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Readers share photos from the deep freeze

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 29 January 2014 at 12:00 am

It’s the coldest winter in about four decades. It feels like day after day of brutal, bitter cold.

But Orleans County somehow shines amidst the snow and ice. Rick Baase of Carlton took the top photograph of the sunrise on Tuesday when it was 2-below zero.

It looks like steam is coming off Lake Ontario in the photo about 2 miles east of Point Breeze.

Peggy Barringer took this picture of the frosted window on her front door at Albion. The iced windows have revealed some wondrous artistic patterns.

Julie Miller of Barre last week took this picture of a sundog, which resembles a rainbow on a blistering cold day. She took it of a scene on Route 31A, west of Route 98 near Barre Stone Products.