Marion, VA lies in Smyth County between Wytheville and Abingdon, VA. Marion has a lot of soda bottling history for such a small town. Marion was home to a Pepsi bottler, a Dr. Pepper bottler, and the Tip Corporation which would figure heavily in the story of Mountain Dew.

Marion Bottling Works 1905-1922

3-C Nectar of Marion, VA 1921-1922

Marion Orange Crush Bottling Company 1922-1929

Marion Orange Crush / Marion Bottling Company 1929-2004

Dr. Pepper of Marion, VA 1937-1971

The Tip Corporation 1944-1964

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