Many years ago, 4 of my
Uncles owned Dairies in Schenectady, NY.
As their Farms
became residential areas, I became a collector of "Family Bottles".
This page is
dedicated to all of the many people that worked
so hard to
deliver dairy products to the homes in their
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Orchard Farm Dairy was owned & operated by G. Albert
Finke. His dairy was located at 2151 River Road,
Schenectady, NY. Orchard Farm bottled & delivered
milk and dairy products in the area for 37 years.
Wm Green Jr founded Greens Ice Cream & Bottled Milk from
1926 under three names, Wm Green Jr. --Green`s Farm Dairy At 1701 Union
street--- Green Acres Dairy Farm on Rt.7 and Mill Road, Milk &
Dairy Products & Greens Milk, all in the Schenectady and Latham areas
of New York. Wm. Green, had over a dozen Ice Cream Depots in the Capital
District Area, We often went to his Ice Cream locations to enjoy the
largest icecream cones ever made for 5 cents. That much Ice Cream today
would cost about $ 4.50 a cone. Wm Green was also know for his famous
Browncow Drink, which was made from Chocolate Milk and Vanilla Ice Cream, Old
Timers still talk about the rich creamy taste.
Twins Farm Dairy was owned & operated by Albert &
Alfred Green on the farm at 1400 Balltown Road in Schenectady, NY. They
delivered milk for 28 years. I peddled milk with them in the early morning
hours, baled hay, cleaned the barn and played in the haymow for
3 G's Milk
Twins Farm Dairy, Orchard Farm Dairy, Wm Green Jr Dairy