Cactus Drive-In

U.S. 83 Business & S. Kumquat Street,
Pharr, TX 78577

450 cars

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The Cactus Drive-In exterior

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The Cactus Drive-In was opened in 1946. On the front side of the Cactus screen along with the name was an outlined rendering of a chaparral cactus, a yucca plant, a cowboy, hills and clouds. It was still open in 1957.

Contributed by Don Lewis

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Don Lewis
Don Lewis on December 22, 2007 at 8:02 pm

An old photo-post card of the CACTUS @ this website.

kencmcintyre on December 28, 2007 at 6:46 pm

Scroll down to “A Drive-In Tale” by Alton Moore for some memories of the Cactus:

NYozoner on December 28, 2010 at 7:38 am

U.S. 83 Business & S Kumquat St, Pharr, TX 78577

The above address will map to the location of the drive-in.

Here is a 1961 aerial photo of the drive-in, courtesy of Earth Explorer and USGS:

jwmovies on September 13, 2012 at 9:34 pm

Approx. address for this drive-in was 1000 U.S. 83.

DavidZornig on February 23, 2017 at 7:15 pm

1947 photo added courtesy of the America’s Past In Photos Facebook page.

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