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    • Worst storm of year reached

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Sault Ste. Marie News
      Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.
      March 10, 1888
      Saturday


      The worst storm of the year reached the Soo last Saturday night and howled all day Sunday in terrific shape. It blockaded all ihe trains and the...
    • From the other end

    • Railroads -- Design and construction ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette. Mi.
      January 15, 1887

      From The Other End

      The Duluth News gives the following particulars concerning the progress of the survey - on the Gogebic and western divisions of the DSS&A,...
    • Cheap rides

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, MI.
      September 10, 1887
      Saturday

      Cheap Rides
      Ishpeming - Now that the day of free passes has passed (no
      pun, d'ye mind) the railroad companies are applying a balm...
    • Railroad notes

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

      Railroad Notes
      Beginning this week, the C&NW is running refrigerator cars from Milwaukee to Ishpeming twice each week. The cars leave Milwaukee on Tuesday and...
    • Railroad notes

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

      Railroad Notes
      Beginning this week, the C&NW is running refrigerator cars from Milwaukee to Ishpmning twice each week. The cars leave Milwaukee on Tuesday and...
    • Delay, short steam and antiquated

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

      The Delay, Short Steam and Antiquated, how trains are run and how the people like it.

      The time tables ordered out until steam can be raised.

      Last week the Iron Ore...
    • 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...
    • Commencing the transfer

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

    • Soure: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 11, 1886 Saturday

      Commencing the Transfer

      John Hornby, general manager of the MH&O and Andrew Watson, of the DM&M, on Monday morning met with James McMillan at Detroit and...
    • City hall in Norway, Michigan

    • City halls
    • Photograph of the city hall in Norway, Michigan, located at the southwest corner of Nelson (later became Main) and Aragon Streets. The building housed the city offices, police, and fire departments. The First National Bank was also in this building...
    • P. Patient Hotel

    • Hotels
    • Photograph of the Peter Patient hotel and saloon located on West Hughitt Street and Carpenter Avenue in Iron Mountain, erected in 1891. Around the turn of the century William J. Harding ran the establishment as the Hotel Harding until the 1920's....
    • Chippewa fishermen

    • Soo Locks (Mich.), Boats and boating, Indians of North America
    • Cyanotype stereoscopic photograph of part of the Chippewa settlement at the lower end of the rapids, between the shoreline and the embankment of the State Lock. The canoes and fishing gear were made by hand here. The curved poles in the foreground...
    • Grouting

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Grout was pumped down the grout pipes to the bottom of the aggregate layer. As the grout raised through the voids between the aggregate it displaced the water that was above it. Before the grout ""set"" the pipes were pulled up to a prescribed...
    • Ice

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • In the spring at the Straights of Mackinac, ice is a constant problem and threat until late spring. Here, vessels fight the ice in May.
    • Tower caisson

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Photo shows the cutting edge of the tower caisson No. 19 during fabrication at Alpena, MI. Designed to work like a cookie cutter this caisson is filled with aggregate in the double wall area which acts as weight to drive it through the...

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