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    • D Shaft of Chapin Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph of the freezing process used to sink D Shaft of the Chapin Mine through over 90 feet of rock and loose sand. This historic photograph of the freezing process records what may have been the first such attempt in the United States.
    • L'Anse two box cars broke

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Monday, January 5, 1891

      L'Anse - Two box cars broke loose from the freight train Friday morning while the train was climbing the grade to the summit. They came into the railway yard with...
    • 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...
    • Railway comments

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      The Detroit Tribune displays it knowledge of the railroad situation in the upper peninsula by stating that "about forty-eight miles of road will be built from the junction of...
    • Yesterday morning

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      October 31, 1891 Saturday

      L'Anse - Yesterday morning five carloads of lumber broke loose at the Summit and came thundering down the hill. The cars were derailed at the curve near the depot...

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