Mike Hunyady keeps the bidding up at a fast past.
Hunyady Auction Company held a complete liquidation auction for Rootstown Excavating Inc. Nov. 4 in Brimfield, Ohio. Rootstown Excavating’s owner, Frank Easterling, had decided to close the operations and retire. Up for bid were hydraulic excavators, crawler tractors, rubber-tired loaders, vibratory and soil compactors, articulated end dumps, motorgrader and motor scrapers, tractor loader backhoes and skid steer loader and other equipment used by the company.
The auction drew a sizable crowd from the Ohio area as well as many from surrounding states. Bidding was active, bringing $13,000 for a 2000 NPK E210A hydraulic hammer while a 2002 Caterpillar 320CL hydraulic excavator and a 2002 John Deere 330CLC hydraulic excavator both went for $55,000 each.