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  • A boat for sale made it through the night of the heavy rains and winds in Rumford. A crew from the Maine Department of Transportation inspects the damage to South Rumford Road as they await more trucks of sand to make temporary repairs of the washed-out road.
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    A boat for sale made it through the night of the heavy rains and winds in Rumford. A crew from the Maine DOT inspects the damage to South Rumford Road as they await more trucks of sand to make temporary repairs of the washed-out road.

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  • Maine Department of Transportation employees fill half the roadway with sand to create access for emergency vehicles at the corner of Hall Hill and South Rumford roads in Rumford on Thursday, after Wednesday’s storms washed out the roadway.
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    Maine Department of Transportation employees fill half the roadway with sand to create access for emergency vehicles at the corner of Hall Hill and South Rumford roads Thursday, after Wednesday’s storms washed out the roadway.

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  • The Maine Department of Transportation makes temporary repairs of washed-out South Rumford Road in Rumford on Thursday after it was damaged by flood waters the night before.
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    The Maine Department of Transportation makes temporary repairs of washed-out South Rumford Road in Rumford on Thursday after it was damaged by flood waters the night before.

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  • Stephenie Ackerman of South Rumford Road in Rumford checks out the damage to her yard after heavy storms passed through Wednesday night.
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    Stephenie Ackerman of South Rumford Road in Rumford checks out the damage to her yard after heavy storms passed through Wednesday night.

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  • Rumford resident Sophie Post on Thursday looks at what used to be her garden and a large fir tree that tumbled into the washed-out gorge carved by  flood waters the previous night as  a crew makes temporary repairs .
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    Rumford resident Sophie Post on Thursday looks at what used to be her garden and a large fir tree that tumbled into the washed-out gorge carved by flood waters the previous night as a crew makes temporary repairs .

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  • Sewer lines remain intact but the road is washed out on South Rumford Road in Rumford as a crew from the Maine Department of Transportation makes temporary repairs Thursday.
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    Sewer lines remain intact but the road is washed out on South Rumford Road in Rumford as a crew from the Maine Department of Transportation makes temporary repairs Thursday.

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  • Wyman Hill Road was washed out by Wednesday's storms. Cars could pass only on one side Thursday.
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    Wyman Hill Road was washed out by Wednesday's storms. Cars could pass only on one side Thursday.

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  • A truck filled with sand travels along the precarious edge of Wyman Hill Road in Rumford on Thursday as it heads for the most damaged part of South Rumford Road.
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    A truck filled with sand travels along the precarious edge of Wyman Hill Road in Rumford on Thursday as it heads for the most damaged part of South Rumford Road.

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  • Water flows over the washed-out Wyman Hill Road in Rumford on Thursday. A tree came crashing down at the home of Karen Blanchard on Wednesday during the storms.
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    Water flows over the washed-out Wyman Hill Road in Rumford on Thursday. A tree came crashing down at the home of Karen Blanchard on Wednesday during the storms.

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  • Resident Ted Orino stands by the brook that changed direction as it filled with rocks and soil in Rumford during heavy rains Wednesday night. He calculated 5 inches of rain fell in two hours at his home weather station.
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    Resident Ted Orino stands by the brook that changed direction as it filled with rocks and soil in Rumford during heavy rains Wednesday night. He calculated 5 inches of rain fell in two hours at his home weather station.

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