Menard County, IL Land & Chattel Auction

SOLD! TRACT 1 – $9,500.00 PER ACRE

SOLD! TRACT 2 – $8,100.00 PER ACRE

SOLD! TRACT 3 – $6,000.00 PER ACRE

TOTAL – $880,699.00


FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2018 AT 10:00 A.M.

Real Estate to be sold at 12:00 Noon

Sale to be held at the farm approximately 4 1/2 miles west of Petersburg, IL



Mark your calendar and make plans to attend this interesting auction that is being held for Billey Tracey. We will be selling 104 acres± which will be offered in 3 individual tracts. We will also sell a wide variety of personal property including tractors, combines, farm equipment, vehicles, antiques, boats, motorcycles & more! The auction will be held on the farm, which is located approximately 4 miles west of Petersburg, Illinois along the north side of Newmansville Ave. The farm is further described as being located in Sections 12 & 13 of Atterberry No. 10 Township, Menard County, Illinois.

Sale order: 10 a.m. tools, collectibles & misc. hayrack items. 11 a.m. farm machinery, vehicles, boats & other significant items. The real estate will be sold at 12 noon, followed by GSI grain bin & “built in” antique fixtures located in the home on Tract 3. We will then finish up with any unsold items. Please note this is a large auction and therefore expect 2 auction rings selling simultaneously. Bring an extra bidder. Sullivan Auctioneers will assist with loadout on sale day, therefore bring your trailers. Food will be available on the grounds. Not responsible for accidents, errors or omissions. Announcement sale day take precedence.



Tract 1 – 40.91 Surveyed Acres

  • Productive farm which is nearly 100% tillable!
  • FSA figures indicate 40 acres± tillable.
  • Soil PI Rating: 126.6 (Soil map available online)
  • Soil types include Clarksdale, Rozetta, Sable & Greenbush.
  • Public road access along the east by Behrends Road.


Tract 2 – 48.14 Surveyed Acres

  • Productive farm with additional wildlife habitat acres!
  • FSA figures indicate 29 acres± tillable.
  • Soil PI Rating: 114.1 on tillable acres (Soil map available online)
  • Soil types include Rozetta, Sylvan & Clarksdale.
  • Public road access along the east by Behrends Road.


Tract 3 – 17.02 Surveyed Acres

  • Hard to find, smaller wooded acreage located on an all weather hard surface road. This would be a fantastic possible new home site. There is an old set of farm buildings and a large home located on this tract. Due to the home and several of the outbuildings being in very poor condition we will sell numerous antique fixtures out of the home. These items will be sold “after” the real estate has been sold, thus giving the new buyer of this tract the opportunity to purchase any of the items should they wish to. We will also sell the GSI grain bin which is also located on this tract. Please take a look at the listing of these items. The items selling from the home will include, but are not limited to, the fancy fireplace mantle, beautiful open staircase, several large oak pocket doors and possibly a few other items.
  • This tract has approximately 4 acres± of tillable land suitable for a food plot area or livestock.
  • Check out this beautiful small property that does have (2) good metal clad storage sheds as well as a large barn that with some work could be renovated.


All 3 tracts have recently been surveyed and will be sold on a price per acre basis, based on said survey. Tracts 1 – 3 will be sold in numerical order. The tracts will not be offered in their entirety at the conclusion of the auction. Each sale will be final.

