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Fri Oct 15 - 08:00AM

4 miles S of Custer, Custer, SD Click to Map

Bradeen Auctions

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Phone: 605-673-2629

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Online bidding starts FRIDAY OCTOBER 15 at 8am MST

Closing TUESDAY OCTOBER 19, 2021 beginning at 3pm MST

Property located at the former South Dakota Star Academy, 4 miles south of Custer SD on US Hwy 385


Selling at Online Auction, to be removed by the purchaser:

Katolight 600KW-750KVA Diesel Generator, only 961 hours, excellent; also frame building that houses this generator.

              Challenger Biomass Boiler System, CCU6110-S Steam Thermal Combustion System, and all related components (steel building not included).

              Large assortment of Industrial Electric components, switch boxes, starters, switches, transformers, local control modules, voltage surge suppressors, breaker panels of all sizes, miles of wiring, conduit, etc.

              Large steam boiler; heating related components of all types, pumps, tanks, piping, etc.

              Complete commercial kitchen featuring large Kolpack walk-in freezer/cooler with several doors, rooms, rack shelving, etc.; steam tables, Hobart mixers, Hobart dishwashing unit, Hobart slicer, stainless steel sinks, prep tables, counters, shelving, etc., several ovens, grills, steam kettles, refrigerated units, large combination oven/steamers; Scotsman ice machine, SS vent systems w/Ansul units; heavy duty dining room seating; cabinetry, and MUCH MORE.

              Large assortment of new old stock electric and plumbing related hardware, fixtures, parts, fittings, wire, brass, copper, pipe, small military trailer and MORE!

              Salvage of entire 1953 Hospital building (prior to eventual demolition).  Purchasers may remove windows, doors, fixtures, electrical, wiring, plumbing, brick, HVAC units, elevator units, and more.  This facility has been updated over the years with top quality materials.  An unbelievable opportunity for the salvage buyers!

Auctioneers Note:  The former South Dakota Star Academy has closed and is now in private ownership.  The entire property is being redeveloped.  This auction represents phase 2 of liquidating a large variety of industrial and commercial components, as well as salvage rights to several large structures on this vast campus.

Inspection dates: October 11th, 15th, and 19th from 10am -2pm each day.  There is no electric power whatsoever on this campus.  Bring a powerful flashlight to the inspection!

See complete terms and conditions, photos, and bidding info at 

SETTLEMENT:  OCTOBER 21, 2021 from 10am until 3pm.

Notice:  Inspection and removal at your own risk.  Use caution as hazards may exist. Everything sells “AS-IS” without warranty of any kind!

Announcing:  The Black Hills’ newest and finest residential community, “Star Valley Estates,” consists of 21+ prime timbered and meadow acreages overlooking beautiful ponds.  Additional commercial and residential opportunities are available.  Contact the Real Estate Center of Custer for additional information.

Owners:  Beecher Rock Properties, LLC and Nielson Enterprises.

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