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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. By 2018, the screentower had been painted blue and red. [map]|
|The Plymouth Drive-in has been home to "Plymouth Auto Salvage" for quite some time. It features an old stair-step screen tower. These photos are from 2007. By 2018, the screen tower was in miserable shape and the sign was gone. 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) [map]
Lynn Drive-in (Strasburg)
Skyway Drive-in (Warren)
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