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Archaeological Excavations at Pueblo Blanco: The MCDOT Alma School Road Project, Volume 1 (1995)
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At the request of the Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), archaeological investigations were undertaken prior to a road widening project that involved segments of Alma School, McDowell, and McKellips Roads on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) in Maricopa County, Arizona. Archaeological survey was initiated in 1989. Extensive ground disturbance was present due to agricultural and other activities conducted over the past 100 years. A large Classic period...


Archaeological Excavations at Pueblo Blanco: The MCDOT Alma School Road Project, Volume 2 (1995)
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At the request of the Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), archaeological investigations were undertaken prior to a road widening project that involved segments of Alma School, McDowell, and McKellips Roads on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) in Maricopa County, Arizona. The construction project involved widening Alma School Road from south of McKellips Road to north of McDowell Road. McKellips and McDowell Roads were also widened on both sides of Alma...


Archaeological Excavations in the Carrizo Wash Valley, East-Central Arizona: Data Recovery on the Fence Lake Mine Transportation Corridor, Volume 1 (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 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 Excavations in the Carrizo Wash Valley, East-Central Arizona: Data Recovery on the Fence Lake Mine Transportation Corridor, Volume III (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 Along the Navajo-McCullough Transmission Line, Southern Utah and Northern Arizona (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathleen Moffitt. Sandra Rayl. Michael Metcalf.

Since the Glen Canyon Project, eastern stretches of the Utah-Arizona border have become increasingly well known. From the Glen Canyon Dam west, however, few sites have been excavated. During 1972-73, the Museum of Northern Arizona surveyed a 500 kV transmission line transect from the Navajo Generating Station at Page, Arizona, to the Nevada border southwest of St. George, Utah. The line continues from the Nevada border to the McCullough Switching Station south of Boulder City, Nevada. This...


Archaeological Testing of a Portion of Pueblo Del Alamo, Site AZ T:12:18 (ASU) (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark L. Chenault. David H. Greenwald.

An archaeological testing program was undertaken at a portion of Pueblo del Alamo (AZ T: 12:18 ASU). The project area encompasses 10 acres and contains a part of the site. It is located at the southwest corner of 59th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road. Forty-one trenches were placed, systematically and judgmentally, within the 10 acre parcel. Thirty-five cultural features were found. Eight of the features are of historic date and 27 appear to be prehistoric. The Prehistoric occupation spans the...


The Archaeology of Navajo Sites West of Black Mesa, Arizona: Investigations Along the Coal-Haul Overhead-Electric Railroad Between Page and Navajo National Monument (1982)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Sara Stebbins.

Forty-eight historic Navajo sites are investigated by the Museum of Northern Arizona prior to the construction of the Salt River Project Coal-Haul Overhead-Electric Railroad between Page and Navajo National Monument, Arizona. These 48 sites are classified by site function, inferred from various site features, and are then placed in a scheme of economic development and environmental conditions for the Colorado Plateau.


Archeological Investigations, Salt River Project, Coronado-Silverking Transmission Line East of Forest Service Boundary to APS-SRP, Joint Corridor, Private and Federal Lands, Navajo County, Arizona: Report for Archeological Survey of the Proposed Coronado-Silverking Transmission Line East of Forest Service Boundary to APS-SRP Joint Corridor (Station 3969+69.75 to 4377+01.91) (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Dana Hartman. David Kuehn.

An intensive archeological survey of about 7.7 mi. of Salt River Project (SRP) Coronado-Silverking 500 KV transmission line easement extending from just east of the Sitgreaves National Forest to the APS-SRP Joint Corridor was conducted by Museum of Northern Arizona archeologists in December, 1977. The survey was requested by Bettina Rosenberg, SRP Archeological Administrator, in a letter dated December 12, 1977. The survey was conducted and this report prepared under the stipulations and...


The Coronado Project Archaeological Investigations, The Coronado Generating Station Plant Site and Access Road (1980)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James E. Bradford.

The Museum of Northern Arizona conducted archaeological investigations for the Salt River Project near St. Johns, Arizona. The excavation of 18 sites yielded architectural, ceramic, and lithic evidence in support of a general Anasazi cultural pattern. Nine sites showed definite ceramic affiliation with the Cibola Anasazi. The entire data base provides much additional information about the prehistory of east-central Arizona, specifically the Upper Little Colorado River Valley.


The Coronado Project Archaeological Investigations: Studies Along the Coal Haul Railroad Corridor (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Sara T. Stebbins. Dana Hartman. Steven G. Dosh.

The results of investigations at 47 archaeological sites along the Coronado railroad corridor from St. Johns, Arizona, to Navajo, Arizona, are presented. Of the 47 sites, 14 were surface collected and recorded, 9 were tested, and 24 were excavated as fully as possible given the constraints of the impact corridor. Data contributing to the study of the Anasazi-Mogollon (Cibola) culture area are discussed in chapters on environment, architecture, ground stone, shell, and human skeletal remains. An...


The Coronado Project Archaeological Investigations: Studies Along the Transmission Line Corridor (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Dana Hartman.

Intensive archaeological field investigations along the Coronado-Silver King Transmission Line (North End) began in September, 1976. These investigations were conducted by the Museum of Northern Arizona under contract with the Salt River Project. Forty-six sites along the transmission line route required mitigation procedures; site recording, collection, testing, and excavation were conducted as appropriate. Subsequent laboratory analysis confirmed a number of impressions resulting from the...


