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Alex Lyon & Son Begins Annual Florida Auction Buying Spree

Wed February 13, 2019 - West Edition #4
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Alex Lyon & Son held its annual Florida Auctions from Feb. 2 through Feb. 10 in Kissimmee, Fla.

*Video Credit - John Anderson and Kyle Blaney with Proxibid.

The nine-day auction featured a wide variety of equipment types each day, including, but not limited to:

  • Recreational and utility vehicles, generators, skid steer attachments on Day 1;
  • Survey equipment, several new tagalongs & utility trailers, several mini-hydraulic excavators and skid steers on Day 2;
  • Boom and scissor lifts, landscape equipment, several mini-hydraulic excavators, trench boxes and new tools and support equipment on Day 3;
  • Agricultural — utility — compact and loader landscape tractors, concrete equipment, utility carts, chippers and stump grinders and agricultural attachments on Day 4;
  • Rough-terrain cranes, carry deck — hydraulic truck cranes, tower cranes, crawler cranes, hydraulic pile drivers and crane accessories on Day 5;
  • Rubber-tired loaders, tractor loader backhoes, motor scrapers, motorgraders, articulated haul trucks, straight haul trucks and asphalt and vibratory rollers on Day 6;
  • Hydraulic excavators, rubber-tired hydraulic excavators, scrap handling excavators, crawler tractors, crawler loaders, pipe layers, and tractor loader backhoes on Day 7;
  • Dump trucks (tri-tandem-single), truck tractors, cab and chassis, rolloff trucks, rollback trucks, bucket trucks, cement mixer trucks, refuse trucks, military tanks, military trucks, pickup trucks and utility trucks on Day 8; and
  • Recreational and utility vehicles, compact construction equipment, generators, pumps, tires and more than 1,000 attachments on Day 9. CEG
A great lineup of small and mid-sized Caterpillar excavators was available on the seventh day of the nine-day sale.
A great lineup of small and mid-sized Caterpillar excavators was available on the seventh day of the nine-day sale.

Wayne Milam of Milam Equipment Sales, Southerland, Va., checks out this John Deere 750J LGP dozer.
Wayne Milam of Milam Equipment Sales, Southerland, Va., checks out this John Deere 750J LGP dozer.

(L-R): Joe Panbianco, Aaron Reicherts and Bud Pecoy, all of Mid Country Machinery, with offices in Iowa and Syracuse, N.Y., are ready to enjoy the great weather and auction
(L-R): Joe Panbianco, Aaron Reicherts and Bud Pecoy, all of Mid Country Machinery, with offices in Iowa and Syracuse, N.Y., are ready to enjoy the great weather and auction

Keith Baughman (L) of Baughman Trucking & Excavating, Holcombe, Wis., stands with Dean Adsit of Alex Lyon & Son.
Keith Baughman (L) of Baughman Trucking & Excavating, Holcombe, Wis., stands with Dean Adsit of Alex Lyon & Son.

Andy Calder (L) of Andy Calder Excavating and Wilburn Archer of Archer Bulk Carriers, both from Ontario, Canada, stand in front of a John Deere 644J wheel loader.
Andy Calder (L) of Andy Calder Excavating and Wilburn Archer of Archer Bulk Carriers, both from Ontario, Canada, stand in front of a John Deere 644J wheel loader.

Relaxing in a Caterpillar 420F backhoe is Ed Dolan of San Antonio, Texas.
Relaxing in a Caterpillar 420F backhoe is Ed Dolan of San Antonio, Texas.

(L-R): Jeff Walker of Walker Grading, Steve Smith of Temple Grading Construction and Alex Moss of Yellow Dog Grading, Lillington, N.C.
(L-R): Jeff Walker of Walker Grading, Steve Smith of Temple Grading Construction and Alex Moss of Yellow Dog Grading, Lillington, N.C.

Bryan Smith of Logan Construction, Rushylvania, Ohio, considers this Komatsu WA480 wheel loader.
Bryan Smith of Logan Construction, Rushylvania, Ohio, considers this Komatsu WA480 wheel loader.

Todd Mobley (L), Adam Spragen (third from L), Tate Mobley (R), all of Logan Construction, Rushylvania, Ohio, stand with Dean Schettino of Smart Credit.
Todd Mobley (L), Adam Spragen (third from L), Tate Mobley (R), all of Logan Construction, Rushylvania, Ohio, stand with Dean Schettino of Smart Credit.

(L-R): Joe Panbianco, Aaron Reicherts and Bud Pecoy, all of Mid Country Machinery, with offices in Iowa and Syracuse, N.Y., are ready to enjoy the great weather and auction.
(L-R): Joe Panbianco, Aaron Reicherts and Bud Pecoy, all of Mid Country Machinery, with offices in Iowa and Syracuse, N.Y., are ready to enjoy the great weather and auction.

Mike Munroe (R) of Valley Transportation Services, Grand Meadow, Minn., works the logistics for transporting one of his customer’s purchases at the auction.
Mike Munroe (R) of Valley Transportation Services, Grand Meadow, Minn., works the logistics for transporting one of his customer’s purchases at the auction.

