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    • Roadway Paving

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Work on the paving of the north roadway approach is about complete as can be seen by the fact that vehicles have been driven to the work area on this part of the bridge project
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • There seems to be a good deal

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 31, 1892 Saturday

      There seems to be a good deal of unnecessary newspaper talk going on regarding the sale of a controlling interest in teh MR to the DSS&A of to the havey...
    • St. Paul extension

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 31, 1892 Saturday

      The St. Paul Extension

      The St. Paul, or the M&N extension from Channing, on its Republic line to Sidnaw, where its Ontonagon division strikes the South shore...
    • 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...
    • Dr. Northrup severely hurt

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

      Dr. Northrup Severely Hurt

      The community was shocked yesterday when it became known that Dr. George J. Northrup, Chief surgeon of the DSS&A had received very grave...
    • L'Anse wreck

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, Mi.
      January 16, 1892 Saturday

      The L'Anse Wreck

      The bridge over the Falls river was replaced so that passenger train could pass over at noon Wednesday and at 8 o'clock Wednesday night it had...
    • 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...
    • New Railroad Scheme

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Rock River, Marquette, Mi.
      May 30, 1891 Saturday

      A New Railroad Scheme

      A toledo special to the Detroit Tribune gives the following particulars concerning a new railroad deal which is intended to give...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • For his new position

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 19, 1887

      For His New Position

      On Sunday Mr. L. S. Glasier will leave Marqueette to begin the duties of his new position as train dispatcher on the MLS&W, with...
    • Boom is setting in

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      March 5, 1887 Saturday

      The Boom is Setting in.

      The fact that on the first of March many of the leading mines of the county increased the wages of their employees, and that the MH&O...
    • 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...

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