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Canal or canal feature (Site Type Keyword)

Parent: Agricultural or Herding

Ditch or interrelated group of ditches, acequias, head gates, and drains that constitute an irrigation system for individual watering and irrigation features.

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Addendum Report to the Class III Survey Along Reaches 1 and 2 of the San Carlos Irrigation Project Rehabilitation: Report (2014)

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DOCUMENT Joanne C. Tactikos.

[tDAR id: 399304] As authorized under the Arizona Water Settlements Act of 2004, the San Carlos and Irrigation Drainage District (SCIDD) is undertaking a 10-year rehabilitation project of its irrigation system. SCIDD is the non-Indian irrigation component of the San Carlos Irrigation Project (SCIP), which provides irrigation water to the communities of Florence, Coolidge, and Casa Grande in Pinal County, Arizona. The Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office (Reclamation) directed Archaeological Consulting...


Ancient Canals and Cities (1903)

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DOCUMENT James Benham.

[tDAR id: 371612] This image is a 1903 map of the Salt River Valley showing ancient canals and cities created by the Hohokam Indians. The map regards the excavations of H.R. Patrick between 1878 and 1905 and it was created for the Phoenix Free Museum.


An Archaeological and Documentary Survey of the Historic Utah Ditch, Maricopa County, Arizona

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PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

[tDAR id: 393983] Under contract to the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III survey of two canal alignments variously identified as the historic Utah Ditch or Utah Canal. Reclamation's original delivery order was for one alignment, but because of questions as to the actual location of the Utah Ditch, the survey area was expanded to include a second suspected alignment. Extensive archival research was completed to document the history and...


An Archaeological and Documentary Survey of the Historic Utah Ditch, Maricopa County, Arizona: Photo Log (1997)

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DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Claudine Gravel-Miguel

[tDAR id: 393988] Under contract to the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III survey of two canal alignments variously identified as the historic Utah Ditch or Utah Canal. Reclamation's original delivery order was for one alignment, but because of questions as to the actual location of the Utah Ditch, the survey area was expanded to include a second suspected alignment. Extensive archival research was completed to document the history and...


An Archaeological and Documentary Survey of the Historic Utah Ditch, Maricopa County, Arizona: Photos (1998)

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IMAGE Uploaded by: Claudine Gravel-Miguel

[tDAR id: 393989] Under contract to the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III survey of two canal alignments variously identified as the historic Utah Ditch or Utah Canal. Reclamation's original delivery order was for one alignment, but because of questions as to the actual location of the Utah Ditch, the survey area was expanded to include a second suspected alignment. Extensive archival research was completed to document the history and...


An Archaeological and Documentary Survey of the Historic Utah Ditch, Maricopa County, Arizona: Report (1998)

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DOCUMENT Karolyn Jackman Jensen.

[tDAR id: 393987] Under contract to the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III survey of two canal alignments variously identified as the historic Utah Ditch or Utah Canal. Reclamation's original delivery order was for one alignment, but because of questions as to the actual location of the Utah Ditch, the survey area was expanded to include a second suspected alignment. Extensive archival research was completed to document the history and...


An Archaeological Overview of the Middle and Lower Santa Cruz Basin: A Class I Cultural Resource Survey for the Central Arizona Project - Tucson Division (1979)

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DOCUMENT Deborah A. Westfall.

[tDAR id: 406230] The Arizona Projects Office, Bureau of Reclamation has begun planning for the Central Arizona Project (CAP), Tucson Division, which is designed to bring CAP water to Tucson. This report summarizes and evaluates previous archaeological research and the known cultural resource base within a 4,015 sq km (1,550 sq mi) area in southeastern Pinal and northeastern Pima counties that might be affected by construction of proposed alternatives. A detailed consideration of the archaeological record shows...


An Archaeological Overview of the Middle Santa Cruz Basin: A Supplemental Class I Cultural Resource Survey for Reach 3 of the Central Arizona Project - Tucson Division (1981)

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DOCUMENT Carol Heathington McCarthy. Earl Sires.

[tDAR id: 406231] In 1979 the Bureau of Reclamation contracted with the Arizona State Museum for a Class I survey of the Tucson Division of the Central Arizona Project (Westfall 1979). This study covered Reaches 1 and 2 and included Arizona archaeological grid units AA:3, AA:7, AA:8, AA:12, AA:16, and BB:9. Subsequently planning was initiated for a possible Reach 3. The possible extension of the project into three additional grids (AZ BB:13, AZ DD:4, and AZ EE:1) required further archaeological study. This report...


