LIVE AUCTION!! 10.84 +/- Acres on Hwy 72, 2 Houses, Shop, 70+ Cars, Trucks, and Motorcycles, Personal Property and More!! March 25, 2023 at 10:00 am.

LIVE AUCTION!! 10.84 +/- Acres on Hwy 72, 2 Houses, Shop, 70+ Cars, Trucks, and Motorcycles, Personal Property and More!!  March 25, 2023 at 10:00 am.


Franklin Estate Live In-Person Auction

10.84 +/- Acres, 2 Houses, Shop, Old School Building

(in 7 Tracts) located on the corner of

Highway 72 & Poplar Creek Road

March 25, 2023, at 10:00 AM 

March 25th:Billy Franklin Estate” 16187 Poplar Creek Road – Athens, AL. 10.84 +/- Acres located on corner of Highway 72 and Poplar Creek Road.  This unrestricted land is offered in tracts, combinations, and as a whole.  Beautiful land. MEGA personal Property.

This 10.84 +/- acre estate features 2 houses, an enclosed shop with large-covered storage, and an old school building.

Highway 72 Road Frontage:  504 ft.

Poplar Creek Road Frontage:  824 ft.

Tract 1 –   2.01 acres

Tract 2 –   2.10 acres

Tract 3 –   2.75 acres, Old School Building

Tract 4 –   1.29 acres, Brick House:  3 bedroom/2 bath, 2 Car Garage

Tract 5 –   0.95 acres, Enclosed Shop with Large-Covered Storage

Tract 6 –   0.72 acres

Tract 7 –   1.01 acres, House 

Auction Preview:  March 24th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

This auction has SOMETHING for EVERYONE…All Ages Men, Women, & Children!  Vehicles, farm equipment, motorcycles, shop equipment, tools, auto parts, lawn equipment, building supplies, household furnishings, & MUCH MORE.  Make plans to attend to see the ALL of the items listed & not listed AND to enjoy the free food and drinks.  


Honda Gold Wing Motorcycle, Windjammer III

Kawasaki Motorcycle, KZ1100

Yamaha 100 Dirt Bike

Yamaha Chappy

Honda Motorcycle

Motorcycle Frame

Motorcycle, no markings


1946 Chevrolet Truck with Camaro Front End, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, 350 Motor

1956 Chevrolet Car, 2D

1956 Chevrolet Car, 4D

1957 Chevrolet Car, 4D

1967 Volkswagen Beetle

1969 Cadillac Sedan Deville

1970 Volkswagen Beetle

1974 Datsun B210

1976 Chevy Van 30, 1-Ton, Short Van

1978 Chevrolet Red Truck, Custom Deluxe 30, One Ton, Square Body Truck with Dump Bed

1981 Buick Riviera, 2D Barn-Kept

1983 Chevrolet Camaro

1983 Dodge Aries

1983 Nissan Datsun Truck, King Cab

1984 Datsun, 2D

1985 Nissan 300 ZX 

1986 Dodge 600 Convertible, 2D

1986 Nissan 300 ZX

1996 Pontiac Bonneville

1999 Lincoln Town Car Cartier Sedan 4D


Cadillac Coupe DeVille, 2D

Chevrolet Bel Air, 4D

Chevrolet Biscayne

Chevrolet Caprice 400

Chevrolet Corvair

Chevrolet Fleetmaster, 2D

Chevrolet Impact Custom 350

Chevrolet Impalas

Chevrolet Trucks

Chevy Van 2D

Chrysler New Yorker

Datsun 310 GX, 2D

Dodge 8 300 Truck

Eighty-Eight Oldsmobile, 2D

Ford Fairlane, red/white

Ford Galaxie 500, 390 Motor, 4D

Ford Mainline V8, 2D 

Ford Ranger

Ford Starliner

Ford Wagon, Coupe Sedan

GMC Chevrolet Truck, long wheelbase

Honda Accord

Lincoln Capri, 4D

Lincoln Continental, 4D

Oldsmobile Plymouth

Oldsmobile Super 88, 4D

Triumph TR7

Volkswagen Beetles

And EVEN more vehicles

Cadillacs, Chevrolets, Volkswagens, Cars & Trucks

Automotive Parts:

