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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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31262088541163 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUMMAU OF TRANSPORT oNOMICS AND STATITICS


Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
FEBRUARY 1950


)WER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES


Compiled from bO0 reports representing 169 steam railways

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 1950 AND 1949


AGGREGATES
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:$
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . . .
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . .
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. . .
1-04. Number of other 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 of steam locomotives . . .
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . .
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . .
2-04. Number of other locomotives . . .
2-05. Total . . . .
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . .
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . .
2-08. Number unserviceable. . . .
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:$
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . . .
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives .. .... ...
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . .
3-04. Number of other locomotives .. . ..
3-05. Total . . . .
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . .
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . .
3-08. Number unserviceable. . . .
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. . . .
4-02. Number unserviceable .... . . ..
4-03. 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 motor care at close of month .
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home oars . . . .
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 motor oar-day:
13-01. Servlcable motorcars .. . . .
13-02. All motorcars .. . . ..
i4. Car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight oars. . . .
14-02. All freight care. . . .
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . .
16. Percent freight oars on line of freight cars owned . .
17. Percent home cars of total freight oars on line. . ..


UNITED STATES


1950


1949


EASTERN DISTRICT


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


I *I* t I *I


7 b6 5
7565
4792
173
15
12 545
1002 3
1030
1492

16 782
2 580
291
3
19 656
12 923
2497
4236

3953
1069
270
3
5295
3712
570
1013

2355
204
2559

859 210
133 065
992 275

911 230
8 946
920 176

1 770 440
142 011
1 912 451
1 754 02 6

34 231
3027
37 25 6


11.9
21.6
19.1
9.0

13.4
1.0
7.4
9.1
107.6
73.3
219.9
158.3

101
93.4

38.
35.4
675
109.0
51.9


9178
3 826
171
16
13 191
11 337
624
1 230

18 43.1
1701
290
2
20 424
15 415
1622
3 389

4593
806
285
3
5687
4 517
283
887

2 421
188
2609

853 600
85 64 5
939 245

998 793
8299
1007 092

1 852 393
93 944
1 946 337
1 772 897

34 949
2532
37 4 81


3 402
2301
156
6
5865
4575
487
80 3

6077
864
20 9

7150
447/9
876
1795

1824
342
251

2 417
1599
307
511

2011
126
2137


312 001
86083
398084

379015
2702
381717

691016
88 785
779 801
721 917

17 262
2045
19 307


4389
1759
159
8
6 315
5 338
328
649

6 833
569
206

7608
5 520
776
1 312

2003
262
263

2 528
1964
116
448

2059
118
2177


485
126

611
366
153
92

1124
63
32

1219
600
333
286
170
2 3

3
196
102
51
43

4
2
6

115 832
8863
124695

3142 2
168
31 590

147 254
9 031
156285
163 518

1004
27
1031


1949


539
44

583
500
36
47

1135
14
32

1181
908
94
179

228
13

3
244
180
25
39

5
3
8

102 909
5 228
108 137

30 019
244
30 263
132 928
5472
138 400
166 729

1072
20
1092


SOUTHERN REGION


1175
)50

50 3

1 678
1461
75
142

2705
534

3237
2453
241
54 3

512
279

791
611
57
125

158
10
168


1323
436

1759
1615
29
115

2990
383

3373
2692
196
485

670
218

888
739
33
116

158
10
168

109 998
7982
117 980

146 138
968
147 106

256 136
8950
265 086
256 969

4250
224
4474


WESTERN DISTRICT


4-


ITEM No.


