The Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway

D.S.S. & A. : a history of the Lake Superior District"s pioneer iron ore hauler
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Indiana University Press , Bloomington
Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railroad Company -- History -- 20th century, Railroads -- Minnesota -- Duluth -- History -- 20th century, Railroads -- Minnesota -- Duluth -- History -- 19th ce
Other titlesDuluth, South Shore and Atlantic Railway, D.S.S. & A.
StatementJohn Gaertner.
SeriesRailroads past & present, Railroads past and present
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTF25.D857 G37 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 349 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22695674M
ISBN 100253351928
ISBN 139780253351920
LC Control Number2008019743

The Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic (DSS&A) was not a giant among American or Canadian railways. Its routes and mileage were modest, its profits marginal, and its history short.

However, for a brief period it was the railway that served almost the entire Upper Peninsula of Michigan, including the booming copper and iron mining regions.

The rise and fall of the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway from to its merger with the Soo Line in is the subject of this thoroughly researched book.

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The rise and fall of the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway from to its merger with the Soo Line in is the subject of this thoroughly researched book. The DSS&A was organized in the hope that it would become a transcontinental link between the Canadian Pacific at the Sault and the Northern Pacific at Duluth, with the major route.

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This amply-illustrated promotional guidebook, issued by the General Passenger Department of the Duluth South Shore & Atlantic Railway, describes in great detail the sights and recreational opportunities afforded visitors along Lake Superior's South Shore.

The author follows the route from Sault Ste. Marie west to Duluth, including Marquette, Presque Isle and Macinac as well. The formation of the Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic Railway (DSS&A) in was a product of all these factors. Two of its predecessors, the Marquette, Houghton & Ontonagon (MH&O) and the Mineral Range (MR), were started on the Upper Peninsula (UP) of Michigan to provide iron ore and copper rock deposits access to Lake Superior.

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Name Incorporation Succession 1 The Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway Company.: In Michigan, Mar. 9, ; in Wisconsin, Mar. 14, 2 Sault Ste.

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DULUTH SOUTH SHORE & ATLANTIC RAILWAY-John Gaertner pages hardcover The rise and fall of the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway from to its merger with the Soo Line in is the subject of this thoroughly researched book.

The DSS&A was. Map of Routes Along the Bowstring That is, the north shore is arched like a bow and the south shore is straight like a bowstring. This direct route also explains the Canadian Pacific Railway's interest in acquiring a controlling interest in the DSS&A. It was a shorter route than going around the north shore.

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Cupola Caboose, DSS&A, Between andthe Duluth South Shore & Atlantic built thirteen identical cabooses in its Marquette, Michigan shops.

The series was numbered through ; DSS&A cabooses # and # presently at North Freedom are survivors from this series. # was built in These cabooses were originally built with a wood underframe. The Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic Railway (DSS&A) (reporting mark DSA) was an American railroad serving the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and the Lake Superior shoreline of provided service from Sault Ste.

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It provided service from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, and St. Ignace, Michigan, westward through Marquette, Michigan to Superior, Wisconsin, and Duluth, Minnesota.The Duluth, South-Shore, & Atlantic Railway was a new company, assembled in from several short lines, each mostly carrying ore and logs to lake ports.

It would not have its own route all the way along Lake Superior untilpreviously using .