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    • For the first time in three years

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Newberry News
      Newberry, L. S., Mi.
      Friday, December 19, 1890

      For the first time in three years the writer visited Trout Lake the other week and was agreeably surprised to find the place so much changed for the better. For...
    • Soo bridge

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 30, 1887
      Saturday

      The "Soo" Bridge
      The "Soo" bridge is being built by four railroads in conjunction with the GT, CPR, DSS&A and the MSSM&A. The contracts...
    • Hoisting machinery

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This hoisting machinery was located at the base of each tower. Each cable drum went on one of the four lifting locations on the stiffening truss sections. The truss had to be lifted as level as possible. Workers used a ""ball"" spirit level to...
    • Roadway decking

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • The center driving lanes are in with the raised center median. At this point, vehicles and machinery can drive out on the structure to deliver materials and supplies as well as perform necessary services. The outside lanes still require paving.
    • Houghton - wrecked freight train

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Michigan
      Saturday, June 13, 1891

      Houghton. - The wrecked freight train at L'Anse made it necessary to transport express and baggage and the passenger trains were about an hour late on...
    • Houghton - wrecked freight train

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      Houghton - The wrecked freight train at L'Anse made it necessary to transport express and baggage and the passenger trains were about an hour late on Thursday and...
    • Ore freights

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      June 27, 1891 Saturday

      Ore Freights

      The following upon this subject is from the Chicago Herald of Saturday last.

      The C&NW is meeting with severe competition on the part of the DSS&A, an...
    • Ishpeming

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 31, 1892 Saturday

      Fall Under the Wheels

      Ishpeming - As the local freight which leaves Marquette eastbound every morning, No. 24 was entering St. Ignace Tuesday night at ten...
    • At the Hawley Mill

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 27, 1892

      At The Hawley Mill

      The Cleveland Saw Mill & Lumber company expects to start up its big Dead river mill by April 15. There will be no trouble with logs this spring as...
    • 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...
    • Under wheels

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Saturday, January 9, 1891

      Under the wheels

      Ishpeming - Carl Carlson, employed at the Cleveland mine meet with an accident last evening at the Third Street crossing. He was walking...
    • New Railroad Scheme

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Rock River, Marquette, Mi.
      May 30, 1891 Saturday

      A New Railroad Scheme

      A toledo special to the Detroit Tribune gives the following particulars concerning a new railroad deal which is intended to give...
    • Council proceedings

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Newberry News
      Newberry, Luce County, Mi.
      February 6, 1891

      Council Proceedings

      Newberry, Jan. 26, 1891

      The following resolution was offered by trustee, Wright: Resolved: That the right of way on Parmalee street...
    • In new hands

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Lake Superior Democrat
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      February 14, 1891
      Saturday

      In New Hands

      The EIM&W Road is now in the C&NW's Possession

      A New Traffic Arrangement

      The gentlemen who made so exhaustive a study of...
    • Railways galore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal Marquette, Mi., October 23, 1886, Saturday

      Railways Galore

      What a Year Will Bring Forth in the Matter of Railway Construction in the U. P.

      The Milwaukee Sentinel prints the appended communication from...
    • Railroad race

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News

      Newberry, Mi.

      November 25, 1886 Thursday

      A Railroad Race There is likely to be lively work on the MSSM&A and the new DSS&A to see which line will reach the "Soo" first. The Duluth road is backed by a...
    • 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...
    • First train

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 9, 1887
      Saturday

      The First Train
      Kaufman & Sons are selling tickets for the first DSS&A train,
      and a glance at the crow in front of their store every...

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