Root Beer Stands (page 2)

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Gene's Root Beer Stand
Anderson, IN
Gene's Root Beer Stand has always been Gene's and opened in 1966. For more, see this website. [map]

The KN Root Beer drive-in chain originated in 1948 in Longview, TX. The name was based on the first two letters of the last name of the owner, Leslie Knutson. By 1975, there were 30 locations in Texas, Louisiana, Colorado, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Tennessee.

KN Root Beer
Dyersburg, TN
KN Root Beer
Amarillo, TX
The KN Root Beer in Dyersburg was built in the 1950s. These photos are from 2007. By 2014, the business had closed. The building is still there behind chain link fencing and the sign has been painted entirely white. [map]

The KN Root Beer in Amarillo opened in 1968. They still have carhops and frosty glass mugs. [map]

KN Root Beer
Martin, TN
KN Root Beer
Graham, TX
The KN Root Beer building in Martin might be from the 1950s. The round plastic sign was broken when this photo was taken in 2010. By 2022, the business had closed and the sign panel was gone. [map]

The KN Root Beer in Graham opened in 1957. The stand still has car hops. The root beer is still made from the original KN recipe and is served in glass mugs. [photo thanks Trish Downey] [map]

KN Root Beer Drive-in
Cuero, TX
This KN Root Beer Drive-in opened in 1960. [map]

KN Root Beer [gone]
Mayfield, KY
This KN Root Beer, also known as Fowler's Restaurant, was probably built in the 1960s. The building was destroyed in a tornado in 2021. By 2023, there was just a big vacant lot.

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