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    • 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...
    • Another English Encroachment

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Mi.
      July 28, 1888
      Saturday

      Another English Enroachment [*Encroachment]

      The sale of the DSS&A to the Canadian Pacific seems to be an assured fact. The interviews with the managers of...
    • Retaliation against trunk

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [RETALIATION AGAINST TRUNK SMASHING BAGGAGEMAN]--1891

      A St. Ignace baggageman was merrily smashing trunks the other day when in an instant a big Saratoga trunk burst with flames. When the depot had been saved and the fire put out the...
    • Legal department

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway
      Legal Department
      Marquette, Mich.
      June 6, 1888

      W. P. Healy,
      General Counsel

      P. B. Kirkwood, Esq.,
      Negaunee

      Dear Sir:

      I cannot get your case into the present term, as...
    • Tower foundation

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Here barges moor against the corrals at one of the tower foundations as they construct the two cylindrical pedestals that the tower will attach to. These pedestals attach to the main single pier at a level of eight feet below the surface of the...
    • Safety equipment

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Safety is a constant issue in a project such as this. Here men are wearing heavy clothing to guard against the wind and cold. They used electric lamps on their hardhats. They tied off with safety belts and were constantly reminder ( as with the...
    • Eastbound train on South

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Wi.
      Saturday, June 27, 1891

      An eastbound train on the South Shore ran against a homesteader near Nestoria on Monday and hurled him into the ditch. The man had been riding a curious...
    • Ore freights

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      June 27, 1891 Saturday

      Ore Freights

      The following upon this subject is from the Chicago Herald of Saturday last.

      The C&NW is meeting with severe competition on the part of the DSS&A, an...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • New Railroad Scheme

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Rock River, Marquette, Mi.
      May 30, 1891 Saturday

      A New Railroad Scheme

      A toledo special to the Detroit Tribune gives the following particulars concerning a new railroad deal which is intended to give...
    • Record of Andrew Steele

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Record of Engineers and Firemen
      Andrew Steele
      Fireman, May 1, 1857
      Engineer, August 1859
      CR&I RR., August 1865 to May 1866.
      MH&O May 1867
      April 6, 1887 - Ran ahead of time coupled with L. L. Wood's
      engine to Eagle Mills....
    • Want 10,000 Damages

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore, Ishpeming, MI
      Saturday, January 14, 1888

      Want $10,000 Damages

      It is said that friends of August Swanberg have commenced suit against Mr. Peterson, a saloonist of this city, for selling liquor to deceased. Swanberg...
    • Fine fog bell has been placed

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

    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marguette, Mi
      July 9, 1888
      Monday

      Regarding the report sent out from Champion to several outside dailies, to the effect that the DSS&A the "Soo" and the M&N have in contemplation the...
    • Editorial

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 16, 1888
      Monday

      Editorial

      From information that comes to us from the East, we are compelled to believe that the CPR has secured a controlling...
    • Editorial

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 17, 1888
      Tuesday

      Editorial

      The Sault News lays the flattering unction to its soul that the "Soo" is to be greatly benefited at the expense of...

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