Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in South Dakota

Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in South Dakota

(Short tons)

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Commodity 1999 Percent of total 2000 Percent of total
Farm products 8,351,382 85.1 7,188,667 84.6
Nonmetallic minerals 553,127 5.6 492,336 5.8
Food products 314,148 3.2 433,925 5.1
Glass, stone, and metal products 313,898 3.2 265,644 3.1
Lumber, wood, and chemicals U U 85,800 1.0
Metallic ores 152,540 1.6 U U
All other commodities 129,932 1.3 29,564 0.3
South Dakota, total 9,815,027 100.0 8,495,936 100.0

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.

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.aspas 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.