Much of Portsmouth’s charm can be attributed to the inherent intrigue in the Piscataqua River’s freighters and their stops at the city’s various ports. These behemoths travel up and down the river (and under its working bridges) to deliver materials and to take them around the world. Seeing one pass under one of the lift bridges is particularly stunning. In Atlantic Heights, the topmost part of the boat actually reaches higher than the roof of my house.
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