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    • Reath's Crossing school

    • School buildings
    • Photograph of the Reath's Crossing School, built in 1879, serving families with children living on the State Road. The distance to Vulcan was too far to walk and children would have had to cross the river. Farmers involved in constructing this...
    • Ishpeming

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 31, 1892 Saturday

      Fall Under the Wheels

      Ishpeming - As the local freight which leaves Marquette eastbound every morning, No. 24 was entering St. Ignace Tuesday night at ten...
    • Hurt in collision

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 6, 1892

      Hurt in Collision

      Ishpeming - Clifford Bernard, the engineer on DSS&A switch engine No. 12, was probably fatally hurt in a collesion with engine No. 203 at the diamond...
    • Saturday's wreck

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, MI.
      August 6, 1892

      Saturday's Wreck

      A few minutes after 11:00 last Saturday morning, the sleeper and last coach of the westbound Lake Superior Limited jumped the rails one mile west of...
    • Terrible ride

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 18, 1888
      Saturday

      A Terrible Ride

      At 7:30 Thursday evening that thrilling locomotive shriek was heard which instantly told people in Marquette that there...
    • Negaunee,  August 6, 1888

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Wednesday, August 8, 1888

      PWPL Micro Film Box No. 33

      Negaunee, August 6, 1888

      The reporter took a journey out to the DSS&A Ry., Palmer extension Saturday. From here to Half-way...
    • Northwestern extension

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 18, 1888
      Saturday

      The Northwestern Extension

      Ishpeming - Train service has been given the people living along the line of the C&NW extension from this city to Republic and...
    • Required amputation

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 22, 1889 Saturday

      Required Amputation

      A Switchman named George Smith met with an accident last Saturday night at 7 o'clock, that will render him a lifelong cripple. He was on a...
    • Tail and dog

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

      The Tail and the Dog

      The recent change of time on the DSS&A necessitated by changes on the connecting lines at St. Ignace, was not followed by a satisfactory change on...
    • Electric Light Company

    • Street -- Railroads
    • Electric Street Railroads meant electricity was available to the citizens of the Copper Country. The members of the community visit the Houghton county Electric Light company ""fair"" to view the latest in electric appliances and other items to...

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