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    • Wreck of Portage bridge

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This view of the wreck taken from the Hancock side, west side of the bridge shows the barges placed in the opening and railings installed for safe passage of pedestrians. This bridge is the only way to cross to the north side of Portage Lake.
    • Second Bridge

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This view of the second Portage Lake bridge built in 1895 was taken from the Hancock side. Note the speed limit sign next to the horse drawn carriage (""slow to 15 MPH""). In the left foreground a train approaches the lower level of the bridge...
    • Second Bridge

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This view of the second Portage Lake bridge build in 1895 was taken from the Houghton side. This two level bridge allows the train to use the lower level of the bridge to make its crossing. The upper deck is where autos and pedestrians cross...
    • Ferry Docks

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This photo, taken from the deck of a ferry boat approaching the docks at Mackinaw City, shows the 100's of cars waiting their turn to cross the Straits of Mackinac in 1957.
    • New Railroad Scheme

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Rock River, Marquette, Mi.
      May 30, 1891 Saturday

      A New Railroad Scheme

      A toledo special to the Detroit Tribune gives the following particulars concerning a new railroad deal which is intended to give...
    • 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...
    • Terrible ride

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

      A Terrible Ride

      At 7:30 Thursday evening that thrilling locomotive shriek was heard which instantly told people in Marquette that there...
    • Favorite road

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      January 19, 1888
      Thursday

      The Favorite Road

      Reached the Soo at 5 pm Wednesday, crossed the bridge at 10 am Thursday and returned 5 pm the same day....
    • 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...
    • No change

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal,
      Marquette, MI
      August 8, 1888,
      Wednesday

      PWPL Micro Film No. 33

      No Change

      At the meeting of the new directors of the DSS&A Ry., held in New York City recently, the old officers were...
    • No change

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

      No Change

      At a meeting of the directors of The DSS&A held in New York City recently, the old officers without exception were reelected the only change being...
    • Annual meeting of DSS&A was held

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi
      August 18, 1888
      Saturday

      The annual meeting of the DSS&A was held in New York last Friday, and resulted in a number of changes. The CPR interest is to control the road. The membership will be...

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