Mine Tunnels (Site Type Keyword)

Parent: Mine

An excavation made in the earth for the purpose of digging out metallic ores, coal, salt, precious stones or other resources. Includes portals, adits, vent shafts, prospects, and haulage tunnels.

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Across the Colorado Plateau: Anthropological Studies for the Transwestern Pipeline Expansion Project, Volume XX: Conclusions and Synthesis- Communities, Boundaries, and Cultural Variation (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Joseph C. Winter.

The Transwestern Pipeline Expansion Project resulted in the discovery of 448 archeological sites and 174 current cultural resources, along a series of discontinuous pipeline transects and ancillary work areas between the San Juan River Valley near Bloomfield, New Mexico, and the Colorado River Valley, near Needles, California. One hundred and sixty-seven of the sites were excavated, while 51 of the current cultural resources were the subject of intensive ethnological investigations. Three...

Archaeological Data Recovery at the Sunset Mesa Ruin (AZ AA:12:10 ASM) (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Deborah L. Swartz. Jenny L. Adams.

Phase 1 Data Recovery was conducted at the Sunset Mesa Ruin, AZ AA:12:10 (ASM), to evaluate the archaeological resources that will be impacted by the gravel mining operations of Tucson Ready Mix, Inc. The information gathered from the excavated backhoe trenches, added to previous archaeological investigations at the site, has identified several loci where prehistoric and historic or modern features cluster. Two areas were also identified that may be cremation cemeteries. The historic features...

Archaeological Investigation and Stabilization of LA 152062 and an Archaeological Damage Assessment of LA 107494, Kirtland Air Force Base Bernalillo County, New Mexico (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James D. Gallison. Michael H. Jennings. Christine Hajek. Nicole Ramirez.

This report presents the results of field investigations of two archaeological sites (LA 152062 and LA 107494) located at Kirtland Air Force Base (KAFB) along Arroyo del Coyote that have exhibited adverse impacts. Both sites are eligible to the National Register of Historic Places.

Archaeological Investigations, Southern California Edison, Palo Verde - Devers 500 kV Transmission Line Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station to the Colorado River, Maricopa and Yuma Counties, Arizona, Bureau of Land Management, Private, and State: Final Report for Archeological Survey of Alternate Transmission Line Corridors between Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station and the Colorado River (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Claudia Berry.

From September 13 to December 13, 1976, an archeological crew from the Museum of Northern Arizona surveyed the Arizona portions of two alternate corridors proposed for a 500 kV transmission line by Southern California Edison Company. The two routes are located in southern Arizona stretching from the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station west of Buckeye to the Colorado River near Ehrenberg. The purpose of this survey was to locate all archeological sites along the two corridors and to assess the...

Archaeological Survey of Fifteen Abandoned Mine Sites in the Tijeras and Placitas Mining Districts, Bernalillo and Sandoval Counties, New Mexico (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Scott Geister.

On April 11, 12, 17, and 20, and May 16 and 31, 1990, the Office of Archaeological Studies (formerly the Research Section of the Laboratory of Anthropology), Museum of New Mexico, conducted an archaeological survey of seven abandoned mine locations in the Tijeras and Placitas mining districts, New Mexico (Fig. 1). The survey was conducted at the request of Denise Gallegos of the Abandoned Mine Land Bureau (AMLB), New Mexico Department of Energy and Minerals, to determine the nature, extent, and...

An Archaeological Survey of the Mead-Davis-Parker 230 KV Transmission Line #2 (1973)
DOCUMENT Full-Text George A. Bondley. Richard H. Brooks.

At the request of the Arizona Archaeological Center, National Park Service, Tucson, Arizona, an archaeological inventory was made of a proposed 230 Kv transmission line right-of-way corridor for the Central Arizona Project. This survey was undertaken in support of the initial environmental assessment of the Granite Reef Aqueduct portion of the Central Arizona Project. The survey corridor stretched from Boulder City, Nevada, to Davis Dam, Nevada, and from there to Parker Dam, Arizona. Six...

Archaeological Survey of the Proposed Coyote Canyon Air Base Defense Training Area, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico (2001)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Trevor Kludt. Allan J. Schilz.

In the period between January and June of 2004, e2M archaeologists relocated, updated, tested, and determined the eligibility to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) four sites managed by Kirtland Air Force Base. The four sites tested consist of LA 48098, LA 69739, LA 88116, and LA 134236. Each of the sites had been previously recorded, but further testing was recommended in order to determine eligibility. LA 48098 and LA 88116, were determined by e2M to be potentially eligible to...

