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

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


N111111IIIfI111 1 INTERS TATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 08854 2047 BURAU AOFANSORT CNOMICSAND STATISMC



MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 158 reports representing 166 steam railways #

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 1955 AND 1954


ITEM


AGGREGATES
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives ...... ...................
1-02. Number of diesel-eleotric 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 .. .......................
U-03. Total ........ .............................
5. Freight care 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 unservicoeable . . .
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 cars 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 oars..
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. Servicable motorcars .. . . .
13-02. All motorcars . . .
14. Car-miles oer freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight care. .... ....................
14-02. All freight oars. .. ........................
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. ....................
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned ... ...........
17. Percent home cars of total freight oars on line. . .


SOUTHERN REGION


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


INCLUDING-
POCAHONTAS REGION


JUNE 1955


WESTERN DISTRICT


4 I -~ 4 1


1955


1955


1954


1954


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1964
8123
10 8
9
10 204
9170
412
622

4560
8221
252
27
13060
10 43 8
809
16813

767
1955
215

2937
2438
106
393
2434
171
2605


755553
94 510
850063

1056280
7028
1063308

1 811 83 3
101 53 8
1 913 371
1 719 907

29 950
2293
32 243


2532
7783
122
10
10 447
9006
778
663

6 328
7727
262
19
14 336
10 312
2 152
1 672

1206
1937
225

3 36
2677
298
393

2 414
158
2 572.


937 279
111566
1 048 845

909 051
6215
915 266

1 846 330
117 781
1 964 111
1 765 044

30 803
2189
32 992


844
3783
100
3
4 730
4222
224
284

1572
2594
184

4350
3412
149
789

433
805
200

1438
1126
60
252

2133
151
2284


252 862
59 96 5
312 847

454 713
2592
457 30 5

707 575
62577
770 152
679 683

14 61 7
1511
16128


1061
3735
112
5
4913
4162
438
313

2095
2459
192

4746
3249
735
762

611
801
20 8

1 620
1247
166
20 7

2 111
124
2 235

349 247
72 862
422 109

372 611
2027
374 636

721 658
74 88 9
796 747
709 272

15 159
1407
16 566


164
277

441
395
11
3 5

541
365
16
1
923
651
59
21 3

61
48


109
81
4
24

5
5

88 983
3078
92 061

47 740
69
47 809

136 723
3147
139 870
157 231

837
20
857


187
281

468
383
58
27

626
315
16
1
958
569
170
219

67
50

117
88
14
15

5
1
6


1008
4060
100
3
5171
4617
235
319

2113
2 959
200
1
5273
4063
208
1002

494
853
200

1547
1207
64
276

2138
151
2289

341 845
63063
404 90 8

502 45 3
2 661
505 114

844 298
65 724
910 022
836 914

15 454
1531
16985


1248
4016
112
5
5 381
4545
496
340

2721
2774
208
1
5704
3 818
905
981

678
851
20 8

1737
1335
180
222

2 116
125
2 241


454 816
77937
532 753

404 560
2077
406 637

859 376
80 014
939 390
870 247

16 027
1 430
17 457


160
1037

1197
1120
12
65

581
1545

2126
1816
79
229
13
362


375
354
3
18

158
4
162

109 066
8210
117 276

132 3 3 6
1179
133 51 5

241 402
9389
250 791
256 030

3b77
239
3916


213
1016

1229
1145
39
45
767
1 513

2 280
1928
197
155

49
367

416
367
19
30

159
6
165


037
017
054

602
161
763

639
178
617
178

855
219
074


796
3026
8
6
3836
3433
165
238

1866
3717
52
26
5 b6 1
4557
522
582

260
740
15

1015
877
39
99

138
16
154


304 b4 2
23237
327 879

421 491
3186
424.679

726 133
26425
752 558
624 963

10 81 9
523
11342


1071
2751
10
5
3637
3316
243
278

2 840
3 440
54
18
6352
4566
1 050
736
479
719
17

12152
975
99
141

139
27
166


348 426
25 612
374 038

385 889
2 977
388 866

734 315
28589
762 904
632 619

10 921
540
11 461


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13.9
13.4
6.6

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5.3
7.1

149.5
118.9
312.5
258.0
102.7
95.7
48.7
46.0
958
111.2
44.4


6.3
13.1
11.7
6.1

10.6
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6.0
6.6

139.9
99.2
307.4
240.9

98.2
92.3
43.3
40.7
808
111.3
53.4


6.0
18.1
17.5
6.6

19.2
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8.1
9.4

149.2
116.4
251.4
194.5

103.2
96.1

37.2
34.1
735
113.3
40.6


6.4
16.1
12.8
5.5

17.3

9:9
8.5

136.5
93.1
239.2
180.6

97.2
92.0

32.9
29.9
598
112.3
53.0


7.9
23.1
22.0


3.3
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2.2
2.3

141.1
99.9
263.2
204.7

144.2
120.2
47.2
46.0
1,299
89.0
65.8


5.8
22.9
12.8
16.7

4.6
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3.6
2.6

133.7
79.9
266.4
200.4

130.1
108.4

37.0
35.6
948
88.6
77.6


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19.0
17.8
6.6

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7.2
9.0

147.9
113.5
252.4
195.3
103.3
96.3
38.8
35.9
820
108.7
44.5


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17.2
12.8
5.6

14.6
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8.5
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90.9
241.0
181.9

