Large Selection of Iron Highlights Alex Lyon & Son Sale

Wed November 13, 2013 - Southeast Edition
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Kit Bock of Big Tree Landscaping and Irrigation Contractors, in Orlando, Fla., shops from a long list of equipment he needs.
Kit Bock of Big Tree Landscaping and Irrigation Contractors, in Orlando, Fla., shops from a long list of equipment he needs.
Kit Bock of Big Tree Landscaping and Irrigation Contractors, in Orlando, Fla., shops from a long list of equipment he needs. This 2006 Case 580M with an extendahoe went for $32,500. Karen and Roger Morris traveled from Lyns, Ga., hoping to pick up a lowboy for their salvage business. Glen Peters spends his time at the auction looking for a few trucks for his landscaping business Roger McHugh, president of Brookside Equipment, from Phillipston, Mass., looks for a few good buys. Jerry Rowland of Jerry Rowland Sales said that some of these backhoes may be going to Hazelhurst, Ga. Pablo DiMella (L) and Lisandro Gie hope to bring equipment back to Venezuela with them. Larry Peele (L) of Larry Peele Trucking and John Helton of Tractor World in Plant City, Fla., enjoy the beautiful day while they watched the bidding. Jack Lyon is hard at work at the auction. The crowd bids on a group of excavators.


A beautiful fall day in Kissimmee, Fla., and a great crowd helped make the Alex Lyon & Son Orlando auction a big success. A variety of equipment was available for sale including 41 hydraulic excavators; nine rubber-tired loaders; eight crawler tractors; and seven boom lifts, among others. Equipment manufacturers included Cat, Terex, Kobelco, Komatsu and Hitachi, among others.