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Fri April 12, 2013 - Midwest Edition
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In the cab of this Hyundai 210-LTD excavator is Kevin Townsley and waiting to take his turn is Gary Wordehoff of WCI Rail.
In the cab of this Hyundai 210-LTD excavator is Kevin Townsley and waiting to take his turn is Gary Wordehoff of WCI Rail.
In the cab of this Hyundai 210-LTD excavator is Kevin Townsley and waiting to take his turn is Gary Wordehoff of WCI Rail. This Komatsu PC300-LC might find a new home with Patrick Leveret (L) and Jared Shouse, both of Shouse LLC. Running this John Deere 200LC excavator prior to the sale is Bill McCoy of McCoy Equipment. Joe Robins, Campbell’s Garage, in front of this Daewoo 290LC. Brian Rieell of Bed Rock Gravel checks the undercarriage of this John Deere 755C. Faustino Vazquez likes what he sees in the cab of this John Deere 710D backhoe loader. Steve Clevenger (L), Clevenger Construction, and Max Strunk, Strunk Automotive, look over this Daewoo DSL601 skid steer. Ritchie Bros.’ Kieran Holm scans the crowd for more bids at the Kansas City, Mo., sale.

Close to 1,800 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Kansas City, Mo., on March 28.

Bidders came from 45 countries, including 49 U.S. states. Close to 75 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Guatemala, Indonesia, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased more than 27 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

In total, more than 600 equipment items were sold in the auction, including crawler tractors, excavators, wheel loaders, truck tractors and more. For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.