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

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t to revision 111111 I lll1llllBII II||111111 llIII INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240
3 1262 088539985 BUREAU OF STATISTICS AUGUST 194


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 AUGUST, 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 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 1939


10 468
1 339
169
644
12 620
9 952
655
2 013

15 188
1 713
5 267
22 168

5 390
497
1 396
7 283

2 197
68
2 265

526
102
628

2 723
170
2 893


1 001
137
1 138

715
5
720

1 716
142
1 b59
1 662

32
2
34


16.0
23.8
19.2

3.0
16.2

12.0
.8

6.5

107.1
72.
191.N
139.1

105.5
98.8

38.3
35.3
i33
111.8
61.2


10 666
1 403
175
431
12 675
9 393
810
2 472

14 267
1 740
7037
23 044

5 494
475
1 751
7 720


2 177
88
2 265

525
116
641

2 702
204
2 906

1 C03 187
221 697
1 224 884

648 933
7526
656 459

1 652 120
229 223
1 881 343
1 666 597

32 758
2 862
35 620


4
EASTERN DISTRICT


194o



5 641
16
155
301
6 113
4 730
326
1 057

5 645
689
2 678
9 012

2 384
168
661
3 213

2 018
54
2 072

149
39
188

2 167
93
2 260

420 772
86 917
507 689

336 951
1 873
338 824

757 723
88 790
846 513
745 261

16 800
1 168
17 968


1939



5 618
16
159
226
6019
4 249
412
1 358

5 093
637
3 578
9 308

2 381
166
804
3 351


408 416
148 240
556 656

298 824
3 541
302 365

707 240
151 781
859 021
750 993

16 691
1 468
18 159


POCAHONTAS REGION

1940 1939


381


381
307
30
44

703
111
186
1 000

149
16
30
195





8
1
9

8
1
9


SOUTHERN REGION


194o



1 588
30
4
52
1 674
1 431
42
201

2 511
257
611
3 379

837
135
217
1 189

133
7
140

42
5
47

175
12
187


1939



1 616
30
4
32
1 682
1 352
55
275

2 344
298
927
3 569

863
144
283
1 290


110 672
23 538
134 210

76 457
1 183
77 640

187 129
24 721
211 850
208 592

4 047
419
4 466


194o



2 856
1 293
10
291
4 450
3 460
267
723

6 270
688
1 859
8 817

2 009
184
498
2 691


388 096
32 528
420 624

270 458
2 631
273 089

658 554
35 159
693 713
581 316

11 136
701
11 837


I I .1 I. I I .1 I


19.5
30.5
22.7

3.9
18.1

18.1
1.1
12.2
8.0

104.4
64.1
185.3
130.6
110.4
102.6

35.6
31.2
539
112.9
65.1


17.3
29.
20:1

2.6
20.7

17 1
.6
10.5
6.5

108.0
67.3
183.9
133.2

95.4
91.0

32.1
28.7
545
113.6
60.0


22.6
38.4
24.0

3.8
21.0

26.6
1.2
17.7
8.1

106.1
57.2
181.2
125.8

100.8
95.7

24:
438
114.4
64.8


8.):
12.4
10.5

11.1

2.4.
.2
2.0
5.9

95.3
73.5
157.2
132.8
180.4
180.4

43.9
43.1
1,159
83.0
78.9


11.5
18.6
15.4

11.1

4.2
.5
4.5

96.4
67.4
161.6
124.3

188.1
167.2

44.5
42.9
1,131
81.8
gi.0


12.0
18.1
18.3

5.0
10.6

12.3
1.2
7.8
8.1

94.8
70.3
157.5
111.0

118.9
110.7
42.2
38.9
668
102.
59:4


16.3
26.0
21.9

4.3
13.3

17.5
1.5
11
ii.7
9.1


62.0
152.9
102.3

117.3
109.1

4o.3
35.5
581
101.6
63.4


6I11 6I. 63.8 7.


