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    • Aerial view

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This view is of the docks and bay at St. Ignace. This was a staging area for the contractors as supplies could be received by water and rail. Vessels at the docks are railroad ferries on the left, black hulls and State of Michigan auto ferries on...
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Progress of survey

    • Railroads -- Design and construction ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 22. 1887
      Saturday

      Ishpeming - Just now the northern peninsula is reaping the fruit of the boom in railroad construction, which is unprecented in the history of that section. The...
    • Progress of the survey

    • Railroads -- Design and construction ; Railroads -- Employees ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 8, 1887 Saturday

      Progress of the Survey

      The corps for the survey of the liine for the DSS&A is now fully organized and work is progress all along the line from Sturgeon...
    • Along the line

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

      Along The Line

      On the Duluth division this winter there is great activity as far as logging operations are concerned the Nester estate is getting out over...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Reporting for duty

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette Mi., November 13, 1886, Saturday

      Reporting for Duty

      The division engineers of The DSS&A [Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company] are arriving in the city day by day and preparing to...
    • Upper Peninsula Railroads

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 26, 1887 Saturday

      Upper Peninsula Railroads

      S. A. Harrison, senior member of the firm of Harrison & Green, contractors, who have taken the contract to build the DSS&A from...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Railroad Work

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      September 10, 1887
      Saturday

      Railroad Work
      Ishpeming - President C. F. Dutton and other officials of
      the M&N arrived in the county Friday of last week and...
    • On Soo branch

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 9, 1887
      Saturday

      On the Soo Branch
      Fully 600 men are now making the dirt fly on the Sault branch of the DSS&A, over 100 Italians having been received from Buffalo this week, while...

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