Baggage Battles: Indianapolis Pictures
The auction specialists head to the Midwest to bid on bags, antiques and sports memorabilia at Indianapolis’s annual auction.
baggage-battles_ss_indianapolis_001Indianapolis has been called "The Crossroads of America," in large part due to the volume of travelers who fly through the Indianapolis International Airport. Its annual auction is a must-attend event for Billy, Mark, Sally and Laurence. 960 1280
baggage-battles_ss_indianapolis_005The Indianapolis International Airport averages 140 non-stop flights to over 30 destinations, more than 20,000 travelers, and 5 million pounds of baggage and property daily. Once a year, hundreds of items go up for sale, from unclaimed luggage to property from all around the city. 960 1280
baggage-battles_ss_atlanta_010Every year in the US, truckers transport approximately $671 billion worth of shipped goods. When this property gets lost in transit or undelivered, it is reclassified as "unclaimed freight" and sent to the major monthly auction in Atlanta. Items, such as bowling balls, laptops and even new cars, sell to the highest bidder. 960 1280
Baggage Battles: Atlanta Pictures 15 Photos