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former A&W Drive-in
Loveland, CO
former A&W Drive-in
Montrose, CO
This former A&W Drive-in in Loveland was built in 1972. It now houses Fatso's Diner. This photo is from 2012. The building was damaged by a fire in 2013 but there are plans to reopen. It was still closed in 2017. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

This former A&W Drive-in in Montrose was housing a Drivers Education School when this photo was taken in 2012. By 2018, the pilgrim hat had been removed from the building and it was housing a Mexican restaurant. [map]

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former A&W Drive-in
Humboldt, IA
A&W Drive-in [gone]
Cedar Rapids, IA
This former A&W Drive-in in Humboldt has been known as the Backseat Diner since 2003. This drive-in features the canopy next to the building rather than extending away from it. I don't know if this was the original layout. [map]

This A&W Drive-in in Cedar Rapids opened in 1948. It has been closed since 2008 when it was completely submerged during a devastating flood. These photos are from 2010. The building was demolished in 2013. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

A&W Drive-in [gone]
Sheldon, IA
This A&W Drive-in featured an original Teen Burger. This location added an untraditional broaster chicken with energy efficient light bulb eyes. These photos are from 2009. By 2012, this A&W had closed and the statues were gone. The chicken statue is now located at Lally's Eastside Restaurant in Le Mars, IA. The Teen Burger statue is now at the A&W in Emmetsburg, IA. Since 2014, the building has housed the El Guacamole Mexican restaurant. For more Teen Burgers and other A&W Burger Family statues, see this page. For more broaster chickens like this, see this page. [map]

former A&W Drive-in
Burley, ID
former A&W Drive-in [gone]
Twin Falls, ID
This former A&W Drive-in in Burley had housed Main Street Burger since 1989. By 2018, it was housing Burley Burger. [map]

This former A&W Drive-in in Twin Falls housed Mister Burger when this photo was taken in 2014. By 2018, the building had been demolished.

Illinois A&W Pilgrim Hats:

former A&W Drive-in [gone]
Columbus, IN
This former A&W Drive-in last housed Becker's Drive-in. Becker's opened in 1949 at this location. The original building was demolished in the early 1960s and this one was erected then. I don't know when the relationship with A&W started or ceased. Becker's closed in 2016. The building was demolished in 2019.

A&W Drive-in
Southgate, MI
This A&W Drive-in in Southgate features carhops. There is no dining room. [map]

A&W Drive-in
Iron Mountain, MI
former A&W Drive-in
Ypsilanti, MI
This A&W Drive-in in Iron Mountain still features the pilgrim hat building and car hop canopy. This location closes for winter. [map]

This former A&W Drive-in in Ypsilanti was built in 1972. The building housed Pacific Beach Burritos when this photo was taken in 2011. In 2014, the building was vacant. In 2016, the pilgrim hat had been removed and there was construction going on. Soon after that, a Checkers opened in the building. [map]

A&W Drive-in (now Flushing A)
Flushing, MI
This A&W Drive-in was built in 1970. The "pilgrim hat" building has been modified. The original flat canopy was replaced with this zig-zag type at some point. In 2010, the restaurant went independent and is now known as the Flushing A. For more, see this website. [map]

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