Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in South Carolina

Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in South Carolina

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Commodity 1999 Percent of total 2000 Percent of total
Lumber and wood products 3,128,480 21 2,907,544 19
Pulp and paper products 2,614,560 18 2,304,960 15
Chemicals 2,010,876 14 2,193,576 14
Nonmetallic minerals 1,541,552 10 1,921,048 13
Primary metal products 1,342,000 9 1,648,320 11
All other 4,223,677 28 4,293,397 28
South Carolina, total 14,861,145 100 15,268,845 100

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.