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    • Wrapping the cables

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This special machine uses three drums of fine steel wire to tightly wrap around the cable which has been coated with a sealing paste. The completed wrap will be painted and will serve as a barrier to protect the suspension cables from the weather.
    • Overburden removal

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • cranes using clam buckets remove overburden from inside of caisson 18. Overburden in the form of rock, sand, and mud was deposited outside the caisson. Note the pipe discharging water in the center of the photo. This ""Air Lift"" was used as a...
    • Make 'em hustle

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 30, 1892 Saturday

      Makes 'Em Hustle

      Ishpeming - There was organized at Milwaukee last April the Wisconsin and Michigan Car Service Association, the object of which is to have...
    • 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...
    • First party gone

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 20, 1886
      Saturday
      The First Party Gone
      The first party of the DSS&A surveying parties to be sent out from this city left Monday under charge of Mr. George Marsh, the engineer of the...
    • Decided Contract

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      October 15, 1887

      A Decided Contrast
      Favors should be appreciated, and the Mining Journal trusts
      that the people of the upper peninsula will fully appreciate
      the accommodations which...
    • 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...
    • Fine fog bell has been placed

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

    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marguette, Mi
      July 9, 1888
      Monday

      Regarding the report sent out from Champion to several outside dailies, to the effect that the DSS&A the "Soo" and the M&N have in contemplation the...
    • 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...
    • Rock River - early morning train

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      September 15, 1888
      Saturday

      Rock River - The early morning train on Thursday struck a fine calf belonging to John Linquist at Rock Kilns and broke one of its legs. It...
    • Will Succeed Mr. Sedgwick

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 5, 1889

      Will Succeed Mr. Sedgwick.

      Mr. John J. Connoly, assistant superintendent of motive power and machinery on the Fremont, Elkhorn & Missouri Valley R. R., at Missouri...
    • Advertisement

    • Street -- Railroads
    • Advertisement for the ""Fine View"" of the Houghton-Douglass Falls on the Lake Linden Line of the Houghton County Traction Company, Street Railway

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