Hop Crew at Wigrich Hop Ranch - Hop Crew at Wigrich Hop Ranch

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A section group of hop workers are gathered together for a photo. This group is gathered out in the hop fields. You can see hop brush all around. Written on the photo is Wigrich Ranch Sec. "12" 1930. Wigrich Ranch was located in Buena Vista, near Independence, Polk County, Oregon. Between 1900 and 1940, this area was known as the "Hop Center of the World." Wigrich Hop Ranch was the largest hop yard under one trellis in the world during the 1920's., Courtesy of Oregon State Library
Abstract/Description: A section group of hop workers are gathered together for a photo. This group is gathered out in the hop fields. You can see hop brush all around. Written on the photo is Wigrich Ranch Sec. "12" 1930. Wigrich Ranch was located in Buena Vista, near Independence, Polk County, Oregon. Between 1900 and 1940, this area was known as the "Hop Center of the World." Wigrich Hop Ranch was the largest hop yard under one trellis in the world during the 1920's.
Subject(s): Hops--Harvesting
Agricultural laborers
Oregon--Buena Vista
Oregon--Polk County
Wigrich Ranch