The North Saskatchewan River flows through the City of Edmonton and is its lifeblood. Through the seasons the river will change its character and every winter it will for the most part freeze over. Typically in February the ice will soften and show signs foreshadowing it’s breakup. By the end of March the breakup is well underway. Today (March 27) I was able to capture the ice and river from the pedestrian bridge linking Rundle and Gold Bar parks in the City’s east end.
Further upstream, from the 50th Street footbridge, the ice shows a different character :
With something on the ice: