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Additional Cultural Resources Survey within the Fannin-McFarland and Tucson Aqueducts, Central Arizona Project Canal, Maricopa, Pinal, Pima Counties, Arizona (2017)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Douglas Mitchell. Peg Davis. Walter R. Punzmann. Lesley Rodriguez. Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd..

In February 2017, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a site relocation effort (Mitchell et al. 2017) of 117 sites that had not been evaluated for eligibility to the National Register of Historic Places (Register). Fifteen sites were not relocated at the plotted site location or within 200 meters around the site boundary within the Central Arizona Project (CAP) ROW. It was decided that additional survey would be beneficial to determine if these sites were misplotted and...


Ancient Farming Along the Salt River: Data Recovery at a 9th Century Field House Community (AZ T:12:395[ASM]) for the Coral Pointe Development in Phoenix, Arizona (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark L. Chenault. Douglas R. Mitchell.

The City of Phoenix requested that archaeological work be conducted at the location of the proposed Coral Pointe Apartments Project in Phoenix. The Project is on private property but will receive federal funding so the effects of this undertaking on cultural resources must be considered to comply with section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. According to the City of Phoenix archaeological site files, several prehistoric canals cross the area of potential effect (APE). Although no...


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 Data Recovery at Locus S of AZ U:15:46(ASM) Florence, Pinal County, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott Crownover. John Rapp.

Pursuant to a request from Mr. Robert Ewald of Arizona Public Service Company (APS), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) undertook archaeological testing and subsequent data recovery investigations of a 1.4-acre parcel of state land near Florence, Pinal County, Arizona. The project is located within the confines of Locus S of AZ U:15:46(ASM), a prehistoric agricultural area and lithic scatter. The site had been determined eligible for the National Register of Historic Places during...


Archaeological Data Recovery in a Portion of AZ U:9:67 (ASM)-La Lomita: The Escala Central City Project (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael S Foster. Chris North. Gary Huckleberry.

The Escala Central City LP (Escala) is proposing the construction of a multi-structure apartment complex (apartments, clubhouse, swimming pool, associated recreational facilities, and parking) in the heart of urban Phoenix. A review of the project by the City of Phoenix Archaeologist, as part of the City’s permitting process, determined that a portion of the project area included prehistoric Hohokam site AZ U:9:67 (ASM)—La Lomita, which is eligible for listing on the National Register of...


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 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 Nine Sites in the Madera Highlands Development, Pima County, Arizona (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jerry D. Lyon.

Between March 27 and June 1, 2001, SWCA Environmental Consultants conducted archaeological investigations at nine archaeological sites on the 920-acre Madera Highlands property owned by Harvard Investments. The property encompasses lower bajada ridges and upper river terraces on the east side of the Santa Cruz River near the towns of Continental and Green Valley, Pima County, Arizona. The SWCA's excavations at Madera Highlands involved testing and data recovery at nine ridgetop sites in the...


Archaeological Investigations at Sites AZ BB:9:105 and 179 (ASM) Within Rancho Vistoso, Oro Valley, Arizona: The Stone Canyon Data Recovery Project (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas D. Yoder. S. Jerome Hesse.

On June 30 through July 15, 1999, archaeologists from SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants conducted archaeological data recovery at two sites, AZ BB:9:105 and 179 (ASM), in Rancho Vistoso, Oro Valley, Arizona. Vistoso Partners proposes to build custom homes there as part of the Stone Canyon development. The archaeological resources on the parcel are to be treated according to the provisions of the Rancho Vistoso Planned Area Development agreement between Vistoso Partners and the Town of Oro...


Archaeological Investigations for the Sojourner Development Project: Data Recovery Near La Ciudad (AZ T:12:1 [ASM]) (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John M. Lindly.

This report presents the results of an archaeological testing and data recovery program conducted in approximately one-half acre of land in central Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona. The work was conducted at the request of the City of Phoenix, Neighborhood Services Department under an on-call archaeological services contract between the City and SWCA, Inc. (Contract no. 101005). The archaeological investigations were conducted in advance of the Sojourner Center development project due to a...


