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    • Soo-Mackinac short line

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

    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      June 23, 1888
      Saturday

      D. S. S. & A. Ry.
      "The Soo-Mackinac Short Line "

      Direct Route between all Points, East, South
      and West and the Upper...
    • Robbers and confidence men operating at Trout Lake

    • Railroads ; Swindlers and swindling ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company ; Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway Company




    • [ROBBERS & CONFIDENCE MEN OPERATING AT TROUT LAKE]--1891

      Trout Lake is gaining an unenviable reputation as being the
      resort of robbers and confidence men. Every week the local papers
      tell of parties being fleeced out of...
    • For the Summit Division

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


    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 20, 1887
      Saturday

      For the Summit Division
      A special train passed through the city at midnight Thursday
      with 200 laborers for F. C. O'Reilly & Co.'s...
    • New aspect of railroad situation

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


    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 27, 1886 A new aspect has been put on the railroad situation in this peninsula by the announced plans of the syndicate which has purchased the DM&M and the MH&O roads, and proposes at...
    • Genesis of an exodus

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal

      Marquette, Mi.

      November 20, 1886

      The Genesis or an Exodus

      Affairs are stirring at the union depot these days, owing to the departures from the city of numerous gangs of men for the logging...
    • Getting ready for work

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette MI.
      November 6, 1886
      Getting Ready for Work
      Mr. J. A. Latcha, the chief engineer and superintendent of construction for Brown, Howard & Co. contractors for the building of the DSS&A, is in the...
    • Through Connections Daily

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 30, 1887
      Saturday

      Through Connections Daily
      Through Mr. E. W. Allen, general passenger agent of the DSS&A
      the Mining Journal learns that the MC...
    • Bound to go through

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 25, 1886
      Bound To Go Through
      The reporter of the Mining Journal met General Hammond at the Clinton Wednesday, and knowing that he had long been interested in the scheme of an east...
    • Lumbering standpoint

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

    • source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 4, 1886

      Considering the project from a lumbering standpoint, the Northwestern Lumberman has this as to one of the probably results of the construction of The DSS&A:

      The...
    • Detroit view of it

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      A Detroit View of It
      Detroit has never taken more than a languid interest in matters relating to this part of the state, but her people begin to realize that the upper...
    • South Shore Road

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

    • source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Thursday, Dec. 9, 1886

      The South Shore Road.

      The Duluth News gives this interesting history of the project to connect Duluth with Sault Ste. Marie by a railroad running along the...
    • Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Ry

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

    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      May 26, 1888
      Saturday

      Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic R'y.
      "The Soo-Mackinaw Short Line"
      Direct Route Between All Points East
      South and West, and the.
      Upper...
    • Interesting interview

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

    • Sources: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      An Interesting Interview
      The following is taken from a lengthy interview, had with Mr. James McMillan by a reporter of the Detroit evening Journal. Upper Peninsula readers...
    • Bridge open for ship passage

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • A Great Lakes steamer passes through the Portage Lake swing bridge that connects Houghton and Hancock, Michigan. This two level bridge carries railroad traffic on the lower level and street traffic on the upper level. Note the streetcar (left)...
    • Load of logs

    • Log transportation, Logging, Arvon (Mich. : Township)
    • A load of logs on the sleigh pulled by horses near Skanee, Arvon Township, Barage County, Michigan
    • Aerial view

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Aerial view looking south with Mackinaw City in the upper left. This view shows the entire marine construction site, from the causeway at the bottom and all the piers in a line across the straights.

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