Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in Minnesota

Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in Minnesota

(Short tons)

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Commodity 1999 Percent of total 2000 Percent of total
Metallic ores 39,184,734 55 35,362,987 51
Farm products 14,114,454 20 16,663,393 24
Food products 5,779,028 8 5,742,900 8
Nonmetallic minerals 3,288,573 5 3,423,461 5
Pulp and paper products 1,746,656 2 1,633,572 2
All other 7,638,668 11 6,794,654 10
Minnesota, total 71,752,113 100 69,890,967 100

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.

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.