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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,...
    • 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...
    • DSS&AR

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • The DSS&A Ry. - 1890

      William Tuge, Fireman, June 10.
      George A. Patterson, Fireman, May 31.
      Thomas Shea, Fireman, April 24.
      Frank McNeil, Fireman, July 22.
      Theodore Pulver, Fireman, April 26.
      Noah Pellissier, Fireman, June 9. ...
    • DSS&A Railroad employee listing

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

    • The DSS&A Ry.
      1887 Herbert Ryerse, Engineer, Marquette, Mi.
      A. Harrison, Engineman, "
      Samuel Richardson, Wiper, "
      Samuel Richardson, Fireman, "
      Charles Saunders, Engineman "
      John Healy, Fireman, "
      James Watson, 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,...
    • Employees' record

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

      Employes' Record. M. P. & M. Dept.

      Oct 11th 1888

      Murdock McLean, age 22 years and 9 months, single, fireman.

      Date of Commencement as Wiper: March 27th 1884

      Record as...
    • 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...
    • Record of Frank Kearney

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • The DSS&A Ry. [Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company], October 19, 1888

      Frank Kearney, age 32 years, married. Engineman

      Date of commencement of wiper - none
      Record as wiper - none
      Record as fireman -...
    • Popular with the ""boys""

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      November 15, 1889 Saturday

      Popular With The "Boys"

      General Manager Fitch of the South Shore, is a popular man with those who hold subordinate positions on the road. The boys ahve to toe the "mark," but...
    • DSS&A Railroad 1889

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

      1889

      W. D. Beaney, Fireman
      F. D. Fletcher, Fireman
      P. E. Patenaude, "
      A. C. Bishop, "
      A. R. Thurley, "
      A. J. Lord, "
      W. B. Fernis, "
      J. Munro, "
      J. W. Young, ...
    • 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,...
    • Record of engineers and firemen

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Record of Engineers and Firemen

      William H. Greene

      Fireman, 1866
      Engineer, 1871

      June 24, 1891 - Ran into tail end of ore train at West Switch, Marquette yard with train no. 4, wrecking caboose and several ore cars, also...
    • 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...
    • Wreck occurred on the long bridge

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      April 23, 1892 Saturday

      A wreck occurred on the long bridge, south of Chassell, Firday on the DSS&A. The tender of the locomotive and one car were thrown from the track, and the bridge...
    • Calumet - funeral of Murdoch

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1891

      Calumet - The funeral of Murdoch McLean was hled[sic] on Tuesday afternoon, the services being held at the residence of his parents where he died. About 15 members...
    • 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....

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