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    • New aspect of railroad situation

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


    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 27, 1886 A new aspect has been put on the railroad situation in this peninsula by the announced plans of the syndicate which has purchased the DM&M and the MH&O roads, and proposes at...
    • Mackinaw & Marquette Railorad

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

    • Mackinaw & Marquette
      Railroad

      December 31, 1886

      Land account (Land Grant) $ 4,550,000.00
      Jas. McMillan et el, trustees 4,750,000.00
      DSS&A Ry. Co. stock for land grant dividend 1,592,500.00
      Common stock DSS&A Ry. Co....
    • Genesis of an exodus

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal

      Marquette, Mi.

      November 20, 1886

      The Genesis or an Exodus

      Affairs are stirring at the union depot these days, owing to the departures from the city of numerous gangs of men for the logging...
    • Getting ready for work

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette MI.
      November 6, 1886
      Getting Ready for Work
      Mr. J. A. Latcha, the chief engineer and superintendent of construction for Brown, Howard & Co. contractors for the building of the DSS&A, is in the...
    • For the Montreal river

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

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

      For the Montreal River

      N.F. Comstock, J.J. Reynolds and J.W. James, engineers in the employ of DSS&A, started from this city Monday for Ashland, where they will...
    • Killed at St Ignace

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

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

      Killed at St. Ignace

      Monday morning Toussaint Sharkey was run over by the cars at St. Ignace and killed. "August", as he was called by railroad men, was a brakeman...
    • 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...
    • Soo Bridge

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 25, 1886

      The "Soo" Bridge

      THe following bit of railroad news comes from Washington: In 1882 a company of Mi., men were authorized to build a bridge across the Sault Ste....
    • Through the peninsula

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 25, 1886

      Through The Peninsula

      General Manager Washburn, of Minneapolis, interviewd by a Chicago reporter, confirms the statement that he had placed $9,000,000 of MSSM&A...
    • 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...
    • Lumbering standpoint

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

    • source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 4, 1886

      Considering the project from a lumbering standpoint, the Northwestern Lumberman has this as to one of the probably results of the construction of The DSS&A:

      The...
    • Railroad center

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 20, 1886
      Marquette people seem highly elated over the prospects [of the] city being made a great railroad center. What it needs now [is] manufacturing enterprises, which will make it a...
    • DSS&A directors visit

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 26, 1886
      Houghton, Nov. 26.- A special train of four palace coaches containing the directors of The DSS&A, the parties who have purchased the DM&M and the MH&O, arrived here last...
    • Detroit view of it

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      A Detroit View of It
      Detroit has never taken more than a languid interest in matters relating to this part of the state, but her people begin to realize that the upper...
    • DSS&A directors

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      The DSS&A Directors
      Wednesday there were two extra cars attached to C&NW passenger No. 1. They were the ''Monon'' of the Louisville, New Albany & Chicago Ry., and No. 25 of...
    • 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 and Wisconsin railroad

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

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

      The Duluth & Wisconsin Railroad.

      This company, notice of whose incorporation was given in the Duluth News some days ago, was formed to make a portion of...
    • South Shore Road

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

    • source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Thursday, Dec. 9, 1886

      The South Shore Road.

      The Duluth News gives this interesting history of the project to connect Duluth with Sault Ste. Marie by a railroad running along the...

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