Giant Containers: Other Bottles (page 2)

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Wine Bottle
Tucson, AZ
2004: 2012:
The giant Wine Bottle is located at the Boondocks Lounge. It is 35 feet tall and is made of concrete over rebar. The bottle was built around 1973 when Peasant Villa, an Italian restaurant, was located here. The artist that created it, Michael Kautza, is also responsible for Tucson's Tack Room Boot, Matador & Bull, and the Cow Skull in Amado, AZ. The bottle was restored in 2004. In 2022, the bottle got a bright paint job. For more, see this website. [map]

More Wine Bottles:
Kelowna, BC [map]

Tequila Bottle
Wichita Falls, TX
Tequila Bottle [gone]
Sherman Oaks, CA
Jack Daniel's
Bottle [gone]
Norman, OK
Wild Turkey
Covington, KY
Bourbon Bottle
Louisville, KY
This chimney in Wichita Falls was previously painted to look like a Tequila Bottle when the building housed a Mexican restaurant. It is located at the back of the building. It was repainted beige when Harvest Drug & Gift moved in.

This Tequila Bottle in Sherman Oaks was installed on the roof of the Valley Beverage Company liquor store. It was painted to look like a bottle of Patron Silver Tequila. The bottle was about four feet tall. This photo is from 2013. By 2014, the bottle was gone.

This Jack Daniel's Bottle was located at Campus Liquors. It appeared to have been carved from the log on which it rests. This photo is from 2011. By 2016, the Bottle was gone.

The Wild Turkey Bottle is installed on top of the sign at the Stadium Liquor Store. It has been there since at least 2006. [map]

This Old Forester Bourbon Bottle stands on the roof of the Brown-Forman Warehouse. The warehouse was built in 1936 and I believe this rooftop bottle was created at the same time. The bottle serves as a water tower. It was repainted in 1998 and 2003 to reflect labeling changes to the product. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

There was another giant Old Forester Bourbon Bottle in Denver, CO.

Mizkan Americas Bottle [gone]
Louisville, KY
This Mizkan Americas Bottle advertised for the Florida Distillers Company in 2007. Does anyone know what company used this bottle originally? Shortly after the first two photos were taken in 2010, the bottle was repainted with a Holland House red cooking wine label. By 2014, the sign panels were still there but the bottle was gone. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

Water Bottle
Fondren Rd.
Houston, TX
Water Bottle
Post Oak Rd.
Houston, TX
Water Bottle
Gessner Rd.
Houston, TX
Water Bottle
Corpus Christi, TX
The Water Bottle
Las Vegas, NV
These giant Water Bottles in Houston are cleverly designed water vending machines. The Fondren bottle has been there since at least 2008 while the Gessner bottle was installed around 2011. The Post Oak bottle was there by 2013. There are most likely many others in Houston and elsewhere. [Fondren map]; Post Oak map; [Gessner map]

This Water Bottle vending machine in Corpus Christi was installed around 2011. [map]

The Water Bottle in Las Vegas is another water vending machine. It was installed sometime between 2011 and 2013. [map]

There is another Water Bottle machine in North Las Vegas, NV.

Water Bottle
Buckeye, AZ
Water Bottles
Fallbrook, CA
Water Bottle [gone]
Portales, NM
This Water Bottle vending machine in Buckeye is located at a Chevron gas station. It was installed sometime after 2016. [map]

These two Water Bottle vending machines are located at the 24 Hour Max Car Wash. They were installed around 2018. There are others like this in the San Diego area. [map]

This Water Bottle in Portales served as the entrance to H2O and More to Go. By 2019, the store had closed and the bottle entrance was gone.

