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 ECONOMICS ANMD rTATIICS


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


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 MAY 1950 AND 1949


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S ///' 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:0
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . .. 7122 8715 3069 4 116 420 537 1148 1 295 2485 2 767 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-eleotric locomotives . .. 5076 4 130 2 496 1 959 130 45 551 454 1 899 1672 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 175 175 161 159 14 16 1-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives . . .16 16 7 8 9 6 1-04
1-05. Total.. . . . 123B9 13 036 5733 6 242 550 582 1o 099 1749 4407 4 463 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 10502 11 022 4 817 5 176 452 511 1495 1 53363736 3799 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 528 743 225 407 38 27 45 54 220 255 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable . . ... 1 3 5 9 1 271 691 659 60 44 159 159 44 9 409 1-O0
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:0
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 160358 16091 5762 6573 1058 1092 2634 2985 6584 7441 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 2 884 1 917 920 650 64 22 645 440 1255 605 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 2Q2 5 263 202 202 32 32 51 49 2-03
2-04. Number of other locomotives . .. 3 2 3 2 2-0
2-05. Total . . . ... 19 210 20 293 6884 7 425 1154 1 146 3279 3 425 7 893 6 297 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 14004 14 638 5042 5 365 831 889 2 553 2662 5 578 5 924 2-06
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . .. 1286 2 062 269 703 76 66 165 275 778 1016 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. . . 3 918 3 393 1573 1 359 247 191 561 4 8 8 1537 1 355L 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:;
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 3 785 4 362 1738 1 931 157 194 486 616 1404 1 621 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 1092 697 371 299 18 12 257 238 446 348 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives . .272 284 251 263 21 21 3-0
3-04. Number of other locomotives . . 3 3 3 3 3-0
3-05. Total ....... ..... .............. 5152 5546 2360 2 493 178 209 743 854 1871 1990 3-05
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) .... ................3 875 4 317 1755 1 921 123 174 576 675 1421 1 547 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 319 374 112 145 18 15 44 64 145 152 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable. .... ..................... ..958 855 493 429 37 20 123 115 305 291 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable .. . . 2.377 2 424 2029 2 058 6 5 158 158 184 203 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. . . 195 176 119 113 3 9 10 67 50 4-02
4-03. Total .................................... 2 572 2 600 2 148 2 171 6 8 167 168 251 253 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . 690789 893 171 229 952 350 853 79161 105 479 94415 114 673 287 261 322 166 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 120379 103 220 77 925 63 356 7 509 6449 11 712 8961 23235 24 454 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . 811 168 996 391 307875 414209 86670 111928 106127 123 634 310496 346620 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . 1095096 941 648 517 559 416 899 39 656 33 272 139 977 124486 397 904 366 991 5-0o4
5-05. Number unserviceable . . 9 545 7 236 3 931 2 449 183 185 1142 1131 4289 3471 5-0
5-06. Total. . . . 1. 104 641 946 884 521490 419 348 39 839 33457 141119 125 617 402 19, 370 462 5-0
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . . .. 1785 885 1834 819 747 511 767752 118817 138751 234 392 239159 685 165 689157 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . . 129 924 110 456 81 854 65 805 7 692 6 6634 12 854 10 092 27 524 27 925 5-08
5-09. Total. .................................... 1915809 1945275 829365 833 557 126509 145 385 247246 249 251 712 689 717082 2-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month ..... ................. 1739015 1782 675 71616 746 910 160 873 168600 259836 264 335 602 137 602 630
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 34257 34758 17264 17681 1031 1068 4271 4151 11 691 11858 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . 2 824 2720 1861 1 808 37 27 294 296 632 589 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 37001 37 478 19125 19 489 1068 1095 4 565 4 447 12 323 12 447 7-03
AVERAGES ---- ---- ----
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 11.0 9.7 12.1 10.6 10.9 7.6 9.4 9.1 10.2 9.2 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 20.4 16.7 22.9 18.3 21.4 16.7 17.1 14.2 19.5 16.3 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 18.6 15.4 20.9 17.2 20.8 9.6 16.6 13.5 16.3 14.6 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 7.6 6.8 5.5 5.2 37.5 5.4 6.0 26.7 19.8 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars . . . 14.8 10.4 25.3 15.3 8.7 5.8 11.0 7.2 7-5 7.1 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars ... .9 .8 .8 .6 .5 .6 .8 .9 1.1 .9 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) ................. 6.8 5.7 9.9 7.9 6.1 4.6 5.2 4.0 3.9 3.9 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. .. 7.6 7.3 9.7 9.3 3.5 2.5 6.4 6.7 5.1 4.7 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . 118.0 113.4 110.6 106.5 109.8 112.2 104.9 101.5 132.0 125.2 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . 85.2 83.4 79.8 77.6 79.6 87.3 81.8 79.3 92.1 89.6 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . 225.5 224.0 187.0 198.3 201.7 184.9 214.4 204.0 279.9 268.5 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . 168.6 174.9 137.7 152.6 139.3 151.9 167.4 163.2 211.3 210.3 12-0
13. Miles per motor oar-day:
13-01. Servlcable motorcars .. . . 102.3 105.7 97.5 99.8 106.7 130.1 108.5 114.6 147.1 158.6 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . . 94.3 98.1 91.7 94.1 106.7 81.3 102.7 109.1 110.6 125.5 13-0.
14. Car-miles oer freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight oarse. . . 44.7 44.1 34.0 34.2 48.9 47.9 47.1 46.4 54.6 54.0 14-01
14-02. All freight oars . . 41.7 41.8 30.6 31.7 45.8 45.9 44.7 44.7 52.6 51.9 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . 860 853 667 670 1,229 1,251 926 867 994 986 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned . 110.2 109.1 115.8 111.6 78.6 86.2 95.2 94.3 118.4 119.0 16
17. Percent home oars of total freight oars on line. . 42.3 51.2 37.1 49.7 68.5 77.0 42.9 49.6 43.6 48.3 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.








INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND MTATISTICS


Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)


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 FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY 1950 AND 1949


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT PCHNA---SOTENRG N WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM No.

______AGGREGATES*______________ 1950 1949 1950 1949 1950 1949 1950 1949 1950 1949______
AGGREGATES*
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 7414 9017 3292 4293 471 53 8 1168 1314 2 483 28 72 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . .. 4909 3941 2 376 1836 126 43 529 444 16878 1610 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 174 172 157 157 17 lb 1-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives . . .16 16 7 8a 9 1-0
1-05. Total ................. .... .... ............... *12 513 13 146 5 832 6294 597 581 1697 1756 4 387 4 513 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 10 358 11243 4750 5 290 439 502 1 507 1577 3 662 3 874 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 729 667 328 355 79 36 51 50 L 7 1 226 1-07
1-0g. Number unserviceable. . . 1426 1236 754 649 79 43 139 131 454 413 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:0
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 16495 10304 5 933 6732 1104 1123 2 664 2987 6 794 7 462 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . .. 2650 1777 860 599 63 17 569 399 1 15 762 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . . 285 288 204 205 32 32 49 51 2-0
2-04. Number of other locomotives ... . .3 2 3 2 2-0
2-05. Total . .... . 1..9433 20371 6 997 7 536 1199 1172 3 233 3 366 8004 8277 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . ..... .. 13712 15232 4852 5522 810 900 2519 2682 5 531 6128 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored ... . 1 665 1824 460 718 133 90 168 224 904 792 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable . . ... 4056 3315 1685 1296 256 182 546 480 1 569 1557 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:$
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 3 698 4533 1791 1993 166 212 504 655 1 4 3 1673 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 11064 844 355 275 20 13 263 231 426 525 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 274 283 254 262 20 21 3-03
3-04. Number of other locomotives .. . 3 3 3 3 3-04
3-05. Total . ............................... 5 239 5663 2400 2 530 189 228 767 886 1 8 83 2019 3-05
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ... ............... 3 861' 4480 1715 1968 122 180 604 729 1420 1603 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 3.90 305 182 118 28 18 40 44 140 125 3-07
3-0g. Number unserviceable. . . 988 878 503 444 39 30 123 113 323 291 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. . . 2 365 2416 2015 2048 5 5 159 161 18B6 202 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. . . 197 191 123 127 1 3 9 7 64 54 4-02
"-03. Total .................................... 2 562 2607 2 138 2 17b 6 8 168 166 250 256 4-03
5. Freight cares on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . 764 031 881518 266930 355 142 90 104 105 429 107551 113475 299446 307 47 2 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 126690 90 87 4 81 890 54 811 8 519 5634 12421 8192 23 860 22 23 7 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . 890 721 972 392 348820 409953 98623 111063 119972 121667 323306 29 709 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . 1 016614 969 936 453319 425 953 35075 31550 143706 139 234 384514 3 73 199 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable . . .. 8703 7547 3058 2569 165 222 1194 997 44 7 8 6 3759 5-0
