750E08: Without guardlines - pumping from ditch into 2 inch sprinkler line
Peach orchard of W.R. Freeman on Redlands Mesa NW of Grand Junction. Title information partially from "Irrigation methods (sprinkler), 6/19/62" in the Groundwater Data Collection, Water Resources Archive, CSU Archives and Special Collections, which also notes, "This stout equipment is owned by Mesa Co. and being used as an experiment." Image is also Figure 9, "Portable engine-powered pumping plant on ditch bank. Water is being drawn temporarily from within a frame covered by a screen which required frequent cleaning," in "When to Use Sprinkler Irrigation in Colorado" by W. E. Code, 1949.