Saturday, February 25, 2006

Beachy Construction, Homer Alaska

Beachy Construction Inc, was started nearly thrity years ago upon the principles of integrity, customer focus, and quality craftmanship. President Sam Beachy, holds a Residential Endorsement by the state of Alaska. With generations of building experience and a specialized crew, BCI handles each project with attention to detail.You can rely on a final product you'll be proud to call home. Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Sam's Endless Tread

Samuel Beachy of Salisbury PA designed this garden tractor in 1942. In the 1950's, along with his sons Menno and Alvin, they started manufacturing this unique machine. After many years they sold the company; the present owner is still making a few each year, along with other items.To see more vintage garden tractors go to  Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Gray Whale

Craig and Colleen Beachy pose beside a Gray Whale that washed up on the beach about eight miles from the end of the nearest road, on Rose Spit, Graham Island the largest island of the Queen Charlotte Islands Britsh Columbia. This picture was taken Sunday Feb. 19 2006. Cause of death unknown Posted by Picasa

Thursday, February 16, 2006

The Mountain Anthems


The Mountain Anthems Chorus hails from Allegheny Mountains in Somerset County, Pennsylvania and Garrnet county Maryland, nestled at an altitude of over 3,000 feet. The chorus members come basically from one church, The Mountian View Mennonite Church, Saisbury, PA. In the mid 1950's The Mountian View Youth Group asked Menno Beachy to teach them basic rudiments in music, and shaped notes. They have never looked back. Read about this outstanding singing group on their web site Posted by Picasa

Monday, February 13, 2006

Tim Beachy

Tim Beachy is a photo realistic artist whose love of animals can clearly be seen in each one of his portraits. Creating with pencil, pastel and watercolor enables him to capture the true spirit and life of every one of his subjects.
Tim curently resides in Perryopolis, Pennsylvania with his wife Heather, their three French Bulldogs- Wubby, Petunia and Touchel! and Gershwin (who will be 13 years old in May of 2005). Tim is a member of the Pittsburgh Center of the Arts and the Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators and has participated in their juried shows. His commissioned portraits can be found in private collections in Pennsylvania, New Jersy, Ohio and Virginia Posted by Picasa