News about Wheel lines and Pivot Systems

Thunderbird Irrigation of Idaho is a manufacturer of the Thunderbird Wheelines that are sold throughout the country. Thunderbird Wheelines are known for their End-Drive Wheel-line System. Thunderbird Irrigation has moved from it's California facility to a newly expanded facility in Idaho and is operating under the name Thunderbird Irrigation of Idaho.

Thunderbird is a Lateral Wheeline, or basically irrigation pipes that move on wheels. It is powered by an End-Drive, versus a Center-Drive, system which requires only a gas powered engine on the end of the system. Low Labor, Low Operating Costs, and Low Maintenance make it one of the most cost effective systems for mechanized water delivery.

Thunderbird Wheelines
Cost Effective Design Features


Lightweight Wheel design:
helps to minimize crop damage without sacrificing traction.