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Burdett, Alberta, Canada: First Pivot Irrigation System in Canada

Has its own informative sign. In operation from 1962 to 1987. Imported from the U.S.

Main St., Burdett, AB, Canada
From Crowsnest Hwy/Alberta Route 3 turn north onto the only road into town. You'll see the System immediately on your right.
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First Pivot Irrigation System in Canada.

First Pivot Irrigation System in Canada

The first pivot irrigation system was introduced to Canada by Donald and Wyman Campbell, who moved to the area from Nebraska during 1962. The system was in operation by May 1962 and was used continuously for 25 years.

[Jon Morgan, 06/29/2018]

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