Boston’s Enormous Snow Trash Pile Has Finally Melted

We’re halfway through July, but until this morning, there was still snow on the ground in Boston. The last of the city’s historic snowfall, a disgusting frozen mass of dirt, snow, and trash, was officially pronounced melted this morning.

The pile lived and died at Tide Street Snow Farm, one of the city’s many snow-collection zones during a winter that broke records for snowfall. In February, it stood five stories high; by late May, it had shrunk to six feet or so; and at 9 a.m. today, Boston’s mayor tweeted:

So the big pile is gone, but according to Massachusetts’s Emergency Management Agency, a pocket of snow is still clinging to an overpass north of Boston.

Boston’s Enormous Snow Trash Pile Finally Melted