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    • 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...
    • New Arrangement

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


    • Source. The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 30, 1887
      Saturday

      The New Arrangement
      General Superintendent Watson, of the DSS&A returned last evening from an important business visit to Detroit. Nearly all the...
    • 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....
    • Killed at St Ignace

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

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

      Killed at St. Ignace

      Monday morning Toussaint Sharkey was run over by the cars at St. Ignace and killed. "August", as he was called by railroad men, was a brakeman...
    • Got his foot crushed

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

    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Septembr 24, 1887
      Saturday

      Got His Foot Crushed

      James Scanlon, aged about 15, met with an accident Saturday
      evening by which his foot was badly crushed. At 5:32 a...
    • 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...
    • Edward Harris, commenced

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

    • The DSS&A Ry.
      1888

      Edward Harris, commenced firing on switch engine at Harquette February 15, 1888. Commenced firing on mail line, May 8, 1888.

      David Todd, was hired as fireman, 1888. Commenced working in shop, April 20, 1888,...
    • Steamer Peerless

    • Soo Locks (Mich.), Boats and boating
    • Cyanotype photograph of the wooden propellor ""Peerless"". She was built in Cleveland for Leopold and Austrian, and was part of the famous L. M. & L. S. Transportation fleet. For many years she ran freight and passengers from Milwaukee and Chicago...
    • Claim no. 164

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • DSS&A Ry.

      1889

      Claim NO. 164
      By Edwin Yelland, Ishpeming, MI., on August 28, 1889, child two years old, had second finger of right hand cut off and another finger injured, at bridge 226, one mile east of Negaunee. Settled for...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Happy New Year 1904

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Happy New Year card with pictures of 1) John C. Shields, Superintendent M.R. & H.C. RR, 31 Years Continuous Service and 2) Charles Ongie, foreman Carpenter M.R. & H.C. RR

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