Memories of Brookdale soda, 1976

I never drank milk except in coffee when I was a kid. That was back in the days when milkmen made house calls.

In our neighborhood on Gless Avenue in Belleville, New Jersey, we had strong young fellows who delivered our cases of 12-pack Brookdale soda bottles.

The men, strong and sure, gripped the cases, one in each hand and lugged our soda up the stairs to our second floor apartment. ...

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Cache of Green Brookdale Soda Bottles

Jim writes:
My son left a huge bottle collection in my garage.
There is a red plastic case with coca cola in white
holding 12 dark green bottles with brookdale beverage,
bloomfield nj DURAGLAS on bottom no labels--just
curious, any thoughts thanks

Dear JIM