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

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ct to revision 3 1262 08853 9837 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-24

BUREAU OF STATISTICS SEPTEMBER

MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 160 reports representing 170 steam railways

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, 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. i" : r-r r-,.. ... r Ir. -: -:
S.--I, -- ... .r.I. motorcars (all types). . . . .
18-02. 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


194o



10 448
1 355
169
661
12 633
10 045
536
2 052

15 190
1 493
5 435
22 118

5 087
583
1 596
7 266


2

2




2

2

944
131
1 076

785
6
791

1 729
137
1 867
1 662

32
2
34


16.2
24.6
22.P

5.3
15.3
12.2
.6
7.4
7.5
109.1
74.8
186.4
134.3

100.6
93.9
40.0
37.0
663
112.1
57.6


1939



10 690
1 392
174
448
12 704
9 841
514
2 349
15 167
1 026
6 750
22 943

5 289
532
1 808
7 629


876 391
195 268
1 071 639

799 648
7 950
807 598

1 676 039
203 218
1 879 257
1 661 939

32 635
2 938
35 573


18
29.4
23.7
4.9
19.2
18.2
1.0
10.8
8.3
ll.5
71.4
182.3
128.1

107.6
99.5
39.9
35.3
64570


EASTERN DISTRICT


194o0 1939


5 616
16
154
317
6 103
4 777
250
1 076
5 601
610
2 779
8 990

2 174
244
777
3 195


17.6
30.9
24.3
5.0
16.9

17.2
6:6
10.0
7.7
110.2
68.8
181.7
129.3

90.3
85.7
33.0
29.6
561
11Z.6
56.9


5 629
16
158
228
6 031
4 512
222
1 297
5 478
259
3 486
9 223

2 239
224
859
3 322

1 973
100
2 073
151
44
195

2 124
144
2 268

341 431
131 086
472 517

384 849
3 620
388 469

726 280
134 706
860 986
746 880

16 638
1 483
18 121


21.5
37.8
25.9
4.8
22.6

27.7
.9
15:6
8.2
113.2
64.6

179.4
124-.2

97.9
92.2

33.4
27.9
537
15.M


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


194o



386


386
325
25
36
746
92
122
960

155
16
22
193





8
1
9
8
1
9

78 059
2 276
80 335

24 419
95
24 514

102 478
2 371
104 849
127 504
739
38
777


9.3
12.


11.1
2.8
.4
2.3
4.9
94.1
73.9
16o.5
132.1

179.4
159.4

941.6
4.6
1,173


1939


381


381
315
18
48

783
62
152
997

149
18
25
192





9

9

9

9

70 935
2 109
73 044

24 072
51
24 123

95 007
2 160
97 167
121 438

724
51
775


12.6
15.2
13.0



2.9
.2
2.2
6.6

i2ii~
99.7


12N.

170.4
170.4
51.4
50.0
1,348
7580.0
75.2


SOUTHERN REGION


194o 1939


1 603
30
4
51
1 688
1 426
37
225
2 505
224
623
3 352
840
129
241
1 210

133
7
140
37
9
46

170
16
186

101 305
15 069
116 374

98 263
1 14"2
99 405

199 56B
16 211
215 779
208 747

3 953
385
4 338


13.3
18.6
19.9
5.0
19.6

12.9
1.1
7.5
8.9
96.1
71.6
158.3
110.6

113.
105.4
42.9
39.6
103.4
53.9


1 615
30
4
34
1 683
1 376
45
262

2 390
253
908
3 551
874
134
285
1 293

135
5
140
43
5
48

178
10
188

93 373
22 576
115 949

94 773
1 232
96 005
188 146
23 808
211 954
208 343

4 009
453
4 462


15.6
25.6
22.0
3.6
10.4

19.5
1.3
11.2
10.2
100.9
67.1
152.5
102.6

114.3
107.5
44'. 2
39.2
695
14


WESTERN DISTRICT


194o



2 843
1 309
11
293
4 456
3 517
224
715

6 338
567
1 911
8 816

1 918
194
556
2 668

41
10
51

328
54
382

3669
64
433

363 119
30 967
394 086

296 565
2 819
299 384
659 684
33 786
693 470
581 658
11 005
802
11 807


16.0
21.7
20.8

14.1

7.9

6.8
115.2
82.3
205.9
150.9

151.9
129.6
46.3
44.o
702
11i.2
56.8


1939



3 065
1 346
12
186
4 609
3 638
229
742

6 516
452
2 204
9 172

2 027
156
639
2 822

46
6
52

318
75
393
364
81
445

370 652
39 497
410 149

295 954
3 047
299 001
666 606
42 544
709 150
585 278
11 264
951
12 215


16.1
24.0
22.6

11.5
19.1

9.6
1.0
6.0
7.8
115.4
79.6
1M

159.2
131.7
44.o
41.1
651
121.2
57.8


S(OS-F)
1940


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








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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 160 reports representing 170 steam railways

