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The Hershey Abattoir was a meat and commissary company which produced products for Hershey Estates (which was later renamed HERCO, Inc., and is called Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company today). … Continue Reading Hersheypark Franks | April 17, 1975
Today’s Hersheypark update features news of an upcoming improvements and updates to Hersheypark over the next two seasons, as well as updates on the construction of the new Racer Corner … Continue Reading Hersheypark Update | February 15, 2018
This is a special article about the history of Waagner-Biro’s double and triple wheels. For more information about Giant Wheel at Hersheypark see here and here. Waagner-Biro produced a new kind … Continue Reading Waagner-Biro | Double and Triple Wheels
With the year coming to a close, here is a look back at some of the articles published on the website in 2017!
Posted by vanalogue on YouTube, this is a look at the Pacific National Exhibition Midway in 1960. Merry Christmas to everyone! This video is from the midway of the 1960 Pacific National … Continue Reading Merry Christmas!
One of the earliest rides purchased by Hersheypark, the Miniature Railroad debuted in 1910 and was operated to the 1971 season. This is a detailed review of the history of the Miniature Railroad.
Here is your Hersheypark Update for December 13, 2017. Check out some photos of Boardwalk construction!
Redondo Beach, California, operated a twin racing roller coaster called Lightning Racer, from May 1913 until October 1923. It was a twin, racing, out and back roller coaster, constructed at … Continue Reading Lightning Racer at Redondo Beach, CA | 1913 – 1923
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Congratulations to Hersheypark for picking up a few Brass Ring awards at IAAPA 2017!
Lots of things happened in Hersheypark since the last update, so take a look at this Hersheypark Update for November 9, 2017!
Sky Fun 1, Inc., was a company based in Longmont, Colorado. They are best known for the SkyCoaster at various parks.
A Ben Schiff Wild Mouse was purchased by Kennywood Park in 1958.
Cable Transportation Engineering Company, Incorporated, (CTEC) was a chairlift manufacturing company formed in in 1977.
This is a look at the entrances of Hersheypark in 1971 and 1972, in the transition of Hersheypark being renovated into a theme park.