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  • STARTNov 9th - 9:00am

  • VENUEOnsite – Mt. Pleasant, IA

Henry County, Iowa Land & Personal Property Auction

SOLD! $4,100.00 PER ACRE

Friday, November 9, 2018 at 9:00 A.M.

Real Estate to be sold at 12:00 Noon

Sale to be held onsite at 2790 Kentucky Ave., Mt. Pleasant, IA

OPEN HOUSE: Monday, October 29th from 4:00 – 5:00 P.M.

89.69 Taxable Acres± • 1 Tract


The Shirkey property is located in Section 34, Center Township, Henry County, IA. (3 miles south of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.) At the south edge of Mt. Pleasant, IA on US Hwy. 218 go south 2 miles to Kentucky Ave., turn left or south and east and proceed 1 mile to the property. (Be watching for presale directional signs.)


89.69 Taxable Acres± • Selling in 1 Tract

Physical Address: 2790 Kentucky Ave., Mt. Pleasant, IA

  • FSA information indicates 32.65 acres tillable that includes 25.20 acres in CRP with a payment of $116.02 per acre expiring in 2019.
  • The balance of this attractive property includes awesome recreational acreage and has Big Creek access.
  • This property is improved with a 203′ x 43′ shop building with concrete floor, in-floor heat & offers numerous possibilities. Included in this structure is 1591 sq. ft. of living space that includes 3 bedrooms and 1 bath. Other improvements include (2) 40’ x 60’ stick built metal clad storage buildings and an older hay/livestock barn for storage.
  • This is a property you will not want to miss!
  • Access is on the west from Kentucky Ave.


The Shirkey Farm will be sold on a price per acre basis, based on the advertised acres found in this brochure.

Ten (10%) percent of the bid price to be due on the day of sale with the balance due upon delivery of a merchantable abstract and deed. Closing is scheduled to be in approximately 30 days, on or before Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Immediately following the auction, the successful bidder shall enter into a written agreement with the seller. The real estate taxes will be prorated to the date of closing. Full possession will be given at the time of closing. There are no hunting leases associated with this property.

All announcements sale day shall take precedence over any prior advertising either written or oral. The information in this brochure is believed to be accurate, however, no liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed. All lines drawn on maps, photographs, etc. are approximate. Buyers should verify the information to their satisfaction. There are no expressed or implied warranties pertaining to the property. This real estate is being sold “as is”.










Tractors & Forklifts

  • Case 970 2wd tractor, 3-pt., 2 hyd. outlets, 540 PTO, 18.4-34 rear tires, showing 3,034 hours (needs work), SN-8680223T
  • AC D17 Series IV gas 2wd tractor, WF, snap coupler hitch, 2 hyd. outlets, 16.9-28 rear tires, showing 7,243 hours, SN-D17 80016
  • C-IH 695 2wd diesel tractor, cab, 3-pt., single outlet, 540 PTO, 16.9-24 rear tires, showing 1,842 hours, sells complete with KMW 835 loader, 72” material bucket
  • Case 1737 Uni-Loader, gas engine, 60” material bucket
  • Caterpillar 422S 3000 lb. propane forklift, hard rubber tires, SN-83K2465
  • Case 2wd gas forklift, 17.5L-24 drive tires, 11L-16 steer tires, SN-5235235
  • Older forklift for parts, gas engine
  • US Army model ACP 60 PS-168 forklift, 6000 lb. capacity, AC 6 cyl. gas engine, on pneumatic tires, SN-71365
  • Older Baker forklift, gas engine


