Resume of year

Transcription of newspaper article from the Sault Ste. Marie Democrat (Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.), Dec. 29, 1887, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company., Electronic reproduction of: Transcription from Sault Ste. Marie Democrat (Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.), Dec. 29, 1887., Source: Sault Ste. Marie Democrat Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mi. December 29, 1887  Friday  Resume of The Year January 13 - DSS and A surveys between the Sault and Soo Junction completed. February 25 - The Sault and Marquette, the Wisconsin Sault and Mackinac and the DSS and A consolidate. March 13 - "Soo road contractors arrive in the Sault, and sub-let part of the work. April 4 - Contract for International bridge let to R.G.   Reid. May 10 - Engineers completed work laying out International bridge.   May 11 - Excavation work begun for the bridge. May 14 - First arrival of navvies for railroad work. August 23 - One of track gang on DSS and A killed. September 16 - First train arrives in the Sault. September 27 - Directors of the DSS and A arrive and lunch alone. October 8 - Raft wrecks false work of bridge. November 2 - Marquette excursion occurred. December l - CPR reaches bridge. December 8 - Soo road arrives. December 26 - Draw bridge swings for first time.  DSS and A MSSM and A
Abstract/Description: Transcription of newspaper article from the Sault Ste. Marie Democrat (Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.), Dec. 29, 1887, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Subject(s): Railroads
Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.)
Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
Date Created: 1887-12-29