Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in Illinois

Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in Illinois

(Short tons)

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Commodity 1999 Percent of total 2000 Percent of total
Coal 42,787,540 33.3 42,892,660 34.2
Mixed freight 21,739,976 16.9 18,930,612 15.1
Farm products 14,138,815 11.0 14,034,254 11.2
Food products 14,535,852 11.3 12,751,558 10.2
Chemicals 7,267,995 5.7 8,565,146 6.8
All other commodities 28,123,803 21.9 28,114,175 22.4
Illinois, total 128,593,981 100.0 125,288,405 100.0

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: Jan. 2002, available at http://www.aar.org/abouttheindustry/stateinformation.asp as of Mar. 18, 2002; and Railroads and States -1999, Washington, DC: Jan. 2002, available at http://www.aar.org/abouttheindustry/stateinformation.asp as of Mar. 18, 2002.