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|Miles Road Drive-in [gone]|
|The Miles Road Drive-in opened in 1953 and closed after the 2000 season. These photos are from around 2001. It was sold to the city and demolished in 2006. The Miles was a huge single-screen venue with capacity for 1,000 cars. It also had a nice playground. The huge Art Deco screen tower, considered the nicest in Ohio, was covered with neon lighting. A housing development has been built on the site.|
|Elm Road Triple Drive-in
The Star Auto Theatre opened in 1952 and closed in 1999. This photo is from 2009. The screen was demolished in 2010. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.
The Linden Air Drive-in marquee survived for many years after it closed. However, it was finally razed in 2006.
|Sandusky Drive-in [gone]
The South Drive-in has been in operation since 1955. [map]
The Sandusky Drive-in was built in 1949. It had been closed since 2001. This photo is from 2005. It was demolished around 2007. For more, see this website.
The Sunset Drive-In had been around since at least the 1950s. The signs were damaged in a windstorm in 2009 and this photo was taken soon after that. The pole sign's message panels were repaired and the drive-in reopened. The rest of the signs remained damaged. The drive-in closed in 2013. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]
|The Springmill Drive-in opened in 1958. It is still in operation as a single screen. [map]|
|The Plymouth Drive-in has been home to "Plymouth Auto Salvage" for quite some time. It features an old stair-step screen tower. Does anyone know more about this place? For more, see this website. [map]|
|Midway Drive-in [gone]
East Palestine, OH
|The Midway Drive-in closed in the 1980s. The screen tower was still standing when these photos were taken in 2007. It was torn down in 2008.|
The Dixie Drive-in has been in operation since 1962. In 2002, a second screen was added and the name was changed to the Dixie Twin Drive-in. For more, see this website. [map]
The Skyborn Drive-in opened in 1950. It was a single screen. The drive-in closed in 2015. The sign and screen remain. [map]
|The Melody Cruise-in opened in 1952 and closed in 2016. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]|
|Van Del Drive-in
Middle Point, OH
|The Hi-Road Drive-in opened in the 1940s. In 2006, the screen was enlarged. This sign is probably from the 1950s. [map]|
|Kanauga Drive-in [gone]
|The Kanauga Drive-in opened in 1950. It closed around 2008. These photos are from 2009. In 2011, this screen tower and the remains of the drive-in were demolished. For more, see this website.|
More Ohio Drive-ins:
Melody 49 Drive-in (Clayton) [sign replaced]
Holiday Drive-in (Hamilton)
Skyview Cruise-in Drive-in (Lancaster)
Aut-O-Rama Twin Drive-in (North Ridgeville)
Lynn Drive-in (Strasburg)
Skyway Drive-in (Warren)
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