National Geographic : 1945 Aug
BALANCESHEET In the other world War ierlormea ,. in1918 I ait The railroads miles of frei-l 405 billion ton service. [oru'u:d billion Railroadls 1)" ner service in miles of Passeng, 1948" Freight rates were raised about 25°/0 o 'Cl. the The governmc;Ilt took of>eratio nofthe railroads. from Federal flef1cits resulting, aycgs2 cost the tarp operation million dollars a day. V'j this World War 1,,, trfn"med IC, railroads, III, oL frg.i(fht 7 billion ton-Iniles ervice, i billion in ]c 4:1. d 87 billion Railroads Perform' rfr servi 'e in 1943 nb miles of passe and 95 billion in 19AA remain freight rates ~. ere prior as they tially the same to the war. ds have remained 'fhe railroa nape n''t. their ovcn ma under ng Federal The railroads are l1ali Inoie than 4 taxes at the rate to say million dollar:irastat da anl local othi of tas.