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    • Wreck of Portage bridge

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This view of the wreck taken from the Hancock side, west side of the bridge shows the barges placed in the opening and railings installed for safe passage of pedestrians. This bridge is the only way to cross to the north side of Portage Lake.
    • Bridge open for ship passage

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • A Great Lakes steamer passes through the Portage Lake swing bridge that connects Houghton and Hancock, Michigan. This two level bridge carries railroad traffic on the lower level and street traffic on the upper level. Note the streetcar (left)...
    • The ""cat walk""

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Catwalk construction continues with addition of railing cables, cleats for traction, and trusses to connect between the calks to provide stiffness and passage between cat walks.
    • Vessels

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Self unloading steam ships continued to deliver aggregate while other vessels transited the Straights of Mackinac. This is a very busy place in the Great Lakes and vessels passage is continuous through out the shipping season.
    • Train no. 2

    • Railroad accidents ; Dogs ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company



    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Friday, March 6, 1891

      A Troublesome Tunnel
      Negaunee - The contractors engaged in building a water
      tunnel through the DSS&A embankment, just south of the
      junction of...
    • All Rail Excursions

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      September 10,1887
      Saturday

      All Rail Excursions
      The DSS&A announces all rail excursion rates from all points
      on its line to the state fair at Jackson, September 19 to...
    • 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...
    • Detroit exposition rates

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      September 14, 1889

      Detroit Exposition Rates

      The DSS&A, with its customary enterprise, has made a fare to the Detroit exposition which should act as a great inducement to visitors. The...
    • Popular with the ""boys""

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      November 15, 1889 Saturday

      Popular With The "Boys"

      General Manager Fitch of the South Shore, is a popular man with those who hold subordinate positions on the road. The boys ahve to toe the "mark," but...
    • 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....
    • Troublesome tunnel

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



    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Friday, March 6, 1891

      A Troublesome Tunnel
      Negaunee - The contractors engaged in building a water
      tunnel through the DSS&A embankment, just south of the
      junction of...

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