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Additional Archaeological Testing at Site AZ EE:9:91, Patagonia Lake State Park, Southern Arizona (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jon S. Czaplicki.

Archaeological testing was conducted at site AZ EE:9:91 at Patagonia Lake State Park from 28 through 30 October 1981. This work, done under contract to Arizona State Parks under Arizona State Museum {ASM) permit 81-23, was to supplement similar investigation carried out by ASH personnel at AZ EE:9:91 on 8 and 9 June 1981. The testing crew consisted of Annick George, Carol McCarthy, James Mayberry, and Jon S. Czaplicki. Earlier testing involved backhoe excavation of four trenches to determine...


An Analysis of Cultural Materials from Five Classic Period Hohokam Sites Adjacent to State Route 87 on Lands of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text C. Marshall Hoffman.

In late August, 1988, Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) performed a cultural resources survey on lands of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community for the Arizona Department of Transportation. The survey was undertaken for a project involving the construction of turn lanes. The project area encompassed a 4700 ft x 67 ft construction right-of-way adjacent to the northern edge of SR 87. Five prehistoric habitation sites and one prehistoric canal were identified within the...


Archaeological Clearance Survey for Proposed Boundary Fencing at Sonoita Creek Natural Area Park, Santa Cruz County, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

This report presents the results of a Class III archaeological survey at Sonoita Creek State Natural Area Park, Santa Cruz County, Arizona. The survey was conducted to obtain cultural resources clearance for the installation of boundary fencing on the western side of the park. The area surveyed is on land owned by the Arizona State Parks Board (ASPB), which borders private land. Proposed fencing will extend approximately 5.7 miles across the circuitous western park boundary. Four-strand barbed...


Archaeological Data Recovery at a Portion of AZ AA:12:674(ASM), an Early Classic Period Site in Marana, Pima County, Arizona (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jennifer M. Levstik. Stephanie M. Whittlesey.

SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted archaeological testing (as Phase I data recovery) and Phase II data recovery at a small portion of a prehistoric site, AZ AA:12:674 (ASM), located in Marana, Pima County, Arizona. Archaeological data recovery was mandated under the Town of Marana’s ordinances protecting heritage resources. This report provides the methods and results of Phase I and II data recovery, the analysis of recovered materials, and our interpretations. Prior to fieldwork,...


Archaeological Data Recovery at AZ EE:1:301 (ASM), Town of Sahuarita, Pima County, Arizona (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David B. Tucker.

Between May 28 and June 6, 2008, SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted Phase II archaeological data recovery at AZ EE:1:301 (ASM) on the Sahuarita Duval property in the Town of Sahuarita, Pima County, Arizona. The project was conducted through a contractual agreement with Sahuarita Plaza Investors, LLC, in anticipation of proposed commercial development. Prior to any development on the privately owned property, it was necessary for Sahuarita Plaza Investors, LLC, to comply with...


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 AZ EE:1:141 (ASM), Rancho Sahuarita, Town of Sahuarita, Arizona (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text S. Jerome Hesse.

Archaeological investigations were conducted at AZ EE: 1:141 (ASM) (Site 141), one of several Hohokam sites in and near the Rancho Sahuarita Block Plat, in January 2003. The site was a Rincon phase habitation site with pit houses, mortuary, extramural storage, and other remains. A total of 16 features were identified. Located just east of the Santa Cruz River floodplain, the site was probably a farmstead, which was part of a larger, dispersed settlement. The testing and data recovery operations...


Archaeological Investigations at the Outpost Estates II Parcel of AZ BB:10:59 (ASM)—An Early Agricultural Period San Pedro Phase Site in the Eastern Tucson Basin (2008)
DOCUMENT Full-Text S. Jerome Hesse.

In June 2005 and September-October 2005, SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA), under contract with Outpost Development, conducted archaeological testing and data recovery at AZ BB:10:59 (ASM), located in the eastern Tucson Basin, near Tucson, in Pima County, Arizona. Outpost Development, which has subsequently sub-divided the 10-acre project parcel into nine individual house lots, a development known as Outpost Estates II, funded the archaeological excavations to comply with Pima County’s...


Archaeological Investigations in Northern Los Pozos, AZ AA:12:91 (ASM), for the Pima County Bleeder Channel Project, Pima County, Arizona (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

Pima County Wastewater proposed construction of a bleeder channel on a City of Tucson-owned parcel in Pima County, Arizona. The parcel is within the northern boundary of the prehistoric site of Los Pozos, AZ AA:12:91 (ASM), a National Register of Historic Places-eligible property dating primarily to the Early Agricultural period (1200 B.C.-A.D. 50). The channel was planned from a bridge culvert on an access road to the RWRD Sweetwater Reclamation Campus to an existing rip-rap drainage channel...


