Orange, Virginia: Giant Nutcracker Head

A paint company purchased a warehouse from a paving company and converted the tar silo into a giant nutcracker head.
Address:
268 Blue Ridge Dr., Orange, VA
Directions:
Behind the gas station at Berry Hill Road/Hwy 20 and Blue Ridge Dr.
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Giant Nutcracker Head

To clarify directions: Make sure you enter Blue Ridge DRIVE, not ROAD. Best might be to go to Berry Hill Road and Blue Ridge Drive; that's where it is. There are many No Trespassing signs, and the gas station folks were unfriendly. But looks cool and worth the detour.

[The G's, 02/23/2012]

Nutcracker head silo.

Giant Nutcracker Head

A paint company in Orange Virginia purchased a warehouse from a paving company a few years back and converted the tar silo into a giant nutcracker head. It's an odd thing to see from the road but get up closer to it to admire its real majesty. I hear they light it up for the Christmas holidays.

[Cris Swanlund, 09/05/2008]

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