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    • Bay Mills branch

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI.
      Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1891

      Bay Mills Branch

      The South Shore is now building a spur from the station of Bay Mills on its Soo division to Hall & Buell's mills on Waiskai Bay. The branch...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Rock River - new bridge across

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      July 18, 1891 Saturday

      Rock River - The new bridge across the Rock River is nearly completed. Mr. Smith and his men are hustlers.

      Rock River - The railroad bridge...
    • First cables

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • The first cables are heading across the straits. The cable unrolls from the reels as the tug pushes the barge across. These catwalk support cables will be pulled out of the water and hoisted to the top of the towers where they will be adjusted to...
    • Editorial

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., December 24, 1881, Saturday.

      Editorial.

      It is stated authoritatively that the survey of the country along the north shore of Lake Superior has satisfied the engineers in charge of the work...
    • Montreal river bridge

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., Tuesday, May 5, 1885

      Ontonagon - The Miner chronicles the completion of the bridge across the west bank of the Montreal river, and that all bridges between that point and Ashland [Wisconsin]...
    • Transcontinental Line

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      February 19, 1887

      A Transcontinental Line

      New York dispatches state that R. J. Hervey, the principal member of the syndicate which is building the DSS&A states that the bridge...
    • War at Palmer

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

      War at Palmer

      Negaunee - The people of Palmer, some seven miles south of this city, are very much wrought over the actions of the contractors who are building the...
    • Claim no. 27

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

      1889

      Claim No. 27.
      Mrs. Mary Metwoogwam, Indian, for timber cut by Ry. Co., in 80 acre allotment S1/2 SE1/4 Sec. 18, T46, R2W in Bad River Reservation, Wis. Filed by R. S. Gardner, Indian Agent, with G. T. Jarvis, April...
    • Soo Bridge

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 25, 1886

      The "Soo" Bridge

      THe following bit of railroad news comes from Washington: In 1882 a company of Mi., men were authorized to build a bridge across the Sault Ste....
    • Claim no. 4 and 141

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

      1888

      Claim No. 4
      By Daniel Shea, Houghton, Mi., for wages due.

      Claim No. 136
      John E. Williams, Marquette, Mi., for $150.00 stumpage on 2100 ties cut by W. A. Rowen in winter of 1888-1889 an E 1/2 of SW 1/4,...
    • Aimone & Fornetti Barber Shop

    • Barbershops
    • Photograph of the Aimone & Fornetti Barber Shop located at 323 South Stephenson Ave., across from the Chicago & North-Western Railway Depot. The barbers, pictured here in about 1920 with their customers, were James Fornetti, Floyd Duchaine and...

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