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Dave Belcher's Snapshots

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  1. Plane

    Snapshot Title: Plane
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Cessna got cought near the edge of the image and part of it's blended out.



  2. Grant MacEwan University

    Snapshot Title: Grant MacEwan University
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Recently upgraded from college status, it has several campuses throughout the city



  3. Rossdale water treatment plant

    Snapshot Title: Rossdale water treatment plant
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Decomissioned



  4. Rossdale power plant

    Snapshot Title: Rossdale power plant
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Decomissioned.



  5. Shaw Conference Centre

    Snapshot Title: Shaw Conference Centre
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Home of many conventions held in the city.



  6. Fairmont Hotel MacDonald

    Snapshot Title: Fairmont Hotel MacDonald
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    One of the older but elegant hotels



  7. Sun Life Place

    Snapshot Title: Sun Life Place
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    On 102 Ave @ 99 St.



  8. Telus Plaza 1-2

    Snapshot Title: Telus Plaza 1-2
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Two towers, of the telephone/communications company



  9. Crowne Plaza Hotel

    Snapshot Title: Crowne Plaza Hotel
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Contains a revolving restaurant on the top floor



  10. EPCOR bldg.

    Snapshot Title: EPCOR bldg.
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Edmonton utilities company



  11. Scotia Place

    Snapshot Title: Scotia Place
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Consists of two towers, gold tinted glass



  12. Enbridge tower

    Snapshot Title: Enbridge tower
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    The pointed roof is the key feature



  13. Commerce Place

    Snapshot Title: Commerce Place
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    on 102 St. at Jasper Ave.



  14. Manulife Place

    Snapshot Title: Manulife Place
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    At 36 stories, its the tallest building in the city.



  15. Under construction

    Snapshot Title: Under construction
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    A new high rise apartment building on 104 Street @ 102 Ave.



  16. Standard Life Building

    Snapshot Title: Standard Life Building
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Located between 104 and 105 St. on the south side of Jasper Av.e



  17. ATCO building

    Snapshot Title: ATCO building
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Office building for ATCO gas utilities



  18. Old Federal Building

    Snapshot Title: Old Federal Building
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Vacant for the last 20 years, it's currently undergoing extensive renovations.



  19. Terrace Building

    Snapshot Title: Terrace Building
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Contains government offices



  20. High Level Bridge

    Snapshot Title: High Level Bridge
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    A combination road and rail bridge, carries traffic one-way southbound. Limited overhead clearance with big trucks occaisonally getting stuck at the north entrance. Rail traffic now limited to the ...



  21. Rossdale Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Rossdale Bridge
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton skyline from Saskatchewan Drive
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Carries traffic north (one-way) towards the downtown. It's destined to be replaced in a few years with a 4-lane structure. Steel mesh grating alllows for snow to fall through in winter



  22. Christmas lights

    Snapshot Title: Christmas lights
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: St. Albert Place
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    There is a string of lights all around the top of the building



  23. No Wading

    Snapshot Title: No Wading
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: St. Albert Place
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    sign by the pool/fountain/waterfall



  24. Bricks. bricks and more bricks

    Snapshot Title: Bricks. bricks and more bricks
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: St. Albert Place
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Cardinal's style includes the use of brick with many curved, flowing lines



  25. New grapevines

    Snapshot Title: New grapevines
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Osoyoos, BC from Anarchist Mountain summit
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Newly planted vines should bear fruit in a few years. Since the area receives only about 12" of rain a year, most of the vineyards are irrigated.



  26. USA

    Snapshot Title: USA
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Osoyoos, BC from Anarchist Mountain summit
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    The American side



  27. Penninsula

    Snapshot Title: Penninsula
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Osoyoos, BC from Anarchist Mountain summit
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    it juts out more than 1km across the lake



  28. Richter Pass

    Snapshot Title: Richter Pass
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Osoyoos, BC from Anarchist Mountain summit
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Highway 3 (the Crowsnest highway) climbs steeply toward Spotted Lake( hidden on the left behind the ridge) and Richter Pass and goes west towards Cawston, the Similkimeen Valley and Keremeos.

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  29. Teepee

    Snapshot Title: Teepee
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Osoyoos, BC from Anarchist Mountain summit
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Teepee located on the Nk'meep winery



  30. Mount Kobau

    Snapshot Title: Mount Kobau
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Osoyoos, BC from Anarchist Mountain summit
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    With it's clear skies, this site was once chosen for the 150 inch Queen Elizabeth telescope. Many amateur astronomers still use it as an observing site. It's around 6000 feet above sea level.

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  31. Dutch windmill

    Snapshot Title: Dutch windmill
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Osoyoos, BC from Anarchist Mountain summit
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    It's part of the amusement park.
    If you look carefully while driving by, you can see Elvis in the upper window!



  32. Nk'Mip Cellars winery

    Snapshot Title: Nk'Mip Cellars winery
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Osoyoos, BC from Anarchist Mountain summit
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    It's the first Aboriginal Native owned and operated winery in North America. It's wines are outstanding and the setting is idyllic.

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  33. Cherry  pickers

    Snapshot Title: Cherry pickers
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Osoyoos, BC from Anarchist Mountain summit
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Picking the crop of cherries, Bings, Lapins and many others



  34. Low Level Bridges

    Snapshot Title: Low Level Bridges
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton city skyline from MacDonald Bridge
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Twin bridges carry traffic across the river from the downtown area to the south side



  35. Hotel MacDonald

    Snapshot Title: Hotel MacDonald
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Edmonton city skyline from MacDonald Bridge
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    One of the older elegant hotels designed much like others in the era, Chateau Lake Louise, Empress (Victoria), Hotel Vancouver. This high-pitched roof is sheathed with copper.



  36. Ecological Reserve

    Snapshot Title: Ecological Reserve
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Back Bay Preserve
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    Shouldn't it say "Environmental Reserve"?
    People always misuse these terms.

    Sharp text, even at 50% :-)



  37. Massey-Harris Pony  Tactor

    Snapshot Title: Massey-Harris Pony Tactor
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Threshing wagons, Reynolds Alberta Museum
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    From 1949, it was a small general use tractor. Here it's fitted with a sickle bar mower.



  38. Allis-Chalmers tractor

    Snapshot Title: Allis-Chalmers tractor
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Threshing wagons, Reynolds Alberta Museum
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    From the 1940's



  39. Dodge

    Snapshot Title: Dodge
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Threshing wagons, Reynolds Alberta Museum
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    This a 1951 Dodge grain truck



  40. Poppy seller veteran

    Snapshot Title: Poppy seller veteran
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Europa Boulevard, West Edmonton Mall
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Selling poppies for Remembrance Day



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