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Revenue Per Freight Ton-Mile, Thirteen Railroads for United States (A0303FUSA259NNBR)


1890: 0.803 (+ more)   Updated: Aug 16, 2012 2:03 PM CDT
1890:  0.803  
1889:  0.809  
1888:  0.775  
1887:  0.817  
1886:  0.857  
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Not Seasonally Adjusted




Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Cents, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Annual


Data For 1865-1888 Were Computed By Adding Figures For Ton-Miles Presented In Groupings Of Seven And Six Railroads And Dividing Into Freight Earnings For The Two Groups. Data For 1889-1890 Were Computed From Freight Earnings And Ton-Miles Of Thirteen Individual Railroads. Data Were Revised In 1887, But Are Presented As One Variable. The Figures For 1887 And 1888 More Comparable To Earlier Data Are .827 And .783. Source: Poor'S Manual Of Railroads, 1888, Pp. Xxvii-Xxix; 1889, P. Viii; 1890; 1891.

This NBER data series a03003f appears on the NBER website in Chapter 3 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter03.html.

NBER Indicator: a03003f

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Revenue Per Freight Ton-Mile, Thirteen Railroads for United States [A0303FUSA259NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/A0303FUSA259NNBR, July 9, 2024.


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