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    • Slight derailment

    • Railroad accidents ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company



    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Friday, March 5, 1891
      Negaunee

      A Slight Derailment

      The westbound freight train , due here at 5:08 pm in the
      afternoon was derailed just east of the Carp hill,...
    • Welcome change

    • Railroad stations ; Nonsmoking areas ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company


    • Source; The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Thursday, March 12. 1891

      A Welcome Change

      The DSS&A is making a very much needed imrprovement in its
      depot accommodations in this city. The portion that has been
      used as...
    • Accident occurred upon the Duluth South

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

    • Accident Report - September 16, 1887

      An accident occurred upon the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway at Dollarville station, on the 16th day of September 1887 at 215 o'clock A.M. caused by:
      Freight train westbound coming into...
    • DSS&A Railroad rates of pay

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

    • DSS&A Ry
      1887
      Rates of Pay
      * Conductors $65.00 $75.00 $85.00 $100.00 per month
      Engineers 3.50 3.75 per day Firemen 1.40 1.60 1.80 "
      Brakeman 1.85 "
      + Conductors 50.00 55.00 per month
      * Freight
      + Passenger
    • Onota - George O. Somers

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

    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      June 23, 1888
      Saturday

      Onota - George O. Somers, Traveling Freight and Passenger Agent was in town yesterday.
    • 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...
    • Negaunee

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      May 7, 1887 Saturday

      Negaunee - Thursday morning A. Watson, general superintendent and William Orr, general freight agent of the DSS&A arrived in the city in a special car. They were...
    • Getting ready for work

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette MI.
      November 6, 1886
      Getting Ready for Work
      Mr. J. A. Latcha, the chief engineer and superintendent of construction for Brown, Howard & Co. contractors for the building of the DSS&A, is in the...
    • 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...
    • Interesting interview

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

    • Sources: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      An Interesting Interview
      The following is taken from a lengthy interview, had with Mr. James McMillan by a reporter of the Detroit evening Journal. Upper Peninsula readers...
    • DSS&A Railway Company

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

    • The Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway Company

      1890

      Wm. P. Haley, Attorney, Marquette, Mi.
      J. Bird, Section Foreman, Section 3
      William Orr, General Freight Agent, Marquette, Mi.
      Wm. Shocks, Section man, St. Ignace,...
    • Accident occurred on DSS&A near Negaunee

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Accident Report - July 21, 1887.

      An accident occurred on the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway near Negaunee station on the 21st day of July 1887 at 450 o'clock P. M. caused by:

      Way freight train east bound failing to stop (as...

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