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Entries Tagged as 'The Vendo Company'

Vintage Vendo Company Photos

May 17th, 2010 · 15 Comments

The Vendo Company was founded in Kansas City, Missouri in 1937. Vendo manufactured soda vending machines exclusively for the Cola-Cola Company. In 1956 they merged with their largest competitor, Vendorlator Manufacturing Company and moved to Fresno, California. In 2005 Vendo was bought by Sanden of Japan and moved to Dallas, Texas. They were renamed SandenVendo [...]

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Vendo 83 Coca-Cola Vendor Vintage Photos

April 19th, 2010 · 19 Comments

Before 1960, there were more Vendo 83s made than any other model of Vendo soda machine. It was the first coin-operated, upright soda vending machine made by Vendo that they mass-produced. As with all other Vendo machines, it was manufactured exclusively for the Cola-Cola Company. The 83s with a mechanical coin mechanism were manufactured from [...]

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Vendo Company Lunchroom Vendors

March 15th, 2010 · 9 Comments

These two photos are of the lunchroom inside a Vendo vending machine factory lunchroom sometime in the 1950s. As you can see in the first photo, the lunchroom was fully stocked with Vendo vending machines of all kinds. These were soda, fresh food, ice cream, milk, juice and coffee machines.
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Tags: Drink Dispensers · Food Dispensers · Fruit Dispensers · Soda Vending Machines · The Vendo Company

Vendo V-240 Soda Case Vending Machine

February 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment

We know that this is a Vendo V-240 case vending machine, but have not seen any more information on this machine. It looks like a model designed specifically for factories and other large places and was probably produced in very small numbers. It was a very large machine, capable of dispensing 10 cases of soda, [...]

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Tags: Soda Vending Machines · The Vendo Company · Unique & Unusual

Vendo Ark Pie Ice Cream Vendor

October 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Here is a photo of a Vendo Ark Pie ice cream vendor. I really do not know much about this machine or what an Ark Pie is, but I thought it was a neat picture. If anyone is familiar with this machine or what an Ark Pie is, please blog-in and let us know.
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Tags: Ice Cream Dispensers · Other Vending Machines · The Vendo Company

Vendo Dairy-Vend Ice Cream Machine Restoration

June 12th, 2009 · 8 Comments

This Vendo ice cream vending machine was a very challenging restoration. The exterior was pretty straightforward but the vending component was difficult to get right. If you attempt this restoration, make sure you document the process of taking the machine apart with photos and notes. Also, the machine should be complete, as parts cannot be [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Ice Cream Dispensers · Other Vending Machines · The Vendo Company

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