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Kelly Lake near Hibbing in Saint Louis County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Train Depot / Street Car Bridge

 
 
Train Depot / Street Car Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 28, 2007
1. Train Depot / Street Car Bridge Marker
Inscription.  
Train Depot
Early passenger service was by train. Hibbing's Train Depot was one block west of this spot. Many immigrants seeking work arrived here and many of these same men left from this same depot to serve their new country during World War I.

Street Car Bridge
The first mode of transportation of people from North Hibbing to south Hibbing was by street car. The abutments you see to your left and right are all that remain of the bridge that connected north and south Hibbing. As Hibbing became one, the bridge was removed. This spot also had a bridge for auto and pedestrian traffic.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsRailroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 47° 26.487′ N, 92° 56.333′ W. Marker is near Hibbing, Minnesota, in Saint Louis County. It is in Kelly Lake. Marker is on Greyhound Boulevard/3rd Avenue East, 0.4 miles north of 13th Street East, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hibbing MN 55746, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Greyhound Lines (approx. 0.2 miles away); The “Hup” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Finnish Workers Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Business District (approx. ¼ mile away); Frank Hibbing (approx. ¼ mile away); Schools (approx. ¼ mile away); Carnegie Library (approx. ¼ mile away); Oliver Club (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hibbing.
 
Train Depot / Street Car Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 28, 2007
2. Train Depot / Street Car Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2023. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,979 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 3, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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