Bruton Road Drive-In

2100 W. Bruton Road,
Mesquite, TX 75149

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The Bruton at its opening May 17, 1956

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Located in this district east of Dallas. The Bruton Road Drive-In opened in 1948 and closed in the early-1980’s.

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rivest266
rivest266 on October 20, 2009 at 4:24 pm

This opened on June 4th, 1948

Egostomus
Egostomus on September 10, 2010 at 1:27 pm

There are some awesome aerial views of this theater (and many others) at Historicaerials.com. According to the photos on that sight, this theater was still in existence as late as 1979.

drivein2001
drivein2001 on January 21, 2011 at 8:04 pm

THis Drive In was working in late ‘79, early 80’s. Me & My first wife went there around that time frame. In the mid 80’s, the Drive In had closed, I believe, and then a Tornado came thru and destroyed most of the drive in. All being heavily damaged from the Tornado, the Bruton Road Drive In was then demolished… Only the Entrance is left. Nothing else remains.
The Screen Faced Bruton Road. It was originally set to where the back of the Screen faced Bruton Road but was moved in latter years.
RAC Photography

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