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NBER Macrohistory: III. Transportation and Public Utilities

III. Transportation and Public Utilities

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db dat doc a03003bU.S. Revenue Per Freight Ton-Mile, All Railroads 1888-1935
db dat doc a03003caU.S. Railroad Revenue Freight Ton-Miles 1890-1916
db dat doc a03003cbU.S. Railroad Revenue Freight Ton-Miles 1916-1943
db dat doc a03003dU.S. Revenue Per Freight Ton-Mile, All Railroads 1882-1911
db dat doc a03003eU.S. Revenue Tons of Freight Carried One Mile, All Railroads 1882-1911
db dat doc a03003fU.S. Revenue Per Freight Ton-Mile, Thirteen Railroads 1865-1890
db dat doc a03003gU.S. Freight Ton-Miles, Thirteen Railroads 1865-1890
db dat doc a03003hU.S. Revenue Per Freight Ton-Mile, Seven Railroads
db dat doc a03003iU.S. Tons of Freight Carries One Mile, Seven Railroads 1865-1891
db dat doc a03003jU.S. Revenue Per Freight Ton-Mile, Six Railroads 1865-1890
db dat doc a03003kU.S. Freight Ton-Miles, Six Railroads 1865-1890
db dat doc a03005dGreat Britain Tons of Freight Carried 1871-1913, 1919-1949
db dat doc a03007bFrance Railroad Freight Traffic, Interet General 1851, 1853-1935
db dat doc a03007cFrance Canal and River Freight Traffic 1847-1913, 1915-1937
db dat doc a03010caU.S. Revenue Per Passenger-Mile, All Railroads 1888-1916
db dat doc a03010cbU.S. Revenue Per Passenger-Mile, All Railroads 1916-1935
db dat doc a03010daU.S. Railroad Passengers Carried One Mile 1889-1916
db dat doc a03010dbU.S. Railroad Passengers Carried One Mile 1916-1935
db dat doc a03010eU.S. Revenue Per Passenger-Mile, All Railroads 1882-1911
db dat doc a03010fU.S. Railroad Passengers Carried One Mile, All Railroads 1882-1911
db dat doc a03010gaU.S. Revenue Passengers Carried, Pullman Company 1875-1916
db dat doc a03010gbU.S. Revenue Passengers Carried, Pullman Company 1911-1937
db dat doc a03012aU.S. Total Transit Passengers 1919-1933
db dat doc a03012baU.S. Total Revenue Passengers Carried By the Transit Industry 1917-1927
db dat doc a03012bbU.S. Total Revenue Passengers, Street Railways and Buses 1926-1939
db dat doc a03019aU.S. Number of Messages Sent, Western Union Telegraph Company 1867-1912
db dat doc a03020U.S. New York State Canal Traffic 1837-1942
db dat doc m03001U.S. Revenue and Non-Revenue Net Ton-Miles of Freight Hauled 04/1907-06/1914; 04/1916-07/1942; 10/1942-08/1943
db dat doc m03002U.S. Freight Cars Loaded FIRST,1962 - THIRD,1966 01/1918-O7/1974
db dat doc m03002aU.S. Average Load Per Freight Car, Class I Steam Railroads 01/1918-08/1943
db dat doc m03003U.S. Railroad Freight Ton-Miles, Revenue, Seasonally Adjusted 08/1866-12/1922
db dat doc m03003aaGreat Britain Railway Freight Traffic, Total, Including Free Hauled 01/1931-04/1939
db dat doc m03003abU.S. Revenue Per Freight Ton-Mile, Class I Railroads 07/1907-06/1914; 04/1916-12/1925
db dat doc m03003acU.S. Revenue Per Freight Ton-Mile, Class I Railroads 01/1920-04/1956
db dat doc m03003hU.S. Revenue Per Freight Ton-Mile, Seven Railroads
db dat doc m03004U.S. Eastbound Freight Shipments, Chicago 09/1887-06/1900
db dat doc m03005Great Britain Freight Receipts, Selected Railways 03/1878-07/1914
db dat doc m03005aGreat Britain Railway Freight Traffic, Total, Including Free Hauled 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc m03005baGreat Britain Railway Freight Traffic, Other Than Coal 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc m03005bbGreat Britain Railway Freight Traffic, Other Than Coal 01/1931-04/1939
