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    • Longest logging railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, Baraga county, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      The Longest Logging R. R.

      The longest logging railroad in Mi., and probably in the world is that of the Manistique Lumber Co. It extends from the...
    • Hall & Munson Company

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Timber man
      June 13, 1891

      Hall & Munson Co., who recently purchased the property of Hall & Buell, at Bay Mills, in the upper peninsula of MI, have purchased 100,000,000 feet of Alger Smith & co., of Detroit, to be delivered on...
    • For the first time in three years

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Newberry News
      Newberry, L. S., Mi.
      Friday, December 19, 1890

      For the first time in three years the writer visited Trout Lake the other week and was agreeably surprised to find the place so much changed for the better. For...
    • There is no one in Alger

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County, Mi.
      January 10, 1891 Saturday


      There is no one in Alger county but what will be pleased to read the following, taken from the Lake County Star, published at...
    • 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...
    • Got his foot crushed

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Septembr 24, 1887
      Saturday

      Got His Foot Crushed

      James Scanlon, aged about 15, met with an accident Saturday
      evening by which his foot was badly crushed. At 5:32 a...
    • Claim no. 34

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

      1889

      Claim No. 34
      By Sophie and Mary Todd, St. Ignace, Mi., for $200.00 damage to lot at St. Ignace crossed by branch of DSS&A Ry., to Mackinac Lbr. Co.'s mill.
      Settled for $150.00, May 31, 1889

      Claim No....
    • Required amputation

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 22, 1889 Saturday

      Required Amputation

      A Switchman named George Smith met with an accident last Saturday night at 7 o'clock, that will render him a lifelong cripple. He was on a...
    • Claim no. 94

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

      1889

      Claim No. 94
      By George Smith, Marquette, Mi., for personal injuries (loss of left leg) July 20, 1889. Settled for $300.00, October 2, 1889.

      Claim No. 117
      By John Hogan, for personal injuries; right hand...
    • DSS&A Senority list

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

      Seniority List - 1887

      Engineers

      F. Reinhardt 7-15-1881
      D. Watt 2..1882
      F. Kearney 4-22-1882
      George Denny 5..1882
      Jas. O'Reilly 7..1883
      H. Herlick 9..1883
      George Hall 6..1886
      G.H. Ryerse...
    • DSS&A 1889

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

      1889

      E. Rankin, Asst. General Passenger and Ticket Agent, Marquette, Mi.
      C. Rossiter, General Foreman, Marquette, Mi.
      C. H. Watson, Roadmaster, "
      J. Wallace, Paymaster, "
      *D. M. Philbin,...
    • Seniority list 1891

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry.
      Seniority List - 1891

      Conductors
      F. Chamberlin 6 .. 1887
      J. Donohue 10-26-1890

      Brakemen
      D. De Marse 7-8-1888

      Switchmen
      Fred Constance 5-3-1888

      Extra Switchmen
      Chas. Beaudry...
    • Seniority list - 1888

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

      Seniority List - 1888

      Brakeman

      D. De Marse 7-8-1888

      Conductors

      F. Chamberlin 6 .. 1887

      Switchmen

      Fred Constance 5- 3-1888

      Engineers

      F. Reinhardt 7-15-1881
      D....
    • No change

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal,
      Marquette, MI
      August 8, 1888,
      Wednesday

      PWPL Micro Film No. 33

      No Change

      At the meeting of the new directors of the DSS&A Ry., held in New York City recently, the old officers were...
    • No change

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 11, 1888
      Saturday

      No Change

      At a meeting of the directors of The DSS&A held in New York City recently, the old officers without exception were reelected the only change being...
    • Annual meeting of DSS&A was held

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi
      August 18, 1888
      Saturday

      The annual meeting of the DSS&A was held in New York last Friday, and resulted in a number of changes. The CPR interest is to control the road. The membership will be...

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