The earliest Coca Cola bottle was called the Hutchinson Stopper bottle: 1894 to early 1900s.
Then a smooth, straight-sided bottle was used from early 1900's to 1916.
Then came the five embossed contoured bottles: Coke bottle:
1.The first embossed bottle was patented 1915.
2.The next one was the Christmas bottle: 1927 to 1938.
3.The Patent D 6-ounce bottle was used from 1938 to 1951. (the one in this post)
4.The 6-ounce U.S. Patent Office bottle was in use from 1951 to 1958. (This was the Eastport Bottle I posted in October 2016)
5.The 6.5-ounce U.S. Patent, embossed bottle, was around from 1957 to 1967.
For a complete history of Coca-cola got to www.coca-colacompany.com
*1886 - You could only buy coca-cola at a soda fountain at a cost of 5 cents.
*1894 - The first smooth-shape bottle of coke bottled in Mississippi.
*1909 - 400 bottling plants in the USA
*1916 - The first contour bottle, made to stand apart from other bottle types.
*1940 - In the 1940's there were 64 bottling plants world wide. Many to service soldiers during WWII.
At webpage qdy.starchive.com I found an article dated October 27, 1978. The Quoddy Tides newspaper archive.
"Last Saturday, October 21, cranes and bulldozer and trucks from DeCenzo contractors rapidly demolished the former bottling plant on the Eastport waterfront, located on Sea St. & Bank Square. The white clapboard building was used for many years by Sam Collins (?) as a bottling plant and he had the franchise on the popular 'Orange Crush.' Later it was bottled by Del Britton who bottled Coca-Cola in the building and then sold it to the Coca-Cola Bottling in Presque Isle...." (This turn over seemed to take place by the 1950's according to the article)