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Fossil sponge Raphidonema faringdonense from the Faringdon Sponge Gravels (Cretaceous) of England.
Passage between rocks at Garden of the Gods
Passage between rocks at Garden of the Gods in Shawnee National Forest, photographed in 2000 by Fritz Geller-Grimm.
Pulliam Hall Clocktower at Southern Illinois University Carbondale
View of Pulliam Clock Tower through trees on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus, photographed by Bradley Furlow.
Construction of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Construction of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Nicknamed the "Brickyard", the track was constructed using bricks manufactured by the Murphysboro Paving Brick Company.
Pedro Miguel Locks of the Panama Canal under construction
Pedro Miguel Locks under construction at the Panama Canal, color photo, scanned by Infrogmation from copyright expired book "The Story of the Panama Canal", 1913.
Miners on shift break
Coal miners, photographed by William "Doc" Horrell
Galena and calcite on fluorite from Hardin County
Galena & calcite on fluorite, 61 x 40 x 36 mm., Rosiclaire Level of the Denton Mine in southern Illinois. Probably collected in the early 1980's (according to Ross Lillie, who sold me this specimen). K. Nash specimen (No. 80) & image.
Devils Kitchen Lake, Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge
View of a rocky cliff at Devils Kitchen Lake in Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge.
Tri-State Tornado damage to the Baptist Church in Murphysboro, Illinois
Tri-State Tornado damage to the Baptist Church at Murphysboro, IL, 1925.
Battle of Virden, Illinois, 1898
Miners gathering at the railroad tracks in Virden, Illinois on October 12, 1898, to meet the trainload of strikebreakers scheduled to arrive by rail.