Ritchie Bros. Hosts Morris, Ill., Multi-Million Dollar Sale

Fri June 06, 2014 - Midwest Edition
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Park Allison (L), used equipment manager of McAllister Equipment Co., catches up with Larry Lindahl, Lindahl Bros. Inc., prior to the auction.
Park Allison (L), used equipment manager of McAllister Equipment Co., catches up with Larry Lindahl, Lindahl Bros. Inc., prior to the auction.
Park Allison (L), used equipment manager of McAllister Equipment Co., catches up with Larry Lindahl, Lindahl Bros. Inc., prior to the auction. Kevin Walters (L) and Nick May of the Mulch Center check the engine of this Volvo L220E wheel loader. Isaac (L) and Melvin Beachy have a look at some of the Cat crawler loaders at the auction sale in Morris, Ill. Chris Isaza of CIA Construction checks the gauges of this Cat 345B excavator. (L-R): John Teter, Noah Zier, Dennis Wetterich and Bob Madera, all of Caterpillar’s Aurora, Ill., plant came to see first hand what the auction was all about. Craig Pottinger, CKC Holmes, came to see if he could get a deal on a mini-excavator. Warren Rognes (L) of Rognes Corp. runs this John Deere 450D excavator. Nick Colella (L) of Brothers Asphalt Paving, stands in front of the Cat 272C skid steer he just purchased as Ritchie Bros.’s Roger Martinez thanks him for his business. Roger Martinez (L), Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, welcomes Dean Adsit, used equipment sales, Nortrax, to the May 22 sale in Morris, Ill.


More than 870 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Morris, Ill., on May 22.

Bidders came from 49 countries, including 48 U.S. states. More than 69 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as India, Peru and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased 52 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

In total, more than 1,325 equipment items were sold in the auction.

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