Table 3-6: Rail Shipments: 2001

Table 3-6: Rail Shipments: 2001

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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 52,271,213 Coal 42,310,954 Coal
Alaska 7,784,418 Nonmetallic minerals 7,784,418 Nonmetallic minerals
Arizona 26,698,637 Coal 5,925,572 Glass and stone products
Arkansas 29,939,837 Coal 20,561,845 Nonmetallic minerals
California 92,684,031 Mixed freight 57,609,683 Mixed freight
Colorado 29,347,707 Coal 36,163,191 Coal
Connecticut 2,370,589 Nonmetallic minerals 1,702,782 Nonmetallic minerals
Delaware 5,117,197 Coal 1,588,316 Chemicals
District of Columbia 42,312 Miscellaneous freight 145,216 Miscellaneous freight
Florida 93,820,901 Nonmetallic minerals 64,413,774 Nonmetallic minerals
Georgia 83,033,699 Coal 34,409,658 Glass and stone products
Hawaii 0 NA 0 NA
Idaho 8,233,421 Farm products 10,416,206 Farm products
Illinois 186,302,393 Coal 119,524,605 Coal
Indiana 63,407,891 Coal 55,817,548 Coal
Iowa 38,655,026 Coal 43,043,912 Farm products
Kansas 28,476,174 Coal 23,311,938 Farm products
Kentucky 38,060,191 Coal 109,670,324 Coal
Louisiana 30,726,478 Chemicals 36,990,390 Chemicals
Maine 3,634,604 Glass and stone products 4,072,888 Pulp and paper products
Maryland 26,250,892 Coal 7,715,510 Primary metal products
Massachusetts 9,800,893 Food products 2,581,856 Mixed freight
Michigan 50,520,723 Coal 32,874,823 Metallic ores
Minnesota 63,179,264 Coal 74,389,180 Metallic ores
Mississippi 17,411,695 Coal and petroleum products 12,851,200 Lumber and wood products
Missouri 78,030,320 Coal 19,632,473 Food products
Montana 5,304,284 Petroleum products 38,739,230 Coal
Nebraska 19,849,026 Coal 24,175,569 Farm products
Nevada 8,079,455 Coal 2,914,584 Glass and stone products
New Hampshire 1,760,702 Coal and petroleum products 1,364,108 Coal and nonmetallic minerals
New Jersey 22,254,659 Mixed freight 10,939,074 Mixed freight
New Mexico 3,886,035 Food products 16,331,900 Coal
New York 24,946,863 Coal 10,042,309 Chemicals
North Carolina 62,265,078 Coal 13,706,585 Chemicals
North Dakota 9,980,664 Coal 21,730,345 Farm products
Ohio 97,329,450 Coal 61,036,161 Primary metal products
Oklahoma 31,625,791 Coal 20,299,358 Nonmetallic minerals
Oregon 23,645,719 Chemicals 16,044,471 Lumber and wood products
Pennsylvania 57,806,399 Coal 59,815,765 Coal
Rhode Island 452,600 Chemical and petroleum products 156,780 Chemicals; transportation equip.
South Carolina 34,763,046 Coal 15,251,011 Lumber and wood products
South Dakota 3,182,138 Coal and petroleum products 10,326,007 Farm products
Tennessee 35,780,625 Coal 19,200,313 Food products
Texas 189,633,233 Coal 108,589,349 Chemicals
Utah 15,903,561 Coal and petroleum products 26,533,926 Coal
Vermont 1,960,815 Nonmetallic minerals; glass and stone prod. 1,288,575 Glass and stone products
Virginia 68,915,424 Coal 54,337,364 Coal
Washington 38,643,560 Farm products 21,262,746 Mixed freight
West Virginia 32,953,476 Coal 127,283,023 Coal
Wisconsin 70,169,618 Coal 16,452,546 Nonmetallic minerals
Wyoming 15,437,802 Coal 375,510,739 Coal
United States, total 1,942,330,529 Coal 1,898,840,100 Coal

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-2001, Washington, DC: 2003, available at http://www.aar.org/abouttheindustry/stateinformation.asp as of Sept. 29, 2003.