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Winter Splendor - Mabry Mill

By Bob Heafner © 1985-2012

Issue: Front cover photograph February, 1985

mabry mill winter splendorMabry Mill – Draped in winter snow and ice, Milepost 176 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Meadows of Dan, Virginia. Photograph by Jack T. Wilson.

Most people never get to see this historic old mill on the Blue Ridge Parkway in winter, when ice hangs from the raceway and the pond is frozen over, but winter snow seems to add to its beauty.