Berry College Old Mill

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    Old Mill
    Berry College
    Rome, GA

    This beautiful old 1930 Grist Mill is located on the property of Berry College and is well worth the trip to see. In 1977 the wheel was completely rebuilt as a cooperative project involving Berry students, staff, alumni, and friends.

    I have posted an information sign in the first comment which gives the background on the mill.

    For many years, the mill was operated by Mr. Green Berry Goodson, a miller who ground Berry-grown corn into meal and grits.

    justpics2007, MaryLou1298, and 24 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. James Nelson SR 23 months ago | reply

      Love that shot Jerry

    2. Marty Carson 23 months ago | reply

      Terrific capture. A very beautiful scene. Wonderful photography.

    3. Nwbama 23 months ago | reply

      Beautiful old mill Jerry! That's some wheel!

    4. Vie Lipowski 23 months ago | reply

      Great light on the lush green trees. It must have been great being there.
      Beautifully seen and presented, Jerry!

    5. *Lynne 23 months ago | reply

      Could that reflection get any clearer and all of that green--I
      long to be out of this desert and back somewhere with scenes
      like this! Hope all is well, Jerry!

    6. tcpix 23 months ago | reply

      Terrific shot, Jerry! I always love seeing your outstanding photos of grist mills. The relation between the water wheel and the building is especially interesting here, and I love the reflection in the water, too. Wonderful work!

    7. scott185 (the original) 23 months ago | reply

      That is quite the water wheel - amazing.

    8. twilekjedi 23 months ago | reply

      It's so gorgeous it looks like something out of a fairy tale. Lovely!

    9. myheartandsoul...ON and OFF 23 months ago | reply

      I'll say it was worth the trip !
      A beautiful old mill !
      Those stone are wonderful,and a great take,Jerry !
      God bless..Joan

    10. Tom Jaynes 23 months ago | reply

      Nice work, Brer, as usual.
      Where are you making your frames now that Picnik is gone? Just curious.:-)
      WT

    11. keeva999 23 months ago | reply

      Wow, Jerry--this is so gorgeous! I can almost feel the humidity in the air. That wheel is fantastic and the reflections and composition are outstanding! Beautiful capture!

    12. ilsebatten (back problems) 23 months ago | reply

      Oh my this is a Jerry Jaynes to beat all Jerry Jaynes's - if that's even possible. How beautiful this tranquil large wheel is and its incredible reflection. The beautiful trees. Just very wow from my side

    13. ir guy 23 months ago | reply

      Great shot

    14. TumblingRun 23 months ago | reply

      Don't think I've ever seen such a big waterwheel. Love the reflections!

    15. Misty Dawn1 23 months ago | reply

      These pictures are so vivid and the color is so clear! Just beautiful! You sure have grown as a photographer this year. Wow!

    16. kimberly ann kern 22 months ago | reply

      What a Beautiful place... Beautifully done...
      Thanks for you kind comment... : )

    17. acc15519667 20 months ago | reply

      Beautiful. I have been to Berry College many times over the years and to the Mill, before and after it was renovated. My Grandfather, Greenberry Goodson, was the Miller at Berry School (now Berry College) and operated this wheel to grind mill to be used by the school to feed the students in the 1930's. He passed away in 1940.

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