|EGG MOUNTAIN CREW (July 21, 2014). After waiting out morning rains, this crew of soulful paleontologists and dig volunteers assembled to head out to the Egg Mountain site around 2:00 pm for three hours of digging. (photo by Hallelujah Truth)|
This blog entry offers you photos of taken at Egg Mountain in the Two Medicine Formation, Montana, after the Camp Makela crew had spent most of the day waiting out the rain and for conditions to dry enough to work in the Cretaceous soils.
|HIKE TO EGG MOUNTAIN. The dig crew ascends to the Cretaceous dig site for the day, bringing lunch and snacks to sustain them through a rough 8-hour work day hammering through mudstone and limestone. (photo by Hallelujah Truth)|
|HAIL TO KING OF EGG MOUNTAIN. Dave Varricchio provideds an introduction of this season's work to paleontologists arriving to the Egg Mountain dig site. (photo by Hallelujah Truth)|
|SURVEYING EGG MOUNTAIN DIG SITE. Dave documents depth and location of the Egg Mountain dig site. (photo by Hallelujah Truth)|
|DIGGING DOWN. As the dig crew extract buckets of mudstone and limestone from the main quarry and go deeper into the Earth, Dave keeps track of the depth of where bone, eggshell fragments, and loose teeth might be found. (photo by Hallelujah Truth)|
|NEST SITE. My Chiboogamoo (aka Tony Martin) looks down at the main quarry from the site where the first Troodon (a small theropod dinosaur) nest with an egg clutch was discovered by Dave. (photo by Hallelujah Truth)|
|JACK HAMMER. As needed, the jack hammer is used at the main quarry to get down to the next level, to loosen the mudstone for the rubble rousers. (photo by Hallelujah Truth)|
|SEARCHING FOR EVIDENCE OF A DINOSAUR NEST. Ashley and Lee Hall work on the side of the main quarry, carefully searching for dinosaur eggshell fragments and other evidence of dinosaur nests. (photo by Hallelujah Truth)|
|ACTIVITY AT EGG MOUNTAIN SITE. Look at those rubble rousers work! (photo by Hallelujah Truth)|
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|LOVE ON EGG MOUNTAIN. Hallelujah for love in the Cretaceous. Here my Chiboogamoo and I sit on site of former dinosaur nests. (photo by Ashley Poust)|