It's a workspace, certainly. There needs to be a place for everything and everything in its place. To some, it's a point of profit.
For Vernon Berens, however, his shop has evolved from a farm equipment maintenance base to a headquarters for his new hobby of collecting and restoring all kinds of things.
Berens retired from farming and teaching middle school science in his adopted hometown of Victoria, Kan. in 1993. He began restoring old farm tractors soon after. His collection of John Deere two cylinder tractors numbers over 20 dating from 1936 to 1956.