Agua Fria River (Geographic Keyword)

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Archaeological Investigations at AZ T:4:53 (ASU), A Site Located Along the Reach 9 Completion of the Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Connie L. Stone.

Under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Office of Cultural Resource Management (OCRM), Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, completed an archaeological survey of the completion of Reach 9. The project area extends about 1 mile from the Agua Fria River Siphon east to the New River Siphon. OCRM archaeologists identified and documented one field locus and four isolated artifacts during the Reach 9 completion survey. The field locus was designated as AZ T:4:53...


Archaeological Investigations at the Westwing Site, AZ T:7:27 (ASU), Agua Fria River Valley, Arizona (1974)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald E. Weaver, Jr..

This report describes the archaeological excavations at, and subsequent laboratory analysis of material from, the Westwing Site, AZ T:7:27 (ASU), lying within the Salt River Project and the United States Bureau of Reclamation rights-of-way between the Westwing Substation and the Eastwing Substation, Maricopa County, Arizona. The excavations concentrated on the area to be impacted by construction of Tower Number 4 of the transmission line and the associated access road and support...


Archaeological Investigations of Cultural Resources Located in the Burnt Mountain and Agua Fria Tunnels Right-of-Way, Central Arizona Project (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Patricia Eyring Brown.

Under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Office of Cultural Resource Management (OCRM), Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, completed an archaeological survey of the Burnt Mountain and Agua Fria Tunnels of the Granite Reef Aqueduct. The Burnt Mountain Tunnel is located on 150 acres on the southeast slope of Burnt Mountain. The Agua Fria Tunnel is located on a 180 acres in the Hieroglyphic Mountains. OCRM archaeologists identified and documented 2 sites during the...


Archaeological Investigations of the Eastwing Terminal Mitigation Project, Maricopa County, Arizona (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James B. Rodgers. Jannifer W. Gish. Kenneth J. Lord.

The purpose of this report is to disseminate all relevant information concerning the recent investigation of two sites situated northwest of Phoenix and in the south-central part of Arizona. Limited field excavation and archival research reveal that the Marinette Canal (NA18,267) may have been fed by well water, local runoff, and the seasonal flow of the Agua Fria River. This historic canal was built in 1910 by Mr. R.P. Davie and the Marinette Canal and Land Company. It heads along Calderwood...


Archaeological Investigations: Arizona Nuclear Power Project Salt River Project, Bureau of Land Management, State and Private Lands, Maricopa County, Arizona: Final Report for Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission System: An Intensive Survey of Tower Pulling Locations and Selected Small Parcels (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ronald K. Yablon.

Tower pulling locations and several small parcels of land adjacent to the transmission line right-of-way were surveyed by Museum of Northern Arizona personnel. One previously unrecorded site and several non-site loci were recorded. The site has a Hohokam cultural affiliation. One previously recorded historic site was relocated.


Archaeological Investigations: Arizona Nuclear Power Project, BLM and Private Land, Maricopa County, Arizona: Final Report for Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Waste Water Conveyance System (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

This report attempts to document, assess, and develop a plan for conserving archaeological resources along the waste water conveyance system for the Arizona Nuclear Power Project. The paper describes 13 sites which were discovered during an intensive survey of the proposed facility, evaluates these sites in relation to the archaeological resource base of the Lower Gila River Valley, and recommends procedures for mitigating the adverse effects of construction on these cultural remains. The survey...


Archaeological Investigations: Arizona Nuclear Power Project, Salt River Project, Bureau of Land Management and Private Lands, Maricopa County, Arizona: Final Report for Archaeological Investigations at NA15,137 and NA15,142: Two Sites Along the Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission System (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ronald K. Yablon.

The Museum of Northern Arizona conducted archaeological investigations at two sites along the Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission System, northwest of Phoenix, Arizona. NA15,137 is an extensive Hohokam sherd and lithic scatter dating to the late Colonial and Sedentary Periods. The remains indicate a seasonal occupation with an agricultural subsistence base. NA15,142 is the remains of a late 1920s to early 1930s homestead. Recovered material and archival research confirm these dates. Apparently...


Archaeological Investigations: Arizona Nuclear Power Project, Salt River Project, Bureau of Land Management, State, and Private Lands, Maricopa County, Arizona: Final Report for Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission System: An Intensive Survey of the Transmission Line and Access Roads (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein. Stanley Granger. Cynthia L. Freeman.

Seven archaeological sites and 26 isolated finds were recorded during a recent survey of the right-of-way and access roads for the proposed Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission Line. The sites ranged from Hohokam camps and special-purpose, limited activity sites to Anglo homesteads of the early 20th century. Other archaeological loci usually consisted of isolated sherds or a pot-drop, though one flaked tool and several pieces of ground stone were also found. The three prehistoric sites were...


