Appendix: Power-house output and load-factor

Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 March 1907
Volume: 26
Page(s): 235 - 241
ISSN (Paper): 0097-2444
DOI: 10.1109/PAIEE.1907.6742404



The report of the Interstate Commerce Commission gives the total revenue traffic for the entire United States for the year ending June 30, 1905, as 1,038,441, 430 train-miles, of which 459,827,029 is passenger-train mileage, 546,424,405 freight-train mileage, and the unclassified balance, 32,189,996, we have assumed to be mail- and express-train mileage. Including the mail and express trains with the passenger-train service there is an average of 6.2 passenger and 6.9 freight trains per mile of line per day, or approximately 7 trains each way per day.