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    • To begin work immediately

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 11, 1886
      Tp Begin Work Immediately
      Sunday evening Col. W. M. Rexford, of Rexford Bros. & Hodge, the contractors for the Sault branch of The DSS&A was interviewed at the Clifton...
    • Getting ready for work

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette MI.
      November 6, 1886
      Getting Ready for Work
      Mr. J. A. Latcha, the chief engineer and superintendent of construction for Brown, Howard & Co. contractors for the building of the DSS&A, is in the...
    • Reporting for duty

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette Mi., November 13, 1886, Saturday

      Reporting for Duty

      The division engineers of The DSS&A [Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company] are arriving in the city day by day and preparing to...
    • Another party gone

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • source: The Mining Journal Marquette Mi.
      December 4, 1886
      Another Party Gone

      Wednesday another DSS&A surveying party left Marquette to begin work on the line west of Three Lakes. The party numbered 23 men, including six axemen and...
    • For the Montreal river

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

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

      For the Montreal River

      N.F. Comstock, J.J. Reynolds and J.W. James, engineers in the employ of DSS&A, started from this city Monday for Ashland, where they will...
    • Tower caisson

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • After repairs were make, the channel was opened up so the caisson could be floated off the beach and into Lake Huron for the trip to the bridge site. Note the fabricated steel parts stacked and ready to begin building the next caisson
    • E. L. Fraser

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: NORTHWESTERN LUMBERMAN
      Jan 2, 1892

      E. L. Fraser has his new mill in the city (Marquette) about ready for business and hopes to begin running on January 15. He does not start his mill without orders for bill stuff to cut,...
    • Extension is finished

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 26, 1892

      The Extension is Finished

      As prophecied by a prominent official some weeks since, the track laying forces on the DSS&A had a chance to eat turkey in West Superior...
    • Business opening up

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 16, 1892

      Business Opening UP

      The big Dead River mill will begin cutting today for the season of 1892 just to get the machinery limbered up and everything in apple pie order for...
    • Sale of the DM&MRR

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News, Newberry, Mi., October 28, 1886, Thursday

      Sale of the D. M. & M. R. R. [Detroit, Mackinac & Marquette Railroad Company]

      The D. M. & M. R. R. [DM&MRR], embracing the entire line or railroad between the...
    • Sale of the DM&M Railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., October 23, 1886, Saturday

      Sale of the DM&M [Detroit, Mackinac & Marquette Railroad Company] Railroad

      Pursuant to notice of sale, and by virtue of a decree of the United States circuit court...
    • First party gone

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 20, 1886
      Saturday
      The First Party Gone
      The first party of the DSS&A surveying parties to be sent out from this city left Monday under charge of Mr. George Marsh, the engineer of the...
    • For his new position

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 19, 1887

      For His New Position

      On Sunday Mr. L. S. Glasier will leave Marqueette to begin the duties of his new position as train dispatcher on the MLS&W, with...
    • It is said a surveying party

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      March 10, 1888
      Saturday

      It is said a surveying party for the South Shore has been at work for some two weeks past running a line from Dogwood in the direction...
    • M & N extension to Ontonagon

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal (Weekly), Marquette MI
      Saturday, March 17, 1888

      M.& N. Extension to Ontonagon

      McIntosh Bros., have taken a contract from the Milwaukee & Northern Ry., Co., to build 36 miles of railroad from the present...
    • Detroit view of it

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      A Detroit View of It
      Detroit has never taken more than a languid interest in matters relating to this part of the state, but her people begin to realize that the upper...

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