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

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II IIII HI I II HIIIII INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION StatementNo. M-240 (OS-F)
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BUREAU OF STATISTICS NOVEMBER 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 NOVEMBER, 1940 AND 1939


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
n i UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT 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 ofcoal-burning steam locomotives. . . . . . . 10 484 10 695 5 627 5 669 389 384 1 634 1 616 2 834 3 026 1-01
1-02. Number of oil-burning steam locomotives. . . . . . . 1 371 1 397 16 16 30 30 1 325 1 351 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotive units. . . . . . . . 166 168 151 153 4 4 11 11 1-03
1-04. Number of gasoline, gas-electric, and diesel locomotives. . . . . 71 8 466" 341 231 60 34 317 201 1-04
1-05. Total . . . ..... ........................... 12 739 12 726 6 135 6 069 389 384 1 728 1 684 4 487 4 589 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ............... 10 285 10 177. 4 890 4 840 332 336 1 508 1 439 3 555 3 562 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored. . . . . . . . . . 441 436 181 150 23 11 26 31 211 244 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 2 013 2 113 1 064 1 079 34 37 194 214 721 783 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number serviceable (not stored). . . . . . . . . 15 551 15 494 5 813 5 850 745 780 2 591 2 515 6 402 6 349 2-01
2-02. Number serviceable stored. . . . . . . . . .. 1 357 1 141 609 294 92 64 133 127 523 656 2-02
2-03. Number unserviceable . . . . . . . . . ... 5. 212 6 160 2 592 3 062 126 150 580 746 1 914 2 202 2-03
2-04. Total. ........ ........................... 22 120 22 795. 9 014 9 206 963 994 3 304 3 3388 8 839 9 207 2-04
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number serviceable (not stored). . . . . . . . . 5 088 5 152 2 134 2 171 158 152 938 937 1 858 1 892 3-01
3-02. Number serviceable stored. . . . . . . . . . 510 532 246 201 14 19 77 108 173 204 3-02
3-03. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 1 579 1 751 776 837 19 19 217 235 567 660 3-03
3-04. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 177 7 435 3 156 3 209 191 190 1 232 1 280 2 598 2 756 3-04
4. Rail motorcars owned at close of month:
Electric motorcars,
4-01. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 2 138 2 142 1 961 1 962 137 133 40 47 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 125 124 111 111 3 7 11 6 4-02
4-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 263 2 266 2 072 2 073 140 140 51 53 4-03
Other motorcars,
4-04. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 524 526 158 147 10 9 41 44 315 326 4-04
4-05. Number unserviceable . . . . . . . . . .99 118 29 45 1 6 6 63 67 4-05
4-06. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 623 644 187 192 11 9 47 50 378 393 4-06
Total motorcars,
4-07. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 2 662 2 668 2 119 2 109 10 9 178 177 355 373 4-07
4-08. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 224 242 140 156 1 9 13 74 73 4-08
4-09. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 886 2 910 2 259 2 265 11 9 187 190 429 446 4-09
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 983 277 961 953 403 896 377 813 90 424 86 827 113 714 107 981 375 243 389 332 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 113 083 156 762 72 719 98 175 1 953 1 498 12 233 18 868 26 178 38 221 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 096 360 1 118 715 476 615 475 988 92 377 88 325 125 947 126 849 401 421 427 553 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 759 753 751 621 364 114 380 373 21 083 22 060 100 518 92 355 274 038 256 833 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 5 680 6 479 1 934 3 096 40 92 1 040 941 2 666 2 350 5-05
5-06. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 765 433 758 100 366 048 383 469 21 123 22 152 101 558 93 296 276 704 259 183 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 1 743 030 1 713 574 768 010 758 186 111 507 108 887 214 232 200 336 649 281 646 165 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 118 763 163 241 74 653 101 271 1 993 1 590 13 273 19 809 28 844 40 571 5-08
5-09. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 861 793 1 876 815 842 663 859 457 113 500 110 477 227 505 220 145 678 125 686 736 5-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month. . . . . . . . . . 1 660 074 1 658 564 740 644 744 782 129 716 122 521 211 114 207 256 578 600 584 o005 6
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 32 412 32 560 16 682 16 572 738 734 3 993 4 024 10 999 11 230 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 2 497 2 923 1 349 1 552 39 40 339 384 770 947 7-02
7-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 909 35 483 18 031 18 124 777 774 4 332 4 408 11 769 12 177 7-03

