DS/SS split 1945 to 1950: ICC Regions


laramielarry <ostresh@...>
 

Hi Folks

Here are the DS/SS/Steel splits for box, auto, and ventilator cars in
interchange service on class I railroads and their lessees as of
January 1945, April 1949, and July 1950 for the eight ICC regions.
Listings of the railroads in each region appear at the bottom of this
post.

New England Region
NE_____1945____1949_____1950
DS_____5,556____1,416_____1,008
SS_____5,667____4,957_____4,672
Steel_____5,891____9,775_____9,760
Other_____0____0_____0
Unknown_____59____19_____15
Total_____17,173____16,167_____15,455

NE_____1945____1949_____1950
DS_____32.4%____8.8%_____6.5%
SS_____33.0%____30.7%_____30.2%
Steel_____34.3%____60.5%_____63.2%
Other_____0.0%____0.0%_____0.0%
Unknown_____0.3%____0.1%_____0.1%
Total_____100.0%____100.0%_____100.0%


Great Lakes Region
GL_____1945____1949_____1950
DS_____26,887____11,478_____8,483
SS_____19,864____14,895_____13,492
Steel_____90,190____114,586_____116,630
Other_____0____10_____10
Unknown_____107____10_____7
Total_____137,048____140,979_____138,622

GL_____1945____1949_____1950
DS_____19.6%____8.1%_____6.1%
SS_____14.5%____10.6%_____9.7%
Steel_____65.8%____81.3%_____84.1%
Other_____0.0%____0.0%_____0.0%
Unknown_____0.1%____0.0%_____0.0%
Total_____100.0%____100.0%_____100.0%


Central Eastern Region
CE_____1945____1949_____1950
DS_____12,917____5,609_____2,716
SS_____23,051____12,756_____10,686
Steel_____95,113____108,184_____102,912
Other_____0____0_____0
Unknown_____653____47_____22
Total_____131,734____126,596_____116,336

CE_____1945____1949_____1950
DS_____9.8%____4.4%_____2.3%
SS_____17.5%____10.1%_____9.2%
Steel_____72.2%____85.5%_____88.5%
Other_____0.0%____0.0%_____0.0%
Unknown_____0.5%____0.0%_____0.0%
Total_____100.0%____100.0%_____100.0%

Most of the Unknowns for the Central Eastern Region are from the
following three series:
Road, AAR, Kind, Series, IL, IH, Door, Capy, Qty 1945, Qty 1950
CRI, XM, Box, 6000-6539, 40' 6", 8' 8", 6' 0", 80000, 121, NA
C&EI, XM, Box, 63000-63189, 40' 0", 9' 11", 6' 0", 80000, 155, NA
EJ&E, XM, Box, 60000-60399, 40' 0", 8' 0", 5' 3", 100000, 257, NA


Pocahontas Region
POC_____1945____1949_____1950
DS_____4,420____2,881_____1,616
SS_____1,596____1,433_____1,547
Steel_____17,185____20,023_____20,593
Other_____0____10_____10
Unknown_____0____13_____35
Total_____23,201____24,360_____23,801

POC_____1945____1949_____1950
DS_____19.1%____11.8%_____6.8%
SS_____6.9%____5.9%_____6.5%
Steel_____74.1%____82.2%_____86.5%
Other_____0.0%____0.0%_____0.0%
Unknown_____0.0%____0.1%_____0.1%
Total_____100.0%____100.0%_____100.0%


Southern Region
S_____1945____1949_____1950
DS_____43,777____24,787_____20,278
SS_____20,690____18,736_____17,594
Steel_____47,669____65,082_____66,976
Other_____0____7_____10
Unknown_____799____154_____79
Total_____112,935____108,766_____104,937

S_____1945____1949_____1950
DS_____38.8%____22.8%_____19.3%
SS_____18.3%____17.2%_____16.8%
Steel_____42.2%____59.8%_____63.8%
Other_____0.0%____0.0%_____0.0%
Unknown_____0.7%____0.1%_____0.1%
Total_____100.0%____100.0%_____100.0%

Most of the Unknowns for the Southern Region are from the following
four series:
Road, AAR, Kind, Series, IL, IH, Door, Capy, Qty 1945, Qty 1950
WofA, XM, Box, 16300-16314, 39' 2", 8' 4", 6' 0", 100000, 146, NA
CG, XM, Box, 50001-50300, 40' 0", 8' 0", 6' 0", 80000, 93, NA
CG, VA, Box, 50301-50490, 40' 0", 8' 0", 6' 0", 80000, 99, NA
GM&O, XM, Box, 4600-4999, 40' 0", 8' 0", 6' 0", 80000, 141, NA


