Tag Archives: Long Beach

March Nor’easter, Long Beach, 1958 From Fred Bodin

March Nor’easter, Long Beach, 1958

A massive storm barreled up the East Coast from March 18th to 21st,1958, impacting the East Coast from North Carolina to Maine. It was a Category 2 storm, which means it was “significant.” In addition to high winds, waves, and surge, it also brought snow. On Cape Ann, the concrete boardwalk on Long Beach was destroyed, and houses were damaged. These photos are courtesy of Eloise Como Brown.

Fredrik D. Bodin
Bodin Historic Photo
82 Main Street

Pilot Whale Washes Up On Long Beach Rockport Photos

Hey, Joe.  Poser lobsterman here.  Thought you might be interested in these pictures I took this morning – a pilot whale washed up on long beach.
Thanks,
Ben

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You may remember Ben from his brief stint as a lobsterman aboard Tommy Burns’ Arethusa and the Cartoon That Was Mad AboutHis Experience-

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Cecropia Moth emerges at Long Beach from Christine Morey

Look what emerged from it’s crysalis last week!!  Amazing, and I understand they are nocturnal, so few people ever see them!

The video is grainy – I haven’t used that function before – but worth watching him stretch out after getting out of his tiny pod!

Wingspan of over 5", covered in a beautiful orange fur!

Stayed, stretched, and rested for the day, gone in the morning!

Research I found:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyalophora_cecropia

http://www.wormspit.com/cecropia.htm

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from Christine Morey at Annabelle’s Pet Care

Photos of the Search for the missing 3year old

Photos of the Search for the missing 3year old. 

Shot from Good Harbor Beach.

Photo of the young girl here at the Gloucester Daily Times Website

If anyone has seen this child please contact the local authorities.

Elizabeth O’Dess Takes Pictures of Unearthed Boat On Long Beach

From Elizabeth O’Dess

Hello Joe,
My neighbor, Judy Bidwell , mentioned you might be interested in
these photos taken recently at Long Beach. This structure was
unearthed/exposed after the second storm. From what I understand it
surfaces every twenty years or so (the last time was supposedly
1991), but I still haven’t had confirmation of what it was. At first
glance it appears to be the underside of a boat hull, but the exposed
wooden trunnels suggest that this may not be the case….maybe some
part of machinery such as a cog used for moving quarry rock? I would
love to know the answer if one of your reader’s know. I enjoy Good
Morning Gloucester and look forward to seeing it in my “in” box every
morning…keep up the good work.

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Gloucester At Dawn- Thatcher Island 4:45AM 7/31/09

Some people will never take a picture like this in their lifetime.  Getting up at 3:45AM  seven days a week  isn’t much fun but I feel pretty blessed to be able to experience scenes like this.

Gloucester At Dawn- Thatcher Island Taken From Long Beach

Gloucester At Dawn- Thatcher Island Taken From Long Beach

click the picture for the Gloucester At Dawn Slide Show

click the picture for the Gloucester At Dawn Slide Show