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    • In new hands

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Lake Superior Democrat
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      February 14, 1891
      Saturday

      In New Hands

      The EIM&W Road is now in the C&NW's Possession

      A New Traffic Arrangement

      The gentlemen who made so exhaustive a study of...
    • South shore road

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., December 11, 1886

      The South Shore Road

      The Duluth News gives this interesting history of the project to connect Duluth with Sault Ste. Marie by a railroad running along the south shore of...
    • South Shore Road

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

    • source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Thursday, Dec. 9, 1886

      The South Shore Road.

      The Duluth News gives this interesting history of the project to connect Duluth with Sault Ste. Marie by a railroad running along the...
    • View of the Norway Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph taken in 1886, this view, looking east shows part of the Norway Mine. The Norway Mine was one of the few Dickinson County Mines worked as an open pit. ""Part of Norway Mine [---]; Looking East; Penn Mines; May 1886"" is printed on the...
    • MH&O management of roads

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., March 9, 1885, Monday

      This paper is of the opinion that the MH&O company's management of the roads operating between this port and the mines about here will not be such as to compel the mine...
    • Boom is setting in

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      March 5, 1887 Saturday

      The Boom is Setting in.

      The fact that on the first of March many of the leading mines of the county increased the wages of their employees, and that the MH&O...
    • Bailer at the Hamilton Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources -- Equipment and supplies
    • Photograph of a bailer, with a capacity of 2, 560 gallons, at the No. 2 shaft of the Hamilton Mine. From June 19, 1893, to July 14, the bailers had raised 87,017,954 gallons of water from the Ludington and Hamilton mines.
    • Engine House at copper mine

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Photo of the engine house at one of the copper mines. Steam engines ran the hoisting drum that raised and lowered skip cars and man cages into the mines. Railroad car is likely a coal car as coal was commonly used as boiler fuel at these...
    • Along the line

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 3, 1891 Saturday

      Along The Line

      On the Duluth division this winter there is great activity as far as logging operations are concerned the Nester estate is getting out over...
    • From James W. Lydon

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • From James W. Lydon

      On September 3,1879, a group of Detroit businessmen headed by James McMillan[,] J. S. Newberry, Francis Palms, George Hendrie, F. E. Driggs, Hugh McMillan of Detroit and George I. Seney of New York[,] incorporated the...
    • Railroad co. appear convinced

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Delta
      Gladstone, Mi.
      December 31, 1887
      Saturday

      The railroad companies appear to be convinced that the volume of next years ore business is going to be very large, judging from the preparations that are...
    • Several of the merchants are complaining

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore, Ishpeming, MI
      Saturday, Jan. 14, 1888

      Several of the merchants are complaining to headquarters about the passenger and freight service of the DSS&A railway. Prominent land companies, owners of several mines are preparing...
    • Iron Ore says:  several merchants

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Gladstone Delta
      Gladstone, Mi.
      January 21, 1888
      Saturday

      Iron Ore says: Several of our merchants are complaining to headquarters about the passenger service on the DSS&A. Prominent land companies,...
    • Commencing in 1888 DSS&A

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

      Commencing in 1888 the DSS&A Ry., made one rate on shipments from all mines in the Negaunee-Ishpeming area and a higher rate on shipments from all mines on the west end of the range.

      DSS&A Ry.
    • East Vulcan Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph, looking northeast, shows the East Vulcan Mine. A shaft house appears above the tramways and stockpiles in the upper left. Notice how the land has been clear-cut with few trees remaining on the horizon. ""East Vulcan Mine (looking NE);...

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