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

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


III I I I I I1111111 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240(os-F)
ct to revision 3 1262 08853 9977 BUREAU OF STATISTICS APRIL, 1940


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 APRIL, 1940 AND 1939


ITEM


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


__________________________________________________________________ I. ________________________


1940 1939 1940

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. Locoimotives 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. . . . ..


10 632
1 366
167
560
12 725
9 664
910
2 151
14 493
2 206
5 748
22 447

5036
596
1 710
7 342

2 141
124
2 265
529
103
632

2 670
227
2 897

1 071 337
158 455
1 229 792

626 921
5 123
632 044

1 698 258
163 578
1 861 836
1 665 085

31 878
3 280
35 158


10 786
1 429
170
368
12 753
9 165
1 042
2 546
13 745
2 417
7 229
23 391
5 225
582
1 910
7717

2 162
115
2 277
532
116
648

2 694
231
2 925

1 070 005
216 215
1 286 220

592 318
7 513
599 831

1 662 323
223 728
1 886 051
1 680 254
32 160
3 688
35 848


5 646
16
152
272
6 086
4 512
471
1 103
5 371
938
2 797
9 106
2 134
266
848
3 248

1 963
109
2 072
146
41
187
2 109
150
2 259

457 682
94 617
552 299
302 285
1 947
304 232
759 967
96 564
856 531
746 158

16 268
1 816
18 084


1939


5 699
15
154
2"14
6 082
4 156
532
1 394
4 886
907
3 725
9 518

2 150
272
932
3 354

1 969
105
2 074
161
35
196

2 130
140
2 270

424 812
141 468
566 280

277 826
3 711
81 537

702 638
145 179
847 817
755 925

16 258
1 987
18 245


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT


- ___ _I 1-1I 1


194 0 1939 1940


379


379
260
84
35
503
328
173
1 004
148
23
21
192


104 364
3 839
108 203
15 042
70
15 112
119 406
3 909
123 315
122 399
736
35
771


1 613
30
4
47
1 694
1 445
39
210

2 566
185
660
3 411

928
65
225
1 218

132
8
140
45
4
49

177
12
189

121 145
15 914
137 059
84 763
890
85 653

205 908
16 804
222 712
210 017

3 957
424
4 381


1939



1 615
30
4
31
1 680
1 371
49
260
2 478
182
942
3 602

945
75
275
1 295

134
6
140
39
5
44

173
11
184

121 161
22 829
143 990
79 210
1 207
80 417

200 371
24 036
224 407
210 387
4 007
477
4 484


___________________________________________ ________________________________________ I I I I I I*


16.9
25.6
23.3

1~:3
12.9
.8
8.8
9.3

67:.
188.8
131.1

99.1
91.1
36.1
32.9
536
111.8
66.1


20.0
30.9
24.8
5.1
17.9
16.8
1.3
11.9
10.3
99.6

125.2

97.5
89.0
32.2
28.4
423
112.2
68.2


18.1
30.7
26.1

5.3
21.9

17.1
6:
11.3
10.0

105.5
6 .9
183.1
121.0
87.4
81.4

6.9
449
114.8
64.5


22.9
39.1
27.8

5.1
17.9
25.0
1.3
17.1
10.9
101.0
173.7
19.7
116.1
86.3
80.0

28.3

112.2
66.8


9.4
15.2
11.9



4.1
.3
3.3
6.3
92.2
69.1
163.8
136.8

176.2
176.2

39.8
38.6
988
87.4
79.2


9.2
17.2
10.9



3.5
.5

65.5

39.0
17. 6
135.5

184.8
1811,. 8
184.8
16.4
15.8
291
100.7
87.7


I4.4
19.3
18.5

5.7
8.2
11.6
1.0
7.5
9.7
97.8
166:2
130.3
127.9
120.4
42.2
39.0
613
106.0
61.5


11.4
15.9
1.5
10.7
10.6
93.9
.1

122.4

112.
106.4

39.2
35.0
3502
100.7
64.2


1940



2 992
1 320
11.
241
4 564
3 383
379
802
5 830
982
2 143
8 955
1 815
254
614
2 683

46
7
53
329
58
387

375
65
440

408 125
44 276
452 401
216 768
2 217
218 985

624 893
46 493
671 386
581 678
10 929
991
11 920


17.6
23.9
22.9

13.2
15.0
9.8
1.0
6.9
8.3
108.0
70.0
209.1
143.1
149.1
126.5
40.4
37.6
5146
115.4
67.4


1939



3 093
1 384
12
123
4 612
3 378
377
857
5 878
1 000
2 389
9 267

1 982
212
682
2 876

59
4
63

323
76
399
382
80
462

419 668
48 079
467 747
220 240
2 525
222 765

639 908
50 604
690 512
591 543
11 159
1 189
12 348


18.6
25.8
23.7

6.3
19.0

10.3
1.1
7.3
9:6
104.4
lO 9,
65.9
199.1
136.4

14.9
12U.4
37.2

967.
116.7
67.7


SOUTHRN DITRIC


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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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








