Jacksonville, Florida: Giant Can of 7-UP

Formerly a giant can of Canada Dry Ginger Ale, this 30-foot-tall thirst-quenching goliath changed its brand identity in 2002.

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Giant Can of 7up

I wanted to update the prior information on the giant 7up can. The local bottler (SEABEV) built the can in 1978 and it sits adjacent to I-95 between University Blvd, and Bowden Rd. The can is easily visible to all I-95 traffic. It stands 62 feet tall and is shaped to the dimensions of a real soda can...only GIANT!

The can is actually a water tower that hold 65,000 gallons of water in treatment for the high speed bottling lines located in the production facility on the same site. More than 325,000 gallons of water pass through the can everyday to produce soft drink brands like 7up, Canada Dry, Sunkist, A&W, Hawaiian Punch, and Diet Rite for our consumers in Florida and Georgia.

The can was repainted in 2003 from Canada Dry to 7up to celebrate the addition of 7up to our beverage portfolio.

[cpaul, 03/20/2004]
Giant Can of 7-UP

Standing at what must be at least 30 feet tall, this was previously a giant can of Canada Dry Ginger Ale. In late 2002 the Pepsi distributer across the highway updated it to the new 7-Up can.

[MierGen, 08/09/2003]
Giant Can of Ginger Ale

There is a giant can of Canada Dry ginger ale visible on interstate 95 between University Blvd and Bowden Rd. It is next to a small pond with ducks and has no trespassing signs all around it.

[S. Winston, 05/29/1999]

Giant Can of 7-UP

Address:
Bowdendale Ave., Jacksonville, FL
Directions:
Just south of I-95 exit 345, but you can get a better view if you take exit 345, drive west on Bowden Rd, turn left at the first stoplight onto Richard St., drive south until it ends, then turn left onto Bowdendale Ave. and drive until it ends. The can will be off to the right.
Hours:
Drive-by only.
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