James Berg (L) and Ralph Travis, owner of B&B Dredging & Excavating Co., Waverly, Tenn., inspect a Cat M320 wheeled excavator they are interested in.
Ritchason Auctioneers Inc. kicked off the 2015 auction schedule with its annual spring sale at the company’s headquarters in Lebanon, Tenn., on March 21.
A large crowd of registered bidders was in attendance and vying for machines in the sale from more than 150 consigners. During the morning announcements, Ritchason Auctioneers announced it is establishing a Tampa, Fla., operation at the state fairgrounds on May 19. Scott Auger will be in charge of operations in the new Florida location. It also was announced that the next Lebanon, Tenn., sale has been set for June 20.
“We’re just blessed to have a beautiful day, a large crowd and we’re looking forward to starting the year off with a strong sale today,” said Daniel Pruitt, Ritchason Auctioneers.