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2000 Years of Settlement in the Tonto Basin: Overview and Synthesis of the Tonto Creek Archaeological Project (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

The Tonto Creek Archaeological Project (TCAP) was conducted in the Tonto Basin of east-central Arizona on Tonto National Forest land. The project was funded by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and conducted from 1992 through 1996, in advance of the realignment of Arizona State Route 188. The investigated area was a 61-m (200-ft) corridor that followed a 13.3-km (8-mi) stretch of the western terrace overlooking Tonto Creek. The project was divided into three sections based on the...


An Archaeological Evaluation of a Small Parcel of Land Near Granite Reef Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona (1982)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone.

On August 27, 1982, Lyle M. Stone and James E. Ayres of Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) performed an archaeological survey of an approximately 128 acre parcel of land on the south side of the Salt River near Granite Reef Dam. The study area consists of U. S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management-administered land which has been withdrawn for U. S. Bureau of Reclamation purposes for use by the Salt River Project. Accordingly, this survey was performed under the...


Archaeological Investigations, Salt River Project, Coronado Generating Station Project, State, Federal and Private Lands, Apache County, Arizona: Archaeological Data for Coronado Generating Station Plant Site, Access Road, Ash Disposal, Wellfields, and Pipeline for Federal Environmental Impact Statement (1975)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James E. Bradford.

Acting as an archaeological consultant under contract with Salt River Project, the Museum of Northern Arizona, Department of Anthropology, has prepared and submitted this report as part of the total input to the Federal Environmental Statement for the Coronado Generating Station Project. Information contained in this report is based primarily on Museum investigations conducted in 1974-75 during various phases of the Coronado Generating Station Project while under contract with both the Bechtel...


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...


Archaeological Testing Within the Upper Tonto Basin the Rye Creek Project (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark D. Elson. Deborah L. Swartz.

The archaeological testing of 19 sites within a 5.4 mile (8.7 km) stretch of State Route 87 in the Upper Tonto Basin of central Arizona provided a wealth of new and significant information on the prehistory of this little known area. The testing was undertaken to determine the cultural significance of the 19 sites prior to an Arizona Department of Transportation road widening and realignment construction project (ADOT Project Number F -053-1-315PE ). Investigated site types include small...


Archaeology at the Gillespie Dam Site: Data Recovery Investigations for the Palo Verde to Pinal West 500 kV Transmission Line, Maricopa County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Alaina Harmon

In this report, the results of data recovery efforts conducted for the Palo Verde to Pinal West transmission line project at the Gillespie Dam site, AZ T:13:18 (ASM), in the Gila Bend area of the Gila River are presented. The site is a prehistoric Hohokam-Patayan settlement with an overlay of Historic era material. Fieldwork primarily occurred within the construction staging area of a transmission tower. Although covering less than an acre, the staging area contained surprising numbers of...


Class I (Overview) Survey Update of the San Carlos Irrigation Drainage District (SCIDD) Joint Works for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Pinal County, Arizona
PROJECT Robert Stokes. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

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. To assist with project planning, Reclamation directed Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS)...


Class I (Overview) Survey Update of the San Carlos Irrigation Drainage District (SCIDD) Joint Works for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Pinal County, Arizona: Photo (2009)
IMAGE Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd..

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. To assist with project planning, Reclamation directed Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS)...


Class I (Overview) Survey Update of the San Carlos Irrigation Drainage District (SCIDD) Joint Works for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Pinal County, Arizona: Report (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Paige B. Florie. Thomas E. Jones. Robert Stokes. Glennda Luhnow.

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. To assist with project planning, Reclamation directed Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS)...


Class II Cultural Resource Survey, Upper Gila Water Supply Study, Central Arizona Project: Appendix I (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard C. Chapman. Cye W. Gossett. William J. Gossett.

This appendix contains basic descriptive information for all archaeological and historical site locations encountered during the Upper Gila Project survey. For each site location a brief narrative emphasizing setting, site content, and spatial arrangement of features is provided. Accompanying the narrative is a computer generated format which summarizes all other categories of information documented for each site. An explanation of the variables, variable titles, and variable codes is given...


Class III (Intensive) Cultural Resource Survey of 458 Acres of Federal and Private Land for Proposed Construction and Operations of a Sediment Removal Pond and Storage Area Below Ashurst-Hayden Diversion Dam, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona
PROJECT Robert Stokes. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

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 initial focus of the SCIDD Rehabilitation Project is the rehabilitation of the Ashurst-Hayden...


Class III (Intensive) Cultural Resource Survey of 458 Acres of Federal and Private Land for Proposed Construction and Operations of a Sediment Removal Pond and Storage Area Below Ashurst-Hayden Diversion Dam, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona: Photo Log (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd..

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 initial focus of the SCIDD Rehabilitation Project is the rehabilitation of the Ashurst-Hayden...


Class III (Intensive) Cultural Resource Survey of 458 Acres of Federal and Private Land for Proposed Construction and Operations of a Sediment Removal Pond and Storage Area Below Ashurst-Hayden Diversion Dam, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona: Photos (2010)
IMAGE Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd..

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 initial focus of the SCIDD Rehabilitation Project is the rehabilitation of the Ashurst-Hayden...


