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    • Portage lake bridge number 2

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This bridge, the second at this location, was of steel and built in 1895 to accommodate street, pedestrian, and streetcar traffic on the upper level with the railroads using the lower level. This photo taken from Mt.Ripley area shows West Houghton...
    • Aerial view

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This aerial view of the site looking northeast shows the foundations of piers 17 through 22. These were the piers that were the deepest and those which support the entire suspension part of the bridge structure. Note the causeway sticking out...
    • Aerial view

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This aerial view of the site looking northeast shows the foundations of piers 17 through 22. These were the piers that were the deepest and those which support the entire suspension part of the bridge structure. Note the causeway sticking out...
    • Aerial view

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Aerial view looking south with Mackinaw City in the upper left. This view shows the entire marine construction site, from the causeway at the bottom and all the piers in a line across the straights.
    • Pier no. 22

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Concrete is dumped into a hopper by clam bucket. The concrete descends through an ""elephant trunk"" to the bottom of the cable anchor bar frame. This entire area will be concreted
    • 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...
    • From the other end

    • Railroads -- Design and construction ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      January 15, 1887

      From The Other End

      The Duluth News gives the following particulars concerning the progress of the survey - on the Gogebic and western divisions of the DSS&A,...
    • Hall & Munson Company

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Timber man
      June 13, 1891

      Hall & Munson Co., who recently purchased the property of Hall & Buell, at Bay Mills, in the upper peninsula of MI, have purchased 100,000,000 feet of Alger Smith & co., of Detroit, to be delivered on...
    • 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...
    • Captured by Lewis again

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Saturday, January 2,1891

      Captured by Lewis Again

      The annual news and restaurant privileges over the entire line of the DSS&A have again been secured by J. H. Lewis of this city, after...
    • On board cars

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Lake Superior Democrat
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      January 10, 1891 Saturday

      On Board the Cars

      Whereas, the representatives of the Democracy of the Upper Peninsula are under obligation to General Manager Fitch and Passenger Agent...
    • Abstract lot no 1-block 17-36

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Abstract Lot No. 1 - Block 17 - 36 Acres
      p. 212 - 36 Acre Plot of Blocks 1 and 2
      Walker and Baker sub sivision [division] - Liber 3-M.

      Grantor Grantee Instrument Date of Instrument

      CIM Co....
    • Sale of the DM&MRR

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News, Newberry, Mi., October 28, 1886, Thursday

      Sale of the D. M. & M. R. R. [Detroit, Mackinac & Marquette Railroad Company]

      The D. M. & M. R. R. [DM&MRR], embracing the entire line or railroad between 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...
    • Sale of the DM&M Railroad

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

      Sale of the DM&M [Detroit, Mackinac & Marquette Railroad Company] Railroad

      Pursuant to notice of sale, and by virtue of a decree of the United States circuit court...
    • 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...
    • Negaunee

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      May 7, 1887 Saturday

      Negaunee - Thursday morning A. Watson, general superintendent and William Orr, general freight agent of the DSS&A arrived in the city in a special car. They were...
    • DSS&A Time Card

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 30, 1887
      Saturday

      The DSS&A Time Card
      The first time card of the DSS&A goes into effect Sunday
      next, May 1, and the arrangement of trains will be such...

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