Unloading A Freighter

Unloading A Freighter

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Tugboats & Snow Drifts

Tugboats & Snow Drifts

The snow drifts from the incredible winter of 2015 have almost completely overtaken the railings at The Decks.  The snow drifts make for some interesting flow lines and somewhat soften the industrial waterfront of Portsmouth.

A Night View of The Tugboats

A Night View of The Tugboats

With increased freighter traffic throughout the winter, it’s usually a quiet and calm scene down by the waterfront as the massive ships unload their salt – effectively reloading the Market Street terminal for distribution throughout New England.

Tugboats in the Snow

Tugboats in the Snow

With the return of winter, snow is inevitable.  Based on this fact – I always make it a point to get out and enjoy my favorite scenes regardless of the weather – and this shot of the Moran Towing tugboats in the snow was my reward during one stormy day in 2012.