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Brief Description

This auction has such a variety; hand hewn stones to fishing boat to cross cut saws to building materials to dog kennel. Joe Thomas has collected and gathered for 40 years. I’m not so sure the first thing he brought home isn’t in a building somewhere.

Auction Schedule

Live On-Site Auction

Began: Monday, May 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM EDT

Location: 4367 S. Dry Branch Rd., Bloomfield, IN 47424



Boat & Sporting:  2013 Alumacraft Phantom V170 fishing boat with Mercury 100 HP outboard motor & JQ Tex Trailmaster trailer.  Boat shows 393 hours, has live well with aerator, depth meter, fish finder & comes with Minn-Kota Edge trolling motor; compound bow; backpack w/frame; wood gun racks; clay pigeon thrower; basketball backboard, rim & post; heavy chain link dog kennel run sections, 8’ tall, 2 gates; pet carrier crates; old runner snow sleds


Trailers, Equipment & Tools: Hood off of a 2015 Chevy Camero, black w/grey stripes; 2013 Parker 20’ T/A trailer, 9000# cap., w/ramps; 2008 HD T/A trailer 16’ w/8” sides & stake pockets; small 2 axle trailer; Tow Master car  dolly; power chair carrier w/ramp, to mount to back of vehicle; 5’ rotary cutter; 3 pt. grader blade, swivels, 6’; 3 pt. landscape rake, 6’, w/dolly wheels; 3 pt. boom; 2 row cultivator; 5’ spike tooth harrow; Ford slip scoop; hog self-waterer tank; snow blade for pickup truck with mount, pump & lights; lawn tractor front push blade; push lawn mowers; string trimmers; leaf blowers; Lincoln 225 welder w/leads; cutting torch, tanks & cart; HD scaffolding & wood extendable walk board; electric cement mixer; ¼ ton chain hoist; air powered eq. jack; jack stands; lifting slings; parts washer tub; fuel cans; table saws; wood & metal cutting band saws; Craftsman 10” radial arm saw; large clevis’ & hooks; wood step & straight ladders; squirrel cage fans; T-post driver & puller; spools of barbed wire; trailer jacks w/dolly wheel; chimney brush; many long handled, power & hand tools; stationary & roll-around tool boxes; Sears car top carrier; refrigerator dolly


Antique & Special Interest:  3 Canedy-Otto forge blowers; forge tables; small, wood burning kitchen-type cook stove; Hot Pot cast iron cook stove; pitcher & windmill pumps; cast iron Christmas tree base; stoneware crocks & jars up to 15g; milk cans; galv. wash tubs; reel mower; hay carriers & trolleys; hay hooks; mowing scythes; grinding wheels & hand crank sharpening stones; horse collars & hames; single & double trees; coal buckets; miner’s dinner pail; many wood boxes; many green canning jars; nail kegs; whiskey barrels; iron wheels; metal cattle stanchions; cross cut saws w/ handles; lg. sawmill blade; treadle sewing machine bases; top of old “Hoosier” style cabinet; meat grinders; cast iron & copper boilers; cast iron skillets; wood trunks; wood tool boxes; hand crank corn sheller; hand pump drill press; 1926, ’54  ’64 license plates


Building Material & Architectural-type Items:  many hand hewn foundation stones; piles of field stones; stacks of landscape wall blocks & pavers, concrete blocks & bricks; many hand hewn beams & barn lumber; lots of rough sawn lumber & dimensional lumber; steel I-beams, 12” x 27’, 6” x 12’; steel channel, 5” x 12’; 2-7” x 5’ aluminum I-beams; lots of scrap metal; many sheets of 4’ x 8’ x 1 ½” Styrofoam insulation; vinyl & wood framed windows; interior & exterior doors; tar paper; unopened box of 1 ¾” roofing nails for coil nail gun; 100+ ft. of 10’ tall black plastic coated chain link fence; portable carport frame, 14’wide; 25’ TV antennae tower; 15’ of double wall chimney pipe; Magic Heat flue pipe blower; wood stove; corner fireplace insert; fiberglass porch posts


Home-type Items & The Rest:  Premier Pro Series LP gas range, stainless steel; GE electric range, almond; GE refrigerator, white; Maytag portable dishwasher, black; Kenmore clothes washer; Roper clothes dryer; Univex BC14 bowl cutter, (meat, vegetable, bread cutter); porch swing w/A-frame; patio furniture, aluminum & cane chairs & tables; metal bird bath; garden fountain; lg. post-type coach light; old oak kitchen chairs; old child’s rocking chair; rocking chairs; rattan fan-back chair; wood folding chairs; twin, full & queen bed frames; Caswell Runyan cedar chest; tables; chairs; lamps; desks; Hammond T212-2 organ; Sony stereo; modern wheel chair; walkers; LP gas corner fireplace; lots of firewood, ready to be split

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Directions: From the junction of Hwy’s 58 & 45 at the Crane gate, go 3/4 mile north on Hwy 45 to Mineral-Koleen Rd., then west 4 1/2 miles to Dry Branch Rd., then south 1 mile.

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