Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1870-1926 (2)--Original Data, 1920-1942 (3)--Original Data, 1934-1964. Data Cover All Railway Cars Including Non-Passenger Carrying And Pullman, Ordered From Carbuilder Shops And Railroad Shops (All Domestic Purchases). Source: American Railway Car Institute, Railroad Car Facts: Statistics On Car Building And Repairing, 1954 And 1960; Data For 1961-1964 Were Received By Telephone On September 9, 1964 From Arci; Also See Survey Of Current Business
This NBER data series q06028c appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.
NBER Indicator: q06028c
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, New Orders of Passenger Train Cars for United States [Q0628CUSQ471NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/Q0628CUSQ471NNBR/, August 30, 2015.