Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in Mississippi

Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in Mississippi

(Short tons)

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Commodity 1999 Percent of total 2000 Percent of total
Lumber and wood products 4,977,684 35 4,873,796 33
Chemicals 2,875,544 20 3,069,084 21
Pulp and paper prodcuts 2,608,760 19 2,589,480 18
Food products 730,396 5 924,198 6
Glass and stone 692,960 5 U U
Petroleum U U 792,544 5
All other commodities 2,205,364 16 2,490,568 17
Mississippi, total 14,090,708 100 14,649,670 100

KEY FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: 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.

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: January 2002, available at http://www.aar.org/abouttheindustry/stateinformation.asp as of Mar. 18, 2002.