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    • Manistique railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: the Railway Age & Northwestern Railroader
      v. XVII, 1892

      Manistique Ry.

      may 27, 1892, p. 412

      A dispatch says: "General Alger and other owners of the Manistique Ry., which crosses the DSS&A at Seney, Mi., have...
    • Frost Shingle Company

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Railway Age & Northwestern Railroader
      v. XVII, 1892

      Frost Shingle Company

      January 15, 1892, p. 50

      This company has graded a line from Beechwood to Kenton, Mi., 7 1/8 miles, and the track will be laid this...
    • Pete ""The Trapper"" Provost

    • Trappers
    • Photograph of Pete ""The Trapper"" Provost, born in a log cabin on the Michigamme River on April 17, 1883. At the age of eleven he began his first career working as a river log driver. As logging began to decline he began a second career as a...
    • Hurt in collision

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

      Hurt in Collision

      Ishpeming - Clifford Bernard, the engineer on DSS&A switch engine No. 12, was probably fatally hurt in a collesion with engine No. 203 at the diamond...
    • Thomas Kearney, engineman

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

      September 1, 1891

      Thomas Kearney, engineman, age 35 years, single.

      Date of commencement as engineman - May 19, 1882. Left in 1886; returned May 6, 1889.

      Previous record on other roads - Nine years on...
    • Fatally injured

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Lake Superior Democrat
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      January 10, 1891 Saturday

      Fatally Injured

      While walking along the track of the DSS&A last Thursday evening, Carl Strand, an employe of the Cleveland Mining Co., was overtaken by a...
    • Death of Joseph Aspin

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News, Newberry, Mi., August 19, 1886, Thursday

      On Thursday evening last, at about six o'clock, while attempting to board an ore train at Seney, Joseph Aspin slipped and fell under the wheels of the cars, taking [off] his...
    • Record of Frank Kearney

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • The DSS&A Ry. [Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company], October 19, 1888

      Frank Kearney, age 32 years, married. Engineman

      Date of commencement of wiper - none
      Record as wiper - none
      Record as fireman -...
    • Through train on the DSS&A

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      June 9, 1888
      Saturday

      The through train on the DSS&A began running Sunday last, arriving about three house [*hours] late at this point, and has been late every day since. There is something...
    • Killed at St Ignace

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 11, 1886

      Killed at St. Ignace

      Monday morning Toussaint Sharkey was run over by the cars at St. Ignace and killed. "August", as he was called by railroad men, was a brakeman...
    • Died

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      September 14, 1889

      Died

      Mrs. Mary Kearney, age 31 years, wife of Frank Kearney died at her home, 341 Genesee Street, south Marquette, at 9:00 am, Monday, after a brief illness. Mr....
    • Killed on the dock

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      May 1, 1890
      Thursday p.8 c.2

      Killed on the Dock

      Joseph Rimeard, a carpenter, fell from the top of the extension of No. 1 ore dock shortly after 6 o'clock last evening and...
    • Employees' record

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

      Employes' Record. M. P. & M. Dept.

      Oct 11th 1888

      Murdock McLean, age 22 years and 9 months, single, fireman.

      Date of Commencement as Wiper: March 27th 1884

      Record as...

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