Disposable Camera Tour
First Snow of the Season|
Portsmouth on December 30, 1998
See Latest Snow Arrival in History
Light wet snow clings to only a few select stones in North Cemetery where Revolutionary War heroes sleep. We'll be back here soon to assess the sad condition of this most historic American graveyard in Portsmouth.
Giant copyrighted "whaling wall" by mural artist Wylie floats above parking lot. Notice that out-of-town car shows no sign of snowfall.
These coated shrubs were bare again by noon as the sun made a brief appearance to melt off the pretty stuff. This house survived urban renewal on the edge of the North End. Watch for our upcoming feature on the decimation of 200 Portsmouth homes here in the early 1970s.
A dusting of snow had no effect on the unloading of this Panama ship. Though tiny, Portsmouth's deep water commercial port is still active nearly 400 years after the Martin Pring visited the Piscataqua.
Photos by J. Dennis Robinson
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