AVERAGES
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. . . . . . 15.8 16.6 17.3 17.8 8.7 9.6 11.2 12.7 16.1 17.1 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . . . . . 23.6 27.0 28.8 33.3 13.1 15.1 17.6 22.0 21.7 23.9 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. . . . . . 22.0 23.6 24.6 26.1 9.9 10.0 17.6 18.4 21.8 23.9 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motorcars at close of month:
9-01. Electric motorcars. . . . . . . . . . . 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.4 2.1 5.0 21.6 11.3 9-01
9-02. Other motorcars. ........ ....................... 15.9 18.3 15.5 23.4 9.1 12.8 12.0 16.7 17.0 9-02
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars. . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.3 14.0 15.3 20.6 2.1 1.7 9.7 14.9 6.5 8.9 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. . . . . . . . . . . . .7 .9 .5 .8 .2 .4 1.0 1.0 1.0 .9 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign). . . . . . . . . 6.4 8.7 8.9 11.8 1.8 1.4 5.8 9.0 4.3 5.9 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars. . . . . 7.2 8.2 7.5 8.6 5.0 5.2 7.8 8.7 6.5 7. 11
12. Miles per locomotive day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . . . . . . . 110.4 106.9 111.6 112.5 94.2 96.4 103.1 102.7 114.1 104.9 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . . . . . . . . 77.6 72.9 71.8 70.5 72.1 75.2 80.2 75.1 83.2 74.1 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . . . . . . 188.3 183.0 186.0 182.3 161.2 163.0 150.2 146.5 211.5 202.4 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . . . . . . . . 132.7 126.0 125.5 122.0 134.1 129.5 110.3 104.0 151.7 140.7 12-04
13. Miles per motorcar-day:
13-01. Serviceable motorcars (all types). . . . . . . . . 95.8 97.5 85.0 85.3 165.5 177.4 116.0 120.0 148.5 153. 13-01
13-02. All motorcars (all types). . . . . . . . . . SS.2 90.0 79.6 79.9 148.9 177.4 109.2 112.4 122.6 129.Z 13-02
14. Car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars. . . . . . . . . . 40.0 39.5 34.2 34.6 40.4 47.4 44.5 46.1 45.4 42.0 14-01
14-02. All freight cars.. . . . . . . . . . . . 7.4 35.9 31-1 30.3 39.7 46.6 41.8 41.7 43.5 39.5 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . . . . . . . . . 642 624 561 559 1,019 1,195 691 6so 63 600 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned. . . . . . . . 112.2 113.32 113.8 115.4 87.5 90.2 107.8 106.2 117.2 117.6 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line.. . . . . . . . 58.9 59.6 56.6 55.4 81.4 79.9 55.4 57.6 59.2 62.3 17








aeINTERSTATE 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 ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER, 1940 AND 1939


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT 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. . . . . . . 10 560 10 766 5 641 5 685 381 380 1 613 1 620 2 925 3 051 1-01
1-02. Number of oil-burning steam locomotives. . . . . . . 1 368 1 416 16 15 30 30 1 322 1 371 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. . . . . 60 5 394 28 9 216 4 8 31 268 147 1-04
1-05. Total. . ....... ........................... 12 702 12 748 o 100 6 072 381 380 1 695 1 685 4 526 4 611 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored). .... ................. 9 947 9 527 4 706 4 373 326 304 1 453 1 379 3 462 3 471 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored... . . . . . . . .. 691 774 322 368 22 39 34 43 313 324 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. ...... ..................... 2 064 2 447 1 072 1 331 33 37 208 263 751 816 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number serviceable (not stored). ..... ..................14 995 14 453 5 615 5 238 744 697 2 549 2 439 6 087 6 079 2-01
2-02. Number serviceable stored. . . . . . . . . . 1 752 1 717 694 578 94 130 193 198 771 811 2-02
2-03. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 5 554 6 975 2 752 3 551 134 175 631 916 2 037 2 333 2-03
2-04. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 301 23 145 9 061 9 367 972 1 002 3 373 3 553 8 895 9 223 2-041
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number serviceable (not stored). . . . . . . . . 5 171 5 305 2 195 2 226 159 150 913 924 1 904 2 005 3-01
3-02. Number serviceable stored. . . . . . . . . . 538 518 233 213 12 17 89 102 204 136 3-02
3-03. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 1 617 1 856 788 891 21 26 225 275 583 664 3-03
3-04. Total . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 7 326 7 679 3 216 3 330 192 193 1 227 1 301 2 691 2 855 3-04
4. Rail motorcars owned at close of month:
Electric motorcars,
4-01. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 2 150 2 156 1 973 1 968 133 134 44 54 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 115 116 99 105 7 6 9 5 4-02
4-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 265 2 272 2 072 2 073 140 140 53 59 4-03
Other motorcars,
4-04. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 528 534 149 158 9 9 43 42 327 325 4-04
4-05. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 103 112 39 37 5 4 59 71 4-05
4-06. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 631 646 188 195 9 9 48 46 386 396 4-06
Total motorcars,
4-07. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . 2 678 2 690 2 122 2 126 9 9 176 176 371 379 4-07
4-08. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 218 228 138 142 12 10 68 76 4-08
4-09. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 896 2 918 2 260 2 268 9 9 188 186 439 455 4-09
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable........ .................... 1 021 424 1 007 908 427 569 400 897 86 203 85 120 115 459 112 336 392 193 409 555 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable ...... ..................... 142 769 207 518 38 151 136 176 2 536 3 537 15 203 22 682 36 879 45 123 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 164 193 1 215 426 515 720 537 073 88 739 88 657 130 662 135 018 429 072 454 678 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable.. ...... .................... 690 909 660 046 331 713 316 357 21438 19 030 89 433 83 399 248 325 241 260 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 5 864 7 665 2 197 3 725 75 82 988 1 133 2 604 2 725 5-05
5-06. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . 696 773 667 711 3533 910 320 082 21 513 19 112 90 421 84 532 250 929 243 985 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable........ .................... 1 712 333 1 667 954- 759 282 717 254 107 641 104 150 204 892 195 735 640 518 650 815 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . 148 633 215 183 90 348 139 901 2 611 3 619 16 191 23 815 39 483 47 848 5-08
5-09. Total .............. .........................1 860 966 1 883 137 849 630 857 155 110 252 107 760 221 083 219 550 680 001 698 663 5-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month . . . . . . . . . . 1 660 844 1 672 883 744 401 752 813 127 531 121 790 209 080 209 087 579 832 589 193 6
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 32 202 32 451 16 490 16 474 731 732 3 963 4 028 11 018 11 217 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . 2 867 3 304 1 542 1 741 44 41 396 450 885 1 072 7-02
7-03. Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 069 35 755 18 032 18 215 775 773 4 359 4 478 11 903 12 289 7-03

