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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...


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....


Archeological Reconnaissance of Lands Adjacent To Grand Canyon (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text George Teague. Carole McClellan.

This project was undertaken to provide a partial inventory and assessment of cultural resources in the Grand Canyon Adjacent Lands study area. This area, illustrated in Figure 1, includes portions of Kanab, Whitmore, Parashant, and Andrus Canyons and a part of the Shivwits Plateau, all located in the part of northwest Arizona known as the Arizona Strip. The study area was divided into western (Shivwits) and eastern (Kanab) survey areas. Archeological survey was carried out in June and July 1977...


Final Report for Plan 6 Supplemental Cultural Resource Surveys (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Margerie Green. R. W. Effland, Jr.. J. H. King.

This final report reflects a year of on-call Class III cultural resource surveys for Plan 6, the Regulatory Storage Division of the Central Arizona Project. Included are eight reports representing close to 6000 acres of survey performed in the vicinity of the planned New Waddell Dam by Archaeological Consulting Services for the Arizona Projects Office, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Because New Waddell Dam is designed to be rock filled, one of the focal points of the contract was to survey proposed...


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: 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,...


K. A. Ranch Arizona Site Steward File (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott Wood. Stone Morris.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the K.A. Ranch Site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of the remnants of two prehistoric canals, artifact scatter, and a storage pit. The file consists of a site data form, map of the site location, two Central Arizona Water Control Study site descriptions, two Arizona State University site survey forms, and a hand drawn site map. The earliest forms date from 1964.


The Middle Gila Basin: An Archaeological and Historical Overview (1982)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Claudia F. Berry. William S. Marmaduke.

The Central Arizona Project (CAP) , Indian Distribution Division (IDD) is designed to deliver allocated CAP water to Indian users. The Middle Gila Basin Overview is the initial cultural resources planning study for the system. It summarizes and evaluates the extant data in an area 3,570 square miles (9,139 sq km) large, centered on the Gila River. The data suggests that archaeological sites in this area are numerous and varied, but most of all poorly-studied despite 100 years of research. A...


Mitigation Plan for 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....


A Record of a Portion of the Yuma/California Main Canal and the Yuma Valley Railroad (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Sarah Stringer-Bowsher, M. A..

The Yuma Irrigation Project (YIP) was an early and essential Reclamation project in the Southwest, and the Yuma/California Main Canal and the Yuma Valley Railroad were important contributors to the success of the YIP and the early development of Yuma, Arizona. Construction on the YIP began shortly after a new federal agency - United States Reclamation Service - had been given authority to reclaim arid and semi-arid lands in the West in 1902. In only a couple of decades, the YIP infrastructure...


Results of Archaeological Testing at the Proposed New Lagoon Site/Borrow Pit in Dead Horse Ranch State Park Yavapai County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text M. Zyniecki.

An archaeological testing program was conducted at the proposed new lagoon site/borrow pit in Dead Horse Ranch State Park. The project was undertaken by SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants, under contract to Entranco Engineers, Inc. and was sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation and Arizona State Parks. The area tested was 33,910 m² (8.4 ac.). Twenty-eight systematically located backhoe trenches and two judgmentally placed backhoe trenches were excavated. Sixteen artifacts were...


Settlement, Subsistence, and Specialization In the Northern Periphery: The Waddell Project. Vols. 1 and 2 (1989)
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Under the sponsorship of the Bureau of Reclamation, the New Waddell Dam Borrow Areas Mitigative Data Recovery Project, more simply known as the Waddell Project, performed data recovery at 17 sites in the vicinity of Lake Pleasant, Arizona. Supplemental surveys conducted under the same contract added two sites to the inventory slated for investigation. The project area, composed of multiple survey areas, was spread across two drainages, the Agua Fria and New River, in what is considered the...


Shoger Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (2001)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark Hackbarth.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for Shoger Ruin, located on State Trust land. The site is comprised of an agricultural filed with rock piles and alignments, isolated cobble structures, a compound structure, plaza, trash middens, possible roasting mounds, canal, and artifact scatter. The file consists of an Arizona State Museum archaeological site card, two maps of the site location, criminal damage report, hand drawn site map, photo log, and 15 color photographs of potholes. The earliest...


Site Form, Site 28BU511 (2018)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

Site Form, Site 28BU511, for Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.


Site Forms for Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
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Included here are the site forms for Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst as well as associated maps, references, and artifact descriptions and drawings.