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

Observation:

1890: 0.803  
Updated: Aug 16, 2012

Units:

Cents,
Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

Annual
1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max
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(a) Revenue Per Freight Ton-Mile, Thirteen Railroads for United States, Cents, Not Seasonally Adjusted (A0303FUSA259NNBR)
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

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

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NOTES

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Notes:

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, December 5, 2016.

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