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Cat Auction Services Holds Sale in Columbus, Minn.

Mon October 15, 2012 - Midwest Edition
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Jim Bjorklund (L) branch operations manager, Ziegler Cat, Columbus Minn., catches up with longtime customer Lee Meyer, shop and safety manager, Meyer Contracting.
Jim Bjorklund (L) branch operations manager, Ziegler Cat, Columbus Minn., catches up with longtime customer Lee Meyer, shop and safety manager, Meyer Contracting.
Jim Bjorklund (L) branch operations manager, Ziegler Cat, Columbus Minn., catches up with longtime customer Lee Meyer, shop and safety manager, Meyer Contracting. (L-R): Chris Rice, Ziegler Cat, Bloomington, Minn.; longtime customers Tony Frattalone, vice president of Frattalone Companies, St. Paul, Minn.; and Frank “the Original” Frattalone look over a selection of Cat dozers on hand, like this Cat D8N Butch of Barney’s Auto & Equipment out of Sioux Falls, S.D., holds onto his copy of CEG. All sporting their signature gold and black, numerous Cat Auction Services staff members were on hand to help with equipment and bidding questions attendees may have. Included in that number were Kirk Larson (L) territory manager, and Colt Ham, auction si Roy “Cowboy” Wendland, sales representative of General Equipment, Shakopee, Minn., looks over iron, such as this Cat D8T. Bidders watch the iron going on block via the big screen during the Columbus, Minn., auction at the Ziegler Cat facility. Hentges & Sons Inc., out of Jordan, Minn., had Johnny Hentges looking to expand his fleet.

Cat Auction Services held an auction Sept. 12 and 13 at the Ziegler Cat facility in Columbus, Minn.

Bidders chose from a variety of equipment, including a 2006 Caterpillar D10T dozer, a Cat 2001 966G wheel loader, a Cat 613CII scraper, a Fletcher roof bolter and much more.