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

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ONOMICS AND ffrATISICS


Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
DECEMBER 19 49


UNIV. OF FL LI. '




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U.S. rEP'OTORY


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 160 reports representing 169 steam railways #
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 1949 AND 1948


# Excludes Missouri and Arkansas Ry. Co. Road not in operation. n ec mn
% Returns for diesel electric locomotives represent the number of locomotives; i.e. any combination of locomotive units operated under a simple control


at the end of each month.


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT PCHNAREIN SU ENRGO WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM No.

___________________________1949 1949 414,9 189491948 1949 1948 1949 1948______
AGGREGATES
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . .. .7816 9 396 3566 4524 497 540 1207 1 361 2 544 2 971 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-eleotric locomotives . .. 4685 3692 2254 1665 110 42 497 431 1824 1554 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 175 168 157 155 18 13 1-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives . . 17 16 6 8 9 -0
1-05. Total . ............................ 12693 13 272 5987 6 352 607 582 1704 1792 4395 4 546 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ... ............... 10464 11720 4791 5 555 454 528 1507 1630 3 712 4007 1-0
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 785 399 3997 156 67 25 60 28 261 190 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. . . 1444 1153 799 641 86 29 137 134 422 349 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . ..16 936 18810 6 106 b 967 1121 1134 2 707 3085 7002 7624 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . .. 2380 1612 798 543 47 12 491 380 1044 677 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 269 279 191 196 32 32 46 51 2-0
2-04. Number of other locomotives . . 3 2 3 2 2-0
2-05. Total .... ............. .............. 19588 20703 7095 7706 1200: 1 178 3198 3 465 8095 6354 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ... ............... 14128 16252 4869 5913 852 981 2511 2 923 5896 6435 2-06
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . 1523 1 300 533 519 88 71 187 102 715 608 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. . . 3 937 3151 1693 1 274 260 126 500 440 1484 1 311 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 4098 4719 1872 2075 183 228 530 683 1513 1733 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . .. 990 839 342 258 18 13 239 264 391 304 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 291 298 269 276 22 22 3-0
3-04. Number of other locomotives . . 3 3 3 3.. 3-0
3-05. Total ( ......... ...... ....... .... 5382 5859 2483 2 609 204 244 769 947 1926 2 059 3-05
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 4241 4877 1 925 2188 158 216 620 785 1536 1688 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 229 248 94 93 11 11 37 41 87 103 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable. . . ...912 734 464 328 35 17 112 121 301 268 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable . . ... .2365 2 379 2013 2005 4 6 159 162 189 206 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable . . ...196 221 124 161 2 2 9 6 61 52 4-02
U-03. Total .................................... 2 561 2 600 2 137 2 166 6 8 168 168 250 258 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . 839 215 801 388 294 401 313 612 102 482 101 133 121 838 99 647 320 494 286796 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 130 293 76357 86381 46105 8504 3 884 12 806 6605 22 602 19763 5-02
