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Across the Western Canal: Archaeological Monitoring and Limited Data Recovery for the Ken McDonald Golf Course Irrigation Water Line Project, Tempe, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Matthew E. Hill, Jr..

The monitoring and data recovery efforts described in this report were performed in conjunction with the city of Tempe's installation of three new irrigation water lines to support operation of the Ken McDonald Golf Course, located in Tempe, Arizona. The water lines were installed beneath the Western Canal; to do this, two bore pits were required at each of the three water line bridge locations. The initiate bore pits were excavated west of the canal and measure approximately 13- by 32-foot in...


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 Evaluation of Three Sites for the Goldfield-Silver King 230 kV Transmission Line, Near Superior, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Douglas R. Mitchell. Ron F. Ryden.

Salt River Project (SRP) is planning to install fiber optic communication on the Goldfield to Silver King 230 kV transmission line system on the Mesa and Globe Ranger districts in Pinal County, Arizona. The project will entail replacing a static line with a combination static-fiber optic line. This will require a wire trailer/puller and crane to be positioned near certain towers for wire pulling. Both pieces of equipment are rubber-tired to minimize ground disturbance. SWCA was contracted to...


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 the Barrio 5C Site (AZ BB:9:166 [ASM]), A Hohokam Field House Site in Oro Valley, Arizona (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kevin D. Wellman.

The Barrio 5C Site (AZ BB:9:166 [ASM]) is a small Rincon-phase Hohokam site in Oro Valley, Arizona. Between April 11 and April 20, 1995, SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants conducted excavations at the site as a combined testing and data recovery effort. Four cultural features were identified during the project: two pit structures and two areas of sheet trash. This report describes the investigations at the site, including the results of analysis of all artifacts recovered from the site, the...


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 at the Tanque Verde Wash Site, A Middle Rincon Settlement in the Eastern Tucson Basin (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark D. Elson.

Excavations by the Institute for American Research at the Tanque Verde Wash site (AZ BB: 13:68 [ASM]) uncovered a nearly complete segment of a single component Middle Rincon subphase (A.D. 1000-1100) hamlet. The site was located along Tanque Verde Wash, the largest permanent drainage within the eastern Tucson Basin. Nineteen pithouses, three trash mounds, and 66 extramural features were recovered within a 2500 square meter area, The excavation methodology, which involved the complete excavation...


Archaeological Investigations at the Westwing Site, AZ T:7:27 (ASU), Agua Fria River Valley, Arizona (1974)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald E. Weaver, Jr..

This report describes the archaeological excavations at, and subsequent laboratory analysis of material from, the Westwing Site, AZ T:7:27 (ASU), lying within the Salt River Project and the United States Bureau of Reclamation rights-of-way between the Westwing Substation and the Eastwing Substation, Maricopa County, Arizona. The excavations concentrated on the area to be impacted by construction of Tower Number 4 of the transmission line and the associated access road and support...


Archaeological Investigations at the Yuma Wash Site and Outlying Settlements Part 1 (2016)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Deborah L. Swartz.

The Yuma Wash site was a permanently occupied large Classic period village situated in the northern Tucson Basin at the juncture of the eastern bajada of the Tucson Mountains with the Santa Cruz River floodplain. The site area was also intermittently used on a much smaller scale during the rest of the Hohokam sequence and during the Early Agricultural and Early Ceramic periods, as well as during the Historic era. The project was conducted by Desert Archaeology, Inc., for the Town of Marana. The...


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 Tower Pulling Locations and Selected Small Parcels (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ronald K. Yablon.

Tower pulling locations and several small parcels of land adjacent to the transmission line right-of-way were surveyed by Museum of Northern Arizona personnel. One previously unrecorded site and several non-site loci were recorded. The site has a Hohokam cultural affiliation. One previously recorded historic site was relocated.


Archaeological Investigations: Salt River Project Palo Verde to Kyrene 500 kV Transmission Line Right-of-Way, Private, State and Bureau of Land Management (Phoenix District Office) Lands, Maricopa, Arizona: Final Report for an Archaeological Survey of the Palo Verde to Kyrene 500 kV Transmission Line, Maricopa, County, Arizona (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Margaret A. Powers. Mark J. Keane. Donald E. Weaver, Jr..

At the request of Salt River Project, the Museum of Northern Arizona conducted an archaeological survey of a proposed 500kV transmission line between the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (near Wintersburg, Arizona) and the Kyrene Substation (near Tempe, Arizona). During survey of the 73.3 mi right-of-way, evidences of historic and prehistoric activity were recorded at 10 sites and 43 loci of isolated artifacts or features. With few exceptions, all identified remains could be assigned to the...


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 Monitoring of the Salt River Project Expansion of the Railroad Overpass Culvert near Pueblo Grande National Historic Landmark (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John T. Marshall.

