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After the park, I ventured out on the point where there is a modern lighthouse at the junction of the Genesee River going out to Lake Ontario.  You can still see the ice floats in the water and the very thick layer of ice on the pier.  The ice here was about 10″ to 12″ thick and sloped towards the water.  As you got closer to the lighthouse it got taller and taller and finally at the base was over 4 feet thick and higher than the handrails.

ISO 200, F/11, 1/1000 sec, 105 mm Lens

ISO 200, F/11, 1/1000 sec, 105 mm Lens

Note the icicles on the metal handrails. They were more like curved daggers:

4F5A2169_M 4F5A2172_MCan you tell it was windy out there?

 

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