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    • 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.
    • Republic line time table

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


    • Source: DSS&A Ry. Time Table
      March 1891

      Republic Line
      Going East
      * No. 8
      Lv. Republic 8:15 am
      Ar. Humboldt 8:40 am
      * No. 70
      Lv. Republic 4:00 pm
      Ar. Humboldt 4:25 pm
      + No. 72
      Lv. Republic 7:05 pm
      Ar....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • More about the new railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., October 30, 1886, Saturday

      More About the New Railroad

      Concerning the new railroad to be built in the Upper Peninsula between Duluth and S. S. [Sault Ste.] Marie. The contract for which was...
    • 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...
    • John Hodgson fireman

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry.
      From March 9, 1887
      John Hodgson, Fireman. Commenced as engineman July 30.
      E. Knight, Fireman. Commenced running on ballast train on main
      line, May 24. On July 7, was reported by
      Supt. of Construction, Vincent and...
    • All Rail Excursions

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      September 10,1887
      Saturday

      All Rail Excursions
      The DSS&A announces all rail excursion rates from all points
      on its line to the state fair at Jackson, September 19 to...
    • On summit division

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 16, 1887
      Saturday

      On The Summit Division
      From Mr. E. H. Barnes, of the firm of F. C. O'Reilly & Co.,
      the sub-contractors for the Summit division of the...
    • Commenced on Their Contract

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

    • Source: Ïhe Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 25, 1887

      Commenced on Their Contract
      Moore & Vayth, of Lake Linden, who have a 35 mile contract
      for bridging and timber work on the DSS&A, have begun work on
      their...

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