Chopping through the ice-bound James River

Record temperatures in mid-February 1958 froze many waterways in Hampton Roads, including the James River, where this second Feb. 18 aerial view shows a tug punching a channel through the ice under the James River Bridge with a barge.
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( Daily Press archive / Daily Press / January 7, 2014 )

Record temperatures in mid-February 1958 froze many waterways in Hampton Roads, including the James River, where this second Feb. 18 aerial view shows a tug punching a channel through the ice under the James River Bridge with a barge.

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