Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in North Dakota

Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in North Dakota

(Short tons)

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Commodity 1999 Percent of total 2000 Percent of total
Farm products 11,071,619 50.4 9,951,299 49.8
Coal and nonmetal minerals 5,251,225 23.9 4,847,482 24.2
Food products 4,834,844 22.0 4,368,960 21.9
Chemicals 344,656 1.6 292,864 1.5
Waste and scrap 187,716 0.9 U U
Petroleum U U 237,448 1.2
All other commodities 300,252 1.4 297,145 1.5
North Dakota, total 21,985,312 100.0 19,995,198 100.0

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.