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Found this tooled crown amber beer bottle today (Feb 1st)
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Still in the mud:
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I have found this company before in aqua with blob top style, this is my first amber with a tooled crown. Both styles were in production around the same time in the 1900's-1910's. The Ebling company was founded in 1868 and closed in 1949. Part of the secret to their success was their network of caves that ran under the brewery which kept the beer cold.

In the 1950's the entrance to the caves were buried under a parking lot and forgotten. In 2009 the parking lot was torn up and construction crews accidentally rediscovered the entrance to the Ebling caves again. Hoping to find treasure inside the workers explored but they reportedly didn't find anything. The largest cave chamber was said to be 20 x 100 feet in size.

The Ebling Brewery in the late 1800's located in the Bronx, NYC:
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Also found this star-embosed milk from Gold Lake Dairy, owned by R. Rosenberg of New Rochelle, NY.
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Couldn't find any information about this dairy company.
 

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Found this tooled crown amber beer bottle today (Feb 1st)
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Still in the mud:
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I have found this company before in aqua with blob top style, this is my first amber with a tooled crown. Both styles were in production around the same time in the 1900's-1910's. The Ebling company was founded in 1868 and closed in 1949. Part of the secret to their success was their network of caves that ran under the brewery which kept the beer cold.

In the 1950's the entrance to the caves were buried under a parking lot and forgotten. In 2009 the parking lot was torn up and construction crews accidentally rediscovered the entrance to the Ebling caves again. Hoping to find treasure inside the workers explored but they reportedly didn't find anything. The largest cave chamber was said to be 20 x 100 feet in size.

The Ebling Brewery in the late 1800's located in the Bronx, NYC:
View attachment 243469

Also found this star-embosed milk from Gold Lake Dairy, owned by R. Rosenberg of New Rochelle, NY.
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Couldn't find any information about this dairy company.
UnderMiner,
Looks like you have a great spot there.
Are you using a probe too, or just finding bottles on the surface? Roy
 

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Probably missing alot of bottles if not probing, a little foot long probe would probably work great. LEON.

P.S. you might be hunch over to much in the mud with foot long probe, maybe a 5 footer would be better?
 

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UnderMiner,
Looks like you have a great spot there.
Are you using a probe too, or just finding bottles on the surface? Roy
There are fairly old bottles on the surface at this particular site quite often, but most of the good and really old ones I find are under the silt. I walk through the silt in certain places until I feel the glass under my boots then dig it out with my shovel. That's how I found the Ebling bottle.

This particular dig I must have removed well over two dozen bottles from below the silt but they were either too new or too damaged to warrant keeping.

Here's one I saw poking out on the surface that I thought would be my daily embossed blob, but it turned out to be machine-made from the 1910's-20's and the bottom had been blown out:
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This particular site has alot of history but it is not my regular hunting ground. European settlers had been in this area as early as the first half of the 17th century, but they were very few and far between. The native Americans on the other hand have left their mark. I regularly find clam shell dumps in the woods around this place and I think they're from the natives.
 

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Found this tooled crown amber beer bottle today (Feb 1st)
View attachment 243466
Still in the mud:
View attachment 243467
I have found this company before in aqua with blob top style, this is my first amber with a tooled crown. Both styles were in production around the same time in the 1900's-1910's. The Ebling company was founded in 1868 and closed in 1949. Part of the secret to their success was their network of caves that ran under the brewery which kept the beer cold.

In the 1950's the entrance to the caves were buried under a parking lot and forgotten. In 2009 the parking lot was torn up and construction crews accidentally rediscovered the entrance to the Ebling caves again. Hoping to find treasure inside the workers explored but they reportedly didn't find anything. The largest cave chamber was said to be 20 x 100 feet in size.

The Ebling Brewery in the late 1800's located in the Bronx, NYC:
View attachment 243469

Also found this star-embosed milk from Gold Lake Dairy, owned by R. Rosenberg of New Rochelle, NY.
View attachment 243468
Couldn't find any information about this dairy company.
 

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Found this tooled crown amber beer bottle today (Feb 1st)
View attachment 243466
Still in the mud:
View attachment 243467
I have found this company before in aqua with blob top style, this is my first amber with a tooled crown. Both styles were in production around the same time in the 1900's-1910's. The Ebling company was founded in 1868 and closed in 1949. Part of the secret to their success was their network of caves that ran under the brewery which kept the beer cold.

In the 1950's the entrance to the caves were buried under a parking lot and forgotten. In 2009 the parking lot was torn up and construction crews accidentally rediscovered the entrance to the Ebling caves again. Hoping to find treasure inside the workers explored but they reportedly didn't find anything. The largest cave chamber was said to be 20 x 100 feet in size.

The Ebling Brewery in the late 1800's located in the Bronx, NYC:
View attachment 243469

Also found this star-embosed milk from Gold Lake Dairy, owned by R. Rosenberg of New Rochelle, NY.
View attachment 243468
Couldn't find any information about this dairy company.
Very nice, I'm bummed not being able to dig in Chicago area right.
 

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I'm curious what that no bottom bottle said on it? LEON.
It was the New York Bottling Company, which was founded in 1914 from a consolidation of A. Ludorff, S.A. Ludin & Co., W.E. Seitz & Co., John F. Hughs, Henry Kracke (Globe Mineral Water Co) and the A. Liebler Bottling Co. :D

I figured this out after finding this bottle which has the same logo as the broken one I left behind. I hadn't been able to read the original bottle's logo in its entirety because I had no water to clean the mud off of it.
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