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    • Quarry

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Power shovel loads a haul truck at the quarry on Drummond Island, MI, fifty miles to the northeast of the bridge site. Dolomite limestone was crushed to the required size and laced into self-unloading lake freighters which delivered the stone and...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Superintendent Fitch of C&NW

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., Tuesday, May 5, 1885

      Ishpeming - The action of Superintendent Fitch of the C&NW [Chicago & Northwestern Railway Company] in so kindly furnishing a train to the sheriff to bring Benan to this...
    • 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...
    • RR at last

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      September 24, 1887 Saturday

      "A RR at Last"

      The railroad has reached the "Soo" and that historic town
      will ere long be in full communication by rail with the out-
      side world....
    • 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...
    • New appointments

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 7, 1888
      Thursday

      New Appointments

      "Mile" Meehan, one of the oldest and best engineer on the DSS&A as well as one of the most popular men on the road, has just received...
    • Michael Mahan

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Sources The Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      June 9, 1888
      Saturday

      Michael Mahan, one of the oldest engineers on the DSS&A, has been promoted to Road Foreman of Engines. His duties will consist in being...
    • E. E. Lee has resigned

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

    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 11, 1888
      Wednesday

      Three more of the new passenger coaches arrived here yesterday morning and the first new baggage car is on the way up.

      New and improved patterns of...
    • Another English Encroachment

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Alger County Republican
      Au Train, Mi.
      July 28, 1888
      Saturday

      Another English Enroachment [*Encroachment]

      The sale of the DSS&A to the Canadian Pacific seems to be an assured fact. The interviews with the managers of...
    • 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...
    • Already planning

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 25, 1888
      Saturday

      Already Planning

      The Mining Journal understands that the local officers of the South Shore are all ready planning for the changes in the shops here. The...
    • New passenger engines

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 25, 1888
      Saturday

      The New Passenger Engines

      One, No. 102, of the two new Baldwin passenger engines which were received by the DSS&A a few days ago has been set up and...

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