Frank Bauman Farm

Oakland, California

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Year: 1938

Manufacturer: White Showers

Type: Oscillating Sprinkler

This picture was taken in 1938 at the Frank Bauman farm in Oakland, California, USA. The eight acres of strawberries were irrigated by both “White Showers” and "Perfection" sprinklers.

The White Shower was an oscillating type of sprinkler and the Perfection, a rotating wand type were common in agriculture in the 1930's and 1940's. They were attached to the water source by a hose.
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