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AR-03-12-02-1069 Arizona Site Steward File (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. S. Gary. S. Germick. Scott Wood. Elaine Zamora.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the AR-03-12-02-1069 site, comprised of a 19-room masonry compound and artifact scatter, located on Tonto National Forest land. The file consists of a site data form, cultural resources preliminary inventory form, and two maps of the site location. The earliest dated document is from 1992.


Archaeological Investigations, Salt River Project, Phoenix, Arizona: Investigations at Four Sites Along the Silver King to Kyrene, East End, Transmission Line, Coronado Generating Station Project, Tonto National Forest, Pinal County, Arizona: Final Report for Archaeological Investigations at Four Sites Along the SRP Silver King to Kyrene, East End, Transmission Line, Coronado Generating Station Project (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ronald K. Yablon. Donald E. Weaver, Jr..

The Museum of Northern Arizona investigated four sites along the Silver King to Kyrene, East End, Transmission System. NA15,693 is the remains of a portion of the Magma Arizona Railroad Company narrow gauge line and associated features. The line was used between 1915 and 1923 to haul freight, passengers, and mail between Superior and Webster (Magma Junction). NA15,718 includes the remains of several Salado field houses and associated agricultural features. The site occupants practiced a mixed...


Archaeological Investigations, Salt River Project, Silverking-Kyrene, East End, Transmission Line, Tonto National Forest, Pinal County, Arizona: Preliminary Report for Archaeological Investigations at NA15,718, Tonto National Forest, Pinal County, Arizona (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ronald K. Yablon.

The Museum of Northern Arizona conducted archaeological investigations at site NA 15, 718. The site is located in the Tonto National Forest, northwest of Superior, Arizona. Investigations revealed a moderately dense sherd and lithic scatter. There are 11 cobble features, 6 of which are check dams, 4 are habitation units and the remaining feature has an unknown function. The remains represent a Salado occupation probably dating to the late prehistoric period (A.D. 1150 to 1450). The subsistence...


Archaeological Investigations, Salt River Project, Silverking-Kyrene, East End, Transmission Line, Tonto National Forest, Pinal County, Arizona: Preliminary Report for Archaeological Investigations at NA15,721, Tonto National Forest, Pinal County, Arizona (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ronald K. Yablon.

This preliminary report documents archaeological investigations at site NA 15, 721. The investigations were conducted under a contract with the Salt River Project (SRP). The project was administered by Donald E. Weaver, Jr., Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA), Bettina H. Rosenberg, SRP, and Charles Miller, U. S. Forest Service. Fieldwork, under the supervision of Ronald K. Yablon, MNA, was conducted between January 3 and 12, 1979. Thomas H. Caldwell and Cheryl L. Taylor assisted. All...


Archaeological Investigations: Salt River Project Silverking-Kyrene Transmission Line, Tonto National Forest, Pinal County, Arizona: A Research Plan for Three Sites Along the Silverking-to-Kyrene, East End, Transmission Line, Tonto National Forest, Pinal County, Arizona (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ronald K. Yablon. Donald E. Weaver, Jr..

The research plan outlines a framework for investigating 3 archaeological sites along the Silverking-to-Kyrene, East End, Transmission Line, a part of the Coronado Project. The 3 sites, initially recorded during a recent survey by the Museum of Northern Arizona, are a large lithic scatter associated with linear rock alignments, a possible 1-room structure associated with linear rock alignments, and an abandoned railroad grade. The plan discusses specific means by which the scientific potential...


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)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Carol Heathington McCarthy. Earl Sires.

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...


An Archaeological Survey of a 2.3 Mile Long Right-of-Way for a Proposed 22 kV Distribution Line on the Tonto National Forest, Tonto Basin District, Gila County, Arizona (1982)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone.

On July 28, 1982, Lyle M. Stone of Archaeological Research Services, Inc. performed an archaeological survey of a 2.3 mile by 100 ft wide right-of-way for a proposed 22 kV distribution line on the Tonto National Forest near Punkin Center, Gila Country, Arizona. The proposed Salt River Project distribution line will serve an AT&T relay station in the vicinity of Four Peaks. This survey was requested by Salt River Project in order to determine if important cultural resources (prehistoric or...


An Archaeological Survey of the Buttes Reservoir, Vol. 1 (1976)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Sharon S. Debowski. Anique George. Richard Goddard. Deborah Mullon.

