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

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

ct to revision II I 11111111IIIIII I II INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION statement No.M-2.

3 1262 08854 0272 BUREAU OF STATISTICS JULY 19

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 JULY, 1940 AND 1939


ITEM


AGGREGATES


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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 o0 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


10 502
1 376
169
617
12 664
9 764
770
2 130
14 889
1 800
5 531
22 220

5 208
548
1 543
7 299


2

2




2
2

1 032
143
1 175

667
5
673

1 700
149
1 849
1 658

32
2
34


16.8
24.9
21.1

3.9
17.3
12.2
.8
8.1
7.1
O104.8
69.6
189.9
135.9

105.4
98.2

36.6
33.6
587
111.5
63.6


1939



10 683
1 412
174
410
12 679
9 310
837
2 532

14 049
1 841
7 180
23 070

5 398
473
1 859
7 730

2 182
83
2 265
519
122
641

2 701
205
2 906

1 017 573
225 451
1 243 024

625 833
7 903
633 736

1 643 406
233 354
1 876 760
1 669 994

32 600
3 048
35 648


EASTERN DISTRICT


194o



5 615
16
154
282
6 067
4 606
363
1 098

5 618
665
2 769
9 052

2 253
206
732
3 191

1 999
73
2 072

145
43
188

2 144
116
2 260


5 639
16
158
225
6 038
4 196
436
1 406

4 966
673
3719
9 358

2 263
179
892
3 334


2 000
73
2 073

157
37
194

2 157
110
2 267

410 148
149 334
559 482

292 244
3 759
296 003

702 392
153 093
855 485
752 241

16 577
1 589
18 166


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


384


384
329
25
30

725
101
143
969

156
8
20
184





9
9

9

9

86 741
2 192
88 933

21 935
79
22 014
108 676
2 271
110 947
127 585
736
42
778


1939



380


380
303
38
39

698
120
185
1 003

151
17
27
195


82 258
3 803
86 061

19 304
84
19 388

101 562
3 887
105 449
121 910
731
44
775


SOUTHERN REGION


1 604
30
4
52
1 690
1 406
47
237

2 513
261
622
3 396

857
126
231
1 214

132
8
140

40
7
47

172
15
187

116 397
16 396
132 793

78 664
981
79 645

195 061
17 377
212 438
208 524

3 962
383
4 345


1939



1 601
30
4
31
1 666
1 346
45
275
2 345
291
943
3 579

869
132
296
1 297

135
5
140
35
9
44

170
14
184


WESTERN DISTRICT



1940 1939



2 899 3063
1 330 1 366
11 12
283 154
4 523 4 595
3 423 3 465
335 318
765 812

6 033 6 040
773 757
1 997 2 333
8 803 9130

1 942 2115
208 145
560 644
2 710 2 904

45 47
8 5
53 52

326 319
59 75
385 394
371 366
67 80
438 446

394 815 413543
35 654 48 214
430 469 461 757
245 855 237 792
2 506 2 957
248 361 240 749

640 670 651 335
38 160 51 171
678 830 702 506
576 926 586 526

11 096 11 247
760 992
11 856 12 239


I I I I I. I. -I. I I


20.0
31.1
24.0

3.7
19.0

18.1
1.2
12.4
8.6
101.4
62.1
186.4
131.6

108.2
100.7

34.6
30.4
513
112.4
66.2


18.1
30.6
22.9

3.5
22.9

17.0
.7
10.8
7.3
106.4
65.2
181.
i2Si.
128.6

95.7
90.9

31.2
27.7
508
113.6
61.8


23.3
3.71
2 .8


3.5
19.1

26.7
1.3
17.9
8.7
102.8
55.3
17
124,.

100.1
95.3
2 .4
24:1
420
113.7
65.4


7.8
14.8
10.9




2
2.0
5.4
94.5
71.6
156.4
132.9

183.5
183.5
41.9
40.9
1,063
87.0
80.2


10.3
18.4
13.8

11.1

4.4
.4
3.7
5.7
92.4
64.0
162.4
124.9

200.2
178.0

40.7
31;4
1 024
86.5
81.6


14.0
18.3
19.0

J.,9

12.3
1.2
8.2
8.8

93.3
69.1
153.9
109.0

115.0
107.0
4o.5
37.3
b03
101.9
62.5


16.5
26.3
22.8
3.6
20.5

17.8
1.4
11.8
9.5
91.7
61.1
152.8
103.2

110.6
104.0

38.7
34.2
550
101.9
63.6


16.9
22.7
20.7
15.1
15.3

8.3
1.0
5.6
6.4
1074:

218.0
156.7

154.8
130.1
41.0
38.6
602
117.7
63.4


17.7
25.6
22.2
9.6
19.0

10.4
1.2


105.0
69.1
209.7
152.8

151.9
124.3

38.1
35.4
536
119.8
65.7


40 (os-F)

'40


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


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


17


+1


I


5 1


I


I


I


I


I


11 .


