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Hadkins Bottling Company, Tottenville -- Blob Top Soda
Hadkins Beverage Company started in 1863 and closed in 1950. The factory was located on Elliott Avenue, (also known as Arents Avenue) now known as Craig Avenue. Hadkins Beverage Company started by Frank Hadkins Sr then later went to Frank Hadkins Jr. Then sold off to a long time employee James Hawkins. They delivered soda by horse and carriage and in 1917 got their first delivery truck.