Ritchie Bros. Sale in Columbus Attracts Large Crowd

Fri July 06, 2012 - Midwest Edition
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Ritchie Bros.’ Fred Vilsmeier calls out the bids.
Ritchie Bros.’ Fred Vilsmeier calls out the bids.
Ritchie Bros.’ Fred Vilsmeier calls out the bids. Albert Lang (L) of Greenleaf Landscapes joins Ken Strahler of Ken Strahler Masonry, both of Marrietta, Ohio, to take in the auction activities. Dayton Tractor & Crane Company’s Ryan Thomas feels the auction is a good opportunity to catch up with customers. Ritchie Bros.’ Fred Vilsmeier calls out the bids. (L-R): Dean Steinke of Steinke Tractor chats with Ben Kuth and Nathan Conley of McCracken Trucking and Excavating while inspecting the trailers up for bid. Alex Abid of Abid Exports gets a chance to sit down after making the trip from Detroit to check out the wheel loaders. Jason Rupcich (L) of Ritchie Bros. talks equipment with Seals Construction’s Martin Stoeger.

Ritchie Bros. held an auction June 21 at its Columbus facility, located in South Vienna, Ohio. The auction drew bidders from as far away as Ontario, Canada, and a large crowd from Ohio, Michigan and Indiana. The auction attracted heavy online bidding as well. Equipment up for bid included crawler tractors, hydraulic excavators, skid steer loaders and wheel loaders as well as a large variety of trucks.

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

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