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    • Cable anchor framework

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • These steel frames are the structural members to each of the two cable anchor piers. Each of the three frames is 106 tons with dimensions of 135' h, 35' w, and 75' w. When assembled they rested in 90 feet of water. These units were placed on...
    • Last Spike Driven

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi
      September 17, 1887

      The Last Spike Driven

      The Iron Horse Reaches the Sault and the Town Goes Wild

      S. S. Marie, Sept. 16 - The first train on the DSS&A reched S. S. Marie today and...
    • Preparing for the Railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi
      September 17, 1887 Saturday

      Preparing for the Railroad

      Ishpeming:- Hills and Dishno, of Ishpeming, are moving a number of houses, including the post office, a store and several dwellings...
    • Badly injured, Michael Connell

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee (L.S.,) Mi.
      March 8, 1888 Thursday

      Badly Injured

      Michael Connell, a freight conductor on the DSS&A was seriously, if not fatally injured near the Buffalo mine last evening. While making a...
    • Worst storm of year reached

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      March 10, 1888
      Saturday


      The worst storm of the year reached the Soo last Saturday night and howled all day Sunday in terrific shape. It blockaded all ihe trains and the...
    • Another railroad rumor

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      May 19, 1888
      Saturday

      Another Railroad Rumor

      The CPR officials have left Minneapolis and are now making a tour of inspection over the DSS&A in company with President...
    • Legal department

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway
      Legal Department
      Marquette, Mich.
      June 6, 1888

      W. P. Healy,
      General Counsel

      P. B. Kirkwood, Esq.,
      Negaunee

      Dear Sir:

      I cannot get your case into the present term, as...
    • Notice

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 7, 1888
      Thursday

      Notice

      Hereafter the telegraph operators will be kept informed as to the arrival and departure of train [*trains] from this place, and all parties desiring...

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