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BUSINESS LIQUIDATION AUCTION - Tools, Equipment, Machinery

For The Hershey Company


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Brief Description

The remainder of the inventory, equipment and tools from the Historic Hershey Chocolate Factory.

Auction Schedule

Live On-Site Auction

Began: Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 9:00 AM EST

Location: 19 East Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033

Live On-Site Auction

Began: Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 11:00 AM EST

Location: 19 East Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033



Auction Conducted for The Hershey Company

The following list of items will be sold prior to demolition of the Historic Hershey Chocolate Factory in Downtown Hershey, PA.

(preview of items sold will be Friday, Dec. 14th from 8AM-1PM)

(removal of items AFTER AUCTION on both days for 2 hours plus the week of Monday, Dec. 17th through Friday, Dec. 21st from 8AM-3PM)

Please click on the tab on the upper, right of this page for a photo gallery of the items to be sold 


- lots of tools

- electrical & power equip.

- grinders

-  air tools

- drills

- screw guns

- saws

- sawzalls

- plumbing tools

- elec. tools

- socket sets

- micro meters

- chisels

- punches

- clamps

- 1,000’s of feet of wiring

- plus a large variety of other tools used by the maintenance & mill
department in the plant.

- many large standing drill presses

- sanders

- 20 SWINGING CRANES (both 1,2,3 &10 ton)

- machine shop cabinets

- 50HP & 60HP industrial air compressors

- vices

- industrial refrigerators

- air dryers

- many tubs

- bulk skid loads of copper

- train cleaners

- metal brackets

- stainless steel valves

- glass

- pipe racking

- hydraulic benders

- cable pullers

- shredders

- lathe machines

- many electric forklifts along with electrical walkers & riders all w/ charging

- welding tables

- welders

- cutting torches

- many welding rods

- 100’s of ladders

- cement mixtures

- snow blowers

- floor cleaners

- metal ovens

- 2 large industrial size trash compactors

- trailer/truck scale

- forklifts

- dairy milking station



- many skid loads of large, bulk items including:

- 100’s of tubs

- liquid tubs

- stainless steel sinks & tables

- spill systems

- 100’s of mops, buckets, shovels, trash coasters

- 100’s of plastic bins, trash cans

- 1,000’s of scrapers

- office furniture including chairs & desks

- scales

- portable lighting

- flammable cabinets

- brushes

- tapes

- cases & cases of dry goods inclu. paper towels, toilet paper, etc.

- metal shelving & cabinets

- large amounts of hydraulic motors

- 100’s of brand new elec. motors

- pallet washer

- floor sanders

- shop vacs

- hoses

- trash & recycle bins 

- And many other items too numerous to mention. 

This is a list of Two Rigging Companies that are approved by The Hershey Company, if assistance is required to remove some of the items you purchase at the auction.

1. First Davis Corporation - Pete Davis - Hershey, PA (717) 648-6779

2. Aycock - Doug Hetrick - Hummelstown, PA (717) 648-2286




Ed MacLane


Oxmoose Trucking
Phone and Fax: 888-990-6966



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Auction Terms

Terms: Cash, Checks and Credit Cards Accepted. A 10% Buyer's Premium will be added to the final purchase price of each item sold. 


Please check back for pick up times and instructions. 



From Pittsburgh: PA Turnpike to Harrisburg East Exit. Follow Route 322 East Towards Hershey, approaching Hershey, follow Route 422 to Downtown Hershey. Look for Auction Signs.

From Philadelphia: PA Turnpike to Lebanon/Lancaster Exit. Follow Route 322 West Towards Hershey/Harrisburg, Turn Right onto 743 North into Downtown Hershey. 

For Out of State Travelers: Nearest Airport Harrisburg International Airport (MDT)


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