5-03. Total.... . . . 969508 877745 380 782 359 917 110 986 105 017 134 644 106 252 343 096 506 559 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . 957139 1067 694 424710 484 684 28342 30 419 1 33 380 147 414 370707 405 177 5-04
5-05. Numberunserviceable ........... ................... 6798 7080 2226 2568 150 113 970 720 3452 3 679 5-0
5-06. Total . ........................... .. 963 937 1074774 426 936 487252 28492 30532 134 350 148134 5374159 408856 5-06
All care (home and foreign),
5-07. Numberserviceable . . .... 1796354 1869082 719111 798496 130824 131552 255218 247061 691201 691973 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . . 137091 83 437 88 607 48 673 8654 3997 13776 7 325 26054 23 442 5-08
5-09. Total.. ........ ........................... .. 1933445 1952519 807716 847169 139478 135 549 268 994 254 386 717255 715415 5-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month . . 1761309 1766746 725306 748805 165132 165 969 262 95 9 255 120 607 912 596 852
7. Passenger-train care owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 34 991 35 546 17876 18111 1014 1072 4313 4 260 11788 12083 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable.. ...... ..................... 2281 1919 1510 1288 30 22 232 186 b09 423 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 37272 37465 19386 19 399 1044 1094 4545 4466 12297 12506 7-03
AVERAGES ---- ---- ----
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service ... 11.4 5.7 13.3 10.1 14.2 5.0 8.0 7.5 9.6 7.7 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 20.1 15.2 23.91 6 21.7 10.7 16 127 18. 15.7 -02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 16.9 12.5 18.7 12. 17.2 7.0 12.7 1. 153.7 -03
12..I,.6 12.5 561.
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month .... ...... 77 8.5 5.8 7.4 33.3 25.0 5.. 3.6 24.4 20.2 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars . . . 13.4 8.7 22.7 12.8 7.7 3.7 9.5 6.2 6.6 6.4 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. ....... ..........................7 .7 .5 .5 5 .7 .5 .9 .9 10-02
10-03. All cars homee and foreign) ................. 7.1 4.3 11.0 5.7 62 2.9 5.1 2.9 3 3 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 6 5.1 7.8 6.6 2.9 2.0 5.1 4.2 1 3.4 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . 112.4 112.5 109.4 106.1 94.4 103.3 105.7 102.9 120.3 124.0 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . 80.1 58.7 73.9 81.5 67.9 85.2 80.6 86.3 87.4196.9 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . 241.0 228.5 2o04.6 201.7 209.7 193.0 251.4 214.4 284:6 273.7 120
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . 1.3.6 156.7 153.4 165.6 152.3 165.7 190.6 172.6 222.6 222.4 12-
13. Miles per motor oar-day: 1
13-01. Servicable motorcars .. . . o104.0 109.3 99.8 104.9 67.4 85.9 108.9 116.7 145.8 146.6 13-01
13-02. All motoroars. . " 95.6 100.9 93.5 95.2 44.9 64.4 103.1 111.9 109.8 117.6 13-02
24. car-miles oer freight car-day: 9 10. 9 9 4 9 6 1 .
14-01. Serviceable freight oars. . . 41.2 43.9 33.4 34.4 38.3 46.0 44.9 46.7 48s.5 53.4 14-02
14-02. All freight oars. ............ ....................... 3.3 42. 2 32.4 35.8 .7 2. 45.4 46. 51.7
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day .... ................... ... 752 70 59. 69 856 1,198 826 920 878 1,005
16. Percent freight oars on line of freight cars owned .. .......... .. 109.8 110.5 111.4 113.1 84.5 81.7 102.3 997 118.0 9.9
17. Percent home oars of total freight cars on line ............. 50.1 45.. 47.1 42.5 79.6 77.5 50.1 4.1. 47 42.
501 5 1 471 2- 7. 7. 5.11.8 47.6 1492.:9 1







