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    • Happy New Year 1904

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Happy New Year card with pictures of 1) John C. Shields, Superintendent M.R. & H.C. RR, 31 Years Continuous Service and 2) Charles Ongie, foreman Carpenter M.R. & H.C. RR
    • Rail testing Car

    • Street -- Railroads
    • This rail test car was developed and used by the Sperry Rail Service Co. of Danbury, CT. They contracted with railroads and street railroads to test rails for flaws.
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 82

    • Reunions
    • Newspaper clippings on various topics (undated). Page is hand numbered ""82"". -- Announcement of the annual Central Mine reunion including memories of the participants (Alfred Nichols, George H. Roberts). Sunday service provided by Rev. J. T. M....
    • DSS&A charcoal car

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

    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County, Mi.
      March 21, 1891 Saturday

      Onota - A DSS&A charcoal car, in the service of Schaffer &
      Belknap of this place, burned on the Chocolay siding...
    • Make 'em hustle

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 30, 1892 Saturday

      Makes 'Em Hustle

      Ishpeming - There was organized at Milwaukee last April the Wisconsin and Michigan Car Service Association, the object of which is to have...
    • 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...
    • St. Paul extension

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

      The St. Paul Extension

      The St. Paul, or the M&N extension from Channing, on its Republic line to Sidnaw, where its Ontonagon division strikes the South shore...
    • 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...
    • Hurt in collision

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 6, 1892

      Hurt in Collision

      Ishpeming - Clifford Bernard, the engineer on DSS&A switch engine No. 12, was probably fatally hurt in a collesion with engine No. 203 at the diamond...
    • Railroad extension

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      February 13, 1892 Saturday

      Railroad Extension

      The Crystal Falls Diamond Drill has the following in regard to the contemplated extensionof the M&N:

      It is now given out that...
    • By the new train service

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 30, 1892 Saturday

      Republic - By the new train service which went into effect December 11, last, on the DSS&A one can leave Republic at 2:50 pm and make the quickest train time ever...
    • Thomas Kearney, engineman

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

      September 1, 1891

      Thomas Kearney, engineman, age 35 years, single.

      Date of commencement as engineman - May 19, 1882. Left in 1886; returned May 6, 1889.

      Previous record on other roads - Nine years on...
    • Record of Andrew Steele

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Record of Engineers and Firemen
      Andrew Steele
      Fireman, May 1, 1857
      Engineer, August 1859
      CR&I RR., August 1865 to May 1866.
      MH&O May 1867
      April 6, 1887 - Ran ahead of time coupled with L. L. Wood's
      engine to Eagle Mills....
    • On the through line

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., November 6, 1886

      On the Through Line

      Negaunee - When the DM&M [Detroit, Mackinac & Marquette Railroad Company] branch to the Sault is completed, which will be early next summer, and the MH&O...
    • For his new position

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 19, 1887

      For His New Position

      On Sunday Mr. L. S. Glasier will leave Marqueette to begin the duties of his new position as train dispatcher on the MLS&W, with...
    • Accident occurred on DSS&A near Negaunee

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Accident Report - July 21, 1887.

      An accident occurred on the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway near Negaunee station on the 21st day of July 1887 at 450 o'clock P. M. caused by:

      Way freight train east bound failing to stop (as...

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