man on this thoroughly modern advertising vehicle is Robert Edgar (“Bob”)
Haynes, son of R.R. Haynes. He started the Piedmont Bottling Works in
this photo was taken). Read a 1905
article from The Sun about
the startup. In 1909 or 1910 he moved the business to Cliffside.
It was in a building
about 100 yards
of the Ice
of the railroad tracks where the road made an “S” turn. How long
it operated in Cliffside is a fact lost to history. He was the grandfather
of James Haynes, who contributed this photo.
even prior to 1910, businesses were wrapping their products in the Stars and