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    • Cheap rides

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, MI.
      September 10, 1887
      Saturday

      Cheap Rides
      Ishpeming - Now that the day of free passes has passed (no
      pun, d'ye mind) the railroad companies are applying a balm...
    • Claim no. 134

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

      1890

      Claim No. 134

      William Shocks, St. Ignace, Mi., for $31.25, wages as sectionman witheld account of board bill owing to Section Foreman. On January 29, 1890, sent cheque to P. N. Packard, Attorney, for $31.25.
    • Claim no. 27

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

      1889

      Claim No. 27.
      Mrs. Mary Metwoogwam, Indian, for timber cut by Ry. Co., in 80 acre allotment S1/2 SE1/4 Sec. 18, T46, R2W in Bad River Reservation, Wis. Filed by R. S. Gardner, Indian Agent, with G. T. Jarvis, April...
    • Claim no. 31,32,33,66

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry. - 1888

      Claim No. 31
      By Barney Doyle, Bessemer, Mi., for $110.25, trunk destroyed in fire at L'Anse depot, December 25.

      Claim No. 32
      By W. L, Mason, L'Anse, Mi., for $37.90 for contents of
      trunk burned in fire at...
    • 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....
    • Common council

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee, (L.S.,) Mi.
      January 12, 1888
      Thursday

      Common Council
      January 5, 1888

      . . . The council then took a recess for ten minutes to enable the finance committee to make a report on the bill...
    • Contract for the extension to the

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee (L. S.,) Mi.
      May 31. 1888
      Thursday

      The contract for the extension to the Palmer mine has been let by the DSS&A to James Ross & Co. Men are now being engaged for the work which is to be...
    • Copper country

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

      The Copper Country

      Houghton, July 31 - Railway mail clerk, Otto Bechler, arrived Sunday in a brand new mail car, in which he started...
    • Deed to MH&O RR. to Samuel

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Register of Deeds Office
      Houghton County,
      Houghton, Mi.

      L 29 p 542

      Deed MH&O RR.
      to
      Samuel Thomas and John W. Sterling

      Indenture made July 17, 1890, witnesseth that the MH&0 RR., in consideration of the...
    • Dickinson County train wreck

    • Railroad accidents
    • Photograph of Dickinson County's worst train wreck, occurring on October 31, 1906, in a dense fog at Quinnesec Junction. Five miners - Thomas Cowling, Leonardo Galli, Charles Morell, John Pleckinger and Joseph Trepanier died and nine others were...
    • Died

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      September 14, 1889

      Died

      Mrs. Mary Kearney, age 31 years, wife of Frank Kearney died at her home, 341 Genesee Street, south Marquette, at 9:00 am, Monday, after a brief illness. Mr....
    • DSS&A is offering

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      December 18, 1891 Friday

      The DSS&A is offering the following rates for the holiday season: Fare one way for the round trip on December 24 and 25, good returning not...
    • DSS&A ordered 20 new coaches

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      March 31, 1888
      Saturday

      The DSS&A ordered 20 new coaches, six baggage cars and four mail and express cars. Passenger coaches will be funished off...
    • DSS&A Railway Company

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

    • The Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway Company

      1890

      Wm. P. Haley, Attorney, Marquette, Mi.
      J. Bird, Section Foreman, Section 3
      William Orr, General Freight Agent, Marquette, Mi.
      Wm. Shocks, Section man, St. Ignace,...
    • DSS&AR

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • The DSS&A Ry. - 1890

      William Tuge, Fireman, June 10.
      George A. Patterson, Fireman, May 31.
      Thomas Shea, Fireman, April 24.
      Frank McNeil, Fireman, July 22.
      Theodore Pulver, Fireman, April 26.
      Noah Pellissier, Fireman, June 9. ...
    • Edward Harris, commenced

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

    • The DSS&A Ry.
      1888

      Edward Harris, commenced firing on switch engine at Harquette February 15, 1888. Commenced firing on mail line, May 8, 1888.

      David Todd, was hired as fireman, 1888. Commenced working in shop, April 20, 1888,...
    • Fatal Wreck

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      January 2, 1892 Saturday

      A Fatal Wreck

      About eight o'clock Saturday morning a fatal wreck occurred between Humboldt and Champion caused by a head end collision of east bound...
    • George Kennedy of Matchwood

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 31, 1892 Saturday

      Ishpeming - George Kennedy of Matchwood has taken the position of baggage master at the South Shore depot in place of Thomas Milligan,...

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