Mercer County Illinois
Farm, Home, & Recreational


SATURDAY, JANUARY 12TH, 2019 - 10:00AM


This auction will be held in Bob's heated shop building!
Blizzard Date: Monday, January 14th, 2018

Directions: From the intersection of IL 94 & IL 17 in Aledo, IL (Walmart Intersection), go east on IL 17 to SE 19th Ave, then go south 2 miles to 70th Ave, then go east 1/2 mile to 195th St, then go south 1/2 mile to the farm - WATCH FOR AUCTION SIGNS!


Auctioneers Note: Due to the death of Robert "Bob" Carroll, the following farm, small acreage equipment and personal property are no longer needed. This is a very well managed and cared for farm with a very nice set of improvements, including two homes, modern machine shed with heated shop and viable grain storage. We will also sell Bob's remaining John Deere farm equipment, lawn tractors, Dodge Dakota pickup and personal property. Make plans to attend this great on-site indoor auction!!

340 +/- ac. Subject to Final Survey
208.4 FSA Tillable ac.

2 Well Cared for Homes
60x120 Lester Machine Shed w/Heated Shop

40,000+ bu Grain Storage

Deep Well
Available to Farm or Rent for 2019 Crop Season

Fantastic Country Setting
Building Site Potential
Over 100 ac. Timber & Recreational Land

HOME #1 (Bob's House)

(1) Bath

Kitchen: 13x12

Dinning Room: 13x15

Living Room: 13x15

Master Bedroom: 11x22

Bedroom #2: 14x14

Den/Bedroom #3: 11x22

Utility Room: 11x10

Main Floor & Basement Laundry

Large Patio

Partial (flat) roof 2017

Fuel Oil Furnace & Central Air

Electric Water Heater

200 AMP Service

Partial Basement

Some Plumbing updates

No Knowledge of Age of Septic

Very Nice, Clean, Well Kept Home!




Deep Well Services Both Homes!


HOME #2 (Tenant House)

(1.5) Bath

Utility Room: 16x12

Kitchen: 11x12

Living Room: 12x23

Bedroom #1: 12x12

Bedroom #2: 9x10

Bedroom #3: 12x13

Storage Room:8x10

Built in 1950

Fuel Oil Furnace

Electric Water Heater 2011

Steel Roof approx. 2003

Vinyl Siding approx. 2003

Some Vinyl Replacement Windows

100 AMP Service

Many Plumbing & Electrical Upgrades

On A Slab

No Knowledge of Age of Septic

Very Nice, Clean, Well Kept Home!

Real Estate Terms & Possession: 10% down sale day with balance due on or before February 15th, 2019. Buyer(s) to enter into a purchase contract at conclusion of auction. Prospective buyers are urged to make all necessary inspections & financial arrangements prior to the auction. Property is offered in as-is condition. Possession given at closing subject to tenant's rights (if any). Statements sale day take precedence over all others.
Sale Method: Bidding will be in dollars per acre. The farm will be offered in one tract including all improvements.


TRACTOR, LAWN TRACTORS, PICKUP & EQUIPMENT: 2003 Dodge Dakota extended cab pic up truck, (automatic, full power, AM/FM/CD, sliding rear window, good rubber, 4.7 V8 engine; John Deere 2630 diesel w/ John Deere 146 hydraulic loader, 3pt, front slab wts, good 16.9X28 rears, clean, straight tin, 1422 hrs. on meter (not actual); 2015 John Deere 750 diesel garden tractor, hydro, 60" drive-over deck - excellent condition; John Deere 430 diesel lawn tractor, 60" deck, rear bar tires, 2 speed hydro, 1400 hrs.; Komatsu FG30 LP gas powered 5000# forklift, 2 stage mast, 4383 hrs. on meter, solid tires; John Deere MX6 3pt rotary mower; John Deere 115 HD 8ft 3pt blade w/ manual tilt & angle; John Deere 14SB walk behind lawn mower w/ bagger; Power Boss 5500 watt generator w/ Briggs engine; (4) Demco 200 gal fertilizer/ herbicide tanks with John Deere mounts; (2) gas powered water pumps;  Several banjo valves; Earth Way broadcast seeder w/ lawn mower ATV mount; Stihl HSE 60 electric hedge trimmer; Stihl FS40C gas powered weed eater;  Assortment of various John Deere tractor & equipment parts

ANTIQUE FURNITURE:  Small wooden sewing rocker; Ridgeway wind up wall clock; Story & Clark piano;

