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    • For the Summit Division

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


    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 20, 1887
      Saturday

      For the Summit Division
      A special train passed through the city at midnight Thursday
      with 200 laborers for F. C. O'Reilly & Co.'s...
    • 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...
    • Railroad velocipede-train

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • [RAILROAD VELOCIPEDE-TRAIN ACCIDENT IN MARQUETTE COUNTY--1891]

      An ingenious Marquette county homesteader constructed a bicycle to fit the railroad, and had no end of fun with it until he went to sleep on it and was hit by a train. The...
    • Accident Report

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Accident Report - August 29, 1887.

      An accident occurred on the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic
      Railway near Seney station on the 27th day of Auguet 1887 at
      805 o'clock P.M. caused by:
      Brakeman Austin Hoban when attempting to get on...
    • Accident Report

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Accident Report - September 17, 1887.

      An accident occurred on the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway at negaunee station on the 17th day of September 1887 at 530 o'clock P. M. caused by:

      Boy named James Scanlon jumping on train...
    • Inspection

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Dignitaries, engineers, and consultants rode to the sites to do their work. In the nice weather of Northern Michigan friends and relatives went along for the ride. The Straights of Mackinac has always been a choice vacation spot.
    • John Hodgson fireman

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry.
      From March 9, 1887
      John Hodgson, Fireman. Commenced as engineman July 30.
      E. Knight, Fireman. Commenced running on ballast train on main
      line, May 24. On July 7, was reported by
      Supt. of Construction, Vincent and...
    • Employees' record

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

      Employes' Record. M. P. & M. Dept.

      Oct 11th 1888

      Murdock McLean, age 22 years and 9 months, single, fireman.

      Date of Commencement as Wiper: March 27th 1884

      Record as...
    • Accident Report

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Duluth, south shore & Atlantic Railway

      Marquette, Mi. September 17, 1887.

      Accident Report


      An accident occurred on the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway at negaunee station on the 17th day of September 1887 at 530...
    • Tower caisson move

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Getting the caisson No. 19 section out of the assembly area and into the lake went much better than it did for No. 20. No. 20's hole was filled in. No. 19 was jacked up, placed on skids and in four hours was in the place where No. 19 had been...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 55

    • Gipp, George, 1895-1920
    • Newspaper clippings in memory of George Gipp (1916, 1935). Page is hand numbered ""55"". -- Article recalls Gipp's deeds and contributions. Gipp, son of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Gipp, attended Calumet high school, went to Notre Dame with three other...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 37

    • Pitchers (Softball)
    • Newspaper clippings on various topics (1942) Page is hand numbered ""37"". -- Article with photo of Bob Giroux, a physically handicapped softball pitcher, by Larry Lawrence of the Journal staff. He was born in Calumet, went to Sacred Heart high...
    • Corral

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • One of four corrals being unload from a barge. It then stood on the bottom of the Straights of Mackinac and was used to guide the pier caisson as it went into position. Surveyors guided this operation through triangulation from the seven survey...

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