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

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MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 156 reports representing 164 steam railways #

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 1955 AND 1954


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AGGREGATES
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:0
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . . .
1-02. Number of diesel-eleotric locomotives . .
1-03. Number of electric looomotives. . .
1-04. Number of other locomotives . . .
1-05 Total ... .
1-06. Number serviceable (not tor;d)i
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . .
1-08. Number unserviceable .... ....................
2. Looomotives assigned to road freight servloe at close of month: 0
2-01. Number of steam locomotlves .... ..................
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomoties..... ............
2-03. Number of electrlo locomotives. . .
2-04. Number of other locomotives ... . ..
2-05. Total . ..... .....................
2-06. Number serviceable (not etored) .... .................
2-07. Number serviceable stoed . . .
2-08. Number unserviceable. . . .
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
-01. Number of steam locomotives . . .
-02. Number of dleel-eleotrio looootive . .
-03. Number of electric locomotiTves. . .
3-04. Number of other locomotives . . .
-0. Total . .
0. Number serviceable (not *tor.d) ............
-07. Number serTviceable stored . . .
-08. Number unserviceable . . ..
4. Motorcare owned at close of month
4-01. Number servlceable . . ..
4-02. Number unserviceable .. . . ..
4-03. Total ....... .............................
5. Prelght cars on line at close of month:
Horm cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . .
5-02. Number unserviceable . . .
5-03. Total. . . . .
Foreign oars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . .
5-05. Number unservloeable . . .
5-06. Total. . .. . ..
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . . .
-08. Number unserviceable . . .
5-09. Total. ........ ............................
6. rreight oars owned at close of month ..... ...................
7. Passenger-train oars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceloable . . ..
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. Locomotlves assigned to road freight service ..
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger servloe ..
9. Percent unservioeable of rail motor care at close of month .
10. Percent unservloeable of freight care on line at close of month:
10-01. Hombo oars . . . .
10-02. Foreign oars. . . .
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) . . .
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars..
12. MiHlles per looomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight looomotives. . .
12-02. All road freight locomotlves. . .
12-03. Serrviceable road passenger locomotivees. . .
12-04. All road passenger locomotivese. . .
13. Miles per motor oar-day:
13-01. Servioable motorcars. ... . .
13-02. All motorcars . . ......
14. Car-miles per freight car-day!
14-01. Bervloeable freight cars. . . .
14-02. All freight oars . . ..
15. Net ton-miles per freight oar-day. . . .
16. Percent freight oars on line of freight oars owned ...
17. Percent home oars of total freight oars on line . ...


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UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


