Approximate location of 45KT28 beneath the Wanapum Reservoir.
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The following photos were taken, primarily by Charles G. Nelson, during the excavation of 45KT28. The width of each image is 640 px, though most are displayed at a width of 390 px. To see the larger image, right click and select "view image".

Early Spring and there's frost on the ground in the morning. Spring 1959.

 

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Getting ready to depart Crescent Bar, just south of Trinidad, WA. We used a small barge about ten feet long and the small outboard boat seen here to tow the barge. A short, but exciting trip down river. In the background, you can see the old Trinidad Ferry. Spring 1959.


 

Looking west-north-west across the Columbia River from our starting point on Crescent Bar. Early Morning. Spring 1959.


 

Looking SE across Quilomene Rapids. Fall 1957.


 

Headquarters. Early morning with breakfast smoke rising from the stove pipe. The House Pit 15 excavation is just out of sight on the left. Gorge cut by overflow from the Potholes Reservoir can be seen on the other side of the Columbia River. Spring 1959.


 

Kay Nelson preparing a meal at HQ. Spring 1959.


 

David Rice (left) and C. M. Nelson processing finds at night in the HQ. Spring 1959.


 

Phil Evans (left), C. M. Nelson (right foreground), and Sue Wright (nee Nelson) sleeping rough in the southern half of the House Pit 15 Excavation after it had been flooded out the prior year. Sue! Finally, proof of your suffering in the wilderness. May 1961.

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