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Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)

FEBRUARY 1951


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 159 reports representing 168 steam railways

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 1951 ANL 1950


ITEM


S UNIV. OF FL LIS.







U.S. OEPO9TOV--


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


1 I 1 4


1GGRG-A1ESl- -: 191119.51 -------1511950
AGGREGATES I I I I I I


1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close
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
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
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 oars 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 . . ..


of month:




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month: i







)t month:$


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 cars . . . .
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 car-day:
13-01. Servioable motorcars .. . . .
13-02. All motorcars . . .
14. Car-miles Der freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight oars. . . .
14-02. All freight oars. . . .
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-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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SOUTHERN DISTRICT


UNITED STATES


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EASTERN DISTRICT


WESTERN DISTRICT


ITEM No.


6675
5 767
173
1 6
12 631
10920
352
1359

14 926
3 794
273
3
18 996
14 575
747
3674

3 466
1277
270

5013
3876
191
94 6

2444
209
2653


581870
76733
658603

1 244954
10235
1 25518 9

1826824
86 968
1 913792
1730548

33399
3204
36 60 3


7565
4782
173
15
12 535
10 014
1030
1491

16 782
2579
291
3
19 655
12 921
2497
4 237

3 954
1068
270
3
5295
3712
570
1013

2355
204
2559

859 191
132 880
992 071

911628
8 892
920 520

770 819
141772
912 591
753 799

34 231
3027
37 258


2785
2 90 6
157
7
5 855
5085
126
644

5191
1255
196

6642
5142
186
1314

1578
438
252

2268
1746
66
456

2115
148
2263

210924
45 767
256 691

581 460
4191
585 651

792 384
49 958
842 3 4 2
714 954

16 556
2204
18 760


402
2 301
156
6
5865
4575
487
803

6077
853
209
7 139
4468
876
1795

1 824
342
251
2417
1599
307
511

2011
126
2137

311 953
85 927
597 880

379 275
2 631
381 906

691 228
88 558
779 786
721 917

17 262
2045
19 30 7


449
132

581
460
16
105
1059
120
16

1195
852
30
313

161
19

180
131
8
41

6

6

74 12 6
5559
79 685

36 846
170
37 01 6

110 972
5729
116 701
156 226

92 2
39
961


485
126

611
366
155
92

1124
63
32

1 219
600
333
286

170
23

3
196
102
51
43

4
2
6

115 832
8 863
124 695

31 422
168
31 590

147 254
9031
156 285
163 518

1 004
27
1031


1-01
1-02
1-03
1-o4
1-02
1-06
1-07
1-0o

2-01
2-02

2-07
2-04
3-01
3-02

3-07
2-08



3-0o
3-02


3-0o
3-o4
3-05

31-02
3-07
3-08
4-01
4-02
4-03


1108
661

1 769
1575
34
160

2433
829

3262
2632
47
583

406
329

735
566
21
148

158
9
167

78 304
7 795
86 099

176 421
1055
177 476

254725
8 850
263 575
254 842

4223
307
4530


1175
503

1678
1461
75
142

2703
534

3237
2453
241
543

512
279

791
611
57
123
158
10
168

123 011
12 712
135 723

137 482
1295
138 777

260 493
14 007
274 500
261555

4288
302
4590


2a33
2066
16

4426
3 800
176
450

6243
1590
61
3
7 897
5 94 9
484
1464

1321
491
18

1 830
1433
96
301

165
52
217

218 516
17 612
236 128

450227
4 819
455 04 6

668 745
22 431
691174
604 526

11 698
654
12 352


2 503
1 852
17
9
4 381
3 612
315
454

6878
1129
50
3
8060
5 400
1047
1 613

1448
424
19

1 891
1 400
155
336

182
66
248

308 395
25 578
333773

563 449
4798
368 247
671 844
30 176
702 020
606 809

11 6 77
653
12 330


5-l01
5-02
5-03
5-o4



5-07
5-08
2-09

7-01
7-02
7-03


10.8
19.3
18.9
7.9

11.7
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4.5
8.8

114.7
88.0
235.4
183.5

91.8
85.0

42.3
40.
894
110.6
34.4


11.9
21.6
19.1
8.0

13.4
1.0
7.4
8.1

107.6
73.3
219.9
158.3
101.
93.4

38.3
35.4
675
109.1
51.9


11.0
19.8
20.1
6.5

17.8
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5.9
11.7

108.1
83.6
13.1
1 9.0

87.3
82.0

30.7
28.9
654
117.8
30.5


13.7
25.1
21.1
5.9
21.6

11:4
10.6

98.9
64.2
181.6
124.3

95.7
90.2

30.0
26.6
503
108.0
51.0


18.1
26.2
22.8


7.0
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4.9
4.1

112.6
81.2
198.7
144.1

104.0
104.0

50.6
48.1
1,636
76.7
68.3


15.1
23.5
21.9
33.3
7.1
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5.8
2.6

76.7
45.1
175.5
101.7
138.5
92.3
20.8
19.5
438
95.6
79.8


9.0
17.9
20.1
5.4

9.1
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3.4
6.8

105.3
84.5
253.5
200.3

103.5
98.5
46.4
44.9
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103.4
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16.8
15.5
6.0
9.4
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99.6
76.9
212.2
166.2

106.7
101.0

41.7
39.5
769
104.9
49.4


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.


10.2
18.5
16.4
24.0

7.5
1.1
3.2
5.3
124.8
94.3
282.4
223.5

138.4
106.0

53.0
51.3
1,075
114.3
34.2


10.4
20.0
17.8
26.6

7.6
1.3
4.3
5.3
122.5
84.2
271.1
204.2

157.2
115.4

49.1
47.0
880
115.7
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12-01
12-02
12-03
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
BUREAU OF TRANSPOT BOtNOMICS AND SWATMISIS

MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 159 reports representing 168 steam railways
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY 1951 AND 1950


