"Mill Ruins Park - St. Anthony Falls" Minneapolis Travelogue by gregoryr1m

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Stone Arch Bridge

The Stone Arch Bridge was constructed as a railroad bridge in 1883 by James J. Hill. It's 23 arches cross over the Mississippi River and St. Anthony Falls.

It has been converted into a pedestrian/bicycle/trolly bridge.

The Stone Arch Bridge

St. Anthony Falls

You can see St. Anthony Falls when you walk across The Stone Arch Bridge. My photograph was taken from the ovservation deck in the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers Building.

Gold Medal Flour sign

The Gold Medal Flour sign stands high above the old Washburn-Crosby Co. in Downtown Minneapolis which now houses the new Mill City Museum in Mill Ruins Park.

This vacent flour mill caught fire in 1991 but has been preserved and is not home of Mill City Museum.

Night shot of the sign in a snowstorm.

Pillsbury's Best Flour Sign

You can see the sign for Pillsbury Flour Mill across the river from Washburn-Crosby Co. as this photo was taken from there

Grain Belt Beer Sign and Hennipen Av. Suspension Bridge *

The Grain Belt Beer Sign is a 40-by-40 foot proclain bottle cap with neon lights was erected in 1940. This sign went dark in 1970 when the brewery closed but in 1989, it became an local landmark.

Grain Belt Beer Sign - detailed

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