Copper country, 1888-08-04

Transcription of newspaper article from the Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Aug. 4, 1888, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company., Electronic reproduction of: Transcription from Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Aug. 4, 1888., Source:  The Mining Journal Marquette, Mi. August 4, 1888                        Saturday  The Copper Country  Houghton, July 31 - Railway mail clerk, Otto Bechler, arrived Sunday in a br and  new mail car, in which he started yesterday morning on his new run to Mackinaw City. The car is arranged especially for the h and ling of the large mails that come to the district. In the center there are 160 pigeon holes, 24 large boxes at the end for papers and hooks for holding open 50 small aacks [*sacks] and bags, while the clerk is distributing. There is no door in the end of [*the end of] the car, nor any steps leading up to the doors in the sides where the mail is taken in or given out, so that it is impossible for any one to gain access to the car while in motion or at any time without the consent of the clerk.  DSS and A Passenger Equipment - Passenger
Abstract/Description: Transcription of newspaper article from the Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Aug. 4, 1888, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Subject(s): Railroads
Marquette (Mich.)
Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
Date Created: 1888-08-04