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    • Fearful wreck on DSS&A

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County Mi.
      June 20, 1891 Saturday

      Fearful Wreck on The DSS&A at L'Anse

      A special from Marquette says: A frightful train wreck occurred Thursday on the L'Anse grade of the...
    • Fatal Wreck

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      January 2, 1892 Saturday

      A Fatal Wreck

      About eight o'clock Saturday morning a fatal wreck occurred between Humboldt and Champion caused by a head end collision of east bound...
    • 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...
    • Baraga - a large number

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

      Baraga - A large number of people went over to L'Anse to see the railroad wreck. They all returned satisfied that the wreck was complete.


    • Dr. Northrup severely hurt

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

      Dr. Northrup Severely Hurt

      The community was shocked yesterday when it became known that Dr. George J. Northrup, Chief surgeon of the DSS&A had received very grave...
    • Saturday's wreck

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

      Saturday's Wreck

      A few minutes after 11:00 last Saturday morning, the sleeper and last coach of the westbound Lake Superior Limited jumped the rails one mile west of...
    • Wreck occurred on the long bridge

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      April 23, 1892 Saturday

      A wreck occurred on the long bridge, south of Chassell, Firday on the DSS&A. The tender of the locomotive and one car were thrown from the track, and the bridge...
    • L'Anse wreck

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, Mi.
      January 16, 1892 Saturday

      The L'Anse Wreck

      The bridge over the Falls river was replaced so that passenger train could pass over at noon Wednesday and at 8 o'clock Wednesday night it had...
    • Slight smash-up

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI.
      Thursday, January 8, 1891

      Slight Smash-Up

      A bad wreck occurred on the South shore near the suburbs of Eagle Mills, Tuesday, which delayed the 8:30 pm passenger one hour. As the early...
    • Terrible ride

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 18, 1888
      Saturday

      A Terrible Ride

      At 7:30 Thursday evening that thrilling locomotive shriek was heard which instantly told people in Marquette that there...
    • Wreck of Portage bridge

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This view of the wreck taken from the Hancock side, west side of the bridge shows the barges placed in the opening and railings installed for safe passage of pedestrians. This bridge is the only way to cross to the north side of Portage Lake.
    • Wreck

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Crew works on Mineral Range Railroad engine that tipped off the tracks in the Copper Country of Michigan's Upper Peninsula
    • Wreck

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Crew works on this Mineral Range Railroad locomotive that tipped off the tracks in the Copper Country.

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