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITEDSTATES EASTERNDISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT-WESTERN DISTRICT
______ ________ POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM No.
1951 1950 1951 1950 1951 1950 1951 1950 1951 1950
AGGREGATES*
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives........... ................. 6698 7614 2 791 3438 449 490 1112 1178 2346 2508 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives. ...... ............ 5 742 4762 2 895 2287 132 125 652 507 2063 1 843 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives .. ..174 173 158 156 16 17 -0
1-04. Number of other locomotives . . I6 15 7 6 9 1 -0
1-02. Total A -2
1-05 .Totalr.v. .......... ........... ............ ..........12 630 12564 5851 5887 581 615 1764 168 4434 4377 1-02
S0. Number serviceable (not stored) ............. .10 916 10197 5073 4675 454 400 1575 1479 3816 3643 1 -0
1-07. Number serviceable stored.. .................. 343 904 116 423 18 125 34 65 175 291 1-07
1-09. Number unserviceable.................... .1369 1463 662 789 109 90 155 141 443 44 I -O
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month: 0
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . ... 1500 3 16834 5242 6107 1058 1122 24 2 2697 6271 6908 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives. o ............. .3 75 9 2 518 1 238 828 116 57 83 8 525 1 567 1108 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotive . . 274 286 19 8 205 16 32 60 4 9 2-0
2-04. Number of other locomotives................ .............. .3 3 -- 3602-0
2-02. Total .............. ................... 19039 19641 6676 7140 1190 1211 3270 3222 7901 8068 2-0
2-0 Number serviceable (not stored) .................. 14 611 13396 5 165 4641 857 713 2 622 2491 5 967 5 551. 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stoled .. .................. ..745 2078 186 728 27 229 54 203 478 918 2-07
2-08. Number unservloeable. . ... .. .3683 4167 13-27 1771 306 269 594 528 1456 1599 2-s08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month: o
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 3475 3 981 1585 1825 162 172 411 518 1317 1466 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electrlo locomotives . 1280 1045 440 344 21 20 319 266 500 415 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives . ... .268 274 249 254 -- 19 20 3-0
3-04. Number of other locomotives . . 3 3 20- 30
3-0 Tot al . ............................ .... 5023 5303 2274 2423 183 195 730 784 1836 1901 3-0
3-0. Number serviceable (not stored) .................. 916 3823 1755 1 650 132 114 577 617 1452 1432 -0
3-07. Number serviceable stored. ........ ................. 1995 481 70 255 1.2 40 2 2 47 91 139 3-07
3-09. Number unserviceable....:...........................91 999 449 508 39 41 131 120 293 330 3-0a
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable... ...... .. ...................... 245 2363 2124 2015 6 4 159 159 169 185 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable .... .. .............-. ..193 196 136 122 2 8 9 4 9 63 3 -02
-o03. Total.. ................... ......... 2651 2559 2260 2137 6 6 167 168 218 246 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable ..... .............. 587651 854251 208469 311744 74325 107171 79991 121596 224866 313740 5-01
5-02. Number unservoiceable . . 77874 134107 46549 86091 5544 9485 7872 13033 17909 25498 5-02
5-03. Total........ . . .. 665 525 988358 255 018 397 835 79869 116656 87 863 134629 242 775 3359238 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable ............ ....... 1256496 926659 594433 389567 37435 30672 176847 139112 447781 367308 5-04
