Byline: CHARLIE PATTON
GREEN COVE SPRINGS -- In 1943 Bud Nelson found a bazooka that had fallen off a railroad car next to some tracks in Virginia.
That lost weapon became the beginning of a lifelong hobby for Nelson, now 76, who spent the next six decades collecting military memorabilia.
About a decade ago, Nelson said, his wife took a look at their overstuffed garage and asked: "What are you going to do with all this junk?"
The answer to that question is taking shape in a World War II-era Quonset hut in Reynolds Park, just outside Green Cove Springs.
Nelson is president and his fellow collector Herb Steigelman is curator of the …