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    • Our railway relations

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

      Our Railway Relations

      They are Going to be Far-Reaching when

      Roads Now in Contemplation are Built

      A Portland, Ma., dispatch to...
    • 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...
    • Republic

    • Railroads ; Mines and mineral resources ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 12, 1891

      Republic

      Christ Peterson with a force of men arrived here from Marquette on Tuesday evening to do the grading for the new spur to the Riverside mine. The work is now...
    • Boom is setting in

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      March 5, 1887 Saturday

      The Boom is Setting in.

      The fact that on the first of March many of the leading mines of the county increased the wages of their employees, and that the MH&O...
    • Upper Peninsula railroad publicity

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

      Our Boston and New York exchanges are discussing the late railroad deals in the Upper Peninsula with considerable interest. It is well. The resources of this region are thus...
    • To be extended

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      April 23, 1892 Saturday

      To Be Extended

      The Ironwood Times has the following in its last issue in reference to the extension of the DSS&A to that city.

      The Times has learned...
    • Chapin Mine pit

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Postcard view of the Chapin cave-in or pit, looking northeast from the Ludington Shaft area. Over 4,000,000 tons of iron ore had been extracted, making the cave-in or pit so immense. ""10. Chapin Cave. Iron Mountain, Mich.; Nelson's Photo"" is...
    • East Vulcan Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph, looking northeast, shows the East Vulcan Mine. A shaft house appears above the tramways and stockpiles in the upper left. Notice how the land has been clear-cut with few trees remaining on the horizon. ""East Vulcan Mine (looking NE);...
    • View of the Norway Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph taken in 1886, this view, looking east shows part of the Norway Mine. The Norway Mine was one of the few Dickinson County Mines worked as an open pit. ""Part of Norway Mine [---]; Looking East; Penn Mines; May 1886"" is printed on the...
    • Chapin Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph of the Hamilton Mine shaft under construction in 1883 when the shaft house and tramway were being erected. This photograph documents early mining construction techniques before steel replaced timber.
    • D Shaft of Chapin Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph of the freezing process used to sink D Shaft of the Chapin Mine through over 90 feet of rock and loose sand. This historic photograph of the freezing process records what may have been the first such attempt in the United States.
    • C Ludington Shaft of Chapin Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph of the C. Ludington Shaft, facing east, shows the shaft housing which rose 114 feet above the collar of Iron Mountain's Chapin Mine. The chutes to the left allowed ore cars, like those pictured, to be loaded directly, as the ore came up...
    • Quinnesec's Cundy Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph of Quinnesec's Cundy Mine, which opened in 1896. Some of the miners are standing on either the top of a skip, the top of a hoisting mechanism or a makeshift skip in preparation to descend underground. Note the sunshine lamps, which...

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