Fall has arrived at Mabry Mills!

Uploaded: October 13, 2012 07:07:35


Beautiful location that has been photographed and painted many times. Photographers practically wait for "their turn"!
Mabry Mill is a watermill located at milepost 176.2 of Blue Ridge Parkway in Floyd County, Virginia. It is a tourist attraction mainly for the picturesque views of the mill itself. A short trail around the mill connects historical exhibits about life in rural Virginia. The trail allows visitors to view the gristmill, sawmill, and blacksmith shop.
Mabry Mill was built by Edwin Boston Mabry (E.B. Mabry). E.B. Mabry returned to Floyd County in 1903 and began the construction of the mill. It was first a blacksmith and wheelwright shop, then became a sawmill. By 1905 it was in operation as a gristmill. By 1910 the front part of the mill was completed and included a lathe for turning out wheel hubs, a tongue and groove lathe, a planer and a jig-saw. Between 1905 and 1914 E.B. Mabry bought adjacent tracts of land, mostly for the purpose of acquiring more water

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 48.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80


Michelle Alton October 13, 2012

Much like my preference for female cardinals and pea hens over their ostentatious male counterparts, I also prefer the more subtle autumn colors (in photographs) than the blaring reds and oranges. What could be more beautiful than a shot of this iconic mill on the edge of Autumn. This is stunning for me to view, Jo Ann. #1492011

Monnie Ryan October 13, 2012

Beautifully done, Jo Ann! #10367693

Anthony G. Comella October 13, 2012

Presented perfectly - so very beautiful!!! #10367730

Robert R. Goodman October 13, 2012

Hi Jo Ann,Beautiful capture mt friend.I hope to shoot Slater Mill in Nov!!!! #10367752

John Connolly October 13, 2012

Marvelous reflections and delightful soft autumn tones Jo Ann! Thanks for all the info too, there is a lot of history associated with this location! #10367976

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 13, 2012

You have captured this Beautifully! #10367992

Stephen Zacker October 13, 2012

Has a nice artistic feel to it #10368009

Emile Abbott level-classic October 13, 2012

Love the treatment you have given to this iconic place. I will have to try some on my captures sometime. Outstanding JO ANN and you have been a great stimulus to getting me in the DD this year. #10368045

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic October 14, 2012

Beautiful composition, reflections and soft colors JO ANN!,
Amalia #10369633

Thomas E. Hinds October 15, 2012

Wonderful image, Jo Ann! Great treatment and detail! #10370026

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic October 15, 2012

Thank you for the history of this beautiful place Jo Ann. You did a wonderful job capturing the reflections and fall colors. #10370052

Karen Slagle October 15, 2012

I love reflections and I love this gorgeous image, Jo Ann. Hope to see it again. #10370109

Lorna Shutter October 15, 2012

This is absolutely gorgeous, Jo Ann! It would make a great puzzle! Love the muted fall colours and your fabulous comp! Beautiful reflection too! Excellent capture and information! :) #10371036

Jean-Pierre Ducondi October 15, 2012

Love that place. Great composition and colors Jo Ann.
JP #10371263

Debra R. Harder October 16, 2012

This is such a beautiful scene, Jo Ann!! Excellent details, comp and colors. Love this!!! #10372287

Cindy Bendush level-classic October 17, 2012

Lovely work JoAnn - excellent reflections and treatment! #10374396

Renee Doyle October 18, 2012

Still on my bucket list of places to visit ..... wonderful capture of this very special place Jo Ann!! #10374441

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