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    • Railways galore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal Marquette, Mi., October 23, 1886, Saturday

      Railways Galore

      What a Year Will Bring Forth in the Matter of Railway Construction in the U. P.

      The Milwaukee Sentinel prints the appended communication from...
    • Superior South Shore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: W. F. Fitch Scrap Book - p. 21

      Superior-South Shore
      The Story of the Road
      What Has Been Accomplished
      by the Building and What Will
      Result from Its Competition

      The South Shore road is completed today and its...
    • MSTP&SSM, DSS&A

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, A1ger County, Mi.
      January 3, 1891 Saturday

      The MStP&SSM and DSS&A both announce thnt they will sell tickets at fare one way for the round trip between all points on their lines, and...
    • Railroad race

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News

      Newberry, Mi.

      November 25, 1886 Thursday

      A Railroad Race There is likely to be lively work on the MSSM&A and the new DSS&A to see which line will reach the "Soo" first. The Duluth road is backed by a...
    • Tower caisson move

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Depth lines painted onto the caisson section allows the crew to know when it is ready to float. These marks are used like the load lines on a ship. Like a ship, these sections had to have concrete ballast placed inside so they would float upright...
    • Negaunee churches

    • Church buildings
    • Photograph of the Mitchell Methodist Church and the Catholic Church in the background (with spire) in Negaunee, Michigan. Additional houses, electric lines and street light over the road are also present in the image.
    • Cleveland Cliffs office and Brighton Hostel

    • Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company
    • Photograph of the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company land office next to the Brighton Hostel (also known as Breitung Hotel or Breitung House). Horse and buggy, electric lines, and street light over the road are also present in the image. ""Cl. Cliff...
    • Editorial

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 17, 1888
      Tuesday

      Editorial

      The Sault News lays the flattering unction to its soul that the "Soo" is to be greatly benefited at the expense of...
    • Waiting for the South Shore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Michigan
      February 15, 1889

      Waiting for the South Shore.

      Much has been said in the paper recently of the proposed agreement between the presidents of great railroads of the west, a huge...
    • Soo road cuts passenger rate

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      September 14, 1889

      The "Soo" Road

      Cuts The Passenger Rate to the East

      The South Shore May Follow Suit

      St. Paul, Mn., September 12.- To-day it was announced that the "Soo"...
    • Soo-South shore lines

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Escanaba, Michigan U.S.A.
      The Iron Port of the World
      Walter R. Nursey - 1890



      THE
      Soo-South Shore Lines,
      ARE THE SHORTEST TO THE
      Great Northwest,
      Lower Michigan,
      Canada, New York,
      And All Points...
    • New freight office

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      December 11, 1891 Friday

      A new freight traffic arrangement has just been completed between the lines interested at Mackinaw city, and the work of loading the freight...
    • The Noronic

    • Soo Locks (Mich.) ; Boats and boating
    • Photograph showing the Canada Steamship Lines passenger ship ""Noronic"", possibly in the Detroit River. The ""Noronic"" was launched in 1913. It burned in the early morning hours at a pier in Toronto, September 17, 1949. Approximately 120...
    • Caisson launch

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • The first section of the tower caissons were constructed at Alpena, MI, launched from the beach and towed by tugboat to the construction site 90 miles to the Northwest. The ""soil"" was so hard that dynamite was used to break it up so drag lines...

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