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