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An Archaeological Assessment of the Coronado to Goldfield 230kV Transmission Line (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lanita C. Van Nimwegen.

Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) has completed a Class III archaeological survey of portions of the Coronado to Goldfield 230kV transmission line located on Arizona State lands, USDI Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands and Salt River Project (SRP) right-of-ways across privately held lands. Reconnaissance of state and private (patented) lands was completed on April 24 and 25 of 1991 under Permit Number 90-39, and BLM lands were surveyed on May 3, Under Permit Number AZ-000065. As a result...


Archaeological Excavations in the Carrizo Wash Valley, East-Central Arizona: Data Recovery on the Fence Lake Mine Transportation Corridor, Volume II (2004)
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Between May 15 and October 11, 2002, SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted archaeological data recovery at 11 sites along the proposed Fence Lake Mine Transportation Corridor (FLTCA) between the New Mexico state line and the Coronado Generating Station in St. Johns, Apache County, Arizona. The project was conducted for the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP). The lead federal agency was the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Socorro Resource Area, New...


Archaeological Investigations, Salt River Project, Silverking-Hayden Transmission Line, 230 kV Corridor Segment from Silverking Substation South to Tonto National Forest Boundary, Federal (Tonto National Forest) and State Lands, Pinal County, Arizona: Final Report for Archaeological Survey of 9.3 mi of Transmission Line Corridor, Silverking Substation Area, Tonto National Forest (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald Keller.

Approximately 9 mi of transmission line corridor extending southward from the Silverking Substation towards Hayden were surveyed for archaeological resources by the Museum of Northern Arizona in June, 1978. Three prehistoric and historic Anglo-American affiliation archaeological sites were identified along the corridor between the Silverking Substation and the Tonto National Forest boundary. The report describes the survey and its results and makes archaeological recommendations for the survey...


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...


An Archaeological Transect Across the Western Prescott Periphery: Prehistoric Site Distribution Based on Combined Survey Results (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas E. Wright. David E. Purcell.

Three archaeological surveys have been conducted along parallel transects through west-central Arizona: the Museum of Northern Arizona's survey of the Mead to Phoenix powerline right-of-way, SWCA's survey of Mead to Phoenix project construction access roads, and Archaeological Research Services's survey of the U. S. Highway 93 right-of-way for the Arizona Department of Transportation. Combining the results of these surveys and previous research reveals three major concentrations of sites. These...


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...


Assessment of Cultural Resources in Red Mountain Freeway (State Route 202) from State Route 87 to US Highway 60, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (1999)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Barbara S. Macnider. Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Holly S. DeMaagd. Jerryll Moreno. Gerald A. Doyle.

In conjunction with an Environmental Impact Statement analysis being conducted for the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) Red Mountain Freeway east of State Route (SR) 87 by ENTRANCO, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) performed cultural resource investigations of proposed alternative alignments. To assist the initial alternative selection process, a literature review was prepared for a 55-square-mile area. Survey of undeveloped portions of alternative rights-of-way...


The Beeline Archaeological Project (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard W. Effland. Scott Fedick.

The Salt River Project (SRP) and Arizona Public Service Company (APS) constructed three transmission lines along a portion of the Beeline Highway on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC). SRP proposed to build a new line that connects the Pinnacle Peak, Brandow, and Papago Buttes substations. At the same time, APS proposed to realign two existing transmission lines and move them out of the Salt River channel and onto the north terrace above the river. Prior to construction,...


Between the River and the Terrace: Archaeological Investigations Within the Red Mountain Freeway Corridor, From Gilbert Road to Higley Road (2002)
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This report discusses the results of archaeological testing at four cultural resource sites to assess their eligibility for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP), and the results of data recovery excavations at one of the four sites to mitigate impacts from construction. Entranco completed this project at the request of the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) prior to the proposed construction of the Red Mountain Freeway (RMF) Gilbert Road to Higley Road segment...


A Class III Archaeological Survey of the Phase B Corridor, Tucson Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Christian E. Downum. Adrianne G. Rankin. Jon S. Czaplicki.

