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ICE CREAM SALOONS

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ICE CREAM SALOONS. Some of the items found in ice cream saloons/parlors/stores over the years included:

An original container. Candy Store. Miami, Arizona
An original container with advertising. Candy Store. Miami, Arizona
An original popsicle mold. The flavored liquid was poured into the container and the sticks inserted through the slots in the lid. Freeze. Sell. Candy Store. Miami, Arizona
Wooden ice cream cone box before the development of cardboard. Candy Store. Miami, Arizona
Authentic white ice cream cones from the 1930s. Candy Store. Miami, Arizona
Ice cream cones from the 1940s. The colored cones date from the early 1950s. Candy Store. Miami, Arizona
Ice cream cone from the late 1940s (front) and colored cones from 1950s. Candy Store. Miami, Arizona


1809 patented marble dispenser of twelve drinks including root beer and sarsaparilla, with silver faucets, weighing 600 pounds making it "portable." Liquids were stored behind the dispenser in lead containers. Candy Store. Miami, Arizona
1884 copper dispenser with different drink concentrates stored in glass containers to be mixed with water. Candy Store. Miami, Arizona
Early 1900s lighted dispenser. Candy Store. Miami, Arizona
Three drink dispenser. Candy Store. Miami, Arizona
Used before refrigeration, this candy cooler had a block of ice placed in a compartment at the very top of the cooler. Cool temperatures falling inside the display case kept the candy cool as did the icy water that dripped down inside a tube in the case. Candy Store. Miami, Arizona
Before electricity, two malted milks would be poured into glass or metal containers and then screwed in place at the top of the machine. An employee cranked a handle attached to a belt that shook the two containers filled with ice cream and malt. Candy Store. Miami, Arizona
A Seeberg music machine set the atmosphere. Candy Store. Miami, Arizona