Collided with the Harbor Line

Transcription of newspaper article from the Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Mar. 15, 1890, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company., Electronic reproduction of: Transcription from Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Mar. 15, 1890., PWPL Micro Film Reel No. 16  The Mining Journal, Marquette, MI March 15, 1890 Saturday  p.1 c.7  Collided With the Harbor Line  The DSS and A Ry., in its efforts to provide for the rapidly increasing ore trade of this port has met with an obstruction, which though not extremely serious, is at least annoying.  The extension of Dock No. 3 will have to be stopped for the present 215 feet short of the point intended.  Hence the proposed addition of 100 pockets to that dock must be reduced to 64 pockets, a loss of 36 pockete and a consequent diminuation in the docks capacity of about 5,500 tons.  The new No. 4 dock will also be slightly affected.  The causes of this are the harbor lines recommended by the Board of the United States Engineers in its report of January 12, 1889, and subsequently approved by the Secretary of War, Endicott.   For several days the report has been current that the government would not allow the South Shore to extend its ore docks to
Abstract/Description: Transcription of newspaper article from the Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Mar. 15, 1890, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Subject(s): Railroads
Marquette (Mich.)
Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
Date Created: 1890-03-15