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    • Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Ry

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

    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      May 26, 1888
      Saturday

      Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic R'y.
      "The Soo-Mackinaw Short Line"
      Direct Route Between All Points East
      South and West, and the.
      Upper...
    • Soo-Mackinac short line

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

    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      June 23, 1888
      Saturday

      D. S. S. & A. Ry.
      "The Soo-Mackinac Short Line "

      Direct Route between all Points, East, South
      and West and the Upper...
    • All aboard for Marquette

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      September 12, 1888
      Wednesday

      All Aboard for Marquette

      The success of the excursion to Marquette last Sunday was so great that the general passenger department of the South...
    • Local time table - in effect

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

      Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic
      R. R.
      "The Soo - Mackinaw Short Line"

      Local Time Table - In Effect Oct. 10, 1887
      Main Line
      Central Standard Time

      West
      Read...
    • By the new train service

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 30, 1892 Saturday

      Republic - By the new train service which went into effect December 11, last, on the DSS&A one can leave Republic at 2:50 pm and make the quickest train time ever...
    • DSS&A Railroad rates of pay

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

    • DSS&A Ry
      1887
      Rates of Pay
      * Conductors $65.00 $75.00 $85.00 $100.00 per month
      Engineers 3.50 3.75 per day Firemen 1.40 1.60 1.80 "
      Brakeman 1.85 "
      + Conductors 50.00 55.00 per month
      * Freight
      + Passenger
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 50

    • Gipp, George, 1895-1920
    • Newspaper clippings on various topics (1916, 1937-1938, 1946). Page is hand numbered ""50"".-- March, 1937 - Obiturary of Anthony Beard, of Mason, employed by Quincy Mining Company. Survived by stepdaughters Mrs. Roy S. Gordon, Mrs. Ed Ramey,...
    • Aggregate placement

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Limestone, (Dolomite) from quarries at Drumand Island, MI. about 50 miles to the Northeast, was shipped in self-unloading lake freighters to the site. These vessels carried 12,000 tons per load. Vertical pipes (grout pipes) were installed from...
    • Cable bent pier

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Pier 21, the north cable-bent piers, consists of a pair of circular foundations 50 feet in diameter founded on bedrock, 65 feet below the surface. Each concrete cylinder was topped with a pedestal 16 feet in diameter. The sheet piling used for...
    • Cable bent pier cofferdam

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • The cofferdams used for the cable bent piers, built at St Ignace, were 75 feet high and 50 feet in diameter. They were sunk to bedrock (65 feet for pier No. 21, the north cable bent pier) sheet piling was added and excavation was done within.
    • Longest logging railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, Baraga county, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      The Longest Logging R. R.

      The longest logging railroad in Mi., and probably in the world is that of the Manistique Lumber Co. It extends from the...
    • Fearful wreck on DSS&A

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County Mi.
      June 20, 1891 Saturday

      Fearful Wreck on The DSS&A at L'Anse

      A special from Marquette says: A frightful train wreck occurred Thursday on the L'Anse grade of the...
    • Frost Shingle Company

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Railway Age & Northwestern Railroader
      v. XVII, 1892

      Frost Shingle Company

      January 15, 1892, p. 50

      This company has graded a line from Beechwood to Kenton, Mi., 7 1/8 miles, and the track will be laid this...
    • Probate Court for the County of Wisconsin

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Probate Court for the County of Ontonagon, Michigan DSS&A Ry., vs Horace W. Stewart, Robert W. Trotter and Beacon Mineral Land Co.

      Condemnation and proceedings to condemn rOW 30 feet wide for spur track at Ewen, Mi., to Clar, Forman & co.'s...
    • Log train going down the L'Anse hill

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: NORTHWESTERN LUMBERMAN
      January 23, 1892
      p. 6-164

      A log tain going down the L'Anse hill on the DSS&A ran away January 12 and collied with a freight train, both trains and a bridge being demolished. The men escaped by jumping. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Bay Mills branch

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI.
      Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1891

      Bay Mills Branch

      The South Shore is now building a spur from the station of Bay Mills on its Soo division to Hall & Buell's mills on Waiskai Bay. The branch...

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