Biltmore Estate

Visit to Biltmore Estate, Asheville NC, September 27, 2016 with best friends Roger and Rita.
IMG 2762  Roger, Rita, Ruth, Dan IMG 2761  Roger, Rita, Ruth IMG 2763  Foyer IMG 2764  Billiard/pool room
IMG 2765  Dining hall ceiling IMG 2766  Main dining hall IMG 2767  Dining hall organ pipes IMG 2768  Breakfast room
IMG 2769  Off-foyer sttting IMG 2770  Off-foyer sitting IMG 2771  Music room IMG 2772  Library
IMG 2773  Tapestry room IMG 2774  In tapestry room IMG 2775  In tapestry room IMG 2776  Spiral staircase
IMG 2777  Mr. Vanderbilt IMG 2778  Vanderbilt's bed IMG 2779  Master bedroom IMG 2780  In master bedroom
IMG 2781  Mrs. Vanderbilt's room IMG 2782  Mrs. Vanderbilt's room IMG 2783  Desl in Mrs. Vanderbilt's room IMG 2784  3rd floor living hall
IMG 2785  In a guest room IMG 2786  In a guest room IMG 2787  Spriral staircase IMG 2790  Bowling
IMG 2791  Swimming IMG 2792  Canned food pantry (Photo taken through glass) IMG 2793  Canning room (Photo taken through glass) IMG 2794  Servant's room - no plumbing. (Photo taken through glass)
IMG 2796  Sous kitchen (Photo taken through glass) IMG 2797  Meat spit kitchen IMG 2798  Main kitchen IMG 2799  In main kitchen
IMG 2800  Ice box in main kitchen (there was also a walk-in refirgerator) IMG 2801  Dumbwater, kitchen to Mrs. Vanderbilt's room IMG 2802  Servant's dining - must have eaten in shifts because there were 45 servants. IMG 2804  Electric bellow pump for organ
IMG 2805  Polishing room IMG 2806  Pottery storage IMG 2807  Ironing room IMG 2808  Ironing room
IMG 2809  Laundry IMG 2810  The washing machine - driven by belts - shadt above powered by motor across the room. IMG 2811  Drying room (Photo taken through glass) IMG 2812  Bachelor's wing drawing room
IMG 2813  Bachelor's gun room IMG 2814  Bachelor's gun room IMG 2815  Exit from bachelor's area IMG 2816
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IMG 2829  Roger, Rita, Ruth IMG 2830 IMG 2831 IMG 2832
IMG 2833 IMG 2834 IMG 2835  Orchids IMG 2836
IMG 2837 IMG 2838 IMG 2839 IMG 2840  Cypress knees
IMG 2841  Bass pond IMG 2842 IMG 2843  Bass pond island from boathouse IMG 2844
IMG 2845  Fall-flowering azeleas IMG 2846  Fall-flowering azeleas IMG 2847  Fall-flowering azeleas IMG 2848
IMG 2849 IMG 2850  Fall-flowering azeleas IMG 2851  Hibiscus IMG 2852  Hibiscus
IMG 2853 IMG 2854  Passion flower IMG 2855 IMG 2856  Fall-flowering azeleas
IMG 2857 IMG 2859 IMG 2860 RR1  Orchid (cell phone photo by Rita)
RR2  Orchid (cell phone photo by Rita) RR3  Orchid (cell phone photo by Rita) RR4  Cell phone photo by Rita