Scenes from fossil quarry
creator of digital collection
Jesse Dade Figgins
Scenic area where mastodon bones were found near Tucumcari , New Mexico 1930. Photgraph shows sever people in the foreground. The photographer, Jesse Dade Figgins, was director of the museum from 1909 to 1935 and often in the field. Here is documenting a mastodon excavation.
date of photograph
USA, New Mexico, Quay County
yes, color corrected using Photoshop CS4
Original 5 X 7 nitrate negative scanned with Epson Expression 10000X at 500 dpi.
use with permission Denver Museum of Nature & Science