SLIDESHOW - 1998

ROM Field Expedition 1998 (1:02)

Workers clearing debris from quarry
DESCRIPTION: Workers clearing debris from quarry

Clearing debris from below Walcott Quarry at start of season, July 1998
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Campsite with mountains in background
DESCRIPTION: Campsite with mountains in background

View from above Walcott Quarry, showing ROM camp below (upper right of image)
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Workers in quarry
DESCRIPTION: Workers in quarry

Walcott Quarry from the south
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Worker uses jackhammer on rocks in quarry
DESCRIPTION: Worker uses jackhammer on rocks in quarry

Quarrying below Walcott Quarry
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

mountains in distance
DESCRIPTION: Mountains in distance

ROM campsite (snow is used for cooling food)
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

in quarry
DESCRIPTION: In quarry

Looking south, showing Burgess Pass and Trans-Canada Highway
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Line of goats walks above the quarry
DESCRIPTION: Line of goats walks above the quarry

Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Workers use pry bar to move rock slab
DESCRIPTION: Workers use pry bar to move rock slab

Prying large block below Walcott Quarry
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Two workers use hammers on slab
DESCRIPTION: Two workers use hammers on slab

Splitting large slabs of shale into smaller fragments
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Goat oversees workers
DESCRIPTION: Goat oversees workers

Splitting small fragments of shale, looking for fossils
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Two workers look for fossil
DESCRIPTION: Two workers look for fossil

Trial pit above Raymond Quarry
Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins

Worker splits rock with spectacular view
DESCRIPTION: Worker splits rock with spectacular view

Image © Royal Ontario Museum. Photo: Desmond Collins