5-0. Number unserviceable ....... . 99759 8 868 3835 2671 191 158 1022 1229 4711 4 810 5-05
5-06. Total... ..... ................. ........ 1266255 935527 598268 392238 37626 30830 177869 140341 452492 372118 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Numberserviceable.. .................... 1844147 1780910 802902 701311 111760 137843 256838 260708 672647 681048 5-07
5-OS. Number unserviceable .... ....... .. 8763 142975 50 384 88762 5735 9643 8894 14262 22 620 30308 5-08
6 5-09. Total .. .........' .. ................... 1931780 1923885 853286 790073 117495 147486 265732 274970 695267 711356 5-09
Freight cars ownedat close of month. ............ .. 1729609 1755385 714234 722506 155976 163835 254841 262075 604558 606969
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. ...................... 33560 34290 16636 17307 939 1005 4240 4289 11745 11689 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable... . . 3...106 2999 2129 2036 42 27 294 299 641 637 7-02
7-03. Total . ............................ 36 666 37289 18765 19 343 981 1032 4534 4586 12 386 12326 7-03
AVERAGES _________ _________ __________ _________
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
9-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 10.8 11.6 11.3 13.4 18.8 14.6 8.8 8.4 10.0 10.1 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 19.3 21.2 19.9 24.8 25.7 22.2 18.2 16.4 18.4 19.8 9-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 18.2 18.8 19.7 21.0 21.3 21.0 17.9 15.3 16.0 17.4 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 7.3 7.7 6.0 5.7 33.3 4.8 5.4 22.5 25.4 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight care on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars. . . . 11.7 13.6 18.3 21.6 6.9 8.1 9.0 9.7 7.4 7.5 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. ...................... 8 .9 .6 .7 .5 .5 .6 .9 1.0 1.3 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) ................. 4.5 7.4 5.9 11.2 4.9 6.5 3.3 5.2 3.3 4.3 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 8,5 8.0 11.3 10.5 4.3 2.6 6.5 6.5 5.2 5.2 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives . 118.0 110.2 113.3 104.1 114.6 92.2 107.6 101.7 127.2 121.4 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives . . 90.6 75.2 87.7 67.7 82.5 54.3 86.3 78.6 96.0 83.5 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . 242.8 229.1 201.9 194.3 201.2 198.3 258.8 218.5 289.6 276.5 12-03
12-0c. All road passenger locomotives. ................. 189.3 165.2 155.8 133.1 145.1 115.9 204.6 171.9 229.1 208.3 12-04
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13-01. Servicable motorcar ... . . 94.1 101.1 89.6 95.8 104.2 134.1 103.0 106.8 141.6 153.9 13-01
14. 3-02. All motorcars....... ......................... 87.2 93.4 84.2 90.3 104.2 89.4 98.0 101.1 109.8 114.8 13-02
i4. Car-miles Der freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight oars.. . .... 44.0 38.8 32.5 31.5 52.0 26.5 48.0 41.7 54.8 47.6 14-01
14-02. All freight oars. . . 42.0 35.9 30.5 28.0 49.5 24.8 46.4 39.6 53.0 45.5 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . 920 689 687 537 1,371 600 1,022 77.8 1,091 842 15
16. Percent freight oars on line of freight cars owned . 111.7 109.6 119.5 109.4 75.3 90.0 104.3 104.9 115.0 117.2 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. . 34.5 51.4 29.9 50.4 68.0 79.1 33.1 49.0 34.9 47.7 17
S 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.


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1951 0 900185


* 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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