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    • Quinnesec's Garfield School

    • School buildings
    • Photograph of Quinnesec's Garfield School, which formally opened December 23, 1897, replacing the Pioneer School which could no longer be used due to its proximity to the Cundy Mine. This two-story building was located where the Breitung Township...
    • Iron Mountain's Chapin Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph of Iron Mountain's Chapin Mine, the most famous and most productive on the Menominee Iron Range. It was also among the wettest, due in part to the fact that its immense deposits were situated under a cedar swamp. Water had to be pumped...
    • Rocker bearings

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • These rocker bearings were located beneath trusses, between truss and pier to allow for smooth, wear free. movement of the steel as it expands and contracts due to heat and cold.
    • Rocker bearings

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • These rocker bearings were located beneath trusses, between truss and pier to allow for smooth, wear free. movement of the steel as it expands and contracts due to heat and cold.
    • Rocker bearings

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • These rocker bearings were located beneath trusses, between truss and pier to allow for smooth, wear free. movement of the steel as it expands and contracts due to heat and cold.
    • Winter

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Another aerial view of the construction equipment frozen in the ice of Lake Huron. St.Ignace, MI is in the background. The old steamer, ""Wolverine"" was used to store sand. This vessel buckled due to improper loading and the fact that it was...
    • Duluth Limited

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




    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County, Mi.
      March 7, 1891

      The Duluth Limited was several hours late both last evening
      and Thursday, caused by delayed connections at the Sault.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Progress of survey

    • Railroads -- Design and construction ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 22. 1887
      Saturday

      Ishpeming - Just now the northern peninsula is reaping the fruit of the boom in railroad construction, which is unprecented in the history of that section. The...
    • For his new position

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 19, 1887

      For His New Position

      On Sunday Mr. L. S. Glasier will leave Marqueette to begin the duties of his new position as train dispatcher on the MLS&W, with...

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