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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Getting ready for work

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette MI.
      November 6, 1886
      Getting Ready for Work
      Mr. J. A. Latcha, the chief engineer and superintendent of construction for Brown, Howard & Co. contractors for the building of the DSS&A, is in the...
    • Railroad Notes

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      May 14, 1887 Saturday

      Railroad Notes

      Three Brooks locomotives which arrived in Marquette last week via St. Ignace are part of an order of five from those works, two more being on the...
    • Tail and dog

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 5, 1889

      The Tail and the Dog

      The recent change of time on the DSS&A necessitated by changes on the connecting lines at St. Ignace, was not followed by a satisfactory change on...
    • 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...
    • Superior South Shore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: W. F. Fitch Scrap Book - p. 21

      Superior-South Shore
      The Story of the Road
      What Has Been Accomplished
      by the Building and What Will
      Result from Its Competition

      The South Shore road is completed today and its...
    • Extension is finished

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 26, 1892

      The Extension is Finished

      As prophecied by a prominent official some weeks since, the track laying forces on the DSS&A had a chance to eat turkey in West Superior...
    • Dr. Northrup severely hurt

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 6, 1892

      Dr. Northrup Severely Hurt

      The community was shocked yesterday when it became known that Dr. George J. Northrup, Chief surgeon of the DSS&A had received very grave...
    • Newtonville

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, Lake Superior, Mi.
      May 14, 1892 Saturday

      Newtonville - Tuesday noon, general manager Fitch arrived here in his private car, accompanied by H. J. Payne, civil engineer, and Peter W. Neu, of the firm...
    • On the Dead River Road

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 23, 1892

      On the Dead River Road

      When the frost went out the quicksand got in its work and the great embankment at the last curve before the hoist is reached, ten miles from...
    • 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...
    • Along the line

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 3, 1891 Saturday

      Along The Line

      On the Duluth division this winter there is great activity as far as logging operations are concerned the Nester estate is getting out over...
    • Bay Mills branch

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI.
      Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1891

      Bay Mills Branch

      The South Shore is now building a spur from the station of Bay Mills on its Soo division to Hall & Buell's mills on Waiskai Bay. The branch...
    • Negaunee - as 3:30 passenger

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marqueette, MI
      Saturday, Jan. 17, 1891

      Negaunee - As the 3:30 passenger on the DSS&A was pulling into the city yesterday afterafternoon[sic], the engine left the rails near the switch just below the...
    • South shore road

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., December 11, 1886

      The South Shore Road

      The Duluth News gives this interesting history of the project to connect Duluth with Sault Ste. Marie by a railroad running along the south shore of...
    • More about the new railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., October 30, 1886, Saturday

      More About the New Railroad

      Concerning the new railroad to be built in the Upper Peninsula between Duluth and S. S. [Sault Ste.] Marie. The contract for which was...
    • Reporting for duty

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette Mi., November 13, 1886, Saturday

      Reporting for Duty

      The division engineers of The DSS&A [Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company] are arriving in the city day by day and preparing to...

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