Superstorm Sandy: Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 - Photo Gallery 4/115

A firefighter directs traffic around a downed tree during the the early stages of Hurricane Sandy, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) ORG XMIT: MERB108