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    • 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...
    • Early farm machinery

    • Farm equipment
    • Examples of early 1900's farm machinery: Left: Gas engine mounted on steel wheel cart to be pulled by horses to the job site and connected to the desired machine. Right: Horse drawn combine
    • Concrete at the anchor pier

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Concrete is placed in the lower areas of the anchor piers using tremmies (elephant trunk). This is a hopper/funnel device with a hose attached used to place materials where desired by gravity. Once these areas had served their purpose they were...
    • Grouting

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Grout was pumped down the grout pipes to the bottom of the aggregate layer. As the grout raised through the voids between the aggregate it displaced the water that was above it. Before the grout ""set"" the pipes were pulled up to a prescribed...
    • At the Hawley Mill

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 27, 1892

      At The Hawley Mill

      The Cleveland Saw Mill & Lumber company expects to start up its big Dead river mill by April 15. There will be no trouble with logs this spring as...
    • Train to circus at Negaunee

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI., Monday, June 22, 1885

      Ishpeming - The morning train Saturday from Marquette to Michigamme consisted of seven coaches which were taken up the road for the benefit of those who desired to...
    • In Saturday's Issue

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 7, 1888
      Thursday

      In Saturday's Issue

      The DSS&A will soon adopt the standard code of railway signals prepared by the general time convention and in use on the principal roads of...
    • 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...
    • Through service at last

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 4, 1888
      Saturday

      Through Service at Last

      For years the people of Marquette and of the towns of the Mackinaw division of the DSS&A have longed for the...
    • Northwestern extension

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

      The Northwestern Extension

      Ishpeming - Train service has been given the people living along the line of the C&NW extension from this city to Republic and...
    • New passenger engines

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 25, 1888
      Saturday

      The New Passenger Engines

      One, No. 102, of the two new Baldwin passenger engines which were received by the DSS&A a few days ago has been set up and...
    • G. A. R. encampment at Milwaukee

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 10, 1889 Saturday

      "G. A. R. Encampment at Milwaukee."

      The M&N will sell excursion tickets to Milwaukee and return from August 21 to 28, inclusive, for one fare for round trip,...

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