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December 1, 2014
Train cars are derailed near Bluffton, Minn., Monday morning. Photo Courtesy of Bryce Haugen
Officials: Train derails on BNSF Railway tracks near Bluffton, Minnesota
December 1, 2014 - 9:38am
November 23, 2014
Two killed Saturday in crash with train near Paynesville
November 23, 2014 - 6:30am
November 13, 2014
Train derails west of Casselton
November 13, 2014 - 11:32pm
November 12, 2014
A variety of cars, including tanks, are parked on tracks in Willmar. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
BNSF puts a moratorium on adding more oil tank cars
November 12, 2014 - 11:29pm
November 6, 2014
BNSF workers replace a defective set of wheels of on a covered hopper car around noon Thursday. The southbound freight was stopped a half-mile northeast of Maynard. No cars were derailed, but traffic on the line out of Willmar was delayed. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
FIxin’ a flat
November 6, 2014 - 11:22pm
September 24, 2014
A BNSF worker climbs between cars at the train yard in Willmar. A whistle blower has said that some train cars are unaccounted for and their locations are unknown. (FOR MPR NEWS/Jackson Forderer)
Train cars carrying undocumented hazardous materials pose risks
September 24, 2014 - 11:31pm
September 23, 2014
Dayton: North Dakota needs to make oil safer
September 23, 2014 - 11:20pm
May 1, 2014
Emergency personnel attend to a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. The derailment caused oil to spill into the James River and forced the evacuation of hundreds. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters
Derailed CSX train in Virginia carried North Dakota oil; over 800 barrels spilled
May 1, 2014 - 1:50pm
March 24, 2014
Thirty-two hurt in train derailment at Chicago's O'Hare airport
March 24, 2014 - 10:59am
February 18, 2014
Snowmobiler killed by train in Brainerd identified
February 18, 2014 - 8:47am
January 8, 2014
Flames and smoke are seen today at the site of a train derailment in Wapske, New Brunswick. A Canadian National Railway train carrying propane and crude oil derailed and caught fire on Tuesday in northwest New Brunswick, Canada, the latest in a string of train accidents that have put the surging crude-by-rail business under heavy scrutiny. Reuters/Mathieu Belanger
Fire at Canada train derailment burns through the night
January 8, 2014 - 10:06am
January 1, 2014
Smoke from smoldering materials rises Dec. 31, 2013, from the scene of a Monday's train derailment west of Casselton, N.D., that involved oil cars. play button
No significant health risk seen from BNSF oil train fire, NTSB to investigate (with video)
January 1, 2014 - 10:30am
December 31, 2013
Oil cars still burning after N.D. derailment on BNSF line
December 31, 2013 - 12:06pm
Fire erupts after trains, one of them transporting crude oil, collided west of Casselton, N.D., on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. (Forum News Service)play button
Authorities call for evacuation of N.D. town as oil still burns after train crash (with video)
December 31, 2013 - 1:09am
December 30, 2013
A fire from a train derailment burns uncontrollably as seem from a mile away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, west of Casselton, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editorplay button
Train carrying oil derails near Casselton, N.D. (with video)
December 30, 2013 - 4:06pm