Red Raider Drive-In

715 N. University Avenue,
Lubbock, TX 79415

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Red Raider Drive-In ... Lubbock Texas

The Red Raider Drive-In was named for the Texas Tech University Red Raiders. It was opened in 1952. It was twinned in December 1969. This one has been gone for many years.

Contributed by Don Lewis

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 12, 2010 at 5:03 pm

In 1956 it parked 850 cars making it that city’s largest Drive-in. It was owned by Breaden&Beeson.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on April 12, 2010 at 5:15 pm

Thanks again Mike.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 12, 2010 at 5:18 pm

Boy, There are alot of Drive-ins in Texas.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on April 12, 2010 at 5:31 pm

Its a big state.

jwmovies
jwmovies on November 12, 2012 at 1:09 pm

Approx. address for this drive-in was 715 N University Ave, Lubbock, TX 79415. Now a ballpark.

Jay Harvey
Jay Harvey on January 21, 2014 at 3:07 pm

One of the things I remember most about Texas during my stay there in the summer of 1991, lots and lots of open land and lots and lots of abandoned drive ins, even explored a few of them!

KingDuque
KingDuque on December 17, 2016 at 3:23 pm

My fading memory remembers the drive in picture with the Red Raider on his horse.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on October 2, 2018 at 8:03 am

Site is now Westerner baseball and softball fields.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on October 2, 2018 at 8:10 am

How did the Texas Tech University Red Raider team get there name from?

50sSNIPES
50sSNIPES on May 22, 2020 at 7:09 pm

The Red Raider Drive-In According To The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Opened In June 1952. During Its Earlier Years, The Red Raider Is Known For The Area’s Special Train. It Became A Twin In December 1969 Or January 1970.

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