db dat doc m03006aGermany Carloadings Per Working Day, Prussian-Hessian and Oldenburg Railroad 12/1904-12/1913
db dat doc m03006bGermany Carloadings Per Working Day 04/1909-06/1926
db dat doc m03006cGermany Carloadings Per Working Day, Prussian-Hessian and Oldenburg Railroad 01-10/1924,12/1924-09/1935
db dat doc m03007aGermany Earnings of Prussian-Hessian Railways From Freight 04/1887-12/1913
db dat doc m03007aaFrance Freight Carloadings, Main Lines, Daily Average 01/1920-12/1929; 07/1930-07/1939
db dat doc m03007bGermany Freight Earnings of German Railroads, Reichsbahn 04/1919-10/1934
db dat doc m03008aU.S. Freight Car Shortage 05/1907-09/1914; 02-12/1915; 01/1918-12/1930
db dat doc m03008bU.S. Freight Car Shortage 01/1915-11/1917
db dat doc m03009aU.S. Freight Car Surplus 05/1907-09/1914; 01/1915-11/1917
db dat doc m03009bU.S. Freight Car Surplus 02/1915-11/1943
db dat doc m03010U.S. Railroad Revenue, Passenger-Miles, Total 03/1919-09/1956
db dat doc m03010aU.S. Revenue Per Passenger-Mile, Class I Railroads 03/1919-01/1954
db dat doc m03010baU.S. Revenue Transit Rides, Subway and Street Railways, New York City 07/1907-12/1927
db dat doc m03010bbU.S. Revenue Transit Rides, Subway, Street Railways, and Buses, New York City 01/1927-09/1942
db dat doc m03010hU.S. Number of Revenue Passenger-Miles, Pullman Company 01/1915-08/1943
db dat doc m03010iU.S. Passenger Revenues, Pullman Company 01/1913-11/1943
db dat doc m03011U.S. Revenue Passengers Carried By Pullman Company 01/1915-11/1940
db dat doc m03011aaGreat Britain Railway Passenger Traffic Excluding London Underground 07/1920-04/1939; 01/1944-12/1948
db dat doc m03011abGreat Britain Passenger Journeys Originating, British Railways 01/1947-12/1952
db dat doc m03011bGreat Britain Railway Passenger Traffic, London Underground Railways 07/1920-04/1939
db dat doc m03012aGermany Earnings of Prussian-Hessian Railways, Passengers 04/1887-12/1913
db dat doc m03012bGermany Earnings of German Railroads, Passenger and Baggage, Reichsbahn 04/1919-10/1934
db dat doc m03012cU.S. Railroad Revenue Passenger-Miles, Commutation, Class I Railroads 07/1921-06/1956
db dat doc m03012dU.S. Railroad Revenue Passenger-Miles, Other Than Commutation, Class I Railroads 07/1921-03/1948
db dat doc m03012eaFrance Paris Metro Traffic, Tickets Issued 07/1900-12/1911
db dat doc m03012ebFrance Paris Metro Traffic, Tickets Issued 11/1910-12/1931
db dat doc m03012ecFrance Paris Metro Traffic, Tickets Issued 03/1930-12/1938
db dat doc m03013U.S. Freight Rate Index 01/1900-12/1925
db dat doc m03013cU.S. Wheat Freight Rates, Rail, Chicago To New York, Domestic 01/1890-12/1942
db dat doc m03013dU.S. Wheat Freight Rates, Rail, Chicago To New York, Export 01/1890-12/1943
db dat doc m03014aU.S. Index of Street Railway Fares 01/1914-04/1936
db dat doc m03014bU.S. Index of Street Railway and Bus Fares 01/1933-12/1943
db dat doc m03015aU.S. Railroad Gross Earnings, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1866-12/1914
db dat doc m03015bU.S. Railroad Gross Earnings, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1886-12/1890
db dat doc m03015baU.S. Railroad Gross Earnings 01/1886-12/1890
db dat doc m03015bbU.S. Railroad Gross Earnings 01/1870-12/1879
db dat doc m03015bcU.S. Railroad Gross Earnings 01/1879-12/1886
