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    • Accident occurred on DSS&A near Negaunee

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Accident Report - July 21, 1887.

      An accident occurred on the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway near Negaunee station on the 21st day of July 1887 at 450 o'clock P. M. caused by:

      Way freight train east bound failing to stop (as...
    • Alger County - J.M. Turner

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry Independent, Newberry, Luce County, MI
      Thursday, August 8, 1889

      Alger County - J. M. Thurner, a photographer from Ashland, WI, was doing the DSS&A last week. He landed at Munising and with his departure carried away...
    • 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...
    • Bad accident

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal Marquette, Mi. August 25, 1888 Saturday A Bad Accident At 6:26 o'clock Thursday morning, Niles Johnson, a miner who was employed at the Cleveland, was returning home from his work, and was walking along the...
    • Baraga - McGrath's team was

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      November 8, 1890 Saturday

      Baraga - McGrath's team was standing near the depot last Tuesday evening after dark, became frightened and ran straight down the track. A man on South Main street...
    • Cutter Mackinac

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • View from the bridge of the 14 year old USCG Cutter ""Mackinac"" about to pass under the bridge while doing what is was designed to do, break ice. Note the helicopter on the after deck. (vessel retired in 2006).
    • Dr. Northrup severely hurt

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

      Dr. Northrup Severely Hurt

      The community was shocked yesterday when it became known that Dr. George J. Northrup, Chief surgeon of the DSS&A had received very grave...
    • DSS&A owe it to themselves

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County. Mi.
      June 2, 1888
      Saturday

      The DSS&A owe it to themselves to devote a little of their thought and money to the accommodation of its local traffic. We regret to know that...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Italian laborers on DSS&A

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [Italian Laborers on DSS&A--1891]

      A gang of Italians are employed doing section work on the D. S. S. & A. near here. They are housed in a couple of box cars on the side track at the east end of the village. What splendid citizens these...

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