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    • Train

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Train load of rock or ore behind Mineral Range RR engine #198 stops for switch on a spring day in the Copper Country of Michigan's Upper Peninsula
    • Railroad tickets

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Ticket dated 1896 for Mineral Range Railroad/Hancock and Calumet Railroad Company from Red Jacket to Mills, signed by Sheilds. Ticket dated 1910 for the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad to Madison Wisc., Oct 31, 1910 for C Lanville and...
    • Portage lake bridge number 2

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This bridge, the second at this location, was of steel and built in 1895 to accommodate street, pedestrian, and streetcar traffic on the upper level with the railroads using the lower level. This photo taken from Mt.Ripley area shows West Houghton...
    • Ore Docks on Huron Bay

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      October 11,1890

      Ore Docks on Huron Bay

      As will be seen by an advertisement published alsewhere in this issue the IR&HB, which is now constructing a line from Champion to a point on Huron...
    • Republic

    • Railroads ; Mines and mineral resources ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 12, 1891

      Republic

      Christ Peterson with a force of men arrived here from Marquette on Tuesday evening to do the grading for the new spur to the Riverside mine. The work is now...
    • More railroads

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 19, 1890
      Saturday

      More Railroads

      The upper peninsula is to have more railroads. For some time reports have been floating about Detroit of a projected line from Champion to...
    • Tail and dog

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 5, 1889

      The Tail and the Dog

      The recent change of time on the DSS&A necessitated by changes on the connecting lines at St. Ignace, was not followed by a satisfactory change on...
    • DSS&A Railroad direct route

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County, Mi.
      January 10, 1891 Saturday

      Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Ry.
      Direct Route between the East and Southeast and the great North-
      west, and all points on the South...
    • L 29 p 237 quit claim deed from

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Register of Deeds Office
      Houghton County
      Houghton, Mi.

      L 29 p 237

      Quit Claim Deed from the Michigan Land & Iron Co, Ltd. to the
      DSS&A Ry.

      Indenture made December 2, 1889, consideration $1, for Block2, Lots 1...
    • Probate Court for the County of Wisconsin

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Probate Court for the County of Ontonagon, Michigan DSS&A Ry., vs Horace W. Stewart, Robert W. Trotter and Beacon Mineral Land Co.

      Condemnation and proceedings to condemn rOW 30 feet wide for spur track at Ewen, Mi., to Clar, Forman & co.'s...
    • Chapin Mine pit

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Postcard view of the Chapin cave-in or pit, looking northeast from the Ludington Shaft area. Over 4,000,000 tons of iron ore had been extracted, making the cave-in or pit so immense. ""10. Chapin Cave. Iron Mountain, Mich.; Nelson's Photo"" is...
    • East Vulcan Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph, looking northeast, shows the East Vulcan Mine. A shaft house appears above the tramways and stockpiles in the upper left. Notice how the land has been clear-cut with few trees remaining on the horizon. ""East Vulcan Mine (looking NE);...
    • View of the Norway Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph taken in 1886, this view, looking east shows part of the Norway Mine. The Norway Mine was one of the few Dickinson County Mines worked as an open pit. ""Part of Norway Mine [---]; Looking East; Penn Mines; May 1886"" is printed on the...
    • Chapin Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph of the Hamilton Mine shaft under construction in 1883 when the shaft house and tramway were being erected. This photograph documents early mining construction techniques before steel replaced timber.

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