Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from West Virginia by Commodity: 1997

Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from West Virginia by Commodity: 1997

(Descending order by weight)

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Commodity (2-digit commodity code) Value ($ millions) Weight (thousand short tons)
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 3,912 6,161
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 53 5,667
Logs and other wood in the rough (25) 363 5,550
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 871 4,994
Wood products (26) 862 3,734
Basic chemicals (20) 2,583 2,572
Fuel oils (18) 224 955
Plastics and rubber (24) 2,117 875
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 293 867
Articles of base metal (33) 811 838
Natural sands (11) 28 667
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 1,157 626
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 111 458
Mixed freight (43) 788 422
Alcoholic beverages (08) 364 351
Motorized and other vehicles (including parts) (36) 2,567 346
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 602 252
Machinery (34) 1,774 178
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 1,127 113
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 67 106
All other commodities 5,738 23,752
Total, all commodities 26,412 59,484

KEY: n.e.c. = not elsewhere classified.

NOTE: There are 41 two-digit Standard Classification of Transported Goods (SCTG) commodity codes.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Commodity Flow Survey, Washington, DC: 2000, data from CD-ROM, CD-EC97-CFS.