Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in Iowa

Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in Iowa

(Short tons)

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Commodity 1999 Percent of total 2000 Percent of total
Farm products 18,049,295 44 16,695,794 42
Food products 14,567,999 35 14,615,852 37
Chemicals 2,328,380 6 2,322,196 6
Glass and stone products 1,629,056 4 1,548,364 4
Coal 1,431,061 3 988,048 2
All other commodities 3,038,974 7 3,604,613 9
Iowa, total 41,044,765 100 39,774,867 100

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.

SOURCES 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.