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    • 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...
    • Appointed Thursday

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      January 12, 1889
      Marquette, Mi.

      Appointed Thursday

      Mr. D. M. Philbin has been appointed Superintendent of Docks and ore business for the DSS&A Railway. The following is the notice of the...
    • As seen by Boston eyes

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 19, 1888
      Thursday

      As Seen By Boston Eyes

      The Boston Transcript, under the heading "From Boston to the West, Avoiding Chicago," speaks as follows...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Building the Copper Range Railroad

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • It was nearly twenty years after the beginning of the first mines in the Keweenaw Peninsula that investors in the Copper Range Company created a subsidiary, the Copper Range Railroad Company, to compete for the industrial riches from the region. ...
    • C Ludington Shaft of Chapin Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph of the C. Ludington Shaft, facing east, shows the shaft housing which rose 114 feet above the collar of Iron Mountain's Chapin Mine. The chutes to the left allowed ore cars, like those pictured, to be loaded directly, as the ore came up...
    • C&NW, DSS&A, MLS&W, WC

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee (L. S.) Mi.
      February 2, 1888
      Thursday

      The C&NW, DSS&A, MLS&W and WC have agreed to reduce iron ore rates from iron mines 10 [cents] per ton for the navigation season of...
    • Chapin Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph of the Hamilton Mine shaft under construction in 1883 when the shaft house and tramway were being erected. This photograph documents early mining construction techniques before steel replaced timber.
    • Chapin Mine pit

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Postcard view of the Chapin cave-in or pit, looking northeast from the Ludington Shaft area. Over 4,000,000 tons of iron ore had been extracted, making the cave-in or pit so immense. ""10. Chapin Cave. Iron Mountain, Mich.; Nelson's Photo"" is...
    • 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.
    • Contract let

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

    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee, (L. S..) Mi.
      May 3, 1888
      Thursday

      The Contract Let

      The contract for building the branch railroad from the main line of the DSS&A to the Palmer mines has been let to Innes Bros., who...
    • D Shaft of Chapin Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph of the freezing process used to sink D Shaft of the Chapin Mine through over 90 feet of rock and loose sand. This historic photograph of the freezing process records what may have been the first such attempt in the United States.
    • Deed DSS&A Ry. to MH&O RR

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Register of Deeds Office
      Houghton County
      Houghton, Mi.

      L 29 p540

      Deed DSS&A Ry. to MH&O RR.

      Indenture made July 17, 1890, whereas, the MH&O has sold all property of every description, both real and personal...
    • Deed to MH&O RR. to Samuel

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Register of Deeds Office
      Houghton County,
      Houghton, Mi.

      L 29 p 542

      Deed MH&O RR.
      to
      Samuel Thomas and John W. Sterling

      Indenture made July 17, 1890, witnesseth that the MH&0 RR., in consideration of the...

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