|As the sun goes down, ice crystals begin to grow on the surface of the river|
|It's a misty day, so it must be above freezing|
Buoys: This is a picture of a buoy on the Penobscot taken Saturday.
And look - by Dec 4 they were in place.
Castle Rock: I’ve discovered that Castle Rock can be viewed from the Orrington Picnic Area, which is about one mile south of Center Road along route 15. I suspect that the picnic area is closed for the winter, and Castle Rock does lose something when viewed from over a quarter mile away, but it is there.
|Castle Rock as viewed from Orrington|
|Not much of the snoozing raccoon shows|
|Mark takes a moment to free his release strap of ice|
|Mark has lifted some newly formed ice|