SLIDESHOW - 1975

SUMMARY: ROM First Expedition to the Burgess Shale 1975 (0:42)

Helicopter preparing for takeoff
DESCRIPTION:Helicopter preparing for takeoff

Helicopter carries load to ROM camp
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Pile of equipment with helicopter leaving
DESCRIPTION:Pile of equipment with helicopter leaving

Flying in supplies below Fossil Ridge
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Tents overlooking valley filled with clouds
DESCRIPTION: Tents overlooking valley filled with clouds

ROM camp and low, early-morning clouds in Emerald Lake Valley
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Sign with mountain in background
DESCRIPTION: Sign with mountain in background

Notice board beside trail to Walcott Quarry


Snow-covered side of mountain
DESCRIPTION: Snow-covered side of mountain

Walcott Quarry filled with snow at start of season (July 4th, 1975)
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Two men cutting a rock with a saw
DESCRIPTION: Two men cutting a rock with a saw

Trimming and packing fossils
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Helicopter with mesh bag
DESCRIPTION: Helicopter with mesh bag

Flying equipment and fossils out of Walcott Quarry
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Side of mountain
DESCRIPTION: Side of mountain Last day at the Walcott Quarry (Sept. 4th, 1975)
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins