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    • Soo-Mackinac short line

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

    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      June 23, 1888
      Saturday

      D. S. S. & A. Ry.
      "The Soo-Mackinac Short Line "

      Direct Route between all Points, East, South
      and West and the Upper...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • E. E. Lee has resigned

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

    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 11, 1888
      Wednesday

      Three more of the new passenger coaches arrived here yesterday morning and the first new baggage car is on the way up.

      New and improved patterns of...
    • Newberry News says

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

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

      The Newberry news says that building operations have been commenced at Sage Jct., and that a large force of carpenters are at work on Colonel Rexford's railroad camps...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Ry

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

    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      May 26, 1888
      Saturday

      Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic R'y.
      "The Soo-Mackinaw Short Line"
      Direct Route Between All Points East
      South and West, and the.
      Upper...
    • Interesting interview

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

    • Sources: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      An Interesting Interview
      The following is taken from a lengthy interview, had with Mr. James McMillan by a reporter of the Detroit evening Journal. Upper Peninsula readers...
    • Official cars of DSS&A and MI

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [DSS&A and MICHIGAN CENTRAL OFFICIAL CARS on DSS&A--1891]

      The official cars of the D. S. S. & A. and the Michigan Central passed through here at an early hour Tuesday morning.

      [Newberry News, p. 1, 24 July 1891

      file: ...
    • Straits car ferry

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [DSS&A/GR&I RR Straits Car Ferry--1892]

      The new transfer steamer being built for the use of the D. S. S. & A. and G. R. & I. railroad companies at the straits of Mackinac, will be much more powerful boat than the St. Ignace, and of larger...
    • Italian laborers on DSS&A

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [Italian Laborers on DSS&A--1891]

      A gang of Italians are employed doing section work on the D. S. S. & A. near here. They are housed in a couple of box cars on the side track at the east end of the village. What splendid citizens these...
    • M Neazor

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [M. Neazor becomes section foreman at McMillan--1892]

      M. Neazor has accepted the position as section foreman on the D. S. S. & A. at McMillan and left Monday to enter upon his new duties.

      [Newberry News, p. 1, 24 June...
    • Newberry station books audited

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [Newberry Station Books Audited--1892]

      S. G. Brown, uditor for the D. S. S. & A. Ry, was in town this week looking over the books at the depot. He found everything straight.

      [Newberry News, p. 1, 21 August 1891]

      file: ...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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