Archaeological Investigations: Salt River Project Palo Verde to Kyrene 500 kV Transmission Line Right-of-Way, Private, State and Bureau of Land Management (Phoenix District Office) Lands, Maricopa, Arizona: Final Report for an Archaeological Survey of the Palo Verde to Kyrene 500 kV Transmission Line, Maricopa, County, Arizona (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Margaret A. Powers. Mark J. Keane. Donald E. Weaver, Jr..

At the request of Salt River Project, the Museum of Northern Arizona conducted an archaeological survey of a proposed 500kV transmission line between the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (near Wintersburg, Arizona) and the Kyrene Substation (near Tempe, Arizona). During survey of the 73.3 mi right-of-way, evidences of historic and prehistoric activity were recorded at 10 sites and 43 loci of isolated artifacts or features. With few exceptions, all identified remains could be assigned to the...


Archaeological Survey and Investigations Along Reach 9, Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project, Maricopa County, Arizona
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

Under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Office of Cultural Resource Management (OCRM), Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, completed an archaeological survey of the Reach 9 realignment, a detention basin, a waste disposal area, and associated access roads. Reach 9 of the Granite Reef Aqueduct extends about 11 miles from U.S. 60 to the New River on the east. Following the initial realignment survey, OCRM archaeologists conducted archaeological investigations at six...


Archaeological Survey and Investigations of the Burnt Mountain and Agua Fria Tunnels, Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project, Maricopa County, Arizona
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office. Glen Rice. Patricia Eyring Brown.

Under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Office of Cultural Resource Management (OCRM), Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, completed an archaeological survey of the Burnt Mountain and Agua Fria Tunnels of the Granite Reef Aqueduct. The Burnt Mountain Tunnel is located on 150 acres on the southeast slope of Burnt Mountain. The Agua Fria Tunnel is located on 180 acres in the Hieroglyphic Mountains. Following the survey, OCRM archaeologists conducted archaeological...


An Archaeological Survey in the Gila River Basin, New River and Phoenix City Streams, Arizona Project Area (1976)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Alfred E. Dittert, Jr.. Patricia E. Brown. Donald E. Dove. Polly W. Good. James B. Rodgers. Raymond Treat. Donald E. Weaver, Jr..

Present archaeological investigations in the district to the north, northwest, and west of Phoenix, Arizona, are a part of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers planning studies for flood control developments on Cave Creek, Skunk Creek, New River, and Agua Fria River. A specific goal set forth is an inventory of archaeological resources within the proposed project as defined in the scope of work dated 27 June 1973. Once identified, an assessment of the importance of the remains to an interpretation...


An Archaeological Survey of a Portion of the Proposed Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona (1968)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Robert C. Euler.

In March, 1968, Prescott College, under contract with the Archeological Salvage Program, a division of the National Park Service, conducted a reconnaissance of 148 miles of the feasibility alignment of the proposed Granite Reef Aqueduct in west-central Arizona, stretching from Parker Dam on the Colorado River to the Agua Fria River, north of Phoenix. The reconnaissance was undertaken in support of the development of an Environmental Impact Statement for the Granite Reef Aqueduct to identify any...


Archaeological Survey of Burnt Mountain and Agua Fria Tunnels, Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Don E. Simonis.

Under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Office of Cultural Resource Management (OCRM), Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, completed an archaeological survey of the Burnt Mountain and Agua Fria Tunnels of the Granite Reef Aqueduct. The Burnt Mountain Tunnel is located on 150 acres on the southeast slope of Burnt Mountain. The Agua Fria Tunnel is located on a 180 acres in the Hieroglyphic Mountains. This report describes the results of the archaeological surveys...


An Archaeological Survey of the Reach 9 Realignment, Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project, Maricopa County, Arizona (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Patricia E. Brown.

Under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Office of Cultural Resource Management, Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, completed an archaeological survey of areas within Reach 9 of the Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project. The survey area encompassed approximately 728 hectares (1800 acres) on the northwest margin of the Salt River Valley just west of the Agua Fria River. Reach 9 is located about 48 km (30 mi) northwest of Phoenix and runs east from U.S....


The Archaeological Test Excavations of Five Sites in the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text R. Thomas Euler.

During the summer of 1988, archaeologists from Archaeological Consulting Services of Tempe, Arizona, conducted an archaeological survey of seven miles of 250-foot wide road right-of-way in Lake Pleasant Regional Park located northwest of Phoenix. This survey was conducted in order to provide inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the construction of additional internal roads within the park boundary. This survey resulted in the identification of nine...


