Letter of Transmittal
Rectangular ruins of the pure type
Circular ruins with peripheral compartments
Goodman Point Ruin
Bug Mesa Ruin
Mitchell Spring Ruin
Mud Spring (Burkhardt) Ruin
Ruin with semicircular core
Wolley Ranch Ruin
Ruins at Aztec Spring
Great open-air ruins south and southwest of Dove Creek post office
Squaw Point Ruin
Oak Spring House
Ruin in Ruin Canyon
Wood Canyon Ruins
Cliff-dwellings in Sand Canyon
Great houses and towers
Scaffold in Sand Canyon
Unit-type houses in caves
Cliff-houses in Lost Canyon
Megalithic and slab house ruins at McElmo Bluff
Structure of towers
Square Tower Canyon
Classification of ruins in Square Tower Canyon
Hovenweep House (Ruin 1)
Western section of Hovenweep Castle
Eastern section of Hovenweep Castle
Eroded bowlder house (Ruin 7)
Twin Towers (Ruin 8)
Unit-type House (Ruin 10)
Stronghold House (Ruin 11)
Ruins in Holly Canyon
Ruin A, Great House, Hackberry Castle
Towers [C and D]
Ruins in Hackberry Canyon
Towers in the Main Yellow Jacket Canyon
Lion (Littrell) Tower
Tower in Sand Canyon
Towers in Road (Wickyup) Canyon
Towers of the Mancos
Towers on the Mancos River below the bridge
Grass Mesa Cemetery
Index (omitted from the online edition)
1. a, Butte
Ruin. b, Aztec
Spring Ruin. c,
Surouaro, Yellow Jacket Spring Ruin.
2. a, Blanchard
Blanchard Ruin, Mound 2. c, Surouaro, Yellow Jacket Spring Ruin.
3. a, Acmen
Ruin. b, Mud
4. a, Building
on rock pinnacle, near Stone Arch, Sand Canyon. b, Stone Arch, Sand
5. a, Tower in
Sand Canyon. b,
Unit-type House in Sand Canyon.
6. a, Stone Arch
House, Sand Canyon. b, Cliff-house, showing broken corner.
7. a, Scaffold
in Sand Canyon. b, Storage cist in Mancos Valley. c, Pictographs
near Unit-type House in cave.
8. a Double
cliff-dwelling, Sand Canyon.
Cliff-dwelling under Horseshoe Ruin. b, Cliff-dwelling, Ruin Canyon.
10. a, Kiva of
cliff ruin, Lost Canyon. b, Cliff ruin, Lost Canyon.
11. a, Square
Tower in Square Tower Canyon. b, Tower in McLean Basin. c, Ruin in Hill
12. a Head of
South Fork, Square Tower Canyon.
13. a North Fork
of Square Tower Canyon, looking west.
Hovenweep House and Hovenweep Castle, from the south. b, Hovenweep
Castle, from the west. c, Hovenweep Castle, from the south.
15. a, West end
of Twin Tower, showing small cliff-house. b, Twin Towers, Square Tower Canyon, from the
Tower 4, junction of North and South Forks, Square Tower Canyon.
Hovenweep Castle, with Sleeping Ute Mountain, South Fork, Square Tower
Entrance to South Fork, Square Tower Canyon.
17. a Stronghold
House, Square Tower Canyon.
18. a, Head of
Holly Canyon. b, South side of Hovenweep Castle, Square
19. a, Holly
Canyon group, from the east. b, Great House at head of Holly Canyon, from
the north. c,
Unit-type Ruin, from the east.
20. a, Great
House at head of Holly Canyon, from the south. b, Ruin B at head
of Holly Canyon, from the west. c, Great House at head of Holly Canyon.
21. a, Great
House, Holly Canyon. b, Stronghold House and Twin Towers, Square
Hovenweep Castle. b, Southern part of Cannonball Ruin, McElmo
23. a, Square
tower with rounded corners, Holly Canyon. b, Holly Tower in Holly Canyon. c, Horseshoe
Horseshoe Ruin. b, Bowlder Castle, Road (Wickyup)
25. a, Closed
doorway in Bowlder Castle, Road (Wickyup) Canyon. b, Broken-down
round tower, Square Tower Canyon.
26. a, North
side of tower, Square Tower Canyon. b, D-shaped tower near Davis ranch, Yellow
Jacket Canyon. c, Model of towers in McLean Basin.
27. a Round
tower and D-shaped tower in McLean Basin.
28. a, D-shaped
tower in McLean Basin, showing cross section of wall. b, Round tower in
McLean Basin, showing standing stone slab.
29. a, Holmes
Tower, Mancos Canyon. b, Lion Tower, Yellow Jacket Canyon.
30. a, Tower
above cavate storehouses, Mancos Canyon, below bridge. b, Tower on mesa
between eroded cliffs and bridge over Mancos Canyon, on Cortez Shiprock
31. a, Tower
above cavate storehouses, Mancos Canyon, below bridge. b, Eroded shale
formation in which are small walled cavate storehouses.
Reservoir near Picket corral, showing retaining wall. b, Kiva, Unit-type
House, Square Tower Canyon.
Pictographs, Yellow Jacket Canyon.
1. Ground plan of Aztec Spring Ruin
2. Ground plan of Wood Canyon Ruin
3. Metes and bounds of Emerson Ruin
4. Schematic ground plan of Emerson Ruin
5. Ground plan of Unit-type House in cave
6. Square Tower Canyon
7. Ground plan of Hovenweep House
8. Ground plan of Hovenweep Castle
9. Ground plan of Twin Towers
10. Ground plan of Unit-type House
11. Holly Canyon Ruins
12. Horseshoe (Hackberry) Canyon
13. Ground plan of Horseshoe House
14. Ground plan of Davis Ruin
15. Ground plan of Lion House
16. Ground plan of ruin with towers in McLean Basin
17. Doorway in Round Tower, Mc Lean Basin
18. Megalithic stone inclosure, McElmo Bluff