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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 161 reports representing 171 steam railways

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 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 online 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: k
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 of
railway separately and then totaled.


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


194o 1939 1940 1939


10 622
1 374
169
561
12 726
9 830
788
2 108

14 771
1 906
5 705
22 382

5 185
552
1 652
7 389


2 146
119
2 265

528
103
631

2 674
222
2 896


1 048 157
152 919
1 201 076

651 376
5 855
657 231

1 699 533
158 774
1 858 307
1 660 821

32 101
3 068
35 169


16.6
25.
22:

16:3

12.7
.9
8.5
8.7

105.5
69.6
189.3
132.8

99.7
92.1

36.6
33.4
563
111.9
64.6


10 798
1 424
172
369
12 763
9 305
914
2 544

14 061
2 016
7 192
23 269

5 328
520
1 887
7 735


19.9
30.
24.4

5.5
17.5

17.3
1.3
12.1
9.8

102.1
61.7
184.1
126.8

101.8
93.5

33.7
%96
77
112.3
67.6


5 655
16
154
269
6 094
4 639
372
1 083

5 560
731
2 797
9 088

2 188
236
813
3 237

1 970
102
2 072

146
40
186

2 116
142
2 258

439 112
92 855
531 967

315 695
2 295
317 990

754 807
95 150
849 957
745 132

16 396
1 660
18 056



17.8
30.8
25.1

4.9
21.5

17.5
.7
11.2
9.2

108.2
66.2
184.8
124.9

89.0
83.4

31.5
28.0
489
114.1
62.6


5 699
15
156
210
6 080
4 248
449
1 383

5 069
710
3 659
9 438

2 218
221
912
3 351


1 960
114
2 074

160
37
197

2 120
151
2 271


420 289
144 409
564 698

285 858
3 925
289 783

706 147
148 334
854 481
756 111

16 406
1 854
18 260



22.7
38.8
27.2

5.5
18.8
25.6
1.4
17.4
10.2

105.4
56.6
180.0
119.1

91.9
85.7


24.5
407
113.0
66.1


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


194o



379


379
325
21
33

742
95
139
976

158
14
21
193





9

9

9

9

86 882
2 831
89 713

20 851
83
20 934

107 733
2 914
110 647
127 048
729
45
774



S.7
14.2
10.9



3.2
4
2.6
5.8
94.2


135.1:4
162.7
162.7

41.1
40.0
1,032
87.1
81.1


1939



377


377
292
50
35

663
161
183
1 007

150
19
26
195


89 996
4 309
94 305

16 773
84
16 857

106 769
4 393
111 162
121 818

734
38
772



9.3
18.2
13.3



4.6

4:0
4.9

86.9
57.2
170.0
130.7
175.1
175.1

32.2
30.9
762
91.3
84.8


SOUTHERN REGION


194o



1 616
30
4
46
1 696
1 449
34
213

2 551
184
651
3 386

941
80
219
1 240

132
8
140

44
4
48

176
12
188

118 882
15 954
134 836

85 399
931
86 330

204 281
16 885
221 166
209 148

3 958
413
4 371



12.6
19.2
17.7
5.7
8.3

11.8
1.1
7.6
9.4

98.2
74.0
162.7
123.4
120.0
112.4

42.2
39.0
627
105.7
61.0


1939



1 621
30
4
31
1 686
1 369
43
274

2 445
190
950
3 585

945
88
278
1 311

134
6
140

40
4
44

174
10
184


118 973
23 466
142 439
78 739
1 134
79 873

197 712
24 600
222 312
209 760

4 032
464
4 496



16.3
26.5
21.2

4.3
9.1

16.
II.I
11.1
10.3

95.7
65:4
161.
116.4

113.3
107.2

40.1
35.6
543
1o6.o
64.1


WESTERN DISTRICT


1940



2 972
1 328
11
246
4 557
3 417
361
779

5 918
896
2 118
8 932

1 898
222
599
2719

44
9
53

329
59
388

373
68
441


403 281
41 279
444 560

229 431
2 546
231 977

632 712
43 825
676 537
579 493

11 018
950
11 968


17.1
23.7
22.0

17.0
15.2

9.3
1.1
6.5
7.9

107.5
71.2
209.6
146.3

149.6
126.6

40.0
37.4
558
116.7
65.7


1939



3 101
1 379
12
128
4 620
3 396
372
852

5 884
955
2 400
9 239

2 015
192
671
2 878


58
5
63

327
73
400

3B5
78
463


424 767
47 910
472 677
222 359
2 691
225 050

647 126
50 601
697 727
591 564

11 192
1 141
12 333


18.4
26.0
23.3

7.9
18.3

10.1
1.2
7.3
9.3

103.7
66.0
200.3
140.2

150.0
124.7

36.4
34.7
495
117.9
67.7


U S. GOVERNMENT PRIKININI C U E--L: 1940--U-2L45437

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


Page 2


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

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