5-06. Total. . . . 1025317 977485 456 377 428522 35240 31772 144900 140231 388800 376958 5-02
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . . 1 780 645 1851454 720249 781095 125179 136979 251257 252 709 683 960 680671 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . . 135.393 98 421 84 948 57 380 8684 5 856 13615 9189 28146 25 996 5-08
5-09. Total . ......................... .. 1 916038 1949875 805197 838475 133 863 142835 264872 261898 712106 706667 t09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month ......... ..... .......... 1 748626 1775 506 719792 747 716 162 711 167 665 261043 259 382 605000 600 745
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 34268 34827 17280 17640 1019 1065 4281 4211 11 6 6 11911 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . 2 928 26354 1 967 1781 30 28 290 255 4 1 570 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 37196 37461 19247 19421 1049 1093 4571 4466 12 329 12 481 7-03
AVERAGES ----
g. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switoning service. 11.4 9.4 12.9 10.3 13.2 7.4 8.2 7.5 10.3 9.2 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 20.9 16.3 24.1 17.2 21.4 15.5 16.9 14.2 19.6 16.4 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 18.9 15.5 21.0 17.5 20.6 13.2 16.0 12.8 17.2 14.4 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable'of rail motor care at close of month 7.7 7.3 5.8 5.8 16.7 37.5 5.4 4.2 25.6 21.1 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars .. .. . . ..14.2 9.3 23.5 13.4 8.6 5.1 10.4 6.7 7.4 6.7 10-01
10-02. Foreign oars .... ........... ................... .8 .8 .7 .6 .5 .7 .8 .7 1.1 1.0 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) ..... ................. .7.1 5.0 10.5 6.8 6.5 4.1 5.1 3.5 4.0 3.7 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 7.9 7.0 10.2 9.2 2.9 2.6 6.3 5.7 5.2 4.6 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . 115.3 112.6 109.9 106.2 103.6 106.2 105.6 105.4 126.1 122.4 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . 81.3 84.2 76.2 77.8 70.0 81.6 82.3 83.5 87.1 90.6 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . 230.2 225.3 192.9 199.7 197.5 187.3 225.6 215.1 279.9 265.7 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . 169.6 178.3 137.8 155.3 127.5 147.9 177.6 177.0 211.1 211.0 12-04
13. Miles per motor oar-day:
13-01. Servilcable motorcars .............. . 101.6 106.5 96.7 100.8 116.1 134.3 106.9 117.3 149.5 155.1 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . . 93.8 98.7 91.2 95.0 96.8 84.0 101.2 112.4 111.2 122.3 13-02
14. Car-miles Der freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight care . . 42.5 42.5 33.9 33.7 39.9 42.7 45.7 46.0 50.9 51.3 14-01
14-02. All freight oars. . . 39.5 40.4 '30.4 31.4 37.4 40.9 43.4 44.4 48.9 49.4 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . 795 826 630 656 979 1,094 882 880 914 952 15
16. Percent freight oars on line of freight oars owned .......... .. 109.6 109.8 111.9 112.1 82.3 85.2 101.5 101.0 117.7 117.6 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. ............ .. 46.5 49.9 43.3 48.9 73.7 77.8 45.3 46.5 45.4 46.7 17


the close of each month.


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1950 0 900185


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Returns for diesel electric and electric locomotives represent the number of locomotives; i.e. any combination of locomotive units operated under a single control at
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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