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

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
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BUREAU OF STATISTICS OCTOBER, 1940


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 OCTOBER, 1940 AND 1939


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mR"; SOUTHERN DISTRICT
F L' jIEMUNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SUHR DSTI WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM No.
_______________________________ 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. . . . . . . 10 448 10 684 5 590 5 657 384 389 1 627 1 613 2 847 3 025 1-01
1-02. Number of oil-burning steam locomotives. . . . . . . 1 367 1 401 16 16 30 30 1 321 1 355 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotive units. . . . . . . . 167 175 152 159 4 4 11 12 1-03
1-04. Number of gasoline, gas-electric, and diesel locomotives. . . . . 695 457 333 232 54 34 308 191 1-04
1-05. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 677 12 717 6 091 6 064 384 389 1 715 1 681 4 487 4 583 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . . . . . . . . 10 266 10 144 4 849 4 748 328 342 1 478 1 400 3 611 3 654 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored. . . . . . . . . . 430 364 194 133 22 15 29 33 185 183 1-07
1-08. Numberunserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 1 981 2 209 1 048 1 183 34 32 208 248 691 746 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number serviceable (not stored). . . . . . . . . 15 620 15 652 5 798 5 694 739 768 2 572 2 524 6 511 6 666 2-01
2-02. Number serviceable stored. . . . . . . . . . 1 352 832 604 207 95 64 186 154 467 407 2-02
2-03. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 5 246 6 423 2 628 3 314 141 158 581 820 1 896 2 131 2-03
2-04. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 218 22 907 9 030 9 215 975 990 3 339 3 498 8 874 9 204 2-04
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number serviceable (not stored). . . . . . . . . 4 986 5 143 2 122 2 156 157 150 842 882 1 865 1 955 3-01
3-02. Number serviceable stored. . . . . . . . . . 515 514 250 202 15 15 104 126 146 171 3-02
3-03. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 1 622 1 858 778 902 16 24 245 276 583 656 3-03
3-04. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 123 7 515 3 150 3 260 188 189 1 191 1 284 2 594 2 782 3-04
4. Rail motorcars owned at close of month:
Electric motorcars,
4-01. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 2 133 2 164 1 957 1 983 135 134 41 47 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 130 101 115 90 5 6 10 5 4-02
4-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 263 2 265 2 072 2 073 140 140 51 52 4-03
Other motorcars,
4-04. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 519 534 156 152 8 9 39 44 316 329 4-04
4-05. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 107 109 33 39 1 7 6 66 64 4-05
4-06. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 626 643 189 191 9 9 46 50 382 393 4-06
Total motorcars,
4-07. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 2 652 2 698 2 113 2 135 8 9 174 178 357 376 4-07
4-08. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 237 210 148 129 1 12 12 76 69 4-08
4-09. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 889 2 908 2 261 2 264 9 9 186 190 433 445 4-09
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 969 072 867 217 402 739 340 149 90 085 71 356 111 585 90 832 364 663 364 880 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . . . . . . . . 118 356 168 302 76 733 109 579 1 822 1 790 12 765 20 269 27 036 36 664 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 087 428 1 035 519 479 472 449 728 91 907 73 146 124 350 111 101 391 699 401 544 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 780 083 834 263 372 028 414 908 22 066 27000 101 568 102 663 284 421 289 692 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 5 972 7 416 2 101 3 178 61 66 1 119 1 138 2 691 3 034 5-05
5-06. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 786 055 841 679 374 129 418 086 22 127 27 066 102 687 103 801 287 112 292 726 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 1 749 155 1 701 480 774 767 755 057 112 151 98 356 213 153 193 495 649 084 654 572 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 124 328 175 718 78 834 112 757 1 883 1 856 13 884 21 407 29 727 39 698 5-08
5-09. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 873 483 1 877 198 853 601 867 814 114 034 100 212 227 037 214 902 678 811 694 270 5-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month. . . . . . . . . . 1 660 226 1 660 291 742 031 745 519 128 725 121 403 209 326 207 777 580 144 585 592 6
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable... . . . . . . . . . 3..2 204 32 433 16 549 16 465 737 724 3 949 3 992 10 969 11 252 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 2 667 3 113 1 429 1 641 40 50 379 471 819 951 7-02
7-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 871 35 546 17 978 18 106 777 774 4 328 4 463 11 788 12 203 7-03

