Big Spring (Geographic Keyword)

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An Archaeological Evaluation of Beals Creek, Big Spring, Texas (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark J. Lynott.

Howard County, located in west-central Texas, is situated at the intersection of the Edwards Plateau, Rolling Plains, and the Llano Estacado (Godfrey, McKee, and Oakes 1973). Big Spring, in south-central Howard County, is the county seat and largest city in the county. The city of Big Spring has developed along the Texas and Pacific Railroad line, which partially parallels Beals Creek within the present city limits. Beals Creek, a headwater tributary of the Colorado River, is the major focus of...

An Archeological Overview and Assessment of the Ozarks National Scenic Riverways, Missouri (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Fred A. Finney.

In 1964 Congress authorized Ozark National Scenic Riverways (OZAR) and the park was officially established in 1972. It is one of the initial eight wild and scenic rivers designated by the federal government. OZAR encompasses a linear corridor along ca. 241 km (ca. 150 miles) of the Current and Jack Fork Rivers in the Ozark Highlands of southeast Missouri. The park contains a variety of prehistoric and historic archeological resources. A total of 480 sites are recorded in the files of either...

Report on Field Investigations of the Proposed Route for a New Buried Power Cable to the Big Spring Pavilion, Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Carter, Missouri (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James E. Price.

During a thunderstorm on Thursday, July 26, 2001, a major lightning strike hit near Big Spring causing a major power outage to the maintenance buildings and other structures to the south of the Big Spring discharge branch. Although that line was replaced, it must have broken or damaged the ancillary power cable that supplies power to the Big Spring Pavilion. The Big Spring Developed Area is listed on The National Register of Historic Places as a district including all the structures constructed...