Automobile Seats

Bottom Shaft Electric Start Motors

Car Doors, Grilles, Dash

Car Manuals - Chrysler, Honda, Nissan

Engine Block & Crank Shaft

Ford – Partial frame & Bed

Ford In-case Grille

Hub Caps – Miscellaneous Styles

Hydraulic Cylinders

Motors – Miscellaneous Makes & Models

Oldsmobile Motor

Truck Cab, Fenders, Bed Sides

Volkswagen Motors

Volkswagen Transmissions

Wheels – Nissan Z & Miscellaneous Styles


John Deere 4300 Tractor 72-inch Belly Mower, 1740 hours

2 Case Tractors

2 Ford Tractors

Bush Hog

Discs – Assorted Types

Farmall Tractor

Forks – Assorted Types


Ingersol Rand Compressor Mounted on Trailer

Jaeger Cement Mixer

John Deere Hay Cutter

Landscaping Box

Massey Ferguson Square Hay Baler #12

Plows – 3 PAN, Athens Plow Co, Hand Plow, & Other Assorted types

Tandem Flat Bed Trailer 77” x 16’

Utility Trailer, 77” x 16’


Sasgen Derrick Electric Winch

Bridgeport Milling Machine

Air Compressors – Miscellaneous makes and models

Chain Saws

Cordless Drills

Drill Press – Buffalo Forge Co.

Electro-Lube Refiner


Hamilton Hand Trucks

Hand Saws



Metal Cart on Casters

Metal Frame Stand

Old Tools

Overhead Winch

Parts Cleaner

Pressure Washer

Rotary Tool Kit




Shop Tables Miscellaneous Sizes

SKIL Saw, 8.5A

Torque Set



Riding Lawnmowers, Miscellaneous Makes & Models

Push Lawnmowers, Miscellaneous Makes & Models

Finishing Mower

Tillers – Various Makes & Models

Weed Eaters


Extension Cords

Plastic Barrels

5 Gal Buckets


Refrigerator, Kenmore 26

Refrigerator Small

Washing Machine, Whirlpool

Dryer, Kenmore Heavy Duty

Bar Stools

Bass Guitar & Rumble 15 Fender AMP

Bedroom Headboards & Frames

Bedroom Nightstand

Bushnell Binoculars


Child’s Rocking Chair - Upholstered


Converse Tennis Shoes – Size 12

Corner Desk


Cowboy Boots, Hats, & Belt Buckles

Dining Room Table & 6 Matching Chairs

George Foreman Roasting Machine



Hoover, Deluxe Wind Tunnel vacuum



Large Iron Pot

Living Room Side Chair

Luggage & Duffle Bags

Mirrors & Pictures

Multiple Heaters

Jars – Various Sizes

Race Memorabilia - Dale Earnhardt & Dale Jarrett

Sewing Machine, Housekeeper

Speakers & Sound Equipment

Travel Cooler/Warmer

Vintage Dresser with Round Mirror

Vinyl Records, Albums, 45 RPM, 8 Track Tapes


Barb Wire



Metal Arms

Metal Racks


Plumbing Supplies

Railroad Spikes


Wilderness Camper

Boat, Flat Bottom, 11 ft

Boat Trailer

2 Boat Motors, 1 is a Wizard

Antique Tricycles

Bicycle, Murray 26

Go Carts

Scrap Iron

Pyrene Fire Extinguisher

John Deere Thermometer

John Deere Toy Tractor


If needed, Smith & Elmore Auction Company will provide needed assistance (immediately after the auction on March 25th only) to move and load cars and equipment.

Announcements made on auction day take precedence over printed material.


These Items were not Functionally Tested and no guarantees on condition or operability are made by Smith & Elmore Auction Company, LLC.  It is the bidder’s responsibility to inspect the item, prior to bidding, and make their own assessment as to the item’s condition and suitability for use. Some of the makes and models of the vehicles have been estimated. Everything is Sold WITHOUT WARRANTIES.


As in all auctions these properties are being sold in as-is where is conditions. A 10% buyer’s premium will be added to the bid price to determine the final sales price. 10% earnest money will be required at the time of the auction if you are the successful high bidder.


Smith & Elmore Auction Company, LLC CL270

Cody Smith ALSL 5528      Phone (256) 497-6689

David Elmore ALAA 3069   Phone (256) 777-3476

Listed in conjunction with RE/MAX Legacy, Athens, AL.

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