2004 Field School in Industrial Archaeology
Michigan Technological University

Michigan Tech is running a course in Field Archaeology from May 17 through June 25, 2004 at the site of the West Point Foundry. The field school is providing training in a full range of methods and techniques, including survey, excavation, photography and mapping.

The 2004 Field School continues the research at the site of the West Point Foundry. This site is in Cold Spring, New York, in the Hudson River Valley north of New York City. Michigan Tech continues a long-term research project on this famous industrial site, owned and managed by the Scenic Hudson Land Trust. The 2004 field team will continue the total station mapping project and excavations in selected areas of the site, including both industrial and domestic components.

MTU IA Home Page: http://www.industrialarchaeology.net