Archaeological Investigations in the Tinaja Hills, Pima County, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text R. Thomas Euler. Earl W. Sires.

This report presents project background information and the results of investigations conducted at five archaeological sites located in the Tinaja Hills of southern Arizona. These investigations (SWCA Project No. 88-15) were conducted during January, February, and March of 1989, by SWCA, under contract with Celia Barr Associates of Tucson, Arizona. These investigations were necessitated by the fact that the project area is currently under development as the Arizona Proving Grounds for...


Archaeological Investigations: Arizona Nuclear Power Project, Salt River Project, Bureau of Land Management, State, and Private Lands, Maricopa County, Arizona: Final Report for Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission System: An Intensive Survey of the Transmission Line and Access Roads (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein. Stanley Granger. Cynthia L. Freeman.

Seven archaeological sites and 26 isolated finds were recorded during a recent survey of the right-of-way and access roads for the proposed Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission Line. The sites ranged from Hohokam camps and special-purpose, limited activity sites to Anglo homesteads of the early 20th century. Other archaeological loci usually consisted of isolated sherds or a pot-drop, though one flaked tool and several pieces of ground stone were also found. The three prehistoric sites were...


Archaeological Investigations: Salt River Project, Silverking-Kyrene, East End Transmission Line and Silverking-Oak Flat Transmission Line Tower Location and Access Road Survey, Tonto National Forest, Pinal County, Arizona: Final Report for Archaeological Clearance Survey of Tower Locations and Access Road Alignments (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ronald K. Yablon. Donald E. Weaver, Jr..

Tower locations and access road alignments were surveyed by Museum of Northern Arizona personnel. Only three non-site loci were recorded. No previously unrecorded sites were located.


Archaeological Monitoring and Surface Collection at Two Sites in Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, Gila County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text JoAnn E. Kisselburg. Kim Adams. Walter Punzmann. Barbara S. Macnider.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) monitored blading and trenching activities in the Tonto Natural Bridge State Park. The monitoring, which included surface artifact collection, was conducted to mitigate the impacts to cultural resources by the construction of a parking lot and the installation of underground utility lines. The work was completed under archaeological permit 91-18 issued by the Arizona state Museum. This survey identified a moderately dense lithic scatter in the...


Archaeological Site Mapping at Coal Mine Spring, Sonoita Creek State Natural Area (AZSP), April 2010 (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeremy Moss.

In April, 2010 a partnership between Sonoita Creek State Natural Area (SNA) and the National Park Service (Tumacacori National Historical Park) began when the manager of Sonoita Creek SNA, Jennifer Parks, approached me about conducting an archaeological survey of the new Coal Mine Spring addition north northwest of Lake Patagonia. The Coal Mine Spring area of Sonoita Creek State Natural Area had not been previously surveyed for archaeological sites. The total addition covers over 4,000 acres, so...


Archaeological Survey and Test Excavations at Williams Air Force Base, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David H. Greenwald. Richard Anduze. Mary-Ellen Walsh-Anduze.

Archaeological investigations at Williams Air Force Base (WAFB), located in southeast Maricopa County, Arizona, were initiated in response to the 1991 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission’s (the Closure Commission) recommendation to close WAFB following the passage of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 (the Closure Act) (Public Law 101-510, Title XXIX). Prior to closure or realignment of base facilities, preparation of an environment impact statement (EIS) was...


Archaeological Survey and Treatment Plan for the Installation of Utility Poles within the Hog Farm Ball Court Site, AZ AA:11:12(ASM), near Marana, Pima County, Arizona (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M.R. Barr. Stephanie M. Whittlesey.

Trico Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Trico), proposes to rebuild portions of Circuits 12 and 18, which originate at the Marana Substation. The proposed circuit-rebuilding project will be funded in part by U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Services (RUS) and will include rebuilding a portion of Circuit 12 that measures approximately 1,086 feet (0.2 mile or 0.32 km) long and a portion of Circuit 18 that measures approximately 4,113 feet (0.8 mile or 1.29 km) long. The rebuilding of...


Archaeological Survey for the Bureau of Land Management AZA 35754 Right-of-Way Renewal, Pima County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. R. Barr.

