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    • Death of Joseph Aspin

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News, Newberry, Mi., August 19, 1886, Thursday

      On Thursday evening last, at about six o'clock, while attempting to board an ore train at Seney, Joseph Aspin slipped and fell under the wheels of the cars, taking [off] his...
    • Death of James Aspin

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Delta, Escanaba, Mi., August 27, 1886, Friday

      On Thursday evening, the 12th inst., at about six o'clock, while attempting to board an ore train at Seney, James Aspin slipped and fell under the wheels of the cars, taking off his...
    • 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...
    • Fatally injured

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Lake Superior Democrat
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      January 10, 1891 Saturday

      Fatally Injured

      While walking along the track of the DSS&A last Thursday evening, Carl Strand, an employe of the Cleveland Mining Co., was overtaken by a...
    • Fatal accident

    • Railroads ; Falls (Accidents) ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company




    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      June 6, 1891 Saturday


      Fatal Accident

      A sight that caused brave men to shudder was witnessed at
      the South Shore depot last Wednesday morning. The victim in
      this case was...
    • Fatal accident at Marengo

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      September 21, 1889

      The Fatal Accident at Marengo

      Mr. A. E. Miller returned last Monday evening from Ashland, Wi., where he had been the legal representative of the DSS&A at the inquest...
    • Italian House

    • Social groups
    • Photograph of a fraternal hall, Italian House, probably located on Iron Mountain's North Side. In an era when employee benefits were virtually non-existent, fraternal and benevolent societies played a major role in social life and often provided...
    • Saturday's wreck

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, MI.
      August 6, 1892

      Saturday's Wreck

      A few minutes after 11:00 last Saturday morning, the sleeper and last coach of the westbound Lake Superior Limited jumped the rails one mile west of...
    • Fatal Wreck

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      January 2, 1892 Saturday

      A Fatal Wreck

      About eight o'clock Saturday morning a fatal wreck occurred between Humboldt and Champion caused by a head end collision of east bound...
    • St. Ignace corner's jury

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Newberry News
      Newberry, Luce County, Mi.
      Friday, Dec. 12, 1890

      A St. Ignace corner's[sic] jury brought in the following unique verdict: "That said Daniel Boyle came to his death by the railway car jumping the track, he being...
    • Ishpeming - William F. Mahan

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      September 24, 1887

      Ishpeming - William F. Mahan, the unfortunate young railroad man who was killed in the smash-up at Marquette Monday night, was well known to all patrons of the South Shore,...
    • Killed : August Swenberg

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee, L.S., Mi.
      January 5, 1888
      Thursday

      Killed

      August Swenberg, a deaf mute of Ishpeming, was run over and killed by passenger train No. 4, of the DSS&A on Monday night. Swenberg was...
    • Almost fatal accident

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


      Almost a Fatal Accident

      An event that was very startling and wnich those who witnessed it, expected to see terminate fatally, occurred at the depot...
    • Died

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      September 14, 1889

      Died

      Mrs. Mary Kearney, age 31 years, wife of Frank Kearney died at her home, 341 Genesee Street, south Marquette, at 9:00 am, Monday, after a brief illness. Mr....
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 16

    • Williams, Sarah (Richards)
    • Newspaper clippings (Mar. 4 to Mar. 7, 1940), hand written verse, and type written hyms regarding the death of Sarah (Richards) Williams, mother of Wesley Williams. Page is hand numbered ""16"". -- Mar. 4, 1940. Obiturary material for Mrs. Arthur...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 17, part 1

    • Williams, Sarah (Richards)
    • Newspaper clipping (Mar. 1940), hand written text, and type written pages (obscured) regarding the death of Sarah (Richards) Williams, mother of Wesley Williams. Page is hand numbered ""17"". -- One obit, hand written poem, typed out poem, typed...

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