Tempe, AZ (Geographic Keyword)

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Across the Western Canal: Archaeological Monitoring and Limited Data Recovery for the Ken McDonald Golf Course Irrigation Water Line Project, Tempe, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Matthew E. Hill, Jr..

The monitoring and data recovery efforts described in this report were performed in conjunction with the city of Tempe's installation of three new irrigation water lines to support operation of the Ken McDonald Golf Course, located in Tempe, Arizona. The water lines were installed beneath the Western Canal; to do this, two bore pits were required at each of the three water line bridge locations. The initiate bore pits were excavated west of the canal and measure approximately 13- by 32-foot in...


An Archaeological Evaluation of the Salt River Project-Owned "Legend City" Property in Northwest Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone.

In early February 1986, Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) performed an archaeological survey of an approximately 525 acre parcel of Salt River Project-owned land located in northwest Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. The results of this survey were reported in March 1986. A portion of the parcel, the former "Legend City" property, was unsurveyable at the time of field investigation due to extensive blacktop and other ground cover, and ARS recommended that this property be...


Archaeological Investigations at La Ciudad de Los Hornos: Lassen Substation Parcel (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard W. Effland, Jr..

The archaeological investigations at the Lassen Substation were designed to address four primary research issues: 1) the structure of and changes in domestic household arrangements, 2) chronology and dating of the early Hohokam occupation at Los Hornos, 3) subsistence, and 4) architectural construction and variability. The methods employed during the excavation and the subsequent analyses were selected with these research objectives in mind.


Archaeological Investigations at Los Guanacos: Exploring Cultural Changes in Late Hohokam Society (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Todd L. Howell.

This report describes archaeological investigations at the site of Los Guanacos, AZ U:9:116(ASM). The investigations involved a data recovery program, conducted by Northland Research, Inc. for the Salt River Project (SRP). Los Guanacos was a primarily Classic period Hohokam community. Only a portion of the site is contained in the approximately 103-acre land parcel owned by SRP, at the southeast corner of Kyrene and Elliot roads, in Tempe, Arizona. The archaeological investigations reported here...


Archaeological Investigations of Portions of the Las Acequias-Los Muertos Irrigation System: Testing and Partial Data Recovery within the Tempe Section of the Outer Loop Freeway System, Maricopa County, Arizona (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text W. Bruce Masse.

During the period between 27 August and 21 November 1986, the Cultural Resources Management Division (CRMD) of the Arizona State Museum (ASM) conducted a seven-week long program of archaeological testing and data recovery within the Tempe Section of the proposed Outer Loop Freeway System (TSOLFS) corridor in Maricopa County. This program was coordinated through DeLeuw, Cather and Company, consultants to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) under ADOT Contract 85-14. Archaeological...


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: 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 Monitoring of a Sewer Line Across the Western Canal at the Priest Road Bridge Widening, Tempe, Arizona (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Josephine Merewether.

In October 1988, construction began on the Priest Road bridge at the Western Canal. The City of Tempe is widening the bridge and thet Salt River project (SRP), in conjunction with this construction, is putting a new 21-in. sewer line and a water line across the canal west of Priest Road. At the request of Judy Brunson, SRP archaeologist, Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI) monitored the excavation of the backhoe trench for the sewer line across the canal.


Archaeological Monitoring of the Salt River Project Utility Line Expansion from Lassen Substation (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John T. Marshall.

The document presents the results of archaeological monitoring at the Salt River Project (SRP) Lassen Substation in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. The work was conducted by Northland Research, Inc. for SRP and entailed monitoring for their expansion of utility lines along the Western Canal beginning at Lassen Substation. The project area is located within La Ciudad de Los Hornos (Los Hornos), a Hohokam site. Lassen Substation is on land owned by SRP; the Western Canal and right-of-way is owned...


