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    • 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...
    • Genesis of an exodus

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal

      Marquette, Mi.

      November 20, 1886

      The Genesis or an Exodus

      Affairs are stirring at the union depot these days, owing to the departures from the city of numerous gangs of men for the logging...
    • Consolidation Approaching

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 16, 1887
      Saturday

      The Consolidation Approaching
      The most important change in railroad circles at present
      is the placing of the MH&O and the M&M under...
    • Bound to go through

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 25, 1886
      Bound To Go Through
      The reporter of the Mining Journal met General Hammond at the Clinton Wednesday, and knowing that he had long been interested in the scheme of an east...
    • Detroit view of it

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      A Detroit View of It
      Detroit has never taken more than a languid interest in matters relating to this part of the state, but her people begin to realize that the upper...
    • South Shore Road

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

    • source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Thursday, Dec. 9, 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Another English Encroachment

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Mi.
      July 28, 1888
      Saturday

      Another English Enroachment [*Encroachment]

      The sale of the DSS&A to the Canadian Pacific seems to be an assured fact. The interviews with the managers of...
    • Negaunee, Sept. 27, 1888

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee, Mi.,
      September 28, 1928
      Friday

      Negaunee, Sept. 27, 1888 - In the map of the Jackson Iron Company's addition to the city of Negaunee, several new streets are laid out and named as follows: ...
    • Duluth & Winnipeg land grant

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Northwestern Lumberman, March 14, 1885

      The Duluth & Winnipeg land grant has been transferred to Brainerd & Northwestern RR. Co., by an act of the MN [Minnesota] legislature. The righteouness of the transfer was based on the fact that...
    • Railroad Celebration

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Sault Ste. Marie Democrat
      Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mi.
      December 1, 1887
      Thursday

      Railroad Celebration
      For several weeks previous to the arrival of the DSS&A, the
      Democrat endeavored to...
    • 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...
    • Constant use of the single telegraph

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      June 23, 1888
      Saturday

      The constant use of the single telegraph wire running along the DSS&A for train dispatching has caused serious delay and annoyance to local...
    • Larger harbor is needed

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal,
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 28, 1890
      Monday

      Larger Harbor is Needed

      As year by year and traffic at this port increases the inadequacy of the harbor, becomes more and more apparent. Today, all of...
    • As seen by Boston eyes

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 19, 1888
      Thursday

      As Seen By Boston Eyes

      The Boston Transcript, under the heading "From Boston to the West, Avoiding Chicago," speaks as follows...
    • Houghton, July 4 - Mr. Schulte

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 3, 1888
      Tuesday

      The First of August

      Over 500 men are rushing the work of ballasting the new track of the DSS&A from Nestoria west to Iron River, the junction with the NP....
    • Railroad spikes

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 7, 1888
      Thursday

      Railroad Spikes

      Five of the new coaches for the DSS&A will leave the shops at Wilmington, Del., on the 9th. They will be very elegant in design and...

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