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    • Retaliation against trunk

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [RETALIATION AGAINST TRUNK SMASHING BAGGAGEMAN]--1891

      A St. Ignace baggageman was merrily smashing trunks the other day when in an instant a big Saratoga trunk burst with flames. When the depot had been saved and the fire put out the...
    • W.J. Spicer of the Grand Trunk

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Sault Ste. Marie Democrat
      Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mi.
      December 15, 1887
      Thursday

      W.J. Spicer of the Grand Trunk to
      Become General Manager of
      The DSS&A Railroad
      James McMillan, president...
    • Claim no. 31,32,33,66

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry. - 1888

      Claim No. 31
      By Barney Doyle, Bessemer, Mi., for $110.25, trunk destroyed in fire at L'Anse depot, December 25.

      Claim No. 32
      By W. L, Mason, L'Anse, Mi., for $37.90 for contents of
      trunk burned in fire at...
    • Superior South Shore

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: W. F. Fitch Scrap Book - p. 21

      Superior-South Shore
      The Story of the Road
      What Has Been Accomplished
      by the Building and What Will
      Result from Its Competition

      The South Shore road is completed today and its...
    • To be operated as One Line

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      February 26, 1887 Saturday

      To Be Operated as One Line

      A New York dispatch to the Boston Sunday Herald gives the following particulars concerning the plans of the promoters of the...
    • South Shore has filed a map

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Iron Port
      Escanaba, Mi.
      December 3, 1887
      Saturday

      The South Shore has filed a map, which has been examined and
      approved for a line between the Gogebie range and L'Anse.
      W. J. Spicer, heretofore...
    • Interesting interview

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

    • Sources: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      November 27, 1886
      An Interesting Interview
      The following is taken from a lengthy interview, had with Mr. James McMillan by a reporter of the Detroit evening Journal. Upper Peninsula readers...
    • Concrete at the anchor pier

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Concrete is placed in the lower areas of the anchor piers using tremmies (elephant trunk). This is a hopper/funnel device with a hose attached used to place materials where desired by gravity. Once these areas had served their purpose they were...
    • Pier no. 22

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Concrete is dumped into a hopper by clam bucket. The concrete descends through an ""elephant trunk"" to the bottom of the cable anchor bar frame. This entire area will be concreted
    • St. Ignace baggage smasher

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Lake Superior Democrat
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      Sunday, Jan. 11, 1891

      A St. Ignace baggage smasher has handled trunks with unusual care since he came near to burning down the depot by bursting open a trunk containing matches and railroad...
    • Fatal accident

    • Railroads ; Falls (Accidents) ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company




    • Source: Iron Ore
      Ishpeming, Mi.
      June 6, 1891 Saturday


      Fatal Accident

      A sight that caused brave men to shudder was witnessed at
      the South Shore depot last Wednesday morning. The victim in
      this case was...
    • More about the new railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., October 30, 1886, Saturday

      More About the New Railroad

      Concerning the new railroad to be built in the Upper Peninsula between Duluth and S. S. [Sault Ste.] Marie. The contract for which was...
    • Minneapolis Journal

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Delta
      Escanaba, Mi.
      February 11, 1887
      Friday

      Minneapolis Journal, Feb. 7 - General W. D. Washburn re- turned from the east this morning where he has been for some time in the interests of the ""Soo"" bridge. In...
    • Transcontinental Line

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      February 19, 1887

      A Transcontinental Line

      New York dispatches state that R. J. Hervey, the principal member of the syndicate which is building the DSS&A states that the bridge...
    • Another railroad rumor

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

      Another Railroad Rumor

      The CPR officials have left Minneapolis and are now making a tour of inspection over the DSS&A in company with President...

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