I was recently in the US state of New York for a travel story: Central New York: that one time where I tried 50 different craft beers and 20 spirits in 5 days

I wanted to learn a little bit more about hops and I was directed to a small hop yard where I discussed the matter with farmer Larry Fisher. The photos did not fit in my story, so here they are.

Hop farm, hop yard
Farmer Larry Fisher walks in is hop farm (hop yard) in Munnsville, NY, Thursday September 12, 2013.
Hop cones
Hop cones are seen in a hop farm (hop yard) in Munnsville, NY, Thursday September 12, 2013. Used primarily as a flavoring and stability agent in beer, hops are the female flowers (also called seed cones or strobiles) of the hop plant.

On the flank of Rattlesnake Mountain, the Redstone Red Granite quarry is an industrial archeological site dating back to the late 1800’s in Conway, New Hampshire. You can learn more about the history of the quarry on the WhiteMountainHistory.org website.

Redstone Red Granite quarry industrial archeological site, Conway
A lathe used to rough turn and polish granite columns is left to decay at the Redstone Red Granite quarry in Redsone (part of Conway), New Hampshire Thursday June 13, 2013. On the flank of Rattlesnake Mountain, the granite quarries is an industrial archeological site dating back to the late 1800's.
Redstone Red Granite quarry industrial archeological site, Conway
A wooden derrick mast is left to decay at the Redstone Red Granite quarry in Redsone
Redstone Red Granite quarry industrial archeological site, Conway
Old machineries are left to decay at the Redstone Red Granite quarry
Redstone Red Granite quarry industrial archeological site, Conway
Old machineries are left to decay at the Redstone Red Granite quarry
Redstone Red Granite quarry industrial archeological site, Conway
Old machineries are left to decay at the Redstone Red Granite quarry

If you want to see cool things, never take the freeway. Here is a collection of what I saw driving the 302 in New Hampshire. Yes, I like cool signs.

Willey House historical Site, Crawford Notch State Park
Willey House historical Site is pictured in the Crawford Notch State Park is seen in New Hampshire Wednesday June 12, 2013. formerly a small inn and residence in Crawford Notch, The Willey House is the site of a landslide that claimed nine lives in August of 1826.
Russell snow plow #68
The Russell snow plow #68 is left to decay at the Bartlett Roundhouse in Bartlett, New Hampshire Wednesday June 12, 2013. The Maine Central Railroad Company was chartered in 1856 and was purchased by U.S. Filter Corporation in 1980. Built in 1923 for the Portland Terminal Railroad Company, a subsidiary of the Maine Central Railroad, it was purchased in 1975 by the Conway Scenic Railroad.
Railroad car of the Maine Central Railroad Company
An abandoned railroad car of the Maine Central Railroad Company is seen at the Bartlett Roundhouse in Bartlett, New Hampshire Wednesday June 12, 2013. The Maine Central Railroad Company was chartered in 1856 and was purchased by U.S. Filter Corporation in 1980.
Bretton Woods Monetary Conference marker
The Bretton Woods Monetary Conference marker in Carroll, New Hampshire Wednesday June 12, 2013. The Bretton Woods Conference, formally known as the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference, was the gathering of all 44 Allied nations to regulate the international monetary and financial order after the conclusion of World War II.
Crawford Notch State Park
The Crawford Notch State Park is seen in New Hampshire Wednesday June 12, 2013. Located on U.S. Highway 302, in northern New Hampshire, the park occupies the center of Crawford Notch, a major pass through the White Mountains.


Copyright © 2017 Francis Vachon. Réalisation web par Eve Drouin-V.