James G. Murphy Sale Breaks Records in Kenmore, Wash.

📅   Wed June 21, 2017 - West Edition #13


Jeff Storey stands proudly after winning the bid on this 3,000 gal. watertruck/fire tender.
Jeff Storey stands proudly after winning the bid on this 3,000 gal. watertruck/fire tender.
Jeff Storey stands proudly after winning the bid on this 3,000 gal. watertruck/fire tender.
The crowd gathers to bid on a mix of heavy equipment that was up for auction on June 10.
It was standing room only on a record-setting day in Kenmore, Wash.
Drone pilot Mike Smith provided some great aerial photos and video of a full yard.
Mike Smith, drone pilot, captures the variety of equipment up for sale.
The crowd sees one of four John Deere 624H wheel loaders sold at the auction.

On June 10, the James G. Murphy Company had a record-setting day at its auction site in Kenmore, Wash. This auction had something for everybody. The weather was great and the crowd was amazing.

The auction featured 18 dump trucks; 19 pup trailers; four Vactor trucks; and a 2008, 600-hp Peterbilt heavy haul truck.

Other notable machines for sale were eight excavators, including a Hitachi ZX450LC and a Hitachi ZX200-3; four John Deere 424H wheel loaders; two Komatsu D65PX-15 dozers; 13 classic John Deere tractors; 12 boats; and a massive assortment of equipment.

More than 200 vehicles, hand tools, power tools and other items also were available for auction.

The next sale will be on Aug. 5 at 9 a.m. in Kenmore, Wash.

For more information, visit murphyauction.com.

CEG