View from Victory Landing Park as the sun sets over the shipyard.
Newport News Shipbuilding's newest submarine, Delaware (SSN 791), makes its way toward the company's floating dry dock on Dec. 12, 2018.
Shipbuilder Andrew Miltier welds in the Submarine Frame Shop.
Stacked pipes create interesting forms.
A snapshot of Newport News Shipbuilding’s skyline from the James River.
A bird eye’s view of The Apprentice School.
A diving duck grasps cables holding USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at Pier 3.
Bob Downin welds in the Steel Production Facility.
Capt. Ambrose is presented in this photograph as it would appear in a cyanotype, a photographic printing process used well into the 20th century by engineers to create blueprints.
View from the top of Newport News Shipbuilding's 1,050-ton Goliath gantry crane looking down into Dry Dock 12 where construction of aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) continues.
A spiral staircase ascends from a dry dock’s mechanical room.
Dolphins are seen every spring swimming by the shipyard.
Sunrise from Newport News Shipbuilding’s South Yard.
A train track and puddle reflect scenes in the South Yard.
A welder’s sparks light his work area in the Ring Module Shop.
A rigger on Platen 21 signals to lift the crane higher.
Fog blankets a crane in the North Yard.
A shackle and cable rest on the side of a load test machine in the Welding Services Building.
Tugboat Huntington awaits its call for action.
Tom Forrest joins pieces of aluminum together with a precise weld.
Bryson Woody checks his precision on a lathe.
A dry dock gate undergoes refurbishment in the shipyard’s floating dry dock.
Hidden around shipway 5 and 6 an opossum makes his morning rounds.
Newport News Shipbuilding's new 315-metric-ton Goliath gantry crane stands tall into the morning fog.
Sparks fly in the Steel Production Facility.
A cold and quiet morning at Pier 3.
Lakrahn Baker checks a gauge while working on John F. Kennedy (CVN 79).
Bringing joy and smiles to all, Santa and Mrs. Claus pass out candy canes to shipbuilders prior to shut down.
Justin Clark welds in the Submarine Shop.