Connection of the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic

Transcription of newspaper article from the Mining Journal (Marquette, Mich.), Dec. 18, 1886, regarding first train over the Duluth and Iron Range railorad entered Duluth. This line connects the Vermillion ore fields with what will be the terminus of the DSS and A [Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company], making communication between the ore fields of the Upper Peninsula and the new fields easy., Electronic reproduction of: Transcription of newspaper article : Mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Dec. 18, 1886., Source: The Mining Journal    Marquette, Mi.    December 18, 1886    A Connection of The DSS and A    On Tuesday   the first train over the Duluth and Iron Range rail- road entered Duluth. This line connects the Vermillion ore fields with what will be the terminus of The DSS and A, and will make easy communication between the ore fields of the upper peninsula and the new fields. Then, too, a new company has just been organized for     the purpose of building a road from some point on the Iron Range between   Two Harbors and Tower to a connection with the CPR, the object being to develop iron interests and the country generally north and east of Tower along the extension of the Iron Range R. R. The organization is separate and distinct from the Iron Range R. R. but will act in harmony with the latter. The main line will be built, however and at an early   date, together with branches. The       incorporators of the new company are, S. P. Ely of Clevel and , Geo.  Geo. C. Stone of St. Paul, C. Tower, Jr., R. H. Lee, H. F. Thompson, A. H. Viele, L. P. Bank and W. B. Dixon of Duluth. At the Canadian line this road will connect with the Canadian Pacific,   bringing Duluth into all rail connection with Port Arthur and other Canadian points.
Abstract/Description: Transcription of newspaper article from the Mining Journal (Marquette, Mich.), Dec. 18, 1886, regarding first train over the Duluth and Iron Range railorad entered Duluth. This line connects the Vermillion ore fields with what will be the terminus of the DSS and A [Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company], making communication between the ore fields of the Upper Peninsula and the new fields easy.
Subject(s): Railroads
Marquette (Mich.)
Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
Date Created: 1886-12-18