Asa Snow was a resident of North Dana. He was known as "Popcorn Snow" because he liked popcorn.
I took this photo from a small Cessna 152 aircraft in 1986.
Sunrise, New Salem Lookout, December 31st, 2014.
Not a picnic day!
You can see the pressure ridges of the ice along the shore line.
Taken from the gate 35 road.
Hanks Picnic Area in Quabbin Park. One of the most popular sites in the whole watershed.
Mount Monadnock located in Dublin NH, 50 straight air miles from Quabbin. I took this on a crisp winter day with a 400mm lens.
When you visit Quabbin please read and obey the signs!
Mt L and part of central Quabbin as seen from above Hamiltons Orchards in New Salem.
I took this one day looking out the front door of the Quabbin Visitor Center. It looks directly up the west branch of Quabbin.
Heres a photo I took early this morning (1/4/16). The wind chill was 16 F. You can see the low water at Quabbin. In the middle you can see Mt Pomeroy's top popping up through "the pass". Mt L is on the right of it and the north tip of Mt Zion is on the left.
Northern Quabbin after the second snow of the year looking south from the old railroad bed. 2/8/16
It's a beautiful day today in the northern Quabbin watershed. Spring is not far away. 3/22/16
Its been a long time since I posted a sunrise. Here is the Leap Year sunrise from RT 202 in New Salem, 6:24AM February 29th, 2016
First light, Quabbin Reservoir 2/25/16
Gate 35 Road, Quabbin Reservoir. 2016 annual National Audubon Society Christmas Count. 12/17/16
This beaver family could have one or two new kits in their clan! I"ll certainly keep my eyes oped for them through out the spring ! 1/30/17
Two adult bald eagles at the Quabbin Reservoir are watching the days go by and waiting for breeding season to start with in the month. 1/23/17
Looking south at Mt Russ from the mouth of Hop Brook you can see in the right side of the picture in Northern Quabbin. If the Quabbin was full I'd be under 10 feet of water. 1/22/17
A lone stump of a tree that was cut in the mid 1930's and is under the water most of the time, sits on the Quabbin shoreline on a zero degree F day on January 8, 2017. The tree was cut to clear the valley of all trees to make room for the giant 18 mile long Quabbin Reservoir.
A pair of about 14 bald eagles that call Quabbin reservoir their home. This particular pair are imprinted on this best and territory and stick here year round. I made this picture on December 24th, 2016.
Here are a couple pictures of the Quabbin at 6 below zero in the early morning sun. Bring on winter! 12/20/12
The second of many pictures I made this morning as the sea smoke drifted away from the Quabbin Reservoir. 12/20/16
Roses are red, violets are blue, I thought my legs would drop off before I was through ! 2/11/16 16" blizzard aftermath at Quabbin
Quabbin fishing area 2 in New Salem sits silent and all snugged up for the winter months at 6:45 AM on December 6th, 2016. Fishing will resume at the Quabbin in early April, 2017.
It's a great day for a hike ! Ive been slaving away on my computer all week so it was good to stretch my legs. Not much in the way of wildlife but its good to be out .... 2/18/17
The last 2 morning at Quabbin have been pretty slow, especially today. i've spent 10 hours along the shore in coyote-ville with no luck. Today on the way out the sky was pretty awesome with the rain slowly rolling in. 4/12/17
Winter is on its way out for 2018, ummm, maybe ! 3/10/18
Not an animal but I couldn't resist taking this shot of the moon over Quabbin early morning on 11/6/17
And the big freeze is here at the Quabbin...... I feel like Dr. Zhivago did when he was left at the farmhouse in Siberia at the end of the movie :)
It's a rare thing to see fog when it's 14 degrees F at the Quabbin Reservoir, but here it was this morning ! 2/19/18