The Pennsylvanian township of Upper Salford is auctioning off a 35-year-old wooden bridge to the highest bidder through an online forum, the latest creative solution for cash-strapped local governments seeking to clean up expensive local problems.
Nov 9, 2010 The Philadelphia Inquirer
After the Postal Service moved to a new building on Harrison Street, the 14-story, 77-year-old building has been vacant since 1995. Now it is to be auctioned.
Jun 11, 2009 Chicago Tribune
The Bureau of Land Management hasn't gone through with its plans to auction off leases on land, apparently intended to be explored for oil and gas.
Dec 1, 2008 Los Angeles Times
<p>In order to raise money to provide much-needed housing for its soldiers, the Russian Army has plans to auction of millions of dollars worth of property -- from huge mansions to entire towns.</p>
Mar 13, 2008 BBC