Midcoast lens: Blustery beginnings

Jan 07, 2014
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham

The blustery wind combined with a light dusting of snow made these benches at Snow Marine Park not quite the hot seats the morning of Jan. 7 in Rockland. Following a day of rain and near 50-degree temperatures, the deep freeze blew in with 16-degree temperatures.

Aptly named Winter Street, this was the view facing The Landings restaurant in Rockland the morning of Jan. 7. Blustery winds kept the snow swirling as the temperatures plummeted from near 50 degrees the day before to 16 degrees. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
A frigid ride from the mainland to the island Jan. 7. Following a day of rain and near 50-degree temperatures, the wind picked up and the temperatures fell below freezing once again. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
This hardy soul clears the sidewalk in front of Camden National Bank in Rockland Jan. 7. The day prior saw soaring temps near 50 and much rain, but in blew an arctic blast causing a big freeze up and blowing snow. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Comments (1)
Posted by: Mary A McKeever | Jan 08, 2014 09:11

Great Pictures! As usual Beth you caught the stark essence of this winter freeze.

Mickey McKeever

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Beth Birmingham
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Beth rejoined Courier Publications' news staff in February 2013. She previously worked at The Courier-Gazette from 1981 to 1990.

Her coverage area includes Warren, Union, Friendship, Waldoboro, Washington and RSU40.

Beth has a passion for photography, and a degree from the University of Maine at Augusta, in affiliation with the Maine Photographic Workshop in Rockport.

Aside from photography, Beth enjoys working out, ocean therapy sessions and walks along the waterfront, as well as other outdoor activities. She has a daughter, Claire, who is 16.

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