Vantage Auctions held a multi-million-dollar sale on Aug. 3 at its facility on 1100 West Flint St. in Lake Elsinore, Calif. The sale was open to the public and featured more than 1,000 items up for auction, both online and in person.
Items for sale included skid steers, backhoes, excavators, dozers, wheel loaders, paving equipment, recycling equipment and more from manufacturers including John Deere, Caterpillar, Kubota, Case, Ingersoll Rand, Terex and more.
For more information, visit vantageauctions.com. CEG
Based in Texas, Lone Star Fire Support’s search and rescue dog, Baby, takes a much-deserved break atop this Cat 325L excavator with the Hayes Family, Bryan (top), Mikael and Tammi.
Jake Perry of Ventura, Calif., tests the maneuverability of this Cat backhoe.
This Kubota KX41-SV mini-excavator captured the attention of Juan Nieves, who is looking to expand his contracting business in Riverside, Calif.
Edgar Rius Sr. (L) and Edgar Rius Jr. of Hemet, Calif., search for land clearing equipment. They examine this 2005 Case skid steer.
Clif Warren, owner of Warren Framing, Camarillo, Calif., inspects this Ford 545D skip loader.
Bert Sims of Bert Sims Grading in Vista, Calif., retired after 50 years in business, but still likes to help his son with making equipment purchase decisions. This Cat 815F was one of several that received a thorough inspection.
Kentucky’s Hunter Hartlage test drives this 2007 Cat 930G wheel loader before bidding starts.
Vantage Auction readies for the sale by raising the flag.