Archaeological Resource Study: Roger Williams National Memorial, Rhode Island (1979)

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DOCUMENT Susan G. Gibson. Peter Thorbahn. Cynthia Wood. Myron Stachiw.

[tDAR id: 6323] This study of archaeological resources at Roger Williams National Memorial was conducted under Contract No. CX1600-8-0012, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. The purpose of the study was fourfold: 1) to provide information regarding the characteristics and locations of known and potential archaeological resources in Roger Williams National Memorial. 2) to provide estimates of and rationale for the eligibility of the identified, known and potential archaeological...


Archaeological Survey in Districts 6 and 7, Gila River Indian Community (1997)

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DOCUMENT Edited by: David E. Doyel. Bradley Ensor.

[tDAR id: 393857] Archaeological Consulting Services,Ltd. (ACS) conducted archaeological investigations on the Gila River Indian Community in 1995 and 1996. More than 10,000 acres were in the project area, and 85 sites were recorded. Because the area had been used for agriculture, much land had been plowed. Volume 1 provides an overall picture of the project including the culture history and previous research done in the Middle Gila River Valley, followed by a description of our research orientation, and the...


An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 1: The History of Human Settlement in the Blackwater Area (1994)

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DOCUMENT David A. Gregory. Gary Huckleberry.

[tDAR id: 393850] The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), United States Department of the Interior, was in the initial stages of the Water Management Project designed to bring Central Arizona Project water to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). Under terms of a contract signed in 1992 with the GRIC, facilities designed and constructed by Reclamation would deliver 173,000 acre-feet of water annually onto the reservation. Federal law mandates consideration of potential impacts of such projects upon cultural...


An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 2: Site Descriptions and Related Data (1994)

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DOCUMENT David A. Gregory. Diane L. Douglas.

[tDAR id: 405416] The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), United States Department of the Interior, was in the initial stages of the Water Management Project designed to bring Central Arizona Project water to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). Under terms of a contract signed in 1992 with the GRIC, facilities designed and constructed by Reclamation would deliver 173,000 acre-feet of water annually onto the reservation. Federal law mandates consideration of potential impacts of such projects upon cultural...


Archaeological Survey of Five Parcels Around Roosevelt Lake

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PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

[tDAR id: 393772] Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an intensive Class III survey of five parcels located around Roosevelt Lake in the Tonto Basin Ranger District, Tonto National Forest. The project was conducted at the request of the Arizona Project Office, Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to identify and evaluate all cultural properties that might be impacted by planned construction activities in these parcels.


An Archaeological Survey of the Granite-Reef Aqueduct (1972)

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DOCUMENT Sandra Kemrer. Sandra Schultz. William Dodge.

[tDAR id: 425623] In anticipation of the construction of the Granite Reef Aqueduct, a component of the Central Arizona Project, the Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office contracted with Arizona State Museum to conduct a cultural resources inventory of the aqueduct right-of-way to evaluate the potential effect of the project to archaeological sites. Arizona State Museum archaeologists conducted the survey in the summer of 1972 and identified 32 archaeological sites (27 prehistoric and 5 historic) and 57...


Archaeological Survey of the Salt River and Windy Hill Parcels Around Roosevelt Lake, Tonto Basin Ranger District, Tonto National Forest, Gila County, Arizona (1992)

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DOCUMENT Robert B. Neily.

[tDAR id: 393773] Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an intensive Class III survey of five parcels located around Roosevelt Lake in the Tonto Basin Ranger District, Tonto National Forest. The project was conducted at the request of the Arizona Project Office, Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to identify and evaluate all cultural properties that might be impacted by planned construction activities in these parcels. This report presents the results of the survey of the Salt River and the Windy Hill...


Archaeological Survey of the Schoolhouse Point, Cottonwood Wash, and Indian Point Parcels Around Roosevelt Lake, Tonto Basin Ranger District, Tonto National Forest, Gila County, Arizona (1992)

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DOCUMENT Robert B. Neily.

[tDAR id: 393774] Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an intensive Class III survey of five parcels located around Roosevelt Lake in the Tonto Basin Ranger District, Tonto National Forest. The project was conducted at the request of the Arizona Project Office, Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to identify and evaluate all cultural properties that might be impacted by planned construction activities in these parcels. This report presents the results of the survey of the Schoolhouse Point, Cottonwood...


Archaeological Testing And Burial Removal Of Unit 11 At Pueblo Grande, AZ U:9:1(ASM), DMB Property, 44th And Van Buren Streets, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona -- DRAFT REPORT (1998)

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DOCUMENT Banks L. Leonard.

