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2000 Years of Settlement in the Tonto Basin: Overview and Synthesis of the Tonto Creek Archaeological Project (2004)
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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...


AAPL, Chapter 16, The Artifactual Record (2017)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Brian M. Fagan.

This chapter includes an analysis of the artifactual record that was recovered from the Gillespie Dam site 74-2 in Arizona. Through excavation for the project All American Pipeline artifacts included copper bells, fabric, shell, ground stone, bone, and carbonized plant remains.


Across the Colorado Plateau: Anthropological Studies for the Transwestern Pipeline Expansion Project, Volume XX: Conclusions and Synthesis- Communities, Boundaries, and Cultural Variation (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Joseph C. Winter.

The Transwestern Pipeline Expansion Project resulted in the discovery of 448 archeological sites and 174 current cultural resources, along a series of discontinuous pipeline transects and ancillary work areas between the San Juan River Valley near Bloomfield, New Mexico, and the Colorado River Valley, near Needles, California. One hundred and sixty-seven of the sites were excavated, while 51 of the current cultural resources were the subject of intensive ethnological investigations. Three...


Ak-Chin Archaeological Data Recovery Program (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Cory Dale Breternitz. J. Brantley Jackson.

Soil Systems, Inc. has recently completed data recovery investigations at 30 Hohokam, Protohistoric and Historic sites on the Ak-Chin Indian Reservation south of Maricopa, Arizona. Fieldwork was conducted between April and October of 1985 on the west half of the reservation prior to development of farm lands by the Ak-Chin Indian Community. The work was sponsored by the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation as part of the Central Arizona Project Indian Distribution System authorized by Congress to allot...


Ancient Farmers of the Safford Basin: Archaeology of the U.S. 70 Safford-to-Thatcher Project (2004)
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In March 1999, Desert Archaeology, Inc., was subcontracted by lnca Engineering to conduct archaeological testing along U.S. 70 between Safford and Thatcher at the behest of the Arizona Department of Transportation. Subsurface features associated with four prehistoric habitation sites (AZ CC:2:235, :289, :290, and :291 [ASM]), two prehistoric canal sites (AZ CC:2:296 and :297), and one late historic-period canal site (AZ CC:2:298) were identified. Except CC:2:291 that was removed from the project...


Archaeological and Geoarchaeological Investigations Along the Santa Cruz River Floodplain: The Pima County Plant Interconnect Project (2011)
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This document summarizes the results of a phased archaeological data recovery program along a narrow pipeline corridor between the Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department’s existing Roger Road and Ina Road facilities. The work was conducted by Northland Research, Inc. prior to the installation of a new gravity-flow sewer line connecting the two wastewater facilities. Northland’s Pima County Plant Interconnect Project (PCPIP) investigated seven archaeological sites that have been...


Archaeological Assessment for Construction of a Bridge Over Grand Canal at 23rd Avenue and Fairmount Avenue, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Julie Solometo.

This report presents the results of an archaeological assessment and site file search in the vicinity of a proposed construction project in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona. The assessment and search were requested by the City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department and were conducted under an on-call archaeological services contract between the City of Phoenix and SWCA. The search was conducted at the request of the City of Phoenix, prior to construction of a bridge across Grand Canal...


An Archaeological Assessment of the Arcadia Drive Drainage Improvements Project of Phoenix and Central Maricopa County, Arizona (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James B. Rodgers.

In partnership with the City of Phoenix, the Flood Control District is designing a project to resolve certain hazardous flood conditions in the Arcadia area of Phoenix and central Maricopa County, Arizona. Scientific Archeological Services has been contracted to assess whether or not any further research is necessary to evaluate the effect that the Arcadia Drive Drainage Improvements Project will have on significant cultural resources.


An Archaeological Assessment of the Coronado to Goldfield 230kV Transmission Line (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lanita C. Van Nimwegen.

Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) has completed a Class III archaeological survey of portions of the Coronado to Goldfield 230kV transmission line located on Arizona State lands, USDI Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands and Salt River Project (SRP) right-of-ways across privately held lands. Reconnaissance of state and private (patented) lands was completed on April 24 and 25 of 1991 under Permit Number 90-39, and BLM lands were surveyed on May 3, Under Permit Number AZ-000065. As a result...


