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Propelled into the Past

Curving lines and light play on giant bronze blades.
A 34-ton propeller from the SS United States transatlantic passenger liner built by Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company in the late 1940s. The giant 5-bladed prop rests at the entrance to the Mariners' Museum Park and the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News VA.

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