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McMenamins Edgefield Grounds 2016 — Album Description
Photos in Album: 82 Album Created: 15 Jul 2016 Last Updated: 5 Nov 2016
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In June 2016, I went on a 25-hour summer solstice celebration at McMenamins Edgefield, in the eastern Portland suburb of Trout­dale. When I wasn’t spending time exploring the food and drink inside Edgefield’s eleven pubs, bars and restaurants, I found my­self ex­plor­ing outdoors as I ranged over the property’s 74 acres.

There were plenty of photo-​worthy sights like the hotel and other old buildings, two golf course, multiple gardens for vegetables, herbs and flowers, Syrah and Pinot Gris vineyards, a large con­cert amphitheater, warehouses, a saltwater soaking pool, and more. Of course, I can’t forget Edgefield’s historic (built 1927) water tower, which can be seen from all over the property.

During the two days I explored the McMenamins Edgefield prop­er­ty, I took a total of 185 photos. The best 82 are now avail­able for a virtual tour in this album. The photos are arrange ac­cord­ing to eight different subjects, with the number of images for each subject in parentheses:
  • Hotel (26)
  • Golf Course (12)
  • Amphitheater (8)
  • Ruby’s Spa (10)
  • Structures (9)
  • Halfway House (3)
  • Vineyards (4)
  • Gardens (10)
The 82 pictures from this album don’t tell the whole story of this vast and rich property. Other articles and albums from my Edgefield 2016 summer solstice celebration include:
There is also the introductory overview article: A McMenamins Edgefield Summer Solstice.
For further details about the story behind the photos in this al­bum, see the related article, Ex­plor­ing the Mc­Men­a­mins Edge­field Prop­er­ty.
The photos in this album were taken with the Olympus OM-D E-M5 camera.
To begin viewing the photos, you can browse the album — or view the contact sheet.