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

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BUREAU OF STATISTICS A 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 MAY, 1940 AND 1939


I ~ -


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


10 578
1 363
168
584
12 693
9 681
857
2 155

14 479
2 086
5 733
22 298

5 026
647
1 670
7 343

2 165
100
2 265
524
106
630

2 689
206
2 895


1 068 000
156 422
1 224 422
625 095
5 434
630 529

1 693 095
161 856
1 854 951
1 662 015

32 028
3 053
35 081


10 775
1 424
169
383
12 751
9 152
1 007
2 592

13 880
2 058
7 270
23 208

5 241
544
1 919
7 704


EASTERN DISTRICT


5 612
16
153
280
6 061
4 521
428
1 112

5 426
806
2 865
9 097

2 119
290
810
3 219

1 991
81
2 072
144
43
187

2 135
124
2 259

446 363
96 530
542 893

305 737
1 959
307 696

752 100
98 489
b50 589
747 452

16 412
1 642
18 054


1939



5 687
15
153
224
6 079
4 145
507
1 427

4 921
730
3 727
9 378

2 196
218
929
3 343

1 975
98
2 073
164
32
196

2 139
130
2 269

420 432
146 317
566 749

273 847
4 075
277 922

694 279
150 392
844 671
752 865

16 350
1 863
18 213


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION


194o



384


384
322
26
36
738
102
135
975

156
18
20
194





8
1
9

8
1
9

88 461
3 354
91 815

21 390
77
21 467
109 851
3 431
113 282
127 425

727
46
773


372


372
275
56
41

652
154
201
1 007

152
17
28
197





7
2
9

7
2
9


1 615
30
4
47
I 696
1 444
41
211

2 534
206
646
3 386

898
97
244
1 239

131
9
140

44
3
47

175
12
187

122 691
15 648
138 339

82 900
838
83 738

205 591
16 486
222 077
208 926

3 922
442
4 364


1 612
30
4
31
I 677
1 355
55
267

2 429
208
976
3 613

895
104
287
1 286

131
9
140

40
4
44

171
13
184

121 531
24 206
145 737
77 943
1 080
79 023

199 474
25 286
224 760
209 703

3 998
478
4 476


WESTERN DISTRICT


194o



2 967
1 317
11
257
4 552
3 394
362
796

5 781
972
2 087
8 840

1 853
242
596
2 691

43
10
53

328
59
387

371
69
440

410 485
40 890
451 375
215 068
2 560
217 628

625 553
43 450
669 003
578 212

10 967
923
11 890


1939



3 104
1 379
12
128
4 623
3 377
389
857

5 878
966
2 366
9 210

1 998
205
675
2 878

75
5
80

328
72
400

403
77
480

424 932
50 672
475 604
216 623
2 734
219 357

641 555
53 406
694 961
589 744
11 179
1 125
12 304


______________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ .1 I I *I- -I I I


17.0
25.7
22.7
4.4
16 .8

12.8
.9
8.7
8.7

106.4
68.9
187.5
128.5

101.5
93.9

37.3
34.0
574
111.6
66.0


20.3
31.3
24.9
4.9
16.9

17.6
1.4
12.5
9.8

101.0
59-
181.4
lgN
123.1
105.8
97.6
32.6
28.6
441
112.2
68.5


SI


18.3
31.5
25.2

3.9
23.0

17.8
.6
11.6
9.1

108.7
64.5
185.2
121.8

90.4
84.9

31.4
27.8
489
113.8
63.8


23.5
39.7
27.8
4.7
16.3

25.8
1.5
17.8
10.2

104.0
54.0
180.3
117.0

96.9
91.2

28.5
23.5
375
112.2
67.1


9.4
13.8
10.3

11.1

3:7


f4
'.0
96.3


133.1

179.9
179.9
43.4
42.0
1,087
88.9
81.0


11.0
20.0
14.2

22.2

5.2
.8
4.6
5.8

84.1
48.
168.6
129.7

188.9
167.9

22.8
22.0
494

89.5.1


12.4
19.1
19.7
6.4
6.4

11.3
1.0
7.4
10.1

99-5
74.7
150.2
111.6

118.9
111.3

43.4
40.2
633
106.3
62.3


15.9
27.0
22.3
6.4
9.1

16.6
1.4
11.1

94.9
64.6
151.7
108.1

111.9
104.6

38.6
34.4
489
107.2
64-.


17.5
23.6
22.1
18.9
15.2

9.1
1.2
6.5
7.8

108.5
70.8
210.7
143.8

154.3
130.8
41.3
38.5
578
115.7
67.k


18.5
25.7
23.5
6.3
18.0

10.7
1.2
7.7
9.1

102.8
65.4
197.3
136.5

149.5
124.7

36.9
34.1
497
117.8
68.4


os-F)


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
4-04

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


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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 161 reports representing 171 steam railways
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY, 1940 AND 1939


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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1-046. 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. . . . ..


