Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Content: Includes All Steam Railways But Excludes Switching And Terminal Companies From 1908-35. Year Ending June 30 For 1888-1916; Dec. 31 For 1916-35. Source: Interstate Commerce Commission, "Statistics Of Railways, " 1887/8, 1888/9, 1913, 1914, 1926, P. C, 1928, P.Lxxviii; 1935, P.S-113.
This NBER data series a02084c appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: a02084c
National Bureau of Economic Research, Railroad Expenditures on Maintenance of Way and Structures for United States [A02F4CUSA398NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/A02F4CUSA398NNBR, October 24, 2017.