SS United States

After placing the 34-ton propeller of the SS United States on a ships drive shaft,  workers prepare to thread a nut onto the shaft around midday Thursday. The propeller rests 14 feet above ground level, the centerpiece of a $1.3 million entrance to The Mariners' Museum in Newport News.
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( Adrin Snider / Daily Press / January 16, 2000 )

After placing the 34-ton propeller of the SS United States on a ships drive shaft, workers prepare to thread a nut onto the shaft around midday Thursday. The propeller rests 14 feet above ground level, the centerpiece of a $1.3 million entrance to The Mariners' Museum in Newport News.

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