Series Is Presented Here As 4 Variables: (1) Original Data, 1939-46; (2) Seasonally Adjusted Data, 1946-63. This Category Consists Of Six Subgroups: Railroads, Telephone And Telegraph, Electric Light And Power, Gas, Petroleum Pipe Lines, And, Prior To 1959, Local Transit. (Beginning 1959, Local Transit Company Expenditures For Buildings Are Included In The Appropriate Category Under "Nonresidential Buildings," And Expenditures For Nonbuilding Projects Are In The "All Other Private" Category). Separate Annual Data For These Subgroups Are Available In The Source. Separate Monthly Data Are Shown Only For Telephone And Telegraph (1939 And Following) And For Railroads (1939-45). For Further Information See Introductory Notes On Bls-Dept. Of Commerce Data And Lipsey And Preston, Pp. 264-66. Source: See Introductory Notes On Bls-Dept. Of Commerce Data.
This NBER data series m02191a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: m02191a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Private Public Utility Construction for United States [M0291AUSM398NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0291AUSM398NNBR/, August 29, 2015.