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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Yaki Point Residence Cistern
Structure Number:
YAKI2
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
1. 
Stone Cistern
Park:
Grand Canyon National Park
Historic District:
 
Historic District
No records.
Structure State:
Arizona
Structure County:
Coconino
Region:
Intermountain
Cluster:
Colorado Plateau
Administrative Unit:
Grand Canyon National Park
LCS ID:
057307
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Determined Eligible - SHPO
National Register Date:
08/28/1997
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Local
Short Significance Description:
The South Kaibab Trail with associated features was determined eligible for the NR by the AZSHPO under Criterion “A” for Grand Canyon resource management, and “C” as a significant engineering accomplishment illustrating trail building techniques of the time. Period of significance is 1919-1940.
Long Significance Description:
Water storage for concession-owned residence at Yaki Point, trailhead for S Kaibab Trail. Yaki Point facilities provided logistical support for livestock operations, including tourist mule trips, to Phantom Ranch in the Inner Canyon.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1929
AD


A.T.& S.F. Railway Company
Other
 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Water Storage Facility
Primary Current Use:
Abandoned/Unmaintained
Structure Contains Museum Collections?:
No
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
No records.
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Major Utility
Volume:
1 - 2,000 cubic feet
Square Feet:
50
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Roof
Metal
2. 
Superstructure
Limestone
3. 
Substructure
Concrete
4. 
Superstructure
Concrete
Short Physical Description:
Cylindrical limestone rubble cistern approximately 8’ in diameter and 5’-6” above grade. The cistern is located behind Residence #1095 on a small hill. The top was historically open but is now has a sheet metal cover. The top of the wall is capped with concrete.