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    • Fatal Wreck

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      January 2, 1892 Saturday

      A Fatal Wreck

      About eight o'clock Saturday morning a fatal wreck occurred between Humboldt and Champion caused by a head end collision of east bound...
    • DSS&A has caused a survey

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      October 18, 1890 Saturday

      The DSS&A has caused a survey to be made for a projected branch line from Cascade, eight miles west of Negaunee, to some point on the Soo Line with a view to...
    • Caused by the railroads

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      March 5, 1887 Saturday

      Caused by the Railroads

      In addition to the general activity in business the merchants of the city report a heavy trade with the different contractors who are...
    • Accident Report

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Duluth, South Shore 6 Atlantic Railway.
      Marquette, Mi. July 22, 1887.
      A. Watson, Superintendent.

      Accident Report
      An accident occured on the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic
      Railway at Negaunee Station on the 22nd day of July 1887,...
    • Misplaced Switch

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      September 3, 1887
      Saturday

      A misplaced switch yesterday noon caused a heavy coal train
      caming up the cut leading from the merchandise dock to run into a lot of...
    • DSS&A has caused a survey

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel, L'Anse, MI
      Saturday, Oct. 18, 1889

      The DSS&A has caused a survey to be made for a projected branch line from Cascade, eight miles west of Negaunee, to some point on the MStP&SSM with a view ot securing an...
    • Slight derailment

    • Railroad accidents ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company



    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Friday, March 5, 1891
      Negaunee

      A Slight Derailment

      The westbound freight train , due here at 5:08 pm in the
      afternoon was derailed just east of the Carp hill,...
    • Tower caisson

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Adding the next double walled steel ring. As rings were added the space between the two walls was filled with aggregate and the center was dredged. This action caused the caisson to cut its way through the overburden and eventually reach...
    • Duluth Limited

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




    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County, Mi.
      March 7, 1891

      The Duluth Limited was several hours late both last evening
      and Thursday, caused by delayed connections at the Sault.
    • Record of engineers and firemen

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Record of Engineers and Firemen

      William H. Greene

      Fireman, 1866
      Engineer, 1871

      June 24, 1891 - Ran into tail end of ore train at West Switch, Marquette yard with train no. 4, wrecking caboose and several ore cars, also...
    • 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...
    • Claim no. 234

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

      Claim No. 234 - (See Claim No. 258) By J. T. Everett, St. Ignace, Mi., for rent of NE 1/4 of NW 1/4 of Section 9 T41 R4W, Allenville, Mi., account section house stands partly on railroad...
    • 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...
    • South Shore and Gladstone

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      January 3, 1891 Saturday

      The South Shore and Gladstone

      It was stated in the Iron Port of Saturday that H. F. Balch, the well known contractor, had been in Gladstone to go over the line...
    • Fatal accident

    • Railroads ; Falls (Accidents) ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company




    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      June 6, 1891 Saturday


      Fatal Accident

      A sight that caused brave men to shudder was witnessed at
      the South Shore depot last Wednesday morning. The victim in
      this case was...
    • Record of Andrew Steele

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Record of Engineers and Firemen
      Andrew Steele
      Fireman, May 1, 1857
      Engineer, August 1859
      CR&I RR., August 1865 to May 1866.
      MH&O May 1867
      April 6, 1887 - Ran ahead of time coupled with L. L. Wood's
      engine to Eagle Mills....

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