Blizzard of 2013: Scenes from the storm

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A man charges through the untouched knee-deep snow in Monument Square in Portland, Saturday, Feb. 9, as a woman shields herself from blustering winds.

Snow-buried sidewalks on Free Street in Portland, force cross-country skiers and walkers to take to the street on Saturday, Feb. 9.

A Monument Square crosswalk sign is barely visible after the blizzard’s strong winds packed it with snow on Saturday, Feb. 9.

Main Street in Freeport is a desert of white on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the height of the blizzard that left more than 2 feet of snow on most of southern Maine.A plow operator digs into snow piled high along Depot Street in Freeport on Sunday, after Saturday’s blizzard gave way to sunny skies, light winds and warmer temperatures.A plow train clears snow from the tracks at the School Street railroad crossing in Freeport on Sunday, Feb. 10, as the area recovered from Saturday’s blizzard.Frank Beeton of Bath uses a snowblower to dig out the front porch of his home on Sunday, Feb. 10, after Saturday’s blizzard.Munjoy Hill resident James Stewart wrestles with a blizzard-sized snowball on the Eastern Promenade in Portland on sunny Sunday, Feb. 10, the day after the record-setting storm.

A South Portland Fire Department truck is almost obscured by snow drifts and plowed snow on Ocean Street in Knightville on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 9, after the snow stopped flying.

Central Maine Power Co. workers cut a path hrough several feet of snow Monday morning, Feb. 11, at an electrical substation on Marginal Way in Portland.