EASTRNUDISTRICT
INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


1954


1954


1955


WESTE


1 1 r 1 1 i i i


2109
7 976
111
9
10 205
8887
593
725

4 901
8026
241
27
13 195
9 943
1352
1 900

840
1 940
217

2 997
2413
180
404
2411
183
2594

839 264
109 591
946 85 5

963 882
6637
970 519

1 803 146
116 228
1 919 374
1725065

29 833
2522
32 35 5


7.1
14.4
13.5
7.1

11.5
.7
6.1
7.8

147.2
109.3
312.4
249.4

97.8
91.0

45.5
42.7
853
111.3
49.4


2764
7642
12
1c
10 542
8979
818
745

6896
7522
263
12
14 693
10 405
2 339
1949

1 304
1928
224

3456
2709
356
391

2349
187
2536

980 019
94 353
1 074 372

877 178
5 430
882 608

1857197
99 783
1956980
1 772 349

30 7 7 5
2 354
33 12 9


7.1
13.3
11.3

8.8
.6
5.1
7.1

133.9
95.0
299.9
235.6

96.5
89.1

41.4
39.3
758
110.4
54.9


907
3 70C
103
3
4713
4111
317
285

1618
2547
172

4337
3220
335
782

488
787
199

1474
1105
99
270

2121
152
2273

298 bO 4
73 473
372 07 7

408 605
2579
411 184

707 209
76 052
783 261
685 432

14 498
1724
16222


1141
3 656
115

4917
4188
387
342

2247
2526
191
4964
3417
773
774

656
791
20 7

1 654
1244
187
223

2048
147
2195

360 874
58 919
419 793

372 230
1759
373 989

733 104
60 678
793 782
717 292

15 195
1469
16 664


91 512
5096
96 608
42072
74
42 146

133 584
5170
138 754
157 858

857
21
878


112 696
4589
117 285

29 06 9
50
29 119

141 765
4639
146 404
161 224

877
21
898


1 06
3 982
103

53
5 157
4 50C
339
318
216
2 908
186
1
5265
3873
391
1001

546
833
199

1578
1184
104
290

2125
154
2279

390 116
78 569
468 685

450 677
2653
453330

840 793
81 222
922 01 5
843 290

15 35 5
1 745
17 100


1 358
3912
115
5
5 390
4567
449
374

2 696
2 651
207

5954
4 051
935
968
722
b40
207

1769
1 326
201
242

2053
148
2 201

473 570
63 508
537 078

401 299
1809
403 108

874 869
65 317
940 186
878 516

16072
1490
17 562


177
1 009


1186
1109
9
68
673
1534

2207
1 658
118
231
1 7
358

375
362

13

157
4
161

122 932
7871
130 803

133 94 4
1327
135 271

256 876
9198
266 074
254 854

3652
200
3 852


230
979

120s
1146
27
36
b04
1413

2 217
1914
143
160

54
392

440
415
13
18

160
5
16 5

146 413
7102
153 515

121 966
1 204
123 170

268 379
8306
276 685
260 987

3 71
189
4060


863
2 985
6
6
3 86 2
3278
245
339
2060
3584
53
26
5b723
4212
84 3
668
277
74 9
1 8

1044
86 7
76
101

129
2 5
154

326 216
23151
349367

379 261
2057
381 91 8

705477
25 80 8
731285
626 921

10 626
577
11 403


RN, rl


1 176
2751
11
5
3943
3 26 6
342
335

3196
325b
56
12
6 522
4 440
1261
b21

^2 b
696
17

1241
96 b
142
131

136
34
170

360 036
23743
383 77 9

353 913
2 417
356 330

713 94 9
26 160
740 109
632 846

10 b32
675
11 507


1- 1ii i i ii i4


6.0
18.0
18.3
6.7

19.7
.6
9.7
10.6

151.2
110.4
255.7
190.

97.4
90.8

36.0
32.4
641
114.3
47.5


7.0
15.6
13.5
6.7

14.0
.5
7.6
8.8

130.5
90.2
236.2
178.2
94.6
87.9

32.2
29.8
568
110.7
52.9


7.4
23.6
19.2
33.3

5.3
.2
3.7
2.4

136.0
92.0
271.9
215.0

143.7
95.8
41.6
40.0
1,089
87.9
69.6


6.8
19.6
16.5
16.7

3.9
.2
3.2
2.3

114.4
73.3
271.6
200.2

154.5
128.7

32.0
30.9
793
90.8
80.1


6.2
19.0
18.4
6.8

16.8
.6
8.8
10.2

148.7
107.1
257.0
192.1

97.4
90.8

36.9
33.6
709
109.3
50.8


6.9
16.3
13.7
6.7

11.8
.4
6.9
8.5

128.0
87.4
238.7
179.8

94.7
88.0

32.2
30.0
603
107.0
57.1


5.7
10.5
3.5
2.5

6.0
1.0
3.5
5.2
109.2
91.7
291.9
279.6

85.3
83.2

45.7
44.0
896
104.4
49.2


3.0
7.2
4.0
3.0
4.6
1.0
3.0
4.7

116.1
99.3
301.5
280.7

84.7
81.6

43.9
42.6
832
10i6.0
55.5


8.8
11.7
9.7
16.2
6.6
.7
3.5
5.1
162.5
117.9
397.4
325.3
117.7
101.7

55.9
53.8
1,022
116.6
47.8


8.5
12.6
10.6
20.0

6.2
.7
3.5
5.9
146.8
100.4
384.6
299.8

135.8
111.0

51.8
50.0
927
116.9
51.9


1 .5. __________ J __________ L


1-01
1-02

1-0o7
1-08
2-01
2-02


2-0~
1-07

2-08
2-01

2-02


2-03
2-01
2-02
2-0o
2-07
2-08

-01
3-02
3-03
3-04
-08
1-02
1-07
3-08
4-01
4-02
4-03


5-o1
--02
5-03
5o4
5-05
1-06

5-7



7-01
7-02
7-03


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

14-01
14-02

17
17


# Exoludes returns of th. Atlanta and Weest Point R. K.; the Cllnohfield R. R. and the Georgia R. R. which filed no reports because of strike.
0 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 the close of each month.


