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    • 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...
    • Broken car wheel on copper train

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Newberry News
      Newberry, Luce County, Mi.
      April 12, 1888
      Thursday

      A broken car wheel on a copper train on the DSS&A tore up the ties on the Rock River bridge and hurled seven cars to the ice below, completely wrecking the...
    • Fearful wreck on DSS&A

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County Mi.
      June 20, 1891 Saturday

      Fearful Wreck on The DSS&A at L'Anse

      A special from Marquette says: A frightful train wreck occurred Thursday on the L'Anse grade of the...
    • Hurt in collision

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 6, 1892

      Hurt in Collision

      Ishpeming - Clifford Bernard, the engineer on DSS&A switch engine No. 12, was probably fatally hurt in a collesion with engine No. 203 at the diamond...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Negaunee - as 3:30 passenger

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marqueette, MI
      Saturday, Jan. 17, 1891

      Negaunee - As the 3:30 passenger on the DSS&A was pulling into the city yesterday afterafternoon[sic], the engine left the rails near the switch just below the...
    • Editorial

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., December 24, 1881, Saturday.

      Editorial.

      It is stated authoritatively that the survey of the country along the north shore of Lake Superior has satisfied the engineers in charge of the work...
    • Work on the docks

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 26, 1887 Saturday

      Work on the Docks

      The annual spring operations on the ore docks are now well under way. Pockets are being repaired, broken timbers replaced, the chutes...
    • Copper Country

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

      The Copper Country

      Baraga, Sept. 16 - the colored man who fell, Thursday, from the locomotive of the south-bound passenger train has been found. both his...
    • Frightful blow

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

      A Frightful Blow

      About 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon Albert Clement met with a painful accident while at work on the ore dock...
    • 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...
    • Worst storm of year reached

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


      The worst storm of the year reached the Soo last Saturday night and howled all day Sunday in terrific shape. It blockaded all ihe trains and the...
    • Almost fatal accident

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      January 19, 1888


      Almost a Fatal Accident

      An event that was very startling and wnich those who witnessed it, expected to see terminate fatally, occurred at the depot...
    • Legal department

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway
      Legal Department
      Marquette, Mich.
      June 6, 1888

      W. P. Healy,
      General Counsel

      P. B. Kirkwood, Esq.,
      Negaunee

      Dear Sir:

      I cannot get your case into the present term, as...
    • Struck by the engine

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

      Struck by the Engine

      The freight train which arrived here at one o'clock Monday night brought a man named Stanley Colquist,...
    • Claim no. 14

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry.

      1888

      Claim No. 14

      By Felix McCarthy, Houghton, Mi., conductor, leg broken October 16, 1888, at South Ishpeming. Fell of [*off] running board through slats of pilot. McCarthy given employment after recovery.

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