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    • Section foreman Swanson

    • Railroads -- Snow protection and removal ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company




    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      March 7, 1891
      Rock River, Alger County, Mi. Saturday

      Section Foreman Swanson has a crew of two men and he is ex-
      plected to keep the side tracks at Au Train, West Au...
    • 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...
    • Welcome change

    • Railroad stations ; Nonsmoking areas ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company


    • Source; The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Thursday, March 12. 1891

      A Welcome Change

      The DSS&A is making a very much needed imrprovement in its
      depot accommodations in this city. The portion that has been
      used as...
    • New Arrangement

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


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

      The New Arrangement
      General Superintendent Watson, of the DSS&A returned last evening from an important business visit to Detroit. Nearly all the...
    • 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...
    • Soo bridge

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

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

      The "Soo" Bridge
      The "Soo" bridge is being built by four railroads in conjunction with the GT, CPR, DSS&A and the MSSM&A. The contracts...
    • Soo Bridge

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 25, 1886

      The "Soo" Bridge

      THe following bit of railroad news comes from Washington: In 1882 a company of Mi., men were authorized to build a bridge across the Sault Ste....
    • 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...
    • Ishpeming - South Shore has

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 16, 1889
      Saturday

      Ishpeming - The South Shore has a construction gang at work putting in a side track to the Iron Valley mine. This property is the discovery of Messers. Finn,...
    • Sault branch

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      The Sault Branch
      Brown, Howard & Co, the contractors of the DSS&A[Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic] have sub-let the contract for clearing, grading and bridging the Sault...
    • Duluth and Wisconsin railroad

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Saturday, December 11, 1886

      The Duluth & Wisconsin Railroad.

      This company, notice of whose incorporation was given in the Duluth News some days ago, was formed to make a portion of...
    • Got his foot crushed

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Septembr 24, 1887
      Saturday

      Got His Foot Crushed

      James Scanlon, aged about 15, met with an accident Saturday
      evening by which his foot was badly crushed. At 5:32 a...
    • South Shore Road

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

    • source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Thursday, Dec. 9, 1886

      The South Shore Road.

      The Duluth News gives this interesting history of the project to connect Duluth with Sault Ste. Marie by a railroad running along the...
    • DSS&A now runs its passenger

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

    • Source: The Sault Ste, Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      May 26, 1888
      Saturday

      The DSS&A now runs its passenger cars across to Mackinaw City on the ferry St. Ignace, so that passengers bound north take the cars at Mackinaw City...
    • Interesting interview

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

    • Sources: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      An Interesting Interview
      The following is taken from a lengthy interview, had with Mr. James McMillan by a reporter of the Detroit evening Journal. Upper Peninsula readers...
    • Accident Report

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Accident Report - August 29, 1887.

      An accident occurred on the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic
      Railway near Seney station on the 27th day of Auguet 1887 at
      805 o'clock P.M. caused by:
      Brakeman Austin Hoban when attempting to get on...
    • Tower caisson

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • After repairs were make, the channel was opened up so the caisson could be floated off the beach and into Lake Huron for the trip to the bridge site. Note the fabricated steel parts stacked and ready to begin building the next caisson

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