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    • Col. Rexford has 200 men

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


      Col. Rexford has 200 men at work near Sage Jct., getting out ties and expects to commence cutting out the right of way this week. His firm, Rexford Bros &...
    • Accident Report

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Accident Report - October 29, 1887.

      An accident ocurred [* occurred] upon the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway near Ridge Siding, 6 miles east of Au Train station on the 29th day of October 1887, at 5 o'clock P.M. caused by Engineman...
    • View of The Twin Falls

    • Waterfalls
    • Postcard of Twin Falls, two small waterfalls within a mile of each other, which were flooded when a dam and power plant was established. The Indians called these falls ""Mossene Be-kinnegon, or the falls of the sharp rock."" ""View Of The Twin...
    • Joseph S. Fay

    • Soo Locks (Mich.) ; Boats and boating
    • Photograph showing the ""Joseph S. Fay"" waiting its turn to lock upbound in the State Lock at the Sault. Behind is its consort, the schooner ""D. P. Rhodes"". The ""Fay"" is one of the earliest of the Great Lakes bulk carriers built for the ore...
    • Construction equipment

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Merritt-Chapman & Scott marine construction equipment making a channel at Alpena, MI in order to float the first section of tower caisson No. 20 out of the assembly area and into Lake Huron for the 90 mile trip to the bridge site.
    • Fearful wreck on DSS&A

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County Mi.
      June 20, 1891 Saturday

      Fearful Wreck on The DSS&A at L'Anse

      A special from Marquette says: A frightful train wreck occurred Thursday on the L'Anse grade of the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • They need watching

    • Railroads ; Falls (Accidents) ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company




    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      May 25, 1891

      They Need Watching
      Negaunee.-
      The run through the Jackson location is a trying one to the
      employes on the trains of both the C&NW and DSS&A roads...
    • Schlessinger group

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

      Schlessinger Group:- . . . The mines composing the group are Queen, Prince of Wales, Buffalo and South Buffalo. They occupy the center of an estate of 160...
    • Act no. 67, page 84

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Acts of the Legislature of the State of Michigan, Regular Session of 1865, Act No. 67, page 84

      An Act to allow increased rates of fare for passengers on any railroad in the Upper Peninsula, for a limited period.

      Section 1. The...
    • 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...
    • Preparing for the Railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi
      September 17, 1887 Saturday

      Preparing for the Railroad

      Ishpeming:- Hills and Dishno, of Ishpeming, are moving a number of houses, including the post office, a store and several dwellings...
    • On summit division

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 16, 1887
      Saturday

      On The Summit Division
      From Mr. E. H. Barnes, of the firm of F. C. O'Reilly & Co.,
      the sub-contractors for the Summit division of the...
    • Commenced on Their Contract

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

    • Source: Ïhe Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 25, 1887

      Commenced on Their Contract
      Moore & Vayth, of Lake Linden, who have a 35 mile contract
      for bridging and timber work on the DSS&A, have begun work on
      their...

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