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Milk Bottle Collection Inspired by Great Uncle

June is Dairy Month and to celebrate the Herald will feature stories like these talking about all things related to the dairy industry. This story is the second part of a three part series about local glass milk bottle collectors.

Ken Wertz of Hollidaysburg has been collecting old dairy glass milk bottles for about seven years, and got a lot of his collection from Clapper.

He had a great uncle named Eli Snowberger that shipped milk at the Loop Station in Hollidaysburg, which is one of the reasons he became interested in collecting the glass milk bottles.

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