4 'I. _________________


2 50 3
1862
17
9
4391
3 621
315
455

6 878
1119
50
3
8050
5391
1047
1612

1447
425
19

1 891
1 400
155
336

182
66
248

308 366
25 407
333773

363 311
4781
36809 2

671 677
30 188
701 865
607 036

11677
65 3
12 330


2927
1587
12
8
4 534
3 884
231
419

7473
735
52
2
8262
6293
556
1 413

1692
313
22

2027
1634
109
284

199
57
256

292 534
21 857
314 391

395 823
4173
399 996
688 357
26 030
714 387
600 957

11 992
536
12 528


1-01
1-02
1-03

1-01
1-02
1-07
1-08

2-01
2-02
2-04
2:-0

2-06
2-07
2-08

3-01
3-02

3-03
3-04


3-05
3-03





5-01
5-07
5-08
4-0o



7-02
7-03
5-01
5-02
5-03

5-o4
5-05
5-06

5-07
5-08
2-09

7-01
7-02
7-03


t t ii i- ii


9.3
16.6
15.6
7.2

9.1
.8
4.8
6.8
113.1
86.3
220.2
176.1

107.4
99.3
42.2
40.2
833
109.8
48.3


13.7
25.1
21.1
5.9

21.6

11:1
10.0
92.7
64.1
121.6
124.3

95.7
90.2

30.0
26.6
503
108.0
51.0


10.3
17.2
17:
5.4

12.7
.7
6.5
9.0

lo6.6
79.0
197.6
155.3
102.1
96.1

33.9
31.8
673
110.7
48.1


15.1
23.5
21.9
33.3

7.1
.5
5.8
2.6

46.7
45.1
175.5
101.7

132.5
92.3

20.8
14.5
438
95.6
79.9


2.1
15.2
16.0
37.5

4.8
.8
4.o
1.9

o106.5
83.2
184.3
139.2

124.4
93.3
45.4
43.5
1,162
23.0
78.1


8.5
16.2
15.5
6.0

9.4
.9
51
:6.
99.6
76.9
212.2
166.2

o106.7
101.0

41.7
39.5
104
49.:


6.
14.:
13.1
6.0

6.8

3:4
5.0

105.6
85.4
213.7
179.3
121.2
114.7


:9 4
89a
103.2
44.5


10.4
20.0

26.6

7.6
1.3
4-.3
5.3
122.6
84.3
271.1
204.2

157.2
115.4

49.1
47.0
880
115.6
47.6


9.2
i4.0.

22.3

7.0
1.0
3.6
.. 3

123.3
94.9
254.3
204.8

150.5
117.0
49.8
47.9
936
118.9
44.0


8-01
8-02
8-03
9

10-01
10-02
10-03
11
12-01
12-02
12-03
12-04

13-01
13-02

14-o01
14-02
15
16
17


$ Returns for diesel electric and electric locomotives represent the number of locomotives, i.e. any combination of locomotive units operated under e. single control at the close of each month.


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Page INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND SfTATISTICS


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 TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY 1950 AND 1949

SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT -----------------WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM No.
1950 1949 1950 1949 1950 1949 1950 1949 1950 1949 _____
AGGREGATES*
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:O
1-01. Number of steam locomotives ... ................ 7 614 9228 3438 4422 490 541 1178 1 314 2 508 2 951 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-eleotric locomotives ....... ............ 4772 3794 2287 1 731 125 44 507 439 1 853 1580 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives ..... ..... ....... 173 169 156 155 17 14 1-0
1-04. Number of other locomotives . ...... ...... 15 16 6 8 9 1-0
1-02. Total . .. ............... 12 574 13 207 5 887 6316 615 585 1 685 1 753 4 387 4553 1-02
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ... ............... .. 10 205 11412 4 675 5 373 400 503 1479 1610 3 651 3926 1-0
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 904 577 423 292 125 39 65 23 291 223 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable . . ... 1 4 6 5 1218 789 651 90 43 141 120 445 404 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:$
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 16 834 18 493 6 3b7 6 868 1122 1139 2 697 2 997 6 908 7489 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 2 519 1677 839 569 57 12 525 377 1098 719 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 286 286 205 202 32 32 4 9 5 2 2-0
2-04. Number of other locomotives . . 3 2 3 2 2-0
2-05. Total . ... .. ............... 19 642 20 458 7 151 7 3 9 1 211 1183 3 222 3 374 8 058 8262 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ... ............... .. 13 39 6 15 626 4 652 5 671 713 924 2491 2 732 5 542 6299 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . 2 078 1544 728 700 229 84 203 171 918 589 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable . . ... 4166 3288 1771 1268 269 175 528 471 1598 1374 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:;
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 980 4660 1825 2031 172 226 518 678 1465 1725 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . .. 1046 814 344 258 20 13 266 230 416 313 3-02
3-0. Number of ?lectrlo locomotives. . 274 289 254 267 20 22 3-0
3-04. Number of other locomotives . ..3 3 3 3 3-0
3-05. Total . .... ... ............ 5 303 5 76,6 2423 2556 195 242 784 908 1901 2060 3-05
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) .. ...... ................ 3 6822 4617 1 659 2010 114 183 617 764 1432 1660 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 482 273 256 110 40 21 47 32 139 110 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable. . . ...999 876 508 436 41 38 120 112 330 290 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable ......................... 2 563 417 2 015 2051 4 6 159 159 185 201 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable ..................... 196 191 122 125 2 2 9 9 63 5b 4-02
"-03. Total .................................... 2 559 2608 2 137 2176 6 8 168 168 248 256 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . 854 254 841 539 311768 343 153 107 171 99 597 121 596 106 705 313719 292 084 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 134 206 83 556 86 169 49030 9485 5 461 13033 7 519 25 519 21546 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . 988460 925 095 397 937 392 183 116 656 105 050 134629 114 224 339238 313 630 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . 926 325 1010 302 389395 436720 30 672 30145 139112 149443 367 146 393 994 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable . . 8 933 8 779 2748 2 945 158 267 1229 970 4798 4597 5-0-
5-06. Total. . . . .935 258 1019 081 392 143 439 665 30 830 30412 140 341 150 413 371 944 398 591 5-0
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . . 1 780579 1 651 841 701 163 779 873 137843 129742 260708 256 148 680865 686078 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . . 143139 92 335 88 917 51 97b5 9643 5 728 14 262 8489 30 317 26143 5-08
5-09. Total. . . . 1 923718 1 44 176 790 080 831 848 147486 135 470 274 970 264637 711182 712221 -09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month . . 1 755 612 1770 105 722 506 748 252 163 835 166 483 262 075 255 570 607 196 599 800
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 34 290 34917 17 507 17 628 1005 1066 4 289 4254 11689 11969 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . 2 999 2547 2036 1 759 27 24 299 221 637 543 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 37289 37464 19 343 19 387 1032 1090 4 588 4475 12 326 12512 7-03
AVERAGES
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 11.7 9.2 I.4 10.3 14.6 7.4 8.4 6.9 10.1 6.9 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 21.2 16.1 24.8 16.6 P2.2 14.8 16.4 14.0 19. 8 16.6 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service.. 18. 15.2 21.0 17.1 21.0 15.7 15.3 12.3 17.4 14.1 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 7.7 7.3 5.7 5.7 33.3 25.0 5.4 5-4 25.4 21.5 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars . . . 13.6 9.0 21.7 12.5 6.1 5.2 9.7 6.6 7.5 6.9 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. ...... ................. 1.0 .9 .7 .7 .5 .9 .9 .6 1.3 1.2 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) ..... ..................7.4 4.7 11.3 6.2 6.5 4.2 5.2 .2 437 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 8.0 6.2 10.5 9.1 2 2.2 6.5 .9 5.2 3 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . 110.2 112.4 103.9 107.2 92.2 107.1 101.7 105.1 121.6 120.9 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives ............... 75.2 85.8 6.6 79.6 54.3 83.7 78.6 .1 83.6 92.2 12-02
12-0. Serviceable road passenger locomotives . ... 229.2 223.3 19.4 200.5 198.3 188.4 218.5 214.5 276.5 256.8 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . 165.2 178.8 133.1 157.7 115.9 142.4 171.9 180.5 208.3 208.5 12-04
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13-01. Servicable motorcars.. . . 101.1 105.6 95.8 100.4 134.1 123.3 106.8 119.1 153.3 147.4 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . . 93.3 97.9 90.3 94.7 69.4 92.5 101.1 112.7 114.3 115.7 13-02
2.4. Car-miles Der freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars ........................ 38.8 41.8 31.5 34.2 26.5 45.6 41.7 45.1 47.6 49.6 14-01
14-02. All freight oars. .. ....................... 35.9 39.9 26.0 32.1 24.86 43.7 39.6 43.62 45.6 46.98 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day . . 69 824 537 675 600 1,170) 779 2 842 908 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned . ..109.6 109.8 109.4 111.2 90.0 1.4 104.9 103.5 117.1 11.7 16
17. Percent home care of total freight oars on line . .51.4 47.6 50.4 47.1 79.1 77.6 49.0 43.2 47.7 44.0 17

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.


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1950 0 850185


* 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 each railway separately and then totaled.




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