More Than 3,600 Participate in Ritchie’s Fort Worth Sale

Fri December 12, 2014 - West Edition
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The virtual bidding was hot and heavy on the trucks and trailers.
The virtual bidding was hot and heavy on the trucks and trailers.
The virtual bidding was hot and heavy on the trucks and trailers. Travis Dykes (L) and Clifford Montgomery of  FAAM Trucking in Crowley, Texas, plan to bid on this Freightliner. The registration line continued on into the afternoon. Paul and Anna Mae Hershberger, Hershberger Construction LLC in Delta, Colo., purchased this JLG lift along with four other pieces of equipment. A line of trucks makes their way to the bidding ramp. Walter Hight (L) and his son Walter Jr., H&H Construction in Mineral Wells, Texas, have been checking out this 921B CASE loader. United States Marine Corp Lance Corporal Kristen Wells and United States Marine Corporal John Solorzano of the Fort Worth Naval Air Station continue the tradition of the Toys for Tots Program in the Ritchie Bros. lobby. People donate an unwrapped toy and


More than 3,600 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Fort Worth, Texas, Dec. 3 to 4.

Bidders came from 52 countries, including all 50 U.S. states. Approximately 50 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Vietnam, Germany, Egypt, Malaysia, Panama, the United Arab Emirates and more. Online bidders purchased 48 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

The auction featured more than 3,100 equipment items, including 120 plus truck tractors and 50 plus excavators, as well as a large selection of crawler tractors, loader backhoes, hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, skid steer loaders, scissorlifts and more.

For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.