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    • From James W. Lydon

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • From James W. Lydon

      On September 3,1879, a group of Detroit businessmen headed by James McMillan[,] J. S. Newberry, Francis Palms, George Hendrie, F. E. Driggs, Hugh McMillan of Detroit and George I. Seney of New York[,] incorporated the...
    • More about the new railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., October 30, 1886, Saturday

      More About the New Railroad

      Concerning the new railroad to be built in the Upper Peninsula between Duluth and S. S. [Sault Ste.] Marie. The contract for which was...
    • Railways galore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal Marquette, Mi., October 23, 1886, Saturday

      Railways Galore

      What a Year Will Bring Forth in the Matter of Railway Construction in the U. P.

      The Milwaukee Sentinel prints the appended communication from...
    • Another English Encroachment

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Mi.
      July 28, 1888
      Saturday

      Another English Enroachment [*Encroachment]

      The sale of the DSS&A to the Canadian Pacific seems to be an assured fact. The interviews with the managers of...
    • Robbers and confidence men operating at Trout Lake

    • Railroads ; Swindlers and swindling ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company ; Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway Company




    • [ROBBERS & CONFIDENCE MEN OPERATING AT TROUT LAKE]--1891

      Trout Lake is gaining an unenviable reputation as being the
      resort of robbers and confidence men. Every week the local papers
      tell of parties being fleeced out of...
    • Sale of the DM&MRR

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News, Newberry, Mi., October 28, 1886, Thursday

      Sale of the D. M. & M. R. R. [Detroit, Mackinac & Marquette Railroad Company]

      The D. M. & M. R. R. [DM&MRR], embracing the entire line or railroad between the...
    • Record of Frank Kearney

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • The DSS&A Ry. [Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company], October 19, 1888

      Frank Kearney, age 32 years, married. Engineman

      Date of commencement of wiper - none
      Record as wiper - none
      Record as fireman -...
    • Collecting board bills

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 18, 1888
      Saturday

      Collecting Board Bills

      The management of the DSS&A have decided to discontinue the practice of collecting board bills for employes who remain in the service...
    • New passenger engines

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 25, 1888
      Saturday

      The New Passenger Engines

      One, No. 102, of the two new Baldwin passenger engines which were received by the DSS&A a few days ago has been set up and...
    • Retaliation against trunk

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [RETALIATION AGAINST TRUNK SMASHING BAGGAGEMAN]--1891

      A St. Ignace baggageman was merrily smashing trunks the other day when in an instant a big Saratoga trunk burst with flames. When the depot had been saved and the fire put out the...
    • Wood slab shipments

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [WOOD SLAB SHIPMENTS FROM NEWBERRY TO MARQUETTE]--1891

      Large quantities of slabs are being shipped to Marquette this winter, they are being used in the railroad company's round house and workshops for heating purposes.

      [Dollarville...
    • St. Ignace - at 11 o'clock

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company

    • Source: Newberry News
      Newberry, Luce County, Mi.
      May 3, 1888
      Thursday

      St. Ignace - At 11 o'clock this morning an alarm of fire was sounded by one of the yard engines and in a few moments it begame [*became] generally known that...
    • Adjourned

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 20, 1888
      Friday

      Adjourned

      The annual meeting of the DSS&A was held in the office of the company in this city yesterday. Andrew Watson was chosen...
    • Commencing the transfer

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company

    • Soure: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 11, 1886 Saturday

      Commencing the Transfer

      John Hornby, general manager of the MH&O and Andrew Watson, of the DM&M, on Monday morning met with James McMillan at Detroit and...
    • Accident to Alfred Thurlby

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 24, 1890
      Thursday p.8 c. 1

      Accident to Alfred Thurlby

      Alfred Thurlby, line repairer for the South Shore's telegraph was quite seriously hurt yesterday by the...
    • Tomorrow's excursion

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 25, 1888
      Saturday

      Tomorrow's Excursion

      So great was the success of the berry excursion last Sunday on the South Shore that another will be run tomorrow, only this train will...
    • Railroad velocipede-train

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [RAILROAD VELOCIPEDE-TRAIN ACCIDENT IN MARQUETTE COUNTY--1891]

      An ingenious Marquette county homesteader constructed a bicycle to fit the railroad, and had no end of fun with it until he went to sleep on it and was hit by a train. The...

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