Immediately following the auction, the successful buyer(s) will be required to enter into a written purchase agreement with the seller and pay ten percent (10%) of the bid price. The balance of the bid price will be due at the time of closing on or before Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Closing on these tracts are subject to approval by the Menard County Circuit Court. Bidding is NOT contingent upon financing. Title insurance in the full amount of the purchase price will be provided by the seller. The 2018 real estate taxes, due and payable in 2019, will be paid by the seller. The 2019 and subsequent real estate taxes will be paid by the buyer(s). Possession will be given at the time of closing, subject only to the remainder of the 2018 crop lease. The farm sells free & clear for the 2019 crop year. There are no hunting leases associated with the 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, Combine & Farm Machinery: Oliver 1755 gas tractor, WF, single hyd., SN 228 244-676; Oliver 770 LP tractor, WF, fenders, nice original condition; Oliver 880 gas tractor, NF, clam shell fenders, single hyd.; Ford 3600 gas utility tractor, WF, fenders, 3 pt. single hyd., sells complete w/hyd. loader & material bucket; Farmall M gas tractor, NF; White 8600 “Harvest Boss”, diesel combine, hydro., 23.1-26 drive tires & 9.5-20 steer tires, nice original condition; White 9463 6RN 30” cornhead; Oliver 525 gas combine for salvage; Various White & Oliver combine heads (some stored indoors and others outdoors); Oliver pull type PTO driven sickle bar mower; Several 3 pt. blades in various sizes; Several older plows in various sizes; International grain drill w/ grass seed and double disc openers; NH 275 wire tie small square baler; Arts Way 325 grinder mixer & Gehl mix all grinder mixer; Small gravity wagon on Sears gear, nice condition but missing tongue; Various other small wagons & auger wagons; Ford 3 pt. chopper; Various other pieces of older farm machinery to include: Continental post hole digger, Behlen grain dryer, field cultivators, chisel plow, gooseneck livestock trailer & gooseneck flatbed trailer, 6” grain elevator & small hay bale elevator, 3 pt. pallet mover, flare box wagon box (less gear), small “Wind Breaker” all weather canvas cab, various fuel barrels on stands & propane tanks, cattle drinks, shop built wagons, bumper hitch car trailer (less wooden floor), Various feed bunks, pipe gates, fencing; 18.4-34 clamp on duals; (6) sheets of expanded metal (approx. 5’x8’); large amount of “barn clutter” such as wire, wheels, implement tires, wooden ladders, etc. Vehicles, Boats, Motorcycles & Vintage Lawn Tractors: Chevy 2500 EXT cab long bed 4X4 pickup, major rust, licensed through 2018 (late 1980’s model); GMC Sierra 2500 2wd pickup in rough condition (early 1980’s model); ‘74 Oldsmobile Cutlass Salon 2 dr. car, rough condition; Honda Super Sport CB 750 “Four” motorcycle, odometer indicates 9,612 miles, stored indoors and appears to be in very nice condition, SN CB7500F-1006573; Crown Line vintage pleasure boat, stored indoors & also appears to be in nice condition including paint, upholstery, etc, sells complete w/ trailer and Evinrude 88 HP outboard motor; Vintage runabout pleasure boat, sells complete w/ trailer & vintage Evinrude StarFlite III outboard motor; Vintage 1970’s era Honda motorcycle for salvage. Several vintage riding lawn mowers including Cub Cadet 1811 hydro riding lawn mower, Coast to Coast 16hp riding lawn mower, Cub Cadet 122 riding lawn mower & others. Also walk behind style lawn tractor with implements. New Building Supplies, Shop Tools & Misc.: Large quantity of NIB building supplies. All building supplies are still wrapped in original packaging and strapped. Items will include large quantity of 1/2”x8’ drywall sheeting, very large quantity of Caradco windows and doors in various sizes, other new building items including Eljer “Total Massage” jacuzzi style bath tub, quantity of nails, screws & drywall items. Shop Tools To Include: (3) sections of new scaffolding, Craftsman 6.0 HP shop vac, contractor style folding ladder, Werner fiberglass step ladder, “Several” like new Craftsman rolling tool cabinets and tool boxes, Craftsman 2 wheel grinder on stand, good torch outfits, several benches, Craftsman 3/4” socket sets and various other socket sets, Craftsman 10” radial arm saw, Delta floor model drill press, several upright and horizontal air compressors, several chainsaws to include Stihl MS170, Stihl 017 & others, Generac GP3300 portable generator (appears to be unused), Toro, Ariens & Wards walk behind snow blowers; several table saws; Agrifab pull type gas powered yard vac (excellent); small lawn wagon; various other hand tools, wrenches, long handled tools, etc. Antiques & Collectibles: Please note the 3 story home, barns & buildings located on Tract 3 are all full. There are some neat items scattered throughout the structures. Also note, as the home is in very poor condition and is sure to be demolished, we will be selling “built in” fixtures out of this home. These items will not sell until after the real estate has been sold, thus giving the new buyer of the home the opportunity to purchase these fixtures should they wish to. Antique fixtures in the home will include: large mission oak style fireplace mantle. This mantle has a built in clock with large swinging pendulum, glass front doors, pegged design & original green tile, Fantastic! Also selling a large oak open staircase with banister and Newell post. We will also sell several oversized oak pocket doors and possibly other items. Other antiques and collectibles to include: Few pieces of oak and walnut furniture such as halltree, dressers, drop front desks, primitive painted furniture, etc. Unusually small J.G. Doty Pump Company visible gas pump with original glass that indicates 4 gal.; very ornate Charter Oak cast iron wood burning stove with original Heisy glass; Thomas & Clark Peoria, IL wooden biscuit box; (2) small Burrus metal embossed seed corn signs; 6 gal. Blue Ribbon crock; feed & seed sacks; few old toys; few antique light fixtures including gas lights; box style corn sheller; grain cleaners; platform scales; cast iron well pumps; old license plates; old photographs (some with gilded frames); few childs sleds & toboggans; galvanized farm buckets, washtubs, etc.; old tools & various other old farm items that you would expect to see on a sale such as this. (Please note there are literally hundreds of boxes and tubs that are stacked in these buildings that we have not opened. It appears that a lot of these will contain flea market type items.) Also Selling: Igloo 9.0 cu. ft. chest type freezer NIB; GE Profile glass top electric kitchen stove (white); GE side by side refrigerator w/ water & ice (white); Also selling dishes, small kitchen appliances & various other modern items including modern furniture, household, etc.


Billey Tracey Farm



Kevin N. McDermott

109 S. 7th Street

Springfield, IL 62701