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    • Extension is finished

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 26, 1892

      The Extension is Finished

      As prophecied by a prominent official some weeks since, the track laying forces on the DSS&A had a chance to eat turkey in West Superior...
    • Slight smash-up

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI.
      Thursday, January 8, 1891

      Slight Smash-Up

      A bad wreck occurred on the South shore near the suburbs of Eagle Mills, Tuesday, which delayed the 8:30 pm passenger one hour. As the early...
    • Terrible ride

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

      A Terrible Ride

      At 7:30 Thursday evening that thrilling locomotive shriek was heard which instantly told people in Marquette that there...
    • Almost fatal accident

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      January 19, 1888


      Almost a Fatal Accident

      An event that was very startling and wnich those who witnessed it, expected to see terminate fatally, occurred at the depot...
    • Bad accident

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal Marquette, Mi. August 25, 1888 Saturday A Bad Accident At 6:26 o'clock Thursday morning, Niles Johnson, a miner who was employed at the Cleveland, was returning home from his work, and was walking along the...
    • 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...
    • On the Dead River Road

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 23, 1892

      On the Dead River Road

      When the frost went out the quicksand got in its work and the great embankment at the last curve before the hoist is reached, ten miles from...
    • St. Ignace corner's jury

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Newberry News
      Newberry, Luce County, Mi.
      Friday, Dec. 12, 1890

      A St. Ignace corner's[sic] jury brought in the following unique verdict: "That said Daniel Boyle came to his death by the railway car jumping the track, he being...
    • Sidaw rail junction way back in 1888

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette Mi.
      March 22, 1951

      Sidnaw Rail Junction
      'Way Back in '88

      Sidnaw, March 22 - A lot of interesting railway happenings could mark their anniversaries in and about the year 1952. Some of them...
    • This week has seen the beginning

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      April 21, 1888
      Saturday

      This week has seen the beginning of active work in the ballasting the track of the Soo branch of the South Shore. There is now construction trains...
    • Negaunee - considerable difficulty

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 16, 1889
      Saturday

      Negaunee - Considerable difficulty was experienced in getting the engine and cars which were thrown off the track Wednesday night at the Buffalo mine on the rails...
    • New York, Aug 20 - a dispatch

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      September 1, 1888
      Saturday

      New York, Aug. 20 - A despatch [*dispatch] from Ashland, Wi., states that work has been stopped on the DSS&A extension to West Superior, and that the immediate cause of...
    • It is stated that the railroads

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      February 20, 1892 Saturday

      It is stated that the railroad will pull up the track from the depot to the merchandise dock next spring, so that all freight will have to be taken at the...
    • Fearful wreck on DSS&A

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County Mi.
      June 20, 1891 Saturday

      Fearful Wreck on The DSS&A at L'Anse

      A special from Marquette says: A frightful train wreck occurred Thursday on the L'Anse grade of the...

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