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    • Section foreman Swanson

    • Railroads -- Snow protection and removal ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company




    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      March 7, 1891
      Rock River, Alger County, Mi. Saturday

      Section Foreman Swanson has a crew of two men and he is ex-
      plected to keep the side tracks at Au Train, West Au...
    • They need watching

    • Railroads ; Falls (Accidents) ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company




    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      May 25, 1891

      They Need Watching
      Negaunee.-
      The run through the Jackson location is a trying one to the
      employes on the trains of both the C&NW and DSS&A roads...
    • 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...
    • Story is told

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

    • Source:The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      June 23, 1888
      Saturday


      The story is told, with some show of truth, that the telegraph operators between here and St. Ignace are obliged to keep a thick smoke...
    • Tower caisson

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Adding the next double walled steel ring. As rings were added the space between the two walls was filled with aggregate and the center was dredged. This action caused the caisson to cut its way through the overburden and eventually reach...
    • 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...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 35

    • Weddings
    • Newspaper clippings and obituaries (1937-1938). Page is hand numbered ""35"". -- Article by Dr. Irving S. Cutter on artificial respiration called How to Keep Well describes a technique proposed by Henry Robert Silvester. -- March, 1937 - Obiturary...
    • Anchor pier

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • North anchor pier rises. Note that the corrals used to guide the caissons to the bottom are being used for work and storage areas. This keep the foundation clear of materials.
    • Snow-Go Postcard

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Snow-Go In the ""Copper Country"" of Michigan's Upper Peninsula heavy snow removal equipment such as this is available at a moment's notice. Even though the average registered snowfall here is one of the heaviest in the country this type of...
    • 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...
    • Work progressing fast

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      March 21, 1890
      Friday

      Work Progressing Fast

      Pi1e driving the new No. 4 Dock is progressing rapidly. The contractors, Messers. Henry and Balch, expect to have the dock...

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