Coca-Cola Bottle
Knoxville, TN
Coca-Cola Bottle
Jackson, MS
Coca-Cola Bottle
Bruceville, IN
Coca-Cola Bottle
Tulsa, OK
Coca-Cola Bottle
Fort Walton Beach, FL
The Coca-Cola Bottle in Knoxville is installed in front of the Coca-Cola bottling plant. [map]

This Coca-Cola Bottle in Jackson stands in front of the Coca-Cola bottling plant. This bottle was brought along from the original location in town when the company moved to this modern facility. [map]

The Coca-Cola Bottle in Bruceville was built in 1949 for the Indianapolis, IN bottling plant. It has been in private hands since at least the mid-1980s. [map]

The Coca-Cola Bottle in Tulsa is located at the Stokely Event Center. [map]

The Coca-Cola Bottle in Fort Walton Beach is located behind the Buccaneer Gift Shop. This 15 foot tall fiberglass bottle was restored for the shop's 35th anniversary in 2007. [map]

Coca-Cola Bottle
Sanford, FL
The Coca-Cola Bottle may have been located at the Tampa bottling plant originally. It has been located at a storage facility since at least 2007. [map]

The World of Coca-Cola
Atlanta, GA
The World of Coca-Cola features thousands of Coca-Cola artifacts. The beverage was invented in 1886 in Atlanta. Outside the museum, there was a kiosk with giant Coca-Cola bottles at its corners (shown above left). That building and bottles are gone now. Inside, there is/was this giant carved wooden Coca-Cola bottle from Bolivia. I assume that it's still there. There are other giant bottles inside the museum. There is also a giant illluminated bottle in a glass tower and a giant bottle cap information booth. Around 2016, this grass or astroturf covered bottle was installed near an entrance. [map]

Coca-Cola Bottle
Las Vegas, NV
Root Beer Bottle
Dublin, TX
Wink Bottle
Sapulpa, OK
This 100-foot-tall Coca-Cola Bottle was built in 1997 for the "World of Coca-Cola Las Vegas". The bottle tower contains two glass elevators. The "World of Coca-Cola" museum closed in 2000. There is an "Everything Coca-Cola" store there now. The neon and bulbs on the bottle are animated at night. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

This Root Beer Bottle is installed in the park next to the Dublin Bottling Works. It previously was painted as a Dr Pepper can. The company was previously known as the Dublin Dr Pepper Bottling Company. It was the first facility to bottle the soda after it was invented in 1885. After a falling out with Dr Pepper around 2012, the can was painted as an Imperial Sugar container. Sometime after 2013, a bottle top and a Dublin Texas label were added. The company produces their own line of sodas which are available in the store. [map]

This Wink Bottle is in storage with other signs inside a former gas station. I believe it is part of Larry White's collection. He operates the Signs of the Times Event Center down the street. Wink, a citrus soda, was introduced by Canada Dry in 1965. It is still available in a few states.

Mellow Mushroom
Chattanooga, TN
Mellow Mushroom was founded in 1974 and now has nearly 50 pizza restaurants in the South. This location occupies a former Coca-Cola bottling plant. The canopies over the outside seating resemble giant Coca-Cola bottle caps. By 2022, the bottle caps had been repainted and no longer read Coca-Cola. [map]

More Coca-Cola Bottles:
Disney Hollywood Studios (Orlando, FL)
Turner Field: 1, 2 (Atlanta, GA)
Griffin Dog House (Griffin, GA)
Coca-Cola bottling plant (Marietta, GA)
Coca-Cola bottling plant (Tifton, GA)
Coca-Cola Museum (Elizabethtown, KY) [gone]
Fenway Park (Boston, MA)
Edward A. LeLacheur Park (Lowell, MA)
bottling plant (Frederick, MD; now Hagerstown, MD)
bottling plant (Washington, NC)
bottling plant (Richmond, VA)
Shanghai, China

There were two giant Coca-Cola bottles (no photo) in Boston at a bottling plant on the Charles River. They were erected in 1953 and had script lettering, red neon and flashing lights which reflected on the water. They were torn down for the construction of a high-rise hotel in 1984.

