Inserting a pipe some 230 feet into the bottom of 10X; then a large volume of compressed air is pumped down to force water and sediment and objects back up through the pipe to the surface. The Curse of Oak Island s4e11: Presidential Secrets
Could finding the lost jewels of Mary Antoinette really be the key to solving the Oak Island mystery? The Curse of Oak Island s4e12: Hyde Park & Seek
Now that the new coffer-dam system has been installed the team will have access to a search area of approximately nine thousand feet. ibid.
There is a stratification there, a layered system, that could only have been put down by human hands. ibid.
Two large 40-inch-wide holes at the two most promising locations … Valley 3 … and C1. The Curse of Oak Island s4e13: One of Seven
When the Money Pit was first discovered in 1795 treasure-hunter Dan McGinnis reported finding platforms made of rounded oak logs every ten feet. The Curse of Oak Island s4e14: Sticks & Stones
Have they really discovered timber dating as far back as 1670 A.D.? Could this be proof that the team has at long last found the location of the original money pit? ibid.
‘There has to be enough’s enough.’ ibid. Marty
The last hole that will be dug at Oak Island this year. The Curse of Oak Island s4e15: Blood is Thicker
‘Very little information about the money pit.’ ibid.
‘A pretty big sheet of metal, about a foot and a half by a foot and a half.’ The Curse of Oak Island s4e16: Drilling Down
Is it possible that Rick, Marty, Craig and the team have found the same large metal obstruction that treasure hunter William Chappell described in 1897? ibid.
A Spanish galleon associated with Oak Island [swamp]. ibid.
‘We’re now 160 feet; it’s very very exciting because there are odd things coming up.’ ibid.
‘The button was related to the British military.’ ibid.
A series of harsh winter storms have left trees and various structures on the island badly damaged. The Curse of Oak Island s5e1: Forever Family
‘Where is the shiny gold object?’ ibid.
‘This is the best opportunity we have to investigate CI.’ ibid.
The Geotech system will involve the drilling of approximately 40 x 6-inch-wide holes in a grid pattern down to the depth of up to 200 feet. The Curse of Oak Island s5e2: Dead Man’s Chest
Could finding these seventeenth-century coins offer proof that the tales of pirates frequenting the island were true? The Curse of Oak Island s5e3: Obstruction
Their extensive search to find the original Money Pit. To date 16 of some 40 x 6-inch-wide boreholes have been drilled using the Geotech method … The team believes they will be able to find the location of the Chappell Vault: the mysterious 7-foot-tall wooden box that William Chappell originally discovered in 1897. The Curse of Oak Island s5e4: Close Call
‘Ivan says he went into a void at 166 … and then we went into another void at 179.’ ibid.
An explosion at the drill-rig. ibid.
The area around the Money Pit is cluttered with drill pipes and boulders and a number of abandoned shafts. The Curse of Oak Island s5e5: Bone Dry
Blair [Chappell dig] affidavit: ‘When the drill came to the surface it showed unmistakable evidence of having gone through or into gold.’ ibid.
Could the team have located the famous Chappell Vault? … ‘We’ve found the Money Pit … H8 it is.’ The Curse of Oak Island s5e6: Remains of the Day
Preparations for the large-scale excavation of H8 begin at the money pit. The Curse of Oak Island s5e7: The Lot Thickens
‘The Cornish miners in England were brought to mind.’ ibid. adviser
The Irving team will be bringing in a custom-made rotating oscillator that is bigger and more powerful than ever before. They will be digging wider and deeper to minimise any chance that the team could miss their target. The Curse of Oak Island s5e8: Dan’s Breakthrough
Rick Lagina has travelled three thousand miles across the ocean to Paris … at Rochefoucauld castle … Rick is hoping to find carvings or other physical evidence linking the Rochefoucauld family to the Knights Templar and possibly Oak Island. The Curse of Oak Island s5e9: The French Connection
An exciting discovery while searching the H8 soils: concrete found on an iron spike which was discovered at a depth of 150 feet in the Money Pit area. The Curse of Oak Island s5e10: The Signs of a Cross
‘Found in Smith’s cove’ … ‘It’s lead, it’s a cross’ … The cross was an almost exact match to Templar carvings. The Curse of Oak Island s5e11: Moving Targets
When the drill team from Irving Equipment tried to penetrate the wooden object they were shocked to learn that not only did their massive steel caisson fail to enter the vault but it actually pushed it further down and out of its path. The Curse of Oak Island s5e12: A Key to the Mystery
Now armed with Fred Nolan’s maps, Rick is eager to examine them for possible clues. ibid.
The team continues with their massive excavation of the shaft known as DFT in the money pit area. The Curse of Oak Island s5e13: Unhinged
Identifying just what the mysterious obstruction in the DFT shaft is and finding a way to get past it are critical. ibid.
A centuries-old cross found on a remote island in Nova Scotia: how did this mysterious object come to be in the sands at Smith’s Cove? The Curse of Oak Island s5e14: The Templar Connection
Incredibly, it’s identical to a carving found on a wall in a 700-year-old prison in France. Therefore, could this cross be physical evidence that the treasures of the Knights Templar are buried on Oak Island? ibid.
After getting the massive 60-inch-wide drilling caisson down to a depth of 77 feet, the team from Irving Equipment hit what appeared to be a large and unexplained obstruction. The Curse of Oak Island s5e15: Steel Trapped
‘The best way to come to an understanding of what this obstruction is is to dive once again.’ The Curse of Oak Island s5e16: Seeing Red
A new and more extensive search for clues at Smith’s Cove … A wooden structure buried beneath the rocks at Smith’s Cove. ibid.
One of the island’s most enduring and powerful truths that the story of Oak Island is, as it has been for more than two centuries, a story about family. From the Laginas to the Blankenships Oak Island has been a place where the compelling desire to solve a mystery has lured generations of a family. The Curse of Oak Island s5e17: A Family Album
1861: Rumours of a curse began to circulate. ibid.
1893: Oak Island Treasure Company … It was William Chappell who in 1897 discovered traces of gold along with a small fragment of parchment. ibid.
‘How do we proceed? I’m dismayed.’ The Curse of Oak Island s5e18: Amazing Discoveries, Rick
Time has run out and they’re dangerously low on the money they budgeted for this year … Should they continue? ibid.
It is the beginning of another new year on Oak Island … ‘It’s also for the shared experience we have.’ The Curse of Oak Island s6e1: Rick’s Big Bang Theory (US)
Because the location of the shaft [Halifax tunnel] has been well documented, having it show up in the test will encourage the team to invest an estimated one million dollars to map the entire Money Pit area. ibid.
An object they recently found on lot 51 … ‘We found a nice piece of jewellery. It’s a broach, but it’s a fancy broach. Definitely a lot of work went into this … another Bobby Dazzler!’ The Curse of Oak Island s6e2: Gold Rush (US), Gary
‘That crane is the biggest item that will have to be moved down … [and] reconfigure the path from 10-X down to Smith’s Cove.’ ibid.
‘We struck gold!’ ibid. re ornate broach
A massive steel cofferdam. ibid.
555-foot cofferdam at Smith’s Cove … will effectively wall off ocean water to the Cove. The Curse of Oak Island s6e3: Depth Perception (US)
‘This is the first opportunity that people can look under ground.’ ibid. Dan
‘This is definitely the largest anomaly in this data set so far. It’s roughly fifty metres long’ … ibid. 3D shockwave dude