Rollers, soil compaction, Western Australia
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A very serviceable compacting roller can be constructed at little expense by using discarded truck tyres.
The roller described here has an overall width of 5 ft. 3 in. and carries seven 9.00 x 24 semi-trailer tyres which had been discarded when the treads were worn smooth.
Western, V E.
"A useful farm-made roller,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 1:
3, Article 16.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol1/iss3/16