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41bx171: A Late Nineteenth Century City Dump In San Antonio, Texas, Clive Luke Jan 1974

41bx171: A Late Nineteenth Century City Dump In San Antonio, Texas, Clive Luke

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

One trench was excavated to a length of thirty-five feet. It was oriented approximately north-south and designated Trench One. To eliminate unnecessary man hours, a backhoe initially removed the disturbed and late fill from the upper levels of the trench. Beneath the levels removed by backhoe, the trench was staked in units of five feet by five feet. Each unit was excavated by hand in arbitrary one foot levels, but the ashy soil was not screened. The elevation of a point on a concrete slab in the middle of the trench was established, using a Texas Highway Department Bench Mark ...


An Archaeological Survey Of Portions Of The Chiltipin-San Fernado Creeks Watershed, Jim Wells County, Texas, Thomas R. Hester, Feris A. Bass, Jr. Jan 1974

An Archaeological Survey Of Portions Of The Chiltipin-San Fernado Creeks Watershed, Jim Wells County, Texas, Thomas R. Hester, Feris A. Bass, Jr.

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

In accordance with an agreement (Purchase Order No. 427-TX-SCS-75) between the U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service and the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio, an archaeological survey was carried out in a potion of the Chiltipin-San Fernando Creeks Watershed in Jim Wells County, Texas. (see Fig. 1). The specific area examined during the survey was the proposed site for Floodwater Retarding Structure No. 5 (Revised), encompassing 320 hectares (790 acres) and extending for approximately 3 km along the course of the Chiltipin Creek (Fig. 1).