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The 1986 Archaeological Investigations at Las Canopas, Phoenix, Arizona (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John S. Cable. David E. Doyel.

This report will describe the results of archaeological salvage investigations at the prehistoric Hohokam site of Las Canopas, AZ T:12:16 (PGM), conducted by Pueblo Grande Museum between January 23 and February 28, 1986. Work at the site was initiated in response to notification made by a City of Phoenix, Engineering Department Inspector, Charley Marican, that prehistoric remains had been exposed in sewer line trenches at a construction site. Inspection of the museum site files indicated that...

Archaeological Data Recovery at AZ EE:1:224, :225, And :226 (ASM), Rancho Sahuarita, Town of Sahuarita, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Gavin H. Archer.

Archaeological data recovery fieldwork at Rancho Sahuarita sites AZ EE: 1:224, 225, and 226 (ASM) was completed on May 3, 2000. The fieldwork and subsequent analysis followed the Archaeological Research Guidelines (ARG) approved by the Town of Sahuarita (WestLand Resources and SWCA 1998). The guidelines provide a culture history and research design, and field and analytic methods. Sites 224, 225, and 226 are three of a cluster of late pre-Classic Hohokam sites located along the west side of the...

Archaeological Data Recovery at AZ U:9:8 (ARS), A Prehistoric Hohokam Site Near Mesa Grande, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone.

Site AZ U:9:8 (ARS) was initially defined by Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) on April 26, 1985. At that time, Salt River Project (SRP) was excavating a footings trench for a concrete panel wall to be erected around a well site, and the construction crew encountered and reported archaeological remains in one of the excavated trenches. ARS was then requested by SRP to inspect the exposed remains, and to provide recommendations for the disposition of any identified cultural materials....

Archaeological Field and Analytical Studies for the Community Noise Reduction Program, Phoenix, Arizona (2016)
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This report is the first of two technical reports that present the results of archaeological and historical studies conducted by Desert Archaeology, Inc., and Arizona Preservation Consultants personnel for the City of Phoenix (City) Community Noise Reduction Program and associated Voluntary Acquisition and Relocation Services (CNRP-VARS) Program. Residential parcels within seven City-defined neighborhoods were the focus of archaeological investigations, including: North Neighborhood, AZ T:12:258...

Archaeological Investigations at an Early Classic Period Farmstead - The First Peoples Site (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Chester W. Shaw.

Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) has completed archaeological investigations. Investigations included testing and data recovery of prehistoric cultural resources. Work was completed for Trend Homes at the request of the City of Phoenix, Neighborhood Services Department. This project was initially referred to as the “Bellatrix Project”, but is now called the “Trend Homes Project”. Fieldwork was conducted between 23 January and 19 March 2003 by Brent Kober (Project Director) under the...

Archaeological Investigations at Blocks 139 and 159 in Barrio Libre, Tucson, Arizona (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Allison Cohen Diehl. Judi L. Cameron. Michael W. Diehl. James Heidke. J. Homer Thiel.

When the City of Tucson announced its plan to replace the aging Connie Chambers housing facility in Barrio Libre with new, affordable single family homes, a cultural resources assessment was conducted to determine if the project had the potential to disturb historically significant archaeological deposits. Archival records revealed that homes dating as early as the late nineteenth century once stood on three of the city blocks occupied by the housing project. Most of the homes were owned or...

Archaeological Investigations at La Ciudad, AZ T:12:1(ASM), The Frank Luke Addition Locus, Volume 1: Introduction, Feature Descriptions, Chronology, and Canals (2016)
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Logan Simpson conducted archaeological excavations between February and June 2013 for the City of Phoenix’s Frank Luke Addition (FLA) Project. The excavations were completed within a 9.1-acre parcel situated within the prehistoric site of La Ciudad (AZ T:12:1[ASM]), a Hohokam village located north of the Salt River. The FLA Project is located within a highly urbanized portion of the City of Phoenix (COP) in the Phoenix Basin, south-central Arizona. Historical documents indicate that the FLA...

Archaeological Investigations at the Redtail Site, AA:12:149 (ASM), in the Northern Tucson Basin (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mary Bernard-Shaw.

