Silver Dollar 3 Drive-In

6000 San Mateo Boulevard NE,
Albuquerque, NM 87109

1000 cars

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rivest266 on June 12, 2016 at 7:27 pm

September 24th, 1975 grand opening as a 3-screen drive-in also in photo section.

rivest266 on June 11, 2016 at 10:27 pm

This opened on November 6th, 1963. Its grand opening ad can be found in the photo section.

flickerfly on July 28, 2013 at 4:48 am

The Albuquerque Silver Dollar drive-in marquee was 14 feet above the ground and had platforms to stand on to change it. Unless they raised it after that photo was taken. I changed it many times but also left it for Rick West to change if I didn’t get off work till after 3:00 AM.

Dan Rushing

Rickwest on March 29, 2013 at 7:03 pm

Sorry to disapoint you. But that Marquee is Not the Silver Dollar Drive In. On San Mateo Albuq.NM. My dad was the Gen. Mgr. of the Terrace, Wyoming, Duke City,Tesque, and Silver Dollar drive in’s, from 1963-1975. I worked at all 5 drive ins.

jwmovies on November 26, 2012 at 4:54 pm

Address above is incorrect. The entrance (still in use) is further south @ 5400. The business park to the east of this is where the drive-in stood.

runap on May 30, 2011 at 1:16 pm

A third screen was later added,it closed when Syufy entered the area

seymourcox on June 25, 2009 at 10:39 pm

Here is a better path to above mentioned link. To view photo type in words “Silver Dollar”,
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