Winter harvest on the James River

The work day comes early for watermen who work the James River to harvest oysters from it's depths. Lee West of Gloucester (far left) Leroy Turner of Gwynn's Island (center) and Calvin Phelps of Gloucester converse with the issues of the day as they wait for time to leave the docks at Deep Creek in Newport New to travel to the oyster beds off of Blunt Point in Newport News.
Adrin Snider, Daily Press
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