Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in Alabama

Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in Alabama

(Short tons)

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Commodity 1999 Percent of total 2000 Percent of total
Coal 9,735,940 23.4 12,186,065 26.3
Nonmetallic minerals 5,358,026 12.9 6,515,613 14.1
Pulp and paper products 5,140,284 12.3 5,058,900 10.9
Chemicals 4,051,860 9.7 4,175,068 9.0
Glass and stone products 4,086,340 9.8 3,919,880 8.5
All other commodities 13,276,187 31.9 14,471,372 31.2
Alabama, total 41,648,637 100.0 46,326,898 100.0

NOTE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: Includes the five largest commodities (by tonnage terminated or originated) of the 38 two-digit Standard Transportation Commodity Code groupings plus all others for state total. Includes intrastate shipments.

SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: Association of American Railroads, Railroads and States-2000, Washington, DC: January 2002, available at http://www.aar.org/abouttheindustry/stateinformation.asp as of Mar. 18, 2002; and Railroads and States -1999, Washington, DC: January 2002, available at http://www.aar.org/abouttheindustry/stateinformation.asp as of Mar. 18, 2002.