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Archaeological Evaluation of Three Sites for the Goldfield-Silver King 230 kV Transmission Line, Near Superior, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Douglas R. Mitchell. Ron F. Ryden.

Salt River Project (SRP) is planning to install fiber optic communication on the Goldfield to Silver King 230 kV transmission line system on the Mesa and Globe Ranger districts in Pinal County, Arizona. The project will entail replacing a static line with a combination static-fiber optic line. This will require a wire trailer/puller and crane to be positioned near certain towers for wire pulling. Both pieces of equipment are rubber-tired to minimize ground disturbance. SWCA was contracted to...

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 Investigations in 2007 and 2008 at the Mission and Mission Garden Loci of the Clearwater Site, AZ BB:13:6 (ASM), and the Santa Cruz River Westside Canals, AZ BB:13:481 (ASM), Tucson, Pima County, Arizona (2018)
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Desert Archaeology, Inc., personnel conducted archaeological fieldwork for the City of Tucson at the Mission and Mission Garden loci of the Clearwater site, AZ BB:13:6 (ASM), and the Santa Cruz River Westside Canal site, AZ BB:13:481 (ASM), in March through July 2007, and September through October 2008. The work was conducted to mitigate the effects of the planned construction of the Mission of San Agustín, Ancestral Village, Carrillo House, and Mission Garden components of the Tucson Origins...

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 Survey for the Dove Valley Ranch Project, North Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael Stubing. Douglas R. Mitchell.

This report presents the results of a Class III archaeological survey conducted on 500 acres of land in north Phoenix, Arizona. The survey was conducted for PK Development LLC prior to their proposed development of the area. SWCA conducted the survey under an Arizona Antiquities Act permit (97-03). The project area consisted of 500 acres of privately-owned land: one irregularly-shaped parcel contains 480 acres and a smaller adjacent parcel contains 20 acres. The survey located a total of four...

An Archaeological Survey of a Rail Loading Site and Conveyor and Communications Line by Black Mesa, Preliminary Report (1969)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Peter J. Pilles, Jr..

The Museum of Northern Arizona investigated a proposed rail loading site and conveyor and communication line right-of-way to provide archaeological clearance for the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District. The reconnaissance was performed by Alexander J. Lindsay, Jr., Curator of Anthropology, and Peter J. Pilles, Jr., Salvage Archaeologist, on December 18 and 19, 1969. The rail loading site is located in the Klethla Valley adjacent to the Four Corners Pipeline, 0.8 miles...

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...

A Class III Cultural Resource Survey of Approximately 20.7 Acres at Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park, Pinal County, Arizona (2017)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Will Russell.

Boyce Thompson Southwestern Arboretum (BTA), a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization, owns a portion of the land within Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park (BOTH). At the request of BTA, this office completed a Class III cultural resource survey of approximately 20.7 ac of this property in September of 2017. Survey encountered one previously recorded site and one site which had not been previously recorded. In addition, nine IOs were encountered

Cultural Resources Survey of a Proposed Park Development Parcel in Northeast Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone.

On July 6, 1987, Lyle M. Stone of Archaeological Research Services, Inc, (ARS) performed a cultural resources survey of an 7.974 acre parcel of land in Mesa, Arizona. This survey was requested by the Engineering Department, City of Mesa, in order to determine if important cultural resources (which may include prehistoric or historic archaeological sites or objects, architecturally or historically significant structures or buildings) were present which could be adversely affected by the proposed...

The Dove Valley Archaeological Testing Project, Sites AZ U:1:11, AZ U:1:262, and AZ U:1:263 (ASM), Phoenix, Arizona (1997)
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This report presents the results of archaeological testing conducted at three sites, AZ U:1:11, AZ U:1:262, and AZ U:1:263 (all ASM). The sites are located in north Phoenix, Arizona. The testing was done at the request of PK Development LLC, owner of the land, before development of a 500-acre parcel that included the sites. The proposed development will include residential areas, a golf course, and natural desert. The project is subject to Clean Water Act permitting (Section 404) through the...

Excavation of the Gibbon Springs Site: A Classic Period Village in the Northeastern Tuson Basin (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark Slaughter. Heidi Roberts.

This volume summarizes data recovered from the Gibbon Springs site, AZ BB:9:50 (ASM), located in the northeastern Tucson Basin. This large Classic period site had a central compound surrounded by houses. Data and materials were obtained from 24 structures and hundreds of other features (e.g., pits, cremations, middens). Materials from Gibbon Springs suggest that either a non-indigenous population inhabited the site or there was another social arrangement between the Tucson Basin Hohokam and...

The Grewe Archaeological Research Project, Volume 1: Project Background and Feature Descriptions (2001)
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This volume and the two that follow document the results of the Grewe Archaeological Research Project (GARP). The project was carried out by Northland Research, Inc. (Northland), under contract to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). Portions of three prehistoric sites were investigated by the project - Grewe, Horvath, and Casa Grande Ruins. Each of the sites represents a separate spatial and temporal component of the Grewe-Case Grande settlement, one of the preeminent Hohokam...

