More Than 400 Attend Chicago Cat Auction Services Sale

Thu August 15, 2013 - Midwest Edition
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Larry O’Neill (L), Patten Cat, welcomes Larry Lindahl of Lindahl Brothers to the July 31 auction.
Larry O’Neill (L), Patten Cat, welcomes Larry Lindahl of Lindahl Brothers to the July 31 auction.
Larry O’Neill (L), Patten Cat, welcomes Larry Lindahl of Lindahl Brothers to the July 31 auction. Dan Plote, president of Plote Construction Inc., with Garrett Patten, president, Patten CAT. Old friends Richard Longbottom (L), Caterpillar Inc,. and Dean Adsit, Nortrax, got a chance to catch up at the auction. (L-R): Rich Evans, Cat Auction Services, Mike Farshchi, Capital Cement, and John Loftus, Patten CAT, discuss the auction prior to the start of the sale. Luke Mueller (R), Patten CAT, shows the Cat iron at the sale to Don Cook of Cook Equipment Co. This Cat 320B excavator got the attention of John Hagan of Landview Excavating. Looking over this Cat 314CL is Paul Hagan of Landview Excavating. (L-R): Jim Finlon, American Equipment LLC; Hank Spies, Milton CAT; Tom Jamieson, Cat Auction Services and Bart Rhea, BKBC Machinery, compare some notes prior to the start of the sale. Terry North (L), Patten CAT, used equipment manager, answers some questions about the sale from Mike Goffinet, Goffinet Equipment. Rick Albin, president, Cat Auction Services with MacAllister Machinery Co. Inc.’s L.T. Miller and Used Equipment Manager Billy Campbell.

More than 400 people attended the Patten CAT hosted Cat Auction Services sale on July 31 in Chicago, Ill.

Approximately 30 percent of the equipment was sold to online buyers at the $5 million auction.