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    • Railroad gang

    • Railroads -- Employees
    • Extremely early and unidentified photograph may record a crew from the railroad gang which cut, graded and laid the tracks from Powers to the new iron mines during 1877. The somber men appear well-equipped with shovels, sledge hammers and pick-like...
    • Gang of men were employed

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      A gang of men were employed all day Sunday in raising the track of the DSS&A to its proper position at the point of the intersection with Main...
    • DSS&A has a gang of men at work

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      April 9, 1892 Saturday

      The DSS&A has a gang of men at work rebuilding the temporary bridge at the Falls river, which took the place of one destroyed in the wreck last fall. The one now...
    • Robbers and confidence men operating at Trout Lake

    • Railroads ; Swindlers and swindling ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company ; Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway Company




    • [ROBBERS & CONFIDENCE MEN OPERATING AT TROUT LAKE]--1891

      Trout Lake is gaining an unenviable reputation as being the
      resort of robbers and confidence men. Every week the local papers
      tell of parties being fleeced out of...
    • Railroad bridge gang

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      June 9, 1888
      Saturday

      The railroad bridge gang have been engaged in repairs of the big trestle east of town the past few days. They take their "quail on toast" at the...
    • Rock River - railroad bridge gang

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      September 29, 1988
      Saturday

      Rock River - The railroad bridge gang was here over Sunday. They materially strengthened the bridge over Rock River at this...
    • Baraga

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      October 1, 1892 Saturday

      Baraga - The railroad has a gang of men at work putting up a wire fence on both sides of the track in this vicinity.
    • Fixing bridges in Munising

    • Railroad bridges ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company




    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County, Mi.
      April 11, 1891 Saturday

      Munising - R. White of the Bridge and Building department for
      the South Shore and his gang of carpenters are fixing up...
    • Resume of year

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Sault Ste. Marie Democrat
      Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mi.
      December 29, 1887
      Friday

      Resume of The Year
      January 13 - DSS&A surveys between the Sault and Soo Junction
      completed.
      February 25 - The Sault &...
    • Negaunee - there have been lively

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 16, 1889
      Saturday

      Negaunee - There have been lively times in the railroad yards for the past few days. Wednesday night a train of ore cars was ditched on the "east branch." ...
    • Ishpeming - South Shore has

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 16, 1889
      Saturday

      Ishpeming - The South Shore has a construction gang at work putting in a side track to the Iron Valley mine. This property is the discovery of Messers. Finn,...
    • While going down steep grade

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Newberry News
      Newberry, Luce County, Mi.
      July 18, 1890
      Friday

      While going down the steep grade on the north side track Tuesday afternoon, engine no. 86 jumped the track and it kept the section gang hustling to get her on...
    • DSS&A 1889

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

      1889

      E. Rankin, Asst. General Passenger and Ticket Agent, Marquette, Mi.
      C. Rossiter, General Foreman, Marquette, Mi.
      C. H. Watson, Roadmaster, "
      J. Wallace, Paymaster, "
      *D. M. Philbin,...
    • Italian laborers on DSS&A

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [Italian Laborers on DSS&A--1891]

      A gang of Italians are employed doing section work on the D. S. S. & A. near here. They are housed in a couple of box cars on the side track at the east end of the village. What splendid citizens these...

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