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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Hurt in collision

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 6, 1892

      Hurt in Collision

      Ishpeming - Clifford Bernard, the engineer on DSS&A switch engine No. 12, was probably fatally hurt in a collesion with engine No. 203 at the diamond...
    • On the Dead River Road

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 23, 1892

      On the Dead River Road

      When the frost went out the quicksand got in its work and the great embankment at the last curve before the hoist is reached, ten miles from...
    • When our citizens saw our dry goods box

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Newberry News
      Luce County, Mi.
      Friday, October 10, 1890

      When our citizens saw our dry goods box that was being built by the Railway company for a depot, they became disgusted and were not slow in expressing their opinion of it....
    • Gone to work

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      March 12, 1887
      Saturday

      Gone to Work
      The vagrants gathered in by the night watchman at 1:00 am Tuesday morning, together with the three who escaped them but were captured later, were...
    • Sidaw rail junction way back in 1888

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette Mi.
      March 22, 1951

      Sidnaw Rail Junction
      'Way Back in '88

      Sidnaw, March 22 - A lot of interesting railway happenings could mark their anniversaries in and about the year 1952. Some of them...
    • At Michigamme

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal,
      Marquette, MI
      Saturday, August 4, 1888

      PWPL Micro Film Reel No. 33

      At Michigamme

      Ishpeming - At 6 O'clock, Saturday evening hand cars of the C&NW and of the DSS&A Ry., were racing near...
    • At Michigamme

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 11, 1888
      Saturday

      At Michigamme

      At 6 o'clock last Saturday evening hand cars of the C&NW and the South Shore were racing near Michigamme when returning from work, the latter...
    • Bound to go through

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 25, 1886
      Bound To Go Through
      The reporter of the Mining Journal met General Hammond at the Clinton Wednesday, and knowing that he had long been interested in the scheme of an east...
    • Soo Bridge

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 25, 1886

      The "Soo" Bridge

      THe following bit of railroad news comes from Washington: In 1882 a company of Mi., men were authorized to build a bridge across the Sault Ste....
    • Paid dear for their fun

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 3, 1892

      Ishpeming

      Paid Dear for Their Fun

      A young man who is employed as operator at South Ishpmeing on the DSS&A truned the tables on a number of boys working on that...
    • Fatal Wreck

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, L. S., Mi.
      January 2, 1892 Saturday

      A Fatal Wreck

      About eight o'clock Saturday morning a fatal wreck occurred between Humboldt and Champion caused by a head end collision of east bound...
    • Ore Docks on Huron Bay

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      October 11,1890

      Ore Docks on Huron Bay

      As will be seen by an advertisement published alsewhere in this issue the IR&HB, which is now constructing a line from Champion to a point on Huron...
    • Under wheels

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Saturday, January 9, 1891

      Under the wheels

      Ishpeming - Carl Carlson, employed at the Cleveland mine meet with an accident last evening at the Third Street crossing. He was walking...
    • 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...
    • New Railroad Scheme

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Rock River, Marquette, Mi.
      May 30, 1891 Saturday

      A New Railroad Scheme

      A toledo special to the Detroit Tribune gives the following particulars concerning a new railroad deal which is intended to give...

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