Minot Memories is a blog that pertains to the city of Minot, ND. It is brief glimpses of people, places, things and events of Minot's past that will provide some insight into the history of Minot. This photo Main Street looking south from the railroad tracks about 1940
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Alm’s Milk Products –
In 1961, Alm’s Milk products featured the only
plastic, no wax carton in Minot. Alm’s also featured Ice Cream along with their
Grade “A” milk. Alm’s also had home delivery available. Alm’s milk bottles were
sealed by special machine with heat settings up to 1500 degrees. Under the
bottle caps were a heavy a cardboard bottle top with premiums printed on them.
One could save the bottle tops and redeem them for a “Treasure of fine
premiums”. Such items included a Pen Portrait for a picture you sent in, A
flourentine silver spoon set, a Black Forest Wall Clock, 6 personalized
pencils, and at one time the bottle tops could be redeemed for admission to the
matinee shows at the Empire Theater.