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Lake Wobegon Trail - Hoboken Creek Stone Arch

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Hoboken Creek Stone Arch

A hard climb to the banks

Photo taken by John Marvig in April 2015

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BH Photo #320975

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Description 

This is reportedly the place where Sinclair Lewis went swimming as a boy, and almost drowned when scratching his initials into the bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Hoboken Creek on Lake Wobegon Trail
Location
Sauk Centre, Stearns County, Minnesota
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1883
Railroads
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
10'x10' Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 10.0 ft.
Total length: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.74136, -94.97183   (decimal degrees)
45°44'29" N, 94°58'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/346607/5067202 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sauk Centre
Inventory number
BH 55915 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 5, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 28, 2013: Added by John Marvig

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Comments 

Lake Wobegon Trail Hoboken Creek Tunnel
Posted April 3, 2013, by AR

This is now part of my sightseeing wish list. I want to find & photograph this bridge. Any engraved graffiti will be a bonus.