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Ritchie Bros. Holds Big Two-Day Auction in North Franklin

Mon August 06, 2018 - Northeast Edition #16
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Ritchie’s North Franklin, Conn., facility has a ramp that allows equipment to drive over while attendees can get a clear view of the machine in an air-conditioned, fully temperature-controlled building.
Ritchie’s North Franklin, Conn., facility has a ramp that allows equipment to drive over while attendees can get a clear view of the machine in an air-conditioned, fully temperature-controlled building.
Ritchie’s North Franklin, Conn., facility has a ramp that allows equipment to drive over while attendees can get a clear view of the machine in an air-conditioned, fully temperature-controlled building. Fred Vilsmeier (L) and Shane VanZant, both of Ritchie Bros., are ready for a successful auction in North Franklin, Conn. Ritchie’s indoor bidding area allows attendees to bid in the comfort of the temperature-controlled arena while the equipment is wheeled over the ramp outside. Standing in front a Komatsu 600 loader are Mike Hychko (L) and Tom Kenney of Water Development Corporation of Waterbury, Conn. Bryn Smith (L), owner of The N.I.C.E. Company in Hopedale, Mass., and Eric Jakubowicz of Brookside Equipment in Phillipston, Mass. Late model loaders, dozers and excavators filled the lots. There was an extensive fleet of on-road trucks, dumps and work trucks at the sale. Ritchie Bros. is proud to welcome 2017 international Auctioneer Champion, Dustin Rogers, to their team.

Ritchie Bros. hosted a big two-day sale June 22 and 23 at its North Franklin, Conn., facility. Heavy Iron filled the lots with an extensive fleet of excavators, dozers, loaders, backhoes, screeners, dump trucks, road trucks, aerial lifts and much more.

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