Table 3-4: Rail Shipments: 2004

Table 3-4: Rail Shipments: 2004

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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 49,824,990 Coal 43,698,288 Coal
Alaska 7,595,904 Nonmetallic minerals 7,595,904 Nonmetallic minerals
Arizona 27,957,398 Coal 5,002,140 Glass and stone products
Arkansas 31,900,676 Coal 22,426,793 Nonmetallic minerals
California 103,739,778 Mixed freight 67,135,711 Mixed freight
Colorado 29,953,159 Coal 42,153,903 Coal
Connecticut 2,510,701 Nonmetallic minerals 2,313,121 Nonmetallic minerals
Delaware 5,365,104 Coal 1,143,180 Chemicals
District of Columbia 55,100 Miscellaneous 124,028 Miscellaneous
Florida 102,981,482 Nonmetallic minerals 70,789,831 Nonmetallic minerals
Georgia 89,426,191 Coal 40,819,027 Nonmetallic minerals
Hawaii 0 NA 0 NA
Idaho 9,354,869 Nonmetallic minerals 11,060,859 Farm products
Illinois 186,968,014 Coal 117,571,405 Coal
Indiana 73,126,223 Coal 56,898,622 Coal
Iowa 39,715,056 Coal 41,117,346 Farm products
Kansas 26,928,862 Coal 21,917,686 Farm products
Kentucky 39,282,071 Coal 94,295,874 Coal
Louisiana 30,907,336 Chemicals 40,213,179 Chemicals
Maine 3,769,004 Glass and stone products 4,164,296 Pulp and paper products
Maryland 29,236,237 Coal 9,961,148 Waste and scrap
Massachusetts 9,764,740 Mixed freight 2,894,858 Mixed freight
Michigan 57,202,673 Coal 37,647,962 Metallic ores
Minnesota 62,043,661 Coal 71,229,810 Metallic ores
Mississippi 18,856,519 Coal 12,031,120 Lumber and wood products
Missouri 85,554,584 Coal 17,919,112 Food products
Montana 4,765,696 Petroleum products 42,122,403 Coal
Nebraska 18,983,226 Coal 24,071,426 Farm products
Nevada 9,059,339 Coal 2,549,328 Nonmetallic minerals
New Hampshire 1,715,362 Coal and petroleum products 760,808 Pulp and paper products
New Jersey 23,427,081 Mixed freight 13,276,876 Mixed freight
New Mexico 3,709,561 Food products 14,106,629 Coal
New York 27,285,452 Coal 12,325,898 Waste and scrap
North Carolina 61,158,149 Coal 15,549,847 Chemicals
North Dakota 11,261,756 Coal 25,767,505 Farm products
Ohio 96,971,971 Coal 69,582,180 Primary metal products
Oklahoma 33,406,200 Coal 24,278,357 Nonmetallic minerals
Oregon 25,751,061 Chemicals 16,931,132 Lumber and wood products
Pennsylvania 69,849,906 Coal 63,243,799 Coal
Rhode Island 432,670 Chemicals 486,192 Waste and scrap
South Carolina 35,771,879 Coal 16,974,219 Chemicals
South Dakota 4,484,127 Coal and petroleum gas 11,995,921 Farm products
Tennessee 37,188,140 Coal 20,746,921 Mixed freight
Texas 205,649,529 Coal 117,571,173 Chemicals
Utah 13,493,158 Coal and petroleum products 21,627,289 Coal
Vermont 1,319,220 Petroleum products 910,240 Glass and stone products
Virginia 68,588,623 Coal 52,006,931 Coal
Washington 48,610,331 Farm products 26,044,298 Mixed freight
West Virginia 33,114,874 Coal 119,378,612 Coal
Wisconsin 74,546,713 Coal 17,260,375 Nonmetallic minerals
Wyoming 16,102,336 Coal 420,131,586 Coal
United States, total 2,050,666,692   1,991,825,148  

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. 8, 2006.