Coca-Cola Bottle
Sapulpa, OK
Vess Bottle
St. Louis, MO
Pepsi Free Bottle
Struthers, OH
Pepsi Bottle
Port Townsend, WA
This Coca-Cola Bottle, glass and plate monument is a reference to Sapulpa's history as a major glass manufacturing center. Sapulpa was also home to the Frankoma Pottery from 1938-2010. [map]

The Vess Bottle is a twelve-foot-tall replica of the family-sized lemon-lime soda bottle. It was built in 1952 and mounted on a twelve-foot-tall pole. The "billion bubble beverage" bottle stood neglected until it was removed in the 1980s. In 1989, it was discovered in storage and restored. The bottle was reinstalled downtown in 1991 and declared a landmark. It had 600 lineal feet of red and green neon tubing. It was once the world's largest revolving neon sign but current laws prohibit it from spinning. There were at least two other giant Vess bottles in St. Louis but this seems to be the only one left. These photos are from 2010. In 2016, the bottle was repainted and the neon was removed. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

This Pepsi Free Bottle in Struthers is installed in front of Struthers Beer Wine & Spirits. Pepsi Free was produced from 1982-1987. This bottle might be from then or from earlier and repainted with this label. These photos are from 2010. Around 2017, the bottle was repainted. There is now a rectangular, modern Pepsi label. [map]

The Pepsi Bottle in Port Townsend is a chainsaw wood carving. It is located at Fat Smitty's restaurant. [map]

Hoffman Soda Bottle [gone]
Irvington, NJ
The Hoffman Soda Bottle was about 57 feet tall and stood atop an abandoned bottling plant. It was built in 1930 as a 55-gallon water tower for Hoffman Beverages. The bottle was painted with a label for Hoffman Pale Dry Ginger Ale. The property was taken over in 1945 by Pabst Brewing Company who repainted the bottle with a beer label. The building then remained vacant from 1985-2006 when it was demolished. In 2006, the bottle was cut into five pieces (for transportation purposes) and carefully removed. As of 2014, the bottle is still in storage at T. Fiore Demolition in Newark, NJ. It is hoped that it will be reassembled at some point and installed somewhere in Newark or Seaside, NJ. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [bottom photos thanks Nick DeBenedetto]

Moxie Bottle
Union, ME

The Moxie Bottle is 32 feet tall and made of oak, spruce and pine. It was built around 1900 as an advertising gimmick and "free sample" Moxie beverage stand. The bottle was displayed in Boston, Coney Island, and a few other locations. It was then put on permanent display at the Pine Island Amusement Park near Manchester, NH. In 1919, after the company had abandoned the structure, it was moved about a mile away where it became part of a house. By the 1980s, the bottle had fallen into disrepair. In 1999, it was sold, disassembled and put in storage in Maine. In 2009, after many years of networking and fundraising, the bottle has been installed at the Matthews Museum in a building designed specifically for it. There are many relevant historic items on display and Moxie souvenirs as well. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

Mineral Water
Mineral Wells, TX
Liquid Life
Tulsa, OK
Soda Bottle
Arcadia, OK
Nantucket Nectars Bottle [gone]
Dos Palos, CA
The Mineral Water Bottle advertises for Dismuke's Pronto-Lax mineral water. It stands in front of the Famous Mineral Water Co. which was founded by Ed Dismuke in 1904 and is still in business today. The bottle has been there since at least the 1930s. [map]

The Liquid Life bottle stands in front of TRC Nutritional Laboratories. The company produces liquid vitamins and minerals using the Liquid Life label. The company has been around since 1974 and I would guess the bottle is from then as well. It is about 25 feet tall. [map]

The Soda Bottle is located at POPS restaurant and gas station. POPS opened in 2007. The store sells the world's largest variety of soda. The giant bottle is 66 feet tall. At night it is lit with constantly changing LED lights. For more, see this website. [map]

The Nantucket Nectars bottle was produced around 1990 for about $55,000. It was used as a concession stand in Massachusetts. It was located at a junk shop when this photo was taken in 2014. By 2015, the bottle was gone.

More Bottles:
Vodka Bottle (Buffalo, NY) [gone]
Bourbon Bottle and Glass: 1, 2 (Louisville, KY)
Bottle Inn (St. Louis, MO) [vintage; gone]
Stroh's Beer Bottle (West Portsmouth, OH)
Beer Bottle (Amity, PA)
Ketchup Bottles (Pittsburgh, PA)
Nehi Bottle (Salt Lake City, UT) [gone]
Rum Bottle (Australia)
L&P Bottle (Paeroa, New Zealand)
Vimto Bottle: 1, 2 (Manchester, UK)

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