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    • Personnel

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Work crews brought their families to the work site, especially in summer. They helped support the tourist economy of the area by eating at a local resterant
    • Equipment

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Specially built equipment like this derrick, being assembled on a barge at the railroad ferry dock, were brought in by train. The railroad ferry steamer ""Sainte Marie"" is in the background. Vessel was retired in 1961.
    • Longest logging railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, Baraga county, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      The Longest Logging R. R.

      The longest logging railroad in Mi., and probably in the world is that of the Manistique Lumber Co. It extends from 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...
    • Dr. Northrup severely hurt

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

      Dr. Northrup Severely Hurt

      The community was shocked yesterday when it became known that Dr. George J. Northrup, Chief surgeon of the DSS&A had received very grave...
    • Saturday's wreck

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

      Saturday's Wreck

      A few minutes after 11:00 last Saturday morning, the sleeper and last coach of the westbound Lake Superior Limited jumped the rails one mile west of...
    • Ore Docks on Huron Bay

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      October 11,1890

      Ore Docks on Huron Bay

      As will be seen by an advertisement published alsewhere in this issue the IR&HB, which is now constructing a line from Champion to a point on Huron...
    • 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...
    • St. Ignace corner's jury

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Newberry News
      Newberry, Luce County, Mi.
      Friday, Dec. 12, 1890

      A St. Ignace corner's[sic] jury brought in the following unique verdict: "That said Daniel Boyle came to his death by the railway car jumping the track, he being...
    • Difficult case

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      January 2, 1891 Saturday

      A Difficult Case

      At Newberry, on Sunday last, a lumberman fell off the railway bridge, dislocating his right shoulder and fracturing the acromion process of...
    • Load of milch cows

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




    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Saturday, May 23, 1891

      Michigamme - A man was here this week with a load of
      milch cows and disposed of nearly all the lot. This was
      the second carload brought here...
    • From James W. Lydon

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • From James W. Lydon

      On September 3,1879, a group of Detroit businessmen headed by James McMillan[,] J. S. Newberry, Francis Palms, George Hendrie, F. E. Driggs, Hugh McMillan of Detroit and George I. Seney of New York[,] incorporated the...
    • Accident Report

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

    • Accident Report - September 2, l887.


      An accident occurred upon the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic
      Railway near Seney station on the 2nd day of September 1887 at
      800 o'clock A.M. caused by:
      Brakeman C.D. Formby falling off...
    • Fatal Accident

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Septemaer 10, 1887
      Saturday

      A Fatal Accident
      Charles Tormie, a brakeman on an ore train on the DSS&A was
      fatally injured last Saturday morning on the Mackinaw...

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