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Walker Cascades, Franconia Notch

Cascades during the spring months. These cascades are located along Walker Brook in Franconia Notch State Park of the White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire.
Walker Cascades – Franconia Notch State Park 

Walker Cascades, Franconia Notch – Walker Cascades are a series of cascades on Walker Brook, just off the Old Bridle Path, in Franconia Notch in the New Hampshire White Mountains. And though these cascades are considered to be forgotten they are visited by many.

A few history books make reference to these cascades as being "Walker's Falls". But their description is for Stairs, Swiftwater and Cloudland Falls on Dry Brook. The name makes sense, but the location is off. Because Walker Brook and Dry Brook are located so close to one another, I understand the confusion.

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B-18 Bomber Crash, Mt Waternomee

Crash site of B-18 Bomber on Mt Waternomee in Woodstock, New Hampshire. Crashed on January 14, 1942. Out of seven crew members, five survived the crash and were able to remove themselves from the wreckage. The remaining two members died when the plane exploded
B-18 Bomber, Mt Waternomee – Engine

B-18 Bomber Plane Crash, Mt Waternomee – During the World War II Era, a horrific plane crash awoke the quiet town of Woodstock, New Hampshire. The explosion rattled homes and was heard throughout the countryside. And flames from the wreckage could be seen from the towns of Lincoln and Woodstock.

On January 14, 1942, five weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor, a Douglas B-18 Bolo Bomber returning to Westover Air Force Base in Chicopee, Mass, near Springfield, from a patrol over the North Atlantic Ocean for German submarines crashed into the side of Mt Waternomee (3940 feet) in the New Hampshire White Mountains.

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