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Auctioneer John Fisher tried to drum up enthusiasm for the contents of a storage locker on Steamboat Springs' west side but settled for a high bid of $25 from the customer in the background. It turned out to be a good investment. There were more than 20 people attending two auctions Thursday.

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Tom Ross: "Storage Wars" fails to materialize at west Steamboat auctions

Thirsting for adventure this week, I cruised over to a couple of storage unit auctions. I learned that while there isn’t an antique in every locker, there definitely can be some pleasant surprises.

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