Ritchie’s Medford, Minn., Auction Features $10M in Iron

Thu March 28, 2013 - Midwest Edition
CEG


Ritchie Bros.’ D. Nick Nicolson, senior vice president, Central U.S. and Latin America, stands with a D6 Cat dozer.
Ritchie Bros.’ D. Nick Nicolson, senior vice president, Central U.S. and Latin America, stands with a D6 Cat dozer.
Ritchie Bros.’ D. Nick Nicolson, senior vice president, Central U.S. and Latin America, stands with a D6 Cat dozer. Mark Wavra (L) and  Bob Clauson, both of Tri-State Paving and Concrete Inc., located in Grand Forks, N.D., admire this Bobcat ToolCat The two are looking to pick up some trailers for their business. Dan Cassidy, owner of Cassidy Construction in Eyota, Minn. needs additional excavators for his fleet, which is why he is looking at this Caterpillar 315C excavator. Mike Frana (L), owner of Frana Masonry and Excavation in Faribault, Minn., and Troy Johnson, equipment operator, also of Frana, are checking out this Cat 315C excavator. Longtime CEG subscribers Al Torgerson, owner of TLC Excavating, Decorah, Iowa, and his son, Nile Torgerson, spend an educational day out in the Ritchie Bros. lot checking out a Cat TH360B telehandler. Future CEO of Terning Excavating Collin Terning, Cokato, Minn., sits on a Cat dozer D3B while his grandfather, Merlin, (not pictured) shops for a new excavator. The Medford, Minn., auction featured $10 million in equipment. More than 2,000 people registered for Ritchie Bros.’ Medford, Minn., auction.

More than 2,000 bidders registered and attended Ritchie Bros.’ Medford, Minn., auction March 27, either in person or online.

The auction featured 1,000 lots and $10 million in equipment, with bidders from 52 countries and provinces and 48 U.S. States. There was a wide variety of agriculture, construction and transportation equipment.

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