Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in Louisiana

Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in Louisiana

(Short tons)

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Commodity 1999 Percent of total 2000 Percent of total
Chemicals 21,145,162 54.9 20,291,976 55.5
Pulp and paper products 4,573,800 11.9 4,640,140 12.7
Petroleum 3,893,464 10.1 3,466,996 9.5
Lumber and wood products 2,063,004 5.4 2,167,508 5.9
Food products U U 1,599,544 4.4
Mixed freight 1,682,240 4.4 U U
All other commodities 5,146,033 13.4 4,376,691 12.0
Louisiana, total 38,503,703 100.0 36,542,855 100.0

KEY: U = data are unavailable.

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.