Archaeological Investigations in the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport: A Class I and II Survey for the Master Plan Improvements Project (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David H. Greenwald. M. Zyniecki.

This report presents the results of archival and archaeological document studies and archaeological testing for the Sky Harbor International Airport Master Plan Improvements project. Investigations were initiated on April 9, 1992, and completed on May 15, 1992, by SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants, under contract to Griener, Inc. Griener was under contract to the City of Phoenix Aviation Department to complete an environmental impact statement for expansion of airport facilities. The Federal...


Archaeological Investigations of the Eastwing Terminal Mitigation Project, Maricopa County, Arizona (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James B. Rodgers. Jannifer W. Gish. Kenneth J. Lord.

The purpose of this report is to disseminate all relevant information concerning the recent investigation of two sites situated northwest of Phoenix and in the south-central part of Arizona. Limited field excavation and archival research reveal that the Marinette Canal (NA18,267) may have been fed by well water, local runoff, and the seasonal flow of the Agua Fria River. This historic canal was built in 1910 by Mr. R.P. Davie and the Marinette Canal and Land Company. It heads along Calderwood...


Archaeological Investigations: Arizona Nuclear Power Project, BLM and Private Land, Maricopa County, Arizona: Final Report for Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Waste Water Conveyance System (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

This report attempts to document, assess, and develop a plan for conserving archaeological resources along the waste water conveyance system for the Arizona Nuclear Power Project. The paper describes 13 sites which were discovered during an intensive survey of the proposed facility, evaluates these sites in relation to the archaeological resource base of the Lower Gila River Valley, and recommends procedures for mitigating the adverse effects of construction on these cultural remains. The survey...


Archaeological Investigations: Arizona Nuclear Power Project, Salt River Project, Bureau of Land Management and Private Lands, Maricopa County, Arizona: Final Report for Archaeological Investigations at NA15,137 and NA15,142: Two Sites Along the Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission System (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ronald K. Yablon.

The Museum of Northern Arizona conducted archaeological investigations at two sites along the Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission System, northwest of Phoenix, Arizona. NA15,137 is an extensive Hohokam sherd and lithic scatter dating to the late Colonial and Sedentary Periods. The remains indicate a seasonal occupation with an agricultural subsistence base. NA15,142 is the remains of a late 1920s to early 1930s homestead. Recovered material and archival research confirm these dates. Apparently...


Archaeological Investigations: Salt River Project, Coronado-Silverking Transmission Line 500kV and 230kV Corridor Segment from Silverking Substation West to Tonto National Forest Boundary, Federal (Tonto National Forest) and Private Lands, Pinal County, Arizona: Final Report for Archaeological Clearance Survey of 14.8 mi of Extra High Voltage Transmission Line Corridor, 2.0 mi of Substation Access Road, and 0.9 mi of 115kV Transmission Line Alignment, Silverking Substation Area, Tonto National Forest (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald Keller.

15 mi of Extra High Voltage transmission line corridor, 2 mi of access road, and 0.9 mi of 115kV transmission line from the Silverking Substation were surveyed for archaeological resources by the Museum of Northern Arizona in April, 1978. Twelve prehistoric and historic Anglo-American affiliation archaeological sites were identified along the EHV corridor between the Silverking Substation and the Tonto National Forest boundary. An isolated recent feature, not given a site designation, was found...


Archaeological Monitoring of Contaminated Soil Removal from the Eloy Airfield, Pinal County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Chad V. Kirvan. A.E. (Gene) Rogge. Ronald D. Savage.

Historical aerial photographs indicate the abandoned Eloy Airfield was developed prior to 1959 and ASLD records indicate the parcel of State Trust land on which the airport was located was leased to commercial crop dusting services from 1969 to 1981. Site investigations conducted between 1993 and 2006 documented that the parcel was contaminated with organochlorine pesticides, primarily toxaphene. In 2009, State Risk Management, which provided oversight and funding for environmental remedial...


