Irrigation Pioneers

Russ Nelson Farm

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Courtesy of Bart Nelson

Year: 1961

Model: Nelson Rain Train 1200

Type: Traveling Sprinkler - Agriculture

Typical use: Agriculture, Commercial

This photo shows some of the best irrigation pioneers in 1961. There are 3 generations of the Nelson family, 2 generations of the LeFetra family, 2 Irrigation Association Presidents and other irrigation pioneers.

The photo was taken at the Russ Nelson farm near Peoria, Illinois, USA in late summer of 1961.

This is a great photo and is courtesy of Bart Nelson.
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