Musk's Company Talks Tunnel Project Near Stadium

Ritchie Bros. Auctions Off More Than 1,200 Lots in Atlanta

Tue June 29, 2010 - Southeast Edition
CEG


Looking over some of the JCB machines in the auction lineup, including this 550 Loadall, (L-R) are Scott George, Walter Reardon, Tony Reardon and Larry Welch, all of Low Country Machinery in Savannah, Ga.
Looking over some of the JCB machines in the auction lineup, including this 550 Loadall, (L-R) are Scott George, Walter Reardon, Tony Reardon and Larry Welch, all of Low Country Machinery in Savannah, Ga.
Looking over some of the JCB machines in the auction lineup, including this 550 Loadall, (L-R) are Scott George, Walter Reardon, Tony Reardon and Larry Welch, all of Low Country Machinery in Savannah, Ga. Interested in bidding on some loaders to put into the recycling business are Bryan Krommendyk (L) of Allegan County Excavating Svc., Holland, Mich., and Fred Waters of Keiffer Auto & Truck, Navarre, Ohio. Working over the controls of a Caterpillar D6N LGP is Randy Raynor of Milam’s Equipment Sales, Danville, Va. Hoping to catch a bargain or two on machines at the Ritchie Bros. sale are Lee Mashburn (L) and Jerry Hawthorne, both of Mashburn Equipment Sales & Rentals, Ringgold, Ga. Three generations of the Couch family were on hand checking out some of the excavators, including this Caterpillar 330DL. (L-R): Pacey Couch, Jackie Couch and Jeremy Couch of Couch Demolition, Carrollton, Ga. Harry Hurley (L) and Boyd Blanchard, both of Blanchard Machinery, Columbia, S.C., had several pieces of equipment of interest to inspect and to consider bidding on. A nice selection of Hitachi Zaxis 450LCs went on the auction block in Atlanta. Browsing a broad range of machines, including this John Deere 450CLC, (L-R) are Jason Chandler of Southern Gardens, Monroe, Ga.; Bryan Powell, Pro Seeding Inc., Conyers, Ga.; and Pat Drumm, The Stables at Apalachee, Apalachee, Ga.

More than 1,250 registered bidders participated in-person and online at the Ritchie Bros. multi-million dollar unreserved auction on June 17 in Atlanta, Ga.

Bidders came from 36 countries, including 48 U.S. states and all 10 Canadian provinces. More than 1,200 lots were sold in the public auction to buyers from as far away as Venezuela, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Panama, Malaysia and China. More than 70 percent of equipment sold in the auction left the state.

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