It was a special treat when we could ride in the farm truck and go to the grain elevator ... my dad or uncle would give us a nickel to buy an orange soda from the machine there.
Vintage Orange Crush Soda Bottles Take a Ribbing
I grew up drinking Orange Crush and hearing my mom tell stories of how it used to come in a distinct brown Crush bottle, supposedly to protect the flavor. But by the time I was a kid, those days were long gone, and their bottles were clear. I was also aware that Orange Crush was made in my hometown, Evanston, Illinois—