Texas Theatre

124 E. Main Street,
Bishop, TX 78343

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Texas Theater in Bishop, TX

The Texas Theatre was opened around 1940. After closing, the building became derelict and was demolished in the Summer of 2008.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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Silicon Sam
Silicon Sam on January 2, 2009 at 9:23 pm

Hopefully this will work, if not I apologize.

Some interior photos of the old Texas theatre in Bishop, TX

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Silicon Sam
Silicon Sam on January 21, 2009 at 8:43 pm

Went by today, and almost the entire block has been demolished. Happened last Summer. Will post a couple of pics soon.

Roxy on January 21, 2009 at 9:21 pm

I didn’t know that it was an atomospheric. lol

Life's Too Short
Life's Too Short on January 22, 2009 at 7:36 am

Wow. I’ve never seen anything like that before.

DavidZornig on January 22, 2009 at 6:01 pm

So what was torn down? Is that the actual theatre site between the other two buildings?
That tree looks way older than “Summer of 2008”.

Silicon Sam
Silicon Sam on January 22, 2009 at 9:54 pm

There was a string of 6-7 buildings sharing a common walls, like you see in a strip center. The Texas was the 3rd building from the left. All but the first 2 are now gone. Nearly all the roofs were caved in, and they bulldozed the Texas and everything to the right. So one wall still exists.

Yes, the Texas was situated between the buildings, the roof was long, long gone. Guessing from the trees, maybe 25 to 35 years ago or more?

Silicon Sam
Silicon Sam on January 22, 2009 at 9:56 pm

On the 3rd photo, the facade, and everything from the left side wall, all the way down the block is gone. The wall in the 2nd photo is gone…

Silicon Sam
Silicon Sam on January 23, 2009 at 11:30 pm

Exterior view of the Texas theatre Jan 2003. Note building to the left.
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Exterior of the other buildings in the strip center. Most have no or little roofs left inside.
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Shot of strip center from Jan 2009
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