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    • Troublesome tunnel

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



    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Friday, March 6, 1891

      A Troublesome Tunnel
      Negaunee - The contractors engaged in building a water
      tunnel through the DSS&A embankment, just south of the
      junction of...
    • Train no. 2

    • Railroad accidents ; Dogs ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company



    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Friday, March 6, 1891

      A Troublesome Tunnel
      Negaunee - The contractors engaged in building a water
      tunnel through the DSS&A embankment, just south of the
      junction of...
    • 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...
    • South Shore notes

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


    • Source: The Mining Journal, Co., Marquette, MI
      March 17, 1888

      South Shore Notes less expense. The survey is avery
      A representative of the Mining Journal called at the
      office of Brown, Howard and Co. this...
    • New dock work

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

    • Source. The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 18, 1888
      Saturday

      New Dock Work

      Work on No. 3 ore dock is progressing rapidly, and the contractors have reason to feel proud of their splendid...
    • 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...
    • Soo bridge

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

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

      The "Soo" Bridge
      The "Soo" bridge is being built by four railroads in conjunction with the GT, CPR, DSS&A and the MSSM&A. The contracts...
    • Interesting interview

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

    • Sources: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      An Interesting Interview
      The following is taken from a lengthy interview, had with Mr. James McMillan by a reporter of the Detroit evening Journal. Upper Peninsula readers...
    • Commencing the transfer

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

    • Soure: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 11, 1886 Saturday

      Commencing the Transfer

      John Hornby, general manager of the MH&O and Andrew Watson, of the DM&M, on Monday morning met with James McMillan at Detroit and...
    • Straits car ferry

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [DSS&A/GR&I RR Straits Car Ferry--1892]

      The new transfer steamer being built for the use of the D. S. S. & A. and G. R. & I. railroad companies at the straits of Mackinac, will be much more powerful boat than the St. Ignace, and of larger...
    • Accident occurred on DSS&A near Negaunee

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Accident Report - July 21, 1887.

      An accident occurred on the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway near Negaunee station on the 21st day of July 1887 at 450 o'clock P. M. caused by:

      Way freight train east bound failing to stop (as...
    • Tower caisson

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • After the caisson was damaged by dynamiting the hardpan the channel had to be dammed up and pumps were used to keep the area dry so crews could repair the damage. This section is 44 feet tall and has a diameter of 116 feet. The buoyant caisson...
    • DSS&A  hauling logs --1890

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS & A RY HAULING LOGS-- 1890

      Upper Peninsula News...William Walton & Company have put in a camp and are cutting near Anthony on the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway. They have about 6.000,000 feet there which will a11 come out by...
    • New side track at Allenville

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry. Co.

      1889

      New side track at Allenville completed and ready for use - is 900 feet long - switch at both ends. Holds 27 cars. WJS, Seney, November 30.

      Claim No. 142
      By Adolph DeMerse (or DeMarce), Marquette, Mi.,...
    • Claim no. 16

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry.

      1889

      Claim No. 16
      Montreal Riber Lbr. Co., for $1,518.48 for 379,670 feet of timber cut by Brown, Howard & Co., on ROW in Sections 33, 27, 34 and 25, R47-1E and Sections 1 and 2, R46-1E. Papers from W. F. Fitch, March 5,...

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