Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1923-1942 (2)--Original Data, 1947-1954. Data Were Derived By Multiplying Employment By Average Weekly Earnings. Source: Bureau Of Labor Statistics; 1947-1952 Data Are From Employment, Hours, And Earnings, Manufacturing Division, Durable Goods Subdivision, Transportation Equipment, Releases Ls 53-2672, February 1953 And April 1953; 1953-1954 Data Are From The Monthly Labor Review.
This NBER data series m08077b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08077b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Factory Payrolls, Transportation Equipment for United States [M08F7BUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M08F7BUSM144NNBR, February 9, 2016.