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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...
    • Engine on display

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Engine no. 5649 built by H. K. Porter of Pittsburgh, PA., for the Calumet & Hecla smelter. This tank engine was on display, on a flatcar, at the Arcadian Copper Mine after it was reconditioned. Some work still needed to be performed. Owned by...
    • Ship Collision

    • Soo Locks (Mich.) ; Boats and boating ; Shipwreaks
    • Photograph of the wreakage of the Pontiac sunk in a collsion with the Athabaska July 1891. The Pontiac, one of the biggest steel carriers on the lakes, was owned by the Cleveland Iron Mining Company's. The carrier is at the bottom of the Sault...
    • Negaunee - sometime ago

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

      Negaunee - Sometime ago a tunnel was constructed by the DSS&A to drain the waters south of Lincoln street into the creek, but it was found inadequate for the work...
    • Longest logging railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, Baraga county, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      The Longest Logging R. R.

      The longest logging railroad in Mi., and probably in the world is that of the Manistique Lumber Co. It extends from the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Marquette, S S Marie, St Ignace

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Newberry News
      Newberry, Luce County, Mi.
      May 24, 1888
      Thursday

      Marquette, S.S. Marie and St. Ignace all have their gold, silver, iron or some other kinds of mines, and not to be behind the times, Newberry had to have one,...
    • As seen by Boston eyes

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 19, 1888
      Thursday

      As Seen By Boston Eyes

      The Boston Transcript, under the heading "From Boston to the West, Avoiding Chicago," speaks as follows...
    • 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...

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