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    • Ore Docks on Huron Bay

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      October 11,1890

      Ore Docks on Huron Bay

      As will be seen by an advertisement published alsewhere in this issue the IR&HB, which is now constructing a line from Champion to a point on Huron...
    • D Shaft of Chapin Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph of the freezing process used to sink D Shaft of the Chapin Mine through over 90 feet of rock and loose sand. This historic photograph of the freezing process records what may have been the first such attempt in the United States.
    • Aerial view

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This aerial view of the site looking northeast shows the foundations of piers 17 through 22. These were the piers that were the deepest and those which support the entire suspension part of the bridge structure. Note the causeway sticking out...
    • Causeway

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This 4200 foot long causeway which became a part the north end approaches to the bridge span was built in 1941 as a part of an attempt to bridge the Straights of Mackinac. During bridge construction it was used as a staging area and parking lot. ...
    • Aerial view

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This aerial view of the site looking northeast shows the foundations of piers 17 through 22. These were the piers that were the deepest and those which support the entire suspension part of the bridge structure. Note the causeway sticking out...
    • At the Hawley Mill

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 27, 1892

      At The Hawley Mill

      The Cleveland Saw Mill & Lumber company expects to start up its big Dead river mill by April 15. There will be no trouble with logs this spring as...
    • 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...
    • Burglarized

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee (L.S.,) Mi.
      March 1, 1888
      Thursday

      Burglarized

      The depot of the DSS&A at Humboldt was burglariously entered Tuesday night and the money drawer and ticket case rifled. A few tickets...

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