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Ritchie Features 500-Plus Equipment Items in Pittsburgh

Fri November 18, 2011 - Northeast Edition
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Les Brown of Browns Auto Salvage liked the looks of this ASV Posi-Track RC 100 skid steer loader.
Les Brown of Browns Auto Salvage liked the looks of this ASV Posi-Track RC 100 skid steer loader.
Les Brown of Browns Auto Salvage liked the looks of this ASV Posi-Track RC 100 skid steer loader. Ritchie Bros.’s Fred Vilsmeier calls out another winning bid. Dave Nicolla of Nicolla Excavating, Washington, Pa., tries out a Caterpillar 311 excavator. Brian Lockhart (L) of Lockhart Contracting and Jason Ketchel of Ketchel Contracting estimated they could do a lot of hauling with this Caterpillar 773 50-ton truck. Dave Chisler (L) of Chisler Bros in West Virginia joins Bob Jackson of Jackson Trucking, Toronto, Ohio, to shop for some light towers. Bill Johnson of B&D Transport, Morgantown, W.Va., was pleased to have picked up this Caterpillar D9G crawler tractor. Enzo Ciccone of Everything Outdoors tries out a Stran portable straw blower. Alex E. Paris Contracting’s Andy Miller (L) catches up with Bart Bertocci of Appalachian Industries.

Approximately 900 bidders from 32 countries registered to participate in the Ritchie Bros. auction in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Nov. 8.

More than 65 percent of the equipment sold in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Bolivia, India, Nigeria, Singapore and Thailand.

The auction featured more than 500 equipment items and trucks, including hydraulic excavators, crawler tractors, loader backhoes, truck tractors, pickup trucks and more.