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Ritchie Bros. Holds Two-Day Sale in Fort Worth

Thu July 29, 2010 - West Edition
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Baron Burgess and his father, Barry of Barry Burgess Equipment in Kemp, Okla., listen closely to the auction prices.
Baron Burgess and his father, Barry of Barry Burgess Equipment in Kemp, Okla., listen closely to the auction prices.
Baron Burgess and his father, Barry of Barry Burgess Equipment in Kemp, Okla., listen closely to the auction prices. Phillip Coomer of Prairie Net in Springtown, Texas, is interested in this Vermeer ST750A pumping system. Eddie Strain of the Strain Ranch in Colorado City, Texas, may have a use for this Cat IT-28G for working with hay at the ranch David Windle (L) and Nathan Pennington with East Texas Grass and Stone in Winsboro, Texas, think this Cat DP 150 rough-terrain lift truck would be just the thing for moving pallets of grass and decorative stone. Stephen Bliznak and his father, Vincent of Bliznak Farms in Brenham, Texas, have just put this Lull 644D34 telescopic forklift through its paces. ason Wade, TSD Crane & Rigging in Fort Worth, Texas, will probably bid on this Xtreme 519 highlift. Tommy Clinch of Warren Cat in Oklahoma City, Okla., takes a “photo op” after checking the condition of this Cat D6D dozer Greg Braswell, Traktraders in Burleson, Texas, braves the intense Texas heat to look over this Cat D3G dozer. Ty Godwin and his father Charles of Long Creek Ranch in Charleston, Texas, think they can use this Cat D5B with the ROPS screen on their farm.

More than 2,950 registered bidders participated online and in-person at the Ritchie Bros. multi-million dollar auction July 15 and 16 in Fort Worth, Texas. The bidders came from 46 states, 42 countries and nine Canadian provinces.

More than 49 percent of the trucks and equipment (based on gross auction proceeds) went to buyers from outside the state. More than 3,000 lots were sold on auction day, including close to 500 camper trailers formerly owned by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and used to house victims of Hurricane Katrina

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