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    • Cable anchor framework

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • These steel frames are the structural members to each of the two cable anchor piers. Each of the three frames is 106 tons with dimensions of 135' h, 35' w, and 75' w. When assembled they rested in 90 feet of water. These units were placed on...
    • Survey tower

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This is survey tower No. 1 of the seven throughout the Straights of Mackinac area. Some were in the lake as is this one while others were on land (mainland & island). Sign noting ""NO MOORING OF ANY CRAFT AT THIS TOWER. Was to protect the...
    • Cable anchor framework

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Cranes place one section of the steel framework for one of the cable anchor piers. The critical placement of the first section was guided by surveyors stationed on several of the seven survey towers located through the Mackinac Straights area.
    • Corral

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • One of four corrals being unload from a barge. It then stood on the bottom of the Straights of Mackinac and was used to guide the pier caisson as it went into position. Surveyors guided this operation through triangulation from the seven survey...
    • From the other end

    • Railroads -- Design and construction ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      January 15, 1887

      From The Other End

      The Duluth News gives the following particulars concerning the progress of the survey - on the Gogebic and western divisions of the DSS&A,...
    • Progress of survey

    • Railroads -- Design and construction ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 22. 1887
      Saturday

      Ishpeming - Just now the northern peninsula is reaping the fruit of the boom in railroad construction, which is unprecented in the history of that section. The...
    • Progress of the survey

    • Railroads -- Design and construction ; Railroads -- Employees ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 8, 1887 Saturday

      Progress of the Survey

      The corps for the survey of the liine for the DSS&A is now fully organized and work is progress all along the line from Sturgeon...
    • Col. Rexford has 200 men

    • Railroads -- Design and construction ; Railroads -- Employees ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 8, 1887 Saturday


      Col. Rexford has 200 men at work near Sage Jct., getting out ties and expects to commence cutting out the right of way this week. His firm, Rexford Bros &...
    • Houghton

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 31, 1892 Saturday

      Houghton - Chief Engineers Sheldon and Stone of the M&N survey broke camp Thursday and left for Chicago yesterday noon with bag and baggage. No information as to...
    • DSS&A has caused a survey

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      October 18, 1890 Saturday

      The DSS&A has caused a survey to be made for a projected branch line from Cascade, eight miles west of Negaunee, to some point on the Soo Line with a view to...
    • South Shore and Gladstone

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      January 3, 1891 Saturday

      The South Shore and Gladstone

      It was stated in the Iron Port of Saturday that H. F. Balch, the well known contractor, had been in Gladstone to go over the line...
    • Editorial

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., December 24, 1881, Saturday.

      Editorial.

      It is stated authoritatively that the survey of the country along the north shore of Lake Superior has satisfied the engineers in charge of the work...
    • Railways galore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal Marquette, Mi., October 23, 1886, Saturday

      Railways Galore

      What a Year Will Bring Forth in the Matter of Railway Construction in the U. P.

      The Milwaukee Sentinel prints the appended communication from...
    • After Gogebic Ore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      February 12, 1887

      After Gogebic Ore

      The L'Anse Sentinel understands from information furnished it that as soon as the survey of the main line of the DSS&A is finished a portion...

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