Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in North Carolina

Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in North Carolina

(Short tons)

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Commodity 1999 Percent of total 2000 Percent of total
Nonmetallic minerals 3,244,860 23.7 3,526,365 24.5
Lumber and wood products 2,542,208 18.5 2,347,416 16.3
Chemicals 2,475,176 18.1 2,942,320 20.4
Pulp and paper products 1,251,440 9.1 1,332,260 9.2
Wast and scrap 932,812 6.8 870,184 6.0
All other commodities 3,262,878 23.8 3,396,011 23.6
North Carolina, total 13,709,374 100.0 14,414,556 100.0

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: 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.