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    • No. 3 train stuck in the snow

    • Railroads -- Snow protection and removal ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company




    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Alger County, Rock River, Mi.
      March 14, 1891 Saturday

      Onota - No. 3,the Duluth west-bound passenger was stuck in
      the snow in the rock cut about 40 rods west of here last...
    • DSS&A railway depot

    • Railroad stations ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company


    • D.S.S. & A. RAILWAY DEPOT


      WEEKLY MINING JOURNAL
      May 11, 1901 P. 1 C.1

      NEW DEPOT ASSURED, SOUTH SHORE ROAD WILL ERECT IT ON FRONT STREET
      PLANS WILL BE HERE SHORTLY, CONSIDERABLE GRADING ON THE SITE COMPLETED
      THIS...
    • Houghton, July 4 - civil engineers

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

    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee, (L. S.,) Mi.
      July 5, 1888
      Thursday

      New Coaches

      Two of the new coaches for the DSS&A reached the city on the early morning express yesterday, and one took its place on the regular...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Accident occurred on DSS&A near Negaunee

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Accident Report - July 4, 1887.

      An accident occurred on the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway near Negaunee on the 4th day of July 1887, caused by:

      Peter La Post (of Cascade, Mi.) passenger on special passenger train eastbound...
    • Tower caisson

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Adding the next double walled steel ring. As rings were added the space between the two walls was filled with aggregate and the center was dredged. This action caused the caisson to cut its way through the overburden and eventually reach...
    • Tower caisson

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Construction of the first section of a tower caisson. Note the wedge shaped cutting edge. These sections were fabricated in Gary, Indiana and shipped to Rockport (Alpena), MI by barge where they were assembled by Wiltse Brothers Shipyard. This...
    • Tower caisson

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Cranes using clam buckets remove overburden from within the tower caisson. As material was removed, resistance was lowered at the cutting edge of the caisson which allowed it to cut its way to bedrock. It worked like a cookie cutter.
    • Claim no. 15

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry.
      1890

      Claim No. 15
      by C. W. Lyman, Room 65, New Insurance Bldg., Milwaukee, Wi. for timber cut on ROW through Section 1 and 2 R46W and Section 8 R46 and 47, Bayfield, Wi. Voucher for $1,800 sent to R. Tombs, Auditor, Dec. 25,...
    • Claim no. 164

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry.

      1889

      Claim NO. 164
      By Edwin Yelland, Ishpeming, MI., on August 28, 1889, child two years old, had second finger of right hand cut off and another finger injured, at bridge 226, one mile east of Negaunee. Settled for...
    • Claim no. 16

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry.

      1889

      Claim No. 16
      Montreal Riber Lbr. Co., for $1,518.48 for 379,670 feet of timber cut by Brown, Howard & Co., on ROW in Sections 33, 27, 34 and 25, R47-1E and Sections 1 and 2, R46-1E. Papers from W. F. Fitch, March 5,...
    • Claim no. 27

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry.

      1889

      Claim No. 27.
      Mrs. Mary Metwoogwam, Indian, for timber cut by Ry. Co., in 80 acre allotment S1/2 SE1/4 Sec. 18, T46, R2W in Bad River Reservation, Wis. Filed by R. S. Gardner, Indian Agent, with G. T. Jarvis, April...
    • Claim no. 34

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry.

      1889

      Claim No. 34
      By Sophie and Mary Todd, St. Ignace, Mi., for $200.00 damage to lot at St. Ignace crossed by branch of DSS&A Ry., to Mackinac Lbr. Co.'s mill.
      Settled for $150.00, May 31, 1889

      Claim No....
    • 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...
    • Claim no. 144, 141 1/2, 147

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry.

      1890

      Claim No. 144
      By Dr. Geo. J. Northrup, Marquette, Mi., for timber cut on ROW across SE 1/4 of NE 1/4 Section 18 T48 R32W, Baraga County, Mi. Claim presented April 4, 1890

      Claim No. 141 1/2
      John Norner Tie...
    • Railroad gang

    • Railroads -- Employees
    • Extremely early and unidentified photograph may record a crew from the railroad gang which cut, graded and laid the tracks from Powers to the new iron mines during 1877. The somber men appear well-equipped with shovels, sledge hammers and pick-like...

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