Jeff Martin Auctioneers Inc. held an auction Oct. 25 in Trento, Mich., just south of Detroit.
The auction, held at Garden City Rental Company, was conducted as a seasonal fleet reduction for the company, as well as others, and featured a wide range of construction and paving equipment, trucks, trailers and shop and support equipment.
The auction drew a crowd of enthusiastic bidders, largely from Michigan and surrounding states, while also attracting active online bidding.
Founded in 2009, Jeff Martin Auctioneers has a permanent, 25-acre auction facility with a climate-controlled indoor stadium seating arena located 15 miles south of Hattiesburg, Miss., and another location in Stanton, Texas. It also conducts auctions at customer locations throughout the United States.
Jeff Martin Auctioneers has a three-day fall public auction scheduled for Nov. 8 to 10 in Brooklyn (Hattiesburg), Miss. Live and online bidding will be offered all three days and will feature construction equipment, heavy trucks, farm equipment, attachments, vehicles and related items.
Auctioneer Greg Zuiderveen calls out the bids.
Father and son team Zack and Sabah Wazeer of American Empire Equipment were hoping to place a winning bid on the Caterpillar 350D LC excavator.
Ed Swanson (L) of Ed’s Asphalt is joined by Charles Owens of Owens Fence as he reviews the paving equipment up for bid at the auction.
Zeph Johnson of JJ’s Construction tries out a Bobcat E35 compact excavator at the auction.
Brothers Tom (L) and Ted Weigienka of Quint Plumbing & Heating discuss a Bobcat T590 compact track loader.
Mark Lehman (L) and Robert Kuchinski of Gibraltar Construction Company were on hand to take in the auction activities.
Eric Raupp of Raupp Brothers Garden Center was looking for landscaping equipment at the auction.