AVERAGES
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service . . . . ... 16.2 19.2 17.6 21.9 8.7 9.7 12.3 15.6 16.6 17.7 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . . . . . 24.9 30.1 30.4 37.9 13.8 17.5 18.7 25.8 22.9 25.3 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. . . . . . 22.1 24.2 24.5 26.8 10.9 13.5 18.3 21.1 21.7 23.3 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motorcars at close of month:
9-01. Electric motorcars. . . . . . . . . . . 5.1 5.1 4.8 5.1 5.0 4.3 17.0 8.5 9-01
9-02. Other motorcars. . . . . . . . . . . ., 16.3 17.3 20.7 19.0 10.4 8.7 15.3 17.9 9-02
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars. . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.3 17.1 17.1 25.4 2.9 4.0 11.6 16.S S.6 9.9 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars . . .......... ........................ .8 1.1 7 1.2 .3 .4 1.1 1.3 1.0 1.1 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) .. ..... . . . . . . 8.0 11.4 10.6 16.3 2:.4 3.4 7.3 10.8 5.8 6.S 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars . . . . .8.2 9.2 8.6 9.6 5.7 5.3 9.1 10.0 7-4 8.7 11
12. Miles per locomotive day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . . . . . . . 107.0 104.4 109.1 107.2 94.1 90.8 98.4 97.5 110.3 106.2 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . . . . . . . . 76.9 65.2 67.6 60.0 72.0 63.2 74.4 66.9 75.5 70.0 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . . . . . . 189.4 184.3 185.1 180.7 162.4 167.3 159.9 157.0 210.7 202.1 12-0
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . . . . . . . . 133.7 127.3 126.4 120.8 134.5 130.1 119.0 111.5 149.1 141.9 12-04
13. Miles per motorcar-day:
13-01. Serviceable motorcars (all types). . . . . . . . . 100.3 102.9 89.8 92.9 164.9 175.3 118.4 113.9 149.9 152.3 13-01
13-02. All motorcars (all types). . . . . . . . . . 92.7 94.9 84.3 87.1 164.9 175.3 110.8 107.8 126.7 126.9 13-02
14. Car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars. . . . . . . . . . 37.8 35.7 32.2 30.9 41.6 37.9 42.5 41.6 42.2 38.8 14-01
14-02. All freight cars. . . . . . . . . . . . 34.8 31.6 28.8 25.9 40.7 36.6 39.4 37.0 39.8 36.2 14-42
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . . . . . . . . . 595 530 514 4 53 1,053 932 647 589 605 544 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned. . . . . . . . 112.0 112.6 114.1 113.9 86.5 88.5 105.7 105.0 117.3 118.6 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. ............... ..62.6 64.5 60.7 162.7 180.5 12.3 59.1 61.5 163.1 65.1 17

Culatve ges hown this statement resent averages of the numer of units f equipment reputed at the ose f ech month within the tiv ped. The averages are computed f e raivay separately and te totaled.
*Cumulative figure. 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 each railway separately and then totaled.