EDITOR’S PREFACESadly, James Cox passed away after saving his final draft of this article on the BLOG. This is an excellent article that was featured in the April 2017 edition of MAPS Digest. We now have permission from MAPS to publish it on the Dry Dredgers Blog and are quite happy to have his latest and final writing. We will miss Jim dearly.
At the end of November (28-30), the St. Paul, Indiana quarry held an open house for fossil collectors. Jim Cox (of the Dry Dredgers) happened to see a post about the event on Fossil Forum (thefossilforum.com), and passed the word along. So, off I went on the 30th. The open house was apparently not