Northland Research, Inc. was hired by the Salt River Project to perform archaeological monitoring for their expansion of the existing culvert within a portion of the Grand Canal near Pueblo Grande National Historic Landmark. The project area is outside the site boundaries. The canal is owned by the Bureau of Reclamation and administered by the Salt River Project. The construction activities were limited to the previously disturbed area. To ensure that there was no inadvertent impacts,...


Archaeological Monitoring of the Salt River Project Utility Line Expansion from Lassen Substation (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John T. Marshall.

The document presents the results of archaeological monitoring at the Salt River Project (SRP) Lassen Substation in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. The work was conducted by Northland Research, Inc. for SRP and entailed monitoring for their expansion of utility lines along the Western Canal beginning at Lassen Substation. The project area is located within La Ciudad de Los Hornos (Los Hornos), a Hohokam site. Lassen Substation is on land owned by SRP; the Western Canal and right-of-way is owned...


Archaeological Specimen Catalog, Adelphi, Multiple Sites (1999)
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An archaeological specimen catalog for the Adelphi project at multiple sites.


Archaeological Studies: The Salt River Project, Coronado Generating Station, Coronado-Silverking Transmission Line, Sitgreaves National Forest: Assessment of Cultural Remains at Tower 270 (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William S. Marmaduke. Steve Dosh.

On March 14, 1978, William Marmaduke and Steven Dosh, archaeologists at the Museum of Northern Arizona, conducted a field assessment of "Tower 270 site" located at Tower 270 of the Coronado-Silverking Transmission Line within the Sitgreaves National Forest. Work included surface collection of all exposed artifacts and test excavation for buried cultural material. The Salt River Project, owner of the Silverking Line, had requested the assessment after the Sitgreaves National Forest made it a...


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 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 of the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1973)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark Grady.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Arizona State Museum to conduct a cultural resources survey of the Salt-Gila (Fannin-McFarland) Aqueduct as part of its environmental assessment of the impacts of the proposed Central Arizona Project. Twenty-two archaeological sites and two major areas of cultural activity were identified during the survey. Of these sites, 19 were recommended for further investigation and 5 were suggested for clearance (not eligible for the NRHP). The...


Archaeological Test Excavations and Plan for Data Recovery at AZ BB:9:50 (ASM), the Gibbon Springs Site, Pima County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark Slaughter. David A. Phillips, Jr..

From January 25 to March 5, 1993, SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants conducted an archaeological testing program at AZ BB:9:50 (ASM), the Gibbon Springs Site, Pima County, Arizona. The test excavations were conducted for the Perini Land and Development Company, in conformance with Pima County regulations for grading permits. The plan of work for testing (SWCA 1993) was developed in response to a Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by the Centre for Archaeological Field Training, Pima Community...


Archaeological Test Excavations at Two Sites In the Vicinity of the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants.

During the summer of 1988, archaeologists from Archaeological Consulting Services of Tempe, Arizona, conducted an archaeological survey of 220 acres in the vicinity of Lake Pleasant Regional Park located northwest of Phoenix. This survey was conducted in order to provide inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the proposed exchange of this parcel to the Maricopa County Water Conservation District by the Bureau of Reclamation. This survey resulted in the...


The Archaeological Test Excavations of Five Sites in the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text R. Thomas Euler.

During the summer of 1988, archaeologists from Archaeological Consulting Services of Tempe, Arizona, conducted an archaeological survey of seven miles of 250-foot wide road right-of-way in Lake Pleasant Regional Park located northwest of Phoenix. This survey was conducted in order to provide inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the construction of additional internal roads within the park boundary. This survey resulted in the identification of nine...


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 AZ DD:4:141 (ASM): A Prehistoric Site in the Tinaja Hills Pima County, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Deni J. Seymour. R. Thomas Euler.

This report presents project background information and the results of investigations conducted at an archaeological site located in the Tinaja Hills of southern Arizona. A site evaluation, controlled surface collection, and trenching program was conducted at AZ DD:4:141 (ASM) between October 9 and 17, 1989, by SWCA. This investigation (SWCA Project No. 90336-1) was carried out under contract with Caterpillar, Inc, of Phoenix, Arizona. The work was conducted by a crew of three archaeologists and...


Archaeological Testing at Five Sites in North Neighborhood 12, Rancho Vistoso, Town of Oro Valley, Pima County, Arizona (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Joseph A. Ezzo.

In July and August 2003, SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted a cultural resources survey of 208 acres in North Neighborhood 12 of the Rancho Vistoso development in Oro Valley, Arizona (Hesse 2003). Eight archaeological sites were identified. Following agency review of these findings, four prehistoric sites and one historic site were considered eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and required additional archaeological work prior to development. A...