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    • 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...
    • Winter

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Inspection was done with care as this ice, even though is may reach a thickness of three feet, currents and wind can cause thin spots that can take a life.
    • At two o'clock this morning

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      At two o'clock this morning Con Harrington, the engineer injured in the runaway on L'Anse hill and now at the Champion hospital, was resting easier though he...
    • Houghton - wrecked freight train

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Michigan
      Saturday, June 13, 1891

      Houghton. - The wrecked freight train at L'Anse made it necessary to transport express and baggage and the passenger trains were about an hour late on...
    • Road completed

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Duluth Evening Herald
      Duluth, MN
      Saturday, November 26, 1892

      The Road Completed

      The South Shore tracks are now completed into the head of the lakes and the first coach arrived last evening bearing General Manager...
    • Business opening up

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 16, 1892

      Business Opening UP

      The big Dead River mill will begin cutting today for the season of 1892 just to get the machinery limbered up and everything in apple pie order for...
    • At the Hawley Mill

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 27, 1892

      At The Hawley Mill

      The Cleveland Saw Mill & Lumber company expects to start up its big Dead river mill by April 15. There will be no trouble with logs this spring as...
    • 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...
    • Railroad Notes

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      May 14, 1887 Saturday

      Railroad Notes

      Three Brooks locomotives which arrived in Marquette last week via St. Ignace are part of an order of five from those works, two more being on the...
    • New Locomotives

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 30, 1887
      Saturday

      New Locomotives
      The South Shore received three magnificent engines, yesterday,
      the first installment of a lot ordered from the...
    • Railroad co. appear convinced

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Delta
      Gladstone, Mi.
      December 31, 1887
      Saturday

      The railroad companies appear to be convinced that the volume of next years ore business is going to be very large, judging from the preparations that are...
    • Frightful blow

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

      A Frightful Blow

      About 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon Albert Clement met with a painful accident while at work on the ore dock...
    • Want 10,000 Damages

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore, Ishpeming, MI
      Saturday, January 14, 1888

      Want $10,000 Damages

      It is said that friends of August Swanberg have commenced suit against Mr. Peterson, a saloonist of this city, for selling liquor to deceased. Swanberg...
    • Burglarized

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee (L.S.,) Mi.
      March 1, 1888
      Thursday

      Burglarized

      The depot of the DSS&A at Humboldt was burglariously entered Tuesday night and the money drawer and ticket case rifled. A few tickets...
    • Fine fog bell has been placed

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

    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marguette, Mi
      July 9, 1888
      Monday

      Regarding the report sent out from Champion to several outside dailies, to the effect that the DSS&A the "Soo" and the M&N have in contemplation the...
    • E. E. Lee has resigned

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

    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 11, 1888
      Wednesday

      Three more of the new passenger coaches arrived here yesterday morning and the first new baggage car is on the way up.

      New and improved patterns of...
    • Practically completed

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Ni.
      August 4, 1888
      Saturday

      Practically Completed

      The extension of the DSS&A west to Iron River junction, where the road strikes the NP, is now ballasted...

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