AVERAGES
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service.. . . . . . 15.6 17.4 17.2 19.5 8.9 8.2 12.1 14.8 15.4 16.3 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . . . . . 23.6 28.0 29.1 36.0 14.5 16.0 17.4 23.4 21.4 23.2 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. . . . . . 22.8 24.7 24.7 27.7 8.5 12.7 20.6 21.5 22.5 23.6 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motorcars at close of month:
9-01. Electric motorcars. . . . . . . . . . . 5.7 4.5 5.6 4.3 3.6 4.3 19.6 9.6 9-01
9-02. Other motorcars. . . . . . . . . . . . 17.1 17.0 17.5 20.4 11.1 15.2 12.0 17.3 16.3 9-02
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars. . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.9 16.3 16.0 24.4 2.0 2.4 10.3 18.2 6.9 9.1 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars.... . . . . . . . . . . . .6 .8 .3 .2 1.1 1.1 1.0 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign).. . . . . . . . . 6.6 9:1 9.2 13.0 1.7 1.9 6.1 10.0 4.9 5.7 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars. . . . . 7.6 8.8 7.9 9.1 5.1 6.5 8.8 10.6 6.9 7.8 11
12. Miles per locomotive day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . . . . . . . 113.9 113.8 114.3 117.5 92.9 98.9 102.5 105.5 120.5 115.5 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . . . . . . . . 79.2 76.5 72.3 71.2 71.3 77.2 77.- 73 87. 82.9 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. ... .............. 190.9 12.6 187.5 182.0 164.0 162.9 159.8 1438:4 210.6 199.8 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . . . . . . . . 133.6 125.8 127.0 121.5 133.9 128.0 111.9 101.1 151.5 141.9 12-04
13. Miles per motorcar-day:
13-01. Serviceable motorcars (all types). . . . . . . . . 103.7 104.e 93.6 94.7 190.9 187.4 118.9 117.4 153.2 154.8 13-01
13-02. All motorcars (all types). . . . . . . . . . 95.6 96.8 87.8 89.C 169.7 187.4 109.9 110.6 128.4 128.7 13-02
14. Car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars. . . . . . . . . . 41.7 42.3 34.3 35.7 41.4 52.9 44.9 47.6 49.4 46.7 14-01
14-02. All freight cars . . . . . . . . . . .... 38.8 38.1 31.0 30.6 40.6 51.9 41.9 42.5 47.1 44.0 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . . . . . . . . . 666 688 562 592 1,026 1,383 705 747 725 691 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned. . . . . . . . 112.8 113.1 115.0 116.4 88.6 82.5 108.5 103.4 117.0 118.6 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. . . . . . . . 58.0 55.2 56.2 51.8 80.6 73.0 54.8 51.7 57.7 57.8 17







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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
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 TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER, 1940 AND 1939


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POAOTSRGO.OTE WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM No.
_______________ 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-burningsteam locomotives. . . . . . . 10 571 10 772 5 647 5 687 380 379 1 610 1 619 2 934 3 087 1-01
1-02. Number of oil-burning steam locomotives. . . . . . . 1 367 1 415 16 15 30 30 1 321 1 370 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotive units. . . . . . . . 169 172 154 156 4 4 11 12 1-03
1-04. Number of gasoline, gas-electric, and diesel locomotives. . . . . 589 391 282. 216 4 7 31 260 144 1-04
1-05. Total.... . .............................. 12 696 12 750 6 099 6 074 380 379 1 691 1 684 4 526 4 613 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored). ..... ................. 9 909 9 458 4 689 4 327 326 299 1 445 1 372 3 449 3 460 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored. . . . . . . . . . 714 808 337 391 22 42 34 43 321 332 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 2 073 2 484 1 073 1 356 32 38 212 269 756 821 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number serviceable (not stored). . . . . . . . . 14 934 14 355 5 598 5 176 744 689 2 543 2437 6 049 6053 2-01
2-02. Number serviceable stored . . . . . . . . . .1 791 1 781 702 612 93 137 198 207 798 825 2-02
2-03. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 5 591 7 049 2 767 3 597 135 177 636 930 2 053 2 345 2-03
2-04. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 316 23 185 9 067 9 365 972 1 003 3 377 3 574 8 900 9 223 2-04
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number serviceable (not stored). . . . . . . . . 5 177 5 320 2 202 2 230 159 150 908 924 1 908 2 016 3-01
3-02. Number serviceable stored. . . . . . . . . . 543 515 231 215 13 18 91 101 208 181 3-02
3-03. Number unserviceable . . . . . . . . . . 1 615 1 866 785 896 20 26 226 277 584 667 3-03
3-04. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 335 7 701 3 218 3 341 192 194 1 225 1 302 2 700 2 864 3-04
4. Rail motorcars owned at close of month:
Electric motorcars,
4-01. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 2 150 2 153 1 973 1 965 133 134 44 54 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 115 119 99 108 7 6 9 5 4-02
4-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 265 2 272 2072 2 073 140 140 53 59 4-03
Other motorcars,
4-04. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 530 535 149 158 9 9 43 42 329 326 4-04
4-05. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 101 114 38 38 5 4 58 72 4-05
4-06. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 631 649 187 196 9 9 48 46 387 398 4-06
Total motorcars,
4-07. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 2 680 2 688 2 122 2 123 9 9 176 176 373 360 4-07
4-08. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 216 233 137 146 12 10 67 77 4-08
4-09. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 896 2 921 2 259 2 269 9 9 188 186 440 457 4-09
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Tome cars,
5-01. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 1 025 237 1 012 505 429 934 403 208 85780 84949 115 634 112 768 393 889 411 580 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . .. 145 738 212 594 89 698 139 975 2 595 3 741 15 499 23 06 8 37 946 45 810 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 170 975 1 225 099 519 632 543 183 88 375 88 690 131 133 135 836 431 835 457 390 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 684025 650 896 328 477 309 956 21473 18 728 88 328 82 504 245747 239 708 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 5 883 7 775 2 223 3 783 78 79 985 1 150 2 597 2 763 5-05
5-06. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 689 908 658 671 330700 313 739 21 551 18 807 89 313 83 654 248 344 242 471 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 1 709 262 1 663 401 758 411 713 164 107 253 103 677 203 962 195 272 639 636 651 288 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 151 621 220 369 91 921 143 758 2 673 3 820 16484 24 218 40543 48 573 5-08
5-09. Total........... .......................... 1 860 883 1 883 770 850 332 856 922 109 926 107 497 220446 219 490 680179 699 861 5-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month.. . . . . . . . . . 1 660 905 1 674 356 744 781 753 619 127 311 121 718 208 878 209 307 579 935 589 712 6
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable... . . . . . . . . . ..32 169 32 436 16459 16 462 730 732 3 960 4 027 11 020 11 215 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 2 910 3 346 1 564 1 761 45 41 403 460 898 1 084 7-02
7-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 079 35 782 18 023 18 223 775 773 4 363 4 487 11 918 12 299 7-03

