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    • 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...
    • Hall & Munson Company

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Timber man
      June 13, 1891

      Hall & Munson Co., who recently purchased the property of Hall & Buell, at Bay Mills, in the upper peninsula of MI, have purchased 100,000,000 feet of Alger Smith & co., of Detroit, to be delivered on...
    • 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...
    • Railway extension

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 4, 1886

      The Marshall Statesman, Marshall, Mi., claims that the syndicate that recently purchased the M&O [M&HO] is the same that also purchased the DM&M and other connecting lines in...
    • Equipment

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • The old lake freighter ""Wolverine"" was purchased by the foundation contractor from Columbia Transportation co and was used for storage of materials. It was sunk in Moran Bay and used for a breakwater over the winter of 1954-55. In the spring it...
    • New Railroad Scheme

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Rock River, Marquette, Mi.
      May 30, 1891 Saturday

      A New Railroad Scheme

      A toledo special to the Detroit Tribune gives the following particulars concerning a new railroad deal which is intended to give...
    • Thus far this winter

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Feb. 5, 1891
      Saturday

      Feb. 7 - Thus far this winter, the South Shore has had no occasion to use its mammoth snow plow, much to the disgust of numerous persons who have been waiting ever...
    • Railroad race

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News

      Newberry, Mi.

      November 25, 1886 Thursday

      A Railroad Race There is likely to be lively work on the MSSM&A and the new DSS&A to see which line will reach the "Soo" first. The Duluth road is backed by a...
    • DSS&A Time Card

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 30, 1887
      Saturday

      The DSS&A Time Card
      The first time card of the DSS&A goes into effect Sunday
      next, May 1, and the arrangement of trains will be such...
    • 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...
    • DSS&A directors visit

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 26, 1886
      Houghton, Nov. 26.- A special train of four palace coaches containing the directors of The DSS&A, the parties who have purchased the DM&M and the MH&O, arrived here last...
    • New aspect of railroad situation

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


    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 27, 1886 A new aspect has been put on the railroad situation in this peninsula by the announced plans of the syndicate which has purchased the DM&M and the MH&O roads, and proposes at...
    • Editorial

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 16, 1888
      Monday

      Editorial

      From information that comes to us from the East, we are compelled to believe that the CPR has secured a controlling...
    • 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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