Last Spike Driven

Transcription of newspaper article from the Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Sep. 17, 1887, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company., Electronic reproduction of: Transcription of newspaper article from the Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Sep. 17, 1887., Source:  The Mining Journal Marquette, Mi September 17, 1887  The Last Spike Driven  The Iron Horse Reaches the Sault and the Town Goes Wild  S. S. Marie, Sept. 16 - The first train on the DSS and A reched S. S. Marie today and the whole town is crazy with enthusiasm.  The last spike was driven at twelve 0'clock noon amid a salute of 21 guns fired from cannon brought from Fort Brady to the terminus of the road, while the air shook with the cheers of the multitude of enthusiastic spectators.  After years of wailing and longing, those who have stuck by the Sault now see their fondest hopes realized.  there's nothing too good for us tonight, and the toot isn't confined to the Democratic office this time.
Abstract/Description: Transcription of newspaper article from the Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Sep. 17, 1887, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Subject(s): Railroads
Marquette (Mich.)
Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
Date Created: 1887-09-17