Groff Consignment Auction

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017


Groff Equipment Consignment Auction

3 Miles N. of Lawrenceville, IL on Hwy 1

Saturday June  24th – 9 am CST


In Memory of Max D. Groff



Tractors: Case 1570, 2006 Case-IH 530 Artic PS 16 SPD 530HP, Case IH 254 w/Finish Mower, Ford 4000, 1952 Jubliee Ford, Ford 545 A w/loader, AC 185 DSL & 175 w/Loader Gas, MF 135, IH 1486, Mahindra 6530MFD w/Ldr.,

Construction Equipment: JD 325 Skidsteer w/Bucket, 2011 Caterpillar 216B-3 Skidsteer, 2009 Volvo ECR 58 Mini Excavator, 2010 Kubota B26 Mini Backhoe, 2013 Bobcat E35M Mini Excavator w/Bucket, 2000 JD 310E Backhoe DSL 4WD Frt Wheel Asst.

Trucks: 1993 IH 4700 Gas Construction Truck Spicer 5&2 Tran Sullair compressor, 2000 GMC 6500 DSL 25’ Box 1336 Cat Motor, 1992 Chevy PU Gas, 1992 GMC Topkick 21’ Box, 1997 Chevy 1T Flat Bed, 1994 IH 4900 w/9’ Flat Bed w/Hyd, 1990 IH 4700 22’ Box DSL 360 Motor 5SP, 1992 Chevy 1500 P/U, 1994 Ford F150 P/U, 2001 Dodge Ram 1500P/U

Cars: 2000 Lincoln Town Car, 1997 Buick Park Avenue

Trailers: 1979 Wilson 40’ Alum Hopper Bottom, 8×18 Trailer, 2001 Corn Pro, 1987 Crosley, 1995 Whitney 50×12 Mobile Trailer(Used as an office), 1971 Bulk Assembled Trailer

Farm Equipment: Wagons: Killbros 350 Gravity, Killbros Gravity, DMI Gravity, Easy Flow Gravity, Gravity Wagon w/JD Gear, Bradford Gravity Wagon w/Kory Gear, Tandem Flare Wagon w/Auger, Auger Wagon Plows: JD 6B & 5B, IH 6B Discs: IH 496 22’, IH 496 26’, IH 475 16’ w/Remlinger Spring Tooth, Dunham 25’, Oliver 12’, Case IH 496 18’, Case/IH 496 22′Hoe: Case IH 21’ Rotary Cultivators: Glenco 20’,  JD 24’, IH 8R w/Hyd Fold, Krause 24′ Field,

Mowers: Kodiak 6’ 3pt., Ditch Bank, Bush Hog 5’, Bush Hog 2615 Legend 15′

Hay Equipment: NH 488 9’ Mower Conditioner, MF 126 Square Baler, Hesston 5800 Round Baler

Miscellaneous: Amco Ditcher, Fertilize Spreader 3pt, Epoke Spreader Bed, Wilmar Fertilize Spreader w/Auger, Feterl 30×6 Auger w/Gas Motor, 50×8 Auger, Krause Disc Chisel w/Remlinger Harrow, Case/IH 24′ Crumblier,   (2) Rex DSL Tillers, 13 Shank Anhydrous Bar, Blue Jet 11K Anhydrous Bar w/Dickie John Monitor, 11 Shank 3pt Anhydrous Applicator w/New Controller, Brillion 108 x-fold Roller 27′ w/Scraper Koehler Auger Cart, Koehler Feed Cart w/Auger, 50’ Sprayer Booms, Koehler Feed Cart w/Auger, JD 1508 Brush Hog, 35×8 Auger, 8×50 Auger, Forest City 15′ Duall, Tye 20′ No Till Drill, Fast Hitch 8′ Blade, Chem Farm Saddle Tanks, 2005 Kawasaki 3010 Mule, Assortment of Tires


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Alva McDowell, Auctioneer

                                                  IL License #440-000003

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Note: No Buyers Fee. More Items Arriving Daily.  Items Subject to Prior Sale. Not Responsible for accidents or theft. Food to be served. Auctioneers statement the day of auction take precedence over any prior statements, written or verbal. Cash or check with valid ID. No items to be removed from lot until settled for.

