This pair of Liebherr 580 wheel loaders was sold to a contractor in eastern North Carolina who was going to put them to work loading trucks.
Ritchie Bros held a sale at its permanent drive- through facility in Statesville, N.C., on Sept. 28.
Many machines fetched higher-than-expected prices as 1,705 bidders competed on site and online for 940 lots. Bidders came from 49 U.S. states, 9 Canadian provinces and 42 foreign countries. Highlights included a 1997 Link-Belt LS138H, which sold for $240,000 and a 2007 Cat 328DLCR, which sold for $187,500.