Despite Weather, Murphy Auction Holds Successful Sale

More than 1,000 bidders were registered for the event.

📅   Wed December 30, 2015 - West Edition


Rain and wind can’t keep these hearty souls from looking over the equipment for sale.
Rain and wind can’t keep these hearty souls from looking over the equipment for sale.
Rain and wind can’t keep these hearty souls from looking over the equipment for sale.
The crowd gathers to bid on the next item up for sale.
The impressive preview of iron is lined up and ready for sale at James G. Murphy Auctioneers. 
These are just some of the many vehicles that will be auctioned off during the sale.
The dozers are lined up, waiting for their new own Customers have an array of lifts to choose from.
This buyer tries to choose among the many excavators that are available.
More than 150 service trucks and cars are among the items offered for sale. 
Loaders are among the equipment on the auc

Murphy Auction held a sale in Kenmore, Wash., on Dec. 5. More than 1,000 bidders were registered for the event.

Even with heavy rain and wind, hearty auction goers bid on excavators, dozers, wheel loaders, backhoes and forklifts. Also up for sale were rock trucks, tractor trucks and more than 150 service trucks and cars.

Customers spent big on excavators. One 2013 Cat 308E sold for $89,000, while a Hitachi ZX75UR-3 went for $79,000.