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    • Change in South Shore staff

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 24, 1890
      Thursday p. 8 col. 2

      Change in South Shore Staff.

      Mr. George W. Hibbard, general western passenger agent of the South Shore,with headquarters at St.Paul, yesterday...
    • First Ore

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 30, 1887
      Saturday

      The First Ore
      The schooner Fred A. Morse, consort of the John M. Glidden, was
      brought in to the ore docks Tuesday by the Adams...
    • Last rail has been laid at the Soo

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

    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee, (L, S.), Mi.
      January 5, 1888
      Thursday

      The last rail of the DSS&A has been laid at the Soo and Saturday trains began to move over the new international bridge, an engine...
    • Lively Locality

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

      Ishpeming

      A Lively Locality

      Fifteen years ago Clarksburg, a little village ten miles west of Ishpeming on the DSS&A had nearly as many people as this city, and...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Reducing expenses

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Dauly [*Daily] Mining Journal,
      Marquette, Mi.
      Wednesday, August 3, 1888

      Reducing Expenses

      In order to "reduce expenses" the DSS&A Ry., [*,] management yesterday began laying off some of their employes. It is said...
    • 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...
    • This week has seen the beginning

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      April 21, 1888
      Saturday

      This week has seen the beginning of active work in the ballasting the track of the Soo branch of the South Shore. There is now construction trains...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Will Succeed Mr. Sedgwick

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 5, 1889

      Will Succeed Mr. Sedgwick.

      Mr. John J. Connoly, assistant superintendent of motive power and machinery on the Fremont, Elkhorn & Missouri Valley R. R., at Missouri...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 09

    • Copper Miners' Strike, Mich., 1913-1914
    • Newspaper clippings (Nov. 30 to Dec. 18, 1913) regarding the 1913 Copper Miners' Strike by the employees of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in the Calumet, Michigan area. Page is hand numbered ""9"". -- Nov. 30 - The eight hour shift began today...

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