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Archaeological Assesment of the Washington Park Project Area, Pueblo Grande AZ U:9:7(ASM) (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark R. Hackbarth. T Kathleen Henderson. Johna Hutira.

Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) has conducted a cultural resources assessment of the Washington Park property for ANF Property Holdings, Inc. The property consists of a 25.2 acre lot located on the northeast comer in Phoenix, Arizona. The lot includes a portion of the Pueblo Grande archaeological site (AZ U:9:7[ASM]). The purpose of the Northland investigations was to provide an assessment of site preservation within the Washington Park property and to estimate the types and densities of...


Archaeological Excavations at AZ BB:9:144 (ASM): A Limited-Use Site in the Northern Tucson Basin, Pima County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark Slaughter. David A. Phillips, Jr..

On October 11, 1992, archaeologists from PAST conducted an archaeological survey of the Encanto II property, Pima County, Arizona, for Pulte Home Corporation (Stephen 1992). The property consisted of two parcels. The first parcel, consists of about 4 ha (10 acres). The second parcel, consists of about 8 ha (20 acres). Land ownership is private. The survey by PAST located two areas of cultural resources; these were labeled Locality A and Locality B. Locality A consisted of four possible rock...


Archaeological Investigations at La Ciudad, AZ T:12:1(ASM), The Frank Luke Addition Locus, Volume 1: Introduction, Feature Descriptions, Chronology, and Canals (2016)
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Logan Simpson conducted archaeological excavations between February and June 2013 for the City of Phoenix’s Frank Luke Addition (FLA) Project. The excavations were completed within a 9.1-acre parcel situated within the prehistoric site of La Ciudad (AZ T:12:1[ASM]), a Hohokam village located north of the Salt River. The FLA Project is located within a highly urbanized portion of the City of Phoenix (COP) in the Phoenix Basin, south-central Arizona. Historical documents indicate that the FLA...


Archaeological Investigations at La Ciudad, AZ T:12:1(ASM), The Frank Luke Addition Locus, Volume 2: Analytical Studies, Synthesis, and Data Appendixes (2016)
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Logan Simpson archaeologists recovered a total of 18,799 ceramic artifacts during testing and data recovery within the FLA Phase 2 and Phase 3 loci. The collection mainly consists of body sherds (92 percent) and rim sherds (8 percent) from pottery vessels, but small numbers of non-vessel ceramic artifacts (e.g., figurines, pipe stems, and raw clays), partially reconstructible vessels (PRV), and a complete vessel (CV) also were recovered. The PRVs generally consist of multiple refitted sherds...


An Archaeological Survey of a 2.3 Mile Long Right-of-Way for a Proposed 22 kV Distribution Line on the Tonto National Forest, Tonto Basin District, Gila County, Arizona (1982)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone.

On July 28, 1982, Lyle M. Stone of Archaeological Research Services, Inc. performed an archaeological survey of a 2.3 mile by 100 ft wide right-of-way for a proposed 22 kV distribution line on the Tonto National Forest near Punkin Center, Gila Country, Arizona. The proposed Salt River Project distribution line will serve an AT&T relay station in the vicinity of Four Peaks. This survey was requested by Salt River Project in order to determine if important cultural resources (prehistoric or...


Archaeological Surveys of Access Roads for APS and SRP Towers: APS 263-286 (Inclusive) 302, SRP 263-285 (Inclusive) 302, Additional Survey: Realignment of F. S. Road 202 East of the Q Ranch for the APS Cholla-Saguaro 500 kV Transmission Line (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Mayro.

An archaeological clearance survey has been carried out on a portion of land managed by Tonto National Forest for proposed tower access roads. These access roads are being constructed by Arizona Public Service for the proposed APS Chollo-Saguaro 500 kV Transmission Line. The archaeological surveys were performed in accordance with the interim survey procedures outlined in the October 13, 1976 letter by Martin McAllister. It states that "access roads (14 feet wide) and a buffer zone of 50 feet...


Archaeological Testing and Data Recovery at the Florence Prison, Pinal County, Arizona: The SMU (Special Management Unit) Project (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard V. N. Ahlstrom.

