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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Contract signed

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Saturday, December 17, 1887

      The Contract Signed

      For some time the constractors [* contractors]have been figuring on plans prepared by Mr. J.A. Latcha, chief engineer of the DSS&A for the...
    • Contractors for new ore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Delta
      Gladstone, Mi.
      January 28, 1888
      Saturday

      The contractors for the new ore dock received their pile driver and other machinery and have commenced the preliminary work. It is not expected to commence driving piles...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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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