An Archaeological Survey Along a Proposed City of Peoria Utility Pipeline Alignment, Near Jomax Road, Peoria, Maricopa County, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text India S. Hesse.

On May 11, 2000, SWCA, Inc. completed a Class III archaeological survey. The survey was conducted at the request of Whitman & Company in order to comply with Section 106 (36 CFR part 800) of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended (Federal Register 1999), as may be required under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. The purpose of the survey was to determine if any cultural resources existed that may be adversely impacted by the installation of a proposed City of Peoria water...


Archaeological Survey and Test Excavations at Williams Air Force Base, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David H. Greenwald. Richard Anduze. Mary-Ellen Walsh-Anduze.

Archaeological investigations at Williams Air Force Base (WAFB), located in southeast Maricopa County, Arizona, were initiated in response to the 1991 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission’s (the Closure Commission) recommendation to close WAFB following the passage of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 (the Closure Act) (Public Law 101-510, Title XXIX). Prior to closure or realignment of base facilities, preparation of an environment impact statement (EIS) was...


Archaeological Survey and Testing of Lands Proposed for Agricultural Development on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text JoAnn E. Kisselburg. Kim Adams. Margerie Green. Robert Neily. Karolyn Jackman Jensen.

This report documents three separate fieldwork tasks conducted by Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) for the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC). Plans are underway to develop the project area in conjunction with the Central Arizona Project, Water Distribution Facilities. The project was initiated at the request of Reclamation's Arizona Projects Office to assess the National Register of Historic Places eligibility of 18...


Archaeological Survey for Expansion of a Material Source Facility, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ronald F. Ryden. Douglas R. Mitchell.

This report presents the results of a Class III archaeological survey of approximately 112 acres of land located near Florence, Pinal County, Arizona. The survey was conducted at the request of AGRA Earth and Environmental of Phoenix, Arizona. This report will be used to fulfill an Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) requirement that necessitates appropriate environmental work be conducted before ADOT can purchase material from a supplier. The project area consists of a proposed...


Archaeological Survey in Districts 6 and 7, Gila River Indian Community (1997)
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Archaeological Consulting Services,Ltd. (ACS) conducted archaeological investigations on the Gila River Indian Community in 1995 and 1996. More than 10,000 acres were in the project area, and 85 sites were recorded. Because the area had been used for agriculture, much land had been plowed. Volume 1 provides an overall picture of the project including the culture history and previous research done in the Middle Gila River Valley, followed by a description of our research orientation, and the...


An Archaeological Survey of a Proposed Landfill, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Maricopa County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Walter R. Punzmann.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a cultural resources survey on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community for a proposed landfill site. The survey, requested by Terry Leonard of the SRPMIC, was undertaken to identify and assess cultural resources that might be impacted by the development of the landfill. Twenty-three sites were identified, 18 prehistoric and five historic. Nine of the prehistoric sites represent lithic scatters, four are artifact scatters, and five...


An Archaeological Survey of Indian Bend Wash (1973)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Cleveland. William B. Fawcett. W. Bruce Masse.

The Indian Bend Wash survey was conducted by Arizona State Museum in accordance with the requirements of a "Scope Work" developed by the Office of Arid Land Studies (University of Arizona) and the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. The purpose of the survey was to locate archaeological resources within the limits of the proposed Indian Bend Wash flood control project area, to evaluate the impact of the project on the resources, and to recommend measures for lessening the impact on the local...


Archaeological Test and Data Recovery Program at Site AZ T:12:220 (ASM) (Las Cremaciones) (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John L. Czarzasty. Denise To. Kathleen Peterson. Glen E. Rice.

Las Cremaciones is a prehistoric Hohokam village located on the south side of the Salt River in the Phoenix basin between Turney’s (1929) Canal Seven and Canal Three. The site may have been occupied for nearly 900 years, from the Estrella Phase (A.D. 500) through the Civano Phase (A.D. 1400), although the main occupation probably occurred during the Santa Cruz and Sacaton phases (A.D. 900 to 1100). The two ball courts at the site would date to these phases. When originally recorded in 1940 the...