Mike Martinson and Mike Doall of the Montauk Shellfish Company, photographed in July, worked hard to save their crop as Hurricane Sandy approached. Russell Drumm

Tuesday’s clearing sky briefly lit up with a rainbow, seen over the Baker House inn in East Hampton Village. Craig Macnaughton

East Hampton Town Highway Superintendent Stephen Lynch and Supervisor Bill Wilkinson visited beaches in Montauk on Sunday directing equipment operators to pile sand to block potential entrance points for the anticipated surge of water. Morgan McGivern