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Ron Bush, 78, of Bayport, stands in front (Credit: Jordan Gibbons)

Ron Bush, 78, of Bayport, stands in front of an old stable that stores a corn chopper, a 1951 Ferguson tractor and a 1951 Dodge truck. (Jan. 7, 2012)

Ron Bush and his farming museum

Ron Bush, 78, of has acquired thousands of farming tools and equipment to create a private farming museum on Long Island, which he maintains at Bush Farms in South Haven.

Ron Bush, 78, of Bayport, picks up a
(Credit: Jordan Gibbons)

Ron Bush, 78, of Bayport, picks up a milk bottle during one of his free tours at Bush Farms in Southhaven. The tours are by appointment only. (Jan. 7, 2012)

Trinkets that Ron and Nancy Bush have acquired
(Credit: Jordan Gibbons)

Trinkets that Ron and Nancy Bush have acquired from all over the world are placed on shelves along with milk bottles at Bush Farms in South Haven. (Jan. 7, 2012)

Breast drills are among the various tools collected
(Credit: Jordan Gibbons)

Breast drills are among the various tools collected by Ron Bush at Bush Farms in South Haven. (Jan. 7, 2012)

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Meghan Bush, 46, of Bayport, and her father,
(Credit: Jordan Gibbons)

Meghan Bush, 46, of Bayport, and her father, Ron Bush, 78, sit with their dogs, Sprot and Bronco, in front of the former Brookhaven Long Island Rail Road Freight Station at what used to be the Robinson Duck Farm. (Jan. 7, 2012)

Ron Bush, 78, of Bayport, stands in front
(Credit: Jordan Gibbons)

Ron Bush, 78, of Bayport, stands in front of an old stable that stores a corn chopper, a 1951 Ferguson tractor and a 1951 Dodge truck. (Jan. 7, 2012)

Thousands of tools are stored above the old
(Credit: Jordan Gibbons)

Thousands of tools are stored above the old diary barn at Bush Farms in South Haven. (Jan. 7, 2012)

Trinkets that Ron and Nancy Bush have acquired
(Credit: Jordan Gibbons)

Trinkets that Ron and Nancy Bush have acquired from all over the world are placed on shelves along with family memories at Bush Farms in South Haven. (Jan. 7, 2012)

Ron Bush, 78, of Bayport, starts up his
(Credit: Jordan Gibbons)

Ron Bush, 78, of Bayport, starts up his 1951 Ferguson tractor that is used every day for plowing at Bush Farms in South Haven. (Jan. 7, 2012)

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Ron Bush, 78, of Bayport demonstrates how the
(Credit: Jordan Gibbons)

Ron Bush, 78, of Bayport demonstrates how the plow from Ollie Demchek's farm in Calverton works. It dates to the early 1900s. (Jan. 7, 2012)

Thousands of tools are stored above the old
(Credit: Jordan Gibbons)

Thousands of tools are stored above the old diary barn at Bush Farms in South Haven. (Jan. 7, 2012)

Meghan Bush, 46, of Bayport, walks up the
(Credit: Jordan Gibbons)

Meghan Bush, 46, of Bayport, walks up the dirt road with her father's border collie, Bronco, at Bush Farms in South Haven. (Jan. 7, 2012)

Ron Bush, 78, of Bayport, shows off one
(Credit: Jordan Gibbons)

Ron Bush, 78, of Bayport, shows off one of his most prized possessions, a butter stamp from Dune Alpin Farm, an East Hampton farm that his uncle Abe Katz owned. (Jan. 7, 2012)

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