Ice breaking crews continue delivering mail and groceries to Tangier Island. The Chesapeake Bay keeps freezing up and the state of Maryland’s 100-foot icebreaker, the J. Millard Tawes, keeps going back to break through it, opening a channel between the one-square mile island and Crisfield on the mainland.

Photographer Jay Fleming went along on one of the trips and posted this on his Facebook page:

Jay Fleming Facebook post


That was Jay’s ‘news’ photo. Here’s his artsy photo of this arctic cold we’re experiencing on the Bay:

Jay Fleming Facebook page