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Trains carrying more oil across US amid boom

December 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. Energy companies behind the oil boom on the Northern Plains are increasingly turning to an industrial-age workhorse the locomotive to move their crude to refineries across the U.S., as plans for new pipelines stall and existing lines can’t keep up with demand. Continue Reading

Clean-up under way at site of train derailment

February 28, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

BREWSTER Union Pacific crews continue to work today at the scene of a train derailment northeast of Brewster, cleaning up the wreckage after 23 rail cars split from the track at approximately 8:30 p.m. Monday. No injuries were reported. Continue Reading