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    • Lumbering standpoint

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

    • source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 4, 1886

      Considering the project from a lumbering standpoint, the Northwestern Lumberman has this as to one of the probably results of the construction of The DSS&A:

      The...
    • Aerial view

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This view is of the docks and bay at St. Ignace. This was a staging area for the contractors as supplies could be received by water and rail. Vessels at the docks are railroad ferries on the left, black hulls and State of Michigan auto ferries on...
    • Beaded sash

    • Indian beadwork; Indians of North America -- Great Lakes Region -- Antiquities;
    • Loom woven beadwork sash of orange, black, and white beads created by Native American Indians in the Great Lakes Region of Michigan. Circa 1940.
    • Beaded vest

    • Indian beadwork; Indians of North America -- Great Lakes Region -- Antiquities;
    • Beaded vest with floral motifs on black velveteen created by Native American Indians in the Great Lakes Region of Michigan, possibly Ojibwa. Circa 1890.
    • Beaded blouse

    • Indian beadwork; Indians of North America -- Great Lakes Region --Antiquities
    • Bolero style jacket/blouse with floral designs beaded on black velveteen created by Native American Indians in the Great Lakes Region of Michigan, possibly Ojibwa. Circa 1910
    • Robbers and confidence men operating at Trout Lake

    • Railroads ; Swindlers and swindling ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company ; Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway Company




    • [ROBBERS & CONFIDENCE MEN OPERATING AT TROUT LAKE]--1891

      Trout Lake is gaining an unenviable reputation as being the
      resort of robbers and confidence men. Every week the local papers
      tell of parties being fleeced out of...
    • From the other end

    • Railroads -- Design and construction ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      January 15, 1887

      From The Other End

      The Duluth News gives the following particulars concerning the progress of the survey - on the Gogebic and western divisions of the DSS&A,...
    • Word came to this place

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee, (L. S.), Mi.
      December 22, 1887
      Thursday

      Word came to this place, only this week, that ten days or two weeks ago, several Italians at Reil's headquarters on the line of the...
    • Rock River - two carloads of logs

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 7, 1888
      Saturday

      Three more of the new South Shore coaches are expected in a day or two now. The color adopted for these coaches is known as the "Pennsylvania Central Standard," and...
    • Black eye for Grand Trunk

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 12, 1888
      Thursday

      Houghton, July 11 - Mr. E. C. Hoffman, traveling auditor of the DSS&A is in town, looking after the company's interests.
    • New cars

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 11, 1888
      Saturday

      New Cars

      One hundred of the new box cars ordered by The DSS&A a few months ago have been delivered to the road and have all ready been put to use. The first...
    • Lake Superior News Co.

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

      The Lake Superior News Co.

      The Lake Superior News Co. now has full control of the news and restaurant privileges on the entire line of the D., S. S. & A., and the...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 31

    • Shipping
    • Newspaper clippings on the history of the Copper Country (undated). Page is hand numbered ""31"". First, by Bessie Phillips, is on pioneer navigators of the Great Lakes. First steamboat was ""Walk in the Water"" , built at Black Rock, below...

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