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

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UNIVER-SITY OF FLORIDA


t to revisionIII II IIIII I INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-2400
3 1262 08853 9969 BUREAU OF STATISTICS FEBRUARY, 1


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 161 reports representing 171 steam railways

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1940 AND 1939


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:
34)1. Number serviceable (not stored). . . . . . . . . .
3-02. Number serviceable stored. . . . . . . . . . .
3-03. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . .
3-04. Total. . . . . .. ..............................
4. Rail motorcars oAned tt 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). . . . .
13-042. 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 ear-day. . . . . . ..
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned. . . .
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. . . . .


UNITED STAT


194o



10 691
1 382
172
520
12 765
9 992
723
2 050

14 901
1 817
5 761
22 479

5 211
518
1 752
7 481

2 126
140
2 266

533
101
634

2 659
241
2 900

1 064 458
152 886
1 217 344
638 996
6 061
645 057

1 703 454
158 947
1 662 401
1 657 938

31 940
3 376
35 316



16.1
25.6
23.4

6.2
15.9

12.6
.9
a.5
9.6

104.5
70.3
186.9
131.5

96.9
88.5

36.
33.
5148
112.3
65.4


ES




1939


10 901
1 438
170
336
12 845
9 402
857
2 586

14 073
1 966
7 301
23 340

5 271
537
1 953
7 761

2 118
157
2 275

539
117
656

2 657
274
2 931

1 065 547
219 583
1 285 130
601 253
8 407
609 660

1 666 800
227 990
1 894 790
1 685 999

32 146
3 894
36 040



20.1
31.3
25.2

6.9
17.8

17.1
1.4
12.0
10.8

103.5
62.5
185.0
126.1

97.0
88.2

33:.5
2.41
112.4
67.8


EASTERN DISTRICT


194o



5 704
16
157
259
6 136
4 798
319
1 019
5 685
673
2 752
9 110

2 164
221
870
3 255

1 945
128
2 073

144
41
185

2 089
169
2 258

437 792
92 226
530 018

311 899
2 521
314 420

749 691
94 747
844 438
741 823
16 222
1 867
18 089



16.6
30.2
26.7

6.2
22.2

17.4
.8
11.2
10.3

107.6
68.1
184.
123.4

85.5
78.9
32.0
28.5
485
113.8
62.8


1939



5 750
15
154
193
6 112
4319
594
1 399

5 169
661
3 670
9 500

2 134
242
975
3 351

1 928
146
2 074

154
45
199

2 082
191
2 273

425 848
142 053
567 901

88 935
4 190
293 125

714 783
146 243
861 026
760 236

16 255
2 097
18 352



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
2%.2
26
113.3
66.0


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


194o



372


372
331
13
28

758
83
146
987

150
19
28
197





8
1
9

8
1
9


94 397
2 263
96 660

16 951
83
17 034

111 348
2 346
113 694
126 620
725
47
772



7.5
14.s
14.2

11.1

2.3
.5
2.1
6.1

93.9
72.6
169.2

134.7

173.3
15 1
41.3
40.3
1,022
89.8
85.0


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



8.7
1N. .2




5.7
.7
5.0
5.4

89.5
61.9
172.5
131.1

194.3
194.3
36.6
34.9
879
89.7
85.4


SOUTHERN REGION


194o



1 618
30
4
45
1 697
1 470
20
207

2 580
124
651
3 355

1 038
52
197
1 287


124 442
15 321
139 763

87 169
894
88 063

211 611
16 215
227 826
209 406

3 968
424
4 392


12.2
19.4
15.3

4.3
6.1

11.0
1.0
7.1
9.7

100.0
77.2
165.7
132.7

118.5
111.6
43.
40.1
6146
108.8
61.3


1939



1 646
30
4
30
1 710
1 398
32
280

2 446
129
946
3 521

1 033
60
255
1 348


120 694
22 621
143 315

78 874
1 192
80 066

199 568
23 813
223 381
209 178

4 051
469
4 520


16.4
26.9
18.9

3.6
6.7

15.8
1.5
10.7
10.4

99.4
68.4
164.8
125.0

113.9
109.0
41.6
37.1
577
106.8
64.2


17.5
24.5
24.0

11.3
14.3

9.6
1.1
6.7
6.6
89 9
104.9
69.8
202.5
140.3

147.4
126.1

38.7
36.1
520
116.6
66.7


OS-F)

940


WESTERN DISTRICT




1940 1939



2 997 3127
1 336 1 393
11 12
216 113
4 560 4 645
3 393 3 384
371 387
796 874

5 878 5 778
937 1 042
2 212 2 491
9 027 9 311

1 859 1 960
226 211
657 695
2 742 2 866

47 55
6 6
53 61

335 334
56 69
391 403

382 389
62 75
444 464


407 827 431 530
43 076 49 641
450 903 481 171

222 977 217 747
2 563 2 920
225 540 220 667

630 804 649 277
45 639 52 561
676 443 701 838
580 089 595535
11 025 11 110
1 038 1 286
12 063 12 396


-----------------------------


18.8
26.8
24.2

9.8
17.1

10.3
1.3
7.
10.4

102.5
63.7
199.8
136.9

145.0
122.0

33.8
31.4
457
117.9
68.6


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


. . . . . .







