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    • 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...
    • DSS&A railway depot

    • Railroad stations ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company


    • D.S.S. & A. RAILWAY DEPOT


      WEEKLY MINING JOURNAL
      May 11, 1901 P. 1 C.1

      NEW DEPOT ASSURED, SOUTH SHORE ROAD WILL ERECT IT ON FRONT STREET
      PLANS WILL BE HERE SHORTLY, CONSIDERABLE GRADING ON THE SITE COMPLETED
      THIS...
    • For the Summit Division

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


    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 20, 1887
      Saturday

      For the Summit Division
      A special train passed through the city at midnight Thursday
      with 200 laborers for F. C. O'Reilly & Co.'s...
    • Traveling men's association organized

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 13, 1889

      Traveling Men's Association Organized

      Among other pleasing results of the opening of the DSS&A as a through line is one not hertofore mentioned publicly; viz: the fact...
    • Robbers and confidence men operating at Trout Lake

    • Railroads ; Swindlers and swindling ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company ; Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway Company




    • [ROBBERS & CONFIDENCE MEN OPERATING AT TROUT LAKE]--1891

      Trout Lake is gaining an unenviable reputation as being the
      resort of robbers and confidence men. Every week the local papers
      tell of parties being fleeced out of...
    • 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...
    • Genesis of an exodus

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal

      Marquette, Mi.

      November 20, 1886

      The Genesis or an Exodus

      Affairs are stirring at the union depot these days, owing to the departures from the city of numerous gangs of men for the logging...
    • Over 500 men are rushing

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Manistique Tri-Weekly Pioneer
      Manistique, Mi.
      June 7, 1888
      Saturday

      Over 500 men are rushing the work of ballasting the new track of the DSS&A from Nestoria to Iron River, the junction with the NP. The men are working in...
    • Reducing expenses

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Dauly [*Daily] Mining Journal,
      Marquette, Mi.
      Wednesday, August 3, 1888

      Reducing Expenses

      In order to "reduce expenses" the DSS&A Ry., [*,] management yesterday began laying off some of their employes. It is said...
    • Arrangements are being made

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Newberry News
      Luce County, Mi.
      Friday, October 17, 1890

      Arrangements are being made by the Railroad Company to open a gravel pit between Newberry and Dollarville, immediately west of the old camps used by the Wood Department...
    • Progress of the survey

    • Railroads -- Design and construction ; Railroads -- Employees ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 8, 1887 Saturday

      Progress of the Survey

      The corps for the survey of the liine for the DSS&A is now fully organized and work is progress all along the line from Sturgeon...
    • Houghton, July 4 - Mr. Schulte

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 3, 1888
      Tuesday

      The First of August

      Over 500 men are rushing the work of ballasting the new track of the DSS&A from Nestoria west to Iron River, the junction with the NP....
    • Editorial

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 16, 1888
      Monday

      Editorial

      From information that comes to us from the East, we are compelled to believe that the CPR has secured a controlling...
    • Lumbering standpoint

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

    • source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 4, 1886

      Considering the project from a lumbering standpoint, the Northwestern Lumberman has this as to one of the probably results of the construction of The DSS&A:

      The...
    • Logging division trains have

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 12, 1889

      Logging division trains have been put on the Western Division and there is a big demand for 34-foot cars in consequence. The logs are hauled to Nestoria and...
    • Progress of the Survey

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 8, 1887 Saturday

      Progress of the Survey The corps for the survey of the line for the DSS&A is now fully organized and work is progressing all along the line from Sturgeon west...

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