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Dakota Datebook: January 18 train derailment

On January 18 in 2002, at about 1:45 a.m., a catastrophic train derailment occurred on the western edge of Minot, with tragic and long-term consequences for nearby residents and liabilities for the Canadian Pacific Railway and insurance companies.

There is hardly a quieter quiet than an early January morning in North Dakota, with sub-zero temperatures, and snow falling on snow. Nor cleaner, fr...

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