Dam (Site Type Keyword)

1-21 (21 Records)

Bailey's Dam (1986)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Steven D. Smith. George J. III Castille.

Major General Nathaniel P Banks, Union commander of the Red River military expedition, found himself in a particularly tight situation in April of 1864. He had been defeated at the Battle of Mansfield while attempting to capture Shreveport, Louisiana, and now he was retreating down the Red River, harassed by Confederate troops at every turn. Throughout the campaign, the river's low water level had been a constant problem to his naval support of gunboats under the command of Rear Admiral David D....


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...


Cultural Resources Survey of the Lee Nuclear Station Utilities Project (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Jonathan Leader

"In December 2008 and January 2009, Brockington and Associates, Inc., conducted an intensive cultural resources survey of the Lee Nuclear Station on-site utilities. This survey includes the proposed wastewater line, on-site transmission lines, construction spoils area, and construction rebar laydown area within the Lee Nuclear Station in Cherokee County, South Carolina. These investigations included background research, archaeological survey, and architectural survey. The work was...


Cultural Resources Survey of the Proposed Lee Nuclear Station (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ralph Bailey.

"Brockington and Associates, Inc., completed a cultural resources survey of Duke Energy’s proposed William S. Lee III Nuclear Station (LNS) in March and April 2007. The survey was designed to assess the potential for the project to affect historic properties within the portion of the overall 2,000-acre tract that will be developed. This includes (1) the 750-acre former Cherokee Nuclear Station site, (2) a five-acre bluff on the Broad River for a proposed water intake, and (3) proposed road...


Cultural Resources Survey of the Proposed SC Route 165 Improvement Project (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Inna Burns. Allison Wind.

"In April-June 2006, Brockington and Associates, Inc., conducted an intensive cultural resources survey of the proposed SC Route 165 Improvement Project in Dorchester County, South Carolina. This work was conducted through Davis & Floyd, Inc., for the Dorchester County Sales Tax Authority (DCTA) in advance of bridge replacement and road improvement activities along this portion of SC Route 165. ..."


Historic American Engineering Record: Archaeological Survey and Evaluation of Structural Components of the Roosevelt Power Canal (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James E. Ayers.

During December 1982 and January 1983, representatives of the Environmental Services and Civil Engineering Departments of Salt River Project consulted with Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) regarding the status of archaeological and historical information pertaining to the Roosevelt Power Canal, a historic canal associated with Theodore Roosevelt Dam. As part of a Central Arizona Water Control Study sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers,...


Historic American Engineering Record: Arizona Canal, North of the Salt River, Phoenix Vicinity, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Shelly C. Dudley.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-19 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Arizona Canal, which provides irrigation waters to Phoenix's urban center on the north side of the Salt River and to the northern portions of the valley. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The northernmost canal in the water distribution system of the Salt River Project, the Arizona...


Historic American Engineering Record: Bartlett Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Introcaso.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-25 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Bartlett Dam, which impounds the Verde River 50 miles northeast of Phoenix, Arizona to create Bartlett Reservoir. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Bartlett Dam is a major component of the Salt River Project's water supply system that provides Verde River water for agricultural,...


Historic American Engineering Record: Coolidge Dam, Pinal County, Arizona (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Introcaso.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-7 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Coolidge Dam, which impounds water along the Gila River to form the San Carlos Reservoir 30 miles southwest of Globe, Arizona. It also contains a summary of Gila River water usage and conflicts over water access, from native Pima and Maricopa water use to Historic era, multi-community uses. The report contains a narrative...


Historic American Engineering Record: Granite Reef Diversion Dam, Salt River, Mesa Vicinity, Maricopa County, Arizona (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Tonia Woods Horton.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-51 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Granite Reef Diversion Dam, which diverts Salt River water released from upstream storage dams into canal irrigation systems for agricultural, industrial, and municipal uses. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Granite Reef Diversion Dam is the principal structural mechanism by which...


Historic American Engineering Record: Horse Mesa Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Introcaso.

Together, Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) Numbers AZ-14 and AZ-15 describe the origins, development, and expansion of power generation and delivery facilities along the Salt River to service residents of the Salt River Valley. HAER AZ-14 (see https://core.tdar.org/document/393152) presents a full narrative history of the Reclamation Service's and the Salt River Valley Water User's Association's efforts to expand the Salt River Project's hydroelectric program. The report discusses the...


