.
107.1
60.5
180.7
121.7
92.2
86.5

31.0
26.1
457
114.0
62.4


* Oumulative figures shown In this statement represent averages of the number of units of equipment reported ai tne
separately and then totaled.


20.6
36.5
25.7
6.8
23.6

23.7
1.6
16.7
8.9
102.6
52.0
176.1
115.8
88.9
81.6

26
22.:
374
111.9
68.2


9.7
17.3
13.0



3
3.2
5.2
90.4
63.4
168.2
131.6
171.7
171.7

37.7
392A
88.6
82.5


10.0
18.0
10.1

11.1

3.8
.5
3.3
5.1
86.2
57.4
157.3
122.3
19i.2
173.5
32.6
31.5
789
90.2
85.5


15.2
25.3
20.7
4.3
8.7

16.5
1.3
1o0.6
9.7
97.1
67.3
150.9
112.7
114.4
108.3

41.6
37.1
591
105.1
61.5


16.6
26.4
21.2

5.7
10.2

18.1
1.1
12.2
12.3
90.1
60.8
155.4
112.3
117.9
109.8

38.1
33.4
514
107.3
65.2


17.6
25.1
23.1
8.6
17.6

9.9
1.1
6.8
8.6
105.8
69.8
202.2
142.3
151.3
126.4

38.8
36.2
5l143
118.3
65.1


17.2
24.5
22.3

13.0
l4.9.


9.6
1.3
6.9
7.9
101.8
65.3
193.6
136.3
139.8
119.6
nig. 6

35.0

475
118.3
67.5


ITEM No.







1-01
1-02
1-03
1-04
1-05
1-06
1-07
1-08

2-01
2-02
2-03
S2-04

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


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