This report presents the results of archaeological investigations at the Redtail site. Field investigations were conducted by Desert Archaeology, Inc. (formerly the Institute for American Research) under the sponsorship of the American Continental Corporation (AMCOR) between January and May of 1987. Redtail (AZ AA:12:149 ASM) was identified as a multicomponent site that was occupied during the Pioneer and Colonial periods (A.D. 700-900). A total of 148 features were excavated, tested, and/or...

Archaeological Investigations in Support of the Phoenix Bioscience Center Project: Data Recovery at AZ T:12:70 (ASM), Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2008)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Daniel H. Sorrell.

Archaeological data recovery was conducted in advance of the development of a small portion of the Phoenix Bioscience Center site. Data recovery efforts were implemented following the results of prior archaeological testing of the study area, which is located within the boundaries of a previously documented archaeological site AZ T:12:70 (ASM) (Pueblo Patricio). In total, nineteen features were investigated, including eight aboriginal (historic and protohistoric/historic) features, nine...

Archaeological Investigations West Papago - Inner Loop Sections of Interstate 10, Group 1, Los Aumentos, State and Private Lands, Maricopa County, Arizona (1890)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ronald K. Yablon.

The Museum of Northern Arizona, under contract to the Arizona Department of Transportation, has completed test investigations in five areas along the route of the proposed West Papago-Inner Loop sections of Interstate 10. Area 1 - NA15,787 included a portion of a site identified by Midvale as the Los Aumentos Ruin. However, with the exception of two small canals, there was no subsurface evidence of prehistoric or important historic occupation. Area 2 - NA15,788 and Area 3 - NA15,789 were devoid...

Archaeological Monitoring for the Southern Avenue Local Drainage Improvements Project in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2016)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael Stubing. Erik Steinbach.

The project consists of the replacement of improvements to a storm drainage system and catch basins. Ground disturbance within the APE consisted of the excavation of trenches and pits of various lengths, widths, and depths. Excavation was conducted mechanically with backhoes and by hand with shovels and picks. All ground-disturbing activities within the project site and 250 ft. of its boundaries were monitored. The project was conducted under the direction of Mark Chenault (project manager) and...

Archaeological Survey, Firing Point 1, Fort A. P. Hill (AP2012.001)
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The Fort A.P. Hill Cultural Resource Manager, under the Environmental Division of the Directorate of Public Works within Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, has completed Phase I reconnaissance-level archaeological survey in association with proposed development of Firing Point 1 at Fort A.P. Hill, Caroline County, Virginia. Firing Point 1 is an active live-fire range located in an impact area. The proposed development will include clearing of vegetation and construction of berms and targetry. The current...

Archaeological Survey, Firing Point 1, Fort A.P. Hill, Caroline County, Virginia (2008)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John Mullin.

The Fort A.P. Hill Cultural Resource Manager, under the Environmental Division of the Directorate of Public Works within Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, has completed Phase I reconnaissance-level archaeological survey in association with proposed development of Firing Point 1 at Fort A.P. Hill, Caroline County, Virginia. Firing Point 1 is an active live-fire range located in an impact area. The proposed development will include clearing of vegetation and construction of berms and targetry. The current...

Archaeological Test Excavations at La Ciudad de los Hornos: The Casa Fiesta Location (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

Archaeological test excavations have been conducted at a portion of La Ciudad de los Hornos (AZ U:9:71 (ASM)), a prehistoric multicomponent Hohokam village. The field work for this project, sponsored by AMCOR Investment Company, was undertaken during the fall of 1989 by Northland Research, Inc. pursuant to the proposed redevelopment of the Casa Fiesta trailer park. The Casa Fiesta project area consists of a 55-acre (22-ha), triangular lot. Archaeological testing consisted of cutting a series of...

Archaeological Testing at AZ:U:9:111(ASM), A Yaqui Laborers' Camp at the Southside Water Service Center, Mesa, Arizona (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

From May 4 through 8, 1992, SWCA tested site AZ U:9:111(ASM), a Yaqui laborers’ camp that had been located at the Southside Water Service Center, a Salt River Project (SRP). facility in Mesa, Arizona. SRP proposed to construct a utility building on part of the camp. The purpose of the testing was to assess the eligibility of the camp for the National Register of Historic Places and to develop a plan for mitigating the adverse effects of construction on significant remains that might be present...