Archaeological Testing Report for the Cyprus Miami Leach Facilities Expansion Project, Gila County, Central Arizona (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas D. Yoder.

SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants (SWCA) has conducted archaeological testing at 24 sites at the request of Tonto National Forest (TNF), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the Cyprus Miami Mining Corporation (CMMC). The Leach Facilities Expansion Project (CMMC Project), whose purpose is to extend CMMC's mining operations, will impact 31 archeological sites located within the proposed project study areas. Seven of these are Native American sites that were considered eligible for the...

Archaeology of the Western Manzanita Foothills: 6,654 Acre Survey of the Western Portions of Kirtland Air Force Base and Department of Energy Lands Withdrawn from the US Forest Service , Bernalillo County, New Mexico (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James D. Gallison. J. David Kilby. Roberto Herrera. Michael Church. Nicole Ramirez. Lucas Kellett.

This study is a continuation of the inventory survey work initiated by e2M in 2002 (Gallison et al. 2003) and continued by e2M in 2003 (Gallison et al. 2005a) and reflects the completion of a 20,000-acre pedestrian survey of the remaining western portion of the withdrawn area located on the Tijeras and Mount Washington USGS 7.5 minute Quadrangles. The survey resulted in updating 133 of the 139 previously recorded sites and recording 54 newly discovered cultural resource sites on New Mexico ARMS...

Archaeology of the Western Manzanita Mountains: Cultural Resource Survey of the West-Central Portion of Kirtland Air Force Base and Department of Energy Lands Withdrawn from the US Forest Service Bernalillo County, New Mexico (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James D. Gallison. David Kilby. David Wilcox. Roberto Herrera.

Beginning in January 2003, engineering-environment Management, Inc., (e2M), under contract with Kirtland Air Force Base, conducted a Section 110 cultural resources investigation of 6,654 acres of United States Forest Service (USFS) lands withdrawn to Kirtland Air Force Base (4,824 acres) and the Department of Energy (1,830 acres) located in the Manzanita Mountains of New Mexico (DACA45-03-D-0005). The primary objectives of the survey were to revisit and update previously recorded archaeological...

Class III Archaeological Survey of 75 Acres in the Vicinity of Arroyo Del Coyote Canyon, New Mexico (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John C. Acklen. Amy C. Earls.

This report summarizes the results of an archaeological survey of approximately 75 acres of land on withdrawn Cibola National Forest within Kirtland Air Force Base in Bernalillo County, New Mexico. The project area is located approximately two and one half miles southeast of the Albuquerque city limits. A total of eight sites and six isolated occurrences were encountered. Of the eight sites, two are considered to be significant cultural resources. Four additional resources require further...

A Cultural Resource Inventory of the Santan Expansion Project Natural Gas Pipe Line, Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John M. Lindly. Douglas R. Mitchell. Cynthia Keller.

The project involves an archaeological survey conducted along a proposed 36-mile natural gas pipeline corridor and associated facilities. The proposed gas line is part of the Salt River Project Santan Expansion Project. The corridor includes lands under the jurisdiction of the Arizona State Land Department (state-owned and leased), Maricopa and Pinal Counties, private land, Municipalities, and SRP-owned land.

Cultural Resource Survey of 1.3 Miles for Installation of a Proposed Fiber Optic Cable, Kirtland Air Force Base (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text E. Tianna Crollett. Deni J. Seymour.

This report presents the results of an archaeological survey in support of proposed installation of a fiber optic cable line. One historic site was encountered and recommended as potentially eligible for the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).

Cultural Resource Survey of Installation Restoration Program Sites, Kirtland Air Force Base, Bernalillo County, New Mexico (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John C. Acklen. John A. Evaskovich.

TRC Mariah Associates Inc. completed a Class III Cultural Resource Inventory of 48 areas within 31 Installation Restoration Program sites on Kirtland Air Force Base, Bernalillo County, New Mexico. The project encompassed approximately 306 acres (124 ha). Survey was conducted by TRC Mariah Project Archaeologist John C. Acklen between August 28 and 31, 1995 and by John C. Acklen and John A. Evaskovich, Project Archaeologists, between May 16 and May 21, 1996. Three archaeological sites and three...

A Cultural Resources Sample Survey of Operation Zones, Barry M. Goldwater Range, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey Altschul. Bruce A. Jones.

From June to September 1989, Statistical Research conducted a non-collection Class II cultural resources survey of 5,200 acres within the R2301W segment of the Barry M. Goldwater Range in Yuma County, Arizona. The areas targeted for survey conformed to topographic surfaces on which archaeologists had found sites in the past. These areas were concentrated in the Baker Peaks and northern Copper Mountain regions as well as the eastern flanks of the Tinajas Altas and Gila Mountain ranges. The...

