Duluth division towns

Transcription of newspaper article from the Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Feb. 13, 1892, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway company., Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Source:  The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi. Thursday, Feb. 13, 1892  Duluth Division Towns  Among the new towns that aspire to be manufacturing and commercial centers along the DSS and A, Ewen and Trout Creek are prominent.  At Ewen where the road crosses the Ontonagon river, Clark, Farnham and Co., have establisheda saw and shingle mill plant that has developed an active village.  The mill burned down last July but has been rebuilt on a larger scale and two moer have been added of a similar kind.  The woods are alive with men, over 2,000 being engaged in the lumber camps.  Last February, W. D. Wing and Co., decided to locate at Trout Creek.  A First class saw, planing and shigle mill is nearly finished and a beautiful village has risen along the creek.  Kenton was a village on paper a year ago, but a saw mill, several hotels, stores and other buildings bring to reality the dreams of its founder and at Kitchi the woods are alive with lumbermen.  The "First Home" hotel has its parlor representatives of many of the greatest firms which have thier headquarters here; a shingle mill is nearly completed two miles northeast and there also a struggle to make a town is going on.  Crystal Lake has a saw and planing mill rises into prominence, while Sidnaw, the Ontonagon and Brule junctionis growing steadily.  DSS and A O and B Stations - Crystal Lake - Ewen - Kenton - Kitchi - Sidnaw - Trout Creek  Clark, Farnham and Co. W. D. Wing and Co.
Abstract/Description: Transcription of newspaper article from the Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Feb. 13, 1892, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway company.
Subject(s): Railroads
Marquette (Mich.)
Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
Date Created: 1892-02-13