Open Water on the Chena


It was -20F on the morning that this picture was taken; Cellphone camera

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Just a basic, down to Earth, laid back type of guy here, who loves the outdoors, the indoors, jazz on the turntable, a fire in the woodstove, the northern lights blazing across the sky, and the company of good friends. View all posts by icefogger

2 responses to “Open Water on the Chena

  • Pete

    …mmm me thinks your near the steam plant, or did a hot spring arise since I left Fairbanks? Nice photo

    I always liked to capture the steam rising of any body of water.

    • icefogger

      I stopped because I knew there would be steam rising over the open water. The pic was taken from the footbridge over the river between Pioneer Park and the Carlson Center. Like all Interior rivers this winter, the Chena has been thin on ice. Just days after this picture was taken, two snowmachiners, in separate incidents, went through the ice near Pike’s Landing.

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