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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Hiawatha division

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

      Hiawatha Division

      Hiawatha Division, No. 240, Order of Railway Conductors, was instituted in this city last Sunday by H. Hurty, of Cedar Rapids, Ia., deputy grand chief...
    • Hurt in collision

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

      Hurt in Collision

      Ishpeming - Clifford Bernard, the engineer on DSS&A switch engine No. 12, was probably fatally hurt in a collesion with engine No. 203 at the diamond...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • On summit division

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 16, 1887
      Saturday

      On The Summit Division
      From Mr. E. H. Barnes, of the firm of F. C. O'Reilly & Co.,
      the sub-contractors for the Summit division of the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Run Into The Soo

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      June 16, 1888
      Saturday

      To Run Into The Soo

      The first passenger train over the CPR, consisting of an engine, baggage car and two passenger coaches arrived here from...
    • 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...
    • 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.

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