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This is a track of a Carboniferous era salamander from the Union Chapel Mine in Alabama. I forgot the species, but I was told they could get five feet long. I didn't find this track, a member of the Alabama Paleontology Society found it and gave it to me during our visit the mine. I did find one of these, mine isn't as nice looking.
I was fortunate to be able to take two trips recently to the Marmaton group in Northern Missouri and wanted to share my trip report with the forum. It's hard to find information on the Marmaton in Missouri, and I struggled with the geology and understanding what members within the Marmaton I was seeing, but I had a great time non the less. I grew up in this region and have some ‘insiders’ information on a few spots I wanted to check out just from spending time running around the countryside as a kid. The first was in a local creek in the township I grew up in that contains concreti