Owner is retiring after 45 yrs having earned a reputation of excellent Quality Service in the Fabrication & Millright Business. Shops are available w/ heat if needed due to inclement weather. Loading available!



Begins: 11/27/20 at 9:00 AM EST
Location: 786 Kenton-Galion Rd E., Marion, OH 43302


Friday       Nov. 27, 2020     9:00 AM


Located: 786 Kenton-Galion Rd. E. Marion, Ohio 43302, 2 mi. N. of Marion off SR 4, 14 mi. S. of Bucyrus, 1 mi. S. of SR 23, 50 mi. N. of Columbus, Oh.

Owner is retiring after 45 yrs having earned a reputation of excellent Quality Service in the Fabrication & Millright Business. Shops are available w/ heat if needed due to inclement weather. Loading available!


AUCTION ORDER: Starting on small Shop & Hand tools for 1 ½ to 2 hrs. At 11:00 we will sell Semi, Cranes, Trucks, Forklifts & rolling stock, followed by Lg. Power shop tools including Shear, Lathes, Mill, Welders. Internet bidding link will be available @ on higher value assets.

SEMI-TRUCK CRANES-PICKUP: 2008 Sterling Conventional day cab, air, Road Ranger 10 spd., dsl., Series 60, 12.7 litre motor, 475 hp., 901,627 mi., lower end on motor rebuilt, 11R-24.5 tires, single axle, vin.2FWBA2CH58HY91031, VGC; 2007 Ford F-250 XL Super Duty, ext. cab, auto, air, ladder rack, 84,000 mi., 1 owner; ’93 Ford LT 9000 crane truck, Cat. 3126 dsl. w/ 1965 Bantam 15 ton crane, 60’ live boom, 20’ jib, 318 Dodge motor, 6 spd., Hendrickson suspension; ’98 Ford F Series, Crane truck 14’ bed, Pittman Hydra-Lift 4 ton crane, 40’ reach, 10’ jib, Cumm. 5.9, 4 spd., 93,487 mi., tool boxes, 1 owner; crane brick forks.

FORKLIFTS-SCISSOR LIFT: Pettibone Mercury 8000 lb., 12’ lift, foam filled tires, propane, telescopic add on boom to 21’, 4649 hrs.; Clark 4000 lb., new hard tires, propane, 2 section mast; Up Right self-propelled elect. scissor lift up to 31’ high hard tires; Clark 2500 lb., propane, 2 section mast (parts); extra propane tanks.

AIR COMPRESSOR-JACK HAMMERS-PRESSURE WASHER: Sullivan D018506JDH pull type air compressor, JD dsl. motor, 1400 hrs.; Thor 60 & 30 lb. jack hammers w/ asst. chisels; MTM 3005 hot/cold pressure washer, 4500 PSI, 16 hp. Vanguard gas on wheels.

(12) WELDERS: (2) Miller CP 302, CVDC welding source w/ 22A wire feeders; Miller Big 40G, CC/CV, AC/DC welding generator, 1870 hrs. (welder as-is); Lincoln 225 arc w/ Onan gas eng.; Lincoln Precision Tig 275 on wheels; Miller Syncrowave 250 arc/ Tig welder; Miller Trail Blazer 275 DC, CC/CV/DC welding generator; Lincoln LN-25 suitcase welder; Lincoln Ideal Arc 250, 300 Amp welder on cart; Westinghouse 800 Amp on cart; Airco 250 Amp, AC/DC Bumble Bee on cart; Miller Spectrum 2050 plasma cutter w/ auto-line, 220 volt; Miller MC-80 port. DC  plasma cutter; Hobart Beta-Mig LE welder w/ alum. spool gun; (NOTE: all welders will accept wire weld accessories); welding shields; 8’ x 44” welding cut table w/ flip top.

INDUSTRIAL SHEAR-LATHES-MILL-DRILL PRESSES-METAL SHOP: U.S. industrial Machinery 8’ x ¼” hyd. shear, US 825, CNC, digital programming & readout, SN J2005-173; Logan 6560H metal lathe, 48” x 14”, some tooling;  Browning & Sharpe Horiz./Vert. mill, Garco head, 34” bed & vise; ALZ Metall AB4 column drilling machine, self feeding; Browne & Sharpe No. 2LB. 3 phase surface grinder; complete hyd. beam punch & asst. punches; 30 ton hyd. shop press w/ Enerpac on wheels; Walker-Turner D-1100 floor model drill press; Jet BS-75, 18” metal band saw w/ carriage & 7’roller table; Lg. 14’ tall shop press frame; (2) Ridgid 300 power pipe threaders on carts, up to 4” adapters & oilers; Ridgid pipe vise; B & D bench grinder; 8’ x 52 “ Steel layout table, 10’ Steel workbench; HD 8” steel roller wheels; hyd. 6’ pipe roller; 12’ x 5’ x 1” thick steel layout table; parts washer; (3) acetylene outfits 1 w/ Track Burner; Industrial 10 drw. machinist/ shop cabinet; Starrett machinist tools, micrometers, calipers, gauges, etc.

