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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Rocker bearings

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • These rocker bearings were located beneath trusses, between truss and pier to allow for smooth, wear free. movement of the steel as it expands and contracts due to heat and cold.
    • Rocker bearings

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • These rocker bearings were located beneath trusses, between truss and pier to allow for smooth, wear free. movement of the steel as it expands and contracts due to heat and cold.
    • Rocker bearings

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • These rocker bearings were located beneath trusses, between truss and pier to allow for smooth, wear free. movement of the steel as it expands and contracts due to heat and cold.
    • Col. Rexford has 200 men

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


      Col. Rexford has 200 men at work near Sage Jct., getting out ties and expects to commence cutting out the right of way this week. His firm, Rexford Bros &...
    • 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...
    • Something of an order

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News
      Newberry, Mi.
      March 3, 1887 Thursday

      Something of An Order

      The DSS&A placed its first order for rolling stock for its new lines, and the order includes 20 Mogul engines from Brooks Locomotive Works;...
    • Soo bridge

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

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

      The "Soo" Bridge
      The "Soo" bridge is being built by four railroads in conjunction with the GT, CPR, DSS&A and the MSSM&A. The contracts...
    • 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...
    • Through to Superior

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 11, 1888
      Saturday

      Through to Superior

      Mr. J. A. Latcha, chief engineer and superintendent of construction of The DSS&A, has just received instructions from Calvin S. Brice,...
    • Commencing the transfer

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

    • Soure: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 11, 1886 Saturday

      Commencing the Transfer

      John Hornby, general manager of the MH&O and Andrew Watson, of the DM&M, on Monday morning met with James McMillan at Detroit and...
    • Through the peninsula

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 25, 1886

      Through The Peninsula

      General Manager Washburn, of Minneapolis, interviewd by a Chicago reporter, confirms the statement that he had placed $9,000,000 of MSSM&A...

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