A BNSF Railway crude oil train snakes through the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Mo., on Aug. 29, 2014. Documents released by the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency show that as many as 10 trains carrying more than 1 million gallons of crude oil pass through Kansas City every week. However, the documents do not reveal whether other types of crude oil from Colorado, Wyoming or western Canada, move through the region. (Curtis Tate/McClatchy)
A BNSF Railway crude oil train snakes through the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Mo., on Aug. 29, 2014. Documents released by the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency show that as many as 10 trains carrying more than 1 million gallons of crude oil pass through Kansas City every week. However, the documents do not reveal whether other types of crude oil from Colorado, Wyoming or western Canada, move through the region. (Curtis Tate/McClatchy) McClatchy
A BNSF Railway crude oil train snakes through the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Mo., on Aug. 29, 2014. Documents released by the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency show that as many as 10 trains carrying more than 1 million gallons of crude oil pass through Kansas City every week. However, the documents do not reveal whether other types of crude oil from Colorado, Wyoming or western Canada, move through the region. (Curtis Tate/McClatchy) McClatchy

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September 24, 2014 7:26 PM

Kansas City is crossroads for crude by rail, documents show

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