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Killer day finding hospital bottles and much more!

PlaneDiggerCam

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Sep 4, 2017
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Southeastern CT, U.S.A.
Today my buddies and I dug through a huge 1930s-1950s dump which produced some really nice cans, milks, and other stuff. We also dug the spot where I found those state hospital bottles and I found 10 more of them! Here are my finds:

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Back from Left to Right:
Odd newer jug (out of frame), Stoneware Preserve Crock, Mathiu Beverages Taftville, CT (base embossed art deco soda), S.S. Lamb from Mystic, CT (too bad about the paint loss, but it still displays), Norwalk Dairy from Norwalk, CT (needs a soaking), Esso motor oil can, and an oddly threaded early whiskey.

Middle from left to right:
Milk Glass Pepper Jar, U.D.Co amber, Bending & Schlesinger inc Chemists New York, Bell & Conpany (inc) Manufacturing Chemist New York, 10 N.Y.S.H. Pharmacy Rochester, NY bottles, stoppers and some slick mini corkers.

Front:
D.J. Chaffee MD Rochester, NY Med and an advertising coal card thing

Esso:
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Stoneware:
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Fleer Bros. Coal and Coke advertising:
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S.S. Lamb (Mystic, CT) milk:
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Norwalk Dairy (Norwalk, CT):
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D.J. Chaffee MD Rochester, NY
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Now I have 18 of the N.Y.S.H (New York State Hospital) Pharmacy Rochester, N.Y. bottles!:
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All in all another killer day!

Thanks for looking,
PlaneDiggerCam
 
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embe

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Jul 14, 2019
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Cool, not so much a can man but they sure do have some patina! Nice finds
 

RCO

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May 17, 2012
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Ontario , Canada
found a lot of rusty oil cans in the woods , never seen one with that much colour , what kind of metal is it made of ?

some of those beer cans have a lot of rust , tough to say if they'd clean up much , unfortuently when they've been outdoors this long there often isn't a lot left by now
 

PlaneDiggerCam

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Sep 4, 2017
620
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Southeastern CT, U.S.A.
found a lot of rusty oil cans in the woods , never seen one with that much colour , what kind of metal is it made of ?

some of those beer cans have a lot of rust , tough to say if they'd clean up much , unfortuently when they've been outdoors this long there often isn't a lot left by now
Sometimes the beer cans clean really great and sometimes don't. Its a 50/50 with the rusty cans. The oil can is made of aluminum (and came off the surface), which explains why it is in nice shape.
 

RCO

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May 17, 2012
3,515
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Ontario , Canada
Sometimes the beer cans clean really great and sometimes don't. Its a 50/50 with the rusty cans. The oil can is made of aluminum (and came off the surface), which explains why it is in nice shape.
I wondered if it might be aluminum , one thing I notice with cans as its pretty much impossible in the woods/dump to know which ones are worth keeping or even id what brand they are . which is why I always bring so many home , so I can sort thru them and id them

but I find here the rust is often really bad even on cans from the 70's or 80's as they've been outdoors for 40 plus years by now , although I've still managed to fill up a nice display of them in the garage with the nicer ones
 

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