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    • Claim no. 94

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

      1889

      Claim No. 94
      By George Smith, Marquette, Mi., for personal injuries (loss of left leg) July 20, 1889. Settled for $300.00, October 2, 1889.

      Claim No. 117
      By John Hogan, for personal injuries; right hand...
    • Portion of downtown Iron Mountain

    • Central business districts
    • Photograph showing a number of businesses on the east side of the 300 block of South Stephenson Ave.. The businesses pictured, left to right, include Michael Khoury, confectioner, William Riley, newsstand, Fugere Bros. (Gilbert P. and Frank X....
    • Lady Elgin

    • Soo Locks (Mich.) ; Boats and boating
    • Image showing the luxury passenger sidewheeler ""Lady Elgin"", which was rammed by the schooner ""Augusta"" on the night of September 7, 1860 while bound from Chicago to Milwaukee. Over 300 passengers lost their lives in the accident.
    • E. G. St. Clair

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Northwestern Lumberman
      July 9, 1892

      Marquette, Mi., July 6 - E. G. St. Clair has 300,000 feet of logs in the Peshekeemac river which he will rail to this city for manufacture at once.

      DSS&A Ry.
      Stations - Marquette
    • 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...
    • Stations, miles

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Michigan Manual - 1891
      DSS&A Ry.
      Stations Miles Stations Miles
      Mackinaw City O Chocolay 151
      St. Ignace 0 Marquette 155
      Allenville 10 Bagdad 161
      Moran 11 Eagle Mills 163
      Palms 20 Negaunee 167
      Ozark ...
    • Duluth & Winnipeg land grant

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Northwestern Lumberman, March 14, 1885

      The Duluth & Winnipeg land grant has been transferred to Brainerd & Northwestern RR. Co., by an act of the MN [Minnesota] legislature. The righteouness of the transfer was based on the fact that...
    • Progress of survey

    • Railroads -- Design and construction ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 22. 1887
      Saturday

      Ishpeming - Just now the northern peninsula is reaping the fruit of the boom in railroad construction, which is unprecented in the history of that section. The...
    • To be operated as One Line

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

      To Be Operated as One Line

      A New York dispatch to the Boston Sunday Herald gives the following particulars concerning the plans of the promoters of the...
    • 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...
    • Excursionists

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 4, 1888
      Saturday

      Excursionists

      Nearly 300 people took the excursion train here last Saturday morning and participated in the AOUW reunion at Houghton and...
    • War at Palmer

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

      War at Palmer

      Negaunee - The people of Palmer, some seven miles south of this city, are very much wrought over the actions of the contractors who are building the...
    • At the shops

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Friday, February, 15, 1889

      At The Shops

      The visitor to the South Shore machine ships finds a different state of things now from that existing two months ago. Then there were hardly enough...
    • Claim no. 34

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

      1889

      Claim No. 34
      By Sophie and Mary Todd, St. Ignace, Mi., for $200.00 damage to lot at St. Ignace crossed by branch of DSS&A Ry., to Mackinac Lbr. Co.'s mill.
      Settled for $150.00, May 31, 1889

      Claim No....
    • DSS&A Ry

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

      1890

      Claim No. 157
      By John Larue, St. Ignace, Mi., for damages for personal injuries and damages to wagon, May 15, 1890, at Truckee St., crossing at St. Ignace. Team frightened by passing ore cars and wagon upset, Larue...
    • Two hours at Hallston

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      December 1, 1888
      Saturday

      Two Hours at Hallston

      Our reporter had occasion to drop off at the new town of Hallston on Monday. Hallston is the new name the...

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