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    Snow coats the sand at an entrance to the beach in Old Orchard Beach. In the off season, the tourist crowds of summer are gone and the town goes into a semi-hibernation.

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    A layer of road salt covers bricks, and snow mounds up at a curb near the closed arcade at Palace Playland.

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    The bricks of Old Orchard Beach's town square are covered in a thick layer of ice and the shops alongside the square are closed for the season.

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    Snow coats the ramp up to The Pier in Old Orchard Beach.

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    A gull carries a frozen piece of food in its beak while walking among the pilings of the Old Orchard Beach pier.

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    A ship moves through Saco Bay as snow coats the beach at Old Orchard Beach. In the off season, the tourist crowds of summer are gone and the town goes into a semi-hibernation.

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    A high fence and closed doors at Palace Playland are signs that it's the off season in Old Orchard Beach.

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    Snow coats the edge of a clam shell on the beach.

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    Windblown snow covers a bench in Old Orchard Beach.

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    Snow piles up in front of a bench next to the Palace Playland arcade.

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    Windblown snow covers a piece of driftwood on the beach in Old Orchard Beach and a razor clam leaves a trail and provides a spot of color.

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    Ice coats the pilings of the pier in Old Orchard Beach and snow blankets the beach.

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    Tables stand stacked near the pier in Old Orchard Beach as light snow falls in January, before the brunt of the winter arrived.

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    Ice coats bricks near the Old Orchard Beach pier.

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    Footprints in snow are the only sign of human activity on an empty beach by the pier in Old Orchard Beach.

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