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Equipment Fleets Expand for New Season of Work As Bidders Flock to Yoder & Frey's Four-Day Florida Auction

Wed February 20, 2019 - Midwest Edition #4
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Yoder & Frey held its four-day Florida Auctions Feb. 13 to Feb. 16 in Kissimmee, Fla.

  • Day 1, Feb. 13, featured ATVs, brooms, sweepers, rollers, telehandlers, skid steers and attachments, backhoes, wheel loaders and forestry equipment;
  • Day 2, Feb. 14, going on the auction block were site dumpers, articulated dumpers, motorgraders, trenchers, generators, dozers, crushers, screeners, lifts, cranes and engines;
  • Day 3, Feb. 15, bidders vied for mini-excavators, six-ton excavators, 10-ton excavators, wheeled excavators, 20-ton excavators, new and used buckets, hammers, and excavator parts and attachments; and
  • Day 4, Feb. 16, featured forklifts, dump trucks, cars, pickups, trucks, water wagons/water trucks, tractors, trailers, lowboys, telehandler parts, containers, truck and trailer parts, compressors and farm machinery. CEG
This Barford trommel screen is an example of the brand new aggregate equipment that was available at the Yoder & Frey auctions.
This Barford trommel screen is an example of the brand new aggregate equipment that was available at the Yoder & Frey auctions.

Each year, Yoder & Frey features the largest selection of machine engines available anywhere in the world.
Each year, Yoder & Frey features the largest selection of machine engines available anywhere in the world.

An added feature to this year’s auction allowed customers to bid on small lots from the comfort of an indoor setting.
An added feature to this year’s auction allowed customers to bid on small lots from the comfort of an indoor setting.

A huge crowd of bidders from across the country kept the bidding activity lively.
A huge crowd of bidders from across the country kept the bidding activity lively.

Late-model, low-hour asphalt compactors cross the ramp looking for new homes.
Late-model, low-hour asphalt compactors cross the ramp looking for new homes.

The Yoder & Frey team of auctioneers keeps bidding running quickly and smoothly.
The Yoder & Frey team of auctioneers keeps bidding running quickly and smoothly.

The annual Yoder & Frey Florida Auctions included a wide selection of excavators.
The annual Yoder & Frey Florida Auctions included a wide selection of excavators.

The multi-day sale featured thousands of lots; this particular day featured attachments and tires.
The multi-day sale featured thousands of lots; this particular day featured attachments and tires.

Tim Schipper of EXP Equipment Wholesalers, Mears, Mich., inspects a few tires that suited his needs and he planned to bid on them.
Tim Schipper of EXP Equipment Wholesalers, Mears, Mich., inspects a few tires that suited his needs and he planned to bid on them.

Josh (L) and Tom Schott of Sebring, Fla, are enjoying the Yoder & Frey auction with their dog, Diesel.
Josh (L) and Tom Schott of Sebring, Fla, are enjoying the Yoder & Frey auction with their dog, Diesel.

Inspecting a late-model Volvo excavator (L-R) are Bill Dunbar, president of Dunbar Construction, Littleton, Maine; Ken Moran, owner of K.T. Moran & Son in Littleton, Maine; and Albert Fitzpatrick, also of Dunbar Construction.
Inspecting a late-model Volvo excavator (L-R) are Bill Dunbar, president of Dunbar Construction, Littleton, Maine; Ken Moran, owner of K.T. Moran & Son in Littleton, Maine; and Albert Fitzpatrick, also of Dunbar Construction.

Compact excavators cross over the auction ramp during the Yoder & Frey auction.
Compact excavators cross over the auction ramp during the Yoder & Frey auction.

A crawler dozer is steam cleaned before it goes over the ramp.
A crawler dozer is steam cleaned before it goes over the ramp.

Bidders await the next machine to roll over the ramp.
Bidders await the next machine to roll over the ramp.

James Leman of ATP Precision Paving, Traverse City, Mich., considers adding this Case excavator to his fleet.
James Leman of ATP Precision Paving, Traverse City, Mich., considers adding this Case excavator to his fleet.

Teddy McKeon, executive publisher of Construction Equipment Guide, tests his excavation skills.
Teddy McKeon, executive publisher of Construction Equipment Guide, tests his excavation skills.

This year’s Yoder & Frey sale featured an exceptional lineup of excavators ranging in size from compact to 100,000 lbs.
This year’s Yoder & Frey sale featured an exceptional lineup of excavators ranging in size from compact to 100,000 lbs.

Jim Davis and his son, Chris, from Prospect, Conn., have been attending the Yoder & Frey sale since its inception 45 years ago.
Jim Davis and his son, Chris, from Prospect, Conn., have been attending the Yoder & Frey sale since its inception 45 years ago.

Doug Ryan of Ryan Auctions closely monitors the very strong bidding activity at this year’s sale.
Doug Ryan of Ryan Auctions closely monitors the very strong bidding activity at this year’s sale.

This Caterpillar D7 was among the many late-model used crawlers to cross the ramp at this year’s sale.
This Caterpillar D7 was among the many late-model used crawlers to cross the ramp at this year’s sale.

Large monitors keep bidders informed of the current bid.
Large monitors keep bidders informed of the current bid.

Adam Kenny (L) of Sand Science and his father, Jerry Kenny, dealers of quality aggregate products based in South Carolina, check out the wide selection of portable aggregate plants at the Yoder & Frey sale.
Adam Kenny (L) of Sand Science and his father, Jerry Kenny, dealers of quality aggregate products based in South Carolina, check out the wide selection of portable aggregate plants at the Yoder & Frey sale.

With dieselsales.com, Ritchie Angst and Faith Gossage Angst answered questions about replacement diesel engines and diesel parts at the Yoder & Frey auctions.
With dieselsales.com, Ritchie Angst and Faith Gossage Angst answered questions about replacement diesel engines and diesel parts at the Yoder & Frey auctions.