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@eriejoni…In looking at aerials it was there in 1953.
Here is a You Tube Video
Here is some information
Here are the photos
The address is: 3016 East Victory Dr. Savannah,GA 31404
It looks like the front half is now sports bar and the back half is now self storage lockers.
Here is the correct address:
East Clinton Ave & Loveland Seymour, Missouri 65746
Here is You Tube video
This from a 1958 listing for Greenwood,SC
Auto Drive-Tn.Hiway 25 Drive-In
More information here
Added some pictures from there Facebook page.
The address is : 429 University Dr, Prestonsburg, KY 41653
It is now a Food Lion store.
Okay..do some research and submit it to CT. Post some of the drive-in movie ads.
Here is Rivest
Here is what I have found: In looking at my information there was an only two drive-in theatres in Fort Collins. There is the Sunset and the Holiday (which is open and listed on CT). No Foothills Drive-In is listed. In looking at TOPO maps it does not show a drive-in theatre at the park location. But it shows one beside it. In looking at the Rivest theatre site he does have an aerial picture on the drive-in that I have the TOPO map of. Rivest has the Sunset listed at 1800 Matthews St as the address. I don’t think that is the correct address. You have to remember over the years that some addresses have changed. This is my thinking. CC44 do you live in the area? It would be a good research project at the local library.
The address would be E. Stuart St. & Indian Hills Circle it is now housing.
It is now the O.C. Cluss Lumber Yard.
I just uploaded some pictures from the Pike Drive-In theatres Facebook page and aerial from 1959
Picture of the marquee
I emailed the library and here is the answer:
“I believe we have found a little more information on the Car-Ral Drive-In Theatre. According to an advertisement from the Raleigh News & Observer from August 1st, 1948, the location of the theatre was "US No. 1 South Opposite WPTF Towers”, which are near East Chatham Street in Cary today, just south of what is now NC 54 (if my geography is correct, which is often a shaky proposition) . Another article from the News & Observer of May 18, 1952 has a picture of the damage done by heavy winds ,forcing the drive-in to close temporarily. An ad from the October 15, 1953 News and Observer shows the theatre having reopened as “South #1 Drive-In Theatre”. The fact that the new name is a reflection of the location of the Car-Ral’s location leads me to believe that they were the same theater."
In looking aerial from 1964 (bad picture and TOPO maps show nothing)there is something showing. Since it was a small DI maybe that is it??
Happy Thanksgiving to all…
What names did Chuck Van Bibber post under?
Here is the current linkto the Oak at Winterwonderland.
I uploaded the Westport DI aerial from Facebook. Alot people here are not FB users.
Hey dallas..Thanks for doing good historical overviews of the TX drive-ins.