Table 3-4: Rail Shipments: 2006

Table 3-4: Rail Shipments: 2006

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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 54,795,552 Coal 39,833,516 Coal
Alaska 6,050,000 Nonmetallic minerals 6,050,000 Nonmetallic minerals
Arizona 32,818,804 Coal 3,913,724 Waste and scrap
Arkansas 30,632,161 Coal 22,055,391 Nonmetallic minerals
California 110,117,171 Mixed freight 70,067,096 Mixed Freight
Colorado 33,139,219 Coal 33,548,254 Coal
Connecticut 2,029,792 Nonmetallic minerals 2,277,724 Waste and scrap
Delaware 6,753,686 Coal 925,168 Nonmetallic minerals
District of Columbia 65,480 Miscellaneous 120,928 Miscellaneous
Florida 92,793,888 Nonmetallic minerals 60,371,720 Nonmetallic minerals
Georgia 95,460,937 Coal 35,221,078 Nonmetallic minerals
Hawaii 0 N/A 0 N/A
Idaho 10,790,673 Nonmetallic minerals 10,346,422 Farm products
Illinois 168,161,452 Coal 104,084,854 Mixed freight
Indiana 69,293,180 Coal 53,691,788 Coal
Iowa 39,518,809 Coal 39,834,208 Food products
Kansas 28,719,409 Coal 22,195,882 Farm products
Kentucky 45,956,463 Coal 90,411,262 Coal
Louisiana 34,666,257 Farm products 33,000,869 Chemicals
Maine 3,774,392 Pulp and paper products 3,648,560 Pulp and paper products
Maryland 28,541,746 Coal 5,746,328 Waste and scrap
Massachusetts 8,740,444 Mixed freight 2,488,472 Mixed freight
Michigan 52,291,490 Coal 36,601,302 Metallic ores
Minnesota 59,750,605 Metallic ores 76,732,662 Metallic ores
Mississippi 17,108,373 Coal and Metallic ores 9,188,865 Chemicals
Missouri 83,724,306 Coal 16,058,789 Farm products
Montana 5,228,672 Petroleum products 46,798,991 Coal
Nebraska 21,231,066 Coal 29,453,635 Farm products
Nevada 9,113,006 Coal 2,575,040 Glass and Stone Products
New Hampshire 1,523,379 Coal 541,032 Pulp, Paper and Scraps
New Jersey 23,380,407 Chemicals 12,577,096 Mixed freight
New Mexico 4,510,523 Food products 15,954,589 Coal
New York 26,924,604 Coal 7,567,850 Waste and scrap
North Carolina 63,232,074 Coal 14,335,063 Nonmetallic minerals
North Dakota 11,972,223 Coal 29,860,867 Farm Products
Ohio 101,033,964 Coal 67,596,430 Primary metal products
Oklahoma 37,632,838 Coal 24,574,210 Nonmetallic minerals
Oregon 24,133,985 Chemicals 15,588,564 Lumber and wood products
Pennsylvania 67,925,852 Coal 63,982,125 Coal
Rhode Island 456,148 Lumber and wood products 120,004 Miscellaneous
South Carolina 37,659,153 Coal 16,808,430 Coal and Petrol products
South Dakota 4,596,693 Coal and petroleum products 12,783,454 Farm products
Tennessee 36,809,874 Coal 16,981,597 Mixed freight
Texas 218,294,813 Coal 115,132,816 Chemicals
Utah 15,159,618 Coal and Metallic ores 16,811,662 Coal
Vermont 1,481,224 Petroleum products 516,600 Miscellaneous
Virginia 62,554,507 Coal 48,188,008 Coal
Washington 56,860,254 Farm products 26,227,784 Mixed freight
West Virginia 35,148,295 Coal 114,613,965 Coal
Wisconsin 78,446,665 Coal 16,729,584 Nonmetallic minerals
Wyoming 19,274,455 Coal 493,700,724 Coal
United States, total 2,080,278,581   1,988,434,982  

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-2006, Washington, DC: 2006, available at http://www.aar.org/AboutAAR/RailroadsAndStates.aspx as of Jan. 27, 2009.