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Saturday, March 9th 2019 @ 10:00AM

LOCATION: 1625 N. 136th Ave. Hart, MI 49420 (Oceana Co.)

DIRECTIONS: South of Ludington or north of Muskegon take US-31 to the Hart exit 149, east on Polk Rd 9 miles to 136th Ave (Elbridge Community Church is on the corner), south 1 mile. Turn west into drive prior to black barn. OR From Grand Rapids take M-37 north 44 miles to M-20 West, west approximately 16 miles to 192nd St (just west of Hesperia), north 5 ½ miles to Scout Rd, west 1 mile to 184th Ave (follow the curves), north ½ miles to Fillmore Rd west 7 miles to 136th Ave (follow the curve), north 1 miles.

Having decided to change the focus of our farming operation from Christmas tree production to vegetable growing, we have commissioned Art Smith Auctioneers to conduct a Live On-site Public Auction here at the farm. We will be selling the following listed items, including items accumulated over the nearly 100 years at this location, to help facilitate this decision.  We invite each of you to attend our March 9th Public Auction and would like to take this opportunity to thank you in advance for your consideration and attendance.

Regards, Slocum Farms

NOTE: If you are in the market for Christmas tree equipment, large fork lifts, general farm equipment & shop tools, make plans to attend this March 9th Auction. Huge amount of miscellaneous items accumulated over the past 100 of this farming operation to be sold. Trucks, autos, equipment, shop tools etc. will make this an interesting Auction to attend.

INSPECTION: Friday March 8th 2:00PM-5:00PM

TERMS: Cash or good check day of Auction. Master Card or VISA with 5% service fee. (WE SUBSCRIBE TO PAY-TEC, A NATIONAL CHECK COLLECTION COMPANY)

For you convenience we will have some off street parking, port-a-jons, wash-up station and lunch truck.

Large items can be loaded for a small fee, there is also a small loading dock.

No Sunday pickup please. All items are left the buyers risk.


Case Mod. 1570 Agri-King diesel tractor, WF, 3pt., cab, 20.8X38” tires, 4 hyd. outlets, 1000PTO, (this tractor has no brakes)

Tractor duals (fit the Case 1570)

1965 Minneapolis Moline Mod. G 708, diesel, 4X4, 3pt., 101HP, Ser. # 31500020 (twentieth one built) needs work but restorable (rare only built one year)

1980’s Kubota Mod. L275 diesel 4X4 tractor, 3pt., 12.4X24” tires, 27HP w/front loader, Ser. # DT-50646

1956 Ford Mod. 800, gas tractor, WF, 3pt, 13.6X28” tires

(2) Taylor Mod. 100, 4 wheel drive, 15,000 lb. diesel rough terrain fork lifts

Lift-Master diesel fork lift w/32’ mast

Bobcat #543 diesel skid steer (fuel tank needs repair)

Kilby double incline cherry tree shaker/harvester

John Deere 2rw PTO potato digger

John Deere 5bt semi-mounted plow

Field sprayer w/boom

Woods 6’ pull type finish mower

Spray-Coop self-propelled field sprayer w/60’ boom & 220 gal. tank (needs engine work)

Ag-Tech Mod. PC 400 orchard sprayer

MS Mod. R1915, 500 gal. field sprayer/blower combo w/new hyd. pump

IHC Mod. 510 grain drill w/seeder

3pt. field sprayer w/boom

3pt. 5’ Tiger hyd. drive mower w/oil tank

3pt. weed wick

3pt. brush hog

3pt. Howard rotavator 48” rototiller

John Deere Mod. 348 tractor front loader

(3) Double chain transport conveyors


1994 Ford Aeromax LTL, 9000 diesel semi-tractor w/wet kit

1986 GMC 1 ton 4X4 dump truck w/snow plow

1989 Ford F-350 box truck

1994 Ford F-350 XL, 4X4, turbo diesel, service truck, manual, front winch (rear end out)

1987 Chevy 4X4 service truck (transmission out)

1995 Ford F-350 4X4 stake truck, Power-Stroke diesel, automatic (bad transmission)

1981 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz, V-8 automatic, front wheel drive (1 owner)

1983 Toyota Land Cruiser, 4X4, 4-door, manual transmission, straight 6, 150K miles

Tandem axle trailer frame


3pt. Shakee double Christmas tree shaker

3pt. Howey single Christmas tree shaker

Gilbert-Riplo double Christmas tree baler

Gilbert-Riplo single Christmas tree baler

(2) Ford 4X4 Christmas tree paint rigs w/tanks and V-4 gas pump engines

3pt. Howey Christmas tree shaker

(2) Howey Christmas tree double conveyor chains

Shop built 32’ hyd. drive, self-propelled Christmas tree conveyor

(2) Ruckers, elec. over hyd.

Approx. 30’ box truck loading belt conveyor

Pull type Christmas tree sprayer w/hand wands (rough)


Mayrath 28’ double chain conveyor, hyd. drive

Blizzard snow plow

(2) Dutchman skid steer stabilizers w/weights

Stainless mixing tank

Fiberglass saddle tanks

Hyster Mod. D-4E dozer winch w/cable


(2) Kawasaki Bayou 2X4 quad runners (Used for spraying weeds on tree farm)

Case Mod. 970 tractor sheet metal & front end

Ford Mod. 5000 tractor rear end & (2) transmissions

AC Mod. G tractor transmission & other parts

100’s & 100’s of plastic green bean crates

Scotsy fuel oil heater

Double 80/80 fuel tank w/12V pump

Honda dirt bike (non-running)

PU tool box

(2) Sets of fork lift extensions

Dbl. square oil tank w/crank pump

Metal growing cabinet

(2) Pallet jacks

Misc. tractor tires

Tractor duals

Misc. office equipment

100’s of new v-belts

HUGE amount of misc. iron, parts, tools, etc. etc.

HUGE amount of misc. pipe fittings

Quantity of large hyd. cylinder, dozens!

Hyd. controls

Used equipment tires

Large vintage sharping wheel

Large vintage parlor stove

Wringer washer

(4) Older Honda three wheelers (for parts only)

70' Mobile home to be removed

6” & 8” PVC pipe

Scrap iron


OAK machinist tool box

HUGE Libby metal lathe, approx. 13’ long

ANJO 3-phase industrial drill press & bits

Drive All 3-phase metal lathe, 5’.5” bed, 17” throw w/accessories

South Bend metal lathe, 4’ bed, 14” throw

Misc. lathe tooling

Large band saw w/out motor, 29”

Pedestal drill bit sharpener

Bolens diesel hydro Mod. H1502 garden tractor w/3pt. & 15” tires

3pt. 42” mower (fits Bolens)

Case Mod. 222 lawn mower

Hobart welder/generator w/2cyl. gas engine

Shop built generator

Linc-welder DC 180-AS w/ 2cyl. gas engine

Fletcher pane glass cutter

Many items not listed accumulated over the nearly 100 years at this location!

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