UtlVERt;ITY OF FLORIDA

SIIIIIIHIIHHIIIIIIHI INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 08854 1908 BUUAUOrTKAMCWT OQN S AMDTATWna


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Statmedt No. .240 (OS-F)

MARCH 1955






INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION -0
WMUMAU OF I7A38ORT BhOMCS AND TAT7fTl Statemet N. N-24 (OS-F)


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 156 reports representing 164 steam railways #
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH 1955 AND 1954

EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM No.
1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954
AGGREGATES
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 2 149 2 830 905 1158 176 220 1 081 1 378 182 2 5 880 1 200 1-01
1-02. Number of dlesel-electrlc locomotives . 7 968 7686 3 740 3666 281 255 4021 3 921 1 003 987 2 944 2 77 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 11 126 103 114 103 114 8 12 1-0
1-04. Number of other locomotives . . 9 10 3 5 3 5. o I5 1-0
1-05. Total ... .............. .. .. ................ 10237 10652 4751 4943 457 475 5 208 5418 1 185 1 239 3 644 3 995 1-05
1-0. Number servlcaable (not stored) ........ ............... 8 827 9094 4105 4222 388 387 4493 4609 1 098 1154 3 230 331 1-O0
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 669 785 357 362 29 58 386 420 14 35 Z69 330 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. . . 741 773 289 359 40 30 329 389 73 50 339 334 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month: 0
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 5 130 7084 1721 2293 578 656 2 299 2949 681 839 2150 3 29o 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electrlo locomotives . 7 924 7 371 2 525 2 503 357 321 2 882 2 824 1 494 1382 3 548 3 165 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives . .244 250 174 180 16 16 190 196 54 b4 2-03
2-04. Number of other locomotives . . 27 11 1 1 20 11 2-0
2-05. Total . .. ... ............... 13 325 14716 4420 4 976 952 993 5 372 5969 2 175 2 221 5778 6 526 2-06
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ........ ............... 9 822 10 537 3 197 3488 638 642 3 835 4 130 1 823 1 900 4 164 4 b07 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . 1 545 2 167 438 708 83 154 521 862 126 141 898 1 164 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. . . 1 958 2012 785 780 231 197 1016 977 226 180 716 85 5 2-08
3. Looomotlves assigned to road passenger service at close of month: 0
-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 878 1 318 498 666 60 67 558 733 17 57 303 52 11 1-
-02. Number of diesel-elecsotric locomotives .. ........ 1 978 1 914 809 782 47 51 856 833 370 393 752 -
1-03. Number of electric locomotives ................... .214 237 196 219 196 219 18 1 5 ;-0a
3-04. Number of other locomotives . . .. 1 2 16 2 9 1 1 3-04
3-02. Total . . . 3 070 3 469 1 503 1667 107 118 1 610 1785 387 44 9 1 073 1 2 5 5 -0
-0. Number serviceable (not stored) . 2 456 2 755 1 125 1273 84 90 1 209 1 363 370 417 877 7!7 9-OR
-07. Number serviceable stored . . 183 344 100 183 4 13 104 196 3 14 76 134 -07
i-08. Number unserviceable. . . 431 370 278 211 19 15 297 220 14 1 120 120 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. . . 2 418 2 357 2 122 2 054 4 5 2 126 2059 157 158 135 140 4-01
II-02. Number unserviceable. . . 171 194 147 156 2 1 149 157 4 7 18 30 4-02
i"-03. Total ......... ............................ 2 589 2551 2269 2210 6 6 2275 2216 161 165 153 170 4-03
5. Freight oars on line at close of month:
Hose oars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . 870 195 964093 313 960 354267 95 780 109 195 409740 463462 126 348 144099 334 107 356 5 3 -01
5-02. Number unserviceable ...... ................... .. 112 227 90 346 74 880 55 653 5 365 4 513 80 245 60 166 8 242 7 031 23 740 2 14 9 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . 982422 1054439 388840 409920 101145 113 708 489985 523628 134 590 151 130 357 847 3 79 681 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . 939116 890888 397624 383 822 39858 28051 437482 411873 129 244 124 511 372 390 354 504 -04
5-0. Number unserviceloable ........... ................... 7 091 5795 2 606 1 988 79 159 2 685 2147 1385 1046 3 021 2602 5-05
