Side Wheel Roll

Arthur E. Jensen

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Courtesy of Harold Beck, Thunderbird Irrigation, Inc.

Year: 1960

Manufacturer: ?

Type: Side-wheel roll sprinkler system

Typical use: Agriculture

Arthur E. Jensen invented this experimental side roll sprinkler irrigation lateral in 1960. This agricultural sprinkler employed a drive-shaft paralleling the pipe which was powered by a small portable engine. This allowed the operator to stay out of the field.
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