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    • Hurt in collision

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 6, 1892

      Hurt in Collision

      Ishpeming - Clifford Bernard, the engineer on DSS&A switch engine No. 12, was probably fatally hurt in a collesion with engine No. 203 at the diamond...
    • Misplaced Switch

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      September 3, 1887
      Saturday

      A misplaced switch yesterday noon caused a heavy coal train
      caming up the cut leading from the merchandise dock to run into a lot of...
    • Edward Harris, commenced

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

    • The DSS&A Ry.
      1888

      Edward Harris, commenced firing on switch engine at Harquette February 15, 1888. Commenced firing on mail line, May 8, 1888.

      David Todd, was hired as fireman, 1888. Commenced working in shop, April 20, 1888,...
    • Record of Andrew Steele

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Record of Engineers and Firemen
      Andrew Steele
      Fireman, May 1, 1857
      Engineer, August 1859
      CR&I RR., August 1865 to May 1866.
      MH&O May 1867
      April 6, 1887 - Ran ahead of time coupled with L. L. Wood's
      engine to Eagle Mills....
    • Busy place

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi
      September 17, 1887

      A Busy Place

      First, Jacobs & Co.'s quarry at south Marquette is about the busiest place in the city now. Over a hundred men are employed in or about the quarry and...
    • St. Ignace - at 11 o'clock

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

    • Source: Newberry News
      Newberry, Luce County, Mi.
      May 3, 1888
      Thursday

      St. Ignace - At 11 o'clock this morning an alarm of fire was sounded by one of the yard engines and in a few moments it begame [*became] generally known that...
    • Train

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Train load of rock or ore behind Mineral Range RR engine #198 stops for switch on a spring day in the Copper Country of Michigan's Upper Peninsula
    • Mr. Archie Rose of Marquette

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 13, 1892 Saturday

      Michigamme - Mr. Archie Rose of Marquette, is relieving Mr. Fred Brown as engineer on the switch engine while he is wrestling with the grip.

    • Record of engineers and firemen

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Record of Engineers and Firemen

      William H. Greene

      Fireman, 1866
      Engineer, 1871

      June 24, 1891 - Ran into tail end of ore train at West Switch, Marquette yard with train no. 4, wrecking caboose and several ore cars, also...
    • Fatal Wreck

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      January 2, 1892 Saturday

      A Fatal Wreck

      About eight o'clock Saturday morning a fatal wreck occurred between Humboldt and Champion caused by a head end collision of east bound...
    • Negaunee - as 3:30 passenger

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marqueette, MI
      Saturday, Jan. 17, 1891

      Negaunee - As the 3:30 passenger on the DSS&A was pulling into the city yesterday afterafternoon[sic], the engine left the rails near the switch just below the...
    • Record of Frank Kearney

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • The DSS&A Ry. [Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company], October 19, 1888

      Frank Kearney, age 32 years, married. Engineman

      Date of commencement of wiper - none
      Record as wiper - none
      Record as fireman -...
    • John Hodgson fireman

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry.
      From March 9, 1887
      John Hodgson, Fireman. Commenced as engineman July 30.
      E. Knight, Fireman. Commenced running on ballast train on main
      line, May 24. On July 7, was reported by
      Supt. of Construction, Vincent and...
    • 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...

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