Golden Spike Drive-In

11102 W. Dodge Road,
Omaha, NE 68154

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Golden Spike Drive-In

The Golden Spike Drive-In was opened on August 22, 1952 with Kathryn Grayson in “Showboat” & Raymond Walburn in “Father Makes Good”. It was closed in 1985.

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cmartens54
cmartens54 on August 6, 2009 at 12:26 pm

The location is now home to Miracle Hills Shopping Center, an outdoor mall.

rloeffler
rloeffler on September 23, 2010 at 6:39 pm

This drive in was opened in 1955. It closed in 1985. It had one screen and it was located at 114 & West Dodge Road.It was the farthest west the cars cruising would go. People would hang out at the Burger King across the street, and we would walk through the drive-thru between pictures. One time they wouldn’t serve us; they said it a DRIVE-thru. We just told them we lost the car.

rivest266
rivest266 on December 7, 2011 at 4:31 pm

This opened on August 22nd, 1952. I posted an ad here.

70s_moviegoer
70s_moviegoer on March 15, 2013 at 11:50 am

Loved this drive-in, saw loads of horror movies back in 1979-1980 here. Dawn of the dead being the most memorable :)

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on September 10, 2016 at 2:08 pm

Correct Address:

11102 W Dodge Rd
Omaha, NE 68154

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on October 30, 2018 at 2:14 am

Openeed with a colour cartoon(not named), and “Showboat” and “Father makes good”. Closed in 1985. Is the name Golden Spike have anything to do with the Transcontinental train line?

rloeffler
rloeffler on October 30, 2018 at 12:47 pm

Exactly. Omaha is the home of Union Pacific Railroad, ½ of the team to build it. Also, this section of West Dodge Road was originally was part of the Old Lincoln Highway, one of the earliest transcontinental highways.

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