5-0 Total . ........................... 946 207 896683 400 230 385 810 39937 28210 440167 414020 130 629 125557 375411 357 100 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
0-O7. Number serviceable . . 1 809311 1854981 711 584 738089 135 638 137246 847222 8b 75 335 255592 268 610 706497 711036 5-07
08. Number unserviceable . . 119318 96141 77486 57641 5444 4672 82930 62313 9627 8077 26761 25751 5-08
5-09. Total. . . . 1 928 629 1 951122 789 070 795 730 141082 141 918 930 152 937 648 265 219 2 76 687 733 258 736 787 5-09
6. freight care owned at close of month . . 1 728095 1774655 687835 719 504 158085 161303 845920 880807 255060 261160 627 115 6 32 68 H 6
7. Passenger-train oars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 29 929 30 863 14 542 15 168 857 876 15 399 16 044 3 677 3 882 10 853 10 93 7 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . 2 453 2432 1695 1620 24 22 1719 1642 190 178 544 612 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 32 382 33 295 16 237 16 788 881 898 17 118 17 686 3 867 4 060 11 397 11 54 9 7-03
AVERAGES ----
g. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 7.2 7.3 6.1 7.3 8.8 6.3 6.3 7.2 6.2 4.0 8.8 8.4 8-01
5-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 14.7 13.7 17.8 15.7 24.3 19.8 18.9 16.4 10.4 8.1 12.4 13.1 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 14.0 10.7 18.5 12.7 17.8 12.7 18.4 12.7 3.6 4.0 11.2 10.2 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 6.6 7.6 6.5 7.1 33.3 16.7 6.5 7.1 2.5 4.2 11.8 17.6 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight care on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars . . . 11.4 8.6 19.3 13.6 5.3 4.0 16.4 11.5 6.1 4.7 6.6 6.1 10-01
10-02. Foreign oars. .......... ......................... .7 .6 .7 .5 .2 .6 .6 .5 1.1 .8 .8 .7 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) .... ................. .. 6.2 4.9 9.8 7.2 3.9 3.3 8.9 6.6 M.6 2.9 3.6 3.5 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 7.6 7.3 10.4 9.6 2.7 2.4 10.0 9.3 4.9 4.4 4.8 5.3 11
12. Miles per looomotlve-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives . 145.7 132.9 147.6 130.6 133.6 116.0 145.3 128.3 114.6 115.9 159.6 144.2 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives . . 107.4 95.1 106.8 91.6 89.5 75.0 103.7 88.8 96.1 99.1 115.0 99.6 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives . 313.2 297.5 254.6 234.7 267.8 262.1 255.5 236.5 308.7 301.8 394.7 380.9 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotivees . 250.6 236.3 190.6 179.2 210.2 199.9 191.9 180.6 295.2 280.3 322.6 300.7 12-04
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13-01. lervloable motorcars .. . . 95.1 94.5 94.4 92.0 153.3 136.2 94.6 92.1 83.2 87.5 117.5 137.2 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . . 88.8 87.3 88.3 85.5 102.2 113.5 88.4 85.6 81.1 83.8 103.7 113.0 13-02
14'. Car-miles oer freight car-day:
14. 4- .Servicable freight ars . . 44.6 41.4 35.1 32.3 40.6 33.9 35.9 32.6 47.0 44.2 54.1 51.2 14-l01
14-02. All freight oars .... ...................... .. 41.8 39.4 31.6 30.0 39.0 32.8 32.7 30.4 45.3 42.9 52.1 49.4 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day ... ................... .. 835 767 624 579 1,060 845 690 620 919 849 989 925 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned .......... .. 111.6 109.9 114.7 110.6 89.2 88.0 110.0 106.5 104.0 105.9 116.9 116.5 16
17. Percent home oars of total freight oars on line . 50.9 54.0 49.3 51.5 71.7 80.1 52.7 55.8 50.7 54.6 48.8 51.5 17

Si.xhudeeo returns or the Atlanta and West Point R. R.; the Cllnchfleld R. R. and the Georgia R. R. which filed no reports because of strike.
turns for dl-eel electric and electric locomotives represent the number of locomotives, I.e., any co"blnatlon of locomotive units operated under a single control at the close of each month. i ... '
SCm.l4tltve ri.-res shown in this statement represent averages of the number of units or equipment reported at the close of each month within the c',mulatlve period.
The averages are computed for each railway separately and then totaled.




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