El Rancho Motor Hotel

1623 Second Ave. W, Williston, North Dakota, 58801, United States | 1 star hotel
 

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A travel blog entry by olytrains

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... we see a tractor in the slow lane towing various farm implements. About half was across ND. We became aware of the oil wells and drilling. The farther west we went the more activity there was. Williston is a real live boom-town. Farming, grain elevators, and the like have given way to oil rigs, tanker trucks, and oil terminals. It's pretty insane. There are trailer camps all over and pre-fab communities springing ...

Day 14: Back to Williston ND

A travel blog entry by greg-mary-scott

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... the car creates as it moves through the air. We made it back to Williston in time to have dinner at Famous Dave's but not without some damage. An oil field truck kicked up a large rock the put a big chip in our windshield right in my line of sight. This will be the second road trip that will end with a new windshield. Other than the steam train I did not take any pictures today. I think Mary has one or two that she can add. ...

Day 12: Essex MT to Williston ND

A travel blog entry by greg-mary-scott

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... the shale? Or, were they frac'íng pumps? Or, both? While we were staying at Izaak Walton Hotel, Mary and I had see a unit train of frac'íng sand. Now we saw where it was being used. No pictures today because I was driving. Mary's Version: Miles and miles of nothing but miles and miles. Just picture rolling hills with either grass or wheat stubble, (It's still early Spring here, no real planting going on yet). Just one picture, here. You'll get the idea. ...

Camping in the Great Depression

A travel blog entry by sandrobbins

Traveled all day. Tried to find a camp site Prairie Acres in Williston. Too tired too frustrating, finally chose Buffalo trails. Review said the placed sucked and they were right! Only had two spaces for travelers. The rest were permanent. So sad. Looked like the Grapes of Wrath. The town is ...

Center of oil drilling

A travel blog entry by travelswithduke

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... the ESC. US 2 was a very boring drive through lots of agricultural and some livestock fields until we got to the western part of ND. Then the oil drilling began. We had heard about it but were still amazed at the extent of temporary housing brought in. It was like a small city was growing up and very quickly. It was interesting to see a completed drill platform in the middle of a field that did ...

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