This report presents the analysis of the cultural remains recorded during the archaeological survey of the Buttes Reservoir area; it also contains a statement of the assessed impact of the proposed Buttes Reservoir on the cultural resources and their related environment. The Buttes Reservoir represents one phase of the Bureau of Reclamation's Central Arizona Project which would impound water from the Colorado River and distribute it to central and southern Arizona. The proposed reservoir,...


An Archaeological Survey of the Orme Reservoir (1975)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Veletta Canouts.

This report is a statement concerning the assessed impact of the proposed Orme Reservoir on the archaeological resources. The Orme Reservoir is one phase of the Bureau of Reclamation's Central Arizona Project plan to impound and distribute water from the Colorado River to central and southern Arizona. To be located at the confluence of the Salt and Verde rivers, the Orme Reservoir will flood approximately 24,000 acres of bottomland along both rivers. Previous archaeological data from the area...


An Archaeological Survey of the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1973)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark Grady.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Arizona State Museum to conduct a cultural resources survey of the Salt-Gila (Fannin-McFarland) Aqueduct as part of its environmental assessment of the impacts of the proposed Central Arizona Project. Twenty-two archaeological sites and two major areas of cultural activity were identified during the survey. Of these sites, 19 were recommended for further investigation and 5 were suggested for clearance (not eligible for the NRHP). The...


An Archaeological Survey of the Santa Cruz River Valley from the Headwaters to the Town of Tubac in Arizona (1941)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Edward Bridge Danson.

The Santa Cruz River is located in south-central Arizona in the Santa Cruz and Pima Counties. A short stretch of the rivers lies in northern Sonora and forms a big horseshoe bend as the river cuts across the foot of the Patagonia Mountains from the San Rafael Valley into the Santa Cruz Valley proper. In the San Rafael Valley, where the headwaters of the river are found, the Santa Cruz passes few towns or villages. The first one is Lochiel, a small cluster of houses on the International...


Archaeological Surveys of Access Roads for APS and SRP Towers: APS 263-286 (Inclusive) 302, SRP 263-285 (Inclusive) 302, Additional Survey: Realignment of F. S. Road 202 East of the Q Ranch for the APS Cholla-Saguaro 500 kV Transmission Line (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Mayro.

An archaeological clearance survey has been carried out on a portion of land managed by Tonto National Forest for proposed tower access roads. These access roads are being constructed by Arizona Public Service for the proposed APS Chollo-Saguaro 500 kV Transmission Line. The archaeological surveys were performed in accordance with the interim survey procedures outlined in the October 13, 1976 letter by Martin McAllister. It states that "access roads (14 feet wide) and a buffer zone of 50 feet...


Archaeology in America: Cline Terrace Platform Mound and Tonto National Monument (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Glen E. Rice. Arleyn W. Simon. David Jacobs.

The Cline Terrace site (AD 1280 to 1400) was a Hohokam style platform mound in the Tonto basin of central Arizona. Cline Terrace is one of the most thoroughly documented platform mounds in the Southwest. A modern excavation project, the Roosevelt Platform Mound Study, generated a large data set from the platform mound, as well as from three villages and two hamlet sites surrounding the mound. These data enabled detailed comparisons between a platform mound and the associated communities where...


Archaeology in America: Hohokam Platform Mounds (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Glen E. Rice. Arleyn W. Simon. Owen Lindauer.

The prehistoric Hohokam people of central Arizona constructed platform mounds at more than 100 sites between AD 1250 and 1450. These were stage-like platforms 2–2.5 meters high on which the Hohokam built rooms to place them in higher and more prominent locations in comparison to other rooms in the surrounding community. Sometimes additional rooms were constructed around the base of the platform mound, and a wall was built at ground level to surround the platform mound and rooms inside a...


Archaeology in America: Schoolhouse Point Mesa Sites (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Owen Lindauer.

On the southern end of the Tonto basin, along the waters of the Salt River, is a peninsula of land known as Schoolhouse Point Mesa, for the small school that once was located there. The structure and arrangement of the community on Schoolhouse Point Mesa reflect the characteristics of five other, nearby communities in the basin that also overlook the Salt River. Like the other four villages nearby, the Schoolhouse Point community grew quickly starting around AD 1250, called the Roosevelt phase...


The Archaeology of Schoolhouse Point Mesa, Roosevelt Platform Mound Study: Report on the Schoolhouse Point Mesa Sites, Schoolhouse Management Group, Pinto Creek Complex (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Owen Lindauer.

This report describes the archaeological investigations and results for studies of sites on Schoolhouse Point Mesa, a large geographic unit naturally bounded by the Salt River on its northern end and by major washes on its eastern and western sides (see Figure 1.1). Although people living on the mesa may have interacted with people living on the other side of major washes or rivers, the ease of interaction among people living on the mesa would have made them relatively more...