RIGGING EQUIP-TRAILERS: Forklift rigger jib; 12’ & 10’ spreader bars; dollies up to 30,000 lb. cap.; sev. snatch blocks; plate grabs; ratchet straps & slings up to 40’ x 6”; etc.; 16’ x 57” tandem axle utility trailer w/ steel bed, winch & ramps; running gear w/ tires; 16′ I spreader bar.

 SHOP TOOLS: (75 +/-) C-Clamps up to 12”; small rotating steel table; tri-axle shop buggy trailer; asst. chain hoists; asst. tool boxes; revolving bolt bin; 48 volt, 3 phase batt. charger; air greaser; elect. hyd. oil pump on cart; 10’ x 4’ H.D. shop wagon; hand tools; (3) bolt bins w/ hardware; 4 barrel oil drum rack; 48” shop fan; hand carts; Vise grips; exhaust fan w/ hose; misc. new Truck & Welder filters; rolls of cable, 1/8” to ¾”; Fabrication tools; pallet of elect. motors up to 40 hp.; 14’ x 2’ alum. loading ramp; Steel man cage w/ Q. detach (900 lb. test weight); 40 hp. elect. air blower; sev. rolls of acetylene hoses; (3) fuel oil tanks; pipe cart; (16) Ropak plastic totes; 1 section of scaffolding w/ 3 planks & wheels.

STEEL CABINETS-RACKING: (2) 8’ steel rolling workbench cabinets w/ vises; (2) 4’ roll around steel tool chests; 100 +/- ft. of pallet racking; 5’ x 8’ high steel rack; (5) H. Duty 8’ steel shelving; 10’ dbl. sided pipe rack & sev. steel pipe up to 21’; small pipe stock rack; gravel dump box.

STEEL SAWHORSES-SHELTER-SWING SCAFFOLD: (2) 13’ 2”Long X 11” Wide X 18” High flange beam saw horses, small steel sawhorses; 10’ x 8’ steel shelter building w/ rigging hooks; 20’ W swing scaffold w/ hoist.

FABRICATION- IRON STEEL & STAINLESS STEEL:  over (31) Steel W Beams up to 50’, S.S. grip strut, alum. conduit, Purlins, hot roll plates ¼” to 1 ½”; angle, tube, flat, bar, round S.S. sheets & pcs., Hot roll flat & sq. pcs., Black pipe, ; S.S. sanitary tubing from 2” to 14”, fittings & clamps; sheets of sheet metal; lots of H. D. & round iron, lengths up to 20’; angle iron up to 40’ long. See our website for detailed list & dimensions; 25″ X 3/8 90 degree elbow fitting; 25″ X 3/8 T fitting.

SUPPLY TANKS: Argon, Oxygen 2000 lb. tanks; 300 lb. acetylene tanks & tank racks.

HAND & POWER TOOLS: Lots of Dewalt tools including 20+/- asst. grinders, 13 +/- asst. drills; screw guns; circular saws; Bosch big hammer drill; Milwaulkee saw zaws; B & D jig saws; B & D ½” hammer drills; B & D porta band; B & D Super Saw cart; cable come-alongs; sev. floor jacks up to 4 ton; High Lift jacks; railroad jack; bottle jacks up to 20 ton; pallet jack; jack stands; milling machine vise; Mag. drill; Dura Craft drill press; 5 hp. roto tiller; hand carts; sand blaster; chop saws; drill press vises; torch set; ¾” socket sets; ¾” impact sockets; ½” socket set; Crescent wrenches up to 24”; Ridgid pipe wrench (some alum.) up to 48”; 3 to 4 Slugger USA Magnetic base drills.

LADDERS:over (15)Fiber & alum. ladders being Werner & Louisville being step, up to 12’; extensions up to 40’. Everything sells in AS-IS condition. All sales are FINAL!


Owner: Mr. Milt F. Johnson


Ben A. Higgins, Broker & Auctioneer 

Ben F Higgins, Realtor & Auctioneer  

Brad Higgins, Dan Lessig, Auctioneers


TERMS: Cash, check, VISA/MasterCard w/driver’s license. 4% Convenience Fee waived for cash or check. Statements made day of auction take precedence over printed & online material.  


Location:786 Kenton-Galion Rd. E. Marion, Ohio 43302, 2 mi. N. of Marion off SR 4, 14 mi. S. of Bucyrus, 1 mi. S. of SR 23, 50 mi. N. of Columbus, Ohio.


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Ben Higgins Realty & Auction Co., LLC

1210 Harding Hwy W. (SR 309) Marion, OH 43302

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