Bordertown Drive-In

9200 Montana Avenue,
El Paso, TX 79925

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Bordertown Drive-In

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The Bordertown Drive-In was a two screen ozoner that opened in 1951 with the car capacity given at 900. The drive-in closed in 1976.

The south screen and the concession building were destroyed by fire in 1977 and has since been demolished. There is a apartment complex on the site of the former drive-in.

Contributed by Chuck

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Silicon Sam
Silicon Sam on September 14, 2009 at 7:43 am

Located right HERE where the apartment cluster is now.

I used to run a go-kart business in the late 70’s at the corner of Empire and Shell, just a block North. Shell St. did not exist as a road at that time however, just a dirt road to Empire from Montana St….

Silicon Sam
Silicon Sam on June 3, 2012 at 6:57 am

Historic Aerial view of the Bordertown from 1967…


LarryFM on December 27, 2012 at 2:33 am

The Bordertown Twin Drive-In Theatre opened on July 4, 1951. Screen #1 (its north screen) showed ‘Bedtime for Bonzo’, while Screen #2 (its south screen) showed ‘Red Canyon’, and both features were accompanied by two color cartoons.

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