Old Crosscut Canal (Site Name Keyword)
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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.
HAER No. AZ-21, Old Crosscut Canal, North Side of Salt River, Maricopa County, Arizona: Photographs, Written Historical and Descriptive Data (1991)
Historic American Engineering Record for the Old Crosscut Canal, which includes photographs and descriptive data concerning the construction and use of the canal. The Old Crosscut Canal was originally built to connect to Arizona Canal with the other northside canals. It served this function to some degree until 1913, when it was replaced by the New Crosscut some two miles east. The Old Crosscut remained, but has not been used for irrigation since. Beginning in the 1920s it was used to help...
Historic American Engineering Record: Old Crosscut Canal, North Side of Salt River, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-21 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Old Crosscut Canal, which unified irrigation systems near Phoenix's urban core on the north side of the Salt River and contributed to flood control. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Old Crosscut Canal stretched from approximately Indian School Road to south of Washington Street...