The Archaeology of Schoolhouse Point Mesa, Roosevelt Platform Mound Study: Report on the Schoolhouse Point Mesa Sites, Schoolhouse Management Group, Pinto Creek Complex (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Owen Lindauer.

The Roosevelt Platform Mound Study (RPMS) was one of three mitigative data recovery studies that the Bureau of Reclamation funded to investigate the prehistory of the Tonto Basin in the vicinity of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. The series of investigations constituted Reclamation's program for complying with historic preservation legislation as it applied to the raising and modification of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. Reclamation contracted with the Arizona State University Office of Cultural Resource...


Archaeology of the Salado in the Livingston Area of Tonto Basin, Roosevelt Platform Mound Study: Report on the Livingston Management Group, Pinto Creek Complex. Part 2 (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Claudine Gravel-Miguel

This report is the second part of the third site description volume for the Roosevelt Platform Mound Study. The two-part report describes the archaeology and artifacts of sites in the Pinto Creek Complex, Livingston Management Group located east of Pinto Creek. The chapters in this part of the report describe the analyses and results of recovered data, including ceramics, lithics, ground stone, shell, special artifacts, physical anthropology, pollen, plant remains,and faunal remains.


The Archaeology of Tonto National Monument
PROJECT Uploaded by: Joshua Watts

WACC reports of archaeological excavation and survey projects within Tonto National Park, Tonto Basin, Arizona.


Archeological Investigation of Rooms 15 and 16 at the Upper Cliff Dwelling (AZ U:8:48 [ASM]), Tonto National Monument (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Gregory L. Fox.

Fox, Gregory L., Western Archeological and Conservation Center, 1415 North Sixth Avenue. Tucson, AZ 85705. ARCHEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION OF ROOMS 15 AND 16 AT THE UPPER CLIFF DWELLING (AZ U:8:48 [ASM]), TONTO NATIONAL MONUMENT The Upper Cliff Dwelling (AZ U:8:48 lASM)) at Tonto National Monument is a Gila phase site (ca. A.D. 1350-1450) that is a contributing property to the Tonto National Monument National Register District. Continuing water and rodent disturbances to archeological deposits...


Archeological Investigations at the Upper Ruin, Tonto National Monument Part 1 Salvage Excavations at the Upper Ruin, AZ U:8:48 (ASM) - 1995 (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Gregory L. Fox. Elaine A. Guthrie.

Fox, Gregory L, Western Archeological and Conservation Center, 1415 North Sixth Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85705. SALVAGE EXCAVATIONS AT THE UPPER RUIN (AZ U:8:48)-1995, TONTO NATIONAL MONUMENT Continuing water damage to adobe and masonry structures in the Upper Ruin (AZ U:8:48), Tonto National Monument, required archeological excavations to mitigate the adverse effects of stabilization efforts in this Gila-phase cliff dwelling. The data-recovery project was required under Section 106 ofthe National...


Archeological Investigations in the Cave Creek Drainage, Tonto National Forest, Arizona (1974)
DOCUMENT Citation Only William G. Holiday.

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Behrend's Sites Arizona Site Steward File (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Rex Tjaden. S. Deats.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Behrend's Sites, located on Tonto National Forest land. The sites are comprised of a masonry structure, artifact scatter, roasting pits, and a slab cyst. The file consists of a heritage inventory form, cultural resources preliminary inventory form, site map, and page of field notes. The earliest dated document is from 1978.


Burnt Corral Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1971)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Bob Armstrong. J. S. Wood.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Burnt Corral Ruin, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of artifact scatter, a masonry compound, hearth, roasting pit, and the remnants of a corral; and indicates usage by Salado, Apache, and Euroamerican cultural groups. The file consists of a heritage inventory form and archaeological site inventory form. The earliest dated document is from 1971.


The Carlota Copper Mine Testing Project: Prehistoric Occupation in the Globe Uplands, Gila and Pinal Counties, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Douglas R. Mitchell. M. Zyniecki.

The Carlota Prehistoric Testing Program, conducted for the Carlota Copper Company near Miami, Arizona, because of proposed mining operations, sought to determine which sites in a previously surveyed area contained data classes that would allow specific Historic Contexts to be addressed. The survey identified 87 sites, 55 of them prehistoric, in thé 2600-acre study area. After study area boundary reductions, 51 prehistoric sites were examined during the testing project. The Apache Tribe...