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[Bones and fossils in Big Bend]

Description: Close-up photograph of woolly mammoth bones and fossils embedded in the soil, near Marfa, Texas. A red trowel is visible near the top of the image. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The land turned against the 'thundering lizards,' and the Age of mammals came upon the earth" (p. 1).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of People Posing Near a Cliff]

Description: Photograph of people posing together in a group. There are several large rocks with two young girls facing the camera standing upon one and two older girls standing behind them, facing each another. The girls are all wearing dark-colored dresses. To the right, a man and woman are standing together on the ground; the man is wearing dark colors and has a hat on, the woman is wearing a dark skirt and a lighter-colored shirt. Behind the people and to their right, there is a small, wooden structure. In the background there is a rocky cliff with some desert vegetation and the ground around them appears to be mainly bare except for rocks.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Pulling rocks in the field]

Description: Photograph of a woman picking up a pail full of rocks. In the image, the unidentified woman is bent over about to pull up a full pail of rocks while another woman is walking down the path behind her looking for rocks holding her pail. A house and more fields can be seen in the background with the mountains beyond them.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Pulling out rocks in the field]

Description: Photograph of a woman pulling a rock from the ground. In the image, the unidentified woman is holding a pail and bending down to pull a rock from the ground so that it doesn't interfere when the plow drives through. Another woman is dumping collected rocks into a wooden bucket while a man stands next to it.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Structure Sections: Texas Van Horn Quadrangle

Description: This structure map shows the topography, altitude above sea level, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found around the quadrangle region of Van Horn Texas. The map contains a legend that uses colors and line patterns to represent the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: January 1914
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Rock Drill.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rock-drill. This design "is to construct a simple and efficient rock-drill in which the forward feeding and rotating of the drill are accomplished automatically" (lines 15-18). It consists in "the drill-rod, a tappet-plate placed loosely on the drill-rod, clutch mechanism connected with the tappet-plate for engaging the drill-rod, a spring for impelling the drill-rod, a cam provided with conical ends for lifting the tappet-plate, and the guide" (lines 20-26).
Date: July 26, 1892
Creator: Belt, Perley P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Rock jewelry]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a geological jewelry-making program at North Texas State College in Denton, using rocks and semi-precious stones found within Denton County.
Date: June 22, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Engine 183 above the Toltec Gorge]

Description: Rio Grande's engine No. 483 exits from Toltec Tunnel No. 2 on narrow gauge rails between Alamosa and Durango, Colorado. This is above Toltec Gorge with the Garfield Monument located about 100 feet west of the tunnel portal. Rocky cliffs are to the left of the track and a railing is to the right.
Date: 1960~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad