Tag Archives: Quabbin Spillway

10.24.2020 Saturday Subdued Spillway Splendor

The spillway arch made for a nice frame for this autumn display on an overcast misty day in Western New England. During times of no drought the overflow from the Quabbin Reservoir passes through here creating a waterfall on its … Continue reading

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09.27.2020 Quabbin Foliage

Some early color at the opening of the Quabbin Spillway which runs to the left.  Of course, ain’t much spillin’ going on currently unless we get a box of rain.

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05.30.2020 Spilling through the Spillway

I didn’t expect there to be much flow through the spillway after so many days of no rain but the water levels in the reservoir and watershed are high enough that there was an overflow. The reservoir was created by … Continue reading

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07.18.2019 Man in the Rock and Gate Post

After photographing yesterday’s dewy false foxglove at the end of Winsor Dam in Quabbin Park, I walked around the corner to the Spillway to see if I could find another abstract along the idea of my ones a few weeks … 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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01.14.2019 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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12.28.2018 Quabbin Spillway spillin’ away.

The last several years have seen the Quabbin Reservoir well below capacity.  See my previous post about the water levels.  Although I was housebound for much of the autumn, I was aware that we received a great amount of rain … Continue reading

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08.09.2015 Spillway Abstracts

After shooting the sky and valley yesterday morning I drove around Quabbin Park looking at other possible subjects. One location is the Spillway which allows excess water to overflow at this spot and continue down along the Swift River .  … Continue reading

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