Historic American Engineering Record: Horseshoe Dam (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald C. Jackson. Clayton B. Fraser. FRASERdesign.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-24 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Horseshoe Mesa Dam, which impounds the Verde River 66 miles northeast of Phoenix, Arizona to create Horseshoe Reservoir. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. Horseshoe Dam is located at a topographical bend in the Verde River about forty miles north of the confluence of the Verde with the...


Historic American Engineering Record: Mormon Flat Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona and Horse Mesa Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Introcaso.

Together, Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) Numbers AZ-14 and AZ-15 describe the origins, development, and expansion of power generation and delivery facilities along the Salt River to service residents of the Salt River Valley. This report, HAER No. AZ-14, presents a full narrative history of the Reclamation Service's and the Salt River Valley Water User's Association's efforts to expand the Salt River Project's hydroelectric program. It details the construction and use of Mormon Flat...


Historic American Engineering Record: San Carlos Irrigation Project, North and South of Gila River, Vicinity of Coolidge, Pinal County, Arizona (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Christine Pfaff.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-50 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use history of San Carlos Irrigation Project (SCIP) waterways and features, which deliver Gila River water to central and southern Arizona for agriculture, industrial, and residential uses. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. Authorized under the San Carlos Act (43 Stat.475), SCIP is a joint...


Historic American Engineering Record: Stewart Mountain Dam (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text FRASERdesign.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-12 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Stewart Mountain Dam, a key component of the Salt River Project that provides water and power to the Phoenix Basin. The structure is also an important example of a radius arch dam designed using the trial load method. Stewart Mountain Dam is one of a series of dams that along with the earlier Roosevelt, Horse Mesa and Mormon Flat...


Historic American Engineering Record: Theodore Roosevelt Dam (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald C. Jackson.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-6 examines the origins and construction of Theodore Roosevelt Dam, the first major project to increase the Salt River Valley's water supply beyond that available from the "normal flow" of the Salt River in south-central Arizona. Sponsored by the Arizona Projects Office of the Bureau of Reclamation, this HAER documentation was undertaken because the Roosevelt Dam was dramatically altered in the early 1990s. The alteration served to increase the...


Historic American Engineering Record: Waddell Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Introcaso.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-11 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Waddell Dam, which was the only water storage dam successfully built by private interests in central Arizona. Sponsored by the Phoenix Area Office of the Bureau of Reclamation, this HAER documentation was undertaken as mitigation for the construction of New Waddell Dam as part of the Central Arizona Project, and the submersion 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,...


The Lower Verde Archaeological Project
PROJECT Jeffrey A. Homburg. Richard Ciolek-Torrello. Jeffrey H. Altschul. Stephanie M. Whittlesey. Steven D. Shelley. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

The Lower Verde Archaeological Project (LVAP) was a four-year data recovery project conducted by Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI) in the lower Verde River region of central Arizona. The project was designed to mitigate any adverse effects to cultural resources from modifications to Horseshoe and Bartlett Dams. The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona Project’s Office sponsored the research program in compliance with historic preservation legislation. The LVAP’s...


Mayfield Canyon Arizona Site Steward File (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott Wood. E. A. Wood.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Mayfield Canyon site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of more than 60 bedrock metates, and a boulder dam, made or used by the Apache, Hohokam, Archaic peoples, and/or Prehistoric peoples. The site consists of a site data form and three copies of a heritage inventory form. The earliest dated document is from 2005.


Vanishing River Volume 4: Chapter 08: Euroamerican History, 1540 to the Present (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Stephanie M. Whittlesey. Terresita Majewski. John R. Welch. Matthew C. Bischoff. Richard Ciolek-Torrello.

In Chapter 8, Whittlesey and her co-authors discuss the historical events and the cultural processes that shaped the use and occupation of central Arizona after AD 1540. The authors focus on broad trends in politics, economics, and the environment that contributed to changes in land-use patterns. They center their discussion on Euro-American populations, but also consider indigenous populations living on reservations. Furthermore, the authors examine patterns in the relations between...