Data Refer To Total Time Paid For, Covering Straight Time, Overtime Paid For Pro Rata Rates, Overtime Paid For All Primitive Rates, And Time Paid For But Not Worked. Data Include Switching And Terminal Companies Through 1932; Thereafter Excludes Them. Source: Interstate Commerce Commission, Wage Statistics Of Class I Steam Railroads In The United States.
This NBER data series m08149 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08149
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Man-Hours Paid For In Maintenance of Way and Structures, Class I Railroads for United States [M08149USM420NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M08149USM420NNBR/, July 4, 2015.