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“Like a Mushroom Cloud” Casselton Reflects On Derailment of 2013

CASSELTON, N.D.

Three years ago, an oil train derailed and exploded about a half mile away from Casselton. In a time where many are concerned about the safe transport of crude oil, the people in town are reflecting¬†on what happened. “It was like a mushroom cloud,” said Greg Kempel of Casselton, describing the explosion. It was just another day at work for…