Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1870-1926 (2)--Original Data, 1920-1942 (3)--Original Data, 1934-1964. This Series Is Compiled From Data Collected From Various Sources Obtained Chiefly From News Items Appearing In Issues Of Railway And Iron Trade Periodicals. The Sources Made No Claim Of Completeness Or Accuracy Of Information; See Also The Bulletin Of The American Iron And Steel Association, Monthly Reports Of The Bureau Of Statistics, And The Files Of Railroad Companies. Source: The Brookings Institution, John E. Partington, Railroad Purchasing And The Business Cycle, Pp. 219-226.
This NBER data series q06028a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.
NBER Indicator: q06028a
National Bureau of Economic Research, Orders of Railroad Passenger Cars for United States [Q0628AUSQ477NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/Q0628AUSQ477NNBR, September 27, 2016.