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Martinsburg Resident Collects Old Milk Bottles

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

Josh Baran of Martinsburg has a collection made of bottles from dairies in Blair, Cambria, and Somerset counties, and a few others from the state and around the country.

“It is a passion, I love it,” he said.

Baran got a lot of the bottles in his collection from flea markets, antique stores, eBay, online auctions, and area collectors including Jason Clapper.

“Jason does...


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