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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 retur...


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