Photograph: Cocheco Mills

Cocheco Mills Icicles

This photograph captures the icicles forming above the cloud of water vapor rising above the Cocheco Mills dam in downtown Dover, New Hampshire. The dam, built in the early 1900’s on the Cocheco River, provided water power for driving the mill machinery. The calm waters above the dam lip reflect the windows of mill building #3. Icicles form on the underside of the steel truss bridge from the roiling waters flowing over the dam on its way through the arch built under the mill. The ramps seen in the lower right are part of a fish ladder.
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Stamp Treks – Carousel Horses


This is an image of the carousel located in the Carousel Village section of Roger Williams Park in Providence, Rhode Island. A carousel, or merry-go-round, is an amusement ride consisting of a rotating circular platform with seats for riders. Typically the seats are carved horses or other animals with saddles. A pole connects the seat with a mechanism above that pulls the rider up and down as the platform rotates, simulating a galloping motion.
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