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former drive-in?
Alturas, CA
This building looks like it has integrated a former drive-in canopy. It now houses Nuch's Thai Food. Does anyone know what was here originally? [map]

Andre's Drive-in
Bakersfield, CA
This Andre's Drive-in is the original location on Niles St. It was built in 1955. [map]

Andre's Drive-in
Bakersfield, CA

2013 and 2014:

2017:
This Andre's Drive-in on Brundage Lane opened in 1957. Both of these locations have extendable canopies that run on wires between poles. In 2016, the sign was repainted. The neon was replaced with LED strip tubing. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Carla's Drive-in
Bakersfield, CA
The Carla's Drive-in building appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. I don't know if it has always been Carla's. [map]

Jolly Kone Drive-in
Bakersfield, CA
The Jolly Kone Drive-in appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. There are two other Jolly Kone locations in Bakersfield as well as many others in California. However, I don't know of any that have these neon signs. [map]

Whitey's Jolly Kone Drive-in
West Sacramento, CA
Whitey's Jolly Kone Drive-in opened in 1962. I assume this stand was related to the Jolly Kones in Bakersfield and Exeter. [map]

Frosty King
Exeter, CA
This Frosty King was originally built as Whitey's Jolly Kone. The Exeter location has been Frosty King since at least 2007. Sometime after 2010, the building was remodeled and this canopy was added. These photos are from 2014. For more, see this website. There are other Frosty Kings in nearby cities that occupy former A&W Drive-ins. [map]

Frosty King
Taft, CA
This Frosty King appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. [map]

There is another Frosty King in Bakersfield, CA.

Jolly Kone Drive-Inn
Wasco, CA
The Jolly Kone Drive-Inn is probably from the 1950s or 1960s. It may have gone by a different name originally. The ice cream and hamburger pieces are obviously later additions. [map]

Astro Burger
Boron, CA
Astro Burger has been here since 1972. [map]

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