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    • Accident Report

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

      An accident ocurred [* occurred] upon the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway near Ridge Siding, 6 miles east of Au Train station on the 29th day of October 1887, at 5 o'clock P.M. caused by Engineman...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Record of Andrew Steele

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Record of Engineers and Firemen
      Andrew Steele
      Fireman, May 1, 1857
      Engineer, August 1859
      CR&I RR., August 1865 to May 1866.
      MH&O May 1867
      April 6, 1887 - Ran ahead of time coupled with L. L. Wood's
      engine to Eagle Mills....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Almost fatal accident

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      January 19, 1888


      Almost a Fatal Accident

      An event that was very startling and wnich those who witnessed it, expected to see terminate fatally, occurred at the depot...
    • Bad accident

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal Marquette, Mi. August 25, 1888 Saturday A Bad Accident At 6:26 o'clock Thursday morning, Niles Johnson, a miner who was employed at the Cleveland, was returning home from his work, and was walking along the...
    • Engine on parade

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Reconditioned steam tank engine no. 5649 built by H. K. Porter of Pittsburgh, PA for a Calumet and Hecla smelter in the Copper Country. Unit later became no. 3 of the DSS&A Railroad. Engine was loaded on truck and shown off in a local parade after...
    • Engine on display

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Engine no. 5649 built by H. K. Porter of Pittsburgh, PA., for the Calumet & Hecla smelter. This tank engine was on display, on a flatcar, at the Arcadian Copper Mine after it was reconditioned. Some work still needed to be performed. Owned by...
    • First Steam Engine

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • The first Locomotive into Houghton was this Marquette, Houghton & Ontonagon Railroad Company steam engine. Captured in this stereopticon slide and preserved by a member of the Keweenaw Historical Society, the engine photo was dated 1886 with Pat...
    • 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...
    • St. Ignace - at 11 o'clock

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

    • Source: Newberry News
      Newberry, Luce County, Mi.
      May 3, 1888
      Thursday

      St. Ignace - At 11 o'clock this morning an alarm of fire was sounded by one of the yard engines and in a few moments it begame [*became] generally known that...

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