Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Home Trucks And Vans PEABODY’S FIRST ONLINE SURPLUS AUCTION GOES LIVE

PEABODY’S FIRST ONLINE SURPLUS AUCTION GOES LIVE




PEABODY — Ever photograph your self in the back of the wheel of fire truck, a massive yellow college bus, or an ambulance?

Here’s your danger to personal one. The city of Peabody is hoping to raise cash by means of auctioning off 35 “retired” gadgets together with a fire pumper, college buses, vans, passenger cars, vans formerly used to carry seniors, and motorway device.

“Everyone likes to keep,” stated Daniel Doucette, the town’s shopping agent. “We have attempted almost each manner of removing cars within the time that I’ve been here. I’ve carried out hammer auctions myself, sealed bid auctions, and we had a real auctioneer.”

The final time the town had an auction 5 years ago, they bought dozen vehicles from $200 to $10,000 and raised nearly $28,000, he stated.

This time, the city has employed Auctions International, a New York-based agency that specializes in supporting municipalities sell previous vehicles. The on-line public sale began on Monday and could maintain thru Thursday, Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.M.

At press time, they have bids totaling extra than $20,000 with eight days left to move.

But what can a person do with a hearth truck?

“I became in Nashville two weeks ago in which I noticed in which a person had turned a fire truck into a party truck,” Doucette said. “The hose bed on the rear of the truck changed into changed with bench seats and that they have been taking people round to neighborhood establishments.”

An ambulance, he said, can be used as a piece truck.

“When you watched of it, an ambulance is absolutely a heavy-obligation van,” he stated. “The one we’re selling was given to the Peabody Fire Department through Atlantic Ambulance and repurposed as a deliver truck at fires.”

To get a close up take a look at their automobiles, visit the previous Public Works facility on the rear of Berry Street, off Warren Street, on Thursday from 1 to a few p.M. The other web page is at the Department of Public Works belongings at 50 Farm Ave. From 10 a.M. To noon.




Elaine Howell
Web fan. Beer fanatic. Explorer. Coffee ninja. Pop culture buff. Hipster-friendly food trailblazer. Skydiver, feminist, audiophile, hand letterer and AIGA member. Working at the crossroads of modernism and intellectual purity to craft delightful brand experiences. I prefer clear logic to decoration.

Must Read

Who Is Liable If I Am Injured in an MTA Bus Accident?

Thousands of people use the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) bus service for their transit needs every day. Due to the abundance of these buses...

Can a Pedestrian Be At Fault in a Car Accident?

Every auto accident is usually thoroughly analysed to establish who was at fault among the parties involved. In most accidents involving pedestrians, the drivers...

What Should I Do If I’m a Victim of a Hit and Run Accident?

Hit and run accidents are a common occurrence around the world. In such an accident, the driver flees the scene without any concern for...

Independent living is possible with the right tools and equipment!

Mobility made easy Finding it difficult to move around quickly? Looking for equipment that will help you become more independent and mobile? Well, look no...

Safety Driving Course helps build Learner Confidence

Are you under the age of 25 with a learner’s licence and struggling to gain confidence on the road? Then the Safer Drivers Course...