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    • Some important changes are

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Wakefield Bulletin, Wakefield, MI
      February 9, 1888- p. 1

      Change in Management

      Some important changes are being made in the management of the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic railroad. The present officials retain their connection...
    • Rock cut

    • Iron Range & Huron Bay Railroad, Railroads--Design and construction
    • View showing early work on the rock cut during construction of the Iron Range & Huron Bay Railroad. Arvon Township, Baraga County, Michigan. This nearly $2 million railroad was to run from Skanee to Champion MI. Engineering flaws and a steep...
    • Rock cut

    • Iron Range & Huron Bay Railroad, Railroads--Design and construction
    • View of work on the bottom of the rock cut during construction of the Iron Range & Huron Bay Railroad. Arvon Township, Baraga County, Michigan. This nearly $2 million railroad was to run from Skanee to Champion MI. Engineering flaws and a steep...
    • Bridge

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Two Copper Range railroad work trains with mobile cranes work from existing wood trestle while constructing a new trestle of steel. The Copper Country of Michigan's Upper Peninsula
    • Railroad tickets

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Ticket dated 1896 for Mineral Range Railroad/Hancock and Calumet Railroad Company from Red Jacket to Mills, signed by Sheilds. Ticket dated 1910 for the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad to Madison Wisc., Oct 31, 1910 for C Lanville and...
    • Aerial view

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This view is of the docks and bay at St. Ignace. This was a staging area for the contractors as supplies could be received by water and rail. Vessels at the docks are railroad ferries on the left, black hulls and State of Michigan auto ferries on...
    • Portage Lake bridge number 2

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This photo of the second Portage Lake Bridge was taken from the Houghton side. Note the railroad track in the forground heading into the lower level of the bridge structure. This bridge was in use from 1895 to 1959
    • Trestle

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • This all steel trestle on the Calumet and Hecila Industrial Railroad leads to Tamarack Mills, Michigan
    • First Steam Engine

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • The first Locomotive into Houghton was this Marquette, Houghton & Ontonagon Railroad Company steam engine. Captured in this stereopticon slide and preserved by a member of the Keweenaw Historical Society, the engine photo was dated 1886 with Pat...
    • Claim no. 234

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

      Claim No. 234 - (See Claim No. 258) By J. T. Everett, St. Ignace, Mi., for rent of NE 1/4 of NW 1/4 of Section 9 T41 R4W, Allenville, Mi., account section house stands partly on railroad...
    • DSS&A Railroad 1889

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

      1889

      Peter Denn, Pattern maker, Marquette, Mi.
      R. S. Lerch, Conductor
      Patrick Day, Contractor in Ashland county
      J. Wallace, Paymaster, Marquette, Mi.
      J. H. O'Meara, Ticket Agent, Marquette, Mi.
      George...
    • Record of Frank Kearney

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • The DSS&A Ry. [Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company], October 19, 1888

      Frank Kearney, age 32 years, married. Engineman

      Date of commencement of wiper - none
      Record as wiper - none
      Record as fireman -...
    • Trestle

    • Street -- Railroads
    • Streetcar trestle over the Steam Railroad on the Houghton County Traction Company electric street railway, between Albion and Mohawk Michigan. The law required the streetcar tracks to go over or under steam railroads. The rails were not allowed...

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