Newport News Shipbuilding’s “Spear and Gear” logo is visible around the yard.
The moon hangs between crane wires in the early morning hours.
A panorama from the end of NNS’ floating dry dock captures the shipyard and the James River Bridge.
Crane operators with a birds-eye view in the Foundry.
Shipbuilder Deroy Williams inspects a piece of material to better understand its usability.
Newport News Shipbuilding is home to more than 6,000 bicycles. Some bikes, such as the one pictured in this photo date back to the 1950s.
A crane’s spiral staircase sits abandoned in the South Yard.
Shipbuilder David Collins welds in the Covered Modular Assembly Facility.
A hanging light catches its reflection in a puddle below.
Shipbuilder Aaron Goetz sands piping in the Machine Shop.
The sun rises over Dry Dock 12 and John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) construction.
Shipbuilder Donovan Lee cleans a pipe.
A close-up view of ridges on rods in the Machine Shop.
Louisburg players break through The Apprentice School’s offensive line as quarterback Brenden O’Neil (no. 7) attempts a pass.
A firefighter waits for his next call.
Shipbuilders lower a steel ring structure into place in the Main Machine Shop.
Football season is underway at The Apprentice School.
For the next few years, the anchors of USS George Washington (CVN 73) will rest as shipbuilders get her ready for another 25 years of service.
Cloudy sunrise over cranes in the North Yard.
The first unit to enter the Joint Manufacturing Assembly Facility is positioned before entering the bay.