Alex Lyon & Son Holds Sale in Orlando

Fri December 25, 2009 - Southeast Edition
Construction Equipment Guide

J. W. Fulwood (L) and John Helton of Tractor World in Plant City, Fla., track the bidding through the rain showers.
J. W. Fulwood (L) and John Helton of Tractor World in Plant City, Fla., track the bidding through the rain showers.
J. W. Fulwood (L) and John Helton of Tractor World in Plant City, Fla., track the bidding through the rain showers. This 2003 Cat 430D loader backhoe from Ring Power’s rental fleet was headed to Mexico. The price was $28,000. Jack Lyon keep the bidding moving. Bidding moves briskly for these Bobcat skid steer loaders amid the rain showers. Darrell Rice of Rice Brothers Construction in Largo, Fla., wears the outfit of the day as he looks at a variety of equipment. Zack Watson came down from Apopka, Fla., to look over some of the skid steer loaders. Ernie Thibeault (L), owner of T-Quip, and his Orlando general manager, Roger Fisher, try to keep dry while looking over the equipment. Tim Wicker, owner of Tim Wicker Excavating, Orlando, Fla., is looking for bargains. (L-R): Bob Quigley from Lake City, Fla., came along for the ride as Buddy Parke and Red Schulte from Owlcreek Mining in Cooks Hammock, Fla., came to get themselves a tractor loader backhoe. This 2005 Bobcat S250 went for $11,500.

Alex Lyon & Son held an auction Dec. 10 in Orlando, Fla.

Rain showers kept the grounds and bidders wet, but the sale was well attended and more than 600 items went on the auction block.