Northwestern Region
NW_____1945____1949_____1950
DS_____43,112____24,756_____22,465
SS_____56,525____46,724_____44,938
Steel_____24,030____42,864_____48,409
Other_____826____2,004_____1,998
Unknown_____601____290_____182
Total_____125,094____116,638_____117,992

NW_____1945____1949_____1950
DS_____34.5%____21.2%_____19.0%
SS_____45.2%____40.1%_____38.1%
Steel_____19.2%____36.7%_____41.0%
Other_____0.7%____1.7%_____1.7%
Unknown_____0.5%____0.2%_____0.2%
Total_____100.0%____100.0%_____100.0%

Most of the Unknowns for the Northwestern Region are from the
following two series:
Road, AAR, Kind, Series, IL, IH, Door, Capy, Qty 1945, Qty 1950
CGW, XA, Auto, 51000-51198, 50' 6", 10' 0", 12' 1", 100000, 99, NA
CMO, XM, Box, 19400-19998, 40' 6", 10' 5", 6' 0", 80000, 280, 130


Central Western Region
CW_____1945____1949_____1950
DS_____26,010____6,413_____3,684
SS_____47,220____40,415_____36,593
Steel_____60,174____86,555_____89,760
Other_____5,089____3,540_____2,754
Unknown_____703____92_____43
Total_____139,196____137,015_____132,834

CW_____1945____1949_____1950
DS_____18.7%____4.7%_____2.8%
SS_____33.9%____29.5%_____27.5%
Steel_____43.2%____63.2%_____67.6%
Other_____3.7%____2.6%_____2.1%
Unknown_____0.5%____0.1%_____0.0%
Total_____100.0%____100.0%_____100.0%

Many of the Unknowns for the Central Western Region are from the
following series:
Road, AAR, Kind, Series, IL, IH, Door, Capy, Qty 1945, Qty 1950
FW&D, XM, Box, 6001-7200, 40' 0", 7' 10", 5' 6", 80000, 227, 7


Southwestern Region
SW_____1945____1949_____1950
DS_____8,449____6,319_____5,384
SS_____35,798____34,141_____33,232
Steel_____11,912____21,172_____22,354
Other_____0____0_____0
Unknown_____615____42_____35
Total_____56,774____61,674_____61,005

SW_____1945____1949_____1950
DS_____14.9%____10.2%_____8.8%
SS_____63.1%____55.4%_____54.5%
Steel_____21.0%____34.3%_____36.6%
Other_____0.0%____0.0%_____0.0%
Unknown_____1.1%____0.1%_____0.1%
Total_____100.0%____100.0%_____100.0%

Many of the Unknowns for the Central Western Region are from the
following two series:
Road, AAR, Kind, Series, IL, IH, Door, Capy, Qty 1945, Qty 1950
SLSF, XM, Box, 13000-13247, 36' 2", 6' 8", 4' 11", 80000, 246, NA
SSW, XAR, Auto, 46100-46199, 40' 6", 10' 9", 14' 6", 80000, 100, NA


Listing of railroads by ICC region. The main source was the ICC Blue
Book for 1949.

Central Eastern Region:
CE ACY Akron, Canton & Youngstown
CE B&LE Bessemer & Lake Erie
CE B&O Baltimore & Ohio
CE C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois
CE CIL Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville (Monon)
CE CIM Chicago & Illinois Midland
CE CNJ The Central R.R. Co. of New Jersey
CE CRI Chicago River & Indiana R.R. Co.
CE CRP Central Railroad Company of Pennsylvania
CE DT&I Detroit, Toledo & Ironton
CE EJ&E Elgin, Joliet & Eastern
CE ITC Illinois Terminal
CE MO-IL Missouri-Illinois
CE PRR The Pennsylvania Railroad
CE RDG Reading
CE WM Western Maryland

Central Western Region:
CW ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
CW C&S Colorado & Southern
CW C&W Colorado & Wyoming
CW CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
CW D&RGW Denver & Rio Grande Western
CW D&SL Denver & Salt Lake
CW FW&D Fort Worth & Denver City
CW NWP Northwestern Pacific
CW RI Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
CW SNRy Sacramento Northern Railway
CW SP Southern Pacific
CW TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Western Railroad
CW UP Union Pacific
CW WP The Western Pacific R.R. Co.
CW WV Wichita Valley Railway Co. (FW&D)

