Location #5

I included this location because it's a good example of the Art Decco commercial style of the 50's and 60's. This 12 ft. tall cement milk bottle was used as an addvertisement for travelers on the 101. It was used to promote the Rossi Dairy, and is located on a frontage road just west of the southbound freeway about 1/4 mile south of the Vineyard drive overpass. There was another cement milk bottle, now in ruins, near San Ardo, but so far I haven't been able to establish which dairy that one was addvertising.


Overgrown by a tree now, it's a little hard to spot from the freeway. If you squint you can see the Rossi lettering under the white paint.

View of the bottle looking east.
I'm not sure what the inside was used for. Storage maybe. The door is gone, but this would have been a great hiding spot.
That's one big-ass milk bottle.
This is the view that you have of it from the northbound lanes today.


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