Lonley Old Hop Shed

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Dale Lockwood

Issaquah, United States

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Small 8.0" x 12.0"
Medium 12.0" x 18.0"
Large 16.0" x 24.0"
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Featured in the Evergreen State 12-15-2011
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110 Views 2-18-2012

Photo taken with Canon Rebel 450D Xsi.
The old hop shed in Fall City, Washington was built in 1888. The Snoqualmie Valley has a long and varied history. This hop shed is the last reminder of what was the largest agricultural enterprise in King County during the 1880s — growing and exporting hops. Hops, a primary ingredient in brewing beer, became a major industry in valleys east and south of Seattle after hop aphids destroyed crops in traditional European hop growing centers. George Davis Rutherford built the rectangular building, measuring about 20 feet square, on a 1,500-acre hop farm near the Snoqualmie River. The building was used to dry hops before shipment. The large vented cupola created a draw for the heat generated by stoves. Low prices, the high cost of supplies, and infestation of the hop aphid brought an end to large-scale hop farming in the Snoqualmie Valley around the turn of the century. Once hundreds of hop sheds, large and small, dotted the landscape. Now this lonley shed stands as the last reminder of a nostalgic bygone era.

Canon Rebel 450D Xsi
18 mm – 55 mm lense
Focal Length 27 mm
ISO 200
F-Stop F/13
Exposure Time 1/99 Second
Photomatix HDR Processed 3 exposures

Artwork Comments

  • Vincent Frank
  • Dale Lockwood
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  • Kathy Baccari
  • Dale Lockwood
  • Sheryl Gerhard
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  • Jan Siemucha
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