Monday, October 09, 2006

Woolen Mills Road

Following the death of his father in 1925, Woodie Franklin Pritchett moved from northern Albemarle county to the Woolen Mills village. In 1933 Woodie married Virginia Louise Baltimore of Woolen Mills Road. Early on, Woodie worked for the Charlottesville Woolen Mills. Later in life he worked for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company. Woodie founded a neighborhood grocery on Culvert Road. He was a Trustee of the Woolen Mills Chapel. He raised livestock, he could fix anything.
Woodie's locomotive is shown in the opening scene of the 1956 movie, Giant.



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