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|The Beacon Drive-in opened in 1950. The "Beacon" lettering disappeared from the screen tower sometime between 2006 and 2011 when these photos were taken. The ticket booth was also either refurbished or replaced. For more, see this website. [map]|
|Admiral Twin Drive-in
|The Admiral Twin Drive-in opened in 1951 as the Modern Aire with a single screen. In 1952, a second screen was added and the name was changed. This unusual original screen tower was double-sided. This photo is from 2006. In 2010, the screen tower was destroyed in a fire. In 2012, the screen tower was rebuilt in a similar style and the drive-in reopened. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]|
Oklahoma City, OK
|The Winchester Drive-in opened in 1968 and is still operating as a single screen. This neon sign has been here since the beginning. It features a 35 foot tall cowboy holding a Winchester rifle. As far as anyone knows, he was not modeled after anyone. The sign's paint and six neon colors are original. The cowboy's arm still waves in five-part animation. In 2010, the sign was damaged by hail and the neon was replaced. The ticket booth at this drive-in is also decorated with neon. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]|
|Airline Drive-in [gone]
Ponca City, OK
|The Airline Drive-in opened in 1952. It had been closed since 2007 and was demolished in 2014. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.|
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