The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


April 13, 2013

County conducting online auction

GREENVILLE — You never know what you’ll have a chance to bid on.

If you ever wanted to buy a bridge, for example, Hunt County has three of them included in an online auction, which wraps up next week, along with a sewer recovery tank, an excavator, truck tractors and more.

The items are being supplied through the county barns for Hunt County Precinct 2 in Caddo Mills and Hunt County Precinct 3 in Lone Oak.

There is a total of 18 items which are being sold, including three steel flat deck bridges; one of which is 16-by-20 feet, the second 11-by-12 feet and the third 36-by-16 feet.

 All three bridges are being sold by Precinct 3 and as of Friday afternoon, the first two bridges each had a high bid of $500 and the third span had a high bid of $550.

The sewer recovery tank hold 1,900 gallons and has a 300 gallon a minute pump, but it was unknown if the pump is working. As of Friday, the tank had a maximum bid of $70.

The auction begins closing at 10 a.m. April 18. Photos of each item and additional information is available at

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