This image above is one of my very favorite in the 's photo collection. I've been waiting for an excuse to write about it, and now that it's winter, it seems like an appropriate time to bring it out. Last year we had a , but at least the Sound didn't freeze solidly!
Here is this week's question for you all: In the 1900s, the Sound only froze over in Branford three times – hard enough to support the kind of weight being shown here. What years were they? (One hint: some Patch readers should be able to remember one of these occurences. If you have any photos, please share them adding to this gallery).
Bonus question: Off of what part of Branford is this car parked?