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Iron Auction Group Holds Sale for Total Development in Acworth, Ga.

Thu July 08, 2021 - Southeast Edition #14

The Iron Auction Group auctioned off a nice selection of construction equipment, trucks, trailers and miscellaneous support equipment for Total Development Inc. in Acworth, Ga. The sale drew a terrific turnout of on-site registered bidders as well as a robust online bidding presence. After more than 35 years in utilities and site development work, Total Development Inc. owners Chris and David McConnell are retiring and put their equipment, trucks, trailers and support equipment in the hands of Iron Auction Group in order to sell off everything to the highest bidder.

"Even though I'm retiring, I will continue to do consulting work for other developers and of course, more fishing and hunting," said David McConnell His wife, Chris McConnell, said they enjoy making furniture and will spend more time woodworking. All-in-all, it sounds like this couple has a good handle on their plans for the golden years.

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Total Development Inc. owners Chris and David McConnell (C), flanked by the Iron Auction Group staffers, are ready and excited for a big sale day of machines, trucks, support equipment and tools in Acworth, Ga.
Discussing the McLaughlin Mighty Mole drilling machine about to be sold (L-R) are  Jared McGaffee of Iron Auction Group; and Russell, Terry and Dylan Lanning of Lanning Contracting, Cartersville, Ga.
Looking over one of the “stars of the show,” a 2018 Komatsu WA270 wheel loader, are Kerry Grindle (L) and Brett Johnson of Vertical Earth, Cumming, Ga.
A well-maintained machine, truck and support equipment lineup was what bidders found at this sale.
(L-R): The broad selection of attachments was of interest to  David and Scott Gilleland, and Robbie Worley of Clyde Gilleland Contractor Inc., Jasper ,Ga.
Brian Yancey of Contour Grading & Pipe, Loganville, Ga., registers early on sale day to bid on equipment that is “right up his alley” of work.
Interested in some of the yellow iron being sold (L-R) are Bobby Davis, KM Davis Contracting, Marietta, Ga.; and David and Lisa Lovern of Lovern Company, Powder Springs, Ga.
The guys in the ring kept this sale rolling with some fast-paced bidding.
A big crowd of registered bidders had already assembled as the sale began with auctioning of miscellaneous items and tools.

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