Page 2


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 online at close of month:
Hiome 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


1940



10 726
1 382
173
512
12 793
10 131
663
1 999

15 164
1 673
5 681
22 518

5 267
499
1 714
7 480


1939



10 915
1 436
172
327
12 850
9 431
853
2 566

14 169
1 985
7 275
23 429

5 311
527
1 938
7 776

2 120
154
2 274

546
113
659

2 666
267
2 933

1 062 474
220 394
1 282 868
605 972
B 287
614 259

1 668 446
228 681
1 897 127
1 687 831

32 362
3 701
36 063


EASTERN DISTRICT


194o



5 720
16
158
253
6 147
4 858
279
1 010

5 771
615
2 725
9 111

2 187
214
859
3 260

1 943
130
2 073

145
43
188
2 088
173
2 261

423 152
91 361
514 513

332 260
2 912
335 172

755 412
94 273
849 685
742 163

16 283
1 811
18 094


1939



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

715'5 319
147 881
863 200
760 886

16 422
1 946
18 368


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1940



372


372
327
15
30

763
83
140
986
157
17
23
197





8
1
9

8
1
9

88 036
2 345
90 381

17 835
81
17 916

105 871
2 426
108 297
126 200
727
46
773


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


SOUTHERN REGION


194o



1 631
30
4
44
1 709
1 489
20
200

2 603
121
648
3 372

1 013
51
201
1 265


133
7
140

45
4
49
178
11
189

117 972
15 817
133 789

90 979
968
91 947

208 951
16 785
225 736
208 732
3 996
403
4 399


1939



1 653
30
4
29
1 716
1 401
34
281

2 457
135
984
3 576

1 023
56
265
1 344

135
5
140

42
3
45

177
8
185

120 531
23 421
143 952

79 751
1 160
80 911

200 282
24 581
224 863
209 589

4 050
470
4 520


WESTERN DISTRICT


194o



3003
1 336
11
215
4 565
3 457
349
759

6 027
854
2 168
9 049

1 910
217
631
2 758

46
7
53

335
56
391
381
63
444


400 953
43 066
444 019

234 188
2 771
236 959

635 141
45 837
680 978
580 562

11 055
1 048
12 103


1939



3 126
1 391
12
111
4 640
3 386
378
876

5 808
1 067
2 467
9 342

1 970
211
694
2 875

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
11 157
1 245
12 402


____________________________ -I- [ I I I F- -


15.6
25.2
22.9

6.4
16.3

12.9
1.0
9.

106.2
71.5
190.9
134.4

96.8
89.6

36.1

56
112.5
63.4


20.0
31.1
24.9

6.8
17.1

17.2
1
12:1
10.3
102.3
61.8
185.
126.6

97.1
88.3

33.3
%~3

112.4
67.6


16.4
29.9
26.3

6.3
22.9

17.8
.9
11.1
10.0
lO9.5
69.4
189.1
126.8

86.4
79.8

31.
496
114.5
60.6


22.5
38.3
28.3

6.9
20.0

25.4
1.4
17.1
10.6

106.6
58.4
183.6
118.4
86.1
79.2

2 .9
24.8

423
113.4
65.5


8.1
14.2
11.7


11.1

2.6
.5
2.2
6.0

95.5
73.9
170.8
136.1

163.2
145.0

40.8
39.9
1,028
85.8
83.5


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.
34.5
870
89.2
85.8


11.7
19.2
15.9

5.0
8.2

11.8
1.1
7.4
9.2
101.5


134.1

118.0
111.2

42.6
39.4
645
108.1
59.3


16.4
27.5
19.7


g:6




97.6
67.2
163.
124
113.0



108.1
97.8

67.3
64.0
124.4

113.0
108.1
41.o

5g
107.3
647.0


16.6
24.0
22.9

13.2
14.3

9.7
1.2
6.7
8.7
106.4
70.9
207.1
143.4

142.5
122.3
38.3

117.3
65.2


18.
26.z
24.1

10.3
1(.3

10.1
1:.3
73

101.9
63.3
199.5
136.7

147.6
123.4

34.2
31.7
461
117.6
68.6


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


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


The averages are computed for each railway
U S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1940-0-15G961


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 161 reports representing 171 steam railways

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY, 1940 AND 1939


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