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California Drive-ins (page 3)

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Bob's Drive-in
Lindsay, CA
Bob's Drive-in is probably from the 1950s or 1960s. The sign was repainted sometime after 2008. For more, see this website. [map]

Fantastic Burgers
Long Beach, CA
The Fantastic Burgers building looks to be from the 1950s or 1960s. [map]

Tom's Burgers
Long Beach, CA
Tom's Burgers is just south of Fantastic Burgers described above. It also appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. [map]

Scenic Drive-in
Modesto, CA
The Scenic Drive-in opened in 1956. The owner bought the dog sign from another business and added it to the text sign in 1963. The dog is outlined with white neon. His eyes are yellow and his mouth is red. "Scenic" is lit in green while "Drive-in" is lit with red neon. [map]

Gillman's Frosties
Oakdale, CA
Gillman's Frosties opened in 1955. These photos are from 2014. The building and sign were repainted around 2015. In 2017, the sign blew off the roof in heavy winds. It will be repaired and repainted. [map]

former Mel's Drive-in
Oakland, CA
This former Mel's Drive-in now houses a hair salon and a dentist's office. [map]

Grinder Haven
Ontario, CA

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2013:
Grinder Haven opened in 1958 as D'Elia's Grinder Haven. The sign's blue paint has faded to green. [map]

Gene's Drive-in
Redding, CA
Gene's Drive-in opened in 1954. The sign used to read "19 cents" over the criss-crossed neon in the center of the sign. Gene's closed in 2017. It's not known what will happen with the restaurant or sign. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

George's Drive-in
Riverside, CA
George's Drive-in opened in 1955. The sign is from 1957. This sign in San Bernardino, CA appears to be a match. For more, see this website. [map]

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