Tour of the water scooper plane, Air Tanker Fire Boss 205, the N10122, complete with many photos.
A few recent shots to share with you from last weekend. This first one of the helicopter dipping in the turtle pond is during the recent Memaloose #2 Fire on the Oregon hills along the Columbia River between Mosier and Rowena. The fire was in mop up the last few days which has been aContinue reading “Weekend Adventures”
Click on the link below the image to see the whole gallery of images from the month of February, all 87 of them! It was a month of many intriguing thing.
Even in the midst of Rainy days there is beauty… although at times I just stand there and watch the rain fall, in a bit of a trance. The gentle or fierce sound of the rain, leaves blowing in the wet wind, the smell of fungi beginning to grow, it all washes over me likeContinue reading “Rainy Day Beauty”
I had a sudden and rare opportunity to be gone overnight on May 27, so I threw my bed in the truck with a cooler and other assorted necessities, grabbed all my camera gear and hit the road going east. A sweet lady in Glenwood told me how beautiful the road to Bickleton from Goldendale,Continue reading “Adventures on the Bickleton Highway”
I had the opportunity to drive over Satus Pass and see some herds of Wild Horses, with nearly as many colts as adults. They are so beautiful to watch, and the herds were made up of all colors. What a great treat! My one zoom lens, an EF 55-250 IS just was not up toContinue reading “Wild Horses Couldn’t Drag Me Away!”
At the request of some of the Helitack crew at the airbase in Trout Lake (here for the Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams) I put together a calendar of Helicopters (and one plane used for Air Attack Platform coordination). These are custom design and I am only making a very limited quantity You canContinue reading “Fire Helicopter Calendar available now!”
September 8, 2012 while the Highway 141 fire near White Salmon was beginning to wind down, a Lightning storm swept through the area and started at least 40 wildfires in Washington and another large amount in Oregon. Some of the fires were put out quickly, but others like the one on the south side ofContinue reading “Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams”