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    • Getting ready for work

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette MI.
      November 6, 1886
      Getting Ready for Work
      Mr. J. A. Latcha, the chief engineer and superintendent of construction for Brown, Howard & Co. contractors for the building of the DSS&A, is in the...
    • 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...
    • Lady Elgin

    • Soo Locks (Mich.) ; Boats and boating
    • Image showing the luxury passenger sidewheeler ""Lady Elgin"", which was rammed by the schooner ""Augusta"" on the night of September 7, 1860 while bound from Chicago to Milwaukee. Over 300 passengers lost their lives in the accident.
    • Steamship Pewabic

    • Soo Locks (Mich.) ; Boats and boating
    • Photograph showing the steamer ""Pewabic"", which was built in Cleveland in 1863. In 1865, it was lost in a collision with the steamship Meteor off Thunder Bay Light, Lake Huron, with 40 lives lost. ""Pewabic"" was carrying a large cargo of copper,...
    • The Noronic

    • Soo Locks (Mich.) ; Boats and boating
    • Photograph showing the Canada Steamship Lines passenger ship ""Noronic"", possibly in the Detroit River. The ""Noronic"" was launched in 1913. It burned in the early morning hours at a pier in Toronto, September 17, 1949. Approximately 120...

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