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An Archaeological Analysis of the Proposed Florence Water Treatment Plant (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William S. Marmaduke. T. S. Hartzell.

In 1987, the Bureau of Reclamation directed Northland Research, Inc. to complete a Class I and III cultural resource literature search and survey for the proposed site of the Florence Water Treatment Plant and its associated delivery lines, an element of the Central Arizona Project located near the Salt-Gila Aqueduct. Three archaeological loci representing Hohokam use of the area were recorded in or near the project area. In order to evaluate the loci within the context of the intensive site...


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 Data Recovery at the Rohrig Substation, Queen Creek, Arizona (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text T. Kathleen Henderson.

The Southwest Germann site is among the largest of prehistoric Hohokam settlements in the Queen Creek area. The Rohrig Substation property is located at its southwestern edge and overlaps a previously unreported habitation locus. Archaeological testing (Phase 1 data recovery) at the substation documented the presence of adobe-walled rooms, puddling pits, and trash deposits that were probably contained within an adobe-walled compound on the easternmost side of the Rohrig property. Salt River...


Archaeological Data Recovery for Tonto Natural Bridge State Park Design of Access Roads: Preliminary Summary of Findings (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Simon Bruder.

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is planning to undertake construction associated with the design of access roads and parking areas for the Tonto Natural Bridge State Park. Areas where ground disturbance will occur include (1) existing and new roads and parking areas within the park; (2) the access road across the Tonto National Forest, which will be upgraded, and (3) an area south of the Forest access road where a stock tank will be installed. Five archaeological sites that...


Archaeological Investigations: Salt River Project Coronado - Silverking Transmission Line 7.5 mi. Segment of SRP Line from Eastern Sitgreaves National Forest Boundary to APS-SRP Common Corridor, Federal Land, Navajo County, Arizona: Report for Archaeological Survey of 24 Proposed Tower Locations and Associated Access Roads Along 7.5 mi. of the Coronado-Silverking Transmission Line Within Sitgreaves National Forest (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William S. Marmaduke. Dana Hartman. Donna R. Howard.

At the request of The Salt River Project, archeologists from the Museum of Northern Arizona surveyed 24 tower locations and their associated access roads for the 7.5 mile segment of the Coronado-Silverking 500 kV transmission line in the Sitgreaves National Forest. The request for the survey came from Bettina Rosenberg, archeological administrator for The Salt River Project, in a letter dated January 12, 1978. The Coronado-Silverking transmission line is the main conduit to the Phoenix...


Archaeological Investigations: Salt River Project Coronado Generating Station Project, State, Federal, and Private Lands, Apache County, Arizona: Final Report for Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Investigations for Test Trench Locations Along the Proposed Coronado Generating Station Pipeline Corridor (1975)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James E. Bradford.

The Museum of Northern Arizona has conducted archaeological investigations in areas selected by Salt River Project for subsurface testing for the proposed Coronado Generating Station Pipeline. A total of 18 such locations were inspected and the results and recommendations of these archaeological investigations are presented in this report. This file includes related correspondence.


Archaeological Investigations: Salt River Project, Coronado Generating Station, Patterson Wellfield, Private Lands, Apache County, Arizona: Final Report for Patterson Wellfield Wellsite and Access Road Survey (Wells P-1, P-1M, P-3, P-5, P-11, P-12) (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Don Keller.

Six wellsite sets in the Salt River Project Coronado Generating Station Patterson Wellfield were surveyed for archaeological resources by the Museum of Northern Arizona in October, 1976. One archaeological site, NA14,608, was found, requiring the relocation of one wellsite, P-1M. Archaeological clearance is recommended for wellsite sets P-1, P-1M, P-3, P-5, P-11, and P-12.


An Archaeological Monitoring and Discovery Plan for the Stapley Drive Conduit and Fiber Optic Cable, University to McKellips, City of Mesa Project 00 - 09 (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jerry B. Howard.

This report presents a monitoring and data recovery plan for the proposed Stapley Drive Conduit and Fiber Optic Cable Project, City of Mesa Project Number 00-44. The Stapley Road Conduit and Fiber Optic Project will create moderate subsurface impacts through the excavation of a utility trench along a 2-mile right-of-way. The area was previously developed and is currently a major traffic corridor in the City of Mesa. The Stapley Road Conduit and Fiber Optic is being funded by federal CMAQ...


Archaeological Monitoring of the Construction and Modification of Fuel Oil Dikes at the Kyrene Generating Station, Maricopa County, Arizona (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Edward M. Fortier.

Between January 22 and February 9, 1979, Edward M. Fortier of Archaeological Research Services completed six days of archaeological monitoring of a fuel dike construction project at the Salt River Project Kyrene Generating Station. The construction area consists of a parcel of land 1080 ft. east-west by 480 ft. north-south in size. Two fuel oil tanks are located within this fenced parcel. This monitoring project was performed on behalf of Salt River Project, Phoenix, Arizona, in order to...


