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    • Portage Lake bridge number 2

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This photo of the second Portage Lake Bridge was taken from the Houghton side. Note the railroad track in the forground heading into the lower level of the bridge structure. This bridge was in use from 1895 to 1959
    • East bound local was delayed

    • Railroad accidents ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company


    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Alger County, Mi.
      February 28, 1891 Saturday

      The east bound local was delayed at this place several hours
      Thursday. The delay was caused by a car running off the track.
    • Slight derailment

    • Railroad accidents ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company



    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Friday, March 5, 1891
      Negaunee

      A Slight Derailment

      The westbound freight train , due here at 5:08 pm in the
      afternoon was derailed just east of the Carp hill,...
    • Make 'em hustle

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 30, 1892 Saturday

      Makes 'Em Hustle

      Ishpeming - There was organized at Milwaukee last April the Wisconsin and Michigan Car Service Association, the object of which is to have...
    • 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...
    • Baraga

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      October 1, 1892 Saturday

      Baraga - The railroad has a gang of men at work putting up a wire fence on both sides of the track in this vicinity.
    • Gang of men were employed

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      A gang of men were employed all day Sunday in raising the track of the DSS&A to its proper position at the point of the intersection with Main...
    • 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...
    • Engineer of an eastbound train

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, Baraga County, Mi.
      June 27, 1891 Saturday

      The engineer of an eastbound train on the South Shore, while approaching Nestoria in the gray light of the morning, saw a curious object on the track. He...
    • Houghton

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

      Houghton - Pasenger engine No. 108 got off the track near the South Shore depot as the train was coming in Saturday night. The railroad men were unable to get her...
    • 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...
    • Newtonville

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      October 22, 1892 Saturday

      Newtonville - A terrible accident occurred here Saturday night. As John and James Burns were driving through from Baraga to Chassell, on arriving here, turned...

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