1928

402

RAILROADS

No. 424.-CAR LOADINGS: AYERAGE WEEKLY LOADINGS OF
CLASS I RAILWAYS, BY PRINCIPAL COMMODITY

REYENUE FREIGHT,
GROUPS

[NOTE.-The difference between the averages in the follow!ng table and those in t~e cor~esI?onding tables
previously published is owing to changes in weekly groupmgs. In ~927 a w~ek fallmg wlthm two months
is included in the month in which it ends, and averages for months ill all prIor years are compute?- !1ccording to the number of weeks included in a month in 1927. Averages for years for all commoditles are:
1918,857,540; 1919, 804,472; 1920,867,663; 1921,756,215; 1922, 830,915]

1923

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1924

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1925

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1926

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1927

I 1924, I 1925 I 1926 I 1927

1923

Month
Grain and grain products

Total, all commodities
yea.r______
January________
February ____ __
March _________
ApriL_________
May ___________
June___________
July ___________
August. ________

September _____
Oatober ________
November _____
December______

951,925 933,354 985,08011,021,131 994,506
843,491 841,162 889,895 921,674 946,100
840,400 904,232 914,080 919,333 955,983
911,226 924,762 908,435 969,3491,004,099
940,108 881,124 931,920 958,201 978,150
986,052 913,294 985,0731,036,4551,024,186
989,704 884,370 971,4461,022,335 993,540
992,441 886,632 978,5281,042,752 987,079
1, 029, 267 955, 7971, 060,6541, m17, 0301,062,340
1,035,6101,020,1851,075,3371,130,7781,090,006
1,082,0291,094,0021,113,4061,193,5151,117,584
1,013,6051,024,1041,065,4161,062,068 955,655
828,361 870,804 924,708 898,078 834,521

43,763
47,890
40,345
41,275
39,071
33,898
33,668
41,422
.51,829
51,177
49,876
49,232
45,479

49,436
43,113
49, 255
44,448
36,637
39,976
37,380
42,471
38,942
67,089
69,097
58,052
47,326

year_____ _

t!i!~~~~~~~~~~~

July __________ _
August ________ _

September ____ _
October _______ _
November ____ _
December_____ _

34,010
34,049
31,500
30,660
31,027
30,967
29,476
30,051
32,397
38,499
42,220
41,625
35,063

33,712\
36,236
33,138
31,486
29,178
31,623
29,948
29,159
29,982
35,579
40,607
41,486
36,082

31,454
36,523
32,054
28,168
27,46.5
27,808
25,948
26,515
29,324
31,547
41,603
37,828
32,179

30,696,'
33,479
28,231
28,374
27,055
27,738
26,871
26,796
29,261
36,775
40,049
34,578
29,091

29,763
32; 454
27,748
27,316
27, 410
28,844
27,096
25,645
28,081
30,838
38,751
33, 650
28, 904

182,762
194, 290
185,804
187,030
177, 528
181,146
182,947
184,035
189,943
178,517
195,212
180,844
160, 338

164,182
194, 906
191,986
171,966
129, 576
134,526
135,654
138,737
1.50,238
172,835
193,401
185, 272
175, 869

t!¥~==========

July __________ _
August ________ _
September ____ _
October _______ _
November ____ _
Deaember _____ _

13.796
13,758
14,852
15,385
15,884
15,196
14,818
14,437
13,379
13,582
12,251
11,288
11,101

9,969
11,883
12,729
13,729
11,564
9,197
7,743
6,980
6,9S0
8,086
9,697
9,910
11,226

13,142
17,966
17,992
14,371
12,507
11,841
11,476
11,272
11,464
12,174
13,023
12,832
11,777

11,987
13,562
13,277
12,586
11,465
9,650
9,238
9,143
9,626
10,990
12,849
15,495
15,671

10, 552 45,033
12,205 10,596
9,578
12,376
12,366 12,456
11,605 18,627
1O,6(J4 58,686
10,454 77,711
9,737 82,298
9,690 81,024
9,772 75,520
9,500 62,947
9,068 41,482
9,597 10,827

Forest products
year _____ _
January_______ _
February _____ _

lIt[arah ________ _

fu!£~=====~====

July __________ _
AugusL ______ _
September ____ _
Oatober _______ _
November ____ _
December______ 1

72,017
66,238
65,570
74,627.
76,939
75,892
76,550
71,779
76,203
73,013
74,154
74,408
60, 104

70,522
64, O~~
80,250
81,627
77,730
74,460
68,587
61,541
68,334
67,556
70,329
69,893
64,001

71,862
65,985
78,914
80,022
78,869
76,588
73,461
66,034
71,233
69,668
70,782
67,590
64,511

Source: American Railway Association.

45,953
46,115
44,597
40,054
37,630
39,632
39,118
45,905
174,974
59,675
54,735
45,515
43,896

171,257
202, 662
180,812
151,868
139, 779
153,933
154,308
161.905
191,202
179,902
182, 671
189, 796
173, 135

190.996
187, 445
174,564
181,477
164, 159
168, 237
171, 663
176,000
190,556
199,114
225,771
235, 060
213, 938

177.734
223,439
213,411
211,766
158, 840
161,782
152; 825
144,317
174,158
180,358
191,311
169, 246
164, 379

41,907
9,879
10,196
10,544
15,042
55, Sal
67,663
72,788
77,601
75,196
67,666
32,078
9,564

36,185
9,462
10,706
10,731
22,344
59,570
63,890
63,585
62,116
56,395
48,710
19,067
8,136

Ore

Coke
year_____ _
January _______ _
February _____ _
March ________ _

45,449
47,094
42, 766
39,812
37,518
39,964
39,314
54,754
S5, f}3'1
49,079
51,852
43,687
42,666

Coal

Livestock

January_______ _
February _____ _
March ________ _

44,341
49,323
44, 623
38,495
33,289
36,598
36,525
40,341
S3, fJ81
53,064
47,994
48,484
50,888

70,277
66,959
74,826
76,972
75,692
76,704
74,244
67,227
70,739
70,546
72,218
65,504
54,547

32, 280
8,250
9,392
10,749
16,817
4{),818
58,646
55,980
51,589
47,768
44,613
23,957
10,169

38,685
9,908
10,610
11,477
20,735
62,533
62,206
62,683
62,863
59,100
53,008
38,165
12,411

Miscellaneous and L. C. L.
65,782
64,468
68,899
7D, 458
68,875
70,924
67,638
64,169
68,813
67, 580
67, 305
61,052
51, 920

566,544
477,670
492,752
549, 793
581,031
590,267
574,533
568,421
584,692
605, 302
645, 368
614,726
505, 449

573,254
482, 710
527,474
157D, 7!5B
579, 622
573,696
546,414
551,764
589,730
621, 272
666, 258
635,533
526, 130

615,493
511,930
553,791
/585, 32D
620,319
617,964
609,759
611,906
642,724
671, 066
704, 498
668,059
575, 913

628, 665
558 853
5io' 756
817; 798
626 227
656' 670
631' 103
633' 915
661' 770
687: 894
722 935
63S' 329
536: 494

628,587
557 957
578' 246
(131;41)7
651 447
652' 740
632' 518
633' 721
664' 509
685; 386
707 272
618' 058
527: 689

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