Nitke Auctions Holds 54th Annual Fall Sale in Wausau, Wis.

Wed October 30, 2019 - Midwest Edition #22
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Heavy construction and forestry equipment, trucks, trailers and much more were on the block at Nitke Auctions' 54th Annual fall sale. The auction was held Oct. 25 and 26 at the Nitke Auction Center in Wausau, Wis.

In total,1,283 in-person bidders and 2,021 online bidders participated in the auction and chose from thousands of items during the two-day sale, including dozers, skid steers, lifts, heavy trucks, air compressors, vintage tillage/planting equipment, attachments and more. CEG

John Mashak of Mashak Construction checks the undercarriage of this Cat D5C dozer.
John Mashak of Mashak Construction checks the undercarriage of this Cat D5C dozer.

Dave Bitter of Bitter Construction inspects this Bobcat S750 skid steer.
Dave Bitter of Bitter Construction inspects this Bobcat S750 skid steer.

Father and son team, Todd (L) and Ryan Thurs, owners of Thurs Logging in Athens, Wis., came to see if they could take home some equipment for their logging operation.
Father and son team, Todd (L) and Ryan Thurs, owners of Thurs Logging in Athens, Wis., came to see if they could take home some equipment for their logging operation.

Bryce Hansen, CEO of Hansen Auction Group, reviews the conditions of the auction prior to the start of the annual two-day sale in Wausau, Wis.
Bryce Hansen, CEO of Hansen Auction Group, reviews the conditions of the auction prior to the start of the annual two-day sale in Wausau, Wis.

David (L) and Glen Schultz of Lakeview Maintenance and Ponds Plus have been coming to the annual auction for many years. Today, they are looking over the track skid steers.
David (L) and Glen Schultz of Lakeview Maintenance and Ponds Plus have been coming to the annual auction for many years. Today, they are looking over the track skid steers.

Dave Williquette (L) and Donny Schwartz, both of Badgerland Demolition and Earthworks, look over the iron at Nitke’s 54th annual auction.
Dave Williquette (L) and Donny Schwartz, both of Badgerland Demolition and Earthworks, look over the iron at Nitke’s 54th annual auction.

Checking the engine of this Cat 279C skid steer is Ray Wingert of Ray’s Machinery and Auto.
Checking the engine of this Cat 279C skid steer is Ray Wingert of Ray’s Machinery and Auto.

Auctioneer Don Bleich revs up the crowd on day one of the annual two-day sale.
Auctioneer Don Bleich revs up the crowd on day one of the annual two-day sale.