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    • Terrible ride

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

      A Terrible Ride

      At 7:30 Thursday evening that thrilling locomotive shriek was heard which instantly told people in Marquette that there...
    • W. H. Kelly, head baggage master

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 12, 1889

      W. H. Kelly, head baggage master at the Marquette depot, resigned several days ago to to into business for himself here and was relieved yesterday by Bob Morrow, one of the...
    • Anchor Pier

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Installing the air lift which was used to get overlay out of the caissons along with water jetting to loosen material and the crane with a clam bucket to lift material to the surface.
    • Overburden removal

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • cranes using clam buckets remove overburden from inside of caisson 18. Overburden in the form of rock, sand, and mud was deposited outside the caisson. Note the pipe discharging water in the center of the photo. This ""Air Lift"" was used as a...
    • Lower Peninsula connections

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

      Lower Peninsula Connections

      The newspapers which are published along the line of the Chicago & West Michigan and Detroit, Lansing & Northern railroads are...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • South shore road

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., December 11, 1886

      The South Shore Road

      The Duluth News gives this interesting history of the project to connect Duluth with Sault Ste. Marie by a railroad running along the south shore of...
    • Last Spike Driven

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

      The Last Spike Driven

      The Iron Horse Reaches the Sault and the Town Goes Wild

      S. S. Marie, Sept. 16 - The first train on the DSS&A reched S. S. Marie today and...
    • Baraga - Louis Lachapelle

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

      Baraga, Feb. 17 - Louis Lachapelle, a French Canadian under the influence of 40 rod,was making a race course of the DSS&A track. He got along...
    • Louis Lachapelle, a French Canadian

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negauaee (L.S.,) Mi.
      February 23, 1888
      Thursday
      Louis Lachapelle, a french Canadian, under the influence of liquor, was making a race course of the DSS&A tracks near Baraga, on Thursday last, when the...
    • Railway comments

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      The Detroit Tribune displays it knowledge of the railroad situation in the upper peninsula by stating that "about forty-eight miles of road will be built from the junction of...

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