Archaeological Testing at the Massera Ruin: The Meridian Ranch Project, Queen Creek, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Chris T. Wenker. Douglas R. Mitchell. Thomas N. Motsinger.

This report describes the results of an archaeological testing project at the Massera Ruin (Site AZ U:10:22 [ASM]) in Queen Creek, Arizona. The testing project was conducted at the request of Willis Property Company, L.C., of Mesa, Arizona, who proposes to construct a residential development on the 640-acre project parcel known as the Meridian Ranch. Previous survey data (Wenker 1999) indicated that the Massera Ruin overlapped a 399-acre portion of the Meridian Ranch, but this entire area had...

The Assessment of Historic Materials Inadvertently Discovered at the Consolidated Communications Facility Construction Site, Cannon Air Force Base, Curry County, New Mexico (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeremy Decker. USACE.

On June 22, 2012 a construction contractor at the Consolidated Communications Facility construction site, Cannon Air Force Base, discovered what appeared to be historic trash in a backhoe trench. Following the discovery, workers stopped all activity at the site, collected and boxed the displaced bottles, and fenced the area to ensure that no additional disturbance would occur at the site until it could be assessed. Cannon Air Force Base officials were immediately notified. This report documents...

Cannon Air Force Base Cultural Resources
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Project metadata for resources within the Cannon Air Force Base cultural heritage resources collection.

Data Recovery Plan for U.S. West Communications Utility Right-of-Way near Pueblo Grande National Historic Landmark, Phoenix, Maricopa County (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Shereen Lerner, Ph.D..

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) is serving as a consultant to U.S. West Communications (US West) for a proposed utility (fiber optic communication cable) right-of-way. The right-of-way is located within the southern access road for the Grand Canal, which passes through Pueblo Grande National Historic Landmark (Pueblo Grande), although the proposed right-of-way is not within the National Historic Landmark boundary. The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places...

Excavation Photographs, Site 44CE0555, Fort A. P. Hill (2008)
IMAGE Richard B. Davis. John Mullin.

Excavation photographs from Phase II Excavations at Site 44CE0555, Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia.

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...

Further Archaeological Investigations of the Rio Nuevo South Property, City of Tucson, Arizona (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael W. Diehl.

The City of Tucson is considering plans to develop the Rio Nuevo South property, a roughly 36-acre parcel of land located along the west bank of the Santa Cruz River near the downtown area. Although the parcel is presently vacant, archaeological testing and historic document research indicate that it was first used around 1000 B.C., and that its use continued intermittently through the present day. Based on the results of preliminary testing (Ahlstrom et al. 1994; Elson and Doelle 1987; Thiel...

Hohokam Archaeology Along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project, Volume VI: Habitation Sites on the Gila River (1984)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

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...

Interstate 10 Frontage Road Project, Results of Phase 1 Data Recovery at AZ AA:12:746 (ASM), Tucson, Pima County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jonathan B. Mabry.

As part of the archaeological mitigation program of the Arizona Department of Transportation's Interstate 10 Frontage Roads Project, the well-preserved remains of an early agricultural village were found buried in the floodplain of the Santa Cruz River during preliminary archaeological investigations at site AZ AA:12:746 (ASM) in 1993. A total of 32 prehistoric cultural features were identified, including 13 pithouses, 1 possible pithouse, 10 roasting pits, 1 trash pit, and 6 concentrations of...

One Hundred Years of Archaeology at La Ciudad de Los Hornos (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David R. Wilcox. Jerry B. Howard. Rueben H. Nelson.

When the Salt River Project (SRP) decided to build the Lassen Substation (LSS) along the Western Canal just east of Priest Drive in Tempe, they determined to recover the significant archaeological resources that would otherwise be impacted. Thus a 2-ac parcel of the Hohokam village site known as La Ciudad de Los Hornos was excavated in 1988 by Archaeological Consulting Services (ACS); 195 cultural features were recorded. SRP also contracted with the present authors to write an overview of...