THE NEW FORTY The train always wins...
A couple of weeks ago I saw a young man in his vehicle hurry to beat the train that crosses 18th Street North at 12th Avenue North. The train wasn't moving too quickly, but it still was plenty dangero... Posted on 5/14/13 at 9:51 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Up the Mountain
I had a decision to make. After the small-town experiences in Henan province, was I going to travel north to sight-see the Longmen Caves? There, centuries ago, Buddhist monks decorated hundreds of cav... Posted on 8/11/12 at 8:36 AM
NEW PLATEAUS Up the Mountain; In the Now
I had a decision to make. After the small-town experiences of Henan province, was I going to travel north to sight-see the Longmen Caves? There, centuries ago, Buddhist monks decorated hundreds of c... Posted on 8/24/11 at 3:40 PM
STORM TRACKER Train Disaster
Before the devastating tornado that struck Fargo Moorhead in June, 1957, perhaps the most talked about severe weather event may have been the Empire Builder tornado that hit this area on May 27, 1931.... Posted on 5/25/10 at 5:30 AM
MIDLAND, Texas — A parade float that collided with a freight train, killing four military veterans, had crossed onto railroad tracks even though warning signals were going off, investigators said Saturday.
ASSIUT, Egypt — A speeding train crashed into a bus carrying Egyptian children to their kindergarten in central Egypt on Saturday, killing at least 49 and prompting a wave of anger against the government in Cairo.
BISMARCK (AP) — Armies of workers migrating to and from North Dakota’s rich oil fields have made Williston’s train depot the busiest Amtrak stop in the state and the fastest-growing station in the nation, the railroad said.
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