February 2018

Mt. Manatuck’s Icy Falls

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Photo by Michael Preli

In the late afternoon on that torrential January day when most of the snow cover disappeared, inveterate explorer Michael Preli clambered part-way up Manatuck Mountain at the end of Phelps Road and took some great photos of the mountaintop melt tumbling down the quarry face amongst the dare-devil graffiti. The old quarry, operated by the Suffield-Berlin Trap Rock Company briefly in the 1920s, closed because of the poor quality of the rock.

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