Tag Archives: Quabbin Landscape

04.21.2019 Atherton Brook Waterfall Closeup 1

So today I decided to challenge myself with a favorite hike along a brook that feeds the Quabbin Reservoir and eventually quenches the thirst of Boston and surrounds. The hikes on the west side of the watershed are mostly all … Continue reading

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03.26.2019 Winter Beauty in North Quabbin

The scenery was so quiet and peaceful that even now I have no words.

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03.09.2019 1° over the Quabbin

We’re getting closer to Spring every day…mid-40’s today…but the nighttime is still the right time for making…ice. Maybe whoopee too, but that’s a bit personal. Yesterday my thermometer in the car said Actually, the Forester gets better mileage than that. … Continue reading

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02.03.2019 Blue Ice

As I drove along the Quabbin Spillway yesterday I noticed a large mass of ice atop a rock below the falling water. Part was blue, from being cold I guess, while the bulk was bright white. I liked the contrast … Continue reading

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01.15.2019 A little more spillway frost

Downstream from the waterfall was this tree that had been covered with frozen steam coming off the Swift River. Kind of amazing that the water was still warm enough to give off steam in 12 degree weather.  Certainly not warm … Continue reading

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01.14.2019 The Spillway Effect

As mentioned before, it has been a long while since the Quabbin Reservoir has seen enough water to make use of the spillway which allows the overflow to rejoin the Swift River. The north of the Quabbin sees many small … Continue reading

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12.29.2018 Spillway Cascade

As I stood there enjoying the view, I looked for narrower compositions and was struck by this cascade in front of the falling water.A bit foggy out there in the dark this morning.  I am hoping it lingers after day … Continue reading

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