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...


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...


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)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Alaina Harmon

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...


Archaeology in the City: A Hohokam Village in Phoenix Arizona (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael H. Bartlett. Thomas M. Kolaz. David A. Gregory.

During 1982, 1983, and 1984, archaeologists from the Arizona State Museum at the University of Arizona excavated parts of Las Colinas that were to be affected by the construction of Interstate 10. This research, sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation in cooperation with the Federal Highways Administration, was accomplished in accordance with the federal and state laws that govern and protect our nation's cultural resources. By sponsoring the research at Las Colinas, these agencies...


The Archaeology of Alamo Lake, Arizona: A Cultural Resources Sample Survey (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory.

During July and August of 1987, Statistical Research conducted a cultural resources survey of approximately 2400, acres, located in and around Alamo Dam and Reservoir and within the property administered by the Los Angeles District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During the survey.,44 archaeological sites and eight isolated, non-site occurrences of cultural materials were discovered and recorded. Other environmental data relevant to the interpretation of cultural resources within the study area...


Archeological Investigations Along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

In 1978, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to complete an intensive archaeological survey of the proposed alignment for the Salt-Gila Aqueduct, a feature of the Central Arizona Project. The survey area was 11,115 acres and included the 60 mile-long transmission line (with a typical width of 200 meters), three proposed utility line locations, one flood retention dike location, 11 possible spoil or realignment areas, and a subsidence well....


The Bartlett Dam Project: Archaeological Test Excavations at Fourteen Sites in the Lower Verde Valley, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Gregory R. Seymour. Mark C. Slaughter. WIlliam L. Deaver. Richard V. N. Ahlstrom.

This report documents the results of a testing program completed by SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants in August of 1990 in anticipation of the modification of Bartlett Dam. Modifications to the dam were planned as part of the Central Arizona Project's Regulatory Storage Division (Plan 6) and the Safety of Dams Project. During the month of April, 1990, archaeologists from Northland Research, Inc. conducted an archaeological survey of approximately 929 acres located on the Lower Verde River...


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,...


Behrend's Sites Arizona Site Steward File (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Rex Tjaden. S. Deats.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Behrend's Sites, located on Tonto National Forest land. The sites are comprised of a masonry structure, artifact scatter, roasting pits, and a slab cyst. The file consists of a heritage inventory form, cultural resources preliminary inventory form, site map, and page of field notes. The earliest dated document is from 1978.


Boundary Delineation and Limited Testing of Several Sites on the Fort McDowell Indian Reservation, Maricopa County, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kim Adams.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted survey of 200 acres and limited testing of cultural resources on Fort McDowell Mohave-Apache Indian Community (FMIC) land at the request of Mr. Jon Czaplicki of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation). The work was performed to define the boundaries of archaeological sites to be avoided by agricultural development. Eight sites were slated for preservation; however, only seven sites were relocated and flagged, and two new sites were...


Burnt Corral Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1971)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Bob Armstrong. J. S. Wood.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Burnt Corral Ruin, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of artifact scatter, a masonry compound, hearth, roasting pit, and the remnants of a corral; and indicates usage by Salado, Apache, and Euroamerican cultural groups. The file consists of a heritage inventory form and archaeological site inventory form. The earliest dated document is from 1971.


Canoa Ranch Arizona Site Steward File (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ann Marie Wolf. E. Huber. M. C. Thurtle. R. P. Jones.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Canoa Ranch group of 11 archaeological sites located on Pima County land. The sites are comprised of habitation areas; agricultural features, including rock alignments to mark fields and control water flow; and lithic and sherd scatter. One historic surveyor's cairn is found within the area. The file consists of an Arizona Site Steward Program OPS form and 11 Arizona State Museum archaeological site cards.


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...


Data Recovery Plan for U.S. West Communications Utility Right-of-Way near Pueblo Grande National Historic Landmark, Phoenix, Maricopa County (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Shereen Lerner, Ph.D..

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) is serving as a consultant to U.S. West Communications (US West) for a proposed utility (fiber optic communication cable) right-of-way. The right-of-way is located within the southern access road for the Grand Canal, which passes through Pueblo Grande National Historic Landmark (Pueblo Grande), although the proposed right-of-way is not within the National Historic Landmark boundary. The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places...


Derrio Wash Complex Arizona Site Steward File (1984)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Brian Kenny. P. G.. J. M.. B. J.. Jim Bayman. James Vinf.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Derrio Wash Complex, located on State Trust land. The complex is comprised of a Hohokam village, compound, mound, trash middens, ball court, artifact scatter, rock piles, check dams, and roasting pits. The file consists of a Site Steward Program resource nomination form, five Arizona State Museum Archaeological Survey forms, and two additional site maps. The earliest dated document is from 1984.