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    • Interesting interview

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

    • Sources: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      An Interesting Interview
      The following is taken from a lengthy interview, had with Mr. James McMillan by a reporter of the Detroit evening Journal. Upper Peninsula readers...
    • Section foreman Swanson

    • Railroads -- Snow protection and removal ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company




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

      Section Foreman Swanson has a crew of two men and he is ex-
      plected to keep the side tracks at Au Train, West Au...
    • Terrible ride

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

      A Terrible Ride

      At 7:30 Thursday evening that thrilling locomotive shriek was heard which instantly told people in Marquette that there...
    • Snow-Go Postcard

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Snow-Go In the ""Copper Country"" of Michigan's Upper Peninsula heavy snow removal equipment such as this is available at a moment's notice. Even though the average registered snowfall here is one of the heaviest in the country this type of...
    • Anchor pier

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • North anchor pier rises. Note that the corrals used to guide the caissons to the bottom are being used for work and storage areas. This keep the foundation clear of materials.
    • Cable bent pier

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Pier 21, the north cable-bent piers, consists of a pair of circular foundations 50 feet in diameter founded on bedrock, 65 feet below the surface. Each concrete cylinder was topped with a pedestal 16 feet in diameter. The sheet piling used for...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Slight smash-up

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI.
      Thursday, January 8, 1891

      Slight Smash-Up

      A bad wreck occurred on the South shore near the suburbs of Eagle Mills, Tuesday, which delayed the 8:30 pm passenger one hour. As the early...
    • 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,...
    • Another party gone

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • source: The Mining Journal Marquette Mi.
      December 4, 1886
      Another Party Gone

      Wednesday another DSS&A surveying party left Marquette to begin work on the line west of Three Lakes. The party numbered 23 men, including six axemen and...
    • Logging division trains have

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 12, 1889

      Logging division trains have been put on the Western Division and there is a big demand for 34-foot cars in consequence. The logs are hauled to Nestoria and...
    • All aboard for Marquette

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

      All Aboard for Marquette

      The success of the excursion to Marquette last Sunday was so great that the general passenger department of the South...
    • 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,...

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