Fund thermometerPeople interested in seeing the Arch reconstructed in Springfield contributed to an online fundraising project launched in June of 2013. The money they contributed was used to construct the scale model. To learn more about the project on Kickstarter click here.


Currently, the Friends of the Springfield Arch is a non-profit corporation recognized by the state of Oregon. An application with the IRS for 501(c)3 status is in process.

Contributions can be sent to: Friends of the Springfield Arch, POB 506, Walterville, OR 97489.

McKenzie River Reflections is the weekly newspaper serving Oregon's McKenzie River Valley. Available by mail for $23/yr in Lane County, $29/yr outside Lane. Digital subscriptions are $23/yr. Subscribe at: Purchase copies online at: Read about area communities including Cedar Flat, Walterville, Camp Creek, Leaburg, Vida, Nimrod, Finn Rock, Blue River, Rainbow and McKenzie Bridge.