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Saturday Morning, June 21st @ 10:00AM


LOCATION: 345 Hayes Rd. (4 Mile Road) Grand Rapids, MI 49544


DIRECTIONS: West of Grand Rapids or east of Muskegon on I-96 to the Fruit Ridge exit # 26, north 1 mile to 4 mile road, west 2 miles. NOTE: 4 mile road turns into Hayes at county line. Auction is on the north side of the road, just west of the RR tracks. (East edge of Ottawa Co.)


Robert Bowman, after a life time of auto and motorcycle repair at this location due to failing health has an opportunity to sell the real estate but must first clear all the autos, trucks, buses, trailers, boats, motorcycles and scrap iron from the land. Therefore Art Smith Auctioneers will conduct a Public Auction to sell it all.


Pre-Auction inspection will be Friday afternoon from 2:00PM-6:00PM and morning of Auction at 8:00AM. There is a vast amount of iron spread out over approx. 30 acres. Iron buyers this will be an auction of special interest to you!!


NOTE: We will offer the MF loader first at 10:00AM then get into the autos, trucks, motorcycles and the rest. This will be a “walk thru” Auction so be prepared to hike thru the woods to the various areas where the items are sitting. Robert will give at least 30 days to remove the iron. There are tons and tons of iron on this place, come prepared to buy!




1970’s Massey Ferguson #55 front loader, diesel, with 5 yard bucket and forks, center pivot, runs and works fine. Weighs 12 tons




Approximately 85 automobiles and pickups of every description and condition mostly complete with titles. Including Cadillac, Chevy, Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, Datson, 1972 Triumph, Corvair, Saab, Subaru, VW’s, Renalt, Yugo, two Chevy pickups with campers, & several other pickups, etc. etc.




Chevy tilt top car hauler with duels and winch

1951 Jeep 4 X 4 cab-over with snowplow

Ford F-750 cab over flatbed dually

Ford F-700 flatbed

IHC Loadstar 700 flatbed

Ford Wrecker

Chevy C-50 with hyd. lift end gate

Semi cab over tractor

Ford F-600 pump truck with V-8

Other trucks




6 school buses, from standard to mini




Several large boats, some with outboards some with IBOB motors

Several pontoon boats

Several boat trailers

Outboard motors

17’ fiberglass canoe




18’ Argosy CB motorhome




Dozens and dozens of motorcycles and hundreds of motorcycle parts including

Honda “Ascot”, (2) Maigo’s, most other common brands. Some complete, many parts bikes.

Several mini bikes

Dirt bikes

Road bikes




Several aluminum van bodies, 14’-36’, some full of iron.




Several dune buggy frames


There is a vast amount of iron spread out over approx. 30 acres. Iron buyers this will be an Auction of special interest to you!!





Lawn mowers




Trailer frames

Wave runner

Early custom metal VW body

16’ X 18” I beam 5/8” thick

Auto engines


Tons of scrap iron, sold by the pile

Etc. etc.

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