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|66 Drive-in Theatre
|The 66 Drive-in Theatre, located on Route 66, opened in 1949. After being closed for many years and used as a junkyard, this drive-in was restored and reopened in 1997. It was the first drive-in on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]|
|Barco Drive-in Theatre
|The Barco Drive-in Theatre opened in 1950 as the Barco Star Vue Drive-in. It is still operating. [map]|
|Macon Drive-in [gone]
St. Ann, MO
The Macon Drive-in opened in 1952. It was destroyed by a tornado in 2004 but this sign remained when this photo was taken in 2010. By 2014, the sign was gone. For more, see this website.
The Airway Drive-in opened in 1948 and closed in 1986. In 1991, the drive-in was replaced with the Airway Center shopping center. The sign featuring a drum majorette was restored and adapted for the shopping center. In addition to the twirling baton, the majorette has moving legs. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]
|The Twin Drive-in opened in 1965. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, and 4. [map]|
|I-70 Drive-in [gone]
Kansas City, MO
|Pine Hill Drive-in
|The I-70 Drive-in, adjacent to the highway of the same name, opened in 1964. Three screens were added in the late 1980s making it the largest drive-in in Missouri. The marquee, like that of the Twin Drive-in described above, appeared to have been inspired by the Gateway Arch. In 2018, the drive-in closed and the signs were removed. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, and 4.|
More Missouri Drive-ins
Sunset Drive-in: 1, 2 (Aurora)
Sky Hi Theatre (Columbia) [gone]
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