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    • Equipment

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • The old lake freighter ""Wolverine"" was purchased by the foundation contractor from Columbia Transportation co and was used for storage of materials. It was sunk in Moran Bay and used for a breakwater over the winter of 1954-55. In the spring it...
    • DSS&A railway depot

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


    • D.S.S. & A. RAILWAY DEPOT


      WEEKLY MINING JOURNAL
      May 11, 1901 P. 1 C.1

      NEW DEPOT ASSURED, SOUTH SHORE ROAD WILL ERECT IT ON FRONT STREET
      PLANS WILL BE HERE SHORTLY, CONSIDERABLE GRADING ON THE SITE COMPLETED
      THIS...
    • Quarry

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Machinery, at the Drummond Island quarry, used for screening, sorting, grading, and conveying dolomite limestone like that used in the construction of the Mackinac Bridge
    • Anchor pier

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • North anchor pier rises. Note that the corrals used to guide the caissons to the bottom are being used for work and storage areas. This keep the foundation clear of materials.
    • E. L. Fraser

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: NORTHWESTERN LUMBERMAN
      Jan 2, 1892

      E. L. Fraser has his new mill in the city (Marquette) about ready for business and hopes to begin running on January 15. He does not start his mill without orders for bill stuff to cut,...
    • Arrangements are being made

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Newberry News
      Luce County, Mi.
      Friday, October 17, 1890

      Arrangements are being made by the Railroad Company to open a gravel pit between Newberry and Dollarville, immediately west of the old camps used by the Wood Department...
    • Along the line

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 3, 1891 Saturday

      Along The Line

      On the Duluth division this winter there is great activity as far as logging operations are concerned the Nester estate is getting out over...
    • From James W. Lydon

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • From James W. Lydon

      On September 3,1879, a group of Detroit businessmen headed by James McMillan[,] J. S. Newberry, Francis Palms, George Hendrie, F. E. Driggs, Hugh McMillan of Detroit and George I. Seney of New York[,] incorporated the...
    • 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...
    • Second bridge

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • Photo of the second bridge to connect Houghton and Hancock, Michigan. Photo looking South from Hancock to Houghton. The train tracks in the foreground show how the lower level of the bridge is used for train traffic while the upper level is used...

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