• These before and after photos show how much damage the nor'easter did


    Aerial photos shot by Sky25 on Thursday (before the storm) and Sunday (after the storm) show just how much damage the high surf and strong winds did along the coast. 

    Homes were flooded, seawalls were smashed and large amounts of beach were simply carried away by a nor'easter that slammed into the Massachusetts coast Friday. 

    The storm pounded the eastern seaboard with a combination of gusting winds, rain and snow, and coastal communities were left to deal with damaging high tide flooding as powerful waves and churning surf pounded shorelines and beachfront homes.

    This home in Sandwich, which was captured by Sky25 before and after the storm, was nearly washed away completely. The embankment of sand behind the home was washed away and large portions of the foundation were completely destroyed, along with the chimney on the side of the home. 

    Meanwhile, the skeleton of a rarely seen Revolutionary War era boat was revealed after high surf washed enough sand away from Short Sands Beach in York, Maine. 

    Power is slowly being restored in the hardest-hit areas of the East Coast, days after a destructive nor'easter downed trees and power lines, flooded coastal towns and forced a number of school districts to cancel classes - all with another storm forecast for midweek.

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