Venn-Severin Well Pump for irrigation
N 32° 52.786 W 111° 45.277
12S E 429410 N 3638210
Quick Description: Here in the desert, water is everything.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 6/12/2010 11:02:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM91AF
Without irrigation, farming would not be possible in Arizona. To bring water up from the depths of the wells, pumps were needed. Early pumps relied on internal combustion engines as electricity was not available.
This engine is a 2 cylinder 140 horsepower Venn-Severin engine. It was used on a local farm from late 1930s into the 1950s.
Type of Equipment: well pump engine
Approximate age: 80 yrs old
Manufacturer and model: Venn-Severin
Still in Use?: No
Fee for Access: no
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