  • 1995 Ford F-800 service truck, diesel engine (45015287), manual trans, air brakes, Knapheide bed, Sullair PTO, front winch, showing 61,503 miles, VIN-1FDNF80C8SVA04991
  • 1996 GMC Sierra SL 1500 , regular cab, 8’ bed, 4×4, 5.7L V8, auto trans, showing 150,622 miles, VIN-1GTEK14R4TE52855
  • 1983 Chevrolet Custom Deluxe C20 2wd pickup, 8’ bed, showing 56,344 miles, VIN-1GCEC24H90J159351
  • Chevrolet Scottsdale 20, 4wd, 8’ bed, auto trans, VIN-CKL246J118073
  • 1995 Chevrolet S10 LS extended cab pickup, 4.3L V6, auto trans, 1GCCS19ZXS8150345
  • 1978 Chevrolet Cheyenne Big 10 pickup, regular cab, 8’ bed, 350 V8, auto trans, 2wd, VIN-CCL448Z130375
  • 1979 Chevrolet Custom Deluxe 1500 2wd pickup, straight 6 cyl., auto trans, VIN-CCD14AS101297
  • 1987 Ford F-700 cab and chassis, 4 speed trans, gas V8, showing 166k miles, VIN-1FDNF70H6HVA18984
  • 1988 Chevrolet C30 Custom Deluxe 2wd dually truck, cab and chassis, V8, auto trans, VIN-1GBHR34K2JJ132229
  • IH R-110 pickup truck, 6 cyl., side mount spare, split rear window, manual trans, SN-232454, engine #-SD-220
  • Sunbeam 2500 snubnose van, sides and top have been cut off
  • 1957 Pontiac Safari 4 door wagon, minus front clip, motor & trans, VIN-P757H7941
  • 1975 Mercedes 240 D diesel 4 door sedan, leather, manual trans, VIN-11511710059307
  • 1974 Mercedes 300 4 door sedan, diesel engine, auto trans., showing 87,065 miles, VIN-115 114 12 000353
  • 1989 Volvo 4 door sedan, auto trans., cloth seats, VIN-YV1FA8948K2380878
  • Volvo 740 GLE 4 door sedan, 2.3L in-line 4 cyl., auto trans, cloth seats, PW, PL, showing 211,200 miles, VIN-YV1FX8846G2043701
  • 1992 Volvo 940 turbo, 4 door sedan, auto trans, PS, PW, 4 cyl., showing 172,093 miles, VIN-YV1JS8700N1101991
  • 1975 Toyota Celica GT, 2 door, 5 speed, VIN-RA22042682
  • 1984 Dodge Ram 50 Sport pickup, regular cab, manual trans., VIN-JB7FP54J9EY400749
  • 1995 Isuzu pickup, 4WD, 5 speed, cab and chassis, VIN-JAACR11E6S7211532
  • 1992 Toyota pickup, 2wd, engine is currently out of the truck, VIN-4TARN81A9NZ001662
  • Isuzu Trooper, 4wd, V6, full of parts, VIN-JACDJ58V1S7902029
  • 1989 IVECO (MFG. BY FIAT) diesel truck, 2wd, manual trans, dually w/14’ Webco Pacific van box, VIN-ZCFDS9137K1150069
  • Isuzu Royal pickup truck, as is, VIN-JAABL14A8H0735188
  • Cadillac 4 door sedan, parts, VIN-1G6DW54751R702581
  • IH truck cab and chassis w/7’x9’ steel bed w/hoist, V8
  • Chevrolet 2 door panel delivery truck, minus engine and trans., SN-21DPF3803
  • 1955 Chevrolet 2 door HT, minus front clip, engine and trans., VIN-B55K030516
  • 1940’S Ford 2 door coupe, minus engine and trans., frame number-6689070 (PARTIAL)
  • 1957 Pontiac 4 door sedan, complete, needs restored, VIN-K757S1557