Class III (Intensive) Cultural Resource Survey of 458 Acres of Federal and Private Land for Proposed Construction and Operations of a Sediment Removal Pond and Storage Area Below Ashurst-Hayden Diversion Dam, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona: Report (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Robert Stokes. Linda Schilling.

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 initial focus of the SCIDD Rehabilitation Project is the rehabilitation of the Ashurst-Hayden...


A Class One Overview for the Proposed San Carlos Irrigation Project Joint Works Rehabilitation
PROJECT David Doyel. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

The Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office (Reclamation), undertook the development of a Water Management Plan (WMP) as part of the Central Arizona Project (CAP). In consultation with the San Carlos Irrigation Project (SCIP), the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC), and the San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District (SCIDD), it was proposed that the Joint Works would require rehabilitation or replacement to facilitate the WMP, specifically the delivery of water to the Pima-Maricopa...


A Class One Overview for the Proposed San Carlos Irrigation Project Joint Works Rehabilitation: Report (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David Doyel. Joseph S. Crary. Gina Gage. Karolyn Jackman Jensen.

The Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office (Reclamation), undertook the development of a Water Management Plan (WMP) as part of the Central Arizona Project (CAP). In consultation with the San Carlos Irrigation Project (SCIP), the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC), and the San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District (SCIDD), it was proposed that the Joint Works would require rehabilitation or replacement to facilitate the WMP, specifically the delivery of water to the Pima-Maricopa...


Confirmed Tracks (2016)
DATASET Will Russell.

Data on confirmed racetracks


A Cultural Resources Survey of 17.5 Miles of State Route 88, the Apache Trail, Between Apache Junction and Tortilla Flat, Pinal and Maricopa Counties, Arizona (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Andrew I. Duff.

Between April 15 and June 14, 1993, Archaeological Research Services, Inc. performed a cultural resources survey of State Route 88 (the Apache Trail). The right-of-way varies from 66 to 200 feet, but construction as-builts were not available. Therefore, the Arizona Department of Transportation requested that a 200 foot wide right-of-way be surveyed for the entire project length unless clearly marked property boundaries or other right-of-way indications were present. The 17.5 mile long survey...


The Deem Hills Chert & Chalcedony Quarry, AZ T:8:8(PGM), in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text K. J. Schroeder.

The Deem Hills Chert & Chalcedony Quarry, AZ T:8:8(PGM), is located in the Deem Hills of northwestern Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona. The site is a prehistoric quarry, exhibiting the exploitation patterns of chert and chalcedony toolstone by the prehistoric populations that first entered the foothills area west, northwest, north, northeast, and east of the Lower Salt River Valley (LSRV) This area is known as the Northern Periphery. The historical background of the site’s discovery is first...


Developing Perspectives on Tonto Basin Prehistory (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Francis McManamon

This volume is the second in the Roosevelt Monograph Series and is based on papers presented by members of the research team of the Roosevelt Platform Mound Study at a symposium held at the Society for American Archaeology annual meeting in New Orleans in the spring of 1991. Three additional chapters have been added based on papers presented elsewhere during that year. We are grateful to the authors for their contributions and their early insights on the data recovered in the early phases of the...


The distribution of prehistoric population aggregates (1971)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Southwestern Anthropological Research Group (U.S.).

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The Eastern Mining Area 115 kV Transmission Line Survey: Archaeological Resources in the Salt-Gila Uplands of Central Arizona (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas N. Motsinger. Heidi Roberts. Richard V. N. Ahlstrom.

SWCA Inc, Environmental Consultants of Tucson, Arizona, conducted Eastern Mining Area (EMA) survey project under contract to Salt River Project (SRP) between October 1993 and February 1994. One central purpose of the project was to create an inventory of archaeological resources to assist in the planning of future improvements and other modifications to existing SRP transmission lines. The project included 107 person-field days of Class III archaeological survey along approximately 257 linear...


Final Report For Phased Data Recovery At AZ U:15:1(REC) on SCIDD Property and Trenching for Additional Canal (AZ U:15:8[REC]) Exposures on Federal Land Near Ashurst-Hayden Diversion Dam, Pinal County, Arizona: Ceramic Data (2012)
DATASET Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd..

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 initial focus of the SCIDD Rehabilitation Project is the rehabilitation of the Ashurst-Hayden...


Final Report For Phased Data Recovery At AZ U:15:1(REC) on SCIDD Property and Trenching for Additional Canal (AZ U:15:8[REC]) Exposures on Federal Land Near Ashurst-Hayden Diversion Dam, Pinal County, Arizona: Flotation Data (2012)
DATASET Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd..

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 initial focus of the SCIDD Rehabilitation Project is the rehabilitation of the Ashurst-Hayden...


Final Report For Phased Data Recovery At AZ U:15:1(REC) on SCIDD Property and Trenching for Additional Canal (AZ U:15:8[REC]) Exposures on Federal Land Near Ashurst-Hayden Diversion Dam, Pinal County, Arizona: Lithic Data (2012)
DATASET Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd..

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 initial focus of the SCIDD Rehabilitation Project is the rehabilitation of the Ashurst-Hayden...