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 FOUR MONTHS ENDED WITH APRIL, 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:
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 oars 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



10 685
1 382
169
532
12 768
9 927
777
2 064
14 845
1 907
5 730
22 482
5 205
536
1 699
7 440

2 126
140
2 266

529
105
634

2 655
245
2 900

1 050 940
154 584
1 205 524

650 484
6 052
656 536

1 701 424
160 636
1 662 060
1 660 693

31 995
3 292
35 287


1939



10 865
1 434
172
345
12 816
9 362
898
2 556
14 078
2 100
7 214
23 392

5 286
538
1 927
7 751

2 128
146
2 274

536
117
653

2 664
263
2 927

1 065 481
217 193
1 282 674

601 851
7 855
609 706

1 667 332
225 048
1 892 380
1 684 569

32 273
3 719
35 992


EASTERN DISTRICT



1940 1939


5 687
16
154
262
6 119
4 712
358
1 049
5 601
749
2 759
9 109

2 168
235
852
3 255

1 948
125
2 073

145
42
187
2 093
167
2 260


440 777
92 161
532 938

316 094
2 495
318 589

756 871
94 656
851 527
743 685
16 279
1 809
18 088


5 735
15
156
198
6 104
4 297
432
1 375

5 131
724
3 644
9 499

2 166
246
946
3 358


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


1939



377


377
290
52
35

651
184
174
1 009

149
19
25
193


SOUTHERN REGION


194o



1 624
30
4
45
1 703
1 471
27
205

2 573
152
654
3 379

992
54
206
1 252

133
7
140
45
4
49

178
11
189


1939



1 636
30
4
31
1 701
1 389
36
276
2 469
153
957
3 579

998
62
268
1 328

135
5
140
41
4
45

176
9
185

120 543
23 123
143 666
80 565
1 160
81 725

201 108
24 283
225 391
209 942

4 033
476
4 509


WESTERN DISTRICT


194o



2 999
1 336
11
225
4 571
3 419
373
779
5 924
914
2 175
9 013

1 888
232
618
2 738

45
8
53

331
58
389

376
66
442

404 041
43 813
447 854
226 534
2 512
229 046

630 575
46 325
676 900
580 978

11 011
1 026
12 037


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25.5
22. S
6.2
16.6

12.8
.9
6.6
9.3

105.5
69.7
190.3
133.1

97.4
89.2

36.2
33.0
547
112.1
64.7


19.9
30.8
24.9
6.4
17.9
16.9
1.3
11.9
10.3

102.4
61.6
185.0
126.2

97.6
89.0

33.4
24.9
112.3
67.8


17.1
30.3
26.2
6.0
22.5

17:3
i.i
11.1
10.0

106.5
66.7
166.6
124.3

86.4
60.0

31.4
2i.9
476
114.5
62.6


28.2
26.2
6.6
20.7

25.1
1.4
17.0
10.8

1o6.3
57.4
181.9
117.3
86.6
79.9
29.9
249.8
411
113.1
66.0


6.3
14.5
11.6

11.1

3.1
:4
2.6
5.8

93.7
71.3
170.3
137.1

174.5
155.1
4o.0
36.9
1,000
66.5
61.8


9.3
17.2
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.5
4:1
4.8

86.7
5.9
17 .5
134.7

180.4
18o0.4

30.3
29.1
706
92.5
85.6


12.0
19.4
16.5

5.0
8.2

11.7
1.1

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99.5
75.7
166.7
133.7
121.6
114.6
42.4
39.2
632
107.0
6o.3


16.2
26.7
20.2

3.6
6.9
16.1
1.4
10.8
10.6

96.9
66.9
166.0
124.7

113.7
108.1

40.6
36.2
557
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24.1
22.6

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14.9

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1.1
6.8
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70.2
207.5
143.1
145.9
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36.5
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16.8
26.2
24.0

8.5
18.0

10.0
3.,,2
7.2
9.8

102.9
64.4
196.9
136.6
149.9
124.8

35.4
32.8
476
117.2
69X.4


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


the 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- -156961


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ITEM No.







1-01
1-02
1-08
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


1939



3 117
1 389
12
116
4 634
3 386
378
870
5 827
1 039
2 439
9 305

1 973
211
688
2 872

54
5
59

329
72
401

383
77
460

428 915
47 690
476 605
217 278
2 606
219 884

646 193
50 296
696 489
594 289
11 167
1 220
12 387


8-01
8-02
8-03
9-01
9-02

10-01
10-02
10-03
11

12-01
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