Station: Chassell, MI

DSSA Chassell, MI Depot DSSA Chassell, MI DepotChassell was founded in 1887 by a lumber company. In 1888 a station stop was established on the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic railroad.

Photo Info/Credit: Top, a view of the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic depot and passenger train at Chassell. [Mark Worrall collection], 2nd photo, possibly a view of Chassell on the DSS&A. (Note from Robert Oom: "I doubt that the 2nd photo is really at Chassell. Chassell had a rather substandial depot with a peaked roof that ran parallel to the tracks. Judging by the lay of the land, I'm thinking the photo is actually in Klingville or Arnheim which are both south of Chassell and neither of which had a true depot."

DSS&A Sturegeon River Bridge. The Wisconsin Bridge and Iron Works constructed a bridge here in 1913 to cross the Sturgeon River. It consisted of three steel through-plate girder spans resting on steel piers and concrte abutments. The two approach spans are 40' long while the center span is 65' in length. [UPM]