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    • Railroad gang

    • Railroads -- Employees
    • Extremely early and unidentified photograph may record a crew from the railroad gang which cut, graded and laid the tracks from Powers to the new iron mines during 1877. The somber men appear well-equipped with shovels, sledge hammers and pick-like...
    • Extension is finished

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 26, 1892

      The Extension is Finished

      As prophecied by a prominent official some weeks since, the track laying forces on the DSS&A had a chance to eat turkey in West Superior...
    • Something of an order

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Newberry News
      Newberry, Mi.
      March 3, 1887 Thursday

      Something of An Order

      The DSS&A placed its first order for rolling stock for its new lines, and the order includes 20 Mogul engines from Brooks Locomotive Works;...
    • Over 500 men are rushing

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Manistique Tri-Weekly Pioneer
      Manistique, Mi.
      June 7, 1888
      Saturday

      Over 500 men are rushing the work of ballasting the new track of the DSS&A from Nestoria to Iron River, the junction with the NP. The men are working in...
    • Houghton, July 4 - Mr. Schulte

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 3, 1888
      Tuesday

      The First of August

      Over 500 men are rushing the work of ballasting the new track of the DSS&A from Nestoria west to Iron River, the junction with the NP....

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