Between February 10 and 16, 1994, archaeologists from SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants conducted testing and data recovery at three archaeological sites, AZ U:15:234 (ASM), AZ U:15:235 (ASM), and AZ U:15:236 (ASM), located near Florence on Arizona State Trust land. The work was carried out under Project-Specific Permit No. 94-14, granted by the Arizona State Museum (ASM), and in accord with a mitigation plan prepared by SWCA (1993) and approved by the Arizona State Land Department (ASLD)...


Archaeological Testing at Site AZ AA:12:232 (ASM) within the Continental Ranch Development, Town of Marana, Arizona (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David K. Sayre. Jenna Bray.

Between November 29 and December 10, 2001, archaeologists from SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted archaeological testing at Site AZ AA:12:232 (ASM), a prehistoric archaeological site known as the Cortaro Road Site in the Town of Marana, Pima County, Arizona. Archaeological testing was related to the construction of a business facility and was conducted at the request of Arizona Pavilions Development, Inc., in order to comply with the Town of Marana Grading Ordinance. Testing...


Archaeological Testing on the Western Boundary of Site AZ T:12:137(ASM), Las Canopas, for a Proposed Land Sale, Phoenix, Arizona (2013)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Douglas R. Mitchell. Todd W. Bostwick. Ron Ryden.

The City of Phoenix requested that archaeological testing be conducted at a 25 acre parcel near 28th Street and Southern Avenue in Phoenix. The parcel is within the boundaries of a large prehistoric site known as Las Canopas (AZ T:12:137[ASM]). The project is on private property. The City has agreed that the archaeological testing can be done under the existing City-approved Plan, entitled General Cultural Resources Testing Plan for the City of Phoenix Projects that Involve Prehistoric Canals...


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...


Archeological Investigations Along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

In 1978, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to complete an intensive archaeological survey of the proposed alignment for the Salt-Gila Aqueduct, a feature of the Central Arizona Project. The survey area was 11,115 acres and included the 60 mile-long transmission line (with a typical width of 200 meters), three proposed utility line locations, one flood retention dike location, 11 possible spoil or realignment areas, and a subsidence well....


The Bartlett Dam Project: Archaeological Test Excavations at Fourteen Sites in the Lower Verde Valley, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Gregory R. Seymour. Mark Slaughter. WIlliam L. Deaver. Richard V. N. Ahlstrom.

This report documents the results of a testing program completed by SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants in August of 1990 in anticipation of the modification of Bartlett Dam. Modifications to the dam were planned as part of the Central Arizona Project's Regulatory Storage Division (Plan 6) and the Safety of Dams Project. During the month of April, 1990, archaeologists from Northland Research, Inc. conducted an archaeological survey of approximately 929 acres located on the Lower Verde River...


Building a Village: Excavations at La Villa (2016)
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The Hohokam village was one of the largest pre-Classic settlements in the Phoenix Basin. The recorded site boundary covers more than 80 acres, extending from the edge of the Salt River floodplain northward. Founded during the Vahki phase (A.D. 500-650), when settlement aggregated around two large plazas, the village thrived until the Santa Cruz phase (A.D. 850950), when people began to leave the village, possibly settling in villages further down the canal system. Final abandonment occurred...


A Cultural Inventory of the Proposed Granite Reef and Salt-Gila Aqueducts, Agua Fria River to Gila River, Arizona (1969)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Alfred E. Dittert, Jr.. Paul R. Fish. Don E. Simonis.

One of several construction programs proposed for inclusion in the Central Arizona Project was a system of aqueducts to link Parker Dam on the Colorado River in western Arizona and the Charleston Damsite on the San Pedro River in southeastern Arizona. Since the possibility existed that archaeological remains might be destroyed by necessary subjugation of lands for the aqueduct, the Southwest Archaeological Center of the National Park Service, U. S. Department of the Interior, made arrangements...


A Cultural Inventory of the Salt River Indian Reservation, Arizona (1972)
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This document consists of site descriptions for sites located on the Salt River Indian Reservation Lands. Those contributing content to the report include Gerald Bair, Susan B. Belt, Dav Buge, Thomas Cartledge, William G. Holiday, Susanne LaFollette, Minnabell E. Laughlin, Chad Phinney, Erwin R. Ray, Linda Richards, Helen P. Wells, Regge N. Wiseman, Robert York, and Betsy R. Zeligs.


