Table 3-4: Rail Shipments: 2010

Table 3-4: Rail Shipments: 2010

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State Rail shipments terminating in state Rail shipments originating in state
All commodities (thousands of tons) Top commodity by weight All commodities (thousands of tons) Top commodity by weight
Alabama 50,334 Coal 32,783 Coal
Alaska 6,194 Stone, sand , gravel 6,194 Stone, sand , gravel
Arizona 24,061 Coal 2,546 Waste and scrap
Arkansas 28,947 Coal 18,214 Stone, sand , gravel
California 95,142 Intermodal 56,270 Intermodal
Colorado 26,219 Coal 24,807 Coal
Connecticut 1,375 Stone, sand , gravel 1,639 Waste and scrap
Delaware 3,643 Stone, sand , gravel 421 Chemicals
District of Columbia 61 All traffic 22 All traffic
Florida 66,691 Phosphate rock 40,079 Phosphate rock
Georgia 73,279 Coal 28,294 Stone, sand , gravel
Hawaii 0 NA 0 NA
Idaho 8,514 Nonmetallic minerals 7,460 Farm products
Illinois 157,794 Coal 109,467 Intermodal
Indiana 54,979 Coal 52,576 Coal
Iowa 37,804 Coal 47,004 Food products
Kansas 24,122 Coal 22,398 Farm products
Kentucky 39,190 Coal 74,416 Coal
Louisiana 34,628 Stone, sand , gravel 27,221 Chemicals
Maine 2,748 Ground earths & minerals 2,329 Pulp and paper
Maryland 32,504 Coal 6,167 Waste and scrap
Massachusetts 6,327 Intermodal 1,759 Intermodal
Michigan 38,427 Coal 22,030 Iron ore and metal prod.
Minnesota 71,279 Iron ore 89,568 Iron ore
Mississippi 14,518 Coal, petrol. & coal prod. 7,759 Chemicals
Missouri 69,095 Coal 14,521 Food products
Montana 4,481 Petrol. prod. & coal prod. 47,925 Coal
Nebraska 21,702 Coal 32,830 Farm products
Nevada 7,082 Coal 2,009 Concrete & gypsum prod.
New Hampshire 970 Coal & petrol. products 50 All Traffic
New Jersey 22,175 Chemicals 10,637 Intermodal
New Mexico 3,283 Food products 11,357 Coal
New York 21,991 Coal 7,323 Waste and scrap
North Carolina 53,105 Coal 10,093 Chemicals
North Dakota 14,362 Coal 35,585 Farm products
Ohio 84,423 Coal 63,031 Coal
Oklahoma 31,641 Coal 17,727 Stone, sand , gravel
Oregon 22,284 Chemicals 8,374 Lumber and wood
Pennsylvania 61,590 Coal 54,535 Coal
Rhode Island 950 Chemicals 148 All traffic
South Carolina 31,995 Coal 10,810 Chemicals
South Dakota 4,191 Coal and cement 19,053 Farm products
Tennessee 28,213 Coal 17,337 Waste and scrap
Texas 199,765 Coal 88,871 Chemicals
Utah 11,817 Coal 17,960 Coal
Vermont 1,141 Lumber and wood 615 Ground earths & minerals
Virginia 68,757 Coal 37,009 Coal
Washington 61,078 Farm products 20,817 Intermodal
West Virginia 14,798 Coal 100,262 Coal
Wisconsin 61,596 Coal 15,044 Stone, sand , gravel
Wyoming 17,243 Coal 476,841 Coal
United States, total 1,818,506   1,802,184  

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.) Commodity tonnage data are rounded estimates based on the Carload Waybill Sample. Individual state shipments may not add to total.

SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Railroads and States 2010 , available at http://www.aar.org/KeyIssues/Railroads-States.aspx as of May 22, 2012.