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


UNITED STATES


194o



10 657
1 377
169
543
12 746
9 866
785
2 095

14 769
1 943
5 725
22 437

5 156
563
1 701
7 420


2 134
132
2 266
530
102
632

2 664
234
2 898

1 054 342
154 953
1 209 295

645 403
5 923
651 326

1 699 745
160 876
1 b60 621
1 660 956

32 000
3 247
35 247


16.4
25.5
22.9


A~:I

12.8
:.9
8.6
9.2

105.7
69.6
190.2
132.2
98.1
90.2
36.4
33.3
553
112.0
65.0


1939 194o


10 839
1 431
171
353
12 794
9 320
921
2 553

14 030
2 084
7 228
23 342

5 273
541
1 922
7 736

2 139
139
2 278

539
112
651

2 678
251
2 929

1 064 476
219 013
1 283 489

598 224
7 877
606 101

1 662 700
226 890
1 889 590
1 682 607
32 269
3 677
35 946


5 673
16
154
264
6 107
4 669
371
1 067

5 568
759
2 777
9 104

2 155
249
843
3 247


1 956
117
2 073

147
39
186
2 103
156
2 259

441 889
93 037
534 926

314 024
2 385
316 409

755 913
95 422
b51 335
744 444

16 307
1 775
18 082


POCAHONTAS REGION


194o



376


376
324
20
32

744
95
141
980

158
15
22
195





8
1
9

8
1
9

87 140
2 914
90 054

20 150
86
20 236
107 290
3 000
110 290
126 825

725
47
772


1939



376


376
287
54
35

650
178
180
1 008

150
19
25
194





9

9

9

9

92 130
4 617
96 747

15 916
87
16 003
108 046
4 704
112 750
121 710

733
39
772


SOUTHERN REGION


194o



1 620
30
4
46
1 700
1 462
29
209
2 565
165
651
3 381

965
65
220
1 250

133
7
140

46
3
49

179
10
189

119 986
15 774
135 760

86 995
929
87 924

206 981
16 703
223 684
209 264
3 966
418
4 384


1939



1 630
30
4
31
1 695
1 383
41
271

2 458
163
962
3 583

976
70
273
1 319

134
6
140

41
4
45

175
10
185

120 744
23 338
144 082

80 039
1 141
81 180

200 783
24 479
225 262
209 895

4 027
477
4 504


WESTERN DISTRICT


194o



2 988
1 331
11
233
4 563
3 411
365
787

5 892
924
2 156
8 972

1 878
234
616
2 728

45
8
53

329
59
388

374
67
441

405 327
43 228
448 555

224 234
2 523
226 757

629 561
45 751
675 312
580 423
11 002
1 007
12 009


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


20.0
31.0
24.8

6.1
17.2

17.1
1.3
12.0
10.2
102.0
61.3
184.3
125.7

99.3
90.8

33.2
29.2
46
112.3
67.9


17.5
30.5
26.0
5.6
21.0

17.4
.8
11.2
9.8
108.4
66.3
186.8
124.0
87.0
81.0

31.4
62.8
114.7Z
62.8


22.1
39.6
28.0

6.2
19.3

25.2
1.4
17.2
10.7
105.8
56.8
181.1
117.4
88.7
82.2

2.6
24.5
112.9
66.2


8.5
14:4
11.3

11.1

3.2
:.4
2.7
6.1

94.2
71.5
168.0
136.1
180.2
160.2
40.6
39.
1,01
87.0
81.7


9.3
1.7.9
12.9



4.8
.5
4:2
5.1
84.4
54.4
172.3
133.2

177.9
177.9
29.0
27.8
666
92.6
85.8


12.3
19.3
17.6

5.0
6.1

11.6
1.1
7.5
9.5
99.6
75.6
167.0
128.9
120.1
113.8
42.6
39.4
632
106.9
60.7


16.0
26.8
20.7

4.3
8.9

16.2
1.4
10.9
10.6
96.8
66.4
164.2
121.5
113.4
107.3
40.2
35.9
540
107.3
64.0


, 2
24.0
22.6

15.1
15.2

9.6
1.1
6.8
8.4
107.3
70.5
208.0
143.2
148.2
125.7

39.6
36.9
543
116:
66.4


1939



3 110
1 386
12
119
4 627
3 384
379
864

5 833
1 020
2 427
9 280

1 974
210
686
2 870

59
5
64

330
70
400

389
75
464


18.7
26.2
23.9

7.8
17.5
10.1
1.2
7.3
9.7
102.9
64.7
198.8
136.7
148.3
124.3

35.7
1170
117
69:4


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


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

1I qrOVFRNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1940- 0-245437


EASTERN DISTRICT


1939



5 723
15
155
203
6 096
4 266
447
1 383

5 089
723
3 659
9 471

2 173
242
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