Farm Equipment

  • Woods 214 15’ batwing type mower, 540 PTO
  • 14’ pull type brush cutter, (2) laminated tires, 1000 PTO
  • John Deere 495A 4 row corn planter
  • John Deere 400 15’ 3-pt. rotary hoe
  • Kewanee 180 9’ 9 shank pull type chisel plow
  • IH 48 14’ wheel disk, 7.5” spacings
  • IH 10’ grain drill, w/seed attachment, rubber tires
  • (2) Older 10’ grain drills on steel wheels
  • FarmStar 3-pt. post hole digger w/12” bit
  • John Deere manure spreader, 540 PTO
  • 7’ 3-pt. brush mower, 540 PTO, steel gauge wheel
  • 8’ 3-pt. blade
  • Allied 450 hyd. loader, minus bucket
  • Small single fan fert. spreader, 540 PTO
  • AC 4-14” pull type plow
  • AC 4-16” 3-pt. plow
  • Dearborn 8’ 3-pt. disk
  • 3-pt. 3 bottom plow
  • Approx. 40’ 3 legged windmill, complete, (to be removed)
  • Cyclone PTO driven seeder, draw bar mount
  • Several older loader buckets, various sizes

Machine Shop & Tooling Equipment

  • ELOX-FANUC SERIES N wire cut machine (buyer responsible for loading)
  • Farley model Wizard2, 7500 MM plasma cutter, SN-930294
  • Hypertherm HyDefinition plasma cutter, model HD-1070, SN-152
  • Hypertherm HT-2000 plasma cutter
  • Ooya model RE-1M CNC machine, SN-82A-5831 (buyer responsible for loading)
  • Ooya model RE-1M CNC machine, SN-N80K5463 (buyer responsible for loading)
  • Verson 45 ton 72” steel brake, SN-2062-5308
  • Monarch model 2013T metal lathe, series 62, 7’8” bed, 20” swing, 20HP, 3 phase (buyer responsible for loading)
  • Monarch metal lathe, 20” bed, 12.5” swing, SN-17906
  • Monarch metal lathe, 20” bed, 12.5” swing, made in July of 1939, SN-6517
  • Monarch metal lathe, incomplete
  • DoALL Contour-Matic bandsaw/welder model DBW-1A, 173” blade, single phase, SN-5619802
  • Thompson Model B industrial grinder, 3 phase, 7.5 HP, 20” stone, oil cooled, SN-BB73543 (buyer responsible for loading)
  • (2) Milwaukee Model H milling machines, 250V, SN-3706, SN-17-3170
  • Journeyman 200R milling machine
  • Allen 6 station boring machine (buyer responsible for loading)
  • Cincinnati model Avery industrial drill press w/23” x43” table
  • Tree model 2UVR milling machine, 3 phase
  • Ellis model 1800 14” miter band saw, single phase
  • Covel model 7B grinder, SN-7B-7315
  • Large electric/hyd. shop press, 220v
  • E.L. Essey Machinery Company 10” 2 wheel grinder, 3 phase, 440v
  • Queen City 5HP pedestal type buffer, 3 phase, 220v
  • Onan diesel generator
  • Onan 140 KW generator, w/ROILINE H884 V8 motor, natural gas
  • Shop built generator on 2 wheel trailer
  • Miller Deltaweld 302 wire welder
  • Westinghouse AC/DC arc welder, model DAR-300
  • Miller 320A/BP AC/DC inert gas welder, SN-R395802
  • Miller CP-3VS DC welder, SN-R379431
  • High pressure washer on cart w/electric motor
  • Parts washer
  • Sun 1020 Electronic diagnosis engine tester and other Sun diagnostic equipment
  • Several sections of heavy duty adjustable racking
  • 6 sections of scaffolding and alum. scaffolding planks
  • Heavy duty metal shelving
  • (10) 96 drawer bolt/part bins
  • 78 drawer bolt /parts bin

Boats, Trailers, Motorcycles, Truck Parts & Car Parts

  • 16’ flat bottom jon boat
  • 14’ flat bottom alum jon boat
  • 10’ flat bottom alum. jon boat
  • 12’ jon boat trailer
  • 1971 Yamaha 350 CC street bike, VIN- R5-030653
  • Husqvarna dirt bike
  • Honda dirt bike frame only
  • Shop built 4’ x 8’ steel box single axle dump trailer
  • Chevy 8’ bed
  • 8’ truck bed trailer
  • IH S-150 cab only
  • Chevrolet Custom Deluxe cab only
  • Several shop built Midget race car frames
  • Quantity of car and truck doors, fenders and hoods from various years, makes and models
  • Several front and rear truck axles