The Cultural Resource Management Division of the Arizona State Museum conducted an intensive Class III survey and testing program for the Phase B portion of the Tucson Aqueduct. Archaeologists surveyed 3,370 ha and identified 47 archaeological sites and 8 nonsites. Site types recorded included 4 Archaic camps, 2 Hohokam villages, 6 Hohokam farmstead-field houses, 28 limited-activity sites, 4 quarries, and 3 Protohistoric sites. Of the 47 identified sites, 24 were recommended for data recovery.


The Coronado Project: Anasazi Settlements Overlooking the Puerco Valley, Arizona, Volume I (1993)
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The three volumes of The Coronado Project present a wealth of information on the archaeology of the Puerco Valley of east-central Arizona. Excavations were performed at four prehistoric sites along the existing Salt River Project Coronado Coal Haul Railroad. All four sites were located on privately owned lands, and Salt River Project proceeded with this project in voluntary compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act as revised. Two of the sites, Cottonwood Seep and...


Cultural Resources Survey of Approximately 2.0 Miles of Transmission and Pipeline Right-of-Way and a Well Pad within the Salado Preserve near St. Johns, Apache County, Arizona (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Grant Fahrni.

Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP) requested that Logan Simpson Design Inc. (LSD) conduct a cultural resources survey prior to the installation of a well pad, a water pipeline right-of-way (ROW), and an electrical transmission line ROW within the Salado Preserve south of St. Johns, Apache County, Arizona. The well pad survey area measures 60 m by 60 m (0.92 acre). The two ROWs are perpendicular to each other and partially overlap. A north to south trending ROW...


Data Recovery at Four Sites in Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Yavapai County, Arizona (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Barbara S. MacNider. Mac McDonnell. Jerryll Moreno. John Rapp. Teresa L. Hoffman.

A data recovery program was completed at four archaeological sites (AZ N:4:37 [NA 25,511], N:4:65 [NA 25,512], N:4:66 [NA 25,513], and N:4:68(ASM) [NA 25,514]) by Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) for the Phase 3 Roadway Improvement Project (North Campground Facilities) at Dead Horse Ranch State Park (Park) (Figure 1.1). This program represents the last of a series of mitigation actions conducted for an undertaking sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and...


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...


Hecla II and III, An Interpretive Study of Archeological Remains from the Lakeshore Project, Papago Reservation, South Central Arizona (1975)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Albert C. Goodyear, III.

This report summarizes archaeological investigations undertaken on the Hecla Mine situated on the south facing slopes of the Slate Mountains, Papago Indian Reservation, north-central Arizona. Three seasons of fieldwork were performed based upon separate contract agreements designed to give mitigation phase clearance to impacted archaeological resources. A variety of methods are developed treating sampling of cultural and floral data, and resource-specific subsistence models are formulated and...


Hohokam Archaeology along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct Central Arizona Project, Volume VIII: Material Culture (1984)
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This is the eighth volume of a nine-volume series reporting archaeological investigations in south-central Arizona along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (SGA), conducted for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) under Contract No. 0-07-32-V0101. The SGA is a 58-mile-Iong component of the Central Arizona Project that begins east of Phoenix and extends to the vicinity of the Picacho Mountains. Specialized analyses of artifacts recovered from 45 sites excavated along the SGA are reported in this volume. The...


Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherers of South Central Arizona: the Picacho Reservoir Archaic Project (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Frank E. Bayham. D. H. Morris. M. Steven Shackley.

The Central Arizona Project (CAP) is a federal project being implemented to transport Colorado River water to large segments of central and southern Arizona. The project requires an extensive amount of construction of aqueducts, pumping stations, and canals. This report is the result of archaeological investigations along one portion of the aqueducts, the Tucson Aqueduct. This aqueduct alignment will bring water to the Picacho Reservoir region of central Arizona. Archaeological survey along...


Preliminary Results of Archaeological Testing at AZ U:10:122 (ASM) and AZ U:10:123 (ASM) within the Proposed Red Mountain Freeway Corridor (Gilbert Road to Higley Road) Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Erin Davis. Laurene Montero. Michael Stubing. Mary-Ellen Walsh.

