Table 3-4: Rail Shipments: 2005

Table 3-4: Rail Shipments: 2005

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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 53,305,771 Coal 44,871,050 Coal
Alaska 8,156,643 Petroleum products 8,156,643 Petroleum products
Arizona 31,288,939 Coal 5,498,417 Glass and stone products
Arkansas 28,713,782 Coal 24,094,078 Nonmetallic minerals
California 108,494,845 Mixed freight 67,772,776 Mixed Freight
Colorado 31,246,871 Coal 41,238,447 Coal
Connecticut 1,998,822 Nonmetallic minerals 2,022,338 Waste and scrap
Delaware 6,064,364 Coal 1,286,712 Chemicals
District of Columbia 97,940 Miscellaneous 196,820 Miscellaneous
Florida 100,552,798 Nonmetallic minerals 68,572,937 Nonmetallic minerals
Georgia 89,763,143 Coal 38,878,307 Nonmetallic minerals
Hawaii 0 N/A 0 N/A
Idaho 10,873,300 Nonmetallic minerals 11,464,829 Farm products
Illinois 183,539,112 Coal 109,118,683 Mixed freight
Indiana 67,418,274 Coal 54,830,352 Coal
Iowa 41,317,792 Coal 43,463,589 Farm products
Kansas 26,830,707 Coal 24,078,304 Farm products
Kentucky 40,187,828 Coal 92,682,057 Coal
Louisiana 31,321,465 Chemicals 38,340,982 Chemicals
Maine 3,711,740 Pulp and paper products 3,947,124 Pulp and paper products
Maryland 27,326,049 Coal 8,194,805 Waste and scrap
Massachusetts 9,178,015 Mixed freight 2,632,415 Mixed freight
Michigan 54,103,686 Coal 36,128,191 Metallic ores
Minnesota 63,925,147 Metallic ores 77,406,510 Metallic ores
Mississippi 18,289,329 Coal 12,075,570 Chemicals
Missouri 83,733,139 Coal 19,185,067 Food products
Montana 4,838,553 Petroleum products 44,035,468 Coal
Nebraska 19,643,083 Coal 25,855,972 Farm products
Nevada 9,513,936 Coal 2,516,416 Nonmetallic minerals
New Hampshire 1,565,545 Coal and petroleum products 647,236 Pulp and paper products
New Jersey 22,801,472 Mixed freight 13,258,008 Mixed freight
New Mexico 3,987,500 Food products 14,646,549 Coal
New York 25,295,698 Coal 10,479,116 Chemicals
North Carolina 62,421,949 Coal 15,669,609 Nonmetallic minerals
North Dakota 11,840,708 Coal 26,030,646 Farm Products
Ohio 98,088,452 Coal 68,935,561 Primary metal products
Oklahoma 34,385,332 Coal 26,322,954 Nonmetallic minerals
Oregon 26,857,309 Chemicals 18,270,226 Lumber and wood products
Pennsylvania 69,428,758 Coal 66,978,943 Coal
Rhode Island 461,560 Chemicals 464,259 Waste and scrap
South Carolina 36,513,758 Coal 17,572,841 Chemicals
South Dakota 3,891,587 Coal and petroleum products 15,326,288 Farm products
Tennessee 38,773,137 Coal 18,719,071 Mixed freight
Texas 219,173,834 Coal 122,900,676 Chemicals
Utah 15,297,258 Coal and petroleum products 23,064,314 Coal
Vermont 1,333,916 Petroleum products 830,160 Lumber and wood products
Virginia 66,396,085 Coal 49,704,569 Coal
Washington 51,861,629 Farm products 27,870,086 Mixed freight
West Virginia 30,527,120 Coal 119,317,981 Coal
Wisconsin 77,889,055 Coal 16,115,174 Nonmetallic minerals
Wyoming 15,888,145 Coal 424,070,245 Coal
United States, total 2,070,114,880   2,005,739,371  

KEY: NA = not applicable.

NOTE: The top commodity is based on the 38 two-digit Standard Transportation Commodity Code groupings and is determined by the tonnage either originating or terminating in the state (including intrastate shipments.)

SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Railroads and States-2005, Washington, DC: 2005, available at http://www.aar.org/abouttheindustry/stateinformation.asp as of Jan. 30, 2008; and personal communication with the Association of American Railroads, Jan. 30, 2008.