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    • 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...
    • Through to Duluth

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Monday, Jan. 21, 1889

      Through to Duluth

      Washington dispatches announce that Major H. D. Blackman of this city and Howell, has succeeded after long and patient work in securing...
    • Struck by the engine

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 18, 1888
      Wednesday

      Struck by the Engine

      The freight train which arrived here at one o'clock Monday night brought a man named Stanley Colquist,...
    • 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...
    • Soo Bridge

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 25, 1886

      The "Soo" Bridge

      THe following bit of railroad news comes from Washington: In 1882 a company of Mi., men were authorized to build a bridge across the Sault Ste....
    • 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.
    • Required amputation

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 22, 1889 Saturday

      Required Amputation

      A Switchman named George Smith met with an accident last Saturday night at 7 o'clock, that will render him a lifelong cripple. He was on a...
    • 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...
    • Railroad Celebration

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Sault Ste. Marie Democrat
      Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mi.
      December 1, 1887
      Thursday

      Railroad Celebration
      For several weeks previous to the arrival of the DSS&A, the
      Democrat endeavored to...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • National triennial conclave

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      September 21, 1889

      National Triennial Conclave

      Lake Superior Commandery No. 30, Knights Templar, has practically completed its arrangements for the trip to Washington next Monday. 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...
    • 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...
    • Interesting interview

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

    • Sources: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      An Interesting Interview
      The following is taken from a lengthy interview, had with Mr. James McMillan by a reporter of the Detroit evening Journal. Upper Peninsula readers...
    • 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...

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