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    • Worst storm of year reached

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      March 10, 1888
      Saturday


      The worst storm of the year reached the Soo last Saturday night and howled all day Sunday in terrific shape. It blockaded all ihe trains and the...
    • Favorite road

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      January 19, 1888
      Thursday

      The Favorite Road

      Reached the Soo at 5 pm Wednesday, crossed the bridge at 10 am Thursday and returned 5 pm the same day....
    • Marquette's band

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      January 19, 1888
      Thursday

      Marquette's Band

      Through an oversight The News failed to speak of the most excellent music furnished by the Marquette band....
    • It is rumored that Newberry

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News
      Newberry, Luce County, Mi.
      March 29, 1888
      Thursday

      It is rumored that Newberry is to have a new depot next summer. We heartily hope that it is true, the present one being only...
    • Railroad race

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News

      Newberry, Mi.

      November 25, 1886 Thursday

      A Railroad Race There is likely to be lively work on the MSSM&A and the new DSS&A to see which line will reach the "Soo" first. The Duluth road is backed by a...
    • Something of an order

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News
      Newberry, Mi.
      March 3, 1887 Thursday

      Something of An Order

      The DSS&A placed its first order for rolling stock for its new lines, and the order includes 20 Mogul engines from Brooks Locomotive Works;...
    • Sale of the DM&MRR

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News, Newberry, Mi., October 28, 1886, Thursday

      Sale of the D. M. & M. R. R. [Detroit, Mackinac & Marquette Railroad Company]

      The D. M. & M. R. R. [DM&MRR], embracing the entire line or railroad between the...
    • Death of Joseph Aspin

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News, Newberry, Mi., August 19, 1886, Thursday

      On Thursday evening last, at about six o'clock, while attempting to board an ore train at Seney, Joseph Aspin slipped and fell under the wheels of the cars, taking [off] his...
    • Dispatch from Negaunee dated 8th

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry Independent
      Thursday, May 9, 1889

      A dispatch from Negaunee dated the 8th says that the DSS&A strinking hands are being rapidly replaced with new hands. Wages will remain the same as before.

      DSS&A Ry.
    • Freight receipts of DSS&A station

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry Independent
      Newberry. Luce County, MI
      Jan. 2, 1890
      Thursday

      The freight receipts of the DSS&A station at this place average about $18,000 a month and still the company can't afford to erect a suitable structure...
    • S. Fell, formerly station agent

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry Independent
      Newberry, Luce County, MI
      Thursday, Oct. 3, 1889

      S. Fell, formerly station agent at this place, but now acting in that capacity at Moran, was shaking hands with friends and looking after his...
    • Glimpse of the Martel Furnace Co.'s

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry Independent
      Newberry, Luce County, MI
      Thursday, Oct. 10, 1889

      A glimpse of the Martel Furnace Co.'s great stacks of hay at Allenville, is one of the most pleasant sight in the ride to Marquette. ...

      Martel...
    • Sidewalk leading to the depot

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry Independent
      Newberry, Luce County, MI
      Thursday, May 2, 1889

      The sidewalk leading to the depot should be repaired and widened.

      Station Agent Kee informs us that there has been a large increase in the freight...
    • Matchwood a new town

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry Independent
      Newberry, Luce County, MI
      Thursday, May 2, 1889

      Matchwood, a new town in the center of homestead settlement on the Upper Peninsula now has a post office with F. G. Hargrove as postmaster.

      DSS&A...
    • Lester Brown has resigned

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry Independent
      Newberry, Luce county, MI
      Thursday, Jan. 9, 1890

      Lester Brown has resigned his position as telegraph operator at this place for the DSS&A. Mr. Brown has been offered a similar position in Chicago and...
    • While coupling cars in South Shore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry Independent,
      Luce County, Newberry, Mi.
      Thursday, June 6, 1889

      While coupling cars in the South Shore yard Monday night Steve Devine had his hand caught between them and carries a crushed finger about him in...
    • Enterprising lumberman, George Randolph

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry Independent, Newberry, Luce County, MI
      Thursday, May 9, 1889

      The enterprising lumberman, George Randolph was at Marquette last week to secure trains to transport his board timber from Sage to St. Ignace. He says...

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