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    • Aerial view

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This aerial view of the bridge looking north from just south of Mackinaw City, Mi. The bridge towers just make it through the fog. The State of Michigan ferry docks are at lower right
    • Aerial view

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This view is of the docks and bay at St. Ignace. This was a staging area for the contractors as supplies could be received by water and rail. Vessels at the docks are railroad ferries on the left, black hulls and State of Michigan auto ferries on...
    • Appointed Thursday

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

      Appointed Thursday

      Mr. D. M. Philbin has been appointed Superintendent of Docks and ore business for the DSS&A Railway. The following is the notice of the...
    • At 6 o'clock last night

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 7, 1888
      Thursday

      At 6 o'clock last night a night crew was put on the merchandise dock, and will be kept on until the close of navigation. Coal vessels will hereafter receive the...
    • 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...
    • Been-Bush sawmill at Skanee

    • Sawmills, Arvon (Mich. : Townships)
    • Been-Bush sawmill at Skanee, Michigan on Huron Bay of Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Photo shows mill and docks with limber piled and ready for shipment. Arvon Township, Baraga County, Michigan
    • Big electric lights of the South Shore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 23, 1888
      Thursday

      The big electric lights of the South Shore at the street crossings were put up here this afternoon and were lighted last night for the first time. They...
    • Business opening up

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 16, 1892

      Business Opening UP

      The big Dead River mill will begin cutting today for the season of 1892 just to get the machinery limbered up and everything in apple pie order for...
    • Buttis Mill

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

      The Burtis Mill

      George L. Burtis has made arrangements with the railway for the storage of half a million feet of lumber on the company's dock NO. 3, and will send the...
    • Chas. Rossiter, foreman

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 19, 1889

      Chas. Rossiter, foreman of the maching shop will take Mr. Thurner's place as general foreman, filling both positions for the present.

      Mr. W. H. Boeh, superintendent of...
    • Collided with the Harbor Line

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • PWPL Micro Film Reel No. 16

      The Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      March 15, 1890
      Saturday

      p.1 c.7

      Collided With the Harbor Line

      The DSS&A Ry., in its efforts to provide for the rapidly increasing ore trade of this port...
    • Contract signed

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

      The Contract Signed

      For some time the constractors [* contractors]have been figuring on plans prepared by Mr. J.A. Latcha, chief engineer of the DSS&A for the...
    • Contractors for new ore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Delta
      Gladstone, Mi.
      January 28, 1888
      Saturday

      The contractors for the new ore dock received their pile driver and other machinery and have commenced the preliminary work. It is not expected to commence driving piles...
    • D. M. Philbin passed north last

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Wednesday, Jan. 16, 1889

      D. M. Philbin passed north last Wednesday morning, having tarried here over night to greet old friends, to take charge of the docks of the South Shore, all of...
    • Docks

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • New York Central ""boat"" at the Copper Range Railroad Docks in Houghton, Michigan.
    • DSS&A 1889

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

      1889

      E. Rankin, Asst. General Passenger and Ticket Agent, Marquette, Mi.
      C. Rossiter, General Foreman, Marquette, Mi.
      C. H. Watson, Roadmaster, "
      J. Wallace, Paymaster, "
      *D. M. Philbin,...
    • DSS&A has let the contract

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, Lake Superior, Mi.
      January 2, 1892 Saturday

      The Dss&A has let the contract of rebuilding the old cleveland dock at Marquette. it will be enlarged and made into a coal and merchandise...
    • Ferry Docks

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This photo, taken from the deck of a ferry boat approaching the docks at Mackinaw City, shows the 100's of cars waiting their turn to cross the Straits of Mackinac in 1957.

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