Phoenix, Arizona (Geographic Keyword)

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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...


The CityScape Project: Archaeological Investigations of Pueblo Patricio and Block 22 in the Original Phoenix Townsite Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karen R. Adams. Steven Bozarth. Regina Chapin-Pyritz. Scott Courtright. Emily Graff. Gary Huckleberry. Cara Lonardo. John Rapp. Greta Rayle. Susan Smith. Mary-Ellen Walsh. Robert Yohe. Mark R. Hackbarth.

Final report of testing and data recovery excavations within Block 22 of the original City of Phoenix Townsite in compliance with the Arizona Antiquities Act under Section 802(A.1) of the City of Phoenix's Historic Preservation Ordinance. Testing determined that significant cultural resources—prehistoric and historic features and cultural deposits—did exist below the asphalt-capped parking lot operated by the City of Phoenix Central Parking System and resulted in the westward expansion of the...


Historic American Engineering Record: Arizona Canal, North of the Salt River, Phoenix Vicinity, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Shelly C. Dudley.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-19 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Arizona Canal, which provides irrigation waters to Phoenix's urban center on the north side of the Salt River and to the northern portions of the valley. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The northernmost canal in the water distribution system of the Salt River Project, the Arizona...


Historic American Engineering Record: Crosscut Steam Plant, Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Barbara Behan.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-20 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Crosscut Steam Plant, which provided the first non-hydroelectric power to Salt River Project customers in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Crosscut Steam Plant facility is located in Tempe, AZ, near Mill Avenue and Washington Street on the north...


Historic American Engineering Record: Grand Canal and Crosscut Hydro Plant, North Side of Salt River, Tempe and Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Fred Andersen. Carol Noland.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-17 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Grand Canal, which delivers water to users on the north side of the Salt River for agricultural, industrial, and municipal uses. Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-30 provides similar documentation about the construction and operation of the Crosscut Hydroelectric Plant, which sits at the head of Grand Canal and relies...


Historic American Engineering Record: Highline Canal, South Side of the Salt River, Tempe and Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Fred Andersen.

Together, Historic American Engineering Records (HAER) Nos. AZ-22 and AZ-23 present a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Western Canal and the Highline Canal, which are waterways that serve Mesa, Chandler, Tempe, and parts of south Phoenix, Arizona on the south side of the Salt River. HAER No. AZ-22 (see https://core.tdar.org/document/393529) presents a narrative history of both canals and their infrastructure features. It also...


Historic American Engineering Record: Old Crosscut Canal, North Side of Salt River, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Fred Andersen.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-21 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Old Crosscut Canal, which unified irrigation systems near Phoenix's urban core on the north side of the Salt River and contributed to flood control. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Old Crosscut Canal stretched from approximately Indian School Road to south of Washington Street...


Historic American Engineering Record: Tempe Canal, South Side of Salt River, Tempe, Mesa and Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Fred Andersen.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-16 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Tempe Canal, which provides irrigation waters to the Southeast valley cities of Tempe, Mesa, and Chandler, Arizona. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Tempe Canal is likely the oldest canal that is still in use in the Salt River Valley. Moreover, the Tempe Canal Company was the last...


Historic American Engineering Record: Western Canal, South Side of Salt River, Mesa, Tempe and Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Fred Andersen.

Together, Historic American Engineering Records (HAER) Nos. AZ-22 and AZ-23 present a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Western Canal and the Highline Canal, which are waterways that serve Mesa, Chandler, Tempe, and parts of south Phoenix, Arizona on the south side of the Salt River. This report, Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-22, presents a narrative history of both canals and their infrastructure features....


POLLEN ANALYSIS FOR SITES AZ U:9:67(ASM) AND AZ U:10:2(ASM), THE ESCALA DATA RECOVERY PROJECT, CENTRAL ARIZONA (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

The La Lomita site (AZ U:9:67) and the Germann site (AZ U:10:2) are large Hohokam Village sites located in modern-day Phoenix, Arizona. Both areas have undergone repeated archaeological investigations. The La Lomita site represents occupation from at least the late Santa Cruz through middle Sacaton phases, while the Germann Site dates to the late Pioneer through Classic periods. Pollen analysis at these sites is limited to five samples from the La Lomita site and two samples from the...


POLLEN, STARCH, AND PARASITE ANALYSIS OF HISTORIC OUTHOUSE DEPOSITS AT SITE AZ T:12:96 (ASM), PHOENIX, ARIZONA (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Thomas E. Moutoux.

Ten combined pollen and parasite samples representing ten separate outhouses in Block 73 of Historic Phoenix were examined. The first building was constructed in 1883 and the outhouse samples represent depositions between 1883 and 1915. Pollen analysis was undertaken to learn about foods consumed and landscaping in the vicinity of these outhouses. These samples were examined for evidence of parasite eggs to address questions of health and hygiene.