Gila Bend, AZ (Geographic Keyword)

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Archaeological Survey of the Butterfield Stage Overland Route, Gila Bend to Mobile, Maricopa County, Arizona (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark R. Hackbarth.

A pedestrian Class III archaeological survey of a 50 m corridor along 23 mi. (37 km) of an alignment known as the Butterfield Stage Overland Route. The survey recorded six archaeological sites and 83 isolated occurrences of prehistoric artifacts. Materials relating to the use of the route as a historic travel corridor dominated the travel corridor site. Artifacts associated with prehistoric land uses were also identified.


Archaeology at the Gillespie Dam Site: Data Recovery Investigations for the Palo Verde to Pinal West 500 kV Transmission Line, Maricopa County, Arizona (2011)
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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...


Historic Cultural Resources in Relation to the Central Arizona Water Control Study (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone. James E. Ayres.

Flooding along the Salt, Gila, Verde, and Agua Fria Rivers in February and March of 1978 resulted in extensive damage to property in Central Arizona and in the disruption of ground transportation and commerce in the greater Phoenix area. Major flooding also occurred along these rivers in December, 1978 and February, 1980. The recognition of this flooding problem, and of requirements for the regulatory storage of Central Arizona Project (CAP) water, prompted the U.S. Department of the Interior,...


Research Design: Class II Cultural Resources Survey for the Gila Land Disposal Project, Yuma County, Arizona (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey H. Altschul. Steven D. Shelley.

The Gila Land Disposal Cultural Resources Survey is a Class II survey of approximately 5,330 acres. The project area is located approximately 15 miles west of Yuma, Arizona, near the towns of Wellton and Tacna, Arizona. The project is designed to locate, describe and evaluate cultural resources on several parcels of land, prior to their disposal by the Bureau of Reclamation. The Project Area lies south of the Gila River in a region which averages between two to four inches of rain per year,...


Trails, Rock Features, and Homesteading in the Gila Bend Area: A Report on the State Route 85, Gila Bend to Buckeye Archaeological Project (2008)
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The Arizona Department of Transportation plans to widen State Route 85 to a four-lane freeway in the area between Buckeye and Gila Bend. This report presents the results of archaeological data recovery investigations conducted along State Route (SR) 85 for the Arizona Department of Transportation (Contract No. 02-59) by a research team assembled by the Office of Cultural Resource Management, Department of Anthropology at Arizona State University. The Area of Potential Effect (APE) was located...