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Contractors Bid on Machines During Alex Lyon Auction

Tue May 28, 2013 - Southeast Edition
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Dan McHugh of Brookside Equipment Sales in Massachusetts gave the row of excavators a hard look.
Dan McHugh of Brookside Equipment Sales in Massachusetts gave the row of excavators a hard look.
Dan McHugh of Brookside Equipment Sales in Massachusetts gave the row of excavators a hard look. Jack Lyon runs the auction. Tim Shaw of Shaw & Holter Inc. in Lancaster, Ohio, looks for a deal. Ben Anderson and Jerry Dakin want an excavator for their farming operation. Abraham Portalatin considers the Komatsu mini-excavator. John Cumberland of Superior Ideas in Debary, Fla., inspects three national boom trucks. Neil and Donna Bailey of BTS Equipment in Charleston, S.C., look for a bargain. John Helton and J. W. Fulwood from Plant City, Fla., came to buy and sell equipment. Bill Keefe of Triple E Equipment shops the inventory.

Alex Lyon & Son held an auction May 15 in Kissimmee, Fla. The auction featured construction equipment, support attachments, aerials and forklifts from Neff Rentals, Hertz Equipment Rentals and United Rentals. Contractors had the chance to bid on two articulated haul trucks; ten hydraulic excavators; a motorgrader and motor scrapers; rough terrain tractors; three boom trucks; and much more.