Yoder & Frey Holds Seven-Day Florida Sale in Kissimmee

Tue February 23, 2016 - National Edition

Aaron Robertson of Robertson Paving came all the way from White Rock, Ind., to look at equipment.  Here, he is giving a LeeBoy 635B a try
Aaron Robertson of Robertson Paving came all the way from White Rock, Ind., to look at equipment. Here, he is giving a LeeBoy 635B a try
Aaron Robertson of Robertson Paving came all the way from White Rock, Ind., to look at equipment.  Here, he is giving a LeeBoy 635B a try Chris Hayden (L) and Travis Wilson of Rebel Auction came down from Georgia to take a look at some of the equipment. Paul Adams (L) and Henry Dobbelaere are hoping to take an excavator back to Ohio for their construction business. (L-R): Eager Beaver Trailers sales managers Kevin Ferringer, Jim Berryman and Johnny Gomez were promoting their newest trailer product offerings at the Yoder & Frey sale. (L-R): Product support representatives Jose Antiga, Arturo Acevedo and Eric Collins of Roadtec, based in Chattanooga, Tenn., had a terrific display of their products and services. Monitoring the auction prices from the comfort of their golf cart are Rick Mathis (L) of Blount Springs Materials, Cullman, Ala., and Dick Tabb of Tabb Equipment Sales, Marietta, Ga. Checking out the condition of a good looking Manitowoc “Triple 8” crawler crane are Harry Leo III (in cab) and Harry Leo Jr. of H.A. Leo Crane Service, Webster, Mass. Interested in some of the wheel loaders in the sale are Rick Sowers (L) and Richard Sowers of Sowers Construction Company, Mt. Airy, N.C. (L-R): Colt Pitcher and Jeff Pitcher of Northern Snow & Dirt, Plattsburgh, N.Y., and Don Bullard of Bullard Excavating, Andalusia, Ala., were mutually interested in a Komatsu wheel loader. Looking for bargains on parts and engines at the auction are Mike Sisco (L) and Ronnie Love of Yancey Used Parts, Savannah, Ga. The husband and wife team Kurtis Hoffman (in cab) and Harriett Hoffman of Hoffman Trucking & Excavating, Hopkins, Miss., give a Caterpillar 315BL a thorough inspection. Larry Lambert of Lambert Equipment, Samson, Ala., gives this John Deere 570 motorgrader a good going over.  Registered bidders were literally dropping out of the sky on excavator sale day at the Yoder & Frey auction. High bidder and new owners of this Caterpillar 315BL excavator are the boys from McCorkle Sales, Claxton, Ga. (L-R): David Roberts, Lemmon McCorkle and Terry McCorkle. Measuring the undercarriage width for hauling his newest purchase, a SANY SY235C excavator, back to Indiana is Jim Zimmer of APEX Excavation based in Westville, Ind. Ready to talk to auction attendees about the lineup of Talbert Trailers at the Lucky’s Truck & Trailer Sales display area (L-R) are Lucky Dimmick, Russ Losh and Jeff Barry. Excavator day drew a crowd and some fast-paced bidding at the Yoder & Frey auction. Butch McCaleb of Starr Parts and Equipment came in from New Plymouth, Ohio, to take in the Yoder & Frey auction. Ron Scurlock (L) of RF Scurlock Construction Company, based in Ohio, catches up with Ron Keis of Yoder & Frey. Yoder & Frey President Peter Clark monitors the action as Joey Martin calls out another winning bid. (L-R): Danny Clark, John Morse and Shane Seay of Clark Heavy Equipment Sales, Pleasureville, Ky., are on hand for the Yoder & Frey auction. (L-R): Proxibid’s Chris Edwards, Tim Kryszak and Aaron Kuehl review the cranes at the Yoder & Frey sale in Kissimmee. Fred Adams (L) and Bill Rollinger (R) of M. Adams Equipment chatted with Walt Boring of Boring Equipment. Scott and Michelle Falbo of El Grande Industries hope to find a Bobcat skid steer to take back home to Pittsburgh, Pa. Carlos Godinez of Robert Wallick & Associates, based in Orlando, gets help from Carlos Jr. while trying out a Caterpillar 416D backhoe. Gerry Kenny of Sand Science introduced the new Revolver compact trommel screen in the Yoder & Frey exhibitor area at the auction. Yoder & Frey’s Casey Allen (L) and Cassandra Wright take a very brief time out before heading into the sale site office to keep things running smoothly behind the scenes. In town from Michigan for the auction, Holland Equipment Service’s Andrew Geurink takes in the auction activities. Larry Clapp (R) of Clapp Excavating in Ashmore, Ill., tries on a Komatsu PC55 mini-excavator while Rick Bowman of Expert Excavating Inc., based in Fort Pierce, Fla., tries out a Bobcat 435 mini-excavator. Bill and Red Feathers try to remember where they parked their car. Rick Lundy (L) and John Jeddrey, who came down from New Hampshire to escape the snow and maybe buy some equipment, check out this Volvo loader. Harry Hale of Hale Heavy Bushhogging came to the auction from New Port Ritchie, Fla. Larry Nardi of Dennison Bridge travelled from Ohio, hoping for some warmer weather and a few good buys. Robbie (L) and James Alberson of Robbie’s Equipment enjoy the good weather while they look over some of the excavators. They are from Widener, Ark. Alden (L) and Leslie Perkins are enjoying meeting old friends at the auction. Alden owns APEquipment in Seffner, Fla. Randy Wright, owner of Wright’s Excavating in St. Cloud, Fla., takes a close look at this Komatsu WA380.

Yoder & Frey held its 42nd annual Florida Auctions sale Feb. 8 to 15 in Kissimmee, Fla.

The seven-day auction featured a huge assortment of backhoes, wheel loaders, excavators, dozers, dump trucks, motorgraders, paving equipment, attachments and much more. Attendance was strong as many bidders from all over the United States once again took advantage of the great Florida weather and bargains on iron.