Midcoast lens: Storm aftermath

Dec 27, 2013
Photo by: Beth A, Birmingham

Sometimes beauty can be seen even in the aftermath of the most recent ice storm that blanketed the Midcoast area Dec. 24. The leftover grasses glisten in the afternoon sunset along Route 1 in Warren.

The mountain range in Rockport and Camden appears on the horizon looking eastward from Manktown Road in Warren Dec. 24. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
An icy coating sparkles as the sun sets over this field on Manktown Road in Warren Dec. 24 following the ice storm that left many without power. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Crews from Augusta and Auburn continue cleanup efforts with Central Maine Power and Asplundh Tree Service. Here Jax Mullen clears branches from wires along Thurlow Road in Lincolnville while foreman James White looks on Dec. 26. They were among many workers who spent Christmas away from their home. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Steve Hardy chainsaws his way through downed trees that line his driveway on Youngtown Road in Lincolnville Dec. 26. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Ice-laden trees bow down along Youngtown Road in Lincolnville Dec. 26. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
The morning sun shines through ice- and snow-covered trees the morning of Dec. 27 in Washington. (Photo by: Stephanie Grinnell)
Comments (1)
Posted by: Sarah G Ridgway | Dec 27, 2013 12:01

Too often we only complain about the inconveniences in our lives that come from the weather, and never notice the beauty. Lovely pictures.

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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 Thomaston 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 running and walks along the waterfront, as well as other outdoor activities. She has a daughter, Claire, who is 13.

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