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Yoder & Frey Holds 40th Annual Kissimmee Auction

This LeeBoy 8616 drew a lot of attention in the display area.
Bill Folson, Folson Services Inc., St. Cloud, Fla., was looking for a skid steer loader and some attachments.
Tom Anderson of G & J Tree Clearing and Excavation, Holland, Ohio, is waiting for the auction to get to the Bobcat he has picked out.
Eddie Curry of Big Red Landscaping travelled from the Bahamas to find some equipment to take back with him.
Dina (L) and Ed Vitale had the cart that everyone kept away from.
This Hitachi extended reach excavator got a long, hard look (L-R) from Brando Mabry, Al Curtis and Joel Butler of J.E. Butler LLC in Brewer, Maine. They are looking for a machine for their demolition business.
John Thornhill, future CEO of Thornhill Equipment, Hattiesburg Miss., had a 12-and-a-half-hour drive to come see the huge number of equipment for sale, including this Case 580L TLB.
The ringmen at the Yoder & Frey sale are kept on their toes selling thousands of lots to hundreds of bidders each day.
What color skid steer do you want? Bobcat, New Holland, Case, John Deere, JCB — Yoder & Frey has them all.
This contingent from Michigan is restocking their equipment fleet. (L-R) are Bill Rondeau, Spruce, Mich.; Bill O'Neal, Hillman, Mich., and Al Bartow, Alpena, Mich.
Daniel Long (L), president of Daniel Long LLC, Black Creek, N.Y., checks out this Cat 416 with his friend and NYS Trooper K-9 patrol Dean Nolte, Cuba, N.Y.
An important part of the Yoder & Frey behind-the-scenes team (L-R) are Sharon Bernath, Tammy Vanalstine and Andrea Short.
Russell Demick (L) of Lucky’s Trailers is shown Talbert Trailers’ latest and greatest trailer offerings from Russell Losh of Talbert Trailers.
(L-R): Finley Paving’s Jonathan Finley, Erick Finley, Trey Finley and Lewis Finley, all from northern Virginia, look over the Gomaco GT 6200 Commander 2 they just picked up for $75,000.
Randy Sielig of Diesel Sales.com and Heavy Quip Inc., of Chicago, Ill., had a display tent set up along exhibitor row for the Yoder sale.
Proxibid’s Logistics Agent Brad Burke stopped by to hold this Grove RT855B in place for the auction.
Longtime CEG subscriber Jeff Gessner of Newton Asphalt Paving Inc., Strasburg, Ohio, eyes up the CHE dump trailer.
Eager Beaver Trailers was eager to show off its new 65 GSL with two-axle jeep and Nitro Booster. (L-R) are Kevin Ferringer, Christina Flowers, Randy Hall and Johnny Gomez of Eager Beaver.
Kent Hogeboom (L), Construction Equipment Guide’s sales manager, and LeeBoy’s Bryce Davis, general manager of sales of North America, spend a few moments discussing the show.

Yoder & Frey held its 40th annual Florida Auctions sale Feb. 10 to 17 in Kissimmee, Fla.

The seven-day auction featured hundreds of backhoes, wheel loaders, excavators, dozers, attachments and more. Attendance was strong as many bidders from all over the United States, including northerners who took a break from the harsh winter, planned to add some iron to their fleets in hopes for a busy 2014.