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    • C. A. Hazen has been appointed

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Munising Republican
      Au Train, Alger County, Mi.
      November 10, 1888
      Saturday

      C. A. Hazen has been appointed agent at Sand River station, and leaves with his family and household goods for their new home...
    • 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.
    • Overburden removal

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • cranes using clam buckets remove overburden from inside of caisson 18. Overburden in the form of rock, sand, and mud was deposited outside the caisson. Note the pipe discharging water in the center of the photo. This ""Air Lift"" was used as a...
    • Winter

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Another aerial view of the construction equipment frozen in the ice of Lake Huron. St.Ignace, MI is in the background. The old steamer, ""Wolverine"" was used to store sand. This vessel buckled due to improper loading and the fact that it was...
    • Grout plant

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This four story height, marine grout plant was specially designed by the marine contractor for the Mackinac Bridge project. After the aggregate was about 10 feet deep inside the cofferdam, grout made from Portland cement, sand, fly ash, water, and...
    • 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...
    • Stations, miles

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Michigan Manual - 1891
      DSS&A Ry.
      Stations Miles Stations Miles
      Mackinaw City O Chocolay 151
      St. Ignace 0 Marquette 155
      Allenville 10 Bagdad 161
      Moran 11 Eagle Mills 163
      Palms 20 Negaunee 167
      Ozark ...
    • This week has seen the beginning

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      April 21, 1888
      Saturday

      This week has seen the beginning of active work in the ballasting the track of the Soo branch of the South Shore. There is now construction trains...
    • Yesterday a reporter

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

      Yesterday a reporter was shown the plans for the new South shore depot at St. Ignace in Superintendent Jarvis's office. The depot will be built on a dock by the...
    • Through to Superior

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 11, 1888
      Saturday

      Through to Superior

      Mr. J. A. Latcha, chief engineer and superintendent of construction of The DSS&A, has just received instructions from Calvin S. Brice,...
    • Special excursion

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 18, 1888
      Saturday

      A Special Excursion

      As the huck1eberries are now at their prime, the DSS&A will run a special huckleberry excursion out from this city tomorrow morning for...
    • Tomorrow's excursion

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

      Tomorrow's Excursion

      So great was the success of the berry excursion last Sunday on the South Shore that another will be run tomorrow, only this train will...
    • Big enterprise, two of Marquette's

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Marquette Sunday Times
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 12, 1891 Sunday

      Big Enterprise
      Two of Marquette's Business Men
      Will Own and Conduct It

      A Great Sand Stone Quarry
      It is Located at Newtonville, and its Product
      is...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 24

    • Concerts
    • Newspaper clippings on various topics and obituaries (1943). Page is hand numbered ""24"". -- July 24 - Concert given at Service Men's Center in honor of the Coast Guardsmen, presented by John Josey and Esther Cummings. Coast Guardsmen from...

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