Phoenix Transect Project

PROJECT: Buckeye


An in-depth document of a small, rural town 30 miles west of Phoenix as it undergoes the change from a small farming town to a Phoenix suburb.

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Contributor: Haruna Miyagawa-Fukui
Title: Branding Cattle (archive)
Description: John G. Roberts, on horse (left) and the crowd are branding cattle. The photograph was taken in Palo Verde, AZ sometime in the 1920\'s. (Courtesy of Edna and Tom Roberts)
Date: unknown
Keywords: Archival Material, Artifact, Marker, People, All Images

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Contributor: Haruna Miyagawa-Fukui
Title: A Parade in Downtown Buckeye (archive)
Description: This photograph was taken in 1930\'s in downtown Buckeye during a parade. The man on the right is John G. Roberts, who at that time was a Maricopa County Sheriff\'s Deputy. The man on the left was Dr.
Date: unknown
Keywords: Archival Material, Artifact, Interview, People, Public Space, Transportation, All Images

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Contributor: Haruna Miyagawa-Fukui
Title: John G. Roberts and Children in front of Roxy Theater (archive)
Description: John G. Roberts mounting on a horse surrounded by exciting children. (Courtesy of Tom and Edna Roberts) An interview with long time residents. They remember the days when sidewalks of downtown B
Date: unknown
Keywords: Archival Material, Artifact, Commercial, People, Public Space, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: An Interview With Grandparents
Description:
Date: 5/2008
Keywords: Housing, People, Private Space, All Images

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Contributor: Amy Richardson
Title: Rhodes\' Trailer
Description: This trailer once housed the farmer that owned and farmed the surrounding fields is now wrecked nad abandoned.
Date: 1/2007
Keywords: Housing, People, Private Space, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Enjoying The Newspaper
Description: A gentleman reclines on his couch reading his newspaper on a cool cloudy day.
Date: 2/2007
Keywords: People, Private Space, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Laundry mat off the main strip of downtown.
Description: Laundry mat off the main strip of downtown Buckeye.
Date: 3/2007
Keywords: Commercial, Interior Space, People, Public Buildings, Public Space, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Preacher Man
Description: This gentleman lives aboard his bus where he makes whirliebirds to sustain himself. He ususally parks his bus alongside Jackrabbit road just off the I-10 highway heading west. He is a soft spoken man
Date: 2/2007
Keywords: People, Private Space, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Sheep Camp Cafe
Description: Head cook at the Sheep Camp Cafe in downtown Buckeye.
Date: 2/2007
Keywords: Commercial, Interior Space, People, Public Space, Retail, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Sheep Camp Cafe
Description: Sheep Camp Cafe chow at lunch time.
Date: 2/2007
Keywords: Commercial, Interior Space, People, Public Buildings, Public Space, Retail, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Sheep Camp Cafe
Description: A blue ribbon awarded to the best chef sits atop an inaccurate rendering of the old west.
Date: 3/2007
Keywords: Commercial, Interior Space, People, Public Buildings, Public Space, Retail, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Darla's Cafe
Description: Darla's Cafe located in downtown Buckeye on the main strip.
Date: 2/2007
Keywords: Commercial, Interior Space, Public Space, Retail, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Computer Cowboy
Description: Darla\\\'s cafe in downtown Buckeye.
Date: 2/2007
Keywords: Commercial, Interior Space, People, Public Space, Retail, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Laundry mat on the main strip of downtown.
Description: Laundry mat on the main strip of downtown Buckeye.
Date: 2/2007
Keywords: Commercial, Interior Space, People, Public Buildings, Public Space, Retail, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Closed For Good
Description: Leaving Buckeye on that morning we came upon some dalapidated buildings and expored them for a while. Model credit goes to Amy Richardson.
Date: 3/2007
Keywords: Commercial, Public Buildings, Public Space, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Feisty Flossi
Description: I met Flossi one morning while making photographs in the laundromat, and she was very inquisitive as to why I would want pictures of this place. She was very reluctant about having her picture taken b
Date: 3/2007
Keywords: Commercial, People, Public Buildings, Public Space, Retail, All Images

