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Auctioneer Polk Auction Company 877-915-4440
Auction Date Sep 16 Auction
3885 Rossburg Lightsville Rd
Rossburg, OH
Time 09:00AM
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Doug Thornhill Estate Auction

September 15-16, 2017 at 9 AM Each Day

3885 Rossburg Lightsville Road – Rossburg, OH 45362


2 Big Days – Engines – Tractors – Farm Equipment – Vehicles – Collectibles



Day 1:  All small collector items, 200+ pallets, Lionel trains, literature, tractors, farm machinery, implements, lawn & garden

Day 2:  Hit-n-miss engines, gas engines, diesel engines, collector engines, light plants, motorcycles, vehicles, pallets of engine-related items



100’s and 100’s of vintage light plants and generators

1520 steam engine fly wheel

7HP (Jumbo Engine?)

Air Engine

Alamo Blue Line 6HP

 Associated 6HP

Avco vacuum compressor

Bessemer 10HP on trucks

Bessemer 2 cylinder upright

Bessemer 40HP 

Bessemer 86 HP generator

Black Bear 25HP

Blades dale 65HP

Buzz Saw with power plant

Climax large V8

Cooper Messemer 80HP

Corps of Engineers Military 4 cylinder with generator

Delco light box, original

Domestic 2HP

Duplex steam pump, very large

Eclipse upright

Economy 2 1/2HP

Ellis 6HP upright

Fairbanks 1 1/2HP with generator

Fairbanks 3HP on trucks

Fairbanks 6HP

Fairbanks light plant with generator on trucks

Fairbanks Morris 3HP Engine with home light plant on trucks

Fairbanks Morris diesel “Y” 25-30HP

Fairbanks N

Fairbanks power plant

Flat head V8 with generator

Franklin valve less 15-25HP

Friend 4HP

Fuller and Johnson 1500watt 32 volt on trucks

Golden Shepley 7HP air compressor on trucks 

Gould Charlie 7HP

Gray 3HP

Hercules 1 1/2HP

Hobart 4 cylinder gas welder

Hobart 4 cylinder welder generator


IH Famous 4 HP 1906 on trucks

Ingersoll Rand V twin cylinder air compressor, very large

Jager 2HP

JD 4 cylinder LC

JD 6 cylinder

Kohler 6 cylinder large power plant, liquid cooled

Kohler Generator with Wakasha engine

Lally light plant generator 32 volt

Large stationary belt driven engine

Large Upright steam engine

Large vintage 2 cylinder air compressor

Large vintage 6’ radiator

Light plants

Lister 3 cylinder diesel

Lister diesel 1 cylinder upright

Many antique engines on trucks

Many Delco 4 cylinder’s

Many Delco light plants

Many dip oilers for engines

Many extra superior flywheels, cranks

Many large 20+HP fly wheel engines

McCormick 3HP on trucks

Military industrial dryer

National transit 4HP

National type A 15HP

New Way upright

NOS Cooper Messemer head gasket in box

Oiler for steam engine

P.O. Company 15HP

2 – Pattin Brothers 10HP

3 - Reids 15HP (1 right and 2 lefts)

Reid 15HP engine

Reid 25+HP

Reid Vacuum compressor

Smith 6 cylinder air compressor will run

South Pen 25HP

St. Mary’s 10HP

St. Mary’s 15 HP

St. Mary’s 15HP

St. Mary’s 20HP

St. Mary’s 25HP

St. Mary’s 30HP

Steam engine boiler

Stover 2HP

Superior 10HP

2 - Superior 20HP 2 stroke

3 - Superior 25HP

Superior 4 stroke

Superior 8 cylinder inline diesel with generator

The Foos Gas Engine Co. 8 cylinder upright, very large, GE generator, Springfield, OH

