• Creator
  • Warner, Arthur Churchill, 1864-1943
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1891
  • Description
  • Three Puget Sound partners formed the Hop Growers Association in 1882. They purchased land from Jeremiah Borst in the Meadowbrook area, and soon expanded to over 1500 acres, about 900 of them in hops. The Snoqualmie Hop Farm was billed as "The largest Hop Ranch In the World," and was head-quartered at Meadowbrook. Hop growing flourished for about a dozen years, and then world market conditions and aphid attacks brought an abrupt decline into t... more
    Three Puget Sound partners formed the Hop Growers Association in 1882. They purchased land from Jeremiah Borst in the Meadowbrook area, and soon expanded to over 1500 acres, about 900 of them in hops. The Snoqualmie Hop Farm was billed as "The largest Hop Ranch In the World," and was head-quartered at Meadowbrook. Hop growing flourished for about a dozen years, and then world market conditions and aphid attacks brought an abrupt decline into the late 1890's.Caption on image: Snoqualmie Hop RanchOn verso of image: Largest hop ranch in world. Mt. (Uncle) "Si" in distance.Warner [4016]Filed in General series. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    Image
    b&w
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2004