Cultural Resources Survey for an Access Road, Utility Corridor, and M60 Firing Range on Kirtland Air Force Base, Bernalillo County, New Mexico (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Steven R. Hoagland.

Chambers Group, Inc. has completed a cultural resource survey on Kirtland Air Force Base for ancillary facilities associated with the Starfire Optical Research Facility. This survey encompassed a 59.7 acre survey for the access road, a 31.7 acre survey for a utility corridor, and a 87.4 acre survey for the new M60 Firing Range location. Three archaeological sites and 12 isolated occurrences were discovered within the three survey parcels. The sites consist of two historic mining loci containing...

Cultural Resources Survey of Madera Canyon and Archeological Area IV Project Areas, Kirtland Air Force Base (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ted M. Payne.

In 1982, Cultural Heritage Research Services, Inc. conducted an on-ground prehistoric and historical archaeological cultural resources survey within the Madera Canyon and Archeological Area IV Project Areas on Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. A total of 18 cultural resources were located. Sixteen of these sites were affiliated with Amerindian cultures spanning the early Archaic through the Historic periods. The remaining two sites consisted of a probable historic mine shaft and the second...

Cultural Resources Survey of Two Tracts, 20.6 Acres, for Sandia National Laboratories Containment Test Technology Facility Expansion, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Steven R. Hoagland.

An archaeological survey of approximately 20. 6 acres situated within two tracts of land, yielded no significant cultural resources. A small portion of the northeast corner of Tract One (approx. 0.46 acres) was previously surveyed by the Center of Anthropological Studies (Franklin and Neal 1981). No cultural resources were located within Tract One during this previous inventory. The current inventory resulted in the recordation of nine isolated occurrences (IOs), one in Tract One (IO #1) and...

Elizabeth Mine: Protecting People, Ecosystems, and Heritage - A Shared Legacy (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text United States Environmental Protection Agency.

The Elizabeth Mine Superfund site is an abandoned copper and copperas (ferrous sulfate) mine located in the Vermont Copper Belt in the east-central part of the state. The ore body was first discovered in the late 1700s and copperas production began soon after in the early 1800s. Mining activities continued at Elizabeth Mine for nearly 150 years. Over the years, historic tailing piles and waste piles have become a substantial source of acid mine drainage (AMD). The historic significance of 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,...

Kirtland Air Force Base Project Metadata
PROJECT Uploaded by: Charlene Collazzi

Project metadata for resources within the Kirtland Air Force Base cultural heritage resources collection.

Kirtland Air Force Base: Geophysical Studies (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James T. Abbott. R. Blake Roxlau. William B. Butler. Howard C. Higgins. Timothy M. Deignan.

This report evaluates the applicability of several near-surface geophysical methods to intrasite archaeological prospection in New Mexico. The Investigations explored the effectiveness of resistivity, gradiometer, magnetometer, ground penetrating radar, and magnetic susceptibility techniques for verifying the presence and nature of architectural and other cultural features at Kirtland Air Force Base. The research involved the application of these techniques to five sites (LA 107488, LA 53672, LA...

Map of Cairn Association, Mount Washington, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico (2022)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Charlene Collazzi

Maps of carin association with shafts or prospects and analysis of carin association with other carins.

Preliminary Case Report, Concerning Cultural Resources Along the Granite Reef Aqueduct and Granite Reef Aqueduct Transmission System, Central Arizona Project (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Sulgi Lotze

This report only contains the Appendices A - J. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is requesting proposals for supplementary inventory survey and mitigation of cultural resources to be impacted by construction of the Granite Reef Aqueduct and Granite Reef Aqueduct Transmission System. This aqueduct and transmission system are features of the Central Arizona Project (CAP), which is a multipurpose water resource development and management project designed to provide supplemental water to central and...

Preliminary Draft: National Register of Historic Places Evaluation of 17 Historic and Prehistoric Sites, Kirtland Air Force Base, Bernalillo County New Mexico (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael H. Jennings. Michael K. Church. James D. Gallison. Hannah Fretwell.

In the period between May 2007 and August 2007, engineering-environmental Management, Inc. (e2M) conducted a cultural resources update and testing project of 17 sites at Kirtland Air Force Base (KAFB) to determine their eligibility to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). Seven of the sites (n=7) are recommended eligible to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP), under Criterion (D) and one of the sites, LA 81732, is also recommended eligible under Criterion (C). The...