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Thursday, November 1, 2012

November Theme Day - Water's Edge


Can you believe it's already November? I can't! This photo is of Tingler's Mill in Paint Bank (Craig County). The mill was built in 1863 and sits on a piece of property that was previously owned by Colonel William Preston, the same William Preston who once owned a plantation at Greenfield. Most of you already know that Greenfield is one of my favorite local spots and if not you can see why it is in my posts HERE!

You can see other entries for the theme by visiting Theme Day at City Daily Photo.

It's also Thursday, which means it's time for Rural Thursday!



52 comments:

  1. This photo transports me back in time - at least in my imagination.

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  2. Absolutely gorgeous photo!

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  3. oh, i will write this down. a must see. so gorgeous with fall colors. (:

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    1. yes, go! and you have to eat at the swinging bridge restaurant!

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  4. Simply beautiful! Wish I were there! I'll have to look this place up the next time we're in Virginia!

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  5. I like the colors of the trees, looks like it might be cold though, gives me a shiver.

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    1. it WAS cold! this was sunday, while you were in dc!

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  6. Gorgeous scene! I already posted for today and forgot about theme day... oops!

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  7. Hi Tanya, I’m Anne from Life on the Funny Farm (http://annesfunnyfarm.blogspot.com), and I’m visiting from Rural Thursday.

    Beautiful picture! I absolutely love old mills. Even better than old covered bridges.

    Thanks for sharing! I hope you can pop by my blog sometime to say hi…

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  8. Such beautiful scenery. I think the mills have it today!

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  9. We have never been there! What a pretty spot.

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  10. I could look at mills forever. I am sad I don't have my pictures from up north on the mills I captured anymore. Thanks for sharing.
    Laurie

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  11. Wow! beautiful photo ~ (A Creative Harbor) ^_^

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  12. Very beautiful, Tanya... love all the color

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  13. That's a beautiful shot of the old mill Tanya.

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  14. A wonderful place, perfect for this theme day!

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  15. Checked your last link and had to smile at the boys' photo. How blessed they are to be there, but they don't know it yet! This scene is delightful!

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  16. A beautiful scene again Tanya.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Costas
    http://naturedigital.blogspot.gr/

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  17. The dark of the mill is a lovely contrast to the light and airy colours around. Beautiful - even without the water having to take centerstage!

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  18. It is a gorgeous scene, Tanya. I am wondering if there is a ton of snow covering this area now. Looks such a beautiful spot.

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  19. This is a gorgeous picture - such a very pretty spot. :)

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  20. Oh Tanya I love this photo and I always love hearing the history. B

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  21. A beautiful fall with the old mill! Love it!

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  22. Just great to see the blue water beside the mill.

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  23. How I'd love to be there, soaking up the fall atmosphere. So gorgeous! (Thanks so much for your message, so glad to be home and safe).

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  24. What a beautiful, beautiful picture!! :)

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  25. Oh yes Col. Preston, I have seen his name back when your county was part of Augusta and he was a very popular fellow, in fact it was a middle name in our family for about 100 years. Long after most of them knew who Preston was. Nice photo. I am ready for spring I think.

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  26. This is a beautiful autumn shot! I makes me want to grab my jacket, go for a brisk walk and come home to some nice hot cocoa!

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  27. I reallt love those wonderful colors Tanya. Great work !

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  28. This is a beautiful photo of the mill. The autumn colors are wonderful.

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  29. Wonderful autumn capture of that rustic mill on the edge!

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  30. Beautiful and most relaxing image. Great choice!

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  31. Beautiful house and scenery :) Thanks for your visit !

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  32. How pretty Tanya! I love seeing the leaves changing color.

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  33. Everything works in this photo - the subject matter is exquisite and the colors perfect! Great shot!

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  34. Beautiful setting and colours!

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  35. I agree with Lowell - everything works. The setting is gorgeous, the colors wonderful, subject matter is perfect, and the glint of water is just right. And how beautiful the mill is after all these years!

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  36. Love your choice for the theme day. Thank you for sharing it with us all.

    Have a great month!

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  37. This is a really beautiful place, it is so nice to have a stream flowing beside the house. You have capyured the gorgeous color of autumn effectively.
    Take care.

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  38. A lovely autumn scene and the silver ribbon of water is adding a nice frame to all the golds and reds.
    Thank you for stopping by at Polonica: Home Again

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  39. Lovely scene! I like to see old mills. So nostalgic, and yet a reminder that folks 150 years ago had pretty advanced technology.

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  40. G'day from downunder - and thank you for your warm welcome to CDP theme day!! Look forward to catching up much more often!!

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