AVERAGES
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. . . . . . 16.3 19.5 17.6 22.3 8.4 10.0 12.5 16.0 16.7 17.8 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . . . . . 25.1 0.4 4 0. 38.3 13. 17.6 *19.8 26.0 23.1 25.4 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. . . . . . 22.0 24.2 24., 26.8 10.4 13.4 18.4 21.3 21.6 23.3 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motorcars at close of month:
9-01. Electric motorcars. . . . . . . . . . . 5.1 5.2 4.s 5.2 5.0 4.3 17.0 8.5 9-01
9-02. Other motorcars. . . . . . . . . . . . .10 17.6 20.3 19.4 10.4 8.7 15.0 18.1 9-02
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars. . . . . . . . . . . . .12.4 17.4 17.3 25.8 2.9 4.2 11.8 17.0 8.8 10.0 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. . . . . . . . . . . . .9 1.2 7 1.2 4 .4 1.1 1. 4 1.0 1.1 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) . . . . . . . ... .8.1 11.7 10.8 16.8 2.4 3.6 7.5 11.0 6.0 6.9 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars .. . . . 8..3 9.4 8.7 9.7 5.8 503 9.2 10.3 7.5 8.8 11
12. Miles per locomotive day:
12-01. Serviceableroad freight locomotives. . . . . . . . 106. O4.O 108.8 106.8 94.1 90.3 98.0 96.7 10.9 106.o 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . . . . . . . . 71.4 64.4 67.2 58.9 72.0 62.0 3 66.o 77 69.6 12-02
20 606 12023 o :
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . . . . . . 189.7 184.4 185.0 180.7 162.7 167. 12.1 158.3 210.6 201.7 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . . . . . . . . 133.9 127.4 126.6 120.6 134.7 129.6 120.1 112.3 148.8 142.0 12-04
13. Miles per motorcar-day:
13-01. Serviceable motorcars (all types). . . . . . . . . 100.8 103.6 90.3 93.8 164.9 175.1 118.6 113.2 150.3 152.5 13-01
13-02. All motorcars (all types). . . . . . . . . . 93.3 95.4 84.8 87.8 164.9 175.1 111.0 107.1 127.4 126. 13-02
14. Car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars. . . . . . . . . . 37.6 35.3 32.0 30.5 41.8 37.1 42.4 41.2 41.9 38.5 14-01
14-02. All freight cars.. . . . . . . . . . . . .34.5 312 28.5 25.4 40.8 35.8 39.2 36.6 39.4 35.8 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . . . . . . . . . 590 521 509 442 1,056 911 643 581 599 531 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned. . . . . . . . 112.0 112.5 114.2 113. 63 88.3 105.5 104.9 117.3 118.7 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. ............... .62.9 65.0 61.1 63. 4880.4 2.5 59.5 61.9 63.5 65.4 17


*Cumulative figures shown in this statement represent averages of the number of units of equipment reported at the close of each month within the cumulative period. The averages are computed for epch railway separately and then totaled.