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Fri December 10, 2010 - Midwest Edition
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Travis Wood (L) of Wood Brothers Blacktop, Princeton, Minn., and Clarence Tulp of Kirshman Excavating, Cambridge, Minn., take a close look at this Cat track machine.
Travis Wood (L) of Wood Brothers Blacktop, Princeton, Minn., and Clarence Tulp of Kirshman Excavating, Cambridge, Minn., take a close look at this Cat track machine.
Travis Wood (L) of Wood Brothers Blacktop, Princeton, Minn., and Clarence Tulp of Kirshman Excavating, Cambridge, Minn., take a close look at this Cat track machine. Perry Langer of Langer Tree Service, Vadnais Heights, Minn., considers this 260 hp Rotochopper. Ryan Fenzel of Kirschman Excavating, Cambridge, Minn., looks over this Cat D6R LGP dozer. Brian Bourdeaux of Bourdeaux Enterprises, Princeton, Minn., is on the look out for a good deal on lowboys and Peterbilts. Jerry Regnier of Lametti & Sons, Hugo, Minn., braves the cold to give this Hitachi Zaxis 450LC excavator a test run. North central Wildfire Logging & Landclearing had Bruce Hoppe of Stacey, Minn., on the lookout for a horizontal grinder and this Cat 345B excavator. Chris Mann (L) and brother Jason of KLM Farms, North Branch, Minn., are interested in this snow-covered 15 yd. Peterbilt. Taking a break from the cold, Terry Morrell (L) of Morrell Enterprises, Elk River, Minn., and Todd Robinson of Allstate Peterbilt, South St. Paul, Minn., check out items up for bid on the big screen.

Cat Auction Services held a Twin Cities auction Dec. 1 in Columbus, Minn. More than 130 items were up for bidding including equipment from Caterpillar, Pettibone, Hyster, Case, Hitachi, Towmaster and Peterbilt.

A 2004 Cat 740 SN AXM01405 articulated truck, a 2004 Cat 740 SN AXM01404 articulated truck and a 2006 Cat D6R LGP III track type tractor all went for an auction high $165,000 each.