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...


Developing Perspectives on Tonto Basin Prehistory (1992)
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This monograph is a collection of papers presented at the 1991 Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans. These papers present preliminary results after two years of work on the eight year mitigation program investigating Salado Platform Mound Villages in the Tonto Basin, Arizona. Each paper constitutes an individual chapter. They include: 1. Introduction 2. Pursuing Southwestern Social Complexity in the 1990s 3. Modeling the Development of Complexity in the...


The Eastern Mining Area 115 KV Transmission Line Survey: Archaeological Resources in the Salt-Gila Uplands of Central Arizona (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas N. Motsinger. Heidi Roberts. Richard V. N. Ahlstrom.

SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants (SWCA), of Tucson, Arizona, conducted the Eastern Mining Area (EMA) survey project under contract to Salt River Project (SRP) between October, 1993, and February, 1994. One central purpose of the project was to create an inventory of archaeological resources to assist in the planning of future improvements and other modifications to existing SRP transmission lines. The project included 107 person-field days of Class III archaeological survey along...


Excavations at La Villa: Continuity and Change at an Agricultural Village (2015)
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The archaeological excavations documented in this volume examine the Hohokam village of La Villa, AZ T:12:148 (ASM). From its founding in the sixth century A.D., until abandonment in the eleventh century, La Villa was one of the largest villages in the Phoenix Basin. Current excavations preceded the installation of a storm drain that was part of the larger Storm Drain project and provided a rare glimpse of a large pre-Classic period village. Fieldwork occurred in multiple phases. Archaeological...


Final Report for Plan 6 Supplemental Cultural Resource Surveys (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Margerie Green. R. W. Effland, Jr.. J. H. King.

This final report reflects a year of on-call Class III cultural resource surveys for Plan 6, the Regulatory Storage Division of the Central Arizona Project. Included are eight reports representing close to 6000 acres of survey performed in the vicinity of the planned New Waddell Dam by Archaeological Consulting Services for the Arizona Projects Office, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Because New Waddell Dam is designed to be rock filled, one of the focal points of the contract was to survey proposed...


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,...


Mitigation Plan for the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

In 1978, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to complete an intensive archaeological survey of the proposed alignment for the Salt-Gila Aqueduct, a feature of the Central Arizona Project. The survey area was 11,115 acres and included the 60 mile-long transmission line (with a typical width of 200 meters), three proposed utility line locations, one flood retention dike location, 11 possible spoil or realignment areas, and a subsidence well....


Prehistoric and Historic Resources of a 525 Acre Parcel near the Salt River Project Administrative Complex in Tempe, Arizona (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott L. Fedick. Lyle M. Stone.

Between February 6 and 12, 1986, Scott L. Fedick and Lyle M. Stone of Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS), performed an archaeological survey of approximately 525 acres of Salt River Project (SRP) owned land in the vicinity of the SRP Administrative Offices complex in northwest Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. This study also involved background literature and archaeological site file research, and was undertaken at the request of the SRP Environmental Services Department in order to...


A Report Concerning Archaeological Monitoring of a Utilities Trench Undertaken at Tubac Presidio State Historic Park (ARIZ:DD:8:33) March, 1992 (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jack S. Williams.

During March of 1992 a small scale investigation involving archaeological monitoring was undertaken in connection with the creation of a utility trench in an area located between the Captain 's House and the post chapel at the Presidio of Tubac site. The work conducted included monitoring of the excavation of the trench and the creation of a series of profile drawings of the stratigraphy exposed. Because of rainy conditions a collection of artifacts was made from the soils disturbed by earth...


Results of Archaeological Monitoring near the Projected location of an Unnamed Prehistoric Canal during Ground-Disturbing Activities Located at West Grenadine Road, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2015)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Leigh Davidson.

This report presents the results of archaeological monitoring during ground disturbing activities at the site. The planned project involved the installation of a water sprinkler system, the installation of an AC pad and drainage swell, vegetation removal, grading in the backyard, and landscaping in the front yard. Monitoring was conducted during all trenching and general ground-disturbing activity within the project area. Field investigators examined vertical and horizontal exposures of the...