WAR ECONOMY: Facts, Figures

> Restrictions on railroad passenger service for ordinary citizens are imminent, said ODT's Joseph Eastman. U.S. railroads, which last year handled 25,000,000,000 passenger miles, will have to handle more & more of the 15,000,000,000 highway-bus passenger miles, not to mention part of the private automobile load (last year some 250,000,000,000 passenger miles). In Britain, every railroad station now hangs out a sign saying "Is your journey really necessary?"

> With demand for fuel oil for U.S. ships growing and gasoline demand drying up, Southern California oilmen tried pumping gasoline back into depleted oil wells. It costs about 6¢ a barrel,...

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