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    • Second Bridge

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This view of the second Portage Lake bridge built in 1895 was taken from the Hancock side. Note the speed limit sign next to the horse drawn carriage (""slow to 15 MPH""). In the left foreground a train approaches the lower level of the bridge...
    • Second Bridge

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This view of the second Portage Lake bridge build in 1895 was taken from the Houghton side. This two level bridge allows the train to use the lower level of the bridge to make its crossing. The upper deck is where autos and pedestrians cross...
    • Second bridge

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • Photo of the second bridge to connect Houghton and Hancock, Michigan. Photo looking South from Hancock to Houghton. The train tracks in the foreground show how the lower level of the bridge is used for train traffic while the upper level is used...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 02

    • Copper Miners' Strike, Mich., 1913-1914
    • Newspaper clippings (Aug. 4 to Aug. 15, 1913) regarding the 1913 Copper Miners' Strike by the employees of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in the Calumet, Michigan area. Page is hand numbered ""2"". -- Aug. 4 - Mother Jones arrives on...
    • Hauling logs

    • Logging railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company



    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Mi.,
      April 25, 1891 Saturday

      Hallston - George McKenzie, conductor on the work train on
      the DSS&A and his crew are rusticating in town hauling out
      logs for Sheridan &...
    • Train load of logs

    • Logging railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company



    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi.
      Tuesday, March 3, 1891

      A train load of logs passes through Ishpeming every day
      for Eagle Mills and Marguette. The timber comes from
      Ewen and Anthony.
    • Equipment

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Specially built equipment like this derrick, being assembled on a barge at the railroad ferry dock, were brought in by train. The railroad ferry steamer ""Sainte Marie"" is in the background. Vessel was retired in 1961.
    • Train no. 2

    • Railroad accidents ; Dogs ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company



    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Friday, March 6, 1891

      A Troublesome Tunnel
      Negaunee - The contractors engaged in building a water
      tunnel through the DSS&A embankment, just south of the
      junction of...
    • East bound local was delayed

    • Railroad accidents ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company


    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County, Mi.
      February 28, 1891 Saturday

      The east bound local was delayed at this place several hours
      Thursday. The delay was caused by a car running off the track.
    • Slight derailment

    • Railroad accidents ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company



    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Friday, March 5, 1891
      Negaunee

      A Slight Derailment

      The westbound freight train , due here at 5:08 pm in the
      afternoon was derailed just east of the Carp hill,...
    • Dickinson County train wreck

    • Railroad accidents
    • Photograph of Dickinson County's worst train wreck, occurring on October 31, 1906, in a dense fog at Quinnesec Junction. Five miners - Thomas Cowling, Leonardo Galli, Charles Morell, John Pleckinger and Joseph Trepanier died and nine others were...
    • DSS&A railway depot

    • Railroad stations ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company


    • D.S.S. & A. RAILWAY DEPOT


      WEEKLY MINING JOURNAL
      May 11, 1901 P. 1 C.1

      NEW DEPOT ASSURED, SOUTH SHORE ROAD WILL ERECT IT ON FRONT STREET
      PLANS WILL BE HERE SHORTLY, CONSIDERABLE GRADING ON THE SITE COMPLETED
      THIS...
    • T. F. Kelly

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



    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County, Mi.
      March 28, 1891 Saturday

      Au Train - T. F. Kelly and station agent Hammond, of Munising
      were in town Sunday.
    • Section foreman Swanson

    • Railroads -- Snow protection and removal ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company




    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      March 7, 1891
      Rock River, Alger County, Mi. Saturday

      Section Foreman Swanson has a crew of two men and he is ex-
      plected to keep the side tracks at Au Train, West Au...

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