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Hazeltine & Perkins Soda Fountain Supply Catalog

November 24th, 2008 · 6 Comments

1929 Hazeltine & Perkins Drug Co. Soda Fountain Supply Catalog
We just posted PDFs of a 1929 Soda Fountain Supply Catalog in the Retroplanet.com PDF Library. The catalog was put out by Hazeltine & Perkins of Grand Rapids, Michigan. It is filled with all kinds of great soda fountain items like glasses, dishes, stools, mixers, straw [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Manufacturer Histories · Soda Fountain & Dispensers

Soft Drink and Fountain Dispenser Evolution

August 7th, 2008 · 27 Comments

The Evolution of Soft Drink Dispensing
Recently, while doing descriptions for the soda fountain dispensers in the Retroplanet Museum, I was struck by how little I knew about how these IN-dispensable drinks evolved. Drinks like Coca-Cola and Pepsi have become such a staple in the American diet that I think many of us take them for [...]

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Pepsi-Cola · Soda Fountain & Dispensers

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