db dat doc m03015bdU.S. Railroad Gross Earnings 01/1890-12/1902
db dat doc m03015beU.S. Railroad Gross Earnings 01/1902-12/1909
db dat doc m03016U.S. Total Operating Revenue of Railroads, Class I Ralways 07/1907-12/1961; 02,05,08,11/1962,1963
db dat doc m03016aU.S. Operating Revenues of Railroads, Passenger 07/1907-05/1956
db dat doc m03016bU.S. Operating Revenues of Railroads, Freight 07/1907-07/1956
db dat doc m03017France Receipts From Railways, Seasonally Adjusted FIRST,1898 - SECOND,1914 01/1898-07/1914, 01/1921-06/1937
db dat doc m03018aU.S. Total Operating Revenues, Telephone Companies 10/1915-05/1934
db dat doc m03018bU.S. Total Operating Revenues, Telephone Companies 01/1933-12/1948
db dat doc m03018cU.S. Total Operating Revenues, Telephone Companies 01/1942-12/1948
db dat doc m03018dU.S. Total Operating Revenues, Telephone Companies 01/1948-12/1961
db dat doc m03019aU.S. Total Operating Revenues, Western Union and Postal Telegraph Companies 01/1920-12/1942
db dat doc m03019bU.S. Total Operating Revenues, Western Union and Postal Telegraph Companies 01/1942-06/1956
db dat doc m03021Germany Kiel Canal Traffic 07/1895-03/1935
db dat doc m03022U.S. Vessels Cleared in Foreign Trade 07/1893-10/1941
db dat doc m03024Great Britain Tonnage Cleared, British and Foreign 01/1846-08/1939
db dat doc m03025Great Britain Tonnage Entered, British and Foreign 01/1846-08/1939
db dat doc m03026France Vessels Cleared FIRST,1892 - FIRST,1934 01/1892-07/1939
db dat doc m03027France Vessels Entered 01/1892-07/1939
db dat doc m03028U.S. Panama Canal Traffic, Cargo 08/1914-09/1915; 12/1915-1/1916; 04/1916-06/1953
db dat doc m03029Great Britain Suez Canal Traffic, Cargo 07/1872-06/1914; 01/1919-08/1937
db dat doc m03030U.S. Index of Freight Carloadings, Total ,Frb 1/1919-6/1953
db dat doc m03031U.S. Index of Freight Carloadings, Miscellaneous 07/1920-06/1953
db dat doc m03032U.S. Index of Truck Tonnage For General Freight Carriers, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1955-03/1964
db dat doc m03033aGreat Britain Index of Shipping Freight Rates, British Routes 01/1920-08/1939
db dat doc m03033bGreat Britain Index of Shipping Freight Rates, British Routes, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1920-08/1939
db dat doc m03034Great Britain Ocean Freight Rates On Grain, New York To Liverpool 01/1887-07/1914; 09/1914-10/1916; 01/1921-09/1939
db dat doc m03035U.S. Miles Per Revenue Passenger Per Road, Commutation, Class I Railroads 07/1921-12/1942
db dat doc m03036U.S. Miles Per Revenue Passenger Per Road, Non-Commutation, Class I Railroads 07/1921-12/1942
db dat doc m03038U.S. Railway Tax Accruals, Class I Railroads FIRST,1962 - FOURTH,1963 07/1907-12/1961; 02,05,08,11/1962,1963
db dat doc m03039U.S. Operating Expenses, Maintenance and Equipment, Class I Railroads 07/1907-04/1942
db dat doc m03040U.S. Railway Operating Expenses, Total, Class I Railroads FIRST,1962 - FOURTH,1963 07/1907-12/1961; 02,05,08,11/1962,1963
db dat doc m03041U.S. Freight Car-Miles, Loaded 01/1918-08/1943
db dat doc m03042U.S. Freight Car-Miles, Empty, Class I Railroads 01/1920-08/1943
db dat doc m03043U.S. Percent Loaded of Total Freight Car-Miles, Class I Railroads 01/1920-12/1942
db dat doc m03044U.S. Percent Westbound of Total Loaded Freight Car-Miles, Class I Railroads 02/1920-06/1942
db dat doc m03045U.S. Freight Train-Miles, Class I Railroads 01/1920-08/1943
