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    • From James W. Lydon

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • From James W. Lydon

      On September 3,1879, a group of Detroit businessmen headed by James McMillan[,] J. S. Newberry, Francis Palms, George Hendrie, F. E. Driggs, Hugh McMillan of Detroit and George I. Seney of New York[,] incorporated the...
    • Tough

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      June 2, 1888
      Saturday

      Tough

      Travelers on the DSS&A who know the kind genial face of Conductor Harry Johnson, will be sorry to learn that he has resigned his position. The resignation to take...
    • Preparing to move

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 20, 1889

      Preparing to Move

      The DSS&A management has just taken a step that Marquette citizens cannot help but view in the most optimistic light. It is nothing else that that the...
    • Gismo

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Driving H-beams as an angle is a tough job. The ""gismo"" made this demanding job go quite well. The ""gismo"" was an adaptation of a steam pile driver that could operate at pre set angles and drive the pile right to the bottom of the cofferdam,...
    • Detour

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      January 9, 1892 Saturday

      Because Detour, at the mouth of the St. mary's river is open later than the Sault or St. Ignace the DSS&A is said to contemplate building to that point from...
    • Trains now stop at the nw depot

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, Lake Superior, Mi.
      November 19, 1892 Saturday

      Baraga - Trains now stop at the new depot. Hammond and Seeley are happy because they no have plenty of room to work in.

      DSS&A
      Stations -...
    • 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...
    • Ore Docks on Huron Bay

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      October 11,1890

      Ore Docks on Huron Bay

      As will be seen by an advertisement published alsewhere in this issue the IR&HB, which is now constructing a line from Champion to a point on Huron...
    • They need watching

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




    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      May 25, 1891

      They Need Watching
      Negaunee.-
      The run through the Jackson location is a trying one to the
      employes on the trains of both the C&NW and DSS&A roads...
    • Gone to work

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      March 12, 1887
      Saturday

      Gone to Work
      The vagrants gathered in by the night watchman at 1:00 am Tuesday morning, together with the three who escaped them but were captured later, were...
    • Gladstone - Marquette Railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Delta
      Gladstone, Mi.
      December 31, 1887
      Saturday

      Gladstone and Marquette Ry. Talking of railroads, an old timer suggests tnat there is nowhere a better route from the iron mines of Marquette county to...
    • Delay, short steam and antiquated

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore, Ishpeming, Mi.
      Saturday, January 14, 1888

      The Delay, Short Steam and Antiquated, how trains are run and how the people like it.

      The time tables ordered out until steam can be raised.

      Last week the Iron Ore...
    • Legal department

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway
      Legal Department
      Marquette, Mich.
      June 6, 1888

      W. P. Healy,
      General Counsel

      P. B. Kirkwood, Esq.,
      Negaunee

      Dear Sir:

      I cannot get your case into the present term, as...
    • No change

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal,
      Marquette, MI
      August 8, 1888,
      Wednesday

      PWPL Micro Film No. 33

      No Change

      At the meeting of the new directors of the DSS&A Ry., held in New York City recently, the old officers were...
    • Through to Superior

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

      Through to Superior

      Mr. J. A. Latcha, chief engineer and superintendent of construction of The DSS&A, has just received instructions from Calvin S. Brice,...
    • No change

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

      No Change

      At a meeting of the directors of The DSS&A held in New York City recently, the old officers without exception were reelected the only change being...
    • All along the line

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 25, 1888
      Saturday

      All Along the Line

      The officers of the DSS&A are determined to put a stop to the custom of jumping on and off moving trains, practiced by boys at many places...

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