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“Alvis Delk Cretaceous Footprint”

 Abstract:

The Creation Evidence Museum is in possession of a set of Cretaceous footprints discovered by amateur archaeologist Alvis Delk[1] of Stephenville, Texas. This fossil of dense Glen Rose limestone consists of Dinosaur footprint (Acrocanthosaurus) and an eleven-inch human footprint intruded by the dinosaur print.

                                                              Introduction:

In early July, 2000 Alvis Delk, assisted by James Bishop (both of Stephenville, Texas), was working in the Cretaceous limestone on the McFall property at the Paluxy River near Glen Rose, Texas and discovered a pristine human footprint intruded by a dinosaur footprint. This discovery was made in the vicinity of McFall I and II Sites where the Creation Evidence Museum team has excavated since the Spring of 1982. The eleven-inch human footprint matches seven other such footprints of the same dimensions in the “Sir George Series,” named in honor of His Excellency Governor General Ratu Sir George Cacobau of Fiji.[2]

         Scientific Verification of Footprint Authenticity:

The fossil was transported to a professional laboratory where 800 X-rays were performed in a CT Scan procedure. Laboratory technicians verified compression and distribution features clearly seen in both prints, human and dinosaur. This removes any possibility that the prints were carved or altered.

                                                  Importance of Discovery:

Professor James Stewart Monroe, writing in Journal of Geological Education candidly asserted that “Human footprints in geologically ancient strata would indeed call into doubt many conventional geological concepts.”[3] Professor David H. Milne of The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington and Professor Steven D. Schafersman of the Department of Geology, Rice University, Houston, Texas made further admissions in writing that “Such an occurrence, if verified, would seriously disrupt conventional interpretations of biological and geological history and would support the doctrines of creationism and catastrophism.”[4]

 

Professor Steven M. Stanley in The New Evolutionary Timetable opined that “any topsy-turvy sequence of fossils would force us to rethink our theory…As Darwin recognized, a single geographic inconsistency would have nearly the same power of destruction.”[5]



[1] [1] Delk, Alvis has extensive field experience under direct supervision of state certified archaeologists. His personal discoveries range from early Texas Spaniard artifacts to early Texas military maps, etc. This current footprint discovery is in keeping with his tireless pursuit to explore Texas’ historical treasures.

[2] Baugh, Carl E., Academic Justification for Voluntary Inclusion of Scientific Creation in Public Classroom Curricula, Doctoral Dissertation, Pacific College of Graduate Studies, Melbourne, Australia and Poplar Bluff, Missouri, USA, Fall 1989, p. 196

[3] Monroe, James Stewart, Journal of Geological Education, “Creationism, Human Footprints, and Flood Geology”, V.35, p.93

[4] Milne, David H., and Schafersman, Steven D., Journal of Geological Education, 1983, V.31, p.111

[5] Stanley, Steven M., The New Evolutionary Timetable, 1981, p. 171

 

 

William E. Dannemeyer of the United States Congress carried the issue to its ultimate conclusion in writing to this researcher, stating that “This is a significant breakthrough with enormous implications for establishing the origin of mankind.”[1]

                                                        Photographic Evidence:


[1] Dannemeyer, William E., United States Congress, Personal Correspondence to Carl E. Baugh, 1983

 

 

Photo “A” – Overview  Photo “B” – Human
   
 Photo “C” – Human Toe Detail Photo “D” – CT Scan
   

 

[1] Dannemeyer, William E., United States Congress, Personal Correspondence to Carl E. Baugh, 1983

 

 

Response to the skeptics:  http://ianjuby.org/delk/commentary.html

 

 
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