Hohokam Farming on the Salt River Floodplain: Excavations at the Sky Harbor Airport North Runway (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

Archaeological monitoring, testing, and data recovery in advance of construction related to the expansion of Sky Harbor International Airport's North Runway, including the realignment of 24th Street north of Buckeye Road. The work was authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the purpose of compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, and conducted in accordance with a Memorandum of Agreement (1993) executed by the FAA with the...

Land Use and Resource Exploitation of the Sonoran Desert: A Sample Survey of Cultural Resources in Mohave, La Paz, and Yavapai Counties, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Bruce A. Jones.

In April and November, 1989, Statistical Research conducted a cultural resource survey of nearly 4,000 acres of land owned by the State of Arizona in Mohave, Yavapai and La Paz counties. The field reconnaissance documented 16 archaeological sites consisting of artifact scatters, trails, rock features, rock art and stationary grinding-features. The non-random survey strategy was based on a stratified sample of 640 acre-study units in the Hualapai and Aquarius Mountains, the Big Sandy Valley and...

Las Capas: Early Irrigation and Sedentism in a Southwestern Floodplain (2008)
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In 1998, Desert Archaeology, Inc., personnel conducted archaeological data recovery fieldwork at the request of the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) for a redesigned on-ramp to the Interstate 10 (I-10) highway in the western Tucson Basin, southern Arizona. The investigated areas were within the boundaries of Las Capas, AZ AA:12:111 (ASM), a 50-hectare (123-acre) stratified site buried in the former floodplain of the Santa Cruz River. Radiocarbon dates from 46 samples of maize and...

Life at the River's Edge: Hohokam Irrigation and Settlement Along the Red Mountain Freeway Between the Price Freeway and McKellips Road (1998)
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Archaeological testing and data recovery were conducted along a segment of the Red Mountain Freeway (Loop 202) corridor between the Price Freeway and McKellips Road, including a realigned segment of Dobson Road in Mesa, Arizona. Conducted under contract to Stanley Consultants, Inc., for the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), the work was done in four phases (testing and data recovery for each of two segments) between October 1994 and April 1996. One site (AZ U:9:6 [ARS]) was found to...

Phase 1 Archaeological Investigation Composite Report for the Proposed U.S. Army Materiel Command Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi Laboratory Center, Adelphi, Maryland (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Sydne B. Marcshall, Ph.D..

This report presents the information formerly contained within two reports: 1), Phase I Cultural Resource Survey of the Adelphi Laboratory Center, Adelphi, Maryland, prepared by the US Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, December 1994, and 2) Phase I Archaeological Investigation for the Proposed US Army Materiel Command Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi Laboratory Center Adelphi Maryland, prepared by Ebasco Environmental, October 1993. In December 1995, the US Army Corps of Engineers...

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...

Summary of Archaeological Testing and a Data Recovery Plan for AZ T:8:86 (ASM), and A Monitoring Plan for AZ T:8:17 (ASM), Peoria, Arizona (1999)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael Stubing.

This document presents the results of fieldwork and a plan for additional work at sites within a proposed realignment in the City of Peoria, Arizona. During an archaeological survey of the proposed realignment, AZ T:8:86 (ASM) was identified as a Hohokam artifact scatter, and was found to be potentially eligible for inclusion to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) under Criterion D (Ryden et al. 1998). Avoidance of the site was recommended; archaeological testing was recommended if...

Sunset Crater Archaeology: The History of a Volcanic Landscape, Introduction and Site Descriptions, Part 2 (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: adam brin

The U.S. 89 Archaeological Project investigated 41 prehistoric sites located approximately 30 km north of Flagstaff, Arizona. All sites were on Coconino National Forest (CNF) land. The project was conducted by Desert Archaeology, Inc., for the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) prior to the widening and improvement of 26.7 km (16.6 miles) of U.S. 89, between the southern boundary of Wupatki National Monument in the north, and the town of Fernwood in the south. Archaeological fieldwork...

Trip Report: An Initial Assessment of the Presence of Archaeological Resources Near Springs in the Coal Mine Spring Addition, Sonoita Creek State Natural Area, AZ State Parks (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeremy Moss. Jennifer Parks. Bill Cox.

The purpose of the site visit was to assess the presence and nature of archaeological sites near springs in the new addition to the Natural Area. This was not a systematic survey hut a quick check of the area surrounding three springs; Coal Mine Spring, George Wise Spring, and Matachin Spring. We spent over an hour at each spring. This initial site visit was useful for understanding the potential for buried cultural remains, geomorphological/erosion Issues, and other factors that may affect the...

Trip Report: Archaeological Survey and Assessment of Effect for New RV Sites at Kartchner Caverns, AZSP, 2010 (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeremy Moss.

The goal of the survey was determine if the proposed RV sites would adversely affect the cultural resources present or have the potential to affect any previously unknown cultural resources. After looking over the information from previous archaeological surveys (Madsen and Bayman 1989, Whalen 1971) it was determined that the proposed RV sites lie within a large lithic artifact scatter w/ roasting pits, identified as Late Archaic first by Whalen in 1971, and again by Madsen and Bayman (1989)...