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Red Rock Cola Bottle
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Details

Object ID 002587

Object Name Red Rock Cola Bottle

Object Desc Clear glass bottle with red and brown paper label, golden bottle cap, and clear liquid contents.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002295

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Soft Drinks

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 4, Shelf 9

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Red Rock Cola,Soda,Soft Drink,Red Rock Bottling Co.,beverages,


Title Red Rock Cola Bottle

Description Clear 24 fl. oz. glass bottle with red and brown paper label, golden bottle cap, and clear liquid contents. Label reads: "Net contents 24 fluid ozs., Enjoy Red Rock Cola, Reg. U.S. Pat. Off., copyright 1939, Red Rock Bottling Company, Westfield, Wisconsin."

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 9.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 2.5

Circumference 8

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Red Rock Bottling Co.

Maker Details The Red Rock Company was founded in 1885 by Lee Hagan and G. T. Dodd of Atlanta, Georgia. Dodd initially introduced ginger ale as the company's first product, which became popular in the Southern U.S. By 1938, Red Rock was an early leader in the distribution of carbonated beverages, distributing 12-ounce bottles by way of a distribution network of 200 bottlers. By 1947, Red Rock products were bottled in 45 of the 47 U.S. states but by 1958, the company's success began to decline. Red Rock Cola was endorsed by famous baseball player Babe Ruth. Posters of his endorsement were printed in 1939.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY2295

Description

Conditions

Date JUN 25,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Dylan Kite

Notes Minor wear and scuffs to paper label.


Events

Date JUL 1,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes