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  • New rules take effect for North Dakota crude oil shipments

    Following a spate of explosive accidents involving North Dakota crude, the state began requiring companies on Wednesday to remove certain liquids and gases from oil before it's loaded onto rail cars — a move industry and state regulators believe will make for safer shipments.
  • Engineer of oil tanker train sues BNSF for Casselton crash

    The lawyer for the engineer of an oil tanker train involved in a fiery derailment near Casselton in 2013 suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and isn't capable of returning to work, his lawyer said Wednesday. Bryan Thompson, of Fargo, has filed...

    Elgin-made Lincoln funeral car headed to Springfield, but without steam engine

    Elgin-made Lincoln funeral car headed to Springfield, but without steam engine
    The Elgin-built reproduction of the train car that carried Abraham Lincoln's body will participate in Springfield's commemoration of Lincoln's burial 150 years ago next month after a misunderstanding was ironed out by its builders and the committee...

    Fort Meade: Where the tracks end -- Meade's railroad history

    If you walk along Rock Avenue, you can see the remnants of old train tracks hidden behind overgrown weeds. The building that the Army and Air Force Exchange Service now uses to dispatch trucks was once the train station along the line. Fort George G....

    Crude oil continues to flow through Maryland amid debate about safety

    Crude oil continues to flow through Maryland amid debate about safety
    Increasing worry about crude oil shipments through Maryland in recent years by state lawmakers, environmental activists and local residents has done little to slow those shipments down. Axeon Speciality Products moved nearly 57 million gallons of crude...