Good Question: How Are Our Goods Shipped Over The Country?Late Tuesday night, the Upper Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam will be closed for good. It's an attempt to stop invasive Asian carp from getting into Minnesota's lakes.
Wooden Railroad Bridge Burns And Collapses In Koochiching Co.A wooden railroad bridge near Minnesota's northern border has burned and collapsed, shutting a busy train route that connects the Pacific Coast with Chicago. The bridge in Koochiching County belongs to Canadian National Railway. It carried more than 20 trains over the Rat Root River daily until it collapsed early Wednesday.
Travel By Train For Your Next VacationTo get better acquainted with Amtrak, the nation’s railroad service, here’s a simple yet very helpful guide to understanding how get onboard a passenger train.
Girl, 16, Killed By Freight Train In Anoka Co.A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a train Sunday night. According to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office, the pedestrian was struck around 8:30 p.m. in Anoka County where the tracks cross North Ferry Street.
Dozens Of Oil Trains Pass Through Minnesota WeeklyRailroad documents released by the state Department of Public Safety show about 50 trains carrying crude oil from North Dakota are passing through Minnesota each week.
Report: Rail Delays Cost Minnesota Farmers A new report estimates that delays in railroad shipping have cost Minnesota corn, soybean and wheat farmers nearly $100 million. The report was released Thursday at a conference in Alexandria organized by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Edward Usset of the University of Minnesota Center for Farm Financial Management estimates rail delays cost Minnesota corn growers $72 million from March to May. He puts the losses at $18.8 million for soybean growers and $8.5 million for wheat growers.
Best Train Trips In The USATrain trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America's vast countryside.
Finding Minnesota: Fall Colors On Scenic RailroadThe Department of Natural Resources says conditions are just right for a brilliant fall colors season this year.
Best Railroad Experiences In Minnesota For KidsAll aboard! Experience some of the best train-inspired events and attractions throughout Minnesota.
Tracks Reopen After Train Derails In South Minn. Railroad tracks after reopened in the southern Minnesota town of Blue Earth after 17 cars derailed on a train carrying corn.
Important Places To The People Who Built MinneapolisMinnesota is a state full of history. The population of Minneapolis expanded rapidly with the help of some great founders.