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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Engine House at copper mine

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Photo of the engine house at one of the copper mines. Steam engines ran the hoisting drum that raised and lowered skip cars and man cages into the mines. Railroad car is likely a coal car as coal was commonly used as boiler fuel at these...
    • New Railroad Scheme

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Rock River, Marquette, Mi.
      May 30, 1891 Saturday

      A New Railroad Scheme

      A toledo special to the Detroit Tribune gives the following particulars concerning a new railroad deal which is intended to give...
    • DSS&A has let the contract

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

      The Dss&A has let the contract of rebuilding the old cleveland dock at Marquette. it will be enlarged and made into a coal and merchandise...
    • 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 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...
    • Common council

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee, (L.S.,) Mi.
      January 12, 1888
      Thursday

      Common Council
      January 5, 1888

      . . . The council then took a recess for ten minutes to enable the finance committee to make a report on the bill...
    • At 6 o'clock last night

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 7, 1888
      Thursday

      At 6 o'clock last night a night crew was put on the merchandise dock, and will be kept on until the close of navigation. Coal vessels will hereafter receive the...
    • Railroad spikes

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 7, 1888
      Thursday

      Railroad Spikes

      Five of the new coaches for the DSS&A will leave the shops at Wilmington, Del., on the 9th. They will be very elegant in design and...
    • Appointed Thursday

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

      Appointed Thursday

      Mr. D. M. Philbin has been appointed Superintendent of Docks and ore business for the DSS&A Railway. The following is the notice of the...
    • Larger harbor is needed

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal,
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 28, 1890
      Monday

      Larger Harbor is Needed

      As year by year and traffic at this port increases the inadequacy of the harbor, becomes more and more apparent. Today, all of...

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