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Contributor: Amy Richardson
Title:
Description: When the land that this historic Victorian house sat on was sold to developers, the town decided to have it moved to downtown Buckeye as a part of preserving the town\'s past. These are the original o
Date: 0/2007
Keywords: Housing, People, Public Works, Transportation, All Images

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Contributor: Amy Richardson
Title: The Rhodes' Tree
Description: A tree in the front yard of the trailer.
Date: 0/2007
Keywords: Agriculture, Housing, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Amy Richardson
Title: Field Irrigation
Description:
Date: 3/2007
Keywords: Agriculture, Vegetation, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Amy Richardson
Title: Cactus panorama
Description: Facing east on Verrado Way. This is a part of Verrado closer to the I-10 that has not been developed yet. It is mostly still raw desert in this area though some cacti and trees have been removed and p
Date: 3/2007
Keywords: Panorama, Un-developed, Vegetation, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Amy Richardson
Title: Buckeye Parkway Center Panorama
Description: A panoramic view of the progress at the southeast corner of I-10 and Verrado Way
Date: 3/2007
Keywords: Commercial, Construction, Panorama, Rephotography, Retail, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Rooster Farm
Description: A rooster farm.
Date: 5/2008
Keywords: Housing, People, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Demolition
Description: A house being demolished along side highway mc85 in Buckeye.
Date: 4/2008
Keywords: Construction, Housing, All Images

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Contributor: Amy Richardson
Title: Pulte Homes
Description: The beginning of the development along Jackrabbit.
Date: 0/2006
Keywords: Construction, Development, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Mr. Keifer's old farm equipment
Description: Mr. Keifer explained that back in the old days plowing was done in a circular fashion instead of today\'s consecutive rows.
Date: 4/2008
Keywords: Agriculture, Development, People, Private Space, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: House On Wheels
Description: A mobile home moves west on the I-10 freeway.
Date: 5/2008
Keywords: Housing, All Images

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Contributor: Amy Richardson
Title: Just Add Water
Description: Facing east on the corner of Broadway and Miller.
Date: 0/2006
Keywords: Agriculture, Development, Housing, All Images

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Contributor: Amy Richardson
Title: Pulte House Signs
Description: Inside the developement on the west side of Jackrabbit, a pile of signs to mark future house sites.
Date: 2/2007
Keywords: Development, Housing, Marker, All Images

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Contributor: Amy Richardson
Title: Half Wall 1
Description: Inside the development on the east side of Jackrabbit, on Morning Glory Drive facing north.
Date: 3/2007
Keywords: Development, Housing, Rephotography, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Amy Richardson
Title: Half Wall 3
Description:
Date: 3/2008
Keywords: Construction, Development, Housing, Rephotography, All Images

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Contributor: Amy Richardson
Title: Palm Tree Trimmer
Description: Just north of I-10 on Verrado Way, facing west
Date: 4/2007
Keywords: Construction, Development, People, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Haruna Miyagawa-Fukui
Title: Development and Realtors
Description:
Date: 2/2008
Keywords: Audio, Commercial, Construction, Development, Housing, Interview, Marker, People, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Verrado Housing
Description: Verrado housing community in the west valley.
Date: 4/2008
Keywords: Construction, Development, Housing, People, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Verrado's Future Plans
Description: The flora and fauna have no choice in the matters of development and money.
Date: 4/2008
Keywords: Construction, Development, Housing, Public Space, Urban, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Joe Trevino
Title: Verrado Golf Course
Description: Recreation is readily available to the residents in Verrado. Most of the amenities provided to community members are just a stone\'s throw away.
Date: 4/2008
Keywords: Commercial, Development, Housing, Public Space, All Images

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