Winds, wires and trees
High winds on Monday, October 30, caused havoc across the Blue Hill Peninsula, as downed trees and power lines closed schools and businesses and left thousands without power.
Dunbar Road in Penobscot remained closed Wednesday morning with trees and power lines still down.
Blue Hill Town Park playground
Two trees uprooted in the center of the Blue Hill Town Park playground.
Fishing vessel Shanon Leigh II was rescued, in dramatic fashion, on the rocks at Carrying Place Beach in Surry.
The day after
Trees lean but don’t fall on Dunbar Road in Penobscot.
Naskeag Point Road
A snapped utility pole knocked out power and blocked Naskeag Point Road in Brooklin.
On South Street, Blue Hill
On South Street in Blue Hill, a sheared tree is supported by power lines.
The cleanup begins in East Blue Hill.
Fishermen prepare for the storm
The projected high wind warning had fishermen lined up Sunday, October 29, at Billings Diesel & Marine waiting for their boats to be pulled from the water.
Winds in excess of 60 miles per hour knocked down tress, utility poles and wires across Deer Isle and Stonington October 30. The projected high wind warning had fishermen lined up Sunday, October 29, at Billings Diesel & Marine waiting for their boats to be pulled from the water.
Utility poles and trees broke across the island leaving thousands of people without power for three days and counting.
Both Castine Road, above, and The Shore Road were closed most of Monday, cutting off Castine village to traffic.