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Show Me The Cereal Proof

You might know Missouri as “The Show Me State,” but for railroads Missouri is the cereal state. In fact, cereal grains, along with gravel and prepared foodstuff, make up 52 percent of the total tonnage shipped from Missouri with the majority of tons moving northeast and to the south. So the next time you pour milk onto your corn flakes, think about how railroads worked to get it there.