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Dave Belcher's Snapshots

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  1. Smoky River

    Snapshot Title: Smoky River
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Land of the Mighty Peace River, Sagitawa
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Here is where it joins the mighty Peace River



  2. Approaching train

    Snapshot Title: Approaching train
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Land of the Mighty Peace River, Sagitawa
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    I heard it before I saw it



  3. Road to Dog Creek

    Snapshot Title: Road to Dog Creek
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Churn Creeek, Gang Ranch. BC
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Heading northeast the road continues to Dog Creek and north to Alkali Lake



  4. Empire Valley

    Snapshot Title: Empire Valley
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Churn Creeek, Gang Ranch. BC
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    The road skirts a red canyon on the way to several other ranches in the Empire Valley



  5. Pigeon

    Snapshot Title: Pigeon
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Meeeting Creek 3
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    They happen to be near every elevator



  6. Canadian Northern

    Snapshot Title: Canadian Northern
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Meeting Creek, Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Railway logo, 1913



  7. De Havilland

    Snapshot Title: De Havilland
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Retired water bomber
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Original ID nameplate in the cockpit



  8. Itchy spot

    Snapshot Title: Itchy spot
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Golden Spike Farm
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    I hafta scratch



  9. Kiosk

    Snapshot Title: Kiosk
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Churn Creeek, Gang Ranch. BC
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Describes the area around here. South of here is the Empire Valley ranch



  10. International 1918 Model F

    Snapshot Title: International 1918 Model F
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Canadian Tractor Museum, Westlock, Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Restored from the unit found in Glasgow, Montana



  11. Long A

    Snapshot Title: Long A
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Canadian Tractor Museum, Westlock, Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    One of the rarest tractors in existence



  12. REO

    Snapshot Title: REO
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Canadian Tractor Museum, Westlock, Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Beautifully restored Reo 3-Ton Truck from 1943



  13. 1919 Titan

    Snapshot Title: 1919 Titan
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Canadian Tractor Museum, Westlock, Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    One of the oldest in the collection



  14. Log house

    Snapshot Title: Log house
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Farwell Canyon, Chilcotin River, BC
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Part of the Gang Ranch



  15. Tracks

    Snapshot Title: Tracks
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Farwell Canyon, Chilcotin River, BC
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    These are Bighorn Sheep tracks on the slope of the cliffs.



  16. Wreck

    Snapshot Title: Wreck
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Churn Creeek, Gang Ranch. BC
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Needs just a minor tune-up



  17. Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Bridge
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Churn Creeek, Gang Ranch. BC
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Churn Creek suspension Bridge



  18. Churn Creek

    Snapshot Title: Churn Creek
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Churn Creeek, Gang Ranch. BC
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Where it enters the Fraser River



  19. The Pine of Antiquity

    Snapshot Title: The Pine of Antiquity
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Whirlpool Point
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Wold's oldest living Limber Pine. One branch hangs over the cliff over the North Saskatchewan River



  20. Cornice

    Snapshot Title: Cornice
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Mount Chephren, Mistaya River, Canadian Rockies
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    This is behind Chep, probably Howse Peak



  21. Howse Peak

    Snapshot Title: Howse Peak
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Howse Peak, Mount Cheprhen, Canadian Rockies
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    One of the most impressive crags along the Icefields Parkway



  22. Num Ti Jah

    Snapshot Title: Num Ti Jah
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Bow Lake, CrowfootMountain, Banff National Park
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Lodge in the Rockies on the shore of Bow Lake



  23. Plow boy

    Snapshot Title: Plow boy
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: St. Isadore RC church, Plamondon, Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Reflecting the farming life in this area



  24. Plow boy

    Snapshot Title: Plow boy
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: St. Isadore RC church, Plamondon, Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Standing in front of this famous church



  25. Chief Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Chief Mountain
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: A Waterton morning
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    across the border in Montana



  26. Pigeon

    Snapshot Title: Pigeon
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Mormon Temple, Cardston, Alberta.
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    I wonder if these pigeons are Mormons?



  27. Ripples

    Snapshot Title: Ripples
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Talbot Lake, Roche Miette, Jasper
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Not from the big pike, but from some waterfowl swimming on the lake.



  28. Weed beds

    Snapshot Title: Weed beds
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Talbot Lake, Roche Miette, Jasper
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Somewhere in this lake there is reputed to be an enormous Northern Pike dubbed the Talbot Lake Monster weighing more than 40 pounds



  29. Roche Miette

    Snapshot Title: Roche Miette
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Talbot Lake, Roche Miette, Jasper
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    The mountain which you pass by as you approach Hinton



  30. Goodison decal

    Snapshot Title: Goodison decal
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: John Deere Goodison Threshing Machine
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    faded but still readable



  31. Goodison

    Snapshot Title: Goodison
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: John Deere Goodison Threshing Machine
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    John Goodison name still on the galvanized sheet metal body after about 90 years



  32. Cross

    Snapshot Title: Cross
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Spaca Moskalyuk, Mundare
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Three lobes describe the Trinity



  33. Bell tower

    Snapshot Title: Bell tower
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Spaca Moskalyuk, Mundare
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Most of thes churches had a separate bell tower beside the church as opposed to having the bells in a steeple



  34. Washroom

    Snapshot Title: Washroom
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Spaca Moskalyuk, Mundare
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Most early churches had no indoor plumbing.



  35. Spaca

    Snapshot Title: Spaca
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Spaca Moskalyuk, Mundare
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Te sign describes the church



  36. Neat twist

    Snapshot Title: Neat twist
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Crooked Bush, Saskatchewan
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    bizarre how the two trees share the same general curvature



  37. Brick siding

    Snapshot Title: Brick siding
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Old Homestead, near Cadogan, ‪Alberta.
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Not like that cheap vinyl stuff we have nowadays



  38. 57 Chev

    Snapshot Title: 57 Chev
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Old Homestead, near Cadogan, ‪Alberta.
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    parked



  39. Mount Wilson  Icefield

    Snapshot Title: Mount Wilson Icefield
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: North Saskatchewan River, Whirlpool Point
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    On the northeast flank of this mountain near Saskatchewan Crossing.



  40. Aerial Ferry

    Snapshot Title: Aerial Ferry
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: North Saskatchewan River, Whirlpool Point
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    A single cable ferry for crossing the river at Whirlpool Point



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