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California dam construction unearths collection of 20 million-year-old fossils

California dam construction unearths collection of 20...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2014

Since construction began in 2011 on the new dam for the Calaveras Reservoir near Malpitas, California, construction crews and paleontologists ...

Caveman campsite, tools uncovered by construction of U.S. Embassy in London

Caveman campsite, tools uncovered by construction of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2014

While monitoring the construction of the new U.S. Embassy in London, archaeologists have uncovered a prehistoric campsite. Estimating that the site ...

Ancient buildings and artifacts in Istanbul reportedly being destroyed by construction

Ancient buildings and artifacts in Istanbul reportedly...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 19, 2014

In construction, one of the things many contractors make a concentrated effort at avoiding is destroying anything of historical value ...

Hotel construction unearths beer mugs, liquor bottles and a bar dating back to before the Revolutionary War

Hotel construction unearths beer mugs, liquor bottles...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 14, 2014

Archaeologists are excavating the construction siteĀ of a 22-story hotel on The Bowery in New York City, which has been occupied ...

PHOTOS: Construction workers unearth E.T. in the New Mexico Desert

PHOTOS: Construction workers unearth E.T. in the New...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 28, 2014

A long-standing legend was confirmed at last over the weekend when a crew of construction workers finally dug deep enough ...

PHOTOS: Construction crew discovers ancient graveyard of whales, sloths and fish killed by algae (VIDEO)

PHOTOS: Construction crew discovers ancient graveyard...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 18, 2014

Scientists have solved the mystery surrounding a mass graveyard of ancient sea life discovered by a Chilean highway construction crew ...

San Francisco construction crew adds human skeleton to unique collection of finds at Transbay Transit site

San Francisco construction crew adds human skeleton to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2014

A construction crew in San Francisco is slowly amassing a small museum of the city's history. While building the $1.9 billion ...

Construction worker uncovers mammoth tusk from Ice Age (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Construction worker uncovers mammoth tusk from Ice Age...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2014

While excavating for plumbing trenches on the jobsite of a high-rise apartment complex in the Seattle, Washington neighborhood of south ...

Construction crew unearths rare, pre-Civil War sword in Arkansas

Construction crew unearths rare, pre-Civil War sword in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 14, 2014

While doing excavation work for a new parking deck in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas, a construction crew unearthed a sword ...

Utility construction crew unearths 2,000-year-old skeletal remains in South Florida (VIDEO)

Utility construction crew unearths 2,000-year-old...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 16, 2014

While digging the trench for a water line installation a few weeks ago in Davie, Florida, a utility crew discovered ...

Construction crew rescues live deer from basement of house it’s building

Construction crew rescues live deer from basement of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 12, 2013

Construction crews find all kinds of things on, and often underneath, the jobsite. Suffice it to say, it's not often ...

Backhoe operator discovers rare 35-foot dinosaur fossil

Backhoe operator discovers rare 35-foot dinosaur fossil

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 09, 2013

After all the interesting bones and artifacts discovered on jobsites this year alone, we're beginning to wonder what archaeologists would ...

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