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    • Claim no. 4 and 141

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

      1888

      Claim No. 4
      By Daniel Shea, Houghton, Mi., for wages due.

      Claim No. 136
      John E. Williams, Marquette, Mi., for $150.00 stumpage on 2100 ties cut by W. A. Rowen in winter of 1888-1889 an E 1/2 of SW 1/4,...
    • DSS&A Ry., Agents

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

      Agents
      Marquette, Michigan

      Year

      1886 J. M. Williams, Agent
      1887 "
      1888
      1889 Joseph A. Otterson, Freight agent and Harbor Master
      1890 " , Local Freight Agent and Harbor...
    • Covington, Baraga County

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Place Names in Michigan
      Walter Romig

      Covington, Baraga County: First settled in 1885 by French Canadians; when John Lyon became the first postmaster on October 17, 1895. he had it named for Covington, Ky., whence he had come in...
    • Portage bridge with span open

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This photo of the Portage Lake bridge between the cities of Houghton (on the South) and Hancock, Michigan (on the North) was taken from Hancock looking South to Houghton. Note that the turn-table span is open as for a vessel to pass. Built in...
    • Portage lake bridge number 2

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This bridge, the second at this location, was of steel and built in 1895 to accommodate street, pedestrian, and streetcar traffic on the upper level with the railroads using the lower level. This photo taken from Mt.Ripley area shows West Houghton...
    • Portage Lake bridge number 2

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This photo of the second Portage Lake Bridge was taken from the Houghton side. Note the railroad track in the forground heading into the lower level of the bridge structure. This bridge was in use from 1895 to 1959
    • Second Bridge

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This view of the second Portage Lake bridge built in 1895 was taken from the Hancock side. Note the speed limit sign next to the horse drawn carriage (""slow to 15 MPH""). In the left foreground a train approaches the lower level of the bridge...
    • Second Bridge

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This view of the second Portage Lake bridge build in 1895 was taken from the Houghton side. This two level bridge allows the train to use the lower level of the bridge to make its crossing. The upper deck is where autos and pedestrians cross...

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