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    • Fatally injured

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Lake Superior Democrat
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      January 10, 1891 Saturday

      Fatally Injured

      While walking along the track of the DSS&A last Thursday evening, Carl Strand, an employe of the Cleveland Mining Co., was overtaken by a...
    • Council proceedings

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Newberry News
      Newberry, Luce County, Mi.
      February 6, 1891

      Council Proceedings

      Newberry, Jan. 26, 1891

      The following resolution was offered by trustee, Wright: Resolved: That the right of way on Parmalee street...
    • Accident occurred on DSS&A at Marquette

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway
      Marquette, Michigan, June 16, 1887.
      Accident Report
      An accident occured on the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway at Marquette on the l8th day of June 1887, at 4 o'clock pm, caused by:
      Stephen...
    • 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...
    • War at Palmer

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

      War at Palmer

      Negaunee - The people of Palmer, some seven miles south of this city, are very much wrought over the actions of the contractors who are building the...
    • Traveling men's association organized

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 13, 1889

      Traveling Men's Association Organized

      Among other pleasing results of the opening of the DSS&A as a through line is one not hertofore mentioned publicly; viz: the fact...
    • State of New York

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Marquette, Mi.
      County Clerk's Office
      Liber 21, p. 326

      State of New York
      City and County of New York

      On this 17th day of July, A. D., 1890, before the undersigned a Commissioner for the state of Mi., in said state of New...
    • 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.
    • Snow-Go Postcard

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Snow-Go In the ""Copper Country"" of Michigan's Upper Peninsula heavy snow removal equipment such as this is available at a moment's notice. Even though the average registered snowfall here is one of the heaviest in the country this type of...
    • Rail and lake rates for the season of 1907

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Image of a pamphlet showing the Rail and Lake steamer rate information, effective June 1st, 1907, from Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia points specified. Rates are cost per pound for items being shipped to destinations such as; Sault Ste...
    • Aggregate placement

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • A self-unloading lake freighter (J.L.Reiss of the Reiss Steamship Co) deposits aggregate into the caisson of one of the south (No. 17) anchor piers. These vessels hauled limestone (dolomite) from the quarry at Drummond Island, MI, fifty water...
    • Advertising

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Billboard signs such as this were erected on both sides of the straights so the public could have a better understanding of what was going on out there in the lake.
    • Advertising

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Billboard signs such as this were erected on both sides of the straights so the public could have a better understanding of what was going on out there in the lake.
    • Advertising

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Billboard signs such as this were erected on both sides of the straights so the public could have a better understanding of what was going on out there in the lake.

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