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First train
Peter White Public Library

Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company

Kaufman & Sons

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Kuafman & Sons are selling tickets for the first DSS&A train, and a glance at the crown in front of their store every day now will show what a rush there is to see the train arrive and depart. The traick is a little heavy, the bassast being poor. The train manages to make scheduled time and proves such an attraction that a special policman will be necessary on that part of front street. Grown people, as well as children stop to watch a real steam locomotive, not ten inches long, whizz around on its circular track, pulling its train as well as any mogul. The cars are marked DSS&A in honor of the new road. The train is the best window attraction to be seen in Marquette.

First train

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