16.2
21.1
18.5
14. .2


7.7
1.0
5.1
5.9
112.6
78.
217.4
159.1

155.9
132.Z

43.3
41.0
649
119.2
60.5


(OS-F)
40


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


WESTERN DISTRICT


1939



3 051
1 357
12
173
4 .593
3 485
313
795

6 127
694
2 346
9 167

2 101
149
634
2 884

48
4
52

324
68
392

372
72
444

406 886
46 556
453 442

254 851
2 712
257 563

661 737
49 268
711 005
585 402

11 280
940
12 220




17.
25.6
22.0

7.7
17.3

10.3
1.1
6.9
7.7
107.7
71.6
204.8
149.2

161.5
133.9

39.3
36.5
563
121.5
63.a


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


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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 EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST, 1940 AND 1939


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM ITEM No.
POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION

1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939

AGGREGATES*
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of coal-burning steam locomotives. . . . . . . 10 601 10 789 5 653 5 693 379 378 1 612 1 621 2 957 3 097 1-01
1-02. Number of oil-burning steam locomotives. . . . . . . . 1 371 1 421 16 15 30 30 1 325 1 376 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotive units. . . . . . . . . 170 172 155 156 4 4 11 12 1-03
1-04. Number of gasoline, gas-electric, and diesel locomotives. . . . . 569 375 P7 2 211 47 31 250 133 1-04
1-05 Total........... ................................ 12 711 12 757 0 096 6 075 379 378 1 693 1 686 4 543 4 618 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . . . .................. .. . 9 843 9 320 4 654 4 251 325 293 1 444 1 365 3 420 3 411 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored. . . . . . . . . . 776 902 365 444 21 48 38 44 352 366 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 2 092 2 535 1 077 1 380 33 37 211 277 771 841 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number serviceable (not stored). ..... .................... 14 824 14 089 5 573 5 077 744 667 2 545 2 428 5 962 5 917 2-01
2-02. Number serviceable stored. .... ......................1 885 1 980 726 698 94 155 196 205 869 922 2-02
2-03. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 5 647 7 173 2 783 3 649 135 184 645 950 2 084 2 390 2-03
2-04. Total. . . . . . ............................. . 22 356 23 242 9 082 9 424 973 1 006 3 386 3 583 8 915 9 229 2-04
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number serviceable (not stored)... . . . . . . . ..5 214 5 349 2 211 2 241 158 150 932 935 1 913 2 023 3-01
3-02. Number serviceable stored. . . . . . . . . . . 549 513 230 213 14 17 87 94 218 139 3-02
3-03. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 1 614 1 870 792 E98 20 27 216 279 586 666 3-03
3-04. Total. ......... ............................. ..7 377 7 732 3 233 3 352 192 194 1 235 1 308 2 717 2 878 3-04
4. Rail motorcars owned at close of month:
Electric motorcars,
4-01. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 2 153 2 154 1 975 1 963 133 134 45 57 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 112 122 97 111 -1 7 6 8 5 4-02
4-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 265 2 276 2 072 2 074 140 140 53 62 4-03
Other motorcars,
4-04. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 529 536 147 160 9 9 44 40 329 327 4-04
4-05. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 103 112 40 36 4 4 59 72 4-05
4-06. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 632 648 187 196 9 9 48 44 388 399 4-06
Total motorcars,
4-07. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 2 682 2 690 2 122 2 123 9 9 177 174 374 384 4-07
4-08. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 215 234 137 147 11 10 67 77 4-08
4-09. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 897 2 924 2 259 2 270 9 9 188 184 441 461 4-09
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable. .. . . . . . . . . . 1 042 350 1 047 669 436 824 418 805 86 208 88 399 117 933 117 933 401 385 422 532 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 1.50 921 220 306 92 114 144 891 2 731 4 190 15 896 23 479 40 180 47 746 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 193 271 1 267 975 528 938 563 696 88 939 92 589 133 829 141 412 441 565 470 278 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 659 366 609 377 318 349 287 480 21 031 17 025 85 426 78 452 234 560 226 420 5-04
