The Transylvania Times -

By Christopher Fraker
Written For The Times 

Local Dairy And Popular Bottles On Display – Brevard NC


Last updated 8/12/2015 at 12:58pm

These bottles have impressions from former dairies located in Transylvania County.(Times photos by Michael Rogers)

Nothing evokes a summer memory like cracking the cap off of a cold bottle of soda. Somehow, it always seemed more special when it was in a glass bottle. Pete Raines, of Pisgah Forest, has been collecting bottles since he was a young man. Over time his collection has swelled to include glass bottles of all varieties and ages. As summer begins its gradual decline, the Transylvania County Library will host a small portion of his collection through the end of August.

One display case contains vessels from past local businesses. Among his most treasured is a bottle from the Pickelsimer dis...

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