An Archaeological Assessment of the Queen Valley and Florence Junction-Superior Transmission Lines, Pinal County, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kim Adams.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted two cultural resource surveys near Florence Junction, Arizona at the request of Ms. Judy Brunson, Staff Archaeologist of Salt River Project (SRP). The archaeological surveys were performed in order to provide an inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the Queen Valley (Arizona State Land Department Right-of-Way #16-4300) and the Florence Junction-Superior (State Application #-14-96182) transmission line...


An Archaeological Assessment of the Stapley Drive Conduit and Fiber Optic Cable, University to McKellips, City of Mesa Project 00-09 (2001)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jerry B. Howard.

This report presents the results of a Class I archaeological literature search and a Class III pedestrian survey of the proposed Stapley Drive Conduit and Fiber Optic Cable Project, City of Mesa Project Number 00-44. Topographically, the project area is located on top of the second terrace of the Salt River. The Stapley Road Conduit and Fiber Optic Project will create moderate subsurface impacts through the excavation of a utility trench along a 2-mile right-of-away. The area was previously...


Archaeological Data Recovery Excavations at the Sanders Great House and Six Other Sites Along US Highway 191, South of Sanders, Apache County, Arizona, Volume 1 (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas F. Fletcher.

This report presents the results of data recovery investigations at the Sanders Great House site and six other sites within the right-of-way of US Highway 191, south of Sanders, Apache County, Arizona. The project was sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). All excavation work was conducted on ADOT land, with the exception of a small portion of the right-of-way crossing site AZ K:15:17 that is part of the Navajo Nation Chambers-Sanders Trust Lands (CSTL). Data recovery...


Archaeological Data Recovery Excavations at the Sanders Great House and Six Other Sites Along US Highway 191, South of Sanders, Apache County, Arizona, Volume 2 (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas F. Fletcher.

This report presents the results of data recovery investigations at the Sanders Great House site and six other sites within the right-of-way of US Highway 191, south of Sanders, Apache County, Arizona. The project was sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). All excavation work was conducted on ADOT land, with the exception of a small portion of the right-of-way crossing site AZ K:15:17 that is part of the Navajo Nation Chambers-Sanders Trust Lands (CSTL). Data recovery...


Archaeological Data Recovery for the Santan Mountains Land Exchange (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kim Adams. Ann Valdo Howard. Barbara S. Macnider.

In December 1988, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an archaeological survey in and around the eastern portion of the Santan Mountains in preparation for a land exchange between Julian Berry and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Phoenix District Office (Adams et al . 1989). As a result, 13 sites, 112 artifact scatters, and 284 isolated finds were recorded. Testing and data recovery measures were recommended for six of the sites.The sites are located within the Basin and...


An Archaeological Evaluation of a Fuel Tank Construction Project Site near Bartlett Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone.

On March 21, 1985, Lyle M. Stone of Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) performed an archaeological survey at the proposed location for the construction of a 300 gallon fuel tank on U.S. Forest Service (Tonto National Forest, Cave Creek Ranger District) land near Bartlett Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona. The fuel tank will be constructed by Salt River Project (SRP) and will supply fuel to an adjacent 80 kwh diesel generator which will be constructed inside the north end of the "bunkhouse"...


Archaeological Excavations at Pueblo Blanco: The MCDOT Alma School Road Project, Volume 1 (1995)
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At the request of the Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), archaeological investigations were undertaken prior to a road widening project that involved segments of Alma School, McDowell, and McKellips Roads on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) in Maricopa County, Arizona. Archaeological survey was initiated in 1989. Extensive ground disturbance was present due to agricultural and other activities conducted over the past 100 years. A large Classic period...


Archaeological Excavations at Pueblo Blanco: The MCDOT Alma School Road Project, Volume 2 (1995)
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At the request of the Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), archaeological investigations were undertaken prior to a road widening project that involved segments of Alma School, McDowell, and McKellips Roads on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) in Maricopa County, Arizona. The construction project involved widening Alma School Road from south of McKellips Road to north of McDowell Road. McKellips and McDowell Roads were also widened on both sides of Alma...


