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    Farmers' Pure Milk Dairy - Anyone Recognize it?

    the ontario dairy book lists several dairies that used the first name " Farmers " , isn't any with the exact name Farmers Limited but is some called Farmers Dairy co limited , so perhaps related or just similar names
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    In the water?

    definitely only be bottles in places where there had been human activity , but can sometimes be hard to tell where that occured as people might of camped or had picnics in random places boat launches and docks are often the easiest and best spots to look
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    In the water?

    sometimes i'd use a wooden stick to poke around with , the spot i checked wasn't that deep with silt though but was bottles hiding in the sandy bottom , i'd often find stuff that way but depends on the location and what % chance you honestly think there is old bottles there , the spot i...
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    Coca Cola - Foil Cooking book for Boy Scouts

    found this is in some old paper items that had been donated and left for free , decided to keep it cause i saw the old coca cola ad on the back . wasn't till i got home and read thru it that i realised book had been made by coca cola ( canada ) for boy scouts/girl guides doesn't give a year of...
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    1968 Mountain Dew Ya-hoo! / Hillbilly Canadian Bottle

    have at least 1 that i found swimming a couple years ago , not very common version to find though
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    Homestead advice?

    never really had good luck at spots like that myself , if you can find the site which seems possible its still a long way before any bottles are likely to be recovered unless there is an obvious dump visible which sometimes occurs , you'll see rusted cans and broken stuff also likely take more...
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    some swim finds from summer 2022

    another swim at main location , 4 broken coca cola hobbleskirts with dates in the late 30's . 2 browns beverages , Teem 6 oz , crush bottle from 60's , amber orange crush 10 0z broken , clear orange crush 6 oz . canada dry low calorie beverage clear bottle , broken canada dry bottle , glass cup...
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    some swim finds from summer 2022

    another swim at the river dock location , found a beer glass , some coca cola , pepsi , 2 Browns Beverages , glass jar , green no deposit , broken green 7 oz bottle , someones lost ontario health card . nothing too exciting everything really dirty
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    some swim finds from summer 2022

    went for a quick swim last week at a different spot on another lake which is near an old hotel but didn't really find much one of those 1940's paper label pepsi bottles , broken clear canada dry bottle and another 7 oz muskoka dry ginger ale bottle
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    yard sale find -paper label local ginger ale bottle " muskoka special " browns gravenhurst

    2015 seems like a while ago but was a neat find , still have this bottle , getting a little dusty though for some reason it seems to attract dust where its stored never seen anything similar since
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    some swim finds from summer 2022

    Ontario , my area is all smaller fresh water lakes each spot different , sometimes semi rocky bottom , sandy . sometimes the bottles in plain view , other times you can only see small parts of them
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    Evangeline Beverages ltd - art deco bottle found swimming

    likely too deep to use something like that , for the location and depth
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    some swim finds from summer 2022

    no its in pretty rough shape , not sure it clean up based on current condition
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    some swim finds from summer 2022

    the amber orange crush cleaned up fairly well , missing some front acl but back mostly there , its the 7 oz version also found a brown's acl bottle , not a swim find , found it the other day along a road where the ditch had been dug out for construction ( only old bottle i found , rest modern...
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    some swim finds from summer 2022

    another swim off the river dock the other day but everything seemed to be really dirty some beer bottles , green wine , coca cola , 2 browns bev embossed 10 oz , kist , pepsi , Hires root beer , Pure spring bottle , broken coca cola bottle is marked " Baltimore MD " on the bottom , unsure of...
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    some swim finds from summer 2022

    another dock i refer to as the river dock location , been find stuff there too the last couple years , first swim must of not been much visibility as i didn't find much couple coca cola , beer bottle , salt shaker , ink well ? , part of a small drone went back another day when nicer found...
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    some swim finds from summer 2022

    been back to that spot one more time but didn't find much worth keeping , alot of broken or damaged bottles coca cola - 3 broken hobbleskirts from 30's ( 35, 36, 37 ) , browns bev , muskoka dry acl bottle , pepsi , no deposits , beer bottles some broken glass jars , cup , medicine bottle ...
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    some swim finds from summer 2022

    then went back to one of my regular spots and pulled out a lot of bottles coca cola , Browns Beverages , Welch's Grape , Pepsi , Evangeline Bev , Kist , National Beverages , amber bottle , no deposits also a green tea pot with broken end
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    some swim finds from summer 2022

    usually find some bottles during the summer when swimming around some places in the lakes here . started out kind of slow this year but have eventually found some bottles here is what i found at the start of july one of my first swims , some no deposits , beer bottles , coca cola , Browns...
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    Evangeline Beverages ltd - art deco bottle found swimming

    no the bottles are hidden in the sand/bottom there , use a stick to feel for them and wear gloves

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