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    • Fatal accident

    • Railroads ; Falls (Accidents) ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company




    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      June 6, 1891 Saturday


      Fatal Accident

      A sight that caused brave men to shudder was witnessed at
      the South Shore depot last Wednesday morning. The victim in
      this case was...
    • 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...
    • Claim no. 237

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


    • The Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic Railway Company

      Claim No. 237 - by George Guindon, West Superior, Wi., for in-
      jury to child of George Guindon. Injury received in April 1891.
      August 5, 1892, advised no liability.
    • E. E. Lee has resigned

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

    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 11, 1888
      Wednesday

      Three more of the new passenger coaches arrived here yesterday morning and the first new baggage car is on the way up.

      New and improved patterns of...
    • Killed at St Ignace

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 11, 1886

      Killed at St. Ignace

      Monday morning Toussaint Sharkey was run over by the cars at St. Ignace and killed. "August", as he was called by railroad men, was a brakeman...
    • 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,...
    • Italian laborers on DSS&A

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [Italian Laborers on DSS&A--1891]

      A gang of Italians are employed doing section work on the D. S. S. & A. near here. They are housed in a couple of box cars on the side track at the east end of the village. What splendid citizens these...
    • Newberry station books audited

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [Newberry Station Books Audited--1892]

      S. G. Brown, uditor for the D. S. S. & A. Ry, was in town this week looking over the books at the depot. He found everything straight.

      [Newberry News, p. 1, 21 August 1891]

      file: ...
    • Storm knocks down telegraph

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [STORM KNOCKS DOWN TELEGRAPH WIRES ALONG DSS7A--1891]

      The severe storm played havoc with the telegraph wires along the DSS&A. It took until Monday to get them in working order.

      [Newberry News, p. 1, 14 August 1891]

      file: ...
    • Accident Report

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Accident Report - August 29, 1887.

      An accident occurred on the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic
      Railway near Seney station on the 27th day of Auguet 1887 at
      805 o'clock P.M. caused by:
      Brakeman Austin Hoban when attempting to get on...
    • District court, 11th judicial

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry. - 1891

      District Court, 11th Judicial Circuit, St. Louis County, Mn. Beret Paulson vs. DSS&A Ry. co.

      Alleged personal injuries while passenger on train September 1891.

      August 10, 1892, summons and complaint served on...
    • Claim no. 164

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

      1889

      Claim NO. 164
      By Edwin Yelland, Ishpeming, MI., on August 28, 1889, child two years old, had second finger of right hand cut off and another finger injured, at bridge 226, one mile east of Negaunee. Settled for...
    • Claim no. 94

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

      1889

      Claim No. 94
      By George Smith, Marquette, Mi., for personal injuries (loss of left leg) July 20, 1889. Settled for $300.00, October 2, 1889.

      Claim No. 117
      By John Hogan, for personal injuries; right hand...
    • Claim no.38

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

      1889

      Patrick Day, contractor in construction Ashland County, Wi., June 1, 1889.

      Claim No. 38
      By Peters & Morrison, Menominee, Mi., for $200.00, 40M feet white pine cut off SW1/4 SW1/4 Sec. 8 T47 R38 and used in...
    • Claim no. 215

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

      1890

      Claim No. 215
      By Baraga County for $27.50 for wages due Nels Lofgren, who died August 4, 1890, and was buried by Baraga County. Wrote E. H. Ormsby, Supt. of Poor declining claim August 26, 1890.

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