5-05; Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 5 832 7 797 2 251 3 877 77 85 947 1 140 2 557 2 695 5-05
5-06. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 665 198 617 174 320 600 291 357 21 108 17 110 86 373 79 592 237 117 229 115 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 1 701 716 1 657 046 755 173 706 285 107 239 105 424 203 359 196 385 635 945 648 952 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 156 753 228 103 94 365 148 768 2 808 4 275 16 843 24 619 42 737 50 441 5-08
5-09. Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 b58 469 1 885 149 849 538 855 053 110 047 109 699 220 202 221 004 678 682 699 393 0-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month. . . . . . . . . . . 1 661 040 1 677 666 745 147 755 474 127 112 121 792 209 063 209 619 579 718 590 781 6
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . . . 32 167 32 410 16 443 16 441 728 735 3 964 4 032 11 032 11 202 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . ..2 972 3 426 1 602 1 809 46 38 405 460 919 1 119 7-02
7-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 139 35 836 18 045 18 250 774 773 4 369 4 492 11 951 12 321 7-03
AVERAGES
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. . . . . ....16.5 19.9 17.7 22.7 8.7 9.8 12.5 16.4 17.0 18.2 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . . . . .....25.3 30.9 30.6 38.7 13.9 1.3 19.0 26.5 23.4 25.9 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. . . . . . . 21.9 24.2 24.5 26.8 10.4 13.9 17.5 21.3 21.6 23.1 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motorcars at close of month:
9-01. Electric motorcars. . . . . . . . . . ....4.9 5.4 4.7 5.4 5.0 4.3 15.1 8.1 9-01
9-02. Other motorcars. . . . . . . . . . . . 16.3 17.3 21.4 18.4 8.3 9.1 15.2 18.0 9-02
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars. . . . . . . . . . . . ...12.6 17.4 17.4 25.7 3.1 4.5 11.9 16.6 9.1 10.2 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars . . . ........... ......................... 9 1.3 .7 1.3 .4 .5 1.1 1.4 1.1 1.2 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign). ..... ..................... 8. 4 12.1 11.1 17.4 2.6 3.9 7.6 11.1 6.3 7.2 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars . . . . ...5 9.6 8.9 9.9 5.9 .9 9.3 10.2 7.7 9.1 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . . . . . . . .105.5 102.3 108.1 105.2 94.1 86.3 97.8 95.7 107.9 104.1 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . . . . . . . ...70.0 62.0 66.3 56.7 72.0 5-8.5 73.5 64.9 72.2 66.7 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . . . . . . ...189.0 184.1 164.2 179.4 164.3 168.9 161.5 160.4 210.1 201.3 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . . . . . . . . . 1133.6 127.3 125.9 119.9 135.2 130.6 121.9 114.7 147.9 141.5 12-04
13. Miles per motorcar-day:
13-01. Serviceable motorcars (all types). . . . . . . . . .100.4 102.9 89.8 93.1 164.9 174.1 119.1 113.6 150.0 151.0 13-01
13-02. All motorcars (all types). . . . . . . . . . . 92.9 94.7 84.3 87.0 164.9 174.1 112.1 107.5 127.2 125.8 13-02
14. Car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars. . . . ...................... . 36.8 33.9 31.6 29 .6 41.6 33. 42.2 40.1 40.4 36.7 14-01
14-02. All freight cars ... .......... . . . . . . . 33.7 2 28.25 4.5 32-5 39 35.6 37 34.1 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . . ..............572 485 496 4ll 1,051 808 632 54 569 503 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight ears owned. . . . . . . . .111.9 112.4 114.0 113.2 86.6 90.1 105.3 105.4 117.1 118.4 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line.................. 64.2 67.3 62.3 65.9 80.8 84.4 1 60.8 64.0 65.1 67.2 17
U S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE. 1940-0-245437


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


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