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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...
    • Lock Excavation

    • Soo Locks (Mich.) ; Boats and boating
    • Cyanotype photograph showing the old horse-and-wagon method of excavating, in this view, excavating the ground for the Weitzel Lock. In the far distance in the background, can be seen the Canadian shore. The view was taken while the photographer...
    • Tower caisson move

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • One of the completed tower caisson cutting (1st) section sits at the Alpena fabrication site while machinery digs a channel out to Lake Huron so the caisson can be towed by tug to the straights, 990 miles away
    • Tower caisson

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This completed first section of a tower caisson (No. 20) is ready to take the trip to the bridge 90 miles away. The unit was built on the beach. The crane had to dredge a channel so the caisson could be towed off the beach and into Lake Huron for...
    • On the Dead River Road

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 23, 1892

      On the Dead River Road

      When the frost went out the quicksand got in its work and the great embankment at the last curve before the hoist is reached, ten miles from...
    • Log train going down the L'Anse hill

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: NORTHWESTERN LUMBERMAN
      January 23, 1892
      p. 6-164

      A log tain going down the L'Anse hill on the DSS&A ran away January 12 and collied with a freight train, both trains and a bridge being demolished. The men escaped by jumping. ...
    • DSS&A railway depot

    • Railroad stations ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company


    • D.S.S. & A. RAILWAY DEPOT


      WEEKLY MINING JOURNAL
      May 11, 1901 P. 1 C.1

      NEW DEPOT ASSURED, SOUTH SHORE ROAD WILL ERECT IT ON FRONT STREET
      PLANS WILL BE HERE SHORTLY, CONSIDERABLE GRADING ON THE SITE COMPLETED
      THIS...
    • Baraga - McGrath's team was

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      November 8, 1890 Saturday

      Baraga - McGrath's team was standing near the depot last Tuesday evening after dark, became frightened and ran straight down the track. A man on South Main street...
    • They need watching

    • Railroads ; Falls (Accidents) ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company




    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      May 25, 1891

      They Need Watching
      Negaunee.-
      The run through the Jackson location is a trying one to the
      employes on the trains of both the C&NW and DSS&A roads...
    • 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...
    • Railroad boys

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI, Wednesday, April 15, 1885.

      The railroad boys have put the snow plow away t [---]
    • Busy place

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi
      September 17, 1887

      A Busy Place

      First, Jacobs & Co.'s quarry at south Marquette is about the busiest place in the city now. Over a hundred men are employed in or about the quarry and...
    • Marshall Scully

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      September 24, 1887
      Marquette, Mi.

      Ishpeming - Marshall Scully and a policeman or two will hereafter be at the South Shore depot on Sunday nights to prevent the crush of people if possible. Those who are not...
    • 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...
    • Rock River - the lumber shipments

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      June 9, 1888
      Saturday

      Rock River - The lumber shipments from this place have averaged three cars a day for a long time. On Thursday, six carloads were sent away.
    • Champion - reporter has noticed that

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

      Champion - The reporter has noticed that small boys are in the habit of gathering around the depot at train times. Agent Van says he has done all he could and gave...
    • James McMillan when asked

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      August 18, 1888
      Saturday

      James McMillan when asked about his connection with upper peninsula land grants said: The H&O has been granted lands on condition that it complete the road from L'Anse to...

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