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    • Republic, Jan. 18 - new train

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 19, 1889


      Republic, Jan. 18 - The new train service provided by the DSS&A on this branch is evidently giving the best of satisfaction, as the trains are well...
    • Claim no.r 18

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

      1889

      Claim No. 18
      By John Cameron, Newberry, Mi., ankle fractured while loading horses upon car at Eckerman, Mi., February 18, 1889. In switching, train was driven violently against car, knocking horses down, one of...
    • Pier no. 18 tilts

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Pier No. 18, the south cable bent pier, started to tilt. This was discovered from the constant inspections and surveying. Piles were driven to bedrock on the low side to stop the movement and digging and loading on the high side was done to right...
    • DSS&A has caused a survey

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      October 18, 1890 Saturday

      The DSS&A has caused a survey to be made for a projected branch line from Cascade, eight miles west of Negaunee, to some point on the Soo Line with a view to...
    • IR&HB ore docks, to be built

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L.S., Mi.

      October 18, 1890 Saturday

      The IR&HB ore docks, to be built the coming winter, will be located about 150 feet south of the Michigan Slate Co.'s dock on Huron Bay. We understand that the...
    • Gross earnings

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

      The gross earnings of the DSS&A for January are given as follows: Gross earnings fro January 1888, $74,990; for January 1887, $42,778; increase $32,212.
    • New dock work

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

    • Source. The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 18, 1888
      Saturday

      New Dock Work

      Work on No. 3 ore dock is progressing rapidly, and the contractors have reason to feel proud of their splendid...
    • Frightful blow

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

      A Frightful Blow

      About 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon Albert Clement met with a painful accident while at work on the ore dock...
    • Terrible ride

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

      A Terrible Ride

      At 7:30 Thursday evening that thrilling locomotive shriek was heard which instantly told people in Marquette that there...
    • Baraga - Louis Lachapelle

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

      Baraga, Feb. 17 - Louis Lachapelle, a French Canadian under the influence of 40 rod,was making a race course of the DSS&A track. He got along...
    • Gross earnings of DSS&A

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

      The gross earnings of the DSS&A for January are given as follows: Gross earnings for January 1888, $74,990; for January 1887, $42,778; increase...
    • 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...
    • Struck by the engine

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

      Struck by the Engine

      The freight train which arrived here at one o'clock Monday night brought a man named Stanley Colquist,...

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