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Transcription of newspaper article from the Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Jan. 12, 1889, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company., Electronic reproduction of: Transcription from Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Jan. 12, 1889., Source:  The Mining Journal January 12, 1889 Marquette, Mi.  Appointed Thursday  Mr. D. M. Philbin has been appointed Superintendent of Docks and ore business for the DSS and A Railway.  The following is the notice of the appointment:  Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic R'y. Office of the General Manager Marquette, January 10, 1889  Mr. D. M. Philibin is hereby appointed Superintendent of Docks for this company with headquarters at Marquette.  He will have charge of this company's dock properties at Marquette, St. Ignace and L'Anse, and will also attend to the distribution of ore cars during the ore shipping season.  W. F. Fitch General Manager  Mr. Philibin is an expert in the ore h and ling business if there is one in the country.  Commencing in a subordinate position on the docks at Escanaba, he learned every part of the business thoroughly, working up until he had entire charge of the C and NW's big ore and coal docks there, one of the most important railroad positions on the upper peninsula.  He was at Ashl and  for a time but Mr. Fitch brought him back and he was afterwards superintendent FE and MV under Mr. Fitch, resigning that position to come to Marquette.  His appointment means that the best possible service will be given the mines shipping over hte South Shore road, and vessels coming to this port.  Mr. Philbin is not making a tour of the line to inspec the docks.  C and NW DSS and A
Abstract/Description: Transcription of newspaper article from the Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Jan. 12, 1889, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Subject(s): Railroads
Marquette (Mich.)
Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
Date Created: 1889-01-12