Comments from KenLayton

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KenLayton commented about Coyote Drive-In on Sep 28, 2018 at 9:33 am

Sounds like it closed for the season due to bad weather and flooding.

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KenLayton commented about Moon-Lite Drive-In on Sep 3, 2018 at 9:36 am

This is great news!

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KenLayton commented about Enlarged speaker from Mark Chambers photo. on Aug 8, 2018 at 7:33 pm

Picture is of a Glenn E. Koropp Company speaker. Koropp was located in Sacramento.

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KenLayton commented about Cinemann Cinema III on Aug 6, 2018 at 9:36 pm

Is this what was the Liberty Square theater?

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KenLayton commented about Roxy Theatre on Jul 27, 2018 at 10:29 pm

Looks like the theater is in excellent condition.

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KenLayton commented about Chehalis Theatre on Jul 21, 2018 at 9:15 am

Captain Hook.

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KenLayton commented about Big Mo Drive-In on Jul 13, 2018 at 8:43 am

It was in pretty sad shape back then.

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KenLayton commented about Big Mo Drive-In on Jul 13, 2018 at 8:42 am

So it looks like they purchased the surrounding property in order to expand to 3 screens.

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KenLayton commented about Snak-Vu 2 on Jul 6, 2018 at 9:09 am

Appears to have three projector portholes.

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KenLayton commented about Avalon, 1920s on Jul 1, 2018 at 8:45 pm

This view is on 4th Avenue looking west.

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KenLayton commented about Avalon Theatre on Jul 1, 2018 at 8:40 pm

There is still talk that the remaining 4 walls of the theater will be torn down and apartments will replace the theater. It looks more and more like the apartments will win out.

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KenLayton commented about Sunset Theatre on Jul 1, 2018 at 9:34 am

Beautiful auditorium!

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KenLayton commented about New Seats 2016 on Jul 1, 2018 at 9:32 am

It looks like only the center section of seating was replaced with brand new chairs. Still appears to have old seats on the sides.

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KenLayton commented about Fox Theatre on May 31, 2018 at 7:59 am

Good news! The City of Centralia has approved a one million dollar bond to fund restorations of the Fox Theater. Story here:

http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article212138634.html

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KenLayton commented about Pix Theatre on May 19, 2018 at 7:53 pm

The front of the theater is in sad shape. At least electricity appears to be still connected.

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KenLayton commented about Tacoma Mall Twin Theatre on Apr 24, 2018 at 7:54 am

The mall replaced the theater with a Krispy Kreme donuts shop. The donut store is mostly deserted every time I drive by it.

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KenLayton commented about Lower projection booth on Mar 22, 2018 at 9:34 pm

Brenkert BX-80 projector heads, RCA 9030 sound heads, RCA projector pedestal, Strong Super Lume-x xenon lamphouse running 2,000 watt bulbs, and Eprad Co-Operator automation. Not shown in this picture is a Strong 5 deck small size platter that was made to fit small booths such as this one.

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KenLayton commented about State Theater on Mar 22, 2018 at 9:27 pm

In “The Olympian” newspaper today is a story about the managing director of the theater suddenly resigning:

http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article206490814.html

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KenLayton commented about Roxy Theater on Mar 3, 2018 at 8:41 pm

Anyone have pictures of the interior of the projection booth?

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KenLayton commented about Times Theatre on Dec 24, 2017 at 10:00 am

Is the theater open yet? Anyone able to get interior pictures?

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KenLayton commented about Wheel-In Motor Movie Drive-In on Dec 20, 2017 at 9:42 am

Website is still down and it’s been 4 months now that it has been down.

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KenLayton commented about Blue Sky Drive-In on Dec 13, 2017 at 8:53 pm

That’s an RCA “Old Style” junction box that speaker is hanging from.

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KenLayton commented about Lyric Theatre on Dec 11, 2017 at 8:42 pm

Tapgirl95: Any chance you can post pictures of the interior of the building?

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KenLayton commented about Valley Brook Drive-In on Oct 11, 2017 at 8:03 am

Are they still using speakers?

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KenLayton commented about Olympic Theatre on Oct 2, 2017 at 9:58 am

Fred Thibodeau was also the longtime owner of the Skyline Drive-in Theater in Shelton, Wash.