Titusville 25HP

Upright 2 cylinder vintage fly wheel air compressor

Upright 3 cylinder diesel engine, liquid cooled

US Motors Military 6 cylinder diesel with power plant

Vovaird and Seyfand 5HP Upright

Wayne large engine very rare, possible only one known

Westinghouse generator

Wisconsin 4 cylinder

Wisconsin with alternator

Witt 4HP headless engine, excellent original, on trucks

Worthington 2 cylinder upright

Trailer full of engines and unknown items


Case DI with loader

Caterpillar D2

Caterpillar D4 with blade, pony motor, runs

Caterpillar D6 with blade pony motor

Cub Cadet 86 mower

Cub Cadet Lawn and Garden, early

Ditch Witch trencher

Grasshopper 720K Zero turn gas mower

Hyster Forklift, 3 stage, tall mast

IH F-12 parts tractor

JD 110 Lawn and garden tractor

JD 112 lawn and garden tractor

JD 214 Lawn and garden tractor

JD 4400 DSL Combine

JD 4400 Gas Combine

JD 5020 row crop, duals, runs

JD 60 Tractor, not running

JD 730 DSL electric start

JD 730 DSL electric start, square tube wide front, 3pt, 3 piece front weight set, runs

JD 95 Combine

JD A, styled

JD A, styled, electric start

2 - JD AR, unstyled

JD AR, unstyled parts tractor

JD B, styled, runs


McCormick 10-20 full steel, stuck

The AD Baker, Swanton, OH mini steam engine

Farm Equipment

2 - AC field cultivators

Brillion 15’ cultipacker

Brillion cultipacker

Buckeye ditcher on trucks

Bush Hog 6’ rotary mower


JD #5 sickle bar mower

JD 13’ bean head

JD 3 btm pull type plow

JD 3pt 6 row cultivator

JD 4 btm plow

JD 4 row cultivator

JD 5 btm plow

JD 6 btm plow

JD 750 no till drill, dolly, cross auger, markers

JD disc

JD Drill with seeder

4 – Killbros 250 gravity wagons

Krause field cultivator

Lamberte lawn sweeper

Lawn and garden plow

Lawn and garden pull type roller

LeRoi compressor with Murphy diesel 6 cylinder

Long Backhoe

Many gravity wagons

Many running gears

New snow blower in create

Pull type sprayer

Simon man lift, 2000 pound capacity, very large

Steel wheel running gear

Taylor way disc, good blades

Upright small grain bin

Walking plow


Artic Cat Panther snow mobile

Freightliner cab over semi-tractor

Honda GL1000 4 cylinder motorcycle

Hopper bottom trailer

Indian 4 cylinder magneto motorcycle

1968 GMC semi-tractor, 871 Detroit engine

JD Spitfire snow mobile

Many misc trailers

Nortin vintage motorcycle

1967 Olds 442 big block motor, 4 speed

Seagrave V12 fire truck

Misc Collectibles

1 arm hydraulic picker

2 – very large vintage lathe

Band saw

Cast iron kettle

Cast iron pots and pans

Champion Forge

2 - Copper antique washing machines

Erector sets


Hand corn grinder & shellers

Hydraulic cylinders

JD square tube wide front

Large band saw

Large piston

Letz Burr mill

Many 2 piece spark plugs

Many antique fans

Many antique wooden radios

Many brass blow torches

Many extra pistons

Many fuel tanks

Many glass batteries

Many hay trollies

Many Lionel train sets

Many magnetos

Many misc boat motors

Many oilers, some very rare

Many pump jacks

Many rail road crossing lights

Many rail road crossing signs

Many rail road jacks

Many rows of planter check wire

Many Toledo large scales

Many vintage and 2 man chainsaws

Many vintage fire extinguishers

Many vintage hand pump oil jacks

Misc oil cans

Sand blast pot

2 -Tokheim upright gas pumps

Tractor quick coupler

Vintage Hot Wheels

Vintage locomotive manuals

Watermelon hog oiler

Wisconsin portable welder





Greenville, OH - 12 miles south

Celina, OH - 22 milesl north

Winchester, IN - 25 miles west

Portland, IN - 27 miles northwest



Darke County Airport (local)

      12 miles southeast

Dayton International Airport

      50 miles south


Terms: Cash, Company or Personal Check to be paid in full on auction day. All items SOLD AS IS, WHERE IS UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED.  Announcements made auction day supercede all printed material. Not responsible for accidents or items after sold. Nothing to be removed until settled for. Loader available. Trucking available in US. NEITHER POLK AUCTION CO. OR ANY AUCTIONEERS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR HOURS OR MISREPRESENTATION OF ANY AND ALL EQUIPMENT


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