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South Dakota A&W Pilgrim Hats:

former A&W Drive-in [gone]
Austin, TX
This A&W Drive-in in Austin housed Dan's Hamburgers when this photo was taken in 2011. By 2014, Dan's had a new building constructed.

former A&W Drive-in
Amarillo, TX
This former A&W in Amarillo housed Menchie's Restaurant when this photo was taken in 2011. By 2017, the building was housing Havana Cuban Cuisine. The building has been vacant since 2018. [map]

A&W Drive-in [gone]
Logan, UT
This A&W Drive-in was built in 1973. It was demolished in 2019.

former A&W Drive-in
Cedar City, UT
former A&W Drive-in [gone]
Provo, UT
This former A&W Drive-in in Cedar City has housed Brad's Food Hut since at least 2004. For more, see this website. [map]

This former A&W Drive-in in Provo had housed the Malt Shoppe since at least the 1990s. This photo is from 2014. By 2017, the building had been demolished.

Vermont A&W Pilgrim Hats:

former A&W Drive-in
Bellingham, WA
The former A&W Drive-in has housed Boomer's Drive-in since 1989. [map]

former A&W Drive-in
Anacortes, WA
The former A&W Drive-in in Anacortes has housed the Fidalgo Drive-in since 2008. [map]

former A&W Drive-in
Pasco, WA
former A&W Drive-in
Vantage, WA
This former A&W Drive-in in Pasco has housed Junior's Tacos since at least 2008. This photo is from 2015. [map]

This former A&W Drive-in in Vantage most recently housed Blustery's Burger Drive-in. The building was modified to increase the dining area. [map]

More Washington A&W Pilgrim Hats:
Walla Walla

A&W Drive-in
Portage, WI
This A&W Drive-in in Portage had a turquoise roof for a while. By 2012 when this photo was taken, it was back to the original orange paint. The pylon sign and neon letters at the roofline are recent additions. The original plastic sign was mounted on the shed at the back of the lot. That sign was gone by 2018. For more, see this website. [map]

A&W Drive-in
Janesville, WI
This A&W Drive-in in Janesville still has the fireplace feature inside. The original seats that surrounded it have been removed. These photos are from 2011. By 2013, the roof had been repainted orange. [map]

A&W Drive-in [gone]
Franksville, WI
Like many other locations, this A&W Drive-in building had been repainted in the new A&W turquoise in recent years. By 2010, it had been painted back to the original orange and brown paint scheme. This photo is from 2011. The building had been demolished by 2015. For more, see this website.

Tep's Drive-in
Augusta, WI
Tep's Drive-in appears to be a former A&W Drive-in. However, the pilgrim hat is considerably shorter than the ones I have seen. Perhaps this was an early design or maybe this drive-in building was just inspired by A&W. [map]

More Wisconsin A&W Pilgrim Hats:
Brown Deer

A&W Drive-in
Worland, WY
A&W Drive-in
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
I believe this A&W Drive-in in Worland was built in 1971. This photo is from 2012. I think this location might have closed around 2016. [map]

This A&W Drive-in sign in Sault Ste. Marie is located at a still-operating location. This sign featured the Canadian Burger Family which includes Grandpa Burger. Grandpa Burgers were not made or used in United States restaurants or advertising. That sign panel has been replaced. In 2019, the building was remodeled and a new sign was installed. [map]

More Wyoming A&W Pilgrim Hats:
Thermopolis [gone]

vintage A&W Drive-in photos
Owen Sound, ON
The Owen Sound A&W is a modern building. However, there was a display of vintage photo reproductions there in 2007. I believe all of the locations shown were in Canada. The first Canadian A&W opened in Winnipeg in 1956. For more, see this website.

More A&W Buildings and Signs:
Lodi, CA [sign gone]
Jefferson, IA
Kankakee, IL
Berkley, MI
Coloma, MI
Dearborn, MI
Dexter, MI
Frankfort, MI
Grand Blanc, MI
Lansing, MI [vintage]
Paradise, MI [vintage; gone]
Columbia Heights, MN
Delano, MN
Spring Park, MN
Deer Lodge, MT
Staten Island, NY [vintage; gone]
Antwerp, OH
Kent, OH
New Philadelphia, OH
Tallmadge, OH
Madisonville, TN
Montpelier, VT [map]
Chippewa Falls, WI
Hortonville, WI

Winnipeg, MB [vintage]
Okinawa, Japan [vintage]

A&W installed fiberglass Burger Family statues at many of their locations. See this page for examples.

A&W also produced barrel-shaped buildings. See this page for examples.

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