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PHOTOS: Monday melt along the Contoocook River

  • Ice, in its various forms, cover the banks of the Contoocook River Monday. Late in the afternoon when the temperatures broke 40 degrees, the ice cracked, broke, and gave way to the moving water. Elodie Reed—Concord Monitor

  • Ice, in its various forms, cover the banks of the Contoocook River Monday. Late in the afternoon when the temperatures broke 40 degrees, the ice cracked, broke, and gave way to the moving water. Elodie Reed—Concord Monitor

  • Ice, in its various forms, cover the banks of the Contoocook River Monday. Late in the afternoon when the temperatures broke 40 degrees, the ice cracked, broke, and gave way to the moving water. Elodie Reed—Concord Monitor

  • Ice, in its various forms, cover the banks of the Contoocook River Monday. Late in the afternoon when the temperatures broke 40 degrees, the ice cracked, broke, and gave way to the moving water. Elodie Reed—Concord Monitor

  • Ice, in its various forms, cover the banks of the Contoocook River Monday. Late in the afternoon when the temperatures broke 40 degrees, the ice cracked, broke, and gave way to the moving water. Elodie Reed—Concord Monitor

  • Ice, in its various forms, cover the banks of the Contoocook River Monday. Late in the afternoon when the temperatures broke 40 degrees, the ice cracked, broke, and gave way to the moving water. Elodie Reed—Concord Monitor

  • Ice, in its various forms, cover the banks of the Contoocook River Monday. Late in the afternoon when the temperatures broke 40 degrees, the ice cracked, broke, and gave way to the moving water. Elodie Reed—Concord Monitor



Monitor staff
Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Even though the trail was empty, the path along the Contoocook River, behind the T.D. Bank in Contoocook, was active. As temperatures rose into the 40’s Monday afternoon, ice in all forms – thick, geometric slabs, dripping grass-icles, river-top scales – began to melt and crack.