At Michigamme, 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 Daily Mining Journal,  Marquette, MI Saturday, August 4, 1888  PWPL Micro Film Reel No. 33  At Michigamme  Ishpeming - At 6 O'clock, Saturday evening h and  cars of the C and NW and of the DSS and A Ry., were racing near Michigamme when returning from work.  The latter being in the lead. When at the crossing by the Michigamme mine a miner named Fred Peterson, who was going from work, stepped off the South Shore track to avoid their car and was caught by the C and NW car, loaded with six men running out of control.  The cars were hurled from the track when it struck him and Peterson was so badly injured that he died at eleven O'clock Saturday night. Two of the men on the car were also hurt, but not seriously.  C and NW Ry. DSS and A Ry.
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