from OMCA Collections 1

Pioneer Beverages was a beverage company from 1885 to at least 1948.

Early on they were known for their seltzer water. Later they produced and distributed Golden Bridge brand drinks. They were local bottlers and distributors for Rainier Brewing of San Francisco, distributors for Canada Dry Ginger Ale, and the Alameda County agents for Schlitz Beer. 3 The Golden Bridge brand was around until at least 1966.

c.1940, their bottling plant was at 343 - 10th Street at the corner of Webster. From at least 1933 to 1941, William Lang was the president. 3 P. E. Lenane was the secretary in 1941. 2

1948 ad

Links and References

1933 ad

  1. Golden Bridge | Pioneer Beverages Ltd. 2005.51.1

  2. Polk's Oakland 1941

  3. Brewery Firm Here Employs More Men Oakland Tribune April 9, 1933