Digging at Farson, Wyoming

Category: Expedition & Excavation Footage

Length: 11:57

Film ID F16-0514
Film Description Partially edited footage


Partially edited footage of the Finley Expedition; Farson Wyoming, Film made possibly by Charles Bache.

1940 Finley Site Expedition at Eden, Wyoming (University Museum expedition).
Fieldwork, dusting of samples. Linton Satterthwaite and Edgar B. Howard.
The arrow points from a buffalo kill site, known as Eden Points.
Mrs Charles Bache also assisting
Sifting artifacts from dirt
Surveying landscape
Directional Sign with arrows: Eden Rock Springs, Pinedale, Jackson, Yellowstone. Mrs. Bache pointing to Rock Springs.
Seated near the buffalo bones
Hammering in a post for a shelter
Sun/shade shelter next to buffalo bones find.
Survey of the land
Sifting materials
Gathering materials in a tarp
Breaking clods. General field activities.
Picking up one of the points, extreme close up
A visit to Farson. [Farson Mercantile can be seen in the shot].
Video Category Expedition & Excavation Footage
Topics Fieldwork, Archaeological fieldwork, Eden Points, Finley Expedition, Farson, Wyoming
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