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    • 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...
    • Along the line

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 3, 1891 Saturday

      Along The Line

      On the Duluth division this winter there is great activity as far as logging operations are concerned the Nester estate is getting out over...
    • Already planning

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 25, 1888
      Saturday

      Already Planning

      The Mining Journal understands that the local officers of the South Shore are all ready planning for the changes in the shops here. The...
    • At the Hawley Mill

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 27, 1892

      At The Hawley Mill

      The Cleveland Saw Mill & Lumber company expects to start up its big Dead river mill by April 15. There will be no trouble with logs this spring as...
    • At Trout Creek

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Jan. 10, 1891 Saturday

      At Trout Creek

      A. L. Wing & Co., Ltd., of Wingleton, Lake county, lower Michigan has come to an agreement with the DSS&A Ry., and as a consequence a thriving...
    • Baraga - Louis Lachapelle

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 18, 1888
      Saturday

      Baraga, Feb. 17 - Louis Lachapelle, a French Canadian under the influence of 40 rod,was making a race course of the DSS&A track. He got along...
    • Baraga - McGrath's team was

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      November 8, 1890 Saturday

      Baraga - McGrath's team was standing near the depot last Tuesday evening after dark, became frightened and ran straight down the track. A man on South Main street...
    • Bay Mills branch

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI.
      Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1891

      Bay Mills Branch

      The South Shore is now building a spur from the station of Bay Mills on its Soo division to Hall & Buell's mills on Waiskai Bay. The branch...
    • Big enterprise, two of Marquette's

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Marquette Sunday Times
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 12, 1891 Sunday

      Big Enterprise
      Two of Marquette's Business Men
      Will Own and Conduct It

      A Great Sand Stone Quarry
      It is Located at Newtonville, and its Product
      is...
    • Business opening up

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 16, 1892

      Business Opening UP

      The big Dead River mill will begin cutting today for the season of 1892 just to get the machinery limbered up and everything in apple pie order for...
    • Buttis Mill

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi
      September 17, 1887

      The Burtis Mill

      George L. Burtis has made arrangements with the railway for the storage of half a million feet of lumber on the company's dock NO. 3, and will send the...
    • C Ludington Shaft of Chapin Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph of the C. Ludington Shaft, facing east, shows the shaft housing which rose 114 feet above the collar of Iron Mountain's Chapin Mine. The chutes to the left allowed ore cars, like those pictured, to be loaded directly, as the ore came up...
    • Cable anchor framework

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • These steel frames are the structural members to each of the two cable anchor piers. Each of the three frames is 106 tons with dimensions of 135' h, 35' w, and 75' w. When assembled they rested in 90 feet of water. These units were placed on...
    • Cable bent pier

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Pier 21, the north cable-bent piers, consists of a pair of circular foundations 50 feet in diameter founded on bedrock, 65 feet below the surface. Each concrete cylinder was topped with a pedestal 16 feet in diameter. The sheet piling used for...
    • Cable bent pier cofferdam

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • The cofferdams used for the cable bent piers, built at St Ignace, were 75 feet high and 50 feet in diameter. They were sunk to bedrock (65 feet for pier No. 21, the north cable bent pier) sheet piling was added and excavation was done within.
    • 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,...
    • Claim no. 4 and 141

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

      1888

      Claim No. 4
      By Daniel Shea, Houghton, Mi., for wages due.

      Claim No. 136
      John E. Williams, Marquette, Mi., for $150.00 stumpage on 2100 ties cut by W. A. Rowen in winter of 1888-1889 an E 1/2 of SW 1/4,...
    • Claim no.38

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

      1889

      Patrick Day, contractor in construction Ashland County, Wi., June 1, 1889.

      Claim No. 38
      By Peters & Morrison, Menominee, Mi., for $200.00, 40M feet white pine cut off SW1/4 SW1/4 Sec. 8 T47 R38 and used in...

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