SLIDESHOW - 1983

Working at the Sanctacaris locality on Mount Stephen 1983 (0:42)

Helicopter lifting wooden frame off ground
DESCRIPTION: Helicopter lifting wooden frame off ground

Carrying platforms to campsite
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Aerial view of helicopter with wooden frame
DESCRIPTION: Aerial view of helicopter with wooden frame

Approaching fossil locality on Mount Stephen
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Group of men carrying wooden frame up hill
DESCRIPTION: Group of men carrying wooden frame up hill

Installing platforms on slope of Mount Stephen
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Men sitting
DESCRIPTION: Men sitting

ROM campsite
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Men working on side of mountain
DESCRIPTION: Men working on side of mountain

Working the fossil locality, July 1983
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Fossil on stone, beside quarter for size comparison
DESCRIPTION: Fossil on stone, beside quarter for size comparison

Discovery of Sanctacaris (August, 1983)
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Man drilling hole with jackhammer
DESCRIPTION: Man drilling hole with jackhammer

Drilling holes in rock prior to removing slabs
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Man using chisel on rocks
DESCRIPTION: Man using chisel on rocks

Splitting layers of rock with chisels
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins