Table 3-4: Rail Shipments: 2003

Table 3-4: Rail Shipments: 2003

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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 51,850,447 Coal 42,931,438 Coal
Alaska 8,324,395 Nonmetallic minerals 8,324,395 Nonmetallic minerals
Arizona 25,250,449 Coal 4,874,284 Glass and stone products
Arkansas 28,092,023 Coal 20,108,156 Nonmetallic minerals
California 98,126,545 Mixed freight 64,818,362 Mixed freight
Colorado 28,354,479 Coal 38,527,945 Coal
Connecticut 2,015,026 Nonmetallic minerals 1,651,247 Waste and scrap
Delaware 5,704,923 Coal 1,159,176 Chemicals
District of Columbia 14,592 Miscellaneous 164,688 Miscellaneous
Florida 100,354,677 Nonmetallic minerals 72,279,813 Nonmetallic minerals
Georgia 83,957,305 Coal 37,595,635 Nonmetallic minerals
Hawaii 0 NA 0 NA
Idaho 9,901,984 Farm products 10,970,546 Farm products
Illinois 188,759,825 Coal 133,447,976 Coal
Indiana 62,797,888 Coal 53,354,135 Coal
Iowa 36,828,136 Coal 43,419,276 Farm products
Kansas 25,986,758 Coal 19,725,745 Farm products
Kentucky 41,111,575 Coal 91,715,485 Coal
Louisiana 30,391,381 Chemicals 38,509,049 Chemicals
Maine 3,513,556 Glass and stone products 3,841,136 Pulp and paper products
Maryland 23,679,682 Coal 8,050,106 Waste and scrap
Massachusetts 9,590,642 Mixed freight 2,655,498 Mixed freight
Michigan 54,343,530 Coal 38,455,785 Metallic ores
Minnesota 45,785,267 Coal 52,656,227 Metallic ores
Mississippi 18,136,821 Coal 13,554,524 Chemicals
Missouri 81,010,783 Coal 17,316,498 Food products
Montana 4,670,549 Petroleum products 37,551,683 Coal
Nebraska 19,647,160 Coal 22,088,099 Farm products
Nevada 8,345,487 Coal 2,739,852 Nonmetallic minerals
New Hampshire 1,431,300 Coal and petroleum products 864,560 Pulp and paper products
New Jersey 22,744,801 Mixed freight 11,225,983 Mixed freight
New Mexico 3,306,359 Farm products 14,482,447 Coal
New York 24,838,403 Coal 10,862,585 Waste and scrap
North Carolina 60,079,116 Coal 13,866,625 Chemicals
North Dakota 9,083,118 Coal 22,508,129 Farm products
Ohio 99,504,789 Coal 67,559,750 Coal
Oklahoma 32,480,118 Coal 22,214,567 Nonmetallic minerals
Oregon 25,127,486 Chemicals 15,638,540 Lumber and wood products
Pennsylvania 63,349,928 Coal 59,916,458 Coal
Rhode Island 474,300 Chemicals 395,876 Waste and scrap
South Carolina 33,620,972 Coal 16,944,797 Lumber and wood products
South Dakota 3,149,545 Coal and petroleum gas 8,609,479 Farm products
Tennessee 37,389,770 Coal 20,017,540 Food products
Texas 192,998,681 Coal 109,048,075 Chemicals
Utah 12,687,930 Coal and petroleum products 22,598,135 Coal
Vermont 1,172,360 Petroleum products 827,120 Glass and stone products
Virginia 59,297,928 Coal 52,301,475 Coal
Washington 40,930,757 Farm products 22,880,779 Mixed freight
West Virginia 35,906,786 Coal 114,274,486 Coal
Wisconsin 71,937,427 Coal 17,185,097 Nonmetallic minerals
Wyoming 16,735,187 Coal 376,542,795 Coal
United States, total 1,944,792,946   1,883,252,057  

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-2003, Washington, DC: 2005, available at http://www.aar.org/abouttheindustry/stateinformation.asp as of Sept. 19, 2005.