97.4
92.0

33.6
30.8
651
107.9
56.7


5.4
10.8
4.8
2.5

7.0
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3.7
6.1
119.0
102.2
308.5
289.4

88.2
86.0
49.1
47.2
981
97.2
46.8


3.7
6.8
7.2
3.6

5.6
1.0
3.5
5.4

112.
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312.4
282.5

80.5
77.6
44.7

844
99.9
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6.2
10.3
9.8
10.4

7.1
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3.5
4.6

163.2
129.1
395.4
342.0
110.6
98.4

60.2
58.1
1,120
120.4
43.6


7.2
11.6
11.6
16.3

6.8
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3.7
4.7

154.8
108.2
396.0
310.9

130.4
110.8
54.3
52.2
990
120.6
49.0


.1. _________ 1 _________ J _________ _________ I. I _________ S. L I I _________


# Excludes returns of the Clinchfield R. R. which filed no report because of strike.
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.


Subject to revision


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Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)


1-01
1-02

1-07
1-08
2-01
2-02


2-07
2-08

3-01
3-02


3-07
3-08
2-0j
2-02
2-07
2-"8




3-01
3-02

5-03
3-N4
3-0B



3-02


5-07
5-08

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

5-04
5-05
5-02

5-07
5-08
2-09

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

114-01
14-02
15
16
17






INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement M- (OS-F)
p e~e 2 m BUREAUU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND sTATISTICS Statement O. M-40 ( -
Paze 2

MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 158 reports representing 166 steam railways#
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE 1955 AND 1954


EASTERN DISTRICT
E 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 ... .............. .. 2 072 2730 877 1124 170 213 1047 1337 172 240 853 1153 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-eleotric locomotives ...... ............ 8054 7740 3 763 3686 282 269 4045 3 955 1036 1008 2 973 2777 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 110 126 102 115 102 115 8 11 i-0
1-04. Number of other locomotives . ...... .9 i0 3 5 3 5 6 5 l0
1-05. Total ....... ............................ .. 10 245 10606 4745 4 930 452 482 5 197 5 412 1 208 1 248 3 840 3 946 I-0
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored). .... ................. .. 8971 9077 4149 4190 390 392 4539 4582 1 129 1166 3 303 3329 i:0Z
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 1 567 804 3202 401 23 59 325 460 12 36 230 308 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable ... ..................... 707 725 294 339 39 31 333 370 67 46 3507 309 1-0O
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:*
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 4 896 6 810 1 b58 2230 560 646 2 218 2 876 648 822 2050 3112 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 8047 7513 2 546 2497 360 317 2 906 2 814 1 525 1435 3 616 3264 2-02
2-0:. Number of electric locomotives. . 246 256 177 185 16 16 193 201 53 55 2-04
2-0. Number of other locomotives . . 27 14 1 1 1 1 26 13 5 2-0
2-05. Total .................................... 13 216 14 593 4 381 4912 937 980 5 318 5 892 2173 2257 5725 6444 2oZ
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ... ............... .. 10 045 10 377 3278 3 399 646 611 3 924 4010 1 832 1 921 4289 4446 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . 1263 2268 313 739 67 161 380 900 114 164 769 1204 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. . . 1 908 1948 790 774 224 208 1014 982 227 172 667 794 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:;
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 836 1297 476 649 60 67 536 716 16 64 284 517 3-01
-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 1 971 1 927 809 793 47 50 856 843 368 385 747 699 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives . .. 215 230 198 212 198 212 17 18 3-0
3-04. Number of other locomotives . -
3-05. Total ......... ........ ....... 3 .. 3022 3454 1483 1654 107 117 1 590 1771 384 449 1048 12343-0-0
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 2 453 2 715 1125 1247 85 88 1 210 1335 365 410 878 970 3-0
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 159 358 87 193 3 14 90 207 3 18 66 133 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable. . . 410 381 271 214 19 15 290 229 16 21 104 131 3_08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. . . 2 426 2392 2 128 2 084 5 5 2133 2089 157 160 136 143 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. . . 173 173 149 139 1 1 150 140 5 6 18 27 4-02
4-03. Total . . .. 2 599 2 565 2 277 2 223 6 6 2 283 2 229 162 166 154 170 4-03
5. Freight care on line at close of month:
Home oars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . ... 823 978 959 770 290 045 353636 91169 108 303 381 214 461 939 119609 141995 323 155 355 836 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 106 616 98 715 69879 61998 4 661 4 827 74540 66 825 8273 7 691 23 803 24199 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . 930 594 1 058 485 359924 415 634 95 830 113 130 455754 528 764 127 882 149 686 346 958 380035 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . 984 392 890 815 420 437 379 443 42 699 29 631 463136 409 074 134552 123 015 386704 358 726 5o4
5-05. Number unserviceable . ....... 6 937 5 780 2564 2019 79 108 2 643 2127 1 282 1083 3012 2570 -
5-0. Total.. . . .... 991 329 896595 425 001 381462 42 778 29 739 465 779 411201 135 834 124098 389716 3561296
All cars (home and foreign),-
5-07. Number serviceable . . 1 808 370 1 850585 710 482 733 079 133 868 137 934 844350 571 013 254161 265 010 709 859 714562 5_07
5-08. Number unserviceable ...... ................... ... 113 553 104495 72 443 64017 4740 4 935 77183 68 952 9555 8 774 26 815 26 769 5-09
5-09. Total. ............. 1 921 923 1 955080 782 925 797096 138 608 142 869 921 533 939965 263716 273 784 736674 741 331 -09
6. Freightcars owned at close of month .. .. ............ 1 726461 1 773697 684 446 716035 157798 161 216 842244 8 77 251 258095 263574 626 122 632 872
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 29924 30909 14 540 15 177 852 874 15 392 16 051 3730 3 941 10 802 10917 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . 2 436 2 324 1 654 1505 21 24 1 675 1529 217 199 544 596 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 32 360 33 233 16194 16682 873 898 17067 17580 3 947 4140 11346 11513 7-03
AVERAGES _________ _________ _________ _________
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 6.9 6.8 6.2 6.9 8.6 6.4 6.4 6.8 5.5 3.7 8.0 7.8 8-01
8-02.. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 14.4 13.3 18.0 15.8 23.9 21.2 19.1 16.7 10.4 7.6 11.7 12.3 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 13.6 11.0 18.3 12.9 17.8 12.8 18.2 12.9 4.2 4.7 9.9 10.6 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month .... 6.7 6.7 6.5 6.3 16.7 16.7 6.6 6.3 3.1 3.6 11.7 15.9 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight care on line at close of month:
10-01. Home oars . .......................... 11.5 9.3 19.4 14.9 4.9 4.3 16.4 12.6 6.5 5.1 6.9 6.4 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. ..... ........................... .7 .6 .6 .5 .2 .4 6 .5 .9 .9 .8 *.7 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) .... ................. .... 5.9 5.3 9.3 8.o 3.4 3.5 8.4 7.3 3.6 3.2 3.6 3.6 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars.. 7.5 7.0 10.2 9.0 2.4 2.7 9.8 8.? 5.5 48 4.8 5.2 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day: 1
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . 145.9 135.1 147.4 132.6 137.1 122.4 145.7 131.1 114.8 115.0 159.3 147.4 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . 110.9 96.1 110.3 91.8 94.5 76.3 107.5 89.2 96.8 97.9 119.3 101.7 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . 310.1 300.1 252.8 237.3 262.6 267.8 253.5 239.3 293.8 300.2 394.8 383.7 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . 251.7 235.9 191.8 178.9 208.6 201.5 192.9 180.4 279.2 274.2 330.7 301.6 12-04
13. Miles per motor oar-day:
13-01. Servicable motorcars.. . . 97.1 95.2 96.8 93.5 132.1 139.2 96.9 93.6 84.1 82.4 115.2 131.6 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . ........................ 90.6 88.7 90.5 87.7 110.1 116.0 90.5 87.8 81.5 79.4 101.7 110.7 13-02
14. Car-miles per freight oar-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight oars. . . 46.1 42.1 36.1 32.7 44.1 34.6 37.3 33.0 47.6 44.6 56.1 52.1 14-01
14-02. All freight cars . . 43.4 39.8 32.7 30.1 42.5 33.4 34.2 30.6 45.9 43.2 54.0 50.2 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . 883 781 669 588 1.179 875 746 632 939 850 1,035 946 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned . 111.3 110.2 114.4 111.3 87.8 88.6 109.4 107.1 102.2 103.9 117.7 117 1 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line . 48.4 54.1 46.0 52.1 69.1 79.2 49.5 56.3 48.5 54.7 47?.1 51.3 17


the close of each month, u. s. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1955 0- 360315(2)


# Excludes returns of the Clinchfield R. R. which filed no report because of strike.
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.
SReturns for iesel electric and electric locomotives represent the number of locomotives, 1. e., any combination of locomotive units operated under a single control at




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