Horseshoe Dam (Site Name Keyword)

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HAER No. AZ-24, Horseshoe Dam, Technical Report (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald C. Jackson. Clayton B. Fraser.

This report provides a written narrative of the events leading to the construction of Horseshoe Dam on the Verde River, in Central Arizona. Horseshoe Dam was constructed between 1944 and 1946 by the Salt River Valley Water Users' Association and the Phelps Dodge Copper Company. The dam provides water storage for irrigation and domestic use.

Historic American Engineering Record: Horseshoe Dam (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald C. Jackson. Clayton B. Fraser. FRASERdesign.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-24 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Horseshoe Mesa Dam, which impounds the Verde River 66 miles northeast of Phoenix, Arizona to create Horseshoe Reservoir. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. Horseshoe Dam is located at a topographical bend in the Verde River about forty miles north of the confluence of the Verde with the...

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,...

Horseshoe Dam, Arizona: National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form (2017)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jim Bailey.

Horseshoe Dam, the second dam on the Verde River, was constructed from 1944 to 1946 by the Phelps-Dodge Copper Products Company, as part of an agreement with the Salt River Valley Valley Water Users' Association (Association) to increase Phoenix's water supply in exchange for water delivered to Phelps-Dodge's copper mines in Morenci. Horseshoe Dam consists of the dam, including the concrete spillway, earthfill and rockfill abutments, the outlet tunnel, and the outlet tunnel's intake tower. The...

The Lower Verde Archaeological Project
PROJECT Jeffrey A. Homburg. Richard Ciolek-Torello. Jeffrey Altschul. Stephanie M. Whittlesey. Steven D. Shelley. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

The Lower Verde Archaeological Project (LVAP) was a four-year data recovery project conducted by Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI) in the lower Verde River region of central Arizona. The project was designed to mitigate any adverse effects to cultural resources from modifications to Horseshoe and Bartlett Dams. The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona Project’s Office sponsored the research program in compliance with historic preservation legislation. The LVAP’s...

The Salt River Project, Arizona, a Federal Reclamation Project: National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Documentation Form (2017)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lynne MacDonald. Jim Bailey.

Pursuant to a 2009 Programmatic Agreement between the Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office, the Salt River Project, and the Arizona State Historic Preservation Office, the Bureau of Reclamation prepared documentation formally nominating the Salt River Project system of dams and main canals to the National Register of Historic Places (Register). The Salt River Project Multiple Property Submission (MPS) was formally accepted and listed on the Register on August 7, 2017. This is the Salt...

Vanishing River Volume 4: Chapter 04: An Overview of Research History and Archaeology of Central Arizona (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Stephanie M. Whittlesey.

In Chapter 4, Whittlesey presents a thorough summary of archaeological research and intellectual history in central Arizona. The author's goal is to situate the LVAP research in the context of central Arizona archaeology. Whittlesey provides histories of the research that has been conducted in the Verde drainage, the Tonto Basin, the Agua Fria drainage, and the Phoenix Basin. She concludes with a summary of the research trajectories and the different explanatory models applied to central...