Great Lakes Region:
GL AA Ann Arbor
GL B&A Boston & Albany (NYC)
GL CASO Canada Southern
GL CCC&STL Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis
GL D&H The Delaware & Hudson
GL D&M Detroit & Mackinac
GL D&TS Detroit & Toledo Shore Line
GL DL&W Delaware, Lackawanna & Western
GL ERIE Erie Railroad
GL GTW Grand Trunk Western
GL LHR The Lehigh & Hudson River Ry. Co.
GL LNE Lehigh & New England
GL LV Lehigh Valley
GL MC Michigan Central
GL NKP New York, Chicago & St. Louis
GL NOR Cincinnati Northern R.R. (NYC)
GL NYC New York Central
GL NYSW New York, Susquehanna & Western
GL OW New York, Ontario & Western
GL P&E Peoria & Eastern
GL P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie
GL P&WV Pittsburgh & West Virginia
GL PM Pere Marquette
GL PMcK&Y Pittsburgh, McKeesport & Youghiogheny (P&LE)
GL PS&N Pittsburg, Shawmut and Northern
GL SHAWMUT The Pittsburgh & Shawmut R.R. Co.
GL WABASH Wabash Railroad Co.
GL WLE Wheeling & Lake Erie (NKP)

New England Region:
NE B&M Boston & Maine
NE BAR Bangor & Aroostook
NE CV Central Vermont
NE MEC Maine Central
NE NH New York, New Haven & Hartford
NE R Rutland Railroad Co.

Northwestern Region:
NW CGW Chicago Great Western
NW CMO Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha (CNW)
NW CNW Chicago & North Western
NW CTSE Chicago, Terre Haute and Southeastern (MILW)
NW DM&IR Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range
NW DSA Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic
NW GBW Green Bay & Western
NW GN Great Northern
NW LS&I Lake Superior& Ishpeming R.R. Co.
NW M&STL Minneapolis & St. Louis
NW MILW Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific
NW NP Northern Pacific
NW SI Spokane International R.R. Co.
NW SOO Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie
NW SPS Spokane, Portland & Seattle

Pocahontas Region:
POC A&D Atlantic & Danville
POC C&O Chesapeake & Ohio
POC N&W Norfolk & Western
POC RFP Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac
POC VGN The Virginian Ry. Co.

Southern Region:
S A&WP Atlanta and West Point
S AB&C Atlanta, Birmingham and Coast
S ACL Atlantic Coast Line
S C&A Chicago and Alton
S C&G Columbus & Greenville
S C&WC Charleston & Western Carolina
S CG Central of Georgia
S CC&O/CRR Clinchfield
S FEC Florida East Coast
S G&F Georgia & Florida
S GA Georgia Railroad
S GF&A Georgia, Florida & Alabama (Seaboard)
S GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio
S IC Illinois Central
S L&N Louisville & Nashville
S MSC Mississippi Central
S NC&StL Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis
S NS Norfolk Southern
S SEABOARD Seaboard Air Line
S SOUTHERN Southern Railway System
S TC Tennessee Central Ry. Co.
S WofA The Western Railway of Alabama

Southwestern Region:
SW BRI Burlington-Rock Island
SW I-GN International-Great Northern (MP)
SW KCS Kansas City Southern
SW KO&G Kansas, Oklahoma & Gulf
SW L&A Louisiana & Arkansas
SW MA Missouri and Arkansas
SW M-K-T Missouri-Kansas-Texas
SW MKTT Missouri-Kansas-Texas R.R. Co. of Texas
SW MP Missouri Pacific
SW MV Midland Valley
SW NOT&M New Orleans, Texas & Mexico (MP)
SW SB&M St. Louis, Brownsville & Mexico
SW SLSF St. Louis-San Francisco Ry. Co.
SW SSW St. Louis Southwestern Ry. Co.
SW T&NO Texas & New Orleans R.R. Co. (SP)
SW T&P Texas & Pacific
SW TM The Texas Mexican Ry. Co.

I will be happy to post the DS/SS/Steel splits for any of the above
railroads.

Best wishes,
Larry Ostresh
Laramie, Wyoming

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