Archaeological Survey at Three Proposed Substations in Phoenix, Mesa, and Tempe, Arizona (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark Hackbarth. Ann Valdo Howard.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an archaeological survey at three proposed substations in Phoenix, Mesa, and Tempe, Arizona at the request of the Salt River Project (SRP), Public Lands Division. The survey was performed in order to provide an Inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that would be effected by the construction of substations at each location.


An Archaeological Survey of Indian Bend Wash (1973)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Cleveland. William B. Fawcett. W. Bruce Masse.

The Indian Bend Wash survey was conducted by Arizona State Museum in accordance with the requirements of a "Scope Work" developed by the Office of Arid Land Studies (University of Arizona) and the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. The purpose of the survey was to locate archaeological resources within the limits of the proposed Indian Bend Wash flood control project area, to evaluate the impact of the project on the resources, and to recommend measures for lessening the impact on the local...


An Archaeological Survey of the Salt River Project Santan Receiving Station Lands (1972)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Alfred E. Dittert, Jr..

An examination of lands owned by the Salt River Project adjacent to the Santan Receiving Station was conducted at the request of Mr. Alfred H. Colton, Salt River Project Environmental Planning Division. The facility is situated about 3.1 miles southeast of Gilbert, Arizona. Permission to enter the private lands was given by Mr. Alfred H. Colton. The investigations were conducted by Dr. Alfred E. Dittert, Jr. and Mrs. Audrey R. Dittert. Mr. Alfred H. Colton and Mr. Jack A. Rassi of the Salt River...


An Archaeological Survey of the University Research Park in Tempe, Arizona, Interim Report (2017)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ann Valdo Howard. Jeanne Swarthout.

This is a report on the first phase of an archaeological survey of the University Research Park. The work has been conducted by the Office of Cultural Resource Management at Arizona State University. The first phase has involved a systematic inspection of the surface of the ground, and has led to the identification of one prehistoric canal and a very sparse distribution of artifacts (64 objects distributed over half a section). In the second phase of the survey approximately 7 backhoe trenches...


Archaeological Test Excavations at La Ciudad de los Hornos: The Casa Fiesta Location (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

Archaeological test excavations have been conducted at a portion of La Ciudad de los Hornos (AZ U:9:71 (ASM)), a prehistoric multicomponent Hohokam village. The field work for this project, sponsored by AMCOR Investment Company, was undertaken during the fall of 1989 by Northland Research, Inc. pursuant to the proposed redevelopment of the Casa Fiesta trailer park. The Casa Fiesta project area consists of a 55-acre (22-ha), triangular lot. Archaeological testing consisted of cutting a series of...


Archaeological Test Level Excavations at the University Research Park in Tempe, Arizona, Final Report (2017)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ann Valdo Howard.

This is a report on the final phase of archaeological research conducted at the University Research Park. The work was performed by the Office of Cultural Resource Management at Arizona State University. The first phase of the research involved a survey of the ground surface which led to the identification of one prehistoric canal and a low density artifact scatter in the eastern one-quarter of the parcel. In the final phase of work, eight trenches were excavated in order to examine 1) the...


Archaeological Testing Plan for Salt River Project Kyrene Expansion Project (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ellen C. Ruble.

This document presents an archaeological testing plan for the Salt River Project's Kyrene Expansion located in Tempe, Arizona. Prior to the construction a new generating station, Salt River Project has requested that archaeological testing be conducted. The purpose of testing is to determine if buried cultural resources are present, and, if they are found, to evaluate them in terms of their preservation, extent, and potential to yield information that can contribute to existing knowledge of the...


An Archaeological Testing Program at AZ U:9:8 (ARS) (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark Hackbarth.

In August 1989, Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) conducted subsurface testing at AZ U:9:8 (ARS) a Hohokam artifact scatter situated within the Salt River Project’s Papago Park Center property. The site was identified during an archaeological survey conducted by Archaeological Resources Services, Inc. (ARS) and reported in Fedick and Stone (1986). The testing fieldwork was conducted as part of an agreement between Northland and Salt River Project (SRP) to evaluate the preservation of...