Archaeological Excavations in the Carrizo Wash Valley, East-Central Arizona: Data Recovery on the Fence Lake Mine Transportation Corridor, Appendix (2004)
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This document contains appendices A-J from the Data Recovery project on the Fence Lake Mine Transportation Corridor in the Carrizo Wash Valley, East-Central Arizona.


Archaeological Excavations in the Carrizo Wash Valley, East-Central Arizona: Data Recovery on the Fence Lake Mine Transportation Corridor, Volume 1 (2004)
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Between May 15 and October 11, 2002, SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted archaeological data recovery at 11 sites along the proposed Fence Lake Mine Transportation Corridor (FLTCA) between the New Mexico state line and the Coronado Generating Station in St. Johns, Apache County, Arizona. The project was conducted for the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP). The lead federal agency was the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Socorro Resource Area, New...


Archaeological Excavations in the Carrizo Wash Valley, East-Central Arizona: Data Recovery on the Fence Lake Mine Transportation Corridor, Volume II (2004)
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Between May 15 and October 11, 2002, SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted archaeological data recovery at 11 sites along the proposed Fence Lake Mine Transportation Corridor (FLTCA) between the New Mexico state line and the Coronado Generating Station in St. Johns, Apache County, Arizona. The project was conducted for the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP). The lead federal agency was the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Socorro Resource Area, New...


Archaeological Excavations in the Carrizo Wash Valley, East-Central Arizona: Data Recovery on the Fence Lake Mine Transportation Corridor, Volume III (2004)
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Between May 15 and October 11, 2002, SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted archaeological data recovery at 11 sites along the proposed Fence Lake Mine Transportation Corridor (FLTCA) between the New Mexico state line and the Coronado Generating Station in St. Johns, Apache County, Arizona. The project was conducted for the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP). The lead federal agency was the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Socorro Resource Area, New...


Archaeological Excavations of a Salt River Valley Canal Bridge Crossing at the Central Station, 300 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark R. Hackbarth.

This report describes the results of archaeological excavations conducted by Northland Research, Inc. at the proposed site of the City of Phoenix Central Station, 300 North Central Avenue. The investigations were prompted by the discovery during construction of a concrete feature related to the nineteenth century Salt River Valley Canal. The archaeological investigations resulted in the exposure of the concrete feature, a culvert and outfall box, and five unrelated features. Four of the five...


Archaeological Inventory Survey for Maintenance Activities Along an SRP 12kV Transmission Line in Apache County, Arizona (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Stewart Deats.

Salt River Project (SRP) authorized SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants (SWCA), to conduct an archaeological inventory survey for maintenance activities along an SRP 12kV transmission line in Apache County, Arizona. The work was done to ensure compliance with cultural resource regulations. The total project area was 0.14 acres; the total area surveyed was 0.62 acres. No cultural resources were located that could be eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.


An Archaeological Investigation of Buckeye Hills East, Maricopa County, Arizona (1976)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James B. Rodgers.

The following report discusses archaeological data recently retrieved by Arizona State University through an intensive survey of Buckeye Hills East in south-central Arizona. The specific project area lies south of Buckeye, Arizona, and involves a small portion of the extensive Greenbelt Planning Unit (BLM). The project, initiated by the Bureau of Land Management, was undertaken and completed in compliance with Executive Order 11593 and involved an explicit attempt to develop general management...


An Archaeological Investigation of the Historic Black Settlement at Mobile, Arizona (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark T. Swanson.

This report details an archaeological investigation of the historic black settlement at Mobile, Arizona, conducted by Statistical Research in November of 1991. Mobile is a small community of around 60 residents, located in Maricopa County about 30 miles southwest of Phoenix, between the towns of Maricopa and Gila Bend. This investigation was conceived by Pat H. Stein of the Arizona State Historic Preservation Office and Bruce Jones of Statistical Research. The work was performed by Mark Swanson...