1998 Overview

SUMMARY: 1998 ROM team excavating for fossils at Walcott Quarry. (3:27)

Worker in quarry with gas powered drill (Cobra)
DESCRIPTION: Worker in quarry with gas powered drill (Cobra)

Close-up as hole is drilled in rock
DESCRIPTION: Close-up as hole is drilled in rock

Pan across face of quarry showing drill holes
DESCRIPTION: Pan across face of quarry showing drill holes

Workers in quarry checking rocks for fossils
DESCRIPTION: Workers in quarry checking rocks for fossils

Workers clear rock fragments
DESCRIPTION: Workers clear rock fragments

Worker uses sledge hammer to drive spike into rock
DESCRIPTION: Worker uses sledge hammer to drive spike into rock

Worker uses sledge hammer on large rock, fails to split it
DESCRIPTION: Worker uses sledge hammer on large rock, fails to split it

Worker uses chisel on large rock, splits it and looks for fossils within
DESCRIPTION: Worker uses chisel on large rock, splits it and looks for fossils within

Worker uses large chisel to split rock, throws slab away down side of mountain
DESCRIPTION: Worker uses large chisel to split rock, throws slab away down side of mountain

Worker uses sledge hammer to drive spike into rock
DESCRIPTION: Worker uses sledge hammer to drive spike into rock

Chipping small fragments off rock
DESCRIPTION: Chipping small fragments off rock

Close-up shot of splitting rock with chisel, showing how fracture forms
DESCRIPTION: Close-up shot of splitting rock with chisel, showing how fracture forms

Worker finds fossil, shows it to camera
DESCRIPTION: Worker finds fossil, shows it to camera

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