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    • Safety equipment

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Safety is a constant issue in a project such as this. Here men are wearing heavy clothing to guard against the wind and cold. They used electric lamps on their hardhats. They tied off with safety belts and were constantly reminder ( as with the...
    • Make 'em hustle

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 30, 1892 Saturday

      Makes 'Em Hustle

      Ishpeming - There was organized at Milwaukee last April the Wisconsin and Michigan Car Service Association, the object of which is to have...
    • Dr. Northrup severely hurt

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

      Dr. Northrup Severely Hurt

      The community was shocked yesterday when it became known that Dr. George J. Northrup, Chief surgeon of the DSS&A had received very grave...
    • 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...
    • It is a long time since

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Lake Superior Democrat
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      February 21, 1891
      Saturday

      It is a long time since Lake Linden has been so thoroughly stirred up as it is now. The citizens are working with might and main to have a broad gauge...
    • From James W. Lydon

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • From James W. Lydon

      On September 3,1879, a group of Detroit businessmen headed by James McMillan[,] J. S. Newberry, Francis Palms, George Hendrie, F. E. Driggs, Hugh McMillan of Detroit and George I. Seney of New York[,] incorporated the...
    • Railroad Notes

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      May 14, 1887 Saturday

      Railroad Notes

      Three Brooks locomotives which arrived in Marquette last week via St. Ignace are part of an order of five from those works, two more being on the...
    • 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...
    • Through train on the DSS&A

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      June 9, 1888
      Saturday

      The through train on the DSS&A began running Sunday last, arriving about three house [*hours] late at this point, and has been late every day since. There is something...
    • Detroit view of it

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      A Detroit View of It
      Detroit has never taken more than a languid interest in matters relating to this part of the state, but her people begin to realize that the upper...
    • Editorial

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 17, 1888
      Tuesday

      Editorial

      The Sault News lays the flattering unction to its soul that the "Soo" is to be greatly benefited at the expense of...
    • Editorial

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 17, 1888
      Tuesday

      Editorial

      The Boston Transcript says that on the heels of the reported transfer to the CPR of a controlling interest in the...
    • 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...
    • Popular with the ""boys""

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      November 15, 1889 Saturday

      Popular With The "Boys"

      General Manager Fitch of the South Shore, is a popular man with those who hold subordinate positions on the road. The boys ahve to toe the "mark," but...
    • Slight derailment

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



    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Friday, March 5, 1891
      Negaunee

      A Slight Derailment

      The westbound freight train , due here at 5:08 pm in the
      afternoon was derailed just east of the Carp hill,...

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