DS/SS split, January 1945; PRR and NYC


laramielarry <ostresh@...>
 

Hi Folks

Here is the DS/SS/Steel split for box and auto cars for the PRR and
NYC, 1945 and 1950:


PRR:

January 1945
PRR_____%____Number
DS_____0.0%____0
SS_____21.2%____16,690
Steel_____78.8%____62,103
Known_____100.0%____78,793
Unknown_____0.0%____0
Total_____100.0%____78,793

July 1950
PRR_____%____Number
DS_____0.0%____0
SS_____9.9%____6,489
Steel_____90.1%____59,156
Known_____100.0%____65,645
Unknown_____0.0%____0
Total_____100.0%____65,645

The Pennsy had no double sheathed cars in either year. Its single
sheathed fleet declined by over 10,000 cars, and its steel cars
dropped by another 3,000 for an overall decline of some 13,000 cars.


NYC:
The following tables are for box and auto cars with NYC reporting
marks.

January 1945
NYC_____%____Number
DS_____8.3%____4,564
SS_____3.6%____1,963
Steel_____88.2%____48,710
Known_____100.0%____55,237
Unknown_____0.0%____5
Total_____100.0%____55,242

July 1950
NYC_____%____Number
DS_____0.7%____475
SS_____0.6%____381
Steel_____98.7%____63,295
Known_____100.0%____64,151
Unknown_____0.0%____0
Total_____100.0%____64,151

DS cars were reduced by over 4,000; SS by 1,500. Steel grew by over
14,500 cars, however, for an overall gain of close to 9,000 cars.


The following two tables are for the NYC and its lessees (as of
December 31,1949), which includes cars with the following reporting
marks: NYC, B&A, CASO, CCC&StL, MC, NOR, P&E, P&LE, PMcK&Y.

January 1945
NYC+Lessees_____%____Number
DS_____11.7%____7,782
SS_____3.0%____1,968
Steel_____85.3%____56,821
Known_____100.0%____66,571
Unknown_____0.0%____5
Total_____100.0%____66,576

July 1950
NYC+Lessees_____%____Number
DS_____0.7%____523
SS_____0.5%____381
Steel_____98.7%____69,558
Known_____100.0%____70,462
Unknown_____0.0%____0
Total_____100.0%____70,462

The DS and SS fleets were dramatically reduced, steel increased, and
the system as a whole grew by about 6%.

Best wishes,
Larry Ostresh
Laramie, Wyoming

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