The Coronado Project: Anasazi Settlements Overlooking the Puerco Valley, Arizona, Volume 3 (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. The Coronado Project provided a rare opportunity to revisit and further explore previously investigated sites, thus generating modifications to some previous interpretations and perceptions. In Volume 3, a synthesis of the project data, project authors examine architecture and chronology, review ceramics in a regional context, and assess settlement data....


Grapevine Trough Arizona Site Steward File (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Don Christensen.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for Grapevine Trough, comprised of historic fire pits, a trough, and associated artifact scatter, located on Bureau of Land Management land. The file consists of an Arizona State Museum archaeological site card. The earliest dated document is from 2002.


Hohokam Archaeology Along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project, Volume VI: Habitation Sites on the Gila River (1984)
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This is one of nine volumes of reports on archaeology conducted for the United States Bureau of Reclamation along the route of the Salt-Gila Aqueduct, a component of the Central Arizona Project extending a distance of 58 miles from east of Phoenix, Arizona, to the Picacho Reservoir area. Eight prehistoric habitation sites were excavated in the Florence, Arizona area, as a part of this project, representing Colonial through Classic Period Hohokam occupations in this area. This volume includes...


Investigations of the Baccharis Site and Extension Arizona Canal: Historic and Prehistoric Land Use Patterns in the Northern Salt River Valley (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David H. Greenwald.

This report presents the results of intensive data recovery through excavation of an early pre-Classic Hohokam site and an in-depth archival study of historic features, including the Extension Arizona Canal. The project was sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) with the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) serving as consultants to ADOT for these archaeological and historical studies. Field work was conducted during May and June, 1987. Investigations of the Baccharis site, a...


The Kayenta Anasazi: Archaeological Investigations Along the Black Mesa Railroad Corridor, Volume 1 - Specialists' Reports (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Sara Stebbins. Bruce Harrill. William D. Wade. Marsha V. Gallagher. Hugh Cutler. Leonard Blake.

In 1969 the Salt River Project contracted the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to excavate the prehistoric and ethnohistoric remains in the vicinity of the Navajo Generating Station (Page, Arizona), along the Black Mesa-Lake Powell railroad corridor, and in the immediate vicinity of the coal loading facility at the east end of the rail line south of Navajo National Monument. One hundred and twenty-three sites were identified, with 51 of those prehistoric sites excavated or tested. (The...


Passive Accumulations: Archaeological Investigations in Support of Reconstruction and Extension of Runway 12L-30R at Williams Gateway Airport, Mesa, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Matthew E. Hill, Jr.. J. Simon Bruder.

Kimley-Hom and Associates are under contract with the Williams Gateway Airport Authority (WGAA) to provide services for design of the reconstruction and extension of Runway 12L-30R. A number of archaeological sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places (National Register) extend within the construction zone. Therefore, WGAA was required to take into account the potential for its undertakings to affect those archaeological sites under the terms of its lease agreement with the Air...


Prehistory of the St. Johns Area, East-Central Arizona: The TEP St. Johns Project (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Deborah A. Westfall.

The TEP (Tucson Electric Power) St. Johns Project was conducted by the Cultural Resource Management Section of the Arizona State Museum under contract to Tucson Electric Power Company and was designed to mitigate impacts to cultural resources located within a proposed railroad right-of-way corridor east of St. Johns, Arizona. The proposed corridor begins at a point 8 miles northeast of St. Johns and extends 27 miles southward to the proposed TEP SpringerviIle Generating Station north of...


The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Class III Cultural Resources Survey, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Deni J. Seymour.

Between March 11 and 21, 1991, SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants conducted a cultural resources survey of approximately 2,300 acres of Pima -Maricopa Indian Community Lands in Maricopa County, Arizona. The survey was conducted in order to locate and describe cultural remains within the project area that might be adversely affected by proposed development of the area in conjunction with the Central Arizona Project, Water Distribution Facilities. A total of 20 sites (AZ U:5:41 through AZ...


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...


The Structure and Organization of Basketmaker III Field Houses at the Cottonwood Seep Site (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David H. Greenwald.

Early settlement of the Cottonwood Seep Site consisted of small, informal pit structures and large jacal surface structures that were used on a seasonal basis for a period from approximately A.D. 500 until about A.D. 800. This paper examines the structure and organization of the Basketmaker III settlement, focusing on group organization, site function, resource availability, and environmental considerations. Unlike many of the surrounding Basketmaker III field house sites, the Cottonwood Seep...


Tucson Aqueduct-Phase B, Central Arizona Project, Archaeological Data Recovery Studies, 1985-1986 Annual Report (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jon S. Czaplicki.

Arizona State Museum's 1985-1986 Annual Report is a summary of the field­work and activities during the first contract year of the Tucson Aqueduct- Phase B, Mitigative Data Recovery Study in the Avra Valley. Management information and research results of the 15 Hohokam sites investigated are presented in this report. The plan of work for 1986-1987 involving field­work, analyses, report preparation and miscellaneous projects are also...


Tule Creek Cave Arizona Site Steward File (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Carol Telles.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Tule Creek Cave, comprised of a cave with a fire-blackened roof and accompanying fire pits and ground stone concentrations, located on Bureau of Reclamation land. The file consists of a site data form, map of the site location, and site map.