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Newport News, Virginia: Giant Propeller From SS United States

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Mariners' Museum Park

Address:
Museum Dr., Newport News, VA
Directions:
At the entrance to Mariners' Museum Park. On the southeast corner of US 60/Warwick Blvd and J. Clyde Morris Blvd/Shoe Lane.
Phone:
757-596-2222
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Giant Propeller From SS United States

A colossal five-bladed screw, suspended on an original propeller shaft more than 14 feet off of the ground. Hangs over the edge of a manufactured waterfall.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [09/05/2008]
Newport News, Virginia - Museum Gives Props To A Big Prop
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