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    • Causeway

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This 4200 foot long causeway which became a part the north end approaches to the bridge span was built in 1941 as a part of an attempt to bridge the Straights of Mackinac. During bridge construction it was used as a staging area and parking lot. ...
    • Gismo

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Driving H-beams as an angle is a tough job. The ""gismo"" made this demanding job go quite well. The ""gismo"" was an adaptation of a steam pile driver that could operate at pre set angles and drive the pile right to the bottom of the cofferdam,...
    • Arrangements are being made

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Newberry News
      Luce County, Mi.
      Friday, October 17, 1890

      Arrangements are being made by the Railroad Company to open a gravel pit between Newberry and Dollarville, immediately west of the old camps used by the Wood Department...
    • Retaliation against trunk

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [RETALIATION AGAINST TRUNK SMASHING BAGGAGEMAN]--1891

      A St. Ignace baggageman was merrily smashing trunks the other day when in an instant a big Saratoga trunk burst with flames. When the depot had been saved and the fire put out the...
    • Terrible ride

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

      A Terrible Ride

      At 7:30 Thursday evening that thrilling locomotive shriek was heard which instantly told people in Marquette that there...

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