Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1869-1883 (2)--Original Data, 1882-1909 Source: John E. Partington, Railroad Purchasing And The Business Cycle, Brookings Institution, 1929, Pp. 302-305. Data Originally Appeared In The Commercial And Financial Chronicle.
This NBER data series q03015b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 3 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter03.html.
NBER Indicator: q03015b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Gross Earnings of Railroads for United States [Q0315BUSQ144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/Q0315BUSQ144NNBR/, July 30, 2015.