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Sales Strong for Ritchie Bros. Auction in Morris, Ill.

Wed June 08, 2011 - Midwest Edition
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Randy Williamson of Dino Piergallini & Sons, Cadiz, Ohio, came to see if he could take this Cat 416 loader backhoe back to Ohio.
Randy Williamson of Dino Piergallini & Sons, Cadiz, Ohio, came to see if he could take this Cat 416 loader backhoe back to Ohio.
Randy Williamson of Dino Piergallini & Sons, Cadiz, Ohio, came to see if he could take this Cat 416 loader backhoe back to Ohio. Looking at some of the Cat iron at the auction in Morris, Ill., are Dale Engelking (L) and Tony Gonyyurgil, both of Meyer Material. Kieran Holm (L),?regional manager of Ritchie Bros., and Steve Nachreiner of Edgerton Contractors, Oak Creek, Wis, catch up during a break in the auction action. Nick Nicholson (C), senior vice president of Ritchie Bros., welcomes John Quillico (L) and Bob Seppa of FABCO Equipment Inc. Mike Goffinet (L)?of Goffinet Equipment and Tom Benck, vice president of West Side Tractor Sales Co., discuss the prices at the May 26 auction. At the controls of this LeeBoy 8500 paver is Rob Parrish of Parrish Paving. Ritchie Bros. auctioneer Fred Vilsmeier gets the bidding started on the aerial lifts. Larry Behrenwald (L), chairman of AIS Construction Equipment Corp., and Dean Adsit of Nortrax Used Equipment Sales enjoy watching the bidding. There were plenty of Cat skid steers to chose from at the Morris auction. Bud Parrish of Parrish Paving starts up this Cedarapids CR461RXR paver. Kris and Kerry Lee of KL Services walk the auction yard to inspect some of the iron. Jeff Willis of Willis Asphalt heads out to look at the asphalt equipment. Andy Zigmunt makes sure everything is good to go with this Komatsu PC220 excavator. Chad Benz (L), used equipment sales of Patten Construction Products, and Luke Mueller, used equipment manager, Patten Construction Products, keep tabs on the prices.

Ritchie Bros. held an auction May 26 in Morris, Ill., just outside of Chicago. Highlights of the auction included a 2003 Caterpillar D8R Series II crawler tractor that sold for a winning bid of $142,500 and three 2011 Caterpillar 928KZ wheel loaders that sold for $140,000 each.

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