20th Century Drive-In, 1969

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20th Century Drive-In, 1969

The screen (upper left) and the marquee at the Columbus Drive Entrance at far right. Seen from Redsland, the Cincinnati Reds training complex between Dale Mabry and Himes on Columbus Drive. From a YouTube video of a 1969 interview of Pete Rose. Tampa Spring Training portion starts at 15:10.

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tampapix
tampapix on October 16, 2014 at 2:34 pm

Video is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hgQr1AFYXY. Screen shots have been enhanced for color correction and brightness.

tampapix
tampapix on October 16, 2014 at 2:35 pm

Also visible is the West Tampa water tank when it was painted checkerboard red and white.

Nick DiMaggio
Nick DiMaggio on February 25, 2015 at 10:08 am

Finally! A very rare shot showing the 20th Century. Photos of this drive-in are practically non-existent. This really brings back the memories. How well I remember the checkerboard water tank which is still standing today. Thanks Dan(Tampapix)!

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