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    • Pier no. 18 tilts

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Pier No. 18, the south cable bent pier, started to tilt. This was discovered from the constant inspections and surveying. Piles were driven to bedrock on the low side to stop the movement and digging and loading on the high side was done to right...
    • Other piers

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • The frame for one of the roadway piers is lowered into place. Sheet piling will be driven in around the frame to make it into a coffer dam. Spud piles were driven into the lake bottom for support.
    • Other piers

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • The frame for one of the roadway piers is lowered into place. Sheet piling will be driven in around the frame to make it into a coffer dam. Spud piles were driven into the lake bottom for support.
    • Gismo

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Driving H-beams at an angle is a tough job. The ""gismo"" made this demanding job go quite well. These piles were driven to refusal at bedrock and gave the pier ""legs"" to stand on just as a chair has legs that allow it to sit on the floor.
    • 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...
    • Contract signed

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Saturday, December 17, 1887

      The Contract Signed

      For some time the constractors [* contractors]have been figuring on plans prepared by Mr. J.A. Latcha, chief engineer of the DSS&A for the...
    • South Shore notes

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


    • Source: The Mining Journal, Co., Marquette, MI
      March 17, 1888

      South Shore Notes less expense. The survey is avery
      A representative of the Mining Journal called at the
      office of Brown, Howard and Co. this...
    • Location for the new union depot

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      April 28, 1888
      Saturday

      The location for the new union depot has been decided upon. The company's have decided to build it on the right of way of both companies between Spruce...
    • Contractors for new ore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Delta
      Gladstone, Mi.
      January 28, 1888
      Saturday

      The contractors for the new ore dock received their pile driver and other machinery and have commenced the preliminary work. It is not expected to commence driving piles...
    • Sixty years ago

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi.
      Tuesday, August 22, 1989

      Sixty Years Ago

      Ishpeming - Extra switching crews are being worked by the C&NW, DSS&A and LS&I railways to keep mines supplied with cars for loading ore from...

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