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Dave Belcher's Snapshots

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  1. Mount Peskett

    Snapshot Title: Mount Peskett
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

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



    Description:

    Elevation, 10,250 feet



  2. Mount Stelfox

    Snapshot Title: Mount Stelfox
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Mount Stelfox
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    2505 meters. Very little snow this winter.



  3. Filler cap

    Snapshot Title: Filler cap
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Beach Corner Crane
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Read the operator's manual



  4. Seedling

    Snapshot Title: Seedling
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Ancient Pine, DP3 Merrill
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Now about 8 years old and 3" high



  5. Angel Glacier

    Snapshot Title: Angel Glacier
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Mount Edith Cavell, Jasper
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Resembles an angel with wings.



  6. Ice cave and hikers.

    Snapshot Title: Ice cave and hikers.
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Mount Edith Cavell, Jasper
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Explorers are always in great danger by venturing into this area. Massive avalanches of rock and ice coult destroy this area without warning.



  7. Picnic cooler

    Snapshot Title: Picnic cooler
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Miller's Lake in autumn
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    ready for action



  8. Crankshaft speed

    Snapshot Title: Crankshaft speed
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Threshing
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Run Crankshaft 185 RPM, not over 195



  9. High spot

    Snapshot Title: High spot
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Rumley Oil Pull threshing outfit
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    I had the opportunity to record a GigaPan from this hydraulic lift platform



  10. Glacier Ice

    Snapshot Title: Glacier Ice
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Snowbird Glacier
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    This ice face is about 200 feet high



  11. Robson summit

    Snapshot Title: Robson summit
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Mount Robson, British Columbia
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Huge ice feather dominate the summit



  12. MCCormick Stroker

    Snapshot Title: MCCormick Stroker
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Vintage Tractors, Sherwood Park, Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Used on the Cold Lake air weapons range



  13. Alpine spruce

    Snapshot Title: Alpine spruce
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Cardinal Divide, Alberta. 360 view
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    The Alpine spruce trees growing here near timberline are extremely old...many at least 200-300 years old, despite being just a few inches in diameter and less than 10 feet high



  14. Barn Cat

    Snapshot Title: Barn Cat
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Around the farm yard
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    A barn cat



  15. Homestead

    Snapshot Title: Homestead
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Farwell Canyon, Chilcotin, British Columbia
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Dates to about 1900 or possibly earlier. Probably abandoned because of it's proximity to the floodplain of the river



  16. Pioneer Teahouse

    Snapshot Title: Pioneer Teahouse
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Stony Plain Pioneer Museum and Tea House.
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Built in 1922



  17. Quad cycle

    Snapshot Title: Quad cycle
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Waterton , Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    for touring around the village



  18. Red Rock

    Snapshot Title: Red Rock
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Waterton , Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    This is the same kind of sedimentary rock that's in the Red Rock Canyon, about 25km northwest of here



  19. Feeding time

    Snapshot Title: Feeding time
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Aspens in spring, Kootenay Plains
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    a flicker at one of the nest holes



  20. Mount Pleskett

    Snapshot Title: Mount Pleskett
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Whirlpool Point from above
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Height 10,250 feet



  21. The whirlpool

    Snapshot Title: The whirlpool
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Whirlpool Point from above
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    The river curls around here and creates a big back eddy



  22. The Ancient Pine

    Snapshot Title: The Ancient Pine
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Whirlpool Point from above
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    This is the oldest Limber Pine in Canada which I have GigaPanned many times.It's been growing here for about 1200 years. gigapan.com/gigapans/30245



  23. Canada Geese

    Snapshot Title: Canada Geese
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Carvel farm in spring
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    ready for a swim.



  24. 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



  25. 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



  26. 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.



  27. 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



  28. 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...



  29. 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



  30. 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



  31. 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



  32. Playboy Bunny

    Snapshot Title: Playboy Bunny
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

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



    Description:

    looking a little shabby



  33. 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



  34. 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



  35. 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?



  36. 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



  37. Combine

    Snapshot Title: Combine
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

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



    Description:

    made by Minneapolis Moline



  38. Fargo

    Snapshot Title: Fargo
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

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



    Description:

    popular trucks mad by Chrysler



  39. 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



  40. 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



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