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    • Col. Rexford has 200 men

    • Railroads -- Design and construction ; Railroads -- Employees ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 8, 1887 Saturday


      Col. Rexford has 200 men at work near Sage Jct., getting out ties and expects to commence cutting out the right of way this week. His firm, Rexford Bros &...
    • For the Summit Division

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


    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 20, 1887
      Saturday

      For the Summit Division
      A special train passed through the city at midnight Thursday
      with 200 laborers for F. C. O'Reilly & Co.'s...
    • Soo bridge

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 30, 1887
      Saturday

      The "Soo" Bridge
      The "Soo" bridge is being built by four railroads in conjunction with the GT, CPR, DSS&A and the MSSM&A. The contracts...
    • Ship Collision

    • Soo Locks (Mich.) ; Boats and boating ; Shipwreaks
    • Photograph of the wreakage of the Pontiac sunk in a collsion with the Athabaska July 1891. The Pontiac, one of the biggest steel carriers on the lakes, was owned by the Cleveland Iron Mining Company's. The carrier is at the bottom of the Sault...
    • Tower going up

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • In this photo can be seen the foundation cylinder that is sitting on bedrock some 200 feet below the water surface. At eight feet below the surface (-8) the pedestals raise to ten feet above the water (+10). Upon the pedestals the steel tower...
    • Extension is finished

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 26, 1892

      The Extension is Finished

      As prophecied by a prominent official some weeks since, the track laying forces on the DSS&A had a chance to eat turkey in West Superior...
    • On the Dead River Road

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 23, 1892

      On the Dead River Road

      When the frost went out the quicksand got in its work and the great embankment at the last curve before the hoist is reached, ten miles from...
    • L'Anse wreck

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, Mi.
      January 16, 1892 Saturday

      The L'Anse Wreck

      The bridge over the Falls river was replaced so that passenger train could pass over at noon Wednesday and at 8 o'clock Wednesday night it had...
    • Along the line

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 3, 1891 Saturday

      Along The Line

      On the Duluth division this winter there is great activity as far as logging operations are concerned the Nester estate is getting out over...
    • Republic

    • Railroads ; Mines and mineral resources ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 12, 1891

      Republic

      Christ Peterson with a force of men arrived here from Marquette on Tuesday evening to do the grading for the new spur to the Riverside mine. The work is now...
    • After Gogebic Ore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      February 12, 1887

      After Gogebic Ore

      The L'Anse Sentinel understands from information furnished it that as soon as the survey of the main line of the DSS&A is finished a portion...
    • Basis for the deal

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 26, 1887 Saturday

      Basis for the Deal

      Our readers generally will be interested in learning under what conditions the MH&O has been transferred to The DSS&A syndicate, which...
    • Accident occurred on DSS&A near Negaunee

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Accident Report - July 21, 1887.

      An accident occurred on the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway near Negaunee station on the 21st day of July 1887 at 450 o'clock P. M. caused by:

      Way freight train east bound failing to stop (as...
    • Lively Locality

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

      Ishpeming

      A Lively Locality

      Fifteen years ago Clarksburg, a little village ten miles west of Ishpeming on the DSS&A had nearly as many people as this city, and...
    • Busy place

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

      A Busy Place

      First, Jacobs & Co.'s quarry at south Marquette is about the busiest place in the city now. Over a hundred men are employed in or about the quarry and...
    • Favorite road

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

      The Favorite Road

      Reached the Soo at 5 pm Wednesday, crossed the bridge at 10 am Thursday and returned 5 pm the same day....

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