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Newton Park and Conservation Lands

Hemlock Gorge

2012    
 
DCR replaced a spillway dam that was in danger of failure. More information
     
 
     
 
     
 
Work underway to replace the spillway dam. A temporary dam (the blue structure) was built to divert water during reconstruction.
     
 
     
 
 
     
2011    
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
The Gorge then and now   Devil's Den
     
 
     
2010    
 
Water pours over the circular dam after record rainfall    
     
 
    Temporary waterfalls
     
 
     
2006    
 
     
 
The Silk Mill dam    
     
 
Devil's Den    
     
 
     
 
     
 
The bridge was closed for a few days...   ... and then reopened with temporary fencing and a more permanent repair
     
 
Walkers thronged the bridge after the MWRA announced that it would be closed due to unsafe railings. The bridge was reopened after temporary fencing was installed.
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
Part of the circular dam    
     
The entire circular dam, straightened out in a panoramic photo.
     
     
2005    
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
A hawk stays into November    
     
 
Devil's Den cave    
     
 
     
     
2004    
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
New echo platform at Echo Bridge    
     
 
Route 9 traffic reflected in New Pond   House under construction next to the gorge
     
     
 
A new footbridge   The old footbridge
     
 
     
 
     
     
 
    Testing echoes under Echo Bridge
     
 
Bench in memory of Kenneth W. Newcomb    
     
 
    New Pond
     
 
     
     
 
     
     
 
     
     
 
     
     
 
Devil's Den   Picnic
     
     
   

Photos by DB

     
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