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    • South shore road

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., December 11, 1886

      The South Shore Road

      The Duluth News gives this interesting history of the project to connect Duluth with Sault Ste. Marie by a railroad running along the south shore of...
    • 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...
    • South Shore Road

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

    • source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Thursday, Dec. 9, 1886

      The South Shore Road.

      The Duluth News gives this interesting history of the project to connect Duluth with Sault Ste. Marie by a railroad running along the...
    • 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...
    • Railways galore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal Marquette, Mi., October 23, 1886, Saturday

      Railways Galore

      What a Year Will Bring Forth in the Matter of Railway Construction in the U. P.

      The Milwaukee Sentinel prints the appended communication from...
    • Glad to make the correction

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Manistique Tri-Weekly Pioneer
      Manistique, Mi.
      Wednesday, Dec. 7, 1887

      Glad to Make the Correction
      A week ago we published an item, the text for which we got out of an exchange, to the effect that the DSS&A had charged...
    • Railroad notes

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Saturday, Dec. 17, 1887

      Railroad Notes
      Beginning this week, the C&NW is running refrigerator cars from Milwaukee to Ishpeming twice each week. The cars leave Milwaukee on Tuesday and...
    • Railroad notes

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Saturday, Dec. 17, 1887

      Railroad Notes
      Beginning this week, the C&NW is running refrigerator cars from Milwaukee to Ishpmning twice each week. The cars leave Milwaukee on Tuesday and...
    • Reath's Crossing school

    • School buildings
    • Photograph of the Reath's Crossing School, built in 1879, serving families with children living on the State Road. The distance to Vulcan was too far to walk and children would have had to cross the river. Farmers involved in constructing this...
    • Lock Excavation

    • Soo Locks (Mich.) ; Boats and boating
    • Cyanotype photograph showing the old horse-and-wagon method of excavating, in this view, excavating the ground for the Weitzel Lock. In the far distance in the background, can be seen the Canadian shore. The view was taken while the photographer...
    • Longest logging railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, Baraga county, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      The Longest Logging R. R.

      The longest logging railroad in Mi., and probably in the world is that of the Manistique Lumber Co. It extends from the...
    • 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...
    • Extension is finished

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 26, 1892

      The Extension is Finished

      As prophecied by a prominent official some weeks since, the track laying forces on the DSS&A had a chance to eat turkey in West Superior...
    • On the through line

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., November 6, 1886

      On the Through Line

      Negaunee - When the DM&M [Detroit, Mackinac & Marquette Railroad Company] branch to the Sault is completed, which will be early next summer, and the MH&O...

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