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    • 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...
    • No. 11 High School

    • School buildings; Letters: Postcards
    • Postcard showing Baraga, Michigan's first school. ""No. 11 High School, Baraga, Mich."" is printed on the front of the postcard. Verso includes a letter written to Miss Thora Thompson of Trout Creek, Michigan. The postmark appears to be ""Baraga,...
    • Negaunee - sometime ago

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 12, 1891 Friday

      Negaunee - Sometime ago a tunnel was constructed by the DSS&A to drain the waters south of Lincoln street into the creek, but it was found inadequate for the work...
    • Number of machinists laid off

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 12, 1891

      A number of machinists laid off for a month at the railroad shops have found permanent positions at the Lake Shore Iron Works, where business is booming.

    • Houghton - Dr Mason, surgeon

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      Houghton - Dr. Mason, surgeon to the DSS&A went to L'Anse Thursday noon to attend to Con Harrington, the wounded engineer.


    • Gang of men were employed

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      A gang of men were employed all day Sunday in raising the track of the DSS&A to its proper position at the point of the intersection with Main...
    • At two o'clock this morning

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      At two o'clock this morning Con Harrington, the engineer injured in the runaway on L'Anse hill and now at the Champion hospital, was resting easier though he...
    • Baraga - a large number

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, Baraga County, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      Baraga - A large number of people went over to L'Anse to see the railroad wreck. They all returned satisfied that the wreck was complete.


    • Houghton - wrecked freight train

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Michigan
      Saturday, June 13, 1891

      Houghton. - The wrecked freight train at L'Anse made it necessary to transport express and baggage and the passenger trains were about an hour late on...
    • Houghton - wrecked freight train

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      Houghton - The wrecked freight train at L'Anse made it necessary to transport express and baggage and the passenger trains were about an hour late on Thursday and...
    • Longest logging railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, Baraga county, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      The Longest Logging R. R.

      The longest logging railroad in Mi., and probably in the world is that of the Manistique Lumber Co. It extends from the...
    • AuTrain - J.S. Campbell

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      Au Train - J. S. Campbell of Marquette, traveling agent for the South Shore is manipulating the key during the absence of station agent W. J....
    • Munising - station agent

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      Munising - Station agent Hammond visited with station agent W. J. Ridge at Au Train, Sunday.

      DSS&A
      Stations - Au Train - Munising
    • Hall & Munson Company

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Timber man
      June 13, 1891

      Hall & Munson Co., who recently purchased the property of Hall & Buell, at Bay Mills, in the upper peninsula of MI, have purchased 100,000,000 feet of Alger Smith & co., of Detroit, to be delivered on...
    • Fearful wreck on DSS&A

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County Mi.
      June 20, 1891 Saturday

      Fearful Wreck on The DSS&A at L'Anse

      A special from Marquette says: A frightful train wreck occurred Thursday on the L'Anse grade of the...
    • 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...
    • AuTrain - James Gleason of

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Wi.
      Saturday, June 27, 1891

      Au Train - James Gleason of Sedgewick, Wi., has taken charge of the east Au Train section of the DSS&A.

      DSS&A
      Stations - Au Train - Sedgewick,...
    • Eastbound train on South

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Wi.
      Saturday, June 27, 1891

      An eastbound train on the South Shore ran against a homesteader near Nestoria on Monday and hurled him into the ditch. The man had been riding a curious...
    • Ore freights

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      June 27, 1891 Saturday

      Ore Freights

      The following upon this subject is from the Chicago Herald of Saturday last.

      The C&NW is meeting with severe competition on the part of the DSS&A, an...

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