Monthly Archives: June 2012

Day 22: Employee Record Cards

Today we will revisit our employee records cards project, which we have been working on for quite a while now. Previously, we posted about it on our other blog, here. Yesterday we launched the public version of the card catalog. … Continue reading

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Day 21: Finds of the Day

We had two important finds today. The first, pictured above, is a miner’s check tag.  It is marked “977” and marked with what appears to be an “L” (for “Lattimer”?)  It was the first item we have found like this. … Continue reading

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Day 20: A Summary of Sorts

  This post is from Paul Shackel: Every day the archaeological excavations provide a better picture of how the site was developed and eventually abandoned. There are a few residents in town who remember houses in this enclave existing into … Continue reading

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Day 19: The Work After Fieldwork

The picture above shows artifacts from several different test units after being washed. In the last few weeks we have accumulated a tremendous amount of artifacts. When there is a particularly exciting find there is always a little commotion around … Continue reading

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Day 18: Finishing up/ Crew Bio: Bev Hendricks

We finished up three units today, carefully mapping in all the walls in order to record the depth and location of each layer of soil we excavated. We have two weeks left, starting on  Monday.  We are looking forward to … Continue reading

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Day 17: Burning down the house?

Back on Day 7 our guest bloggers, Jocelyn and Amanda, talked about the L-shaped corner of a building they were uncovering in Unit 4.  It extended at a right angle into the corner of their unit for about a two … Continue reading

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Day 16: Some Things We Have Been Finding Recently

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