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Dog n Suds Drive-ins (page 2)

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Dog n Suds Drive-in
Ingleside, IL
This Dog n Suds was built in 1967. [map]

former Dog n Suds Drive-in
Loves Park, IL
This Dog n Suds opened in 1968. At some point, the restaurant closed. The building housed a car lot and video store from 1997-2006. In 2006, it returned to operation as a Dog n Suds. By 2012, the business was closed again. The sign has been removed. The building and canopy are still there. [map]

Dog n Suds Drive-in
Paragould, AR
This Dog n Suds Drive-in is another old location with the original canopy and sign. The canopy has been boxed up and no longer has the red plastic "Root Beer" lettering. The Char-Co Burger part of this pole sign was evidently not unique. There are others in Alsip, IL (see next page) and Columbus (below). [map]

former Dog n Suds Drive-in
Columbus, OH
This Dog n Suds Drive-in looked like this originally. I have not seen a Dog n Suds with a secondary canopy like this. From the vintage photo, it was clearly there from the beginning. I believe this location opened in 1960. The Char-Co Burgers sign panel was changed to Texas Bar-B-Cue when the building was occupied by Yoho's. The building now houses the Mogadishu Internet Cafe. [map]

Dog n Suds Drive-in
Elyria, OH
This Dog n Suds Drive-in opened in 1966. [map]

Dog n Suds Drive-in
Fredericktown,, MO
This Dog n Suds Drive-in is the last location left in Missouri. It appears to be from the 1960s. [map]

Dog n Suds Drive-in
Lafayette, IN
This Dog n Suds Drive-in opened in 1956. However, this canopy looks new. [map]

Dog n Suds Drive-in
West Lafayette, IN
This Dog n Suds Drive-in was built in 2005. This sign is also new. The dog faces right and the arrow uses neon instead of bulbs. For more, see this website. [map]


Hum-Dinger Drive-in
Kansas City, MO
The Hum-Dinger Drive-in is a former Dog n Suds. The canopy has been walled up to create interior space. The sign has been reworked with the dog's head changed to a man's head. The hot dog and root beer mug are now what appears to be fried chicken and French fries. I don't believe the sign is lit at night. [map]


McHenry
Auto Exchange
McHenry, IL

Harry's Restaurant
Lakeland, FL

Jenk's Pizza
Dale, IN

Witter-Davis Furniture
Springville, NY
McHenry Auto Exchange has adapted a Dog n Suds Drive-in sign and canopy. [map]

Harry's Restaurant and Jenk's Pizza also have adapted Dog n Suds Drive-in signs. The photo of the Lakeland sign is from 2009. By 2016, the sign was still there but had been painted red with no text. The Jenk's photo is from 2010. By 2012, the sign had been repainted and the name was lit with neon. [Lakeland map]; [Dale map]

This Witter-Davis Furniture sign appears to be another adapted Dog n Suds Drive-in sign. I don't know if there were any locations built in New York. [map]

Train Diner
Midland, SD
former Dog n Suds Drive-in
Elkhorn, WI
The Train Diner sign at the Original 1800 Town tourist attraction is a repurposed Dog n Suds Drive-in sign.

This former Dog n Suds Drive-in in Elkhorn now houses Annie's Burger Town. [map]

Coney Hut Drive Inn
Jonesville, MI
The Coney Hut Drive Inn moved into this former Dog n Suds in the late 1970s. This drive-in still features car hops. [map]

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