A food-service building on the beach at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk was lost to Hurricane Sandy’s raging assault. Russell Drumm

Main Beach
Main Beach pavilion from the air on Tuesday. Hampton Pix

Emergency volunteers shielded a 92-year-old woman as she was taken onto a Shelter Island ferry Monday afternoon. Capt. Sherri Surozenski

Sandy swept dunes away; oceanfront hotels undermined, Soundview pummeled