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    • DSS&A Ry

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

      1888

      John Foulkes, Fireman, May 3, 1887
      Fred D. Fletcher, Fireman
      Fred D. Fletcher, Engineman, May 12, 1888
      Walter Ferries, Fireman, May 12, 1887
      John S. Ferries, Wiper, April 21, 1887
      John S. Ferries,...
    • Republic, Aug 10 - a large number

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 11, 1888
      Saturday

      Republic, Aug. 10 - A large number of citizens took advantage of the cheap rates furnished by the DSS&A to visit Barnum's circus at Ishpeming, yesterday. A special...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 02

    • Copper Miners' Strike, Mich., 1913-1914
    • Newspaper clippings (Aug. 4 to Aug. 15, 1913) regarding the 1913 Copper Miners' Strike by the employees of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in the Calumet, Michigan area. Page is hand numbered ""2"". -- Aug. 4 - Mother Jones arrives on...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 03

    • Copper Miners' Strike, Mich., 1913-1914
    • Newspaper clippings (Aug. 16 to Aug. 28, 1913) regarding the 1913 Copper Miners' Strike by the employees of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in the Calumet, Michigan area. Page is hand numbered ""3"". -- Aug. 16 - miners turn in union due books...
    • 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...
    • New York, Aug 20 - a dispatch

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      September 1, 1888
      Saturday

      New York, Aug. 20 - A despatch [*dispatch] from Ashland, Wi., states that work has been stopped on the DSS&A extension to West Superior, and that the immediate cause of...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 04

    • Copper Miners' Strike, Mich., 1913-1914
    • Newspaper clippings (Aug. 29 to Sept. 12, 1913) regarding the 1913 Copper Miners' Strike by the employees of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in the Calumet, Michigan area. Page is hand numbered ""4"". -- Aug. 29 - Reduction in troops, increase...
    • Hurt in collision

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 6, 1892

      Hurt in Collision

      Ishpeming - Clifford Bernard, the engineer on DSS&A switch engine No. 12, was probably fatally hurt in a collesion with engine No. 203 at the diamond...
    • Dr. Northrup severely hurt

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 6, 1892

      Dr. Northrup Severely Hurt

      The community was shocked yesterday when it became known that Dr. George J. Northrup, Chief surgeon of the DSS&A had received very grave...
    • Soon to be a shipper

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 6, 1892

      Soon To Be a Shipper

      Ishpeming - At the Iron Center property, near Union Park, the shaft is to be enlarged from its present size to 6 x 12 feet, and newly timbered from...
    • Gold Street crossing

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, MI.
      August 6, 1892

      Negaunee - The Gold street crossing at the DSS&A depot has been materially improved by having several layers of iron ore and dirt placed upon it.

      Stations -...
    • Saturday's wreck

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, MI.
      August 6, 1892

      Saturday's Wreck

      A few minutes after 11:00 last Saturday morning, the sleeper and last coach of the westbound Lake Superior Limited jumped the rails one mile west of...
    • Baraga & Watersmeet railroad

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




    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Munising, Mi.
      Saturday, Aug. 29, 1891
      The Baraga & Watersmeet RR., is again heard from. It is
      reported that C. A. Newcombe, president of the company
      says that ten...
    • Death of Joseph Aspin

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News, Newberry, Mi., August 19, 1886, Thursday

      On Thursday evening last, at about six o'clock, while attempting to board an ore train at Seney, Joseph Aspin slipped and fell under the wheels of the cars, taking [off] his...
    • Death of James Aspin

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Delta, Escanaba, Mi., August 27, 1886, Friday

      On Thursday evening, the 12th inst., at about six o'clock, while attempting to board an ore train at Seney, James Aspin slipped and fell under the wheels of the cars, taking off his...
    • Railroad construction rolling in WI

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Northwestern Lumberman
      August 6, 1887
      p. 277

      There is a railroad construction rolling in WI on which wages are being loaded. The objective point is the "Soo", and the DSS&A and the MSSM&A, the two roads were neck and neck...
    • For the Summit Division

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


    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 20, 1887
      Saturday

      For the Summit Division
      A special train passed through the city at midnight Thursday
      with 200 laborers for F. C. O'Reilly & Co.'s...

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