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    • Proposed road

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      October 18, 1888
      Thursday

      The Proposed Road

      The Northern Michigan railroad which has just been incorporated, as was noticed in the Mining Journal, is intended to run from Houghton to...
    • Snow-Go Postcard

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Snow-Go In the ""Copper Country"" of Michigan's Upper Peninsula heavy snow removal equipment such as this is available at a moment's notice. Even though the average registered snowfall here is one of the heaviest in the country this type of...
    • Superior South Shore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: W. F. Fitch Scrap Book - p. 21

      Superior-South Shore
      The Story of the Road
      What Has Been Accomplished
      by the Building and What Will
      Result from Its Competition

      The South Shore road is completed today and its...
    • Sidaw rail junction way back in 1888

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette Mi.
      March 22, 1951

      Sidnaw Rail Junction
      'Way Back in '88

      Sidnaw, March 22 - A lot of interesting railway happenings could mark their anniversaries in and about the year 1952. Some of them...
    • Engine on parade

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Reconditioned steam tank engine no. 5649 built by H. K. Porter of Pittsburgh, PA for a Calumet and Hecla smelter in the Copper Country. Unit later became no. 3 of the DSS&A Railroad. Engine was loaded on truck and shown off in a local parade after...
    • Snow banks

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Snow banks along the Hancock & Calumet Railroad in the Copper Country of Michigan's Upper Peninsula where three hundred inches of snow is not unusual.
    • Engines

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Engines of the Hancock and Calumet Railroad in the Copper Country. Note that cow catchers have become permanently installed snow plows.
    • Snow

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Rotary snow plow clears snow from the tracks in the Copper Country where three hundred inches of snow is not uncommon
    • Map

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Map of the Copper Range in Michigan's Keweenaw County. This area represents the northern part of ""The Copper Country"" as it is known locally.
    • Snow

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Crew digs out the Mineral Range Railroad train near Calumet, Michigan, in the Upper Peninsula's Copper Country.
    • Fishing Party

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Copper Range Rail Road locomotive no. 5 with the State of Michigan car at Belt, MI (renamed to Lake Mine, MI in 1910). Fishing party in the Copper Country of Michigan's Upper Peninsula

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