Trail Drive-In

Texas 31 Business & Slagle Street,
Athens, TX 75751

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Trail Drive-In

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The Trail Drive-In was the place to see movies outdoors in Athens, Texas.

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Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on January 10, 2011 at 8:06 am

Open ~1964-~1975? Can anyone verify the exact dates?

Go to the Map and you can sure still see the Drive-In. Go to the Photo and you can see the Skeleton of the Screen with the TRAIL Sign STILL ON IT!

More info and photos are always welcome.

drivein2001 on February 16, 2011 at 6:50 pm

Last time I was in Athens, The Trail Drive In Screen was still standing as well as the snack bar. Altho, the land was being used for Scrap metal. This a few years back. I plan on going back there soon, if at all possible, for some updated photos..
RAC Photography

drivein2001 on February 27, 2011 at 7:13 pm

Went back this past Weekend! The Screen and Concessions stand is still there. Still used as a Metal scrap place too. Not much has changed at all.. Seen Here:. View link .. Enjoy!
RAC Photography
Randy A Carlisle
Historical Photography

Movies-N-Things on September 14, 2011 at 8:47 pm

I remember my mom and dad letting me and my sister sit on the roof of our old LTD to watch a movie here but I was so young and it closed not long after that I’m not sure what I watched I think it was Arthur. But I had to be 1 or 2 at the time and all I remember was getting to sit on the roof of the car.

jwmovies on December 22, 2012 at 6:22 pm

Approx. address for this drive-in was 912 West Corsicana St.

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