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Icy images of America’s 'big freeze'

Here are the best bone-chilling shots of this week’s winter storm as it left its icy grip on many of the nation's top tourist haunts.

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River of Ice

Ice forms on the shores of New York’s East River due to unusually low temperatures caused by the so-called polar vortex. 

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Waiting for the Bus

On Monday, a person walks past a snow-covered bus shelter in Chicago.

Jim Young/Reuters

View from the Top

An aerial view of the city of Chicago.

Hank Cain/AP

Frozen Skyline

The Chicago skyline is seen behind a large chunk of ice near North Avenue Beach.

Andrew A. Nelles/AP

Across the Water

The Chicago skyline and a freezing Lake Michigan are seen from the Museum Campus in Chicago.

Nam Y. Huh/AP

Icicle Abe

Snow covers an Abraham Lincoln statue in Hackley Park in Muskegon, Michigan.

AP

Frozen Waterfall

An exterior waterfall that froze overnight is seen at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.

Reuters

Opera of Ice

Sunlight streams through the windows of the Waterman Opera House, Nebraska.

Nati Harnik/AP

Can't Sit Here

A city bench and other structures are covered in a thick layer of ice in Plattsmouth, Nebraska.

Nati Harnik/AP

Ice Bike

A snow encrusted bicycle with wind chills nearing minus 30 Fahrenheit in downtown Chicago.

Andrew Nelles/AP

Frozen Fountain

St. Simon's on the Sound Episcopal Church's fountains is frozen over in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

AP

Icy images of America’s 'big freeze'

Here are the best bone-chilling shots of this week’s winter storm as it left its icy grip on many of the nation's top tourist haunts.

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