Volunteers refurbish antique header box
Last updated 7/18/2023 at 9:16am
RITZVILLE - Stop by the Railroad Depot Museum and you'll see a variety of antique farm implements available for viewing by curious city slickers and modern-day agricultural workers alike.
You'll find a snow plow, right-lap plow, one-bottom plow, two-bottom plow, even a foot-burner plow - all dated from the late 1800s to early 1900s.
Other implements have more mysterious names. For example, what in the world is a "duck foot cultivator"? How about a "slip weeder"?
Unfortunately, many of these historic treasures, exposed to the elements year after year, deteriorate - some to the point of no...