Trico Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Trico), is requesting renewal of their Circuit 82 right-of-way (ROW) grant across Bureau of Land Management (BLM)-administered land in Pima County, Arizona. SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) was contracted by Trico to conduct an archaeological survey of the ROW to assist the BLM in analyzing the effects on cultural resources that would result from the BLM’s renewal of the ROW. Archaeological survey of the ROW resulted in the identification of one...


An Archaeological Survey for the Proposed Rancho Vistoso Neighborhood 5 Middle School, Pima County, Arizona (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text India S. Hesse.

SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) was contracted by PinnacleOne to conduct an archaeological survey for the proposed Rancho Vistoso Neighborhood 5 Middle School project. The Amphitheater School District proposes to build a new public middle school on a 36.3-acre parcel that will be donated to them by Vistoso Partners, Inc., in the Town of Oro Valley, Pima County, Arizona. SWCA was contracted by PinnacleOne to conduct an archaeological survey of the parcel to aid the Amphitheater Unified...


Archaeological Survey in Catalina State Park with a Focus on the Romero Ruin (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark D. Elson. William H. Doelle.

Catalina State Park is situated approximately 22 km (14 miles) north of Tucson, Arizona. Within this beautiful and pristine desert area lie a large number of relatively undisturbed archaeological sites. The park has witnessed a long and varied history. Sometime after 5000 B.C. Archaic period hunters and gatherers first roamed through the park area in their search for game and edible plants. During the following Hohokam period the park area was intensively occupied. A wide range of sites are...


An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 2: Site Descriptions and Related Data (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory. Diane L. Douglas.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), United States Department of the Interior, was in the initial stages of the Water Management Project designed to bring Central Arizona Project water to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). Under terms of a contract signed in 1992 with the GRIC, facilities designed and constructed by Reclamation would deliver 173,000 acre-feet of water annually onto the reservation. Federal law mandates consideration of potential impacts of such projects upon cultural...


An Archaeological Survey of 208 Acres in the Northern Portion of Neighborhood 12, Rancho Vistoso, Town of Oro Valley, Pima County, Arizona (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text India S. Hesse.

Between July 23 and August 4, 2003, SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) completed a Class III archaeological inventory of 208 acres of private land in the Town of Oro Valley, Pima County, Arizona. The purpose of the survey was to determine whether any cultural resources existed that might be adversely affected by proposed residential and resort development. The survey was conducted at the request of Mr. Dick Maes of Vistoso Partners. This survey was carried out in order to comply with Town of...


Archaeological Survey of 7.4 Acres for the Proposed Pinkering Fence Line and Corral Project in Pinal County, Arizona (2015)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. R. Barr.

Ed Pinkering is proposing to construct a corral and fence line in Pinal County, Arizona, to aid his cattle ranching activities. The proposed corral and fence line is located on Arizona State Land Department (ASLD)-administered lands. The proposed corral will be constructed using continuous iron pipe rails. SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) was contracted by Ed Pinkering to conduct an archaeological survey of the proposed corral and fence line to aid the ASLD in complying with the Arizona...


An Archaeological Survey of a Proposed Landfill, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Maricopa County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Walter R. Punzmann.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a cultural resources survey on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community for a proposed landfill site. The survey, requested by Terry Leonard of the SRPMIC, was undertaken to identify and assess cultural resources that might be impacted by the development of the landfill. Twenty-three sites were identified, 18 prehistoric and five historic. Nine of the prehistoric sites represent lithic scatters, four are artifact scatters, and five...


An Archaeological Survey of an Approximately 500-Acre Parcel of Land for the Proposed Town of Marana Regional Park, Town of Marana, Pima County, Arizona (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M.R. Barr.

SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted a full-coverage archaeological survey of a 500-acre parcel of land administered by the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) in the Town of Marana (Town) for a proposed regional park. Because the land is administered by Reclamation, the Town of Marana retained SWCA to conduct the survey as the second step in aiding Reclamation in complying with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. SWCA had previously conducted a Class I...


An Archaeological Survey of Approximately 265 Acres for the Valencia Road Improvement Project, Pima County, Arizona (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M.R. Barr.

SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) completed an archaeological survey of approximately 265 acres for the proposed construction on a detention basin along Black Wash and for road improvements along Valencia and Viviana roads. This survey was conducted at the request of CPE Consultants as part of the Clean Water Act Section 404 permitting process. All work was completed under Arizona Antiquities Act Blanket Permit No. 2006-019bl and the project was assigned Arizona State Museum (ASM) Accession...