Plesiosaur Unearthed During Preliminary Excavation for the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

Description:

Plesiosaur unearthed during preliminary excavation for the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The dinosaur is the remains of a 25-foot long prehistoric creature, which has flippers like a porpoise. It was restored by professor Bob H. Slaughter and graduate students of the Shuler Museum of Paleontology of Southern Methodist University through a grant from Braniff. It is dated at being 70 million years old.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Grapevine
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
Collection(s):
Tarrant County College Northeast, Heritage Room
Usage:
Total Uses: 829
Past 30 days: 16
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Digitized: July 31, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Grapevine
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Plesiosaur unearthed during preliminary excavation for the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The dinosaur is the remains of a 25-foot long prehistoric creature, which has flippers like a porpoise. It was restored by professor Bob H. Slaughter and graduate students of the Shuler Museum of Paleontology of Southern Methodist University through a grant from Braniff. It is dated at being 70 million years old.

Physical Description:

8x10 b&w glossy print

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Keyword(s): Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport | Plesiosaur | Dinosaur
Partner:
Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
Collection:
Tarrant County College Northeast, Heritage Room
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MIS 32.100
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth28009
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public