Consignment Auction

Monday, May 22nd, 2017



Sunday, June 4th-9 am

Mulberry Grove, Il. 62262

(Exit 52 off I-70)


J.D. 4630 w/ axle duals, new rear pump, rebuilt front pump; 1984 I.H. 383 4wd w/ loader; I.H 2544 w/loader; 1972 Massey 1080 diesel; Ford 2000 gas; Massey 40 Industrial diesel tractor w/ loader, shuttle, 3 pt. & pto; Case 1830 gas skidloader; J.D. 830 diesel compact; A.C. WD 45; J.D. “A” late model; will be more by sale day.

New Skid Loader Equipment: Lowe 750 hyd. auger w/ 9” & 12” augers; Stout 66-9 brush grapple; Stout 72-8 brush grapple; Stout XHD 84-6 brush grapple; Stout HD72-FB brush grapple; Stout HD-3 rock bucket/brush grapple


N.H 650 4×6 auto tie baler; Vermeer 605K baler; Vermeer 605F; 2011 H&S 860 silage blower (only used two seasons); J.D. 1216 12 ft. mower-conditioner; I.H. 496 24 ft. disk (rough); (4) gravity wagons; 10 ft. hyd. blade; (3) 3 pt. ditchers; Worksaver 6 ft. mower; A.C. 3 bottom snap coupler plow; 6 ft. finish mower; 3 pt. forks; J.D. 6 ft. rotary mower;


Kubota RTV 900 diesel, 4×4, p.s., hyd. dump and hard doors (Camo);  Kubota RTV 500, 4×4-gas; Club Car golf cart, with windshield, canopy and new batteries; Kubota B7200 diesel hydro w/ 60” deck, 3 pt.& pto; Cub Cadet Commercial zero turn, 27.5 hp w/ 60” deck; (2) Dixie Chopper zero turn mowers, 25 hp. w/ 62” decks; Exmark 27 hp. w/ 60” deck; Hustler 25 hp. w/ 72” deck; J.D. 110 auto w/ 17.5 Koehler; Toro LX 520 hydro 50” deck, w/ p.s. and hyd. lift; J.D. D140 w/ 48” deck; Jacobsen 5 gang pull type reel mower; 5 ft. 3 pt. tiller; (6) fiberglass stackable storage containers (40” deepx57”tallx 84”long); (8) section of platform shelving; Skil 14”  radial arm saw w/ Onan engine-generator, trailer mounted; load of guardrail & posts; (4) h.d. cattle gates; (25) 2,100 lb. bulk seed bags; Craftsman rotary tool bench; Craftsman 16” scroll saw; double and triple stack stainless plate warmers; 2,500 psi pressure washer; pipe vise; pipe chain wrench; 24 gal. lp tank; gas pump; trash pump; 50’-3/4” hose; 6” auger; 5” bin sweep; steel shop bench w/ vise; (4) 275/60R20 tires; 22.5 mounted semi tires; ATV tires; (4) girls bikes; new battery chargers and jumpers


1975 Ford F-350, 360 V-8, 4 spd., 12 ft. bed w/ stock racks & hoist (only 17, 908 miles); Usually have at least 20 units by sale day!!!

Thomas Factory Outlet will have a truckload of new bikes, trikes, tools and toys


McDowell Auction Service

Alva R. & Andrew McDowell-Auctioneers

4400000003 Illinois License 441000870


****Over 50 years Auction Experience in 20 States and Canada****

TERMS: Cash or check w/ proper ID.  First time and out of state buyers must have a current bank letter of guarantee made to McDowell Auction Service.  Not responsible for accidents, thefts, errors or omissions. All items must be removed from auction site no later than June 10th by 12 noon…….                          NO BUYERS FEE!!!

Lunch by the Bond County Shrine Club

 NOTE:  Several pictures and additions posted at # 11809…  Strong demand for good used tractors and equipment. Call ASAP!!! We will begin accepting consignments on Thursday June 1st,  8am until 5pm or by appointment… Absolutely NO consignments accepted on sale day after 8am.




