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    • James S. Dickey

    • Portraits
    • Photograph of James S. Dickey, one of Dickinson County's earliest pioneers, established a trading post with his brother William, in about 1871, trading with the Indians and providing basic supplies to early explorers.
    • View of The Twin Falls

    • Waterfalls
    • Postcard of Twin Falls, two small waterfalls within a mile of each other, which were flooded when a dam and power plant was established. The Indians called these falls ""Mossene Be-kinnegon, or the falls of the sharp rock."" ""View Of The Twin...
    • 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...
    • Rail between Duluth and Sault Ste Marie

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., January 2, 1886

      DSS&A Ry. [Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company]

      We are entering upon a year, the close of which will see through rail communications established between Duluth and Sault...

    • More about the new railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., October 30, 1886, Saturday

      More About the New Railroad

      Concerning the new railroad to be built in the Upper Peninsula between Duluth and S. S. [Sault Ste.] Marie. The contract for which was...
    • Railroad race

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News

      Newberry, Mi.

      November 25, 1886 Thursday

      A Railroad Race There is likely to be lively work on the MSSM&A and the new DSS&A to see which line will reach the "Soo" first. The Duluth road is backed by a...
    • Jeromewille known as Shingleton

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Sault Ste. Marie Democrat
      Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mi.
      October 6, 1887
      Thursday

      S.S. Marie - Jeromeville, now known as Shingleton, on the
      line of the South Shore, 50 miles this side of...
    • Changes in agents

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 26, 1887
      Saturday

      Changes in Agents
      Negaunee - Mr. C. H. Schaffer succeeds C. Houle as agent of
      The DSS&A at this station. Mr. Schaffer has for some time...
    • Michigamme - contractors

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee (L. S.) Mi.
      February 2, 1888
      Thursday

      Michigamme - The contractors on this section of the C&NW have established a camp a short distance below the sawmill in which are erected considerable...
    • Through service at last

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 4, 1888
      Saturday

      Through Service at Last

      For years the people of Marquette and of the towns of the Mackinaw division of the DSS&A have longed for the...
    • Local express changes

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      May 1, 1890
      Thursday p. 8. c. 2

      Local Express Changes.

      Last evening George H. Goodwin left for Ontonagon to go into the fish business with his father, Jesse Goodwin,...
    • Telegram

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

      TELEGRAM

      Date: 12/9/1888 Marquette, Mich.

      To: W. C. VanHorne

      Time cards are at printers. Change takes effect Monday 16th discontinuing night trains on Maine line and one train on Soo...

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