SLIDESHOW - 1994

Re-Opening the Walcott Quarry 1994 (0:52)

Aerial shot of mountainside
DESCRIPTION: Aerial shot of mountainside

View of Fossil Ridge from Burgess Pass
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Two men using jackhammer
DESCRIPTION: Two men using jackhammer

Excavating Walcott Quarry, July 1994
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Workers shovel rocks out of quarry
DESCRIPTION: Workers shovel rocks out of quarry

Removing accumulated debris from Walcott Quarry
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Workers taking break in quarry
DESCRIPTION: Workers taking break in quarry

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Measuring tape indicates rock depth
DESCRIPTION: Measuring tape indicates rock depth

New fossil beds discovered 1.2 m below original floor of Walcott Quarry
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Large, reassembled fossil on several slabs
DESCRIPTION: Large, reassembled fossil on several slabs

Part and counterpart of slab from Phyllopod bed
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Marmot in quarry
DESCRIPTION: Marmot in quarry

Marmot in Walcott Quarry during excavation
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Expedition leader sitting at table
DESCRIPTION: Expedition leader sitting at table

Desmond Collins cataloguing fossils
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Shot of cleaned quarry
DESCRIPTION: Shot of cleaned quarry

Walcott Quarry, end of 1994 season, showing extent of excavation
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Aerial view of quarries
DESCRIPTION: Aerial view of quarries

Aerial view of Walcott and Raymond Quarries, 1994
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

 

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