  • 4’ x 6’ 1” thick welding table
  • Quantity of C-clamps and welding Vise-Grips
  • Large 5” vice on legs
  • Ingersol Rand T-30 upright 80 gall. air compressor, 220v
  • Torch outfit
  • 6’ steel work bench
  • (3) air bumper jacks
  • 8 ton engine hoist
  • Farm King salamander style heater
  • Delta 10” compound miter saw
  • Chop saw
  • Stihl and Homelite chainsaws
  • Floor jacks
  • 6” vice
  • Open and box end wrenches
  • Sockets
  • Large quantity of drill bits and reamers
  • Good selection of bar clamps
  • Pipe wrenches, various sizes
  • Large amount of long handled tools
  • Shop fluids

Lawn Mowers & Walk Behinds

  • Toro GroundsMaster 322-D. diesel 72” commercial front deck mower, showing 3,486 hours
  • Jacobsen 72” commercial front deck mower, 3 cyl. diesel engine
  • Wheel Horse garden tractor, w/42” snowblade
  • Cub Cadet 125 garden tractor w/hydro drive, 42” deck
  • Wheel Horse Charger 12 mower frame only
  • Lawn Boy self propelled push mower
  • Toro push mower, rear bagger
  • (3) Bachtold walk behind mowers
  • Vintage gas powered reel mower w/Briggs & Stratton engine
  • Firestone aluminum push mower, has been welded

Misc. Items

  • Large quantity of square tubing, round pipe, solid bar & rod and flat steel usable for new projects
  • Large amount of insulated duct work
  • Large quantity of steel roofing and siding (used), various lengths
  • Large quantity of scrap iron
  • Several electric motors, various sizes
  • Frame work for portable car port (missing pieces)
  • Large quantity of plywood and dimensional lumber

Antiques & Household Related Items

  • Walnut 3 drawer dresser w/marble insert, handkerchief boxes, candle stands
  • (2) vintage pedal cars
  • IH Pedal tractor
  • Dazey model B 4 quart churn
  • Cast iron skillets
  • Marbles
  • New and vintage toys
  • Newer “American Spirit” neon sign
  • Magic Chef refrigerator/freezer
  • Gibson refrigerator/freezer
  • Maytag Atlantis electric dryer
  • Whirlpool Duet front load washer w/stand
  • Oak dinette table
  • (2) Singer treadle sewing machines
  • Kitchen clock
  • 8 place gun cabinet
  • 55” Vizio flat screen TV
  • Mauve 3 cushion sofa and matching chair
  • Blue vinyl lift chair
  • Butcher block top kitchen table and 4 chairs
  • Office furniture to include desk, filing cabinets
  • Fishing items
  • Turkey fryer

Attention Scrap Buyers!!

  • Very large amount of scrap iron to include: older farm implements, industrial items and misc.

Auctioneers Note: Mark your calendars now to attend this very large auction. Charles was a very talented machinist and had a love for vintage cars & trucks. Many of the vehicles and items being sold are being sold as projects. Make plans to also take a look at this very nice shop and home situated on a beautiful wooded farm which has endless recreational opportunities. Please note the 2 different locations and starting times. Expect multiple auction rings throughout most of the day. Please come prepared with an extra bidder(s). There will be numerous industrial machines the buyer will be responsible for loading. Auction personnel will be available sale day to assist in loading out. Lunch available on the grounds. Not responsible for accidents, errors or omissions.

The Charles D. Shirkey Estate

Candace Pilkington – Executor

Representing Attorney:
Michael C. Vance
Vance Law Office
101 N. Jefferson St.
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641
Phone: (319) 385-3736

For additional information contact auction managers: Jeff Hoyer (319) 759-4320, Craig Hoyer (319) 931-7016 or Jim Huff (319) 931-9292

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November 9, 2018
9:00 am - 11:55 pm


Onsite – Mt. Pleasant, IA
2790 Kentucky Ave., Mt. Pleasant, IA, United States.
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