Load of landscape trees and shrubs


2003 Hook-On gooseneck 4 horse slant load trailer w/ dressing room having a refrigerator and AC

A.C. “WD” w/ 3 pt. runs

I.H. “H” runs

A.C. “WD45” w/ 3 pt. non runner

Kawasaki motorcycle (parts)

Power Plant: Armstrong 85 kw portable power plant w/ 4 cylinder Perkins Turbo diesel, mounted on factory, titled trailer w/ weather proof enclosure, 55 gal. fuel cell, includes disconnect, cables, panel and only 180 hrs.


2001 Dodge 1500 Pickup Regular Cab,Loaded

1990 Ford Bronco,4×4, New tires and battery 

New Idea 5409 3pt. disc mower

Sevylor HF360 Fish Hunter 6 Place Inflatable boat


2013 Trailerman 30 ft. flatbed gooseneck trailer w/5 ft. dovetail, 12,000 lbs. tandem axles


1999 Chevy Cavilar w/ new tires

1998 Olds Cutlass w/ new tires

1979 GMC 7000 diesel, 5&2, p.s.,air brakes w/ 12 ft. dump bed

J.D. Z425 zero turn mower, 54″ deck, 3 yrs. old w/218 hrs.

2004 Polaris 500 Sportsman, 4×4, camo w/ 1450 miles



McCormick Estate Auction

Friday, April 7th, 2017


McCormick Estate Auction

Sat. July 8-10am

1964 Durr Cemetery Road

Mulberry Grove, Illinois

6 miles North of Mulberry Grove, on Mulberry Blacktop to Snow Cemetery Road then 2 ¾ miles west to Durr Cemetery Road then 1 mile north (Watch for the Auction Signs)


(3) curio cabinets, one w/ leaded glass; (2) dining tables w/ 6 chairs each; (2) beds complete; Roper double door refrigerator; (5) dressers; (2) rockers; couch; arm chairs; dresser and vanity; (2) oak rockers; tall rocker w/ twine woven seat & back; Singer electric sewing machine; (2) 8 ft. folding tables; several wall shelves; coat tree; lots of new material and sewing supplies; plus usual assortment of dishes and kitchen appliances;

CAR:  1998 Buick LaSabre, 4 door, loaded w/ only 87,000 miles

Antiques and Collectables

Monarch wood fired cook stove (white); Royal cook stove w/ warming over and hot water reservoir (green); Davis SM Co. treadle sewing machine; cast iron bathtub; kitchen cabinet; wardrobe; wash tub; iron bed frame; picnic basket; (8) oil burning lamps; (2) cast iron butchering kettles; (2) sausage grinders; doll collection, several in boxes; shot glass collection; nick-nack collection including some Homco figurines; dishes; quilts; (2) standing corn shellers; single and double trees; walking plow; wooden beam walking plow; wooden beam middle buster; horse drawn cultivator; wooden buggy tongue;

Tractor, Equipment, Tools and Misc.

A.C. D-17 series IV w/ power steering, 3 point and wide front; Howse 6 ft. 3 pt. blade; J.D. 3 pt. 3 bottom mounted plow; 10 ft. wheel disk; Bush Hog 3 pt. 6 ft. rotary mower; Kawasaki Mule 500, single seat (doesn’t run); Ranch King lawn tractor w/ several attachments ( doesn’t run); John Deere garden tiller (doesn’t run); alum. extension ladder; new and used lumber; Rally 20” lawn mower w/ Briggs engine; Central Machine and Buffalo 14” wood band saws; (3) scroll  portable air compressor; lawn seeder-spreader; 1 row garden planter;  post driver; pile of old bricks; rakes, shovels and misc hand and power tools

TERMS: Cash or check w/ proper ID.  All first time and out of state buyers must have a current bank letter of guarantee made to McDowell Auction Service.  Not responsible for accidents, thefts, errors or omissions.

LUNCH AVAILABLE                                         NO BUYERS PENALTY

Viola McCormick Estate (age 94 years)

Lonnie McCormick Executor

Auction conducted by

McDowell Auction Service

Mulberry Grove, Il.

Alva R. & Andrew McDowell Auctioneers

4400000003 Il. Lic. 441000870


**** Over 50 years auction experience in 20 States and Canada****

For additions and pictures go to or # 11809

Note: This is only a very small list of the items up for auction…. Come look, there is something for anyone.  Mrs. McCormick never threw anything away… Could be 8-10 wagon loads plus a lot more.  Hope to see you on the 8th.