Archaeology at Alkali Ruin (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kris Dobschuetz.

Arizona Public Service (APS) and Salt River Project (SRP) were issued a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility (CEC) by the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) for the construction of the Southwest Valley 500kV Transmission Line Project (Southwest Valley Project). The project consists of 37 miles of 500 kilovolt (kV) transmission line to interconnect electric generation resources in the west valley with the existing 230kV system in the metropolitan Phoenix area. The project is located in...


Confirmed Tracks (2016)
DATASET Will Russell.

Data on confirmed racetracks


A Cultural Inventory of the Proposed Granite Reef and Salt-Gila Aqueducts, Agua Fria River to Gila River, Arizona (1969)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Alfred E. Dittert. Paul R. Fish. Don E. Simonis.

The Central Arizona Project (CAP) was authorized by the Colorado River Basin Act (P.L. 90-537) in 1968. The following year, the Department of Anthropology at Arizona State University conducted a survey of the preliminary alignment of the Granite Reef Aqueduct and portions of the Salt-Gila Aqueduct for the Bureau of Reclamation under a National Park Service contract. The feasibility alignment extended from the Agua Fria River, southeast to the Gila River and was divided into eight sections: four...


A Cultural Inventory of the Proposed Granite Reef and Salt-Gila Aqueducts, Agua Fria River to Gila River, Arizona (1969)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Alfred E. Dittert, Jr.. Paul R. Fish. Don E. Simonis.

One of several construction programs proposed for inclusion in the Central Arizona Project was a system of aqueducts to link Parker Dam on the Colorado River in western Arizona and the Charleston Damsite on the San Pedro River in southeastern Arizona. Since the possibility existed that archaeological remains might be destroyed by necessary subjugation of lands for the aqueduct, the Southwest Archaeological Center of the National Park Service, U. S. Department of the Interior, made arrangements...


Cultural Resource Survey for the New River-Agua Fria River Underground Storage Project, Maricopa County, Arizona (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Reese A. Cook.

This report presents a brief review of known cultural resources and investigations within one mile of the proposed expansion to the NAUSP, as well as the results of a 23.5-acre survey within the project limits. The proposed project will expand the existing NAUSP and will be constructed by SRP on an approximate 74.7-acre parcel of land owned by Flood Control District in the City of Glendale, Arizona. The proposed project will require the construction of an aquifer recharge facility to store and...


A Cultural Resource Survey of the Reach 9 Completion, Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Connie L. Stone.

Under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Office of Cultural Resource Management (OCRM), Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, completed an archaeological survey of the completion of Reach 9. The project area extends about 1 mile from the Agua Fria River Siphon east to the New River Siphon. This report describes the results of the archaeological survey conducted along the eastern end of Reach 9 of the Granite Reef Aqueduct. Results suggest that the project area was part...


Draft Report of New River- Agua Fria Underground Storage and Recovery Project: Bird Strike Hazard Evaluation for the Glendale Municipal Airport (2001)
DOCUMENT Full-Text United Research Services (URS).

Salt River Project (SRP) is currently planning the construction of an underground water storage and recovery facility in the West Salt River Groundwater Basin north of Phoenix, Arizona (Figure 1). The project site is at the confluence of the Agua Fria and New Rivers between Indian School Road and Camelback Road in Glendale Arizona (Figure 2). The current plan calls for the development of 4-6 recharge basins of approximately 100 acres in total surface area. Water depth will not exceed two feet...


Final Report for Plan 6 Supplemental Cultural Resource Surveys (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Margerie Green. R. W. Effland, Jr.. J. H. King.

This final report reflects a year of on-call Class III cultural resource surveys for Plan 6, the Regulatory Storage Division of the Central Arizona Project. Included are eight reports representing close to 6000 acres of survey performed in the vicinity of the planned New Waddell Dam by Archaeological Consulting Services for the Arizona Projects Office, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Because New Waddell Dam is designed to be rock filled, one of the focal points of the contract was to survey proposed...


Final Report for Plan 6 Supplemental Cultural Resource Surveys (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Margerie Green.

This final report includes eight reports representing close to 6,000 acres of survey performed in the vicinity of the planned New Waddell Dam. The survey areas include locations for geologic test trenches, road relocations, borrow areas, spillways, and the Waddell Canal. These surveys yielded a total of 43 sites and 2018 loci of isolated artifacts. All but one of the sites were located in two borrow areas. These two study areas evidence differences in use of habitation, agriculture and artifact...