Pa. 2 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 160 reports representing 169 steam railways #
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER 1949 AND 1948

SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT PCHNAREIN SU ENRGO WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM No.

_______________________________________1949 1 1948 1949 1948 194 lq48 liq4q lq48 1949 1lq48..
AGGREGATES *
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives .......... ................. b 534 9 747 4021 476a 519 533 1 254 1.384 2 740 3062 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-eleotric locomotives ....... ............ 4 239 3336 2009 1404 63 30 465 421 1702 1481 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 173 167 157 156 16 11 1-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives ....... .............. ... 16 16 8 8 8 8 1-0
1-05. Total ... .. ......... ..... .... 12 962 13 266 6 195 6 336 582 563 1 719 1 805 4 4 6 6 4562 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . .10774 11677 4 990 5508 466 516 1509 1641 3 809 4012 1-0
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 875 321 497 138 58 14 74 30 246 139 1-07
1-OS. Number unserviceable. . . 1 313 1268 708 690 58 33 136 134 411 411 1-O0
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month: 0
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 17 913 19318 6 519 7270 1129 1121 2 944 3166 7 321 7761 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . .. 2007 1279 677 380 27 7 443 328 860 564 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 285 293 204 208 32 31 49 54 2-03
2-04. Number of other locomotives . 3.. 2 3 2 2-0
2-05. Total . .. .... ............... 20 208 20 892 7400 7 858 1188 1159 3 3867 3494 8 233 8 381 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) .... ............... 14557 16626 5 121 6153 830 966 2 543 2 910 6 063 6597 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . 2 072 975 821 327 154 42 327 96 770 510 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. . . 3 .579 3291 1458 1378 204 151 517 488 1400 1274 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month: $
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 4 354 4 953 1 939 2 199 195 215 605 756 1 615 1783 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 909 756 303 223 14 10 23 6 235 356 28 t 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 283 291 262 270 21 21 3-0
3-04. Number of other locomotives . . 3 2 3 2 3-04
3-05. Total . 5 ................549 6002 2504 2692 212 227 841 991 1992 o092 3-05
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ......... ............... 4 301 4769 1916 2128 164 192 652 776 1 569 1673 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 343 288 136 107 16 9 69 61 122 111 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable. . . 905 945 452 457 32 26 120 154 301 306 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. . . 2 3.94 2426 2 034 2040 4 5 160 162 196 219 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. . . 196 184 128 1268 2 3 8 8 58 45b 4-02
"-03. Total ..... ............................ 2 590 2610 2162 2168 6 8 168 170 254 264 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . 866 030 675 429 340 540 259 968 105 750 83 574 116008 80109 303732 251 77u 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 109269 75 173 668477 46 107 7 583 2 912 10 251 6552 22 958 19 602 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . 975 299 750 602 409017 306 075 113333 86 486 126 259 86 661 326 690 271 380 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . 967 852 1189 273 413163 53:59 710 31267 37 490 135411 165 764 388 011 446 309 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable ...... .................... 7 223 9 504 2 395 3591 208 254 955 1113 3 665 4346 5-05
5-06. Total ............................. 975 075 1198 577 415558 543 301 31475 37 744 136 366 166 877 391 676 450 655 5-02
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . . 1 833 882 1864702 753703 799 678 137017 121064 251419 245 873 691743 698 087 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . . 116492 84 477 70 872 49 698 7791 3166 11 206 7665 26623 23 948 5-08
5-09. Total. .................................. .. 1950374 1 949 179 824575 8649 376 144808 124 230 262 625 253 536 718 366 722 035 5-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month ..... ................... 1 777 268 1759 205 743378 749 940 167 006 164 552 262 437 251419 604447 593 294
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 34 836 34591 1770 8 17484 1053 1045 4 216 4173 11859 11889 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . 2 597 2481 1747 1545 27 41 261 300 562 595 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 3.7433 37072 19455 19029 1080 1086 4477 4473 12421 12484 7-03
AVERAGES ----
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 10.1 9.6 11.4 10.9 10.0 5.9 7.9 7.4 9.2 9.0 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service 1..7.7 15.9 19.7 17.5 17.2 13.0 15.3 14.0 17.0 15.2 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service ..16.3 15.7 1.1 17.0 15.1 11.5 14.3 155 15.1 14.7 -03
9. Percent unserviceable' of rail motor cars at close of month.. 7.6 7.0 5.9 5-9 33-3 37.5 4.8 4.7 22.8 17.0 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight care on line at close of month:
10-01. Home care . . . 11.2 10.0 16.7 15.1 6.7 3.4 8.1 7.6 7.0 7.2 10-01
10-02. Foreign oars. ....................... .7 6 .7 .7 .7 .7 .7 .9 1.0 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) ............... 6.0 4.3 8.6 5.9 5.4 2.5 4.3 3.0 3.7 3. 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 6.9 6.7 9.0 8.1 2.5 3.8 6.7 4.5 4.8 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . 112.5 116.8 105.7 107.7 100.3 110.9 102.2 107.4 124.3 130.3 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives . ... 81.0 93.0 73.1 84.3 70.1 92.5 76.8 89.5 91.5 102.6 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . 228.5 220.9 199.2 197.1 193.5 190.1 221.4 197.8 270.8 265.4 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . 177.1 175.5 152.4 155.6 1 9.7 160.8 171.7 154.9 213.3 212.2 12-04
13. Miles per motor oar-day:
13-01. Servlcable motorcars .. . . 107.0 112.4 101.5 106.8 143.4 140.7 115.1 122.7 157.5 155.6 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . . 98.9 104.4 95.5 100.5 95.6 87.9 109.6 116.9 121.5 129.1 13-02
14. Car-miles oer freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight oars. . . 41.8 46.1 32.8 35.3 35.8 52.3 43.4 48.9 52.4 56.4 14-01
14-02. All freight oares. . . 39.3 44.1 29.9 33.2 33.9 50.9 41.5 47.4 50.4 54.5 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . 788 952 613 747 882 1,425 824 1.018 957 1,089 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned . 109.7 110.8 110.9 113.3 66.7 75.5 100.1 160.8 118.8 121.7 16
17. Percent home care of total freight cars on line.. . 50.0 38.5 49.6 36.0 78.3 69.6 48.1 34.2 45.5 37.6 17
# Excludes Missouri and Arkansas Ry. Co. Road not in operation.
SReturns for diesel electric and electric locomotives represent the number of locomotives; i.e. any combination of locomotive units operated under a single control at the close of each month.
SCumulative 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 each railway separately and then totaled.
IT .. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1950 0- 850185




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