For meteorologists, the more snow the better After the record-setting winter of 2015, Boston-area weather watchers share their favorite snow memories. ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff FEBRUARY 15: Blizzard Neptune descended and Newbury Street disappeared. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff JANUARY 27: It was equally nerve-racking on the North Shore, where high tide on Plum Island endangered homes. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff JANUARY 28: Minot’s Ledge Lighthouse off Scituate and Cohasset resembled a candle with hardened wax. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff JANUARY 27: A perilous evacuation became necessary when flooding overwhelmed oceanfront homes in Marshfield. Lane Turner/Globe Staff FEBRUARY 9: Kids weren’t complaining as the region got pummeled. More snow meant less school. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff FEBRUARY 19: But for the grown-ups, working and walking in the snow was physically and mentally draining. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff JANUARY 27: A task as simple as walking the dog became a herculean feat. Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff JANUARY 8: No commute was safe from the elements, as every mode of transportation — roads, rails, waterways — slowed to an agonizing crawl. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff JANUARY 28: Neighborhoods like this one in Scituate began to look like winter war zones rather than winter wonderlands. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff MARCH 3: From above, a different sort of beauty defined at Boston’s Public Garden. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff MARCH 3: Cars were buried. Trains got stuck. And even boats became trapped. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff FEBRUARY 9: Snowbanks grew into mountains and with each new inch, peering around them became more dangerous. David L Ryan/Globe staff JANUARY 18: At the State House on the day Charlie Baker was inaugurated as governor of Massachusetts, every breath produced a bone-chilling cloud. John Blanding/Globe Staff JANUARY 27: The relentless snow was too much for businesses to keep up with, making sidewalks impassable, like this one in Rockport. Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff FEBRUARY 20: Anxiety about roofs leaking became a new and unwelcome source of tension for many New Englanders. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff JANUARY 27: Landmarks like Copley Square were unrecognizable. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff FEBRUARY 3: In a city that relishes its history, the aging transit system was no match for the epic snow and had commuters dreaming of modernized transportation. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff February 10: MBTA general manager Beverly Scott was fiery in her response to questions about the T’s performance, until she decided she’d had enough and resigned. Lane Turner/Globe Staff JANUARY 26: Night life suffered like every other industry, as the idea of venturing outside seemed anything but fun. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff JANUARY 26: With runways buried, Logan International Airport often resembled a ghost town. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff MARCH 3: Even the boats designed to break up ice struggled with their everyday task. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff FEBRUARY 10: Elaine Melanson flew a symbol outside her Norwell home that every New Englander could relate to. William Greene/Globe Staff April 23: Yes, there is still a mountain of snow in the Seaport District. If you would like to purchase photos from this article, go to doriancolor.com/winter-2015.