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    • 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 -...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Rail between Duluth and Sault Ste Marie

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., January 2, 1886

      DSS&A Ry. [Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company]

      We are entering upon a year, the close of which will see through rail communications established between Duluth and Sault...

    • 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...
    • Sale of the DM&M Railroad

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

      Sale of the DM&M [Detroit, Mackinac & Marquette Railroad Company] Railroad

      Pursuant to notice of sale, and by virtue of a decree of the United States circuit court...
    • Our prospects

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., November 13, 1886, Saturday

      Our Prospects

      By this time next year Marquette will have direct rail connections with Duluth and the great "new northwest" tributary to the thriving young...
    • Reporting for duty

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette Mi., November 13, 1886, Saturday

      Reporting for Duty

      The division engineers of The DSS&A [Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company] are arriving in the city day by day and preparing to...
    • DSS&A directors visit

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal

      Marquette, Mi.

      November 27, 1886

      Republic, Nov. 26.- A special train came in here Wednesday afternoon with the directors of The DSS&A [Duluth, South Shore,and Atlantic Railway Company].They were looking...

    • Railway schemes

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 27, 1886 This won't be news to readers of the Mining Journal, but it serves to show that the railway schemes projected for this peninsula are attracting considerable attention outside. It is...
    • Sault branch

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      The Sault Branch
      Brown, Howard & Co, the contractors of the DSS&A[Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic] have sub-let the contract for clearing, grading and bridging the Sault...
    • 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...
    • To begin work immediately

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 11, 1886
      Tp Begin Work Immediately
      Sunday evening Col. W. M. Rexford, of Rexford Bros. & Hodge, the contractors for the Sault branch of The DSS&A was interviewed at the Clifton...
    • Connection of the DSS&A

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 18, 1886
      A Connection of The DSS&A
      On Tuesday the first train over the Duluth & Iron Range rail- road entered Duluth. This line connects the Vermillion ore fields with what will...
    • Bound to go through

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 25, 1886
      Bound To Go Through
      The reporter of the Mining Journal met General Hammond at the Clinton Wednesday, and knowing that he had long been interested in the scheme of an east...
    • DSS&A administration listing

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • The DSS&A Ry.
      1887

      James McMillan, President, Marquette, Mi.
      A. Watson, General Superintendent, Marquette, Mi.
      E.W. Allen, Asssistant Treasurer and Auditor, Marquette, Mi.
      William Orr, General Freight Agent, Marquette,...
    • DSS&A Senority list

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry.

      Seniority List - 1887

      Engineers

      F. Reinhardt 7-15-1881
      D. Watt 2..1882
      F. Kearney 4-22-1882
      George Denny 5..1882
      Jas. O'Reilly 7..1883
      H. Herlick 9..1883
      George Hall 6..1886
      G.H. Ryerse...
    • DSS&A Railroad employee listing

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

    • The DSS&A Ry.
      1887 Herbert Ryerse, Engineer, Marquette, Mi.
      A. Harrison, Engineman, "
      Samuel Richardson, Wiper, "
      Samuel Richardson, Fireman, "
      Charles Saunders, Engineman "
      John Healy, Fireman, "
      James Watson, Brakeman,...
    • DSS&A Railroad rates of pay

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

    • DSS&A Ry
      1887
      Rates of Pay
      * Conductors $65.00 $75.00 $85.00 $100.00 per month
      Engineers 3.50 3.75 per day Firemen 1.40 1.60 1.80 "
      Brakeman 1.85 "
      + Conductors 50.00 55.00 per month
      * Freight
      + Passenger

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