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Photos: See the aftermath of Massachusetts’ first nor’easter of the season

More than 400,000 customers are still without power across the state.

A firefighter walks towards a tree brought down by a fall nor’easter lays in the middle of Ruthven Street in Dorchester. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Massachusetts was hit hard with the first nor’easter of the season, bringing heavy rains and gusting winds to parts of the state. Power outages blanketed much of the South Shore, uprooted trees blocked roads, and unruly waves washed ashore boats.

Waves crash over Quincy Shore Drive on Tuesday as a nor’easter touches down on the coast. Erin Clark/Globe Staff
Waves crash over the seawall at Brant Rock in Marshfield on Wednesday morning. – Craig F. Walker / The Boston Globe
A downed tree at a home in Hingham, Mass. M. Scott Brauer/The New York Times
Paul Appleton from Cohasset stands on his boat that was washed up on the marsh during the storm in Cohasset Harbor waits for high tide. David L Ryan/Globe Staff
Officials look at damage from a partial roof collapse at 73 Bicknell Street, at the O’Brien Towers in Quincy. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff
A fractured power pole hangs over a street in Cohasset, Mass. M. Scott Brauer/The New York Times
Nor ‘easter storm hits the South Shore area, utility repairmen working on Border Street Cohasset to restore power. David L Ryan/Globe Staff
Members of the Cohasset High School football team, Nick Henry, Jackie Lyons and Jay Fox examine the toppled press box at the public schools Cohassett Alumni Field in Cohasset, MA. Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff
Nor ‘easter storm hits the South Shore area , boats washed up on the rocks in Cohasset Harbor. David L Ryan/Globe Staff
Sandy Ager grimaces as she is sandblasted by salt as surf as she braves the boardwalk for a photo of Cape Cod Bay at Town Neck Beach in Sandwich, Mass. Steve Heaslip/Cape Cod Times via AP
Nor ‘easter storm hits the South Shore area, rough seas with Boston Light in the background viewed from Hull. David L Ryan/Globe Staff
A tree fell on a house on Glendale Road at 6am from the powerful nor’easter’s wind gusts topping 90 mph. Matthew J Lee/Globe staff
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