Bidders Brave Howling Winds at Wolfe Sale in Frederick

Tue December 29, 2009 - Northeast Edition
Construction Equipment Guide

Jack Slimmer, independent contractor of Myersville, Md., looks to take home a few tires.
Jack Slimmer, independent contractor of Myersville, Md., looks to take home a few tires.
Jack Slimmer, independent contractor of Myersville, Md., looks to take home a few tires. Like all the other bidders, Dave Folcomer, president and CEO of Folcomer Equipment, Aberdeen, Md., battled the cold weather. Ready to bid on this Cat D5G is independent contractor Anna Marie Beaton of Harrisburg, Pa. Before the earthmoving equipment goes up for bid, Joe Foltz, president of Foltz Brothers, Edinburgh, Va., checks out this Case 1150. Eddie Suptin, president of Eddie Suptin Construction, Winchester, Va., gets the feel for this Bobcat D300. Hitachi and Case excavators await new owners at Wolfe’s recent auction in Frederick, Md. From the shelter of a tent, bidders vie for this Ford wheel loader.

Wolfe Auctions held a sale Dec. 11 at the Frederick Fairgrounds in Frederick, Md.

While contending with a blustery day and temperatures in low 20s, bidders battled each other for a wide variety of tires, gen sets, attachments and parts as well as a nice selection of skid steers, dozers and excavators.