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    • Robbers and confidence men operating at Trout Lake

    • Railroads ; Swindlers and swindling ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company ; Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway Company




    • [ROBBERS & CONFIDENCE MEN OPERATING AT TROUT LAKE]--1891

      Trout Lake is gaining an unenviable reputation as being the
      resort of robbers and confidence men. Every week the local papers
      tell of parties being fleeced out of...
    • 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...
    • They need watching

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




    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      May 25, 1891

      They Need Watching
      Negaunee.-
      The run through the Jackson location is a trying one to the
      employes on the trains of both the C&NW and DSS&A roads...
    • 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...
    • Welcome change

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


    • Source; The Daily Mining Journal, Marquette, MI
      Thursday, March 12. 1891

      A Welcome Change

      The DSS&A is making a very much needed imrprovement in its
      depot accommodations in this city. The portion that has been
      used as...
    • Station agent change

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


    • Source: The Alger County Republican
      Rock River, Mi.
      June 6, 1891 Saturday

      Hallston - Traveling auditor, S. G. Brown of the South Shore
      was in town Monday to transfer the agency at this place to J.
      A....
    • 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...
    • Commenced on Their Contract

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

    • Source: Ïhe Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 25, 1887

      Commenced on Their Contract
      Moore & Vayth, of Lake Linden, who have a 35 mile contract
      for bridging and timber work on the DSS&A, have begun work on
      their...
    • Contract let

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

    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee, (L. S..) Mi.
      May 3, 1888
      Thursday

      The Contract Let

      The contract for building the branch railroad from the main line of the DSS&A to the Palmer mines has been let to Innes Bros., who...
    • Fine fog bell has been placed

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

    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marguette, Mi
      July 9, 1888
      Monday

      Regarding the report sent out from Champion to several outside dailies, to the effect that the DSS&A the "Soo" and the M&N have in contemplation the...
    • Negaunee - The DSS&A engine No. 79

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

    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 11, 1888
      Wednesday

      Railroad Notes

      All trains at the Marquette depot now carry cards showing their destinations. The scheme should be put in practice at the Sault, for...
    • Genesis of an exodus

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal

      Marquette, Mi.

      November 20, 1886

      The Genesis or an Exodus

      Affairs are stirring at the union depot these days, owing to the departures from the city of numerous gangs of men for the logging...
    • Consolidation Approaching

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 16, 1887
      Saturday

      The Consolidation Approaching
      The most important change in railroad circles at present
      is the placing of the MH&O and the M&M under...
    • To begin work immediately

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 11, 1886
      Tp Begin Work Immediately
      Sunday evening Col. W. M. Rexford, of Rexford Bros. & Hodge, the contractors for the Sault branch of The DSS&A was interviewed at the Clifton...
    • Lumbering standpoint

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

    • source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      December 4, 1886

      Considering the project from a lumbering standpoint, the Northwestern Lumberman has this as to one of the probably results of the construction of The DSS&A:

      The...
    • DSS&A directors visit

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      November 26, 1886
      Houghton, Nov. 26.- A special train of four palace coaches containing the directors of The DSS&A, the parties who have purchased the DM&M and the MH&O, arrived here last...
    • 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...

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