Table 3-4: Rail Shipments: 2002

Table 3-4: Rail Shipments: 2002

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State Rail shipments terminating in state Rail shipments originating in state
All commodities (tons) Top commodity by weight All commodities (tons) Top commodity by weight
Alabama 50,422,423 Coal 43,207,920 Coal
Alaska 7,450,875 Nonmetallic minerals 7,450,875 Nonmetallic minerals
Arizona 26,168,630 Coal 5,166,978 Glass and stone products
Arkansas 28,706,455 Coal 20,516,691 Nonmetallic minerals
California 87,489,883 Mixed freight 54,717,626 Mixed freight
Colorado 28,795,297 Coal 37,327,011 Coal
Connecticut 2,187,000 Nonmetallic minerals 1,896,007 Nonmetallic minerals
Delaware 5,173,822 Coal 1,263,100 Chemicals
District of Columbia 8,624 Miscellaneous freight 125,984 Miscellaneous freight
Florida 96,122,841 Nonmetallic minerals 65,127,102 Nonmetallic minerals
Georgia 80,214,148 Coal 36,258,990 Glass and stone products
Hawaii 0 NA 0 NA
Idaho 10,025,493 Farm products 10,518,772 Farm products
Illinois 179,651,210 Coal 116,461,658 Coal
Indiana 64,262,829 Coal 53,173,814 Coal
Iowa 38,109,893 Coal 43,270,217 Farm products
Kansas 27,694,014 Coal 21,960,485 Farm products
Kentucky 37,972,620 Coal 103,603,761 Coal
Louisiana 30,373,089 Chemicals 38,240,119 Chemicals
Maine 3,381,164 Glass and stone products 4,036,996 Pulp and paper products
Maryland 24,651,988 Coal 7,740,703 Primary metal products
Massachusetts 9,818,878 Food products 2,599,068 Mixed freight
Michigan 51,390,896 Coal 36,415,964 Metallic ores
Minnesota 58,719,991 Coal 69,156,075 Metallic ores
Mississippi 18,645,600 Coal 13,959,442 Lumber and wood products
Missouri 79,572,126 Coal 18,224,145 Food products
Montana 4,256,464 Petroleum products 37,179,320 Coal
Nebraska 19,445,903 Coal 23,068,362 Farm products
Nevada 7,930,279 Coal 2,789,036 Glass and stone products
New Hampshire 1,608,835 Coal and petroleum products 762,456 Coal and nonmetallic minerals
New Jersey 22,586,260 Mixed freight 10,843,362 Mixed freight
New Mexico 3,326,510 Food products 15,671,823 Coal
New York 23,603,704 Coal 10,356,912 Chemicals
North Carolina 58,348,318 Coal 13,398,568 Chemicals
North Dakota 9,611,379 Coal 21,637,829 Farm products
Ohio 97,618,621 Coal 62,925,030 Primary metal products
Oklahoma 34,344,966 Coal 21,509,722 Nonmetallic minerals
Oregon 23,514,290 Chemicals 15,346,142 Lumber and wood products
Pennsylvania 61,912,928 Coal 61,728,948 Coal
Rhode Island 673,530 Chemicals 209,304 Waste and scrap
South Carolina 34,316,258 Coal 15,162,271 Lumber and wood products
South Dakota 3,334,678 Coal and petroleum products 7,890,891 Farm products
Tennessee 35,752,940 Coal 19,569,784 Food products
Texas 195,310,987 Coal 112,755,992 Chemicals
Utah 13,798,069 Coal and petroleum products 23,253,001 Coal
Vermont 1,433,532 Petroleum products 764,360 Nonmetallic minerals; glass and stone prod.
Virginia 60,490,603 Coal 48,136,596 Coal
Washington 36,362,437 Farm products 21,798,699 Mixed freight
West Virginia 37,221,424 Coal 119,227,237 Coal
Wisconsin 78,487,015 Coal 18,611,642 Nonmetallic minerals
Wyoming 16,311,973 Coal 379,976,563 Coal
United States, total 1,928,611,692 Coal 1,876,993,353 Coal

KEY: NA = not applicable.

NOTE: Top commodity for each state is determined by tonnage terminating and originating of the 38 two-digit Standard Transportation Commodity Code groupings and includes intrastate shipments.

SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Railroads and States-2002, Washington, DC: 2004, available at http://www.aar.org/abouttheindustry/stateinformation.asp as of June 1, 2004.