The Neville family enjoyed the Alex Lyon & Son auctions. Standing in the front are Kirk Gordon (L) and Jameson Neville, and standing in the back (L-R) are John Neville, Triston Gordon and Jake Neville, all of John E. Neville Excavating, Goffstown, N.H.
The Neville family enjoyed the Alex Lyon & Son auctions. Standing in the front are Kirk Gordon (L) and Jameson Neville, and standing in the back (L-R) are John Neville, Triston Gordon and Jake Neville, all of John E. Neville Excavating, Goffstown, N.H.

(L-R): Chad Ketelsen, Jack Lyon and Dean Adsit, all of Alex Lyon & Son, are ready for a successful nine days of auctions.
(L-R): Chad Ketelsen, Jack Lyon and Dean Adsit, all of Alex Lyon & Son, are ready for a successful nine days of auctions.

You never know from year to year 
what entertainment Jack Lyon will provide
 at the annual Kissimmee auction.  Construction Equipment Guide’s Southeast Sales Representative Rich Olivier (C) became part of the act and we can
 report was not hit by a juggler.
You never know from year to year what entertainment Jack Lyon will provide at the annual Kissimmee auction. Construction Equipment Guide’s Southeast Sales Representative Rich Olivier (C) became part of the act and we can report was not hit by a juggler.

Tollie Young (L), Creekview Corporation, Orlando, Fla., and Lexington, Ky., and Bill Yurkovic, corporate used equipment manager, Cleveland Brothers, Harrisburg, Pa., take in the auction and the Florida sun.
Tollie Young (L), Creekview Corporation, Orlando, Fla., and Lexington, Ky., and Bill Yurkovic, corporate used equipment manager, Cleveland Brothers, Harrisburg, Pa., take in the auction and the Florida sun.

Stephanie Ospina of GLT Logistics, Miami, Fla. GLT provides heavy hauling services.
Stephanie Ospina of GLT Logistics, Miami, Fla. GLT provides heavy hauling services.

Several long reach excavators were auctioned off on day seven of the Alex Lyon & Son 26th annual Kissimmee, Fla., sale.
Several long reach excavators were auctioned off on day seven of the Alex Lyon & Son 26th annual Kissimmee, Fla., sale.

(L-R): Ken Byrd, Yoshi Tanaka and Chuck Norman brought out a great display of new products from Morooka, Fiori and Dominion Rubber Tracks to the Alex Lyon sale.
(L-R): Ken Byrd, Yoshi Tanaka and Chuck Norman brought out a great display of new products from Morooka, Fiori and Dominion Rubber Tracks to the Alex Lyon sale.

(L-R): Sean Jordan and Guy Selinka of Streamline Financial Services, Atlanta, Ga., speak with Tony Jensen of Pretty Damn Quick (PDQ) Construction, St. George, Utah, about his equipment financing needs.
(L-R): Sean Jordan and Guy Selinka of Streamline Financial Services, Atlanta, Ga., speak with Tony Jensen of Pretty Damn Quick (PDQ) Construction, St. George, Utah, about his equipment financing needs.

Finding a great shady spot and a seat at the auction are Luis De Jesus Santana (L) of Unlimited Services, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and John Mitchell, retired contractor from Long Island, NY.
Finding a great shady spot and a seat at the auction are Luis De Jesus Santana (L) of Unlimited Services, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and John Mitchell, retired contractor from Long Island, NY.

Inspecting a John Deere 644K of interest are Ralph Borwegen (L) and Jonathan Borewegen of Borwegen Trucking & Excavation, Greenville, N.Y.
Inspecting a John Deere 644K of interest are Ralph Borwegen (L) and Jonathan Borewegen of Borwegen Trucking & Excavation, Greenville, N.Y.

(L-R): Leland Martin, Clay Trucking, Denver, Pa.; Enos Weaver, Weaver Trucking, New Holland, Pa.; and Mel Hurst, Hurst Excavating, Ephrata, Pa., talk about a Caterpillar 930K they’re all interested in.
(L-R): Leland Martin, Clay Trucking, Denver, Pa.; Enos Weaver, Weaver Trucking, New Holland, Pa.; and Mel Hurst, Hurst Excavating, Ephrata, Pa., talk about a Caterpillar 930K they’re all interested in.

(L-R): Reece Abele, his dad, Jeff Abele, and Lou Taylor of Abele Truck & Equipment, Albany, N.Y., enjoy some warm, sunny days in Florida as they looked for equipment to buy.
(L-R): Reece Abele, his dad, Jeff Abele, and Lou Taylor of Abele Truck & Equipment, Albany, N.Y., enjoy some warm, sunny days in Florida as they looked for equipment to buy.

Putting a big Caterpillar D8K to the test is Charles Heuerman of Casey Stone Company, Casey, Ill.
Putting a big Caterpillar D8K to the test is Charles Heuerman of Casey Stone Company, Casey, Ill.

Another extensive selection of dozers went on the auction block at the Alex Lyon & Son sale.
Another extensive selection of dozers went on the auction block at the Alex Lyon & Son sale.