Absolute Auction of General Machine Works

July 25, 2018

July 26, 2018


Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 8:00am - 4:00pm Central Time


Blake Wilson 865.546.3206

Auction Information

Absolute Auction General Machine Works

103 Cemetery Street, Columbia, TN 38401

AUCTION DATE/TIME: Wednesday, July 25th at 9:30am Central Time

INSPECTION DATE/TIME: Tuesday, July 24th from 8:00am-4:00pm

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Since 1946 General Machine Works has provided machine shop services to the Middle TN community. Don and Buddy Marshall are ready to retire and have hired Furrow Auction Company to sell all of their equipment, tooling, inventory and vehicles at Absolute Auction. Antique and modern metalworking equipment are all part of this auction.

Equipment highlights include Engine and Belt Driven Lathes, Climax Portable Key Drills, Vertical Mills, Tool Lathes, Horizontal Band Saws, Magnetic Drill, Grinders, Welders, Ford F350 Flatbed, Huge quantity of tooling, Steel Inventory and much more. Equipment Highlights Include:
  • (2) Climax Portable Key Drill
  • Boye & Emmes Engine Lathe, 10' X 47 1/2 swing
  • (2) ESAB Migmaster 250
  • Miller Arc Welder
  • Piranha Iron Worker
  • Gardner Machine Large Pedestal Grinder
  • Pedestal Grinder
  • Automatic Hacksaw
  • Pedestal Drill
  • Ford F-350 Flatbed, 1-Ton
  • Lincoln Ranger Welder, gas
  • Hydraulic Press
  • ESAB 1250 Plasma Cutter
  • Airco Mig, w/feed gun
  • American Tool Co. 27" Lathe, 20" X 126"
  • Cincinnati No 4 Mill
  • Radial Arm Drill
  • American Engine Lathe 30" X 4' bed
  • American Engine Lathe, Mechanical Belt Drive, 36" X 10' bed
  • Greenerd Arbor Press
  • Trak Trim Vertical Mill
  • Horizontal Boring Mill
  • Strong Blum Tilting Horizontal Bandsaw
  • Armstrong Blum Tilting Horizontal Bandsaw
  • Super Max Vertical Mill
  • Clausing Engine Lathe 17 swing X 72"
  • Leblond Belt Driven Lathe
  • Summit Tool Lathe 11" X 32"
  • Jet Belt Driven Lathe Mdl 1340PBD
  • Summit Engine Lathe 194 X 80"
  • Lodge & Shipley Lathe, 18"
  • Ltec 250 Welder
  • G & J Hall Powerbar Electro Magnetic Drill
  • PC 700 Combi-Plus

 TN License #62

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  • 12% Buyer’s Premium On-Site
  • 17% Buyer’s Premium On-Line
  • Payments must be made by Cash, Wire Transfer (Note Wire Transfer Fee’s on final payments is Buyer’s Responsibility), Cashier’s Check, Company or Personal Check Accompanied by an Original Bank Letter of Guaranty
  • MasterCard & Visa Accepted for an additional 3% Surcharge
  • Payment is due day of sale


  • No removal until auction conclusion.
  • Removal day of sale until 5:00pm or 1 hour following the sale, whichever is later.
    • Additional removal:
      • Thursday and Friday 8am-4pm
      • Monday, July 30th - Wednesday, August 1st from 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Industrial Contractors Inc.
    • Contact Wayne Legg
    • Office: 800-253-3430 or Locally 931-388-2882
    • Cell: 931-224-1611
    • Email: LeggICI@gmail.com


All buyers or riggers utilizing specialized equipment (Forklifts, Torches, Lifts) for removal will be required to provide Furrow Auction Company with an insurance certificate which meets minimum overall liability of $1 million and $500,000 per occurrence naming General Machine Works and Furrow Auction Company as Additional Insured.


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