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Thompson Auctioneers Holds Sale for Mainline Road & Bridge Contsruction

Wed March 02, 2011 - National Edition
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(L-R): Ken Baker and Darin Dodge of Earth & Pipe talk Caterpillar products with Chad Brogan of MacAllister Machinery Company.
(L-R): Ken Baker and Darin Dodge of Earth & Pipe talk Caterpillar products with Chad Brogan of MacAllister Machinery Company.
(L-R): Ken Baker and Darin Dodge of Earth & Pipe talk Caterpillar products with Chad Brogan of MacAllister Machinery Company. (L-R): Roger Masters of RB Jergens talks with Charlie Jergens of Charles Jergens Construction and Ronnie Simpson, also of RB Jergens. Dave Beal of Dirt Daddy Grading hopes to land a deal on an excavator. (L-R): Scott and Don Wilson of Wilson Construction along with Tom Hemmerle of Hemmerle Farms look for some bargains. Steve Thompson kept the bidding at a rapid fire pace. Rock Frantz (L) and Larry Deroo of Eagle Bridge were on hand to take in the auction activity. Crowds gathered to bid on the equipment on the block.

Thompson Auctioneers conducted an auction Jan. 25 for Mainline Road & Bridge Construction at its facility in Beavercreek, Ohio. Up for bid were excavators, backhoes and an assortment of other equipment used by the operation. Highlights of the sale included Cat 420D backhoe, 4 x 4, with extend-a-boom that went for $23,500 and a Cat 426B backhoe sold for $13,500.

The auction drew bidders predominantly from Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan. The auction drew a good size crowd of enthusiastic bidders. Based in Fairborn, Ohio, Thompson Auctioneers was started by Company President, Steve Thompson, in 1982 out of his garage.