Lake Erie Houses Were Virtually Ice Sculptures Last Week. Now They’re Swamped

The surreal landscape of Hamburg, New York, last week can be seen in the slideshow above: homes completely encased in ice, doors and windows sealed, trees turned white by icicles. 

The homes along Lake Erie received more than 48 hours of winds whipping at 40 to 60 mph along the shoreline, creating huge waves that froze the instant they hit the coastal structures.

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