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Scenes of March, New Hampshire

The Pliny Range from Cherry Pond at Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge in Jefferson, New Hampshire during the month of March. The Cohos Trail passes by Cherry Pond.
Cherry Pond – Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge, New Hampshire
 

Scenes of March, New Hampshire – The weather here in the New Hampshire White Mountains during the month of March has been very interesting. The lower elevations have been snow-free for most of the month, and the higher elevations can be best described as an icy mess. And because of the mild winter and warm weather, bears are coming out of their dens early.

Being a native to New Hampshire, who loves the serenity of a snow-covered forest, I have always preferred winters that have large amounts of snow. Well, the 2015-2016 winter season is officially over, and we hardly had any snow here in the White Mountains, but I took advantage of the snow-less winter and scouted out areas I will be shooting in the spring and summer seasons.

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Russell Snow Plow, Bartlett

The Russell plow #68 at Bartlett Roundhouse in Bartlett, New Hampshire USA along the old Maine Central Railroad. This plow was built in 1923 for the Portland Terminal Railroad Company, a subsidiary of the Maine Central Railroad and operated mostly in Maine. In 1975 the Conway Scenic Railroad purchased it.
Russell Snow Plow #68 – Bartlett, New Hampshire
 

Russell Snow Plow #68, Bartlett – With all the snow we are getting this month (February) in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, I thought it would be fitting to show an amazing piece of equipment that was used during the 20th century to remove snow from railways. Unfortunately, this snow plow operated before my time and I have no shots of it in action. Summer photographs will have to do for this post.

Along the old Maine Central Railroad at the Bartlett Roundhouse in Bartlett, New Hampshire rests the Russell snow plow #68. It was built in 1923 for the Portland Terminal Railroad Company, a subsidiary of the Maine Central Railroad and operated mostly in Maine. In 1975 the Conway Scenic Railroad purchased it.

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Thorne Pond Conservation Area

Thorne Pond Conservation Area in Bartlett, New Hampshire. This conservation area is located along Route 302.
Thorne Pond Conservation Area – Bartlett, New Hampshire
 

Thorne Pond Conservation Area, New Hampshire – Thorne Pond Conservation Area is a small tract of land located along Route 302 in Bartlett, New Hampshire. The parking lot is directly across from the entrance of Attitash Bear Peak. I know little about this tract of land, but from what I have read online the pond was created to provide water for snow making at Attitash Bear Peak.

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