[tDAR id: 374216] Between April 4 and July 3, 1997, Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI) archaeologists conducted a program of archaeological test excavations and burial removal for DMB Property on a parcel of land to facilitate compliance with A.R.S. 41-865 for the protection of human remains (Arizona State Museum [ASM] Case No. 97-15). The DMB Property land was a 10.48-ac (42.41 ha) parcel located on the north side of Van Buren Street, between 44th Street and the Hohokam Expressway Right-of-way in Phoenix. The...


Archaeological Testing At Gateway Lot 4, Kitchell Development Company Property, 44th Street And Gateway Boulevard, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona -- DRAFT REPORT (1997)

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DOCUMENT Banks L. Leonard.

[tDAR id: 373086] On April 17 and 18, 1997, personnel from Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI) completed archaeological test excavations on a 3.8 acre parcel, Gateway Lot 4, scheduled for commercial development. Based on previous research, the parcel was believed to lie near the northwest edge of the large Hohokam site of Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1[ASM], see Bostwick 1993-4; Breternitz 1994; Kwiatkowski 1996). Archaeological remains incuding burials were previously documented less than 300 ft (61 m) southeast of Gateway Lot 4,...


Archaeological Testing at Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1(ASM)): Unit 15, The Former Maricopa County Sheriff's Substation, Washington and 48th Streets, Phoenix, Arizona -- DRAFT REPORT (1999)

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DOCUMENT Banks L. Leonard.

[tDAR id: 365441] Based on existing development plans prepared for Kitchell Development Co. for the parcel containing a former Maricopa County Sheriff’s substation at 48th and Washington Streets, Phoenix, Arizona, two areas were to be excavated below grade for a building foundation and a runoff detention basin. Because this parcel is immediately east of known prehistoric cultural remains that are part of the large Hohokam site of Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1(ASM)), backhoe trenching was conducted in the two areas to...


Archaeological Testing of Unit 13 at Pueblo Grande, AZ U:9:1(ASM), Arizona Federal Credit Union Property, 44th and Van Buren Streets, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1998)

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DOCUMENT Banks L. Leonard.

[tDAR id: 373085] The Arizona Federal Credit Union (AFCU) property was a 3.26-acre parcel undergoing commercial development at the northeast corner of 44th and Van Buren Streets in Phoenix, Arizona. The parcel is located immediately southwest of Unit 7 and immediately west of Unit 11 at Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1(ASM)), where archaeological features including burials had been encountered previously. Because of its proximity, there was a high probability that archaeological remains including burials would also be...


The Archaeology of Roger Williams National Memorial, Rhode Island

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PROJECT Uploaded by: Joshua Watts

[tDAR id: 366138] National Park Service documents associated with archaeological work done at the Roger Williams National Memorial site.


Archeological Investigations Along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1979)

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DOCUMENT Pat H. Stein.

[tDAR id: 53594] In 1978, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to complete an intensive archaeological survey of the proposed alignment for the Salt-Gila Aqueduct, a feature of the Central Arizona Project. The survey area was 11,115 acres and included the 60 mile-long transmission line (with a typical width of 200 meters), three proposed utility line locations, one flood retention dike location, 11 possible spoil or realignment areas, and a subsidence well....


Assessment of the San Francisco Canal, Salt River Project

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PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

[tDAR id: 393978] The Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office (Reclamation), in consultation with the Salt River Project and the Arizona State Historic Preservation Office, is developing a Multiple Property Document (MPD) to nominate the dams and canals that comprise the Salt River Project to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). In 2010, Reclamation contracted Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) to map, photograph, and assess the San Francisco Canal for inclusion in the MPD. The San...


Assessment of the San Francisco Canal, Salt River Project: Photo Log (2010)

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DOCUMENT Thomas E. Jones.

[tDAR id: 393979] The Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office (Reclamation), in consultation with the Salt River Project and the Arizona State Historic Preservation Office, is developing a Multiple Property Document (MPD) to nominate the dams and canals that comprise the Salt River Project to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). In 2010, Reclamation contracted Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) to map, photograph, and assess the San Francisco Canal for inclusion in the MPD. The San...


Assessment of the San Francisco Canal, Salt River Project: Photos (2010)

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IMAGE Thomas E. Jones.

[tDAR id: 393981] The Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office (Reclamation), in consultation with the Salt River Project and the Arizona State Historic Preservation Office, is developing a Multiple Property Document (MPD) to nominate the dams and canals that comprise the Salt River Project to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). In 2010, Reclamation contracted Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) to map, photograph, and assess the San Francisco Canal for inclusion in the MPD. The San...

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