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    • Engine No. 8

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Hancock and Calumet Railroad locomotive no. 8 the ""Delaware"", built by Baldwin in November of 1891 under construction no. 12335. Unknown photographer in the mid 1890's shows the train approaching the Mineral Range Railroad crossing near Osceola,...
    • Fishing Party

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Copper Range Rail Road locomotive no. 5 with the State of Michigan car at Belt, MI (renamed to Lake Mine, MI in 1910). Fishing party in the Copper Country of Michigan's Upper Peninsula
    • Wreck

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Crew works on this Mineral Range Railroad locomotive that tipped off the tracks in the Copper Country.
    • 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...
    • B. L. E. Social

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 12, 1892

      B. L. E. Social

      The members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers will have a social at Fraternity Hall on Thursday evening, November 17th, dancing and supper...
    • Wreck occurred on the long bridge

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      April 23, 1892 Saturday

      A wreck occurred on the long bridge, south of Chassell, Firday on the DSS&A. The tender of the locomotive and one car were thrown from the track, and the bridge...
    • Under wheels

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Saturday, January 9, 1891

      Under the wheels

      Ishpeming - Carl Carlson, employed at the Cleveland mine meet with an accident last evening at the Third Street crossing. He was walking...
    • Fatally injured

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Lake Superior Democrat
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      January 10, 1891 Saturday

      Fatally Injured

      While walking along the track of the DSS&A last Thursday evening, Carl Strand, an employe of the Cleveland Mining Co., was overtaken by a...
    • Calumet - funeral of Murdoch

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1891

      Calumet - The funeral of Murdoch McLean was hled[sic] on Tuesday afternoon, the services being held at the residence of his parents where he died. About 15 members...
    • Something of an order

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News
      Newberry, Mi.
      March 3, 1887 Thursday

      Something of An Order

      The DSS&A placed its first order for rolling stock for its new lines, and the order includes 20 Mogul engines from Brooks Locomotive Works;...

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