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER, 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. . . . . . . . . . . . .
1-06. 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


10 583
1 369
169
581
12 702
9 865
747
2 090

14 860
1 842
5 627
22 329

5 195
548
1 618
7 361

2 152
112
2 264
526
106
632
2 678
218
2 896

1 031 476
148 783
1 180 259

673 339
5 871
679 210

1 704 815
154 654
1 859 469
1 660 997
32 181
2 929
35 110


10 770
1 418
171
383
12 742
9 378
852
2 512
14 201
1 873
7 130
23 204
5 341
514
1 863
7 718

2 153
120
2 273

532
115
647
2 685
235
2 920


1 028
217
1 246
630
7
638

1 659
225
1 884
1 675
32
3
35


EASTERN DISTRICT


194o



5 650
16
154
278
6 098
4 666
354
1 078
5 573
716
2 782
9 071
2 207
227
793
3 227

1 975
97
2 072

147
40
187

2 122
137
2 259

432 953
91 138
524 091

323 629
2 237
325 866

756 582
93 375
849 957
745 085

16 461
1 576
18 037


POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION


378


378
296
45
37

681
145
179
1 005
149
18
27
194





9

9

9

9

86 458
3 960
90 418
17 809
80
17 889

104 267
4 040
108 307
121 752
733
40
773


1 610
30
4
47
1 691
1 442
36
213
2 543
198
641
3 382

916
91
224
1 231

133
7
140
43
5
48

176
12
188

116 086
15 802
131 888

86 854
969
87 823

202 940
16 771
219 711
208 824
3 962
403
4 365


1 619
30
4
31
1 684
1 368
45
271
2 423
211
945
3 579
928
97
279
1 304


1939 1940


5 682
15
155
213
6 065
4 276
418
1 371

5 117
649
3 633
9 399

2 237
214
896
3 347


1 964
109
2 073
158
38
196
2 122
147
2 269

410 207
143 355
553 562

298 297
3 853
302 150

708 504
147 208
855 712
754 514
16 463
1 773
18 236


380


380
325
21
34

745
93
135
973

158
14
21
193





9

9
9
9

85 303
2 681
87 984
21 407
80
21 487

106 710
2 761
109 471
127 154
730
44
774


WESTERN DISTRICT


2 943
1 323
11
256
4 533
3 432
336
765

5 999
835
2 069
8 903
1 914
216
580
2 710


397 134
39 162
436 296

241 449
2 585
244 034
638 583
41 747
680 330
579 934
11 028
906
11 934


1939



3 091
1 373
12
139
4 615
3 438
344
833

5 980
868
2 373
9 221
2 027
185
661
2 873

55
5
60

326
72
398
381
77
458


_________________________________________ ______________________________________ .1- I~ I *I I~ I* I I


16.5
25.2
22.0
4.9
16.8
12.6
.9
8.3
l6.3
106.0
70.5
189.5
133.8
100.6
93.0

34.0
582
63.9
63.5


19.7
30.
24:.



17.5
1.2
12.0
9.4

103.0
64.1
184.3
127.5
103.6
95.3

L 34.
30.:
502
112.4
66.1


17.7
307
24.7

21:4
17.4
11.0
6.7

108.4
66.6
184.8
126.4
89.9
8N.5
31.7
28.2

1.3
1.1
61.7


22.6
38
26.18

19:
25.9
1.3
17.2
9.7
105.8
57.6
180.3
120.5

93:1
97.
30.0
24.8
4134

64.7


8.9
13.9
10.9



3.0
2.5
5.7
94.2
72.1
163.9
134.2
164.3
164.3
42.0
41.o
111.0
1,065
86.1
80.4


9.8
17.8
13.9



4.4
.4
3.7
5.2

88.9
60.3
169.3
130.1
173.7
173.7

3.6
342

863
89.0
83.5


12.6
19.0
18.2
5.0
10.4

12.0
1.1
7.6
9.2

97.5
73.3
162.2
120.7
118.9
111.3
42.2
39.0
638
105.2
6o.0


16.1
26.4
21.4


4.i
11.4

16.

10.2
96.2
65.1
159.5
113.5
114.5
107.7
40.5
36.0
563
105.0
63.0


16.9
23:2
2 .4
15.4
15.7
9.0
1.1
6.1
7.6

108.7
73.3
210.1
148.4
151.3
127.6
41.0
39
59


18.0
25.7
23.0

8.
18.?
10.1
1.2
7.1
8.9
105.1
68.1
201.1
141.9
152.3
126.7

37.5
520
118.7
66.2


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


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


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