Lake Station, Indiana: Ruben's Giant Hobo (In Transition)Since the late 1950s a big, portly hobo with a hole in his shoe, a stick, and a handful of balloons has stood outside a local restaurant. Felled by a storm on Nov. 12, 2015. The restaurant has pledged to fully restore the hobo ASAP.
- 2230 Ripley St., Lake Station, IN
- I-80/94 exit south to US Hwy 6/Ripley St., on right at Parkside Ave.
- In Transition
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Giant Roadside Hobo
A statue of a hobo holding a bunch of balloons and a hobo stick. He is the mascot for Ruben's Restaurant on U.S. 6 in Lake Station, IN.[Alan Culley, 06/17/2012]