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Dave Belcher's Snapshots

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  1. Limber pine

    Snapshot Title: Limber pine
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Whirlpool Point at sunrise
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Along the banks of the North Saskatchewan River, this Ancient pine has bee growing for more than 1200 years. gigapan.com/gigapans/30245



  2. Mt. Pleskett

    Snapshot Title: Mt. Pleskett
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Whirlpool Point at sunrise
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    10,250 feet. Named for a climber who died while climbing in the Rockies



  3. Sign

    Snapshot Title: Sign
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Falling down: Sparling Schoolhouse
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Sparling School Division 2119
    Appears to be the original text on the siding as confirmed by a friend who was a teacher in the area.



  4. sawdust and wood chips

    Snapshot Title: sawdust and wood chips
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Falling down: Sparling Schoolhouse
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    used as insulation.
    winter temps in this area can drop to -40C



  5. House burned to the ground

    Snapshot Title: House burned to the ground
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Mcgrath Mansion, Edmonton
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    A devastating winter house fire with temps around -30C destroyed this home next to McGrath Mansion globalnews.ca/news/1016184/fire-crews-battle-frigid-temperatures-to-douse-ada-boulevard-house Will open in a new tab or window...



  6. Plaque

    Snapshot Title: Plaque
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: St. Nicholas Ukrainian Greek Catholic church, Carvel, Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Built in 1930



  7. St. Nicholas Church

    Snapshot Title: St. Nicholas Church
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Stan's Farm, Carvel, AB.
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    The dome of this church in Carvel



  8. thistles and other herbs

    Snapshot Title: thistles and other herbs
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: We got a Camaro!
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    little did the former owners know you could have your very own herbarium in your Camaro



  9. Playboy Bunny

    Snapshot Title: Playboy Bunny
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: We got a Camaro!
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    looking a little shabby



  10. church

    Snapshot Title: church
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Morinville Hutterite Colony near Busby, Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    in the hamlet of Mearns



  11. sheep

    Snapshot Title: sheep
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Morinville Hutterite Colony near Busby, Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    part of a large herd



  12. Crows

    Snapshot Title: Crows
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Morinville Hutterite Colony near Busby, Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    but why the interest in the silo?



  13. John Deere baler

    Snapshot Title: John Deere baler
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Meanwhile, back on the farm...
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    for making thos square bales



  14. Combine

    Snapshot Title: Combine
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Meanwhile, back on the farm...
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    made by Minneapolis Moline



  15. Fargo

    Snapshot Title: Fargo
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Meanwhile, back on the farm...
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    popular trucks mad by Chrysler



  16. white horse

    Snapshot Title: white horse
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Meanwhile, back on the farm...
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    grazing behind the enclosure



  17. wide load

    Snapshot Title: wide load
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Meanwhile, back on the farm...
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    This truck and rig were use for hauling hay bales



  18. Tractor with tire chains

    Snapshot Title: Tractor with tire chains
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Meanwhile, back on the farm...
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    needed for extra traction in slippery fields.



  19. Cockshutt SP 423

    Snapshot Title: Cockshutt SP 423
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Meanwhile, back on the farm...
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    a swather and combine



  20. Maple Leaf

    Snapshot Title: Maple Leaf
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Meanwhile, back on the farm...
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    A Chev emblem from the 1950's



  21. hindquarters

    Snapshot Title: hindquarters
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Spruce Grove Harvest Festival
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    this calf moved during the pan



  22. sack races

    Snapshot Title: sack races
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Spruce Grove Harvest Festival
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    hop down the track in your gunny sack.



  23. Manure spreader

    Snapshot Title: Manure spreader
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Spruce Grove Harvest Festival
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Motto from John Deere: "We stand behind everything we make" However, there are a few exceptions ;-)



  24. The chicken.

    Snapshot Title: The chicken.
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Harvest Dolls
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    He crossed the road, but never made it to the other side. :-(



  25. Made in China

    Snapshot Title: Made in China
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Harvest Dolls
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Are there no local craftspeople?



  26. Bathtub

    Snapshot Title: Bathtub
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Meanwhile back on the farm...
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    good place to store some page-wire



  27. Boiler?

    Snapshot Title: Boiler?
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Meanwhile back on the farm...
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    I don't know what this is, but there is some kind of artistic hand print on it



  28. Chev Silverado pickup

    Snapshot Title: Chev Silverado pickup
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Meanwhile back on the farm...
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    still running???



  29. windmill

    Snapshot Title: windmill
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Meanwhile back on the farm...
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    the windmill wasn't turning as most of the blades are gone, but it was swinging during this recording session



  30. Massey-Furguson combine

    Snapshot Title: Massey-Furguson combine
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Meanwhile back on the farm...
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    probably from the 1960's



  31. Datsun pickup

    Snapshot Title: Datsun pickup
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Meanwhile back on the farm...
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    "all you really need is a Datsun"

    Two-tone paint job ;-)



  32. Missing hand

    Snapshot Title: Missing hand
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Mural, Chemainus, BC
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    but still able to point



  33. pump

    Snapshot Title: pump
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Vostok, Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    but what's all the wire for?



  34. Ghost truck

    Snapshot Title: Ghost truck
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Spruce Grove Elevator
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    a last minute intruder into the scene



  35. symmetry

    Snapshot Title: symmetry
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Yellowhead Lake, Yellowhead Mountain
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    a perfect reflective match top to bottom



  36. Mountain Pine Beetle kills

    Snapshot Title: Mountain Pine Beetle kills
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Yellowhead Lake, Yellowhead Mountain
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    many of the pine trees have been attacked and killed by the Mountain Pine beetle.



  37. United Church

    Snapshot Title: United Church
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Tomahawk
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    one of three churches in the hamlet



  38. Robertson screws

    Snapshot Title: Robertson screws
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Log cabin and geraniums
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    a Canadian invention



  39. The geraniums

    Snapshot Title: The geraniums
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Log cabin and geraniums
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    in the window box



  40. International data card

    Snapshot Title: International data card
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: International dumping pickup, 1949
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    shows the specs and history of the truck



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