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    • Rail and lake rates for 1909

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Image of a pamphlet showing the rail and lake rates, for the Pennsylvania Railroad, via Erie Pennsylvania. The through rates are from eastern points to Houghton, Hancock and Dollar Bay, Michigan. Rates are shown in cents per 100 pounds.
    • 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...
    • Rail and lake rates for the season of 1907

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Image of a pamphlet showing the Rail and Lake steamer rate information, effective June 1st, 1907, from Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia points specified. Rates are cost per pound for items being shipped to destinations such as; Sault Ste...
    • Gunboat Michigan

    • Soo Locks (Mich.) ; Boats and boating
    • Photograph of the U.S. Navy gunboat ""Michigan"" at the east pier of the Sault Locks. The ""Michigan"" was a sidewheeler made of iron, built in 1844 at Erie, Pennsylvania. Renamed the ""Wolverine"" in 1905, the ship was still in use as a training...
    • Goes to the Lake Erie System

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 31, 1892 Saturday

      Goes to the Lake Erie System

      Mr. C. E. Lytle, who has filled the position of the Chief Dispatcher and Trainmaster of the DSS&A since a short time after the...
    • 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...
    • More about the new railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., October 30, 1886, Saturday

      More About the New Railroad

      Concerning the new railroad to be built in the Upper Peninsula between Duluth and S. S. [Sault Ste.] Marie. The contract for which was...
    • Railway schemes

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 27, 1886 This won't be news to readers of the Mining Journal, but it serves to show that the railway schemes projected for this peninsula are attracting considerable attention outside. It is...
    • Michael Mahan

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Sources The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      June 9, 1888
      Saturday

      Michael Mahan, one of the oldest engineers on the DSS&A, has been promoted to Road Foreman of Engines. His duties will consist in being...
    • Rock River - two carloads of logs

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 7, 1888
      Saturday

      Three more of the new South Shore coaches are expected in a day or two now. The color adopted for these coaches is known as the "Pennsylvania Central Standard," and...
    • Bound to go through

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 25, 1886
      Bound To Go Through
      The reporter of the Mining Journal met General Hammond at the Clinton Wednesday, and knowing that he had long been interested in the scheme of an east...

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