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    • Aerial view of the straights

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This aerial view is looking to the Northeast. Mackinaw City at the lower right and St.Ignace upper middle. State of Michigan Automobile ferry ""Vacationland"" can be seen rounding the point as it heads south. At the bridge site, most of the...
    • After Gogebic Ore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      February 12, 1887

      After Gogebic Ore

      The L'Anse Sentinel understands from information furnished it that as soon as the survey of the main line of the DSS&A is finished a portion...
    • Aids to navigation

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Navigation buoys such as this one are used in the straits of Mackinac to guide vessels so they can pass under the center of the suspension span, the deepest part of the straits. The secondary channel is not marked or available to large vessels.
    • 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...
    • American Mining Co. (2)

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      May 7, 1887
      Saturday
      The American Mining Co., operating the American (formerly Sterling)
      mine At Clarksburgh, has a small force of men at work unwatering
      the mine, which will be pumped dry...
    • Anchor

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • The north anchor pier raises. Cranes place aggregate and from barges. Here can be seen how the corrals were used as a support area after they did there job of guiding the caissons to the bottom.
    • Anchor pier

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Here can be seen the rebar sticking out of the coarse aggregate and in the center are a grout pipe and a sounding well. The sounding wells were used to check the depth to the concrete.
    • Anchor pier

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Concrete forms are constructed on panels that can be swung into place by the crane working from atop the framework. The forms are removed from a previous pour and re-used.
    • At the Hawley Mill

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 27, 1892

      At The Hawley Mill

      The Cleveland Saw Mill & Lumber company expects to start up its big Dead river mill by April 15. There will be no trouble with logs this spring as...
    • At the shops

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Friday, February, 15, 1889

      At The Shops

      The visitor to the South Shore machine ships finds a different state of things now from that existing two months ago. Then there were hardly enough...
    • Baraga

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, Lake Superior, Mi.
      October 8, 1892 Saturday

      Baraga - The M&N having changed time, we are now able to get Chicago dailies the same day they are printed. Passengers can also leave Milwaukee in the...
    • Bound to go through

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 25, 1886
      Bound To Go Through
      The reporter of the Mining Journal met General Hammond at the Clinton Wednesday, and knowing that he had long been interested in the scheme of an east...
    • 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...
    • By the new train service

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 30, 1892 Saturday

      Republic - By the new train service which went into effect December 11, last, on the DSS&A one can leave Republic at 2:50 pm and make the quickest train time ever...

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