Ceremony and Symbolism at Los Guanacos: Excavations at the Salt River Project Kyrene Generating Station (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Saarah Munir

This report presents the results of the data recovery phase at the Hohokam village site of Guanacos (AZ U:9:116 [ASM]), as part of the proposed expansion of the existing Kyrene Generating Station in Tempe, Arizona, by the Salt River Project (SRP). Prior to construction of the generating station, SRP implemented an archaeological data recovery project within the proposed project area and contracted with SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants (SWCA) to conduct the investigations. The project was...


Cultural Resources Overview for the Papago Park Planning Area (2016)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Soil Systems, Inc..

Cella Barr Associates contracted with Soil Systems, Inc. to prepare an overview of the cultural resources in the Papago Park planning area. A survey of pertinent literature and site record files was conducted and the results were summarized in this report. Recommendations for documentation and assessment of cultural resources within the park area conclude this report. A review of the archaeological and historical material encompassing the Papago Park planning area has revealed 20 archaeological...


Cultural Resources Survey and Monitoring for a Salt River Project Sanitary Sewer Line Construction Project at the Kyrene Steam Plant, Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone.

On March 3 and 4, 1986, Lyle M. Stone and Daniel R. Bontrager of Archaeological Research Service, Inc. (ARS), performed archaeological survey and monitoring for a sanitary sewer line construction project at the Salt River Project Kyrene Steam Plant in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. The construction project on Salt River Project-owned land involved excavation of an approximately 1150 ft long by 2 ft wide trench within a 10 ft wide right-of-way parallel. The purpose of this survey, requested...


Cultural Resources Survey for Two Proposed 230-kV Electrical Towers near First Street and Ash Avenue, Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott Kwiatkowski.

At the request of the Salt River Project (SRP), Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS), completed a Class III cultural resources survey at two small parcels that are the planned locations of two 230-kV power poles in downtown Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. SRP plans to lease these parcels from their current landowners/administrators: the Union Pacific Railroad, the City of Tempe, and the Arizona State Land Department. The state land part of the survey was completed under the authority of...


A Cultural Resources Survey of Approximately 68 Acres of Salt River Project Land South of Washington Street, Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (2001)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas E. Wright.

On December 6, 2000, Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) conducted a cultural resources survey of approximately 68 acres of land owned by the Salt River Project in northwestern Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. The project area is bounded on the north by Washington Street, on the south by the Union Pacific Railroad tracks, on the east by a property boundary approximately 600 feet west of Center Parkway, and on the west by Priest Drive.The project area is being considered for the...


A Cultural Resources Survey of the Proposed Salt River Project Central Support Complex Parcel in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott L. Fedick.

On February 27, 1986, Scott L. Fedick of Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS), performed a cultural resources survey at the proposed location of the Salt River Project Central Support Complex. The survey was undertaken at the request of Salt River Project in order to determine if cultural resources, which may include prehistoric or historic archaeological sites or objects, historically or architecturally significant structures or buildings, were present which could be affected by...


Cultural Resources Survey of the Salt River Project Canals, Maricopa County, Arizona, Revised (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lourdes Aguila.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III (Intensive), non-collection cultural resources survey on approximately 170 miles of the Arizona, Arizona Crosscut, Grand, Tempe, Tempe Crosscut, Consolidated, Eastern, South, Western, Highline, and Kyrene Branch Canals in Maricopa County, Arizona. The survey was undertaken at the request of Jon S. Czaplicki, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) archaeologist and Contracting Officer's Technical Representative for Contract...


The Early History of the Tempe Canal Company (1965)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Christine Lewis.

In 1892 Judge Joseph H. Kibbey, one of Arizona's illustrious pioneers, described the Salt River Valley before the settlers came as a desert, uninhabited except by jack rabbits, coyotes, and rattlesnakes. Its main vegetation was sagebrush and cactus. It was a level, fertile valley about fifteen miles wide, through which the Salt River flowed west for forty miles to its junction with the Gila. The Salt River was a fluctuating stream. Sometimes it was a raging torrent which flooded the level land...