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    • Troublesome tunnel

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



    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Friday, March 6, 1891

      A Troublesome Tunnel
      Negaunee - The contractors engaged in building a water
      tunnel through the DSS&A embankment, just south of the
      junction of...
    • Train no. 2

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



    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Friday, March 6, 1891

      A Troublesome Tunnel
      Negaunee - The contractors engaged in building a water
      tunnel through the DSS&A embankment, just south of the
      junction of...
    • For the Summit Division

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


    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 20, 1887
      Saturday

      For the Summit Division
      A special train passed through the city at midnight Thursday
      with 200 laborers for F. C. O'Reilly & Co.'s...
    • New dock work

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

    • Source. The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 18, 1888
      Saturday

      New Dock Work

      Work on No. 3 ore dock is progressing rapidly, and the contractors have reason to feel proud of their splendid...
    • Getting ready for work

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette MI.
      November 6, 1886
      Getting Ready for Work
      Mr. J. A. Latcha, the chief engineer and superintendent of construction for Brown, Howard & Co. contractors for the building of the DSS&A, is in the...
    • Discontented Dagos

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 30, 1887
      Saturday

      Discontented Dagos
      120 Italians at the F. G. O'Reilly & Co.'s camps near Nestoria
      on the Summitt divison [* division] of the...
    • To begin work immediately

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 11, 1886
      Tp Begin Work Immediately
      Sunday evening Col. W. M. Rexford, of Rexford Bros. & Hodge, the contractors for the Sault branch of The DSS&A was interviewed at the Clifton...
    • Sault branch

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      The Sault Branch
      Brown, Howard & Co, the contractors of the DSS&A[Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic] have sub-let the contract for clearing, grading and bridging the Sault...
    • Winter

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Contractors staging area in the harbor at St. Ignace. Equipment is locked in the grip of winter while in the foreground ice fishing shanties are in use
    • Claim no.38

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry.

      1889

      Patrick Day, contractor in construction Ashland County, Wi., June 1, 1889.

      Claim No. 38
      By Peters & Morrison, Menominee, Mi., for $200.00, 40M feet white pine cut off SW1/4 SW1/4 Sec. 8 T47 R38 and used in...
    • 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...
    • Grouting

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Here the foundation contractors ""prepakt"" plant makes continuous batches of grout for the caissons. Materials are delivered to this marine mixing plant by tug and barge
    • Grouting

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Here the foundation contractors ""prepakt"" plant makes continuous batches of grout for the caissons. Materials are delivered to this marine mixing plant by tug and barge
    • Grouting

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Here the foundation contractors ""prepakt"" plant makes continuous batches of grout for the caissons. Materials are delivered to this marine mixing plant by tug and barge
    • Grouting

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Here the foundation contractors ""prepakt"" plant makes continuous batches of grout for the caissons. Materials are delivered to this marine mixing plant by tug and barge
    • Michigamme - contractors

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee (L. S.) Mi.
      February 2, 1888
      Thursday

      Michigamme - The contractors on this section of the C&NW have established a camp a short distance below the sawmill in which are erected considerable...

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