db dat doc m03046U.S. Net Ton-Miles Per Train-Mile, Class I Railroads 01/1920-08/1943
db dat doc m03047U.S. Tons of Coal Or Equivalent Consumed in Road Freight Services, Class I Railroads 01/1920-09/1943
db dat doc m03048U.S. Revenue Ton-Miles Per Ton of Coal Consumed in Freight Service, Class I Railroads 01/1920-06/1942
db dat doc m03049U.S. Freight Train-Hours, Class I Railroads 01/1920-08/1943
db dat doc m03050U.S. Train-Miles Per Train-Hour, Freight Service, Class I Railroads 01/1920-03/1943; 06-08/1943
db dat doc m03051aU.S. Passenger Train-Miles, Class I Railroads 01/1920-12/1929
db dat doc m03051bU.S. Passenger Train-Miles, Class I Railroads 01/1929-08/1943
db dat doc m03052aU.S. Passenger-Miles Per Train-Mile, Class I Railroads 01/1920-12/1929
db dat doc m03052bU.S. Passenger-Miles Per Train-Mile, Class I Railroads 01/1929-08/1943
db dat doc m03053U.S. Tons of Coal Consumed in Road Passenger Service, Class I Railroads 01/1920-08/1943
db dat doc m03054U.S. Passenger-Miles Per Ton of Coal Consumed in Passenger Service, Class I Railroads 01/1920-06/1942
db dat doc m03055U.S. Revenue Ton-Miles Per Serviceable Freight Locomotive, Class I Railroads 01/1920-03/1943; 06-08/1943
db dat doc m03056U.S. Revenue Ton-Miles Per Serviceable Freight Car, Class I Railroads 01/1920-03/1943, 06-08/1943
db dat doc m03057aU.S. Passenger Car-Miles, Class I Railroads 01/1920-12/1935
db dat doc m03057bU.S. Passenger Car-Miles, Class I Railroads 01/1935-08/1943
db dat doc m03058U.S. Loaded Freight Car-Miles Per Train-Mile 01/1920-08/1943
db dat doc m03059aU.S. Passenger-Miles Per Car-Mile, Class I Railroads 01/1920-12/1935
db dat doc m03059bU.S. Passenger-Miles Per Car-Mile, Class I Railroads 01/1935-08/1943
db dat doc m03060U.S. Railway Equipment and Joint Facility Rents, Net, Class I Railroads 01/1917-03/1943; 06-08/1943
db dat doc m03061aU.S. Passenger Car-Miles Per Train-Mile, Class I Railroads 01/1920-12/1930
db dat doc m03061bU.S. Passenger Car-Miles Per Train-Mile, Class I Railroads 01/1930-08/1943
db dat doc m03063U.S. Total Passenger Locomotive Miles 01/1921-07/1943
db dat doc m03064U.S. Traffic Units Per Man-Hour Worked By Railway Employees For Whom Hours Are Reported, Seasonally Adjusted 07/1921-12/1942
db dat doc m03065U.S. Railway Operating Expenses Per Traffic Unit, Seasonally Adjusted THIRD,1957 - FOURTH,1961 07/1907-12/1960
db dat doc m03066U.S. Revenue Ton-Miles Per Locomotive Assigned To Freight Service, Seasonally Adjusted 02/1920-08/1943
db dat doc m03067U.S. Revenue Ton-Miles Per Freight Car On Line, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1920-08/1943
db dat doc m03070U.S. Road Freight Locomotive Miles, Principal and Helper 01/1920-12/1943
db dat doc m03071U.S. Revenue and Non-Revenue Passenger-Miles, Domestic Airlines 07/1931-12/1941
db dat doc m03072Germany Revenue Ton-Kilometers, Reichsbahn 04/1921-12/1937
db dat doc m03073Germany Revenue Tons Origninated, Reichsbahn 04/1921-12/1937