Entranco conducted archaeological testing at AZ U:10:122 (ASM) and AZ U:10:123 (ASM) during October and November 2000. The testing was done to assess the eligibility of the two sites for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). The project was completed at the request of the Arizona Department of Transportation prior to the proposed construction of the Red Mountain Freeway Gilbert Road to Higley Road segment, which will impact both AZ U:10:122 (ASM) and AZ U:10:123 (ASM)....


Research Design for Data Recovery for the Salt River Project and Arizona Public Service Transmission Line Facilities Along the Beeline Highway (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard W. Effland, Jr..

Salt River Project (SRP) and Arizona Public Service Company (APS) propose to construct three transmission lines along a portion of the Beeline Highway on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC). SRP proposes to build a new line which will connect the Pinnacle Peak, Brandow, and Papago Butte substations. APS proposes to realign two existing transmission lines and move them out of the Salt River channel and onto the north terrace above the river. Archaeological Consulting Services...


The Roosevelt Community Development Study, Number 13, Volume 2: Meddler Point, Pyramid Point, and Griffin Wash Sites (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark D. Elson. Deborah L. Swartz. Douglas B. Craig. Jeffrey J. Clark.

The Roosevelt Community Development Study (RCD) was one of three data recovery mitigative studies that the Bureau of Reclamation funded to investigate the prehistory of the Tonto Basin in the vicinity of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. The series of investigations constituted Reclamation's program for complying with historic preservation legislation as it applied to the raising and modification of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. Reclamation contracted with Desert Archaeology, Inc. to complete the research for...


Roosevelt Community Development Study-Center for Desert Archaeology
PROJECT Douglas Craig. Mark Elson. Deborah Swartz. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office. William Doelle.

The Roosevelt Community Development Study (RCD) was one of three data recovery mitigative studies that the Bureau of Reclamation funded to investigate the prehistory of the Tonto Basin in the vicinity of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. The series of investigations constituted Reclamation's program for complying with historic preservation legislation as it applied to the raising and modification of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. Reclamation contracted with Desert Archaeology, Inc. to complete the research for...


Settlement History Along Pinal Creek in the Globe Highlands, Arizona, Volume 1: Introduction and Site Descriptions (2003)
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Investigations of 20 prehistoric and historic sites in the Globe-Miami area were undertaken as the result of plans for the realignment of State Route 88 (SR 88) between Tonto National Monument and the junction of US 60 in the Globe-Miami area, Gila County. Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) carried out this study under contract to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). Fieldwork was conducted on ADOT right-of-way on the Tonto National Forest (Forest) with special-use...


Settlement History Along SR 88/188 From the Globe Highlands to Tonto National Monument, Arizona (2009)
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Between April 1998 and April 2005, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted investigations of prehistoric and historic sites along State Route 188 (SR 188; formerly SR 88) from the junction of US 60 to Wheatfields, and from Hicks Wash to Tonto National Monument (TNM) in Gila County. These excavations were carried out under contract to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) as part of the agency’s reconstruction and realignment of SR 88/188 between the US 60 junction near...


Settlement, Subsistence, and Specialization In the Northern Periphery: The Waddell Project. Vols. 1 and 2 (1989)
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Under the sponsorship of the Bureau of Reclamation, the New Waddell Dam Borrow Areas Mitigative Data Recovery Project, more simply known as the Waddell Project, performed data recovery at 17 sites in the vicinity of Lake Pleasant, Arizona. Supplemental surveys conducted under the same contract added two sites to the inventory slated for investigation. The project area, composed of multiple survey areas, was spread across two drainages, the Agua Fria and New River, in what is considered the...


Shelltown and the Hind Site: A Study of Two Hohokam Craftsman Communities in Southwestern Arizona, Volume 2: Appendices (1993)
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Shelltown and The Hind Site were excavated as part of the construction of the Santa Rosa Canal, a large distribution aqueduct intended to bring water to several irrigation districts and two American Indian communities in central Arizona, and also as part of the fabrication of the delivery canals for the Maricopa-Stanfield Irrigation and Drainage District, which is one of those recipient districts. The Santa Rosa Canal originates at the Tucson A Division of the main CAP aqueduct a little...