Tag Archives: Ice

Window Frosting

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Frost on the Pane This is frost on our front door. It’s supposed to be a really well insulated door and glazing with argon but I’m not impressed with the commercial varieties. They frost up all too easily when it … Continue reading

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Off the Charts at -90°F and Colder than Hell

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We fell off the wind chill chart… Someone wrote me asking about the temperatures last night here in Vermont. It was -34.2°F on Sugar Mountain. The 70 mph winds were the real killer giving a windchill of about -90°F. This … Continue reading

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Van on a Pillar of Ice

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Van up on Ice Pillar Our snow is almost, finally, gone. Some years it’s a little earlier. Some years later. Soon the fields will be green.

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Cottage Door Ice Wall

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Morning Light on Cottage Door Ice Wall I’ve been encouraging this huge icicle to grow next to our door. It’s like growing beans but upside down. The weather conditions have been just right. It gives me ideas.

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Front Door Frost on Blue Sky

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Frost on a Blue Sky One of the benefits of such cold weather is the beautiful frost crystals inside on the thermally insulated double pane argon filled windows. It’s cold out.

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Spider Web Hoar Frost

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Hoar Frost on Spider Web Seen in the South Field Shed. Pig breath rises upward. Freezes on cob web filaments, and wooden beam splinters.

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Snow Maker

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Sap House Pipe with Reducer For a bit of fun Will put a reducer on the end of the 2″ pipe that comes down from the sap house spring after it thawed on the 10th of April.

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Ice Out Contest 2013

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Upper Pond Iced Over The 2″ water line from the sap house spring flash froze earlier this winter. You can just see it in the snow there coming down between the rocks on the other side of the upper pond. … Continue reading

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Ice Island

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Isle of Ice on Upper Pond Every year it seems we have some new interesting ice formation. This summer we improved the water lines leading from the mid and high springs down to the upper pond so the flow is … Continue reading

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Wagon Wheel Ice

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Wheel Deep Ice This has been a winter of ice more than snow. Ben’s rocket wagon is frozen into a large glacial sheet of ice that built up below the spring. In places it is over 18″ deep – I … Continue reading

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