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1930s-1940s Orange Crush Soda Fountain Dispenser

Feb 15, 2010 |  Retro Staff No Comments

From our days in the restoration business comes this Adco Orange Crush soda fountain style soft drink dispenser. Produced from the mid-193os to the early ’40s, the unit was capable of blending syrup and carbonated water to make Orange Crush soda.   This unit would have been mounted onto the counter. On the lid, serving

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1890s Soda Fountain Dual Dispenser

Feb 14, 2010 |  Retro Staff No Comments

The saturation of water with carbon dioxide dates back to the early 1770s. While the soda fountain itself kicked off in Europe, it saw great success when, in 1806, Yale chemistry professor Benjamin Silliman introduced soda water to the United States. In the early 1830s, John Matthews and John Lippincott started the manufacture of soda fountains, equipment

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