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES: Imperial12 days of Christmas plates;  Moews seed cuff links & tie tacks; Moews seeds ice bucket; assorted cup & saucer sets; Fenton Epergne milk glass hobnail bowl w/ vase inserts; Fenton milk glass fan vase; Crosby weighted sterling candlesticks; Rogers weighted sterling candlesticks; Gorham weighted sterling compote; Green depression glass saucers; Green depression glass sherbet dishes Frankoma pitcher & vase; 1976 Mercer county court house crock w/ lid; Coors 0.5l Gertz beer stein; wooden pestle & mortar; Frankoma relish tray; Marcrest stoneware cookie jar; Porcelain bed pan; Sale, 23k gold trim dishes; Noritake Nippon "The Alsade" china; Bavaria "Tramore" hand painted china; Red Wing serving bowl; (2) pink Pyrex individual casseroles; Blue & green Pyrex refrigerator dishes; Hazel Atlas red & white holly punch bowl w/ cups; Johnson bros. Christmas tree plate; Handled green depression Vaseline glass plate; misc. china dishes; vintage buttons; Blue art glass basket; 1986 Isabel Bloom egg; Glass paperweights; Chocolate set; Wm Adams & Sons iron stone pitcher; Frosted Dragon candy dish; hand painted Nippon vase; Brass eagle book ends

MODERN FURNITURE & APPLIANCES:  3 pc. pine corner desk set; Whirlpool electric dryer; Maytag top load washing machine; Amana 17 upright freezer; 4 drawer dresser; 4 drawer chest w/ 3 inside drawers; Emerson microwave oven; 58" Oak kitchen table w/(3) upholstered chairs; Amana refrigerator / freezer; Blue upholstered platform rocker; Side table / magazine rack; Blue upholstered side chair; pine rocking chair ; 36" Gilt wall mirror; 18" end table; Flex steel brown leather rocker / recliner; 27" tiered end table; tan upholstered side chair; 35" glass top coffee table; wooden tea cart; Scale battery clock; Motorola console record player; LP & 45 records; Double bed w/ bookcase headboard; drop down desk with book shelves; 23" side table; 5 drawer dresser w/ inside drawers; Drop leaf table w/ 3 leaves; glass front corner cabinet; Stanley Oak corner office desk; Stanley Oak office file bookcase;

HOUSEHOLD:  Webber charcoal kettle grill w/ wooden roll around cart; Jingle bell rock Santa; oil lamp; bolo ties; assorted cuff links;  Mr. Coffee 12 cup coffee pot; West Bend slide through toaster; Pfaltzgraff  heirloom canisters; Donvier ice cream maker; West Bend electric roaster;  Table cloths / place mats; Quilt; Wind machine floor fan; Rocket upright vacuum sweeper; Towels / wash cloths; Pfaltzgraff  Heirloom dishes; Hamilton beach crock pot; flatware; General Electric knife; glass bread pans;  assorted kitchen utensils; assorted cooking pans; Corning cornflower blue casserole dishes;  Longaberger pottery pitcher; Snack sets; salt & pepper shakers; glass pumpkins; brass egg trinket dish; machine stitched twin quilt; touch lamp; blankets; Hoover canister vacuum; lively alert urgent response device; cast iron dog door stop;

TOOLS & SHOP EQUIPMENT: Set of John Deere HyGard & engine oil  tanks w/ metal stand; Oxy-Acetylene torch w/ cart; Schauer 6/12V battery charger/booster; Craftsman table saw; Milwaukee angle grinder; Wen electric car waxer / polisher; Napa roll around stacked tool chest; Lincoln cordless grease gun; 2 ton hydraulic floor jack; Craftsman floor model drill press; Black and Decker sawzall; Makita 1/2" electric drill; 20 ton air / manual hydraulic bottle jack; Pro Lift 20 ton hydraulic bottle jack; 10 ton hydraulic press;  10 gal. portable air tank; (2) Craftsman 12 pc. impact socket sets; Wright 17 pc. 3/4 drive socket set w/ ratchet & (2) breaker bars; Combination wrench set; Roll around shop stool; Chains; Several small hardware bins; Nilfisk alto electric pressure washer; Werner 8' fiberglass stepladder; Werner 5' aluminum step ladder ; 12' aluminum ladder; Redi Heater pro 110 kerosene space heater; Several oil cans various sizes; Sever drop cords; Shop Vac 18 gal wet dry vacuum; sm. anvil; Rolland hd bench vise;  Keller 4' step ladder; Rock Island 505a bench vice; Dewalt worksite radio / charger;


Jon Bradley Carroll, Trustee
Richard Whitman - Attorney - Monmouth, IL

Personal Property Terms: Cash or Good Check. Master Card, VISA, and Discover accepted with a 5% convenience fee for electronic payment. $50 fee for returned checks. Nothing removed until settled for. Everything sells as-is. Auction company and its representatives serve only as agents for the sellers. Not responsible for errors, omissions, or accidents.