Fort Des Moines Excavation Image Gallery

Excavating a Railroad Feature
  
Excavating a Deposit from Eagle Pottery

Steve Hanken, Bob Brandon and Rachel Shimek excavating a railroad feature; Steve Hanken, Carrie Christman, Rachel Shimek and Megan Rooth excavating a desposit from Eagle Pottery
 
Excavation of Early Historic Brick Walkway
  
Mapping in Fort Period Artifacts`

Steve Hanken and Rachel Shimek excavating an early historic brick walkway; Carrie Christman and Bob Brandon mapping in Fort period artifacts
 
Railroad Roadhouse
  
Screening Fort Period Deposits

Railroad roundhouse - Bob Brandon and Steve Hanken; Rachel Shimek and Steve Hanken screening fort period deposits
 
Mapping Fort Period Deposits
  
Screening

Bob Brandon and Carrie Christman mapping fort period deposits; Bob Brandon screening
 
Digging a Latrine
  
Digging a Feature from the Eagle Pottery Works

Rachel Shimek and Megan Rooth digging a latrine; Megan Rooth and Steve Hanken digging a feature from the Eagle Pottery Works
 
Screening a Possible Fort Period Deposit
  
Mapping

Steve HankenRahcel Shimek, Carrie Christman and Bob Brandon screening a possible Fort period deposit; Rachel Shimek mapping
 
Deep trenching at Fort Des Moines
  
Deep trenching along the riverfront in downtown Des Moines
 
Paleotopography at Fort Des Moines

Location of Fort Des Moines No. 2 (1843-1846) excavated features
 
Ground Penetrating Radar at the Fort Site

Ground Penetrating Radar at the Fort Des Moines Site
 
Fort-era features excavated in 2007

Fort-era features excavated in 2007
 
Military button from Fort Des Moines

Military button from Fort Des Moines
 
Library fountain and Fort, 1906-1955

Library fountain and Fort, 1906-1955
 
The excavated fountain in 2005

The excavated fountain in 2005