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    • Lumbering standpoint

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

    • source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 4, 1886

      Considering the project from a lumbering standpoint, the Northwestern Lumberman has this as to one of the probably results of the construction of The DSS&A:

      The...
    • Tower caisson

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • After the caisson was damaged by dynamiting the hardpan the channel had to be dammed up and pumps were used to keep the area dry so crews could repair the damage. This section is 44 feet tall and has a diameter of 116 feet. The buoyant caisson...
    • Tower caisson

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Engineers inspect as crewmen work on the assembly of the tower caisson rings. They are standing on ring 8-20. This is ring number eight of the twenty in the finished unit.
    • Tower caisson

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Engineers inspect as crewmen work on the assembly of the tower caisson rings. They are standing on ring 8-20. This is ring number eight of the twenty in the finished unit.
    • Tower foundation

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Here barges moor against the corrals at one of the tower foundations as they construct the two cylindrical pedestals that the tower will attach to. These pedestals attach to the main single pier at a level of eight feet below the surface of the...
    • Tower going up

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • In this photo can be seen the foundation cylinder that is sitting on bedrock some 200 feet below the water surface. At eight feet below the surface (-8) the pedestals raise to ten feet above the water (+10). Upon the pedestals the steel tower...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 09

    • Copper Miners' Strike, Mich., 1913-1914
    • Newspaper clippings (Nov. 30 to Dec. 18, 1913) regarding the 1913 Copper Miners' Strike by the employees of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in the Calumet, Michigan area. Page is hand numbered ""9"". -- Nov. 30 - The eight hour shift began today...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 80

    • Skating -- Study and teaching
    • Newspaper clippings on various topics (undated). Page is hand numbered ""80"". -- Newsphotos and article describing how figure skating and how to perform an ice skating figure eight. -- News illustration of Mortimer E. Cooley, Dean Emeritus of the...
    • Cable bent pier

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Pier 21, the north cable-bent piers, consists of a pair of circular foundations 50 feet in diameter founded on bedrock, 65 feet below the surface. Each concrete cylinder was topped with a pedestal 16 feet in diameter. The sheet piling used for...
    • Record of Andrew Steele

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Record of Engineers and Firemen
      Andrew Steele
      Fireman, May 1, 1857
      Engineer, August 1859
      CR&I RR., August 1865 to May 1866.
      MH&O May 1867
      April 6, 1887 - Ran ahead of time coupled with L. L. Wood's
      engine to Eagle Mills....
    • Two hours at Hallston

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      December 1, 1888
      Saturday

      Two Hours at Hallston

      Our reporter had occasion to drop off at the new town of Hallston on Monday. Hallston is the new name the...
    • T. H. McGraw & Co.

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Friday, January 18, 1889

      T. H. McGraw & Co.

      Not long since the Mining Journal noted the presence in the city of R. K. Hawley, the well-known Cleveland capitalist, and his some...
    • What is meant

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Saturday, Jan. 19, 1889

      What is Meant

      Not long since the Mining Journal noted the presence in the city of R. H. Hawley, the well-known Cleveland capitalist and his somewhat...
    • DSS&A has caused a survey

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel, L'Anse, MI
      Saturday, Oct. 18, 1889

      The DSS&A has caused a survey to be made for a projected branch line from Cascade, eight miles west of Negaunee, to some point on the MStP&SSM with a view ot securing an...
    • 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...
    • DSS&A has caused a survey

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      October 18, 1890 Saturday

      The DSS&A has caused a survey to be made for a projected branch line from Cascade, eight miles west of Negaunee, to some point on the Soo Line with a view to...
    • Progress of the Survey

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 8, 1887 Saturday

      Progress of the Survey The corps for the survey of the line for the DSS&A is now fully organized and work is progressing all along the line from Sturgeon west...
    • Progress of the survey

    • Railroads -- Design and construction ; Railroads -- Employees ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 8, 1887 Saturday

      Progress of the Survey

      The corps for the survey of the liine for the DSS&A is now fully organized and work is progress all along the line from Sturgeon...

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