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    • All Rail Excursions

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      September 10,1887
      Saturday

      All Rail Excursions
      The DSS&A announces all rail excursion rates from all points
      on its line to the state fair at Jackson, September 19 to...
    • City hall in Norway, Michigan

    • City halls
    • Photograph of the city hall in Norway, Michigan, located at the southwest corner of Nelson (later became Main) and Aragon Streets. The building housed the city offices, police, and fire departments. The First National Bank was also in this building...
    • Detour

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

      Because Detour, at the mouth of the St. mary's river is open later than the Sault or St. Ignace the DSS&A is said to contemplate building to that point from...
    • Detroit exposition rates

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      September 14, 1889

      Detroit Exposition Rates

      The DSS&A, with its customary enterprise, has made a fare to the Detroit exposition which should act as a great inducement to visitors. The...
    • DSS&A is offering

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      December 18, 1891 Friday

      The DSS&A is offering the following rates for the holiday season: Fare one way for the round trip on December 24 and 25, good returning not...
    • Engine on parade

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Reconditioned steam tank engine no. 5649 built by H. K. Porter of Pittsburgh, PA for a Calumet and Hecla smelter in the Copper Country. Unit later became no. 3 of the DSS&A Railroad. Engine was loaded on truck and shown off in a local parade after...
    • First Steam Engine

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • The first Locomotive into Houghton was this Marquette, Houghton & Ontonagon Railroad Company steam engine. Captured in this stereopticon slide and preserved by a member of the Keweenaw Historical Society, the engine photo was dated 1886 with Pat...
    • From James W. Lydon

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • From James W. Lydon

      On September 3,1879, a group of Detroit businessmen headed by James McMillan[,] J. S. Newberry, Francis Palms, George Hendrie, F. E. Driggs, Hugh McMillan of Detroit and George I. Seney of New York[,] incorporated the...
    • Gone to work

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      March 12, 1887
      Saturday

      Gone to Work
      The vagrants gathered in by the night watchman at 1:00 am Tuesday morning, together with the three who escaped them but were captured later, were...
    • Ho, for Minneapolis

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      September 7, 1889 Saturday

      Ho, for Minneapolis

      The DSS&A, Duluth "Zenith City" Short Line, will sell tickets to Minneapolis and return at one fare for the round trip from the following...
    • Killed on the dock

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      May 1, 1890
      Thursday p.8 c.2

      Killed on the Dock

      Joseph Rimeard, a carpenter, fell from the top of the extension of No. 1 ore dock shortly after 6 o'clock last evening and...
    • Lively Locality

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

      Ishpeming

      A Lively Locality

      Fifteen years ago Clarksburg, a little village ten miles west of Ishpeming on the DSS&A had nearly as many people as this city, and...

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