db dat doc m03074Great Britain Wagon-Miles, Total, Loaded and Empty FIRST,1931 - FIRST,1939 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc m03075Great Britain Loaded Wagon-Miles FIRST,1931 - FIRST,1939 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc m03076Great Britain Ratio of Loaded Wagon-Miles To Total Wagon-Miles FIRST,1931 - FIRST,1939 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc m03077Great Britain Average Wagon Load FIRST,1931 - FIRST, 1939 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc m03078Great Britain Freight Train-Miles FIRST,1931 - FIRST,1939; FIRST,1944 - FOURTH,1952 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc m03079Great Britain Net Ton-Miles Per Freight Train-Mile FIRST,1931 - FIRST,1939 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc m03080Great Britain Freight Train-Hours FIRST,1931 - FIRST,1939 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc m03081Great Britain Freight Train-Miles Per Train-Hour FIRST,1931 - FIRST,1939; FIRST,1947 - FOURTH,1952 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc m03082Great Britain Aggregate Coal Consumption By Freight Steam Locomotives FIRST,1931 - FOURTH,1935 08/1921-12/1931
db dat doc m03083Great Britain Net Ton-Miles Per Pound of Fuel Consumed By Steam Locomotives in Freight Service FIRST,1931 - FOURTH,1935 08/1921-12/1931
db dat doc m03084Great Britain Freight Train Receipts, All Freight FIRST,1931 - FIRST,1939 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc m03085Great Britain Total Coaching Train-Miles Including London Railways FIRST,1931 - FIRST,1939 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc m03086Great Britain Total Coaching Train-Hours FIRST,1931 - FIRST,1939 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc q03003U.S. Railroad Freight Ton-Miles, Revenue FIRST,1960 - FOURTH,1963 01/1920-12/1960; 02,05,08,11/1961,1962,1963
db dat doc q03011aGreat Britain Railway Passenger Traffic, Excluding London Underground, Seasonally Adjusted FIRST,1931 - FOURTH,1938 07/1920-04/1939; 01/1944-12/1948
db dat doc q03015U.S. Gross Earnings of Railroads FIRST,1869 - FOURTH,1883
db dat doc q03015bU.S. Gross Earnings of Railroads FIRST,1882 - FOURTH,1909
db dat doc q03032U.S. Index of Truck Tonnage For General Freight Carriers, Seasonally Adjusted FIRST,1946 - FOURTH,1960
db dat doc q03062U.S. Revenue Tons Originated, Class I Steam Railways, Total FIRST,1920 - FIRST,1943
db dat doc q03068U.S. Railroad Freight Tons Originated, Carload, Seasonally Adjusted FIRST,1920 - FIRST,1943
db dat doc q03069U.S. Revenue Freight Tons Originated, Less Than Carload FIRST,1920 - THIRD,1943
db dat doc q03074Great Britain Wagon-Miles, Total, Loaded and Empty FIRST,1931 - FIRST,1939 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc q03075Great Britain Loaded Wagon-Miles FIRST,1931 - FIRST,1939 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc q03076Great Britain Ratio of Loaded Wagon-Miles To Total Wagon-Miles FIRST,1931 - FIRST,1939 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc q03077Great Britain Average Wagon Load, Seasonally Adjusted FIRST,1944 - FOURTH,1952
db dat doc q03078Great Britain Freight Train-Miles FIRST,1931 - FIRST,1939; FIRST,1944 - FOURTH,1952 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc q03080Great Britain Freight Train-Hours FIRST,1931 - FIRST,1939 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc q03082Great Britain Aggregate Coal Consumption By Freight Steam Locomotives FIRST,1931 - FOURTH,1935 08/1921-12/1931
db dat doc q03082aGreat Britain Aggregate Coal Consumption By Freight Steam Locomotives FIRST,1935 - FIRST,1939
db dat doc q03083Great Britain Net Ton-Miles Per Pound of Fuel Consumed By Steam Locomotives in Freight Service FIRST,1935 - FIRST,1939
 
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