Revisions For 1961-1970 Data Are In Series M3-1.2. Data Are End Of Month. Source: United States Department Of Commerce, "Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories And Orders: 1947-1963, " Revised (Series M3-1), Published October, 1963; "Business Statistics, 1965, " (Biennial Supplement To The Survey Of Current Business). Current Estimates Are In The Survey Of Current Business Monthly Issues. The Latest Month Is From The U.S. Bureau Of The Census, Current Statistical Reports: "Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories And Orders, " Series M3-1, Monthly.
This NBER data series m06116 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.
NBER Indicator: m06116
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders, Transportation Equipment, Total for United States [M06116USM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M06116USM144NNBR, February 10, 2016.