Tag Archives: Middle Branch of the Swift River

03.01.2021 North Quabbin Bare Trees

They are actually lightly frosted…like a good breakfast cereal.

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02.20.21 Snow-capped in the Middle Branch of the Swift River

More snow from our brief (24 hour) storm yesterday but photographed this morning. The rocks in the river always seem to be good surfaces for falling snow to adhere to and often with a nice skirt of icicles. These are … Continue reading

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02.15.2021 Water in Motion

Something a little soft and moody for a Monday morning. Water on its way to the Quabbin Reservoir.

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01.29.2021 Winter Rocks!

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01.28.2021 More winter blues

The colder it gets, the bluer the ice, at least in the camera sensor’s opinion. We’re due for some single digits this weekend starting tonight with some wind chills below zero.  We’ll see if I’ve still got what it takes … Continue reading

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01.06.2021 Brrrr Ccccccold

So cold that it’s blue.

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02.18.2020 Porter’s Hand Built Keystone Arch Bridge

I’ve posted about this bridge before but it is remarkable so it gets posted again.  Adolphus Porter returned home a wounded veteran of the Civil War and decided to build a bridge.  In 1866 he completed this masterpiece, all hand … Continue reading

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12.31.2019 FROSTY!!!

Sunday was a chilly albeit not frigid day. It started out with that nice soft sunrise but there wasn’t much of a hint at what the northern end of Quabbin was like. After I packed up, I decided to ride … Continue reading

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09.01.2019 It took a while

20 years qualifies as a while doesn’t it?  🙂  I’ve been driving by this spot for all of that plus and always thought a shot like this would be possible.  I came close once six years ago but not until … Continue reading

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05.06.2019 Bear’s Den Falls

I hope that this post is more popular than the last couple. Maybe folks are bored with cascades. Bear’s Den got its name from a huge bear killed in this location.  There is a story also that during colonial times, … Continue reading

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